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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Super Tuesday round-up

March 7, 2012

So, Romney won six out of ten states in Super Tuesday, one less than we predicted earlier this week. He picked up the lion’s share of the delegates: 220 of the 419 on offer.  It is worth pointing out that his figures were inflated significantly in two states though: not having either Gingrich or Santorum […]

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#415: 1967, The Rolling Stones, Ruby Tuesday

March 7, 2012

Goodbye, Super Tuesday. Who could hang a name on you? OK, bad pun, but great record.  Despite the prominence of Jagger‘s singing, this is a Keef/ Brian collaboration. How much of a collaboration has been a matter of debate.  It’s certainly Richards’ lyrics, who wrote them about a girlfriend who left him for Jimi Hendrix. […]

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Remploy: Big Society or Cold hearted Thatcherism?

March 7, 2012

For those who may not know Remploy was set up by the 1945 Labour government in the aftermath of the war to assist disabled people back into work. In the subsequent 60 odd years it has been tremendously successful, managing to help many hundreds of thousands of disabled people to obtain work – something which […]

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