From the daily archives:

Monday, August 22, 2011

#264: 1967, The Small Faces, Itchycoo Park

August 22, 2011

With my associate Jackie galavanting around the US of A, and my other associate George preparing for a trip to some other far off climes, the – I thought it was time to remind them both of one of England’s greatest ever pop songs – Itchycoo Park. A quintessentially English song, which, if legend is […]

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Liberal Democrats: Can Anyone Offer A Home To A Second Hand Party? Slightly Solied and Doesn’t Work As It Used To

August 22, 2011

Jackie Ashley writes a piece in today’s Guardian in which she discusses whether, in the light of recent indications from David Cameron, the Coalition is about to lurch to the right.   She notes the recent upping of the rhetoric by the Prime Minister against the usual targets of hardcore Toryism – the poor, those from […]

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‘Watering down the Human Rights Act’ – Is that Cameron’s best response to the London Riots?

August 22, 2011

Is that it? Is that David Cameron’s best response to the London Riots – a promise to take on ‘the wrong headed ideas and bureaucratic nonsense and destructive culture that are twisting human rights.’ Asserting with that phoney machismo and faux anger he resorts to when he’s on the back foot, his intention to get […]

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