Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #187

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 187th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (12th – 18th September, 2010), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed. Don’t forget: you can […]

LibDemVoice.org ‘Blog of the Year Awards 2010’ – Listen Again

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

Saturday night witnessed the starriest of Lib Dem fringe occasions: the Blog of the Year awards. Ah, it takes me back. Four years ago, I won the inaugural prize. It was the last time I was eligible to win it (…)

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What I said about the Coalition to the Indy

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

The Independent, which became almost readable during the election, has — ever since the Coalition — been a sour, snarky, sarky read. Today’s not an exception. Under the perplexing headline, Confused: The Liberal Democrat party disciples who can no longer (…)

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Nick Clegg Q&A: the Lib Dem Voice live-blog

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

Nick Clegg has just taken to the podium to take questions from the floor… 2.52 pm… First up is Linda Jack, who asks, “Can I still trust you with my party?” Yes of course you can, says Nick. We’ve restored the pensions link, taken 900,000 people out of income tax, imposed a bank levy, addressed […]

What the papers say: #ldconf Sunday edition

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

At Lib Dem conference and got no time to read all the papers? Missing Lib Dem conference, and wanting to catch up on all the fun as refracted through the lens of the news media? Then look no further… (Warning: this post contains traces of Daily Mail. Avert your eyes if easily offended.) The Lib […]

Nick Clegg in the Observer: “I am a hop and a skip from Cameron’s office.”

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

Nick Clegg is interviewed in today’s Observer, and — as ever with Nick — there are many eminently quotable lines. So here’s a filleted gamble through what he has to say… On the Lib/Con Coalition: “It’s seen as unnatural. It’s like cross-breeding between animal strains that shouldn’t,” he says, finally alighting on a comparison from […]

Evan Harris, Susan Kramer, Will Straw. And me. The Lib Dem Voice fringe, Sunday (1-2pm)

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

There is a stellar line-up of speakers for this Sunday lunchtime’s LibDemVoice.org fringe event, titled with perfect grammar, Fairness? For Whom? Debating what the Coalition means for the Lib Dems’ fairness agenda will be two first-rate former Lib Dems MPs, (…)

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