Mittmentum

Well it looks like Mitt Romney has a little momentum gained after the first Presidential debate. Don’t be fooled, the Obama campaign is busily scheming behind the scenes in an attempt to gain back the ground lost by the President in the first debate.  But maybe the American public at large has seen something in…

What kind of human beings . . .

Taliban shoot 14-year-old Pakistani peace campaigner I read this article this morning and I’m still at a loss for words.  What kind of people would send assassins to kill a 14 year old schoolgirl?  What would make a group of people so afraid of this child that they would attempt to kill her and any other…

A Nation Of Strivers…

…turned beggars. As a follow-on to the article that we referenced here, Allan Massie notes that while the dependence in Scotland might not be exactly nine out of 10, the gist of the article is correct. That is the theme of his column in the Telegraph: In 1926 my father, aged 19, left an Aberdeenshire farm to be…