Tag Archives: David Cameron

EU Referendum: England

Where do I start? Increasingly it looks like the leaders of the LEAVE campaign had no real intention of actually winning. It was maybe about three things. A chance for people to vent about Europe. And a battle for Leadership … Continue reading

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(Knee) Jerks…And Bloggers

The best thing about my Blog is the title. In case you ever wondered “Keeping An Eye On The Czar of Russia” is a reference to the editor of a small County Cork newspaper who took an unlikely interest in … Continue reading

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2020 Visions

I couldn’t be bothered listening to news about George Osborne’s Conservative British Budget yesterday. Normally I watch these things “live” on TV but yesterday I just watched westerns on You Tube. And I barely watched the News last night. From … Continue reading

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David Cameron Fails His History Test

Oh dear. Did you spot the horrible history mistake that David Cameron made yesterday. Seemingly he wont be doing deals with the Scottish Nationalist Party because it is unprecedented for nationalist parties to have influence in the politics of the … Continue reading

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The Sturgeon Revolution: The Edinburgh Spring

I was always a politics nerd. I suppose the first Westminster election that I ever watched “thru the night” was in 1964. I was 12 years old. It was a narrow¬†Labour win. Then..1966 (Labour) , 1970 (Tory win..the first in … Continue reading

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Everyone Is A Nationalist

Watching “Question Time” on BBC last night, I have to say that I was disappointed in Andy Burnham who is a leading member of the Labour Party. Indeed, he might well be a future Deputy Leader or even Leader of … Continue reading

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The British…And “Territorial Integrity”

So David Cameron talking about Ukraine and respecting “territorial integrity”. Ah…like Ireland, India, Ceylon/Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Ghana, Malaya/Malaysia, Singapore, Fiji, Kenya, Jamaica, Grenada, Pakistan, St Lucia, Cyprus, Malta…..Malvinas. You probably see where I am going with this.

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“One Rogue Reporter”

Remember when we were fed the line that there was no Phone Hacking Scandal. There was just one rogue reporter. It strikes me that for a profession which is about observing and reporting, Journalists are at least remarkably incompetent as … Continue reading

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Newspapers…Just Boycott Them

Apparently daily sales of newspapers have gone down from 13 million to 8million in just a decade. It strikes me therefore that the Newspaper industry are on thin ground congratulating themselves that they have David Cameron on their side and … Continue reading

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The Iron(?) Lady

It goes without saying that I detested Margaret Thatcher, the former British Prime Minister. Not merely because of her general anti-Irishness and her behavior during the 1981 Hunger Strikes…although History will show that her actions did not have the long … Continue reading

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