Far from the Madding Crowd.

I should begin by stating I am not a great fan of public memorial events, or ‘minutes of silence’ for this disaster, or that Muslim Jihadi massacre: with maybe the honourable exception of Remembrance Sunday (but hopefully with the complete…

Libertarianism and smoking

Two catalysts for this post: http://anotherpoliticallyincorrectblog.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/to-control-society-first-control-culture.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4669236/The-great-exodus-Migrants-make-way-Mediterranean.html The current dominant ideology, a combination of globalism and liberalism, has gained its ascendancy mostly through gaining control of the culture. This process began early in the 20th century. By the 1960s liberal…

Having a good laugh at the victims

In the past, an officer in charge who was responsible for an enormous mess-up was shunted sideways or kicked upstairs, a front was put on and the media just had to suck it up, not even Paxman could sheet it…

…and the vote for Herr Juncker is….?

Every so often, the entire European Union bureaucracy leaves the coffee bars and restaurants of Brussels, and takes a trip to Strasbourg. No-one quite remembers why they haul all the paperwork, computers, people, Parliament; 28 States missions; the entire caboodle…

..and here are a couple of news clips,

I listened with growing incredulity to the interview on the Toady Programme this a.m. with a Grenfell Tower survivor named  Sid Alt-Atmani. Now I admit that I don’t know his background, (whether born here, shuffled here, crawled into a lorry at…

Sure They Can, Frances!

Just not in bloody Kensington! More than 1 million households living in private rented accommodation are at risk of becoming homeless by 2020 because of rising rents, benefit freezes and a lack of social housing, new research from Shelter has…

A different sort of ‘SURVIVOR’

When the Nazi bombers visited London almost nightly; when the buildings blazed and collapsed; when the survivors emerged into the autumn dawn, blinking in the daylight many thought they would never see again, they were met with a veritable vision…