So, the Tories pulled a fast one. Instead of targeting Labour seats they went after the Lib Dems instead. It makes sense, rather than go after the left wing constituencies, they swayed the middle of the road voter to turn right. It could be worse though, even though we have five more years of austerity. (more…)
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In life there are constant risks. Every time we drive we risk road traffic accidents and death. We can contract some dreadful illness at any time and die horribly. We can have some financial disaster and find ourselves begging on the streets. (more…)
It’s Halloween this week, when spooky things happen as the darkness of winter begins. Can you imagine politicians going around Westminster doing ‘trick or treat’? Who would they select to do it? Iain Duncan-Smith and George Osborne would be scary even without masks. (more…)
We have lots of Autumn colours to appreciate now, but do we have time to appreciate them? I saw one of my neighbours children going to school really early one morning and found that some are leaving for school at 7 in the morning. Why? They have to go to the best school. No, not a private school like David Cameron. They’re not aspiring to be rich toffs are they?
It’s hard to know what’s right or wrong these days. On this day in 1939, Germany invaded Poland. That was wrong. Right? Was it right that we should intervene and declare war on Germany? How many lives did that cost?
Rents for social housing have gone up over the years in the UK and have been subsidised first with rent rebates and then that was changed to housing benefit. They went so high that workers couldn’t afford them.