‘President Trump’ made agreements with ‘Leader Kim Jong-un’ – how’s that working-out do you think?

 Anyone with any nous just knew that big-talking Donald Trump was heading for a fall in thinking that he could meet-up and parley with Kim Jong-un in June and come away with an agreement on denuclearisation that would be meaningful and stick, didn’t they? Afterwards, Trump expressed such confidence in the diplomatic process he had […]

The Muslim Council of Britain has accused the Conservative Party of “Islamophobia” – how about it being ‘self inflicted’ by Muslims themselves?

     So called Islamic State (IS/ISIS /ISL/ Daesh) is notorious for spreading hatred, beheading victims on camera and instigating deadly terrorist attacks   A few weeks ago the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) called for an independent inquiry into alleged Islamophobia within the Conservative Party. In a letter to Brandon Lewis MP, the Tory […]

The UK Trident nuclear missile programme staggers-on regardless – sucking the life out of Britain’s military might?

   A post here “TRIDENT REPLACEMENT – its got to be a joke, but it isn’t funny?” November 22, 2015 by dadman007, set out the folly of going ahead with a new Trident system that would not only bankrupt the Country, but would prevent us in future having a proper Army, Airforce or Navy. Well, […]

The UK’s TRIDENT weapon system – unacceptably UNRELIABLE?

At the back end of 2015, a post was published here [TRIDENT REPLACEMENT – it’s got to be a joke, but it isn’t funny?], that posed 16 pertinent questions that MPs needed to ask themselves before they debated about replacing the ‘current’ TRIDENT system and voted on it. Now, there apparently was one glaring omission […]

US President Barack Obama visits Britain to take his leave – goodbye and good riddance?

. verses United States President Barack Obama, as a leg of a European jaunt, arrived in the UK for a short visit last night, all as part of his swansong international trips that has included Argentina last month, earlier this week Saudi Arabia, then onto Germany, followed by Vietnam, Japan, Canada, Poland, China, Laos, and Peru. […]

TRIDENT REPLACEMENT – its got to be a joke, but it isn’t funny?

Later, sometime next year, our erstwhile MPs are going to decide about proceeding with the full Trident replacement at an enormous cost, that is likely to bankrupt this Country. The current Trident 1 has been operational only half a dozen years more than it took to get it into service in 1994, when it replaced […]

The ‘most powerful man in the World’ humbled – Barrack Obama?

.   Last Thursday was an embarrassing one for the American people, wasn’t it? No, not because their President Barrack Obama has been upstaged once again by Russian President Vladimir Putin – this time over Syria. No, not because the USA’s supposed superior military might and massive firepower is seen worldwide to count for nothing, […]

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 […]

The evil of ISIS has to be confronted and defeated – but who is going to do it though?

It has been evident to even non-military people that we are on a loser when it comes to dealing with the threat posed by the bloodthirsty ISIS terrorists, hasn’t it? But how comes we have got into that state of affairs when we in the West have a massive military capability with large numbers of […]

Corruption on a rampant scale is simply a way of life in many places – including FIFA [Fédération Internationale de Football Association]?

  Nobody with any insight will be surprised that FIFA has been labelled the home of massive corruption. No, the real surprise is that someone has gathered together the necessary legal evidence and actually done something about it – fourteen arrests of executives and officials to date no less, with seven senior football officials collared […]