Politics


The Australian Points System!

Posted on December 8, 2019

I am not sure if anyone has noticed but you may have seen Boris Johnson getting terribly excited about an ‘Australian style immigration points system’ lately. I have a couple of Australian people who work for me and I am fortunate enough to have couple of friends who live out there. Asking about their immigration system is quite interesting stuff because in many aspects it is not all that Boris Johnson makes it out to be. Could this be ...

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Johnson and Antisemitism

Posted on November 26, 2019

This will be a short blog as it is not difficult to explain...or it shouldn't be. Boris Johnson is a populist politician, we all know that. He is like a political version of Kelvin Mackenzie (former editor of The Sun) chucking around populist remarks in the newspapers who pay him good money in return for protecting their offshore accounts. If the Jewish community were predominantly left leaning, Johnson would write articles about them ...

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The TV Debate that Offered Little!

Posted on November 21, 2019

After watching the TV debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson last night, I concluded that they don’t really achieve much. The support of both leaders is partisan, and it is unlikely that someone who is a fervent believer in Johnson is going to switch allegiance and vice versa. By most sensible accounts, Johnson is the one with the decent lead, so all he had to do is undertake his instructions from Dominic Cummings and he would be ...

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Tories Surge Despite the Blows to Their Credibility!

Posted on November 13, 2019

There was a period last week where I thought a lot of people were thinking along the same lines as me. That thought process would be something along the lines of, ‘I am not so sure if Corbyn can deliver his manifesto and whether it will even work but, sod it, I’d rather that than the other option of self-serving populism’. Well, it seems I am wrong, or I think I am wrong anyway; the Labour campaign has been moderate and they have ...

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Election Campaign – Week One

Posted on November 10, 2019

After the first week of the election campaign, it is difficult to make a call on where it is heading. Having had numerous conversations with people the general consensus is that Boris Johnson is not liked, mainly because he is a liar. He has almost certainly been corrupted by the type of people you wouldn’t want to be corrupted by. However, these same people cannot bring themselves to contemplate life under a Jeremy Corbyn government. ...

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