Politics

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Too tired for too many words tonight so just a few random thoughts and snips etc. Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? asked Juvenal. Translated, this famous phrase means something like Who watches the watchers? Juvenal’s 16 satiric poems deal mainly with life in Rome… The Satires attack two main themes: the corruption of society in the […]

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Politics

At last.

Then. Now. Declassification. At last. Sunshine 🙂 Today, at the request and recommendation of the Attorney General of the United States, President Donald J. Trump directed the intelligence community to quickly and fully cooperate with the Attorney General’s investigation into surveillance activities during the 2016 Presidential election. It’s after six pm on the beach in […]

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Australia

#AusElection2019

Update: Richard Fernandez on our own feast of Crispian. In case Wretchard the Cat ever notices this, which is ridiculously unlikely, I think the basic problem was that the average Aussie was pissed off. Maybe not about all the same things but largely in one direction about some key things. Wages have stagnated for years […]

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