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]

Time to say goodbye to the religion that has killed millions ?

14th December 2019 6

In this moment of joy and relief, we must not forget the gravity of the perils we faced. Corbyn’s and McDonnell’s style of politics always moves quickly from revolution to a murderous tyranny. The ideological iconoclasts begin with extravagant promises of a new order, falling just short of a heaven on earth; but this turns swiftly to dictatorship. It has … [Read on]

Britain is no longer a nation so why vote ?

12th December 2019 6

What a depressing night. Apparently, people are turning out in record numbers to vote. I can’t imagine why. In days past, exercising one’s democratic right lifted one’s spirits. There was something distinctly moving about the sight of ordinary people turning up calmly to vote in a new government. Generations of Englishman had bequeathed this precious right. Millions round the world … [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]

The Tate Britain Annual Narcissist’s Prize

5th December 2019 12

The annual Turner Prize jamboree started at Tate Britain in 1984. I began demonstrating against it in 2000 with the ‘Stuckist’ painters, so named by Zeitgeist jack-pot winner Tracey Emin when she accused her then boyfriend, artists Billy Childish of being hopelessly ‘stuck’ because he still painted, using traditional paints.  Apart from joining a protest against sexually segregated lectures at … [Read on]

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