Tim Peake the ‘first’ British astronaut – what is that all about?

Major Tim Peake ex-army man is being lauded as making history this morning as a first British astronaut and the one to serve on the International Space Station (ISS) when he blasted-off in a Russian Soyuz rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan – but it is all a bit of a con really to make […]

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 […]

American space rocket blows up on launch 2014 – and we still believe they went to the Moon in 1969?

1969 2014 A couple of days ago the USA’s unmanned cargo new rocket, heading for the International Space Station blew-up a few seconds after lift-off. This is undoubtedly a technological disaster for the Americans – a slap in the face indeed that puts major question marks over their supposed supremacy in expertise, equipment, capability, and […]

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 […]

Ukraine on a War footing – another humiliation for America?

The Barack Obama Presidency will be consigned to history with his legacy of the one who brought shame and dishonour on the American people. He has been proved to be sadly an image icon, a massively good talker and an extraordinary non-doer. A likeable man, but a danger to the Western world. Basically he is […]