A relative of mine recently changed their number plate at the same time as exchanging cars. Due to problems along the way they had two cars with identical number plates. Garages are not that efficient and the DVLAContinue reading →
But when any of us write something these days, it is like tiptoeing to a cage with a hunk of meat, and nervously prodding it through the bars. Sometimes the blogosphere willContinue reading →
On Saturday Ed Miliband gave a speech at a conference organised by the Fabian Society, by doing so he is endorsing an organisation that is the closest I can equate to an unethical, amoral resident evil still inContinue reading →
The world media haven’t found it so easy to wring the heart wrenching front page stories out of the flood disaster in Brazil as they have done in Australia. It’s not so easy to travel in theContinue reading →
This week, as part of my ministry, I was called upon to give comfort to a man who had lost his home. Jon, as we shall call him, had been made bankrupt, and hisContinue reading →
The tree huggers can hang their heads in shame. Humble pie is on the menu for some months to come.
The devastating forest fires in Israel before Christmas killed 42 people and destroyed aContinue reading →
I was recently introduced to a character from recent history by David Farrer of the Libertarian Alliance who is an unlikely hero of the Classical Liberal Revolution and aContinue reading →
|How Can Yvette Cooper say on Radio 4 that the Oldham Result gave a clear message of anger to the Government ? They Continue reading →|
Could you just take a minute or two out of your day and do something to help me?
I need you to tell me what you think a word means.
I don’t want a cut and past job from the nearest on-line dictionary,Continue reading →
In the light of MP Kerry McCarthy saying that she was misquoted in a sunday newspaper about the call to DNA test every male in the Bristol and surrounding areas here is a Continue reading →
Why are we so picky about eating animals. Many vegetarians are veggy by choice not because eating meat causes them problems but because they are picky about theContinue reading →
Today’s guest poster is Mik Robertson on how the requirement for a £500 deposit and ten signatures is positively open compare to the United StatesContinue reading →
If you are the manufacturer of a product – say, for arguments sake, to forecast the weather – and claimed 99% accuracy, then after selling 1,000,000 examples of your product, you would be exceptionally pleased to findContinue reading →
Deep in the heart of Bradford, the Police helicopter was monitoring the comings and goings of the community. Serious crimes ofContinue reading →
“This signals that the world is coming together” to save Europe, said Noriaki Matsuoka, an economist at Daiwa Asset Management Co. in Tokyo. “But it’s unlikely the euro will maintain its current strength. It’s unclear whether the market Continue reading →
One of the first testing grounds for the new Libertarian Party was fighting the Norwich North By Election. We learned a huge amount. We gained precious little in the way of votes, but a huge amount by way the cynical way electionsContinue reading →
This morning I heard the BBC intone the shooting of Congresswoman Giffords ‘ could not be laid at the door of one lone deranged gunman but as a result of a hostile right wing political discourse’.
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They started a relationship shortly afterwards during a Christmas visit to a local pub.
Nadine Dorries MP explaining where and when her ‘platonic’ relationship with John Butler MP became, er,Continue reading →
The combination of the ‘libertarian’ (?) Lib-Dems and the ‘rolling back the State’ (?) Conservatives are bulldozing their way to ever more impressive authoritarian heights.
If your car is uninsured it is liable toContinue reading →
Whoa! Haven’t we all got our knickers in a twist? So much so that I find myself in agreement with Keith Vaz – not quite sure what the long term effects on my health that will be – probablyContinue reading →
A politician who jumps up at any opportunity and makes a name for himself by grandstanding and coming up with new laws and opinions every otherContinue reading →