How easy is it to go from ‘gun idiot’ to ‘idiot with a gun’ in America? (video)


The Daily Show railed into U.S. gun culture challenging the frequently espoused talking point that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is good guys with a gun.” Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper sets out to go “from gun idiot to … Continue reading

The “criminal courts charge” is criminalising poverty but where’s the justice?


It’s not only the monstrous and still widening wealth inequality gap that is now the same as in 19th century Britain; it’s also our debtors’ prisons. Introduced by stealth towards the final days of the coalition government by Tory imbecile … Continue reading

It’s expensive, kills the innocent and doesn’t deter crime – it’s time to end the capital punishment debate (video)


The announcement earlier this year that a 78-year-old man was to be paroled after serving 48 years of a 30-year sentence caused an outcry – most loudly and unedifyingly from the knee-jerk ridden right-wing media.  As the man in question … Continue reading

The Channel programme: helping vulnerable people or nudging them towards radicalisation? (The Conversation) (video)


Stephanie Petrie, University of Liverpool Referrals to the British government’s deradicalisation programme Channel are on the rise, it has been reported. The Channel programme was imposed on all local authorities in England and Wales as part of the 2015 Counter-Terrorism … Continue reading

Is Greville Janner faking dementia to avoid child rape prosecution? (audio)


Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, knew that her decision not to prosecute Greville Janner on multiple counts of child rape would be controversial, but even she must have been surprised at the tsunami of outrage that followed her 16 April … Continue reading

Kincora (Part 3): Explosive new files indicate motive for Westminster VIP child abuse cover up (video)


Channel 4 News reports that the Home Office & Cabinet Office have ‘discovered’ a cache of new files relating to VIP child rape. The two folders, each containing several letters accusing politicians and diplomats of abusing children, include devastating evidence … Continue reading

Adam Hills: we need to talk more about politicians who are abusing our children (video)


The moment on Channel 4’s “The Last Leg” when Adam Hills says what we are all thinking about the veil of silence that still surrounds UK politicians’ “f*cking our children” Contains strong swearing Password: imincorrigible © Channel 4 ***** If … Continue reading

“This is a terrorist attack” Jon Stewart’s powerful monologue on the Charleston race murders (video)


The Daily Show began with its boisterous crowd shouting and cheering as it has done for 17 years or so and then, with a quiet rage Jon Stewart began his monologue. “I have one job, and it’s a pretty simple … Continue reading

Peter McKelvie’s full comments on the Lord Janner case (re-blog from Spotlight On Abuse)


Peter McKelvie’s full comments on the Lord Janner case Peter McKelvie’s unabridged comment for the Guardian article Greville Janner affair: Children’s homes inquiry evidence ‘must be released’.   “For all the incredibly brave survivors who have come forward re Janner, … Continue reading

Kincora (Part 2): Abuse survivor Richard Kerr calls Theresa May’s CSA inquiry a cover-up (video)


“Right now, when they’re not willing to bring Kincora into [the Westminster child abuse inquiry] the message it sends to me is that there has been some sort of cover-up….and there has been.  I need to know that I can … Continue reading

Megyn Kelly: We don’t care what you think, Fox News’ reporters are heroes (video)


Fox News pretends to be a news organization and revels in its use of the most Orwellian of  straplines in global journalism – “Fair and Balanced”.  As if that was not outlandish enough, Megyn Kelly now wants to know when … Continue reading

The ugliness of Fox News and Megyn Kelly’s tsunami of bone headed ignorance (video)


Jon Stewart‘s dissection of the way Fox News reported the Department of Justice investigations into former police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown and the wider question of racism in the Ferguson judicial system with their misleading reporting of the … Continue reading

DOJ investigation proves racism is rampant in Ferguson police department (video)


Thanks to the Department of Justice investigation the world (apart from Fox News viewers) is now aware of the systemic racism that pollutes the Ferguson judicial system and especially its overwhelmingly Caucasian police force. This video tells the story of the Ferguson … Continue reading

Grant Shapps: just how gullible does this lying crook think voters are? (video)


In November 2013, this blog expressed its dismay and disgust at the fact that, despite legal advice indicating that Grant Shapps may well be a fraudster, the police had decided to drop the investigation completely. You can read the full … Continue reading