THE GOVERNMENT SAYS STAY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION – DÉJÀ VU ‘APPEASMENT’ NO LESS?

  verses     PM Neville Chamberlain 1938                                PM David Cameron 2016                                      Chancellor Viscount John Simon 1938             Chancellor George Osborne 2016 Back in the 1930s Germany under a powerful dominant Chancellor wanted to expand and take control over major parts of Europe and this later escalated into an ambition to takeover ALL the […]

Computer use in Nuclear Reactors – are the Chinese coming?

  Fifty year old Hinkley Point Nuclear power station being decommissioned [to be replaced by the Chinese] It can have escaped few people’s notice that the inscrutable Chinese president Zi Jinping was yesterday commencing his State visit to us in the UK, can it? It included of course a ceremonial welcome, a massive gun salute, a […]

Why Britain MUST have the Trident replacement – NOT?

Fat Man A-Bomb Nagasaki Trident launch     Britain already has a shed load of nuclear bombs. The current method of attack delivery is the submarine Trident system, but after thirty five years this is nearing its ‘best before’ date. The cost of replacement (a hundred billion pounds over forty years?) to be operational in […]

Britain was an original Nuclear Power – so let’s keep Trident?

Fat Man A-Bomb Nagasaki Trident launch Seventy years ago Britain played its full part in the US dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan, wiping out a quarter of a million people, (half of them slowly) and mostly civilians [the standard military excuse of ‘collateral damage’ won’t wash on that one will it?].  Somehow or […]