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All Change for the Republic: A Case for the Reformation of the Republican Party

(0) Comments | Posted 7 December 2012 | (10:26)

The Republican Party is still relying on the youth of yesterday, which was captured by Ronald Reagan. These voters have grown older and matured into the backbone of the Republican vote. Barack Obama has managed to capture the youth of today who will become core Democrat voters.

Activists must...

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If Chelsea Really Wanted a Winner... They'd Appoint Charlie Sheen

(1) Comments | Posted 3 December 2012 | (12:39)

Roman Abramovich is desperately seeking a winner. Somebody who can turnaround his club's lacklustre misfortune and bring the Premier league title back to the Bridge. Many observers have already noted that there is only one candidate who can bring winning ways back to the disorientated football club. This candidate is...

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Chelsea Fans Want Their 'Chelsea Back', Is It Time For Jose to Come Home?

(0) Comments | Posted 30 November 2012 | (16:19)

Rafa Benitez will not be in charge of Chelsea Football Club after the summer. Even if results were to go his way for the next six months, it is impossible to see him as a long-term solution to Chelsea's woes. He didn't crash the Titanic; nevertheless, he has been left...

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Where Does Chelsea Go Next? The Big Contenders and Never Rule Out Interim Superstar, Avram Grant

(2) Comments | Posted 21 November 2012 | (10:13)

Chelsea's decision to sack Roberto Di Matteo is callous but their decision to appoint him was rash. Since the start of this season his position has been fragile, he always looked like an interim manager and it never felt conclusive that he'd taken the role on a full-time basis.

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It's Time for Bobby and Sparky to Go

(0) Comments | Posted 19 November 2012 | (11:28)

It should be of no surprise that Roberto Di Matteo's tenure is in crisis. John Terry's reluctance to apologise after racially abusing Anton Ferdinand and the collapsed case against Mark Clattenburg are clear evidence that there is no strong management steering this ship. It is becoming very clear that their...

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Osborne Gives Up on Regional Growth

(4) Comments | Posted 26 March 2012 | (00:00)

If George Osborne brings in localised pay it will serve as an admittance that his economic plan is failing and that he has given up on economic growth in some of the UK's poorest regions. The policy is regressive and could be incredibly dangerous for any coalition MPs who represent...

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The Nuclear Family Has Exploded, So Get With the Times

(2) Comments | Posted 2 March 2012 | (00:00)

The free dictionary by farlex was my port of call when deciphering what 'family' really means and it came back with the following: "a locally independent, organised crime unit, as of the Cosa Nostra." This skewed the direction of my article dramatically and caused me to return with the fairly...

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Lifestyle Choices: Smoking is Stupid, But So is God

(0) Comments | Posted 24 February 2012 | (09:57)

DISCLAIMER: The premise for writing this article is not to glorify cigarette consumption or portray myself as a martyr. Yet, we smokers are verbally pummelled or beaten and frequently ridiculed by friends, family, loved ones and random members of the public for our intermittent, yet orgasmic, breaks with those killer...

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