Tag: Self righteous pricks

Platitudes & Handwringing

That’s all they ever offer: London in the 1970s and 1980s came to accept IRA bombs as almost part of living in the capital. It would help if grotesque publicity were not given to these acts of terror. It distorts…

Because They Don’t ‘Love Animals’…

…they hate people: Billed as the ‘Animal Magic of the 21’st Century’, the 15-part series is due to air on Monday and features real creatures with computer-generated mouths to give a realistic impression that they are actually talking. Beginning in…

Where Do They Find The Time?

A primary school will teach children about Islam so they can “learn the facts” following the London Bridge terror attack. Millhouse Primary School, in Tavistock Road, Laindon, has sent a letter to all parents informing them about the planned lessons.…

“Curses! I’d Have Gotten Away With It If Not For…”

“…those meddling commenters below the line!”   “It is quite simply a damning indictment of our justice system that a woman recognised by the courts as being ‘fragile and vulnerable’, with no legal representation, can be imprisoned for 26 weeks…

The Fairer Sex…

Female serial criminals will be helped to put a stop to their trail of offending after a windfall of Government cash. The money will be spent over three years in Sussex to crack down on the number of repeat offences…

Actions Do, Sometimes, Have Consequences…

More than a hundred workers across the US were reportedly fired for taking place (sic) in the “Day Without Immigrants” protests against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Well, sometimes people have to suffer for their convictions. Some people have taken…

The State Is Perfectly Happy To Upset People…

…providing they are the right people: It can’t feel particularly pleasant to have that letter drop on your doormat, but the NHS has issued templates to local authorities, stressing that they should be “non-judgmental” and “positively phrased”. The potential to…