Brexit Musings (25) – “You Asked M’Lord?” Ask a stupid question, you'll get a stupid answer.

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I’ve finally understood what the British people wanted, when they voted in the 2016 EU referendum to part company with those scoundrels in Brussels. This is where they wanted to be, on March 30th, 2019: Why didn’t anybody tell us… Continue Reading

Fighting To Remain – The London March Of The Penguins Like it or not, Brexit must happen.

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You may not agree with this post, and you may even accuse me of being pro-Brexit, but this is the way I feel when I hear the reasons that prompted some to take to the streets of London. I harbour… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (24) – Monkey Business Undemocratic...Moi?

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Before embarking on the perilous journey of trying to justify EU institutions, let me put two things straight. First, Theresa May and Jean-Claude Junker are not my two favourite characters in Euroland. In fact, I would go as far as… Continue Reading

Facebook – When Human Nature Became An Algorithm

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We are all victims of it – we all love it. My writings depend on it – your lives may revolve around it. Facebook is not his fault – it is ours. And worst of all, if Facebook disappeared tomorrow,… Continue Reading

Avanti La Musica – The Italian Flop For the EU, Italian politics could be more farcical than Brexit

There’s good news, and bad news, coming from Rome. The good news is that Italian coalition governments don’t last that long. Since WWII, there have been 19 general elections, but more than 60 different governments. The chances are, then, that… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (21) – Why The Dalai Lama Should Replace David Davis If you're not at the table, you're on the menu

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  And how many of even the most besotted Tory Europhiles would risk bringing down the Government, when the alternative is national ruin under Marxism? On the long march to Brexit, this was a critical moment. She and her war… Continue Reading

“England…Little England” England must leave its misplaced patriotism firmly in the past

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It was to be expected that the Daily Mail, a British institution if ever there was one, would come out with another gem. I thought that the paper had reached rock-bottom, when it described three judges who upheld the law… Continue Reading

Houellebecq’s “Submission” – A Caliphate Fantasia In Rotterdam

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Michel Houellebecq’s controversial novel, “Submission”, published in 2015, received a mixed reception from both the press and politicians. Not surprisingly, Marine Le Pen, leader of the right-winged “Front National”, described the work as, “fiction that one day could become reality.”  Michel Houellebecq’s… Continue Reading

The EU’s Problem Is Not Brexit, It’s Eastern Europe Brexit may be a short-term crisis, but the real problems come from the East

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Jean Monnet, one of the fathers of the Union, had a vision of a unified Europe, probably a federal one. For Monnet, Europe was an ongoing process, a “work in progress”, aiming to create the best possible future for our… Continue Reading

Theresa May Is Undermining Citizens’ Rights

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During her recent visit to China, Theresa May has trampled on EU citizens’ rights, as well as evading the question of human rights in China. She has hardly the time to recover from jet-lag, before playing host to Saudi crown… Continue Reading