Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Plague on Both Their Houses

By accident I happened to be listening to PM on Radio 4 yesterday when the story broke about the spat between Alan Johnson and Professor David Nutt, who has just been dismissed as chairman of the Advisory Council on the … Continue reading

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Social Engineering

A few days ago I read on the Devil’s Kitchen:   Labour threw open Britain’s borders to mass immigration to help socially engineer a more multicultural country, a former Government adviser has revealed.   The huge increases in migrants over … Continue reading

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The Coming Collapse of Confidence

Over the past few years I’ve been changing my mind about a lot of things. So much so that I’m beginning to wonder what on earth it was that I thought 5 years ago.   I didn’t really have any … Continue reading

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The Emerging One-Party State

I’ve been cheered  to learn that, since the Irish smoking ban came into effect, the percentage of Irish smokers has risen from 29% to 33%.    Prof Luke Clancy, a respiratory consultant and director general of the Research Institute for … Continue reading

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My Head In The Stocks

I used to be a Lib Dem voter. I voted Lib Dem because I regarded myself as a liberal in almost every sense of the word. But when 95% of Lib Dem MPs illiberally voted for a complete smoking ban, … Continue reading

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The Griffin Aftermath

I didn’t watch Question Time last night. I don’t have a television. But I’ve heard excerpts on the radio. And I’ve been reading the blog comments. One that struck me forcibly came in response to Peter Hoskin of the Spectator … Continue reading

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The Griffin Aftermath

I didn’t watch Question Time last night. I don’t have a television. But I’ve heard excerpts on the radio. And I’ve been reading the blog comments. One that struck me forcibly came in response to Peter Hoskin of the Spectator … Continue reading

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