Tag Archives: jennie rigg

There are more important things to do than read this post

I was reading various blogs and other things last night on the subject of police accreditation for Liberal Democrat Conference, and I was struck by the fact that several people I saw on the other side of the debate to me were using the ‘why get upset about it, there are more important things to […]

Worth reading 45: And how many revolutions will you start this minute?

@petehague’s piece on This Week’s Pod Delusion – Jennie Rigg on the concept of Schrodinger’s Rapist (which was a term I hadn’t heard of before her post) and what’s rational behaviour for women. My encounter with the News of the World – When you hear someone talking about how the non-phone-hacking staff of the News […]

Worth reading 39: Unluck comes in threes

Bored? Then it’s time for some linkage: Colonel Albert Bachmann – Telegraph obituary of a Swiss spy, whose life resembled something from a black comedy about the Cold War. The Lib Dem Leadership Don’t Get It – But I Do – Jennie explains the elephant in the room that the party leadership aren’t acknowledging. TPA […]

Worth Reading 5: Starred

And when you look into the internet, the internet looks also into you: Tunisia: The uprising has a hashtag – Did you know there’s an uprising against the government of Tunisia underway? Neither did I, but this article’s a helpful introduction to the issues. Eliminationist rhetoric and the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords – The much-linked-to […]

And sometimes elections aren’t Rigged

So, in the end, it seems that just two weeks is not enough time to organise a grassroots campaign for the Party Presidency, though Jennie gave it a damn good go. Still, there’s two years until the next contest, which is a lot more notice… As it stands, it looks as though the contest is […]

Sometimes elections need to be Rigged

As you might have heard, following Ros Scott’s decision not to stand for re-election as President of the Liberal Democrats, there’s a rather unexpected election set to take place. So, if you’re looking for a candidate to support who’s not a middle-aged man who spends far too much time in Westminster, might I suggest you […]