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The Commonwealth Games have now drawn to a close and I think I can say, in all seriousness, these have been the best Games ever.
Several commentators (including James Forsyth and Nick Robinson) have pointed out that Nick Clegg, Vince Cable and Danny Alexander were the leading members of a tightly-knit group of politically-motivated men who sought unsuccessfully in 2008 to reverse the Liberal Democrat policy of support for a graduate tax and opposition to tuition fees.
If there had been a prize for extended application of a Chilean miner analogy to politics, my old lunching partner Robert Shrimsley at the Financial Times (registration required) would have won it.
Is the Tea Party mad as hell, or just plain mad? Gideon Rachman comes down on the side of the former in his typically cogent column this week, which I’ve only just caught up with.
You Liverpool fans have had a pretty tough time of late. You’re in the relegation zone, your star striker has lost his touch and the club is still owned by a pair of ‘arrogant’ Americans (to quote the RBS lawyers).
Red stockings were sufficient for Liverpool’s prospective new American owners to get their feet under the door at Anfield with the promise of two men out (their fellow countrymen Messrs Hicks and Gillett) and a return to financial stability.
“Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps but you will.” – Barney Lake
“It’s a human story, it isn’t about the MONEY! And no, there wasn’t enough salacious nudity and thingies blowing up but it was excellent! I loved it.” – Renae Moneymaker
“I was taken in by the alluring and superficial charm of Wall Street 2, though [...]
There are, of course, Questions to Which the Answer is Yes; Well, D’Oh; Who Cares?; Dunno, and your stupid quiz isn’t going to tell me; and a special category to which the answer is, Could You Repeat the Question?
It’s that time of year again, when EA Sports and Konami unleash their latest, greatest attempts at recreating the beautiful game virtually.
Music has always served political functions, from fanfares announcing the splendour of great rulers to monkish chants inspiring religious awe to the heart-swelling anthems of radical movements, not to mention the simple bonding effects of collective singing and dancing. But New Labour’s more prosaic flirtation with Cool Britannia in the 1990s was an example of a more cynical relationship between politics and music, with politicians hoping to use the popularity of fashionable bands to align themselves with British youth.
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