Incredibly Moving Moment Grenfell Tower Memorial Crowds Part for
Hero Firefighters (18 June 2017)
The Aaronic Blessing, from the Latymer Community Church to the
London Fire Brigade: "The LORD bless thee, and keep thee:
The LORD make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:
The LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace"
Diversity Over Excellence: the London High Rise Fire and KCTMO
(16 June 2017)
"You see, people's safety is not as important as diversity. But what
did you expect from a country hell bent on committing suicide?"
KCTMO - Playing with Fire (November 2016)
"It is a truly terrifying thought but the Grenfell Action Group
firmly believe that only a catastrophic event will expose the
ineptitude and incompetence of our landlord, the KCTMO, and bring an
end to the dangerous living conditions and neglect of health and
safety legislation that they inflict upon their tenants and
leaseholders ... It is our conviction that a serious fire in a tower
block or similar high density residential property is the most
likely reason that those who wield power at the KCTMO will be found
out and brought to justice..."
Grenfell Tower (No Date)
"Grenfell Tower, on the Lancaster West Estate in North Kensington,
has been undergoing major refurbishment..."
Grenfell: Tombstone to a Megalomaniac Dream (18 June
"[M]aking construction regulations, including those relating to fire
risk, is an exclusive 'competence' of the EU. Britain has no right
to make its own, without Brussels permission. Furthermore in 2014 53
Department of Energy and Climate Change issued its National Energy
Efficiency Action Plan, setting out how it planned to meet its EU
targets fro reducing 'carbon emissions'..."
Eco Concerns may Have Been Prioritised Over Fire Safety
(15 June 2017)
"The cladding, which was erected around the concreter block's
exterior as part of a £8.7 million refit last year, is suspected by
experts to have helped the flames spread so quickly. the panels were
intended to enhance the appearance of the building as well as
improve its insulation and reduce the tower's 'carbon footprint'..."
Why Modern Architecture Sucks (30 June 2017)
"The origin of modernist architecture was not because the buildings
were cheaper. This was not the driving factor. The main factor was
that modernist architects wanted to rebel against what went before
(beauty) by creating ugliness. The claim that tower blocks are
needed due to overpopulation is wrong. Double the number of homes
could fit in the same footprint..."
Grenfell: Tombstone to a Megalomaniac Dream (18 June
"I long ago took an interest in the estate on which Grenfell stands
... [In] 1979 I had been commissioned by the BBC to make a two-hour
television film, City of Towers, which for the first time told the
whole story of how the destruction of our cities had been inspired
by the megalomaniac dream in the Twenties of the Swiss architect Le
Corbusier; and how this led 40 years later to those vast dehumanised
council estates, dominated by tower blocks like Grenfell..."
Comrade Corbyn, Meet Mr Corbusier
(16 June 2017)
"Urban planning is like any other public service. City councils
aren't out to make people's lives better or their towns prettier.
They want to find an architectural method of making their power
absolute ... Corbusier's work screams totalitarianism in concrete,
his preferred material. He didn't care which totalitarian was in
power, as long as Corbusier was his architect. ... When you see
today's ugly structures giving parts of great European cities that
unmistakeably Soviet je ne sais quoi, think of Corbusier.
It's to his ideas that we owe today's vast areas of state-run tower
The Trouble with Tower Blocks (16 June 2017)
"Survey after survey, in
country after country, shows that people don't like high-rise
blocks. They want five storeys, maximum. They like private gardens,
not communal space. people who actually live in multi-storeys don't
want to have families there. The adults suffer from more stress,
mental health difficulties, neurosis and marital discord - and the
children suffer from more stress, hyperactivity, hostility and
juvenile delinquency. Suicides are higher. So are vandalism and
anti-social behaviour. There is less a sense of community and
The Architect as Totalitarian
"Le Corbusier was to architecture
what Pol Pot was to social reform. In one sense, he had less excuse
for his activities than Pol Pot: for unlike the Cambodian, he
possessed great talent, even genius. Unfortunately, he turned his
gifts to destructive ends, and it is no coincidence that he
willingly served both Stalin and Vichy. Like Pol Pot, he wanted to
start from Year Zero: before me, nothing; after me, everything ...
Hardly any town or city in Britain ... has not had its composition
wrecked by architects and planners inspired [sic!] by his ideas..."
