Tuesday, 19 June 2012


Eric Hovde, GOP Senate Candidate: Press Should Stop Writing Sob Stories About Poor People

Eric Hovde, GOP: Press Should Stop Writing Sob Stories About Poor People

Commented Jun 19, 2012 at 05:29:54 in Politics

“et la brioche?”
Border Agency To Listen In On Travellers' Conversations

Border Agency To Listen In On Travellers' Conversations

Commented Jun 19, 2012 at 05:28:35 in Canada Politics

Right of privacy for conversations in a public place? Interesting: does that mean you can sue the guy at the next table in the cafe for eavesdropping
G20 Summit: José Manuel Barroso, Head Of Euro Commission, Blames US For Starting Eurozone Crisis

Head Of Euro Commission, Blames US For Starting Eurozone Crisis

Commented Jun 19, 2012 at 05:23:35 in UK

He is so right! The Americans forced European banks (and government agencies) to buy derivatives and credit-default-swaps at gun-point. They also required most European governments to spend more than they made for the past 30 years. It's ALWAYS someone else's fault.
NHS Hospitals Refusing Operations To Save Money, Ministers Promise Action

NHS Hospitals Refusing Operations To Save Money, Ministers Promise Action

Commented Jun 19, 2012 at 05:20:14 in UK Politics

Totally unacceptable - just because the NHS doesn't have enough money to buy something is no reason not to have it. Put it on the credit card - let our children and grandchildren pay for it.
Google: Censorship Requests 'Alarming'

Google: Censorship Requests 'Alarming'

Commented Jun 18, 2012 at 11:57:53 in Technology

I trust the EU's "clean and open Internet" will also apply to the post office - who will now be required to open every message and refuse to deliver content the EU does not like.
huffingtonpost entry

Three Big Questions for the Greek Elections

Commented Jun 17, 2012 at 13:50:43 in Business

There is only one big question: should Greeks be required to pay the bills they have run up or should someone else pay those bills for them?
Lord Leveson 'Threatens To Quit' After Claims Made By Education Secretary Michael Gove

Lord Leveson 'Threatens To Quit' After Claims Made By Education Secretary

Commented Jun 17, 2012 at 13:46:52 in UK Politics

“Oh, poor Leve, not getting all the headlines we want then?”
Obama Immigration Speech: Reporter Neil Munro Interrupts, Heckles President During Remarks (VIDEO)

Reporter Neil Munro Interrupts, Heckles President During Remarks 

Commented Jun 16, 2012 at 06:11:31 in Media

Well, that's modern reporting: the people don't need to hear what the newsmaker has to say, they need to hear my opinions as a reporter. In fact, let's do away with newsmakers on the news altogether. We "reporters" can just interview each other in the usual way.”
Mitch McConnell Argues Against More Donor Disclosure, Accuses Obama Of Political Retribution

Mitch McConnell Argues Against More Donor Disclosure

Commented Jun 16, 2012 at 06:03:31 in Politics

Too right, Mitch! If Chinese and Arab sovereign wealth funds want to skew our elections there is no reason we should know about it in advance.

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