Politics

How much is too much for the Conservatives?

We have yet another example given to us that Boris Johnson clearly does not think that the rules apply to him. Not even those placed on him by a wedding vow. His history of extramarital relationships is already known but we can add another to the list from over the years. Jennifer Acuri has added… Continue reading How much is too much for the Conservatives?

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Trump’s post-presidency life continues to disintegrate.

Having been forced out of the presidency, Donald Trump’s post presidential life has not got off to a great start. He had his historic-for-all-the-wrong reasons second impeachment trial; he might be told he can’t live at his Mar-A-Lago estate permanently soon and now he has been ordered by the Supreme Court to hand over his… Continue reading Trump’s post-presidency life continues to disintegrate.

Politics, Sport

Lockdown and football musings.

If this is truly going to be the last lockdown, we must exit slowly and methodically As the government’s target of vaccinating the top four vulnerable groups in the England was hit, the prospect of easing lockdown restrictions has been raised by many, mainly in Conservative circles. Boris Johnson has gone to great lengths to… Continue reading Lockdown and football musings.

Politics, Sport

Republicans lack the stones to do what is right, and what does the future hold for Lewis Hamilton?

The Republican Party has abdicated its duty of oversight for a safe re-election. As Trump’s second impeachment trial continues, we have seen the Senate and wider Republican party totally abdicate its duty of oversight. They simply are not listening to the arguments put forward by the House managers, including harrowing videos of the January 6th… Continue reading Republicans lack the stones to do what is right, and what does the future hold for Lewis Hamilton?

Politics, Sport

Tuchel is up and running and deceny returns to the American leadership.

Chelsea’s outcasts now have a second chance. That’s usually true when a new manager comes in to a club. Everyone wants to work their way into the new man-in-charge’s plans, especially if they were not playing regularly under the previous coach. Thomas Tuchel has already publicly stated he will give every player in the squad… Continue reading Tuchel is up and running and deceny returns to the American leadership.

Politics, Sport

COVID restrictions are to stay for now, and Lampard sacked as Chelsea manager.

For once, Boris Johnson has made the right decision. Boris Johnson confirmed today that England’s schools would remain closed until at least the 8th March, adding that there was not yet enough data to make a decision on taking the country back out of lockdown. This was absolutely the right call. This wave of coronavirus… Continue reading COVID restrictions are to stay for now, and Lampard sacked as Chelsea manager.

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Trump may be out of office, but he will force himself into the conversation for years to come.

So, Donald has left the building. Joe has taken the seat and got to work. But that does not mean that we have heard the last of Donald Trump, not by a long shot. New Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced today that Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial will begin next week, when the House… Continue reading Trump may be out of office, but he will force himself into the conversation for years to come.

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Trump’s reign collapses in on itself after the Capitol riots.

Donald Trump may be about to fall into a political chasm. After the deadly riots in Washington D.C. that saw the physical manifestation of American democracy invaded, violated and trashed, and left five people dead, it looks like some in the Republican Party are not prepared to entertain Donald Trump any longer. Senior Democrats in… Continue reading Trump’s reign collapses in on itself after the Capitol riots.

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A Week in Review: 3rd- 9th January

Johnson is too flatfooted to be an effective Prime Minister. How much more are Brexit and Conservative voters willing to take? Yet again, Boris Johnson has shown he is not willing to take the required action early enough to stay on top of this pandemic. Mere hours after proclaiming in the face of overwhelming evidence… Continue reading A Week in Review: 3rd- 9th January

Politics, Sport

The last couple of weeks in review.

To start, an apology for the recent absence. This was mainly because I was moving house and that tends to take up a lot of your attention. Also, it was Christmas and this has been a pretty rubbish year so I decided to enjoy what we could do over this festive period rather than trying… Continue reading The last couple of weeks in review.