By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 12:47 pm
I know that it’s been a while, and that I’m long overdue for something to post, so I thought I’d start off small on my return. So small, in fact, that many people say the issue is a non-issue due to the mere size (or lack of) of the little spot of life in question. I’m referring, of course, to an issue that’s got a few people’s attention here recently: abortion.
The excellent SPUC sends out an e- newsletter to subscribers with astonishing frequency. At first I thought it was because they were obsessed with pro-life emails, but now I realise it’s just that the World is obsessed with promoting abortion and the SPUC has to run twice as fast to keep up. A couple of stories caught my eye:
– Catholic News Agency: "Netherlands’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, Bert Koenders, has announced that his country and the European Union will allow future economic assistance to Nicaragua on the condition that the country reverses its decision to ban “therapeutic” abortion."
So Nicaragua is being bullied to allow the death of its children in order to get money? Doesn’t that boil down to being paid to kill the infants? Deeply worrying, that. If you believe, do pray that Bert Koenders has a sudden conversion, won’t you? (Or gets struck by lightning, I suppose, if you’re feeling Old Testament.)
– LifeSite: ‘New Zealand High Court Rules that Pregnancy is an “Injury”…. The lawsuit involved a mother who “accidentally” became pregnant with her fifth child after undergoing sterilization four years ago, the New Zealand Herald reports…. According to Lawyer magazine, Judge Jillian Moore mentioned stretch marks, nausea, vomiting and other signs of the physical and hormonal changes that a woman undergoes during pregnancy. Referring to these symptoms, Moore stated, “if these kinds of changes and resulting effects were suffered by some other impact upon the body…there would be little difficulty in calling them harm.” ….Judge Moore concluded that while pregnancy is itself a natural process, the effects of pregnancy involve an injury to the woman’s body, reports the Herald. In this particular case, the mother had sustained an injury for “having her bodily integrity invaded”. ‘
I had hoped that this kind of evil and inhuman idea was restricted to a particularly irritating and daemonic troll I’ve seen around. What a shame to see a National High Court agree with this monstrous ‘idea’. Again, prayers would seem to be a very good idea for those who pray. Especially when one considers that the logical conclusion of this insane ruling is that a child in utero could be murdered under the justification of being an ‘invading parasite’ or some similar nonsense.
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 11:10 am
I didn’t want to miss the chance to comment on DUP leader-in-waiting (and waiting and waiting….) Peter Robinson and IRA commander Martin McGuinness standing together in Washington, on a lovely taxpayer funded freebie, smiling and agreeing what a good and important job they are doing. Odd laughter has been a remarkable feature of our mutant devolved Government. Paisley grinning with McGuinness, now Robinson even breaking into a half-smile – smiles all round. But are they laughing at all those poor stupid DUP voters who put these betrayers into power and can do NOTHING about it now for several years? Robinson and McGuinness will become the two dominant players when Paisley leaves the scene – and it seems that they have much in common. Tells you all you need to know about the morally bankrupt DUP.
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 10:57 am
LOL – Gordon Brown – what a guy!
It seems the PM Clunky Fist has invited that great political Liberal sage, Shirley Williams, to "to advise him on nuclear proliferation." She’s "thinking over" the offer, apparently.
Shirley Williams is one the most anti-US and dhimmified Liberal politicians in the UK, as anyone who witnessed her wretched performance on BBC "Question Time" last week would have noticed. Shirl the liberal pearl is COMPLETELY opposed to Britain retaining an independent nuclear capability; she is opposed to the building of any new nuclear power stations, in fact she is even agitated that Israel might just have nukes! In fact the only country that she doesn’t appear to have an issue with as regards the acquisition on nuclear capability is Iran. THIS freak is the sort of person Brown is bringing into his exciting new administration.
LOL – but this is gonna be fun!
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 9:44 am
So elements of Irish American are unhappy about the inclusion of the Orange Order in the Smithsonian Folk Festival. Local leader of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (the organisation which should read the Ancient Order of Plastic Paddy IRA-loving Dirtbags) John Shanahan has even called on Martin McGuinness to boycott the festival over the inclusion of the Loyal Orders.
