Tag: History

Into the mind of Donald Trump

As I’ve said before, I have so many bookmarks on Donald Trump, they’re impossible to cover. Right now, Trump still lags in the polls, yet packs his rallies full of people wherever he goes. However, as we saw with McCain…

How the Muslim Brotherhood expanded in Europe — part 3

The past two posts of mine have explored the history of the Muslim Brotherhood and their expansion into Europe. They provide useful background from the 20th century for the third part of the story below, which takes up the story…

How the Muslim Brotherhood expanded in Europe — part 2

My post yesterday discussed the creation and ascent of the Muslim Brotherhood as well as how it came to the favourable attention of the British and the Germans, for different reasons, in the first half of the 20th century. I…

Selfridges and Santa’s grotto

Although The Spectator‘s gossip columnist Steerpike finds it newsworthy that Selfridges will not be offering a Santa’s grotto in 2013 as if it’s a first, nor did they in 2012. Last year, the iconic store had a wizard instead. How…

Cultural Vandalism…

Oh, how we love a ‘bungling council workers and road signage’ story! Misspelled signs for ‘shcool’, yellow lines painted right over badger corpses, they are guaranteed local newspaper filler. Even the MSM picks them up from time to time: Bungling…