India’s Farm Loan Waivers – Buying Votes, Pure And Simple

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India has long been a poster boy for the contention that buying votes is both easy and not a good idea. The bad idea...

House Of Lords Regional Diversity – Bring Back The Hereditaries

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The Electoral Reform Society is having a whine about the manner in which the House of Lords is dominated by London centric over achievers...

The Working Class Are Not A Problem To Be Solved

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We are unlike any other nation, whilst only 25pc of our workforce are employed in manual occupations, 60pc of us believe we are yet...

£350m a Week For NHS. We’re Out!

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Those who like to look behind the headlines to spot the implicit stories that accompany them are not all conspiracy theorists. Some point out...

Quote Of The Day – Labour Live And Pissup Inability

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From The Observer - a paper one would expect to be at least generally supportive - concerning Labour Live: There was no visible revolt over...

The Rotten Fruits of Socialism

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Ah yes, they're at it again.  Venezuela isn't real socialism.  North Korea isn't real socialism.  Cuba isn't real socialism.  In fact anywhere that's tried...

Donald Trump Makes All Americans Poorer With 25% Tariffs On Chinese Goods

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Donald Trump has just decided to make all Americans poorer through the imposition of tariffs of 25% on certain goods from China. And yes,...

What’s The Moral Equivalency Between Clinton Cash And Trump Treasure?

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It's not entirely obvious that there's a moral equivalency between the manner in which the Clintons earned money and the way the Trumps are...

Seems Reasonable, Democrats Won’t Allow Bernie Sanders To Run As a Democrat – As...

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I have to admit that this mooted move by the Democratic National Committee seems entirely reasonable to me. The effect of it will be...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Fourteen

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A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture Episode Fourteen   Quinn closed the door and headed down the...