Tag: Self righteous pricks

Spare The Rod…?

A school secretary has been found guilty of hitting a pupil. …and don’t get arrested! I can’t say I like this modern aphorism. How badly did this elderly woman beat this poor little child anyway? Southampton Magistrates Court heard how…

But Not Very Likely, I Suspect…

Nathan Boughton was at the Lidl store in Eastern Road in Brighton on June 25 when staff spotted him attempting to leave without paying for meat. When challenged, he grabbed the fire extinguisher before the police were called. During chaotic…

A Lesson Here For The BMA…

A teacher who impersonated a pupil on Childline to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault has been banned from the profession for life. And so she should. A police investigation into the source of the Childline claims resulted in…

Almost Lost It, But Nice Recovery, Prof Glees!

West Midlands Police told a judge that he would be helping to combat terrorism if he banned the publication of Inspector Lee Bartram’s address. Is Insp Bartram a chiseled-jawed anti-terrorist officer, fearful of retaliation from Islamist nutjobs for defusing a…

This Is Why Immigrants Flock To Us…

At least five people who never lived in Grenfell Tower are still being looked after at the taxpayer’s expense more than one year on from the tragedy. Yes, that’s not a misprint. They never lived there. They were just visiting.…

Historical Accuracy

Toy model manufacturer Revell agreed to discontinue its model of the Haunebu II Flying Saucer, described as “the first object in the world capable of flying in space.” According to the product description, the Nazi aircraft never made it past…

Excusing Savagery And Poor Musical Tastes…

UK drill music – an aggressive type of rap whose lifeblood is its capacity to be intensively shared over social media – is colonising the digital airwaves and imaginations of teenagers. Conceived in Chicago, before cross-pollinating via the internet to…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

Platitudes & Handwringing

That’s all they ever offer: London in the 1970s and 1980s came to accept IRA bombs as almost part of living in the capital. It would help if grotesque publicity were not given to these acts of terror. It distorts…