Posts Tagged ‘Britain’

March 2nd, 2017 - 12:26 pm § in Misc.

DAVID BREWSTER: What England looks like after Brexit

David Brewster Tom Friedman quotes from a recent Tony Blair speech, attacking Brexit and Trumpism. Sad to think we are down to the unpopular Blair, eloquent still, in making the case for the largely successful international order of the past 50 years. Democrats, being pushed to the Left by the Trump[...]

August 17th, 2016 - 7:31 am § in Uncategorized

BREXIT: 500 years of British foreign policy explained in 1 minute

(Hat tip to The Atlantic)[...]

June 24th, 2016 - 10:43 am § in Uncategorized

How Fox reported it

Sort of frightening that people who get their “news” from Fox are allowed to vote, eh what? Blimey. No wonder our politics are so balmy. (Read story here.)[...]

June 23rd, 2016 - 9:42 pm § in Uncategorized

British voters deliver a shocker

“In a dramatic turn that polls did not predict and which markets failed to price in, the United Kingdom is on course to leave the European Union, according to the latest predictions.” — CNBC  When Brits finally voted, nationalism overcame common sense. “Brexit” won a s[...]

July 7th, 2015 - 7:29 pm § in Uncategorized

“I’m being forced into work.”

Mum of eight forced into work says benefit cap will lead to suicides Marie Buchan is looking for her first-ever job because of proposed new Government benefit cuts – and complains: “I’m being forced into work”|By Andy Richardson From Facebook: “A single mum[...]

June 3rd, 2015 - 9:34 am § in America, Religion, The Ave Scene

Why I am not praising Caitlin

Caitlin, formerly known as Bruce Jenner has become the face of the Trans Gender community, despite the fact that Jenner’s reality does not reflect the majority of Trans Gender people’s reality. All I have heard about Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover shot is how “beautiful” so[...]

May 21st, 2015 - 11:06 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Misc., Politics, Religion, The Ave Scene

Can’t defend Evil

I recently got into an argument about whether or not the Islamic State was fighting for justice.  Not sure why I entertained statements made by someone who I thought was intelligent on this subject.  How do people sympathize with a group that enslaves women and children? According to the Islami[...]

May 15th, 2015 - 6:45 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Misc., Politics, Religion

Stall em out

The world is Sick and tired of the ongoing fighting between Israel and Palestine, it is safe to say that the world wants peace between the two.  135 nations recognize Palestine as a state, the UN granted Palestine with observer-state status in 2012. The recent news that the Vatican now recognizes P[...]

May 8th, 2015 - 11:29 am § in America, Misc., Science, The Ave Scene

Global carbon dioxide concerns

The Earth’s CO2 levels have reached 400 parts per million globally for the first month since record keeping began. The Earth is already dealing with rising seas, storms of monumental proportions, wildfires, and extreme weather all caused by global warming.  As CO2 levels increase, what el[...]