Tag Archive | liberty

Trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty

An adage that we seem to have forgotten, on both sides of the Atlantic….

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Is it possible to agree with both Hitchens brothers?

Today being a bit of a slow news day election-wise, by the look of the front pages of the Telegraph…. ….and The Groan…. I would like to draw your attention to two newly added quotations from the brothers Hitchens in my sidebar (down there, on the right somewhere). I am putting together a more detailed […]

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More of this sort of thing, please

Ripper! There is too much law in Britain if even the professionals can’t have it at their fingertips. I guess the criminals were having a day off.

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Gone but not forgotten

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Death rattle of (a) theocracy

The more they raise the stakes, the the more inevitable their destruction.

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Pinafore your thoughts

Yes, I know. Mark Thomas is completely hatstand most of the time, but he and I do stand shoulder to shoulder on the question of freedom of assembly. Here is his take on plod’s new £9m domestic extremist tracking programme….

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Tomorrow belongs to them

Yesterday, in case any of you missed it (and judging by the almost blanket non-coverage, with a few honourable exceptions, most of you did), was the first day of the new, post-democratic Britain, they day which gave birth to the new European super state. I remember, in my research for a university essay I wrote […]

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