By Pete Moore On May 11th, 2016 at 7:52 pm
I DO wish commies and libs would make up their tiny minds.
A teacher in Austria will be charged for telling students Mohammed, the founder of Islam, was a child molester […]
Vorarlberg Provincial Councillor Dr. Bernadette Mennel confirmed that the teacher was facing a criminal complaint when she said, “yes, there is an allegation against the teacher,” VOL reports.
Remarks about Mohammed being a child molester refer to a marriage that occurred later in his life. Mohammed was married to a girl named Aisha who was only six years old at the time of their marriage, and only nine years old when they first had sexual relations.
Call me judgmental, but the Arab warlord was what we’d call a child molester, at the least. This much is clear if the history is reported correctly. But here’s the thing, cultural commies have long insisted that we judge the past by today’s standards. They judge the British empire by today’s standards (and it passes muster, as always); Rhodes must fall, because he is judged by today’s standards; Nigger the dog is censored because Guy Gibson failed to foresee today’s standards – but woe betide you if you judge a 7th-Century desert bandit by today’s standards.
By Pete Moore On May 11th, 2016 at 7:15 pm
WE must remain in the EU because it brings us exotic diseases, apparently. I thought Project Fear had covered it all by now, up to and including Brexit = World War 3, but I have to admit this is a good one:
European Union membership is useful to the United Kingdom because it allows British medical students greater access to people with different diseases, Lord Winston has said […] Lord Winston said the movement of people across the EU had benefited the UK medical profession “massively”.
“It gives our students extra teaching material,” he said. “Because they are seeing diseases they would not see in the indigenous population and treating them successfully.”
There’s a reason why some diseases are not seen in “the indigenous people”, as Britons are otherwise known; it’s because our forbears spent an awful lot of time, money and effort eradicating them. It looks as if the Left has found another triumph of dead white males to tear down if we’re now going to be told that it wasn’t a good thing at all.
But you can tell your aunt Lil it’s a good thing when a Somali walks onto the tube and coughs TB all over her.
By David Vance On May 11th, 2016 at 11:36 am
With apologies to Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, etc.
By David Vance On May 11th, 2016 at 11:31 am
Even in the UK, the idea of President Trump is increasingly seen as a distinct possibility. This sort of story informs such a view…
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running neck-and-neck in three key battleground states deemed key to winning the White House in November’s presidential election. The two are effectively tied in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac University, in figures that will provide a boost to Mr Trump’s maverick campaign. Previous nationwide polls have shown him trailing Mrs Clinton, often by significant margins.
Now there is still a lot of water to flow under the bridge before we know who will most likely become POTUS but only a fool would now write off Trump. With each month he seems to gain momentum and stature – to the chagrin of GOP elitists. And Clinton? Doesn’t the passing time just shine a light into her dark history?
By David Vance On May 11th, 2016 at 11:19 am
I was a big fan of the US comedy “Cheers”. The idea of a bar where “everybody knows your name” was very appealing and the cast of quirky characters was also good to witness. And so it is with ATW – I look upon the site as a sort of Cheers on amphetamines! Yes, there tends to be much argument amongst the regulars but I just wanted to let you ALL know that I value and respect each one of you and I hope you will still come through these doors confident that the owner is proud to call you all his friends!
By David Vance On May 11th, 2016 at 11:07 am
This made me chuckle…
Bernie Sanders has won the West Virginia primary in the Democratic race for the presidential nomination, US media project. The Vermont senator still trails Hillary Clinton in the overall contest for delegates but this win keeps his slim hopes alive. “We are going to fight for every last vote,” he said in a victory speech that also attacked Republican Donald Trump.
Crazy Bernie adds much needed colour to the Democrat coronation process of La Clinton. Talking of whom – did you see this?
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has received consistently high financial support from Wall Street during her campaign, with business interests increasing donations in the wake of mainstream Republicans bowing out of the race.
Gosh – Wall Street and its crony corporatists love Hillary, now who would have thought that? Arab money flows her way, Wall St cash flows her way. She IS the establishment figure. Trump stands as the insurgent.
