Information Landmine

"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Triumph of the Swill

Further to the as-ever-outstanding insights of Uncle Petie below, it seems ironic given Reaganite/Thatcherite criticisms of the old Soviet Bloc that, due largely to the ideological foundations they set in place in the 1970s and '80s, we are now living in an era of totalitarian capitalism.

Why worry about the oppressive evils of Ingsoc when you've got Ingcon?

And speaking of Ingcon, we rather like this blog even though it apparently hasn't been updated for almost three years. Hopefully the proprietor hasn't been dragged off to one of Dubya's secret gulags, but one never knows these days.

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