Monthly Archives: February 2016

“What did the EU ever do for us?”

This is a reblog from FaceBook by Donnachadh McCarthy In the week when the UK’s five extremist right-wing media billionaires won their battle to waste our time, money and political capital on a EU referendum, I thought it a good … Continue reading

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Tu quoque, Boris, fili mi! (“You too for Brexit?, oh my Bullingdon brother!”)

I have to admit, Boris Johnson’s betrayal took me by surprise. All day I had been tweeting something quite sensible he said in 2013 in the Telegraph: “This is perhaps the most important point of all. If we left the … Continue reading

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The power of selective perception in brexit discussions

I just spent a good hour or so reading John Sydenham‘s blog. At least I assume he wrote it after he alerted me to it on twitter. It’s called Political Thoughts – the magazine. You can read it here.  It seems … Continue reading

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Dr. Ruth Lea Econ barks up the wrong tree again and again and again (X12)

It’s that time of the month again that the Office of National Statistics (ONS) publishes their monthly trade figures. The February 6th figures are of extra interest as for the first time in a year we not only have the … Continue reading

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The Right Honorable David Davis MP loses his way on brexit

I used to have a lot of time for the Right Honorable David Davis MP and won’t forget his brave stance on defending civil liberties when he spoke out against storing the DNA records of a million innocent Brits on their … Continue reading

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