Syriza, the neo-communist party led by Alexis Tsipras, has won the elections in Greece. The party is a collection of Marxists, Socialists, Maoists, Trotskyites and Greenies. In other words, Syriza is the party of the moochers. They oppose the austerity measures that the troika of the EU, European Central Bank and the IMF imposed on… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Europe
Germany’s Angela Merkel was there arm and arm with French President Francois Hollande. They were there to show solidarity in the face of the gruesome murders of the Charlie Hebdo journalists and policemen. Binyamin Netanyahu was there. So was Mahmoud Abbas, who was strangely smiling in a sea of glum faces. Also present was David… Read more »
October 30, 2001. Game 3 of the World Series. George Bush throws out the first pitch of World Series. In the frenzy of the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks, George Bush made his country proud. In the aftermath of what some call France’s 9-11, Barack Obama hid. Twitchy noted Obama’s absence: Barack Obama sent three… Read more »
Fifty years ago the brilliant and always challenging philosopher of communication theory, Marshall McLuhan, wrote Understanding Media, in which he exclaimed, “In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, in operational and practical fact, the medium is the message.”
Our president promised us skyrocketing energy prices and a new era of “Green Energy”. So far, he has been able to deliver an ever-increasing price for energy, and with the crisis in Eastern Europe, we can anticipate a continuing rise in energy prices. In an administration known almost exclusively for corruption and for its ability… Read more »
There is a good reason that socialism is not a good fit for Americans. We’re not very social. We have a history of isolationism due to our geography but more so due to the fact that our country is made up of cast outs and throw away peoples who left their homeland for freedom and… Read more »
(A Documentary Review) “The Lady in Number 6″ (Yes, She Has Danced Beneath The Gallows): We are sometimes lucky enough to meet giants, I offer to you the mighty Alice. She may not look to be as big as most giants, but that is only an illusion. With a strength of spirit, love, and music,… Read more »
Approximately 20,000 years ago, during the last great Ice Age, Neanderthals were on the verge of extinction. Like most branch families of hominids, a combination of factors wiped them out over the next 1,000 years. Competition for food has always been a factor in the struggle for survival, but culture and the technological advances of Modern Man contributed to the destruction of whole populations of various hominids from the family of man.
During this period in American history when the economy, business, trade and currency have taken pivotal positions in the Nation’s psyche, the country is led by what may well be the most economically uninterested Administration it has ever elected. Loudly professing to fight for the vast middle class, the Obama Administration’s actions are taking the… Read more »
A win by the bad guys:
Austria’s Turkish community claimed a victory in its fight against Danish toy giant Lego yesterday after the firm agreed to withdraw a Star Wars toy set featuring a mosque-like building inhabited by an obese, hookah–smoking alien, following complaints that it was anti-Muslim.
Of course, the resell value of this Lego set just skyrocketed thanks to the cultural and racial hypersensitivity of those looking to be offended by anything and everything in the world.