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At last! An Archbishop of Canterbury recognises that Islamists slaughter Christians

8 August 2014

4:01 PM

8 August 2014

4:01 PM

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has just issued a statement about the slaughter of Christians in Iraq that is both brave and perfectly judged. What an outstanding representative of English Christianity he is turning out to be – in sorry contrast to his predecessor.

Here is the section of Archbishop Welby’s statement that illustrates his keen judgment. It makes clear that he does not think that Christian lives are worth more than those of Yazidis or Muslims. (The ordained Anglican priest Chris Bryant MP accused me of believing this when I asked him on Twitter today why, in common with many liberal Christians, he had remained silent on the plight of his co-religionists.)

The horrific events in Iraq rightly call our attention and sorrow yet again. Christians and other religious minorities are being killed and face terrible suffering.

What we are seeing in Iraq violates brutally people’s right to freedom of religion and belief, as set out under Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is extremely important that aid efforts are supported and that those who have been displaced are able to find safety. I believe that, like France, the United Kingdom’s doors should be open to refugees, as they have been throughout history.

The international community must document human rights abuses being committed in northern Iraq so that future prosecutions can take place. It is important and necessary for the international community to challenge the culture of impunity which has allowed these atrocities to take place.

These paragraphs put the suffering of Christians and Yazidis in the context of the universal dignity of the human person: a concept acknowledged by both religious believers and secular humanists. Most of these boxes have also been ticked by Western statesman, including David Cameron.


I can’t, however, imagine either the Prime Minister or the President of the United States summoning up the nerve to say what the Archbishop said next (my emphases):

With the world’s attention on the plight of those in Iraq, we must not forget that this is part of an evil pattern around the world where Christians and other minorities are being killed and persecuted for their faith. Only this week I received an email from a friend in Northern Nigeria about an appalling attack on a village, where Christians were killed because of their faith in Jesus Christ. Such horrific stories have become depressingly familiar in countries around the world, including Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic.

Messrs Cameron and Obama have pointedly not drawn attention to the targeting of Christians by Islamic militants. And here is another unsettling thought. Would Archbishop Rowan Williams have highlighted this ‘evil pattern’? I very much doubt it.

Justin Welby has not spelled out that Islamic fundamentalists of various stripes are the perpetrators of this violence. But his words can be read in no other way. Militant Islam wishes to drive Christianity from its holy places in the Middle East and Africa. At long last an Archbishop of Canterbury has acknowledged that this is an international campaign – not centrally co-ordinated but inspired by a specific religious ideology.

Bravo, Your Grace.

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  • Sinceyouask

    Better than his predecessor, certainly (he who wanted to recognise Sharia in the UK), but no mention of the M or I word. It’s not the Buddists or Janists behind it all, is it?

  • Matthew Meadow

    Allah/Satan is alive and kicking.

    • red2black

      Aren’t God and Satan something all three Abrahamic religions have in common? Allah is the Arabic word for God.

      • Matthew Meadow

        That is true. But if the Bible is correct, the Quran can not be correct, they exclude each other. So one of them is wrong and does have the wrong perception of serving ‘God’ while actually serving satan. You may make your own guess!

        • red2black

          I’m sure there must be things they agree on.

      • Matthew Meadow

        For some reason my answer was removed !?

        Documentation statutes Islam:

        • Matthew Meadow

          Excuse: Wrong order of thread selected.

          • Matthew Meadow

            Only a test

            • Matthew Meadow

              One more

    • LaurenceBoyce

      I’ll take your word for it, seeing as they are invisible.

  • Stephen Milroy

    Some of us Christians have been following the Islamic slaughter of Christians in the Middle East for some time. And been deafened by the sound of silence from our government and media…

    • Dutchnick

      And an even greater silence from the Muslim community!

  • mahatmacoatmabag

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, like his predecessor Rowan Williams are war criminals guilty of participating in the Genocidal BDS campaign against Israel

  • Damaris Tighe

    Canon Andrew White is an Anglican priest in Baghdad who has been working on behalf of Iraqi Christians for several years. He is a very brave man & recently visited Christians in the north ‘under cover’. If readers would like to made a donanation to support his work (very small montly DDMs accepted) go to

  • Gwangi

    The fact is, if Islamists were white, non-religious and spoke, say, German, then everyone – church leaders, Guardian readers, libtard poseurs – would call them fascists that have to be stopped.

