From the daily archives:

Friday, June 21, 2013

What Happens If The Tories Win in 2015

June 21, 2013

Last night we got an interesting insight into what kind of thing we can expect if the Tories win in 2015, as a group of Tory MPs laid before parliament an ‘alternative’ conservative Queen’s speech.  It would be easy to dismiss this as what passes for thinking among the swivel eyed loons, but that would be […]

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#711: 2004, O Povo Canta, O Telefone Tocou Novamente

June 21, 2013

Apparently, it is summertime. If this is British summer as we now know it, then we should all just pack our bags and live somewhere else. I quite fancy the idea of living in Brazil. I have never been to Brazil, but I desperately want to go. Perhaps I will save it for the 2016 […]

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Nigel Farage and tax: Do as I say, not as I do

June 21, 2013

Nigel Farage – man of the people? My arse. Nigel Farage – self serving hypocrite? Completely. Farage, who has previously been an outspoken critic of tax avoiders, has admitted to the Daily Mirror that he paid a tax adviser to set up the Farage Family Educational Trust 1654 on the Isle of Man. Farage tried […]

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#710: 1979, Patti Smith Group, Dancing Barefoot

June 21, 2013

We’ve finally reached the end of a double of theme weeks, so normal Songs to Learn and Sing returns to normal service.  This pick results from two events this week. On Tuesday, George East posted on our first 700 songs, and included a list of the thirteen artists who had featured five times or more. […]

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