There's insanity and then there's law making. Under the child pornography laws have a photo of yourself naked when you were under 10 makes you a sex criminal. More here.
Disraeli's right again. That lies, damned lies and statistics thing.
Yet more proof that Naomi Klein had it wrong. It's government that uses a crisis to increase its own power.
The 95th birthday of the man who has saved more lives than any other single individual.
Ooooh, so cynical about the ability of government to perfect regulation.
Odd corners of the bureaucracy, the Department of Sensitive Words.
And finally, (naughty words alert) talking back to the Great British Public.