Liberty for wolves

Both liberty and equality are among the primary goals pursued by human beings throughout many centuries; but total liberty for wolves is death to the lambs, total liberty of the powerful, the gifted, is not compatible with the rights to a decent existence of the weak and the […]

It Grieves me to point this out…

Apropos of my last post I find this story on the Beeb… Pressure on police over protest Police are coming under political pressure to explain why no arrests were made during demonstrations in which protesters chanted threatening slogans. The protests on Friday in London over cartoons of the […]

Follow the White Rabbit

Well there’s no doubt what the story of the week has been – the Danish ‘Muhammed’ cartoons and the furore they’ve stirred up all over the place. I’m not going to dwell overmuch on what’s been said, and is still being said, either in the dead tree press […]

Identity Frauds

Like Spyblog, I noticed Home Office Minister, Andy Burnham, out and about yesterday on the breakfast TV circuit hawking the government’s latest ‘research’ into the supposed costs of identity fraud. The news is, of course, ‘bad’ – it always is when the government are trying to justify unpopular […]