Category Archives: Politics

I look at the politics of the UK mainly. I express right wing views, euroscepticism and libertarian views.

Ave atque vale Mihai of Romania ===========

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His Gracious Majesty King Mihai of Romania has been called to God’s mercy.

The king died at te age of 96

son f Carol II.

His grandfather was Ferdinand.

a Hohenzollern.

king and then not.

second world war

antonescu.

1944

communism.

royal strike.

left the land

swtizerland and the UK

return.

five daughters

later life

end of an era.

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Trump’s Islamophobic tweets are shameful =========

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Trump stokes anti Muslim

emetic . rebarbative.

usig info from Britain first,#

American first. isolationist fascist slogan. trump is no itnernvetionist

far cry from country first of McCain. hyper interventionist.

usa needs muslim co operation to win

why hug king of Saudi. muslism key allies.

playing to bigoted gallery# US arms sales to muslim countries.

make America hate again

muslims belong in the USA. growing fast.

images not from UK. we do not know if they show Muslims

they do not typify Muslim

# Christian do wrog too

intervention in UK poltivis.

what f UK did the same?

bigger problems for USA to solve

mulims essentua part of UK and Europe.

Address to gun nuts =================

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some are soi -disant gun nuts. self confessed mentally ill.

I am a libtard. American revolution was liberal

boston tea party was against a tax cut. so you want more tax?

tax to support army. You must want  tiny army

I am coming to take you guns. you cannot be trusted.

teach your kids evolution and global warming

your revolution was not conservative

I allow prayer in school – Islamic only

muslims in USA since 19th cenutry

USA seels arms to muslim lands

muslims vital ally in cold war

 

Why gun right should be more circumscribed=============

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there is a hierarchy of rights. rights collide. courts adjudicate.

right to life.

if you had to chose between right to life and right to a gun which should take precedence? Life takes priority over others.

if the right to possess weapons a human right? Why not extended to Iraq, Afgahnistan , Iran and Palestine.

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A lot of ad personam. are you devoid of rational arguments.?  Hot air. What if I am elitist?  not germane. does it make it good to get shot. engage with the substantive issues.

Martin Luther king – I am not 1 per cent as moral or as valiant as he was. Not all gun nuts are racists bt there seems to be a correlation.

adulterer, alcoholic, communist, plagiarist.

it is a smokescreen. nONE of these means the harm is good.

stop changing the subject.

petty name calling does not bother me

I have doubts about my position. There are lacunae. do not be too entrenched

even wayne lapierre supports mental health checks and extensive menalt health register.

1000 feet ban on guns near schools. Is that oppression?

-disant gun nuts. self confessed mentally ill.
I am a libtard. American revolution was liberal
boston tea party was against a tax cut. so you want more tax?
tax to support army. You must want  tiny army
I am coming to take you guns. you cannot be trusted.
teach your kids evolution and global warming
your revolution was not conservative
I allow prayer in school – Islamic only
muslims in USA since 19th cenutry
USA seels arms to muslim lands
muslims vital ally in cold war

 

 

Assessment of Mugabe

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Mugabe is history. ZANU PF is Mugabe fan club. miliyary and CIO onlt things tyat work. they get paid n time.

hithens – Mugabe turned into everything his enemies said he was.

born 1924

education

Married ghanean. pan Africanist.

battled smith.

ZANU v ZAPU.

pm then president.

success.

gurukhundi campaign.

knighthood.

despot from central casting.

preposterous cult of personality.

Hitler ten fold.

look East policy.

Little ground for optimism.

Emmerson mwanwaga.

The military putsch in Zimbabwe.

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The Zimbabwean military has seized control of the country.

A few days ago the head of the army gave a speech calling for national unity. He denounced person unnamed who represented a threat to the country.

President Robert Gabriel Mugabe is an ailing 93 year old. Mr President has not been in the best of sorts for several years. He has regularly been seen ”resting his eyes” at international conferences. More than a few have speculated that the old boy is gaga.

There is succession fever. Speculation is rife as to whether he shall be succeeded by the vice-president or by the First Lady Grace Mugabe. The vice-president was dismissed some weeks ago and he too flight to South Africa.

Gucci Grace is unpopular due to her extravagant spending. It sticks in the craw that a soi-disant socialist should spend millions on haute couture while her people starve. Mugabe’s former secretary became his mistress. She bore him a child while the president was still married to his first wife. As a Christian this is regarded as immoral conduct.

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces are out on the streets. They have established control over key installations. They are providing security for the president. Is that not their job anyway? Why surround his house with tanks?

The military is the only thing that actually works in Zimbabwe besides the Central Intelligence Organisation  (CIO). The CIO were presumably in on the plot. If they had got wind of this conspiracy and not approved it they surely would have informed the president. The military and the CIO are the only people who get paid in time in this basket case country.

Why now? Mugabe dismissed his vice-president. The vice-president’s cronies in the army must want him for the top spot. He is an alter kampfer from the Bush War. There is another factor. Do the coupsters know something about R G Mugabe’s health that we do not? I don’t know but I think we should be told if Mugabe is on death’s door. Despite protestations om the even of his 90th birthday that he is ”as fit as a fiddle” it must be that the president is not long for this world. He has been abroad for medical treatment a few times this year. Perhaps the top brass want to ensure that there man makes it to the state house. They wish to secure his succession before Mugabe is called to his reward.

President Mugabe has turned a fine country into a terrible mess. By corruption, pillaging, suppressing free expression, unfair trial, police brutality, stuffed ballot boxes and murder he has wrecked the country. It is good that the stiff necked racism of Smith has been consigned to the lavatory. But Mugabe’s cackocracy has been even worse.

It is lugubrious to reflect that there is little hope on the horizon. The only two contenders for the highest office in the land are Gucci Grace and the vice-president. This is a power struggle in ZANU-PF. Mugabe was grooming G 40 t take over. This means the generation that was too young to fight against the Smith regime. There will be no real election. There is no prospect of a good leader taking over. The two candidates both came up through the ZANU-PF system. Both are complicit in crimes against humanity.

Is this not a military takeover? Why did the army deny an accusation that had not been put? Guilty conscience it seems. If it looks like an elephant, it walks like and elephant and it talks like an elephant  it is probably …

The army will probably keep Mugabe on as a puppet. The camarilla around him can wheel him out for photo opportunities sometimes. He has probably lost his mind. The president can be persuaded to sign whatever they put in front of him. They have control over him. Significantly, his wife has not been seen for some time. She is probably in luxurious detention.

This is like Indonesia 1967 but so far without the killing.

I wonder if it like the Kornilov coup. It is a coup against a non-coup. A general has used a bogus claim if a coupe to make a grab for power himself. That said it seems that the generals do not want the top spot for themselves. Mugabe will be the titular president even if the vice -president is now restored and becomes l’eminence grise.

The geriatric Mugabe will be a figurehead for military government. He has a semblance of legitimacy in the minds of many. Those who detest him are dead or have fled. Whether senile or not the president is not in control of the country. He may well not be in control of his faculties. The army could impanel a medical commission to judge the president unable to discharge his duties on medical grounds. He could thereby be deposed. I suspect they will not do that. It is more useful to have him as a marionette.

 

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