Aaaaaaaagggghhhh For Fuck’s Sake

The Telegraph is carrying a story which is is so symptomatic of the sad depths to which parts of the infantilised world of so-called Academe have fallen:

The University of Exeter’s careers service sent out an email which included a quote from Erwin Rommel, the World War Two Nazi general also known as the Desert Fox.

For any millenials who might be reading who have not heard of the second World War, they helpfully remind us that:

Rommel was one of the most senior members of the Nazi war machine.

Our curiosity is then sated as to the scandalous  contents of this quote :

“One cannot permit unique opportunities to slip by for the sake of trifles.”

Rather good actually and is genuinely good advice for people who like poor old Rommel are struggling to achieve miracles whilst held back by a severely hidebound bureaucracy and a certifiably mental leader.

The usual pathetic, craven apology naturally follows:

A spokesman from the Exeter University said: “This was a genuine error and in no way intentional, however we apologise unreservedly for any offence it may have caused, and have put additional processes in place to ensure this doesn’t happen again.”

The implication is therefore that any sentence that might have been used by a Wehrmacht General is therefore Verboten.  If his little aphorism had made some disgusting remark about gassing Jews or starving Kulaks their position would be entirely understandable.  But that is not the case here.  This might have been taken from any book on achieving success in any field of life.

The next quote given on the site whence this would seem to have been lifted is this:

War makes extremely heavy demands on the soldier’s strength and nerves. For this reason, make heavy demands on your men in peacetime exercises

In other words, “Train hard fight easy” – might have been written by the Royal MArine Commandos…

The one before is not bad as well:

The art of concentrating strength at one point, forcing a breakthrough, rolling up and securing the flanks on either side, and then penetrating like lightning deep into his rear, before the enemy has time to react

simply describing the principle of the “Schwerpunkt”.  And nothing but good tactical sense.

On tactics he was pretty sound, on strategy perhaps less so (why did he waste precious time and fuel occupying a huge empty stretch of desert which just left his supply lines hopelessly extended for no material gain?).

Here’s a good one “Amateurs talk tactics, professionals talk logistics” – if Rommel said that then presumably I have to apologise and take my website down, but fortunately it seems to have originated at West Point so that’s all right!

How fucking absurd is that?

And then, dulcis in fondo, (jesus, who said that? if it was Caesar is that ok?  I mean he murdered two million Gauls but perhaps that’s ok because he wasn’t a Nazi, but he was surely right wing so he must have been a bad guy, right? – oh My Golly I’m so confused) we get the true measure of Exeter Uni Careers’ Service:

The spokesman said the University of Exeter staff member who selected the quote did not know who Rommel was, and the information was taken from a free-to-use website.

This is a fucking University, for fucks’ sake, and their researcher has never heard of Rommel?  Christ on a fucking bike.  I mean, REALLY?

The March to One World Government, Part 94

It has been inceasingly obvious for years that the UN has become an embryonic world government.  UN “rapporteurs” (the fact that they use a French word to describe them says it all really) roam the civilized world rooting out institutional racism (in what are, objectively, the least racist societies in history) and appalling relative poverty amongst the widescreen owning benfit claiming underclasses.

They hold summits, conferences and conventions on “climate change”, flying there in their 1st class cabins (for the oiks) and private jets (for the real grand panjandrums) and lecturing us all about how filling our car should cost more or how our choice of foreign holiday is killing coral or something.

In many ways they represent the end point of Gramsci’s “March through the institutions” – they are to a fault impeccable cultural marxists, and they have positioned themselves to take over the world.

It could be argued that Britain’s likely failure to leave the EU as a result of May’s bungling (or possibly treachery) is actually irrelevant because we won’t be voting to leave the UN anytime soon, and the EU looks pretty democratic compared to the UN.

