Nonsense Surrounding Oil Spill Costs

May 4, 2010 at 10:27 am

After the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, warmly referred to as “OPA90″. OPA90 provided for an emergency spill fund so that response for a future spill could begin right away; established the US Coast Guard as the lead agency responsible for […]

What You Think You Are Entitled To

May 4, 2010 at 9:44 am

With all of the rancor in the media, online and on main street, it might be easy to forget why we are talking in the first place. The fundamental reason the level of discord has risen to where it is is because the number of people who are recognizing the […]

Operation Moshtarak – Lancing the boil

February 13, 2010 at 11:55 am

Good luck lads!

Ex-defence chiefs round on Brown

November 6, 2009 at 10:08 pm

Their Lordships Guthrie, Boyce & Inge have all attacked this government & Brown on the appalling treatment of the services. The Army should be 20-30 thousand people larger at least, there should be 5-6 more squadrons of support helicopters, and probably at least another regiment of attack helicopters. If not, […]

Has Newt Gingrich Lost The Plot?

November 6, 2009 at 9:39 pm

TheEye used to really respect Newt Gingrich. It was the 1994 Contract With America which won Congress back for the Republicans – with what was the closest thing to pass in dim light for a low-tax, small-government solution to the problems in the US. But in the last few weeks […]

As remembrance grows closer

October 26, 2009 at 12:56 am

I hope you are now all wearing you poppies. Dame Vera managed to put in the effort, so none f really have an excuse! Here is a less than gung-ho song on that subject.

It’s All Gone Pete Tongan

September 27, 2009 at 4:39 pm

Here we call it ‘silly season; in Denmark it’s ‘agurktid’, or cucumber season – the dry period over the summer holiday weeks when small filler items are needed to make the running in the news. This year, however, has been the exception. There has been a steady flow of stories which […]

HMS Queen Elizabeth

September 14, 2009 at 1:22 am

Returning to the military roots of this blog is always a pleasure, and especially when Portsmouth Dockyard is very familiar to TheEye and to St Crispin An impression of how a controversial future giant aircraft carrier would look in its home base has been unveiled today by the Royal […]

MI6 Boss has Facebook malfunction

July 5, 2009 at 9:42 am

Two words LACKS JUDGMENT. Read story here Hhmmm, thinks St C, he’s probably not best person for the job after all!!

Time for a change – Expenses scandal

May 9, 2009 at 8:20 pm

It’s high time for a fundamental change. I know the Torygraph is attacking Labour MPs, but have you noticed the silence from the opposition. Perhaps a degree of “there but for the grace of God……”.It’s time for either the Military to take over for a few years until the whole […]