Monthly Archives: June 2016

For Jeremy is a decent man

For many months we have been assured by those who know a Labour leader who has performed more poorly in the opinion polls than any post-war Labour leader at an equivalent stage of their tenure that he is a decent … Continue reading

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A hastily written vaguely topical poem on the Brexit #usepens

“Don’t use pencils,” they started to blubber, “Because the state has a giant rubber. They’ll erase the votes. They must think we’re thick. So when you head to vote, best take a Bic.” But strangely enough that the nation’s spies … Continue reading

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Did Michael Gove’s father’s business fail?

In interviews explaining his reasoning for feeling strongly about the European Union Michael Gove has referred to his father’s fish business, E E Gove and Sons, a wholesale fish merchant and curer, being badly affected by European fisheries policy. Mr … Continue reading

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Ach, to hell with it – on not engaging with the referendum

I have not really engaged with the referendum campaign. I feel angered that a short term political fix thought up by a bloke who can’t see more than one move ahead on the political chessboard, and which he appears never … Continue reading

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The EU referendum campaign – an in depth critique

                                                It’s a bit rubbish isn’t it?                     … Continue reading

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