Author: James Higham

EU Referendum – let’s wait

Raedwald writes: Devil’s Kitchen and EU referendum are both spot-on about the poor sense in forcing a premature referendum on EU membership; we should work to resist this with all our collective might. Europe is amassing a press and PR…

Reasons to be cheerful

Richard North put up a post about megablogs yesterday and part of it said: On the other hand, organising the independents makes herding cats look like a gentle stroll, while the one recent attempt seems to be going nowhere. The…

NOTW and brotherly love

In posting on the NOTW demise, I focussed on Rebekah Wade who’s got off scot free and pointed to these: http://www.thelastditch.org/lastditch/2011/07/our-enemies-are-circling.html http://autonomousmind.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/the-real-reason-for-the-guardian-bbc-assault-on-news-international/ http://autonomousmind.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/a-case-in-point/ … which produced a reaction from Cherry Pie: Everyone needs to forget about left and right it…

The Il-logic of the Greenies

There’s a real dilemma with this climate change business. I’d like to discuss an article you can read here, complete with pictures of dying trees, not for what it says about climate change but concerning the political mindset of the…

Astounding blindness of the left

One thing which causes much stress is when someone who comes out with something so diametrically opposite the actual state of affairs, something we’d usually give a right old bollocking to, is actually a person we personally like, she’s a…

Is street action efficacious?

The supposedly out of control riots: Spokesman Justin Karasick said the hospital had tended to four stabbings, eight head wounds, and four or five lacerations by late evening. As well, another 30 to 40 people were treated at the General…

Incompetence or criminal negligence?

An interesting issue, these floods and one which starkly illustrates the conservative, left-liberal divide. First the facts, as stated by both sides: Some sixty years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began the process of taming the Missouri…

President Bachmann?

Never underestimate the power of a pretty woman to divide and [sometimes] conquer. Segie was a case in point. The greatest barriers to a woman getting to the N1 spot include: 1. Perception as a lightweight. This is not helped…

Orphans of Liberty down

From last evening until this morning, Orphans was experiencing problems. It began with a refusal to allow even us into pages without the appropriate certificate and then this morning just crashed. We have started up a parallel or back-up site…