Crystal ball result of the UK 2015 General Election – want to know?

  Dadman007′s General Election prediction is based on the opinion that Labour will hang on to their current level of support, but that the Conservatives’ star will fade before the Election. What do YOU think? [Get your own prediction done?]. Such a scenario has been run through a major predictor website and it doesn’t show […]

Should the United Kingdom State do ‘MORE’ – or ‘LESS’?

The polls show that the majority, and nearly double the number of people, think that the State should actually do more than it does now, than think it should do less – does that surprise us all then? If we look at the political parties then, those in favour of doing LESS include the Conservatives, […]

‘Austerity’ – has it now reached the end of the road?

Austerity is quite a new word to most of us isn’t it? We have only really got used to that term over the past half decade surely? It is supposed to mean of course the process of reducing expenditure and being frugal. In practice though it means something quite different doesn’t it, perhaps something quite […]

General Election Bribes –will one secure YOUR vote?

A post here six months ago [UK General Election coming up – a right bonanza in the offing?] warned the voting public that the season of voting bribes was approaching fast – and we are well there now, don’t you think? Another three bumper months to go though, with more goodies, sweeteners & giveaways galore […]

The British Economy ‘fixed’ – dream on everybody?

The latest organisation to utter assurances that our economy is out of intensive care is the BCC– the British Chambers of Commerce, They are of course another lobbying group – on behalf of businesses this time, so they have some sort of axe to grind don’t they? They are predicting that our economy will optimistically […]

“Great Britain” – NOT so ‘great’ NOT so ’britain’ is it?

Large areas of the World Map used to be coloured ‘pink’ to show that those countries ‘belonged’ to Britain. That means that we had sent out our ships & armed sailors and soldiers and conquered the local populations (slain or enslaved them into the bargain). Why did we do that? So we could steal all […]

Labour cannot be trusted to run the British economy, so say the Tories – how about the Conservatives themselves then?

  Tory Norman Lamont is often trotted out to pontificate on a national financial matter – which is a massive surprise to many older people. Some twenty or more years ago the UK was hit by a crippling financial crisis, brought about by sterling currency speculators – it has been one of the biggest economic […]

Full Speed Ahead on the UK Economy- straight into the Buffers?

The latest forecast from the IMF on UK growth is supposed to give some encouragement to the markets – but should it? They have issued the latest figures which predict growth of 2.4% in this next year. One might well ask what the hell do they know anyway – their forecasts have been widely and […]