‘Microaggressions’ And ‘Trigger Warnings,’ Meet Real Trauma

‘Microaggressions’ And ‘Trigger Warnings,’ Meet Real Trauma.

Damn it, Bones, you’re a doctor. You know that pain and guilt can’t be
taken away with a wave of a magic wand. They’re the things we carry with
us, the things that make us who we are. If we lose them, we lose
ourselves. I don’t want my pain taken away! I need my pain!

Did the Starman fall from planet Tavistock?

Originally posted on orwelliania:

– Winston Smith

I would like to say at the outset that I have always been a great admirer of the music of David Bowie, who has been a huge influence upon my own life and creative endeavours. I do not write this post with any enmity towards the man. I do, however, believe that popular culture has long been controlled by the manipulators of our society and it would be foolish indeed to believe that a giant of the music industry, a man who has had a truly phenomenal influence upon popular culture, could somehow stand apart from their machinations.


On the 28th of April 1972* a very strange apparition appeared upon the TV screens of Great Britain. A pale skinned androgen with a crooked smile and a seductive voice sang his way into the hearts and, more importantly, the minds of the nation’s youth.

There’s a Star man waiting…

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Colin Grainger 1962 – 2015

Originally posted on LifestyleReviews:

Colin Grainger

I am sad to report that Colin Grainger passed away, yesterday the 16th March 2015. One can only begin to imagine the pain his family and friends are feeling. Colin was a former Chairman of Freedom2Choose, soon after our inception in 2007. Tributes have poured in to celebrate the life of a man who fought for the freedom of others, these are typical.


Will miss you @CaptainRanty RIP Farewell Colin, you will go down on the right side of history

RIP @CaptainRanty – A long time good friend to me. An original Libertarian.

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Green in tooth and claw. Natalie Bennett is just another Commie

Green in tooth and claw. Natalie Bennett is just another Commie.

Some elements of the Hard Left in the UK and elsewhere defend communism by stating that the USSR and its vassals practised ‘state capitalism’ and were in effect just as bad as the Western economies.  All that assertion does is to demonstrate that communism cannot be put into practice as it reverts to capitalism.  It also is a tacit admission by the comrades that there has never been a successful communist economy in human history.