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Taking it from behind

A alternative history of the Earth in reverse chronological order, but lacking the wholesome triumphs of socialism and political correctness. 1945 – present day. Imperial Japan surrenders to Allied forces in the far East, the Third Reich lies in ruins…

Valery Giscard d’Estaing and Democracy

This morning EurActiv, publishes an interview with former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing, who has the nerve to call for a ‘Congress of the People’. This from the man who framed the original Constitution Document that now forms the basis…

Well Done, Mrs Hackitt

Further to my post on the HSE taking the LTA to task, Judith Hackitt is on a roll. Miss Hackitt said the “gloves are off” and her organisation would target officials or employers who wrongly used health and safety to…

Fearing the future

Politics is all about power and the use of power. We elect politicians to fulfil a set of promises (aka their manifesto) in order to make our lives better or sort out a set of issues that’s currently making our…

Into the long night

There are some (me for instance) who would accuse the Green movement of being somewhat fixated on destroying civilisation as we know it. After all they want to destroy industry, power production, fuel usage, travel (Save for their own high…

In Case Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Doctors are an increasingly totalitarian bunch these days. Not content with the idea that our bodies belong to the state for the pickings of our bits when we die, they want to tell us how to live our lives while…

Stony Stratford Smoking ban

Smokers like me may be expected to be outraged at proposals by Stony Stratford Town Council to use a new bylaw to ban smoking in all public places, but actually I welcome the issue coming to a head. As a Localist,…

How others do it

One of my favourite authors is Terry Pratchett, he has consistently managed to keep me very amused with his Discworld series of books and is probably one of the greats (in my opinion) of English literature. Yet he also has…

Presumed Consent and the BMA

I’ve discussed the idea of presumed consent for organ donation a number of times over at my place ever since the idea raised its ugly head. The debate inevitably polarises into two distinct camps. There are the utilitarians who argue –  with some…

A Call To Arms

. . When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another… a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the…