From the daily archives:

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Week 32: Hero – Mo Farah

August 12, 2012

This week’s Hero of the Week is British Olympic 5000m and 10000m Gold Medal Champion, Mo Farah. Has there ever been a more deserving Hero of the Week than Mo, Mohammed Farah? Has there ever been a greater British runner than Mo Farah? The answer to the former question – probably no; the answer to […]

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Week 32: Villain – Rt Hon Theresa May MP

August 12, 2012

This week’s All That’s Left political villain is the Home Secretary, Theresa May. The Home Secretary wins our award for the absurd rules that were introduced by her Department governing who can stand for election to become a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). Earlier this week Bob Ashford, Labour’s PCC candidate for Avon and Somerset, […]

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Week 32: Prat – Mitt Romney

August 12, 2012

For the second week in a row, Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney is Allthatsleft’s Prat of the Week It hasn’t got much publicity this side of the pond, what with the wall to wall coverage of the Olympic Games, but last Sunday saw a dreadful racist attack on a Sikh Temple in Wisconsin.   The gun […]

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Romney Picks Ryan

August 12, 2012

You may well not have previously heard of Paul Ryan, the man Mitt Romney picked yesterday to be his vice-presidential candidate running mate.  Indeed, 38% of Americans haven’t either, and a further 16% don’t know enough about him to form an opinion. But for those who do know him, he is a very divisive pick: […]

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#521: 1979, The Specials, Too Much Too Young

August 12, 2012

As I posted on Wednesday, this is a weekend of great gigs for me. First, George and I saw Public Image Ltd this evening, a gig that surpassed both our expectations. They may not have played the full list of songs that I hoped for in that post, but they did get through four previously […]

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