A requiem for free speech and democracy in the UK

Following the arrest and jailing of activist Paul Golding of Britain First*, the Tommy Robinson saga and its aftermath prove beyond all doubt that the Establishment is utterly out of touch with the fears and aspirations of the British populace or, conversely, holds the public in complete contempt.

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It’s make or break time for the land we all love

I’m an old man in the autumn of his life so the state of our nation shouldn’t overly concern me. I won’t be around to witness its final subjugation because I have ceased making long term plans and my next birthday could be my last. This is not being melodramatic; it’s a fact of life.

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Mosquito story with a sting in the tail….

War can throw up many stories, from the desperately tragic to the incongruously happy. It's a rare one that combines these options, you'd imagine, but here's an example. It also carries a baffling mystery and an astonishing coincidence.... The central character was...

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Loneliness project film makes world headlines

The Loneliness Project is a low budget British film that runs for only three minutes and features two amateur actors but in less than three weeks it has made a world-wide impact attracting millions of viewers and recruiting thousands of volunteer helpers. The brain...

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How did Parliament become the theatre of the absurd?

Has this nation ever been so ill-served by its elected members, its Parliament? Has the House of Commons ever presented such a farcical face in all its momentous history? Those of us who care about such vital aspects of national life are driven to despair. On one hand...

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The Truth and the Facts of NHS “cuts”

Old Joseph Goebells had it right: "Tell a lie big enough and often enough and it will be accepted as the truth." If the old Nazi were alive today he'd see his philosophy being emulated in the daily furore over the NHS.  "It's being deliberately under-funded," is the...

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