Still not quite got the hang of this, but here’s some fun bits from last week. Orphans of Liberty had some interesting thoughts on Scottish independence The Telegraph reminded us that free speech is only free if it’s for everyone Americans support Drug testing for congress – it’s an idea that could catch on over here I think The mainstream media begins to suspect that super ASBO’s could be bad SCottish greens support fracking as long as it’s not for gas Greenpeace sink to a new low 0Share on App.net
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- Anna Raccoon
St. Giles knocks ‘em Red in the Aisles.
“If Paradise is half as nice” as Amen Corner, one of those forgotten bits of Wren design...
- Bishop Hill
A sudden realisation
Detail from "The Mussel Gatherers" via antiqueprints.com. Click for link. David Hone is Shell's ver...
- Burn the EU flag
- Caedmon's Cat
Mourning Has Broken
After a protracted period of relative boredom with the machinations of the politicos of the lovely K...
- Captain Ranty
Last Trip Of The Year.
I am heading off to the airport shortly. We have a training session in Germany this week. It’s...
- Censoring me
All is not as it appears in Syria....
And here we are once again in the midst of a narrative requiring Western intervention - this time in...
- Charlotte Gore
The War on Internet Terrorism
They call it “Trolliday”. Show your support for victims of intensive and targeted harass...
- Compendium of Mallin Miscellany
"Chisora & Haye Vs Boxing" Or "Why the bad boys make the news".
This weekend's somewhat theatrical spat between boxers Dereck Chisora and David Haye has left me dis...
- Corvid's Corner
There are some things that you simply cannot let pass.A story very recently in the news is that of a...
- Counting cats in Zanzibar
BBC: Yellowstone Volcano’s Size Underestimated
For a change of pace, here’s something beautiful, fascinating, and, of course, a bit sc...
If Scientology is now an official religion, the Jedi constitute a church, Yoda is a prophet, and the Force a deity
The judgment in the case of Church of Scientology Hodkin and another (Appellants) v HM Treasury Regi...
- Devils Kitchen
Is this man a murderer?
If this Mail article is correct, Andy "spiv" Burnham—the current shadow health secretary—is at l...
- Douglas' blog
Alcohol awareness week
It’s been brought to my attention that it’s currently alcohol awareness week. Having bee...
- English Secession
- Fausty's Libertarian Blog
Moved to Wordpress
I've finally taken the plunge and moved to Wordpress, so you might want to adjust your blogrolls! ...
- Foggy Mirror
And Then A Photo Op….
I woke up yesterday morning, as, indeed, I did today, which, in itself at my age, is cause for some...
- Frankly Speaking
- Grumpy old twat
Good News For Some
.Bad news for others. I guess it just depends who the fuck you are.Gotty is back. For 6 days. Holida...
- Guido Fawkes
Minister Responsible for HMRC Reported to HMRC
David Gauke, who as Exchequer Secretary is the minister responsible for HMRC, has himself been repor...
- Haunting the Library
Return of the Arctic Death Spiral! (again).
It’s back. One of the warmist’s favourite zombie arguments has been resurrected yet ag...
- It's not a smile - it's a lid on a scream
Can we remove the 'model' from 'role model', please?
And I think that I might have an inverted-comma abuse problem...A discussion on facebook (as per usu...
"The IPCC is 95% certain that...."
All direct quotes from the 'Summary for Policymakers' - [PDF]...
- Knee Jerk Reactions
IPCC what the press aren’t telling you
Here’s a short summary from our man at the Royal Society discussions. “IPCC CLIMBDOWN ...
- Leg Iron
The perfect foot-shot.
A vicar has declared that it is just silly to believe in Santa. Nobody sensible would believe in som...
Have They Nothing Better to Do?
Clearly not… Doctors analysing the Ian Fleming novels show James Bond polishes off the equival...
- Love Police
- Misanthrope Girl
Group A looks like it’ll be interesting as England, Wales and Australia slug it out but SA and...
- Musings from the Chiefio
Dear Ms Merkel – phone encryption
On open letter to Ms Merkel suggesting how to encrypt her phone. Continue reading →...
- Old Holborn
Turn up the Heat
If given an inch, they will take a mile. It seems our glorious leaders just cannot resist the tempta...
- Orphans of Liberty
“Do As I Say, Not As I Do!” Part 4879258
“I would like to call on those who are paid by the BBC but criticise it in media interviews an...
- Police Inspector Gadget
- Pub Curmdgeon
My local Morrisons and Tesco have recently created separate “craft beer” sections, stocked with...
- Raft Journal
Social Workers have too much free time
....the chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers Bridget Robb says the report o...
- RSA Animate
Schools of Tomorrow
If schools are going to be able to meet contemporary challenges we cannot continue to think the answ...
- Sad but Mad Lad
A rant at Greenpeace about Fracking
I’ve had a short conversation on the Greenpeace site about Fracking. Here is my latest comment...
- Salted Slug
Things I did not know…..
….that 48 people were killed in 1980 when a space-launch rocket exploded whilst being fuell...
Do minimum wage laws make the poor richer?
“You think minimum height restrictions make children taller?” - Luke McCormick, who I th...
He has a book out.
I was driving in the car this afternoon. I haven’t changed the CD in the player for weeks now,...
- Spy Blog
Home Affairs Committee versus editor of The Guardian - damage to confidence in all Select Committees
The loss making (left of centre) Guardian newspaper is now lucky if it can sell 200,000 copies daily...
- Traitors Day
- Traumaville Gazette
- UK News Network
Armed Forces face "significant shortage"
The suspension and cancellation of a number of key armoured vehicle projects since the 1998 defence...
- Anna Raccoon
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