“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

Lettuce prey

Lettuce prey

As you have no doubt heard by now, Prime Minister Chucky, aka Liz Truss, is no longer in charge of PommieBastardLande. She resigned earlier today, to the surprise of just about nobody, after spending just six weeks in office. That makes her the shortest-tenured Prime...
The SANKSHUNS are highly effective

The SANKSHUNS are highly effective

I have been trying to tell just about anyone with sense enough to listen, since pretty much the middle of April, that the SANKSHUNS against those damned ROOOOOOOOSKEEES!!!, are actually useless at best and extremely counterproductive at worst. In reality, the Western...
On this week’s episode of Lvov Boat…

On this week’s episode of Lvov Boat

Back in May, yer very ‘eavy, very ‘umble servant offered up a few thoughts about a thot who arrived on the shores of PommieBastardLande from Banderastan, and proceeded to break up a family in the space of just 10 days. This turned into an evolving soap...
Economic force multipliers

Economic force multipliers

Note: the following post is an expansion of a series of lengthy comments that I made on my Telegram channel earlier today. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conference wrapped up in Samarkand, Uzbekistan (not Astana, Kazakhstan, which is what I mistakenly...
Send them all home

Send them all home

Chaps, do you remember that whole weird series of episodes of what we might call a White Trash Soap Opera, suitably titled Yorkshire Dales or some such, involving a father-of-two who took in a Ukrainian refugee and then ended up dumping his not-wife’s ass in...
The twenty-one year emergency

The twenty-one year emergency

You all know what today is. You all remember where you were, 21 years ago today. Think about that span of time carefully. If your child was born in that year, that same child would already have passed the ages of maturity for driving, voting, and drinking in the...
A study in ticket sales

A study in ticket sales

For those of you who don’t bother to keep up with politics in the Balkans – which is most of us, self very much included – then the whole kerfuffle between Serbia and the bit of the country that NATO illegally broke away from it by force and occupied...
Suffering through Idiocracy

Suffering through Idiocracy

If you’ve never come across one Sam Vaknin before, I assure you, it is worth your time to go and look him up. He is an extraordinarily brilliant man – his IQ is apparently somewhere around 180 (or so he says). He did a PhD thesis about – and I wish I...
The other side of the anime god

The other side of the anime god

In this week’s Great Mondaydact Browser Beater, the videos of #BasedTucker’s specials featured several long segments in which he interviewed one Andrew Tate. Up until about two weeks ago, I had never heard of the guy, which tells you just hoe ignorant I am...
When economists fail MAFF and LODJIK

When economists fail MAFF and LODJIK

The good people over at Visual Capitalist recently released a big-ass graphic that has been making the rounds of late, to mark the fact that the global economy hit US$100 TRILLION in terms of total annual output. This is an amazing feat and a great milestone, to be...
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