Tag Archives: rant

Ed, the christmas survivalist

All I’m saying is that we should buy a frozen chicken and put it in the freezer, just in case it snows and we can’t get out of the house. That’s all. I don’t want to dig a bunker under the dining room, or buy a gun to ward off frozen zombie hordes. I just […]

End of an era?

Clarkson is thalidomide in the nation’s bloodstream; he hinders our development.

Educating Women, an 'experiment'

I read with interest a piece on David “Two Brains” Willets’ speech to conference today about education and social change.  Whilst many people hope that educating women is progressive, and improves social cohesion, it seems that for the tories giving women a university level education is an ‘experiment’ which is at the root of the […]

BBC NEWS | Education | Death of the comprehensive school

This made me cross; Talk to insiders in the so-called “new Labour project” and you realise the importance to the whole strategy of getting the middle-classes to use the public services. As one former Downing Street adviser put it: “we have to persuade the critical mass of people to switch from private to public services”. […]

Rant warning!

  The BBC is reporting a story that “Political Correctness” is harming society in Britain.  Doug Belshaw and I have been having a good natured debate about this on his blog.This is so transparent that it almost makes me laugh.  I’m no post-modernist, but this is an obvious attempt to bolster dominant ideologies that it […]