I Like To Comment On The News

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    It appears that Thatcher's government lied

    about their intention to close mines. Am I mistaken about that? Do you think governments should tell lies to get their policies through? Does Macchiavelli say it's OK to rule using lies? I think that is shocking when can we have government by honest people - absolutely never one...
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958
    56-60, M
    Jan 5, 2014

    With regard to the London Underground strike.

    It is inconvenient, but I am sympathetic to the union's cause. I think it is very bad for all of the ticket offices to close and I cannot believe that the commuting public was consulted. I believe that the so-called mayor of London has allowed the strike to go ahead because he...
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958
    56-60, M
    Feb 5, 2014

    Prince Charles And The Daleks

    I thought it was quite funny seeing the Prince saying 'exterminate' to the Daleks (and perhaps to some others). He obviously is quite fun-loving.
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958
    56-60, M
    Jul 5, 2013

    The 'Spy' Story Re Cheltenham Etc

    The 'revelation' that Cheltenham is checking on our e-mails and phone calls is hardly a revelation. It is surely exactly what you would imagine they would be doing. In fact I would have thought they are legally permitted to do that and if they can stop people setting off bombs...
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958
    56-60, M
    Jun 24, 2013

    Detaining The President Morales's Plane

    People might think that was funny, but how would the US or UK react if their leaders were delayed by Liechtenstein or East Timor or any other country? Surely that was diplomatically unacceptable, unless we don't have diplomatic immunity any more. In which case the US and other...
    Explorer1958 Explorer1958
    56-60, M
    Jul 5, 2013
More Stories