Open Letter to Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn #hungparliament #ukvote

Dear Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn,I am sure that you are both getting a lot of advice from different people about what to do this morning. In this open letter, I simply offer my own thoughts in what I believe to be the common interest of our country at this critical time.I know you both love this great nation of ours. I hope that this morning and in the coming weeks you will both be able to put partisanship to one side (at least to a degree!) and that our country will have the lea … [Read more...]

Keep Calm and Vote on: How the British respond to Terrorism

My nation was shaken but not too stirred by the horrendous events of the terror attack on Saturday night. And this week there have been worse atrocities in other countries we often don't pay so much attention to. The London Bridge attack came in the context of two other recent UK atrocities.To the bemusement of many from outside this island, but not to the surprise of most inside it, one leader called on people not to be too alarmed, stating that London remains perhaps the safest global city … [Read more...]

The fuss about Trump inauguration crowds has made some people delusional

Its official. Recent research has shown that the divisions in the USA are so great it has led to some people becoming delusional.The Washington Post reports the most staggering thing I have read so far in this whole saga. A full 41% of Trump voters when shown the photos of Obama's and Trump's inauguration crowds claimed that the  photograph with more people was Trump's. That is just plain not true. No repeating a mantra of 'alternative facts' changes red into green. But even more shockingly … [Read more...]

“Donald Trump, you’re fired!” UK parliament debates banning controversial candidate

The silence of American evangelicals concerning Trump has been deafening, with some notable exceptions. It is in my view time that Christians spoke with one voice: this man does not speak for us. Yesterday, following a record breaking petition which I was only too happy to personally sign, an unprecedented debate occurred under the watchful gaze of Big Ben.Now admittedly the said debate was not binding on the UK government, and there was no vote at the end. But I can think of no other … [Read more...]