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Politics and the Fangirl: Why We Should Take the #Milifandom Seriously

There’s a *ahem* interesting new trend online: the rise of the #milifan. Teenage girls who love (or pretend to love) Ed Miliband with the same ardour as fandom once turned on One Direction and Twilight. 247 more words

Picking your political friends

Both Nick Clegg & David Cameron have said they would not work with The SNP because they believed in breaking up the UK. Fair enough, as a politician, if you strongly object to someones views then you can refuse to work with them. 74 more words

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Nick Clegg concedes Gordon seat

The liberal Democrats held the Gordon seat in Fife with a majority of 6,748 in 2010 over The SNP. Nick Clegg has repeatedly talked about Alex Salmond in Westminster after the election with phrases like “every Lib Dem you elect is a barrier between Nigel Farage and Alex Salmond and the door to 10 Downing Street.” Well actually it only takes one Lib Dem to keep Alex Salmond away, the Lib Dem candidate in their seat of Gordon. 31 more words

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Not biased or anything but....

The Telegraph has an online app where if you put in your postcode & the election outcome you want then it tells you how to vote tactically to get the election result you want. 26 more words

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Increased charges to sheltered accommodation: EDDC's response to FOI

Remember this recent article in the Express &Echo?

Disabled tenant fears she may be evicted from home.’
A DISABLED East Devon District Council tenant fears that she and her elderly husband could face “eviction” from their home under the authority’s plans to charge its sheltered accommodation residents for its services. 339 more words

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Fundamental Transformation with Demographics as Destiny - 51 Million Immigrants

From the Washington Examiner:

Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth in America, according to new U.S.

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