Monthly Archives: January 2021

Putting the Cart Before the Horse

I keep hearing that the point of the current UK  lockdowns is to “protect the National Health Service.” The worry seems to be that hospitals will be flooded with Covid patients, and unable to cope. I can’t help but think … Continue reading

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Things I Don’t Believe In

I’m ignoring the news. It’s all too awful. I don’t want to know. I don’t believe most of it anyway. Instead I’ve started listing a few Things I Don’t Believe In. Global Warming was top of the list. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Saddest Inauguration Ever

It’s going to be horrible to watch. https://www.ft.com/content/94db9b9b-243b-4ce8-9e10-452fadc523ec In a couple of days Joe Biden is going to be inaugurated as US president, with 25,000 troops surrounding the capitol, plus fences and barbed wire. They won’t be there to protect … Continue reading

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Boosted By Bans

I was listening today to conservative Mark Levin’s Audio Rewind, and noticed an interesting contrast. He started out complaining about how conservative voices like his were increasingly being excluded from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms. And then he went … Continue reading

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No Context

Right now, as I write, it’s 3 pm GMT 15 January 2021. The date is under the title of this piece. So anyone reading this tomorrow will know that I was writing this yesterday. And anyone reading this a week … Continue reading

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Stop The Steal

https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/01/11/facebook-blacklists-all-content-mentioning-stop-the-steal/ Facebook has announced that it will remove all content that mentions “Stop the Steal,” a phrase in reference to the 2020 U.S. presidential election that is popular among supporters of President Donald Trump. I can’t think of something more … Continue reading

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Mad Medical Tyranny

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13702291/pubs-set-to-stay-shut-for-five-months/ PUBS are set to be shut for FIVE MONTHS with Boris Johnson looking at extending the national lockdown. Thirsty Brits were today dealt another blow when it was revealed punters may not be back in pubs until May. Brits … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Police State

Nigel Farage Brexit leader Nigel Farage warned that lockdowns in the United Kingdom are pushing the country into a full-on police state, predicting that the battle to regain individual liberty will be a tougher struggle than leaving the European Union. … Continue reading

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Coming from the Wrong Side of Town

Why is Donald Trump such a divisive figure? Why do some people hate him? And why,, conversely, do some people love him? No other presiident in recent history seems to have attracted a similar reception. My answer, for a long … Continue reading

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The Once And Future King

We’re watching a passion play. Perhaps the single defining myth of the Western world is that of the good man from the wrong side of town who gathered around him a set of followers, mostly ordinary people. and who spoke … Continue reading

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