Daily Stirrer Recommended Reading - Archive #1
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Getting Educated About Education Another hand wringing article from a bleeding heart liberal. Jessica Alba whines about the inadequacies of third world education. She has not dealt face to face with some of the output of first world education systems. Kids in the third world may not have the fancy schools, the computers, languiage labs, science equipment, sports facilities available in the west but they seem to get more out of their education.
60% Do Not Know Who Nick Clegg Is As the Lib Dems proclaim their conference a triumph a poll reveals that 60% of British voters do not know who Nick Clegg is. But when 45% think Gordon Brown is the crumpled looking Scottish bloke who plays Rebus what chance does the Liberal Democrat leader have.
Truthers vs Birthers
As the questions about Obama's elegibility to hold his office continue to gain traction the Democrats in America try to present themselves as the sane, rational party. But over half of Democrat voters believe George W bush was involved in organising the 9/11 outrage.
Love In A Time Of Swine Flu From Huffington Post another paid lackey of big Pharma camouflages his motives behind an impresive list of medical qualifications as he tries to boost the fear-and-panic marketing campaign.
A Word Atheists Shouldn't Use Ron Comfort is one of the "leading thinkers of fundamentalist Christianity, if the words thinkers and fundamentalist can ever be used to describe the same person. Ron's conviction that The Bible is factual history and so everything that opposes or questions the Bible is wrong really proves this idiot has never thought in his life.
Self Sufficiency Versus The Nanny State A conservative thinker explains the dangers of the nanny state. I'm a liberl myself but liberalism must have limits on the extent it allows central authority to intrude into the lives of stable, responsible people.
Japan Breaks Ranks On Global Warming - Natural Cycle Say Scientists
Japanese scientists have published a report stating that global warming is not man made but an event in a natural cycle. This makes Japan the first developed nation oher than the US to challenge the scientific consensus
Sunlight Exchange - New Ideas On Sustainable Energy More new ideas from Japan
Barack Obama as Shaman
The Wannabe Messiah aspect of Obama's personality explored
Take My Fat Please Great idea to use stem cells developed from liposuctioned body fat in medical research. Unfortunately it stymies a Boggart Blog idea to use hyrdocarbons from human fat to fuel powrer stations.
We are what we eat - let's eat better
Tone Deaf - The White House And Unemployment Obamas song is about reining in Wall Street to turn the US economy round, but he's singing out of tune.
Obama Is No More redible Than Mandelson More and more people are noticing the parallels between Obama and Tony Blair, the narcissism, the control freakery, egomania, solipsism and... need I go on?
Blair Ignores Grandmother's Advice That hypocritical little shit Tony Blair is bragging about his new love affair with Catholicism. This proves he has not really become a Catholic, if he had he would be feelinmg so guilty about all the lies he's told, all the people he's stitched up, he would be on suicide watch by now.
Oh Dear Polly Tim Worstall takes Polly Toynbee to task over her double standards.
Obama Accuses British Royal Famility Of Incest A good one from the Dead Synapses Society. If there was a grain of truth in it we'd have to mention that Obama's mother is his sister.
Why Are We Suddenly So Fascinated By History Why the sudden burst of interest in history asks veteran columnist Alexander Chancellor? Could it be we are afraid the politicians will steal our heritage by rewriting the past.
Palin No Longer Writing Her Own Speeches Sarah Palin has hired a speechwriter and this Obamessiah cult follower along with the people in the thread are going crazy about it, as if she has dome something terrible like refusing to reval her birth certificate.
Now It Gets Personal Mr Brown Gordon Brown continues to seriously piss off people he needs on his side.
Lib Dems in the glass house Blogger lays into Lib Dems saying they don't understand the internet - then reveals he has just read they nerdville hype and himself does not understand the first thing about the net.
The Economy Is So Bad A round up of the best jokes and one liners on the state of the economy. My fave was: The economy is so bad McDonalds are selling a quarter ouncer.
We don't need another teen drama
Another bleeding heart piece about binge drinking and teenage pregnancy. But surely if we can get the boys drunk enough the girls will not get pregnant.
No University Place? Why Not Get a Job? A reasonable suggestion you may think - until you see how many basic jobs require a degre these days.
The most unbelievable Michael Jackson rumours yet? A selection of Michael Jackson stories from mainsteam media, these pale against Boggart Blog's whacky Michael Jackson stories.
