Tag: Opposition

Justin Welby’s Speech

Here’s the bits on homosexuality. The cultural and political ground is changing. Anyone who listened to much of the Same Sex Marriage Bill Second Reading Debate in the House of Lords could not fail to be struck by the overwhelming

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What’s Going to Happen at Synod – The Results!

Yes, the great survey that we had this week is over. A massive 55 of you participated in this ground-breaking exercise in harnessing the wisdom of the crowds (or summat). Here are the results. [poll id=”9″] Hmmmm… The forecast with

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A Conversation…

Here’s a conversation I had recently with someone. Certificate 15, so stop reading now if you’re easily offended (but then why are you here if that’s the case).

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The point Dawkins missed

Just spent the last hour watching the second in the series by Richard Dawkins, entitled "The Genius of Charles Darwin". In it, Dawkins attempted to answer the question as to why human beings act altruistically, not just with kin but

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New Labour, Dead Babies

The Wilted Rose is carrying this great letter on why Labour is morally bankrupt. Since I turned 18 ten years ago I’ve always voted … Anyway, I’ve always voted Labour … Flip flopping over whether to hold an election (missed

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Maternity Unit Closures + A Dose of Hard Sums = You have got to be kidding me…

Today’s Telegraph is running a story (not yet on the web) that of the 21 Midwife-led Maternity units proposed for closure or already closed, only 4 are in Labour Constituencies. Of course, the opposition are crying "foul", but I thought

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