Posts tagged with ‘election’

Facts and Lies: UKIP Checking

May 23, 2014

Nobody can be bothered to check facts. For months I have endured a deluge of facts and lies, all leading up to yesterday’s election. (I voted Green – there were only European elections in my area, so no local stuff).  Mostly, it’s all been around UKIP.  They really have stoked the fires, first lit by […]

Tories Reveal Authoritarian Roots While Liberals Check Their Shoelaces

April 2, 2012

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Yet again I’m forced to side with the grinning David Davis.  This doesn’t happen often and is embarrassing to admit!. It’s all about the government plans to allow full-scale unauthorised real-time monitoring of every person in the […]

Don’t Hurt a Buddha

October 28, 2010

What Does That Title Mean! A. Those who practice Buddhism do so without any expectation of grace or favour.  They do it for two reasons: To Improve their own life and continuing existence To improve other’s lives and future existences You don’t have to believe that they do this – after all, it could all […]

Democracy and Freedom

April 13, 2010

I’ve been on holiday for a while.  Today’s encouragement from Sensei I thought wonderfully appropriate for us in Britain, given the imminent general election and the hunt for a supposed centre ground. Quite simply, there can be no true democracy unless the citizens of a country realize that they are sovereign, that they are the […]

Ashcroft: Assurance or Promise most Likely?

March 1, 2010

“Lord” Ashcroft Then It’s ten years since Ashcroft “gave assurances” that he would reveal his er.. something or other, to William Hague – according to William Hague in his famous Paxman interview – See Below: https://youtu.be/mT9Sa-XXvYw “Lord” Ashcroft Now Today’s news is that if the tories win the forthcoming election, (and in a statement today, […]