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Of love, litter, ordure and Occupy (oh, and Bob Dylan’s alleged plagiarism) – Valentine’s Day musing

Infuriated/irritated by Radio 4 I must confess that I am a bit of a Radio 4 addict, although as anyone who has seen my recent postings on the Paul Johnson episode of Desert Islands Discs will know, this doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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I hate the “I’m-a-hard-working-taxpayer” mentality. It must be eradicated!

Line them up and re-educate them… I hate the “I’m-a-hard-working-taxpayer-and-you’re-a-lazy parasite” mentality. …Hate, loathe, despise, detest! It must be eradicated! Line up and re-educate those who hold such views, I say. “Noble, hard-working taxpayers” What brought this fit of pique … Continue reading

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Use terrorism law on Goodwin!

The MSP for whom I work part-time, Dr Bill Wilson, is lodging a motion on Monday criticising the use of the fear of terror to erode civil liberties and human rights, but calling for consistency in the implementation of such … Continue reading

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