From the daily archives:

Monday, September 19, 2011

Why Politicians Make Bad Stand-Up Comedians…

September 19, 2011

You’d have thought she’d have learnt from Lembit, but here’s Sarah Teather at the Lib Dem conference making an early bid for our Prat Of The Week award.  Try not to cringe too much…

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#286: 1962, Tony Sheridan, What’d I Say

September 19, 2011

I had a chat with the guv’nor on Saturday, who pointed out that we had still to post a tune from 1962 here on Songs To Learn and Sing.  So here goes… You may not have heard of Tony Sheridan, or his backing band The Beat Brothers, who he met playing in Hamburg. As the You Tube […]

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Lib-Dem Conference Special – amazingly, they’re still in denial!

September 19, 2011

Its hard to know what is in bigger trouble – the Lib-Dems or the economy. In truth both are pretty much fucked. Amazingly at this week’s Lib-Dem conference the mood continues to be one of smug self-congratulatory contentedness and mindless optimism. It’s clear that the Lib-Dems are heading happily towards the abyss of electoral annihilation. […]

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Should we support Palestine’s bid for full UN status?

September 19, 2011

The answer to this question is yes, but with some reservations and perhaps not immediately. The Palestinian Authority currently enjoys the status of ‘observer’ at the UN. Mahmoud Abbas seeks to upgrade this to full member status, and so, this week, will put a request to the General Secretary of the UN, to grant full […]

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