Tag: Political Correctness

The World That Progressives Wanted…

Leyla Hussein, 32, said many were scared to speak out against FGM because they were worried about criticising another culture. Congratulations, Leyla, you now live in the world the progressives built! Ain’t it grand? Approaching shoppers with the petition supporting…

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…

This Is Not Justice…

A father has been jailed at a secret court hearing for sending a Facebook message to his grown-up son on his 21st birthday. And no, it wouldn’t even be justice if we were allowed to see it done in open…

Speculating To Accumulate..?

Or just more woeful handling of public money, mixed with a little soupcon of identity politics? A controversial plan to scrap the free parking enjoyed by more than 10,000 Blue Badge holders in the New Forest is today at the…

Power Corrupts…

…and isn’t this a prime example? Sex shops and lap-dancing clubs should be banned in Nottingham, says the county’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner.Chris Cutland claims they are “old fashioned” and “demeaning” to women. Yup, the person appointed to the…

‘Blue On Blue’ Is Great Fun, Yes…

…until you realise you’re the one getting stuck with the bill: A 14-year race discrimination court battle has cost the taxpayer almost a million pounds. Equality campaigner Natasha Sivanandan won £420,000 in compensation after a council-funded anti-racism group turned her down for…

You’re ‘Offended’, Eh…?

A pub has apologised after a “misguided” advertising campaign that seemed to condone rape. And you won’t believe how… The Hobgoblin pub in London Road had put up posters in the pub and online advertising its “Festive Frape” promotion.Customers were…

Censorship is [REDACTED]

The gay marriage debate rumbles and grumbles on, and while I’m not on the side of those who want to continue to use the state’s monopoly on force to maintain their preferred definition in law I have just as big…

When Is It OK To….

…sneer at the names children are given by their parents? I ask, because, on occasion, I hold my nose and take a peek at the ‘Guardian’ educational pages, where one sometimes finds articles like this one: In my roles of moral icon,…

“Freeze Dirtbags! Decency Squad!”

“Ya’all play nicely on this here ‘Twitter’ thing, OK?” …a comment attributed to an account called KevinRooney1 appeared online. It said: “After what Villa fans were singing about Aliou Cisse’s family when majority died on a cruise I couldn’t care…