Tag Archives: David Cameron

Britain’s PM seeks to ‘steady’ the Titanic

Here’s David Cameron using an unfortunate nautical metaphor to announce his resignation after a majority of Brits voted this week for the Brexit: I will do everything I can as Prime Minister to steady the ship over the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Ding dong! Maggie’s dirty deeds live on

From a 2004 column in Daily Mail on what happened to the working class in Britain after Margaret Thatcher’s successful crusade to kill the miners’ union: … What the [coal miners’] strike represented to us was a set of values … Continue reading

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New chapter in jolly-good scandal

Rupert Murdoch’s right-hand gal is back in the news and back in jail. How much damage will her latest setback do to Britain’s PM, David Cameron? From Guardian UK: Rebekah Brooks is among six people arrested by Scotland Yard detectives … Continue reading

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London calling… for more firefighters

Fans of the Clash must feel nostalgic watching events unfold in London and other English cities, where economic austerity (starve the poor) and rioting are back in style. The New Yorker quotes a Labour Party official who warned last fall … Continue reading

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