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#G0594* – The GUARDIAN ICM Poll has clearly been influenced

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 04/08/2011

#G0594* – The GUARDIAN ICM Poll has clearly been influenced

New Guardian ICM Poll:
Tories ahead, Labour down 3%, LDs up 4%

Hi,

The GUARDIAN ICM Poll has clearly been influenced by the largely irrelevant storm in a tea cup over phone hacking:
It all looks all to much as if the Police corruption was, as with the police murders very much a product of Labour style of governance.

It is hard to hold the media accountable for paying police for information when it was the job of the police to ensure such bribery did not happen.

As for the phone hacking in what way was that so serious with regard to the media itself?

ANYONE who is fool enough or so insignificant that mobile phones are used who is then dumb enough to leave messages must surely be seen as fair game.

This equates to someone undressing in front of a groundfloor window and then complaining people looked in!

Everyone of ANY intelligence must surely have been aware that mobile phones are not a secure communication method.

I do appreciate a big deal was made of it as distraction therapy from the incredible mess made of the economy by Labour and the failure of the Tories to bring in the cuts essential to manage the reduction of Labour’s debt and reduce government employment by 50% also dispensing with every single QUANGO.

I appreciate that much of the attack on the media is based on anger of the MPs for having been exposed as being on the fiddle and the dishonesty of The Telegraph particularly for having fundamentally lied about secondary allowances based upon a stolen disk of information when Heather Brooke had an FoI in place and was negotiating to produce a responsible story unlike the rancid misrepresentation by the Telegraph which became the style to follow.

It is easy to play to the ignorance of the Left Wing and make villains out of successful men and women and blame Left Wing failures on America because it tends to be more successful being bigger and more incentivised than the left wing would wish.

The polls indicate very little at this stage when you consider because of the misrepresentation of secondary allowances in knee jerk reaction by ‘tribal’ voter a huge last minute protest vote was built up on which, since it was irrelevant EU politics where MEPs are an irrelevance UKIP gained about 10 MEPs as they were heading for a well earned wipe out without the protest vote.

If we are to talk of probity, reliability, morality and ethics there is little doubt that News International should re-launch the NoTW and someone should have the integrity to shut down The Met. & sack a large number of useless and venal politicians.

Regards,
Greg_L-W.

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” 
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) 

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British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit of their own agenda and greed, have done more damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain more than the armies of Hitler and the Franco – German – Italian axis of 1939 – 1945.

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#G0461* – WILL RACE BE THE STRAW THAT BREAKS The EU’s BACK?

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 16/04/2011

 #G0461* – WILL RACE BE THE STRAW THAT BREAKS The EU’s BACK?

Germany threatens to reintroduce border checks in row over Tunisian refugees

Germany has threatened to reinstate border checks “against the interests” of the EU’s free movement zone in an escalating row with Italy over Tunisian refugees.

Germany has threatened to reinstate border checks against the interests of the EU's free movement zone in an escalating row with Italy over Tunisian refugees.

Tunisian refugees disembark from the ferry Flaminia 
in the port of Civitavecchia, near Rome Photo: AFP
Italy has promised to give over 20,000 Tunisian refugees temporary visas allowing them to travel freely in the border-free Schengen zone, which covers all EU countries except Britain and Ireland.
Over 26,000 illegal migrants have reached Italy by boat through the small Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, which is close to Tunisia. The Italian authorities have insisted other European countries must help take the burden.
Italy said last week that it would give six-month residence permits to all the migrants who have arrived since the beginning of the year.
Franco Frattini, the Italian foreign minister, said: “Thousands, tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of migrants could come from Tunisia. It’s a purely European affair.”
But during bad-tempered European talks on Monday, Germany warned Italy that it will not accept the migrants and that Berlin will tear up the EU’s border-free travel arrangements to stop them.
“We cannot accept that a lot of employment migrants enter Europe through Italy,” said Hans-Peter Friedrich, Germany’s interior minister at a meeting of EU justice ministers in Luxembourg.
“It cannot be in the interest of Europe for us to be forced to introduce new controls, so we hope the Italians will fulfil their duties.”
Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian Prime Minister, has described the influx as a “human tsunami” that could lead to the break-up of the EU unless countries, such as Germany, accept quotas of refugees.
“Europe cannot get out of this. Europe is either something real and concrete, or it doesn’t exist. In that case, it is better if we separate and each follows his own fears and selfish concerns,” he said at the weekend.
Italian coastguards on Monday said that two more boats carrying 226 people form Tunisia had arrived in an exodus which began after the country’s dictator, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, was overthrown in mid-January.
Roberto Maroni, the Italian interior minister, said Italy had to “consider if it is still worth being part of the EU” after the hostile reaction to its plan. ”It’s fine when Italy contributes to euro bail-outs, to wars, but on this very specific issue of helping us out, EU states are absolutely not willing to show solidarity,” he said.
If Italy issues travel documents to the Tunisians, Germany will respond by reversing the 1995 decision to abolish border controls, in a major blow to the EU.
France has warned it will also reinstate checks and that it will send the migrants back to Italy.
Maria Fekter, Austria’s interior minister, said: “Letting these people in would only pave the way for crime, and as minister in charge of security I cannot accept that.”
Joachim Herrmann, the interior minister for Bavaria, warned he would stop the refugees by using regional powers to reintroduce border controls on the German-Austrian border.
“We will not accept that the Italian government simply declares that the Tunisian migrants are tourists and uses this to push them into other countries,” he told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.
“They must be sent back to their homelands.”

