Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?


What Recovery ?

Poor growth keeps UK interest rates at record low: Economist       The Bank of England’s logo (file photo)   Sat Oct 18, 2014 3:16PM GMT 1   The

Worth-less Women

The news you won’t find on TV – women broadcasters earn less than men   1 October 2014 by Tim Lezard Women working in broadcasting say sexist attitudes are still

Private Pension’s

Pensions can now pass to next generation tax-free    Last updated: Sep 29th, 2014 News       by Mark King            People are now able to pass their pension fund onto the


Unleash Your Inner Creativity in 5 Easy Steps! by Tesco Accounts Dept   22MondaySep 2014 Posted by Tom Pride in vindictiveness   Tags economy, hanky-panky, open government (satire?) Need help in

Banks are Bastards

Lloyds tops list of most complained about banks   Add TSB to that List -They destroyed me, my marriage and nearly my farm. Radical      Last updated: Sep 2nd,

My New £1 Coin design-A Headless Chicken ?

  Could you design the new £1 coin?   Last updated: Sep 12th, 2014    The new £1 coin Chancellor George Osborne is giving aspiring artists the chance to turn

BP & Deepwater Oil Spill

‘Reckless’ BP faces $18bn fine for Deepwater oil spill 16:30 05 September 2014 by Aviva Rutkin   Guilty as charged.   Yesterday a federal US court found BP grossly negligent

Walmart/Asda$16bn profit-Retail Monster

Walmart forces workers to pay for new uniforms by: Mark Gruenberg September 12 2014 tags: low wage workers, benefits, workers rights (PAI) — As if Walmart’s labor law-breaking, low pay,

Nationalise Big Energy Firms – FBU

Thursday, 11 September 2014     Getting control of energy   Andrew Fisher reviews a new pamphlet –   ‘It’s time to take over the big energy firms’ – published by

Expenses-A Third Job for MP’s ?

British MPs expenses bill up by £5 million Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:35AM GMT Official figures show that the total expenses bill for British lawmakers rose by £5 million pounds

Cameron’s Con Trick

Cameron handing billions of our money over to firm   run by fellow Old Etonian   09TuesdaySep 2014 Posted by Tom Pride in cynicism   Tags Cameron, class, open government, privatisation,

State Pension Rate 2016

New ‘flat-rate’ state pension: how much will you get? Within weeks, older savers will be able to learn their state entitlement – and there are shocks in store, reveals Dan

Burger The Take Overs

Friday, 29 August 2014 Burger King coffee deal brews up a whopping great tax avoidance problem   Prem Sikka The US$11 billion merger of Burger King and Canadian coffee and

NHS Litigation Service

NHS Litigation Service   The NHS Litigation Authority   We are a not-for-profit part of the NHS.   We manage negligence and other claims against the NHS in England on

The Bye Bye Bank

Co-op Bank customers rush for the exit amid ‘whirlwind of bad publicity’     Nick Goodway   Saturday 23 August 2014   The Co-operative Bank lost 38,000 customers in the

Bloated Funeral Costs

    £7000 for a Typical Funeral? Get Cover Today                The average cost of a funeral in the UK has increased for the tenth

Lord Above !-Tory Donors -They Seek Them Anywhere

Exclusive: Tory donor made a peer under false pretences, say Sikhs Sikh leaders reject Government description of Lord Suri as a leading figure in their community Chris Green Senior Reporter

Money – Donations to the Decadent

Where does that donation money go?                                                 I thought it was always “Rob the rich to give it to the Poor”   Now: Rob the Poor to enrich the Rich.     Donating – Interesting, ever wonder

Paul Singer – Another Greedy Capitalist Vulture

Meet Paul Singer: the greedy capital vulture forcing whole nations into poverty 31ThursdayJul 2014 Posted by Tom Pride in hopeless naivety   Tags bankers, economy, human rights, international, open government (not

So “Special” ? – So Much “Fake”

Supermarkets accused over ‘fake’ special offers Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s are misleading consumers over “special offers” that aren’t deals at all, an investigation has found   By Harry Wallop |

Living Standards back to the 2003 level

UK inflation higher than forecast, hits 5-month high   New figures show that the UK inflation rate on food and clothes prices has hit a five-month high in June.  

Scotland – Another reason to say YES

North Scotland cheapest place to live in the UK   Last updated: Jun 11th, 2014   News by Hannah Nemeth When it comes to the cost of running a home,

Vodafone – £59bn Profit but Paid no UK Tax

UK Uncut protesters blockade Vodafone stores across country Groups targeted 10 Vodafone shops   and say there will be further demonstrations   to coincide with the company’s AGM Kevin Rawlinson

Gary Barlow- Tax Evasion is Big Business

UK and US to deploy drones in hunt for Gary Barlow’s missing tax millions 14WednesdayMay 2014 Posted by Tom Pride in pettiness   Defence, economy, international (satire?) US surveillance and reconnaissance