Mirror mirror on the sectoral balances. It's been a bad few weeks for me so far after my car broke down and strange things have been happening to me ever since,financially speaking. When my car wouldn't start I immediately lifted the bonnet and discovered it was in fact the boot. So I tried the … Continue reading The Sectoral Balances Always Hold
I remember driving down Bond Street which runs at the back of Blackpool Pleasure Beach and that road has a junction with Station Road which leads towards South Pier. It was a sunny day at the height of the season and for reasons I'll never know I drove straight through it. All I remember was … Continue reading Why I Write This Blog
Many of those who cried “stay” are disheartened and many of those who cry “leave” are scared. A third group, however, are key to the silence. There is a tendency in human beings to plough on with a bad decision simply because it has already been made: to see our fate before our eyes, and … Continue reading Brexit: Current Direction? Omnishambles.
Labour and Conservative Will Have New Leaders So anyone got the first clue what just happened? Or what we voted for? Or what we voted against? Or when I'm going to stop asking questions? Whoops I did it again as Brittany once sang. I make this two referenda/ums (argue amongst yourselves) running that we've been … Continue reading Two New Leaders & Election In October
As I type this I only know that the exit polls are favourable to Labour, nothing is known yet.What I do know is that it's supposed to be politicians scared of us, the elelectorate, not the other way round. However, the direction it is clear with the Tories performing badly, why is this? The problem … Continue reading GE2117: Project Fear Lost Again
This is what elections should be about, do any of our political parties really sound like they've grasped what democracy can achieve? I think not. The smears and outright lies told about Jeremy Corbyn are a national disgrace. Corbyn has an approach of engagement with terrorists, disagree with the approach if you will, but this … Continue reading The Election In Three Pictures.
When the NHS is privatised there will be no votes cast, no division called in the House of Commons and certainly no public consultation. Such a policy would never be put in any manifesto, if it were it would be the shortest suicide note in history. I could add this to my explanation of why … Continue reading 24 Hours To Save The NHS? Probably.
Labour funding: Well colour me astonished I had no idea that Labour had such a large advantage when it came to funding. I have a few vague notions of Tories rumblings about how unfair union funding was but I had never looked at the figures, but there they are in glorious technicolour from the Electoral … Continue reading How To Fund Political Parties?
Here we go again. "As I've said for many decades, don't confuse me with a liberal, I'd shoot these people down dead myself if I could" (George Galloway, Twitter 04/06/17) And so say all decent people, yet out come the siren voices and 'Well 'Ard brigade with all the usual I'm Angrier Than You arguments … Continue reading Burn Down The Mosques! Afterthoughts 2
No, Momentum the glorious revolution has not come... Yet I love you both... BUT As the old saying goes you always hurt the one you love so I hope you'll believe me and above all engage with those, who like you, have the best interests of Labour at heart. It's almost impossible to write … Continue reading A love Letter To Momentum & Corbyn