About Andy Hume

Andy blogs for Jewcy on politics and world affairs from a right-of-centre and occasionally quite bilious perspective. A graduate in legal philosophy from the University of Glasgow (no, he doesn't know if David Hume is an ancestor, but feels he ought to be) he now lives in Edinburgh.

He's been described on these pages as an "Anglo rage-boy", and apart from objecting to being labelled as English, it's as good a description as any.

The Bible: Google Earth Editon

By January 16, 2008

A few months ago I related how the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade were using Google Earth to target their rocket attacks on Israel. Well, I'm pleased to say that the Chosen People appear to be fighting back – kinda. An Australian … Read More

The Eyes Of The World Are On New Hampshire

By January 8, 2008

In the run-up to the start of the primary season, my fellow Brit blogger Andrew Sullivan somehow managed to endorse both John McCain and Ron Paul as the least worst alternatives in an uninspiring GOP field (eventually plumping for Paul).  … Read More

Happy Christmas, My Arse

By December 21, 2007

Christmas time is silly season in the newspapers; stories abound of politically-correct churchmen replacing nativity plays with right-on interfaith ceremonies, local councils banning advent calendars for fear of offending Muslims, and so on. Some of these stories are true, most … Read More

Change, Optimism and Hope

By December 20, 2007

Since he took office in June, I’ve largely refrained from sharing my views on Gordon Brown – partly due to my inability to write more than two paragraphs on the man without descending into profanity, but mostly in the expectation … Read More

Mitt Romney’s Moron Problem

By December 17, 2007

Give the appalling Mitt Romney a little credit. The Big Speech of ten days ago contained one striking image for which I hope someone on his payroll got a bonus: I have visited many of the magnificent cathedrals in Europe. … Read More

Mahmoud’s Back On The Blog

By December 12, 2007

Great news from the blogosphere. After a regrettable period of inactivity, I’m delighted to say that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has resumed blogging.   Since my last post on the blog, a few months have passed. But this doesn't ?mean that I … Read More

Putin Shows His Hand

By December 11, 2007

So, after a few weeks of speculation, we know who Vladimir Putin would like to see succeed him as President of the Russian Federation – and even by the debased ethical standards of the Putinocracy, the level of brazenness on … Read More

Saving Tibet, One Smile At A Time

By December 5, 2007

  Well, I’ve got good news and bad news. The bad news is that the Chinese have once again moved to crush any hint of dissent or independent-minded political activity in Tibet. The good news is that it’s now politically … Read More