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Bang! Bang! They Vote Him Down

February 6, 2008 by


Cometh the election, cometh the hunter. What has finally become an endangered species of its own right still numbers 17,816 voters of its own. Or at least that is what the Hunter’s Federation claimed today. Now we do get the feeling that public interest in the number of hunters is mostly based on the hope […]

No Knock Knocking

January 15, 2008 by


It’s possible to go through the BBC archives to examine the recent history of the development between Internet and Politics (German style capitals). I did just that recently when preparing my Sunday article and one of the interesting reportages that I came across dealt with the very peculiar rules that applied to the Japanese Presidential […]

Gonzi’s Good Plan

October 19, 2007 by


It’s good that’s what it is. The budget that has just been announced cannot be seen as being a bad budget. In the simplistic balance of good and bad the good wins out by a couple of pounds. There’s income tax measures, there’s support for children, education and development. There’s a nod to such things […]

A little less conversation… (Election Matters)

October 11, 2007 by


Over the last week or so we have seen the political parties whinge and whine about the control that their counterparts seem to have over the media. Each of the parties dreams of having a hidden absolute control over all things mediatic in such a way as to be able to churn out soporiphic plaudits […]