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Dan Hodges has a good assessment (that is, I agree with it) of the Labour leadership candidates at Labour Uncut. He notes that Ed Miliband has run a negative campaign against his party’s past and everyone involved in it:
So virulent have been his assaults on the policies in the last manifesto that I shudder to [...]
Another busy week for the blogs, with Simon Usborne making a bit of an ass of himself with his blog on the now-infamous flying donkey video, in at number 2. Archie Bland rode in to his defence, but too late, sadly, to make the list of this week’s most read posts and authors.
Russell Razzaque, a psychiatrist and author of Human Being to Human Bomb: The Conveyor Belt of Terror, disagreed with the British military action in Iraq.
So, now, does the Daily Mail, although its editorial position at the time was carefully hedged. In a leading article today the Mail is so taken by the testimony of Baroness [...]
“They showed us videos about Iraq and how Muslims were being killed there.” This was one of the most common reports of the radicalization process described to the authorities and Police by young men in the UK charged with and convicted of terrorism related offences. That the Iraq war was the most profoundly effective recruiting [...]
The voting reform referendum Bill is to be published this afternoon, so now is the time to repeat my one contribution of mind-numbing detail, which I unsurprisingly think is important.
I am a supporter of the Alternative Vote, which allows voters to number as many candidates as they want in order of preference, which at least [...]
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Living where I do, I’ve had plenty of conversations this week about how good the Wigan-Warrington game was.
And it certainly was a ferciously competitive game with a great story-line and some wonderful skills, but it wasn’t the best match of the weekend for my money.
That would have to be the Hull derby. I absolutely loved [...]
The dismal tale of Shirley Sherrod, and what it tells us about the White House.
There’s quite the scandal brewing across the Atlantic at the moment, and for once it’s not one Liberals are having to watch through the cracks of their fingers.
It all started a couple of days ago, after right-wing doyen and Internet loudmouth Andrew Breitbart claimed to have uncovered damning video of a (black) Department of Agriculture [...]
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