Tag: Self righteous pricks

“Yes, But What About….”

David Whelan provides a stunning display of ‘whataboutery’ in CiF: The awful events in Oklahoma City have captured the world’s attention and concern. As I write this from the United Kingdom, 24 people have been killed and reports of 10…

Yet More #FirstWorldProblems…

Tesco has defended its decision to label a children’s chemistry set a boys’ toy, despite criticism from gender equality campaigners. Oh. Those. Campaigners from Let Toys Be Toys, an online pressure group that is calling on retailers not to limit…

But They Should Be Easy To Trace!

RSPCA Inspector Steven Craddock said: “We believe they were dumped around teatime on April 22. “If anyone saw a vehicle or horse box in that lane around that time and took a note of the registration number we would like…

They Don’t Always Get Their Way

At a licensing meeting held yesterday it was revealed how the authority area was now the second worst in Yorkshire and the Humber for such violence, with figures showing: Up to 40 per cent of arrests are associated with alcohol…

The Tyranny Of The Majority?

Residents have accused the city council of “insensitivity” – by allowing dogs or cats to be kept in their supported block of flats. Errr…. Usually, it’s seen as ‘insensitive’ not to allow them to keep a pet, isn’t it? Gilton…

This Is What Insurance Is For!

A man who has had five dogs stolen in just over a year has called for council dog warden procedures to be overhauled. Steve Jones from Compton, Berkshire, said he was charged hundreds of pounds after some of his dogs…

Don’t Laugh At The Funny Yanks…

…we aren’t that far behind them: According to MSNBC, Fox News Baltimore, and a host of other media outlets, the latest case of OMG (oh my gosh, or perhaps it should be called “oh my guns”) an incident involving Josh…

Well, Who Are You Going To Believe?

Is it going to be the dreadful Arnott, who insists that the War on Smoke won’t end in disaster? Or is it going to be the businessmen who point out that yes, yes it is: Shop owners say the illegal tobacco market…

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…