Jim The Unionist Murphy – Politics and Religion – Conflicting Views – Election Strategy 2010 and 2015 – A Summary of Posts to Date

January 2015; Jim Murphy plays the class warrior card a. If Murphy were a bibulous carnivore, I’m sure he’d happily stand Boris Johnson a beer and a burger for the huge boost the Mayor of London has given his hopes of reigniting Labour’s flame in Scotland. By attacking so vehemently Murphy’s plans to use theContinue reading “Jim The Unionist Murphy – Politics and Religion – Conflicting Views – Election Strategy 2010 and 2015 – A Summary of Posts to Date”

President Clinton’s – Labour Party Conference October 2002 – Do Not Rush To War With Iraq & Alex Salmond’s Input to The Debate 18 March 2003

1. 18 March 2003; Mr. Alex Salmond (Banff and Buchan): a. Fundamentally, the debate is not about Iraq, Saddam Hussein, weapons of mass destruction or even oil, though oil is certainly a factor. The debate is about a new world order, with an unrivalled superpower adopting a doctrine of pre-emptive strike, and how we accommodateContinue reading “President Clinton’s – Labour Party Conference October 2002 – Do Not Rush To War With Iraq & Alex Salmond’s Input to The Debate 18 March 2003”

The War Game – The Reality Of A Nuclear War – The Harrowing Film Produced By The BBC But Never Shown

The War Game – The Reality Of A Nuclear War – The Harrowing Film Produced By The BBC But Never Shown This award winning film was produced by the BBC but never shown on national television due to the messages it carried. The recent vote in Westminster to retain and further develop Trident nuclear weaponsContinue reading “The War Game – The Reality Of A Nuclear War – The Harrowing Film Produced By The BBC But Never Shown”

Labour’s Legacy to Glasgow – Decay, Failure, Crime, Substance Abuse, Bitterness and Misery.

Labour’s Legacy to Glasgow – Decay, Failure, Crime, Substance Abuse, Bitterness and Misery. David lives in the gang-infested inner-city sprawl of Calton – the place with the lowest life expectancy in EUROPE. It is a drizzly Monday morning in Glasgow and the Triple Two Lounge in the shadow of Celtic Park is already doing aContinue reading “Labour’s Legacy to Glasgow – Decay, Failure, Crime, Substance Abuse, Bitterness and Misery.”

Japan Follows Scotland and Germany Abandoning Nuclear Power In Favour Of Clean Energy

1. Japan – Follows the lead of Germany. Scotland and other european countries abandoning nuclear energy a. TOKYO — Japan said that it would seek to phase out nuclear power by 2040 — a historic shift for a country that has long staked its future on such energy, but one that falls far short ofContinue reading “Japan Follows Scotland and Germany Abandoning Nuclear Power In Favour Of Clean Energy”

The Rollercoaster That Is The Oil Business -Ups And Downs But Always At The Top

2008/2009 was a year of turmoil for finance and oil. The price of oil was extremely volatile and in a rollercoaster year oil prices ranged from $45 to over $146. The year 2014/2015 will reveal a pattern similar to 2008/2009 and the utterings of negative Labour politicians, (such as Jackie Baillie, Dugdale and Murphy) seekingContinue reading “The Rollercoaster That Is The Oil Business -Ups And Downs But Always At The Top”

The Chilcott Inquiry – Failures Of The Military Elite – Promotion Or Death??

1. The Chilcott Inquiry – The Role Of the Military Elite a. Top Brass who failed to stand up to politicians over the rush to war in Iraq are likely to face criticism in the long-awaited report b. Senior military officers advised the inquiry that they were concerned about the pressure of fighting wars simultaneouslyContinue reading “The Chilcott Inquiry – Failures Of The Military Elite – Promotion Or Death??”

Chilcott Inquiry Delays – The Cover Up – The Machiavellian Influence Of Sir Jeremy Heywood

1. It is likely Sir Jeremey Heywood, in his management persona follows the teachings of Machiavelli, in particular the edicts contained in , “The Prince”: a. “The Prince who rises to power through his own skill and resource (his “virtue”) rather than luck tends to have a hard time rising to the top, but onceContinue reading “Chilcott Inquiry Delays – The Cover Up – The Machiavellian Influence Of Sir Jeremy Heywood”

Senior Civil Servant – Sir Nicholas Macpherson – Snubs The Civil Service Code And The Scottish Electorate

1. Senior civil servant snubs the Civil Service Code a. Sir Nicholas Macpherson, the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury breached the “Civil Service Code” at the time he released to the public his personal views and political advice in regard to the sharing of sterling in the event the Scottish Referendum returned a Yes vote.Continue reading “Senior Civil Servant – Sir Nicholas Macpherson – Snubs The Civil Service Code And The Scottish Electorate”

IT Projects – The Last Labour Government – The Failures – The Cost of Writes Off To The Taxpayer – We Must Not Get Stung Again

The last Labour government embarked on the introduction of many weird and wonderful IT systems all with the purpose of establishing centralised control of information about each and every person in the UK. Just about every scheme failed resulting in the writes off of about £100 million. Be assured Labour politicians are centralisers by natureContinue reading “IT Projects – The Last Labour Government – The Failures – The Cost of Writes Off To The Taxpayer – We Must Not Get Stung Again”