Say No to the Big Three

Having just seen Pat Condell at Banned, it’s so bleedin’ obvious that we cannot vote any of these in at the next General Election [except perhaps those who showed themselves to be rebels by acknowledging a say for the people].…

A sense of entitlement

30th of November will be a momentous day for some, it’s my good lady’s and my first Granddaughters birthday, though I suspect a lot of people in the UK will associate it with another attempt by the left leaning public…

Out Of The Mouths Of Babes And Union Fatcats….

Len McCluskey in CiF: Wednesday’s public sector pensions strike is more than industrial action; it is a national day of rebuke. Really? I wasn’t aware that was one of the reasons allowed in the Employment Act for strike action. But…

Questions to which the answer is “No”

Cick for linky … the question arises, should the rest of the world take over management of Europe to prevent or mitigate disaster? Specifically, should the US Federal Reserve assume leadership as a monetary superpower and impose policy on a…

The private perks of the public sector.

I regret that to properly make this point I must first divulge some personal trivia. In the late nineteen-sixties I had saved to step upon the property ladder. The cheapest available nearby starter homes were Edwardian terraced houses in side…

Enjoy The Environment, Damn It! Or Else!

One in seven children in London has not visited a green space in the last year, a shocking new report claims. Oh noes! Disaster! The Sowing The Seeds report, commissioned by the London Sustainable Development Commission, which advises the Mayor…

Well, Clearly The Authorities Are Doing Their Bit…

…so perhaps it’s the inmates who aren’t? A report on the west London jail by government inspectors says that there are not enough vocational training places and that attendance is “unacceptable” for those that are on offer. Hmmm, really? Not…

Copyright and attribution

An issue arose at my place about copyright and though it tackled all bloggers using images, it included me and therefore I wrote a strongly worded reply as to the policy at my blog, encapsulated in this. Along the way,…

Pots and kettles

From the Mail: Countries will be forced to submit their budgets for EU approval before they go to national parliaments, will have to sign up to strict new rules on the size of debts and deficits and will be sued…

Applying common sense?

Sometimes you read something and think, “well yes” and then wonder why that wasn’t always the case, which is somewhat the case in my mind over this little gem. Mail. Workers ‘should not be able to sue for accidents if…