Monthly Archives: November 2021

For United States read Britain

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The knowledgeable gambler

Fred: My god, I had a terrible day today. I lost 8 out of 8 on football. I don’t know what I’m going to do.Jim: Well tennis is on now.Fred: I don’t know anything about tennis.

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The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler’s Last Gamble

Background Hitler’s political career was a series of audacious political, diplomatic and military gambles, which were dramatically successful until June 1941. Then hubris took hold and the gambles became losers. In Summer 1941, Hitler’s diplomatic coup of 19391 unravelled with … Continue reading

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Louis exploits Richard’s good nature

Louis Armstrong once asked Richard Nixon to carry his bags through customs for him because he ‘was an old man’. The bags had marijuana in them.

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A failed argument

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Who said the class war has stopped?

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Book Review: Seth Greenland ~ The Angry Buddhist (2012)

A brilliant satire is exceptionally difficult to bring off and a *Must Read*. This is that novel. Satire demands a decent knowledge of the subject. Well don’t worry. This is American politics. The star is an incumbent who’s running a … Continue reading

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Maynard Keynes’s* view of the First World War

“If the European Civil War is to end with France and Italy abusing their momentary victorious power to destroy Germany and Austria-Hungary now prostrate, they invite their own destruction also, being so deeply and inextricably intertwined with their victims by … Continue reading

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