10 Thoughts Under the Fedora: London, Violence, and the Left war on, well everything.

Time to interrupt my final two Stacy McCain posts to comment a little on the issues of the day/week. There have been attacks in London and Paris this week.  In Paris the target was just one policeman in London the underground but the most amazing thing about both attacks is the continuing unwillingness of either people … Continue reading 10 Thoughts Under the Fedora: London, Violence, and the Left war on, well everything.

Atheists in London are Braver Than American Ones

by baldilocks Filling in for Fausta. When we last talked about public atheist Richard Dawkins, he was being ‘de-platformed’ by Pacifica Radio’s KPFA. In contrast, Dawkins spoke last week at the International Conference on Freedom of Conscience and Expression in London, where he received a standing ovation and an award. This conference’s purpose is [to] discuss … Continue reading Atheists in London are Braver Than American Ones

Free Speech Palestinian style

When is a public event at a London University not a public event? Apparently when Palestinian thugs holding it decide it is not: In the act of snatching the rucksack my phone, glasses case, pens and voice recorder ended up all over the floor and under the seats in front of me. I had to … Continue reading Free Speech Palestinian style

An Ironic Juxtaposition

I find this story particularly Ironic....: The dean said it had been made after discussions by the cathedral chapter, its governing body. He said that as the camp had grown it posed a risk of fire and harm to thousands of tourists and worshippers who visit Sir Christopher Wren’s 17th century masterpiece every day. “The … Continue reading An Ironic Juxtaposition

How that disarming the lawful citizenry working out?

A depressing story to start your Easter Sunday: Raymond Mitchell, 34, had only popped into the restaurant to buy a hot chocolate. But he apparently caused offence after splitting up two men fighting in the queue. One of them, who had several gold teeth, shouted at Raymond: “You are gonna die tonight, you are not … Continue reading How that disarming the lawful citizenry working out?