bbc_today.pngFrom today’s news.


I intended this as a spoof,
on November 3rd last year,
not as a recommendation!


Owen Barder

Owen is CEO of Precision Agriculture for Development. He has worked in the office of the UK Prime Minister, the British Treasury, the Department for International Development; and at the Center for Global Development.


dearieme · February 8, 2006 at 2:59 pm

Ein Reich, multiVolk, ein Premier.

doctorvee » Elections cancelled · February 8, 2006 at 2:46 pm

[…] Remember Owen Barder’s spoof post about Tony Blair abolishing elections? […]

Talk Politics · February 8, 2006 at 4:55 pm

What the fucking hell is this?…

Let me get this straight…

We currently have before Parliament, a new bill – the Legislative and Regulatory Refrom Bill – which will allow Ministers to ‘amend, repeal or replace legislation in any way that an Act of Parliament may do’ by Minister… · February 9, 2006 at 10:24 am

The gradual slide to totalitarianism…

Anyone who can read this bill and not be concerned about a slide into a totalitarian state can’t be reading the same bill. (1) A Minister of the Crown may by order make provision for either or both of the……

doctorvee » Swearing illegalised · February 16, 2006 at 11:15 am

[…] Watch out — the last time Owen Barder did one of these, it turned out to be kind of prescient. So let me just take this opportunity to swear really hard while it’s still legal: front bum. […]

No geek is an island » Blog Archive » I read it there first · February 20, 2006 at 12:29 am

[…] Doctorvee expressed concern last week that Owen Barder’s satire has become the future. First, there was the abolition of democracy. Then, on Thursday he spoofed the Government’s “respect agenda” by suggesting they would ban swearing. […]

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