Kissing the Sword of Islam

30th November 2015 1

Lord Harries, aka Richard Harries, former Bishop of Oxford, suggests that the Koran should be read at the next Coronation. He says this will make Muslims feel “embraced.” Well, you hug who you like, Richard, and I’ll hug who I like. This suggestion is a form of apostasy, a sin not unusual among the modern bishops – for the Coronation … [Read on]

Eton Comprehensive

27th November 2015 0

We can always rely on the Labour party to come up with plenty of creative thinking. Here’s their  latest dollop… Britain’s private schools will lose £700m in tax breaks unless they agree to break down the “corrosive divide of privilege” and do more to help children from state schools, according to Tristram Hunt, shadow education secretary. His logic is impeccable. … [Read on]

“When boys be talkin’ ‘bout their bitches”

12th November 2015 0

A bishop has praised the pop star Lily Allen for her feminist songs and claimed that misogyny is “still very evident” in the Church of England. The Rt Rev’d Martyn Snow, our youngest bishop, said Allen’s lyrics on the single Hard Out Here “poignantly” capture society’s sexist double standards. He commends the song to his thirteen-year-old daughter. The edifying ditty … [Read on]

‘Why such a short term in prison?

5th November 2015 0

A jailed terrorist who wrote a letter from a British prison proclaiming jihadis as heroes is trying to avoid deportation from the UK on human rights grounds. Internet jihadi Younes Tsouli, 31 – who was once described as Al Qaeda’s most influential cyber-terrorist – was jailed for 16 years in 2007 for distributing bomb-making instructions as well as beheading videos … [Read on]

A Profitable Traffic in Misery

29th October 2015 0

The Italian people are renowned for their kindness, generosity and large humanity and currently they are demonstrating this spirit of charity and welcome on an epic scale as their navy has rescued from drowning at sea 150.000 migrants fleeing from instability, poverty and wars all across North Africa and the Middle East. I have just read a report in an … [Read on]

Visit your GP and come out demented?

24th October 2015 0

We’re all going to lose our marbles – well, at least we’re going to be classified as all having lost our marbles. Why? Because the government – using our money, as usual – will pay your GP £55 for every case of dementia he diagnoses. Given the aging population, that’s quite a nice little earner for the doc. Expect the … [Read on]

Fiona Woolf. ‘Just an ordinary gel?’

22nd October 2015 0

Fiona Woolf is being interviewed by a House of Commons Select Committee concerning her eligibility to be chairman of a new enquiry into historic child abuse. Charities supporting the victims of such abuse have objected to Mrs Woolf’s appointment on the grounds that she is too close to the very Establishment which is suspected of covering up the abuse. They … [Read on]

Gaily Islam’s Garden Path with the General Synod

21st October 2015 0

Gaily Islam’s Garden Path with the General Synod ?   It’s just one triumph after another for the General Synod these days. Yesterday they passed regulations to allow women to be consecrated as bishops by the end of the year. Today, another showstopper: they have invited Fuad Nahdi a man with connections to Muslim terrorist organisations to be the first … [Read on]

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