... and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Elsewhere: The Schengen Archipelago.
And, finally, if there's one thing that blogs are useful for, it's arguing about what's wrong with Government IT projects (procurement, management, quality, overarching philosophy, etc). For some reason, there are lots of semi-anonymous IT contractors haunting the blogosphere.
Leaving aside the usual cruft that crops up in the comments boxes, this post - like many others - should be archived somewhere. If there are any bloggers with time on their hands, and a lack of direction in their current blog, this would make a useful project.