From the daily archives:

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Week 34: Prat – Ken Cuccinelli

August 25, 2013

This Week’s Prat of the Week is Republican Candidate for Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and that great state’s current Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli We had some fun on this blog a couple of years back at the expense of the Republican candidate for Senate in Delaware in 2010, Christine O’Donnell who wanted to […]

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#745: 1980, AC/DC, Back in Black

August 25, 2013

I’m back. My two week All That’s Left sabbatical has come to a close, after a rip roaring rummage around the Scottish Highlands, the Kingdom of Fife and Edinburgh. As a fully paid up member of the Scottish diaspora, I always love my forays back in my homeland. It gives me a chance to show […]

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Week 34: Hero – Caroline Lucas

August 25, 2013

This week’s hero award goes to Green MP Caroline Lucas for her anti fracking protest and subsequent arrest at a site in West Sussex where energy firm Cuadrilla is drilling, and also for her campaign for the renationalisation of railways. Her private member’s bill on this issue is due to have its second reading in […]

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Week 34: Villain – President Assad of Syria

August 25, 2013

It doesn’t take much writing this. President Assad of Syria is a fascist. A dictator. A man who cares only about power and the retention of power. Since the Syrians rose up and demanded democratic rights – he has ruthlessly waged war on the people who he is supposed to rule. People who should, by […]

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Top of The Pops 1990s Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Chart

August 25, 2013

With my posting, a couple of weeks back, of the debut track of the debut album of the Wu-Tang Clan, Bring Da Ruckus (from the peerless Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)), the 1990s finally reached the 100 song marker in our Songs To Learn and Sing Feature (taking 726 songs to do so).   It has […]

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