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Madeleine Albright Bewails the End of Globalism

The Guardian fawns over Madeliene Albright in a long article titled Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’. I’m going to comment on the parts that I found interesting. [Albright’s new book] Fascism: A Warning is a cry of … Continue reading

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The Political Establishment is Still Caught in the Headlights

Yet another Guardian article tries to understand the Trump/Brexit phenomena: Liberals still ignore the grievances of the ‘left behind’. Does Nick Cohen get it right? Brendan Behan described critics as being like eunuchs in a harem. “They know how it’s done, they’ve seen … Continue reading

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A Real World Example of the Impact of EU Regulation

During the run up to the brexit vote, there’s been a lot of debate about whether or not EU regulations are bad or not, running the gamut from fatuous regulations on the amount of curvature allowed in cucumbers to fairly … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Watch John Oliver

A friend suggested I give John Oliver, the cringe worthy British host of late night television, another try, this time on an issue where, in theory, he should have some skin in the game: The brexit. Here’s Oliver’s take on … Continue reading

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Britains Cut Loose from the European Flotilla

Whether or not you think the EU is a rag tag flotilla of boats that want to be a navy, you’ve got to admire the British for having the guts to go their own way, despite the protestations of the … Continue reading

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