If Nazi Symbols Are Banned Then Why Not The Hammer And Sickle?

A useful little test of logical consistency here. If it is true that Nazi symbols and memorabilia should be banned then why shouldn't the Hammer and Sickle also be banned? If it is true that the Nazi stuff should...

Jacinda Ardern’s Proof Of The Difference Between Truth And Honour

Jacinda Ardern is that new Prime Minister over in New Zealand. You know, the one who was asked whether she was going to have children - to much outrage from the assembled bien pensants - and then started preparing...

The IPPR Insists That A Fairer Britain Requires Abolishing Corporation Tax

This must be what they mean in this new report of theirs, the IPPR is insisting that we've got to abolish corporation tax in order to create a fairer Britain. Yes, this must be so - for surely they've...

There’s a Simple Solution to Ireland’s Brexit Border Problem – We Lie

There always was going to be some blowback for what we English have done to Ireland over the centuries and here it is over Brexit. Either the kingdom becomes un-united over customs, the law and regulation – the 6...

Hydra of Labour: Is Russia the beginning of the end for Corbyn?

So there we have it, we finally know what it’ll take for Labour back-benchers to move on Corbyn. They’ve drawn a line in the sand and now they’ll brace for the inevitable consequences of breaking hive rules. Corbyn’s historic...

Does the Tory establishment fear that Rees-Mogg is their Corbyn?

It’s clear that the wet Tory establishment is not keen on Jacob Rees-Mogg. On the surface that appears to be because he holds robust views that are at odds with theirs: he’s an actual Conservative, and they are, of...

The Terrible Truth About The British Establishment

That Britain has an establishment is pretty obvious. But which one it is that rules the country is not quite as all too many seem to think it is. Which is why this particular line in The Guardian amuses: Is...

Labour’s Early Day Motion Supporting Theresa May Over Skripal

True, it's some on the Labour backbenches supporting and signing up to an EDM in support of Theresa May. But then they're doing so because they really don't support Corbyn and what he's saying about all this. There's even talk...

If You Only Have One Right-Wing Friend…

It means all the others have given up on you. To find out whether it's true, ask yourself whether the last guy standing used to be a good friend. If he was, it's likely he's the last man standing because he...

California’s Three State Idea Is The Wrong Solution – Just Like The Euro In...

There's long been an idea that California is simply too large to remain as an individual and the one state. Instead it should be split up into smaller and more manageable units. The basic thought being that Federalism works,...

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Vince Cable Spouts Drivel

Sadly, we should in fact expect better from Vince Cable than this. He was professionally trained as an economist after all, actually worked as...