The vilification of civil disobedience; Part One: the second referendum

There has been some talk recently, by quite senior politicians, about the possibility of civil disobedience arising from an attempt to hold a second referendum on the UK’s EU membership. It doesn’t matter if this talk appears to be mostly coming from “Remainers” of the so-called “left” as much as it is framed in terms of being a far-right More...

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By P W Laurie On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

The 2016 Harlow “Brexit murder”; UK vassal government still in the dock, never convicted

The reader may remember the case: the incident in question was in Harlow last year. A Polish man, Arkadiusz Jozwik, died during an instance of the sort of wide-swinging handbag-trading that, in Britain, has hospitalised More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, June 4th, 2017

London Terror optics: police frighten the innocent public

Alternative headlines could have been “UKIP spoils terror cherry on top: refuses to halt GE campaigning” or “Terrorists pick soft target; would have got a kicking on a Saturday night in the Midlands or the More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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The Tory Fake Brexit Candidates; Part Two

There can now be no excuses. If people vote Tory expecting Brexit, and then find that Britain remains in the EU in all but name, then they can’t say that they weren’t warned. In fact, at that point – having More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Fake Brexit and the Sleaford by-election; the British continue to be duped

While the Americans have used their votes in a Presidential election to start a process of change that will make their country a dynamic power, Britons still can’t stop putting a cross on election ballot papers More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Scottish independence to ruin UK’s war plans – hence a ‘no’ vote in the offing?

The appearance of certain opinion polls this week has caused much excitement in the lead up to the referendum on Scottish independence. All of a sudden it looks as if the campaign to break up the Union (that being More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

UKIP’s Newark vote and lessons from recent by-election history

According to the corporate-media, on Friday morning after the Newark by-election UKIP was a spent force. Of course, this triumphalism was only to be expected; the British Establishment wants the British People to More...

By P W Laurie On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Are soaring Coalition parties about to crash on landing at Eastleigh?

According to conventional wisdom the upcoming Eastleigh by-election is a close-run two-horse race between the partners in the Coalition Government – and two opinion polls in the last month seem to confirm this. More...

By P W Laurie On Friday, November 9th, 2012

Establishment closes ranks over elite paedophile-ring suspicions?

In an appearance on ITV’s This Morning programme, David Cameron yesterday suggested that the Establishment was going to stifle investigation into revelations generally to do with abuse of children in care, and More...

By P W Laurie On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Tories to wangle multi-option EU referendum stitch-up as UKIP catches up in polls

Last week, when David Cameron was interpreted by corporate-media as giving a hint that Britons would be allowed some form of referendum on the EU if the Tories were elected in 2015, many sceptical observers must More...