Federal President Announces Tax Rises in New Year
In a move causing shockwaves throughout Federal space, President Halsey has announced Federal tax increases. “I am sorry and I appreciate people are frustrated about this, but I have to announce further Federal tax rises. This is to cover our ever increasing welfare burden, and high military spending.” Federal... Read more
Shadow President Hudson Supports Navy
In what is usually a quiet time for politics the Shadow President has given an interview to support Admiral Vincent. “Our military forces have always operated independently of government. In fact some of the worst events in our long history were caused by political meddling in military matters. President... Read more
Federal President Denies Onionhead Crackdown
After the traditional Presidential Christmas Eve banquet in New York on Earth in Sol last night, the President was confronted by a crowd protesting against ‘Oniongate’ – and the bombing of fields and farms on Panem in Kappa Fornacis. Struggling to speak above the noise of the crowd chanting... Read more
Onionhead and the Slaves of Sorbago
16 December 3300 was the day President Halsey declared the onionhead narcotic illegal in Federal systems. The outrage amongst the Farmer’s Cooperative may be tempered by the fact that her edict doesn’t seem to have had much effect on Commanders’ activity, quite the oppostite in fact, with Kappa Fornacis’... Read more
Farmer’s Leader Accuses President of Victimisation
Georgio Algeria, the spokesman for the Farmer’s Union in the Kappa Fornacis system, has spoken out at the Federal President’s declaration that Onionhead, the main export from the Kappa Fornacis system, be illegal. At a press conference on Panem he said: “Onionhead is great, cool. Loved across the galaxy.... Read more
The Chancellor Speaks Out
The Imperial Palace has issued a statement saying that while the Emperor is unwell, it is not as serious as many commentators are suggesting. Nevertheless speculation is rife. The Chancellor, Senator Anders Blaine, has tried to quell the speculation. “The great Emperor Hengist has not involved himself in the... Read more