Wednesday, November 25, 2020

We’re on the fast track to fascism

THERE is a deep irony to the government's determined search for Covid-19 cases to justify ever more lockdown: the more people it manages to...

Brexit Watch: The great sell-out is at hand

IT’S been reported that after the Cummings sacking the EU were hardening their demands in the Brexit ‘talks’ – hardly surprising, as Johnson’s dismissal of...

Otto and Lotte, a Nazi love story

The Ratline by Philippe Sands; Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £20.00 (£14.93 at Amazon)AUSTRIAN art lover Charlotte ‘Lotte’ Wachter was an avid tourist; in 1939, captivated...

Who’ll fight back against the liberal locusts?

AS Nigel Farage says: https://twitter.com/Nigel_Farage/status/1329122765572608003 Indeed. To the bafflement and consternation of a great many and with Brexit still unresolved, the Johnson government has ‘reset’ itself...

Off the Beaten Tracks: Cooder’s Story, Part 3

LAST week I wrote in glowing terms about the band 10,000 Maniacs and their album In My Tribe. A few hours after publication I was surprised...

Pick of our readers’ comments: Christianity is in for the fight of its life

IN response to John Musgrave: Sing, pray and be of good cheer, Not-so-polished Corner wrote: Thank you for this, it is much needed – and particularly...

Daily News Digest

NEWS Sage considering Covid ‘passports’ for those who have jab The government’s scientific advisers are divided on the idea of issuing 'Covid passports' to people who...

Covid deals under the microscope

ONE of the many dodgy aspects of the Covid hype is steadily coming to light: the procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other...

What would wartime Britons make of this surrender to the virus tyrants?

I WONDER whether any of the silly people who praised Britain’s ‘wartime spirit’ during the first ‘lockdown’ have personally known a survivor of the...

Sing, pray and be of good cheer

THE Feast of Christ the King today heralds one of the strangest Advents amidst the confusion of our times. Advent starts on November 29...