Cuba’s Socialist Triumph – So Poor, So Lacking, Haiti Is An Exciting Marketplace

Imagine being so poor, so deprived of consumer choice and supply, that you'd go to the poorest country in an entire half of the world in order to be able to go shopping. That's...

Uganda’s Yoweri Musuveni – I’m Here To Stay, Don’t Dream Of Replacing Me

Uganda's long term President, Yoweri Musuveni, has told opposition leaders that he's not going anywhere and they should put aside any dream they might have that he will hand over power anytime soon. On...

The Biscuit Fund Is A Gloriously Conservative Victory

It can be difficult to work out what is conservative these days. The Conservative Party sure as hell ain't, but what is? Amusingly, it's the darlings of the progressive left which are truly conservative....

But The Essential Problem Is That The Will Of The People Is Not To...

We can always trust the Guardian to grasp the wrong end of any ordure stained stick and the goes double for anything John Vidal as to say about the environment. The claim is that...

Our Glorious NHS – Cancer Screenings Out By Two Orders Of Magnitude

You might recall that Our Glorious NHS - you know, such a Wonder of the World that no one has copied it despite their all having health care - managed to make something of...

Who Knew? Vegan Diets Are Bad For People, Malnutrition, D’Ye See?

Given that every vegan any of us ever meets appears malnourished this doesn't come as the greatest of surprises, does it? That vegans often are actually malnourished: Vegan diets are adding to malnutrition in wealthy...

There is no new economics, just the old stuff we know

The US jobless claims numbers just hit a 49 year low. US wages are rising - above the inflation rate thus real wages are rising. The two together showing us that there is no...

An Interesting Use Of The Word Should Here

A small discourse on how we're ruled these days. To explain quite how the prodnoses manage to take over. All encapsulated in this use of the word "should". Fast food meals are less calorific...

Exclusive: Theresa May ‘Wins’ Confidence Vote

Theresa May has tonight won a no confidence vote initiated by Conservative party MP's in relation to her Chequers deal proposal. The rebels were concerned about the so called 'Irish backstop arrangement' Tory MP's including...

Didn’t Know This – UK Emissions Per Capita Are Down To 1860s Levels

It's worth carving in stone the second paragraph here. The immense benefits of this capitalist industrial revolution thing: First-in, first-out: Driving the UK's per capita carbon dioxide emissions below 1860 levels David Hendry 12 December 2018 The...

But Why Spend £3.6 Million On Each Affordable Home? Shouldn’t They Be Cheap?

Here's a complaint which rather highlights the absurdity of the manner in which we deal with housing in Britain. We've a development of very expensive houses in a very expensive part of a very...

Quelle Surprise – Illegal Prostitution Endangers Prostitutes

To file with all the other things that are so obvious only an ideologically driven activist (Hello Ms. Bindel!) could misunderstand them. Where sex work, prostitution, is legal, or perhaps decriminalised, or even just...

Jupiter Macron Does Seem To Be Having Economic Problems

M. Macron has, famously, compared himself to the most powerful of the old Gods, Jupiter. Able to do just anything, to move us mere mortals around in order to achieve his higher goal. Then...

Time Person Of The Year, Journalists – Monstrous Self Regard Of The American Press

Time's person of the year this year is journalists - a useful sign of the monstrous self-regard of the American press. Yes, some journalists have indeed been killed this year in the performance of...

Ask Agatha #35 – It’s Capitoline, As In Hill, Not Capitulation For Jupiter

Dear Aunt Agatha, I’ve been found out and I need help fast. After what happened across Europe and the US, I realized that only an outsider could win, so I pretended to be one. In...

Trump Admin’s Quite Right – Reclassify Nuclear Waste To Leave It In The Ground

The Trump Administration is considering a rule change - some high level nuclear waste should no longer be considered to be high level nuclear waste. This is an obviously sensible thing to do. Critics...
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