Jeremy Corbyn’s No Go Areas

Posted on May 4, 2018 in latest | 3 comments

I’m no psychologist, but hurling abuse at people unpersuaded of Jeremy Corbyn’s magnificence doesn’t seem to have persuaded many of them to vote Labour. Just think what Labour could have done last night with a persuasive, respected, and, above all, courageous leader and then weep. Below is the Thrasher projection for @SkyNews of what this […]

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Labour Victory May Day 1997

Posted on May 1, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour Victory May Day 1997

21 years ago today it was all about things can only get better as Britain elected a Labour Government with a clear deliverable Manifesto which only promised what it could deliver and delivered what it promised. There was a Labour Landslide. On a swing of 8.8%, Labour win 418 seats giving Blair a majority of […]

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Goodbye Marc Wadsworth

Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Goodbye Marc Wadsworth

Marc Wadsworth’s expulsion from the Labour Party after a full hearing and due process has led to a clamour from the usual suspects who campaigned against the Labour Party for years for this “injustice” to be righted. Save your energy because the mantle of martyrdom does not rest easily on the shoulders of this “Labour […]

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

An estimated 1,500 people joined a protest outside Parliament on Monday evening to condemn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s “systematic failure” to deal with anti-Semitism. The turnout – which included a broad cross-section of the community and a large number of Labour MPs – came only 24 hours after news of the demonstration was announced by […]

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Jeremy’s Jewish Question

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in latest | 765 comments

Jeremy Corbyn had been blind to anti Semites in Labour for years which is why Jewish organisations are protesting publicly outside Parliament today. For comparison in cases of sexual harassment whose views do you listen to – The victims or the perpetrators? Of course there is also Jeremy’s long standing special friend Ken Livingstone who […]

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Happy Birthday Clem Attlee

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in Britain | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Clem Attlee

Guess whose birthday it is today? ‪Britain’s greatest Prime Minister Clement Attlee‬ who became PM 72 years ago on 26 July 1945. The 1945 general election saw the return of the first ever majority Labour government. The Gallup poll had shown a Labour lead for over two years. Nevertheless most politicians and commentators were astonished […]

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Countess Markievicz elected first female MP

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Ireland | Comments Off on Countess Markievicz elected first female MP

Today is the 99th anniversary of a remarkable happening: on 28 December 1918 the first woman MP was elected to the House of Commons. She was an Irish Woman, a nationalist,  a revolutionary, a Suffragette and a military commander and the first female minister in a Western Government. On the 28th December 1918 Constance Georgine Markievicz, […]

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Sweet Home Alabama

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on Sweet Home Alabama

Congratulations to the voters of Alabama who despite massive voter suppression rejected racist Roy Moore who was supported by the KKK, Trump, Pence and the idiot Nigel Farage. The new Democratic Senator Doug Jones is a lawyer who helped convict 2 KKK members for killing 4 girls in attack on a black church. The defeated […]

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The Sad Tale of Spreadsheet Phil

Posted on Nov 22, 2017 in Britain | 3 comments

What a sad day for Tory Chancellor of the Exchequer Spreadsheet Phil who stood up in the commons today and confessed he was addicted to debt and like #NoMandateMay well past his sell by date! Don’t take my word for it, ask Tory MP’s who loathe him to a man (and woman) or indeed Theresa […]

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Barack Obama says “Happy Anniversary!”

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on Barack Obama says “Happy Anniversary!”

Barack Obama surprised his wife Michelle with a touching video message praising her “strength, grace and honesty” on the couple’s anniversary. On October 3, 1992, Barack Obama married Michelle Robinson. Since Barack became President of the United States in 2008, the Obamas have captured our hearts with their love for one another. Obama mentions his […]

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The Eagle On London

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Millicent Fawcett

Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Jeremy’s Jewish Question

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in latest | 765 comments

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!