Socialism works…

…in the year 2525.* Regular readers of The Moose may have picked up on the fact that I’m an avid Trekkie. In a fit of boredom this weekend, I sat down to watch Star Trek First Contact for the umpteenth…

The state of the nation

The system of democracy under which we presently live, namely parliamentary democracy, has many inherent drawbacks, even though we elect the representatives to the institution known as Westminster.  Regular readers will be aware that it is a system which I…

Bashing the Bishop

There are none so blind as those who do not see. Telegraph. Christians should learn from Muslims how to exist as a “minority” culture in British cities that are increasingly dominated by immigrant communities, a Church of England bishop has…

Government and Lifestyle

Further to my comments earlier in the week, the HoL has issued its report. Their lordships are of the opinion that we need more than nudges to make us change our wicked ways. Plans to get people to adopt healthier…

Discrimination?

Kids congregate in groups, it’s a social thing and most of the time it’s quite harmless, though in some cases trouble happens, particularly when either showing off or occasionally because they know they are so well protected by the law…

”Can you tell what it is yet?”

The former leader of a paedophile ring has become the first person to be jailed for making drawings of children being raped. Yes. Drawings. Not actual children, just sketches. Am I the only one to think this is utter madness?…

We don’t need a new Messiah

The Obamas visit Calvin Coolidge High. Pity none of it brushed off on him. It was Calvin Coolidge’s birthday also: Coolidge’s legacy, regrettably unknown or forgotten by most, is a paradigm of conservatism that can serve as a valuable guidepost…

Budget Crisis? What Budget Crisis?

Hundreds of thousands of families are to be visited by travel advisers who will tell them to stop driving their cars. Armed with bus timetables and cycle route maps, they will knock on doors and lecture on the need for…

Blackout

The Health and safety lobby are about to clash with the recession, in that a lot of councils have decided to switch their street lights off after midnight to save money. Cue, strong language about the probable carnage on our…