Category Archives: The War on Stupid

This may seem like a familiar scenario

Some of us were talking about having to do this right here at home now that only ‘authorised’ protests are allowed in Westminster… China Post – Activist holds seconds-long Tiananmen Square protest: A campaigner for Tibetan self-rule unfurled a banner … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

Independent – BNP to use Prophet cartoon in campaign: The British National Party is seeking to exploit controversies involving Muslims in its campaign for local authority elections in May. The extreme right-wing party, which hopes to field 1,000 candidates in … Continue reading

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Think twice before you speak up

BBC – Guantanamo actors held at airport: The actors who star in movie The Road to Guantanamo were questioned by police at Luton airport under anti-terrorism legislation, it has emerged… One of the actors, Rizwan Ahmed, said a police officer … Continue reading

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Brevity

Power Timing ‘Justice’ Explosives Over-compensation ‘Humanity’ Apologist Duck!

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I’m feeling exhausted and frightened

Independent – I invented story about Berlusconi bribe, claims Jowell’s husband: David Mills, the husband of the Secretary of State for Culture, Tessa Jowell, was last night facing a deepening crisis over allegations that he received a bribe from Silvio … Continue reading

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Lest it breed

Observer – Blair’s new laws leave us at the mercy of future tyrants: We have failed to grasp that when we do not protest and demand an end to atrocities committed in our name, something trips in the deep-brain cynicism … Continue reading

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Strange coincidences (#563 in an ongoing series)

ABC News – Bush: Al Qaeda Wanted to Hit West Coast: President Bush outlined details of a thwarted terror plot to attack the tallest building on the West Coast, saying the plot shows the United States faces a threat from … Continue reading

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Martyrs, martyrs everywhere

BBC – Abu Hamza jailed for seven years: Controversial Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of inciting murder and race hate. Abu Hamza, 47, who preached at Finsbury Park Mosque, London, … Continue reading

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Eclectic link dump #21

Independent – Blair in climbdown over education plan to buy off rebel MPs Times – Backbench rebels force climbdown on school reform Mirror – PM’s bid to avoid vote defeat Tch. Where’s that famous Blair arrogance when we need it? … Continue reading

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I demand the immediate arrest of Bob Marshall Andrews

Independent – Rebel ringleader faces Labour plot to oust him from seat: Senior ministers are seeking to punish a leading rebel backbencher following two embarrassing defeats in the Commons this week over the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill… some ministers … Continue reading

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