And unsurprisingly really in view of the above, the UN has now decreed that European societies should anyway no longer have the right to exist:

“during the presentation of the report on the management of migration processes… The UN, led by António Guterres, wants to manage and influence migration…Europe and the entire Western World must prepare for the flood of Africans…Currently, nearly 1,3 billion people live in Africa, and by the end of this century there will be 350% more, or 4,4 billion… It is obvious that the continent, whose inhabitants are not able to feed themselves, let alone achieve an adequate level of urbanization and industrialization, cannot cope with such a sharp demographic increase. The UN therefore came up with the idea of resettling Africans to Europe and highly developed countries on other continents…At the end of 2016, just after his election as UN Secretary General, António Guterres said: “We must convince Europeans that migration is inevitable and that multiethnic and multireligious societies create wealth”…the goal set…is to promote migration, give it a legal framework and manage it globally…The “Making Migration Work for All” report,  says in no uncertain terms that nation-states are to cease to exist. The document says that migration would be beneficial to everyone…

We are told time and again by the usual suspects – the BBC, politicians of all stripes, Big Charity – that the benefits of mass immigration are legion, that it is in any case inevitable and even necessary to liven up our aging demographics.  This is frequently reported alongside stories of violent crime and aggression committed disproportionately by people who wouldn’t be here if it was not for uncontrolled mass immigration.

We see a police force rechristened (or should that be renamed? wouldn’t want to offend anybody, would we, you can be locked up nowadays for offending the wrong kind of people) the “police service” turning a blind eye to mass rape of young girls by groups of perverts (of a certain religion) while simultaneously perverting the course of justice by withholding evidence from defence lawyers for other less favoured accused rapists, some of whose lives have been ruined as a consequence.

The reality of uncontrolled mass immigration to the West, is depressed wages and worse working conditions for our own indigenous poorer classes, and increased crime, violence and a general breakdown of trust.

Meanwhile in Italy we see hundreds of thousands of young fit looking black men spending their days drinking beer and riding around on bicycles (both beer and bicycles provided courtesy of the Italian tax payer).  The irony of being being lectured by smug Germans on their spendthrift ways while struggling to deal with a problem to a large extent created by German policy is not lost on the Italians.

The idea that the immigration seen to date is:

a) only the start, and

b) the solution to a problem rather than the problem itself

is a rather hard sell to these folk.

These same long suffering Italian taxpayers are footing the bill for security at this week’s meeting in Turin of the Bilderberg Group.  It is too easy to sound like a tinfoil hatted conspiracy theorist when talking about these globalist organisations which is probably why so many people who should know better make no attempt to hold them to account.  But it is clear that there is a whole nexus of people of influence, with vast resources at their disposal who have a clear agenda of globalisation.

The outcomes are increasingly clearly going to include:

  1. ever increasing migration and the subduing of governments and populations who try to resist that
  2. a continuous flow of lawmaking and sovereignty away from democratically elected governments to suprenational bodies, and the bullying of populations who protest

The unspeakable truth is that people want to live in countries ruled by white people – that is always the direction of flow.  But the trouble is that when they get there they try to make them more like the shitholes they left behind.

And the frightening truth, for anybody concerned about human civilization, is that the UN’s mission is to help them do that.

Welby Jumps The Shark

The Arch Bish of Cant (careful how you pronounce that) considers that the EU is humanity’s greatest achievement since the Roman Empire.

It is to him:

the greatest dream realised for human beings since the fall of the Western Roman Empire

This is a ridiculous intervention on several levels.

Primarily it is plainly quite stupid for a man in his position to make sweeping statements about matters of contemporary politics which are quite so remotely detached from spiritual considerations.  I don’t recall the noble bish being quite so loquacious on the subject of the Irish referendum abortion (sorry I got those words the wrong way around) where it could legitimately be argued that there is a fairly obvious moral aspect where guidance informed by God’s wisdom and infinite goodness might very well be appreciated.

On the other hand the Bish’s understanding of international commercial and treaty law and convention is probably even less than the abysmal standard set by members of cabinet, the HoL, the press and the BBC to name but some.

For this reason alone a period of silence on his part would be most welcome.

And then there is the mindbogglingly fatuous idiocy of his comment.  The last 200 years have seen the greatest increase in human well being in history.   Economic, religious and political freedom and democracy for all are paid at least lip service in virtually the entire world and in vast swathes of the world are, to a reasonable approximation, also real.

Diseases that in living memory killed millions of babies and other innocents are now treatable and in some cases have been wiped from the face of the earth.

The bish might argue that microbes are God’s creations as well but I don’t think that is what he meant.

People are happier, richer, healthier and live longer, more fulfilling lives than ever in history, thanks to these now widespread freedoms.