Emotism, Virtue-Signalling, Agitprop
The Grenfell Service and the Politics of Grief (18
"You could have seen it coming. As the Moore-Bick inquiry into what
actually happened at Grenfell Tower gets under way, the great and
the good have lost no time in embracing the opportunities to milk it
for all the political advantage it's worth. Two vignettes illustrate
The Dangerous Precedent of Unbridled Charity (24 June
"In response to this horrible tragedy, the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, is
calling for an amnesty on illegal immigrants who lived in the
The 'Day of Rage' is the Left's Temper Tantrum at Defeat
(21 June 2017)
"Talking about the Grenfell Tower fire on ITV's Peston on Sunday,
Jeremy Corbyn noted that 'some people care about the tragedy to a
deeper extent than others'. The same could be said about the fate of
the country. Some people do care to a greater extent than others and
clearly those who are planning to participate in today's so-called
'Day of Rage' really do not care a jot ... London['s] emergency
services are stretched to capacity after the chain of terror attacks
and the Grenfell disaster..."
Far Left Co-Opts Grenfell Tower Tragedy to 'Bring Down Government'
with Foreign Cash (17 June 2017)
"Far left, open borders campaign group 'Movement for Justice' (MFJ)
have announced a 'day of rage' to 'shut down London' in
response to the Grenfell Tower Tragedy, declaring that 'there will
be no peace until this government is brought down'..."
The Show Must Go On! (17 June 2017)
"From the office of the Controller Monomedia (incorporating BBC, SKY
& ITV) to all staff... 'First, congratulations and a million thanks
for your coverage on the day after the Kensington fire...'"
I Apologise - For My Understatement (16 June 2017)
"In a very short time we see that the Grenfell Tower disaster is
being outrageously politicised by the Corbynistas. Jeremy himself
has been endlessly photographed hugging and cuddling Kensington
locals in the street..."
Grenfell Tower Tragedy Becomes an Anti-Tory Hate-Fest
(16 June 2017)
"There are many pertinent questions of fact and conjecture here, but
why leap to exploit this tragedy so precipitously with condemnation
of a whole political ideology ... But, hey, these are right-wing
Tory headbangers and scum, and, as we know, Toryism is a work of the
Please Stop Exploiting the Dead of Grenfell Tower (15
"We don't even know how many souls perished in the Grenfell Tower
inferno, and yet already they are being marshalled to
party-political ends. Already Labour-leaning commentators and
campaigners are using them, using the freshly dead and the
unspeakable horrors they experienced, to make mileage for their
party, to brand the Tories evil and Jeremy Corbyn saintly..."
All Cultures Are Equal?...
Man Whose Flat Started Grenfell Blaze 'Packed Luggage Before Raising
Alarm' (15 June 2017)
"The man whose flat caught fire first in Grenfell Tower packed a bag
of clothes before raising the alarm, it was claimed ... 'When we got
up I saw outside his flat his luggage, there was a big bag with his
clothes, [his neighbour] said. '... he took the stuff from his flat
and then he told the neighbours'..."
Inquiry and Identity Politics
Bonfire of the Inanities? Just Wait for the Grenfell Circus
(06 July 2017)
"Public inquiries are all very well, provided they're not too
impartial and can be manipulated by those with the loudest voices
and the most strident pressure groups behind them. This, at least,
seems to be the view of a number of campaigners who, scenting blood,
have decided to use the Grenfell inquiry to make as much political
capital as possible..."
Leftist Fallacy No 599: Only a Black Female Judge Can Probe Grenfell
Horror (05 July 2017)
"The appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead the inquiry into
the Grenfell Tower disaster has raised strong objections from
Quotes and Comments
"We believe that the KCTMO are an
evil, unprincipled, mini-mafia ho have no business to be charged
with the responsibility of looking after the every day management of
large scale social housing estates and that their sordid collusion
with the RBKC Council is a recipe for a future major disaster" [source].
"We believe that the KCTMO have
ensured their ongoing survival by the use of proxy votes at their
Annual General meeting that see them returned with a mandate of 98%
in favour of the continuation of their inept and highly dangerous
management of our homes. It is no coincidence that the 98% is the
same figure that is returned by the infamous Kin Jong-un of North
Korea who claims mass popularity while reputedly enslaving the
general population and starving the majority of his people to death"
"[T]he residents of Grenfell Tower
have received no proper fire safety instructions from the KCTMO.
