Understanding the US Election Process

Posted on October 28, 2020

I don’t want Donald Trump to win the US Election. That’s because I think he is a very horrible person and should not be allowed anywhere near High Office. However, I don’t know how it is possible that he won’t be president? This is because my head doesn’t allow me to work out how the electoral voting system works. It is only this week where I have got as far as understanding that the college vote is not the vote of students. I ...

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Frank Bough – Presenter, Gentleman, Lover of Cocaine and Dungeons!

Posted on October 26, 2020

If I were doing a eulogy at Frank Bough's funeral, I would start by saying, “Frank…he wasn’t perfect”. However, any of you reading this and you are of my age group, the death of people like Frank Bough, is another little part of your childhood removed. Bough was in his pomp in the days when there were only three channels on TV and there were no home computers or mobile devices. It was books, comics or TV, and Frank Bough was a major ...

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Birch Them & Work Them Think Tank Revealed

Posted on October 23, 2020

The Conservative Party have set out plans to end the child poverty crisis with a new think tank headed by party chairman, Jacob Rees Mogg. ‘Birch them and Work them’ is an audacious plan that will force children under the age of 16 to work for their food and end the childhood poverty crisis. End of Workers Rights With the imminent end of Workers Rights as we exit the EU, the plan is to reduce the UK working age to four years old. ...

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Social Media and Coronavirus

Posted on October 19, 2020

Who remembers the good old days back when we were in full lockdown? The days when those of us who like reading, thought that with a bit of effort, we would be able to understand what Covid19 was all about. The timeline for all of us was different but for the people I know well, the days of being an epidemiologist ended around mid-summer. Oddly, Tony Blair sealed the deal for me (yes, the evil one who started the second Iraq war because he ...

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Standards Don’t Count Anymore!

Posted on October 13, 2020

Last night, Conservative MP’s voted against an amendment bill that would force foreign food exporters to adhere to domestic food standards. These standards protect animal welfare and food quality. Why would anyone want to compromise that? Why would anyone put British farming at risk by allowing any other nation (notably America) to only be asked to apply their own food standards to exports into Britain. Trade Deals For trade deals of ...

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