The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) released a damning report about the flaws of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). It has been an economic disaster for society as a whole and left a toxic legacy which is eating away at public finances and leaving hospitals and schools in a swamp of all-consuming debt from which they can’t escape.
Last night I went to bed in tears and desperately sad for Jesy Nelson from Little Mix and for millions of teenagers and young kids whose lives are being destroyed by the uncaring attitude of the New Social media giants.
It’s four years since Jeremy Corbyn, a 200-1 shot, was elected Labour Party leader. Against all the odds he’s still there, but to survive another year, and become Prime Minister, he needs to rediscover his radical outsider ‘anti-politics’ edge.
With the super-hawk John Bolton kicked out of the White House nest there is media speculation that President Donald Trump may at last be spreading dovish wings in foreign policy.
Sometimes words are woefully inadequate when you wish to express your utter contempt and disgust for someone or something. Stinking like an overflowing sewer is the news of Theresa May’s outgoing ‘Honours List’.
Whilst most sensible Brits slept last night the Mother of all Parliaments and this great country suffered a night of Blame, Shame and No Gain as the House of Muppets descended first into farce then almost anarchy.
A recent investigation has uncovered explosive evidence that the US is supplying weapons to terror groups in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. The finding blows the lid sky-high on Washington’s much-vaunted claims of “fighting terrorism”.
I couldn’t believe my ears this Friday 6th September. After an incredible week of political shenanigans in Westminster the political correspondent of the normally supine, obedient and thoroughly Establishment biased BBC blurted out the truth about Boris Johnson. It was an earth shattering moment for me.
The old cliché that, “politics is showbusiness for ugly people” has never been truer than during this affront to democracy that has been going on for three years now in the so-called House of Commons.
Robert Mugabe, the man who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years following its independence from the UK - independence which he himself fought for as a guerilla leader, has died in a Singapore hospital at the age of 95.
The high-handed willingness of Boris Johnson to crash Britain out of the European Union shows a peculiar callous disregard for the economic fate of many ordinary Britons and Irish people.
Last night's vote in the House of Muppets was the final confirmation that the self-servers in the Commons hate and despise us, the people. They have voted for the EU to still control us. They are traitors! How much more of this can we, or will we take?
As I watched Boris Johnson present his G7 Statement in the House of Commons today (Tuesday 3rd September) and respond to questions I couldn’t get a particular question out of my head. Does Eton have a refund scheme?
Hugh Grant, displaying all the maturity and intellect of a toddler screaming and bawling and doing the dying fly act at the supermarket checkout, has really spoken for the sore losers and Remainiacs by posting a hysterical tweet.
Proroguing parliament, suspending it from sitting, is in and of itself perfectly legal and normal. It is a standard practice to facilitate seasonal breaks, public holidays and party conferences. The extent of prorogation, however, is usually a matter of days or a couple of weeks at most.
It was exactly forty years ago this week (27th August 1979), that Lord Mountbatten of Burma, nephew of the last Tsarina of Russia, second cousin of HM The Queen, and uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was blown up by an IRA bomb, placed on his fishing boat in the Republic of Ireland.
Having never lived through a world war and the enormous uncertainties, surprises and instability such events inevitably bring in their wake I would have to suggest the current political situation in the UK is the most uncertain and unstable in my lifetime.
What a great Bank Holiday weekend for us Patriotic Brits.
The inept Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has posted a video asking “Londoners to imagine what our city would be like without cars - with more walking, cycling & public transport.”
It surely is the greatest Orwellian paradox that the United States is a permanent member of the UN Security Council. For the US is a behemoth that craves insecurity and war for its very existence.