Dear Nigel Huddleston MP we urgently need secular democracy

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Please click to express yourselfMy letter sent to our local MP sent today Dear Nigel Huddleston MP I have written to you before about faith schools and their very existence which cause many obvious divisions in society. Parliament still actively

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Anti-Semitic, its meaning and a history of its misuse

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Please click to express yourselfThe words anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic suffer from obfuscation (lies), misdirection and at its very heart, an absence of a rational definition. The current row about Anti-Semitism, and what most people think it means, is flawed and

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Our returning jihadis & what to do?

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Please click to express yourselfSuch an important issue this, as is evidenced on front pages everywhere last week and Questiontime on BBC 1 last Thursday. Opinions ranged from Rory Stewart(*1) saying “Kill them, there is no alternative” to the leftist

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Belief is a matter of opinion … discuss

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Please click to express yourselfA few words of light relief and escape from the nauseating, banal utterances from both sides of the public EU debate. This piece was written sometime ago by an American contributor to this blog, and for

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Two faces of Islam & Cameron’s new plan, sigh…

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Please click to express yourselfPeter Brookes says it beautifully in his cartoon which, incidentally, was printed a full six weeks before Saudi Arabia executed 45 ‘enemies of state’. It’s becoming clear that our view of Saudi Arabia is in need

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It’s the ISsues stupid, not the …

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Please click to express yourself… party politics! Party politics has stifled any adult discussion of the threat we face from IS (Islamic State) and no, it’s not ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq & Levant, the Jewish / USA version) or

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How to defeat Islamic State (IS)

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Please click to express yourselfIn the light of the human misery being played out on Europe’s borders, I summarise some recent news coverage and offer a long term solution. Hundreds of thousands of foreign Muslims are trying to migrate to

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The immigrant crisis, an alternative view

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Please click to express yourselfA BBC reporter was interviewing one persistent, but as yet unsuccessful, immigrant on the recent death of his friend. “How are you feeling?” she asked. They were in the man’s tent, “in the Jungle” the Calais

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