But all this counts for nothing compared to the sclerotic, anti democratic, freedom-killing monster that Brussles has become?

I have rarely heard anything more idiotic.

 

 

 

Dismal May In Death Spiral

After months of pathetic failure in her declared efforts to achieve a clean Brexit, whatever the hell that is, being supposedly stymied either by the intransigence of the beastlies of Brussels or the bloodymindedness of the unspeakables in the “Other Place” Mrs May’s political trajectory seems finally to have taken on the unmistakeable form of the death spiral.

It can only be a matter of time before somebody makes an amusing HoC comment comparing being on the receiving end of one of her speeches with being “savaged by a dead sheep”.

Hopeless bumbler Corbyn just scored a 6-love PMQs victory, making hay on May’s floundering Brexit “strategy” (we use the word advisedly).

My regular reader will of course be aware that we know the reason for this which is that May has no intention of taking us out of the EU having been well and truly knobbled by her Brussels minders, doubtless having been bribed with whatever the Belgian equivalent of Ermine might be combined with unsubtly worded threats about never being allowed back into France for a walking holiday.

On the plus side, it is possible just about to discern with a good old dose of wishful thinking that posibly just possibly some sort of compromise might yet emerge from all this regarding a possible EEA/EFTA approach.  The words EEA having been pretty well desaparacidos for the first two years after the great day, have recently been cropping up more regularly in the press and op/eds, and so it is perhaps a little less unlikely than it once seemed that that rather neat solution to the current difficulties might yet be landed upon as being the only possible way forward, which it is, and rather a good one too.

It is increasingly likely that the EU is going to lose more bits at some point before too long and the EEA would be a choice port of call for the likes of the Visegrads and Ireland (?) if or when that starts to happen, so being in there first will be undoubtedly a huge strategic advantage.

What is obvious is that May’s successive failures on Brexit, Badgers, Heathrow (which is an abysmal decision despite its seeming inevitability now)(to pick just a few recent ones) – she has no instinct for governing.

It was clear during her appalling stint as Home Sec where her authoritarianism masked her incompetence.  At number 10 her breathtaking incompetence has the whiphand, and it is not a pretty sight.

For god’s sake GO!

 

The End Of May?

Courtesy of the Daily Markle we read that the Cabinet have accepted the possibility of the UK remaining in the Customs Union beyond 2020:

Mrs May dismissed claims of an abject surrender after it emerged her ‘war Cabinet’ has signed off on an extension as part of a ‘backstop’ that would avoid a hard Irish border if no other solutions are found…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove are said to have raised objections to the idea – but were ‘outgunned’ by other ministers and reluctantly accepted defeat.

Basically that is all pretty predictable.  May has been conceding ground to the EU team from the start.  Some people choose to interpret that as Mrs May’s strategy failing.

The view from Castello Italicus though is that far from failing, from the point of view of Number 10, the Civil Service and Brussels, everything is going swimmingly.

Starting from the supposition that May (a through and through remainer from the start) has been nobbled by the EU Commission, what she is doing is a perfect timewasting job to eat up the interval to when we arrive at Brexit day in no state to do anything at all other than plead to be allowed to stay in.

That is their plan and it is working.

All the time, energy and political capital they are wasting on bollocks customs plans and max fac shit they are not developing a proper workable EEA based exit, which always has been the only sensible approach, and which the EU dreads, for the obvious reason that it would be guaranteed to work (unlike all the other options) and we’d be miles better off and the EU would be fucked as a consequence.

It is time May was jettisioned. It’s the only way forward.

Boris and Gove have to see this, JRM surely does.  She must be out by the end of May (how very poetic!).

 

Nobody Expects The Spanish…

From the soft pinko rag formerly known proudly as the Torygraph (so in that they pretty well reflect the fortunes of the Party in fact) we read that the Spanish are girding their girly loins to throw a hissy fit about Gibraltar:

Negotiations over the post-Brexit future of Gibraltar are deadlocked on the issue of security at the territory’s airport … Sources on the UK and Gibraltar side of the negotiations said that Spain had touched a “red line” with its demands to have police stationed at the airport which is partially situated on a disputed isthmus that links the territory with mainland Spain.

