Category Archives: The UK

Halal & Hypocrisy XV: Choads Out For Choudary!

“The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to … Continue reading

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Secularising Sharia: An Open Letter to Sadiq Khan

You first came to my attention in the run up to the election that put you in office, when you were pitted against your fellow vote whore Zac Goldsmith in a neck-and-neck PR rivalry. Being a bloke with a sliver … Continue reading

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The Cumberbatch “Coloured” Conundrum

Oh, how the mighty fall! Turns out that after years of being lauded as both an actor by the press and a heartthrob by his adoring fangirls, Benedict Cumberbatch finally let slip his fine-shined shoes, revealing the pus-packed warts of … Continue reading

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Cower Behind the Kids!! Arrested Development as Activism

She caught my eye just a few weeks ago, this woman, this mother. Clad in a cardy and layers of concern, she stood in front of an audience of millions and spoke her truth. With child in tow, this bluestocking … Continue reading

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Halal & Hypocrisy XI: The Veil of Special Pleading

I seem to be writing quite a few of these H & H entries as of late; rest assured that more varied programming will resume in due course. I read of the ECHR’s decision to uphold France’s burqa ban with … Continue reading

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Halal & Hypocrisy X: ALLAHU SNACKBAR!

I let forth a sigh upon reading the Daily Mail’s “scoop” on Subway’s “new” (as of 2007) halal menu last month; according to the article, 185 British branches saw fit to acquiesce to the acolytes of Allah by making their … Continue reading

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Little Shops of Horror

Once again, lushes and reprobates, we arrive at that cold-yet-colourful time of year, when ghouls, trolls, and hobgoblins emerge from the underworld to plague the psyches of those all-too-ready to shriek, shudder, and squirm at their presence. And once again, … Continue reading

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