Ashes to Ashes
What on Earth has happened to this country? I returned from a business trip to South Africa on Friday and, on Monday, I seem to have awoken in 1982. Please tell me it is jet lag. Or am I dreaming? Or have I fallen into an episode of Ashes to Ashes?
We are still fighting a foreign war in Afghanistan – albeit less popular than the Falklands Conflict, but I guess we were winning that one.
A Papal visit is imminent – albeit less popular than the last one. While Pope John Paul II was a reforming leader, Pope Benedict seems divisive and fit for a different century – maybe around the time of the Spanish Inquisition.
The Tories are back in power – albeit in a coalition with the LibDems and less popular than Mrs T’s (Thatcher) Conservative Party.
And, the militant loony left of the Trades Union Congress seem intent to wreak havoc and disruption upon our streets.
When will the militant left wing realise that strike action in support of political end is unjustified and doomed to failure. When will the public sector realise they are not a special case? The Government does not owe them a job for life. They will have to share the pain that those of us in the private sector are feeling.
2010 v 1982 – let’s hope that we can avoid the riots on our streets. What a damning indictment of the New Labour experiment. Wheras they would have wished us to believe that this is all about the ConDem coalition, I can’t help but feel it is the result of the government of Gordon.
- Tale of 2 popes: John Paul received hero’s welcome in Britain, Benedict in for rough ride (foxnews.com)