Residents were informed by a temporary notice stuck in the lift and
one announcement in a recent regeneration newsletter that they
should remain in their flats in the event of fire. There are not and
never have been any instructions posted [o]n the Grenfell Tower
noticeboard or on individual floor[s] as to how residents should act
in event of a fire" [source].
"The Grenfell Action Group predict
that it won't be long before the words of this blog came back to
haunt the KCTMO management and we will do everything in our power to
ensure that those in authority know how long and how appallingly our
landlord has ignored their responsibility to ensure the health and
safety of their tenants and leaseholders. They can't say that they
haven't been warned" [source].
"[T]he board [9 women, 4 men] is ...
an excellent example of what passes for leadership in the modern
feminised workplace ... where the process is highly valued above all
else. ... It is inconceivable that they were not aware of the blog
post calling their management practices into question. They most
probably agonised over it with a series of endless meetings where
they danced around countless matters of non-importance while doing
their very best to avoid at all costs any core issues that would
have driven them towards making firm decisions related to anything
even approaching an outcome" [source].
"The Local Authority or Council was
created in 1963 by the 'London Government Act'. Not the UK
Government. Council Leadership was elected in May 2014 by The
People. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea manages the
property and is run by 13 tenants. Therefore, if blame is to be
rendered, render it where it belongs" [source].
"Reg Kerr-Bell, the former chairman
of the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO),
which manages the building, said he stood down several years ago
over safety concerns. Just two days before the blaze, he had spoken
to a former colleague about their fears. ... 'This is a scandal.
This is one of the biggest scandals in the country - and it could
have been avoided... We felt there was a disaster waiting to happen
and we were going to have a meeting with the MP so that we could put
these concerns to them" [source].
"Tony Blair and Ed Milliband put in
place an energy policy based on cutting CO2 emissions. Burning less
of the fuel we all use. Demonising it and increasing the cost to all
of us with green taxes, to pay for green energy schemes such as
'renewable' energy production that can't meet base load, and energy
saving measures such as adding insulation to buildings. Concerns
about the rising cost of energy and fuel poverty increase led
[Chris] Huhne and Ed Davey to point out that energy efficiency and
saving measures will offset this at the point when fossil fuel
prices increase due to scarcity (except fossil fuel isn't scarce &
wholesale prices haven't gone up). Energy efficiency measures have
led to fridges exploding. And green grants for adding insulation to
buildings have led to a fashion for adding it wherever possible,
along with wind follies (in wind scarce and inappropriate areas),
and solar panels for anyone rich enough to take advantage of the
poor that pay for them. ... The whole thing is ... dangerous"
"[A]nd the green crusading Tories are
the ones actually responsible for implementing it. This is not about
party politics. It is about green politics. Odd that Natalie Bennett
hasn't been waving her didgeridoo at us. The guilty remain silent"
"I think we have established the
cause of the fire: a self-combusting refrigerator using EU approved
coolants banned elsewhere and which are highly flammable. Like the
cladding. It seems far less likely that illegal immigration or open
borders are responsible for this tragedy than the conditions under
which the EU allows them to live. All the more reason to effect a
hard Brexit" [comment at
"The siding used on the Tower was
highly flammable and barred from use in both the UK and Germany" [source].
"Mike Penning, a former fire
minister, called for an urgent review into the use of the insulation
material. He said, 'There has to be an urgent review into the use of
cladding. We need to expedite this as far as possible - this
cladding is used extensively in the UK and abroad" [source].
"The Building Committee for
Regulations reports to the UK Secretary of Sate. The Office for
Secretary of State For Communities and Local Government is currently
held by Sajid Javid" [source].
"The Select Committee on Environment,
transport and Regional Affairs - the Government department then
presided over by Labour's John Prescott - had gathered in July 1999
to hear evidence on the use of external cladding in high rise
towers, following a fire at a 14-storey block in Irvine, Ayrshire,
the previous month, in which a 55-year-old disabled man was killed"
[quoted in comment at
"Apparently there has been an
epidemic of exploding fridges ... It is all down to the adoption of
'eco friendly' refrigerants such as iso butane. Unfortunately these
are explosive if they leak and mix with air and come into contact
with the tiny spark of the thermostat cutting in or out. It is more
likely to happen at night when the gas can accumulate in the closed
compartment or in the undisturbed air outside it" [comment at
Emotism and Virtue-Signalling
"Yesterday Theresa May visited the
scene privately (no media) but was advised for security reasons not
to meet with the victims, so she talked and listened to policemen
and firemen and councillors and coordinators. Then Jeremy Corbyn
descended with an entourage of cameras and press photographers, and
this thousand word picture circled the earth: ... Theresa May: cold,
aloof, uncaring, nasty, evil. Jeremy Corbyn: warm, caring, loving,
compassionate, Christ-like" [source].
