Hating politicians

Looking at Facebook and other social media, there has been a sprouting in recent years of angry, stupid websites dedicated to the breathless criticism of everything politicians and 'the political class' do.  Somewhere, in basements and bedsits around the UK, ignorant...

Ireland and the Universal Periodic Review

Ireland today subjected itself to the most palpably insane political process imaginable. Taking part in the UN's Universal Periodic Review, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter TD, faced questions from Ireland's peers, the nations of the world, on its...

UK to EU – Can we still be friends?

UK to EU – Can we still be friends?

The European Commission has finally realised that the long-term sexless relationship between the UK and the federalist project is over.  We're still meeting for coffee but not ordering cake anymore.  We're returning each other's messages but there are no more smileys...