In the spirit of the petition created to ban Donald Trump from our hallowed shores…… I’d like to start a petition to ban people from entering the UK (or to have those currently resident removed) that hold views/beliefs that I don’t agree with. 1. Religionists of all kinds – they poison the minds of children and the easily lead, stir up hatred and have retarded the development of the human race. Plus, their attitudes towards human population growth put the survival of us all at risk. 2. Dictators, tyrants and other oppressive national leaders. So that’s no more visits to the UK by the leaders of China, Saudi Arabia, Burma, UAE, Qatar, EU bureaucrats, Zimbabwe, North Korea, Russia, Syria etc[…]

You have to hand it to the Russians, or should I say Mr Putin? They/he have completely wrong footed the so called Western Powers over the Ukraine Crisis. Watching the news has become an almost surreal experience, like watching old newsreels but in colour and with better commentaries. But while the imagery and words are much improved I cannot help but think that I’m seeing a reworked version of the 1930s. A charismatic nationalist leader using what I’d call a jumped up pretext to justify moving troops into a neighbouring country. Is the word “annexation” about to rear its ugly head? I am left wondering if we’re seeing the start of a long overdue European war? Putin may have correctly[…]