Be wary of the rightwards march of Anglo-British Politics

Old Welsh Mythology has a story about how Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed saw Rhiannon, the most beautiful of women, leisurely riding her pure white horse, but every time Pwyll tried to get closer to her she seemed to go further away, even though his horse was galloping and Rhiannon’s was only trotting. I’ve written (somewhere!) before…

Tories give up on Clwyd South

“The Conservatives have given up on Clwyd South and Plaid Cymru – The Party Of Wales is the only alternative to Labour in the upcoming Parliamentary elections”. That was the message from the party’s candidate in Clwyd South area following a leaked list of UK Constituencies that the Conservative Party were not targeting for the…

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears

The Barrister from Kensington & Chelsea, who is also the Tory candidate for Clwyd South, sent the letter, below, to the Leader earlier this week, attacking me and Plaid Cymru and preaching about ‘living within our means’. I sent this reply today: Sir… The Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd South claims that the economy is growing and that…

History 1 – Establishment 0

I’ve already commented on the S4C saga, and others have written extensively on the subject. Even though the media have long since moved on to other issues, the troubles surrounding the channel persist, and its future and its enormous contribution to our culture and economy is still threatened, therefore we need to continue with the…

Why Conservatives Can’t Govern – Alan Wolfe

 Why Conservatives Can’t Govern – Alan Wolfe (2006) Contemporary conservatism is first and foremost about shrinking the size and reach of the federal government. This mission, let us be clear, is an ideological one. It does not emerge out of an attempt to solve real-world problems, such as managing increasing deficits or finding revenue to pay for…

Brutal Face of Compassionate Conservatism

Drastic cuts in frontline policing have been condemned by Plaid Cymru politicians. They say plans to retire hundreds of experienced police officers will reduce policing in the community and endanger real achievements made in reducing crime and fear of crime. Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru’s Assembly candidate for Clwyd South, said: “Labour’s economic incompetence let…