Politics

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

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

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.

Politics

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.

Politics

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

A Week in Review: 16th-22nd November

This is one of the most competitive Premier League seasons in years. The start we have seen to this most unusual of Premier League seasons has shown that this could be an extremely competitive season. Anyone who was worrying that Liverpool would run away with it again can relax, I don’t see that happening. Their… Continue reading A Week in Review: 16th-22nd November

Politics

A Week in Review: 2nd-8th November

There is really only one story to write about this week. This has been a U.S presidential election like no other. From the primaries to the campaign to election week itself, this has been something extraordinary. Even in the midst of a pandemic that has claimed the life of over 200,000 Americans, more than 150… Continue reading A Week in Review: 2nd-8th November

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 5th-11th October

Football petitions for fans’ return All football organisations released an open letter this week urging the government to allow fans to return to grounds. I can understand why they are pushing for this. Almost every other entertainment venue, pub, restaurant is allowed to be open to a degree, but sporting events are largely banned from… Continue reading A Week in Review: 5th-11th October

Movies, Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 28th September-4th October

The Presidential debate shows just what Donald Trump has done to America And what he has done is taken an enormous dump on its reputation, its methods of discourse and shown the country’s sordid underbelly of racism, misogyny and general intolerance. He tries to replicate the tactics and incidents that saw him win the electoral… Continue reading A Week in Review: 28th September-4th October

Politics, Sport

A Week in Review: 21st-27th September

Defensive frailties show Lampard still has a lot of work ahead. The weekend's results show that despite their major investment in the team, Frank Lampard still has a lot of work to do at Chelsea. Their first half performance was totally unacceptable for a side wanting to push on from last season and start to… Continue reading A Week in Review: 21st-27th September