Monthly Archives: February 2010

Dirty people are dumber and more dangerous

Two related articles that swirl around the recent nonsense: (CNN) — Political, religious and sexual behaviors may be reflections of intelligence, a new study finds. Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa at the the London School of Economics and Political Science correlated

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Nick Hogan: A true British hero

A former pub landlord yesterday became the first person to be jailed in connection with the smoking ban. Nick Hogan, 43, was sentenced to six months in prison for refusing to pay a fine imposed for flouting the legislation. Two

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Sickening blue dots

Look at this map very carefully: This is a map showing the locations of incidents of the abuse of children in care settings. All the blue points on this map show a case where abuse took place despite CRB checks.

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A Madeline Bunting attack, and this time, she brought her army

Unbelievable. After a very nice day out, some evil lurker tricked me into clicking a link to a Madeline Bunting blog post. It’s year 10’s English class in a London comprehensive. Forty kids are debating the purpose of a school.

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Iceland: more statist fail in the guise of protecting freedom

Iceland is at a unique crossroads. So is everywhere else, but this situation is unique only in size not nature. Because of an economic meltdown in the banking sector, Without saying what the precise nature and cause of this ‘meltdown’

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Socialised medicine strengthens illness

Ambrose Evans Pritchard wrote in The Telegraph: […] David Cameron views the NHS as sacrosanct, but that is precisely what must be cut. It is anachronistic that you cannot obtain prescription drugs without going through a doctor — wasting everybody’s

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fears America is moving 'toward a military dictatorship'

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he feared America is moving “toward a military dictatorship”, with the famously hardline Neoconservatives attempting to “supplant” the government. Ahmadinejad, Iran’s most senior politician, told students in Qatar that Iran will favour international

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