Monthly Archives: October 2009

Why euro-sceptics should back Miliband

At the back end of September, US President Obama made a whistle-stop visit to the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen to set the seal on the bid of his home city, Chicago, for the 2016 Olympics.  Hours later, in what … Continue reading

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Stern Warning to go Vegetarian – (but first eat the dog)

Lord Stern, the pin-up economist of the climate hysteria movement, and author of of the Stern Report on the costs of global warming, has delivered himself of a new gem.  He predicts that “eating meat could become as socially unacceptable … Continue reading

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The Peckleton Walk

On Sunday Oct 25th I joined local MP David Tredinnick and a group of villagers outside Peckleton Village Hall, in Leicestershire, to set off on a walk over the local fields to see an anemometer mast on the site of … Continue reading

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The scandal of the Derby Two

  I have warned repeatedly that the European Arrest Warrant would lead to the extradition of British citizens to foreign jurisdictions, where their treatment would fail to meet decent standards of justice.  We now have a case in point, here … Continue reading

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I attend a Speed Awareness Course

On Friday October 23rd it was my privilege to attend a Speed Awareness Course, run by Leicestershire County Council at Syston.  Yes.  I admit it. Hands up.  I was done for 36 mph in a 30 limit, on the Welford … Continue reading

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Promises, promises, Gordon

Gordon Brown predicted the start of economic recovery in the third quarter.  Instead, the economy shrank by 0.4% on the preliminary figures.  Unabashed, our Prime Minister now returns to the fray to say that he promises — yes, promises — … Continue reading

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Nick Griffin on Question Time

Everyone is talking about Nick Griffin’s rather tentative and embarrassing performance on Question Time, and whether the BBC should have invited him, so I’ll add my tuppenceworth.   I absolutely condemn the racist and fascist BNP, and I hope that … Continue reading

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