Democracy, or mob rule as elitists like to call it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,481 Saturday 02 July 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, If the referendum has taught me anything it’s that it’s extraordinary how many people know everything after the event and aren’t afraid to rip apart those who they think didn’t know better before the event. As a political writer […]

The case for war increases the threat to the people of Britain

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,272 Tuesday 01 December 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Peter Ford, former UK ambassador to Syria had this to say about your case for joining the aerial campaign against Islamic State forces in Syria – “His case was very unconvincing. He put forward, I would call, a deceitful […]

The Hunt dossier and the price of government wilful deception

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,226 Saturday 10 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am delighted to see that doctors are compiling a dodgy dossier on the dreadful Hunt, the quack politician who has decided that the best cure for our world famous NHS is to poison it with lies, strangle its […]

Nothing but political sneering contempt for the electorate and democracy

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,196 Tuesday 08 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, If the rise of Jeremy Corbyn has revealed anything it is the widespread political contempt that so many politicians have for the electorate. Democratising the leadership election has politicians running around like headless chickens, in fact it reminds me […]

Parliaments summer recess, don’t rush back, you won’t be missed

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,158 Saturday 25 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, After George Osborne’s ’emergency’ budget you’ve all swanned off for your summer recess. The media enters what is traditionally called, the silly season, digging up pointless stories to fill its pages in the absence of the antics the Westminster […]

Bush and Blair guilty of war crimes – this is not the news.

In November 2011 George Bush and Tony Blair were found guilty of war crimes by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal and whilst this is not internationally binding, it paves the way for an internationally binding trial. Astonishingly, this news did not make it into the western media and, naturally, I have to wonder why? Like […]