    Oh but wait, these fascists have 1) brown skins (almost all do) and 2) are of a UK minority religion. Oh dear – that changes everything.

    And lo, as if by magic, these Islamofascists are consequently given protection from the state, immunity from criticism and it seems prosecution, and their culture and values MUST BE celebrated in our diverse multicultural wonderland – because you see, if you have a brown skin and a religion, the incompetent hypocrites who hold power in the UK (political, media, education, councils etc) will ADORE you, fund you, defend you, and never ever criticise your vile and disgusting values or behaviour.

    But just IMAGINE if the extremist Muslims in the UK were all 1) white and 2) non-religious, and expressed the same views and values? They’d be accused of being backwards and bigots at best, fascist murdering dangerous vile and disgusting traitors at worst. Instead, they are praised and defended by our traitor political class. True, non?

    • Dutchnick

      I seriously think that one has to view the whole of Islam. There is no demos, protests or any comment by that community as they consider they are all brothers(sisters?) in one faith. It seems that it is only the concerned,humanitarian action comes from others, indeed the Hamas lovies, assuming they are actually concerned about the lives of civilians seem to have gone quiet, could it be because they cannot blame Israel.

  • Dean Jackson

    Why hasn’t the Archbishop recognized the fake collapse of the USSR and that “Islamists” are Communists posing as Muslims?

    Guess who “Islamic State” combatants in northern Iraq are? Those wearing balaclavas to hide their Caucasian identity are Ukrainian troops posing as Muslim combatants, replete with fake beards and bad wigs!* Now you know (1) the West was co-opted decades ago by Marxists; (2) why the Ukrainian population revolted last January (because the Ukrainian military was either in northern Iraq or in southern Turkey preparing to enter Iraq), resulting in the toppling of hundreds of hated statues to Lenin, statues that were supposed to have been toppled back in early 1992; and (3) why the West and its puppet government in Baghdad refused to attack Islamic State back in December.

    These belated “airstrikes” are anemic and will only be aimed at non-Soviet combatants. When the demoralized United States ground forces are sent back to Iraq, the Ukrainian Army will put up stiff resistance, and air cover will be confined to non-Soviet combatants.

    By the way, no Muslim group would fly a black flag into battle, as we see Islamic State doing. The color would be green. For those of you also ignorant of this fact, the reason Muslims would fly a green flag is because the Prophet Muhammad’s eye’s were green.

    The fraudulent “collapse” of the USSR (and East Bloc) couldn’t have been pulled off until both political parties in the United States (and political parties elsewhere in the West) were co-opted by Moscow & Allies, which explains why verification of the “collapse” was never undertaken by the West, such verification being (1) a natural administrative procedure (since the USSR wasn’t occupied by Western military forces); and (2) necessary for the survival of the West. Recall President Reagan’s favorite phrase, “Trust, but verify”.

    Notice that not one political party in the West demanded verification of the collapse of the USSR, and the media failed to alert your attention to this fact, including the “alternative” media. When determining whether the “former” USSR is complying with arms control treaties, what does the United States do to confirm compliance? Right, the United States sends into the “former” USSR investigative teams to VERIFY compliance, yet when it’s the fate of the West that’s at stake should the collapse of the USSR be a ruse, what does the United States do to confirm the collapse? Nothing!

    It gets worse–the West also never (1) de-Communized the Soviet Armed Forces of its Communist Party officer corps, which was 90% officered by Communist Party members; and (2) arrested and detained the 6-million vigilantes that assisted the Soviet Union’s Ministry of the Interior control the populations of the larger cities during the period of “Perestroika” (1986-1991)!

    There was no verification, de-Communization and de-mobilization.

    The “War on Terror” & Iraq War I and II:

    Regarding the “War on Terror”, Moscow and Beijing tasked America to conduct the operation to ensure that while the USSR was in a “liberalized” and therefore weakened state, such a war would (1) create the image that the United States is a rogue state, invading/attacking nations with impunity; (2) destroy the preeminence of the United States on the world stage; and (3) weaken the United States Armed Forces via a never ending “War on Terror”.

