Current Affairs

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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2016 – A Pothole on the Road to Enlightenent

Posted on November 23, 2016

I saw a picture of my infants school the other day and it was quite a shocking reminder of a 70's childhood that featured cold concrete rooms that undoubtedly also featured a smattering of asbestos. I was one of the lucky ones to emerge out of the 1970's relatively unscathed, but the more I reflect on it, the more I can remember the norm of unwarranted beatings and psychological abuse at the hands of several teachers; being perpetually told ...

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