Flooding: lazy generalisations from Monbiot – Part II

Flooding: lazy generalisations from Monbiot – Part II Richard North, 19/02/2014    Follow @eureferendum So far, we have addressed an assertion by Mr Monbiot that growing maize on the hills which form the catchment to the Somerset Levels has caused the extensive...

Flooding: lazy generalisations from Monbiot – Part I

Flooding: lazy generalisations from Monbiot – Part I Richard North, 19/02/2014    Follow @eureferendum The great flood expert George Monbiot is very much in demand these days, with his latest effort in The Guardian recounting, “How we ended up paying farmers to...

Flooding: more EU smoking guns

Flooding: more EU smoking guns Richard North, 18/02/2014    Follow @eureferendum In December 2009, the Environment Agency and Defra jointly published a River Basin Management Plan for the Severn River Basin District and the South West River Basin Management Plan....

EU policy: the truth flies out of the window

A singular lie, perpetrated by EU Commissioner Viviane Reding yesterday in Cambridge, is that there is an “independent-minded” debating culture in this country. We don’t debate issues here. Mainly, we indulge in a series of “man-in-pub”...

EU Ref: fools, morons and idiots

The accusation has been made that we call everyone fools, morons and idiots. Peter, therefore, has run some queries on the server to check this out. He has found only 97 occurrences of the word “moron” in nearly ten years and over 6,000 posts.We have used...

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