    Before the fraudulent collapse of the USSR in December 1991 Moscow tasked Washington, DC to ready the 1990 Gulf War with Iraq. Why? Because Moscow, after the “collapse”, was going to intentionally implode its economy to ensure foreign investments went to China instead. Russia could live on the relatively higher price that its oil exports (Russia is #2 behind Saudi Arabia in oil exports) would obtain thanks to the United States placing an embargo on Iraqi oil, thereby raising the world price of oil relative to the lower price the commodity would have fetched if the Iraq embargo hadn’t been in place. China has no such export market for oil, therefore would have to rely on foreign investments to build her military.

    Then by 2001 oil began getting too scarce and expensive due to India’s emergence on the economic scene, threatening China’s military buildup. To ensure China had the oil it needed, and at a lower relative price then what it would have been otherwise, and not exhaust Russian oil reserves, Moscow once again tasked Washington, DC to invade Iraq for the purpose of now opening up Iraq’s oil reserves once again to the world oil market. Hence the March 2003 Iraqi War, and why China is the major player that has benefited from Iraqi oil contracts…

    New political parties are needed, where candidates are screened. It’s unbelievable that we allow the fate of the Republic to be held by those (1) who are agents of Moscow & Beijing; or (2) whom the KGB and their Western counterparts have co-opted, usually via sexual blackmail.

    *Other Islamic State members include Communists from Chechnya, a provence in the Soviet republic of Russia.

    • Trofim

      Oh dear, not you again. You posted the same or similar mixed up paranoid diatribe on another thread about NATO.

      • Dean Jackson

        “You posted the same or similar mixed up paranoid diatribe on another thread about NATO.”

        What’s mixed up? Paranoid about Communists? Why aren’t you? What is it about the following you don’t get…

        There was no verification, de-Communization and de-mobilization.

        • Trofim

          Ещё раз – сколько времени вы проводили в СССР?

          • Dean Jackson

            “Once again – how much time did you spend in the USSR”

            I’m not doing a Sidney Reilly. I’m a civilian, not a spy for the SIS.

  • Freedom

    From all that I have seen and heard, Justin Welby is an excellent man. I think the country is lucky to have him as Archbishop.

  • Teddy Bear

    Welby and most of the rest of the Church leaders make me sick.

    Every month Raymond Ibrahim has been detailing the persecution of Christians throughout the Islamic world. Didn’t hear a peep from the Church for fear of offending ‘the religion of peace’.

    Now with the US finally deciding to act against ISIS does Welby decide to speak out. How many Christians have been slaughtered, tortured, and threatened till he found his ‘spirit’?

    Any wonder Church attendance continues to drop with ‘spiritual’ leaders like this to inspire? They interpret ‘turning the other cheek’ as sticking their arses in the air and burying their head in the sand.

    Dim and Dhimmi

  • William Haworth

    Why don’t we recognise the Islamic State? Then we could declare war against it, mallet it and treat any ‘British Muslims’ who fight for it as traitors.

  • Donafugata

    “This is part of an evil pattern where Christians and other minorities around the world are being persecuted…..”

    Quite, and it is always the same scum doing the persecuting.

  • LaurenceBoyce

    “What an outstanding representative of English Christianity he is turning out to be – in sorry contrast to his predecessor.”

    Goog grief. Talk about believing just what you want to believe when it suits.

    In contrast to his predecessor, Justin Welby is a complete and utter non-entity, something which has not escaped your attention previously.

  • John Gerard

    Is anyone going on the march through central london today, with 100,000 people in support of the Christians and other minorities in Iraq being slaughtered wholesale by muslim terrorist savages?

    Oh…wait…there isn’t one. I forget – IS aren’t jews. If they were, the whole world would have been screamed and whined off its axis by now. My mistake! As you were, dear reader!

    • red2black

      If you want a march, organise one. Strange how actually doing something is always someone else’s job.

      • Dr. Heath

        I can foresee a number of insuperable problems that might face anyone organising a march like this.

        The authorities are unlikely to consent to the march going ahead on the grounds that its organisers are islamophobes whose message is a cover for people engaged in hate crimes and the incitement of violence against minority communities.

        The Metropolitan Police will not want to police the march, citing the risk of bloodshed as the islamophobes are attacked all along the route of the march by righteous Muslims defending their lives and homes from assault by Zio-nazi marchers. The police would want treble overtime rates were they to consent to risk their lives defending fascists. Best bet, their Commissioner will say, is to permit the march but immediately lock up all those participating and charge them with some political crime. Think of the fines they’d all have to pay. It works in Moscow!

