Tagged: UK

An Election Goes Unchallenged

A couple months ago, I started a blog entry (not yet published) about my displeasure at something Trump said about abortion rights, which prompted me to consider the importance of choice in areas other than abortion. Now,...

A Tory Majority and a Progressive Win in Alberta

I’ve not blogged or tweeted terribly much about politics lately. Once in a while, I’ll share an article or tweet a rant. But my days of opining about it are behind me. The give...

Scottish Independence

Tomorrow, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country for the first time in centuries. The campaign has focused on whether certain governmental powers, once given, will yield the results the proponents...

Clegg Steals the Spotlight

Stealing the spotlight at last week’s historic event, the UK’s first ever televised debate between party leaders, Nick Clegg showed the country that there’s something more than just the tweedle-dee, tweedle-dum, choices of Labour...

UK’s Widespread “Expenses” Scandal

“Shame” has permeated the UK Parliament as the full extent of the so-called “expenses scandal” becomes widely known. And I’m just sorry I’ve not been able to blog about it in the last month...

McXerox Picks Wrong Slogan… Again

As Andrew Sullivan (who shares an interest in British politics) noted, McCain has adopted a new slogan: “Don’t Hope for a Better Life, Vote for One” Never mind that it’s kind of long and...

3rd Force Now A Laughing Stock?

With the latest admission, it appears the UK Liberal Democrats are running the risk of giving away all the gains they’ve made since Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Labor party first took power in 1997,...

Charles Kennedy Out

The vultures got what they wanted: UK Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy, quit his post amid a drinking scandal. His fellow partisans were not happy with his history-breaking record election results for the party,...