Canadian election results

After a number of years of minority governments, the Canadian electorate has finally decided they want stability, and have given Harper’s Conservatives a twelve seat majority. Results from election Canada, here. Big changes in Quebec (Which has rather the same…

Stopping killing with… killing.

So Osmium bin Liner has been killed again, and this time they’ve dumped him in the sea to prevent any more Captain Scarlet-like resurrections. There is much rejoicing in the Western world and the stock market is saying ‘yay’ and…

Barbarians at the gates?

A REPORT by MPs and peers has confirmed what any sensible person has known for years, that our universities and colleges are breeding grounds for Islamic extremism. Telegraph. Islamic fundamentalism is being allowed to flourish at universities, endangering national security,…

Nine years, seven months and twenty-one days

During which time the Yanks alone have, by some estimates, spent $1,118,600,000,000, or about $317,784,091 per day, along with the lives of close on 6,000 of their servicemen and women – not to mention those of other coalition members and…

Ding Dong, The Witch is Dead

So the witch is finally dead. Which is nice. Presumably our forces –  and the Americans can now withdraw from Afghanistan, the mission now being complete. They won’t? Really? Why ever not? (Rhetorical question, no need to reply). It would…

Twitter, Twatter

A quick admin post. As requested, we’ve set up a Twitter account for Orphans –  username orphansliberty. James and I are not twitterers, so if any contributors want to go onto it to promote their articles, then get in touch…

In Which I disagree With Julia

JuliaM posted a somewhat controversial article here on Sunday. I have to say, given the theme of the site, it was rather a case of stepping into the lion’s den and I expect that she was fully expecting some flack.…