Matteo Renzi, an Italian joke

July 8, 2016 · Filed Under Babel fish, Politics & Society · Comment 
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Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too A lot of time has passed since I wrote something about politics on these pages, and likely quite a lot of time will pass before a thoughtful post about topics that I view as worthy of attention, in the long run. For now, disgust wins over interest and I prefer to use my time for other things. However I feel obliged to write down a remark for Matteo Renzi, Italy’s current Prime Minister who makes us feel ashamed before the world as much and even more than that other awful character that came before him.

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The tale of the wolves, the donkeys and the sheep

June 10, 2012 · Filed Under Babel fish, Politics & Society · Comment 
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Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too A log time ago, in a country far away placed at the center of the Mediterranean Sea, there were three different animal breeds: the wolves, the donkeys and the sheep. The sheep were the majority, 60 million docile and obedient specimens always in search of a shepherd to entrust with the administration of the entire national herd. Differently than the sheep, the wolves were a puny minority that just wanted to devour, consume, exploit the sheep and the country resources to eternally secure the status of superior beasts.

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The 90 years of the Ruler

February 6, 2009 · Filed Under Babel fish, Politics & Society · Comment 
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Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too There is probably no other case in the world like the one of Giulio Andreotti, the politician survived to himself, the seven-times Prime Minister who sits in the Italian parliament since the times of of the Constituent Assembly and has contributed to establish the Christian Democracy party alongside the statesman Alcide De Gasperi. A Great Old of the republican history, Andreotti is among the other things also a well-known mafioso and mafiosos friend, a thing that sometimes it’s good to recall for truth’s sake, outside of the propaganda and the lies sold by the television regime that currently controls the minds of the majority of Italian people.

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I have seen the corpse of the Italian press. Who knows how, it was still moving

February 5, 2009 · Filed Under Babel fish, Politics & Society · Comment 
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Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too To say that in Italy there is no more press but only an endless series of courtesans of the strongest is a pretty trivial thing, that a sober person could consider like qualunquismo if only it wasn’t a pure and simple matter of fact. In Italy the media are dead, they have become zombies artificially kept alive by state robberies and embarrassing money transfers. Just look at what is happening in these days after the demonstration in Piazza Farnese, Rome.

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Made in Italy: radioactive politics isn’t renewable

January 2, 2009 · Filed Under Babel fish, Science & Technology · 9 Comments 
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Babel fish - A mental interface between Sir Arthur's sensibility and the events from the outer world. And for all the rest, too It’s a New Year, the perfect occasion to begin a new series entitled “Made in Italy”. Which however won’t talk about fashion, pizza or Ferrari but more practically about the true exclusive products of the current “Italy system”, that is organized crime, corruption, mental degeneration conveyed by television and genetic tendency to support fascism disguised as well-being or its illusion.

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