Author Archives: Gary Appleton

Vote Tory at Your Peril

There’s been a lot of bad stuff going around about France on social media – how they’ve let themselves down; they’re cowards, fools. Unless you’re prepared to vote UKIP then you really should reconsider your position, because we’re on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Trouble With First Past the Post

The Trouble With First Past the Post (FPTP) is that it isn’t democracy. Who in their right mind decided that , in most constituencies, the majority of votes should not count? And who then decided it was wise to take … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Conservatives’ Failure to Hold the Left to Account

The left wing reigns supreme in our media, universities, schools and institutions because the Conservatives have never held them to account. Why? Because the Conservatives aren’t even conservative; they’re socialist, have been for decades. They’re all into their Scrutons, their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

21 things you will NEVER get from the Conservatives

Responsible Foreign Aid There is no shortage of stories about this. Only a madman would pursue this policy. It smacks of Mandelson and his search parties. Fishing waters back What fishing waters? This is not even on the agenda. Secure … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

10 Indications That Theresa May Will Deliver Soft Brexit

She’s a Remainer; she has never come out for leave or said that UK made the right choice. She has done nothing thus far to deliver any Brexit at all. Article 50 was the minimum and that took 9 months. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Who’s Really to Blame for Soft Brexit?

Such is the nature of national pride that it leads us to overlook things that we would rather not admit to ourselves.¬†For instance, the motives of the EU have been quite clear all along. The EU does what the EU … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This is our chance!

Our weak Prime Minister, who has a clean record of never standing up for anything she says, has called for an early general election. So she triggered article 50. So what? That’s the very least I expect of a “democratic” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Democracy at last! Oh wait…

Today the Illiberal Undemocrats won a by-election in an overwhelmingly Remain area. And so they should. Well done to them, this must surely be democracy at work. But are they going to accept this victory? When ordinary people demonstrate legitimate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Our Leadership is Incompatible with Democracy

The hypocrisy coming from the EU at the moment is unprecedented in western democracy. A country that liberated them twice has made the decision to go on its own, not through malice or violence but because, after careful consideration, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pesky democracy!

I’m a lot wiser than I was six months ago. I’m now absolutely convinced that democracy is nothing but a nuisance to most politicians. Today, two of the people responsible for handing over our sovereignty thought it perfectly reasonable to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment