Category Archives: Political comment


End Game

Frantic, febrile activity in Parliament, on the air waves and in print as the debate about the UK’s membership or exit from the EU reaches a climax.  Individuals watching from afar might reasonably ask, shouldn’t there have been an open … Continue reading


What is RICO and why is it important?

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I had heard of RICO, in connection with the Mueller Enquiry in the US, but had no idea what it was. In fact, RICO stands for the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organisations (Act) and it is a US federal law. … Continue reading


It’s all about the money….

Twenty nine months after the Referendum vote in June 2016 we enter the start of the end. Last week was a remarkable week and an example, if one were needed, of how ludicrously out of touch with the rest of … Continue reading


For ‘think tank’ read ‘lobby group’…..

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… and we still don’t know where their funding is coming from. Shahmir Sanni the whistle-blowing former employee of The TaxPayers’ Alliance (former CEO Matthew Elliot) finds his claim for unfair dismissal successful, on the basis that he was a … Continue reading


Facebook Ads – a positive experience

Facebook states (without any irony, irony not really being the forte of giant corporate monoliths) that its policy on ‘controversial content’ in regard to politics is as follows. “14. Controversial Content Policy Ads must not contain content that exploits controversial … Continue reading