Friday, May 25, 2018

UK politics move to US pattern

The local election results show a further realignment in UK politics so that they converge on something more like the US model.  Increasingly in...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode 9

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden Episode Nine   ‘Well, frankly, it could’ve been better.’ ‘Now,...

Well Of Course The Afghan Interpreters Can Stay

There are, as we all know, many who insist that government should be doing more to run our lives and society. This does rather...

UK Council Elections Aren’t A Test Of Anything About Brexit

It simply isn't true that elections are about whatever the political classes wish to project upon them. Elections are about what the electorate wants...

Donald Trump Shouldn’t Get The Nobel Peace Prize – Certainly Not...

There are calls that Donald Trump should get the Nobel Peace Prize for his excellence in getting Kim Young 'Un to, err, what was...

Russian Twitter Bots Will Be Much Less Important Now They Backed...

There has been, as we know, much fuss over how Russian Twitter 'bots backed both Brexit and Donald Trump. This is an interference with...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Eight

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden Episode Eight ‘Uh huh.’ ‘Time to get up, sleepyhead.’ ‘Can’t...

Why Are Our Countries Led By The Worst People Imaginable?

I am asking this question since the Swedish election is quickly gathering steam and our parties have descended upon our voters like a throng...

Rand Paul Will Support Pompeo

There is a difference between libertarian-conservatives and left-libertarians. While, on domestic issues, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is mostly a breath of fresh air, his...

The Sean Hannity Real Estate Scandal

JC on a tricycle, this is a bit of a stretch isn't it? We're getting to the point that a journalist having their mortgage...