Sick Scum

Please note this piece is cross-posted from my substantive blog. There is a cranks’ corner of online libertarianism from which I dissociate myself utterly, a skin-crawling, tinfoil-hat and often borderline-deranged cabal of those who advocate violence and armed insurrection to…

Bet they didn’t see this coming

The law of unintended consequences always seems to catch out those who purport to control our lives or force us down paths that they desire us to go, whether we want to or not. With energy prices continuing to rise…

Valuing Lives: Postscript

Well, the sentence has been handed down, according to the ‘Echo’, and as promised, here’s the result: A GP will spend two years behind bars for hitting and killing a pensioner in his sports car while his eyesight was “severely…

Socialism works…

…in the year 2525.* Regular readers of The Moose may have picked up on the fact that I’m an avid Trekkie. In a fit of boredom this weekend, I sat down to watch Star Trek First Contact for the umpteenth…

The state of the nation

The system of democracy under which we presently live, namely parliamentary democracy, has many inherent drawbacks, even though we elect the representatives to the institution known as Westminster.  Regular readers will be aware that it is a system which I…

Bashing the Bishop

There are none so blind as those who do not see. Telegraph. Christians should learn from Muslims how to exist as a “minority” culture in British cities that are increasingly dominated by immigrant communities, a Church of England bishop has…

Government and Lifestyle

Further to my comments earlier in the week, the HoL has issued its report. Their lordships are of the opinion that we need more than nudges to make us change our wicked ways. Plans to get people to adopt healthier…

Discrimination?

Kids congregate in groups, it’s a social thing and most of the time it’s quite harmless, though in some cases trouble happens, particularly when either showing off or occasionally because they know they are so well protected by the law…

”Can you tell what it is yet?”

The former leader of a paedophile ring has become the first person to be jailed for making drawings of children being raped. Yes. Drawings. Not actual children, just sketches. Am I the only one to think this is utter madness?…