Category: Politics

Great Britain…?

This is The Sun’s typically sensationalist headline this morning: In one sense, as MPs prepare to vote, they’re right – in this meerkat’s humble view, voting through a half-baked, semi-disastrous Bill would constitute a betrayal of the public. It certainly wouldn’t help the country in either the short term or the long term. In another… Read more

Trump’s ‘Legacy’

It appears Trump actually wants his career to be defined by Obama. Trump’s far superior predecessor set about trying a diplomatic, positive approach to the world’s problems – no, not every idea was a workable one, but the effort and the endeavour to leave a better world was there. The Iran deal was one such… Read more

Democracy

Do we want to have a look at what an apparently hardcore defender of conservative values thinks of one of the US Constitution’s most important elements? For the record, if you think democracy is not enshrined in the Constitution, take a look here: Here’s the key bit… Section 2 1: The House of Representatives shall… Read more

Were the Nazis left wing or right wing?

I ask the question because I’ve read, repeatedly (via Twitter) that the violence in Charlottesville was a clash between the left wing and… the left wing. This seems like an attempt by moderate and centre-right supporters to distance themselves from the actions of the white supremacists in Charlottesville (and elsewhere). The attempt is understandable in… Read more