Many people support the proposal to increase sentences for those convicted of defacing war memorials to a maximum of 10 years imprisonment. I’m uncomfortable with this but before you jump on me let me explain why. The argument has a few premises and needs to develop. Bear with me. First, I believe passionately in freedom […]
‘Chris UK’ recently released a video which has had around 6 and a half thousand views so far. It’s a video purporting to warn us about the way the government has trampled over our human and civil rights as part of the UK response to Covid19. I think that Chris has misunderstood both the tone […]
And now – Now – they tell us that we’ve plenty of ICU beds.
Stop being so bloody stupid! Covid-19 is a corona virus. It’s one of several corona viruses you’ll have heard of including Sars and Mers. It’s not caused by 5G masts. There is absolutely no mechanism for 5G to create viruses and let’s face it, viruses have been around since before human beings even became a […]
Denounce your teachers!Early last year a new group started making waves in UK. An American far right import, Turning Point UK (not to be confused with the social care charity of similar name) set its sights on influencing British domestic politics. The alt-right offshoot spared no expense in promoting its cynical message to British youth, […]
In 872, when Alfred was only 23 he succeeded his brother, Aethelred as King of Wessex. Shortly after this he embarked upon his famous retreat into the Marshes, complete with implausible stories about burnt cakes. The war with Guthrum’s invading Vikings was brutal and bloody but eventually, a combination of Saxon courage and Alfred’s strategy […]
Give women a way to make a reasonable income en masse and they spend it en masse. Money circulates. The economy grows.
Protecting our basic human and civil rights will be the next big battle in post-Brexit UK
Gabs is from Scandinavia. She’s a ‘Scandiwegian’ as a friend of mine might say. She’s also a thoroughly good egg. For several years now she’s lived in an ordinary English town, abided by the law of the land, paid her taxes (she’s a Ph.D. with a good income and a penchant for sharing) and built […]
At the end of the evening I got to ask my own question. It was the final question and so I didn’t get the chance to follow up on candidate’s answers, unfortunately. Even so, what they did say is interesting in the light of the tory manifesto which includes plans to allow the government (prime […]
If there’s no plan there’s no commitment.