Tag Archives: Politics

Killjoy Moral Crusaders

Taking :Liberties: A leading Labour-run council has banned staff from smoking at their desks if they are working from home, in what campaigners say is an emerging “moral crusade” by local authorities against tobacco lovers. Hammersmith and Fulham council, which … Continue reading

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Trump Will Win

I’m not a betting man, but back in 2016 I placed a bet that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election. I won, and my only regret was that I didn’t place the bet a bit earlier, when I … Continue reading

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Fast Food

Tucker Carlson (57.05): If you start to think that it’s okay to inflict group punishment on groups, isn’t that the whole lesson of the twentieth century that that’s wrong, that that’s a cul-de-sac that ends in bloodshed? Of course he … Continue reading

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Cowed and Frit

  I read yesterday somewhere: Face coverings will be compulsory in England’s shops, Matt Hancock announces James Delingpole responds: It’s so obvious why forcing us to wear masks is a bad thing that I really shouldn’t need to spell it … Continue reading

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Yet Another Attempt to get rid of Donald Trump

I’ve been trying to understand what’s happening in the USA. Rush Limbaugh: RUSH: We’re smack-dab here in the middle of a revolution. We’re in a cultural war, a cultural civil war. And I’ve made the point here that it is … Continue reading

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State Political Control

Guardian: Consumers in England may be asked to check in when they arrive at pubs and restaurants, as part of the the government’s plan for reopening the hospitality sector, Matt Hancock has said… Asked about reports that ministers are considering … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms

We had the first thunderstorm of the year in Herefordshire yesterday, and I found myself wondering if this was supposed to be evidence of  a “climate crisis” or even a “climate emergency”: in January 2020 issue of the scientific journal … Continue reading

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Political Volcanoes

James Delingpole asks: how much time needs to elapse before a historical crime is considered expiated? Should the Italian government be paying Britain reparations for the indignities its legions and slave-keeping elite inflicted on our people from 55BC to 388AD? The … Continue reading

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Democrat Self-Destruction

As best I understand confused US politics right now, the Democrats are busy destroying themselves as they become more and more radical, and pursue madcap schemes like  de-funding the police. How many Americans are likely to support that? Hardly any. … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Climate Alarmism

It seems that the global reduction in economic activity over the past few months due to Covid=19 has had little or no effect on atmospheric CO2 levels. Jo Nova: Humans do Ultimate Paris Lockdown, CO2 hits record high anyway The new … Continue reading

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