Monthly Archives: September 2010

>In which I get into the Torygraph for saying nice things about The Almighty Vince

>I knew Twitter would get me into trouble, or the Torygraph, which is probably worse, one day. Last week after Vince Cable’s speech, I got a bit carried away with the moment on Twitter which I assumed would vanish into … Continue reading

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>Ok, Tim Farron and Susan Kramer, why should I vote for you?

>I am feeling completely scunnered with this Party Presidential Election. And while I’m at it, much though I love Liberal Youth to bits, I share Michael’s unimpressedness that their Executive were so quick to back any candidate, especially at a time … Continue reading

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>Anna (11) writes on destruction of the rainforest

>Yesterday Anna came out of school clutching a large brown envelope. I knew it couldn’t be Parent Council bumph because it was addressed to both Bob and I, and it wasn’t report time. I opened it and found this handwritten … Continue reading

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>Labour’s Living Wage vs our raising of the tax threshold

>In amongst fratricidal leadership trauma and bashing the Coalition Government (which I suppose you’d expect of a Party in opposition – we were hardly complimentary about Labour when they were in power), Labour have been trumpeting this wonderful new policy … Continue reading

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>Big Brother Miliband returns to back benches

>So, David Miliband has taken the long walk from the limelight to the back benches apparently in the hope that his little brother Ed can be left to lead the Labour Party in peace (or into pieces). I can see … Continue reading

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>Ed Miliband, mea culpa and the sheep’s clothing

>Today in Manchester a fresh faced shiny new leader pulled on sheep’s clothing, some of the items stolen from the genuine leader of Britan’s liberals, round the wolf that is the body of the Labour Party. To be fair, that … Continue reading

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>The Elephant tries to #Riggtheelection

>If you do nothing else today, you have to read the lovely Elephant’s reasoning for backing Jennie Rigg for President. Just for starters, I love his scale of preference: It OUGHT to be, and yet it’s actually really easy to … Continue reading

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