More Press Intrusion

The Times has just published a story about the personal life of an academic who was held hostage in Iran for three years. I see no news value in it whatsoever. What possesses them to publish a story that simply is not in the British public interest? The Times is owned by Rupert Murdoch and…

Comment is Banned

Comment is Banned They used to say on the Guardian website that comment is free. But now it’s more a case of Comment is banned.  Why?  In the Guardian opinion section, of the 20 main articles, only 3 have a comment section. This Martin Kettle Brexit piece is from the day before yesterday and yet…

Tory Chairman Ben Elliot’s role in Quintessentially English global prostitution racket

Quintessentially English Ben Elliot, the Chairman of the Conservative Party, nephew of Prince Charles, close friend of Zac Goldsmith, and Boris Johnson’s tennis partner, co-founded and co-owns Quintessentially, an elite services or ‘concierge company’ which created and registered the website of an international escort agency offering “high class models” to “high-profile gentlemen”, according the Financial…

The Apple that Falls far from the Tree

Just as UK PM Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson makes out that his surname is Johnson, despite the surname on his paternal grandfather’s birth certificate being clearly Kemal, so too does Democrat Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris make little mention of her élite Tamil Brahmin heritage. Whether re-purposing the original anti police brutality Black Lives…