Posts tagged with ‘sleaze’

Tories Reveal Authoritarian Roots While Liberals Check Their Shoelaces

April 2, 2012

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Yet again I’m forced to side with the grinning David Davis.  This doesn’t happen often and is embarrassing to admit!. It’s all about the government plans to allow full-scale unauthorised real-time monitoring of every person in the […]

Terror State Chickens Return to Phone Hacking Roost

July 10, 2009

Introduction Many years ago when I was living in France and during a prolonged period of French atomic weapon testing on the Moruroa atoll, the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, was blown up in a New Zealand harbour. Initially, it was thought to be an accident. Now, as soon as this happened, I thought “who has […]

Internet Porn, Visible Benefits

June 12, 2009

The Rise of Internet Porn One of the chief drivers of change in the technological arms race of the internet has been the porn industry.  Most of the ‘benefits’ that users and owners now expect e.g. interaction, user activity sensing, easy and secure anonymous on-line payments, on-line adverts and click-through promotions, on-line community spaces, forums, […]

Let’s all say Sorry

May 12, 2009

The pope says sorry for getting it wrong over the holocaust and the nutty bishop The bankers say sorry for getting it wrong with their greedy decisions that lead to the current economic crisis Cricket captains say sorry for losing some games US car maker bosses say sorry for being crap UK Politicians say sorry […]

Obama’s Been Got

April 21, 2009

High Hopes Replaced by Low Expectations It’s the torture, see? UK In the UK, when Blair was first elected Prime Minister, the people in the country had such high hopes.  There were promises of an ‘end to sleaze’ and an ‘ethical foreign policy’. Since those heady few weeks in the UK; We’ve had years of […]