Author: James Higham

Direct Democracy

Will politicians guard our democratic rights? Witterings from Witney wrote about Hannan and Carswell’s The Plan: With the introduction of the Coalition’s e-petition scheme (and allowing that I have conflated Peoples Bills and Petitions in that their aim is similar; namely…

The Reuther Memorandum

I’ve looked at a number of sources to see whether the Reuther Memorandum was a hoax or not, designed to discredit the Left but it appears to be genuine. Here’s one source discussing it in the context of the times.…

The lie of “liberalism”

One needs to get a line on Eric Foner before we begin. He is profiled as a historian but he is on the editorial board of the misnamed The Nation [misnamed because they are about destroying the Nation through the…

If CP doesn’t get you, the ECB will

Firstly, Witterings from Witney: In his article Gilligan also alleges ‘links’ between HackedOff, Sovereign Strategy, and Common Purpose and in connection with his accusation about ‘left-wing’ support, it is one perhaps understandable when looking at HackedOff’s list of supporters, amongst…

Leftists and falsehood

The essential naivety of the leftist He has no real choice. For a start, he grows up surrounded by the falsehoods pumped out by an elite and when he gets to university [or even in secondary school] he does this…

Silly Week 2011 Aug 1-7

Man in a Shed’s Silly Week is upon us again and I’d urge all right thinking people to mosey on over [click pic or here] to join in the frivolity.

We don’t need a new Messiah

The Obamas visit Calvin Coolidge High. Pity none of it brushed off on him. It was Calvin Coolidge’s birthday also: Coolidge’s legacy, regrettably unknown or forgotten by most, is a paradigm of conservatism that can serve as a valuable guidepost…

Excusing behaviour

Dalrymple [heavily abridged] In some modern societies—and certainly Britain is one of them—satire is prophecy … for no idea is too absurd, it seems, for our political masters and bureaucratic elite to take seriously and put into practice—at public expense,…