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>> No. 83481 Anonymous
14th September 2017
Thursday 5:53 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY3zFblpM5s

This man is going to be the next Michigan state senator and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 83482 Anonymous
14th September 2017
Thursday 10:00 am
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>>83481
>the next Michigan state senator
You mean the next senator from Michigan. A "state senator" is roughly on par with a county councillor.
>> No. 83483 Anonymous
16th September 2017
Saturday 2:50 am
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>>83481
He's a fucking cock. They deserve all they get.

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>> No. 83382 Anonymous
27th August 2017
Sunday 9:19 am
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Beleagured Theresa May 'to quit as Prime Minister on August 30, 2019 in a bid to stop a leadership challenge' - as she tries to calm rivals with a prosecco party at Chequers

Theresa May is said to have revealed the date she will quit as Prime Minister - giving herself two years to see Brexit through first.

She has chosen Friday August 30th 2019 as the day she will step down from 10 Downing Street, it has been reported.

It comes amid a major charm offensive by Mrs May in a bid to win the support of her MPs and avoid an awkward leadership challenge.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4826482/Theresa-sets-date-quit-Prime-Minister.html

This man is going to become Prime Minister on 1st September 2019 and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 83465 Anonymous
7th September 2017
Thursday 9:03 am
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>>83463
No, it was Kinnock who was alright. Blair was a pretty straight sort of guy.
>> No. 83466 Anonymous
7th September 2017
Thursday 5:56 pm
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>>83460
I'd wait until the next census before you make a wild statement like that given even the most alarmist stories I can find put it at 53% in E+W (obviously the western isles etc. are still putting people in the wicker man).

My non-scientific opinion is that although most people wouldn't fit the definition of devout Christian they are more receptive to fluffy statements like 'everything happens for a reason' and 'something is watching over us'. The problem is as the majority are completely uneducated in theology they're shocked when they encounter doctrines that find sex a sin.

>therefore don't really want political leaders who do

I doubt most people care. On the flip-side only a tiny minority gave a damn about Corbyn's floppy answer to religion despite it's potential to shape the last election given May's religious nationalism.

>>83461
You seem to struggle with the concept of compromise in politics. The PM is not a dictator nor does it seem like Mogg wants to create a theocracy -indeed, despite his religious views he has always come across as someone wedded to British natural law traditions.

I think there is something to be said of the nature of British culture where we can have evangelicals who don't presume to enforce their beliefs onto others.
>> No. 83467 Anonymous
7th September 2017
Thursday 7:26 pm
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>>83466
>You seem to struggle with the concept of compromise in politics.
No, I struggle with poor messaging. Better a liar than muddled.
>The PM is not a dictator nor does it seem like Mogg wants to create a theocracy
I don't see the relevance. It's not a theocracy to buzz it through with private members bills like an evil Roy Jenkins.

I'm not going to press too far on this. I just like making fun of Neil Kinnock.
>> No. 83468 Anonymous
8th September 2017
Friday 3:08 pm
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>>83466
>The PM is not a dictator
Not yet, but she's getting there.
>> No. 83480 Anonymous
13th September 2017
Wednesday 2:59 am
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So have we all said our fond farewells to democracy now ARE TERRI is building her dictatorship?

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>> No. 80531 Anonymous
27th November 2016
Sunday 11:01 am
80531 Corbyn Mk III: Electric Boogaloo
I think it's time for a new Corbyn thread.

The previous thread (>>73072) is reaching critical mass. In combination with the original thread (>>64990) we've had over 4,700 posts on Dear Leader since August last year. That's a lot of shitposting. Keep up the good work, lads.
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>> No. 83448 Anonymous
5th September 2017
Tuesday 2:06 pm
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>>83443
>There's certainly a type of vegan who just can't wait to tell you they're a vegan
I've met a lot of vegans, and I'm struggling to recall if a single one of them was actually like this. This is a stereotype.

