From the daily archives:

Monday, August 26, 2013

Syria: Doing nothing is no longer an option

August 26, 2013

One thing about Tony Blair, his justification for the invasion of Iraq has always been consistent – in Blair’s world, Saddam Hussain was the ‘bad guy’ he and George Bush were the ‘good guys’ and the bad guy had to be removed. Which, of course, he was. And, in executing their act of ‘moral righteousness,’ […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #20: 1957, 3.10 To Yuma (Delmar Daves)

August 26, 2013

‘I’m so reasonable, I’m gonna let you walk right out of here.  Only thing is it’ll be just before 3.10 and I’ll be right behind you with a shotgun’  (Dan Evans) Last week saw the death of the great American pulp thriller writer, Elmore Leonard.  He was a writer famed for his focus on low […]

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UKIP target #7: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton

August 26, 2013

In our series on constituencies where UKIP won most votes in May’s county council elections, we have moved from Kent on to West Sussex to find our seventh seat. So far in our series, all the constituencies are Conservative-held seaside seats with a history of strong Labour performances. Labour won four of them (Castle Point, […]

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