Saturday, January 6, 2018

Prosit 2018

As we enter a new year, I wish all readers and occasional bypassers a happy new year.

Enjoy from Kaiserstadt Wien:



Eckartsau scenery:



160 years ago yesterday, Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz passed away.


Italian Interregnum at 70

Seven decades and five days ago today, the Republican Constitution of Italy came into force.


Sunday, December 31, 2017

WRU Unplugger of the Year

The WRU Unplugger of the Year need not be a monarchist, nor regret the fall of the Old European Order. The WRU Unplugger of the Year is simply the one who is considered to have done most in bringing about the unplugging of the Wilson Revolution.

This year's awardee comes from the capital of the old empire that was destroyed when the Wilsonian World Order arose. His government has offered serious opposition to the Brussels EU regime. His government has proposed Austrian citizenship for residents of South Tyrol, a part of Austria that was granted to Italy as a Wilsonian measure. His government may be the first step in and an inspiration to restoration of old Austria.

The 2017 WRU Unplugger of the Year is:

Sebastian Kurz

Sebastian Kurz

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Quote of the Month

Over at Casey Research, says Mr. Douglas R. Casey:

Older people always think the youth are foolish, ignorant, lazy, crazy, and generally taking the world to hell in a handbasket. And of course many of their charges are, and always have been, true.

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

Quote of Month (November)

Writes Bionic Mosquito:

Let’s say you were one of the rulers of the time: if you choose the Roman Church, you were bound to shared sovereignty and customary law; if you choose Lutheranism, you were free from all of that – a true sovereign.

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

An Anniversary Speech

Christmas 60 years ago was the first televised Christmas speech of Her Britannic Majesty.

This year's speech and that of 60 years ago:




Truce at Christmas

Christmas a century and three years ago, the first Christmas Truce of the Great War took place.


Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Railroad Nationalization at 100

Grand Central StationA century and a day ago today, the Persona Non Grata of this weblog announced nationalization of U.S. railroads.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas

Wishing everyone a merry Christmas!








Elisabeth of Bavaria 180

Nine score years ago today, Elisabeth of Bavaria was born.


Friday, December 22, 2017