And I bet how it developed is how you mention your wife is treated. When someone reveals offhand they have a different diet ("no thank you, I'm vegan") they will be subjected to all sorts of intrusive questions about their lifestyle and beliefs, and if said person takes the opportunity to wax lyrical about said beliefs, it becomes misremembered as though they were the ones who brought it up and wanted to let everyone know.
>> No. 83449 Anonymous
5th September 2017
Tuesday 2:54 pm
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>>83448

You may have a point, but I've definitely met quite a few obnoxious vegans. Maybe I just move in the wrong circles, but I've had more than one conversation with Morrisey-level vegans.

Quite likely I've met hundreds of vegans who were quite nice, and many more who I never even learned were vegan.
>> No. 83451 Anonymous
5th September 2017
Tuesday 7:28 pm
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>>83448
>When someone reveals offhand they have a different diet ("no thank you, I'm vegan") they will be subjected to all sorts of intrusive questions about their lifestyle and beliefs, and if said person takes the opportunity to wax lyrical about said beliefs, it becomes misremembered as though they were the ones who brought it up and wanted to let everyone know.

A thousand times this.
>> No. 83452 Anonymous
5th September 2017
Tuesday 7:41 pm
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>>83448>>83451

I too would agree with this. People reacted to a woman I know saying she was thinking about becoming vegas as if she was talking about cutting off a tit.

>>83446

Epic, simply epic.
>> No. 83453 Anonymous
5th September 2017
Tuesday 7:43 pm
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>>83452

*vegan

I'll leave it up because I like the absurdity of it.

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>> No. 83192 Anonymous
19th July 2017
Wednesday 6:30 pm
83192 Pensions thought
So the pension age has been stuck up again, this is due to the argument that more old people, more pension, more money etc etc etc.

However, if people work longer and we have more old people in employment, then aren't they going to block up the job market resulting in less jobs for young people? If there's less jobs for young people they will end up being dependent on the state and claim benefits.

Does this not mean that regardless of what is done it's going to hit one budget or the other, essentially? Either it's going to cost more long term in pension or more long term in benefits and essentially cancel out any gains made.

I'm only putting this out there as a thought I've had for a while and never really heard anyone else putting the point across and I was wondering, is that because I'm making a fucking stupid point?
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>> No. 83380 Anonymous
26th August 2017
Saturday 1:07 pm
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New industries create different kinds of jobs.
>> No. 83381 Anonymous
26th August 2017
Saturday 1:18 pm
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>>83376

Evolution isn't a force, you dipshit. Plus, force is the conversion of energy from one firm to another, so the question doesn't even make sense.

Just fuck off and educate yourself a bit, would you? If you're going to try to convince people you should at least have some idea what they believe.
>> No. 83422 Anonymous
1st September 2017
Friday 7:42 pm
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>>83381

>Evolution isn't a force

What is it then? Pretty sure evolution is the conversion of energy of one form to another. Educate me if not.
>> No. 83424 Anonymous
1st September 2017
Friday 9:15 pm
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>>83422

Evolution is the adaptation of an organism over time to its habitat, to facilitate a greater chance of successful reproduction.
>> No. 83425 Anonymous
1st September 2017
Friday 9:56 pm
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>>83424
Technically, evolution is the process of change in inherited traits over successive generations. What you're describing is natural selection.

Pedant's sage.

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>> No. 83303 Anonymous
24th August 2017
Thursday 6:46 pm
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I have met a couple of Tories who were genuinely really anxious for me to see that they weren’t horrible people and really believed putting everything into private enterprise will achieve better results.

Whatever type they are, I have absolutely no intention of being friends with any of them. I have friends I choose to spend time with. I go to parliament to be a mouthpiece for my constituents and class – I’m not interested in chatting on.

I feel disgusted at the way they’re running this country, it’s visceral – I’m not interested in being cosy. I hate those Tory questions that start with ‘Does the PM agree with me..?’ – when one Tory MP stood up and asked one I told him I think those questions are disgraceful. His response was ‘you mustn’t be a very good MP‘!

