In democracies, the option of taking the easy solution over the right solution has always prevailed.previous
Monday, May 31, 2010
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Saturday, May 29, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
11 years ago today, Erik Maria Ritter von Kuehnelt-Leddihn passed away.
Some previous posts:
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Saturday, May 22, 2010
As Royal World and Royal Musings reported recently, HIRH Archduke Rudolph passed away last week.
The Royal Forums report that His Late Imperial and Royal Highness will be buried in the Muri Abbey, ancient burial ground of the Habsburgs located in the same Swiss canton as the Habsburg Castle.
Requiescat in pace!
Thursday, May 20, 2010
176 years ago today, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette passed away.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Three years short of a century ago today, Nicolás Gómez Dávila was born. Sixteen years ago yesterday, he passed from this world.
- Whoever says that he "belongs to his time" is only saying that he agrees with the largest number of fools at that moment.
- The word "modern" no longer has an automatic prestige except among fools.
- The modernist thirst for originality makes the mediocre artist believe that the secret of originality consists simply in being different.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Four years short of two centuries ago today, a system with a popularly elected non-universal suffrage parliament and an executive monarch was established at Eidsvold. Prince Christian Frederik ascended the throne of Norway.
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Two centuries and three dozen and a year ago today, Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Fürst von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein was born.
Austria shall have a democratic government based on elections by secret ballot and shall guarantee to all citizens free, equal and universal suffrage as well as the right to be elected to public office without discrimination as to race, sex, language, religion or political opinion.And yes, then there is this:
Austria further undertakes to maintain the law of 3rd April, 1919, concerning the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine.
Friday, May 14, 2010
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010
Sunday, May 9, 2010
There is one fact which, whether for good or ill, is of utmost importance in the public life of Europe at the present moment. This fact is the accession of the masses to complete social power. As the masses, by definition, neither should nor can direct their own personal existence, and still less rule society in general, this fact means that actually Europe is suffering from the greatest crisis that can afflict peoples, nations, and civilisation.
Saturday, May 8, 2010
United States Representative Ron Paul on the financial trouble:
Mr. Peter Schiff and Dr. Ron Paul explain:
Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke explained:
Dr. Marc Faber:
You don't trust the government.He says creditors who took the risk should pay the price, not tax payers. He also says:
In a democracy, no problems are solved, they are just postponed until the ultimate crash will destroy everything.See for yourself:
More on postponing the hour of truth:
Comments from Mr. Jim Rogers:
More, ending with a recommendation for silver:
Mr. Gerald Celente:
- Peter Schiff: Is Sovereign Debt Crisis Contained to Subprime? (LewRockwell.com)
- Richard Daughty: The Laughable Nature of GDP Growth (LewRockwell.com)
- Ellis Martin and Karen Roche: John Williams: A Hyper-Inflationary Great Depression Is Coming (The Gold Report)
The Western Confucian has more.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Sixteen years short of a quarter of a millennium ago today, the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations renounced its allegiance to His Britannic Majesty.