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Essential equipment for holding councillors to account

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spy gear

Intelligence is the key these days

On the left is the digital voice recorder:

Half digital recorder, half portable memory device. Unlike most, the pocket-sized Olympus stereo digital recorder downloads without cables, docking station or special software. Just plug the digital recorder into just about any PC with a USB port and off you go. The digital recorder makes it so easy to record your thoughts, ideas, memos or even small meetings in superbly clear stereo sound.

Simple plug and play via USB no cables, cradle or software necessary
Allows the storage of any file type, not just voice files
Features an integrated stereo microphone for high quality recording
Offers four recording modes: SHQ and HQ mode for superior quality, SP and LP for extended recording
Recording times between 35hours. in High Quality and 138 hours. in LP mode
5 folders, 199 messages per folder for file management
Mac compatible

On the right we have the Video Eyewear Recorder:

1.3 mega pixels Eyewear Video Recorder with 2GB builit-in memory and TF card slot-Features

-Quality Polaroid Lens from brand makers.
-1.3 mega pixels pinhole CMOS camera for clear digital recording.
-User friendly operation button for easy control.
-Sleek and elegant design suits for both men and women users.
-A must equipment and highly recommended device for journalist, traffic police, travellers and etc.
-Easy connection with PC/Laptops, no driver needed
-Built in 2G memory for as long as 5 hours video recording.
-With extended memory slot for TF/Micro SD card.
-Real time recording, never let memorable moments sneak away from life.

-Specs

-Power Supply:built-in 550mAh lipolymer battery
-Power duration: 4-5 hours
-Power Adaptor: 5V DC/500 mAh
-Built-in 2GB memory, support TF card Max 2GB
-Camera hardware resolution: 1.3m pixels.
-Reading Speed > 700kbs, write >500Kbs
-Resolution:320*240
-Playing Speed: 30fps
-Audio:Stereo
-Power Consumption: <0.4W
-Video Format: 3GP
-Card Slot: TF/Micro SD card
-Physical weight 39g with battery

Next time you see your local councillors out and about doing a street walk on their patch in South Tyneside make sure you are well equipped to really know what they are talking about, these councillors are slippery you know, especially the Labour Party ones (real socialists are apparently even worse!) You cannot possibly be in opposition to your local Labour councillors unless you know exactly what they are talking about, who they are talking to, what they are getting up to, who they are meeting, and what their plans are, so get get yourself equipped to deal with opposition!

You know it makes sense!

Can I recommend The Spy Shop, one of the UK’s leading surveillance equipment suppliers, but a word of caution, if you are purchasing from South Shields make sure that your credit is good first, secondly, I’m not sure if they have a branch in Biddick Hall yet, so telephone before visiting the area eh?

Yes, I know, politics in South Tyneside used to be a simple battle of ideas, policies, and presentation, now it seems the whole game is just verging towards the sinister, and I even thought that the folks on the left were massively in favour of civil liberties and the protection of individual privacy and identities.

Remember folks, that being photographed when you are in a public place is not a crime, it is allowed, unless of course someone is poking a lens under your nose repeatedly, when it does become a crime (it’s called harassment), if you are not sure what a street photographer can get up to these days then download Linda MacPherson’s excellent guide – here

It might have made an amusing story if it wasn’t so bloody not funny (see, even I can empathise.)

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Written by curly

July 5, 2010 at 6:54 pm

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  1. Which councillors were unhappy, Curly? I am very happy to shine the light on them…

    The Fat Councillor

    July 5, 2010 at 6:59 pm

    • Oh, I think you could reasonably say the democratically elected brothers and sisters of the Biddick Hall ward were most dissatisfied by the treatment they received during a “skirmish with the opposition”.

      curly

      July 5, 2010 at 7:07 pm

      • Curly, a spy very helpfully gave me the details, which strike me a utterly bizarre. I have gone to town on the stalkers on my blog.

        The Fat Councillor

        July 6, 2010 at 11:18 am

  2. I believe that Cllr. Khan should stop pontificating about all and sundry and resign his position and ask the electorate of Beacon and Bents if they think his behaviour is acceptable.
    I said as much to the Gazette weeks ago but they seem loathe to publish the story about Khan and his debts. Why? I am quite sure that they would have published it if it was me; and no doubt Cllr. Khan would have been the first person to demand my resignation.
    In my opinion Cllr. Khan and the rest of his bunch are morally bankrupt and are in no way a creditable opposition to the Labour Party.
    They have split the opposition and allowed Labour to grow stronger – which is bad for the residents of this borough. A united strong opposition is needed to hold the ruling group to account.

    george elsom

    July 11, 2010 at 6:55 pm


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