Tag: warnings

“When’sa Your Dolmio Day?”

“…and it’sa better not be too often, or we senda da boys round, capiche?’ The food giant that makes Mars bars is to introduce new labelling advising consumers that its Dolmio pasta meal kits and ready-made sauces – high in…

Rent Seeking Par Excellence!

A learning disabilities commissioner should be appointed to protect the rights of vulnerable people in England, a report into the Winterbourne View scandal has recommended. Five years on from the Panorama programme detailing abuse at a private hospital near Bristol,…

Don’t Mention The (Entirely Fictional) War!

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday called on Amazon.com Inc to remove “irresponsible and offensive” subway advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery. The advertisements for “The Man in the High Castle” completely wrap the…

Can We Trust The Official Story?

Ah, America, obsessed with guns, dumb, damn Yanks, always quick on the trigger: An Idaho rancher has been killed in a gun battle with deputies who planned to shoot one of his bulls after it had been struck by a…

Something Does Indeed Need To Change…

…how about ‘acceptance of personal responsibility’ for starters? Ian Mercer, originally from Preston, said he was astonished that his 26-year-old son had been able to amass a large haul of guns. “How was he able to compile that kind of…

Yet More ‘Gentrification’ Whinging…

Samantha Gillison on living and eating in New York: Once upon a time, as Gore Vidal observed, New York City was a delightful place to live – especially if you were an impoverished foodie. Legendarily delicious eateries abounded, everyone had…