WED 1st NOV 2017

On This Day 1st of NOV

 God on his side  Sir Beardie Branson

1688; William III of Orange set out from the Netherlands ( the international boat set of the day ) to invade England and to overthrow James II of England during what is known as the glorious revolution.
William's successful invasion led to him ascending the English throne as William III of England jointly with his wife Mary II.
Not long before the christian world was almost all catholic.
Since then, all scraps have had a hint of religion about them.
Wanna be in my divine gang GOSH

Northern Ireland was under direct rule (London) from 1972 to 1988.
The deadline for the resumption of joint local rule ran out on monday.
Those with an inherited interest are using the can't set a budget argument to immediately return to direct rule. Don't mention the magic money tree or the brexit border...
Wanna be in my gang could be on the go again GOSH

1858; Following the bloody events of the Indian Mutiny, Queen Victoria was proclaimed ruler of India.
Replacing the reign of the East India Company.
The greedy git is dead...
Long live the greedy git GOSH

After a sustained period of death and desruction overseen by our long gone relations; India is the biggest democracy on the planet. So it is said - acknowledged.
Now, those contemporary relations of the financially persecuted (Brexit must come under some flavour of banner)are expected to forgive and forget GOSH

1927 Betting tax was first levied in Britain.
Two days later the bookies went on strike at Windsor in protest.
Toffs must gamble... GOSH

2014; A pilot was killed and another injured as Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert.
Richard Branson (don't mention public 'contracts and the privatisation of the NHS>) said - "Space is hard - but worth it - We will persevere and move forward together."
The size of ones back pocket is directly proportional to the taking of real risk.
Isn't PR great gosh

The manipulators and movers of money, pay for PR - they are immune to the designed intent.
The Greeks won't be saved by the insidious patter of PR gobbledygook.
It will take the passionate patter of politics - honest patter...