Tag Archives: EU Referendum

The Day “Politics” Died

Several years ago, I had the flu and I was lying on the couch watching “daytime” TV…Oprah Winfrey and her guest Dr Phil. Not the kinda show I would normally watch. Dr Phil said something that made an impression on … Continue reading

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The Great Pension Rip-Off

To be honest, I wont gain or lose anything, whatever the result of the EU Referendum. But I am bemused that people on the REMAIN side are telling me that my children and grandchildren will be worse off. This may … Continue reading

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“Gentler” Politics?

One of the narratives to emerge from the murder of Jo Cox MP on Thursday has been the widespread call for Politics to be less confrontational…more respectful…kinder. Certainly ┬áthe line put out by journalists who inhabit the same Westminster village … Continue reading

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(Knee) Jerks…And Bloggers

The best thing about my Blog is the title. In case you ever wondered “Keeping An Eye On The Czar of Russia” is a reference to the editor of a small County Cork newspaper who took an unlikely interest in … Continue reading

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Eddie Izzard

A very funny man…but didnt he let himself (and the REMAIN side down) on Question Time last night. Wearing the same shade of lipstick and that pink beret with the British Flag that he wore when debating Sammy Wilson (DUP) … Continue reading

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Major and Blair Come To Visit

The worst aspect of the EU Referendum is that the simple IN/OUT choice means unlikely bedfellows and indirectly supporting some truly awful people. A “Leaver” may not enjoy being grouped with Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Nigel Farage and Kate Hoey. … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: A Score Draw

Last week on SKY News, I saw an item which indicated that the Remain vote in Scotland, Wale, Norn Iron…and London would be ┬ámore than 60per cent…but the Remain vote in “middle England” will be much closer. London is atypical … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: Sophisticated Versus Unsophisticated

The EU Referendum Campaign has turned nasty. Essentially it was always going to be HEAD (Remain) versus HEART (Leave), ECONOMICS (Remain) versus EMOTION (Leave). And lets be honest the Brexiteers do themselves few favours by coming across as a very … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: A Voter’s Guide

1…This whole referendum was little more than a tactic to keep the Conservative Party united and to stop defections of voters and Tory members to UKIP. Yes ….so I should probably abstain. 2…Cameron won the 2015 Election on the basis … Continue reading

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So…EU Referendum

Lest we forget…we all go back to the polling stations in just six weeks to vote on whether the “United Kingdom” should leave the “European Union”. At this point in time, I am undecided but the other five adult members … Continue reading

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