Tag Archives: Politics

UK General Election 2015 – Who I’m voting for and why

I’ve had a look over the policies of various parties.  Excluding parties which only address a specific part of the UK, and excluding those policies which were very obviously written by the parties to pander to their core voters, here’s … Continue reading

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UK General Election 2015

View image | gettyimages.com It’s the same story every time. The newspapers and TV news shows churn out sensationalist headlines, celebrities are roped in to stand up on their soap box and pretend to make their own emotional pleas.  We … Continue reading

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So you want a revolution?

Disclaimer: this is a rant, and it’s a long rant. You may have read recently that Russell Brand wrote an article in and edited an issue of the New Statesman, and you may have seen him enthusiastically debating with BBC … Continue reading

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Whose fault is the War?

Originally posted on Robert Kyriakides's Weblog:
There is a long lasting war going on in many places between Islamic fundamentalists and the major Western democracies. The war is shown in small actions of great violence and in large actions of little…

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Quote – Needs Must

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” William Pitt the Younger http://tinyurl.com/6xnadfh

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Quote – Freedom

“Those who would give up a little freedom to get a little security shall soon have neither.” Benjamin Franklin http://tinyurl.com/doyfh

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The World Turns

I read a quote, supposedly from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a famous businessman: – “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” If that is the case, then who is … Continue reading

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