Neelie Who?

Nosemonkey at Europhobia sums up the controversy over the nomination of Neelie Kroes to the European Commission and looks at the underlying problems in how the Commission is put together and confirmed….so that I don’t have to. Thanks, Nosemonkey! Oddly, “the Parliament can only approve or vote down the entire commission and cannot pick out …

Mark Lynas

(Via Johann Hari at Harry’s Place🙂 Mark Lynas‘s blog about climate change looks like one to watch for people interested in environmental/global warming issues. I’ve only given it a brief glimpse, and can’t tell yet if it’s going to be like the Informed Comment of global warming, but if it were, that would be much …

“Let Life mean Life”

Continuing on a topic (albeit not deliberately) that was raised in the comments here, David T at Harry’s Place argues in favour of abolishing the mandatory life sentence for murder in the UK: