Tag: impact of Progressivism

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…

Spare The Rod, Spoil The Child?

Daryl Sampson, 29, used a hunting knife to stab his dad Robert Sampson in the ribcage, puncturing his heart, near a bus stop in Crookbarrow Road in Norton, near Worcester, on November 16 last year. Sampson had denied murder, claiming…

Mind Your Language…

I rarely find myself disagreeing with Louise Casey. She is one of few in the government who consistently and bravely speaks out about social and cultural issues in an honest and straightforward manner. Many of her recommendations on integration and…

The Mystery Here Is The Child…

…and why they should be allowed custody of one: A man beat his partner up after their toddler mistakenly opened their dog’s Christmas present. Yes, I had to read that twice too. Prosecutor Cathrine Kioko-Gilligan told Hull Crown Court the…

Not Just Deaf, But Also Tone Deaf…

Deaf people – those whose preferred language is sign and belong to the capital D “Deaf community” – have had to fight for their rights, language and culture against this oppression. In that context, the strong feelings of an unrepresentative…

Council Priorities…

Blackburn with Darwen Council is seeking designation as a ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Borough’. It’s executive board last week agreed to take measures to secure official approval for the title. …what, you thought it was all cleaning the streets & keeping the…

Fine, Heathrow’s Thataway…

…don’t let the departure lounge door hit you in the arse. I think we’ll be able to manage quite well without the services of a … … wait, what is it you do again? Ah. Yes, I think we can…

More Women as Magistrates!

Hurrah..? A majority of magistrates are women but the sustained increase in their numbers may be concealing a reduction of social diversity on the bench, the national chair of the Magistrates Association has suggested. The latest statistics show that 54%…