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War, debt, drunkenness, a broken nation: the real legacy of Tony Blair

Fifteen years ago, the carefully stage-managed crowds cheered as their hero arrived in Downing Street to take office on a wave of hopes for a better Britain. What was his legacy? What did Tony Blair achieve? Debt, war, ignorance, welfare dependency, social division. The crushing burden of debt has held back our wealth creating industries, [...]
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This Week in World War I August 29-Sept 4, 1914

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (15 minutes ago)

The 12 Inch Guns of HMS Dreadnought The Naval War The two decades preceding the First World War had witnessed a naval arms race between Great Britain and Germany. Beginning in 1898, Germany had enacted the first of what would eventu... Read Post

Tony Blair is a national hero (if you're Polish): Former PM given award by country for helping thousands come to live in Britain

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

In Britain, his ‘open door’ immigration policies have been criticised by all sides.But in Poland, which was transformed by entry into the EU, Tony Blair is feted as a hero.And yesterday the former Prime Minister was handed a special... Read Post

Map Of The Day

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

Global debt broken down nation-by-nation. Britain's is staggering, after the Blair-Brown splurge and the recession. Tony Blair - Labour - Financial Services - Business - Financial Planning Read Post


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