Tag = ‘politics’

Sep 2018

Give to Caesar...

The coin I’ve often pondered the significance of the coin Jesus asks the Pharisees to produce in this passage: Keeping a close watch on him, they send spies, who pretended to be sinc..

May 2008

Secret ballot?

I voted in the local elections on Thursday.   Imagine my shock when I realised that the so-called ‘secret’ ballot is the exact opposite.   While my ballot paper doesn’t have my name written on, it ma..

Mar 2008


The word ‘politics’ is derived from the word ‘poly’, meaning ‘many’, and the word ‘ticks’, meaning ‘blood sucking parasites’. Larry Hardiman
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Feb 2008


Along with many others (I suspect) I have been following with interest the race for the Democratic presidential candidate in America.   It seems that Obama is building momentum - although Clinton is ..

Dec 2007

Here we go again..

Millions of drivers’ data ‘lost’ The government has done it again - this time it’s ‘the details of 3 million candidates for the driving theory test.’ There is currently a report being researched..

Dec 2007

Data Unprotection

Thousands of driver details lost Another government agency, more details lost by CDs containing unencrypted data being sent through the post. I genuinely don’t believe how it is possible for peo..

Nov 2007

Blair the Nutter?

The Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali, said: I am sorry that Tony Blair feels he could not talk about his faith in case people thought he was a nutter. A Christian vision underlies a..

Jun 2007

Naked Tony

Naked Blair at centre of art show I have to confess I don’t quite understand the strength of animosity towards Tony Blair in this country. He has made some unpopular decisions, but lots of polit..