The UK and the EU: Who is to Blame for this Mess?

The UK and EU to have a messy divorce
The UK and EU to have a messy divorce

UK – Thursdays EU referendum in the UK and its momentous result has fractured what passes for the political process. The Pound has fallen through the floor, as have stocks and shares and the United Kingdom’s credit rating. The big Continue reading “The UK and the EU: Who is to Blame for this Mess?”

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Whichever way you look David Cameron Murdered Jo Cox

Thomas Mair
Thomas Mair

This week we have had the tragic murder of a British member of Parliament Jo Cox. The 52 year old attacker, Thomas Mair, is variously described as a mental case, a terrorist and a far right extremist. Though as Mair is white, and not a muslim, the press has gone rather quiet on the terrorist bit. Continue reading “Whichever way you look David Cameron Murdered Jo Cox”

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EU wants the UK to Quit

Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union to be held on Thursday 23 June.
Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union to be held on Thursday 23 June.

EU – In another The Bastard exclusive our European correspondent Zoot Allures has discovered that the EU is secretly funding and providing technical advice to the Britexit campaign.

It appears that the other members of the EU collectively Continue reading “EU wants the UK to Quit”

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Reflections on the coming EU referendum

Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union to be held on Thursday 23 June.
Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

Now that prime Minister David Porkeron has announced that the Referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

In doing so He has launched a bitter civil war within his own conservative party. With Iain Continue reading “Reflections on the coming EU referendum”

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Tory Civil War over Europe Warms UP!

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

UK – The starting gun having been fired for the EU referendum in 23 June  2016, the two warring wings of the conservative party have up to now have been something approaching civil to each other.

Now it is handbags at dawn with a full scale civil war! Hostilities were engaged innocently enough with David Porkaron handbagging Boris Johnson. Continue reading “Tory Civil War over Europe Warms UP!”

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Now the Union is Safe for Now: How Long Before the Voters are Betrayed?

Well it is the Union for now. Will Westminster mishandle it in the same way that they did over the Irish Home Rule Question?
Well it is the Union for now. Will Westminster mishandle it in the same way that they did over the Irish Home Rule Question?

UK – Now that all the votes are counted in the Scottish Independence referendum and the result known. A victory for the no camp. Not that the size of the win was decisive, a mere 6% swing and it would have gone the other way. Demonstrating just how divided the Scottish are on the subject of independence and just how dissatisfied they are with Westminster. Continue reading “Now the Union is Safe for Now: How Long Before the Voters are Betrayed?”

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