Tag Archives: Theresa May

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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Free Speech and the Paradox of Constraint

The principal challenge free-speech presents is that constraints are necessary to make it meaningful. Unconstrained free speech simply means speech. A discussion about free-speech concerns the necessary constraints that there should be and, importantly, who says what they are and … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s Masterclass in Hypocrisy: The Policing Bill, 15th March, 2021

Theresa May, Home Secretary 2010-16, made a speech on this bill. It deserved respect as she’s an expert. Unfortunately her record as Home Secretary mocked her remarks to such an extent that they became hypocrisy. “…we could see serious violence … Continue reading

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The Real Theresa May

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Theresa May’s hypocrisy

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Hands up anyone who doesn’t think Trump is an idiot

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Politics over thirty six years

During my life as a hard line unionist I’ve considered myself to be on the left of main stream politics. In the late 1970s I was very tempted to join the Communist party but instead, in the summer of 1983, … Continue reading

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Referendum Chaos

Is there no end to the rubbish? May’s plan is rejected Just as expected, but no plan B Two year fixations led to her humiliation. It’s her plan or nothing She has no desire to change Others might conspire Intensity … Continue reading

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Politics today

People might be forgiven for thinking the world is going to hell in a hand cart. Just what has happened to compassion, kindness, sympathy? Perhaps, before  Donald Trump carries out his threat, to cut millions of dollars in aid, because … Continue reading

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One for Theresa ‘Hostile Environment’ May’s scrapbook

“Kurdish refugee who fled to Britain from war in Iran wins mathematics’ highest honour” The Guardian 2nd August 2018 p3 Chris

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