The Tories found the magic money tree – 1 £billion for the DUP

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Theresa May’s £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has prompted incredulity that the prime minister has conveniently found a “magic money tree” to prop up her minority government. A £1 billion deal has been done between the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party to prop up Theresa May’s minority Government. Arlene Foster, the Read More

Officials Resign Over Grenfell Tower Controversy

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Three officials affiliated with West London’s Grenfell Tower apartment building, the site of a deadly fire that killed at least 80 people on June 14, resigned within hours of one another on Friday amid growing criticism that negligence on behalf of local officials contributed to the devastation. Robert Black, the CEO of the building’s management Read More

Brexit! If You’re An Immigrant From Beyond The EU, What’s Not To Love?

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 1
The Invisible Aliens were watching The Daily Politics from a few days ago, and was taken aback when a lady with a distinctly Jamaican accent bemoaned the UK’s exit from the European Union. We were flabbergasted. Whilst the native white British moaned and wringed their hands over the supposedly impending financial apocalypse caused by Brexit Read More

Grenfell Tower Burned: The Ramifications

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 1
The incineration of Grenfell Tower on June 14, the deadliest fire in Britain in more than a century, is now a national tragedy. The London police on Friday blamed flammable materials used in the facade for the spread of the blaze and said the investigation could bring charges of manslaughter. Hundreds of families were evacuated Read More

Brexit gets underway

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The first day of Brexit talks began with smiles and diplomatic pleasantries about a shared determination to be “constructive”, but ended with both David Davis, the Brexit secretary and Michel Barnier, the EU chief negotiator, getting somewhat shirty. The EU’s chief negotiator said there would be “substantial” consequences from Brexit after the first round of Read More

Election called to bring stability has brought chaos

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The week prior, she declined to show up for a debate, leaving the Labour leader to accost her deputy, Amber Rudd. “I would just say this to Amber: If you think this is a country at ease with itself, have you been to a food bank?” Corbyn said. “Have you seen people sleeping around our Read More

Theresa May and the Conservatives rebuffed

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Political scientists are often sniffy about campaigns. They think that campaigns have at best a minimal impact on election results and sometimes have none whatsoever. Alan Abramowitz, an American political scientist, expressed his discipline’s received wisdom with reference to his country’s elections in an article in the Washington Post: When you’re in the middle of Read More

The Invisible Aliens Endorse Jeremy Corbyn

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Theresa May’s plan to hoodwink the British public has not been going so well in recent weeks. The Prime minister who called a cynical election to “strengthen her hand in the negotiations” may end up watching them from home. Strong and Stable! Psssh “The Tory ‘strength and stability’ message has been undermined throughout the campaign. The Read More

Jeremy Corbyn Closes In

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
The UK election was supposed to be a coronation. But Labour is closing the gap with the Tories and now stands just three points from Theresa May’s party, a new YouGov poll shows. The poll, commissioned by The Times, found the Conservative lead has slipped dramatically in recent weeks and is now within the margin of Read More

The Conservatives are Anti-Poor!

8 months ago Chad 0
Will it rain in Manchester in January? Did Muhammad Ali talk trash to his opponents in the squared circle? Are the Conservatives anti-poor? The answers to these inquiries are as clear as a cube of solid sunshine: Yes, Yes and Hell yeah! The Invisible Aliens have always found it curious that a political party claiming Read More