Hell hath no fury like a Mandy Scorned #HartlepoolByElection

Westminster has no appetite for an independent candidate in Hartlepool

Astraddle Synthetic Biology (the most magnificent of promotions)

Synthetic Biology is the Answer I’m no scientist. But I think science is important. The open discussion of science is crucial in a free society. A matter of life and death. The society which does not permit open discussion of science is closed. We are edging toward totalitarianism. Last week we saw that audit firms… Continue reading Astraddle Synthetic Biology (the most magnificent of promotions)

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Make jocund music though the boughs be bare

Why England Is Conservative by Alfred Austin Because of our dear Mother, the fair Past,On whom twin Hope and Memory safely lean,And from whose fostering wisdom none shall weanTheir love and faith, while love and faith shall last:Mother of happy homes and Empire vast,Of hamlets meek, and many a proud demesne,Blue spires of cottage smoke… Continue reading Make jocund music though the boughs be bare

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey in another corrupt Media PR operation

Andrew Bailey is referred to in this FT piece as though he has some sort of track record preventing fraud. He doesn’t. For some reason, “comments have not been enabled for this article” Bailey was asked about lessons learned from the London Capital & Finance scandal. The scandal itself is barely mentioned in the article.… Continue reading Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey in another corrupt Media PR operation

How the City went Woke ?

Woke This Way The Times of London tends to issue anti-woke UK Government propaganda from behind a paywall. A paywall that is thankfully not impossible to bypass. In today’s business section is the following offering: It is interesting to see the word ‘woke’ used when referring to the City. As if to imply that the… Continue reading How the City went Woke ?

The Apple of Anarchism, Anachronism, & Discord

A is for Apple, Anarchism, & Anachronism Luddites I miss the Luddites. Not the ones up in Nottinghamshire that broke frames. I mean the ones from a few years ago who were scientists against technocracy. Dave King ran the group. Very informative it was. They taught me about synthetic biology, fracking, biofuel, & cyborg technology.… Continue reading The Apple of Anarchism, Anachronism, & Discord

Murdoch backs Hancock over Mandatory Vaccines for care workers

Over the course of eight paragraphs today’s Times argues that the jab should be mandatory for all care workers. It goes a little something like this (italics being The Times) : The Times view on mandatory Covid vaccination for health and care workers: Taking Care It is an unprecedented and controversial step. But ministers should… Continue reading Murdoch backs Hancock over Mandatory Vaccines for care workers

US invoke Navalny, Skripal, Magnitsky to oust Putin

The boys and girls over at the State Department / Bloomberg must think the public believe anything. Their latest offering suggests the UK / US axis wants to place sanctions on Russia. This is due to chemical weapons usage and mistreatment of opposition leader Aleksey Navalny.  Secretary State Blinken took to Twitter yesterday. Time for… Continue reading US invoke Navalny, Skripal, Magnitsky to oust Putin

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Fears Intemperate Dacre would use “Online Harms” to Kill Free Speech

A row is brewing over the Government’s apparent preference to appoint the notorious right wing newspaper editor Paul Dacre as Head of Broadcast Regulator Ofcom, with powers to police Independent & Social Media, and special exemptions for newspapers.

Comment is Banned

Comment is Banned They used to say on the Guardian website that comment is free. But now it’s more a case of Comment is banned.  Why?  In the Guardian opinion section, of the 20 main articles, only 3 have a comment section. This Martin Kettle Brexit piece is from the day before yesterday and yet… Continue reading Comment is Banned

A Fine Line

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks as he arrives from travel to West Point, New York, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 12, 2020. REUTERS/Cheriss May

Be Kind – stop them knowing anything at all – and keep looting.

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