Thursday, December 02, 2004

Woolly thinking and popular misconceptions

Iraq/ War on Terror/Bushitler Argument

A Confederacy of Dunces
A full broadside at the 'Not-in-my-name' brigade

Greens v America - the myth of Kyoto
Any way you look at it, we lose something - Guantanamo and the Great WOT Dilemma
More against the Confederacy - Ian McEwan speaks sense
Unfairenheit 9/11 - The Hitch does a very effective hatchet job on Michael Moore
Parris loses the plot - Matthew Parris writes the silliest thing in his career
What kind of fascist oppressive regime won't let a man experiment with the materials required for germ warfare in the privacy of his own dingy, corpse-ridden flat?
Another Green Teen World - celebrities and the anti-war movement

Jyllands-Posten Cartoon row

A plague on all houses - absolutely everybody is wrong
The harmony of civilisations - The WOT is not a War on Islam


State killing is for statists
In which a conservative argument against capital punishment generates a record number of dissenting comments

Just popping out to have my preconceptions challenged, dear - Modern art

Postcard poverty versus the McFuture

Vile habits
Should smokers get NHS treatment?

Defence against the dark arts of mumbo-jumbo
Francis Wheen's eloquent rants

Snake oil for the many, not the few
Prince Charles wants 'alternative medicine' on the NHS