Category Archives: Views on the world today

There was no Sarin attack in Syria

There was no Sarin attack by government planes in Khan Sheikhoun (Khan Shaykhun) on April 4th 2017. Read two very interesting reports by top scientists. Both are fairly long but are well worth the time taken to read them. The … Continue reading

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In Reply to Matthew Rycroft

In reply to Matthew Rycroft https://twitter.com/MatthewRycroft1/status/852284549816102917 Russia did not veto an investigation, they rejected the text of a draft resolution which appeared to prejudge blame for the incident in Idlib. One of the main reasons the UK is pursuing their … Continue reading

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We Are Being Herded, Like Sheep!

Recent events have shown just how little autonomy we really have. We are given the illusion of freedom by being ‘encouraged’ to take to the streets in protest at Trump’s actions on Women’s Rights and visa restrictions, yet we are … Continue reading

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Aleppo & The Myth of ‘Free Syria’

Recent reports coming out of Aleppo, since the departure of the terrorists, highlight just how destructive their presence was. Businesses, factories, schools and hospitals have been systematically stripped of all valuable equipment and made unusable, plus the means of producing … Continue reading

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Polls: Do They Mean Anything?

On Facebook, public figures, celebrities and organisations create ‘Pages’, these are different to the normal accounts of everyday folk. ‘Page Likes’ are done by those who want updates from those Pages to appear on their own timelines/walls, usually because they … Continue reading

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Homegrown Oligarchs and Regimes

Just looking through my Twitter feed this morning I was struck by the use of the words ‘regime’ and ‘oligarchy’. Both refer to a type of government but, in common usage, usually refer to an ‘authoritarian’ form of government, presumably … Continue reading

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It’s a Strange Old World…

… some days you read something, by a politician, a journalist or just a regular Tweeter or Facebooker, and it makes you feel like giving them a standing ovation or at least a hearty pat on the back. Other days … Continue reading

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