Category Archives: Politics

After Days Of Fawning Praise For EA In Media Sky News Airs Complaints – Jan 2014

Media has been awash with praise for EA in wake of recent storms and floods, from politicians and media itself.  In particular media has been full of shock horror stories about cuts to EA staff and budget.  They can’t have … Continue reading

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Syria Both Sides Have Chemical Weapons – Liam Fox On Daily Politics

Liam Fox says we know both sides in Syria have chemical weapons on Daily Politics 5 Sept 2013, but Andrew Neil lets it pass. Liam Fox’s claim comes about 10 minutes into a 15 minute discussion with Peter Hain and … Continue reading

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Google Results For “qatar syria gas pipeline” Sept 2013

Google gave the following results for a search on “qatar syria gas pipeline” You can see for at least a year people have been reporting on Qatar’s plans to build a pipeline through Syria to Turkey in order to deliver … Continue reading

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Wind Power On The Daily Politics – What Happens When Wind Doesnt Blow

On 1 November 2012 Caroline Lucas and James Delingpole appeared for a brief debate about wind power during the last 5 minutes of the Daily Politics. A transcript is on carbonbrief.org and just in case the link stops working here’s … Continue reading

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The Whole Of Practical Politics Is To Keep People Scared

Saw this great quote from HL Mencken buried in the comments to some newspaper story this week and felt it deserved more prominence. The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be … Continue reading

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