Category Archives: The War on Stupid

The next five days will determine how seriously I take David Cameron

Full text: Harold Pinter’s Nobel lecture (video available here): What has happened to our moral sensibility? Did we ever have any? What do these words mean? Do they refer to a term very rarely employed these days – conscience? A … Continue reading

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I see nothing. I know nothing.

New York Times – Details Emerge on a Brazen Escape in Afghanistan: The prisoners were considered some of the most dangerous men among the hundreds of terror suspects locked behind the walls of a secretive and secure American military detention … Continue reading

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Database creep

Independent – Points for correct behaviour on your ID card?: Tony Collins of Computer Weekly referred to the seminar at which it was decided to devise an NHS card to put all British patient records online… the records of that … Continue reading

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A bombing nation

Mirror – Bush planned to bomb Arab TV station al-Jazeera BBC – Bush al-Jazeera ‘plot’ dismissed: The White House has dismissed claims George Bush was talked out of bombing Arab television station al-Jazeera by UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. The … Continue reading

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Fabrications

BBC – US man guilty of Bush death plot: A US citizen has been convicted of plotting to kill President George W Bush and being a member of al-Qaeda. Ahmed Omar Abu Ali, 24, faces a possible life sentence after … Continue reading

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Now Ian Blair wants a ‘debate’

My Way Of Thinking – A debate on policing: This is all about Sir Ian Blair crying because he couldn’t scare all of the people all the time… A public debate will merely involve the police putting their case to … Continue reading

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Meet the enema

I can’t possibly improve on what Europhobia and Talk Politics have on the gilt-edged and guilt-assuaged Kitty Ussher, so I shan’t try. UPDATE – Though I should add; “Well done, Kitty, for predicting the inevitable!” Climb over those bodies! Higher! … Continue reading

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Jesus H. Christ, woman…. give it *up*

Well done, Rebekah Wade… you’ve shown how completely detached from reality you are. If anyone is ‘out of step with public feeling’, it’s you: The Sun – We shame ‘no’ vote MPs: MPs tonight rejected proposals for terror suspects to … Continue reading

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Who got the message?

My deep tracking just went live. Visitors to this website that I can track directly back to the Houses of Parliament are as follows: Yesterday, the tally for the month of November (to date) for the IP address 194.60.38.10 was … Continue reading

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Here we go…

4:38pm – Heh. The Speaker made a funny. MPs are now voting. Back in 12-15 minutes. Blow-by-blow here if you’re bored. 4:48pm – Still waiting, but I’ve been meaning to blog this; I suspect that – as with Division 118 … Continue reading

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