Could this be the same Martin McGuinness who was a deputy commander in an illegal terrorist group responsible for almost 2,000 deaths? Noooooo, surely not!? Could this be the same Orange Order that has collectively taken a strong stance against terrorism (whatever the leanings of a tiny proportion of its more stupid and disillusioned members), and which is a perfectly legal body capable of putting on the second largest public festival in Europe (after the Notting Hill Carnival)? So Shanahan prefers former terrorists to legitimate organisations? Speaks volumes for that decreasing number of rancid Irish Americans who, with a presence that only invokes derision from the rest of us, continue to flaunt their puerile opinions of Northern Ireland, inter alia, on ATW and other – distinctly less professional - arenas.
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 9:17 am
Some might argue it is a masterstroke to have parties dedicated to the destruction of the United Kingdom in all three of its devolved assemblies, working British institutions and subservient to British sovereignty. I don’t, and will never, accept that argument. Brining in to the mainstream parties who have extreme constitutional agendas actually ends up bastardising the centre-ground and placing the cohesion of the country under pressure.
We have the ogre of separatism in Ulster, Scotland, and now Wales. In Northern Ireland devolution is impossible without the inclusion of separatists and murdering Provo scum: that is its price. In Scotland, the people decided to reject the failures of Labour by electing a profoundly Anglophobic movement with an egotist as its top-dog. Until recently only Wales was spared the potentially damaging inclusion of separatism. Unfortunately, thanks to the desire of its ruling Labour administration – desperate to cling to power at all costs – Plaid Cymru (pronounced ‘cumree’) will be part of the set-up in Cardiff.
First on the agenda for both ruling parties is the attainment of the sort of legislative power exercised in Scotland. When the assembly was created in Wales, we were told it would have fewer powers because of the historical position of the principality in relation to the rest of the UK. It is not classified as a ‘constituent country’ of the Union and, unlike Scotland, never really formed part of a recognised ancient nation. With the advent of devolution tugging the Union apart at the seams, Cardiff is almost certain to get the same powers as the Scottish Parliament, thus creating a domino effect whereby the gravy-train MLAs in Belfast will clamour for the same autonomy.
‘It would only leave the UK in the same sort of federal arrangement (minus the English, of course, who are forbidden by Labour to have their own political body) seen in the United States. Yes there is some merit to that viewpoint. The difference being twofold:
There are no separatist pressures anywhere in the United States. The pygmy of Hawaiian resistance to inclusion in the Union has long since vanished.
The United States does not have further centrifugal pressures by being part of an international body increasingly willing to regionalise and fragment areas internal to hitherto fully sovereign member states.
In other words, we already have the UK seriously affected by our membership of the EU (another body we’re not allowed to speak up about). Devolution only hastens the regionalising programme set for us by Brussels. It has become yet another reason why no opposition MP should have stood up to applaud the departure of the man who has wreaked so much constitutional and institutional havoc on our country.
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 9:16 am
‘It is difficult not to complain when one is poor, but easy to be humble when rich.’
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 8:29 am
The problem with the media is that it is OBSESSED and BIASED about global warming. Take this quite interesting report from Professor Orford of Queens University Belfast which suggests that most land in NI is actually rising at present. (Happy days, even as I write this my house could be rising in altitude if not in value!!) This is in response to Northern Ireland’s land mass having been suppressed by the last ice age! Yet somehow the BBC seeks to relate this research to something that it calls “Global Warming Sea level rises around Northern Ireland” My questions are what are these sea level increases to which the BBC refers? Have we any evidence that they exist, and that there is a link to AGW? Surely what the BBC is REALLY saying is that there WOULD be sea level increases around Northern Ireland if it weren’t for the fact that the land is rising. You don’t say? And if I weren’t ageing, I would be getting younger.
I also wonder about some of the Professor’s assumptions such as the fact that our historical land mass rise since the last Ice Age is about to stop by 2020. Why? I also laughed at the idea that we “should prepare to experience a relative sea level rise of several millimetres a year in excess of any land uplift.”
Several millimetres? Wow – that’s a plot for a new disaster movie, right? Is the Professor suggesting that we would see this statistical increase EVERY year? If not, for how many years? And where is the evidence that this will happen? And with an average global sea-level increase of 1.1mm per year, isn’t this all just so much ..erm..hot air?
By ATWadmin On June 28th, 2007 at 7:59 am
So the sun rises and Tony Blair has gone on to greater and more noble things – his new "Quartet sponsored" mission being that of "International Envoy" to help the Palestinians. Why?
