So the colonial masters have finally decided that they need to visit and tell the rebels that it is “just not on”.
If you want to persuade Scots that they should stay in the UK, you don’t at the last minute send in a triple pack of English Politicians to represent the old order. Read more…
I have commented previously about this Government’s strategy of fighting the language battle before introducing political change (Language Battles) and predicted that the next battle-grounds over areas to be “softened up” were likely to be Europe, Migration and the NHS. Listening to Prime Minister’s Questions yesterday (Wednesday 9 October 2013), I think I may have missed a target. Read more…
I get tired of the lazy response of some politicians and commentators after any outrage.
“We should do everything possible to prevent terrorism”. Everything possible? Well an internal security service that would put East Germany and the old Soviet Union to shame would be a start.
“We should do everything possible to prevent children being harmed by paedophiles”. Everything possible? Well for a start you can castrate every male at puberty (having taken any samples necessary to ensure the continuation of the race).
“We should do everything possible to ensure that we have a competitive economy”. Everything? Child Labour – or even slave labour will make us more competitive. So will abolishing most (if not all) of the welfare state.
Even if you do everything possible, outrages can (and will) still happen and desired outcomes will not happen. But what will we have given up? Read more…
The Thatcher Funeral was covered live on:
BBC Newswatch (12 April 2013 20:45 News Channel): Two viewers commenting on Thatcher coverage – one from Glasgow and one from Tunbridge Wells. This is getting beyond satire!
From Glasgow complaining about sycophantic reporting; from Tunbridge Wells disgusted about lack of respect!
In respect of the Munchkins’ song, Auntie appears to have her knickers in a twist (homage to Leslie Thomas – ding dong!)
The above was part of the statement made by a clearly upset CEO of the company that owns Sydney radio station 2Day FM. I do not wish to heap further condemnation on him for his reaction to recent events, but in his statement he may have highlighted the problem which people like him need to address.
In a few months time this may have all blown over – personally I hope not – so in summary:
We could say this is just a juvenile prank gone wrong, but this chain of events is more than that. Read more…