Category Archives: Politics

Ding dong the witch is dead!

    Inevitably after a fairly long time without blogging, the theme that has returned me to my keyboard is the death of Margaret Thatcher.   Now, up front I have to note that as a youngster in the late … Continue reading

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Libya: Division in the National Transition Council.

I have been a bit busy today, running round after the kids, cooking tea and such,  and I haven’t had a proper chance to watch the news, just catching snippets in passing. I will probably have a sit down to … Continue reading

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Tripoli Liberated: Where to Next?

Democracy is a frightening thing. In a democratic state, politics and society as a whole is something akin to a leaf on the wind. Politicians in Democratic states invest a huge amount of energy into establishing mechanisms to ensure a degree of … Continue reading

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BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’

BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’. Croydon Tory MP Gavin Barwell seems to be in the forefront of trying to make sure that the story is Ken Livingstone losing it, when from what I can tell the … Continue reading

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How Soon Before the Rats Leave the Sinking News Corporation Ship?

Murdoch and son are increasingly looking like a pair of liars. Lawyers indignant that they are being misrepresented, but unable to defend their practice by client lawyer confidentiality, but being lawyers finding a way to do so anyway. A Letter from … Continue reading

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