Tag: BBC

It wuz the gerbils wot dunnit.

According to a recent report, highlighted by John Humphrys no less, on BBC Radio Four’s Today program yesterday (24th Feb) , it seems that rats were not responsible for ‘The Black Death’—Bubonic Plague—that swept through Europe and the UK for several…

Gaza: telling it like it really is.

Fighting a losing battle: If on reading the above heading you’re thinking that I’m referring to the futility of Israeli military action then you are going to be disappointed. Likewise if you are thinking about the inequality of casualties or the…

Racist Britain?

A recent survey: Indicated that 30% of those asked regarded themselves as describe themselves as either ‘very’ or ‘a little’ prejudiced against people of other races. A racist party? In recent local government and EU elections in the UK, UKIP…

Censorship and political correctness

The Beeb gets it’s knickers in a twist: I read a report on the BBC. ‘They’ have just realised that some authors have been writing and publishing erotic/pornographic novels and these novels are available as ebooks. This is not news…

A tale of two dictatorships

Syria There is not much doubt that some sort of chemical weapons have been used in an attack on the Ghouta region of the suburbs of Damascus. Most observers seem united in the view that the footage of the victims…