Wednesday, December 2, 2020

At last, hope of a real Tory mutiny over Covid restrictions

FRASER Nelson in the Telegraph reports that the Covid Recovery Group of Conservative MPs is now as many as 100 strong and enjoying increasing clout with...

When Eton goes woke, what is left?

WHEN revolutions exploded across Europe in early 1848, Metternich, the conservative foreign minister of Austria, is reputed to have said: ‘We had planned for...

When ‘cultural appropriation’ is hard to swallow

McDONALD’S has been accused of ‘cultural appropriation’ after putting a jerk chicken sandwich on its Christmas menu.  Jerk chicken – which is sweet, spicy and...

Outlawing of the British Resistance

THE language is always militaristic. It’s a war, it’s a battle, it’s a fight to defeat the virus. But the war is against the...

Notes from the sticks: Marvellous murmurations

I THINK our spirits need lifting this week – mine certainly do. So here is one of the most incredible sights in nature, and...

Electric spaghetti in Cable Street: The madness of Boris’s ‘green’ car scheme

BORIS Johnson’s plan to ban new diesel and petrol cars from 2030 to make us all drive electric models was brilliantly demolished by Ewen Stewart...

Who’ll save us from Nero Johnson?

AFTER the recurring rhetoric of late – that of Boris Johnson ‘fiddling while Rome burns’ – I decided to watch the 1951 Robert Taylor...

Boris’s cruel Christmas pantomime

ANYONE who in the past 20 years has worked in an office, attended a secondary school or been through university is familiar with the first...

We must resist these sinister new state controls

THIS year has witnessed the most rapid accumulation of state power in the UK since wartime. In the pursuit of its pandemic-controlling agenda the...

The new Dust Bowl that even the BBC blames on green climate policies

IN HIS novel The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck wrote about the US Dust Bowl of the 1930s and how families were driven off the...