This is absolutely shocking. Or it should be at least. I wonder if the poster who claimed that benefit payments are more than generous, and that all claimants should easily be able to afford to feed their children during school holidays has any thoughts.
Having just been on somewhat of a Roger Deakin and Robert Macfarlane binge over the holidays, my appetite has been whetted for some more local musings to reduce the old heimweh a little.
Does anyone have any recommendations of books about, or taking place in, Suffolk? Non-fiction suggestions in the areas of history or environment would be preferred, but if you think there's something worthy in other fields (or even fiction) feel free to offer it up as a suggestion.
...when they try to enforce the law on you! Seems like a bunch of Proud Boy goons in Oregon got a little upset today when police shut down their hateful antics.
I've often thought that your average thin blue line flag waving, cop cosplaying type is probably only one speeding ticket away from going full Assault on Precinct 13. Their claimed love for law and order is simply a code - and the code is that the police only have their support so long as they're hurting the people that they want to see hurt.
Back the Blue... Until it's you! Links below to demonstrate the delicious right wing blubfest that occurs when reality comes a-knocking:
Confirmed by Reuters a few moments ago. We are already under water here, this is going to be awful once it takes hold. What a state the world's wealthiest countries have allowed themselves to get into.
Interestingly, I've yet to see any of the folks who have spent the last year calling Covid the 'China Virus' call this new variant the 'Britain Virus'.