Category Archives: Politics

Only the Liberal Democrats can stop a huge Tory majority

The Lib Dem Bird is flying high as we  enter the first hurdle of the County and Regional Elections. It will be soaring when the gains come in after those elections and before the recently announced General Election When I … Continue reading

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Let the Teachers teach!

“All schools should be art schools”, say these posters. Perhaps that would help broaden the highly restricted curriculum which many schools now offer. I looked with interest at the proposals by the Labour Party to add VAT on to the … Continue reading

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It was Fifty Years Ago Today

Rt Hon Jo Grimond. One of the finest orators I have ever heard and a huge liberal in thoughts, principles and practice Okay it is confession time. For the past 18 months I have been lurking in the Lib Dem … Continue reading

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The British response to terrorism? Carry on as normal

A picture I took of Whitehall at about 5 pm on 22nd March. Normally you can’t move for traffic near Trafalgar Square at this time What a nasty piece of work Katie Hopkins is. I’ve only heard of her recently … Continue reading

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Labour – They’re dead but they won’t lie down!!

David Millband the ‘lost’ Leader of the Labour Party who told us today that Labour is further away from power than at any time in the last 50 years. As so often happens when I consider the still twitching carcase … Continue reading

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Olde Kempe’s Almanack for 2017

There is only one world. Internationalists like the Lib Dems understand that and want to work in partnership with others to preserve it and support all who live on it. Supercharged by my newly found cosmic role as ‘Best Grandpa … Continue reading

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An Oath to support British values – A load of Tory Tosh

Sajid Javid – leading proponent of Tory Tosh So in a desperate attempt to show some signs of life and action in a very difficult field the Tories are suggesting a “British Values Oath” for elected officials, civil servants and … Continue reading

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