Monday, May 28, 2018

Good Question In The Guardian – What About Those 100 Million...

An entirely reasonable and sensible question from Martin Kettle in The Guardian: A century on, why are we forgetting the deaths of 100 million? Martin Kettle Quite...

If Only People Understood What A Sunk Cost Is

Something that The Guardian's subeditors - come along now, none of us expect the people who write for the paper to grasp anything economic...

Canadian Meese Are Damn Good Swimmers

A report in from the colonial cousins in the Antipodes: Ten Canadian moose landed here more than 100 years ago. A few intrepid Kiwis have...

The European Union’s GDPR Data Rules Only Increase The Amount Of...

We are all, of course, looking forward to getting out of that acranian organisation, the European Union. The latest example of the uselessness of...

Jessica Valenti – Mass Shootings Are All About Misogyny

To the man whose only tool is a hammer everything looks like a nail. To Jessica Valenti everything is about, caused by and the...

A Barbecue Is What You Buy When You Want It To...

We might consider this to be the new European upgrade to the older British thought, that an umbrella is what you leave at home...

Truism Of The Day – England Would Rather Lose Scotland Than...

This is quite lovely, someone has done a survey wondering whether, post-Brexit, we English gammons would prefer to lose Scotland or Gibraltar. The answer...

Dear Lord, Don’t Use The Money Properly, Spend It!

A most amusing little insight into a certain cast of mind. There was a certain odd'un who, back in the 1920s, left a pot...

Not Everyone Does Agree About Brexit Mr. Hammond

How's this for a little litany which ends up insisting that Brexit shouldn't in fact take place? Everyone agrees that Brexit must not harm our...

There’s A Certain Cheek In Mahathir Mohamad Pardoning Anwar Ibrahim

Yes, it's OK, we around here are indeed aware that a royal pardon in Malaysia comes from the Monarch of Malaysia, not from the...