Posts Tagged: NHS

Governments Dumb

It's a pretty decent morning for government stupidity, between this just-released video of the government taking power tools to the Guardian's hard drives and Jason Harrington coming clean about his years in the TSA.


UK Unites Against NHS-Bashers, At Least On Twitter

The rightwing attacks on Britain's National Health Service which we discussed yesterday have prompted a vociferous response from proud Britons, who have taken to Twitter to express their support of the service. Thousands of British tweeters, presumably full of free time as they sit in NHS offices during interminable waits for basic medical care (Kidding, Britons! Please don't knife me!), have made "#welovethenhs" one of the microblogging platform's biggest topics. Even Prime Minister Gordon Brown has joined in, saying "NHS often makes the difference between pain and comfort, despair and hope, life and death. Thanks for always being there." (Brown and his wife suffered the loss of [...]