Monthly Archives: May 2009

Election advice from the Telegraph

There’s a long editorial this morning, advising readers that ‘a vote for Ukip is a wasted vote’. I think I’ve made it fairly clear that I agree with that sentiment and the Editor’s stated reasons for holding it. Some people … Continue reading

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Euro-elections 2009 Part V: Labour

For some reason this logo has made my Firefox crash four times! However, here goes with the literature from the Labour Party. The front cover of the glossy leaflet shows a hardworking, casually dressed,¬†four person heterosexual family. The photo surmounts … Continue reading

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Euro-elections 2009 Part IV: Conservatives

The Conservative literature arrived only yesterday, some five days after my postal ballot paper. This was disappointing and might have cost the party some votes as many postal voters will have returned their papers already, without having read much from … Continue reading

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The last refuge………….

It used to be said that the last refige of a scoundrel was patriotism. Now it is fast becoming Proportional Representation. We are now told that Alan Johnson, who presides on behalf of G. Brown over an unreformed Health Service, … Continue reading

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Euro-elections 2009 Part III: BNP

The BNP is trying to soften its image. The literature I have in front of me has nice ‘soft’ pictures all over it: a family with two parents and three children, two girls, one boy, all happy and smiling; three … Continue reading

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Sauce for the goose…………?

In an earlier post I suggested that the Telegraph was concentrating on the second homes issue to the exclusion of all else. It appears that, when it suits their purpose, they are prepared to bring up issues they have ignored … Continue reading

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Euro-elections 2009 Part II: Liberal Democrats

Give the Lib Dems their due, they are the most avowedly Europhile party to communicate with this household so far. Obvious, you might think, but in some parts of the country (parts of Somerset and Cornwall, for instance) they strive … Continue reading

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