Extinction warriors: Smug and hateful but are they right?

18th October 2019 28

They are smug, middle class, white, rich, educated, and have expressions of sneering contempt when asked why they are stopping little people getting to work on their faces you want to slap very hard, not once but often. There will have been many watching the extinction warriors being pulled off various trains who wished they would end up under the … [Read on]

Modern Socialism: Yesterday it was the Israelis now they are turning on the Indians

18th October 2019 5

The statue of Mahatma Ghandithat which stands outside Manchester Cathedral, the gift of a Gujarati spiritual mission, was meant as a symbol of ‘peace, love and harmony’ after the appalling terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. But it has had the opposite effect. Sara Khan, liberation and access officer for Manchester University student union, has demaded its removal because Ghandi, who … [Read on]

International theft of British Blue Chip Companies

13th October 2019 5

In a recent article in the Spectator entitled ‘Brexit Bargains’, Matthew Lynn gave us a glimpse of what Brexit really means to the global liberals of the modern Conservative party. The good news, Lynn argues, is that the current spate of foreign takeover bids – he cites the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s £30 billion bid for its London rival, the … [Read on]

No stuffing your face with a big Mac on the 8.15 to Waterloo

13th October 2019 6

Dame Sally Davies, the government’s chief medical officer (or chief inspector of the Nanny State), is going out with a bang. Obesity, a crisis as deadly as climate change and Brexit, must be tackled by a tightening ratchet of controls on what, where and when we can eat. Among other interventions, blokes will be banned from scoffing a half-time pie … [Read on]

‘The Doctor will not see you now.’

7th October 2019 24

A fourth year medical student was admitted to Cardiff University Medical School who is almost totally deaf and blind. The BBC celebrated this as ‘Capturing NHS diversity.’  ITV glorified it as ‘Deafblind medical student pursuing her dreams.’ All the media, without exception, as well as an NHS spokesman said how wonderful this was and that it showed that anyone can … [Read on]

Peter Simple: A glance at better times.

7th October 2019 14

The late Michael Wharton ran a diary column in the Daily Telegraph called ‘Way of the World’ among the entries were extracts from Squire Haggard’s Journal, originally conceived by Michael Green. Haggard’s Journal purported to have been written around 1775. Oct. 17: Gales. Mortalities: Stoppage of the Blood, 3; Reticulation of the Loins, 28. The Intelligencer reports a speech by … [Read on]

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