HI THEN, BIDEN : Notes From Joe Biden’s Inauguration

Trump is gone. So long, and thanks for all the fascism. Yesterday marked the inauguration of Joe Biden as the USA’s 46th President. Trump left the White House at 8am, and left in his typical style – refusing to concede, refusing to refer to Joe Biden by his name, and wishing his followers “a good…

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VAX 2 THE MAX : Vaccination Rollout Going… Well?!

When I started Between the Lines, I vowed to make it as bipartisan as possible. I have my own political stance (lefty-leaning but not socialist, basically Third Way centrist dad), but I honestly wanted to do my best to be both critical of and complimentary to all parties across the spectrum. For Labour, this has…

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FREE SCHOOL STEALS : Inadequate Food Packages and Tory Cronyism

I’m just as shocked as you are. Turns out that this government’s generosity does have a limit after all! But this does, of course, come as something of a major surprise, given how “in touch with the common man” our government is. I mean, just take a look at their London Mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey,…

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#BLOCKED : Trump’s Social Media Suspension and Free Speech

And so, on Friday night, the most prolific Twitter account of all US Presidents, living or dead, (presumably) was permanently shut down. Donald J Trump, outgoing President of the United States, was no longer allowed to tweet from both his personal Twitter account nor the official POTUS account. But that’s not all – Instagram, Snapchat…

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CAPITOL PUNISHMENT : Trump Supporters Ransack Capitol Building

NB – As you might have noticed from the cover image, I was given some new design software for Christmas. I will be trialling it in this post. Apologies in advance. Well, folks. We made it. We got to 2021. We dragged our way through what was certainly the strangest year of my lifetime, and…

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