The playing fields of Westminster: Parliament votes to ‘recognize Palestine’

Peace in our time.

Banality of pandering: the House of Commons, 13 Oct 2014. (BBC image)
Banality of pandering: the House of Commons, 13 Oct 2014. (BBC image)

New post up at Liberty Unyielding. Enjoy!

Mother of Parliaments Aborts Public Transparency

Parliament of Dhimmis.

It’s a good thing, in pragmatic terms, that the progeny of the British Empire are now doing their own thing, self-government-wise.  The US, Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand – a long list of us who have Mother England to thank for our democratic traditions have been self-sustaining in that regard – in fact, self-directed – for years, decades, or centuries.

But it’s still a profoundly sad thing to see Our Mum doddering into oblivion, suffering old-age dementia, political Alzheimer’s, whatever metaphorical tag we want to put on it, as the 2010 Pageant of the Absurd rambles on.  I’m not talking here about David Cameron’s impolitic communications in Turkey – the truckling reference to Gaza as a “prison camp” – Continue reading “Mother of Parliaments Aborts Public Transparency”