Posts tagged with ‘ELEVEN’

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum

August 16, 2012

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum – but what next? This is the full text released by Ecuador for their reasons for Assange’s successful application.  See original text at the end. But What is to Happen Now? For now, Assange will have to stay in the Embassy.  Ecuador has asked for assurances about his safe passage, but […]

Use Loads of Water – Ignore Hosepipe Ban

April 5, 2012

Pre-Emptive rationing Behaviour In the spirit of the recent government diktat from dorky Francis Maude  for all motorists to get into their cars, then queue for hours to buy up all available petrol, I’ve decided to jump the gun on the water shortage! I’ve now run round the house turning all the taps on and […]

We Need Two Things to Save the Planet

March 16, 2009

Data, and Trust in Science The Burden of Proof is on Science but ’twas ever thus…. The arguments from climate change sceptics ultimately hinge around the general perception of aloofness and intangibility that hang round science and scientists.  The trouble is that some people are basically innumerate and no amount of trying will make them […]

Eleven Men Die and World Sighs with Relief

November 29, 2008

Taj operation finally over, casualty figure very high – reports NDTV.com Justifiably, the world sighs with relief. Some are glad that the shooting has stopped. Some are glad the killers are dead. Currently, the dead number ~200, the killers, 11.  A ratio of ~9:1 killed per killer. In recent years there seem to have been […]

CTC info: Sheldon Brown and Critical Mass, Monty Python and Lupins

February 11, 2008

Two comments on a recent CTC mailing. The death of Sheldon Brown and the aquittal of a Critical Mass Event person, arrested for obstruction of the highway with a “non-motor vehicle”. The post veers off on an entertaining rant about freedom of the individual and also Monty Python and the Lupin sketch. (Dennis Moore)