Defending Peter Hain (we know, not the most likely of activities). What business is it of the State or the criminal law how a private organisation chooses its leaders, or how that process is funded?
Similarly, what business is it of the State or a Human Rights Commission what a magazine publishes (subject to libel and incitement to violence)?
This also seems to be something of an intrusion into areas that should remain private, part of family life.
A very clever piece of economics: and from politicians to boot.
Normal service is resumed: a very stupid piece of economics from a bureaucrat. Another from a politician.
Celebrating the little guy: a selection of posts from lesser known blogs, the best of 2007.
And finally, something you might care to support and more on the law of holes. When in one, stop digging, but if you don't, where will you end up?