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“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” 
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) 

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Greg L-W.
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British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit of their own agenda and greed, have done more damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain more than the armies of Hitler and the Franco – German – Italian axis of 1939 – 1945.

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#G337* – The EU has become a lumbering, unaccountable mess,

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 12/09/2010

#G337* – The EU has become a lumbering, unaccountable mess,

Hi,

it is increasingly clear the EU scam has failed – any organisation where the servants steal €2.4 BILLION from their masters just to tell their masters how damned clever the servants are is clearly a broken structure, a failure of ignoble proportions and I for one am sorry that Norris McWhirter did not live long enough to enter the EU in his Guinness Book of Records as the largest scam in history and possibly the biggest failure before inevitably he would have been forced to supercede it with the names Paschauri & Gore for the largest scam and most spectacular con ever pulled by man – and tho think they were so corrupt they accepted a Nobel Prize – was that for the biggest theft in history or the largest con?

Brussels has broken our power to rule
The EU has become a lumbering, unaccountable mess.
Christopher Booker
By Christopher Booker
Published: 7:00PM BST 11 Sep 2010

Muddled: The inflated engine of our EU government rolls on, more power-crazed than ever


Muddled: The inflated engine of our EU government rolls on, more power-crazed than ever
The latest findings of Eurobarometer, the EU’s own polling organisation, show that less than half its citizens now believe it is a “good thing”. In many countries, its popularity is at record lows, and only 19 per cent see the EU as “democratic” (in Britain, Finland and Latvia this is as low as 10 per cent).
What makes this particularly ironic is that in 2001 the EU’s leaders issued their Laeken Declaration, admitting that the EU faced a crisis through its “democratic deficit”. Their remedy was the process designed to give Europe a “constitution”. After eight years of negotiation, obfuscation, lies and referendum-reverses, they got the constitution they wanted (although they had to disguise it as the Lisbon Treaty). The upshot of this tortuous attempt to “bring Europe closer to its peoples” is that those peoples see the EU as less democratic than ever.
Meanwhile, armed with its new powers, the inflated engine of our EU government rolls on, more power-crazed than ever. It is spending £800 million on setting up its new worldwide diplomatic service, with 100 of its officials earning more than our own shrunken and virtually irrelevant Foreign Secretary William Hague. Also now on the table are the EU’s options for imposing its own taxes, the front-runner being a tax on financial transactions to which Britain, as a world financial centre, would contribute 70 per cent, more than 300 billion euros a year. Britain and the City will also be hit hardest by the EU’s seizure of control over the regulation of financial services.
Our Chancellor, George Osborne, has just conceded the EU’s right to “supervise” the contents of national budgets, taking away much of a power Parliament has exercised for centuries. Britain also seems likely to lose what remains of the EU budget rebate won by Mrs Thatcher, putting up our yearly contributions to the EU by another £3 billion – even though, for every £1 we get back from Brussels for our farmers, we already hand over £2 to farmers in other countries.
Theresa May, our Home Secretary, weakly claims that she wants reform of the European Arrest Warrant, when half of all those affected by it are being extradited from Britain. The EU’s response, in effect, is that we agreed to this travesty of justice and we must learn to live with it.
But no current issue better illustrates the bizarre nature of the system to which we have surrendered the power to run our country than the chaos inflicted on our hospitals by the enforced application of the EU’s working time directive. Led by John Black, head of the Royal College of Surgeons, medical professionals protest that this is threatening many patients’ lives.
Even the European Commission freely admits, in a recent “communication” to the European Parliament and sundry others, that its rules are, in practice, highly “unsatisfactory” and in need of urgent reform. But it adds that attempts to amend the directives have been going on since 2004 and that any chance of getting the reforms needed will involve so many consultations and negotiations that little is likely to happen for years.
Of course, if we still had the power to run our own country, this crisis in the NHS and much else besides could be sorted out within months, But since our Government seems quite happy to continue handing over even more powers to this crazy system, there is nothing we can do about it – until eventually the whole lumbering, labyrinthine, unaccountable, undemocratic mess implodes under the weight of its own contradictions.

