From the daily archives:

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

#751: 2008, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Country Roads

September 4, 2013

An apology – I needed reminding it was my turn to post a song, meaning that I get to post on my birthday this year. George said that I must have forgotten because I’m getting senile. I told him to fuck off – so senile and cantankerous then. However, the slight delay means that I […]

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Barack Obama: Dumb Wars

September 4, 2013

As Barack Obama continues to set out the casebook towards military intervention in Syria, perhaps he should remind himself of a speech that he made back in 2002 as a note to self over “dumb wars.” “What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What […]

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Sportsnight #19: 2012, Andy Murray wins the US Open

September 4, 2013

Good evening and welcome to Sportsnight. Tonight’s action comes from Flushing Meadows in New York and the final of the 2012 US Open between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic. Andy Murray came into the 2012 US Open on the back of the most successful year of his career. He had reached the final of Wimbledon […]

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Lobbying Bill: Welcome to the Banana Republic of Britain

September 4, 2013

The coalition’s lobbying reforms cleared their first parliamentary hurdle on Tuesday despite justifiable concerns that the legislation will compromise charities, trade unions and campaign groups while failing to address corporate lobbying. The legislation was given its second reading in the Commons, by 309 votes to 247. So, as the government try to smuggle through the […]

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