I briefly caught a BBC interview the other night. It involved an interview with a couple of MPs whose names are not well known, and even if I mentioned them you will forget after about 10 seconds. One was Tory and the other was a LibDem. What quite frankly astonished me was the Tory, an … Read moreEU Mythology
It appears to be starting to dawn on many that it is distinctly possible that the UK is not actually about to quit the EU even if every politician going is parroting “the people have spoken, we must respect that” line. A comment has appeared under a Guardian article that is now widely being shared, and … Read more#BREXIT #EURef – Will the UK really leave the EU?
This is a topic that might indeed cause many eyes to glaze over, and so perhaps that especially applies to those that do not live in the UK. Since I do, then it is time for me to chip in with my 2c worth on #Brexit, and I guess my title gives a subtle clue regarding my … Read moreThe #BREXIT Delusion
There is an old urban legend, and I really do mean ‘old’ because it goes back to the 1940s. It pops up on a regular basis in social media and contains a compassion between the number of words within some well-respected prose and a supposed directive concerning the selling of cabbages. It usually reads something like this … Read more#Brexit Urban Legends: Cabbages vs Gettysburg Address
The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council has been giving the idea of “freedom to believe” some thought, so what have the come up with? They have issued 18 pages of EU Guidelines on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief. It basically endorses the concept of freedom of thought and points out that this includes all … Read moreThe EU is Promoting and Protecting the right to believe … and that is OK