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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Hate Britain - Re The Murder Of Rhys Jones

The murder of 11-year-old Rhys Jones didn't really prove to me that Britain is sick, as I've thought it's been sick for years. It just proves it's sicker than I thought!

There's more of a nastiness now in society, than when I was 11, and when I was kicking a ball about, I just had the worry of a grumpy neighbour confiscating my ball.

I was in a gang as a teenager, but it was just macho posturing. No guns, no knives, no fighting. You can blame the current climate on a lot of things, but it comes down to respect. If you can't respect the life of an 11-year-old boy, what the hell can you respect?

I don't really know what makes the minds of these kids tick, but YouTube are quite happy to give 'em a voice here: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=LWk3mXooTQQ. This vid was featured on the news a few days ago.

I'd rather look at this tribute site to Rhys by his friends:
http://pic1.piczo.com/LovingMemoryOfRhys/?g=29378596&cr=1


Shambo’s Pals Killed

Skanda Vale didn't really bother to protest too much this time. The Welsh Government Assembly thugs have probably broken their spirit. And, you know what, they're probably proud of themselves.

Now Britain is useless at stopping gangs of toerags roaming our streets, killing children, but we're world champions at pitiless bureaucracy.

RIP
Bhakti
Dakshini
Shambo

Latest Skanda Vale statement, with photos of these truly beautiful animals: http://www.skandavale.org

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Foot-And-Mouth Paranoia

Foot-and-mouth is rarely a fatal disease in animals, so the obvious question is why does paranoia break out every time there's an outbreak of the disease in the UK?

The answer, of course, is about protecting the meat industry. You rarely hear, in news reports, anything about the poor animals, but a helluva lot about farmers scared of losing money.

Yangtze River Dolphin Extinct - Thanks To Man

In Beijing they were counting down to the Olympics, when some depressing news came out about the Yangtze River dolphin.

It was recently announced that the human race was to blame for the extinction of the Yangtze River dolphin, nicknamed 'Goddess of the Yangtze'. This is believed to be the first large mammal to have been wiped out by man - in this case through overfishing - in modern history.

This endearing dolphin lived on this planet for 20 million years.