Roospy's Blog (2)

'Feeble country' jibe sparks row

'Feeble country' jibe sparks row

MPs are demanding an apology over remarks made by the outspoken historian Dr David Starkey.



Dr Starkey described Scotland as a "feeble little country" and said Robert Burns was a "deeply boring provincial poet."



He made the comments on the BBC's Question Time programme after he was asked if he supported a public holiday for St George's Day.



Dr Starkey has refused to apologise and says he stands by his comments.



To… Continue

Added by Roospy on April 26, 2009 at 7:29am — 1 Comment

Religion costing National Health Service in the UK £40 million per year

Church should fund NHS chaplains

Religious groups should fund their own presence in UK hospitals and save the NHS some £40m per year, the National Secular Society (NSS) suggests.



The organisation of non-believers says such money would be better spent on "much needed" nurses or cleaners.



The NSS claims even organ players in hospital chapels are on NHS payrolls.



NHS guidance notes all patients have a right to religious observance and that trusts should… Continue

Added by Roospy on April 9, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

  

Forum

Deepak's challenge

Started by Davis Goodman in Small Talk. Last reply by Unseen 35 minutes ago. 29 Replies

Disorders of Sex Development

Started by ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp in Small Talk. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

Lobby

Started by Glen L in Small Talk. Last reply by captain kingsway 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

FROM THE WORD OF GOD IN THE OLD TESTAMENT

Started by Stephen Gunn in Small Talk. Last reply by Derp McChuckles 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

It happened

Started by Belle Rose in Atheist Parenting. Last reply by Derp McChuckles 1 hour ago. 76 Replies

Events

Blog Posts

Labels

Posted by Quincy Maxwell on July 20, 2014 at 9:37pm 11 Comments

Services we love

We are in love with our Amazon

Book Store!

Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!

Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com

In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media

© 2014   Created by Dan.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service