Lib Dig Pig #10

Welcome to the tenth edition of Lib Dig Pig, being a roundup of non-Lib Dem oriented gems on the internet, as voted by Lib Dem members using Lib Dig (if you aren’t one, and are a Lib Dem member, sign up here:

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1. Henry Porter: The horror of the ID card system (Comment is Free). Submitted by me: “Welcome to your future: a world were bureaucrats screw up your data and then you have to sort it out.”

2. Er, “help”. Legal Chill from LBC 97.3 and “Global Radio” over Jeni Barnett’s MMR scaremongering (Bad Science). Submitted by Mark Pack: “LBC vs Ben Goldacre. This one is likely to run.”

3. George Monbiot: Just what exactly do you stand for, Hazel Blears – except election? (Comment is Free). Submitted by me: “He’s mad as hell and not taking it any more!”

4. Barack Obama is tired of your motherfucking shit (April Winchell). Submitted by Will Howells: “The child in me is so, so happy.”

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Working From Home by Documentally on This was submitted by Helen Duffett: “A video status update from the prolific Documentally. This one features snow!”

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The rules for inclusion here are simple: they must have been “dug” for the first time in the last seven days and they can’t be Lib Dem-related or come from a Lib Dem blog. The top rated articles will be listed here. For the purposes of this column, my votes will be discounted. Finally, I may bend or break any of these rules as I see fit (this is absolutely terrible and I am dreadfully sorry about it).

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