Anyone who would rather live in a Britain run by Ed Miliband and Ed Balls should be dismayed at Carswell’s defection to Ukip. He is an original, intelligent and eloquent… Continue reading The post Douglas Carswell: the rebel with an unclear cause appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
999, what’s your emergency? This time, it’s one right at the heart of the ambulance service, as Mary Wakefield reveals in this week’s Spectator. Paramedics are fleeing and needless calls… Continue reading The post Podcast: Britain’s ambulance crisis, Cameron’s European way and the cultural generation gap appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Folks seem to love to cite the “epidemic” that is black on black crime. But maybe it’s
Today's comic by Matt Bors is Let's Be Cops! Worst comeback try ever: Former Rep. David Rivera (R-FL), "who served in Congress from 2011 to 2013, officially lost his hapless comeback bid Tuesday, falling short in the Republican primary...Show More Summary
Elon is back from Ferguson, Missouri, and he has a few things to share. From breakdowns on national television This space reserved for your ad.
On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello refreshingly complimented Burger King's planned merger with Canadian restaurant chain Tim Hortons as a "very smart business move" that will "save the company money." Costello turned to CNN correspondent...Show More Summary
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is If cops treated bankers the way Ferguson cops treat black people: "Tonight, voters in Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma head to the polls in our penultimate primary night of the year. Arizona will have a...Show More Summary
http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-08-12-iness-gabb.mp3 National Sovereignty or EU Membership: Which is the Least Bad Option? A Lecture given in Bratislava on the 12th August 2014 to the Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS) by Sean Gabb INESS Introduction The Institute of Economic and … Continue reading ?
In June, a flurry of press coverage in Western New York reported on the close relationship between District Attorney William Hochul and local Muslim leader Dr. Khalid Qazi. Vows of mutual respect and support were exchanged between Hochul and Qazi, and so were ceremonial awards. Show More Summary
The Ferguson QuikTrip lies in ruins. Washington Post writer Clinton Yates defended the Ferguson looters and protesters this week for their mass destruction of the St. Louis suburb. NewsBusters reported: Clinton Yates, Washington Post online columnist and commentator for Washington … Continue reading ?
Clinton Yates, Washington Post online columnist and commentator for Washington D.C’s WTOP radio station, decided to wade into the controversy in Ferguson by slamming those who oppose the looting and violence in the wake of Michael Brown’s...Show More Summary
The murder of James Foley by an Isis fighter ‘with a London accent’ has been treated with understandable revulsion. But we shouldn’t be surprised, says Douglas Murray in his cover… Continue reading The post Podcast: Britain’s jihad, the Pope vs the Vatican, and the existence of ‘The One’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
At the moment, Kurdish forces and US air strikes have been launched in Iraq to take control of the Mosul dam from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). President Barack Obama previously announced that air strikes by US military forces would continue, even though the crisis with Yazidi refugees on Mt. Show More Summary
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has extended its hold from eastern Syria into western and northern Iraq, massacring Shi’ites, Christians and Yazidis wherever it can. But can we… Continue reading The post Podcast: Iraq War III, the cult of Richard Dawkins and the moaning middle class appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
What a lowdown dirty campaign trick! Democrat primary voters in Florida have been receiving robo calls from someone purporting to be Charlie Crist taking positions antithetical to the beliefs of most liberals. Obviously this was designed...Show More Summary
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — Kayden’s Law seemed like a “no-brainer” when it was passed in 2012. Named for a 7-year-old girl who was killed in 2011 by a speeding motorist, the law imposed mandatory penalties for anyone not stopping at least 150 feet from a school bus when the...
By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio Missouri voters have taken a brave step. The Show Me state has told the NSA, and local police, that their cell phones and emails deserve the same protections as everything else covered by the 4th Amendment. Plus we talk about campaign finance in Florida, the impact of the end...
In which our intrepid correspondent talks smack about our elected representatives. Yes. Again. Now read this:9 Out Of 10 Disapprove (Aug 7, 2014) House Republicans Admit House Republicans Are Making No Sense With Obama Lawsuit (Aug 1, 2014) Cantor: You Can’t Fire Me, I Quit! (Aug 1, 2014) House Republicans Abandon Their Own Border Bill [...]
By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio The biggest threat to your stuff, particularly cash, is not a burglar or even an identity thief. In the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Eric Boehm explains why civil forfeiture has given police officers a big incentive to take your stuff. Plus we see how the flood of children...
Here comes Boris! After he announced yesterday that he will stand as an MP in 2015, the next Tory leadership fight has just begun. Now that Boris is back in… Continue reading The post Podcast: Boris is back, Baroness Warsi’s resignation and the demise of the ‘nice girl’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.