The idea that they’re not the enemy is simply delusional when you see the effect they have on people – a nation where lots of people live in a constant state of fear whether they even have enough to eat.


https://skwawkbox.org/2017/08/11/one-of-labours-new-rising-stars-talks-class-westminster-and-the-enemy/

I know politics is getting increasingly childish and divisive, but when we have an actual MP branding Tories as the enemy and saying she could never be friends with one I think we've reached a new low. Then again, I suppose all that virtue isn't going to signal itself.
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>> No. 83362 Anonymous
25th August 2017
Friday 6:46 pm
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>>83358
Whatever way you look it it, packs of supermarket bacon have absolutely nothing to do with a bunch of rich toffs getting drunk on champagne, letting an army of dogs loose, and galloping after them on horses trampling everything in their way.
Fox hunting is just as big a steaming pile of crap whether a fox gets killed or not.

>>83360
Calling fox hunting inefficient at killing foxes is like calling boxing an inefficient cure for toothache.
The cost of keeping the horses and looking after the dogs, feeding them, stabling and kennelling them, paying the people to look after them etc. is so huge that it would be far more efficient for farmers to leave a few chickens out every night and hope that a fox gets hit by a car on the way there.
>> No. 83366 Anonymous
25th August 2017
Friday 8:16 pm
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I think it's safe to say that the "left" has well and truly disappeared up its own arse now.

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/aug/25/leftwing-edinburgh-comedy-fin-tayor
>> No. 83369 Anonymous
25th August 2017
Friday 9:22 pm
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>>83366

Oooh, degenerate art am I right, lad? Oooooh.
>> No. 83371 Anonymous
25th August 2017
Friday 9:47 pm
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>>83369
Did you even read the article otherlad posted?

Brian Logan is offended by comedians taking the piss out of their audience and (heaven forbid) going a little hyperbolic with it. He is reporting on a comedy festival and doesn't understand comedy.
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25th August 2017
Friday 10:08 pm
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>Brian Logan
Don't you mean 'the left'?

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>> No. 82573 Anonymous
8th June 2017
Thursday 6:27 am
82573 2017 General Election polling day/results thread
Morning, lads.

As per .gs tradition, it's time for the separate polling day/results thread.

Results are expected slightly earlier than previous years as there's no local elections at the same time.
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>> No. 83169 Anonymous
15th July 2017
Saturday 9:27 pm
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>>83168
>Does this mean immigration is bad, or the people who employ and take advantage of immigrants are bad?
It means >>83088 apparently can't do maths.
>> No. 83173 Anonymous
15th July 2017
Saturday 11:23 pm
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>>83089
>Actually, yes, you did. The exact word with which you disagreed were "doesn't make you any less of a person". By disagreeing, you are, in fact, saying that it does make you less of a person.

Is there really any point in talking to you when your position is automatically "anyone or anything that disagrees with me is racist" including widely recognised concepts like borders and nationality?

I mean I did just assume we were wasting our time here but here we go and the thread is back up.

>No, that report is not evidence of "significant detrimental impact". It even says so right there in the abstract.

Read the quote then do a Ctrl+f and understand the context. Abstract browsers are on par with people who try and bullshit you on what footnotes say.

>>83168
>Vesting power in a small group of people is better is it?

I wouldn't call the checks and balances we have in modern society small. Certainly it could be bigger in some areas but if cabinet tried to pass some nonsense today you can imagine the uphill battle they would face against backbenchers, the media, potential protests, facebook memes etc.
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>> No. 83174 Anonymous
15th July 2017
Saturday 11:39 pm
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>>83173
>Is there really any point in talking to you when your position is automatically "anyone or anything that disagrees with me is racist" including widely recognised concepts like borders and nationality?
Put that straw man away, lad. My position is "anyone or anything that disagrees with me does not agree with me".

>Read the quote then do a Ctrl+f and understand the context
It's your argument. Chapter and verse to support your claim that the report claims "substantial detrimental impact". I suspect you can't provide one because either the report doesn't say what you think it says or you just can't add up.
>> No. 83209 Anonymous
7th August 2017
Monday 8:33 pm
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>I wouldn't call the checks and balances we have in modern society small. Certainly it could be bigger in some areas but if cabinet tried to pass some nonsense today you can imagine the uphill battle they would face against backbenchers, the media, potential protests, facebook memes etc.

