(John Hinderaker) In New Hampshire, Scott Brown has pulled into a statistical dead heat with incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen. Brown is not a staunch conservative on every issue; if he were, he would not be competitive in purple New Hampshire. Show More Summary
This week’s issue of the Spectator takes a close look at Europe. Nicholas Farrell focuses on the terminal decline of Italy, and asks whether anything can be done to stop… Continue reading The post Podcast: Europe, counties and hipsters appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
As someone who believes that a Labour government would be a calamity for Britain, I ought not to mind the recent fuss about NHS Wales. Yes, it is a… Continue reading The post The NHS Wales disaster vindicates Tony Blair, not David Cameron appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
English NHS ambulance services are spending twice as much on private ambulances than they were in 2012, according to Labour, while response-times have lengthened and ambulance staff appear increasingly disgruntled. So… Continue reading The post NHS ambulance trouble is more complex than miserly Tories and NHS privatisation appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how the upheaval in Libya and the Euro Bond debate will effect the markets. Then we’ll ask Francis when the next recession will hit, and oh yeah, Brad and [...]
LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Republicans are conflating crises as if there's an ISIS terrorist with Ebola at the Border. Lowry and Shrum debate if hitting-the-panic button can work in November and if Dems can counter with good economic news and GOP voter obstruction. Show More Summary
In which our intrepid correspondent smashes up two frightening calendar events. Now read this:Koran-Burning Pastor Wears ‘Nuke ISIS’ Shirt To Court (Oct 9, 2014) Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Falsely Claims ‘At Least’ 10 ISIS Fighters Apprehended On Texas Border (Oct 9, 2014) Ebola Patient’s Mourning Newphew Compains Of Unfair Treatment (Oct 9, 2014) U.S. To [...]
In this week’s issue, Fraser Nelson and Nick Cohen examine how police are using the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (Ripa) to run wild in the public’s mobile phone records. Like… Continue reading The post Podcast: police phone hacking, Lib Dem tactics and vicious dogs appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Let's focus on making judicious use of the 5th Amendment.
In which our intrepid correspondent is able to dig out some funny from a very serious subject.
Normally, the last party conference season before an election clarifies matters. But, so far, this one has not. Instead, it has merely compounded the factors that make the next election… Continue reading The post The Lib Dems are the winners of conference season (and they haven’t even held theirs yet) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Why is everyone obsessed with taking naked photos of themselves? From celebrities to politicians, people can’t seem to stop taking explicit ‘selfies’. It’s the ultimate expression of our increasingly puerile… Continue reading The post Podcast: naked selfies, happy Tories and divorced Catholics appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(John Hinderaker) Tonight we recorded a special edition of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience: an interview with Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden. McFadden is challenging Al Franken in Minnesota. This morning he and Franken had their first debate of the campaign, in Duluth. Show More Summary
Breitbart News was able to secure through direct URLs the past two Friday Khutbahs (sermons) preached at the ISGOC (Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City), which are believed to have been deleted off of the Mosque’s website shortly after Islamic radical Alton Nolen beheaded an innocent woman at his workplace. Show More Summary
Back in the days when albums were an important way of communicating with the public, the American States Rights Party decided to release an album teaching us whites the true way, i.e., that Jews are a horror threatening white America. I think released in 1961, some call this the most repulsive record ever. And, well, […]
(John Hinderaker) Last night Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 74 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. No guests this week, just Brian and I riffing on the most controversial news stories of the day. If you haven’t listened to our podcasts until now, you may want to give it a try. Show More Summary
How will Cameron be remembered in years to come? As a steady-as-she-goes pragmatist or a radical reformer? In actual fact, he’s both. No modern Tory leader has been so good… Continue reading The post Podcast: Cameron the radical, animal welfare and student sex appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The past week was filled with officials coming before members of Congress to sell President Barack Obama’s strategy for escalating war in Iraq and Syria. It worked. Congress approved the arming and training of rebel forces in Syria to fight ISIS. Show More Summary
In which our intrepid correspondent feels bad for his smart phone being wielded by such a dumb user. Now read this:Woman Falls Asleep On Charging iPhone And Is Severely Burned (Aug 26, 2014) TV Crew Tests App Identifying ‘Sketchy’ Neighborhoods And Is Promptly Robbed (Aug 10, 2014) President Obama To Sign Bill Unlocking Cellphones (Jul [...]
Scotland goes to the polls today, but whichever way the vote goes, it’s clear who lost the campaign: ‘No’ was outsmarted at every stage of the referendum battle. But how… Continue reading The post Podcast: Campaign errors, Scotland turns its back and Anglican wars over women bishops appeared first on Spectator Blogs.