Tag Archives: New Labour

The Coalition

I’m as cynical as the next man, in fact, I’m a lot more cynical than him. Unless I happen to know a person well (which often only makes matters worse) I can sometimes find it difficult to discern the good … Continue reading

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The also-rans will inherit the Earth

Labour lost, which is only what they deserved, but on the other hand the Conservatives didn’t win, another merited outcome. The men in the camper van hold all the aces.

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Supersize Multiple Choice New Labour with Extra Fries

Charles Clarke is our MP. Clarke is pompous and reasonably odious (I was once sat at a dinner table where he came to interrupt and put it about that he would be standing against Gordon Brown for the Labour Leadership … Continue reading

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Nobody heard him, the dead man

Not Waving But Drowning Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning: I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning. Poor chap, he always loved larking And now he’s dead It must … Continue reading

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Brothers!

Our sacrifices have not been in vain; we have fought long, we have fought hard. The forces of the Capitalist Machine have been pummeled underfoot like so many rotten tomatos. We have lost friends along the way, some of whom … Continue reading

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You don’t know whether to laugh or cry

The results of the Norwich North by-election, caused by the resignation of popular MP Ian Gibson following his deselection by the goon squad ‘Star Chamber’ (ie, one ‘Expenses’ scapegoat required; Gordon Brown says, ‘Make it that nuisance’) will be in … Continue reading

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