Tag: signs of totalitarianism

Wisdom Of Solomon Required….

Unacceptable!* A mother who wanted to call her baby daughter Cyanide – because that was the poison that Adolf Hitler was said to have taken to kill himself – has been thwarted by leading judges in a landmark case. The…

Another Helping Of Soylent Green, Anyone..?

Taxing meat to simultaneously tackle climate change and improve global health would be far less unpalatable than governments think, according to new research. Oh, really? The research, from the international affairs thinktank Chatham House and Glasgow University, involved surveys and…

Can We Trust The Official Story?

Ah, America, obsessed with guns, dumb, damn Yanks, always quick on the trigger: An Idaho rancher has been killed in a gun battle with deputies who planned to shoot one of his bulls after it had been struck by a…

In Which I Wonder Yet Again…

…if ‘Inspector Gadget’ is a real policeman: Yes, this is the controversy over Staffordshire Police tweeting the personal details of those arrested on suspicion of drink driving. But under a hashtag that leaves little doubt of their presumed guilt. It…