They pass nonsense all the time, with the help of the media of course. Protests and facebook memes are laughable and change nothing.

>The rest just seems like some mental rant about people being thick or whatever which while I agree with I'm not entirely sure if it is relevant or that you understand what checks and balances mean.

It's not just that people have been conditioned to be thick, people have also been conditioned (by the media they consume) to think they know what's going on and what the correct decision is to be made on things like "Brexit".

>You see you start off well enough that yes, we must judge people for who they are not who they were born but then you start talking about how we should publish MPs medical records because they might be hiding cancer...

I'm struggling to see what the issue is with knowing an MP's medical record? I don't give a shit if they had gonorrhoea 20 years ago, but there are certain things which are important to know if they want to be in charge of a country.
>> No. 83210 Anonymous
7th August 2017
Monday 8:43 pm
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>>83209
Well worth the bump, mate.

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>> No. 83195 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 6:21 pm
83195 The Brexit Negotiations
We finally have some hard information on the specifics of the positions of both sides.

Today was the first joint technical document release, with each side's position on citizen's rights. It's patchy.

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/eu-uk_table_cr.pdf

I will attempt to keep this thread updated as the weeks go by.
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>> No. 83196 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 7:39 pm
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>>83195
They're finally agreeing on at least something.

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>> No. 83112 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 9:15 pm
83112 The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked
Not sure if I should have put this in /boo/ but:

>A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum

>This is Britain in 2017. A Britain that increasingly looks like a “managed” democracy. Paid for by a US billionaire. Using military-style technology. Delivered by Facebook. And enabled by us. If we let this referendum result stand, we are giving it our implicit consent. This isn’t about Remain or Leave. It goes far beyond party politics. It’s about the first step into a brave, new, increasingly undemocratic world.

So it seems a British defense contractor helped the Leave campaign. Cambridge Analytica exploited the system for Vote Leave to get away with funding that would have normally broken electoral rules. All bankrolled by a billionaire hedge fund manager. Welcome to plutocracy.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/07/the-great-british-brexit-robbery-hijacked-democracy
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>> No. 83185 Anonymous
16th July 2017
Sunday 6:55 pm
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>>83184
Don't be fucking ridiculous. Why are you even on about deporting Asians? Nobody except you is claiming the Asians who diddled in the likes of Rotherham are representative of all Joe's.

The simple fact is that the climate the lefties created enabled the likes of Rotherham to happen for so long. It's part of the reason why lefties are their own worst enemies and their actions were a major contributor to Brexit happening.
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16th July 2017
Sunday 7:05 pm
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>Nobody except you is claiming the Asians who diddled in the likes of Rotherham are representative of all Joe's.
No, I'm not the one claiming that. You're the one claiming that.
>> No. 83189 Anonymous
19th July 2017
Wednesday 12:22 am
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>>83184

>But they don't have any more propensity towards diddling kids than the locals

With regards to grooming cases Asian males are disproportionately over represented. And the incest thing is an unpleasant, inarguable fact too.
>> No. 83190 Anonymous
19th July 2017
Wednesday 1:26 am
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>>83189
That's not necessarily true. The numbers that normally go with this claim come from a report that specifically deals with street grooming.

>The data submitted refers only to the ‘localised grooming’ model of child sexual exploitation and does not include online
grooming, trafficking of children into the UK, peer-on-peer abuse or other forms of sexual exploitation.
>This assessment cannot be seen as fully representative of the nature and scale of child sexual exploitation in the U.K., or, indeed, of the 'localised grooming' model.

http://cdn.basw.co.uk/upload/basw_101409-2.pdf

>In particular, the report raises concerns over its ethnic representation:
>"Caution should be taken in drawing conclusions about ethnicity due to the relatively small number of areas where agencies have been proactive around this particular type of crime. We do not draw national conclusions about ethnicity from the data available at this time because it is too inconsistent."

