Deprive us of free speech and you turn us into animals

Here’s a magic spell for turning a human being into an animal: silence the person, constrict his vocabulary and strip him of speech. When you shut down speech you turn human beings into animals. Kanzi,...

Jesus was no Marxist

You’ve got to hand it to him. Anyone else and 100million deaths as a result of attempting to implement your ideas would consign you to the gulag of history. But not dogged old Karl...

Reader’s comment: Out will never happen

In response to Andrew Cadman: Brexit: A Tory Morality Tale, Ravenscar wrote: ‘A Corbyn government may bring forth real horrors, but it is surely a price worth paying for the destruction of a party whose continued existence...

Reader’s comment: Hypocrisy of our liberal media

In response to Kathy Gyngell: The wretched unmarried state we’re in – and why the Leftie Tories won’t change a thing, Colkitto03 wrote: In a royal wedding week, the hypocrisy of our liberal media is...

The wretched unmarried state we’re in – and why the Leftie Tories won’t change...

Why are we so ashamed to make the modern case for marriage, the Telegraph asked this week. Since we can no longer accuse marriage of being a ‘patriarchal’ (witness #MeToo Meghan and the institution’s new...

Trump’s progressive enemies are his secret weapon

One thing you can count on with progressives: give them enough time and eventually they will shoot themselves in the foot. Over the top is too often their default setting. In a recent article in...

Brexit: A Tory Morality Tale

Why don’t they just DO something? Where are the letters to the ’22? Where are the resignations over May’s utter capitulation? Why must this agony continue for a second longer? Why-don’t-they-do-just-something? Anything? Because that is how the Tory Party...

Jon Snow, the millionaire hypocrite in silly socks

I wonder why Jon Snow didn’t volunteer to take a pay cut earlier? What was that slogan his Labour friends kept repeating: Tax cuts for millionaires? What a hypocrite. He’s not sitting on a fortune of...

Reader’s comment: He has our unconditional gratitude

In response to Jane Kelly: Professor Peterson and a rare outbreak of common sense at the Oxford Union, Peter Evans wrote: Peterson is hard to fault with his argument about the primacy of the sovereignty...

Reader’s comment: Cheers for that

In response to The Laura Perrins interview: The referendum was held to save the Tory Party, not the nation, says Peter Hitchens, aintnolibtard wrote: I guess I'd better go and buy some champagne then!