Daily Archives: March 22, 2006

Human Rights Acts

The Human Rights Acts used to be hot conversation. Every vaguely right-wing newspaper would rant about how they’d open the door to all sorts of nonsense. Developing stories, such as the tale of prisoners demanding pornography as their “human right,” didn’t help matters. In the end, although I can’t find a reference, I don’t think […]

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BBC again

I like ranting about the BBC because they’re an easy target. They state lots of opinions, and they never fight back. But in response to another good example of bias I’ve seen, I’d like to clarify some points. Firstly, I do believe that the BBC contains an institutional bias on various major issues, including the […]

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Red Ken Again

Ken Livingstone has embarassed himself again. Ken Livingstone attacked David and Simon Reuben for their role in an ongoing dispute about the Stratford City development in east London. He suggested the brothers “go back (to their own country) and see if they can do better under the ayatollahs”. He’s starting to sound friendlier and friendlier […]

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Soapy Stupidity

And where better to start than with a title like that? From Yahoo! News, (does anybody else still giggle at that random exclamation mark?) the following: NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Older women who say talk shows and soap operas are their favorite TV programs tend to score more poorly on tests of memory, attention […]

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It’s been a week

But I’m back. Time to post a load of rubbish to make up for the backlog.

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