Monthly Archives: October 2010

Starve the beast

The Big Playhouse in Brussels is alive with actors this week. The play has been going on for some time, nigh on 60 years, and in this latest Act we watch our politicians playing to the house. The storyline for … Continue reading

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So who could be telling lies?

Cross posted from Witterings from Witney . According to Douglas Carswell a document has only just appeared, of which even the European Scrutiny Committee was unaware, until today. . Carswell does not actually link to the document in question (STRENGTHENING … Continue reading

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NHS, Big Society & Lobbying

Back in August Eric Pickles, the Local Government secretary, said he wanted to ban the practice of “Government lobbying Government” because it was “corrosive and wasteful”. How far has he got with that? Well we have seen the Bonfire of … Continue reading

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John Hurst prepares for next round in court

John Hurst, for those who have been following his story, has decided that he is willing to stand up for what he believes is right, that the collection of council tax is illegal. This case is hugely important, because at … Continue reading

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The Big Society is a post democratic society

Big Society. We have heard this phrase day in, day out for about 2 years now from Cameron and his cohorts, few know what it means, even fewer understand how it works. Would you like to see exactly how the … Continue reading

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EU’s planned Hedgemony into Africa

The 3041st session of the Council of the European Union – FOREIGN AFFAIRS – will take place on 25 October 2010 (14.45), in the Conference Centre FIL – 5, Rue Carlo Hemmer, Luxembourg, under the presidency of Ms Catherine Ashton, … Continue reading

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Globalisation & Keynesian Economics

What do you think Globalisation does for the United Kingdom?. Do you think it makes us stronger, more competitive, allows us to get more varied produce at lower prices, or do you think it has turned one of the most … Continue reading

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Enhanced net snooping back on agenda

The UK Government’s INTERCEPTION MODERNISATION PROGRAMME (IMP) is to be resurrected less than 6 months after the coalition promised to scrap it. Alarm bells started to ring when the Securing Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The Strategic Defence and … Continue reading

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‘I am elected’ protests flustered Barroso

The one thing that we can always bank on, is that Nigel Farage will say it as it is, without all the political nicely nicely double speak that pervades the parliaments in the EU and Westminster. Here he speaks against … Continue reading

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Shining the light has hit the mark

It seems that shining the light on the dark and murky waters of the EU Commission’s FP7 research framework projects occasionally has its rewards. On Oct 12th, I turned the spotlight on a certain Project INDECT, highlighting the dangers that … Continue reading

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