The Lying, The Witch Hunt And The Oil

The Lying, The Witch Hunt And The Oil

 For decades, the North Sea oil just off of the Scottish coastline has been a very taboo, topic of discussion when it comes to figures and statistics from Westminster.  During the Scottish Referendum campaign, the Scottish National Party explained to the electorate that the oil belonged to Scotland and the revenue would be Scotland’s revenue in an independent Scotland.  In 1999, the fictional borderline for oil in the North Sea had been altered by the UK Government. The Scotland Act 1998 was amended and contained details to move the ‘border’ 6000 miles north. Meaning England had an extra 6,000 square […]

Drawing a Perfect World

Drawing a Perfect World

Of all the things that are wrong with the world, baby boxes and free sanitary provision aren’t two of them. Yet the BBC wants us to ignore the costs of Brexit and nuclear bombs and think of these as a waste of money. Many – many – moons ago, while still a nipper back in Bellfield Primary School, my teacher Mrs Miller asked our class to draw the perfect world. What we all drew exactly I can no longer remember. It has been a while. But, having seen other teachers work this magic with other children, no doubt we drew […]

How can we be a civilised society while allowing homelessness to fester?

How can we be a civilised society while allowing homelessness to fester?

Homelessness is all our problem, it is an issue that effects us all. Whether directly through being on the streets ourselves, or indirectly through the society which we call our own. You would think a problem of this magnitude would require a society wide effort to solve. Yet time and again we have been left wanting, and for those suffering this societal blight, it just isn’t good enough. Make no mistake homelessness is a dirty stain on our society, we can not call ourselves civilised while we have people struggling for the basic necessities of survival, we cannot call ourselves […]

US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill , and its level of support in the US Congress, is instructive on a number of levels. The first point is that the...

Ask Bob About Brexit

The World Turns on its Head   BREXIT HERO Viscount St Davids leaves court to thunderous applause and wild cheering from his supporters (The so-called Gina “Miller” inset). Dear Bob, I think it’s an absolute bloody disgrace that Mrs May’s most-trusted advisor and the...

British Terrorocracy

Content societies require little in the way of persuasion. Frustrated and angry societies eventually require brute force to keep everyone in line. We’re not there yet, but the harassment and intimidation is already well underway. One has to at least admire the...

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Drawing a Perfect World

Of all the things that are wrong with the world, baby boxes and free sanitary provision aren’t two of them. Yet the BBC wants us to ignore the costs of Brexit and nuclear bombs and think of these as a waste of money. Many – many – moons ago, while still a nipper back...

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