Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

What’s the difference between a liberal and a parrot? One of them mindlessly repeats whatever its owners say and the other is a colourful, now domesticated bird, originating from the tropical climates of the Southern Hemisphere. This does not describe all liberals, of course, especially coming from someone who self-identifies as one, however, too many people who casually consider themselves to be “left-wing” appear to … Continue reading Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

The Joke is Over: Boris Johnson Must Resign or be Fired

Boris Johnson is a bigot and a liar protected by his carefully managed veneer of comedy gaffes and he has no place representing the people of the United Kingdom on the international stage. His latest lies have gone too far. Johnson’s protective facade of apologetic poshness and his role as a Prince Philip-cum-Hugh Grant parody just isn’t doing it anymore. When you grew up at … Continue reading The Joke is Over: Boris Johnson Must Resign or be Fired

Russiagate: A War of Very Precise Words and Very Little Evidence

In it’s latest attack on the left, BBC Newsnight this week depicted Jeremy Corbyn as Lenin-lookalike Russian stooge for failing to fall in line and condemn Putin. This followed the Guardian (a supposedly liberal newspaper) asking, “How could the UK punish Russia effectively?”. All of this before the Government has offered even prima facie evidence of any Russian state involvement in the tragic¬†poisoning of Sergei … Continue reading Russiagate: A War of Very Precise Words and Very Little Evidence