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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

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02/03/14

... 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 ...

06/09/13

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 ...

08/08/13

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 ...

27/03/13

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 ...

19/03/13

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 ...

13/03/13

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 ...

18/02/13

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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