A policeman goes past an art gallery in Mayfair on a bus, and sees the artworkContinue reading →
Free speech is about the right to make your views known. It is also about the right to offend others so that they may use their free speech to offend you in return.
Now normally when aContinue reading →
The Lord Chancellor, as he was fondly known and had been for about 1400 years, until Tony Blair sought to distance himself from the wallpapering disaster known as Derry Irvine, devising a system of Kremlin-lite titles until finallyContinue reading →
The Right Honourable Nick Clegg MP
c/o The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
28th April 2012 Dear Deputy Prime Minister,
You have never met me, but I am writingContinue reading →
What’s the Walter Duranty Prize you may ask? Have you heard of the Pulitzer prize? You have? Good. Well the Duranty prize is the opposite of the Pulitzer prize.
We have the Oscars forContinue reading →
Ditch Socialism as a political ideology
And Capitalism as a political ideology
If nobody can agree on what these things mean
Then implementing them is no more than a dream
Whatever possessed me to promise to commit myself to writing about Euro MPs in way that was not ‘dry and dusty’. What was I thinking of? Perhaps I have justContinue reading →
PMQs has becomeContinue reading →
Today I do.
We are told today that in the first quarter of this yearContinue reading →
If I wanted Britain to fail …
To follow, not lead; to suffer, not prosper; to despair, not dream.
I would start with energy.
I’d cut off Britain’s supply of cheap, abundant energy.Continue reading →
The feministas and their supporters are having a field day today – a football field day. It is not enough for them that they have seen the conviction of aContinue reading →
Ken Livingstone has probably damaged himself irrecoverably with his hysterical and hypocritical talk of tax avoidance and so he very unlikely to win the London Mayoral election. People seem to acceptContinue reading →
I bet many of you haven’t realised that it’s St George’s Day today. For some reason there is huge amount of publicity about other countries national daysContinue reading →
The Sunday Times today is running one of its periodic ‘investigations’. This is why they are behind a paywall apparently. The subject is the emotive one (to the feministas -someContinue reading →
We, being aContinue reading →
Blimey, you turn your back for five minutes and the world changes irrevocably.Continue reading →
To be a renaissance man
Specifically, this requires you to look at life holistically
A polymath grafts to view no graph in isolation
A zoologist philosopher like Kropotkin in northern Asia
Do children read the Daily Mail? Do they listen to the BBC news? Probably some do, but if the NSPCC is really concerned about alerting children to the dangers ofContinue reading →
The Electoral Commission has done us a disservice.
Whilst they are quite happy to accept anContinue reading →
The Central Office of Information (COI) has closed it’s doors after 65 years.
Is this because it is no longer necessary to dictate to the public whoContinue reading →
Rehabilitation and its discontents
This penal largesse simply makes no sense in any context
A flawless denial of the mainstream consciousness
On top of this, I am unable to resist the chance
Will true Britons ever stand up and fight the authoritarian European Commission? Will they never rise from their Jeremy Kyle induced sofa slumber and cry out ‘Enough! Enough!’ If they don’t hurry up and revolt, they couldContinue reading →