I decide how you shall live

From Maggie’s Farm, a quote from Fred Siegel’s review of Flynn’s A Conservative History of the American Left in City Journal, re 1820s socialist Robert Owen: Owen anticipated both Marx’s concept of false consciousness and Herbert Marcuse’s of repressive tolerance.…

Helping reduce Islamaphobia….. not

I’d never, ever suggest that they should be banned from doing this or that free speech should be ‘lightly restrained’ in order to make that possible (though Christ knows speech in the UK is not free anyway), but what the…

Conspiracy theories

Oh no, not another one! It does seem to be the season for it though, doesn’t it? Ten years after the attack on the world trade centre and all the old theories have come back out of the woodwork, if…

911, reinsurance and the God Clause

Bloomberg: At 9:03 a.m. on September 11, 2001, Britt Newhouse stood in the lobby on the 52nd floor of the south tower of the World Trade Center. After United Airlines Flight 175 banked above the harbor behind him, it was…

Who’s next?

To sign up to be Britain’s Political Prisoner Number 2, just post anything you like here at Orphans of Liberty. They’ll be along to arrest you shortly. By all means go on posting here about how Al Qaeda and Islamic…

911

No politics today from this end, no debates. Just in memory of the victims, R.I.P. and their families. In memory of liberty as well, while we’re there.

How Victimhood Poker Destroys Lives…

Najeeb Nazir and city councillor Mohammad Aslam were ordered to pay £12,000 two years ago to a woman who claimed she had been a victim of sexual and racial discrimination. But now, in a dramatic U-turn following an appeal, the…