Monthly Archives: December 2019

European Concrete

Back in the communist period, the word beton (concrete) was used (originally approvingly) to refer to those party members who refused to deal with Solidarity and who leaned toward ‘inviting’ Warsaw pact armed forces into the country to deal with … Continue reading

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Get Woke, Suffer A Humiliating Election Loss

As various media types were coming to grips with the UK election results I actually heard something I agreed with (not common when I listen to CNN, Sky or BBC which isn’t often for that very reason). I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Scam

I have no earthly idea why people are surprised at recent ‘revelations’ that the US government ‘misled’ the public about Afghanistan and Iraq. I realized that this whole ‘war or terror’ was a scam about 0.00003 milliseconds after it was … Continue reading

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Theory of Everything

Recently on this episode of Chapo Trap House, a very important point was made that people should always remember and never forget (but which I keep forgetting). The financial and political ‘elite’ tend to be the biggest suckers and morons … Continue reading

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Opinions Swing Like a Pendulum Do

Up until around a year ago everybody was supposed to be in favor of prοn (misspelling on purpose). The only people who could possibly be against such a life affirming sex positive enterprise were bitter old feminists and repressed religious … Continue reading

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FONC: A Vegan Typology

As I’ve mentioned before I love taxonomies as heuristic devices to help make sense of chaotic input. No one wanted or commented on my typology of those who live in countries they weren’t born in (though realizing that there are … Continue reading

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Say it Loud I’m Speciesist and Proud!

I’ve been taking a deeper dive into the vegan sphere.. It’s like Bizarro Universe and I’m starting to get the idea (floated in comments here and there) that a lot of the prominent youtubers are essentially corporate shills. Veganism as … Continue reading

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Different Internal Thermometers

The other day I was leaving home at around 10:30 in the morning. The temperature was 0 celsius. The building I live in has a kind of semi-enclosed courtyard and on one of the balconies I saw a neighbor that … Continue reading

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Second Time as Farce

So…. I was half listening to a Polish news channel going on about the latest government tango with the EU. The current Polish government is doing dumb, stupid and crooked stuff with the courts and the EU isn’t happy. They … Continue reading

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