Potential good new for the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland. According to Ipsos-Mori, they are up to 9% in the polls. Even with a large margin of error, that is good news for a party which languished on 3.7% last time, although they managed to hold onto their 6 seats. Also interesting is the sudden… Continue reading Gains for the Alliance?
I’m not convinced that Alan Grant and Pat Mills’ politics would allow them to accept an honour, but this seems to be an entirely estimable exercise: We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to award knighthoods to John Wagner, Pat Mills and Alan Grant, in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the great British comic,… Continue reading Gongs for Galactic Groats
Given the furore I caused last week by being rude about nationalists, I was somewhat disappointed that my piece about faith groups earlier in the week didn’t elicit at least one death threat. However, I am extremely grateful to Jim Denham for providing me with some info on the ‘moderate’ Islamic scholar Azzam Tamimi, which… Continue reading V. Brit. Wedge Strategy Redux