Category: Politics

  • Church: We dont want the pope here!

    According to BBC News, a 60-strong force of religious representatives of the Free Presbyterian Church, will be coming to Scotland in order to officially protest against Pope Benedict XVI’s visit later this month. The church has published a booklet to explain their reasons for protesting against the pope, although I am sure there are many…

  • UK will no longer bow before the USA

    Not too long ago I was very critical about the US Extradition treaty which the United States belive somehow is fair despite the dubious nature of the treaty. Seems that someone in central government was listening. The government has announced that a review of the treaty is to take place. Two thousand years ago, a…

  • Burn the Quran Day

    Armed with a suspicious mustache and a 0.40calibre Gun , Rev. Terry Jone is not exactly paining a particularity graceful picture for the Evangelical Church. Facing mounting pressure from Military, Political and Religious leaders to stop his plans he fears for his personal safety (hence the gun).  To no surprise, he has received Death Threats…

  • Research Funds to shrink

    Vince Cable in his post as business secretary is expected to announce that the budget for science and research and development in the UK which is partly funded by the Government is to be reduced. This coming at a time where the UK badly needs investment in research and development will likely not come as…

  • Coalition agrees AV reading with gritted teeth

    The first reading of the bill on a referendum over the Alternative Vote system has been successful with a majority of 59. There are a number of additional steps to take before it will have actually been past and the process of preparing for next years May 5 referendum can begin. However the reading has…

  • Gordon Brown to become a Saint

    Gordon Brown freshly out of screwing up the economy and Labour party wants to become a Saint now. It is quite a promotion I’d say. Freshly criticized by Tony Blair in his memoirs, he is attempting to put away the image of being the evil man that no one wanted and no one could get…

  • Blair: It was Gordon Browns Fault

    With a slight hint of blame, former prime minister Tony Blair has pointed at Gordon Brown as the reason Labour was defeated in the General Election. I cant say i disagree however, Gordon Browns leadership was perhaps the worst time as prime minister in the history of UK politics. Particularly blaming Gordon Brown’s failure to…

  • Leadership with no followers?

    It has been some time since the General Election and the subsequent resignation of former prime minister Gordon Brown. The labour party however is once again preparing a leadership campaign where the people have no input on whom should be the leader and a potential future prime minister. Lord Mandelson has critisized the young Miliband…

  • Australian School of Terrorism Opens

    Who would have thought it, terrorism planning comes to schools in Australia. In Western Australia a year 10 class was given an assignment to plan an Act of Terrorism. To no surprise, this has caused an outcry of rage towards the teacher whom assigned the class this project. The principal of the school withdrew the…

  • Abused by MPs

    The government has been in parliament for less than a year, yet already abuse of the system has occurred. David Cameron already has been under fire for his huge mortgage payments under the expenses system. MPs have been intimidating staff at the Independant Parliamentary Standards Authority. The IPSA is responsible for investigation of the parliament…