By David Vance On May 11th, 2016 at 11:02 am
Well then, it’s been a while since my first book “Unionism Decayed” came out – that was 2007. I am now making good progress on the next book. The working title is “Von Clausewitz in reverse” – and it tackles an entire range of topics, from the Poverty Industry to the Health Service, from Immigration to Sexuality. My thesis is that the political Left have weaponised all these areas and the book explores how and why. I hope to have that book completed by end Summer. Must say how natural it feels to be writing another book. Whilst the first one was all about N. Ireland this is much broader in scope and I want to make sure it gets the right sort of launch so I will be working hard to achieve that aim. We live in an age of social media – where 140 characters is as much concentration as some will give. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy Twitter and appreciate the great support I get from my followers. But a book is something else – more special, more enduring.
By Pete Moore On May 10th, 2016 at 8:32 pm
Hey, don’t oppress me. It’s perfectly ok to say that Phillips is right. He’s black and everything.
Britain risks “flames” of racial and religious conflict because of a “liberal self-delusion” over the impact of mass immigration, the former head of the equality watchdog Trevor Phillips claims today.
In a startling assault on decades of official multiculturalism and diversity policy, the founding chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission argues the UK is being allowed to “sleepwalk to catastrophe” by leaders too “touchy”, “smug”, “complacent” and “squeamish” to talk about race.
Drawing a direct parallel with Enoch Powell’s notorious “rivers of blood” speech, he likens Britain’s politicians, media and educated elite in general to the Emperor Nero fiddling while Rome burned, unable even to recognise the “dark side of the diverse society”.
Trevor Phillips, one of the high priests of multiculturalism, though now pretty much an apostate, must read ATW. It was only a few days ago that the house Hatefinders General couldn’t spot an antisemite even if a beardedm 20-stone one landed on them from the top of Bradford mosque. Yes, Phillips is talking about that kind of thing. He’s noticed that there’s an ill wind in the country about race and immigration, and it’s fed by continued Left-Liberal silence to defend (genuine) liberal values.
Citing the examples of the Rotherham and Rochdale grooming scandals, the sexual assaults in Cologne at New Year and earlier findings from Sweden he calls for frank and open discussion of the possibility of a link between rape and the perpetrators’ “cultural background”.
“The typical response of Britain’s political and media elite confronted with awkward facts has been evasion, because – we say – talking about these issues won’t solve the problem; instead, it will stigmatise vulnerable minority groups,” he said.
“Any attempt to ask whether aspects of minority disadvantage may be self-inflicted is denounced as ‘blaming the victim’.
“Instead, we prefer to answer any difficult questions by focusing on the historic prejudices of the dominant majority.
“In short, it’s all about white racism.”
In short, he’s bang on. There is troubling brewing and the Left is fueling it through intellectual and moral cowardice.
By David Vance On May 10th, 2016 at 5:45 pm
This is directed to all those with editorial privileges here. Please refrain from marking any regular commentators as Spam just because you don’t like what they have to say. Unless of extreme offensiveness/libel, leave the comments up. This is a forum for debate, not an echo chamber! Why if I marked those who take issue with me as Spam there’d be nobody here!!! Please act on this.
By David Vance On May 10th, 2016 at 5:41 pm
Well, he may just have become Mayor of London but he is moving fast to establish exactly where he stands.
Sadiq Khan, the new mayor of London, has rebuffed Donald Trump’s suggestion that he could be an exception to Trump’s proposed policy to ban all Muslims from travelling to the United States.
“Donald Trump’s ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe – it risks alienating mainstream Muslims around the world and plays into the hands of the extremists. Donald Trump and those around him think that western liberal values are incompatible with mainstream Islam – London has proved him wrong.”
Well, not quite Sadiq. I would have thought the events of 7/7 in London rather validated Trump’s caution but in a way that is beside the point. WHY is the London Mayor calling a man who may become the next US President “ignorant’? Is this the new diplomacy? I think this is unseemly and it also misses another point. Who says that President Trump will want to see this Muslim Mayor?