From the daily archives:

Friday, March 4, 2011

#106: 1985, Husker Du, Makes No Sense At All

March 4, 2011

The Lib Dem’s performance in the Barnsley Central by-election brought this classic piece of American alternative guitar rock to mind from the band who provide the missing link between west coast hardcore and The Pixies and Nirvana. Blessed with two great song writers in Bob Mould and Grant Hart, Husker Du were a brilliant mix […]

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Lib-Dem rushing headlong towards armageddon

March 4, 2011

As Jackie put it in very stark terms earlier today, the coalition took a kicking – actually for the Lib-Dems it was worse than a kicking, they were pulverised, in fact it appears that the drop in the Lib-Dem percentage of votes was the worst by any party since 1945. How distant a memory Cleggmania […]

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Coalition Gets A Kicking in Barnsley

March 4, 2011

No great surprises: Major Dan Jarvis has been elected Barnsley Central’s latest in a long, continuous line of Labour MPs going back to 1935, having first elected a Labour MP in 1922. Labour’s share of the vote increased from 47.3% last May to 60.8%, although the poor turnout (36.5% compared to 56.5% in 2010) meant […]

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