Are the Chinese lying as usual ?

20th March 2020 1

The Chinese government, a permanent stranger to the truth, claims the Covid 19 epidemic is over. Does anyone believe this? Is the Chinese government, which began by lying about the outbreak, now lying again? Why are there so few cases in the rest of China compared with Wuhan? What is different about Wuhan? One explanation is that the authorities locked … [Read on]

The NHS: Covid 19 will kill this Ponzi scheme.

16th March 2020 2

If the directors of an insurance company took premiums off its early customers then, a few decades later, signed up huge numbers of non-paying customers to boost their chances of being re-elected to the board, they would be in prison. This has happened to the NHS. Those who have paid most into it, the over 70s, are now being told … [Read on]

Covid 19. Should we flee into the mountains?

9th March 2020 10

We now know the basics about Covid 19. If it behaves as it did in China, it will burn through the population in three months, vaccinating 80% as it goes. Unless it mutates, once you catch this strain of the virus you cannot be infected with it again. A greater proportion of older people with serious conditions will die, ordinary … [Read on]

Editorial: Christmas Edition of Magazine

10th January 2020 28

Most teachers don’t pay much attention to Pol Pot these days. If a pupil asks about the Cambodian dictator they will explain he was an inevitable complication of the struggle to create a classless society. It is true they will say that Pol Pot killed two million of his subjects, Stalin twenty million, and Mao Zedong, seventy million, but there … [Read on]

Boris Johnson’s Nemesis: Non EU Immigration.

3rd January 2020 8

When was the best day to bury bad news over the New Year ? Just after 7.am on New Year’s Day on BBC Today when most of us were asleep or hungover. A border force official was asked why there had been a six fold increase in illegal migrants crossing the Channel last year and why so few illegals were … [Read on]

The three tests of Boris as a serious politician.

15th December 2019 14

We will know soon enough if he is serious or not if :- He scraps HS2 Vetoes the proposed 3rd runway at Heathrow Scraps the principle of immigration to Britain country as a human right, shuts the immigration appeal tribunals which are an open door into Britain and replaces them with a system that allows no appeal against deportation once … [Read on]

For the few not the many

8th December 2019 8

Remainers waiting on South Western rail platforms shivering for hours for a strike bound train should think twice about voting for Mr Corbyn. If he becomes PM he wants to repeal previous Tory legislation making membership ballots compulsory before a strike and outlawing secondary picketing. Not only might there be no trains ; under Corbyn bus drivers, school teachers and … [Read on]

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