Seen on the BBC the other night:
The Asian tsunami has provided a perfect example of the need for an efective UN under an activist Secretary General. This time Kofi Annan was quick off the mark and America's independent efforts soon looked superfluous.
As a reminder, the BBC is funded by a television 'license'. That's an annual tax on any Briton so bold as to want to own a TV, whether or not he watches the BBC. Don't pay it, and you go to jail.
Wow. A tax to own a television in England to fund a leftist network.
UPDATE: Jenna ponders, "Does the amount of tax increase or decrease with the size of your television?