Tag: Lousy journalism

Finally, She Gets Something Right!

Priti Patel yesterday authorised the police to use a ‘more painful’ Taser stun gun which could cause more serious injuries. Sure, it could. If they have to fire it. As we’ve seen they usually don’t. Her move came despite an…

The Hierarchy Of Flags….

A man has been charged with hate crime-related arson after a pride flag was snatched from a garden and burnt. Burn the Union flag or a poppy, you’re gold. But a Pride flag? OUTRAGE! Moulay Abdelhakim Ismaili, 36, is accused…

Fake News!

Grace Blakeley, an economics commentator for New Statesman magazine, told ITV’s Good Morning Britain: ‘This is all because of the way in which the council has to cut things out. Very, very vulnerable children with severe mental health problems just…

Influence Works Both Ways, Though…

Celebrities should be recruited to persuade parents to have their children vaccinated – because the public are more likely to be influenced by famous faces than scientific facts. What?! That’s crazy talk! Who said this? That’s the view of a…

What Are Councils Actually For..?

Last month The Argus reported on traders’ anger over the glass wall put up by the Coppa Club in The Lanes, Brighton. It surrounds the dolphin fountain in Brighton Square. Traders have demanded that the restaurant owners at Coppa Club…

Melting The Millennial Snowflakes…

Attitudes to mental illness 50 years ago were undoubtedly crude and prejudicial, and many patients with treatable problems were denied help that would have transformed their lives because they stayed silent. But our assessment of history should be nuanced. It…

Rant Or Review?

It’s in the ‘Guardian’, so what do you think? In the first few minutes, a press conference comes to a head when a reporter asks the Texas governor, “Ma” Ferguson, (a briefly glimpsed Kathy Bates) whether the crooks might be…

There’s Another Crime Here…

The daughter of an elderly dog-walker who was murdered by a former commando has said her family were failed by mental health professionals. Indeed they were. They weren’t the only ones. Police were initially unaware of Palmer but he was…

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

…well, then it’s just time to give up! Mihal Dobrev, 37, of East Hanningfield Road, Rettendon, was charged with murdering Denis Petkov just before midnight on Saturday, March 11. He had denied the charge at a previous court hearing. However,…