Archive for June, 2008

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Sunday, June 15th, 2008

The death by 1000 cuts goes on and on. What makes this so insidious is that the slow death is beating down people's resolve; although the politicians are lining up to make it an issue, and there is clearly public support for such a campaign, it seems that ...

How to deal with Terrorism….

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Before you start locking people up for as long as you think necessary to appeal to certain members of the core target audience identified by your political focus groups, try and avoid leaving vital security documents on the train. Might be an idea. Apart from the ridiculous timing of this, it ...

42 Days and David Davis

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

For those who know me, this won't be much of a surprise, but I am hopping made about this government's continued assault on civil liberties, and I support David Davis wholeheartedly in putting a little passion and reality, and, again one of my hobby-horses, public engagement back into politics. I heard ...

Speeding on the Shaftesbury Road pt2

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

I have previously blogged about the dilemma of how to phase the lights. Well maybe there is a solution; to set the lights up with a speed camera, such that they work as currently intended – ie intelligently recognising the oncoming traffic and changing the lights as necessary; EXCEPT that ...