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The Right needs better spokesmen than David Starkey

David Starkey

David Starkey

The outspoken Dr David Starkey is in trouble for his analysis of black culture which he made on the BBC in response to the August Riots. A.P. Schrader tells us where he went wrong.

It seems that famed Right-wing telly historian David Starkey has landed himself in hot water. At least, if the lefty liberal ‘Twitterati’ are to be believed. You would be forgiven for thinking that Dr Continue reading

Archbishop Rowan Williams: The Church Militant

Archibishop Rowan Williams

Archibishop Rowan Williams

Archbishop Rowan Williams has not been shy about brandishing his socialist credentials in the press on on the radio. The Church is unlikely to rediscover its purpose and mission with uncomprehending people such as the Archbishop at the helm, writes Charles Brickdale.

The Daily Telegraph recently published a revealing photograph from 1992 of the present Archbishop of Canterbury. It shows the then Bishop of Monmouth, heavily cassocked against the rain, in conversation with a fellow cleric. Both priests are taking a break Continue reading

Mass immigration, sexualised children, cheap booze: Are free markets really right-wing?

We sell it because someone will buy it

There is a persistent association between free-markets and the political right. James Garry challenges this orthodoxy and argues that free-markets help to continue the effects of the 1960s cultural revolution.

The Conservative Party is a left-wing party. As my Politics On Toast colleague ventilatorblues wrote earlier last week: there is no difference between the Tories and the left . Yet there are still people who refuse to admit, in spite of the Tories embracing of egalitarianism via the comprehensive school and waging liberal interventionist wars, that they are a party of the right. Continue reading

Burying The Pratchett: We Must Not Legalise Euthanasia

So, the iconoclastic Left redoubles its attack on the greatest injunction of them all: Do not murder. Predictably, the “impartial” BBC is at hand to coax and cheer for a change in the law to make assisted suicide legal. This was evidenced by the deeply partial documentary Choosing to Die originally broadcast on BBC2 at 21:00 on Monday the 13th of June.  The bien pensant who fronted the BBC’s propagandist documentary was Sir Terry Pratchett, the novelist and Alzheimer’s disease sufferer.

I was aware of Pratchett’s novels; I was aware he dressed entirely in black as if to contrast himself with the strikingly garish covers of his books; I was aware of his campaigning for the legalisation of euthanasia.

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