Commies

The restaurant at the end of society

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Here’s the idiot millenial view of communism in a nutshell: https://twitter.com/evan_welch/status/995746783048404992 Except that it turns out that the restaurant has no food. And everyone gets locked in, then rival packs form and fight for dominance, and before too long some people have been killed or enslaved by the others, and some are being eaten. That’s […]

Brexit

Mark Francois

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Mark Francois. You should see the snobbish comments made on Twitter about him. The FBPE types really go to town looking down their noses at the fact that his English isn’t as good as theirs. Endless mediocrities with 2:2s in English or Sociology acting as if they’re God’s gift to the intellectual world declaring that […]

Brexit

Brussels Masterpiece Theatre

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I think all these extension meetings are mainly theatre. The officials get together beforehand and agree on what is to happen. It’s like radio comedy quiz shows, there’s not an actual written-down script, but most of it is roughly worked-out in advance. Things can still go off-piste, and it seems like that did happen with […]

Politics

Shrink rap

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There’s an old saying that the cleverest thing the Devil ever did was to make people think he isn’t real. I prefer the saying, which I’ve just made up, that the cleverest thing the State ever did was to convince people that it’s shrinking. Social media

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May is a Leninist

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How did Lenin manage to take over a vast Empire with a rag-tag bunch of fanatics, and maintain Communist rule instead of being quickly deposed? Obviously there were the particular circumstances of that time and place. But mainly it was because he was more ruthless, not just than his enemies, but more ruthless than anyone […]