Meme, Myself and I

Bloody hell, I’ve been meme’d not once, not twice but three times in a matter of days – twice as a ‘thogger’ (Thinking Blogger, apparently) by Paul Linford and DK, and once by Bob Piper who, courtesy of Tim Ireland, wants to know if I can remember what […]

If there’s a wrong way to do it…

Light bloggage this week due to workload and the impending onset of a head cold, but I can’t pass up the opportunity to comment on the vote to ‘in principle’ commission a replacement for Trident and Tom Watson’s suggestion that the following, heavily fisked, points make the argument […]

Oh Mercer, Mercy me…

Well, well, well… what are we to make of yet another story of a Tory-in-a-tangle over a race relations matter? According to Iain Dale, while Cameron was right to sack Patrick Mercer from his, now former, front bench position, there are things to be said in mitigation of […]

Nature abhors a moron*…

IDIOT, n. A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling. The Idiot’s activity is not confined to any special field of thought or action, but “pervades and regulates the whole.” He has the last word in everything; […]

Things to come…?

We will respect MPs’ decision on Lords, says Straw Jack Straw today vowed to respect the decision of MPs in creating a wholly or predominantly elected House of Lords. The Commons leader rejected claims that last night’s historic vote in favour of a wholly elected upper chamber was […]