Monthly Archives: July 2015

Free Markets, red tape and Gillian Tett, a comment by Political Observer

The Party Line of ‘too much red tape’ can be traced back to the early 1960’s where I first heard that line of argument from the Ev and Charlie Show: http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/The_Ev_and_Charlie_Show.htm The whole issue revolves around the deeply held notion … Continue reading

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My reply : @Olaf von Rein @Klaus

In two sentences @Klaus articulates a cogent critique of the Neo-Liberal Delusion that has thoroughly colonized the EU, and it’s Masters Merkel/Schäuble the imperative of this motley duo is to willfully forget their own history, and then endlessly propagandize about … Continue reading

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Mr. Noah Feldman on Jonathan Pollard: on the limits of defensive anguish, a comment by Political Reporter

Mr. Feldman rehearses the defensiveness of American Jews not seen since the Rosenberg’s Show Trail. According to documents obtained under The Freedom Of Information Act Mr.Greenglass was suborned to perjury by the prosecution, even though the case against the Rosenbergs … Continue reading

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Varoufakis at the Financial Times: Headline ‘Former Public Enemy writes an editorial’

The Financial Times has allowed one of it’s former Public Enemies a space to offer some new ideas about a pressing issue. One is hardly surprised at the response of the readership of the FT! A concerted campaign of vilification … Continue reading

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Mr. Bernie Quigley on NATO and Europe

Is Bernie Quigley the nom de guerre that Niall Ferguson has adopted for this editorial? The argument such as it is: America has been carrying these politically worthless Europeans for too long, to foreshorten this diatribe! Quigley/Ferguson echos the Germans … Continue reading

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‘The Death of Satire’ as imagined in the present dismal age by Mr. Gioia, a comment by Political Cynic

Amidst the doom saying chatter Mr. Gioia adds this well worn cliche of the current political orthodoxy: ‘And it’s been a tough time for satirical magazines. The terrorist attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo has had a chilling effect … Continue reading

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Mr. Wolfgang Münchau on ‘The make believe world of eurozone rules’

For some further insights into some of the questions raised in Mr. Munchau’s essay, and other pertinent questions about the how of the EU, and it’s methods and self-serving ‘legal interpretations’  see Mr.Nathan Tankus’ essay: Mario Draghi: The ECB Has … Continue reading

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