The Environment be Damned, I want Cheap Oil

With the conservatives banging the green drum in an effort to call bearded liberals (of which I am one, including the beard for anyone who hasn’t seen me in a while) to their banner it’s surely time to take a long hard look at The Environment issue. Frankly I think that the campaign for environmental change needs to take a step back and reframe the whole issue. It’s not Global Warming, which too many people either don’t believe in or are powerless to effect or are apathetic about, that we need to look at but scarcity because that will hit us in the pocket long before the ice melts. Continue reading The Environment be Damned, I want Cheap Oil

Shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic

Wow, politics has been fun the past couple of weeks. NHS minister booed by nurses, a Home Secretary letting foreign criminals go free to re-offend and John “Two Shags” Prescott loosing his briefs. One drubbing at the poles and a resuffle later and Patricia Hewitt keeps her job, Charles Clarke gets fired and John “Two Shags” Prescott looses his briefs. Continue reading Shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic