1914 – 1918: The war to start all wars up again.

10th November 2018 17

The nation’s youngsters have dutifully and thoroughly gobbled up all the propaganda fed to them by their teachers and by the scriptwriters and presenters of the many programmes made to mark the centenary of the ending of the First World War. It was chilling to hear a little girl of about eight expertly regurgitate the cliché “A lost generation.” Then … [Read on]

Are there permissible limits to freedom of expression ?

4th November 2018 3

European institutions contain traitors and enemies of our historic jurisprudence and of our traditional way of life over the centuries. For example, at the end of October 2018 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that “Defaming the Prophet Mohammed goes beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate and could stir up prejudice and put at risk religious … [Read on]

And the word was made drivel…

27th October 2018 13

One of the church’s foundation texts is “And the Word was made flesh” (John 1:14). It refers of course to the Incarnation of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Words have long been the speciality of English Christian writers from Miles Coverdale and Thomas Cranmer to G.K. Chesterton and T.S. Eliot. But something called the Church of England Media Centre has just … [Read on]

B.Sc Street Walking (Hons)

2nd October 2018 3

The BBC has two stories this week: the first of these is in the form of a question, and the second is the answer to that question – only the BBC is too dim to notice. The question is: “Now that young people are drinking less, what do they find to do to amuse themselves in freshers’ week – and … [Read on]

St Obama; the sub prime crash and the Corbyn Armageddon

28th September 2018 0

You don’t need to be a fully-paid-up conspiracy theorist to notice the sustained press campaign against President Trump. They are all at it – with one or two honourable exceptions they all name Trump as a disaster. Often the lies and calumnies of the press are beyond breath-taking. Recently, for example, the BBC announced that Trump had “threatened war on … [Read on]

Lord Carney of Twaddle

15th September 2018 5

Why do I keep getting confused between Mark Carney and Fred Karno? I think it must be something to do with their shared intellectual incapacity – about which more in a minute. Fred – I mean Mark, I think – has been singing love songs again into the ear of his bosom pal Theresa May. He has just told her … [Read on]

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