Personal and undiluted views

2315 days ago

Send the £10 million EU propaganda back to Cameron costing him 70p a time

Like many folks I am still shocked that David Cameron saw fit to use £10 million of taxpayers cash to send out EU propaganda. He termed the glossy booklet as containing facts but as any Latin scholar knows the word FACT is derived from the past tense "it has happened". CMD's glossy booklets contained predictions which thus cannot, by definition, be facts. They are opinions and dubious ones at that.

So what do do with your booklet when it arrives? I suggest 


2520 days ago

Now that Comrade Corbyn is i/c I can admit to loving Between the Wars by Billy Bragg

The pre-election purge of Comrades who might actually believe in Socialism is over and thus I now feel able to admit to greatly liking the works of Billy Bragg without fear of expulsion from the Labour Party. As I drove to and from London yesterday Bragg was my constant companion and there was a particular pleasure in blasting out and singing along to "Between the Wars" as I passed the former Labour HQ under Comrade War Criminal Blair on Millbank and the Houses of Parliament. Listen to the words and remember that this classic was written is 1985.

Today many on the left talk of austerity but here Bragg uses the word three decades before most Comrades regarded it as fashionable.  The Bard of Barking