Monthly Archives: December 2006

Farewell to the lion of the gulf

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi The government of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi announced a three-day official mourning period following Saddam Hussein’s execution and canceled all celebrations of the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast. In an official statement, the government ordered all its

Posted in life, No no no!, People

Burn in hell, Mr. President

By DOUG THOMPSON Nov 14, 2005, 07:51 My first reaction when I read the transcript of President George W. Bush’s Veteran’s Day speech was anger. No, not anger. Rage. Blind rage. How dare he, I thought. Not even the lowest,

Posted in Someone Clever Said, True, Yes yes yes!

Burglar Who Wasn't

[…] Police who knocked on Raymond Easton’s door in Swindon, England, in 1999 were certain he had committed burglary at a house 200 miles (300 kilometers) away. DNA found at the scene was a 37 million-to-1 match with Easton’s sample,

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Rather than suffer mass rebellion….

Here we go…. Rethink on ID card computer plan This is yet another lie. Saying that it is a ‘rethink’ implies that there was thought given in the first place. This is demonstrably not the case. The government has abandoned

Posted in Insanity, NIR, Privacy

The Opt Out that is no Opt Out

The Guardian has a piece today, as Jane Affleck reports, which trails plans to offer patients an opt-out from having their details uploaded to the NHS ‘Shared Care Record’ next year: http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,1973338,00.html There is a story on the BBC website

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The Animal Hypocrite

A new civil liberties controversy has flared up over the news that police chiefs are considering using high-powered microphones to “eavesdrop” – as critics will see it – on crowds at the London 2012 Olympics. A high-ranking officer told the

Posted in Insanity, NIR, Politricks, Privacy, Remember, The Facts

Millions may resist database, says poll

Telegraph Online By Philip Johnston, Home Affairs Editor Last Updated: 2:33am GMT 04/12/2006 The first signs of a significant popular revolt against the Government’s identity card scheme have been uncovered by a YouGov poll for The Daily Telegraph. It suggests

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