Saturday, August 31, 2013

Quote of the Month

Writes Mr. Dan Roodt over at Alternative Right:

Modern democracy is indeed a process whereby the voter surrenders his freedom of action to members of the elite who may act on his behalf, tax him and even impoverish him to their heart’s content. During the banking crisis, we have seen how Western governments did the same and have burdened future generations with mountains of debt, simply to save their sponsors and cronies among members of the corrupt banking fraternity.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

George Wyndham 150

The Rt. Hon. George Wyndham MP150 years ago today, George Wyndham – the “die-hard” Commons opposition leader to Parliament Act 1911was born.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Peter Schiff Stands Up

Peter Schiff practices as stand-up comedian (partly not so virtuous talk):

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Surveillance Randoms

U.S. Senator Michael Enzi:

A less than blindly compliant checkpoint victim:

John Oliver (some bad language):

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

FreedomFest 2013

The Las Vegas 2013 FreedomFest took place over a few days in the first half of July. Here are some videos from the event:

Kitco News has even more.

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Franz Josef 183

Seventeen years short of two centuries ago today, Archduke Franz Josef was born.

Gott erhalte und beschütze den Kaiser!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Liechtenstein National Day

Happy National Day!

Hoch leb' der Fürst vom Land!

Monday, August 12, 2013

History and the Wrong Side

Andy Nowicki ponders:

Mr. Nowicki declines to obey “history.” So, BTW, does your host blogger.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Nagasaki Bombed

Over at Chronicles Magazine, Aaron D. Wolf brings up the thoughts of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien on the bombings (H/T: The Pittsford Perennialist).

Over at the website of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal, Dr. Gary G. Kohls gives an account of the dreadful event (Nagasaki).

Over at the blog, L. Reichard White briefly discusses Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Over at The Libertarian Standard, Anthony Gregory discusses the atrocities of early August 1945.

Previously: Hiroshima Bombed, A Second Bomb

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Hiroshima Bombed

Over at the website of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal, Mr. Pat Elder debunks the “official history.” So does Dr. Gary G. Kohls.

Previously: Hiroshima Burns

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Franz Josef 183 this Month

Later this month the 183th birthday of HLIRM Emperor-King Franz Josef I will be celebrated. The celebration is annual.

There is the celebration in Bad Ischl August 11 through 18. L'Associazione Culturale Mitteleuropa is apparently not organizing anything this year.

Here are some videos of previous Kaiserfests in other places (in German):

Görz, 2010:

Millstatt, 2012:

Maria Wörth, 2012:

Friday, August 2, 2013

Democratic Trial?

One of the most unreasonable claims made regarding the Snowden case is that he should go home and face “justice” in those United States.

It has even been claimed that he should go home to face a “democratic trial,” whatever that means. How ludicrous can you get? No, I am not making this up. What does that mean? A people's tribunal? Verdict by popular vote?