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The Common Law and Statutes – a clarification

Living by the Rule of Law by Roger Hayes Few of us would disagree that the world would be a better place if we all lived by the rule-of-law – but can the same be said about living by the … Continue reading

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Democracy? – just where do you think decisions are made?

The British public are still under the illusion that they live in a democracy. We are told that because we get to vote for elected representatives, that is democratic. Well that’s true, to an extent. It only becomes true if … Continue reading

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RIP Freedom of Speech

Crossposted from Witterings from Witney RIP Freedom of Speech! “A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.“ Granville Hicks (1901-1982) Probably long forgotten, but on 28th November 2008, Council Framework Decision 2008/913/JHA of 28 November … Continue reading

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UK Govt issues D-Notice on latest Wikileaks material

UK Government has issued a “D-notice” warning to all UK editors asking to be briefed on upcoming #WikiLeaks stories (D-notice is type 1 & 5) My understanding of D-Notices are that they are not legally enforceable, and only apply to … Continue reading

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Quangos – the political magic trick

Roll up, Roll up, Roll up, watch the magician make the quangos disappear before your very eyes.. watch carefully Ladies and Gentlemen, because if you can guess where the quango has gone you might get your money back.. Well you … Continue reading

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Your future is what the EU says it will be

We discuss many things on this site, and I try hard not to hone in on single issues in reaction to press reports as many other bloggers do, but to try and develop the bigger picture for you, to put … Continue reading

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Extradition Treaties – More EU deceit from UK Government

The Home Office is to announce a review of UK extradition agreements with other countries, including the controversial and some say unbalanced agreement with the United States. This represents a provisional success for campaigners against certain extradition agreements. According to … Continue reading

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Smokers resistance

“This resistance is not about sitting around and chanting ‘Ohm’. It’s time to act like the monsters we are made out to be.” Underdogs bite upwards has a wonderful piece regarding the side swipe dismissal by Clegg of peoples wishes … Continue reading

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Speaking with forked tongues

Talk about forked tongues, this very interesting post penned by my friend over at Witterings from Witney, certainly shows how the public is being deceived by those we thought had the UK’s best interests at heart. Intrigued by The Coalition … Continue reading

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Regulation or total interference?

For those regular readers here, you will have noticed that I have been somewhat quiet on the blog of late. There is a good reason, I have been trying, and I say trying, to set up a new business. Another … Continue reading

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