vote 2011

It’s polling day here in Scotland.  We elect the Scottish Government which is a parliament devolved from the UK parliament with powers over pretty much everything apart from tax and defence. The most striking feature of the campaign so far is how surprisingly poor Scottish Labour’s campaign has been.  They seem stuck in a negative Read More …

Com-promise

We now have a coalition government.  To achieve this both parties had to compromise. Compromise is one of those interesting words that can be both positive and negative, mostly depending on the person viewing or making the compromise’s opinion.  It can be a noun and a verb. Compromise means: a settlement of differences by mutual Read More …

it doesn’t add up

I was watching the BBC News this morning and the head guy from IPSOS Mori was on talking about the election polls.  For the first time I heard anyone mention margin of error which is actually pretty important with this kind of 1000 people snap sample stuff. The margin of error is + or – Read More …

Powered by Hope

America lived up to the promise of the Declaration of Independence last night.  This was the day that America grew up.  This was the day that the promise that all men are created equal was realised. Change was the message, but I think in the end that people voted for Hope.  They voted for the Read More …

Scared? You should be!

If you can see this, then you might need a Flash Player upgrade or you need to install Flash Player if it’s missing. Get Flash Player from Adobe. Sarah Palin could be the President of the world’s biggest superpower if McCain gets elected and then dies or is incapacitated.  Given her performance in this interview Read More …