So sang the blithe reporter-man…

Anyone remember this story from a couple of weeks ago? BRAVE HEROES HOUNDED OUT By JULIE MOULT, JAMIE PYATT and TOM REILLYOctober 07, 2006 MUSLIM yobs who wrecked a house to stop four brave soldiers moving in after returning from Afghanistan sparked outrage last night. The house in a […]

Seems familiar…

Mmm… this story in today’s Independent seems just a little familiar… On the morning of 7 October 2006 The Sun newspaper splashed a dramatic story across its front page. The story – billed as exclusive – concerned a callous and cynical crime committed by Muslims. A team of […]

Dispelling the truth with a tempest of words

First things first. It is most remiss of me not to have acknowledged James Higham’s laudatory remarks in the latest of his regular Saturday blogfocus commentaries: One year this blog has been going and how many blogs have we seen falling by the wayside in that time, coming […]

A small victory, but a welcome one.

Via Pickled Politics, Obsolete and D-Notice (who made the spot), word comes to me that the Sun have finally (three months after the fact) published a cursory four-line apology for the flagrant inaccuracies of its Brave heroes hounded out by Muslim yobs story, that was splashed all over […]

Toppling the Berlins Wall…

Haven’t done a decent fisk for a while, but then I spotted Marcel Berlins reworking a few tired old arguments and decided that this is too good an chance to get my eye back in to be passing it up… Over to you, Marcel. Time magazine’s “Person of […]

A fascist sees the mote in his neighbor’s eye, then hits him over the head with the beam in his own.

In terms of the generalities of both Jon Cruddas’s and Mike Ion’s recent comments on the resurgence of the far-right, and particularly the BNP, I find myself in broad agreement with both. Yes, I would certainly agree that it is important that we carry the fight to the […]