FRI 1st FEB 2019



1327; Fourteen year old Edward III was crowned King of England, but the country was ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.
Do we really know who is 'handling' the brexit dogs breakfast!
Politicians have one eye on the pot and t'other up the chimney.
Expect sweeping - new brush and all that - changes; no matter what happens.
Wanna be in my gang GOSH

1587; Under pressure from her Council, Queen Elizabeth I of England signed the warrant authorising the execution of Mary Queen of Scots.
As far as a head splitting headache can go.
Wanna be in my money is thicker than blood gang GOSH

1884 The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary was published.
James Murray was its most famous editor but he had only reached the letter T after working 44 hours per week for 35 years, so hundreds of people sent in their own contributions.
Some - usually those with a (in)vested interest overly criticise wikipedia.
Wanna be in my gang GOSH

1910; The first 80 Labour Exchanges opened in Britain to try and find jobs for the unemployed.
Each political party is selective with the facts (stats).
The recently 'self' employed are again being asked under pressure to work for nowt; by the 'big boys and women'.
Life is like a game of poker - the one with the most money usually wins...
Wanna be in my gang GOSH

1965; Prescriptions on the NHS became free of charge and remained so until June 1968.
The NHS is now under unprecedented attack by the haves of all levels of income.
Wanna be in my Gang GOSH

1984; Chancellor, Nigel Lawson, announced that the halfpenny coin would cease to be legal tender.
Its fate was sealed when it became more expensive to make than its face value.
Some changes are necessary; however, have you noticed whatever the interest rate; the bankers always win.
No matter what happens the working man and women and women always pay.
Something to do with it's their game and they move the goalposts.
The working class can kiss my ass; I've got the fore(wo)mans job at last.
Wanna be in my gang GOSH


GREECE
The Greek right wing have taken over from the socialists in the EU parliament; according to the EU - don't forget that the EU is centre right controlled.