Happy Centennial JFK

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in Ireland | Comments Off on Happy Centennial JFK

This year is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States and proud son of Ireland. It is being celebrated today in the United States on Memorial Day. It has been 100 years since John F. Kennedy’s birth on May 29, 1917, at his parents’ home in […]

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Nazis in America

Posted on Aug 13, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on Nazis in America

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 | Comments Off on Happy Bastille Day

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 | Comments Off on Let’s talk about Jeremy Corbyn

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 | 3 comments

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 | Comments Off on GE 2017: Will it be a Hung Parliament?

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 | Comments Off on The Tory War on Pensioners

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 | Comments Off on Labour’s Omnishambles

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 | Comments Off on George Osborne the influence peddler

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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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!