Nick Clegg says Lib Dem-Labour coalition possible

Seems Nick Clegg is touting his party round looking for another host to latch onto.I wonder what the Labour leader's response will be?Ed MacDonald, or was it Ramsay Miliband?Related articlesNick Clegg: 'Labour have changed'Ed Miliband: No coalition with Nick CleggLib Dems axe pledges for coalition deal - The Times (subscription)

Sacco and Vanzetti

August 22nd or 23rd of August 1927 the US State murdered Ferdinando Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti."Did you see what I did to those anarchist bastards?"- Presiding Judge Webster ThayerRead more at, and also at http://saccoandvanzetti.orgAnd here's a great version of the song Sacco and Vanzetti by David Rovics. by Chris HallRelated articlesRemembering Sacco and … Continue reading Sacco and Vanzetti

Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)

4. Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority take part in welcoming and briefing New Members (Photo credit: UK Parliament)Can you believe the arrogance of it?Give MPs a pay rise or risk another expenses scandal, says IPSA chief says the well paid Chief of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, 'Sir' Ian Kennedy.Here's a third option: Pay MPs … Continue reading Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (or MPs Pay)

The Left and Faith

Image via WikipediaI know I shouldn't but I take great delight in watching the rise in blood pressure that invariably develops amongst certain on the left whenever faith comes into the conversation. I'm reminded of the numerous occurrences from the Hammer films popular in my youth where Christopher Lee's Dracula recoils from the crucufix or … Continue reading The Left and Faith