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Governmental target folly

With all the furore over the amount of prospective students applying for university both last year and this, and the developing fear over an increase in tuition fees, I think it is fair to say that the Government’s target of getting 50% of young people into Higher Education has failed.


Enough of your information!

You are so damn right Laura Patricia! In fact, after finishing this article, I’m determined to log into Facebook and start searching for your awesome group. I have uncountable friends who find changing their relationship status rather amusing.


Build up to the General Election

And so General Election campaign 2010 has begun in earnest, with 6th May being pencilled in as the most probable date, pitting melty-faced, sad sack Gordon Brown against perma-grin walking charisma/swarm merchant David Cameron, with Nick ‘yes I am relevant’ Clegg scrabbling along the floor picking up odd votes and seats, the electoral system’s equivalent of a homeless pickpocket.


Obama’s first year

It could seem, from the outside, that President Obama’s first year in office was a highly subdued and disappointing one. He has continued the conflict in Iraq, lost heavily in the Senate election and split the country over his healthcare reform bill.

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