Friday, 2 April 2010

Row as university bosses' pay soars to £219,000
University heads were paid an average of £219,000 last year as salaries and benefits soared by almost 11 per cent, according to research.

C-6... Under Proposed Law Canada Would Lose Its Sovereignty
Now that the Canadian Parliament is back in session, the rebirth of Bill C-6 looms large on the horizon, bringing with it a threat that belies its benign- sounding formal name, “The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act”. The bill, pushed hard by the government in its last session, but abandoned when Parliament was prorogued, is due to be reintroduced within weeks.

C-6’s language is a constitutional nightmare: within it are eight blatant violations, ranging from warrantless search and seizure to being guilty until proven innocent, in a complete diversion from due process of law, all based on the opinion of a Health Canada inspector, and adjudicated by the Health Minister.

However, as dire the portents of these breaches of the Constitution are, they pale in comparison to the catastrophic effects of Sections 2 and 14, which make Canadians “subject to the dictates of foreign authorities”… authorities which are unnamed and undefined, but may include governments and associations.

Columnist Paul Krugman... 'Death Panels Will Save 'A Lot of Money''
Left-leaning New York Times economic columnist Paul Krugman says the so-called "death panels" established by President Obama's trillion-dollar nationalized health-care plan will end up saving "a lot of money" for the government

MPs' expenses: Margaret Moran likely to keep £50k 'parachute payment'
Margaret Moran, the disgraced MP, is likely to keep her £50,000 “parachute payment” for stepping down from Parliament after an investigation by the sleaze watchdog stalled.


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