First question from me is why do the Palestinians deserve ANY help?
They have voted in Hamas – the genocidal anti-semite Jihadists – as their elected representatives.
They have shown their contempt for any form of human life, most recently slaughtering each other in Gaza whilst the world watched on, muted.
They have demonstrated a complete lack of wanting to share anything with Israel. In other words, the Palestinians deserve nothing.
And that is what Tony Blair will deliver in the end.
In the meantime however, there will be the photo-op’s with Osloid Olmert the arch-appeaser and Mahmoud Abbas – the dummy Pali President who now has as much influence in Gaza as I have.
It sickens me that the Quartet’s assumption that the only solution is to give the Palestinians a State is not being challenged when we all know that they will use any such state in exactly the same way they have used Gaza – transformed into a terror base from which they will launch their next onslaught against those pesky Jooos. The Quarter is wrong wrong wrong but who will speak out against their foolishness?
As regards the Quartet we all know that the EU and UN are profoundly and institutionally anti-Israel. Russia is mutating back into a terror-enabling tyranny, and US State Dept is a host for all varinats of pro-Arab opinion. That Blair volunteers to be their puppet in the Middle East says something about his own messianic complex – the man who would bring peace wherever he goes. Except, of course, all that he actually brings is rampant appeasement. And the killer thing is – Hamas ain’t remotely interested in peace, so any concessions Blair wrings out of poor stupid Olmert will be a net gain to the savages that inhabit Gaza and whose name Blair dare not speak.
This ill-timed and ill-judged Middle East adventure, flogging the State for Palestinians plan, is doomed to end in Israeli tears.
By ATWadmin On June 27th, 2007 at 10:30 pm
SO let me get this straight: The Man Who Stole Your Old Age could leave Downing Street at any time with a pension pot somewhere north of £3million. Paid for by us, the people without a pension pot to do you-know-what in, because our pensions were stolen by the man with the £3million pot. What’s more, his £3million pension is protected against the theft he himself perpetrated on our own pensions. Not bad for a man who hasn’t had a job since 1983.
By ATWadmin On June 27th, 2007 at 8:24 pm
Britain’s republican movement (by that I mean those who call for the end of the Monarchy and the establishment of a national republic for the United Kingdom) is overwhelmingly a preserve of the Left. Criticism, terse or sarcastic, usually comes from those middle-class champagne socialist observers of the Islingtonian swinging social scene. The Left even find it amusing to ridicule the Queen and wider Royal Family in order to get a few cheap laughs – secure in the knowledge that the royals are too prim and proper to be trifled by such bombastic invective.
Underneath the sustained lampooning of the Queen and the general dislike for her role and status lies a fundamental principle of contempt, nay hatred, of empowerment by genetic lineage the Left almost monopolise. We’ve all heard it often enough before: ‘The Queen is not elected by the people. We should have a president who can be voted into office….’ and similar rhetoric. Now let’s pause and look back at the day’s events as portrayed by the MSM and certain Left-wing publications and news channels in particular (yes, I’m talking about the BBC). Auntie has been colonically irrigating Brown’s posterior all day with coverage of his character dripping with obsequiousness. We’ve also got several news articles in The Guardian – the paper which several years ago declared itself in favour of Britain becoming a republic.
Click on the link and you’ll see several pieces dealing with today’s ‘momentous’ events. As far as I can see not one of them mentions the inescapable fact that Gordon Brown, like the Queen, was not elected by a single member of the British public to his eminent position in governance. Why the omission? Is it perfectly acceptable to have an unelected person in power as long as he or she comes from the Left of the political spectrum? Although the point is somewhat negated by the argument that one can finally remove Brown from power, it is equally important to state that the Queen does not follow a partisan political agenda – she is above such things. Thus, as far as I can see, one cancels out the other.
Gordon Brown was not elected Prime Minister by the British people. Unlike previous examples such as John Major, he wasn’t even elected by his own party. He comes to power on the back of a protracted period of manoeuvring between himself and Tony Blair. Being unelected he is, by virtue of his position, something akin to a monarchic figure. That said, I can’t see many on the Left having the consistency to apply the same arguments to their Gord as they do when calling Her Majesty the Queen from the rooftops!