ImageAt this stage of the great game, or farce, I’m resigned to the fact that the world is going to hell in a hand basket (as the saying goes) and nothing anyone says or does will change that. Admittedly, I don’t know if hell exists, so the precise planetary conditions that await humanity are unknown to me, but there have been many suggestive signs and portents over the last few years. Read More →

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ISIS Toyotas with British diplomatic plates?

On August 2nd, the UK’s Express reported that British special forces were dressing up as ISIS jihadis and conducting operations in Iraq and Syria. Idiotically describing the tactic as “unorthodox”, the Express journalists said that “more than 120 members of the elite regiment are currently in the war-torn country“. Such a strategy can seem justified to those with only an official understanding of the Middle East conflict – where ISIS are the ‘baddies’ and Western operatives are the ‘goodies’ – and a hopelessly naive belief in the benevolence of the British military. But when viewed in the context of actual British military history in ‘conflict zones’ over the course of the 20th century, this story takes on a much more sinister form. Read More →

The United States Senate confirmed General Joseph Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this week. Dunford is just the latest in a long line of paranoid, delusional ‘reality makers’ to occupy the top military office in the USA. Read More →