Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #103

by Stephen Tall on February 11, 2009

Welcome to the 103rd of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (1st-7th February 2009), together with a hand-picked quintet, mostly courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise (…)

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Evan sticks up for drug adviser in ecstasy row

by Stephen Tall on February 11, 2009

As the Guardian reports: The government’s drugs adviser last night apologised for saying that the risk in taking ecstasy was no worse than in riding a horse. Home secretary Jacqui Smith had yesterday carpeted Dr David Nutt over comments that (…)

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LDV readers say: BBC not justified in banning Carol Thatcher

by Stephen Tall on February 11, 2009

Last week, in the wake of the whipped-up hysteria surrounding Carol Thatcher being banned by the BBC from The One Show for using the term ‘golliwog’, LDV asked our readers if you thought the corporation was justified in its actions. (…)

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