Move along, nothing to see here.

It’s been a while since I’ve last posted. I make a conscious effort not to post general household news in favour of things that stimulate debate and comments. I hope that my writings end up being interesting to someone even if it is only me reviewing these posts in the future. However the gap between …

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Desperation and Mud slinging

It’s unfortunate as we roll towards the referendum in May that the debate has become one framed around mud slinging and pandering to fears without actually discussing the system itself. Item one for the prosecution was the “No to AV” campaigns leaflet that arrived on my doorstep claiming that they believed in “One Person, One …

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That would be a psephological matter

One of the most annoying aspects of our current electoral system is the issue of tactical voting. This is where voters feel compelled to vote for someone over their preferred candidate as otherwise someone they really don’t want might sneak in thanks to the split vote. It’s something that’s sadly very common with the current …

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Politicians don’t quite trust their erstwhile political opponents shock

I can’t quite believe the amount of hot air expended on the latest “revelation” that some Lib Dem MPs don’t quite like some Tories in government. It’s on a par with the “news” regarding Ursidae and woodland defecation. About the only news worthy piece from the Telegraph’s sting operation was the thing they tried to …

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The Students are Revolting

I’m not entirely unsympathetic to the travails of modern students. I was one once myself and I was in part subsidised by the state for my education. Despite this I still walked out of university owing student loans, the bank and my parents money. However at some point you have to stop complaining about the …

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