Current Affairs

Race & Prejudice

Posted on June 18, 2020

I have been thinking a lot about racism and prejudice this week. I still don’t know enough about it to be anywhere near an expert. Still, I hope what I am about to write makes sense. The problem as I see it, is there are a lot of people who have convinced themselves they are not racists because they are fundamentally decent. They wouldn’t scream racial obscenities like those morons in London last week; so, in their mind, that means they ...

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Marcus Rashford and Food Vouchers

Posted on June 16, 2020

Old Boris Johnson seems to be making more U Turns than a knackered SatNav right now. The latest, under pressure from a footballer, being the extension into the summer that offers food vouchers for the poorest kids in society. Sport & Politics Of course, the government should be happy that a professional footballer is doing his bit for the Coronavirus. After all, it was footballers who they told to do more at the beginning of the ...

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How Will New Immigration Laws Will Affect Employment?

Posted on January 23, 2020

Something struck me last night, although I might be barking up the wrong tree. It happened when I was listening to something on the radio about Boris Johnson’s new government wanting to attract the best talent from across the globe. When you hear about Johnson attracting talent, it makes you wonder if he was talking about his endless stream of mistresses, but I think he meant professional people. Doctors, surgeons, scientists, engineers ...

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Just Let the Red Necks and the NRA Shoot Themselves!

Posted on October 4, 2017

I'm bored of these American shootings, it's just like hearing the same record over and over again. Everyone acts appalled, they light candles, they pray to a god scientists have long proven doesn't exist, then buy more guns to protect themselves. Then everybody forgets about it until some other disaffected weirdo decides he wants to break the death toll record. Well meaning people hoping to change hearts and minds point to the positive ...

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Sadness, Irony and a Bit of Common Sense – Another Mad Week in Britain

Posted on November 25, 2016

As every week passes, Britain seems to go that bit more crazy and this week has been no exception, with lashings of the following. Sadness  The murderer of MP, Jo Cox, Thomas Mair, was sentenced to life behind bars this week and will never be released. It doesn't matter what your political persuasion is, she was a democratically elected member of parliament and a mother of two children, butchered in her constituency by a terrorist screaming ...

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