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What a waste

Politicians in Westminster are often accused of being out of touch and living in their own little bubble with no real understanding of the country in which they live.

What a waste

What a waste

There continued faux pas in spending decisions, particularly those which impact on their own existence doesn’t do anything to dispel those criticisms. Most wasteful is the House of Lords.

Most recently the decision to spend £100 000 on two loos used by peers and VIP guests at the Palace of Westminster, according to a House of Commons contract.

I am somehow reminded of Ian Dury for the song for 3rd July 2013 – What a Waste.

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Song for 2nd July 2013

As the situation in Egypt becomes more confused with The Egyptian Army insisting President Mohammed Morsi reach an agreement with the general public in the next 48 hours else they would take action to resolve the deadlock.

Song for 2nd July 2013

Song for 2nd July 2013

With Morsi rejecting the demand, more people gathering in and around Tahrir Square from opposing sides of the argument and an uncertain future it seemed somehow appropriate  to be reminded of El Soor by Youssra El Hawary a song of hope for the new looking Egypt from just a year ago.

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Song for 1st July 2013

With protests continuing in Egypt over the rights and wrongs of the political situation in the country and the Brazilians also out on the streets as I write, somehow the German Band Vadot with their take on the world around seems like the right band to be considering…

Song for 1st July 2013

Song for 1st July 2013

….. and the track  Du mit Dir from the LP Teufels Beitrag epitomises the sentiments of a country still struggling after what the public thought was a fight for change and has resulted in a fight for the status quo.

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