Tag: decisions

“Feed me, Seymour. Feeeeeed me!”

People need appropriate and affordable options or they just won’t be able to take care of themselves. So whines Lyndsey Jenkins, in the ‘Guardian’, because prescriptions for gluten-free food are coming to an end. Gluten-free spaghetti in my local Sainsbury’s…

Maybe The RSPCA Should Handle Baby Adoptions..?

A cat breeder suffers ill health, neglects her animals, the RSPCA swoop: Many of the cats had illnesses including flu and eye infections, with seven of them so sick they had to be put down by a vet. The RSPCA…

Nanny State Rules Have Consequences…

An article on Polish emigration has this little gem: ”I think Britain should leave the European Union. Then my brother and sister will come back to Poland,” half-joked Katarzyna Górecka. But the 44-year-old, who works in a tuck shop in…

Cultural Vandalism…

Oh, how we love a ‘bungling council workers and road signage’ story! Misspelled signs for ‘shcool’, yellow lines painted right over badger corpses, they are guaranteed local newspaper filler. Even the MSM picks them up from time to time: Bungling…

We Can Scare You Silly With Exaggerated Threats. Others Can’t…

An ad for an anti-shatter window firm warning of the possibility of a terrorist attack during the Olympics has been banned for causing undue fear and distress, a watchdog said. Note: not that it was inaccurate, misleading, or untruthful. Not…

Does Local Democracy Work?

A public meeting to discuss proposals for three travellers’ camps was abandoned after 400 residents turned up. On grounds of..? Yeah, you guessed it: So many people from Leicester’s Abbey and Beaumont Leys wards arrived at the meeting venue that…