More Pearls Of Wisdom. From The Boys At Stirring Trouble

November 7, 2011

More Pearls Of Wisdom. From The Boys At Stirring Trouble

Today we present more humorous pearls of wisdom and witty observations from the boys at Stirring Trouble. On all sorts of subjects, mostly politics and sex. So, Plato was right when he said that every democracy eventually turns into a tyranny. Twenty years ago none of the current political leaders in the West would have made it to the top due to their incompetence. Twenty years from now it would be even worse. Now that another G20 summit ended in nothing why not ban them altogether. Let America and China decide everything on their own. Don’t you just love the way the free media is careful about covering post-Gaddafi Libya. It’s back to the bad old days basically, but hacks keep quiet about it. Colonel Gaddafi stands accused of giving the West the wrong idea about wars being easy. Now all... 

Setting The Record Straight On Religion And Democracy

December 27, 2009

Setting The Record Straight On Religion And Democracy

I sometimes wonder whether some newspaper columnists in Britain actually know what they are writing about. Melanie Phillips, of the Daily Mail, is one of these scribblers who often takes on subjects that are simply above her level of expertise. She often creates an impression that she feels passionately about religion and faith and the moral high ground generally. Unfortunately, religion is one of the subjects that are not really Ms Phillips’ strong point. There she was, writing in the Mail recently about the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, accusing the British government of making life difficult for Christians. It is a fair point in itself, but Ms Phillips has demonstrated serious ignorance of the subject. So I took the time to write to her and below I include the email that...