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“A Lib Dem Free Zone”?

I won’t be back properly blogging for a couple of days, but something made me absolutely furious — the start of Ed Miliband’s speech to Labour conference: Friends, it is great to be with you in Manchester. A fantastic city. … Continue reading

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Sixteen Good Things The Lib Dems Have Achieved

With the Welfare Reform Bill being debated in Parliament at the moment, a lot of good Liberals are once again worrying about to what extent they can carry on supporting the party. Some of the provisions in the bill are … Continue reading

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POSIWID

According to the cyberneticist Stafford Beer the purpose of a system is what it does – we shouldn’t look at an organisation’s stated principles, but at its results. Applying this principle to politics, we can see that for my whole … Continue reading

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A Few Good Things The Lib Dems Are Doing…

Here’s the thing… I’m not a supporter of this government. Of course I’m not. I’m a Lib Dem, and this government’s MPs are 5/6 Tories. But nor have I been a supporter of any other government in my lifetime (possibly … Continue reading

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This has been going round the Lib Dem blogosphere

But only because it’s so great. And since I am too headachey to write tonight, I too will reproduce Paddy Ashdown’s wonderful speech on Lords reform in full. This kind of thing is why, despite everything, I still feel at … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The Labour Party

I am a left-winger. I went to an anti-poll tax protest, by myself, when I was (I think) eight (I had to go home early because it went past my bedtime). I think that the two greatest governments of the … Continue reading

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The Coalition Three Months On

For those of you wondering why I’ve not done many ‘fandom’ type posts recently, it’s because I’ve had no money, so was unable to pick up my comics for a few weeks, or to replace my broken DVD player. Payday … Continue reading

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