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Supermarkets and Equal Pay

Everyone likes to be able to say "I told you so" once in a while, so here's an interesting report from the BBC's business editor, Kamal Ahmed, which highlights the issue of equal pay in the supermarket sector. Which I wrote about months ago, of course. Show More Summary

Politics of Health Care

Philip Colins spells out a number of awkward home truths in tho article for The Times about the politics of the NHS. For years everyone has talked a great game about putting patients in the driving seat when it comes to health care services,...Show More Summary

Worth Fighting For

James Bloodworth writing in The Independent sets out a strong case for stepping up support for the Kurdish fighters who are battling the Un-Islamic State in northern Syria and Iraq. A point that James refers to which I have read about...Show More Summary

A double strength headache for Miliband

Johann Lamont and Tony Blair don’t have much in common. But they are both causing Ed Miliband trouble this morning.   I suspect that those close to Miliband are relieved… Continue reading The post A double strength headache for Miliband appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

The Spectator at war: Attempts at invasion

From The Spectator, 24 October 1914: Time being against her, a condition of stalemate on her frontiers is a hopeless business for Germany. Invasion, then, is a logical necessity. It is… Continue reading The post The Spectator at war: Attempts at invasion appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Fox News and Bill O'Reilly Keep Having Pastor Who Says Obama is "Paving the Way for the Future Reign of the Antichrist" as Guest

The First Baptist Church in downtown Dallas is a major institution within the Southern Baptist faith, long powerful and influential. Its senior pastor, Robert Jeffress, made headlines in 2007 with a Sunday sermon calling Willard Romney...Show More Summary

Newcastle and Charlestown by-elections live

Live coverage of counting in the Newcastle and Charlestown state by-elections.

Democrat on Nikki Haley: “We’re Gonna Escort Whore Out the Door”

It’s clearly a brain freeze, but if a Republican had said it about a female Democrat, they’d be screeching in fauxtrage. So watch it and laugh. Skip to 1:00 if you’re in a hurry. I can’t embed it because it’s one of these retarded auto-start videos, and what’s more you have to sit there 10 […]

Meet Wendy Sherman, architect of appeasement disasters in nuclear negotiations with North Korea and Iran

The Pentagon says North Korea probably now has ICBM nuclear warheads. The person who was in charge of negotiations to prevent that now leads our negotiating team supposedly preventing the mullahs from getting nukes.


It seems hard to believe but a doctor who returned from Guinea after working with Ebola patients decided the best thing to do was to go out in public. On a packed subway. Seems like he's a good guy with bad ideas. Soooo, not the doctor I'll be going to any time soon. You?

Israel and the West's Submission to Islam

Unable to contend with Islam’s massive penetration of the continent, or to deal effectively and morally with its barbaric warfare against peoples in the Middle East.

'Land' Slide Preferable: We'll Be Happy with a Terri Lynn Land Win!

While Detroit is a liberal disaster, the rest of Michigan is pretty awesome. Let's keep it that way.

Monica's Back!

Sex is really not the important element of the Lewinsky/Clinton entanglement -- it's the absence of shame.

Election Day fairy tale shows who really wields power in Illinois

With Republican Bruce Rauner surging in the final days to make his race with incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn virtually even, it's obvious what some of you are thinking.

Flashback: When Presidents Respected the Constitution

One president in particular, and a leading light for conservatives.

The Left and the Distortion of History

What is so nefarious about today's educational system is that teachers do not even realize they are the purveyors of the distortions, myths, and lies that are destroying the greatest economic and political system ever created by man...

Friday Night Music

Another version of Big Star’s Thirteen, this time from The Posies. Magic.

Tribune choices for races in the collar counties

The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested countywide races in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.

Sun-Times needs more sunshine on recent troubling story

I was hesitant to write about recent developments at the Sun-Times — the biggest story in my little world last week — until seemingly hundreds of readers insisted I do so.

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