Observations of an Expat: A Tale of Two Elections

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Tom Arms

It was the best of elections. It was the worst of elections.

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Observations of an Expat: Extremist Politics are back in Britain

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Tom Arms

They said Jeremy Corbyn was unelectable. They said he would lead the British Labour Party to electoral annihilation. They said that it would be more of a coronation than an election with a record-breaking majority for Theresa May’s Conservative Party.

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Why ‘Big Brother’ is needed in caring environments

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Hazel Speed

I have often written trying to promote the need for all interactions between hospital staff and their patients, paramedics, social care in private homes (including cleaners) and in residential homes, to be voice activated video and audio recorded (all parties to have copies thereof).

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Enough Is Enough

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Hazel Speed

‘Run, Hide, Tell’ is the official advice given by the Metropolitan Police should anyone be caught up in a terrorist attack and this seems to work, up to a point it would seem; Police told restaurants and bars to turn off lights and lock down, while they advised others in the streets to run away from the dangerous areas. At one moment in time, according to some eyewitness reports, the terrorists hesitated as to where to go next to kill and injure innocent people.

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In shadow of deadly attacks, election campaign resumes

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Andy Bruce and Alistair Smout

After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted.

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Before you vote on 8th June – food for thought

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Hazel Speed

History, as we know, often repeats itself and thereby, inclusive therein, people make the same mistakes because few either know, nor are interested in, the events of previous centuries, even when it involved a Civil War where families fought against each other at times, due to believing in the ethos of opposing political sides. The people of the United Kingdom would do well to consult history books relevant to the English Civil War, during the 17th Century.

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