Here are the Blogs in the Mary Jackson category.
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Thursday, 16 May 2013
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Huge hat tip to Christina for discovering Defend the Modern World, a serious blog with a light touch. As the Australian rape victim found in Dubai, the trappings of Western life do not make Muslims Western, and the blogger explains why brilliantly in this post (my emphasis): [A] few optimistic observers ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/16/2013 6:18 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013
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And peace on you too. A lady goes into a bar and asks for a double entendre. The barman gives her one. Click on the Khasi of Kalabar below, and titter ye not. From The Telegraph with thanks to Esmerelda: ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/15/2013 9:19 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013
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Israelis, in contrast, are like us. They are part of the West. So who does Stephen Hawking choose to boycott? Rod Liddle, from the Sunday Times via the British Israel Group: A statement issued on [Hawking's] behalf explained that he was persuaded by Palestinian colleagues to boycott an academic ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/15/2013 8:56 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013
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"Vulgar, vulgar, vulgar," said the Queen's private secretary, Lord Charteris, of Sarah, Duchess of York. It might with more justice be said of Dubai. Trashy buildings, trashy bars, trashy shopping, Dubai seems to embody all that is said to be wrong with the West. But Dubai is Muslim, and ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/15/2013 8:41 AM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 3 May 2013
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... and dhimmi BBC, but we already knew that. Internet giant Google has changed the tagline on the homepage of its Palestinian edition from "Palestinian Territories" to "Palestine". The change, introduced on 1 May, means google.ps now displays "Palestine" in Arabic and ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2013 12:57 PM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 3 May 2013
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"There has never been a time in human history when sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl was viewed as anything other than depraved and deserving of severe punishment." This according to The Times leader, in the context of former TV presenter Stuart Hall's guilty plea to fourteen charges ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2013 8:21 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 29 April 2013
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The good news is that at last a Muslim admits to non-Muslims  that Muslim terrorists who kill non-Muslims in the name of Islam are …. Muslim.  Muslims might say this in Arabic to fellow Muslims, praising the “martyr” for his actions, but they don’t often say it in ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/29/2013 4:59 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 24 April 2013
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So farewell, then, Abu Qatada. Farewell. Farewell .... Oh Bugger. It was a Dream. You're still Here, Abu Qatada. And I'd rada You were not Must try hada © E. J. Throbb, aged 17¾ ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/24/2013 2:26 PM by Mary Jackson
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Saturday, 20 April 2013
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Socialists hated Margaret Thatcher, a grocer’s daughter, because she didn't know her place. Julie Burchill: A whole host of characters who had previously passed for decent revealed themselves as sneering snobs when they applied themselves to Thatcher. Mary Warnock said it made her feel ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/20/2013 11:28 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 17 April 2013
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No wonder the teaching unions don’t want Michael Gove’s reforms to history teaching. Facts and the evidence of those who were there are the very devil when you are trying to rewrite history in a politically correct image. From Esmerelda's excellent account of Margaret Thatcher's ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/17/2013 1:22 PM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 17 April 2013
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Well, somebody had to say it. After all, she was more Manley than the other members. Another thing, it would be good if journalists could refrain from starting every sentence about Margaret Thatcher with "Whatever you think of her  ..." Whatever you think of her, she deserves better ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/17/2013 10:04 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 9 April 2013
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So Farewell, then, Margaret Thatcher.  No Glass ceiling for you. More of a Grass roof.  No u-turns That was your Catch phrase. But now it’s Your turn I come to bury Thatcher and to Praise her. No cremation mind The Lady’s not for burning  © E. J. Throbb, ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/09/2013 3:38 PM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 22 March 2013
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So farewell, then, W12 8QT. AKA BBC TV Centre The first postcode I ever knew. From Blue Peter. Now you've Petered out. W12 8QT RIP © E. J. Throbb, aged 17¾ ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/22/2013 6:43 PM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 13 March 2013
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Is the Pope a Catholic? (Write on one side of the paper only.) ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2013 5:20 PM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 13 March 2013
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Because they eat snow, according to North Korea. From The Telegraph: If it’s the genuine article, North Korea’s latest propaganda video is comedy gold. It claims to show America as it really is – a nation of gun nuts who shoot children for target practice, a place where everyone ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2013 5:16 AM by Mary Jackson
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Tuesday, 12 March 2013
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The BBC fills a much needed gap in its bashing of Israel with this story: A 40 year-old recording of the 'mind the gap' message played on the London Underground will be used once more so the widow of the actor behind the warning can hear his voice. Oswald Laurence was heard for years ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/12/2013 8:08 AM by Mary Jackson
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Wednesday, 6 March 2013
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So farewell then Hugo Chavez. Not to be confused With Hugo Boss. Though You were a Boss. Mourned by George Galloway, Ken Livingstone, The Guardian, The Arab World. Embraced by Ahmadinajad. They must be Caracas There’s no turning back -- that Was one of your Catchphrases. Dead ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2013 8:28 AM by Mary Jackson
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Monday, 18 February 2013
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A song I hadn't thought about for yonks before I read Hugh's post: The Vicar of Bray must not be confused with the Bishop of Rome, the Vicar of Wakefield (now the Imam of Wakefield) or the Vicar of Dibley. And don't confuse butter with Utterly Butterly. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2013 2:47 PM by Mary Jackson
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Sunday, 17 February 2013
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We told Labour (and Tory) governments that importing and pandering to Muslims was a bad idea. Andrew Gilligan in The Telegraph on the Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets: The extremist-linked mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman (above), is under deepening pressure on all fronts today. His attempt ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/17/2013 1:49 PM by Mary Jackson
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Friday, 15 February 2013
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James Dellingpole has fun with the the twisted knickers of the Guardianista sista on the subject of a black pope: Gosh, won’t it be marvellous if the next pope turns out to be black? And I’m not saying this as a Catholic or one of those earnest Lefty types who yearns for an ethnic minority ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/15/2013 2:21 PM by Mary Jackson
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