Monthly Archives: April 2010

>Breaking News – the Guardian backs the Liberal Democrats #nickcleggsfault

>I used to buy the Guardian avidly, but I gave it up as I was disillusioned at its slavish backing of Labour despite everything. Now, at last, they are saying that they are “if the Guardian had a vote in … Continue reading

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>Dog Whistle Dave and the Debate Deception

>There was an altogether depressing tone about last night Prime Ministerial debate. Not from Nick Clegg, who presented our positive vision of fairness transforming our taxes and our politics, but from the other two, who barely proposed anything positive between … Continue reading


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>How to help the #LibDems win!

>Maybe you’ve been inspired by Nick Clegg’s excellent, common sense performance during the election campaign. Maybe you were impressed by Vince Cable’s wise and credible proposals for the economy. Maybe you have been helped by a local Liberal Democrat Councillor … Continue reading

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>A few words about Gordon Brown’s faux pas

>Sure, Gordon Brown mucked up big time. Like Neil Kinnock’s tumble on the sands at Brighton, his remarks as he left after a conversation with Rochdale voter Gillian Duffy may well go down as the defining moment of his leadership. … Continue reading

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>Liberal Democrats and Tax Credits – the truth exposed

>Gordon Brown has been following David Cameron’s example of how to deal with his party’s inability to engage the public in his campaign – when in doubt, scare people. Yesterday it was tax credits. He painted the Lib Dems as … Continue reading

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>Yes, Duncan, it is worth voting. – every single vote counts this time!

>Duncan, the Scottish blogosphere’s highly talented Doctorvee, asked if it was worth voting, given that he lives in the PM’s seat of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath where his vote according to the Voter Power has the power of 0.09 votes. Now, … Continue reading

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>In which my vile day was brightened by an elephant

>I have not had a good day. The bits of it I have been awake for have been vile. But mostly I have been sleeping. I got up to pick Anna up from school and then spent some time working. … Continue reading

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>You CAN turn things upside down – fabulous election video

>Well I don’t know who nathankw is, but he or she has made one of the best videos of the election. It’s beautiful and very clever. Share with everyone you know!

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>#Libdems Nick Clegg launches manifesto for the Armed Forces

>Not that you would have guessed from the BBC News coverage yesterday, which tried to make out that Nick Clegg and David Cameron were slugging it out over a hung Parliament while the saintly Gordon Brown concentrated on policy, the … Continue reading

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>At a Glance Guide to what the main parties offer Scotland

>As the last full week of the election campaign dawns, I thought I’d do a quick ready reckoner of what the four main political parties offer Scotland. Please don’t expect this to be in any way objective, but it will … Continue reading

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