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“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), 

Regards,
Greg L-W.

for all my contact details & Blogs: CLICK HERE  

British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit of their own agenda and greed, have done more damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain more than the armies of Hitler and the Franco – German – Italian axis of 1939 – 1945.

Make your vote count vote:
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Posted in Booker, EU; corrupt; undemocratic;, George Osborne, Laeken Declaration, Telegraph, Theresa May | Leave a Comment »

#G318* – A TORY LEAD IN A COALITION PICKLE!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 12/08/2010


#G318* – A TORY LEAD IN A COALITION PICKLE!
Hi,

it is good to see someone who isn’t sio crano rectally retentive about the ridiculous LibDims and their irrelevant views in the SO CALLED coalition!

This letter in the Telegraph yesterday must be one promise that The Tories are forced to keep – it will be interesting to see how they manage to deliberately deconstruct a purely EU concept for direct rule of Britain – to be fair I doubt they understand their plight and it seems they do not know who now rules Britain.

SIR – 
I share the public’s concern (Letters, August 9) at the recommendation of the Postcode Address File Advisory Board to delete counties from the Royal Mail’s address database by 2016. It speaks volumes that unelected officials regard our counties – and over 1,000 years of English history – as a “vanity attachment”. 
But the new Government is taking steps to defend our counties. We have scrapped Labour’s gerrymandering which sought to break up the counties of Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk for electoral advantage and we are dismantling the tiers of regional assemblies and development agencies.
Eric Pickles MP (Con)
 

Secretary of State for Local Government
London SW1


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#G105* – SOME THINGS CHANGE

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 10/05/2009

#G105* – SOME THINGS CHANGE
WHILST OTHERS RESOLUTELY REFUSE TO!

Hi,

I was recently reminded of an incident that occurred on a summer bank holiday some 9 years ago before my ops. and it all seems so very long ago.

It did however add a smile or some ire to the breakfast tables of Telegraph readers of the time 😉
Not quite far enough back to have made it into this photograph which is thought to be a Guild parade through Chepstow to commemorate Queen Victorias funeral, though I incline to believe it more likely to be that of Edward VII – it shows my home of the last26 years in the background.
There was much to do when first we took it on – floors were missing, the roof was all but useless and there were squatters in a part of the building that had been walled off across a passage!

The first thing to do was chip off all the lead based Russian Green paint that had been ‘acquired’ by a previous tennant from The Army apprentices at Beachley!
Probably at about the same time that Percy Palmer retiredas Skipper and Skipper Groves had retired to watch the River Wye flow by whilst Ben Brown the last of the skippers on the Severn Ferries left to run The Five Alls on the opposite side of the road to me!

I found the roof one of the hardest parts of the task never having built a roof with slates nor on the curved timbers salvaged in the late 1400s from ships being broken in the Docks at the foot of the hill – as do remember Chepstow has built and launched over 600 ships in its day and between 1790 & 1795 handled a greater recorded tunnage of cargo than Newport and Cardiff put together and was to its last days the centre of the entrepot trade for Bristol, Gloucester & Hereford.

The roof now has some 8 inches of insulation, but is double glazed at the back for Lee’s studio.

The work was conducted, as you can see, under an anti EU banner which The Council & The National Ass for Wales spent some 5 years trying to make me remove! That I had registered The Welsh Assembly as a Company rather wrong footed them and eventually they had to enact an act of Parliament to change the name to its present ones!
We must have done quite a good job as it frequently apeared in art magazines – though I must remind myself artists also seem to favour painting ruins! Sadly as health precludes and not working is not condusive to paying for maintainance it is likely to be a new tennant who will finally restore it!
One has to admit The River Wye at the bottom of the hill is quite spectacular as it passes below the 300 foot cliffs of Windcliff and the double horseshoe bend.

We had eight rooms of books open to the public – it is astonishing how often the illiteratte and the jealous will refer to a book shop as a junk shop in their ignorance! We carried around 60,000 different titles and at one time we had around 20 items in excess of £1,000 in value.
My personal fascinations in terms of print and language were Cuniform Tablets, Parchments pre1300 and incunabulla

Clearly the cat was boss and Lee gave most of her time to restoration of pictures and illustrations on paper pre 1800, besides painting both for pleasure and commission in almost all mediums.

You may enjoy this article from The Telegraph:

Wales: The old terror lingers here
Byron Rogers gets lost in the back lanes and historic byways of Border country

Last Updated: 11:30AM GMT 05 Feb 2001

‘HENRY MARTEN was in the chancel once but they moved him, for they still thought him dangerous in death’

I do not know his name. All I know is that he was a priest and one May morning, six centuries ago, he stood in front of a small army, assuring the soldiers that all those who fell would that evening sup in Paradise. This was just outside the town Usk in the last war between the English and the Welsh.

