Category Archives: Totalitarianism

Stuck in the middle

I’ll never forget the flailing of the liberal left after their defeat at Brexit, like the Third Reich, who were convinced they could still win the war, even when the Allies were a few streets away. However, the liberal left … Continue reading

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The religion of peace

I’ve just about had it with being told that Islam is a religion of peace. This rhetoric has been going on for far too long now and has been used too many times as a means to keep us from … Continue reading

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Are we all terrorists these days?

It seems not a week goes by without a story about some new legislation to monitor our communications to some degree. I used to think this was a Labour preserve (remember ID cards) – to scrutinise us as much as … Continue reading

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We have a pill for that!

It occurs to me that roughly half the people I know are taking a pill for something these days. Even in my own family, most of them are pretty settled, but many of them are on mood-augmenting drugs of some … Continue reading

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Did we read the small print?

Back in 1973, we joined the EEC. That was the European Economic Community. The point of it was to relax the trade barriers between the members so that we basically had guaranteed trading partners – so we’d all help each … Continue reading

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Selling the NHS database

I’ve just heard, quite by chance, that our medical records are no longer going to be sacred between doctor and patient. They will soon be available, in identifiable form, to anyone able to pay the price. The treatment of the … Continue reading

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If you have nothing to hide…

If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear. Everyone has heard this argument. I’m going to assume that, if you’re reading this, you have a problem with the statement but are not sure how to do anything … Continue reading

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