Monthly Archives: September 2007

I always feel like somebody’s watching me …

I DIDN'T break the law last week. Like the greatest number of you, I didn't break the law the week before, or the week before that. Once upon a time I played football flagrantly in places where football was strictly … Continue reading

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London Stock Exchange goes green with Arab control

Qatar, Dubai gain control of London Stock Exchange QATAR has upped its share in London's Stock Exchange to nearly 24 per cent, giving the gulf state and neighbour Dubai a controlling stake of nearly 52 per cent. Quoting LSE sources, … Continue reading

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Just thank God that Straw isnt the Chancellor

Jack Straw told a fringe meeting at Labour's conference in Bournemouth that legal aid costs had risen from £138m in 1980 to £2.2bn in 2005 – a rise of 429%. He urged the legal profession to help him find out … Continue reading

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Foot & Mouth – 11 farms now culled, new report in Hampshire

September 22 2007 ~ 11 Surrey farms had their animals killed last week? A reliable source tells us that eleven farms were due to be culled out last week . Although the excellent BBC map shows 14 small blue squares … Continue reading

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Corruption and sleaze oozes thick from Labour

Gordon Brown was like a slippery eel on Marr this morning. When asked what he knew about Northern Rock and when did he know it he slithered and slid like his life depended on it. Is it really conceivable that … Continue reading

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Authoritarian or Libertarian – our choice

As we ponder the possibilities of being thrust into another General Election, the mainstream parties all seem to be spouting the same basic policies, the same answers and the same gravy train, the one rushing to take us to the … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech vs Censorship

Slow on the uptake I know but it appears that the bloated Uzbek plutocrat who is gobbling up Arsenal doesn't take kindly to people being rude about him on the web. Alisher Usmanov has been getting his lawyers, Schillings to … Continue reading

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NO EU CONSTITUTION voices from around Europe

From Mark Mardell's Euro blog, a comment that needs to be read. Mandy Warmerdam wrote:Now that the decision has been made, I feel I must speak up for the sake of democracy.I am a citizen of the Netherlands, and a … Continue reading

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Consequences – when the computer gets it wrong.

Arsonists destroyed a family car when it was left near a park overnight after being clamped by the DVLA, who thought it was untaxed. Its owners claimed the £6,000 Vauxhall Zafira should not have been clamped, because it did have … Continue reading

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Mr Kerry let me ask you a question, my name is Andrew Meyer

Hard Rain Journal 9-19-07: Your Name is Andrew Meyer By Richard Power If you give a damn, your name is Andrew Meyer, and you are under arrest. I do not care who Meyer is, or what he thinks. I know … Continue reading

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