Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Sweet S.A.!


Why does Britain impose sanctions on some countries but not others? While the South African government practiced the system of apartheid, the United Kingdom (and 24 other nations including the United States) passed laws placing various trade sanctions on that country. The time that apartheid was allowed to exist in South Africa has been described […]


Home Truth


The War Office changed its name to the Ministry of Defence in 1964. Now they should just go ahead and change it back. The Prime Minister, David Cameron is saying that we should bomb Islamic State militants in Syria and that Britain cannot afford to stand aside. But we’re not standing aside, we’re doing our […]


God Only Knows


In the darkness surrounding what happened in Paris, there was a tiny glimmer of light. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the terror attacks in Paris caused him to “doubt” the presence of God. He said he reacted with “profound sadness” at the events and was left asking where God was in the French […]


Brain Child


Some parents give their kids way too much responsibility. One of them paid for that today. Julie works in retail, it’s a busy time of year. Things get slowed down when kids are involved in the transaction stage of a purchase. When paying by card, some parents get the child to put the card in […]