Caption competition

Due to being a clumsy idiot (don’t ask, okay – just don’t) I’m slightly off my dial on painkillers right now, so I’m sure fellow Orphans and visitors can better my humble effort at captioning this picture. As per the…

The Beeb Finally Recognises England

England does exist as a country after all, it seems. BBC presenters have been instructed to refer to “England” not the UK when presenting news programmes. What an about turn, eh? Or not, as the case may be… In its…

Direct Democracy

Will politicians guard our democratic rights? Witterings from Witney wrote about Hannan and Carswell’s The Plan: With the introduction of the Coalition’s e-petition scheme (and allowing that I have conflated Peoples Bills and Petitions in that their aim is similar; namely…

Police, Camera, Industrial Action

A few months ago I had a short comment conversation with Lex Feranda, The Thinking Policeman, about the British police and industrial action. Angry Exile said… How far are you barred from taking industrial action? I mean we all know…

Current situation – what people are buying

James suggested that I post some of the early research data from our upcoming paper ‘Some Aspects of Observed Trends in Sporting Goods Sales on the Incidence of Cranial Fractures and Contusions, and their Correlation with, and Effects on, Recent…

Muddying the waters

You can always rely on the left to shoot themselves in the foot even when they think they are offering sound advice Indymedia. DON’T PANIC :: DON’T TALK Published: August 09, 2011 02:23 by riot good advice | Tagged as:advicedemo2011legallondonriotssocial_strugglessolidarityworkers_struggles…

The Reuther Memorandum

I’ve looked at a number of sources to see whether the Reuther Memorandum was a hoax or not, designed to discredit the Left but it appears to be genuine. Here’s one source discussing it in the context of the times.…

The Met need to supply some answers

Those reports that the bullet in the police radio was a police bullet are starting to firm up a bit, and it’s not looking all that good for the Met. Britain’s police watchdog said on Tuesday it found no evidence…