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BBC ‘forgets’ to mention killer was a Somali

I’ve just watched the BBC Breakfast News. As expected, it started with a longish report about the murder of Tory MP Sir David Amess. Also, as expected, at no point did the BBC mention that the alleged murderer was a Somali. I wonder why not?

It really is time to scrap the TV licence and […]

What have the Afghans ever done for us?

Wednesday/Thursday blog

Does the news come from another planet?

I guess it’s something that comes with age – that one increasingly feels that what is reported in the supposed ‘news’ seems to come from another planet. Just a few examples:

Giving priority to Afghan animals?

Many media outlets have praised the supposed ‘hero’ who shipped […]

Do we want our military to be wokies or warriors?

Friday/weekend blog

Lions led by limp-wristed tossers?

It is little wonder that the USA/UK and Western forces lost the Iraq, Afghanistan, Libyan wars. Troops on the ground and air forces risked their lives, but the senior officers, civil servants and politicians were incompetent. They mixed up ‘fighting the enemy’ with ‘aid and humanitarian mission’, and […]