11 gun salute at 11pm on 31st January 2020 if Big Ben bongs are unavailable

At 11pm on Friday 31st January 2020 Britain is due to finally cease membership of the dictatorial European Union.It has been a long time coming; it was a mistake to have joined the EU on 1st January 1973 when it was known at the outset that the organisation was controlled by unelected officials and not democratic. The proposed single European currency for diverse national economies was economically unworkable. Read Story

Boris Johnson speech to Conservative Party Conference

Why was it 25 years since any of my predecessors had been to Argentina or Chile? It was because our entire global strategy has been focused on the EU. And while that may have been sensible in the 1970s, when we first joined the common market, it makes less sense in the globalised economy of today, when 95 per cent of the world’s growth is going to be outside the EU. Read Story

‘Dual Nationality Citizens’ Should NOT Be Allowed To Stand For Public Office

In common-sense Australia it is illegal to stand for or engage in public office if you hold ‘dual nationality’.   Many Australians are unaware they hold dual nationality as becoming naturalised as an Australian citizen, is not enough on its own, to escape this disqualification. Read Story

TRUMPING THE SYSTEM

As their Tory counterparts are doing here with regard to Brexit, which they are determined to water down as much as they can. In which they appear to be succeeding. It is depressing, but not surprising,  that Teresa May, who unlike Donald Trump was not elected on any sort of populist platform (or at all, in fact!) is now talking about “making globalisation work post-Brexit” (a bit like making turkeys work post-Christmas Dinner!). Read Story