Friday, July 20, 2018

The Defence Of The Realm As A Political Football

We've had a flurry of stories about how Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Defence, is muscling up to the Prime Minister; such...

India’s Farm Loan Waivers – Buying Votes, Pure And Simple

India has long been a poster boy for the contention that buying votes is both easy and not a good idea. The bad idea...

House Of Lords Regional Diversity – Bring Back The Hereditaries

The Electoral Reform Society is having a whine about the manner in which the House of Lords is dominated by London centric over achievers...

The Working Class Are Not A Problem To Be Solved

We are unlike any other nation, whilst only 25pc of our workforce are employed in manual occupations, 60pc of us believe we are yet...

£350m a Week For NHS. We’re Out!

Those who like to look behind the headlines to spot the implicit stories that accompany them are not all conspiracy theorists. Some point out...

Quote Of The Day – Labour Live And Pissup Inability

From The Observer - a paper one would expect to be at least generally supportive - concerning Labour Live: There was no visible revolt over...

The Rotten Fruits of Socialism

Ah yes, they're at it again.  Venezuela isn't real socialism.  North Korea isn't real socialism.  Cuba isn't real socialism.  In fact anywhere that's tried...

Donald Trump Makes All Americans Poorer With 25% Tariffs On Chinese...

Donald Trump has just decided to make all Americans poorer through the imposition of tariffs of 25% on certain goods from China. And yes,...

What’s The Moral Equivalency Between Clinton Cash And Trump Treasure?

It's not entirely obvious that there's a moral equivalency between the manner in which the Clintons earned money and the way the Trumps are...

Seems Reasonable, Democrats Won’t Allow Bernie Sanders To Run As a...

I have to admit that this mooted move by the Democratic National Committee seems entirely reasonable to me. The effect of it will be...