Posts Tagged ‘ISIS’

Crazy Daze

13Jun16

“Whatever happened to crazy?”, asked the American comedian Chris Rock in his 1999 TV special, ‘Bigger & Blacker’. He was talking about how when a lunatic goes on a shooting spree, modern society looks for something to blame. It can be anything from rap music to violent video games. Why do we refuse to admit […]


Just when you thought the Trump campaign couldn’t get any more ridiculous, he throws Sarah Palin into the mix. In her endorsement speech she described potential President Trump as a… “…commander in chief who will let our warriors do their job and go kick ISIS ass…” And described supporters of the Trump-Palin ticket as… ”…proud […]


Mack Nuggets

12Dec15

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOB fm lately, including: Being Embarrassed by your parents. What men DON’T want for Christmas. Plastic surgery that fixed one thing and ruined another. A bag for life. Why Volkswagen have done nothing wrong. Prince William, the wrong person to talk to the Chinese. Britain’s train operators do […]


Home Truth

28Nov15

The War Office changed its name to the Ministry of Defence in 1964. Now they should just go ahead and change it back. The Prime Minister, David Cameron is saying that we should bomb Islamic State militants in Syria and that Britain cannot afford to stand aside. But we’re not standing aside, we’re doing our […]


Back Fire?

21Nov15

We’re all angry about what happened in Paris. Do we always make the best decisions when we’re angry? How many times have you looked back on a situation and realised what you SHOULD have done? Six out of ten Britons want the UK to bomb ISIS in Syria. That’s according to a ComRes poll, published […]


Syria Season.

05Nov15

Isis claimed responsibility for blowing up that Russian airliner over Egypt. In all likelihood it was in retaliation for Moscow’s airstrikes against Isis in Syria. A few weeks ago, David Cameron was pressing for British military action against Islamic State in Syria. Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary said that bombing I.S. targets there would keep […]


In London yesterday, tens of thousands of people marched towards the prime ministerial residence in Downing Street, calling for the UK government to do more to help with the current migrant crisis. Europe is struggling to cope with an enormous influx of people, mostly from Syria, who are fleeing violence and poverty in their own […]