Thursday, August 16, 2007

News roundup 19

Judges told: Don’t lock up yobs who flout ASBOs. How exactly is this going to discourage criminals?

Former addict fled open prison to escape the drugs. We should be helping prisoners get off their addiction and not sending them to places which will just start the cycle all over again.

Police radios issued in the wake of 7/7 don’t even work in supermarket. When will the government take policing seriously?

Prison officers vote to strike over pay. They should do. The amount of crap that they have to put up with is unbelievable, and that’s just from the government.

Ministers accused over casualty figures cover-up in Iraq and Afghanistan. It wouldn’t surprise me if it happened.

Half ‘are smoking less’ since ban. Headline is a bit misleading. They are actually only smoking less in pubs and clubs. It’s not really surprising when you ban it though is it?

One in four Britons is out of work. If this is the case we do not need immigration.

Tories set to announce plan to cut inheritance tax. It’s about time someone did.

Blogger proves Nasa wrong on climate change. It doesn’t look like their arguments were that good if a blogger could disprove them.

Wikipaedia ‘shows CIA page edits. It also shows that the Vatican has edited entries about Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.

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