Monthly Archives: February 2010

And our Country

My good friend at Witterings from Witney posts the following: According to the News of the World David Cameron will tell us tomorrow that we need him! FFS – we need more of the same like we need another hole … Continue reading

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The State of the Union (european version)

Today, its time to take a good cold hard look at the EU, and how the new post Lisbon EU state has started to impose its will and its influence on us here in the UK. My colleague James Higham … Continue reading

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What election candidates won’t discuss

When you receive that knock on the door from that candidate looking for your vote at the next election, ask them to explain how laws in the UK are made. When they explain that laws are made in Westminster, ask … Continue reading

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Authority vs Power

In the world of politics, having the authority does not necessarily mean you have the power, and having power does not automatically give you the authority, but our lives are governed by those with the power, and most powers in … Continue reading

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Is there going to be an election?

On Twitter, Facebook and the blogs there has been a mass of speculation today that Gordon Brown will call the 2010 election sometime over the weekend. People have been weighing up the odds, looking at the logistics, where will Brown … Continue reading

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Problem, reaction, solution

The principle of Problem, Reaction, Solution is a well used one, especially in politics. Its what keeps our government in the powerful position that they hold over the public, able to create problems knowing full well in advance what the … Continue reading

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Exemption from investigation order 2010

Laid before parliament today is yet another Statutory Instrument – the 239th such order of 2010, laid before parliament on 17th Feb (today, whilst they are on a break until 22nd Feb), due to come into force on 12th March. … Continue reading

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The stench from Scotland that needs investigating

Looks like things are stinking to high heaven in the land of the tundra, north of England. Old Holborn has the story and I have cross-posted it below. It concerns the allegations that certain named individuals have been using a … Continue reading

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Norfolk loses its County Town

In the rush to enable the national 2 tier local authority system to bring us into line with the rest of the EU, as from April 2011 Norfolk will lose its ancient County Town. Norwich will become a County!! and … Continue reading

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Evening Quiz: Just six things..

For Joe public life is full of events. From the time you wake in the morning to the time you rest your head again at night, we do stuff, lots of stuff. We get the breakfast going, get the kids … Continue reading

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