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The Coalition’s Theatre of Cruelty

  • October 02, 2013
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Even amongst the strange collection of reactionary gargoyles in the Coalition, ‘Communities Minister’ Eric Pickles is a special case.   Like a horrible fusion of Dickensian villain, Toad of Toad Hall and one of the Aliens in Toy Story, this hard-faced, glassy-eyed heap of blubber emanates   a combination of dimness, callousness and malice that...

Did Jesus come from a ‘high-risk’ country?

  • March 24, 2013
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Well, knock me down with a feather.  For the first time in many years, a prominent establishment figure has spoken with humanity, honesty and common sense  about Britain’s poisonous and corrupt immigration ‘debate’.

Naturally, this contribution didn’t come from a politician, but from David Walker, the Anglican Bishop of Dudley, who has accused the three...

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