How Newspaper Lies Led to Brexit

It shouldn’t be hard to guess that the Daily Mail features in this talk by journalist, John Danzig. Watching this left me feeling nauseated by the duplicity.

Outsourcing Your Online Presence

It’s 2017. There are a million ways to get a web site set up inexpensively that you can easily update yourself. Setting up a Facebook page and letting your web site rot, or worse, not even having a web site of your own, is outsourcing your entire  online presence. That’s truly insane. It’s a massive risk to your business, and frankly, stupid.

Source: Joe’s Blog » Outsourcing Your Online Presence

Daring Fireball

Strong and Stable My Arse

It’s Strong and Stable My Arse Day!

Why tax-avoiding billionaires wanted the UK to leave the EU

Nolan Jazimreg

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.”

Winston Churchill

Towards the end his BBC interview reflecting on the Supreme Court’s decision, Mr Farage revealed the true intention of his BREXIT campaign, stating:

“Well, we would be half-Brexiting is my guess – is that legally we may get out of some aspects of EU membership, but if we stay in the single market, we finish up with all our businesses being regulated somewhere else and indeed a court in Luxembourg that can overrule our own Supreme Court and if that happens it will a supreme act of betrayal.”

Mr Farage emphasised that: “if we stay in the single market, we finish up with all our businesses being regulated somewhere else”.  Instead of migration or national sovereignty, Farage singled out EU regulations on UK businesses as the…

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Macron: “Ma poignée de main avec Trump, ce n’est pas innocent”

“Il faut montrer qu’on ne fera pas de petites concessions, même symboliques”

“We must show that we don’t make small concessions, even symbolic ones…”

Source: Macron au JDD : “Ma poignée de main avec Trump, ce n’est pas innocent”




Comey’s memo leaked!

Source: Comey’s memo leaked! « Why Evolution Is True

Chuckle, chuckle, tee hee!


You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you 

This is a comic about the backfire effect.

Source: You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you – The Oatmeal

Worth a few minutes of your time and thought

How the super-rich bought their Brexit victory

One of the undying Brexit myths is that it was a people’s revolt, a spontaneous anti-elite rebellion against a pro-European establishment. Yet we now learn that up to two-thirds of the cash that paid for Brexit came from just five extremely wealthy anti-European fanatics.

Source: InFacts How the super-rich bought their Brexit victory – InFacts

Colour me unsurprised.

Restoring Faith in Globalization

The communists are keeping the globalization faith; but the capitalists seem to have lost theirs. This is bizarre – and entirely out of sync with past performance and current facts. We have every reason to be confident in a process that has delivered more prosperity to more people than anyone could have dreamed of just a few decades ago. We must not be shy in defending globalization and combating reactionary nostalgia.We can have a brighter future – but only if we don’t seek it in the past.

Source: Restoring Faith in Globalization by Carl Bildt – Project Syndicate

A View on Safe Spaces

Prickly City strikes again!