The U.S. found Saddam’s WMD in 2004 but it was covered-up by the Bush administration (video)

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They say that the truth will out and it appears that ‘they’ are right. Two days ago, The New York Times revealed that Saddam Hussein did indeed have weapons of mass destruction in 2003.  They were discovered by American troops in … Continue reading

“A million ways to die in the US” and Republicans aren’t interested in preventing any of them (video)

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America’s border is “so porous, Ebola on the backs of ISIS could come through” says Fox News’ Eric Bolling.  Between them, Ebola and ISIS have killed maybe half a dozen American’s, nonetheless, Republican’s are demanding that the federal government must do … Continue reading

Fox News’ panic machine is turned all the way up to 11 over Ebola (video)

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One case of Ebola has been confirmed in Texas, where a man who contracted the virus in West Africa is being treated. In Spain, one nurse has been identified as having contracted Ebola whilst treating a missionary who had become … Continue reading

#CSAINQUIRY: COMPLAINT ON Mrs WOOLF TO SOLICITORS’ REGULATION AUTHORITY


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Email to Solicitors Regulation Authority: Mrs Fiona Woolf

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Dear Sir

Fiona Woolf, solicitor, CMS solicitors: Home Office child sex abuse inquiry

I am a practising solicitor advocate. I am a specialist family lawyer, law writer and trainer and a one-time member of the Law Society’s children panel. I anticipate that I may be instructed by one or more of those involved as survivors in the above Home Office child sex abuse inquiry.

I attach a letter which I sent to the above Mrs Woolf of CMS solicitors and at present also Lord Mayor of London. I am told that she has accepted the role of chair of an inquiry into child sex abuse set up by the Home Secretary; though I understand that over three weeks later she has not started work on the project. An earlier ‘open letter’ on…

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Are you kidding me? “Pure political calculation” is why Republicans refused a congressional debate about war with ISIS (video)

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The Republican party in congress has turned rejecting any policy proposed by the Obama administration into an art form and made partisan political calculation their raison d’être.  That is why the current congressional term has been the least effective in … Continue reading

UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing inaction? (video)

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“Climate change was a hot topic once again this week on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, as Monday’s episode lambasted world leaders for the apparent lack of progress made during the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept. 23.” Due … Continue reading

Only one low level banker sent to jail (for stupidity) – US Att Gen Eric Holder’s justice for none (video)

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The telling sentence in NPR’s report that US attorney general Eric Holder plans to step down once a successor is confirmed came near the end of the story. “Friends and former colleagues say Holder has made no decisions about his … Continue reading

Richard Branson: from climate change hero to big fat carbon polluting zero (video)

Branson's climate pledge just another cheap stunt

In a typically headline grabbing piece of personal PR, Richard Branson used his invitation to talk at the Clinton Global Initiative in 2006 to announce what seemed to be a game changing act of selfless philanthropy.  The world was stunned … Continue reading

What is it with the Republican party’s refusal to accept the scientific consensus on man made climate change? (video)

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Earlier this year Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown of California told ABC’s This Week  “It is true that there’s virtually no Republican who accepts the [climate change] science that virtually is unanimous. I mean there is no scientific question. There’s just political denial … Continue reading

DISRUPTION (Official 2014 Movie ) The Most Dangerous Threat We’ve Ever Faced (video)

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ABOUT DISRUPTION, THE MOVIE “When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?’ Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our … Continue reading

The science is clear and unequivocal, so why is there a ‘debate’ about climate change? (video)

The mainstream media, without exception, present the fact of man-made climate change as a 'debate' between two equally valid arguments

It is a fact that 97% per cent of all scientists involved in the study of the earth’s climate agree that its climate is changing and that human activity is a cause of this change.  Given the weight of this overwhelming … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: You cannot fix the Middle East by waving a magic bomb (video)

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“Jon Stewart doesn’t like the ‘Crusade-y vibe’ of Obama’s coalition against ISIS America has two choices when it comes to ISIS, said Jon Stewart on Thursday night’s Daily Show: President Obama’s traditionally “nuanced vision of a non-omnipotent America projecting power selectively,” … Continue reading

Fox News: Obama’s announcement of military action against ISIS is “blowing an uncertain trumpet” (video)

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If you think that, having called for an escalation in the military campaign against ISIS, Fox News and the Republican party would be pleased with President Obama’s speech on Wednesday night in which he announced his intention, with a “broad … Continue reading

Raising the UK terror threat level from “be afraid” to “panic” feeds public fear and that is what the government wants (video)

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Theresa May has raised the UK government‘s official measure of the likelihood of a terrorist attack on British soil to “severe” from “substantial”.  Exactly what are ordinary members of the public supposed to do with that information?  There is nothing meaningful … Continue reading

Will refusing to pay ransoms to Islamic State prevent further terrorism? (video)

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The US Treasury Department estimates that various European nations have paid around US$168m in ransom money to various jihadist abductors, including Islamic State (IS), since 2008 – an average of US$28m per year.  This number is denied by the German, … Continue reading