Posts Tagged “paul walter”

A warm welcome to our new Co-Editor, Caron Lindsay

by Stephen Tall on March 4, 2013

I guess that, in the end, it was quite fitting that Mark Pack’s final day with LibDemVoice should have been last Thursday, the day of the Eastleigh by-election: it’s always good to go out on a high. For those who missed the news first time round, Mark has — after over six years as my […]

Liberal Hero of the Week (honourable mention): José Mujica, President of Uruguay

by Stephen Tall on January 11, 2013

The Liberal Heroes (and occasional Villains) series has been running on this blog for six months now. During that time, I’ve always said nominations are welcome via email or Twitter. My friends at CentreForum have been assiduous in their suggestions and very tolerant on those occasions when I ignore (or disagree) with them. And then […]

Flow-chart guide to the key battleground states that’ll decide the US presidential election

by Stephen Tall on November 5, 2012

With a hat-tip to Paul Walter, whose tweet alerted me to this — and with an even bigger genuflection in the direction of its creator, Buzzfeed’s Ruby Cramer — here’s the flow-chart guide which narrows down the presidential contest between (…)

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On the Nick Clegg leadership debate and David Laws’ return to government

by Stephen Tall on September 7, 2012

The rumblings about Nick Clegg’s leadership of the Lib Dems — today my LibDemVoice colleague Paul Walter has written to make clear his own dyspeptic unhappiness, citing three triggers in the past week which have led him to conclude Nick (…)

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Clegg’s Today Programme interview: a round-up, a clip, and some comments

by Stephen Tall on January 6, 2012

Nick Clegg submitted himself to the new year delights of the primetime 8.10am Today Programme interview on Thursday. Here’s a round-up of what he said and the reactions to it… Nick Clegg has kicked off his new year promising more action to curb executive bonuses, amid continued questions over his leadership. … The deputy prime […]

Welcome to our new volunteer editors!

by Stephen Tall on December 20, 2011

Liberal Democrat Voice has always aimed to be ‘Our place to talk’, a site primarily for Lib Dem members to discuss and debate. We welcome readers’ contributions, whether financial (hem-hem) or intellectual. Building and maintaining a site like this, with fresh news and opinion day-in-day-out, is a labour of love. We are therefore delighted to […]

Ed Miliband’s wonky PMQs’ maths

by Stephen Tall on December 1, 2011

Paul Walter’s LibDemVoice review of yesterday’s Prime Minister’s Questions mentioned the Ed Miliband soundbite which has been picked up by much of the media… but so far without the disbelief it’s due. Here’s what the Labour leader said: The difference is that, unlike the Prime Minister, I am not going to demonise the dinner lady, […]

Lib Dem Bloggers’ Christmas stocking fillers… Part III

by Stephen Tall on November 26, 2011

What presents are you looking forward to giving or receiving this year? That’s the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with link-throughs to Amazon for your shopping convenience (and ‘cos the referral fees help support LibDemVoice: so get clicking and ordering). Part […]

LDVideo: Nick Clegg – “It is time we knew whether the Labour party can think for itself.”

by Stephen Tall on November 19, 2011

Lib Dem Voice contributor Paul Walter noted here Nick Clegg’s strong response in this week’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions to the Labour party’s aim of protecting its cosy financial relationship with the trade unions —…

Daily View 2×2: 29 March 2010 (with added poster spoofs)

by Stephen Tall on March 29, 2010

Happy Monday morning afternoon, everyone, on the day in history when the Royal Albert Hall was opened by the Royal Victoria (1871), Dr John Pemberton brewed the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia (1886), and voters in Washington DC became eligible to vote in presidential elections (1961).
And now let’s move […]