Monthly Archives: March 2015

We’re in more of a fix(ed term) with this election than most realise

Now, how do you think this will go down, especially as probably two-thirds of those who voted didn’t vote Labour! IMAGINE THE TORY PRESS IN FULL THROAT! It would be portrayed – not entirely unfairly – as a coup against the people. The party that lost the election is in power, supported by one that wants to break up the state – and without any kind of approval by the people! So much for democracy! If the new government then introduces new taxes, or raises existing ones (very likely), then the howls of outrage may turn into something far nastier and more dangerous. Continue reading

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Enough is enough! The deafening silence on journalists’ trials from our supposed liberal press

The most ominous and despicable silence and far more disturbing than that witnessed from our feathered friends was the complete absence of any criticism of these trials from supposedly liberal, serious broadsheet newspapers, particularly The Guardian and The Independent and their Sunday offerings Continue reading

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A year in one week – Liverpool, classical music and rugby league

First, welcome to my new blog! In this new site, using WordPress, I am hoping to post more often, but at MUCH less length. Comments, brickbats and bouquets as ever welcome (probably). My previous Blog – to be accurate, my … Continue reading

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