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Britain’s Fantasy Economics 1530-2016: a short history

British governments from Henry VIII to David Cameron funded unaffordable aspirations by using other people’s money. This tactic is increasingly difficult to achieve as time passes. British politicians, nonetheless, are addicted to sources of revenue which are unconventional. They believe … Continue reading

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How Former Prime Ministers Get Rich

The last four British prime ministers left office and became speech makers, receiving enormous fees.1 Tony Blair, as a superstar, commands the highest. He was prime minister for ten years and at the centre of world affairs. His earnings are … Continue reading

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David Cameron, the Franchise and Human Rights

“…the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the current ban on all serving prisoners from voting, as defined in the 1983 Act, contravenes Article 3 of Protocol No 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which provides that … Continue reading

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Theresa May: an unlucky political general

“I know he’s a good general, but is he lucky?” Napoleon Early evidence suggested that Theresa May was a lucky political general. Political accidents fell in place in exactly the right order for her to emerge as Prime Minister in … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage: A One-Trick Pony?

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:* Nigel Farage’s political career ended on the 23rd June, 2016 though the finale only came on the 4th July. Unlike David Cameron’s career, his didn’t … Continue reading

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Not Before Time

A nasty vicious Minister Has chosen the option, to quit Mostly to hurt his former pals In retirement, he will still be a nasty vicious git. The poor should rejoice, his departure The poor were his target and shame As … Continue reading

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David Cameron and Equality

“What on earth are the Tories doing speaking about equality? It’s not their issue.” To this I say “nonsense”. We’re not just the party of the first Jewish prime minister and the first female prime minister;… David Cameron* David Cameron … Continue reading

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Tory Thugs

Without remorse or compassion The Tory thieves ride high Austerity is their fractious fashion Deaf to starvation’s workless sigh. Workers’ rights, so hard fought won Attacked as greed from working class Swept aside most benefits, now done Banker strut their … Continue reading

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A Pyrrhic* Victory: David Cameron, May 2015

David Cameron’s Conservative party won the British general election on 7th May 2015. This victory ended five years of coalition government with the Liberal Democrats. Cameron has freed himself from the constraints of coalition partnership with the Liberal Democrats but … Continue reading

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David Cameron’s Political Philosophy

The NHS* If you’re ill it’s probably a life style issue, so shape up and stop being a burden on hard working taxpayers. *National Health Service Taxation He believes that taxation is a burden and not the price of civilized … Continue reading

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