"Women are not natural leaders. They
tend to rely on advice, as unfortunately she did" /
"Those criticising T May for following her security advice may like
to note the attempts made to attack her this evening, as a
momentum inspired mob did their best to lay violent hands on
her. Thank God for security men, and their wise advice" [comments at
"Mrs May ... visited the site of the
inferno but didn't hug any surviving residents. She isn't much of a
hugger, which I think is to her credit. But the mob thinks
otherwise. It's holding her personally responsible for the tragedy -
even though she had already announced a full independent inquiry and
wept privately at Number 10. But weeping privately isn't good
enough. The Dianisation of the public is in full swing: just like
the 1997 mob screaming at Her Majesty 'Ma'am, show us you care!!!',
today's version demands public effusiveness and knows it can enforce
"The frivolous MSM seem to think that
such meaningless, hypocritical gestures are more important than
concrete action. The royal family, of course, ought to visit and
'weep with those who weep' since there is not a lot more they can do
in a situation like this" [comment at
Hypocritical Rage and the Blame Game
"Social media is awash with
Tory-bashing. This party, May herself, is to blame. How? Why? Did
they light the flames? Fan the flames? No, it's because they do
not care. They are wicked and they emit this wickedness. ... the
indictment of the entire culture of Toryism suggests this is driven
less by an instinct for thorough investigation than by an urge for
retribution ... something dreadful has happened and so we need
someone, some thing, to punish for it, to project our grief on to,
to transform into the human embodiment of this sin so that he or she
might be cast out and our society cleansed. ... Like medieval
communities who burnt witches when their crops failed - someone just
had to be held morally responsible for the awful consequences of
crop failure - today we point a collective or at least media finger
at 'uncaring' individuals and institutions every time a tragedy
"Funny how none of them are asking
why the stairwell escape route was blocked. Did Theresa May conspire
with Boris one night to cram it with old sofas and stained
"I don't like May much but the way
they're scapegoating her and attacking her is sickening - she is the
PM not a builder or architect and didn't have anything to do with
covering Grenfell in flammable plastic. Using this tragedy as a way
to try and undermine the democratically elected government is sick
and I hope people can see it for what it is. Playing politics with
people's lives and deaths" [comment at
"The MSM decided that May should not
have won the election on the 8th and have been out for blood ever
since. I'm no fan of May either, and I don't think she's helped
herself, but the bias has been astonishing; May can do no right,
Corbyn can do no wrong. If May had had her photo taken cuddling the
residents as Corbyn did, she would have been torn apart for turning
a disaster into a photo op" / "Exactly so.
May can do no right, Corbyn can do no wrong even if they do the same
thing" [comments at
"[T]hese people aren't treating
Grenfell as political; they're treating it as party political.
They're using it to demean Toryism as evil, and big up Corbyn as the
leader Britain needs right now. He cares, you see, unlike [the
Tories]. He is Good, they are Bad. This isn't politics - this is ...
binary moralism of a Corbynista worldview of the right as wicked and
the left as decent" [source].
"The Labour leaders was quick to
blame 'Tory cuts' for the tragedy. He did so within a few hours of
the news unfolding, and his socialist brotherhood and sisterhood
soon piled in. They instinctively never miss an opportunity to bash
the Tories, but to make political capital out of the
prematurely-cremated poor ones of Kensington was an egregious
exploitation which fanned the flames of a money-making media
hate-fest against the Tories" [source].
