"States and localities are getting ever more desperate to get tax money out of us; and some now make no allowance whatsoever for taxes paid to other entities. So it is now entirely possible -- and 'legal,' assuming you still believe the present System itself is legal -- for you, in any given year, to 'owe' more than 100 per cent. of your income, or even assets, as taxes." - Kevin Alfred Strom

Google Groups: How Not to Run an Archive

by Kevin Alfred Strom

IT’S BEING acknowledged everywhere — now by Wired magazine and the SEO Theory newsletter. Google Groups is totally broken.

It began well. Google acquired the Deja News archive of Usenet postings from 1995 forward, and then added 1981-1994 material from Marc Spencer’s archive. If somebody said it in a newsgroup, you […]

"Life is flux, permanence is death." - Ludwig Klages

Thanks to EU Times

THANKS TO EU TIMES: My thanks go out to the European Union Times, which — alone among important media outlets — spoke out for justice throughout my travails, telling both sides of the story in their news reporting and calling for my release in editorials. They stated “Kevin Alfred Strom is innocent,” saying of […]

"The Libyan rebels, assuming that some of them are more than mercenaries and criminals, will soon come to deeply, deeply regret trusting the regime in Washington. The Washington regime opposes the self-determination of its own people, so why would it support the real self-determination of anyone, anywhere?" - Kevin Alfred Strom

Birdsong Radio

by Kevin Alfred Strom

YEARS AGO I joked that the next niche radio format to be attempted would be continuous bird calls. I never imagined that it could actually happen, but it has, and the results are quite pleasant.

Apparently one of the Digital Audio Broadcast channels in Great Britain (yes, they have real over-the-air […]

"I don’t care for all living creatures. I only care for the four-legged ones, the four-legged ones and the élite of the two-legged ones. The other two-legged ones, I don’t care for. They are not the élite. In the works of a great painter, I will take the masterpieces." - Savitri Devi

Gandhi Article Generates Interest

Gandhi by Harold Arthur McNeill; click for the full-size version.

by Kevin Alfred Strom

MY RECENT ARTICLE on Mahatma Gandhi has created some interest, and has been reprinted not only by the Historical Review Press in Britain, but also by John de Nugent and by Ironlight, a site whose motto is ‘illumination in the […]

"Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week." - George Bernard Shaw

How Much Do You Know About World Affairs?

A Simple Quiz

by Mark Graffis

EDITOR’S NOTE: Being able to score an “A” on this simple quiz should be a requirement before one is permitted to vote in any national election. — Kevin Alfred Strom.

1. In which of these countries are Christians permitted to pray or wear religious symbols in the schools?

A. […]