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F-15 Eagle

The F-15’s birth can ultimately be traced back to the Vietnam War. During the War, U.S Navy and Air Force used dozens of types of aircraft, engendering a logistical and maintenance disaster. 1,478 more words

#Progressweasels' 'next left leader' article DOESN'T show they're 'snobs'. Just scum.

There’s much outrage today on social media over an article on the website of the hard-right Progress faction, by a self-confessed ‘spin-doctor’, that attacks possible future left-wing Labour leadership candidates, for its snobby, sneering attitude toward northern – and… 305 more words

Labour Right's #NHSmarch shame

Yesterday was a thrilling and inspiring day, as 250,000 people marched in London against the Tories’ war of attrition on the NHS. Labour MP Aneurin Bevan, the ‘father’ of the NHS said that “The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it” and it was a tonic for the soul to see that so many people do, and so passionately. 840 more words

"It's Tony Blair's fault..."

An imaginary conversation with the Labour leadership.

Me: “Was it right to push your MPs to vote for Brexit with no conditions attached? None of your amendments have passed, aren’t you just handing Britain on a platter to the anti-migrant ultra-nationalist vision of Theresa May?” 512 more words

UK Politics

Stoke: the People vs the political class

Ahead of the by-election, Jacob travelled to Stoke-on-Trent to interview UKIP’s leader and candidate Paul Nuttall, Labour’s candidate Gareth Snell and shadow chancellor John McDonnell. 1,873 more words

Ex-governor's defense fund raised $20K in 4th quarter 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Finance reports show former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s legal defense fund raised about $20,000 during the last quarter of 2016.

Supporters created the fund in 2013 for McDonnell, who was convicted of public corruption but had his sentence overturned by a unanimous Supreme Court in June. 132 more words

Virginia

Charging Cavalry or a Trojan Horse?

The political year of 2016 has a good chance of being remembered for longer and of having a larger impact on British political life than most other years. 2,856 more words

Labour