<p>In football, as in most walks of life, if money isn’t everything, it certainly helps. The research carried out by Paul Tomkins and Graeme Riley into transfer spending for their book ‘Pay As You Play’ and the wages data studied by Simon Kuper and...
His serial falsehoods are mostly unchallenged. If this goes on, the integrity of our politics faces collapse, says journalist and author Peter Oborne
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"Others take the view that all politicians lie, and just shrug their shoulders. But it’s not true that all politicians lie. Treating all politicians as liars gives a licence for the total collapse of integrity of British politics."
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"Johnson should not be able to get away with this scale of lying. In a properly functioning democracy, liars should be exposed and held to account. But as with Trump, for Johnson there seems to be no political price to pay for deceit and falsehood."
As strongly foreshadowed in last week’s post , Nigel Farage did indeed retreat on his threat to stand a Brexit Party (BXP) candidate in eve...
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"it is simply ridiculous for @JoSwinson to oppose LibDem candidates pulling out of contests where the seat is marginally held by a Labour remainer, and to stand against David Gauke’s independent campaign."
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"If Brexit goes ahead it will be done against the wishes of the majority, who now want to remain; but, in any form it occurs, it will leave a substantial minority of those who do want it thinking it is a betrayal of Brexit anyway."
Psychologist Robert Epstein argues in a provocative book, "The Case Against Adolescence," that teens are far more competent than we assume, and most of their problems stem from restrictions placed on them.
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"The [current school] system doesn't work in the modern world, because two years after graduation, whatever you learned is out of date. We need education spread over a lifetime, not jammed into the early years."
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"In recent surveys I've found that American teens are subjected to more than 10 times as many restrictions as mainstream adults, twice as many restrictions as active-duty U.S. Marines, and even twice as many as incarcerated felons."
US electric carmaker will build battery factory in Berlin, says boss Elon Musk
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺"Speaking to Auto Express after making the announcement, Musk said: “Brexit [uncertainty] made it too risky to put a gigafactory in the UK”."
But it's probably just Project Fear.
Mike Tⓐylor 🏴 🇬🇧 🇪🇺My son's recently started work for the Civil Service. Today he's doing security training, and the video they've got him watchng just used correct horse battery staple in its explanation of hash cryptography and secure passwords. Nice!