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REFORM OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS

RULE OF THE FAT CATS

SNOUTS IN THE TROUGH

We Brits are in no position to criticise how other countries are run as long as our upper house at Westminster is allowed to remain in its present far from satisfactory form. 492 more words

Plot Holes, by Robert Gore

The Michael Flynn Affair is one of those movies where you figure out a jumble of things that don’t make sense as you walk out of the theater. 1,352 more words

Government

Former IMF Chief and Dozens of Former Bank Execs Just Got Sentenced to Jail, by Don Quinines

Here’s a heartwarming tale, but we don’t know if the parties involved will actually go to prison and the rest of us will all live happily ever after. 340 more words

Government

This is why so many us are sick of the status quo!

A $138,400
annual paycheck

from the feds
for corrupt
Jesse Jackson Jr.!?

Despite having been convicted and imprisoned for corruption, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. collects a hefty salary, milking the taxpayers for even more. 28 more words

Donald Trump

Report: EPA pipeline reviews "Inadequate and Ineffective"

“The main conclusions from this study: EPA, in every case, identified important information and analyses that should have been included in the Draft Environmental Impact Statements (DEISs) but was not, assigning ratings of ‘insufficient information’ for each of the eighteen project reviews…. 149 more words

Updates

EU anti-fraud agency OLAF to investigate Martin Schulz

The independent anti-fraud body of the EU, known by its French acronym OLAF, has confirmed that it is examining the fraud allegations against former European Parliament President Martin Schulz. 391 more words

European Parliament

Hope and helplessness

“Hope has a cost. Hope is not comfortable or easy. Hope requires personal risk. It is not about the right attitude. Hope is not about peace of mind.

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