My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
So you know how we at Independent Voices wrote, ahead of the election, that the Latino vote could cost the Republican Party this election, well, everyone else is now saying it really did cost them the election, and cost them future elections. Not, you understand, that we go in for "told you so" type commentary generally, because that is beneath us. Right? Right.
Friday 19 October 2012
Uruguay's Congress has voted narrowly to legalise abortion during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy – a rare move in largely Catholic Latin America.
Monday 01 October 2012
California will become the first US state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Goldman Sachs was let off the hook yesterday as the US Department of Justice dropped plans to bring criminal charges over claims the bank was betting against the same toxic subprime mortgage securities it sold to clients.
Thursday 02 August 2012
The Kennedys may be America's most famous political dynasty, but it took one of their own to get them to open up about their private lives and their place in U.S. history.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Gore Vidal, a larger-than-life literary institution who was always willing to speak up and hold his government accountable, has died aged 86, writes Rupert Cornwell
Sunday 22 July 2012
De-barnacled and bejewelled, the Bard's tricky play shines like a topical treasure
John McCain says he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 instead of Mitt Romney because 'she was the better candidate'
Wednesday 18 July 2012
When you have friends like John McCain, who needs political enemies? That was surely the thinking of Mitt Romney today after the aforementioned said he chose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 over the former Massachusetts governor because she was the “better candidate”.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
A jet-ski ride has brought claims he is out of touch. By David Usborne
Wednesday 04 July 2012
Displays of wealth can ruin a presidential candidate. So could pictures of the Republican first family at their $8m estate cost them dear?
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Now Washington's in the thick of it: Iannucci conquers America with a very British farce
Saturday 23 June 2012
The coalition has decided against holding a referendum on reforming the House of Lords, it was revealed today.
Friday 22 June 2012
A House of 450 members could be elected in thirds for 15 years after each general election
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Until now, the closest former US presidential challenger Rick Santorum had got to HBO was when Tony Soprano saluted "Senator Sanitorium" for his comparison of homosexuality to bestiality. No more!
Friday 15 June 2012
The US government has revealed details of serious allegations since 2004 against Secret Service agents and officers, including claims of involvement with prostitutes, leaking sensitive information, publishing pornography, sexual assault, illegal wiretaps, improper use of weapons and drunken behavior. It was not immediately clear how many of the accusations were confirmed to be true.
The Sistine Chapel is set to be illuminated with thousands of LEDs
Gillian Anderson lays into gender disparity in Hollywood
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Former Tory donor Arron Banks ups his Ukip donation to £1million following William Hague 'nobody' comment
- 1 Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto buy a stake in Reddit as A-list invests $50m
- 2 Prince held a Facebook Q&A and this is the only question he answered...
- 3 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 4 35,000 walrus gather ashore on north-west Alaska beach 'for a rest'
- 5 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'