In a speech in the European Parliament, Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) attacks the idea of creating the United States of Europe: "The whole European project is based on a falsehood... and it's a dangerous one.. because if you try to impose a new flag, a new anthem, a new president, a … Continue reading “There Is No Consent For A United States Of Europe”
Brave New 1984
Zerohedge publishes a review of the 2 most well known dystopian books of the twentieth century, Brave New World from Aldous Huxley, published in 1932 and 1984 from George Orwell, published in 1949. The article by Zerohedge extensively quotes 2 previous articles, "Orwell, Huxley and the Emerging Totalitarianism" by Emmet Scott and "2011: A Brave … Continue reading Brave New 1984
Ultra Vires ECB
Ultra vires is a latin phrase meaning literally "beyond powers". If an act requires legal authority and it is done with such authority, it is characterised in law as intra vires. If it is done without such authority, it is ultra vires. Acts that are intra vires may equivalently be termed "valid" and those that are ultra vires "invalid". The verdict of the German … Continue reading Ultra Vires ECB
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Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
Pete Seeger one of the fathers of american folk music, loved and revered by so many, died yesterday. In 1955 he wrote and composed Where Have All the Flowers Gone? The song has become a classic pacifist hymn. We publish 2 versions, one by Pete Seeger and one by Marlene Dietrich. Seeger recalled about the song: “I had been reading a … Continue reading Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
TYReads about NDAA “program 1033”
A hidden process, perhaps related to the rising inequality in american society, is discussed by The Guardian in America's police are looking more and more like the military where it explores how, quietly, America's government is militarizing it's own homeland, expecting perhaps, widespread civil unrest. Some excerpts: "A little-known Pentagon program has been quietly militarizing American police … Continue reading TYReads about NDAA “program 1033”
TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”
A Plea for Caution From Russia by Vladimir V. Putin @ The New York Times In a rare oped by Russia's president, Vladimir Putin pleads directly with the american people against USA intervention in Syria. The well crafted article stresses two ideas: 1) America is increasingly perceived not as a democracy, but as an aggressive entity … Continue reading TYReads “A Plea for Caution From Russia”
A Chain for Freedom
As the Wall Street Journal reports today, "hundreds of thousands of Catalans protesting what they consider economic and cultural abuse by Spain's central government joined hands in a 400-kilometer (250-mile) human chain Wednesday to underscore their call to make this industrialized region an independent nation. Catalonia claimed for independence from Spain " The area of … Continue reading A Chain for Freedom
Alexandra Leaving, Alexandria Lost
Suddenly the night has grown colder. The God of love preparing to depart. Alexandra hoisted on his shoulder, They slip between the sentries of the heart. ... ... ... Even though she sleeps upon your satin; Even though she wakes you with a kiss. Do not say the moment was imagined; Do not stoop to … Continue reading Alexandra Leaving, Alexandria Lost
Across the Borderland
"When you reach the broken promised land Every dream slips through your hands And you'll know it's too late to change your mind 'cause you pay the price to come so far Just to wind up where you are And you're still just across the borderline Now you're still just across the borderline And you're … Continue reading Across the Borderland