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Book Review: Britain’s Best Political Cartoons by Tim Benson

Britain’s Best Political Cartoons 2019 by Tim Benson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The cartoons that are featured in this book cover the period from September 2018 to August 2019: twelve months of turbulent and crazy politics in UK … Continue reading

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Please! Rain on her parade!

Despite supporting the legislation to set the parliamentary term to five years, in mid-April 2017, two years into the current term, Theresa May called a general election. She made it clear that the ONLY three items on her agenda are: … Continue reading

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UK Democracy at Work

Trump State Visit – Petition and Debate The people of the United Kingdom are overwhelmingly against President Trump being honoured with a State visit. The nation has spoken. On a personal level, I do not wish to see a man … Continue reading

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Dear Congress – Sincerely, A Mass Shooting Survivor

Originally posted on Laurie Works:
Dear Congress, I write you today upon hearing the grave news that another heinous mass shooting has happened, this time in Roseburg, Oregon. We learned today that at least 10 people have lost their lives,…

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On ‘Important Distinctions’ and An Open Letter to the Prime Minister

This is a re-blog of Juliana Farha’s post. Juliana is the second wife of Kit Malthouse who is NW Hampshire’s newly elected MP, Deputy Mayor of London and director of a few companies related to the finance house that he … Continue reading

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Do UKIP have all the answers? Possibly!

The honest answer to my own question is that I don’t know! I really do not know, and it is quite possible that none of us will never know. It is their own fault. All they seem to be able … Continue reading

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UK Elections – I am a candidate!

Yes. It is true. I am standing as a candidate to become a Councillor on Test Valley Borough Council, representing the Andover Harroway ward. Also standing for the Green Party in this ward are Joy Mitchell and Laura Marriner. It … Continue reading

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