War Never Works

Perhaps I should say in W S Gilbert style ‘well hardly ever’. When struggling for a theme for my graduation strategy thesis for at the Royal College of Defence Studies I felt a suitable...
As a long term number cruncher in the field of investment management & life assurance & pension mortality data I am constantly amazed how long journalists, politicians, academics & scientists  on the public payroll can close their...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ0e5l4iLAQAs a confirmed libertarian you might expect I am hostile to the concept of trade unions. Not at all. It is very libertarian to form a group to bargain with employers for better pay & conditions. What...
With hysterical MSM reaction to anything Trump I crunched the numbers independently & pondered - how was Trump's economic record? In 2016 I was a Trump supporter. This was  based on his manifesto from...
Modern society never it seems these days platforms morality debates. BBC’s Moral Maze went woke decades ago which negates the whole point of a philosophical discussion. I list here a number of moral questions on which the...
I enjoyed a most enjoyable discussion on the numbers with the informed, articulate & fragrant Rebecca Butler secretary to the Free Speech Campaign, sponsored by Open Dialogus.  As a number crunching nerd myself it is always fun...
Greetings and thank you once again for checking this page out.As per my health page, I intend for this post to be constantly updated with top independent material regarding Climate Change / Greenbollox that you will not...
Fifteen years ago I wrote an aide memoire on speed cameras & their futility on road safety, I co-authored it with an old fashioned traffic cop when I was in office. Subsequently  I was asked to be...
Most problems that blight the lives of ordinary folk are caused by politicians. In a democracy one might suggest this is counter intuitive, but democracy has mutated since its  Athenian concept so drastically it...
I am & have been a London clubman most of my life. I have been accused of being a Wodehousian character over the years, I am happy with that, his characters, even the villains are never all...

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