What brave people. What a great, principled president.
And to those who have been apologists for enablers of Putin, I hope you feel ashamed. You are crypto fascists at best.
'Useful Idiots' as Lenin used to call them.
These people are usually on the fringes of politics. On the right, Trump, Farage and Bannon who blame the European Union for antagonising poor Mr Putin, and on the left Diane Abbot, Jeremy Corbyn and Richard Burgon, who blame NATO for doing the same thing.
'Oh, he's no worse than our leaders.' I used to hear down the pub.
Well, he does happen to have his dissenters murdered. I'd say that was different for a start.
They don't call him the Demagogue of Democracy for nothing yet I've had Facebook 'friends' who thought he was great.
I de-friended them. Can't be bothered with people like that in my life.
More important is to NOT forget the people who are under his cosh at the moment. Celebrate their bravery and refusal to bow down to his murderous whim. Ordinary people attacked by military-might commanded by an international pariah for reasons of spurious imperial drivel.
Let's do all we can to help the Ukrainians.
|Annoying person at George Duke tribute concert
I think you can tell this really annoys me - as much as people talking or on their phones at the cinema or people putting their feet up on a train seat. It's so inconsiderate. If you want to goof about loudly go back into the pub; don't spoil the concert for others.
|Setbacks on a buttress
Set backs are the stones with angled, sloping fronts which allow water to cascade off. Quite a straightforward job and I'm doing it with my old mucker Fyfe, who will be leading the charge.