Nothing to hide, nothing to fear

I must admit that I’m terribly amused to hear that Jenny Jones of the Green Party has just discovered that the Police have been watching her. Now from where I’m sat any time a member of the great and good gets a taste of what happens to the rest of us it’s a good thing. What puzzles me though is that this was news to Ms Jones, after all she’s hardly the first politician the security forces have held files on. Just search for “MI5 files politicians” to see, or I suppose she could have asked Jack Straw or Peter … Continue reading

And so it came to pass

As I don’t get to say I told you so very often I really couldn’t let this pass – even though it was ever so obvious. A while back I questioned the wisdom of expanding hate crime to all subcultures. I even made some pictures observing that it would include people that those calling for such an expansion might not like. My psychic skills were apparently working that day as a mere year down the road Kent police are investigating the vandalism of UKIP posters as… hate crime. I wonder if the young chap photographing himself burning UKIP signs will … Continue reading

Last week else where

Apparently I still haven’t quite got the hang of this regular posting lark, so late in the week here’s some stuff from last week. Vignia introduces a new Stazi App to report your neighbour Affordable steel printing coming soon The police rebuilding links with the media by inviting them to the most salacious raids Even Nobel prize winners say peer review is broken Can we move on from everything being Left or Right wing? +6-1