Brexit

Some news items of interest

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Catching up with some news items I’ve meaning to bring you. Accusation that five members of Joe Biden’s family have benefited through him: one particular politician — Joe Biden — emerges as the king of the sweetheart deal, with no less than five family members benefiting from his largesse, favorable access and powerful position for […]

Environment

Australian bushfires

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A friend of mine who is a major science Professor in Australia wrote this about the bushfires in an email to me recently: Largely due to extended drought and inability to carry out fuel reduction burns in winter due to a number of reasons. Lack of investment at state and federal level into fire filters […]

Environment

Quote of the Day

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From formertory in the comments: I know nothing of Messrs Momoa and Pratt (but I did watch GoT and so Khal Drogo) but I like to think I can generally spot a possible scam. So, to my eternal shame, I admit to Googling “Jason Momoa Chris Pratt friends”.   Lots of photographs of two bosom […]

Environment

Can it, Momoa

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Jason Momoa, who played Aquaman, and Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, is the actor who first started the pile-on against Chris Pratt for drinking from a plastic water bottle. Is he a good guy? Hollywood, the greens and the leftists seem to think he’s a hero because he’s a full-on environmental and climate change […]

Environment

We like how your story pushes our narrative, Mr Journalist. Here, have a large sum of cash

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Here’s something you may not have seen, but you won’t be in the least bit surprised about: BBC journalist Matt McGrath has received the 1st Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication, established by the BBVA Foundation to recognize the work of professionals and organizations in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and […]

Culture

Boys don’t cry

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So my son said they were shown Greta Thunberg videos at his school the other day. I asked him what the reaction was. He said, ‘Nobody gives a stuff. Nobody cares about what she’s saying. We were all just making fun of her’. This cheered me up greatly. He didn’t say that because I’ve forewarned […]

Environment

This is how popular net zero is

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Watch this section of Sajid Javid’s speech at the Conservative Party conference. He’s about to get some applause for expressing his wish for Manchester to elect a Tory mayor. Although this is clearly an unrealistic desire, he still gets applause, because this is a Tory conference, and they’re applauding everything. But then he starts talking […]

Environment

Extinction is what they want to do to non-Greens

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Extinction Rebellion get one thing right: Extinction Rebellion cause nationwide chaos – but claim they aren’t anarchists This is true. They aren’t anarchists. They’re hard-left statists. They’re causing anarchy temporarily so they can get a quasi-religious iron grip upon the country. They’re about as anarchic as Mao. Social media

Culture

Modern life is rubbish

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More sub-Guardian garbage from the Telegraph women’s section: We need consistency across the board. The same plastic, foil and clingfilm regulations must be applicable in every council area, to put an end to the current confusion. The issue of recycling isn’t going to go away – quite the reverse – and that means we need […]