• Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Should Indiana be boycotted over its "religious freedom" law?

    An old saw runs that freedom for the pike can mean death for the minnow(or at the very least considerable discomfort). News that Indiana Governor Mike Pence(a Republican predictably enough) has signed...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    So who killed TV presenter Jill Dando?

    Readers of the British newspaper Daily Mirror(and its Sunday stablemate) mya have noticed that it is currently serializing a series of articles about the murder of the late "Crimewatch" TV presenter J...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Should we BOYCOTT 2017 "Wonder Woman" movie just because ISRAELI actress is in the title role?

    Cognoscenti may have noted that Israeli actress Gal Gadot( due to star as Wonder Woman in next year's "Batman v Superman" movie) has been receiving her share of brickbats from the "body fascists"- acc...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    "Bibi" wins again-where do we go from here?

    News that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin "Bibi" Netanyahu has won a resounding election victory puts me in mind of Pyrrhus's celebrated quip after winning a battle in ancient Greece although at prohi...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Utah to reinstate firing squad as lethal injection materials dry up

    Now that the EU embargo on chemicals used in lethal injection( the most popular form of execution in the US) have begun to dry up, some states are"going back to the future" so to speak.(www thetimes....

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Reflections on a SNL digital short skit

    Did anybody see that Saturday Night Live "digital short" skit of a few years ago entitled "Helen Mirren's Magical Bosom" in which comedienne Nasim Pedrad knocks on the dressing room of Ms Mirren( full...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Woman chest-butts old lady in parking lot incident

    Did anybody see CCTV footage of the incident in which one woman chest butted an old lady in a Milwaukee parking lot incident in an argument over a parking space.Kezia Perkins reportedly told police th...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Allied troops"raped 860,000 Germans" upon conclusion of WWII

    This year is of course the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII( V.E.Day in Europe on May 9, and VJ Day in September).Anybody who has ever read DC's Sgt Rock or watched "Band Of Brothers" will be aware...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    After the murder of Boris Nemtsov

    One big drawback of being a congenital liar is that nobody takes you seriously even when you speak the truth.Case in point: Vladimir Putin's denials that the Kremlin( and by implication himself as an ...

  • Paracelsus posted a message on the post 81375-123321-vapor.jpg.

    Is Vapor immortal? What happens if a bullet in a firefight pierces her heart or brain?

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Why Putin's plan for an "Eurasian Union" is doomed to failure

    Vladimir Putin's plan for an "Eurasian Union" in which the Russian Federation would presumably dominate the former Soviet republics like Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan , the rump government of "Novorossiya"( ...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Rudy Giuliani's claims are beneath even contempt

    By now everyone has presumably heard of former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani's claim that President Obama "doesn't love America as we do" at a Manhattan GOP fundraiser.Am I the only person who thinks that t...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Saudi cleric claims that Earth does NOT revolve around Sun!

    As I have frequently observed on this blog, you could NOT make these things up even if you wanted to do(which I don't BTW)!Today's newspapers( www.independent.co.uk, www.dailyexpress.co.uk, February 1...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    US campuses to"boycott America"

    More about the stupidity and intellectual dishonesty of the far left. Once idly going through the website of "Young Americans For Freedom" (www.yaf.org) I came across a call for students to "boycott A...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    the Dresden firebombings in (70 years) hindsight

    Be careful of what you wish for(esp in wartime)- your wish might come true! Who now remembers a (now conveniently forgotten) speech by Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in 1940- in which he asked ...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Sharia courts in Texas

    Here's a joke I made up about the recent announcement of the establishment of a Sharia Court in Texas- how can you find it? Simple- just follow the trail of severed hands and heads!In reality, islamic...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Friday the 13th-triskedephobes beware!

    Tomorrow of course is Friday the 13th, so all those triskedephobes(hope I spelt the word right-the word means those with a morbid fear of the number 13, esp when it comes to Friday the 13th).Long befo...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    "Fifty Shades Of Grey".its critics and the book burners/banners

    Full disclosure: I have NOT read the book "Fifty Shades Of Grey" or seen or particualrly care to see the film based upon it( due to open tomorrow at London's Leicester Square cinema) any more than I h...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Yalta in hindsight-could anything have been done to prevent Eastern Europe's fate?

    Could anything have been done in retrospect to have prevented the forcible Sovietization of Eastern Europe( this week is the the 70th anniversary of the start of the ill fated -at least for Poles , Ba...

  • Paracelsus posted a new blog.
    Don't just arm Ukraine- ask the ICC to indict Putin on charges of waging" aggressive war"!

    It now seems that the incoming US Defence Carter Ashton Carter will advise the Obama Administration to arm Ukraine.In my view this a good idea but just doesn't go far enough- what Ukraine needs to be ...