Tag: Read and Weep

“Wah! Wah! Waaah! My Victimhood!”

Yasmin Ahmed in today’a ‘Indy’: Calling for a British Independence Day is wounding to all the nations that revolted and fought hard against British colonial rule. Before we associate our EU membership with colonisation, we should think long and hard…

The Appliance Of Science…

…sometimes, it’s not really thought out very well: A smartphone app that “nudges” patients with alcohol-related liver disease away from their favourite drinking dens and off-licences is being trialled by a London hospital. Good grief! Does everything have to have…

The Human Cost Of False Allegations…

…and, as usually turns out to be the case, institutional incompetence: Mr Jones, who worked as a courts officer for East Sussex County Council, said simple checks could have prevented the case going to court. He said: “The main allegation…

Paying crims not to commit crimes

Not sure there are adequate words for this and I’m really not trying to outdo Julia: http://davidthompson.typepad.com/davidthompson/2016/02/lunch-money-surrendered.html The Council of the District of Columbia approved legislation Tuesday that would pay residents in the nation’s capital for not committing crimes. No,…

The New Wave Of Feminism, Folks…

Typified by Laura Bates: “Women warned after Gainsborough assault.” “Police warn women walking alone after riverside incident.” “Serial sex attacker strikes again as ninth victim is assaulted and police warn women to be on their guard.” “Police issue warning to…