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UK politics: Lib-Dems “cockroaches”

The ghastly Tim Farron meant “strong as” cockroaches. “We are a bit like cockroaches after a nuclear war, just a bit less smelly, we are made of sterner stuff”, he says.But other characteristics come to mind. In London especially, they infest...

UK politics: grinding us down

What struck me though was the recent picture of Huhne in the Daily Mail. Out of office and no longer an MP, he somehow looks shrunken and ordinary – so very far from the puffed-up, self-important secretary of state that he once was.The machinery of state, however,...

UK politics: an ironic contrast

The UK is to provide armoured vehicles and body armour to opposition forces in Syria “to help save lives”, Foreign Secretary William Hague said yesterday.This is as we approach the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, with troops crossing the border...

UK politics: the dishonesty of the “Left”

One of the reasons for blogging is the altruistic desire to spread knowledge. Strange though it may be, I have an old-fashioned sense that one should share information when one is blessed with it, for the betterment of mankind as a whole.And when it came to the recent...

Media: cleaping up its act

But, like the payday lenders, the Telegraph is only interesting in taking your money for minimum input. It certainly isn’t about giving us accurate news.If you are tired with following the media agenda, though, just ignore it. That’s what Bill Whittle...

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