Both DPF and MacDoctor have bloged on the Herald’s scaremongering about removing of protection on trees. You’ve got to marvel at the idiots they describe. These people seem to think that only The Government is protecting these poor trees – that the second any law change is past, each and ever land owner will pull… Continue reading Can’t see the wood for…
Tag: Nanny State
How useful is the nanny state?
No Right Turn attacks the opponents of the nanny state: Complaining about the “nanny state” has been a key theme of National’s campaign, even if they have to make up things to complain about. But here’s something which might want to make people think. Tomorrow night is Guy Fawkes night (yes, when we celebrate an… Continue reading How useful is the nanny state?
Ban those bulbs
I was driving to work 2 days ago, and suddenly what was news sounded like it came from some sort of parallel dimension. They announced the government was going to ban conventional light bulbs. What I still can’t get over is that they spoke of this as though it were the most routine thing in… Continue reading Ban those bulbs