It’s not LEFT vs. RIGHT, it’s US vs. THEM!

Policies that did not favor the rich were NOT enacted by the US government on 82% of occasions. A 2014 study by Princeton University Prof Martin Gilens and Northwestern University Prof Benjamin I Page concluded that America is NOT a democracy. It’s an oligarchy (but you knew that already, right…). The study looked at 1800 … Continue reading It’s not LEFT vs. RIGHT, it’s US vs. THEM!

The strange tale of the Clinton Foundation…

‘In 2014 the Clinton foundation gave LESS THAN THREE PERCENT of it’s total cash take to charity’… You can now see online at the National Center for Charitable Statistics website the 2104 tax return for the Clinton Foundation. They return is disturbing, to say the least. Given a ‘charitable’ interpretation you would say that the … Continue reading The strange tale of the Clinton Foundation…

And if love was an ‘if’…?

  If you fall down, I’ll pick you up. If you’re scared, I’ll shoo the monsters away. If you’re anxious, I’ll whisper calm words in your ear. If you can’t see, I’ll see for you. If you can’t hear, I’ll listen for you. If you can’t speak, I’ll be your voice. If you feel small, … Continue reading And if love was an ‘if’…?

Why the Devil invented the Internet

One night last year, by a combination of coincidence, bad judgement and misfortune, I ended up on my own in a pub in Soho. It was a Friday night, but the place was quiet. I was standing at the bar, just about to order a drink when this guy comes bumbling up to me. A … Continue reading Why the Devil invented the Internet

Why ‘healthy’ people shouldn’t be such smug bastards

This may come as a shock to all you non-smoking, non-drinking, yoga-practicing, mung bean-eating healthy types but YOU TOO will die. And you might even die before me — a drinker, a smoker, a person who has never set foot in a gym in his life (fuck that, gym is for numpties), who considers jogging to be … Continue reading Why ‘healthy’ people shouldn’t be such smug bastards

How The System screws you

Life for ordinary working people in the US gets more difficult everyday. For them, average wages, in real terms, haven’t risen since the 1970’s. On average, they live 10 years less than their European counterparts — a result of crap food, obesity, addiction to legal prescribed opiate drugs, the worst healthcare system in the industrialised world and … Continue reading How The System screws you

An erect penis is a sign of life, a crucifix a sign of death.

Many years ago (when my life was very different to the one I live now) I once went out for a dinner with the famous gay pornographer Jean Daniel Cadinot. Cadinot was a master at creating gay porn with a well deserved reputation for excellent film-making. As a dining companion he was intelligent, erudite, engaging … Continue reading An erect penis is a sign of life, a crucifix a sign of death.