Going Green

Whilst the Green Party is highly unlikely to gather enough votes to win the 2024 General Election, they are campaigning on a series of pledges that are by far the best any of the political parties have produced. Well, that’s my opinion of it, anyway. What is in their manifesto, and why does it appeal […]

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34 Charges, 34 Convictions

Well then. This is quite the moment! After five weeks of hearing evidence and information, the jury in Donald Trump’s historic trial for falsifying business records concluded he is guilty, on all 34 counts. Let the consternation begin in earnest. Trump’s Evangelical supporters (who regard Trump as a Messianic figure) have been swallowing, hook, line […]

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The Meerkat Muse: 29/5/24

Welcome back to the Meerkat Muse! As we hurtle towards the end of May, what’s been happening? Life Insurance I’ll grant this is not the most exciting place to start a Muse, but a couple of weeks ago I had a call about my existing life insurance policy. As I do have life insurance, I […]

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Go Time!

On the 4th of July, UK voters will go to the polls with the opportunity to send a message. After fourteen years of woeful and inept governance by the Tories, Britons can kick them out. Whether this plays out is a different story, but the opportunity is there, and it must be seized. The Tories […]

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The Trial of Trump

Unless you’ve been living under the rock these past few months, you’ll be aware that former US president Donald Trump has been on trial for falsifying business records. His is the first criminal trial of a former president, and that alone would have been enough to generate considerable media attention. Since this is Donald Trump, […]

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Writing Prompts: Do I Vote?

Do you vote in political elections? You can bet your ass that I vote! Ever since I was a young meerkat, I have regarded exercising my right to vote as an important civic duty. I always vote in general elections, and try to vote in local elections too. I can understand why some people abstain, […]

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The Meerkat Muse – 1st May 2024

Suspicious Minds You may be wondering where I am going with this. Well, this relates to possible efforts to get into some of my accounts. Specifically, I had an email alerting me to someone who tried, and failed, to access my mobile phone account. Going back further, I’ve had sporadic emails alerting me to attempts […]

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Fighting Indoctrination with… Indoctrination?!

Recently, my friend Bruce Gerencser posted an article via FAIR, which is an organisation for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting. FAIR’s post makes for a fascinating read, and quite pertinent to recent discussions I’ve been having. For a frame of reference here, I’d recommend The Parasitic Religious Right, The Dividing Line, The Dividing Line P2, […]

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