Tag Archives: Farage

“Donald Trump… made me an alien”


On 1st January this year, Her Majesty The Queen made me a Knight of the Realm. On 27th January, President Donald Trump seems to have made me an alien. I am a British citizen who has lived in America for … Continue reading

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Is Farage the EU’s US Ambassador?


I am  cross with the post US election consensus in British politics. There seems to be a role for Britain “taming” the American right – that starts with neutering Donald Trump. This is total nonsense. Not only is it silly … Continue reading

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Is Trump a “necessary agent of change”?


  “An imperfect candidate but a necessary agent of change” Not my formulation but the unconsidered response to my question. I was standing at the bar of the Westminster Arms following a successful meeting with Share Action in the house … Continue reading

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All change – UK votes to leave


I write at 6 am, at exactly the point when “vote leave won”. There will be many blogs written trying to make sense of the vote, this will not be one of them. I voted remain and at mid-day yesterday, … Continue reading

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We got scared


When the pencil was in my hand and I stared at those boxes, I must admit that I was scared. Not that it stopped me from voting for the party that I believed in, but because of the responsibility of … Continue reading

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Middle-class economics


  “So the verdict is clear. Middle-class economics works. Expanding opportunity works. And these policies will continue to work, as long as politics don’t get in the way.” Barack Obama, State of the Union Speech  2015. I suspect that these … Continue reading

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