You’ve probably heard of the concept of “no platforming” but it would appear there are some people who want to take it just a little bit further than the stage of your local university lecture theatre. There’s a petition on change.org that is calling for the media to “Stop giving Nigel Farage air time on television, in the press or the Internet.”  The idea some people have come up with is that if you don’t like someone’s political views then they shouldn’t have the right to expound them in a way you might possibly be exposed to them.  This kind of approach to life in general, and politics in particular, worries the crap out of me. I also think that[…]

I view the human race as my personal entertainment system and the current US presidential contest has really delivered on that front. Here are my highlights so far. 1. The way both sides have been trying to make out that their candidate cares about you and your needs. What a pile of mouldering moose dung! They will lie, cheat, obfuscate and bluster until their lungs collapse just so you, the “dear sheeple”, will believe what they say. All politicians are in it for THEMSELVES. They are there to grab as much booty as they can and to Hell with you and your snivelling little lives. I’ve even heard radio interviews with the “dear sheeple” who talk as if a candidate is[…]