Top 75 Liberal Democrat Bloggers
There are 75 people prepared to out themselves as Liberal Democrats by writing Lib Dem blogs.
Why Can't Editors Spike This Stuff
A heartfelt plea for newspapers to stop trying to compete with the blogosphere and concentrate on quality writing and reasoned arguement.
The Lockerbie Bomber, Big Oil and Tony Blair
Just what kind of deal was cut over the release of the Lockerbie Bomber and by whom.
Reactionary Feminists Hijack Guardian Blog apparently all male bloggers and commenters who are not home and away or politically correct wusses are arrogant, opinionated prats. Yeah Right!
I've Heard Of Starter Homes but A Starter Marriage Has our society gone totally mad. What's wrong with living over the brush?
Earth System Science - From Heresy To Orthodoxy Though the climate change scientists seem determined to lose the argument because of their obsession with showing off how clever they are and boring us all to death with their incomprehensible statistics, Lovelock's forty year old Gaia theory still stands. Trouble is, it is just too complex for the simple minded scientists to get their heads round.
The Criminal Justice Bill 1994 If You've done Nothing Worng You have nothing to fear people who protested that measures in the 1994 Criminal justice Bill could be used to stifle dissent and curtail civil liberties. Fifteen years later the Criminal Justice Bill is being used to stifle dissent and curtail civil liberties.
New Labour's Great MistakeJenni Russell argues that New Labour's obsession with statistics, targets and management is responsible for alienating the voters and preventing the party getting its message across. SEE ALSO
I Am Not A Number
El Nino has arrived. Reach for the fans and the ice bucket everyone and hold on to your knickers. El Nino has arrived on the east coast of central America. This climate phenomonon in the Pacific Ocean usually leads to heatwaves and an unusually intense hurricane season.
A New news Media Fabius Maximus dscusses the effect Obama's "change everything" is having on American insitutions; today the news media.
X Factor Is Cheap Exploitation The X Factor returns this week to the usual scepticism from pundits. We shall watch in huge numbers though, perhaps they should call it the Bread and Circuses Factor.
How To Fail A Gender Test
the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) has called into question whether South African
the IAAF announced that Semenya will have to undergo gender testing . In 2006, another female athlete competing at the Asian Games
Gender Testing In Sport
We take a politically incorrect approach at Boggart blog as youd expect from a comedy blog, but the issue of men competing as women goes back a long way beyond the saga of Casters (alleged) codlings...
Obama versus the Angry White Men. Black American Writer Michael Jefferies gets in a right old state about reports that two protesters against Obama's proposed gun controls turned up at a meeting about heathcare reform carrying weapons, as is their right in some American states. Jefferies dubs them Angry White Men in an article suggesting the only reason for opposing Obama on anything is race related. What a pity one of the gun carriers was black as is shown in a picture in this article.
Citizen Wells - Canadian healthcare Imploding
Citizen Wells reports a story of a Canadian senior medic who says the CAnadian healthcare system is on the vcerge of collapse as are publicly funded systems in European nations. Boggart Blog replies that stories spread by opponents of Obama's helthcare reforms reporting the death of public health care are greatly exaggerated.
One Question For Barack Obama. Following the cloyingly saccharine publicity stunt of allowing an eleven year old to question Barack Obama (well a kid is hardly likely to ask about the birth certificate) Guardian readers were invited to submit a question they would like to ask Obama. Some are arse kissing others are very funny.
20 July 2009
Banning Multibuy Will Not Adress The Root Of The Problem. Dizzy Thinks blog demolishes the government's case for banning bogoffs
Swine Flue Set For An Autumn Epidemic?
The authorities predict more horror from the Swine Flu damp squib but it is an sttempt to spread fear and panic in order to establish authoritarian control?
Faith Healing For A Pandemic The anti viral drugs are more likely to kill you than the disease so what can you do? This blog loks at some of the whackier faith healing solutions.
Swine Flu is a Vatican / Illuminati Conspiracy And what would life be without a conspiracy theory?
Bogof: The End Of An Era Will the government's ban on bogofs spell the end of an era in British shopping?
Legislation by the mindless for the mindless - BOGOFS Once again the New Labour government's attempt to address a problem looks like government by bureaucrat.
Obama elegibility lawsuit update A progress report on one of the elegibility challenges to Barack Obama's Presidency
Courage A>Dr Kate for Texas Darlin blog writes about how to resist the government tactic of spreading fear and panic to suppress dissent.
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