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Hatred & bigotry make you blind, not wanking.

New theory? – which is: – that something in the brain ensures that the more bigoted and hateful your ideas become, the more your corresponding blindness and inability to understand evidence, history and law, head towards complete. Youtube conspiracy evidence … Continue reading

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“Ireland is Gay, we’re all doomed” – to referendums

One sighting of the #HomeToVote crowd partying with rainbow flags and balloons on London to Holyhead trains, made me confident that this was going to be a positive day, a great day, for equality …and I am delighted that every … Continue reading

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Illegal immigration explained (KIPPERS look away now)

In this groundbreaking ethnography, Ruben Andersson, a gifted anthropologist and journalist, travels along the clandestine migration trail from Senegal and Mali to the Spanish North African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla. Through the voices of his informants, Andersson explores, viscerally … Continue reading

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Gone and best forgotten?

This image is part of a standard campaign to support veterans in the USA.  It touches a different nerve in me than the one intended…   I have helped support ex-servicemen’s PTSD groups, set one up even. I am anti-war, anti-anyone … Continue reading

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Love: an idiot’s guide

Recently I received some thanks for something I’d said to a forum-friend, 4,000 miles away, and I had forgotten what it was, “It saved my life” she said… wow, thank you. What it was about was this – “what is … Continue reading

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US friends: Is the Republican party racist?

We Brit liberals always joked about Dubya…  He could hardly string a sentence together, his post-alcoholic faith in Jeezus and his dodgy approach to vacationing as a presidential mainstream occupation were hard to take – but one thing about him that … Continue reading

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Just like Justin Bieber – I am but dust and ashes

No, I will not use his picture to get traffic.* This Bieber guy gets so much fandom and publicity that he makes a great example of why “fame”, if anything, makes you more lightweight dust and ashes than its opposite… … Continue reading

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Two imagined parallel interviews: Al Qaeda & Charlie Hebdo

RIP Stéphane Charbonnier – 1967 – 2015 Long live freedom of speech Following the latest murderous assault upon Western publishers of cartoons …that appear to be beyond controversial to some elements of the international fraternity of humankind…Bob Bracket, special correspondent, tried to … Continue reading

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The Ched Evans affair illustrates our rape law’s idiocy.

No one has had a rational come back in my campaign to eliminate the law of rape… plenty of casual irate dismissals, ironically illustrating my point rather well, but no rational argument against it. Ched Evans is a convicted rapist – … Continue reading

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Why Cricket?

The worldwide trending #Putoutyourbats – which, as I write, is still gaining 5 posts a second in my twitter feed – makes me cry. Why, cricket? why are so many grown men and women in the UK and far afield … Continue reading

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