Category Archives: U.K.

New World Order

We’ve been betrayed. We’ve been sold an idea that is utterly without merit, yet we’re so steeped in the idea, we’ve lost the ability to see beyond it. Our politics, our economics, our social structures and our religions are not … Continue reading

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Power At Any Price?

The leadership contest has the Labour Party navel gazing again. It seems to me, the questions posed are much the same now as they were forty-odd years ago, when I first started watching. Should you do what is right, or … Continue reading

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Jihadi John

Enough already! So the security services have discovered the name of the executioner and he’s a Brit. Big deal! There are thousands of Westeners fighting for IS. If butcher Emwazi hadn’t been there, I don’t doubt they would have found … Continue reading

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Leaders

Natalie Bennett’s recent faux pas set me thinking. Are we too hung up on party leaders? The Greens stand for the content of their manifesto. I don’t doubt that Natalie had a good deal of input to that manifesto but … Continue reading

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Spend £1.2 Billion?

It’s a lot of years since I was last at Stonehenge but I have quite fond memories of my visit. I think it is a national treasure worthy of preservation. I hear tell there are plans to put the trunk … Continue reading

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Plebgate

I have resisted the temptation to comment on the Plebgate affair until now. It seems to me that a petty squabble between an MP and the police at the gates of Downing Street is not really worth a mention. But … Continue reading

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Ed versus Mail

So the furore surrounding the accusation from the Daily Mail that Ed’s dad, Ralph Miliband “hated Britain” drags on. Let me say, I am no fan of either the Mail or Ed Miliband, but this issue has prompted a question … Continue reading

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