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Links for 8-29-2014

  • In response to President Obama’s gaffe that his administration doesn’t have a strategy to deal with the Islamic State in Syria, Congressman Louis Gohmert told Fox News that…

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Out of the (true) blue

MAKING drama out of a crisis is not uncommon in politics and in truth rather tedious. But I take my hat off to a man called Roger Lord for turning a minor hiatus for Dave & Co into high comedy. 334 more words


What's in a name?

Douglas Carswell certainly caused a stir yesterday with his surprise resignation from the Conservative Party and defection to UKIP, but does it really matter?

Carswell is a eurosceptic, he is a climate change denier, he describes himself as a libertarian and he doesn’t support same sex marriage. 368 more words

‘Different clique, same sofa’: the Carswell defection to Ukip and anti-politics

By Will Jennings, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at University of Southampton (Academia.edu, Twitter). Read more posts by Will here… 640 more words

Public Opinion

Carswell, Rotherham and That Obama Suit - Friday's News, News, News


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Introducing the first edition of News, News, News; condensed reports of the leading UK, young people and overseas news.  In the first ever edition; Douglas Carswell’s defection, the Rotherham Child Sex Abuse Scandal and President Obama’s suit controversy. 658 more words


the bigger issues

I realised I’ve not being using this blog properly. I post a lot about the world of comedy but not much about real life and the things happening. 812 more words

Carswell is Right

Yesterday the MP for Clacton in Essex rejected his membership of the Conservative Party, defected to UKIP and resigned as an MP. He has also stated his intention to run in the subsequent by-election as the UKIP candidate. 314 more words