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The Emperor buys new clothes at Noma, where the ants spin gold

Ever eat at Noma, “the world’s best restaurant”. Noma’s based at the Oriantal Mandarin hotel in Tokyo, Japan:

We are delighted to announce that Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo will be extended for two more weeks due to overwhelming demand.

Posted: 29th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Murder online: the logic that links viewing with doing is shaky

jamie reynolds Jamie Reynolds, 23, murdered 17-year-old Georgia Williams. He was sentenved to life imprisonment.

In sentencing Reynolds at Stafford Crown Court, Mr Justice Alan Wilkie told him he “had the potential to progressing to become a serial killer”.

The Daily Mail

Posted: 29th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Chilcot Report unredacted: Tony Blair must die to pay for the sins of the many

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The Chilcot Report has been mired by delay. The feel is that we are witnessing a cover-up. But do we need an inquiry to tell us that invading Iraq was wrong and based on iffy evidence? Do we need

Posted: 21st, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anti-Semitism is justified: views on the war on Jews and its causes

Thoughts on anti-semitism. One thing a Jew cannot do is fail. The other thing a Jew can always do is be  held responsible for what their co-religionists do .

Rev. Bruce Shipman echoes the BBC’s man on the scene in …

Posted: 20th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When the Paris Mosque saved Jews from the Nazis with Muslim IDs

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It was during World War 2 when French Jews were being rounded up for murder by Nazis that Si Kaddour Benghabrit, the rector of the Grand Mosque of Paris until 1954, acted.

Benghabrit, an Algerian-born religious and political leader,

Posted: 19th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Islamophobia generating honour brigades: turning Muslims into a race

 

There has been lots of talk of Islamophobia. But how real is it? Are the mob about to race riot? Is every outrage by Islamist nuters and many crimes in France involve jihadis hunting Jews followed by

Posted: 17th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Free Speech: The Sun finds a ‘dark-skinned’ capitalist sellling Charlie Hebdo magazines in Gloucestershire

The Sun is cheering for free speech. It is cheering for Ila Aghera, the “defiant” shopkeeper selling copies of  Charlie Hebdo magazine to the many French speaskers and peopls who can say “Jew

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Posted: 15th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drop your #JeSuisCharlie sign: the free speech fundamentalists demand it

Writing in the Huffington Post , Mehdi Hasan says he is ‘fed up with Free Speech Fundamentalists”.

You and I didn’t like George W Bush. Remember his puerile declaration after 9/11 that “either you are with us, or you are

Posted: 14th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anti-semitism is thriving: Jews of France keep a bag packed under the bed for the coming Exodus

 

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France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls is the Socialist son of Spnish immigrants. He sees the anti-Semitism:

“If 100,000 French people of Spanish origin were to leave, I would never say that France is not France anymore. But if

Posted: 12th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What no Muslim anti-semitism? The media focus on Islamophobia ignores attacks on Jews

The Charlie Hebdo massacre and murders at a kosher supermarket in Paris got everyone talking about free speech.

(Their love of free speech ‘no buts…’ won’t last. The Paris free speech rally has morphed into a “unity” rally led by

Posted: 11th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Je Suis Charlie Hebdo: but Obama, Clinton and all the free speech loving cowards don’t want to be him

“Je Suis Charlkie Hebdo”. Everyone’s saying it. Free speech rules! The British politians who want to regulate journalists; the Twitter narks; the police; and the newly Enlightened all just love Charlie Hebdo and that free speech.

This Buzzfeed writer’s catharsis

Posted: 9th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlie Hebdo: Islamists tap into the West’s war on free speech

 

You crying? You feel the prick of tears? You angry? You should be. You should be furious. The cold-blooded attack on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo claimed 12 lives. You should weep for the lives of the

Posted: 7th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Your chance to own David Bowie’s teeth (with in-depth analysis)

Dental artist  Jessine Hein has created  dentures of David Bowie’s old teeth from acrylics, plaster and acrylic paint. The toothless can now what it feel like to hold, lick and suck on David Bowie’s teeth. This is great news for

Posted: 6th, January 2015 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Andrew sex scandal: chaste Virginia Roberts’ sex tape and the Bill Clinton beats Benghazi

The story of Prince Andrew and the allegedly underage “sex slave” Virginia Roberts is back in the news.

The front pages are full of lurid allegations against the Duke of York, formerly known as Randy Andy.

 

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Posted: 4th, January 2015 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Interview: the best reactions to Sony’s cyber war with North Korea

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Obama and the FBI blame the hacking attacks against Sony Pictures on North Korea. Who knew the DPRK regime was capable? The hacks were triggered by the  The Interview,  in which two American journalists played by James Franco and

Posted: 20th, December 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Westminster paedophiles: we shouldn’t give a toss what the police ‘believe’

Two newspapers lead with news of alleged Westminster paedophiles who allegedly raped and murdered children in the 1970s and 1980s. The media calls these alleged killers and perverts ‘VIPs’. Doesn’t the acronym VIP place these alleged crimes firmly in their

Posted: 19th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


#ILLRIDEWITHYOU is for bigots and white narcissists: Muslims should charge them by the mile

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As murderous Islamist Man Haron Monis/Sheik Haron held hostages in a Sydney chocolate shop, the BBC wrote this:

As a gunman holds people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, thousands of messages of support have been posted online for

Posted: 16th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


False rape: the Scottsboro Boys become the model for UVA and campus crimes against men

 

Remember the Scottsbroro Boys? They were the nine Afro-American men tried and jailed for the rape of two white women in 1930s Alabama. The men all of them were innocent.

The State made the people fit the

Posted: 10th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jackie said ‘no’ to Rolling Stone: how the magazine passed the University of Virginia rape story

sabrina rubin erdely So. How did Jackie’s story of being a victim of gang rage at a University of Virginia fraternity ever make it into Rolling Stone?  She didn’t want it in print. But the story fitted an agenda.

It was published.

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Posted: 7th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kyron Horman says: let’s tie Terri Horman to a tree and beat her with sticks

 

Kyron Horman Anorak’s look at the story of the misssing Oregon child in the news. And the news is that police do not know what happened to Kyron Horman. They do not yet know if a crime befell

Posted: 5th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid Tropes: the Daily Star holds the front page for Big Brother

The Daily Star (prop. Richard Desmond) often leads with news of Big Brother, the show on Channel 5 (prop. R. Desmond).

Do the ownber’s business interests impace on the Star’s editorial policy? Of course not. It’s just that Big Brother

Posted: 4th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid Tropes: The Daily Express cured Alzheimer’s in 2014

The Daily Express spent a large part of 2014 talking about Dementia. The story never went anywhere, but then…

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Posted: 4th, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann Arrests, Clues And Trolls: All The 2014 Front Pages

Madeleine McCann is the story that keeps on spinning. When the innocent child went missing, the voracious media embarked on a feeding frenzy. Kate and Gerry McCann, her parents, were libelled, so too was Robert Murat. Books were written. TV

Posted: 3rd, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0