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I don’t believe them for a second. Politicians perpetually tell you one thing, when they mean another. What they are implementing may well be the exact right thing to do, but because they are steered by think-tanks, focus groups and PR arseholes, they feel compelled to spin illogical drivel, when the truth should already be...
I read a blog post tonight, entitled “ConDemd” which detailed the real life experience of a university graduate, and the ongoing effects of student loans.  Despite that blog title,  the fee regime Betty, and most further education students since 2002 have experienced was introduced by the Labour Government of Tony Blair, supported mostly by the...
Right, I’m prepared to make myself look like an idiot here.  Why is it that whilst so much of the world opposes the actions of Israel, with regard to its occupation of other countries, the blockade of Gaza, and unofficial possession of nuclear weapons, their support by the USA remains solid? Am I being misled? ...
I am totally transfixed by this election. What is clear is that we will not see the scenes of euphoria that greeted Tony Blair, (seen above) entering Downing Street in 1997.  In no way does this election have the appeal of the Obama election, but I think there are elements which make it fascinating for...
So Geoff Hoon, Stephen Byers and Patricia Hewitt have been caught going for interviews, whilst currently in the employ of the British Parliament.  None are presently Ministers of State, but all are serving MP’s with, presumably, a full workload until 6th May.  With time running out on their current contract, these three have taken a...