Baroness Thatcher: Merry Moral Relativism

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It’s nearly Christmas! Ho Ho Ho. Oh. Oh… I have been so busy, I haven’t even bought a card, let alone written one. Present buying started in earnest at 2 am this morning. Amazon, I hope your staff walk that extra mile, and pick and pack my items at the double. (And please can you

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RGTyler: So What if Tom Daley is Gay?! He’s Just an Individual!

Tom Daley has announced this week that he’s currently in a relationship with a man. So what?! Firstly, without sounding too rude, was anyone that surprised? And more importantly than that, why should anyone really care? 2.7% of 16-24 year olds in the UK described themselves as either Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual in the last

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Russell Taylor: So you’re part of a minority group. Big deal.

I have a confession to make: I’m a baldy. By my early twenties, I knew what I was, but did my best to cover it up. I carefully arranged my hair to disguise the truth. I avoided bright lights and wore a hat on windy days. When conversation turned to the subject of hair, I

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Hickling: Gary North on Bitcoin ‘The Second Biggest Ponzi Scheme in History’

From GaryNorth.com: “I hereby make a prediction: Bitcoins will go down in history as the most spectacular private Ponzi scheme in history. It will dwarf anything dreamed of by Bernard Madoff. (It will never rival Social Security, however.) “Here is the central fact of money. Money is the product of the market process. It arises out of

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Marx on Monday: Boris Johnson

I don’t know about you but I was outraged by the comments made by Mayor of London Boris Johnson in his speech at the Margaret Thatcher lecture last week. The bumbling oaf of a politician made a number of offensive comments about how the rich pay most of our tax and how the poor are

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Rocco: Our Politicians Don’t Work for Us.

One of the more curious things that I’ve learnt about writing for a site, rather than just leaving comments, is that there’s a feeling of responsibility that accompanies it. Perhaps a feeling of being slightly  constrained or ‘hemmed in’ would be a better description. At least for me there is as Bogpaper’s only anarchist. I

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Eadon: Microsoft’s Marketers Ripped to the Tits

Microsoft’s mobile ginger stepchild – one of several as it happens – is the Windows RT mobile operating system. This is usually confused with desktop Windows and that discombobulation has contributed to its disastrous sales. Microsoft are rumoured to be sending it to Switzerland for some suicide tourism. This means that those rare suckers that

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Science Sunday with John Duffield: Quantum Gravity

You hear a lot about quantum gravity. For example in New Scientist you can read how it could take the singularities out of a black hole. That’s good. But in the same article you can read about black holes being portals to another universe. That isn’t. There’s other things about quantum gravity that aren’t good.

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Russell Taylor: Babies, breasts and fags are none of the government’s business

My wife is expecting our second child and, as expected, is already being lectured by the NHS, the media and various other busybodies on the importance of breastfeeding. It’s better for baby, apparently, and creates a special bond between mother and child that will be shattered by the mere sight of a rubber teat. Powdered

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Delingpole on Friday: My Litecoin Hell: or Why the Geeks will Inherit the Earth

This is the story of how I lost £100,000. Or £250,000. Or £1,000,000. Or God only knows the way Bitcoin and Litecoin are behaving at the moment. But whatever: I wanted to buy into Bitcoin and Litecoin much earlier than I managed and had I done so, I would have been able to buy a

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