Humour

The Brexit Memorial Home

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A little Friday afternoon fun: The Brexit Memorial Home (with apologies to Roger Waters) Take all your overgrown infants away somewhere And build them a home, a little place of their own The Brexit Memorial Home for Incurable Remainers and Lords They can appear to themselves every day On closed circuit TV To make sure they’re […]

Humour

The ‘Fuck Off and Die’ list

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The title explains it all, really. Who should be on it? The following is hardly definitive, but it’s a start. Add who you want in the comments.   THE FUCK OFF AND DIE LIST In no particular order Corbyn’s Labour (obvious, yes, but we can hardly leave them out) May’s Conservatives Hillary, Bernie, and the […]

Feminism

Self-confessed shallow woman suddenly knows what’s good for all women after taking up running

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Some born-again runner called Helen Croydon is acting like most born-again types do: It might seem like an odd coupling: the glamorous, glossy, raunchy Rita Ora, rarely seen in a photograph without brows, lashes and lips painted to perfection; and… football. The singer and TV talent show judge is backing a campaign with UEFA to get more […]

Commies

What a mistake-a to make-a

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I don’t think it’s well-known that the Germans could have crushed the Russian Bolshevik government in its early days, but chose not to. The Bolsheviks had a tentative grip on power, and Russia was in chaos. The Germans debated whether to go in to Moscow and St. Petersburg and remove Lenin and his cronies. In […]

Commies

The Death of Stalin review

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Watched The Death of Stalin tonight. I broadly agree with Peter Hitchens’ view that it’s disgusting that the left thinks this is a suitable topic to have a giggle about. The historical errors niggled at me. And I hesitate to say anything positive about something that involves that creep David Schneider. But despite all that, […]

Racism

Angry old men with pink cheeks

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Leftist reasoning in action: Political journalist, Adam Bienkov, fired back saying there was no “disadvantage to being an angry old man with pink cheeks”. He tweeted: “No ‘gammon’ is not a racial slur. “Nobody has ever been abused in the street, denied service or threatened with deportation because they’re an angry old white man with […]

Politicians

The Conservative Retrogression conference

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Terribly disappointed to learn that we’ve all just missed an amazing conference called Conservative Renaissance, run by an optimistic group called Conservative Progress. There were ten speakers featured, and guess how many were Conservative politicians? Two? Three? Don’t tell me four? No! Ten! All ten were Tory politicians. All speaking on the record. Can you […]

Free speech

Expanding the ‘approved beliefs’ sphere a tiny bit

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There’s a New York Times article by Bari Weiss about the so-called ‘intellectual dark web’ — ie. intellectuals saying perfectly reasonable things that would have been regarded as normal ten years ago, before the screaming campus garbage babies took over — that’s got a lot of attention recently (attention meaning the left having another ‘fainting […]