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The Croydon Ducking Stool – How Matthew Doyle was Prosecuted by a Rabid Mob

The Croydon Ducking Stool – How Matthew Doyle was Prosecuted by a Rabid Mob

Old Holborn March 28, 2016 4

Once again, into the breach goes your free-speech hero. You’ll all have been made aware of a man in Croydon who decided to tweet his indignation of the Brussels terrorist atrocity last week, committed,

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Don’t be Fooled Again, Comrades

Don’t be Fooled Again, Comrades

Old Holborn April 1, 2015 0

It’s election time… I had planned some fantastic April 1st hoaxes for you all today, dear readers. I was going to announce my season ticket to watch Liverpool play at Anfield, my membership of

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Keep your foot down, Clarkson, there’s a lot riding on this

Keep your foot down, Clarkson, there’s a lot riding on this

Old Holborn March 12, 2015 49

Contrary to popular belief, I can’t stand Jeremy Clarkson. He epitomises most things I detest: he’s boorish, puerile and frankly, the sort of person who should still be strutting around a 6th form grammar

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Support your local State Mafiosi

Support your local State Mafiosi

Old Holborn April 24, 2014 3

I was intrigued to see today that a Manchester Labour Council has decided to persecute those nasty citizens who refuse to follow the diktat from Glorious Leader and recycle their household waste properly. They

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The black sheep of Switzerland.

The black sheep of Switzerland.

Old Holborn February 10, 2014 9

The Swiss have always been keen on direct democracy, local taxation and possess a very federal mentality. A quick look at their history will see regular referendums since 1848, four official languages, 13 political

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Old Holborn’s Agenda for Hope

Old Holborn’s Agenda for Hope

Old Holborn January 31, 2014 15

This post is in response to Owen Jones “Agenda for Hope” The alarm goes off. It’s dark outside, and Mary wakes to get ready for work at the checkout of a local supermarket. Like

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The Monsters of Benefits Street

The Monsters of Benefits Street

Old Holborn January 10, 2014 21

Channel Four have certainly set the cat amongst the pigeons with their latest “fly on the wall” documentary provocatively named “Benefits Street” designed to reflect the main income sources of those residing in James

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The Bent Wizards of Hogwarts

The Bent Wizards of Hogwarts

Old Holborn December 17, 2013 2

 Well that didn’t take long, did it? After being released from a nine month prison sentence for theft (of which he served just a quarter), Baron Hanningfield runs back to his non elected post

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The Generation of the Damned.

The Generation of the Damned.

Old Holborn October 11, 2013 4

  48 years ago, it began. Sure, after the second World War, an incoming Labour Government looked at tinkering with the education system and experimented with various formulas to educate the poor but with

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Old Holborn: The Internet Puritans

Old Holborn: The Internet Puritans

Old Holborn August 3, 2013 11

Social media has brought about a seismic shift in the way we individuals in this country interact with each other and the last three weeks have shown that Politicians are finally realising that 60

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