Political fracture points and power vacuums.


A political fracture point is a sudden and radical change in the political landscape. In classical times, it would be the collapse of an empire, such as the Roman Empire. In the last century, World War I resulted in the outright destruction of several, such as the German Empire, and ultimately fatal damage to others, … Continue reading

Job opportunity, with lots of money to be made.


You know those Huey helicopters that you see in all those old Vietnam war movies. They had this single bolt sticking out of the cabin, connecting it to the rotor blades. The troopers used to call it the Jesus Bolt, because if it failed, everyone on board was going home to Jesus. Well, the equivalent of … Continue reading

The Climate Wars revisited or No truce with kings.


This is a quiet little island of the internet. I write an article and it floats off into the blogosphere to end up Lord knows where. Some pieces sink without trace, foundering even before they’ve cleared the reef but others seem to take on a life of their own. There’s no way of predicting their … Continue reading

Internet Security 4 : I’d like to ask a favour of you.


Pointman’s is an analysis and opinion piece blog, primarily aimed at fighting climate alarmism. When there’s something big in the news on that front and I think I have something to offer on it, I may go into blog overdrive and put out a few pieces on it but that’s the exception rather than the … Continue reading

The Climate Wars.


If you’ve ever fought someone much bigger and stronger than you, then you learn some lessons quickly or you perish. If you stand your ground, they’ll destroy you, because they’re just so much more powerful than you, so you give ground. You’ve still got to fight them, so you jab at them as you give ground … Continue reading