Something that no sovereign territory would accept of course.

Apparently:

The issue of Gibraltar threatens to hold up any Brexit deal after the EU granted Spain a de facto veto over whether the Withdrawal Agreement applies to Gibraltar…Theresa May has promised Gibraltar will not be left out of the Withdrawal Agreement, giving Madrid strong negotiating leverage to extract concessions from Britain, including over joint control of the airport and creating a level-playing field on tax issues.

No that’s utter bollocks.

May will be out by then, we’ll be down to the short strokes soring our tailored-for-the-UK-EEA agreement, and there will be overwhelming support from the krauts and the frogs for us to tell the bloody Spanish (dear dear people of course, but for fuck’s sake) Government to Just Fuck Off.  Right Off.  Right Now.

 

Inching Towards A Way Out?

It has been said of the US Government that you can always rely on it to do the right thing, once it had exhausted all the alternatives.

Watching Mrs May’s bunch of intellectual cripples bumble around trying to square an impossible circle of their own creation, the best that we can hope for is that the same might eventually be true here.

The problem from the start has been one of a complete lack of leadership.  May came to office armed with a supreme ignorance of what it was she was expected to accomplish, and the confident swagger of one whose underlings have always been around to brush the accumulated shit resulting from errors of ignorance or  political expedience under strategically located carpets at least for long enough to allow her to move on to greater challenges.  Unfortunately for her, and us,  this is the most challenging task facing any UK premier since 1938/39 and her sound-bite based approach is simply not good enough.

As a result of Mrs May’s insistence that we leave the customs union and single market, which she and averybody else seem to conflate into a single entity they are overlooking the best possible solution to their woes.

It seems to be gradually dawning on the commentariat that the EEA would be the way out of our difficulties.

For many brexiteers this solution is derided as BRINO – Brexit In Name Only, but of course that is not the case.  Nobody thinks that Switzerland or Normay are in the EU in any sense at all.  Equally the idea that they are rule takers is nonsense as is the concept of “fax dimplomacy” – these were all insults hurled around in the primordial past before the referendum.  The details of an eventual EEA agreement for the UK would not be necessarily identical to those of Norway or CH as there is considerable scope for customisation.  An important advantage of rejoining EFTA (apart from not murdering our economy needlessly) would be that by doing so we would add very considerably to its political and economic weight which would lead to a massive improvement in decision making in many forums.

As an optimist I have always thought, right since the referendum and May’s idiotic first pronouncements, that we would eventually, around about two minutes to midnight, wake up to this solution.  It’s about five to now, and it is time to start selling this solution to a jaded public which is fed up of the transparent bollocks they’ve been tossed to date.

Peter Hitchens in the mail has seen it:

A tiny gleam of light in the endless, swirling, flatulent fog of the European debate: The possibility that Britain may remain inthe European Economic Area, so getting rid of three quarters of the EU’s laws, while not madly damaging its trade with EU countries, is still just about alive. One day, people will realise what a good idea this is.

 

The Non-existent Irish Problem And May’s Treachery

The poor old Grauniad is not un-relieved crap and today for instance in the much maligned (and generally, rightly so) CiF section there is a thoughtful and robustly written contribution by Sean Walsh.

Essentially his point is that the whole so-called Irish border problem which is convulsing the UK cabinet and has been for weeks is so much hot air.  The IRA is not going to relight their nasty campaign of murder, intimidation and vandalism for the simple reason that the only reason they signed up to the Belfast agreement in the first place was that they were beaten militarily, mainly thanks to diligent and courageous police and intelligence work over many years.

In fact viewed from the lofy heights of Castello Italicus the whole imbroglio is very suggestive of the true facts on the ground.  The mechanism by which May was manouvred into number 10 by the EU Commission is not yet clear, but there is no doubt in my mind that she has been well and truly nobbled.  Her persistence with the insane proposal for a customs partnership is proof of that.  As is the complete failure to engage with reality, and propose an EEA/EFTA transition period.  In this scenario we would be out of the Customs Union, out of the EU, but with good access to the single market much as have Norway and Switzerland.  It is no coincidence that they are the richest nations in Europe.

