Category Archives: The War on Stupid
Here’s an extract from a nice letter that I read in the paper on my way into London today: Don’t help terrorists by spreading fear: Counter-terrorism experts familiar with explosives know these were not the types of car bombs that … Continue reading
Taking Liberties opens in cinemas today. I highly recommend it. Cinema listings here.
Guardian – Straw backing bid to exempt parliament from FoI laws Independent – Labour backs Tory member’s Bill to protect MPs’ privacy But surely if they’ve done nothing wrong, they have nothing to fear…
I went to the press screening of Taking Liberties on Thursday night (YouTube trailer here): I sat next to Beau Bo D’Or, who thought the issue ordering was a bit shambolic (therefore making the film less useful to the uninitiated). … Continue reading
Bloody hell… it’s Friday already! Where did my week go? PS – Some ‘Guido’ news here and a summary here. Oh, and this… you have to see this.
Mark Thomas – ‘Tony Blair is a cult’ Applause for that… and this: Indymedia – Mass lone demo breaks Guinness Book of Records
BBC – ‘No guarantee’ in terrorism fight: The government “cannot guarantee 100% success” in its fight against terrorism, the home secretary says. John Reid said he could only promise “100% commitment” from police, security services and the Home Office as … Continue reading
A busy day today… this managed to sneak up on me… sorry for the late notice (but there is a ‘listen again’ feature on the BBC page linked below). Remember Red Nose Day vs. SOCPA? Well, I can now reveal … Continue reading
This. Lots. Oh, and this too.
Well, here’s some new information; For this year’s Red Nose Day, Comic Relief is highlighting issues surrounding mental health. OK, so that’s raising awareness of poverty, aid, Fair Trade and mental health issues… and you can do all of this … Continue reading