Mogg Jumps Farron Fence

CSM EDITORIAL There is unquestionably fear about Jacob Rees-Mogg coming from Britain’s political left. After a Good Morning Britain interview yesterday during which Rees-Mogg clarified his Catholic beliefs – that abortion is wrong, as is gay marriage – the Left were up in arms, sensing that this interview was the end of Moggmentum. Twitter was soon ablaze with the usual suspects, thinking that Rees-Mogg had done … Continue reading Mogg Jumps Farron Fence

The Increasing Irrelevance of Celebrity Politics

BY SAM WHITE It’s easy to become frustrated by right-on celebrities like JK Rowling and Gary Lineker. The kind of reverend preachers who dissolve moronically into the regressive left cultural soup like soggy croutons in a rancid onion broth. Aloof, blinkered, and dismissive of the opinions of ordinary people, they seem willing to put lives and liberties in danger for no other reason than to … Continue reading The Increasing Irrelevance of Celebrity Politics

Walker’s Crisps: Salt & Too Much Lineker

BY JIM BROWNE I make two trips every week to the Tesco’s Superstore just a few miles from the Browne house. The first trip involves dropping my wife off and then pulling into a parking spot at The Red Lion next door. I confess I enjoy my Friday afternoon hour of freedom. A pint of cider goes down splendidly with pork scratchings and a chinwag with the locals. … Continue reading Walker’s Crisps: Salt & Too Much Lineker

Let’s Talk About Gary

BY JAMIE FOSTER   “These couchings and these lowly courtesies Might fire the blood of ordinary men, And turn pre-ordinance and first decree Into the law of children.” Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Act III scene I Nothing changes. This is the first principle we must accept if we are to recognise the nature of our public discourse. As humans we are locked in a constant cycle … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Gary