John McDonald’s Soviet farm

13th September 2018 9

“Old Macdonald had a farm, eeh-ei, eeh-ei, O: And on this farm he had some pigs…” The old nursery song needs some rewriting: “John McDonnell will wreck the farm: that’s what you should know. “ Let the farm represent British industry and commerce. The shadow chancellor’s industrial policy, set out in a speech to the TUC on 11th September, told … [Read on]

Welcome to the New Babel

10th September 2018 29

In the delightful story of the Tower of Babel in the Book of Genesis, it is God who confuses the speech and language of the nations. These days we are more than capable of doing this all by ourselves. The most efficient way to do it is to start by destroying our traditional religion, a project in which we are … [Read on]

The EU Con Trick

4th September 2018 8

Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh “Stuffy” Dowding was commander-in-chief of the RAF during the Battle of Britain. On 16th June 1961 – twelve years before Britain joined the European Economic Community (EEC) – Sir Hugh wrote a letter to Lord Beaverbrook in which he said: “What a terrible menace the EEC is! All the unemployables of Europe will invade us … [Read on]

Religion of Peace

4th September 2018 7

From top class members of the Establishment, we have a right to expect top class bollocks. And indeed this is exactly what we get. Sentencing Naimur Zakariyah Rahman to thirty years in prison for his plot to kill Theresa May, Mr Justice Haddon- Cave told him: “Let me say the same to you as I have said to other similar … [Read on]

Comrade Corbyn offers us a cup of socialist Kool- Aid

28th August 2018 5

“Thanks Hugo Chavez for showing that the poor matter and wealth can be shared. He made massive contributions to Venezuela and a very wide world……………..President Maduro has shown the world there is a better way. It’s called socialism. Venezuela is inspirational.”                         Jeremy Corbyn According to The Latin American Herald Tribune, … [Read on]

BAFTAs – Bloody awful tat always.

27th January 2018 6

F.R. Leavis said, “Show me what you value and I’ll tell you what you’re worth.” One glance at the most popular shows on TV, or at the sort of “music” most listen to, must make us conclude that the worth of the British public at large is not very much. Most of the productions of what is now called “arts” … [Read on]

Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man:

1st January 2018 8

The Archbishop of Canterbury has delivered his New Year’s message to the nation in which he praises the responses of what he calls “communities” to last year’s terrorist atrocities and to the Grenfell fire. Actually, “communities” is not a helpful word, Mr Welby if your aim is to promote social cohesion. There is one community and we are all part of it, whereas “communities” … [Read on]

The president who threatens the culture of liberal entitlement

28th December 2017 12

Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, is displeased by American Christians who support Donald Trump. He says, “Some of the things that have been said by religious leaders seem to collude with a system that marginalises the poor, a system which builds walls instead of bridges, a system which says people on the margins of society should be excluded, a system … [Read on]

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