Category Archives: United States of America

THINK OF THE CHILDREN!


Really? Have you ever noticed how those who scream this lamentable bullshit are, for the most part, those who step up and say we need more discipline in schools, and if the kids can’t behave then add a few police … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism – the pyramid scheme


It really isn’t hard to look at neoliberalism and see where the title comes from. The top get immensely wealthy, those in the middle tiers work but get little, those on the bottom try to support all those about. If … Continue reading

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“Decisions have not been taken,” says David Cameron about Syria. And that’s probably the first lie of this war.


If you’re a Tory – and you keep getting stick both from the Mail and the Telegraph, you really should be looking at who is bringing about such unaccustomed ire. That man is the guy who wants his very own … Continue reading

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So that in glory and triumph they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot


“Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, … Continue reading

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…overly preoccupied with what it purportedly does, while remaining cavalier about what it actually is


Bullshitism – or, as many would say – neoliberalism. Even though there has not existed full consensus on just what sort of animal the market “really” is, the neoliberals did agree that, for purposes of public understanding and sloganeering, neoliberal … Continue reading

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A group of friends sits around a table in a pub in London


Opening line to a joke? Well yes and no. Let me at the outset say that I, too, was a smoker. I smoked a lot. I am now an advocate for an outright ban on smoking I hate it that … Continue reading

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And laissez-faire bullshit business practices will work better


Rather than change the system toward making government and politicians accountable to the people, those same people want business and politicians to regulate themselves – because, as we know, this will work out well. In the years, and years, and … Continue reading

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