Ever wondered why everyone gets to wear a crown from a cracker at Christmas? It is because the 12th Night was the time when the servants sat down and were served by their masters and mistresses in a congenial spirit of benign chaos, when all household rules were abandoned for a few hours before normality was resumed next day - the medieval equivalent of sitting on the photocopier. Cromwell didn't like it, but Corbyn might.
Obama became tearful today when he announced that he is going to use all his powers to legislate against un-legislated gun laws in the U.S. Wish him luck, never mind me.
Thing thing is, who actually NEEDS assault-rifles like Kalashnikovs who are not military?
Do you REALLY think that you have a right to own a sniper rifle which can kill someone from 2 miles away? Do you need to kill someone who is 2 miles away?
Shotguns are sporting equipment, but does any civilian actually need a semi-automatic, 9mm hand-gun?
Give the man a chance. He was in tears tonight and needs your support.
My late mother. - This is the last of my series of old photos, and a particular favourite of my late mother. Not too PC these days, but I like it anyway.
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