If you think the troughing and corruption here, in Westminster, is bad, have a look at how lucrative the US Senate can be.
The problem being that it is big government itself which breeds such corruption.
Bypass such short term trivialities for a moment and celebrate that as the world gets richer it also gets cleaner.
While it may not ne true that blogging is the route to riches it is at least fun, no?
We've all absorbed the idea that there's a liquidity crisis out there. But who is it with the crisis and why?
Why problems in the NHS don't get solved: look at the way they treat whistleblowers.
And finally, the state of the Labour Party today.