• Busy Going Nowhere!


    Today’s title paraphrases the song “We’re Busy Doing Nothing” sung by Bing Crosby, William Bendix and Sir Cedric Hardwicke, in the 1949 color movie, “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” based on Mark Twain’s 1889 novel of the same.
    Today’s Guardian makes depressing reading. GOTO: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/14/theresa-may-interim-eu-deal-brexit?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=239399&subid=15907465&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2
    Other mainstream newspapers are even worse!

    Doctor Richard North’s EUReferendum blog stands out from the morass of mainstream comment like the tepui, Cerro de la Neblina (“Mountain of the Mist”) standing out from the surrounding rainforest below it. His comment on today’s announcement of a “temporary customs union” is suitably caustic.
    GOTO: http://eureferendum.com/blogview.aspx?blogno=86571
    What this latest announcement from what purports to be Her Majesty’s Government demonstrates that we have reached a point where continuing comment has become pointless.
    HMG’s Brexit position can be defined such: The undefined, being negotiated by the unprepared, in order to get the unspecified for the uninformed.
    What can possibly go wrong!
    Were that not enough we have a critical fuel supply shortage coming down the tracks!
    Tellurian Chairman Charif Souki discusses demand for liquefied natural gas and a potential global gas shortage. He speaks with Alix Steel on “Bloomberg Markets.”
    (Source: Bloomberg)

    As Lord Ashdown said: God help this country.

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