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The United States of America – A pariah nation

Eleven and a half years ago I, along with millions of people in the UK, stayed awake to hear who had become the President of the USA. At about 3 a.m. I was delighted to hear that it was Barack … Continue reading

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This is what Britons think of President Trump!!

It will not be the ‘Stars and Stripes’ that people will be flying when Trump visits but this 15 metre balloon which accurately summarises what the majority of Brits think about him!! By and large Brits are a very polite … Continue reading

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Let’s prepare to give Trump a warm welcome to the UK!!

The people of the USA have the right to elect a lying, misogynist bully in their democracy but they should not inflict him on the rest of the World!! I want to talk about Donald Trump and America but before … Continue reading

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Is sense coming to the USA at last?

When as many young people as this march in more than 800 cities across the USA surely the cultural changes needed to curb gun use in the USA will happen The problem with politicians commenting on politics in other countries … Continue reading

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Some thoughts from China (1)

The modern City of Huangzhou in South – Eastern China as seen from my hotel room! It seems to stretch for miles! I had never heard of Hangzhou until 3 months ago. It’s a relatively small city in China. It only … Continue reading

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The Health Debate – Learning from the USA!!

Can we learn from this loathsome reptile the way to have a debate on health by doing the exact opposite of what he does?! No, I haven’t quite taken leave of the few senses that I have when I suggest … Continue reading

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My personal boycott of the USA

She may hold his hand. I prefer to kick him in the wallet!! I’ve been involved in all sorts of campaigns over the 50 years that I have been in politics. My first ever picket was outside a Barclays Bank … Continue reading

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Friday was the UK’s Day of Shame

A Trump and May relationship would be a  marriage of conveneience and not a  marriage of love! I suspect that none of my readers will expect me to like Donald Trump. I think he is an evil, misogynistic, little man … Continue reading

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Why the Lib Dems are supporting a UCATT initiative

Jaguar Cars, produced in Liverpol City Region by an Indian owned company, will be one of the first to suffer if there international trade barriers put in place Two weeks ago I received an e-mail from the building trades union … Continue reading

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What do we make of Donald Trump?

Do you think Farage told him that Trump is another word for fart?! This time last week I thought impossible that any Western Democracy could elect a lying, fraudulent, misogynistic, racist to any position never mind the head of one … Continue reading

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