News round-up of the “you couldn’t make it up” variety

Peter Hitchens has surpassed himself with a medley of superb commentaries in today’s Mail.

The Parliamentary watchdog, IPSA seems determined to upset the public with its insistence that MPs need a 10% pay rise.  The recommendation is so outrageous, given the cuts MPs have imposed on us while filling the pockets of all their banker cronies, that one is very tempted to entertain the notion that we are being deliberately provoked.    Either that, or someone should send in the white coats to Westminster.

It really does beggar belief that while Cameron upped the severity of the “terror” threat he says he believes that we face, the beheading suspect is facing a murder charge.  Nothing to do with Islam.  Oh no.  The dissonance is becoming deafening.

Meanwhile, riot police are being called in to a Lincolnshire  “immigration centre”, where an inmate died (of what, we are not told) and Gambians complained about not getting Gambian food at an immigration centre in Italy.  With all these beheadings, rapes, murders, incidents of election fraud and other fraud, we should just shut our borders.  But hey, the corporations wouldn’t like that, so we’ll just have to put up with it and investigate these crimes ourselves, because the police have decided not to.

As blogged yesterday, Fiona Woolf, the Lord Mayor of London who is to head the CSA inquiry, if May gets her way, is linked to Leon Brittan.  Please be sure to sign the petition to ensure that she does not head the inquiry.  Enough is enough.

Janet Daley is war-mongering.  She seems to believe that “without American leadership, freedom is in peril”.  No Janet, it’s the other way around – we will be more in peril should Obama take the world into another war.  We have quite enough terrorists, devastation and migrants from war- and plunder-ravaged countries, thank you very much.

That’s about as much insanity as I can bear, for the moment.  No doubt, there will be plenty more to follow.

Update: Jacob Rees-Mogg wants Nigel Farage to be Deputy PM.  That call must surely have turned Cameron’s face close to a shade of purple.

Child Sex Abuse inquiry: Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf has no history prior to 1973?

Try as I might, I can’t seem to find any history pertaining to the Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf, prior to 1973.  Wikipedia tells us that she was born in Scotland, but not who her parents were.

How is it that the most powerful woman on these isles has no history that we are allowed to see?  What is being hidden, and why?  How did she come to rule over the Corporation of the City of London, subject to no statutes that our Parliament passes?

Isn’t it interesting that she was invited to attend the International Services Forum, along with Leon Brittan, in March / April 2014?

Should we not know more about this woman, who is to preside over an inquiry into the biggest scandal of government in our lifetimes – endemic child abuse and murder?

38 Degrees has a petition to block Fiona Woolf’s appointment as Chair of the CSA inquiry.  Shouldn’t our MPs be eager to subject her to more scrutiny?

Update 07/09/2014The Mail is covering this story today.  Well done, Sunday Mail – and thank you.  None of the other papers have the guts to do so.

Update 09/09/2014: Fascinating info on Fiona Woolf’s early life here. (Hat tip: MonroW)

Update 14/09/2014: Pressure growing on abuse inquiry chief Fiona Woolf over new links to Leon Brittan – Mail on Sunday

Update: 28/09/2014: Bishop hits out at delay in abuse probe led by lawyer with Leon Brittan links – Jonathan Petre, Mail on Sunday

Update: 31/10/2014: Child abuse inquiry chair Fiona Woolf RESIGNS after victims unanimously call for her to quit over links to Lord Brittan – Daily Mail
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