Paul Chambers, a 26 year old accountant, was arrested on 13th January by four police officers … Why? …Well apparently, his hideous crime was to post a joke on twitter. After making plans to travel through Robin Hood airport in Sheffield to see his girlfriend, he was alarmed to find that due to snow they … Read more Paul Chambers – “I’m blowing the airport sky high!!”
Apparently there is to be a UN agency that will be responsible for the promotion of woman’s rights and both Iran and Saudi Arabia are bidding to get seats on the board. Its looks like they might even get them, Saudi Arabia is running uncontested, and Iran’s name has been put forward by the Asian … Read more Iran and Saudia Arabia to promote women’s rights!!!
The Los Angeles times reports … The crew of Discovery Channel’s popular science program, “Mythbusters,” frequently gets ideas from fans. But they are about to take on a challenge from a particularly famous viewer: President Obama. On the episode set to air Dec. 8, the president will appear in a walk-on and challenge Adam Savage … Read more Obama to be on Mythbusters …
There are reports in the press that a thousand supporters of group known as the “English Defense League” held protests in Leicester, so who exactly are they? … Basically its a merger of football hooligans, far-right activists and pub racists, in other words what we have here is BNP the next generation. And what exactly … Read more What’s wrong with the English Defense League?
The Dutch Anti-Islamic politician, Geert Wilders, is currently on trial, which should prove to be rather interesting, because he is also playing a decisive role in the formation of a new Dutch government. “The freedom of speech of at least 1.5 million people is on trial with me,” Wilders said on a social media site, … Read more Anti Islamic statements …freedom of speech or a hate crime?
The Guardian (as usual) has a rather good article today by Sharon Wright, who writes about her experience as a governor in a church school. Initially, she was (obviously) in favor, but what she found soon converted her into a radical opponent of faith schools. Why is this an important issue? Well basically because its … Read more A rather unchristian school admissions policy?