Author: James Higham

Israel

Needless to say, it was an auspicious week and I’m looking out now for the red heifer. And don’t forget that according to Christian eschatology, the entry of the American “friend of Israel” after he’s seen off the ten northern…

UK Defence

Just wondering what readers think of this: Defence bosses continue “to be reliant on ever increasing and optimistic savings targets”, the Public Accounts Committee said. The renewal costs of the Dreadnought and Astute submarine projects, Britain’s nuclear deterrent, were identified…

The stifling of free speech

Some people may have noticed that Pat Condell has been absent for months from Youtube and there’s a reason, as this young chap says at the beginning: OoL carries a torch for free speech, by definition, but it also knows…

Halal

… and the RSPCA: https://twitter.com/RSPCA_official/status/991351405796569088 For the first time in my life, I heard from my patient who works as a slaughter man the graphic details of two lines of cattle slaughter – a conventional line and a religious line.…

Shower of tossers

1 May stands ground: PM REFUSES to bow to pressure and drop ‘cretinous’ customs union plan 2 ‘We’re NOT doing business with these guys’ Donald Trump THREATENS EU 3 NO BREXIT: House of Lords poised to derail EU exit TOMORROW…

Last of the Patriots

Blocked Dwarf celebrates this day with his own bit of Jack Strawism: Well to be fair to the PCists (although God only knows why) the flag of St.George has become the Reichskriegsflagge of the British right wing. People who fly…

The occult legacy of the Bushes

Even Barbara Bush’s stepmother is afraid of her. Over the course of a half-hour interview, Willa Pierce, the South Carolina painter the First Lady’s widowed father married in 1952, hasn’t commented on anything much more controversial than her famous stepdaughter’s…