Category Archives: The War on Stupid

The Sun: curious coincidences and warped priorities

You may recall that the Osbournes got robbed the last time (almost) everybody was talking about security measures and the legal advice given for the invasion of Iraq (November 22 and 23 2004) but I’m *pretty* sure The Sun doesn’t … Continue reading

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Eclectic link dump #8

Yes. Two in a row. Deal with it. Climate change: Someone’s blowing smoke to hide or compromise the science. Bush to Putin: “…the Russian government must renew a commitment to democracy and the rule of law.” Don’t say “Pffft!” yet…. … Continue reading

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Taking away your right to protest

Guardian – Protest as harassment: The measures that the government claims are meant to stop fake butlers breaking into royal palaces and to prevent the lone anti-war protester Brian Haw from camping on the pavement in Parliament Square (125-135) also … Continue reading

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An opposition? Where did that come from all of a sudden?

Independent – Clarke in final bid to win support for house arrest powers: Charles Clarke is to hold fresh talks with Opposition leaders tomorrow in a last-ditch attempt to win support for new powers to place terror suspects under house … Continue reading

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Former ambassador to go head-to-head with Straw

Independent – A UK diplomat says Britain is part of a worldwide torture plot. Is he telling the truth?: Craig Murray is a very undiplomatic diplomat. Former ambassadors are supposed to be tending their flowers in Home Counties gardens, but … Continue reading

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UK sliding towards police state shock

I am amazed that this appeared in a Murdoch newspaper… Simon Jenkins – Conspiring in torture, betraying our freedom. Charles Clarke is a disaster: Neither the Prime Minister nor the Home Secretary have shown any contrition for the deceptive Iraq … Continue reading

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Terror in the media

LivingInTerror.com: (Is) an experiment designed to track the number of terror related stories across the worlds media. By doing so I hope to draw attention to the disparity between what is portrayed in the media and the reality of everyday … Continue reading

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Man to marry horse: film at 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

Glorious front page on the Independent today. Here’s a round-up. How brave of Tony to appear on the hard-hitting show Richard and Judy. How pleasant that Bush tried to suppress the pre-9/11 report into al-Qaeda. Ooh, look… nukes! Oh, did … Continue reading

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Are we scared yet? Are we scared yet? Are we scared yet?

DailyKos – GOP proposes bill that would suspend ALL laws: It’s an incredible usurpation of the rule of law. A cabinet secretary is given the right to suspend any and all laws. And guess what? The courts are prohibited from … Continue reading

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Interesting moments in the War on Terrerererer

Sleep well, kids. Message from Tony: he cares. Right man for the job.

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