The endemic existence of British ‘soft justice’ – an epidemic impossible to control?

The ongoing problems of the Criminal Justice System (CJS) in the UK have been highlighted in a number of previous posts on this blog, and indeed it will have been obvious to all and sundry in Britain that the whole system broke down a long long time ago, don’t you think? Now there are multiple […]

Putin and Russia versus Obama and the West – no contest?

   Russian aircraft in Syria (photo Daily Mirror) It is a few year now since Vladimir Putin set out to tweak the nose of Barrack Obama, isn’t it? Russia following the demise of the USSR had already lost its pride of place as a joint superpower with America, when Putin initiated his campaign. We all […]

Ukraine – should we prepare for War?

    Did you know that a couple of weeks ago the Russians sent two bombers (one nuclear carrying) over to the UK? They were met by RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft of course but carefully kept themselves just outside British airspace, over the Channel no less. Normally when Russia sends threatening planes as an airspace […]

Russia’s Vladimir Putin – what’s his game then?

  What do most of us in the public know about Vladimir Putin apart from him being the current longtime leader of Russia? Not a lot probably? Like many Russian leaders before him, he is a bad piece of work (you will have heard of some past infamous deeds & names – Lenon, Trotsky, Stalin, […]

Russia and the Communist yoke – like a phoenix finally risen from the dead in practice?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Just when the civilised World had relaxed and thought that the historic (& perhaps nuclear) threat to western democratic and capitalist values by the alternative oppressive hard-line communist principles from Eastern Europe had been adverted, we get Vladimir Putin putting the cat amongst the pigeons don’t we! Russia has invaded Ukraine. Don’t make any mistake […]

The United Nations – a forum full of disingenuous bums?

The founders of the United Nations (UN) will be turning in their graves. Their high minded aspirations for the organisation are in the gutter. A UN so called ‘peace conference’ has now started in Switzerland to ‘pretend’ to deal with the horrific civil war in Syria. The dreadful slaughter of combatants, adult civilians, children and […]