        Thirdly, Mehdi Hassan and the Guardian Women’s “Save Gaza Committee” will organise a counter-demonstration in Trafalgar Square denouncing the anti-IS march organisers as fascist supporters of the arch-criminal, Benyamin Netanhahu. The police will double the double the amount of warnings issued and say that it’s only right they are promised quadruple overtime rates for protecting Mehdi and the Guardian Women from artillery and aircraft attacks by the Israeli-funded anti-IS fascists.

        Perhaps, instead, Justin could mount a one-man vigil in a small, country church far from the capital to make his point. The cops wouldn’t have to do any overtime and Ed Miliband and Mehdi Hassan could denounce him for such an ill-judged political gesture and demand that, in future, the prelate ensure that all pronouncements concerning the Middle East are first vetted with The Guardian and/or Mehdi Hassan.

        • red2black

          Even so, perhaps someone will try.

  • Terence Hale

    You must remember an Archbishop is a Christian ecclesiastic in rank higher to any one in Dad’s Army.

    • red2black

      “You stupid boy.” (tee hee)

  • David Hussell

    Well done, well said, Archbishop. It allows Anglican like myself, all Christians and indeed all men and women of good will of faith or no faith to raise the heads and agree openly, with what has been clearly the obvious truth, now that this has been said aloud publicly by a prominent national figure and leading UK Churchman.

  • Callan

    Good to see the Archbishop taking time off from his political pontificating and social work to address the subject of Christianity. What took him so long? As For his belief the United Kingdom’s doors should always be open to refugees, does he mean all of them? Where has he been sleeping? Ever since 1997 the country has put out the welcome mat to millions of them, notwithstanding they have travelled through many countries of refuge, France included to get here. Oh, and far too many claim to be refugees when they are nothing of the sort. Perhaps if the charlatans and criminal immigrants were sent back it would make room for genuine refugees. But that is not going to happen and unfortunately we are more or less full.

  • RevnantDream

    Well at least someone is speaking out besides the Nun taking down the flag.

  • Mrs Josephine Hyde-Hartley

    It’s probably something to do with methodology -actually, I think.

    If we didn’t know justin Welby used to work in the financial system, it could look like he’s doing a “George Galloway” with this speech – Consider; the Archbish. mentions neither God or Allah.. just ” a pattern”. Similarly George Galloway judiciously avoided mentioning Jews, God or Allah in his recent speech, telling us instead we should reject the “state” of Israel and all its goods, services and university lecturers.. O and finally (where George really goes wrong) – ordinary tourists/visitors.

  • Conway

    Militant Islam wishes to drive Christianity from its holy places in the Middle East and Africa whichever place it appears. There, that’s fixed that for you.

  • Ru

    Why didn’t he spell out that it was being done by Muslims or Islamists? Not so brave.

  • Alexsandr

    well done archbish. ignore it when its Hamas firing rockets and tunneling into Israel to slaughter Israelis, but then shout when its Christians. Hypocrite.

  • mustafa

    Talk is cheap. No more immigrants. Use your COE cash to supply your fellow christians with arms, and tell your friend in Rome AVANTI!
    People have to sort out their own problems in their own country, we have enough foreign troublemakers here.

  • tolpuddle1

    It’s time to put Islam on the spot.

    There is no Moslem equivalent of the Church, but Islam’s principal clerics – notably those with authority in Mecca and Arabia generally – must be asked two questions point blank:

    1. Is it Islamic to persecute people of other faiths, Christians in particular ?
    YES / NO

    2. If not, will you publicly denounce such persecution and try to stop it ?

    These questions must be asked by the leaders of the world’s principal non-Moslem religions (the leaders of the main Churches especially) and presented with all possible publicity, so that the Islamic leaders cannot IGNORE or WEASEL out of the questions.

    • Conway

      1. Is it Islamic to persecute people of other faiths, Christians in particular ?
      YES / NO
      ” Of course it is! It is so instructed in the koran!

      • Span Ows

        Exactly, the whole point is for them to admit it so the rest of us can then agree without being accused of Islamophobia, racism (yes, yes, I know it isn’t!)

      • Lydia Robinson

        Mohammed himself was a warrior who organised 65 bloodthirsty wars just during his 10 years in Medina. He also personally participated in stoning. He lived by the sword, whereas Christ told his followers that “those who live by the sword die by the sword.” Therefore, anyone who kills in the name of Jesus is not a true follower. Anyone who kills in the name of Mohammed is a true follower. I hope that clears things up for the Archbish. who appears to have been duped by the claims of the “Religion of Peace.” If only some of them read a bit of history, they might be somewhat wiser.

