Plus ça change

Rummaging through the online version of Hansard looking at the questions asked by George Lansbury, like one does and I came across this little gem:ROYAL AIR FORCE (BOMBING ATTACKS).HC Deb 12 April 1923 vol 162 cc1300-1 1300§ 60. Mr. LANSBURYasked the Secretary of State for Air how many punitive expeditions have been undertaken by the … Continue reading Plus ça change

Mummy there’s blood on my present!

I know Christmas is a while away yet but if my local supermarkets can have their Christmas goodies on sale in October then I can damn well post about Christmas. Actually the post isn't about Christmas, I'm just using it to emotionally blackmail you!A recent edition of the Morning Star had a report on the … Continue reading Mummy there’s blood on my present!

What The Guardian’s Banned From Telling You: A Third Estate Exclusive

A complete repost of an article from The Third Estate.Please repost the post from The Third Estate.Written by: Owen- October 12, 2009Earlier this evening The Guardian was served with a gagging order forbidding it from reporting parliamentary business. To quote the article in the paper itself:Today’s published Commons order papers contain a question to be … Continue reading What The Guardian’s Banned From Telling You: A Third Estate Exclusive