Author: James Higham

Medicine – from Saul Alinsky to EBM

There is SeanGabb’s view, of course [H/T Revolution Harry]: “Something we should leave substantially alone is the welfare state. The main assumption behind which the Enemy Class justifies its looting of the taxpayers is that any cuts in public spending…

Government and despondency

You saw it, of course, at the Beeb: Election issue? ……………………. It’s 17:51 and I just have to add to this post, on something entirely different. Just went around my blogrolls and was alarmed at the number preparing to pack…

Life mirrors art

Life Mirrors Art is unoriginal but apt … or to mix references, which comes first, the chicken or the egg? Bloggers pick up on trends and post on them. Some pick up trends early, some come to nothing, other trends…

Armistice Day 2011

Quite mixed feelings. On studying the turn of the century times, it becomes clear that the “Great” War was entirely unnecessary, even given all the treaties which set it in motion. On studying the PTB themselves, it’s clear that this…

GdF – EU Politburo

First hat-tipped by Witterings from Witney, the Telegraph bought in and this was an interesting one on the GdF: Spot the odd one out: Greek politicians defenestrate George Papandreou. Italian politicians prepare to defenestrate Silvio Berlusconi. In private, opposite politicians…

England – are you aware of this?

Regarding Cameron’s paper on Global Governance, Ironies Too writes: By the end of yesterday I had seen no other reference to it across the entire UK MSM. This is not something Cameron wants trumpeted across the UK, though he’s duty…

Marriage is one man and one woman

The name which immediately springs to mind is Martin Niemöller. It’s difficult to explain what’s wrong with Featherstone’s move from a scriptural perspective because most people have either not read or have rejected scripture. It’s easier to argue against from…

The problem with site stats

All references in this post to OoL stats are from October 25th to November 2nd, remembering that those actually on November 2nd onwards would not have had time to accumulate properly. I have a jaundiced view about site stats. At…

All Hallows Day reflection

The Forbidden Book (Ooms), Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels The rationale for running this at OoL is that it is concerned with freedom, as will be seen below. It is an appropriate time, at the beginning of the All Hallows…

Corporatism or Them?

The Occupy movement must be dismayed that we all don’t get on down to St Pauls or Wall Street and join the throng [not overnight though – many go home to sleep]. The issue is that we all see a…