Us and them

As I’m for the moment actually going into the office to work, I’m once more looking through the metro and two articles rather caught my eye, partly for the content but more so for the juxtaposition of what they reported. As other better bloggers have already commented on the individual incidents I’ll just link to those rather than adding my two penn’orth. Article 1: Devils kitchen and Big Brother Watch both nicely report on a man being prosecuted for “perverting the course of justice” due to flashing his headlights to warn other drivers of a speed trap – thus causing … Continue reading

Stuff to read elsewhere

A couple of things for your Friday delectation. Firstly via comments over on Anna Raccoon there is the wonder that is Daed Parrot’s Sleaze-O-scope. A one stop shop for locating all the latest sleaze. And utterly unrelated to that a rather jolly rant against recycling. 0-1

In other news…

Obviously the big story at the moment is four ministers taking cash for access the defence of which was that that they were variously lying or should not be given credibility (Guido has a petiton). So that’s reassuring then we don’t need to worry about ministers offering to take cash for access as they’re either mad or lying (or possibly both) – but still fit to govern whilst exceeding the government’s recommended weekly alcohol limit (which is much cheaper to do in the subsidised bars in the houses of Parliament). Whilst that’s been going on Gordon has re-announced plans to … Continue reading