Category Archives: Politicians

The Unreactive Right

As I write this, Macron has just been elected President of France. This wasn’t exactly the outcome the Brexiters were hoping for. But I do note a huge difference in the reaction between how the left and right behave in … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns and Elections, Conservative, election, EU, Europe, Nigel Farage, Politicians, Politics, Uncategorized, voting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aftermath of the EU Referendum

So the results are in from the EU Referendum and I have to say I’m somewhat surprised. I was a ‘vote leave’, but I didn’t think it would really come to fruition. I got the result I wanted; I think … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns and Elections, Conservative, David Cameron, Democracy, Diversity, EEC, election, EU, Europe, Great Britain, House of Commons, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, Immigration, Libertarianism, Nigel Farage, Politicians, Politics, Progressive Politics, Racism, social, Tolerance, uk, uk government, UKIP, voting | Leave a comment

EU Referendum

So we finally have a referendum in the pipeline and, in my view, it’s been a long time coming. Honestly, I didn’t really think we’d even get this far. I’ve become so used to seeing the big two parties promise … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns and Elections, David Cameron, Democracy, Diversity, EEC, election, EU, Europe, Immigration, Libertarianism, Nigel Farage, Politicians, Politics, social, uk, UKIP, voting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Immigration

In 1990, a school exercise was put in front of me that carried the words: “Today we live in a multicultural society”, and I wondered where it came from and how it sneaked its way into the mainstream, with the majority … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Diversity, election, EU, Europe, Great Britain, Immigration, Libertarianism, Politicians, Politics, Progressive Politics, Racism, social, Tolerance, uk, uk government | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

My definition of a modern tax system

These days, not a week goes by without hearing something about how we pay too much in taxes or how too much of what we do pay is spent on X. Occasionally, we hear someone say that they’re happy to … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Libertarianism, Politicians, Politics, social, uk, uk government | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The religion of peace

I’ve just about had it with being told that Islam is a religion of peace. This rhetoric has been going on for far too long now and has been used too many times as a means to keep us from … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarianism, perpetual war, Politicians, Politics, social, Terrorism, Totalitarianism, uk, uk government | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Are we all terrorists these days?

It seems not a week goes by without a story about some new legislation to monitor our communications to some degree. I used to think this was a Labour preserve (remember ID cards) – to scrutinise us as much as … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Europe, Huxley, Kafka, Libertarianism, Orwell, perpetual war, Politicians, Politics, Surveillance, Terrorism, Totalitarianism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment