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The only people who are going to try Abdelbaset al-Megrahi are the Libyan people themselves.

   They seek him here, they seek him there.  The hunt for the man convicted of murdering 270 people in Pan Am 103 in 1988 Britain’s, Abdelbaset al Megrahi, continues.  He’s not at his mansion in Tripoli, though neighbours claim he was there untll very recently – scotching one of the more fanciful rumours about … Continue reading

If society is broken, who broke it?

  If society is broken, who exactly broke it?  If there is a moral vacuum in society who sucked the air out of it?  If people are out for themselves, who has set the bench-mark of selfishness?   Iain Duncan Smith says on Today that “we all need to put our house in order”.  But who … Continue reading

Riots always happen under the Tories.

  ‘Nothing excuses violence/it’s all about the cuts’.  ‘Parents are to blame/society is to blame’ The riots are the legacy of the Labour years/ riots always happen under the Tories’.  It’s time we moved on from this sterile party political exchange.   Of course violence is inexcusable and has to be tackled by a robust … Continue reading

Financial crisis: too few consumers

   On Friday morning Google offered me one of their irresistible targeted ads when I punched ‘financial crisis’ into the search box. “The year 2008 marked the last of God’s warnings to mankind” announced the blurb for a book called Gods Final Witness, “and the beginning of a countdown to the final three and one … Continue reading

Things can only get better.

  Britain is under attack from within by gangs of feral youth who are torching their own neighbourhoods.  America is being crushed by a debt mountain of its own making.   Spain and Italy are sinking beneath the waves; Greece is on fire; Norway recovering from mass murder. The Arab Spring has been drowned in Syrian … Continue reading

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