The 2 tales of Jeremy and Brexit

Not my usual stuff but came out of a conversation following announcements from Corbyn.  Warning: May contain rants. This is a story with 2 versions. The start of the 2 versions is exactly the same.   A man called Jeremy is a politician of principle who has believed in Nuclear Disarmament, wide-scale social housing, rail and utilities … Continue reading The 2 tales of Jeremy and Brexit

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Is 0.14% of the Population really more important than the Economy?

Red lines are the new thing.  Red lines make politicians sound resolute and assertive. This Red line however means the UK is prepared to risk its economy & spend billions to keep 90,000 people a year out of the country. Theresa May has agreed with her cabinet that restricting immigration will be a red line … Continue reading Is 0.14% of the Population really more important than the Economy?

The Great £350 Million Trick (or how to create £11 B from £3 B without really trying)

So why did the Vote Leave team stick with the £350 Million?  It was such a big lie that even though they got away with it, it still seems like a huge credibility risk to take.  Well here's one possible explanation. Who said Norway? To understand why, you have to understand that it's very likely the … Continue reading The Great £350 Million Trick (or how to create £11 B from £3 B without really trying)

Another pointless Leaver Exchange

For my sanity will summarize yet another exchange with an "informed" Leaver which depressingly went the way it always seems to. @Sempersum, the leaver in question, injected himself  (going to assume he as he/she has now blocked me) by rubbishing  this Independent article which details 7 lies from Leave, by saying they weren't lies, the article was … Continue reading Another pointless Leaver Exchange