Tag: Self righteous pricks

Just Think About It, Will You?

… the Howard League called for more community sentences for those serving time in Feltham. Director of campaigns Andrew Neilson said: “This is the worst inspection report of its kind we have seen in a decade. If you want to…

Well, This Idea Sounds Nuts!

Campaigners are calling for the topic to be included in the national curriculum… Oh, what now? Well, would you believe, mental health? … and for schools to provide counselling and support to any young person that needs it. Around one…

Compare And Contrast….

An outrage! Something must be done: The South London Coroner is to write to the Prime Minister to urge the Government to ban overseas-based websites assisting suicide, after a chef trained by Jamie Oliver was found dead after buying a…

Oh, Really? And Yet…

Families should stop eating meat on a daily basis, MPs warn today. Pork, lamb and beef should be ‘occasional’ indulgences rather than dinner-table staples. Hmmm. Let’s take a look at the HoC menu, shall we? Well, I got to Tuesday…

“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…