McAlpine’s Fusiliers

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 in Politics | 4 comments

Glenfinnan Viaduct I’m taking a big risk with the famously even handed British libel laws for the rich which have made London a mecca for Libel Tourists. However I can share with you that Sir Robert McAlpine, nicknamed “Concrete Bob”, founded the British construction firm now known as Sir Robert McAlpine. He made his name […]

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March against austerity

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 in London | Comments Off on March against austerity

  At today’s 20th October TUC March against Austerity Labour leader Ed Miliband dubbed the Prime Minister “clueless” today as he joined the huge protest against the Government’s austerity measures. More than 150,000 people took part in the demonstration in London, which heard calls for a general strike. There were also demonstrations in Cardiff, Glasgow […]

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The Daily Heil Blair Vile Vendetta

Posted on Aug 19, 2012 in Politics | 2 comments

The Daily Heil’s No 2 and No 1 enemies     The Daily Heil’s Blair Bile Vendetta continues unabated after many years with the article on the link below about Cherie Blair. I’m sure they’ll publish my comment as their Editor Paul Dacre is such a strong supporter of a “Free and open press.” Dacre […]

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Lord Sugah and I

Posted on May 3, 2012 in London | Comments Off on Lord Sugah and I

  Tweets across the ocean – From a humble wage slave @daithaic on Mayoral Election day in damp London Town to the illustrious Labour Peer Lord Sugar (aka Chairman Al) @Lord_Sugar in his splendido mansion in Boca Raton, Florida. Lord Sugar ‏ @Lord_Sugar Take a look at what I’ve said about Ken Livingstone in the Sun on Sunday http://www.amshold.com/social_media/ChairmanAl.htm […]

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Back Ken, Sack Boris

Posted on May 2, 2012 in London | Comments Off on Back Ken, Sack Boris

Ken Livingstone – Better value for London every time!     The Mayor of London election tomorrow between Ken Livingstone (for Labour) and Boris Johnson (for the Tories, although he wants you to forget that) is the largest personal electoral mandate in Europe after the President of France. It is a touchstone election – here […]

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Ken’s figures add up

Posted on May 2, 2012 in London | Comments Off on Ken’s figures add up

Letter in the Guardian Newspaper 2nd May 2012 I worked in Transport for London finance for over 20 years until January, producing the management reports that were used to run the underground. In my opinion Ken Livingstone has provided an accurate assessment of TfL’s finances (Editorial, 1 May). His fares cut is entirely affordable. Many […]

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My fellow Americans….

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Politics | Comments Off on My fellow Americans….

    When Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination on Tuesday, a few political pundits opined that Santorum never had a serious chance at winning the nomination anyway because he was too right wing. This is a politician so impressive that the voters of Pennsylvania rejected him in 2006 and he […]

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Ireland of the Gombeens

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Ireland | 3 comments

    Let us consider the incredible world of the McMahon Tribunal. 10 years and 300 M Euros mostly paid to legal fat cats to find out what we knew already? That Politics (and Law and Banking and …..) and Politicians in Ireland is systemically corrupt. Time to take the Italian approach of throwing them […]

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Steve Biko – Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 in Music | one comment

Today we remember Steve Biko – murdered 34 years ago by a white racist regime which was then supported by all the “Freedom Loving Democracies.” The power of his life still resonates. The former medical student and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement is considered by many to be a martyr of the anti-apartheid movement. […]

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Mr and Mrs Queen visit Ireland

Posted on May 17, 2011 in Ireland | one comment

The Queen of England starts her historic trip to the Republic of Ireland today and becomes the first British monarch to make the visit in 100 years. Relations between Britain and Ireland were transformed by the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 which began to heal some of the divisions after centuries of distrust. The Eagle […]

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