BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN As a soldier friend of mine often likes to repeat post-port, you get to really know a person when they are faced by death. However, as those who have joined the near-death club with two fingers rather than a pistol to draw upon can testify, the crucial moment soon passes and drawing conclusions as to the survivor’s character is an intolerable task, … Continue reading The Art of Giving Virtuously
BY ROB BROWNE Paucity of Talent Since the Gordon Brown Premiership there has been an exodus of quality from the Labour Party. In the past Labour could call on safe hands like John Reid or wordsmiths like Jack Straw to face the music when a crisis hit. Now? The Shadow Cabinet is an abuse of the historical eminence of its offices. Titles like Shadow Foreign … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Labour’s Doomed
BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN In a recent interview with Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari (after past indiscretions Scalfari’s reporting is generally not to be trusted), Pope Francis was said to have uttered the following words: “It has been said many times and my response has always been that, if anything, it is the Communists who think like Christians.” Whether the Pope said these words or not, his … Continue reading Stop Hijacking Jesus, Progressives!
BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Britain has become too accustomed to cycles of Big Government splurge under Labour followed by Tory Governments cleaning up the mess – only for Labour to eventually get voted in and spend the country to oblivion again. Now we have a chance to stop this senseless cycle. Imagine if – instead of Labour coming to power after the Tories have swept up … Continue reading New Opposition Required