Saturday, August 19th, 2017

I came across this story on BBC News this morning. The jist of the story is that a man in Iran is having his hand cut off for stealing. The title “Iranian chocolate thief faces hand amputation’ suggests some poor guy is having the chop for stealing a bar of chocolate. However, if we examine [...]

I log on to BBC News this morning and the headline news article is “Five Chilean miners ‘depressed’”. The story goes on to tell how a group of miners who have been stuck in a collapsed mineshaft are suffering depressing. Is that really a surprise and worthy of the headline ? I think it shows [...]

Came across this on BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-10891733 So wait a minute- it was the request for a birthday cake with the name ‘Adolf’ that tipped them off? Clearly the 30 foot swastikas outside their house didn’t do it ? Not the school role call? I just imagine it: John Hill – present Miss. Adolf Hitler [...]

Read this story on BBC online: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8189296.stm where a local woman in Greece decided to torch the genitals of a British tourist. It reminded me an event a few months back in Newcastle, where the latest marketing ploy is to have young women walk around with shot glasses an a bottle of some horrid high-alcohol [...]