Thoughts on politics and life from a liberal perspective

Monday, 24 May 2010

Other Reckonings - 24th May 2010

  • Guy Shrubsole on Left Foot Forward talks up the economic benefits of renewable energy.
  • Matt Wardman decides to launch his own version of Orange's digital campaign awards.
  • Paul Waugh reports on the increasingly ridiculous behaviour of Mid-Narnia MP Nadine Dorries. Now she refuses to shake the Speaker's hand at her swearing in ceremony.
  • Mike Smithson on Political Betting asks how long the current government can go on blaming the previous Labour government. Well, I would suggest if the previous Labour government is any yardstick looking at how long they continued to blame the previous Tory administration, at least 13 years.
  • Cruella writes about the new Marie Stopes abortion advert and a recent experience debating the subject on the radio.

Monday Bonus: In the wake of the end of "Ashes to Ashes" (stunning final episode by the way, never saw that coming) I thought it was appropriate to link to 5 Childhood Heroes from the 80s That Let Me Down from

1 comment:

Jack Hughes said...


I don't buy the 'green jobs' thing.

I thought the idea of green policies was to save the planet - not provide jobs.

Imagine a doctor explains how a new medicine will:

1) Save your life
2) Comes in a nice bottle

You don't really need reason #2 and it undermines reason #1. Every time the doctor repeats reason #2 you start to wonder if the doctor really believes #1 herself.