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Cable vs Satellite

I have long thought that, for all his down-with-the-people appeal, Vince Cable was something of an arse, a populist gadfly. I hadn’t figured that he was this much of an arse. The initial revelations in the Daily Telegraph were embarrassing

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Laying Cable – high farce in the coalition

I’m going to quickly summarise the issue of Vince Cable and tuition fees. Are you ready? Vince Cable backs the increase in tuition fees – but possibly only in an official capacity as a co-designer of the policy. In a

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How quickly things change in politics…

I just happened to stumble across Chris Huhne’s website. Huhne, of course, is the new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in this new, perverse, coalition government. As if to reinforce the duplicity, double standards and u-turns that

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So the Tories are back. Some initial thoughts.

So the Tory beast returns to power. Although this beast will be hamstrung, tethered and muzzled. I am indifferent to this particular turn of events given that I cannot see it as being anything other than short-lived. I’m prepared to

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ConDemNation

On the face of it, the prospect of a working coalition between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats seems about as likely as Stephen Hawking representing Britain in the 400m hurdles at the 2012 Olympics. But exceptional circumstances make for

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Nick Clegg: some doubts

Mind you, it’s not like I’ll be voting Liberal Democrat without some reservations. Nick Clegg did well on the televised debates and made the most of the opportunity to sell himself to the general populace and muscle in on the

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Everyday is like Monday

So, another Monday, another week of work, another uphill struggle to the weekend ahead of us. What news nuggets might we chew over today? The Blair-Brown feud raises its ugly head again. Yawn, yawn, yawn. Like everyone else in this

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Citizen Sane
  • Boris enters Number 10. Is that Downing Street or his new wife OK send tweet thanks. 45 minutes ago
  • If Boris Johnson is the answer then I can only assume that the question was “Right. Everything is shit. How can we make things even worse?” 12 hours ago
  • I’m in Norway keeping tabs on events from afar. I think, on reflection, I’m going to stay in the fjords. Good luck… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 16 hours ago
  • RT @StuartJRitchie: My conscience: Stuart, you have an enormous amount of work to do and I think it’s best if you- Me: [spends over an hou… 1 day ago
  • I’m in Stavanger, Norway. Can report that Al Gore has really small and strange shaped feet. https://t.co/m3eWjOzvED 1 day ago
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