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You cannot avoid battling evil

You cannot avoid battling evil, you can only delay it while the price goes up. — Garry Kasparov I’ll also link to Mitt Romney and Kenyan UN Ambassador. Why is Europe at war now? Here are 3 theses and why … Continue reading

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Without supply security you do not have national security

This is not the “Ukraine Conflict”, the “Ukrain Crisis”, nor is it the “Ukraine Issue”. It is “The Russian Invasion of Ukraine“. Don’t accept the language of the aggressor. I am happy that Germany, finally, has put a stop to … Continue reading

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Every Asian country will want nukes

Ukraine gave up their nuclear weapons on the explicit, and accepted, condition that Russia would never attack them, and on the implicit expectation that USA would protect them if Russia did. With a couple of weeks of that implicit expectation … Continue reading

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Almost as if we’ve been played

EU has allowed itself to become reliant on energy from natural gas, supplied by a neighbouring nation that is acting antagonistic towards us. We’ve become reliant on natural gas as we closed down a number of nuclear power plants and … Continue reading

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The pro-scarcity Malthusians got us here

The world has run out of energy and we will probably have all sorts of shortages in the next couple of years because of it. And we chose to do so because we listened to the pro-scarcity Malthusians that pretend … Continue reading

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Energy and security

This is strictly a commercial project, nothing political in it” — every German official for 10 years. “The supply crisis would be resolved more quickly if bloc stopped treating Russia as ‘adversary’,” — Russian ambassador. — toomas hendrik ilves So, … Continue reading

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Did you know we are at war? And that we are losing?

It may come as a surprise, but Russia is at war with EU and Ukraine and EU is hardly even fighting back. And when I say Russia, I of course mean the Putin regime. The EU has increasingly relied on … Continue reading

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Quick thoughts about national security, Germany, and Russia

I believe that a nation needs to be self-reliant in order to be secure. I acknowledge that “nation” can be a larger group, like the EU, provided that group can be trusted to act correctly and in unison. Sometimes “nation” … Continue reading

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Why moderation at scale doesn’t work

Writing about PayPal reminded me of that time Archie McPhee “We Make Weird” – currently selling a plastic “Squirrel In Underpants Nodder” – was unable to sell “Tardigrade Ornaments” online. Tardigrade as in Waterbears, those adorable microscopic creatures that live … Continue reading

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Resisting a dictatorship

In the words of the 13th World Chess Champion and member of the Russian opposition, Garry Kasparov: As we’ve said in the Russian opposition for years, resisting a dictatorship is a marathon, but you have to be ready for a … Continue reading

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