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"Wine and dine democracy is now on trial – and about time"

There wasn’t a paragraph in this article that could be edited out – truly we are in The Swamp:

“Each time a US gunman goes berserk, the British media erupts in fury at the money the gun lobby can devote to its lethal interest. 1,065 more words


"Find out if your local councillor is being wined and dined"

Of course, the complication we have in East Devon is that several of our district councillors are, or have been, in the “hospitality trade” as Owl has pointed out in the past: 580 more words


A planning committee chairman, a developer and his "viability consultant" walk into a bar ...

Read the rest of the sleazy story and marvel at the fact that the City of Westminster’s planning committee appears to have just FOUR members … 7 more words


"New financial watchdog is a tax avoider ..."

“The man appointed to police Britain’s financial system yesterday admitted using a notorious scheme that helped cut tax bills.

Charles Randell was given the job despite admitting in his Treasury interview that he had been made to pay back £114,000 to the taxman, plus interest. 243 more words


Legislative Highlights (Feb 2018) (Florida)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities


Several bills have been proposed in the Sunshine State, and some of them are gaining traction in the Legislature (noted as Active), while others are not (noted as inactive) as of the date this post.   1,159 more words