Sedition

The epithets were unwise but really and truly, what is going on here? A Dresden court has found Patriotic Europeans Against The Islamisation of the West (PEGIDA) founder Lutz Bachmann guilty of hate speech against migrants and sentenced him to…

Evil be to he who evil does!

I would remind readers that today is a sad memorial. A time when we should all still ourselves, and remember that, fifty years ago, a veritable lifetime for some; the verdicts were finally delivered on a pair of cold-blooded calculating…

An Even More Inconvenient Truth…

Lucia Graves on the US electoral system: Bernie Sanders said something he wasn’t supposed to say: that poor people don’t vote. Whoops! The impolitic remark came in response to a question about why the candidate had been losing so much…

#NeverTrump camp delusional

My apologies. I rarely use the word ‘delusional’ or similar terms when referring to people. My parents forbade it. However, after Donald Trump’s five breathtaking victories on Tuesday, April 26, the #NeverTrump brigade are still saying they would prefer Hillary…

A tale of two lunacies.

Imagine a country whose leader has delusions; both of grandeur and of longevity. Imagine that he takes unto himself the title of a ruler last held held by an emperor some 2,500 years ago. He awards himself all sorts of…

Animal cruelty

You may have seen the story of the woman who went away to hospital, I think it was and while away, the authorities removed her pets and put some of them to death. As with many issues, this one is…