So Much For Free Speech...
November 01, 2014
On 1 September Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi lost his final appeal. Convicted of insulting Islam, he will serve 10 years in prison and receive 1,000 lashes.
I’m guessing I do 10 things a day that insult Islam. Bacon sandwiches, vodka shots, shouting ‘Islam isn’t true’. Then I have breakfast.
Carry On Jihading?
September 03, 2014
David Cameron has announced he is considering plans to take passports away from UK nationals suspected of being involved in ‘terror acts’ or, as the tabloids would have it, ‘jihad’.
Now, if you’ll forgive my blistering ignorance, I think those suspected of violent acts of terror belong in a courtroom in front of a judge, not being forced to ‘Carry On Jihading’.
No More Austerity!
June 23, 2014
Today in Britain, the seventh largest economy in the world, one in three of the population is living in poverty and more than half a million are reliant on foodbanks. The wealth of the rich keeps growing – a trend that will continue as the state sector is dismantled and sold off to private companies.
The BBC Having Clegg and Farage Debate Immigration is a Bad-Taste Joke
March 31, 2014
Good news from the BBC: a generation raised on the Muppets can look forward to a wave of nostalgia on 2 April as Britain’s leading Statler and Waldorf impersonators are brought to our screens to spend a whole hour talking absolute nonsense.