Nazis in America

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in latest | no responses

Only 8 months into the Trump Presidency we are on the brink of nuclear war and Nazis are in streets of an American city. Seems about right. *50 yrs ago* “Nazis are bad.” *10 yrs ago* “Nazis are bad.” *Today* “Actually the 1st amendment…” Trump, if he’d been President when Nazi Germany invaded Poland: “We […]

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Happy Bastille Day

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in latest | no responses

Today, Bastille Day 14th July 2017, is the 228th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille Prison in France, an event profoundly ignored in England entre les Rosbifs as they plummet to the self harm of Brexit . It is hard to recall the French Revolution without thinking of the response of the Chinese Premier […]

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Let’s talk about Jeremy Corbyn

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in latest | no responses

Some friends across the political spectrum have asked “Am I now a Corbyn supporter?” It is NOT a question I would ask myself. I’ve always been a Labour supporter – it’s a movement not a person. Corbyn has gained respect especially by getting young people to vote and of the votes cast 17% were for […]

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Theresa Mayhem: Weak and Wobbly

Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in Britain | one comment

From strong and stable to weak and wobbly #GE2017 On 8th June the British people decided to reject the appeal by Theresa May for a strong mandate to deliver Brexit. The result was predicted by nobody. John Redwood: 'The country rejected Jeremy Corbyn as PM' Andrew Neil: 'The country also rejected Theresa May as PM'#BBCElection […]

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GE 2017: Will it be a Hung Parliament?

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 in Britain | no responses

First indications suggest a disastrous exit poll for May and Tories #WrongandUnstable Con: 314 Lab: 266 SNP: 34 LDem: 14 Whether we end up with a hung Parliament or not Theresa May is a now a busted flush. I think Theresa May has won own goal of the season. — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 8, […]

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Mark Bateman for Aylesbury

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 in latest | one comment

There is a clear choice in the General Election tomorrow in Aylesbury with Mark Bateman standing for Labour against Tory incumbent for 25 years, David in and out of Europe Lidington. Aylesbury is one of those seats the Tories take totally for granted and where they reckon they could get a pig’s head on a […]

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The Tory War on Pensioners

Posted on May 18, 2017 in latest | no responses

Has there ever been a more mean spirited document than the Conservative #Manifesto which shreds the electoral platform they were elected on in 2015? The manifesto launched today in Halifax drops the 2015 pledge not to raise income tax or National Insurance and has big changes to social care funding in England. People worth more […]

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Labour’s Omnishambles

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in latest | no responses

Despite the omNICshambles Budget, Tories (up 1pt to 45%) increase lead to 19 points over Labour (down 2pts to 26%) – latest ICM for Guardian. How can Corbyn be standing up for workers when the majority of workers tell him they don’t want what he is selling? How can you stand up for Labour when […]

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George Osborne the influence peddler

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in latest | no responses

Ah, the “independent” Media of the UK, now there is a thing, with the astonishing news one George Osborne is now Editor of the London Evening Standard.  George Osborne who is an MP, earns £750k + per annum from “speeches”, £650k for 4 days a month at Blackrock, a vulture fund, is an heir to […]

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Labour’s Black Hole

Posted on Mar 8, 2017 in latest | no responses

We’ve all had enough of experts like Professor Hawking. That’s why we chose a leader with 2 Es at A-level who’s never had a real job. Professor Stephen Hawking has called for Jeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader, claiming he is a “disaster” for the party. The Labour-backing physicist said he would vote […]

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The Eagle On London

No Ladies and Gentlemen on The Tube

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in latest | no responses

Underground Anxiety

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

Remembering London 7/7 Bombings

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 in latest | no responses

Farewell to Paddington Bear’s Creator

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

Get your kicks on the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Free the All American Murderers?

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Kevin Myers Foot and Mouth Disease

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Ireland | one comment

Irish War Hero Dr. Aidan MacCarthy

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 in Ireland | no responses