the months of uncertainty, negotiations, and costly preparations that the UK has been forced to endure . . . are utterly pointless if the deal that is struck at the end of the process looks anything like the one we already have. Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: Blather About Borders and #Brexit
The idea of dismantling the existing arrangements in order to put in place something that is, in practice, exactly the same, is an appalling waste of everyone’s time and patience, including that of the editors of The Sun on both sides of the Irish Sea. Continue reading Saturday Sound Off: Media Hypocrisy
If it looks like a customs union and operates like a customs union then it bloody well IS a customs union and all that heartache, all those hours of bureaucrats’ time expended, … are a criminal waste when there are so many far more important problems the government and its employees ought to be tackling. Continue reading Taking Back Control – or Not?
Rebecca Bryn writes excellent historical fiction. Like me she also has opinions which she doesn’t mind sharing. Unlike me she has a natural wit that shines through her writing even when it is opinionated. And, surely, few would disagree with the views she is expressing here. Source: Stark naked in Tesco Continue reading Stark naked in Tesco
This is a cruel and evil practice and should not be tolerated in ANY society, certainly not in one that regards itself as ‘civilised’. Resorting to ‘culture’ or ‘religion’ as a justification for ignoring it is not acceptable. Source: A SERIOUS IN BETWEEN POST Continue reading A SERIOUS IN BETWEEN POST
How did so many ordinary British voters come to believe that the EU, and those of its citizens who chose to make their homes in Britain, were responsible for every symptom of their country’s economic failure? Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: Who Stole my Country?
Do you agree that religion has no place in politics in a modern democracy or should our laws be determined by ancient beliefs? And, if so, which ancient belief system would you impose? Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: Religion and Politics
May has spent most of her tenure as Prime Minister trying to put off a decision about how to approach the negotiations. She apparently made her decision to call the election whilst climbing a mountain in Wales. She still has a much more important mountain to climb. The election has not made that climb any easier for her. Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: Weak, Unstable and Disunited
my generation and our children are guilty of taking far too many of the planet’s resources and putting back little of real value. Continue reading Saturday Sound-off: More Generational Theft