Prejudice in our British society against the ‘autistic’ – is it justified?

Like with many of the less common disabilities, autism [affecting about three-quarters of a million British people] may be a term that has been heard of by many of us, but as a medical condition it is generally completely unknown or at least misunderstood by most, isn’t it? In other words we don’t really understand […]

What now follows the longest Shadow Cabinet reshuffle in British history – the ‘last rights’ for the Labour Party?

   Keir Hardie Labour Founder The Red Flag (original symbol of the Labour Party) Oh yes, the last rites prayers are made on behalf of those facing death as being terminally sick. Is that where the English Labour Party has ended up in 2016, do you think? A mere matter of four months ago, as a […]

Result of ‘Oldham West and Royton’ 2015 by election – is it a bit of a surprise then?

         Friday, 4 December 2015  2am Well, well, well, today Labour has faced their first by-election challenge of this parliament in an ultra safe seat of theirs in Greater Manchester, but nevertheless a serious test. However, this was the first chance for the general electorate to have their say about current politics, wasn’t it? Labour […]

The British Labour Party – now leaderless again?

Jeremy Corbyn has now discovered the real problems of swapping rebellionness for the responsibility of leadership, don’t you think? Last night some third (66) of his Labour MPs including nearly half of his own selected Shadow cabinet, his front line troops no less, have defied his wishes and voted with the Tory Government to bomb […]

Oldham West and Royton 2015 by election – what’s the prediction?

         This Greater Manchester seat of Oldham West and Royton is up for grabs on Thursday in the first by-election of this parliament, and under normal circumstances, Labour would be expected to easily retain it. It has after all been a very safe Labour stronghold for a long-long time – veteran Michael Meacher held it […]

Jeremy Corbyn has hit a really rocky point in his brief Labour Party Leadership – will an early end be seeing him unseated?

Jeremy Corbyn was elected as new Leader of the Labour Party just 2 short months ago, but already he has caused mayhem and widespread disunity, hasn’t he? His latest escapade is on Syria, with his abject refusal to even consider attacking our terrorist enemy ISIS in their stronghold there, so has created a major split, […]

French Police’s courage in rescuing Paris’ Bataclan hostages – amazing or not?

    The photo above of a bullet peppered metal shield says it all, doesn’t it? It stopped some 27 bullets intended to kill French Police officers. The stomach churning danger and their bravery by putting their lives on the line in facing this lethal barrage, and more, of AK-47 Kalashnikov firepower is mind-blowing, don’t […]

Without Security you can’t have LIBERTY – how true is that?

    The astute opinion expressed yesterday by France’s ex-Justice minister Rachida Dati in a UK television interview was that ‘without security you can’t have liberty’, which might strike a chord with many people in France as well as in Britain, and focus the minds of UK MPs who are struggling to realise that very […]

Britain’s new ‘Communications Data Bill’ – do we prefer a Snooper’s charter or a Paris type massacre?

  As the dreadful news started to hit the airways late yesterday evening of a developing terrorist attack in Paris, we had little idea of the scale of the massacre unfolding, did we? It did though immediately bring home to people, especially those in the know about these things, evidence on the ongoing failure of […]