"[W]here was all this leftist rage
when it was discovered that possibly thousands of under-aged white
working class girls were being groomed, drugged and rapped by
Pakistani pedophile gangs? The silence from those cowering arch
hypocrites of the left was absolutely deafening. Loud-mouthed
leftists tend to pick their fights very carefully - and like all the
other bullies of this world they usually target those who they are
confident will not fight them back" [comment at
"Evidently, two deliberate acts of
terrorism by religious fanatics intent on destroying us are nothing
compared to the accidental (so we are being told) deaths of what
appears top be mainly immigrants accommodated in one of the most
expensive areas of London, courtesy of us, the British taxpayers"
/ "It is sickening to see the rage at one, basically a
terrible accident, and the [public display of religiosity in a
manner which seems hypocritical and simply for show] response to
premeditated murder in the name of an alien religion"
"There is simmering anger elsewhere
in Britain too over bombings, knifings, and thousands of rapes, but
any manifestation of public fury over that is being treated as 'hate
crime' and the police have warned people to shut up about it or face
jail. There's no such thing as justice for the indigenous British"
"Note also the attempts to storm
Kensington town hall, also clearly with the probability of violence
and destruction had they succeeded. We are being dragged into third
world style violence every time something goes wrong. The stoicism
that accompanied the sufferings of the blitz, worse by far than the
tragic events of this week, incomparably so, is preplaced by
yelling, screaming, accusing and blaming. A result, I say with
confidence, of the loss of faith in Jesus Christ that has swept the
nation" [comment at
"The differing reactions to this
tower block fire compared to the terrorist attacks in Manchester and
London Bridge/Borough Market tells us clearly how immigrants are now
more important than indigenous white people in the eyes of the
government, the authorities and the media. It's candles, holding
hands, and 'Don't look back in anger' when whites are deliberately
slaughtered by Muslims but £millions in handouts, grovelling
apologies, gushing emotion, anger, riots, violence, threats, and a
minutes silence when immigrants die in an accident ... How did we
let it come to this?" [comment at
Movement for Justice (MFJ) "uses the
slogan 'by any means necessary' - believed to be a statement of
intent to use violence by the radical, anti-white Muslim activist
Malcolm X - otherwise known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shanazz" [source].
The organizer of MFJ, "businessman
Mustafa al-Mansur, is a Jeremy Corbyn-supporting political activist
who was once arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences" [source].
"Facebook is alive with propaganda
hailing Muslim as being the greatest heroes in helping the injured
at the scene of the Grenfell Tower, [but] it should be noted that
Muslims were the dominant tenants of the Tower, and thus were
evacuating and tending to their neighbours and friends ... the only
Muslim population [in that neighbourhood] was from the Tower itself.
While this does not diminish the fact that Muslims were helping
their friends and families, it does provide a perspective of why and
where they came from"
[Please also note in this
connection the article
"Despite the good-hearted locals
calling for peace, some, including Labour's Shadow Chancellor John
McDonnell, have urged his party's grassroots to use the issue as a
means by which to remove the elected government of his day" [source].
"Comrade Corbyn ... this arguable
most evil leader of a major Western political party also said a few
things that a mere couple of decades ago could have been treated as
incitement to riot. He practically demanded that the mob march on
Westminster to reverse Labour's electoral defeat" [source].
Socialism/Communism and Brutalism
"[W]hat a coincidence - it realises
the 3rd element of the Communist System for Destroying the West (see
Yuri Bezmenov) - that is 'Crisis'. It's been brought about by
generations of Demoralization (destruction of Christianity) and
Destabilization (Divide and Conquer). They're [now] trying their
hand at the final step: 'Normalization' - with the armed police,
etc" [comment at
"Properties must be found -
requisitioned if necessary - in order to make sure that residents do
get rehoused locally... How is it acceptable that in London you have
luxury buildings and luxury flats kept empty as land banking for
that future while homeless people look for somewhere to live?"
[Jeremy Corbyn quoted at
"I'll tell you how it's acceptable in
two words, Comrade: private property. The idea of requisitioning
comes naturally to a communist in all but name, but outside that
murderous ideology people's property is seen as a guarantor of
liberty. If the mob - or the state scared of it - 'requisitions'
people's houses, that'll mean letting the jinni of left fascism out,
thereby perpetuating a far worse tragedy than even the Kensington
"Even under communism in the old
Soviet Union and present day China there were/are wealthy people. If
all the money in the UK was divided equally and we all received, say
£1000 on the Monday morning, by Tuesday half the country would be
broke and there would be several millionaires. It's how some
sections of the human race operate, I'm afraid" [comment at
"Corbusier strove to drive people
into soulless, inhuman slabs of concrete, and his British
co-ideologists promptly obliged by inundating the country with
stinking, drug-addled, crime-brewing hellholes mostly inhabited by
welfare freeloaders. For people like Corbyn, such jerry-built blocks
are ideal. They play the same role as mass immigration and the
welfare state: creating a mob dependent on, and controlled by, the
government and, typically, voting Labour" [source].
