Those who will not see

I've got a post up at Liberal Conspiracy on the EU's new ECRIS system. Under ECRIS, local criminal records agencies will categorise crimes and sentences against particular headings (so 0801 is murder; 0403 is trafficking people for their organs; while on the sentencing side 1002 is life imprisonment and 3017 is confiscation of your hunting … Continue reading Those who will not see

Worse than Nicholas

I really like Mock The Week; it's one of my favourite TV shows. Frankie Boyle is perhaps the best comic of the last 30 years; Dara O'Briain is hard to spell but excellent; Hugh Dennis was the funniest one in the Mary Whitehouse Experience and remains so; Russell Howard is remarkably entertaining for a small … Continue reading Worse than Nicholas

Yes we can

Hooray for Obama's America. I don't have enormously high hopes that everything will become groovy, excellent, liberal, etc, and I know that the President's impact on what happens in the states is somewhat limited - but the fact that the Californians have taken a cop who shot a harmless, unarmed civilian, charged said cop with … Continue reading Yes we can