Author: James Higham

The meaning of disgust

It’s the gutlessness of Cameron which galls. The spine of a jellyfish. One commenter summed it up: The conservative party needs to mount a leadership challenge to this traitor Cameron. Alternatively the party needs to be thrown out as soon…

Pirates and Russian clarity

For those who don’t want to watch, Rossa says: The video tape shows Russian Navy commandos on a Somalian pirate ship shortly after the pirates had captured a Russian oil tanker. The European Union navy that patrols these waters would…

The tragedy of Judith Clark

The story of Judith Clark was a tragedy in most people’s minds but the question is, of course – just which part, precisely, was the tragedy?” Tom Robbins noted, as Ron Radosh put it: Clark was part of an offspring…

MPs’ EU voting record

Of note : The Bruges Group has ranked Members of Parliament according to their voting in the House of Commons since the 2010 General Election You can check how they voted on the key EU related issues that came before…

Say No to the Big Three

# It needs a token webpage as a focal point, no forum, no blog, just a short statement in simple wording, in three lines or less. # It needn’t be “run” or maintained – the message either goes viral or it…

Behind the headlines

While Julia, Longrider, so many other authors and I bang on ad infinitum about the PCishness gripping society, newspaper headlines are employed to underscore and reinforce the ills: US overcomes the crisis as UK sinks into the swamp So we’re…

The Death of Pretty

Lord Somber, an artist in his own right, sends an article by Pat Archbold on the “death of pretty”. We’re not a society of brilliant peacocks and dull peahens, we’re not a society where the men sartorially strut their stuff…

Adam Smith

Thought this a most significant take on Adam Smith who, like all great ideas people who’ve influenced humanity, has been partly read and misread as has been people’s wont and their own prejudices: Smith saw economics as a branch of…