Posts tagged with ‘money’

Hunt – “Mission Accomplished!”

October 18, 2017

Job Done BBC “News” a.k.a. the angst-laden face of tory party policy is today running with a “tool” that they’ve invented to “report” on the state of your local hospital. Read this as how much Hunt’s plan for the wholesale running down and sell-off of the public asset that is the NHS, has come to […]

Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?

May 26, 2016

The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting.  https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its […]

Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

November 21, 2015

Pre-ramble… 🙂   While doing some link rot checking using the Broken Link Checker plugin I came across this old post which is about an old edited letter from Clark Ashton Smith (CAS) to August Derluth. A screenshot is at left – click to enlarge or see the original here.  CAS tells about the creation […]

The End of British Law – They’re All In It Together.

March 20, 2013

UK Legalises Retrospective Law Enforcement No wonder they’re all smiling In an astonishing move, HM Government has now enacted a law that allows any government (because it’s now part of case law) to sentence someone for breaking a law that didn’t exist at the time they “committed” an “offence“. Worst of all, our dear labour […]

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]