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On Bombing Syria. Or Not. 

   There is a petition going around online encouraging a vote, in the UK Parliament, against air strikes against ISIS in Syria.  One friend suggests that if stung by a wasp the smart response is not to throw stones at … Continue reading

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Don’t waste your anger on the Tories. Save it for Labour.

Upset at the election result? Angry even? Demoralised at the thought of at least another five years of Conservative government? Frightened at the thought of what might become of the NHS or where IDS’s £12bn welfare axe will fall? Sick … Continue reading

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I’m voting. I’m voting Labour. (No pun intended).

April 20th is Hitler’s birthday and the last day you can register to vote. Sometime on May 8th, VE Day, we will find out which weakly cobbled together coalition of sorts is going to attempt to govern Britain for the … Continue reading

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In Each Other’s Pockets.

Fifty-however-many days to go and this election is already degenerating into farce as each party obscures its own policy announcements – not that there have been any of much significance yet – with the smoke of attacks on each other. … Continue reading

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Hey Man!

Maybe you saw Simon Hattenstone’s (quite affectionate) profile of Ed Miliband in the Guardian over the weekend. Did you read it? He’s never met me so I’ve no first hand impression of him but from what I’ve seen on TV … Continue reading

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Funeral Planning

Cameron (oh, is that not him?) is giving Thatcher an almost state funeral .. and is giving himself and all the other MPs most of next Wednesday off work so they can go. PMQs will be cancelled and Parliament won’t … Continue reading

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