The government can't have it both ways: Either no-one wants civil partnerships or they will cost lots of money. It can't be both.
Voting blocks do exist, but don't use them as an excuse when the UK crashes and burns.
Watching the Conservatives relive the trauma of the late 1990s over Europe all week has been a bizarre and, quite frankly, hilarious experience.
We're so used to MPs going to jail that we already know how their career progresses when they get out. Hint: better than yours would.
Failure to guarantee justice for road deaths and injuries makes a mockery of other areas of government policy to get people out of their cars and walking or cycling. It is now time to truly put all victims at the heart of policy.
With two bills dedicated to it, High Speed Rail 2 is firmly on course, but the debate is still about perception rather than facts.
The energy bill nestled in the Queen's Speech is another victim of coalition tit-for-tat trading.
Two highlights of the Queens Speech: She said 'cyberspace' and Chris Grayling wore tights.
What do you do with a public service which is enjoying considerable success? Privatise it, of course.
Cameron does enough to alienate centrists but not enough to placate his backbenchers.
The Palestinian Return Centre embarks on a campaign and petition to receive an apology from the British government for the Balfour declaration.
The government shelving plans to impose standardised packaging for cigarettes is a major disappointment. The arguments from Big Tobacco against them simply don't hold up.
The media predicted a Lib Dem wipeout, so how come we're picking up seats?
Politicians are paying a price for suspecting many voters are more stupid than they are.
Surveillance laws are not about absolute. There needs to be a balance between protecting protection and privacy.
Three Brits claim to have been tortured by authorities in Dubai. Cameron must raise their case in this week's UAE visit, or he'll be putting business above human rights.
In the age of austerity, families are struggling. More needs to be done to help them survive the tough economic climate.
The central flaw of the party's policy platform is this: They don't really like Britain.
Unless Miliband issues a distinctive challenge to the debate on welfare reform he will allow the right to dominate the argument.
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