Author: James Higham

Avast, me hearties!

Photo [L to R]: Julia, James, Longrider As many of us missed and as Chuckles has now pointed out, September 19th was Talk like a Pirate Day. So all right, we missed that but in Germany, the joke has turned…

A shotgun in every home

In reading about Vincent Cooke, one commenter pointed out that in states where there was gun ownership, the incidences of that sort of robbery were much fewer – the game wasn’t worth the candle so much. That’s right. Here’s a…

That EU Referendum

Interesting that despite this story being the most viewed, The Telegraph chose to drop it from their major featured stories within a few hours. Cameron told to call referendum on Europe or face rebellion Pretty significant headline. About time, one…

Are you all sitting comfortably?

Dictionarydotcom defines “eccentric” as “deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.” and it’s not necessarily pejorative to unclosed minds.  It really means finding lateral solutions to things or not automatically being a sheep and accepting “given” facts before…

I decide how you shall live

From Maggie’s Farm, a quote from Fred Siegel’s review of Flynn’s A Conservative History of the American Left in City Journal, re 1820s socialist Robert Owen: Owen anticipated both Marx’s concept of false consciousness and Herbert Marcuse’s of repressive tolerance.…

911

No politics today from this end, no debates. Just in memory of the victims, R.I.P. and their families. In memory of liberty as well, while we’re there.

WTC7 ten years after

NIST not only got it’s science wrong but according to David Chandler, member of the American Association of Physics Teachers, it also did so fraudulently. Let’s not bother, at this point, with pundits who sweep in, say they couldn’t be…

Obstacles to perception [3]

Part 2 is here. Part 3 concerns the next stage in the nobbling of society. The truly dastardly things which are done are done behind closed doors, by faceless men and women, with bureaucratic penstrokes.  A little change here, a…

Obstacles to perception [2]

Part 1 was here. Part 2 covers Yuri Bezmenov’s recruitment, his job description and what the KGB thought of various Americans.  Bear with Part 2, if you would.  The real deal is in Part 3: His recruitment and early years…

There ARE differences

This is basically a reply from another post, hereby depersonalized and addressing the issue only. It’s crossposted from my place, as it seems to be a quiet day for posts so far. The old ways are no longer needed –…

Independent Political Bloggers

Autonomous Mind wrote: The importance of independent broadly political blogs cannot be overstated. The time invested and dedication shown by a number of devoted individuals – who strive to break news ignored or missed elsewhere, expose hypocrisy and idiocy and…