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

Thursday, November 30, 2006


For a real insight into the effectiveness, or otherwise, of sanctions just ask Fidel Castro.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Walk The Extra Mile

The people who do the actual fighting and dying are those who would walk the extra mile to avoid war.

Monday, November 27, 2006

Friday, November 24, 2006

Mocking Politicians

The mocking of politicians' vanity, habits and competence by the media is the sign of a healthy democracy.

Reminding politicians of their failings keeps them on the straight and narrow.

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Wednesday, November 22, 2006


No matter how large a freezer, it is never large enough; especially in the run up towards Christmas.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006


Democracies are not perfect.

However, they work because people know that no matter how bad an administration may be, it can be voted out of office come the next election.

Monday, November 20, 2006

The Advancement of Society

The only way for a society to advance and improve itself is for every rock to be kicked over, and every dark dingy place to have a bright light focused on it; so that the unpleasant nasty little creatures, that inhabit that twilight world, are exposed for all to see.

Friday, November 17, 2006

Second Guessing

Do not try to second guess past decisions and actions, it is waste of time and resources.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Past Decisions

Past decisions are dead decisions, and should not be revisited.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Face Saving

Offering an enemy a face saving alternative is a just as an important weapon in a country's arsenal as bombs and guns.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Monday, November 13, 2006

The Future

We all have a stake in the future, yet there are many who still prefer to live in the past.

Friday, November 10, 2006

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Playing The Victim

People, races and religions that seek to engender public support by playing the victim should think again.

It is a policy that loses them people's respect, and makes them forever the victim.

These "professional" victims should get off their knees!

Wednesday, November 08, 2006


A good leader often has to ask people to make sacrifices to achieve goals.

The best leaders sometimes have to sacrifice themselves.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Riding The Bus

Most people spend their lives riding the bus, when in fact they should be driving the bus.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Hearing Voices

When one man claims that he hears voices in his head, he is called mad.

When millions of people claim that they hear God talking to them, they are called religious.

Thursday, November 02, 2006


Never set up a public inquiry if you don't know the outcome in advance.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006


Have the courage to fail, and you will climb mountains.