Arguments that every Liberal Democrat would do well to hear

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By Jim Grundy Look, you and I are not going to agree; probably not even on the time of day. You think you’re noble…. I think that you’re facilitating the nastiest, most regressive administration in post-war history. And most people … Continue reading

“We Take Care of Our Own” or What Labour Needs to Remember if it Wants to Win.

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By Jim Grundy In a recent debate with a supporter of the Liberal Democrats I was shocked (which I suppose I shouldn’t have been) at the callous dismissal of the problems being experienced by millions of people in this, the … Continue reading

The contradictions of Liberal Democrat opportunism

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During a long drive on Thursday, I listened to Richard Bacon interviewing Paddy Ashdown about his new book and current LD politics. There was the usual absurdity of comparing the UK with Greece.  That the UK had the same level … Continue reading

One little word so powerful it lost the Tories the last election (and probably the next)

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The destruction of the NHS is not going to be Nick Clegg’s worse legacy. He’s done something even worse. Language really, really matters. Don’t worry, I’m not talking about being snobby over misspelt words or wrongly placed apostrophes. I’m talking … Continue reading

Why do the Lib Dems stay in the coalition?

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Why the LDs are not desperate (regardless of electoral prospects) to get out of the Coalition mystifies me … that is, it mystifies me for all those who are not Orange bookers and/or not the chosen few who enjoy a … Continue reading

Letter to David Cameron #saveournhs #spartacus

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Dear David Cameron People believed you when you said that the NHS was safe in your hands because you spoke so gratefully about the care that your son received.  For the same reason, people believed you when you said that … Continue reading

Is the Prince of Darkness, Mandelson behind Ed Balls policy ‘gift’ to the Tories?

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This article presents the evidence for a conspiracy theory.  We need to remember that even if you are paranoid, it is still possible that ‘someone’ really is ‘out to get you’. To the palpable dismay of the left of the … Continue reading