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Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

It has finally been confirmed in court by the police themselves that, despite previous denials from Rupert Murdoch and senior staff of the Sun newspaper, police and other senior public officials were illegally paid by the shoddy tabloid. TheOpinionSite.org reminds readers that Rebekah Brooks, editor of the Sun at the time of the phone-hacking scandal…

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Justice for offenders and the poor replaced by revenge under Clarke’s new proposals

Justice for offenders and the poor replaced by revenge under Clarke’s new proposals

Justice is being thrown out of the window and in its place a form of state revenge is taking over. The poor, prisoners, ex-offenders and those who speak up against the government are amongst those most affected. In its latest bid to take further revenge on those who break the Law as well as to…

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Cameron at Euro crisis summit with UK isolated, ignored, hated and insignificant

Cameron at Euro crisis summit with UK isolated, ignored, hated and insignificant

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron is off to Brussels today to join other European leaders at a summit convened in order to save the Euro. Mr. Cameron, who is under significant pressure from anti-European Tory backbenchers, will find himself representing a Britain which is now isolated, ignored, hated and to a large extent, completely…

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EU referendum debate is based on manipulated ignorance and fear

EU referendum debate is based on manipulated ignorance and fear

The futile backbench debate to be held in the House of Commons on 24 October will be a gift to the Daily Mail and the Sun, will give false hope to Eurosceptics across the country and will be a total waste of time and a distraction as the government is not in any way bound…

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Home Secretary Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be scrapped

Home Secretary Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be scrapped

It is a matter of historical fact that politicians only ever ask for major legislation to be scrapped in order to give themselves more power. The Home secretary, Theresa may who has revealed herself to be both anti-Europe and anti-civil liberties, has said in the Sunday Telegraph that she wants to scrap the Human Rights…

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Cameron is deliberately misleading people over the Human Rights Act

Cameron is deliberately misleading people over the Human Rights Act

Whilst Nick Clegg has now made it clear that the Human Rights Act “is here to stay”, at least as far as he is concerned, his Tory boss seems to be singing from a different song sheet, refusing to say what he really thinks for fear of being criticised by either his own MPs or…

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Further delay of 18 months over prisoners votes

Further delay of 18 months over prisoners votes

The European Court of Human Rights has effectively given the government up to 18 months to implement the court’s ruling that changes must be made to allow some UK prisoners to have the vote. The issue has been divisive amongst politicians and the previous Blair administration, along with the current government refused to address the…

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UK immigration fears grow as 9/11 attacks are remembered

UK immigration fears grow as 9/11 attacks are remembered

The memories of 9/11 have re-ignited fears that immigration in the UK is out of control and that the Muslim community in particular is becoming too strong. Whether or not these fears are justified, it is certainly true that in most British towns and cities there is a growing resentment of the seemingly endless increase…

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Terrorism and public protection – a perfect excuse for excessive government power

Terrorism and public protection – a perfect excuse for excessive government power

Over the next two weeks the airwaves and the press will be full of programs and articles reflecting upon the events of 9/11. Expect to see lots of talking heads on television, “exclusive” interviews with those involved and “inside” stories on just about every possible aspect of the events that will be portrayed in every…

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Police incompetence may prevent questioning of Brooks and Murdochs

Police incompetence may prevent questioning of Brooks and Murdochs

The blundering incompetence of the police which was demonstrated on Sunday with the arrest of Rebekah Brooks is almost impossible to believe. The timing of Mrs Brooks’ arrest has led some conspiracy theorists to suggest that the arrest was made in order to protect the police themselves. This however is unlikely and what we are…

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