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yes but his slogan was forward not back
Yes but his slogan was “forward not back”.
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what we are celebrating when we celebrate the moon landing
What we are celebrating when we celebrate the moon landing
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that is certainly one way of achieving harmony and i will never regret a piece of accurate political analysis
That is certainly one way of achieving harmony and I will never regret a piece of accurate political analysis.
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when i saw this i pompously said out loud said oh no he didnt but a few seconds later i thought ugh oh yes he
@OwenJones84 When I saw this I pompously said out loud said “Oh no he didn’t” but a few seconds later I thought “ugh, oh yes he did”. Campbell Bannerman was PM. You are quite right. Xxxx
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my review of the gladwellian anti gladwell book range by david epstein
My review of the Gladwellian anti Gladwell book Range by David Epstein
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my column on my dads work and the future of politics
My column on my Dad’s work and the future of politics
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no that isnt what the laffer curve says and he once drew one for me on a napkin he says that theoretically the
@TheaDickinson No that isn’t what the Laffer curve says (and he once drew one for me on a napkin). He says that theoretically there is a peak rate after which rises reduce revenue. But we don’t know if we are to the left or right of that peak for any given tax.
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to pick up the award cityunilondon i wore the watch dad left me the perfect scientific instrument
To pick up the award @cityunilondon I wore the watch Dad left me. The perfect scientific instrument.
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very proud of my late father ludwik finkelstein who on the 125th anniversary of has been declared an icon of t
Very proud of my late father Ludwik Finkelstein who on the 125th anniversary of @CityUniLondon has been declared an icon of the university
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this year bsthydepark has really outdone itself barbra streisand was magical tonight
This year #bsthydepark has really outdone itself. Barbra Streisand was magical tonight

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on the night of the referendum result i was waiting with toby to go on itv it looked like leave would lose nar
On the night of the referendum result I was waiting with Toby to go on ITV. It looked like Leave would lose narrowly. Toby told me that this wouldn’t be the end of it. He told me of plans to press on, call for another referendum and use the loss as a springboard for leaving.
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just to be clear what it meant to my family the confiscation of their property years in hard labour camp for m
Just to be clear what it meant to my family. The confiscation of their property, years in hard labour camp for my grandfather, exile to the edges of Siberia for my Dad (aged 10) and my grandmother. Never going home again. All this happened because of October 1917.
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im in an unaccustomed position with katie hopkins my normal attitude is sympathy to almost anyone in trouble b
I’m in an unaccustomed position with Katie Hopkins. My normal attitude is sympathy to almost anyone in trouble. But she’s different. She hypothesised she could make a fortune by saying awful things, becoming a horrible racist. It’s important for public discourse that she failed.
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i wonder if its ok when condemning the behaviour toward owen jones amp anna soubry to gently point out that jo
I wonder if it’s ok when condemning the behaviour toward Owen Jones & Anna Soubry, to gently point out that John McDonnell called for Tory MPs not to be able to show their faces in public without being challenged by direct action. And this shows at least the problem with that.
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going through my mum s papersthe telegram that breaks the news to her dad that his children are free from bels
Going through my Mum's papers...the telegram that breaks the news to her Dad that his children are free from Belsen, but his wife has died.
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how can someone be foreign secretary take themselves seriously as possible pm or even be a lead columnist on t
How can someone be Foreign Secretary, take themselves seriously as possible PM or even be a lead columnist on the Daily Telegraph and still think that there will be an implementation period without a deal? Here are the final 2 pars of Boris Johnson’s column this morning. Amazing.
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i think mr farage may have forgotten the treaty of paris of 1783 the united states did not leave without a wit
I think Mr Farage may have forgotten the Treaty of Paris of 1783. The United States did not leave without a withdrawal agreement.
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the idea that the person responsible for the quote on the right was selected as a labour candidate after this
The idea that the person responsible for the quote on the right was selected as a Labour candidate AFTER this became public is so appalling I genuinely wonder if I am reading a piece of invented news or have somehow misunderstood. But I don’t think I have.
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this is breathtaking
This is breathtaking.
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here is my column for tomorrow i will let it speak for itself
Here is my column for tomorrow. I will let it speak for itself.
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