Category Archives: politics

State of the nation

Brexit is bollocks. We need stability and continuity to address the climate emergency. Continue reading

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Coming soon and more

Coming soon, hopefully in the next few days a state of the nation sort of post. Confessions of drug-taking from Conservative and prime ministerial candidates seems to have stopped. No “I have to take a small mountain of coke before … Continue reading

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Pinned

Conservative party leadership (and therefore also prime minister) candidate Michael Gove has admitted taking Cocaine many years ago. Another candidate Rory Steward has admitted smoking Opium which is certainly my preference. Here’s a video for another Conservative prime minister candidate … Continue reading

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Theresa May announces resignation. I wonder what happens now

Theresa May has announced her resignation as Tory leader UK on June 7th to be replaced as prime minister as soon as the Tory party decides on her replacement. Theresa May became prime minister in unfortunate circumstances with UK divided … Continue reading

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Climate Emergency: The rich have destroyed the planet

Climate change, the climate emergency or crisis is a fact. The poles are melting, sea levels are rising, seas are turning to acid, polar bears and penguins have nowhere to live. It’s taken repeated record temperatures and a little girl for it to be accepted such was the power of climate denial. Continue reading

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Congratulations to Corbyn and the Planet

Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party and the Planet on the UK parliament passing Labour’s motion declaring a Climate Emergency. Jeremy Corbyn, Labour party leader said “Today we have seen something incredible, the UK parliament has passed Labour’s motion … Continue reading

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Climate Change: It’s not business as usual, there’s no neglecting climate change any longer

This blog will be featuring the Climate Emergency, the catastrophy of Climate Change far more in future. While I have to get upto speed with the arguments, I find the arguments of the climate change deniers very weak. You can … Continue reading

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In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student activists

In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student climate activists this blog is recognising a Climate Emergency. Climate Emergency … At the end of 2018, the UN Secretary General warned us: Humanity and life on Earth now face a ‘direct existential … Continue reading

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While I have your attention …

I’d like to know about the legal order that is applied to me. Super-injunction, hyper-injunction, DA-notice? WTF is it? It appears that there is a fantastically restrictive legal order in place e.g restricting divulging my name. How on Earth can … Continue reading

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Lions led by Donkeys

The campaign group Led by Donkeys has registered the Brexit Party url. Nobody is more responsible than Farage for the diminished state of our nation. Now he’s seeking to exploit the turmoil he himself created to get re-elected to Brussels … Continue reading

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Dizzy Deep’s Rough Guide to Imperial Currency

Brexiteers are overwhelmingly older while Remainers are overwhelmingly younger with the 50/50 or half (1/2) / half (1/2) split being at age 45 at the time of the Brexit referendum in 2016 so 47/48 now. Many Brexiteers are familiar with … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt warns that there’s “wind in the sails” of people trying to stop Brexit

Stop Brexit process could be in place within weeks, Jeremy Hunt declares … Speaking after Labour said it was still poised to back a ‘People’s Vote’, despite not pushing for one this week, Mr Hunt said “the wind is in the sails” … Continue reading

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Brexit referendum result turned on its head

The Brexit referendum result would be reversed if rerun today. Has There Been a Shift in Support for Brexit? Posted on 8 February 2019 by John Curtice Unsurprisingly, protagonists on all sides in the Brexit debate are keen to claim … Continue reading

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No-deal Brexit would plunge UK economy into recession – OECD

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/06/no-deal-brexit-would-plunge-uk-economy-into-recession-oecd A no-deal Brexit would plunge the UK economy into recession and annual growth will slip below 1% this year for this first time since the financial crisis even if a deal is secured, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and … Continue reading

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Dizzy Deep’s rough guide to factions in contemporary UK politics

A rough guide to factions in UK politics. Comments are welcome. This is my own work looking at the influences behind various UK politicians. You are welcome to disagree with any point. It should be recognised and accepted that some … Continue reading

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Brexit: It’s not only Chlorinated Chicken – they want you to eat shit

Brexit is all about deregulation so that vast swathes of laws and regulations can be torn up and burned. It’s for the rich and powerful to become more rich and powerful at the expense of everyone else. Dirty money and … Continue reading

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Spectacularly unsuccessful disgraced Neo-Con International Trade Secretary Liam Fox promised 40 trade deals would be ready for ‘one second after midnight’ on Brexit day. https://leftfootforward.org/2019/02/liam-foxs-desperate-dash-for-trade-deals-is-in-absolute-tatters/ In March 2018 he told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: “We will have arrangements … Continue reading

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Checking in

Just checking in and addressing a few diverse issues. I should really do the long promised Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) expo particularly since UK govt is to review the HHSRS scheme in the private rental sector https://www.localgov.co.uk/Whitehall-to-review-health-and-safety-standards-in-rental-sector/46276. … Continue reading

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Universal Credit forces people to use foodbanks

Universal Credit was is Iain Duncan Smith’s project to do away with many ‘legacy’ benefits for them to be replaced with one benefit. Affecting low-paid workers as well an non-workers, UC is a terrible mess and not fit for purpose. … Continue reading

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Theresa May lies, John McDonnell says Labour to dump Universal Credit

Theresa May lies claiming that austerity is over at her Rich Scum party speech.   Labour will scrap universal credit, John McDonnell declares “I think we are moving to a position now where it is just not sustainable. It will … Continue reading

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