Scruton: Another reason to see off the Tories at the next poll

11th April 2019 19

The sacking of our most eminent conservative philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton, from his post as chair of the ‘Building Better Building Beautiful’ Commission for having expressed opinions about the validity of the term Islamophobia, the influence of George Soros, and the brainwashing of the Chinese – opinions with which most conservatives would agree – tells us all we need to … [Read on]

Lecture: Mary Seacole – Myths in the Making of the Nursing Profession

5th April 2019 2

Book Here 14.00 Wednesday 10th April 2019 King’s College London In this talk, Lynn McDonald will relate Mary Seacole’s many contributions, using her own fine memoir, Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands, and a number of other primary sources. She will then present the Seacole myths that have grown over recent years, drawing on nursing textbooks, historical and … [Read on]

Mary Seacole: Divide and Rule ?

3rd April 2019 15

Book here for Lecture; Mary Seacole: Myths in the Making of the Nursing Profession. 10th April King’s College. You can end up doing a hell of a lot of harm when you set out to do some good. For example, it was said yesterday that a new £50 note should recognise the contribution made by Britain’s diverse communities by featuring … [Read on]

Maoist English: A Dictionary

24th March 2019 26

Discourse. A left wing word that has crawled out of counselling. It implies that there is no such thing as a difference of opinion, all opinions being ‘valid’; left wing ones being more valid than others. Narrative. Suggests there is no such thing as an objective account with a clear conclusion. It implies movement toward a revolutionary objective. Perceived. Things … [Read on]

The Perpetual Prime Minister

19th March 2019 6

Despite the parliamentary and governmental chaos, the coronation of Theresa May as Brexit Queen will be accomplished. Somehow, she will win her third meaningful vote. The DUP will be bribed to support her deal with cosmetic legal assurances concerning the backstop, and by the promise of extra cash – the latter being much the more persuasive. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the principled … [Read on]

Mrs May: Sock puppet of Whitehall

24th September 2018 2

Olly Robbins, the grinning apparition you see at Mrs May’s side in Brussels, part of Whitehall’s ‘Beating Heart of Remain’ was given a bonus of £20,000 above his annual salary of £160,000 for his ‘good’ work in negotiating Britain’s withdrawal from Europe. I suspect it is for his influence over Mrs May. I wonder whether Mrs May is his sock … [Read on]

Prayer mats or Beer mats?

4th September 2018 4

According to The British Beer and Pub Association, 10,500 pubs have closed since 2000. Just imagine if even a small proportion of these pubs get turned into Mosques. That is what seems to be happening in East Anglia. Disused pubs are generally cheap to buy because they have commercial planning permission and few other uses. They can be found on … [Read on]

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