  • swatnan

    I think you’ve conveniently forgotten that it was the Jews that slaughtered the Christians, by proxy of the Romans of course. And then then Christians fot the next 2000 years slaughtered the Jews. Now the Muslims are slaughtering the Christians. As a Hindu, I’m keeping well out of it.

    • Nick

      Q: What’s a Hindu?
      A: Lay eggs

    • Ordinaryman

      I think you had better research your history. The Hindu and Muslims have been at “it” from 711 on the sub-continent right up to the recent past. You cannot keep out of “it” when it involves Muslim extremists.

      • swatnan

        Various out breaks of communial violence cannot be compared to the ravages of War. Hindus and Muslims generally co-exist peacefully on the whole. Only when the Brits foolishly partitioned India did we get full bloodied violence.There may have been 3 Wars between India and Pakistan but they were merely skirmishs and we still play cricket with no hard feelings.Things may change though now we’ve got Modi as PM.But you may be right the new breed of islamofacist wants to takeover the world, and we have to find a way of stopping him. The Islamofacist resembles the Khmer Rouge, and eventually the Khmer Rouge were stopped.

        • Alexsandr

          i think you need tor read up what happened in 1947. Mountbatten wanted a secular india and no partition but Jinnah out maneuvered him. Then followed a massive ethnic clensing as non muslims left Pakistan and Muslims went there. Many died.
          then the bloodshed of the Bangladesh separation from Pakistan…

          • Dutchnick

            Jinnah was offered the premiership of all India but in the usual narrow and closed minded following of his faith his need for a Muslim country took presidence, the benefits show.

        • Chris Morriss

          The partition of India was indeed foolish, caused by the post-war labour government wanting to get out of India at any cost. Things were not helped by the treasonous behaviour of the sexually-deviant Mountbatten and his nymphomaniac wife.

          • Alexsandr

            mountbatten didnt want partition.

    • Alexsandr

      not been to Kashmir then?

    • the viceroy’s gin

      The Hindus have slaughtered their fair share of Christians, lad.

    • bramhall

      Was not the Militant wing of the Sikhs sworn to fight against the expansion of the Muslim Moghul Empire into India.

      • swatnan

        The Sikhs have been a problem, but have been contained. In fact the last PM of India Mohan Singh was a Sikh, and the President a Muslim woman. Its the diaspora the Sikhs living in Britain which stir things up and cause problems in Britain. We’ve got over the fact that Mrs Gandhi was assassinated by a Sikh and Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Sri Lankan and MK Gandhi was asassinated bya fundamentalist Hindu. Its a pity the people in the West can’t bury their history and move on.

        • Dutchnick

          Individuals of different faiths have done wrong, the problem with Islam is the whole of the faith, not just warped individuals.

      • swatnan

        The Moghuls tried to take over India , but in the end they failed … after 4 Centuries. The lesson being that however long it takes, you can’t crush a native population if right and freedom is on their side.
        But we don’t bear them any ill will. Thats what makes India work.

  • Span Ows

    Excellent! About time. Now the Pope should say the same and start to name and shame exactly what the problem is!

  • Wessex Man

    The Christan Nations of Europe and the USA should carry out exactly the same airlifts that tht UK did for the Asian in Uganda in the seventies.

    • Archibald Heatherington

      Yes, and airlift the jihadists in this country to the North Pole!

      • Ordinaryman

        More pollution for the North Pole?? I’m afraid the time will come to fight fire with fire, as unfortunate and barbaric as that may be. The metaphoric words of Enoch Powell are looking more and more a reality, especially when one sees the police in retreat before a mob of Muslims, as was shown on a video clip attachment to a recent Coffee House comment.

      • Damaris Tighe

        but think of the poor polar bears ….

        • Archibald Heatherington

          I’m sure they’ll manage.

          • Kitty MLB

            Lots of food for them.atleast the seals will get a rest.Ah but what about the supposedly melting
            icecaps that the lunatic lefties manipulate us with.Maybe polar bear and jihadists will sink.

      • disqus_W6sfZCiOd8

        No thank you. That’s too close to home.

      • Dutchnick

        Fasting at Ramadan becomes interesting north of the arctic circle! Good idea.

