Archive for March 23rd, 2008
I found this map on the net showing where the Israelis are building their wall.
I’d heard that it was inside the Palestinian territory but I hadn’t appreciated by how much.
I don’t understand Israel’s long term strategy. It seems to be to settle the Palestinian areas with extremist Jews and to wall in the Palestinians in ghettos.
This is a recipe for continued conflict.
Map found at:
Yet Ministers’ claim that the revaluationn of homes in England for Council Tax purposes had been postponed. Postponed while they collect yet more information on citizens to be stored in yet another database to be lost by the same civil service who lost your bank details.
MPs seem to love to collect information about us but you Will recall that they consider that they should be except from the Freedom of Information act.
The Telegraph quotes Eric Pickles, the Conservative local government spokesman as saying:
“Every home is being sized up, and every home improvement or sign of a nice neighbourhood is slowly being photographed, catalogued and taxed by Gordon Brown’s inspectors.”
The Labour party seem bent on micromanaging every aspect of our lives.