That thing launched at Gatwick still hasn’t landed, and might not be able to

If the Gatwick drone incident teaches one thing, it’s this: remote controlled vehicle enthusiasts need an alibi when the planets rise in the airspace above Britain’s airports. In that way, they may avoid winding up in jail when police exploit busy-bodying tip-offs, from the sort of stupid people who are always mistaking lights on cranes for unidentified More...

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By P W Laurie On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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British and Russian relations ahead of World War I: paying out the rope for a self-hanging

In this continuation of a series examining the British engineering and instigation of the First World War (previous instalment here), we look at the means by which Russia must have been further reassured by Britain More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Britain and France’s secret World War I alliance: a guarantor for Russian aggression

Continuing the series where post-9/11 criticism is applied to the events leading to the start of the First World War (see list at foot of page), this piece looks at the de facto military alliance that existed, in More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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The Stage: Theresa May copes in pantomime debut as old woman who scraped excrement from the bottom of a shoe

So, all of a sudden there is going to be a vote of no confidence in Theresa May, and possibly a Tory leadership contest. Make no mistake, it is all about engineering support in the country for a bad Article 50 deal. More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Horusfest – lumps of coal galore

Now is the time of year that people are assembling grove-temples in their living rooms, and training children to put solid faith in fantasies about a fat old man who in the English adaptation of the central European More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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As useless “Tommy Robinson” fails to besmirch Brexit, the writing is on the wall for his enablers

In the end there was no violence during UKIP’s “Brexit Betrayal” march and rally, but then the psyop was much more sophisticated than that. Thanks to the event being a dismal failure beyond expectation – More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Orcs in the Shire: why the Establishment hates nuanced discussion of immigration and Islam

The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, on first perusal, presents itself a fascinating prospect for the discovery of a particular paradigm-confirming esoteric meaning – which presumably has never been properly More...

By P W Laurie On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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Absolutely no surprises as “Tommy Robinson” set to pied-pipe useful idiots into Brexit trap

When Patrick O’Flynn†, MEP, quit the UKIP the other day (joining William Dartmouth, Bill Etheridge and Jim Carverǂ), he cited the relationship between the leadership and the “Tommy Robinson” character played More...