Archive for February, 2016
The craven face of appeasement
There’s a really incisive and all-inclusive quote from Nigel Farage in the UK media today:
“The logical, practical and safe thing to do is to cut ties with a failing political union and take back control of our lives. All it needs to defeat the big banks, the vested interest of the big businesses and our craven politicians is for you to believe in Britain and vote to leave this European Union.”
The only problem is that it’s in the Sunday Express. It’s such a shame, because for once he eschews the bellowing bombast in favour of all the right words: failing union, take control, defeat the banks, craven politicians, believe in Britain, vote to leave. I find it hard to believe how any person looking at the empirical data and objective reality could disagree.
Sadly, Britain’s élite is chock-full of ideologists: of…
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Masterclass with Lang Lang -Chopin Nocturne no.20 C sharp minor
Woolly Wolstenholme’s final album (Barclay James Harvest solo)
WW RIP 1947 – 2010.
1. Pills (0:53)
2. Blossom Hill (3:10)
3. Quicksand (7:50)
4. Strange Worlds (12:20)
5. Shoes (14:19)
6. Tonight Could be the Night (17:48)
7. I Don’t Like You (21:49)
8. Always (25:16)
9. Closure (29:10)
10. The Collector (31:44)
11. Matilda Yarrow (35:42)
12. Road to Nowhere (40:33)
13. Soldier of Fortune (44:35)
14. Caterwauling (56:07)
SKY : Watch Jeremy Corbyn get fired up about David Cameron and George Osborne’s lack of attendance in the House of Commons today, following this morning’s EU deal..
ME : Sky ( Murdoch) telling us what we can see is clearly untrue since this was was a considered and reasoned attack on the popinjays Cameron and Osborne ..