US President Barack Obama visits Britain to take his leave – goodbye and good riddance?

. verses United States President Barack Obama, as a leg of a European jaunt, arrived in the UK for a short visit last night, all as part of his swansong international trips that has included Argentina last month, earlier this week Saudi Arabia, then onto Germany, followed by Vietnam, Japan, Canada, Poland, China, Laos, and Peru. […]

America ‘State of the Union 2016’ – what was that all about? [UPDATED]

   Anyone this side of the pond who as interested observers waited-up into the early hours of the morning last week to listen to President Barrack Obama’s 7th and final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress (and guests), probably wishes that they hadn’t bothered, eh? It didn’t take long for […]

Tim Peake the ‘first’ British astronaut – what is that all about?

Major Tim Peake ex-army man is being lauded as making history this morning as a first British astronaut and the one to serve on the International Space Station (ISS) when he blasted-off in a Russian Soyuz rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan – but it is all a bit of a con really to make […]

The ‘most powerful man in the World’ humbled – Barrack Obama?

.   Last Thursday was an embarrassing one for the American people, wasn’t it? No, not because their President Barrack Obama has been upstaged once again by Russian President Vladimir Putin – this time over Syria. No, not because the USA’s supposed superior military might and massive firepower is seen worldwide to count for nothing, […]

Kalashnikovs can kill People – Computers can destroy Societies?

 AK-47 [a killer] As we have seen in Tunisia the weekend before this, an evil drugged-up religiously brainwashed Islamic suicide gunman armed with a single Kalashnikov can easily murder dozens of defenceless innocent sunbathing holiday makers. No doubt he had been trained somewhere else and was supported by local accomplices, who hopefully will be identified […]

The evil of ISIS has to be confronted and defeated – but who is going to do it though?

It has been evident to even non-military people that we are on a loser when it comes to dealing with the threat posed by the bloodthirsty ISIS terrorists, hasn’t it? But how comes we have got into that state of affairs when we in the West have a massive military capability with large numbers of […]

Should the United Kingdom State do ‘MORE’ – or ‘LESS’?

The polls show that the majority, and nearly double the number of people, think that the State should actually do more than it does now, than think it should do less – does that surprise us all then? If we look at the political parties then, those in favour of doing LESS include the Conservatives, […]

American space rocket blows up on launch 2014 – and we still believe they went to the Moon in 1969?

1969 2014 A couple of days ago the USA’s unmanned cargo new rocket, heading for the International Space Station blew-up a few seconds after lift-off. This is undoubtedly a technological disaster for the Americans – a slap in the face indeed that puts major question marks over their supposed supremacy in expertise, equipment, capability, and […]

The United Nations – a forum full of disingenuous bums?

The founders of the United Nations (UN) will be turning in their graves. Their high minded aspirations for the organisation are in the gutter. A UN so called ‘peace conference’ has now started in Switzerland to ‘pretend’ to deal with the horrific civil war in Syria. The dreadful slaughter of combatants, adult civilians, children and […]

The American Dream? Or a Nightmare?

/> The Americans are a sad lot. They have so much and at the same time so little. Anyone with any sense would see that they have built an impressive and sustainable economic state over the last couple of hundred years. Us outsiders feel though real hurt in their destruction of the native Indian existence […]