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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings


... and election leaflet bar charts. For historical reasons I am always leery of any bar chart in an election leaflet, especially Lib Dem as they have form, so when Cambridgeshire Herald dropped through the letterbox today and included a bar chart I was naturally suspicious. Here it is:  read more ...


I saw a chart in today's i which explained very clearly why Ed Milliband was so willing to walk away from union funding. I'd suspected for a while that he was being rather smarter than everyone was painting him and this chart confirms it. Take a look:  read more ...


I've wasted far too much time lately worrying about a web site which Cambridgeshire County Council is imposing on us called ShapeYourPlace which aims to be a "one stop shop" both for reporting issues within our community and for posting local news and events.  read more ...


Among the many reasons that I'm pissed off with the Lib Dems at the moment you can now add another: they're taking my Twitter tweets out of context.  read more ...


I chanced upon an interesting blog post from Alec Muffett last night, he was pointing out pointing out that the draft operative provisions for a Royal Charter for a Recognition Panel to govern the press will, as drafted, affect everyone who posts in the UK.  read more ...


I've been meaning for some time to rant about how commentators, and particularly politicians, confuse the national debt with the deficit, treating "deficit" as a synonym for "debt".  read more ...


In these days of student loans where people are leaving university with 30K of debt this little soundbite from a More or Less podcast broadcast in December 2010 should still be of interest.  read more ...

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