Elephants in courtrooms -3-: “Legitimate aims”

ECHR: office Strasbourg France

This is the third article on the European Court of Human Rights and judicial activism. To start with the conclusion: we have to get rid of this Court. Not because everything these ladies and gentlemen say is equally nonsensical. But because of their judicial activism. Even more so because it suits so many politicians perfectly… Continue reading Elephants in courtrooms -3-: “Legitimate aims”

The very little known ‘Atatürk’

How coincidental do you want it?In October 1927, Kemal Mustapha gave a speech that lasted six days. Yes, Fidel Castro certainly fell short of that with his six or eight hour speeches. When I was preparing my book “IS, the Kurds and the Caliphate. Turkey: from sick occupant to paranoid neighbor”. [The footer contains a… Continue reading The very little known ‘Atatürk’

Total preemptive war, to outsmart evolution

Ambitions can be criminal

When it comes to the phenomenon called ‘Gain of Function’ criminal is even still an understatement. It is pure evil. Hence the title. A couple of months ago three versions of the book “Viral. The Search for the Origin of COVID-19” were number 1, 2 and 3 in Amazon’s bestsellers’ list. In Bacteriology …. Direct link… Continue reading Total preemptive war, to outsmart evolution

Inspiration

City wall with restaurant

Visiting Malta to get inspiration for my faction novel, this was the first photo I took of the capital, Valletta. Work was underway on the impossibly thick wall surrounding the new capital, which the Maltese started to build immediately after the Ottoman invasion of the island was repelled in 1565.So a restaurant was built IN… Continue reading Inspiration

Elephants in courtrooms – II

ECHR: office Strasbourg France

The first episode [1] of Elephants in Courtrooms was about Pastafarism and the Dutch Council of State. This episode is kind of a sequel. The judges who came up with the verdict criticised in episode I referred extensively to the ‘European’ ECHR. That organisation is the subject of this episode. For substantiation, the Dutch judges… Continue reading Elephants in courtrooms – II