    • Span Ows

      No, it should make their own country safe for them which means neutering Islamic terrorism, in Iraq, in Syria, in Gaza, in Nigeria or wherever it raises it’s ugly head.

      • Ordinaryman

        I agree with your comments, except we don’t seem to have made a very good job of things in some of these areas in our recent attempts.

    • artemis in france

      But I wonder how many of their children and grandchildren are now involved with idéologies which support ISIS etc. Like the Asian youths who have raised a black flag in the East End of London. Time to took at the problems arising at home and stop concentrating on Iraq. Intervention there will just make jihadists in the UK more militant and dangerous.

  • Archibald Heatherington

    Bravo indeed. Welby is a splendid fellow, and better than the last two Archbishs put together.

    • telemachus

      I commend to all archbishop Justin Welby: The Road to Canterbury
      Archbishop Justin benefitted greatly from the energy of HTB
      Those of us who have experienced this know how powerful it is in our lives
      I commend those within striking distance of Brompton to go behind the Oratory and experience the energy this Sunday
      Archbishop Welby still actively contributes to HTB, most recently at focus Camber Sands a fortnight ago

      • Colonel Mustard


        “Welcome to HTB. We are a vibrant Anglican church in the heart of London, with a vision to play our part in the re-evangelisation of the nations and the transformation of society.”

        Left-wing politics as cult religion.

        • telemachus

          You would do well to attend on a Sunday Evening and watch the motivation of hundreds weekly
          Nicky Gumbel would do well in our movement, you are correct

      • Colonel Mustard

        But you also commended to all the Chief Wizard of ISIS. You referred to him as “the Caliph” and told us we should listen to what he had to say. You also commended to all that Iran should have the nuclear bomb and then Israel would be taken down a peg.

        I think there is an issue of trust with your commendations.

  • telemachus

    Brilliant piece
    Welby is a breath of fresh air
    Now let us see what Cameron is made of

    • Colonel Mustard

      Here’s what you said about the Chief Wizard of ISIS when he first appeared on video, referring to him as “the Caliph” (I’m surprised that you didn’t use his first name in that chummy New Labour way):-

      “How different is that from Malaki who came to power at the barrel of Blair’s gun manufactured in Leeds


      How different is the Caliph from Crusader Bush?”

      There was more, too vile to repeat here.

      • Wessex Man

        typical telemachus!

      • telemachus

        That was before I appreciated that ISIS was butchering Christians
        I apologise

        • Colonel Mustard

          I can prove that you wrote it AFTER reports in the Western media of ISIS persecution of Christians. There was a video of ISIS “combatants” murdering two catholic priests in north-east Syria months before (they sawed their heads off with knives in front of a cheering crowd after the usual harangue). You see, telemachus, when you write with the intention of deliberately provoking it is difficult to unravel what you might mean from what you don’t mean.

          I suggest you look carefully at your feet the next time you are about to hoist that petard.

          • telemachus

            The word was appreciated
            .telemachus has said all he has to say on this today

            • Colonel Mustard

              Well there’s a blessing. I urge you to that sentiment more often.

            • Kitty MLB

              Indeed dear wasp! Silence is the art of conversation and you’ve been somewhat talkative today.

          • Andy

            He should be hoisted by a crane.

        • Andy

          You are a liar. The evil of ISIS has been know for ages.

        • The Masked Marvel

          “PS there must always be some rhetorical questioning of the narrative”

          So you admit you come here to take the John Cleese part in the Argument Room sketch?

          • Last Man Standing

            telemachus also said that he thought Female Genital Mutilation to be a joke.

            • telemachus

              I think if you look back you will see that I said the vicar was a joke for using what was then a semi serious political blog to concentrate on this exclusively

              • Colonel Mustard

                It is also a joke that you use this supposedly serious blog to concentrate on peddling Labour party propaganda exclusively? This morning yet another tagging of the new top comment.

                • Jack

                  This isn’t a blog.

  • CraigStrachan

    Seems President Obama is paying attention.

    • Curnonsky

      He will only pay attention when ISIS starts attacking golf courses.

      • CraigStrachan

        Well, golf is a more natural vacation pass time than brush clearance.

        • Curnonsky

          200 rounds of golf since assuming the presidency = lost interest in his job.

          • CraigStrachan

            I do some of my best thinking on the golf course.

    • the viceroy’s gin

      …how so?

      He’s been doing nothing but supporting these islamofascist murderers.

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