The precise details would need to be ironed out such as EU migration and so on, but this would be a situation which any PM worth her salt could sell to back benchers and the electorate, rgardless of how they voted in 2016.  Damage to the economy would be minimised, and despite all the shit talked about fax diplomacy (which is simply a lie, as has been pointed out by Dr North on several million occasions) would be safely negated by the truth.

The current bollocks and counter bollocks arguments, so strongly reminiscent of arguing about how many angels can dance on a pin head,  serve only to make the whole issue seem impossible and can best be understood as a Continuity Project Fear (to continue with the IRA meme).  Orchestrated by Brussels, with the collaboration of senior members of the civil service.

My gut feeling is that the EEA/EFTA rabbit is straining to be pulled out of the hat but Brussels via Mrs May’s team won’t allow that.

And on the Irish border question the answer is simply do nothing.  We the UK won’t put up hard border posts.  If the Irish do under instructions from Brussels then that is their problem.  In other words stand our ground, turn the problem round.  And she won’t do that either.

It is clear to me that May is acting under instructions from Brussels.  It is quite possible that Cameron’s over-hasty departure after losing was prompted by having received curt instructions from Brussels to “Fix It Or Else” and as a reasonably honourable though dim individual he opted to leave it to someone else.

May’s conduct is explicable only by this theory.

 

 

And In Other News…

Going against the grain somewhat of the inevitable and of course monumentally tedious, hagiographic coverage of Harry’s forthcoming nuptials, we see that the impending bride’s brother has had the decency to remind His Royal Dimness of what many of us have suspected for some time:

36-year-old Meghan is a ‘jaded, shallow, conceited woman that will make a joke of you and the royal family heritage

Check!

He goes on:

As more time passes to your royal wedding, it became very clear that this is the biggest mistake in royal wedding history

Tell us something we didn’t know.

Meghan Markle is obviously not the right woman for you.

or probably for any non-Hollywood A-lister

I’m confused why you don’t see the real Meghan that the whole world now sees

Good question:

Meghan’s attempt to act the part of a princess like a below C average Hollywood actress is getting old

Bingo!

I don’t know Harry of course but he seems a decent enough fellow.  Meghan is a pleasant looking squeeze.

But Harry for fuck’s sake the whole point about being (nearly) king is that you can fuck and forget!

A shag’s a shag, but as Bill Clinton could tell you, a good cigar is a smoke.

 

 

Man Overboard!

We learn from the Mail that the nationally revered RNLI seems to have taken some of the same lousy medecine that the National Trust, the BBC, etc etc ad infi-fucking-nitum have been mainlining on for the last 20 years:

Whitby RNLI crewman Ben Laws … and his junior workmate Joe Winspear … were allegedly sacked over the phone on Tuesday. The pair are reported to have swapped ‘jokey’ tea mugs for Secret Santa presents. One featured Mr Winspear’s head superimposed on a naked woman’s body … When a senior female member of staff found them at the headquarters in North Yorkshire … their jobs were brought into question.

So two brave, public spirited  men, accustomed as volunteers to risk their lives to save the necks of others in deadly conditions in the North Sea, have been sacked (by phone of course as is the way these days) for exchanging as private gifts, mugs adorned with images similar to those we see in every tabloid and frequently even in TV adverts?

The inevitable has happened as their doughty cremates have made manifest their righteous disgust by:

sparking resignations from four of their colleagues navigator Steve Boocock , helmsman Martyn Cairns  and trainees Neil Cook and Simon Rhodes 

I’ve nothing against women (hell, (fucking hell actually) I’m married to one) but it is entirely predictable that themanager who made this bold step was a woman, who we can safely assume couldn’t steer a boat from one side of a puddle to the other.

What is it about us Anglos that we seem hell bent on sacrificing everything that is worthwhile about our country at the altar of this obessesive and wholly misguided political correctness/virtue signalling/cultural marxism?

It would never happen in Russia or in China and wouldn’t have happened in the Raj or in 1950’s America.

Let’s wait and see.  It wuld be easy to say that it is these little signs that give away a terminal cultural decline.  However these are early days for this story and it might yet be that the general outcry among the genuinely righteous of this country (white van man and his wife) the wonderful organisation that is the RNLI night yet row back on this insanity which would be a sign of hope.

I bloody hope so, I am so fed up of being a depressed, cynical and right.