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Changing the rhetoric

Since the release of the exceptional docu-film Unrest by Jen Brea it feels like there has been a sea-change in the way the world views M.E.  578 more words

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Trump Signs EO, Dems Still Mad, Will Their Hatred Eventually Lead to Violence?

Okay. Folks, I’m just gonna say it here. If the media keeps this up — if they keep up generating this hysteria — somebody’s gonna get killed.

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A Short Guide on How to Talk to SJWs

Brian Niemeier knows how to do it:

Experience shows that the best advice on how to argue with SJWs is that you shouldn’t. You should mock them relentlessly instead.

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Glossary: Key memes, counterfactuals, dog whistles, canards, euphemisms, innuendoes, insinuations, fake outrages, and obsessions in GOP language factories and fever swamps, June 12-20, 2018

America First–European edition

rhetorical claim: ideas basic to the European project that Mr. Trump categorically rejects include believing 1) that the future will be one of interdependent, postnationalist states engaged in win-win trade; 2) that military power will become less relevant as progress marches on., and, 3) that international law and international institutions can, should or will dominate international life. 1,179 more words


the flu......

A rather rough month at work was dragging along, the overcast grey skies of the monsoon not helping the general mood, casting an almost ominous shadow over his bright, cheery nature. 238 more words

Random Thoughts

Enslaving the Children: Populist Politics and the Recipe for Savage Consensus

During the Peloponnesian War, the Athenian Democracy deliberated on and voted for the killing of men and the enslavement of women and children. To ask why is not an idle historical musing. 538 more words


The X-Pro Range - What Next?

Continuing the blog serialisation of my popular X-Pro Series lust/hate/love story:

Part 103: The X-Pro Range – What Next? 1,718 more words