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“Celebritity”

I deliberately avoid any papers or media connected to “celebrities” but even my home email page carries stuff like this which is difficult to avoid.

I just wondered about this Jordan/Katie Price individual. Her bizarre and capricious behaviour surely point to some kind of contamination of the brain. I wondered perhaps if some silicone had seeped and that she may be suffering from………

False mammary syndrome.

Their Trade is Treachery

I listened to a fascinating programme on Radio 4 last week entitled Why Russia Spies. Various interviewees on the programme spoke about nuclear bombers (not reconnaissance aircraft) being regularly and increasingly intercepted from entering British airspace.

There was a claim that 35 of the Russian embassy staff in London were spies which is roughly the same number as at the height of the cold war.

Then there was this headline to a story that the body of an alleged British spy had been found in London.

The Radio 4 programme, which will be available for another four days also refers to the recent discovering of the American spy ring. Their low level status was largely derided but the experts think that their mundane status was their strength.

Of course it’s only one side of a highly complex tale but interesting nonetheless.

Poor Families Bear Brunt of Coalition’s Austerity Drive

Is the headline in this morning’s Guardian . Not just some constructed opinion by a left wing hack, but the conclusion of a report by the Institute of Fiscal studies.

And here’s another couple of revelations.

It will lead to increased inflation not just on the VAT aspect. Many retailers, suffering falling turnover will seek to recoup at least some of this by price rises.

There is an unemployment time bomb going to explode shortly.

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