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Friday, February 6, 2015

#986: 1968, Simon & Garfunkel, America

February 6, 2015

No, not another song in our seemingly endless national anthems theme “week“. This one is inspired by last week’s spellbinding, peerless, First Aid Kit gig at the Hammersmith Apollo (go on, click the links, you know you want to!). Bookended by The Lion’s Roar and Emmylou, gigs do not get much better. But one of […]

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Ashcroft Implications: Labour Has Lost the Election But David Cameron Still Hasn’t Won

February 6, 2015

As Charlie-East West wrote yesterday, Lord Ashcroft’s polls of individual Scottish seats have made it clear that Labour is in deep deep trouble north of the border, including in its hitherto rock solid Glasgow and West of Scotland heartland.   Those polls, with an average swing of 25.5%, would see, if applied on a universal basis […]

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