The Wehrmacht had the advantage of plenty of time to construct all the defenses they could think of against an amphibious assault, which is considered the most difficult of all military operations to execute. And they failed.
― A is for (Aimless), Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:10 (six months ago) Permalink
some of the brickies working on the Atlantic Wall were getting paid more than doctors and brain surgeons in the Reich, that was probably the only bit of Socialism in NS!
― calzino, Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:24 (six months ago) Permalink
taki was ahead of the alt-right curve by a good decade tbfttl
― imago, Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:42 PM (twenty-eight minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink
the cover of Taki's 1991 prison memoir (three months in HM Prison Pentonville for cocaine possession) is like some horrifying prophecy of Milo Yiannopoulos two decades ahead of time
― soref, Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:25 (six months ago) Permalink
― i am fast and full of teeth. i willl die in a barn fire (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:28 (six months ago) Permalink
Even by Spectator standards, Taki is massively racist.
― Ward Fowler, Thursday, 17 May 2018 20:05 (six months ago) Permalink
I can half remember some quote where he is referring to Puerto Ricans as "dusky, squat and ugly" and this was before the brexit-era Times got their special circumstances racist card, this was in the 90's!
― calzino, Thursday, 17 May 2018 20:50 (six months ago) Permalink
xxp lol uncanny!
― Neil S, Friday, 18 May 2018 07:41 (six months ago) Permalink
He's an old-school capital-F Fascist but his magazine was hugely important in laying a lot of the foundations for the McInnes / Spencer alt-right stuff.
Obviously, being rich and eccentric means he gets a pass as a 'character' in the British press.
― Wag1 Shree Rajneesh (ShariVari), Friday, 18 May 2018 07:59 (six months ago) Permalink