U-turn of the day = ID Cards

Wow, these huge decision changes are coming thick and fast now.  FormerHome Secretary David Blunkett, after years of pushing the "We must have ID cards to prevent terrorism" button has suddenly decided that since everybody should have a passport anyway, and the law requires these to be biometric digital things these days maybe an additional …

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I was fortunate enough to be invited to see Gordon Brown address the Congress of the United States today, and amongst the pomp and ceremony of such an event I got to see the Prime Minister in a different light. Now I will state up front that I consider myself as a moderate conservative as …

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Update – and we’ll take car thieves to showrooms

In an amazing (or not) complete change of direction from Saturday morning's news articles: Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has told MPs she never said youngsters caught with knives should be made to visit stab victims in hospital.... "We are not, and I have never said we are, proposing to bring young people into wards to …

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