Wikileaks? Meh…

This may be rather an unfashionable thing to say at the moment, but I’m getting a bit bored with this whole Wikileaks ‘cablegate’ business and rather wish that it would all go away for a while. Much of the problem I have resides in the manner in which […]

Assange charges challenge prior assumptions about case

With the beginning of the extradition proceedings against Julian Assange, we finally get to see exactly what the allegations against him are: Gemma Lindfield, for the Swedish authorities, told the court Assange was wanted in connection with four allegations. She said the first complainant, Miss A, said she […]

The Great Wikileaks Clusterfuck

Visitors to Liberal Conspiracy over the last few days cannot help but have noticed a bit of a three-way ruck going on between John Band, Sunny and Cath Elliott over an article John posted on the maybe/maybe not/who the hell knows for sure rape allegations against Julian Assange. […]

Not Ashamed? You Should Be!

As your thought for the day, please feel free to choose either or both of the following… Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. Exodus 20:16 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; Collosians 3:9 Relax […]

Rape Statistics – What can we rely on?

Before we get into this properly, there’s a bit of background information I need to share with so you’ll understand, fully, how and why this article came to be written, what – exactly – I’m trying to achieve here. The origins of this article lie in a three-way […]

Dr Sheila Matthews and the Jim Crow Revivalists

Taken at face value, Dr Sheila Matthews’ claim of religious discrimination, which is current before an Employment Tribunal,seems to be not much more than a bog standard piece of ‘religitigation‘, right down to the involvement of the Christian Legal Centre in the case. Matthews was, according to reports, […]

Defending Parliamentary Privilege

I’ve noticed this, frankly, staggering report in  The Guardian The Guardian has been prevented from reporting parliamentary proceedings on legal grounds which appear to call into question privileges guaranteeing free speech established under the 1688 Bill of Rights. Today’s published Commons order papers contain a question to be […]

Exclusive: Second Tabloid Terror Threat Story Exposed as a Fake

On January 7th 2009, The Sun newspaper published a now notorious front page article, which alleged that Islamic extremists were using an online forum at to compile a ‘hit list’ of prominent British Jews. By the end of the following day, an investigation conducted by Tim Ireland […]

I bet the trains run on time as well…

So, in the last couple of days I think we’ve safely established that Daniel Hannan is a complete and utter twat. That said, the full extent of Hannan’s outright twattery only becomes fully apparent when you examine the background to his assertion that the NHS should be replaced […]

On Solidarity…

Having already commented on Alex Hilton’s current predicament vis-a-vis a vexatious libel action, its been most remiss of me not to bring things fully up to date by noting that two other bloggers, Dave Osler and John Grey, are in the same boat (figuratively and maybe also literally […]