Did anyone hear the recordings of Margaret Thatcher's 'Green Moment' speech? (So far, that's one question).
The speech was made so long ago that it was before I began listening to the radio as much as I do now. Up to a point, it was a prescient and revelatory occasion. We ( I mean us lot who are normally looked down on as slavishly left-wing by slavish right-wingers) may have to change our traditional attitude toward the woman.
She berated other nations (ok, nothing new there) for turning a blind eye at mankind's contribution toward global warming, quoting polar scientists who had noticed the effects of industrialisation on the ice-caps, etc, and said that immediate action should be taken by industrial nations in general, and big business in particular. Nothing could be done without the cooperation of big business, she more or less said. Of course, nothing was done. Too much money involved.
But wait, Thatcher herself contributed to the Green effort against global warming immensely, thirty years ago!
She shut down all the British coal mines!
I take it all back. If the current bunch of twats who call themselves Conservatives had any sense, they would be milking this for all it is worth.
Do you really believe that the non-alignment of legislation following the official exit from the E.U. on the 31st will be in your best interest if you are not financially secure and not vulnerable in any other way?
Do you think that animal welfare and workers' rights will be maintained to the highest standards after the the exit?
Do you think that any deal with the USA will not be heavily biased in favour them or any other country we try to make trade agreements with?
Do you believe that our foreign policy will not be compromised by any other nation state which holds a grudge against another, and that our conduct will not degrade our moral status in the eyes of the rest of the civilised world if we overstep our moral responsibilities?
Once again, you will not be judged by me for your opinions about this.