Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

They Came to Crush the Dandy – Some Questions Provoked By QuestionTime

Question Time seemed to get the fun, holiday season cacophony that Farage and Brand were meant to bring to the table. Furious audience hoopla, while the honoured guests attempted to appear statesmanlike. It was more a night of applause wars.Everyone … Continue reading

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The Socialist Search for the Lilliputian Yorkshire Pudding…and the pheromones of Farage

When the mainstream media left asks what has become of the Labour Party, it fails to notice that it has also lost its stomach for a fight and chosen to hang around gallery openings, waving at Grayson Perry while eating … Continue reading

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Sodden by a bigot shower and venal gusts, pencil marks in polling booths are tough

When I go into the polling station and get my pencil out, I will not be making an educated decision. I will be relying on rumours, gossip, propaganda that stuck, some reading, gut instinct, and tradition. In a tricky knockout … Continue reading

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The Only Thing I Can Be Certain of is that I am Not Sure – Boxed Cat Politics

Warning: as usual, no proof reading has occurred. Written rapidly on the train from Carlisle.  I don’t know much about politics, but the one thing I know for sure is, I don’t know much about politics. I have my biases and my … Continue reading

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Soaked in Salt, He Prepared Himself for the sting of Twitter

When will the new Moses come down the mount with the commandments of the internet? When Darron Arronofsky makes him I imagine. On Milton Keynes Central Station platform, I sat down and had an ethical quandary. Shortly before I left … Continue reading

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