Tuesday, 10 November 2009

George Soros

I like Soros' weathered face. I'm reminded of Saul Bellow's advice that you should only trust someone if they look as though they have been kicked around a little

Miliband Gets Shirty

Go Miliband! Drive over the nimbys in a solar powered tank. Undemocratic, but its an emergency.

Monday, 9 November 2009

CNN Plonker

Encouraging to hear a CNN presenter interview the CEO of Anadarko recently about 'stupid' cap and trade legislation, before discussing the coming events at Copenhagen 'in the Netherlands'

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Tripping up on J street

An excellent article on the coherence of 'J Street', a new liberal US lobby trying to advance a pro-Israel, pro-peace message and emasculate the very harmful (and powerful)American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) - which is preventing the US taking a strong line on the settlements. An unwalkable path, says Max Ajl. Depressingly, he may be right.