Israel

Needless to say, it was an auspicious week and I’m looking out now for the red heifer. And don’t forget that according to Christian eschatology, the entry of the American “friend of Israel” after he’s seen off the ten northern…

Revolution In Brighton…?

Residents from a number of streets in the Kemp Town area of Brighton expressed their growing concern about the rising number of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) in their area at a public meeting on Friday night. The meeting, which…

UK Defence

Just wondering what readers think of this: Defence bosses continue “to be reliant on ever increasing and optimistic savings targets”, the Public Accounts Committee said. The renewal costs of the Dreadnought and Astute submarine projects, Britain’s nuclear deterrent, were identified…

Morgan in the Vanguard

This explains much: A mutual fund is an investment fund that pools money from many investors to purchase securities. Walter L. Morgan founded W.L. Morgan & Company in 1925. In 1928 Walter L Morgan founded the Industrial & Power Securities…

But These Days, Parents Won’t Be Parents…

Southend Coastguard Terence Coker, who responded to the incident, said the parents were planning to make a formal complaint. “They were quite upset,” he said. “The council have put notices up to warn people of the dangers, but kids will…

The stifling of free speech

Some people may have noticed that Pat Condell has been absent for months from Youtube and there’s a reason, as this young chap says at the beginning: OoL carries a torch for free speech, by definition, but it also knows…

Just how far can you be pushed?

The answer, it appears, is firstly who “we” are and secondly, “quite a long way really”. To go back in time, to when we were young and there was Entebbe and Munich – this fixed in the public mind the concept…