Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jimmy Saville: There Must Be A Hell

As Gary Glitter (70) joins other 1970s icons in prison, there must be a fair chance that he will not survive the sixteen years, even with remission. Few will care. But the biggest fish got away. Jimmy Saville. He died … Continue reading

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Jihadi John

So the butcher has a name. Jihadi John is Mohammed¬†Emwazi. He is 27 years old and from West London. Somehow, it is more shocking that he has a name and a face. I do not think Greater England understands the … Continue reading

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Catholic Church…On Wrong Side Of History…Again?

Some speculation that the Catholic Bishops in Norn Iron are angry about the Conscience Clause and a general anti-Religion atmosphere in Norn Iron. I have always sought to seperate Religion from Politics. I do not like mentioning Religion (a personal … Continue reading

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Rifkind: The Portillo Moment Came Early

Margaret Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister in 1990 and was replaced by the dull John Major. It seemed almost certain that the Tories would lose the 1992 General Election. In fact they held on narrowly, in no small measure due … Continue reading

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Taking Voters For Granted

Austin Mitchell MP . I nearly typed “Austin Mitchell MP is a strange fish”, which would have been an accidental pun…and a very bad pun….because he is Labour MP for Great Grimsby, a fishing port. now in his late 70s, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Quinn

The selection of yet another graduate from the SDLP Youth team to fight the Westminster Election is both welcome and interesting. A declaration of interest here. I know and like Malachy Quinn. I first met him during the 2011 Assembly … Continue reading

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A Straw Man

I never liked Jack Straw, who along with another ex-British Foreign Secretary has been “stung” by the Daily Telegraph. Straw is standing down as a Member of Parliament and is looking for a new career. Meeting fake lobbyists (undercover reporters) … Continue reading

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