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UKIP’s clowns and fruitcakes make the news, McSmith

UKIP’s clowns and fruitcakes make the news

An embarrassing number of newly elected UKIP councillors are in trouble already

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 4 June 2013 at 1:39 pm

Lord Tebbit and the ‘lesbian Queen’ – funny, but not original, McSmith

Lord Tebbit and the ‘lesbian Queen’ – funny, but not original

Norman Tebbit is not the first Tory peer to raise the hypothetical possibility of an heir to the throne being conceived by artificial insemination

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 21 May 2013 at 3:52 pm

Gay marriage – bad. Creationism – okay., McSmith

Gay marriage – bad. Creationism – okay.

Some of gay marriage;s opponents believe that tecahers shoudl be allowed to teach creationism without fear of being disciplined. law should protect eachers

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 21 May 2013 at 11:37 am

Ian Katz and the great Clark County stunt, McSmith

Ian Katz and the great Clark County stunt

Never mind what the political views of Newsnight’s new editor: How good is his judgement?

By | McSmith | Thursday, 16 May 2013 at 2:39 pm

Eleven Labour MPs backed last night’s Tory rebel amendment. Another didn’t vote, McSmith

Eleven Labour MPs backed last night’s Tory rebel amendment. Another didn’t vote

Here are Labour MPs who voted for the amendment regretting the absence of an EU referendum last night

By | McSmith | Thursday, 16 May 2013 at 10:22 am

Ten Labour MPs have signed the EU amendment, McSmith

Ten Labour MPs have signed the EU amendment

Ten Labour MPs also ‘regret’ the absence of any mention of an EU referendum from the Queen’s Speech

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 2:02 pm

Space Oddity: a political quiz question, McSmith

Space Oddity: a political quiz question

What, or who links Tony Blair and the original version of Space Oddity?

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 10:58 am

Ex-jailbird Lord Hanningfield claimed £24,600 in 2012, McSmith

Ex-jailbird Lord Hanningfield claimed £24,600 in 2012

The latest figures show that the former Tory peer, jailed for dishonesty, collected in nine months almost as much as the average worker is paid in a year

By | McSmith | Thursday, 9 May 2013 at 12:30 pm

Police commissioner seeks commercial sponsorship for the local constabulary, McSmith

Police commissioner seeks commercial sponsorship for the local constabulary

Devon’s elected PCC has blogged that he is working on a plan to raise private cash for the police

By | McSmith | Thursday, 2 May 2013 at 1:12 pm

Tony Blair’s $1m donation from a reformed Junk Bond King, McSmith

Tony Blair’s $1m donation from a reformed Junk Bond King

Michael Milken, centre of one of the biggest financial scandals of the 1980s, meets the ex Prime Minister

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 1 May 2013 at 1:16 pm

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