Monthly Archives: October 2021

Those Who Walk on Water: III—Boris Johnson

“This Budget will deliver a stronger economy for the whole of the UK. We’re building back better from the pandemic with a more innovative, high skill and high wage economy that will level up across the country.” —Tweet from Boris … Continue reading

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Those Who Walk on Water: II—Donald J. Trump

“Well, if I ever ran for office, I’d do better as a Democrat than as a Republican – and that’s not because I’d be more liberal, because I’m conservative. But the working guy would elect me. He likes me. When … Continue reading

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Those Who Walk on Water: I—Blair & Obama

“We all have to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another drink.” —W.C. Fields It was entertaining to watch Boris Johnson’s speech wind up the Conservative Conference in Manchester last month (the double-entendre is deliberate). Because this was unlike … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

BACKGROUND: On Friday, October 15th, Member of the UK Parliament, Sir David Ames was holding his regular surgery (opportunity to bring cases to their MP by the public) in Leigh-on-Sea, within his Southend West constituency when he was stabbed and … Continue reading

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Today (Sunday, October 10th) Business Secretary Kwarsi Kwarteng was doing the rounds of the politics talk shows, trying to pour renewables (rather than oil) on the troubled waters of the badly overheated natural gas market. Wholesale prices, which started at … Continue reading

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