Tory challenges free market

Tory challenges free market Originally posted by Peter Inson at 06:51, May 3 2013 Yesterday’s Times – Tory MP Laura Sandys challenges the trustworthiness of the so-called free market. Yesterday’s BBC recalls the sexed-up dossier about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction in an interview with Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, about the situation in Syria. …

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Put Pedestrians First

Put Pedestrians First Originally posted by Peter Inson at 06:01, May 12 2013 On May 8th a correspondent to The TimesToday’s  suggests that only a quarter of primary school children are allowed to walk to school, then goes on to remind us of the extent of adult obesity and the dominance of motor traffic in …

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QC wants age of consent lowered to thirteen

QC wants age of consent lowered to thirteen Originally posted by Peter Inson at 06:10, May 12 2013 The school-leaving age is about to be raised, to eighteen. Should we not raise the age of consent at the same time in order, more readily,  to criminalise those who wish to take advantage of young people?

Saucy Latin texts

Saucy Latin texts Originally posted by Peter Inson at 09:47, June 7 2013 One thing to read furtively marked passages from a banned tome – thank you Janet Forge of Ilford County High for Girls who in 1961 lent me “Lady C” in a plain brown wrapper marked “A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.” …

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