Category: in a hole

Mean

Mean has a number of different interpretations.  All of them apply to our current Coalition government (though surely not exclusively): Mean as in stingy – and this should help you understand a little bit better (were your understanding not yet…

“Paedophile Britain” – what’s going on?

I’ve been variously bemused, perplexed, uncertain and – ultimately – horrified by the revelations which started to come out drip-feed journalism style – and have now become highly publicly-domained information of a strugglingly disorientating nature. At the last general election,…

The sleazy disuniting nation of #UKIPingdom

I read this evening that UKIP plans to choose the next government.  Meanwhile, also this evening, President Obama tells us: Part of the reason why America is exceptional is that we welcome exceptional people. Two of my three children are…

#Austerity – what’s paranoid about seeing a plan?

In 2012, I concluded: Capitalism is seen as light-of-touch because it’s an inevitable process towards an injustice it has no need to question.  It doesn’t really acquire a baggage of ideas because ideas aren’t its purpose. Meanwhile, socialism is dogma-ridden because it’s a discipline of…

An organisation-wide cry for help, perhaps

Can’t get my head round it.  Still.  And I’m breaking the promise I made in my last post.  But it’s the breathtaking PR-ridden complacency I read here which makes me so cross with the society we’ve clearly forged together.  At…

Does #SamaritansRadar discriminate as per UN Conventions?

Let’s have a look at this interesting word: discriminate (third-person singular simple present discriminates, present participle discriminating, simple past and past participle discriminated) (intransitive) To make distinctions. Since he was colorblind he was unable to discriminate between the blue and green bottles. (intransitive, construed with against) To make decisions based on prejudice. The law prohibits discriminating against people based…