Following the tragic and wasteful death on Monday of Venezuelan hunger-striker, Franklin Brito, his family issued a statement which this blog would like to see publicly branded on the foreheads of Messrs Chomsky, Pilger, Stone and Penn. It follows in full…. It is with immense sorrow that we inform the Venezuelan people and the world of […]
Today this blog would like to tell you about Franklin Brito, someone whose name most of you will almost certainly have never heard. For those who are unfamiliar with Brito’s story, he had a productive livestock farm in Venezuela until a certain Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías decided to “expropriate” it, declaring property rights to be […]
Don’t know about you lot but this blog had a whole pile of fun…. ….but it was that veteran hogger of the limelight and burster of pompisity’s bubble, Old Holborn, who ran away with the laurels…. ….and managed to get almost an entire piece in The Groan to himself. Honourable mention for services to sanity […]
Hate crimes complaints, I learned, are like hydras: attempt to chop up one and you find yourself facing two. Douglas Murray James Delingpole has also incurred the righteous ire of the Diversity Police this week.
This blog really likes this little gem from the English Democrats. English Democrats have submitted the following questions to be answered by the BBC by the end of September 2010 under Section 65 of the Race Relations Act. To a BBC Board Member:- A. Do you accept that “English” is a protected group (“racial group”) […]
A fine and rigorously argued post by John Ward over at The Slog challenges the latest incarnation of left wing Utopian orthdoxy, The Spirit Level. Going back over a hundred years before the CIA was ever imagined, Jeremy Bentham proposed – without the benefit of any data – exactly that truthful empiricism of balance: ‘the […]
If yesterday’s hagiography wasn’t enough to convince you that Ed Balls is the only candidate for the Labour leadership who will guarantee that they stop bothering us for the next twenty years, surely this ringing endorsement from Gorgeous George Galloway will tip the balance in his favour. Welcome backing from Britain’s leading Press TV Presenter: […]