Shock and Awe

From the outset the overwhelming military strategy for the invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq was to ensure a minimum number of “coalition” military casualties. This was achieved by the use of a “shock and awe” campaign which involved the use of overwhelming firepower ...Read More

The USA – Bully Boy Tactics

The “war” against Iraq was not a war, and if for “coalition forces” it was a “victory” it was a victory akin to that of the playground “bully-boy” who has just stomped a handicapped opponent not even half his size. Had the US and ...Read More

Heroes ? – Don’t Make Me Laugh

“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” – General George S. Patton. The number of UK military deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan needs to not only be seen in proportion to ...Read More

The Founding of the Banking Industry

Let us be clear about this – the banking industry was founded by an English slave trader and pirate William Paterson, and by practicing piracy for the past 300 years it has ending up enslaving the world. William Paterson, wrote a pamphlet in 1693 entitled “A Brief ...Read More

Hunt the Sex Offender

This weeks “news” article in the Daily Mail which refers to the late Sir Peter Hayman KCMG, CVO, MBE as a “depraved diplomat” and “paedophile” is another example of the depths to which today’s journalism has fallen. At best it is sensational journalism which simply ...Read More

Nelson Mandela – From ANC Terrorist to IMF Saint

Nelson Mandela from ANC “Terrorist” to IMF “Saint”. Nelson Mandela a revolutionary Marxist, and member of the South African Communist party was arrested and convicted for ANC membership and terrorist offences in 1962. Throughout his term of imprisonment he continued to support the ANC’s ...Read More

Michael McKevitt – Political Hostage

Reasonable people will read this account of what is happening to Michael McKevitt with a mixture of sadness and anger. People who value good legal systems and appreciate the courage of those who struggled to create them will read it with deep disappointment as ...Read More

Rogue State Israel

Since it’s inception the “rogue state” of Israel has waged a continuous campaign of terrorism, assassinations, murder, blockades, boycotts, the theft of land, the destruction of homes and property, internment, and countless acts of subversion and aggression against the Palestinian people, all of which has been bankrolled year ...Read More

Food and Consumerism

Foodies – a cornerstone of consumerism. While the rate of obesity increases, so does our Western preoccupation with food and cooking. Food is no longer seen as a basic necessity of life – it has been elevated to the point where countless celebrity chefs ...Read More

The Freedom Myth

Freedom ‘I believe that the old formula of “liberty, equality and fraternity”, today has to be changed to “freedom, justice and solidarity” so as to update the concept of “freedom” away from selfishness and individualism. The French Revolution led to the historical justification of the ...Read More