Was of course Trump’s tweet in characteristic capitals long before he, or anyone else, could possibly know the result. I think we can safely presume that his legal challenges will be found to be without merit, and that any recounts will not alter matters significantly. I thought the survey below interesting (and always having to… Read more

Sunak is wrong and Positive Money is actually right…

This from Positive Money, who I’ve been critical of in the past, is absolutely spot on – although never mind three things wrong that they advocate – I’d suggest that Sunak is actually completely lost – or perhaps, lying… Apologies for the double billing below – only the first one needs attention. ‘Fraid I cannot… Read more

Graphs from Indie Sage that are clearer than those at Johnson’s press conference

The first eighteen minutes of this Independent Sage presentation (below) show exactly why we need lockdown now and how ‘Real’ Sage were spot on when they recommended a ‘circuit-breaker’ in September. That, combined with the coincidence of school half-term, could in all likelihood have avoided the current month long or more lockdown. The statistics are… Read more

A government which is obviously out of its depth

The overdue imposition of a lockdown announced yesterday evening by Johnson’s government seems only to prove that idea that some people see the writing on the wall only when they have their backs to it… The government has, within just two months, gone all the way from spending (and forgoing revenue) of half a billion… Read more

Britain looks like a failed state

Where to start with Manchester? The Tories seem to think their election result based on the approval of about 43 % of the voters gives them absolute power. And that they can ride roughshod over the democratic and even clearly logical wishes of Britain’s third big city. It is instructive to read a tweet from… Read more