Well, I suppose I really ought to write something vaguely connected to the aims of this blog….. The reshuffle furore demonstrated a very good political rule, which is that doing something wrong in the right way scores many more points than doing the right thing the wrong way. A paradox which is important at the…

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So what did happen to the Stakeknife case? Mr. Knife’s lawsuit intended to force the minister responsible to deny that he was a British agent has begun in earnest, although it’s a common mistake to assume that being given leave to go to a judicial review means you’re winning. It’s not normal, though, for one…

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Oh dear….This really is not terribly good. After all, you can be a hard-right gun nut blogger if you want, but saying that “Being right-wing and pro-Bush is the in thing right now. I just hopped on that train.” is tantamount to going around wearing a sheep skin and a sign saying “Human Sheep –…

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Found on a discussion forum… Go placidly amid the noise and waste, And remember what comfort there may be in owning a piece thereof. Avoid quiet and passive persons unless you are in need of sleep. Rotate your tires. Speak glowingly of those greater than yourself, And heed well their advice, even though they be…

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