Thursday, 30 June 2022
Wednesday, 29 June 2022
Boxer Amir Khan has thanked the Metropolitan Police for helping with his case after they charged three men in with stealing his £72,000 watch at gunpoint.
Yesterday the police charged Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, over the incident on April 18.
Amazing that the police caught them, but then they weren't the sharpest tools in the drawer...rather like their victim:
Speaking after the charges were announced, the Olympic medallist tweeted: ‘I would like to thank the Metropolitan Police.
'They were always in communication with me & Sadiq Khan for pushing this case on his end.
‘Gun culture is on the increase in the UK, and we need to educate our youth to stay away from this.’
Wait, what? 'Gun culture'..? Who on earth is this moron trying to kid? It's not 'gun culture' that's the issue here, it's gang culture. It's the 'why should I bother getting a job when I can prey on others?' culture.
It wasn't even a real gun, FFS!
Scotland Yard said the three suspects, all from north London, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
Bana and Campbell have also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm.
Campbell has also been charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate.
Someone who buys ammunition for a fake gun is beyond educating, wouldn't you say?
Tuesday, 28 June 2022
The Bishop of Rome, or, to call him by his other title, The Pope, is often heard giving his opinion on just about everything under the sun, but virtually no-one seems to be stating the one, very obvious thing, Pope Francis is a religious leader with a big difference. In matters religious, in things theological, strictly referring to the doctrine and beliefs of his Church, he is considered, or rather accepted by the 600 million Catholics, to be ‘Infallible’, As to everything else, especially political, he carries just the same amount of weight as everybody else.
Monday, 27 June 2022
Joan Tiney, from the Borough Hotel on the seafront, added: “I got down to the seafront at about 3.45pm and I could feel it and said I didn’t like the look of the situation.
“It was ridiculous and I am sure they were coming from London, Dagenham and Barking.
“It was mayhem and there was a horrible toxic atmosphere.
“There was no control whatsoever and I think police should have been prepared for this.
“Police should have been ready for it and I would also like to see knife arches at stations to stop them coming.”
Good point, so...why weren't any set up?
Paul Thompson, owner of Pebbles One Café, was among a number of business owners forced to close early amid fears for the safety of staff.
He said: “We need to see police working ahead and planning for these of sort of incidents and there should have been planning as the weather was forecasted well in advance.
“We can’t keep having this happen, it was shocking and the stench of drugs along the seafront was unbelievable.”
Mr Thompson described the situation as a “shambles” claiming people openly using drugs on the seafront.
He added: “It was teenagers from London and big gangs, I’ve never seen anything like it. “They were doing all sorts of drugs including cannabis, crack pipes and laughing gas.
“My staff were petrified and the police were just not doing anything and there wasn’t enough of them.
“We were told the force couldn’t bring in more resources and there was all sorts going on.
“The chippy had to be turned into an A&E to help someone who was stabbed.”
Sounds like the police were totally wrong-footed here. Boy, they must feel really sheepish, right?
A police chief in Southend has rubbished claims his officers lost control of the streets on Friday and inists the force did everything it could to tackle the fighting. Chief Insp Ian Hughes, District Commander for Southend, is also adamant his officers were prepared for trouble as large crowds gathered on the seafront as temperatres soared. Speaking to the Echo, Mr Hughes said: “I do not think we could have done any more"
Really? The ratepayers seem to think differently...
He added: “I am not aware of any calls from businesses about having extra officers on the ground and if we had wanted extra officers we would have taken them from outside south Essex.
“It was not predictable and we do not lose control, my officers worked hard in a challenging situation and worked hard to work with businesses.
“The 15 stop and searched were negative and found nothing.
"We are continuing the work with operation unit to plan and work ahead.”
You've no plan other than 'deny, obfuscate and lie' as far as I can see...
Saturday, 25 June 2022
Friday, 24 June 2022
A wave of 1970s-style economic unrest is threatening to spread from the railways across the public services, as unions representing teachers and NHS workers warn of potential industrial action over pay.OK, well, at least the music was great in the Seventies. We don't even have that!
...the National Education Union (NEU), told the Observer that unless it receives a pay offer much closer to inflation by Wednesday, it will be informing education secretary Nadhim Zahawi of its plan to ballot its 450,000 members. The move could lead to strikes in schools in England in the autumn, the union said.
The country’s biggest union, Unison, representing NHS staff, said the government now faced a choice between offering a deal close to inflation or triggering a mass exodus of staff coupled with possible industrial action in hospitals, at a time when they are already hugely overburdened.
Will we even notice? We've had two years without a service thanks to covid (with needs to be paid for, of course) and I think we can bear another, if it crushes the unions for good.
Thursday, 23 June 2022
sh thing is doin' my head in, truly:
Who's pushing it? Well, the myrmidons and karens drawn in by cabal-narrative. The SJWs, the Woke feminazi harpies.
Were I to sit down for a coffee with a lady, a potentially enjoyable experience, and were she to start this
sh thing about women's rights ... well, for a start, were I, like most men I know of a certain vintage, to see a real woman genuinely in trouble, yea, even that harpy, sadly ... well, of course the male instinct is to step in to help and protect ... night follows day, dunnit?
What I would probably say to her is, 'I'm more interested in exploring the ways men and women can work together as a team.' Were she to start to attack me as a man , well there's the test, innit? Am I a man? If so, I'd just grin and bear it, then say, 'I'm more interested in exploring the ways men and women can work together as a team.' Were she to continue her insane rant, I'd get up, pay both our bills at the founter and wish her well.
There's nothing there deeply threatening but there sure is on the second link above. Ah, that's diabolical and any Wokerati pushing it are on my hit list. As a blogger and voter of course.