What they said. As a researcher, albeit of a different speciality, if I put out crap that hung on a tenuous piece of evidence, I’d be jobless. Granted, I have a modicum of control over my experimental settings. But if the result is not what I predicted or does not fit my hypothesis, I don’t […]
The reigning monarch has abdicated. Long live the new monarch.
As much as I dislike slander in modern-day politics, sometimes I think reactions to name-calling can get even worse than the original infraction. Take the case of the recent nastiness involving Nick Clegg and Chris Huhne. It was not nice of the Huhne camp to coin the “Calamity” nickname. Perhaps more than not nice; irresponsible, […]
I’d like to state for the record that Singaporeans reproduce asexually or via IVF. Sex is not condoned in the island republic, even on their aircraft, and should not be undertaken by anybody. Furthermore, sex between two same-sex individuals could cause the economy to collapse. This is not a laughing matter.
Sometimes I wonder if there is or should be a standard of how to classify depths of mistakes. I was somewhat shocked to read that the Met was found guilty in shooting goof. A goof? If Charles de Menezes had survived a minor wound, perhaps it would have been a GOOF. This was on the […]
Honestly, you lot on the interwebs can’t be left alone! I spend some time away from the keyboard and this sort of shit happens. Now, where have I heard that name Nadine Dorris before? Honestly. Is that woman for real? She’s definitely NO sister. And what’s her bag with Ben Goldacre? I read both his […]
One of the most level-headed things I’ve read about the shooting of Charles de Menezes by the Met: However, [Clare Montgomery, QC] told the jury: “If the Metropolitan Police are exposing the people of London to danger because they are not doing what is reasonable and what is practicable, it is surely in the interests […]