Before I look at The Observer newspaper this morning, a catalogue of crime and horror recording a single week in lawless Britain, in the Sunday Telegraph, leaves me wondering how on earth society can control what is clearly out of control.
By the way, the national ID card scheme looks to be as dead as Monty Python's Parrot or at least we're expecting an announcement this week. I took some part in the campaign against this £19 billion attempt to do the impossible with IT and every credit goes to Simon Davies at the LSE for the remarkable work that he put in to forensically destroying the government's weak argument.
Meanwhile, Conservative leader, David Cameron is encouraging us to "Hug a Hoodie." It's a bit deeper than that but let me see you and your Parliamentary colleagues team doing it and I'm sure we'll all be happy to follow
Sunday Telegraph story, read on.