Judge Arguments Not People?

With Tony Blair who won 3 elections and clearly many people at one time thought to some degree he represented them it is apparently sufficient to smugly say ‘Iraq’ and smile smugly turn away, argument done. Now Blair is a reprehensible reptile and Iraq was a mistake but it’s his support for despotic leaders not to mention torture and rendition that makes him truly nasty and a representative of the worst the world offers. Yet what if what he says is about something he is not paid to support? What if you don’t have an argument against it? Is your dismissal really so clever? Would you be happy if I brought up the time you punched someone, took some money, puked on a carpet, lied at work to someone else’s detriment, belittled someone or covered up a cock up? And dismissed anything you said. Continue reading “Judge Arguments Not People?”

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Judge Arguments Not People?

The Vile Is Right

Tony Blair the former front person for a vile Govt came forward to make clear it is in our interests to resist the current drift to leaving the EU in the easiest way for the idiot Theresa May and certainly the way with the most problematic unpredictable outcome for the rest of us. Continue reading “The Vile Is Right”

The Vile Is Right

Controlling Immigration! Er?

It’s easy to make a case the London area is over crowded and the infrastructure creaking. That house prices are largely a function of migrant demand*. That the UK out of the EU could somehow reduce this. My question can we reduce immigration and at what cost? No one answers that not even Farage or Grayling. No one dares propose how we can contain immigration. Sure Controlling our Borders euphemism but scratch Nigel Farage deeper and it’s not what he is promising. Indeed his points/skills based plan is basically more bureaucracy and longer airport queues to little no effect but some cost. Continue reading “Controlling Immigration! Er?”

Controlling Immigration! Er?