Tag: propaganda

To Be Sure, ‘tis A Rare Old Ding-Dong…

Popcorn and a pint of Guinness please! The Equality Authority and travellers group Pavee Point have both called for the article to be withdrawn. However journalist Brenda Power this afternoon defended the article on RTE’s Liveline, condemning the Equality Authority…

Hitting The Ground Running On The Most Important Things…

…that’s the newly-formed National Crime Agency: The National Crime Agency has issued a warning … About terrorism? Drugs? Fraud? … to users of “hook-up” apps like Grindr that they must take responsibility for checking the people they meet are above…

More Demands From The Usual Suspects…

Disney’s summer blockbuster The Lone Ranger has faced criticism for… Nonsensical plot? Embarrassingly bad performances? Losing money hand over fist? … its portrayal of Butch Cavendish, the film’s villain, with a prosthetic cleft lip. Errr…. Although there have been many…

Good Luck With That Campaign!

Cuts to legal aid are forcing the closure of almost a third of Shelter’s housing advice centres and compelling the Red Cross to abandon its assistance for family reunions, the organisations claim. Family reunions? Why the fiends! Wait. What sort of…

Out Of The Mouths Of Babes…

When the kids have rumbled the flaw in your grand plan, you know you’ve lost… Pupil Jake Phillips, 15, said that “speakeasies” are starting up selling the prohibited drinks. “There is business potential now there’s a gap in the market,”…

All Your Body Are Belong To Us!

Families are unfairly blocking organ donation from dead relatives who wanted to make the gift of life, claims a leading expert in ethics. Why do I always see that phrase, ‘leading expert in ethics’ and know I’m going to see…

Give A Dog (Campaigner) A Bad Name…

Scores of people are to take to the streets of Nottingham this weekend in protest against dangerous dog legislation. Good! Protesting that it’s useless and doesn’t go far enough, I presume? Rescue workers and dog lovers alike are demonstrating against…

See? It’s Our Society At Fault, Really….

Jonathan Harker desperately attempts to deflect the recent bad publicity for Muslims: How did middle-aged Asian men from tight-knit communities even come into contact with white teenage girls in Rochdale? The main cultural relevance in this story is that vulnerable,…