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Italy earthquake: survivors found but death toll risesBut the day, as usual, turned against the Welsh, and the priest was seen slipping quietly away. He was taunted by the soldiers who asked why he was not waiting with them to share the celestial banquet. And this remarkable man responded by saying that it was one of his fast days.

It is a moment of such black humour, you know it happened: men shouting, horses squealing, the arrows coming out of the sky. Which is why, on a hot September afternoon, I am climbing a steep hill on a lane out of Usk that leads up past the castle. I am looking for someone who had his finest moment on the battlefield of the Yellow Pool (Y Pwll Melyn).

It was a turning point in the rising of Owen Glyndwr, when in May 1405, the defenders rushed out of the castle to overwhelm his besieging army, killing his brother and taking his son prisoner. It was, according to local folklore, some kind of running battle. But where?

Some place names survive, such as Monkswood, on the outskirts of Usk, where Glyndwr’s son, trying to escape, was taken. But where was the Yellow Pool? The castle was the clue. A surprise counter-attack, the besiegers falling back to the nearest strongpoint to make a stand. Of course, the hill behind the castle itself . . .

It is a beautiful afternoon, Usk falling away beneath us, the castle in the trees, the town square a mass of flowers, and, beyond these, the grim Victorian outline of the jail which is still a jail. We come to the old farm on top of the hill, but the lady renting the farmhouse says she has never heard of a Yellow Pool.

We walk on for about 30 yards and stand, looking at the hills behind the hill. On our left is a thicket of trees, so dense I do not at first notice the dark hollow in their midst. But when I walk round I see this patch of mud in shadow, at the centre of which is a small pond. My daughter picks up a stone and throws it, and there is more of a slapping sound than a splash.

“Grab her,” I shout, but it is too late, for we have forgotten that one among us would follow a stone into the mouth of hell. The Jack Russell is already in the mud.

“We’ve got nothing to clean her with,” I say. The dog is covered in mud, an odd mud, a very light colour. My wife says nothing, she is pointing. “Don’t you realise where we are?”

We were in that strange Border area which people forget about, where the lower Wye forms the frontier between England and Wales, and which motorists skirt at speed, on the A40 in the north and the M4 in the south. For 40 years I’ve done this myself, wondering where the turn-offs went. Only this time I had followed them.

And we were walking through the streets of Chepstow, an old town torn apart by a modern bypass which has left its lower streets a wasteland of traffic and car parks. But the most remarkable bookshop in Britain survives, as does its owner, Greg Lance-Watkins, pigtailed and embattled. Mr Lance-Watkins of Glance Back Books is a man who hates church bells, the European Union and the Welsh Assembly.

But in change-ringing circles men talk of him with awe, for this was the man who stopped a peal of bells. He climbed above the ringing chamber and held on to the ropes like Quasimodo, something which might have brought the bells down on his head. The fighting starting on the belfry stairs, spilled out and into his bookshop, and then into the streets of Chepstow as the “anoraks”, as he calls them, tried to effect a citizen’s arrest.

But this is also a man who stocks Rupert annuals, and on his shelves has ones you normally see only in catalogues, books no children coloured in, which cost upwards of £100 to the rarest of all in four figures. Mr Lance-Watkins has passed into the private mythology of my family.

Little has changed – I still hate the destruction of our Country, our membership of the odious and undemocratic EU, the idiocy of pretence that is devolution and the ghastly intrusive clatter of church bells which have absolutely no musical merit and might as well be replaced by a siren or a messuins tower to call the superstitious to their pennance!

The greatest change has been the closing of our shop, the destruction of the town as it was made more erzats by Councillors seeking to display their bad taste and impramature with other peoples money in the pretence of EU Grants and ‘regeneration’ – one only needs to see the outcome both visually and in terms of commerce, both for tourists and for residents to understand just how destructive and vile was their DEGENERATION of our town.

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821),

Regards,
Greg
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‘The arrogance and hubris of corrupt politicians
will be responsible for every drop of blood spilt
in the Wars of Disassociation, if Britain does not
leave the EU.

The ugly, centralised, undemocratic supra national policies being imposed by the centralised and largely unelected decisionmakers of The EU for alien aims, ailien values and to suit alien needs stand every possibility of creating 200,000,000 deaths across EUrope as a result of the blind arogance and hubris of the idiologues in the central dictatorship and their economic illiteracy marching hand in glove with the idiocy of The CAP & The CFP – both policies which deliver bills, destroy lives and denude food stocks.

British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit
of their own agenda and greed, have done more
damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy
of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain
into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own
personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain
more than the armies of Hitler
and the Franco – German – Italian axis of 1939 – 1945.

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