Bored by Donald Trump’s Speeches? Watch President Reagan, America’s funniest.

18th December 2016 3

‘What is wrong with Soviet Agriculture? “Spring,  Summer, Autumn and Winter”‘ ‘Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.’ ”I have wondered at times what The Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through Congress.’ The most terrifying words in the English language are “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” … [Read on]

Salisbury Review; Editorial Winter 2016

13th December 2016 1

Donald Trump is everything the British don’t like about Americans, too familiar, too loud. He has funny hair, he talks like a second-hand car salesman and if he sat near to you in a café, you would want to move away in case he began talking to you. He is a product of the hatred and frustration of working-class Americans … [Read on]

Unjust Cause. A Novel about Child Abuse Swindlers.

12th December 2016 1

Three men conspire to make a false accusation that they had been assaulted as boys in a London Comprehensive twenty years earlier. They hope to get compensation. They name a teacher at random and, despite a total lack of evidence, the man is questioned by the police and later charged. To escape harassment by the Press while awaiting trial, Alec … [Read on]

Squire Haggard’s Journal.

10th December 2016 0

Squire Haggard’s Journal was conceived when I was a young reporter on the Northampton Chronicle and Echo in 1943. Our weekly companion paper The Northampton Mercury and Herald boasted the oldest complete files in Europe, going back to 1720, and once a week it was my job to descend into the basement where they were kept, and make an extract … [Read on]

A New Mental Disorder; Trumpsteria.

26th November 2016 1

Bush Derangement Syndrome. A mental disorder first described by Charles Krauthammer in 2003 in which victims suffered an acute onset of paranoia about George W Bush; A conviction that all the evil in the world was due to him, from wars to the failure of the victim’s local supermarket to stock hypoallergenic turkeys. The Salisbury Review is proud to announce in 2016 the discovery of … [Read on]

Donald Trump’s Fargo Moment ?

12th November 2016 4

Any Brit who has spent time in America will have met a Donald Trump. He might take a seat next to you on the Red Eye from Boston to New York wearing one of those suits.  Unless your money is so old it has Abraham Lincoln’s fingerprints on it, America is a classless society which means, unlike Britain where the wrong sports … [Read on]

Canada abandons Free Speech

9th November 2016 6

The Canadian legislature is to make it an criminal offence to discriminate against transgender people and other people of differing sexual orientation, such as lesbian, trans, questioning etc. The question has been raised among academics whether using  the pronouns ‘he’, ‘she’ etc if the person does not wish it is discriminatory under provincial law. Citizens are advised to keep the new pronouns – up to 27 categories … [Read on]

Heathrow; The graveyard of the May administration?

25th October 2016 7

Mrs May’s decision to allow the building of a third runway at Heathrow may prove fatal to her administration. Her government is weak by constantly attempting to be all things to all men, and this decision shows how much she in thrall to powerful business lobbies. We do not want, as Boris Johnson put it so aptly today, ‘London to be ‘a city of planes’ just as New York is a city of … [Read on]

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