Shame on the liberals who rationalise terror

Powerful words!

Nick Cohen: Writing from London


From Standpoint
January/February 2016

After the massacres in Paris on November 13, the US Secretary of State John Kerry made a statement so disgraceful you had to read it, rub your eyes, and read it again to comprehend the extent of his folly: “There’s something different about what happened from Charlie Hebdo, and I think everybody would feel that,” Kerry began in the laboured English of an over-promoted middle manager.

“There was a sort of particularised focus and perhaps even a legitimacy in terms of — not a legitimacy, but a rationale that you could attach yourself to somehow and say, OK, they’re really angry because of this and that. This Friday was absolutely indiscriminate. It wasn’t to aggrieve one particular sense of wrong. It was to terrorise people.”

The staff of “Charlie Hebdo” in 2006: The cartoonists Cabu, Charb, Tignous and Honoré (first, second, fourth and fifth from left)…

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Islamic Extremism – An Inarticulate Rant

Can’t help thinking that Michael has a point.

Is the CBI admitting defeat?

The article, The CBI has admitted defeat – and the economic case against Brexit is collapsing, appeared on the City A.M. website on 22 March 2016. The author, Richard Tice (co-founder of is commenting on a PwC report, Leaving the EU: Implications for the UK economy. I have read the PwC report—admittedly I mostly skimmed the annexes—and don’t see how Mr Tice’s comments are supported. I’ve annotated the article with my remarks and quotes from the PwC report, the CBI announcement on their website and other sources.

For the avoidance of any doubt, I am in favour of remaining in the EU despite the problems.Diaper Screenbean

The TL;DR version of this post is that the City A.M. article is a steaming pile of falsehood and misdirection.

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