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    Yes, Greta, People are Dying & You & Your Friends are Killing Them

    When climate scold Greta Thunberg screeched at the UN that “people are dying!”, she was barely half-right. Yes, people are dying, and they are dying because of climate change. But they are not dying because of global warming, and they are not dying...

    Reflections on the UK: Part Two

    By David Theobald Thanks to a six-hour stopover in the Cathay Lounge in Hong Kong at our request David has penned a few more words, as a follow up to his David Farraresque travel blog from the UK.

    Reflections on the UK

    By David Theobald Right! Starting the long journey home and my trip to the UK is done and dusted. Currently in the Cathay Lounge at Heathrow from where I will post this. The main point of the trip was to visit friends, many...

    Jihadi of the Year

    As I wrote, way back, “finding moderate Muslims often seems like hunting Snarks: the maps are blank, and harmless Snarks sometimes turn out to be deadly Boojums…Too often a telegenic Muslim turns out to be not so, well, moderate”. Well, it’s time to reset that clock,...

    Boris Johnson’s Supreme Court Defeat 2: ‘Restore Parliament to its Rightful Place’

    In the previous post, the BFD covered Charles Day’s argument that the UK Supreme Court’s decision is “a constitutional outrage”. In this second instalment, James Kirkup offers an opposing view. Yes, this a political setback for Johnson, but, Kirkup argues, it is hardly...

    Boris Johnson’s Supreme Court Defeat 1: “A Constitutional Outrage”

    The UK Supreme Court’s decision to overrule PM Boris Johnson’s attempt to prorogue Parliament over Brexit is sending shockwaves through British politics. Some commentators are arguing that it’s an outrageous usurpation of power by an unelected judiciary; others that it, in fact, restores the central principle of...

    Johnson, Trump & Farage — Lather, Rinse & Repeat If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video to share send it to [email protected]

    Tommy Robinson Has Been Released From Prison!

    Wednesday Nightcap

    Ireland will be “completely screwed” in the event of a no-deal Brexit which Professor Simon Heffer warns would bring with it financial instability. No-deal Brexit would ‘completely screw’ Ireland’s jobs and growth