Category Archives: Politics

Why so secretive . . . ?

Note the date on the front cover of this House of Commons Library publication . . .   Elise Uberoi of the House of Commons Library evidently prepared this document and it was published on 3rd June 2015 – over … Continue reading

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The Great “Majority” Myth . . .

It has puzzled me for some time that we are constantly told that “Leave won” (“suck it up”), that the “Nation” voted for “Out”, that there was a majority in favour of non-EU membership, that we have heard the “voice … Continue reading

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EU not so dreadful after all . . .

Jude Kirton-Darling is  a Labour MEP for the North East. She has a knack of digging out relevant stuff that you will never see in the main stream media, and then putting in language I can understand.  This is a … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of History . . .

One of the great lies much circulated before the recent EU Referendum was that we were governed by a bunch of unelected bureaucrats. The statement in itself was not at all clear as it seemed to assume that the bureaucrats … Continue reading

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The Great Dilemma . . .

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That Blessed Referendum . . .

  I am not very expert (ie : I am a total novice) with the art of spreadsheets, but I have managed to concoct the above to show the result, as I see it of the June 2016 referendum on … Continue reading

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Life in the EU . . .

Some people who advocate remaining in the European Union say that we should not only be “IN” but that we should lead it . . .

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Another Euromyth . . .

This is what we are up against  . . . The Sunday Express . . . February 16, 2016 Readers could be forgiven for thinking that 1st April – like the Spring daffodils – had arrived early this year with … Continue reading

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EU Euphemisms . . .

“The European Union is a remote, elite, bureaucratic, anti-democratic form of supranational governance, to which our politicians have delegated power. Its political objectives transcend national interests: our votes cannot change policy or trajectory. It is unaccountable, and rides roughshod over … Continue reading

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The Idiot’s Lantern – 2 . . .

Michael Portillo has just finished another of his railway journeyings – this time around the eastern USA using a new old guide – Appletons. These programmes – there have been several series so far – always leave me puzzled and dissatisfied. … Continue reading

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