Frack the whip

Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Mark Walport calls for an end to fracking delays, saying shale gas can be less harmful than coal or oil [...] Read more ...

via Thesun
26 Jan 2015

Labour should expose the Greens’ daftness – not flirt with them

It was another bad weekend for Ukip. First one of its MEPs quit for the Tories, fuming that party leader Nigel Farage runs the group as a vanity project behind his jocular man-of-the-people pose. Then a senior official hired to keep “all the bad stuff” from seeping into the public domain was revealed to have said the party was proud to stand up [...] Read more ...

via Independent
26 Jan 2015

Hollywood uses ‘American Sniper’ to destroy history & create myth

American Sniper is directed by Clint Eastwood, and tells the story of Chris Kyle, a US Navy Seal who served four tours of duty in Iraq as a sniper credited with 160 confirmed “kills”, and earning him the dubious honor of being lauded the most lethal sniper in US military history. Played by Bradley Cooper, in the movie Kyle is an all-American he [...] Read more ...

via Rt
26 Jan 2015