"Those who wonder why the state
didn't spend a few extra thousand to install fire-proof cladding or
fire-sprinkling systems miss the point. Of course all those
monstrosities disfiguring London's skyline were slapped together on
the cheap. It suits the ideology much better to construct 10 death
traps than one sound building. Ideally, they'd want all London
housing to be run by the state, reflecting Corbusier's fascist ideas
expressed in cheap concrete" [source].
"Corbyn is using the tragedy to
create a Socialist name for himself as he calls for any vacant
apartments to be immediately seized by the government and
distributed to the tenants who lost their housing in the fire.
Taking a tragedy and making a larger tragedy will not solve the
problem. It will create chaos and derision as landlords react to
their property being seized without consent. This is a typical
communist move" [source].
EMcD: Has Corbyn ever
suggested the requisitioning of some of these empty properties to
house our own British homeless war veterans?...
Mainstream Media and Press
"[T]he media is fervently bent on
making the Grenfell Tower fire the sole responsibility of Theresa
May. [Sadiq] Khan is somehow exempted and the Local Authority is
somehow exempted - at least by the press" [source].
"The Economist has ...
instituted a hate platform against Theresa May blaming her for the
fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower in London. Why? Because they
claim that she has been lax in initiating proper building and fire
codes that would have prohibited the use of a particular siding
material that is very flammable, and possibly a major contributory
factor in the spread of the fire. But that isn't actually her job.
Those regulations fall on the Building Regulators and the Secretary
of State and the Local Authority - mayor Sadiq Khan. Why Theresa
May? because the Rothschild agenda is to have her expelled and
vacate Brexit" [source].
"In the UK, the Local Authority is
responsible for approvals and compliance with statutory regulations,
including building codes. That would mean the responsibility for
London's fire would defer not to Theresa May, but to the mayor,
Sadiq Khan. The Economist is a backer of Khan and therefore
shifting blame to Theresa May serves a profound purpose" [source].
The Inquiry and
The statements by Emma Dent Coad,
labour MP for Kensington, David Lammy, labour MP for Tottenham, and
'BME Lawyers 4 Grenfell' [see
here] "go so much further
than simply suggesting that our present legal system is not
objective: they in fact demand a subjectivity to their liking,
suggesting that such a turn away from objectivity would be a good
thing. How else are we to interpret calls for a certain 'type' of
person to lead the inquiry? If those doing the calling did not
believe that this would in any way lead to a different outcome then
why would they be calling for it?" [source].
"Let us put aside the rather vile
suggestion that Sir Martin, as a white male, can feel no sympathy
whatsoever for his non-white fellow humans; the positive case being
made for a black or a female inquiry-leader is that he or she will
have more empathy. They will feel the pain of their victims, thus
allowing a greater level of emotion to enter into their
conclusion-reaching process, edging objective analysis
ever-so-slightly off centre-spot" [source].
"A hundred years ago women weren't
allowed to vote because they were considered too emotional, yet here
we are in the twenty-first century, after decades of progressive
thought, listening to 'progressives' suggesting that women and black
people would make the more emotional inquiry-leaders, and that said
emotionality would improve the operating of a sober, forensic
"If I, a white male, were to suggest
that [women and blacks] are generally 'more emotional', I would be
dismissed as a sexist, bigoted dinosaur. But the purveyors of
identity-politics have no problem in taking us down these dark and
dangerous avenues, where fundamental differences between 'the races'
mean that we all arrive at our own respective 'race-based truths and
notions of 'justice'" [source].
"These campaigners want to end the
concept that justice is blind. For them, the opposite is in fact
true: supposedly superficial appearances are fundamental. Is the
judge the right sex/colour? In such a reality, legal consistency
(fairness) would end: different judges would reach conclusions born
of their perceived identities" [source].
"For heaven's sake, this is an
inquiry into how and why a tragic and preventable fire started and
what might have been done to avoid it. Of course we all ... have the
greatest sympathy for the victims and the bereaved; but their
cultural, religious and ethnic diversity is simply beside the point.
The object is to report on how an event as awful as this can be
prevented from happening again - to anyone at all, whether black,
Asian, white, Christian, Muslim or anything else" [source].