Tag: Useful Idiots

Well, They Looked At It….

…and decided to keep it. What’s the problem? The home secretary raised expectations when she hinted at concessions for migrants working in the NHS themselves, as she praised their “extraordinary contribution” during the Covid-19 crisis. But The Independent has now…

What Will The Supremes Do..?

The high court found last year that requiring landlords to check the immigration status of prospective tenants was unlawful and racially discriminatory because it caused landlords to discriminate against British citizens from minority ethnic backgrounds and against foreign nationals who…

Truth Hurts, Eh, Sonia?

Sonia Sodha throws her toys out of the pram again: I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been called a racist simply for acknowledging the ethnicity of the medical professionals who gave their lives to keep us safe.…

It’s Called ‘Evidence Gathering’ For A Reason…

Waxman’s review will look at what intimate information police are asking for, what impact wading through vast caches of phone data has on the length of investigations, and how much of it is ultimately useful in court. “I speak to…

“But It Should Be Our Mob, Not Theirs!”

As some observers (including Charlie Warzel of the New York Times) noted, the Sonmez fiasco is a fresh reminder that newsrooms still struggle when coordinated mobs of online culture warriors target their staff. Yes, as Sonmez found out, whipping up…

Dilemma/Solution

Dilemma: The period beginning with the October 2018 shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 Jews were killed as they prayed, has seen antisemitic violence of an unprecedented severity in the United States. But what makes…

Isn’t It Already Pretty Dangerous?

According to research published last week by US scientists, hajj is set to become a danger zone. Eh..? Disasters have happened there for years! Why the concern now? As soon as next year, they say, summer days in Mecca could…

When Is Race A Factor, According To The ‘Independent’..?

Yet, further down…. Hmm…. Cincinnati Police said 18 year old Devonta Allen was filmed firing three shots at the alleged victims, hitting the two vehicles they were in but missing everyone inside. Three of the people involved in the incident…

Begun, The Plate Wars Have…

In case you’re wondering – because any normal person would be utterly baffled – this fruitcake thinks that these plates ‘promote eating disorders’. Yes. Really. But fear not, because there’s no way any sensible company will pay any attention to…

Out And Proud…

No, not a Pride-related post. This (actually, like one’s sexuality, which simply is, and isn’t therefore anything to be ‘proud’ of..) is an example of how once-unthinkable attitudes are now on display: Here’s the letter in full, in case this…

The Truth About Food Banks…

One teaching assistant walked along a nearby street pointing out to me the houses she said were owned by families fleecing food banks. ‘They don’t need the food, but it saves them money they can spend on other things or…