A Vote of No Confidence

If you thought British politics was bad, the Americans have proved they can be worse. I can’t claim to have watched the Donald/Hillary debate, because I didn’t, but the ‘highlights’ I did have the misfortune to see merely confirmed what I already thought – I wouldn’t vote for either of them if I were an … Continue reading

The Ukraine Debacle

Watching events unfold in the Ukraine has been like watching a clown car crash in slow motion. Every step of the way, it has seemed that the nation and those countries interfering in it have just stumbled deeper and deeper into farce and foolishness. From the very beginning, things didn’t look good – removing a … Continue reading

Moaning Merkel

If Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, was to be believed, Britain would not be happy going it alone in the world. Apparently she never got the memo telling her that Britain isn’t happy being in the EU. Even if we weren’t happy outside the EU, it wouldn’t really make much of a difference, given our … Continue reading

Choice – American Style

Some commentators, observing the recent American election, have wistfully wished that Britain was given a similar choice when it comes to elections, Apparently, these people are very out of touch with reality. Yes, the Democrats and Republicans might paint themselves as further apart on issues than the Conservatives and Labour in the UK, who prefer … Continue reading

Glass-house America

That old saying about people in glass houses not throwing stones obviously isn’t known to the American political elite. Turning its baleful gaze on Syria, the USA is busy rattling its sabers. Syria is in particular trouble for possessing WMDs. I suppose we should be grateful that, this time, America is, at least, turning its … Continue reading