Reality one more stuffs satire. The government announce foreign languages will be compulsory for seven year olds. Perhaps they should wait until the kids can read and write in English first. I've never known a Government who had so little idea of the difference between the wish and the deed.
"Socially responsible" advertising for gambling. Remember the days when the Labour Party allegedly owed more to Methodism than Marxism ? It now owes precious little to either.
In other news - the anti-racist racist.
The court heard yesterday that on Dec 16, 2005, when Ruggie Johnson spotted the traffic wardens putting tickets on illegally parked cars, he shouted: "This is our patch. Go back up Ecclesall Road and do your white aunties and uncles."
In his defence Johnson said: "My purpose was to make them aware of the situation. They were the only two white people in a predominantly black area and were seen as a source of oppression."
I wonder who funds the Monitoring Group North ?
From a window on Nine Wells
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