Archive for October, 2010

Free Speach Works

The fuss over whether Nick Griffin should be allowed on the BBC’s Question Time is quite staggering. The people who object to his appearence must have so little faith in their own counter argument that they dare not risk engaging in open debate. A…

Strictly is a Mess

Tonight’s 2 hour Strictly marathon was seriously flawed. When they dumped Arline Philips I had my doubts. When they made it over two hours long I found myself loosing interest during the voting and getting angry at Brucy’s jokes for taking up my v…

How to Justify Delayed Engineering Projects

I love this story. Now, I am not a physicist but gonna go with my gut here and call bullshit on this. Basically, you really don’t know how the universe works, that’s why they built the machine, and this wouldn’t be the first large engineering proj…

Child Benefit, Fairness and Simplicity

While I agree with the principle, the Government’s planned cuts to child benefit for anyone earning over £44,000 has a massive loophole. If I was earning £43,875 and my partner wasn’t earning anything, a £1000 pay rise would leave the family drast…