democracy

Brexit Chaos? I Blame Henry VIII

Considering the Brexit question yet again, I listen to various MPs talk about the increasing likelihood that we’ll crash out of Europe. They say this sorrowfully, as if to convey that they regret the disaster this would be, but what can they do? The problem is, they say, that there’s …

Are the Women’s Marches More Sign Than Substance?

When the Tories were voted into power in 2015, thousands of angry lefties took to the streets to protest David Cameron and his government. When Britain voted for Brexit, Remainers marched again in anger and in heartbreak. When Donald Trump was elected — and when he was sworn in, and …

Make Yourself Impossible to Ignore

Have you ever noticed that the most vocal proponents of ‘freedom of speech’ are also often the most obnoxious humans to walk this earth? That Capital C Conservatives and Capital B Bigots like to use ‘freedom of speech’ and ‘everyone’s entitled to their opinion’ to veil their vileness; to mask …