Tag Archives: Europe

European Union: The Stasi Redux?

     Demonstrating that liberty and human rights are often more of a suggestion than a rule to the overlords of the European Union, a proposal has been introduced to the European Parliament to mandate full time monitoring and reporting of all … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Rent Control Fail: Minnesota; Stockholm; Berlin

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: “The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Pronoun Gender Madness: Woke Irish; Punishing “Misgenering”; Suspended For Asserting There Are Two Genders

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: All genders are valid… except for the real ones.      First, a … Continue reading

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Fight, But For What?

     “But he fights” was a common refrain from many of the decibilically vociferous calls in the MAGA movement, and it is a sentiment raucously championed by many on the “new right”, or as some call themselves, the “common good conservatives”, … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Euthanasia: Kill The Anorexic; Kill The Healthy; Just Kill ‘Em All

Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Ain’t no more equitable medical outcome than death to all!      First, … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Human Rights in the USSR

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With war between Russia and Ukraine one must wonder how the successor the USSR, the Russian Federation, is … Continue reading

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The Slave Trade Wasn’t Just Trans-Atlantic

     Slavery has existed throughout history and everywhere, not just undertaken by European powers against sub-Saharan Africans. While the European explorers who first sailed down to western Africa mainly tapped into an existing market, others, like the Ottomans were still buying … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Democracy and Political Scandal

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Political scandals, both real and cooked up, have long had a disparate impact in democratic governance. William F. … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Euthanasia Madness: Suicide Pods; Mandatory Vaccinations; Suicide Begets Suicide

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Dying safely alone in droves.      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: A Princely Look at Russia and Eastern Europe

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With Russian invasion of Ukraine the question of Russia and Eastern Europe is again salient, just as it … Continue reading

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