Zachariah has a George Bush Snr moment

The Times, 18 February 2006: Taxes aren’t how Tories will save the world’ A CONSERVATIVE government would not introduce a “green” tax, according to the deputy chairman of the party’s commission on the environment. Zac Goldsmith, the son of the late Sir James Goldsmith and Editor of Ecologist magazine, who was appointed by David Cameron… Continue reading Zachariah has a George Bush Snr moment

Symbols and reality

Some more logical gymnastics from Evan Harris: Evan Harris, the party’s science spokesman, admitted that the proposed package would be more progressive but said he was worried that ditching the 50p rate was a “symbolic” move that would send the wrong signal to voters. In other words, we shouldn’t bother striving to do what we… Continue reading Symbols and reality


A couple of things to say about Tommy Sheriden’s new party, Solidarity – the Scottish Socialist Movement. Solidarity from a splitter? He he he, at least he hasn’t lost his sense of humour. How long will it be before its name gets contracted to SM – one of the few things that Sheriden hasn’t been… Continue reading Splitter!