TWITTING KILLED A TV STAR – In a matter of hours, Roseanne Barr went from an apparently Ambien-induced 2am Twitter rant to having her TV show – the highest rating …

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OH DANNY GIRL – Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of “a quiet revolution” in what was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries after a landslide …

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GOOD NEWS FROM PORTLANDIA – It wasn’t a comedy show, it was a documentary: An Oregon activist has created a ‘Reparations Happy Hour,’ asking white people to donate money — …

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THE SECOND GUNMAN – Having just finished watching the adaptation of Stephen King’s “11.22.63”, this is quite fascinating: Just before Christmas, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. pulled up to the massive …

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THE CASE OF TOMMY ROBINSON – Something weird is happening in the Great Britain (or country formerly known as Great Britain; you know, the birthplace of liberalism and modern freedom …

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PEOPLE WHO CALL OPPONENTS NAZIS COMPLAIN ABOUT GANGSTERS BEING CALLED ANIMALS – Seems to me as good a summation about the recent furore (as most summations, it’s also a generalisation, …

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DO ILLEGAL CATS HAVE RIGHTS? – Flippancy aside, this is environmentalism done right: A conservation agency has constructed what is believed to be the world’s longest cat-proof fence in central …

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“CENTRISTS ARE THE MOST HOSTILE TO DEMOCRACY, NOT EXTREMISTS”?-Fascinating piece from “The New York Times”: The warning signs are flashing red: Democracy is under threat. Across Europe and North America, …

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LEE RHIANNON PURGES HERSELF – My favourite communist in the Australian Parliament, the Greens’ Senator Lee Rhiannon, has today announced she is retiring from politics (I’m lying; I never had …

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WHAT A TRUMP DERANGEMENT SYNDROME LOOKS LIKE – (Or: Don’t Be This Guy, Ever) The Action: U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, …

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TRAITORS BEHIND THE WHEEL – A reminder, if needed (the narrator: yes, it is sadly needed), that in many parts of the world women are facing somewhat bigger challenges that …

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GUYS AND DOLLS – Apropos my blog earlier in the week “Are Thomas and Winnie Safe?” about the efforts of gender warriors to treat all the differences between the (two) …

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LOOK WHO’S CREEPY – As I mentioned this morning, an American court has ruled that Donald Trump blocking people on his Twitter violates their First Amendment rights. It is a …

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UNBLOCK – Fascinating court decision regarding the First Amendment: It is unconstitutional for public officials, including the president, to block Twitter followers who criticize them, a court ruled today in …

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550 GROOMERS IN NEWCASTLE – This is astonishing if true: More?than 550 child sex groomers from the same city are to be kicked out of Britain. Police have passed their …

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