OMG – what happens to my super pension if the Brits take their money and go?
It has been an eventful couple of weeks for the referendum debate with the launch of a second major Leave campaign followed by the shambolic mess which constituted the launch of the Remain campaign.
Welkomen to the post-democratic state
Owen Jones Tries Out “Kinder Politics” on Twitter
A Tory voter broke down on Question Time last night over the cuts to tax credits, sending much of Twitter into schadenfreude frenzy.
Big moment on Question Time: audience member tearfully asks why Tories are going to cut her tax credits pic.twitter.com/JvrW0xVo8v #bbcqt
— Jack Seale (@jackseale) October 15, 2015
Owen Jones, quite correctly, pointed out that these are the people who Labour should “throw everything” at:
For those berating her – “she deserves no pity etc”: how are we supposed to win if we castigate disillusioned Tory voters? Welcome them.
— Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) October 16, 2015
But his minions weren’t having any of it. Serves the Tory Scum right
A new, kinder politics… LOL
technoguido | October 16, 2015 at 3:54 pm | Tags: Question Time, Twitter | Categories: Guido Fawkes | URL: http://wp.me/pvx79-SIw
Navy to begin search for El Faro in coming weeks
October 9, 2015—Over the next several weeks, the U.S. Navy will begin searching for the 790 ft containership El Faro, which is believed to have sunk near the Crooked Islands in the Bahamas. In a press briefing yesterday, National Transportation Safety Board Vice-Chairman Bella Dinh-Zarr said that the Navy would use specialized equipment, including side scan sonar and ROVs to locate the ship and its Voyage Data Recorder or black box.
In our continuing series on hot looking energy ministers we bring you the current President of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Alison-Madueke. Diezani is the brains behind Nigeria’s plan to remove state subsidies on fuel prices – a sound free market leaning policy reform. The fabulous minister is rumoured to have a taste for luxurious hotel suites and private jets. She can join our cartel anytime..
See also: Nuclear Totty and Phwoarr
technoguido | May 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | Tags: Gaia Fawkes, Totty Watch | Categories: Gaia Fawkes | URL: http://wp.me/pvx79-PAw
DONT SPLIT THE UKIP VOTE – Vote for Change, Believe in Britain, VOTE UKIP
Tory Wars: Bow Group Split Over UKIP Endorsement
The oldest Tory think tank has descended into open warfare after its chairman said Conservative supporters should vote UKIP where the Tories can’t win. Earlier today Ben Harris-Quinney told the Telegraph:
The 2015 St Barths Bucket Regatta has come to a finish and after three days of exciting racing the results are now in. With the 35 yacht entries divided across four classes, racing was close and proved for some memorable viewing for spectators and competitors alike.
Built by Claasen Shipyards in 2004, 24m Drumfire was up against ten other competitors in the most popular class: Les Mademoiselles des Mers. Proving her mettle on the regatta scene, she more than held her own and performed consistently throughout the event.
Having achieved fifth place on day one and third place on day two she closed the regatta’s final race, the ‘Wrong Way Round’ course, with a very respectable fifth place securing her fourth position overall within the class. Congratulations to the owner and crew of Drumfire and to all involved in the Bucket for making the event such a success.
In this 1945 photo, test pilots (from left) Mel Gough, Herb Hoover, Jack Reeder, Steve Cavallo and Bill Gray stand in front of a P-47 Thunderbolt. The photo was taken at the then-named Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, which was a research facility for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, or the NACA.
The NACA was the main institutional basis for creating NASA in 1958.
On March 3, 1915 – one hundred years ago — the U.S. Congress established the NACA in order “to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight with a view to their practical solution.”
From humble beginnings with a $5000 budget, no paid staff and no facilities, the NACA won the Collier trophy five times. Its researchers made critical contributions to victory in World War II, spawned a world-leading civil aviation manufacturing industry, propelled supersonic flight, supported national security during the Cold War, and laid the foundation for modern air travel and the space age.
Learn more about the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NACA at www.nasa.gov/naca100.
Image Credit: NASA
These images show the area of the LADEE impact before and after spacecraft’s planned impact into the eastern rim of Sundman V crater. Use the slider to switch between images.
Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University
LRO has imaged the LADEE impact site on the eastern rim of Sundman V crater. The image was created by ratioing two images, one taken before the impact and another afterwards. The bright area highlights what has changed between the time of the two images, specifically the impact point and the ejecta.
Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University
NASA’S Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has spied a new crater on the lunar surface; one made from the impact of NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission.
As the calls for Richard Howitt, the odious Labour MEP and serial liar, to resign increase, Labour Party Headquarters just shrug their shoulders – after all he is just following Labour Party policy to make vile slanders and libels against Ukip