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Tory Party Conference: In the Land of the Bland, the One Idea Man is King

October 3, 2013 12:28 pm0 comments
Tory Party Conference: In the Land of the Bland, the One Idea Man is King

‘A week is a long time in politics,’ former PM Harold Wilson once said. He wasn’t kidding. Three weeks is even longer, especially when you have three wings of the same party doing battle in the dire hope of winning the ‘centre ground’.  For that is what our mainstream politics has […]

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Syria: What Is to be Done?

September 1, 2013 6:13 pm6 comments
Syria: What Is to be Done?

Nobody can deny the horrendous nature of events that have befallen the people of Syria in the last period during its increasingly bloody civil war. The latest outrage – the appalling, ghastly use of chemical weapons – has been relayed around the world. The disgusting spectacle of men, women and […]

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Military action in Syria denied by shameful UK

August 30, 2013 1:00 am9 comments
Military action in Syria denied by shameful UK

Almost exactly a year and six months ago I wrote an article outlining why I believed we should stage military intervention in Syria. Much of what I wrote was based on the views and opinions of Marie Colvin, a highly respected Sunday Times journalist. Shortly after writing her piece, which […]

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CONDEMS: Renewing Their Vows (to destroy us)

January 11, 2013 2:47 pm3 comments
CONDEMS: Renewing Their Vows (to destroy us)

Some wise man once said that politics is ‘showbusiness for ugly people’. Never a truer word was spoken, especially if you apply it to ‘inner ugliness’. Granted, on a purely superficial level, neither Cameron OR Clegg (PM and Deputy PM respectively) are particularly physically repulsive, unless they have portaits of their […]

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Rise of UKIP: Be Careful What You Wish For

December 10, 2012 8:00 pm2 comments
Rise of UKIP: Be Careful What You Wish For

Our media are giving the UK Independence Party (UKIP to you and me) unprecedented publicity of late. Understandable, given their recent surges in by-elections in Corby, Middlesborough, North Croydon and, more controversially, Rotherham. UKIP’s ubiquitous leader, Nigel Farage, pops up everywhere with his abundant line in rent-a-rant. You could be forgiven […]

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The Death of Ideology and Division of the Left and Right

July 15, 2012 7:54 pm2 comments
The Death of Ideology and Division of the Left and Right

The old political division between Left and Right is largely over. The great ideological battles of the twentieth century were buried under the rubble of the Iron Curtain, yet with neither side wining out. As a result we live in an age largely devoid of ideology, in which big ideas […]

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Somewhere, someone is laughing nervously.

April 18, 2012 3:06 pm1 comment
Somewhere, someone is laughing nervously.

I’m sure the laughter of people up and down the United Kingdom could be heard from Australia today, as David Cameron claimed in the first cabinet meeting since the Easter recess that the current coalition government “works well together”. Indeed, out of all the things that politicians have said in […]

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