Archive for month: May, 2014

Earthquake? What earthquake?

26 May, 2014 (12:03) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Earthquake? What earthquake? A minority of the population of southern England is mildly or seriously racist, suspicious of foreigners or modern ideas, and hankers after an idea of England that never really existed. This is no surprise. For nearly 20 years of shaming misery, this country was held to ransom by these people under Margaret […]

Why I love UKIP

19 May, 2014 (14:38) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

I love UKIP. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t vote for UKIP in return for the fleshly pleasures of a bevy of naked Swedish nuns. No, I love UKIP because suddenly, after all these years, there they are: the fruitcakes, the loonies, the closet racists. Most of them cowered behind the tattered banner of the […]

Warning: may contain nuts (and other n-words)

12 May, 2014 (14:43) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Warning: this week’s article contains a frank discussion of language, so if you’re easily offended it’s best that you f*ck right off, Now then: Nigger. That was easy, wasn’t it? Nigger. Nigger Nigger Nigger Nigger Nigger. Nope. No matter how many times I say it, I still experience no desire to repatriate Lenny Henry or […]

Mapping failure

5 May, 2014 (18:03) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

A fascinating set of statistics highlights the failure of the economic model this country has followed from New Labour to the coalition and Old Tory: parts of Britain now earn less than some of the most economically bereft areas of Europe. In Cornwall, average earnings are 36% lower than the European average of £20,750pa. The […]