Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Friday, July 29, 2005

Great Lies of Today

"There is no alternative".

Thursday, July 28, 2005


Why do people get so sentimental about squirrels?

They are nothing more than rats, with large furry tails, who live in trees and scavenge in dustbins.

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

The Trouble With Burgers

The trouble with eating hamburgers late at night, is that the taste and fat remain in your mouth the next morning.

Monday, July 25, 2005

Friday, July 22, 2005


Those that constantly moan about the country that they live in, but do not engage constructively in the domestic democratic political process, should leave.

Thursday, July 21, 2005

The Flame

The flame is often brightest just before it is extinguished.

So it is for Tony Blair, as he basks in the "glory" of his final year in office.

When the end comes, it will come very quickly and unexpectedly.

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Tuesday, July 19, 2005


Decision making by committee is the most inefficient, and weak, means by which to make and implement decisions.

The committee structure means that it takes a disproportionate amount of time to reach a decision, and that the decision (when reached) is watered down and ineffectual.

Monday, July 18, 2005

Suppression of Free Speech

Governments like to control the actions of their citizens.

However, they know that if they try to overtly ban free speech their voters will never stand for it. Therefore, they dress up the legislation in the guise of trying to prevent the incitement of religious hatred.

Friday, July 15, 2005

Hard Questions

When faced with hard questions choosing the right answer is never easy, but avoiding answering those hard questions merely exacerbates the situation.

Wednesday, July 13, 2005


Why are there now fatwas issued against Islamic terrorists?

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

A Unified Chain of Command

In order for a unified chain of command to be seen as being effective, it is important for its orders to be seen to be executed and for its image to reflect reality.

Contradictions between image and reality seriously undermine the effectiveness of the chain of command, and should be avoided.

Monday, July 11, 2005

Fathers and Sons

A son will never become master of his own life until he has "killed" (metaphorically speaking that is) his father.

Friday, July 08, 2005


London has been a major city for over 2000 years.

It has survived fire, flood, plague, rioting, the Luftwaffe and the IRA.

Yesterday's attack by human scum will not destroy it, London will survive long after their intellectually and morally bankrupt theocracy has been consigned to the dustbin of history.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Mobile Phones In School

Lessons in schools are now, more often than not, disrupted by the shrill tones and bleeps of the mobile phones of the pupils.

Teachers, not unreasonably, complain that these devices are proving to be a distraction to their lessons.

The solution is really very simple, make the pupils hand in their phones when they enter school grounds.

Hand them back at the end of each day.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005


Why do so called "DYI" enthusiasts choose the hottest Sunday of the year to commence work on the most strenuous and noisy part of the construction projects?

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Aid To Africa

By giving vast sums of money to Africa, in the form of aid, people are merely perpetuating the cycle squalor and poverty of this unhappy continent.

However, the donors do at least feel bteer about themselves.

Monday, July 04, 2005

Adolescent Males

Adolescent males are the most aggressive and dangerous element in society.

They need to be set boundaries, by adults, so that they learn to control and manage their aggression.

Friday, July 01, 2005

The Conflict At The Heart Of Europe

Until the member nations of the European Community come to an agreement as to whether Europe should follow a free market model, or a social intervention model, the European experiment in cohesion is doomed to failure.