Ellie Mae O’Hagan Really Needs To Understand Sexism And Patriarchy

Ellie Mae O'Hagan tells us that women should indeed be allowed to say no without getting smashed to the ground. This being an obvious truth. What she's missing is that we did actually have a society in which that...

Dame Vera Baird Doesn’t Understand Rape Nor Rape Statistics

That Dame Vera Baird doesn't understand rape nor rape statistics isn't all that surprising. All too few do. That Dame Vera Baird is now in charge of whining about rape and rape statistics does make this a problem. This...

There’s Dumb, There’s Stupid, Then There’s Complaining To The Police About Contract Murder Fraud

This is something of a giggle. A mother and daughter have been arrested in Spain over claims that they organised a contract murder. Not entirely unknown of course, people do get murdered, sometimes people are paid to do the...

It’s Not A $Billion Cocaine Bust In Philadelphia – It’s A Lot, But Not...

What we have here is one of the standard exaggerations of our time. This applies as much to Microsoft complaining about people ripping off Windows as it does to the police or customs estimating the value of drug seizures....

Grandstanding Judge – Coke User “Should Not Be Punished More Than Michael Gove”

Sure, and isn't this a lovely little story. A judge has declined to jail a man convicted of Class A drugs possession on the grounds that he shouldn't be punished more than Michael Gove was for the same offence. All...

Jack Shepherd Bottles A Barman

This is a heck of a piece of CCTV. Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has been jailed for a further four years after he admitted assaulting a barman with a vodka bottle in Devon. And here's the interesting little bit about the...

What A Mysterious Mystery – Soaring Number Of Deaths In US Prisons

That the United States - arguably - imprisons too many people could be true. It isn't that the places are chock full of non-violent drug offenders tho'. Most are indeed there for violence. The country's just a violent place...

Nurses Are Unobservant – Prostitution Is Already Legal In Britain

It's amazing quite how bitter fights can become when people don't actually understand what it is that they're fighting over. Nurses - the Royal College of to be precise - have voted to lobby for prostitution to be decriminalised....

Whistleblowers Should Be Sacked Says Government

Gavin Williamson has been summarily executed by the Prime Minster - for allegedly letting the cat out of the bag over something that the Government intended to do with Huawei that might well affect our safety. In laymans parlance he...

Dear Rape Survivors – You’ve Made An Allegation, Therefore You Are On Trial

The police are now being instructed to ask for access to mobile phones and social media history when processing a claim of rape or sexual assault. This is, obviously enough, so that they can trawl through such records for...

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There Aren’t Many Women In Politics Because Voters Don’t Want Many...

That women are under-represented in politics is one of the truisms of our age. Quite why this is so is the matter at issue...