Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 31st August-6th September

Trump disrespects fallen soldiers of his own armed forces Now this is according to an anonymous source in an article in the Atlantic. But everything the article says fits in with the image I have of Donald Trump. I have never met the man, let alone spent enough time in his company to feel like… Continue reading A Week in Review: 31st August-6th September

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 17th- 23rd August

Premier League return looms with fixtures release Most non-football fans will often make a comment every time the new season rolls into view that it barely seems like the previous one has ended. That feeling has never been truer as the Premier League fixture list was announced for the 2020/21 season this week. While many… Continue reading A Week in Review: 17th- 23rd August

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 10th-16th August

History made as Kamala Harris is chosen as Biden’s VP Joe Biden has chosen his running mate for the Presidential election in November. He had already committed to choosing a woman as his running mate, and has now set another precedent by choosing Kamala Harris, who will be the first black woman to be nominated… Continue reading A Week in Review: 10th-16th August

Personal, Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 3rd- 9th August

European football makes its return. After more than 4 months, European football returned this week. The remaining games of the Round of 16 were played this week before the two competitions enter a frenetic period for the remainder of August, as UEFA desperately rush to finish the European competitions for the current season before the… Continue reading A Week in Review: 3rd- 9th August

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

I enjoyed this format from last week so I'm going to stick with it. As with last week, I'm going to pick a few news stories and give my opinion in a more condensed fashion, rather than write an extended piece on one subject. So, let's get into the week's news that caught my eye.… Continue reading A Week in Review: 27th July-2nd August

Personal, Politics

Change needs to happen now. To do nothing stains the honour of humanity

Sometimes you see the news and it makes you want to wash your hands of humanity. And the events in Minneapolis a fortnight ago and the response of the American leadership to the protests and the riots has once again shown that Donald Trump does not have a great agenda or policy programme to drive… Continue reading Change needs to happen now. To do nothing stains the honour of humanity

Politics

Johnson threw his lot in with Cummings and showed his contempt for the British public.

Boris Johnson has showed his true colours ever since the allegations against top aide Dominic Cummings breaking lockdown regulations came out. Every word out of the government has been so absurdly insulting to the intelligence and integrity of the British public that it put paid to the image that Johnson is some sort of champion… Continue reading Johnson threw his lot in with Cummings and showed his contempt for the British public.

Politics

Boris Johnson at last did something right. He deferred to the experts.

When Boris Johnson announced that Britain was effectively in lockdown on Monday, it was, for me, the first time he actually acted as a Prime Minister should. In this instance, he knew he needed to defer to the experts and take their advice on board. Putting this country into a state of lockdown may hurt… Continue reading Boris Johnson at last did something right. He deferred to the experts.

Politics

The Democrats need to stop the infighting and work together to get rid of Trump.

Last Tuesday was Super Tuesday in America for the Democrats. If you don’t know what Super Tuesday is, it’s the night a lot of states declare who their delegates will for vote for to be the Democratic nominee for President. 14 states declared their results last night and Joe Biden won 9 of them. From… Continue reading The Democrats need to stop the infighting and work together to get rid of Trump.