Brussels Coup d’etat

15th September 2019 14

Parliament will reject any deal – however favourable to Britain – that Boris Johnson might bring from Brussels. Not that there was any deal in the first place. The EU long ago decided that we were never going to leave under any circumstances and Mrs May’s deal is a punishment for even thinking of trying. If we accept it, we … [Read on]

“If you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience firmly under control.” Liberal Leader Lloyd George

15th September 2019 10

I’ve always wondered what “liberal” means in connection with the Liberal Party. I know what they’d like us to understand by it, because it’s their perpetual boast that they are the tolerant party which stands for democracy. Well, today we know what the liberals mean by “tolerance” and “democracy” – for they have given us one very definite, practical example. … [Read on]

Tommy Robinson: Political Prisoner No 1 Belmarsh

13th September 2019 24

Tommy Robinson is being held in solitary confinement, in his own vast isolation block in the heart of Belmarsh Prison. The great names of Islamic terrorism have all been inmates; the Manchester bombers, the 2005 London bombers, Abu Hamza and Anjem Choudary and an assortment of other mass murderers. There were secular criminals Ronnie Biggs, the great train robbers spent … [Read on]

The Fleeing Scotsmen

12th September 2019 6

On Wednesday, September 11th, the BBC and most of Britain’s newspapers gleefully announced that a Scottish court had pronounced that Boris Johnson acted illegally and had misled the monarch in carrying out the routine prorogation of Parliament. Proroguing specifically to run out some business at the end of a parliamentary session was apparently completely acceptable when John Major did it … [Read on]

An Enemy of the People in Plain View

9th September 2019 26

Writing in Church Times, The Rt Rev’d Nick Baines, Bishop of Leeds, has spoken of a crisis of “truth and trust” in UK politics caused in part by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who, alleges Baines, has “repeatedly lied, and misrepresented Brexit to the nation.” Bishop Baines says that Boris Johnson has “lied repeatedly” about the motivation behind his decision to prorogue … [Read on]

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