Unionism appears to be sleepwalking into oblivion and the UK, once admired around the world for an understated but comfortably unifying Britishness that was inclusive, outward-looking, tolerant and ultimately pragmatic, now presents an ugly picture." Gordon Brown, Labour Prime Minister 2008-2010 I never thought I'd agree with anything from an ex Labour prime minister, especially … Continue reading Totalitarian Britain: State Capture is nigh!
"The closest thing the British have to a religion is the FREE National Health Service (The NHS)" Of course it's not free, it is paid for by the taxpayer, and paid for across the whole of their lives, compulsorily. Nothing wrong with that though! However for as long as I can remember the NHS has … Continue reading Totalitarian Britain: The National Health Service
There are undoubtedly moments in sport that define us. As an Englishman of an advanced age, in my memory there will forever be those immortal words from the 1966 Football World Cup Final commentary…. “there's people on the pitch, they think it's all over ….. it is now” as Geoff Hurst smashed the ball from … Continue reading Miserable politicians criticise their own World Cup winning cricket team!
Anybody remember the old Jethro Tull hit, ”Thick as a Brick”? I was reminded of it today during Prime Minister question time in the House of Commons: ”Will the Prime Minister confirm that the disgraceful actions against the Windrush immigrants took place under her watch as the U.K. Home Secretary”? (Jeremy Corbyn) “And your wise … Continue reading Thick as a brick! ….. dear Jeremy.
The death of British steelmaking 1967-1979 It has become a tactic of the sneering, left wing, youth movement of the Facecrook-Twatterati to belittle the decline of British manufacturing and to ascribe its causes to Thatcher, financial institutions, politicians generally, the unfair EU, .... But what do they know of those times? Were they even alive … Continue reading 5. The ultimate death of British steelmaking.