Monthly Archives: September 2008

Contempt for Democracy, EU-style

The Irish government has published the results of opinion research, carried out by the polling company Millward Brown IMS, into the reasons for the recent Irish NO vote on the Lisbon Treaty (a.k.a. the European Constitution).  And guess what.  The … Continue reading

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BBC comes over all alarmist

Pursuing its campaign of climate alarmism, the BBC World Service today headlines the news of a receding Arctic ice-cap.  They say that melting is “nearly as bad as last year” — which I take it means that there is less … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS (From 1817)

‘It will have come to your Lordships’ knowledge that a considerable change of climate, inexplicable at present to us, must have taken place in the Circumpolar Regions, by which the severity of the cold that has for centuries past enclosed … Continue reading

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GM Foods — No Risk, No Evidence of Harm

At a briefing from the EU’s Joint Research Centre (JRC, http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/jrc/index.cfm) on Sept 10th, I heard about their work on GM foods.  The JRC is a very highly-regarded research organisation, engaged on a wide range of projects.  It is just … Continue reading

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Bad news for Butchers

Rajendra Pachauri is the Chairman of the IPCC — the deeply compromised UN climate change body that is presented as a scientific consensus, but is starting to look more and more like a political campaign.  Mr. Pachauri is a vegetarian.  … Continue reading

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Oil and Gas Security

I thought I would share some recent correspondence I had with the Labour PPC for Charnwood Eric Goodyer on the subject of Oil and Gas Security:- Good morning Roger I hope that you are well. Putting aside our differences on … Continue reading

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Philip Lardner reinstated

Philip Lardner has been reinstated by the Scottish Conservative Party as our candidate for North Ayrshire and Arran.   Philip is an excellent Conservative and a member of The Freedom Association (TFA).  I recently shared a platform with him at … Continue reading

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