>We therefore need to be cautious about Keith Vaz's claim, as the source he uses explicitly warns against drawing any nationwide conclusions on the basis of its research.
>While both the HM Prison Service and CEOP datasets have problems associated with them, there is nevertheless some evidence to suggest that sex offenders are 'overwhelmingly white' in terms of the raw numbers.

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>> No. 83191 Anonymous
19th July 2017
Wednesday 3:27 am
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>>83190
Yeah yeah, spout facts, nerd.

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>> No. 83097 Anonymous
10th July 2017
Monday 10:59 pm
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http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/07/climate-change-earth-too-hot-for-humans.html

I challenge anyone to read this and still oppose the need for radical social change.
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>> No. 83108 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 3:25 pm
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>>83107
It appears that the people in control of the remaining 'Anonymous' news channels have sunk to the level of Godlike Productions, that's not particularly interesting, seems inevitable in retrospect. That is what you meant, right? I tried to skip through the chemtrails rubbish at the start but it seemed to go on for the entire video, so I can only conclude ...
>> No. 83109 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 5:51 pm
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>>83105
>None of what I said is wrong.
You're right there, albeit not in the way you were thinking.
>> No. 83110 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 6:49 pm
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>>83109

Were you always a smug cunt or did they send you to a public school for socially abrasive children?
>> No. 83111 Anonymous
11th July 2017
Tuesday 9:09 pm
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>>83097
The especially scariest part of that article for me, is the ancient plagues being released.
>> No. 83124 Anonymous
12th July 2017
Wednesday 7:32 pm
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>>83108

I thought Anonymous specifically didn't believe in Xenu?

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>> No. 82497 Anonymous
16th May 2017
Tuesday 2:19 pm
82497 Trump impeachement... pending
What exactly is it that the man needs to do to get impeached? There seems to be a scandal that would damn any other leader every week.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/ar-BBBaWuJ
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>> No. 82544 Anonymous
24th May 2017
Wednesday 9:14 pm
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>>82543
You haven't quite grasped how this works. Let me translate some of those terms for you:

>impeachable offence
Anything that will pass the House by simple majority.

>can stand up in court
Senators can bring themselves to vote for it.

While the Supreme Court haven't entirely ruled it out, they have declined to hear every appeal against impeachment that has been put to them, and if one takes the Constitution at its face then there is no right of appeal against conviction. However, to convict requires a two-thirds majority in the Senate and, unlike the filibuster, it's not a procedural rule but mandated by the Constitution.
>> No. 83092 Anonymous
8th July 2017
Saturday 3:14 am
83092 Trump accepts Putin's claims that Russia did not meddle in US election
Well I'm glad they settled that for us.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world-0/us-politics/trump-putin-election-meddling-accepts-claims-russian-hacking-g20-meeting-rex-tillerson-a7829871.html
>> No. 83093 Anonymous
8th July 2017
Saturday 12:42 pm
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>>83092
Yeah, but even after 6 months of harping on about Trump/Russia they'll carry on doing it and people will carry on believing it's true.
>> No. 83095 Anonymous
8th July 2017
Saturday 2:52 pm
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>>83093
This. It's just like Jimmy Savile. Years after his death people keep harping on about him supposedly being a kiddy fiddler even though he said he couldn't have done it because he didn't like kids.
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9th July 2017
Sunday 11:26 am
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To clarify, by people, you mean multiple intelligence services right?

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>> No. 83060 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 9:52 pm
83060 sack Parliament IT department
This is fucking balls. First, all MPs should have two factor authentication enabled on their accounts. Second, the local IT team should have password policies enabled. Third, they should be brute force testing their own accounts regularly. What the actual fuck are they up to?

Also, this is now going to be hilarious. Because 90 parliamentary email accounts just got into the public domain.
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>> No. 83062 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 10:13 pm
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I can't wait for Theresa's reaction to this.
>> No. 83063 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 10:25 pm
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>the local IT team should have password policies enabled.
Password policies are really fucking annoying, and the clientele includes MPs who are Too Bloody Important to have to put up with them. Also, a lot of the time they're counterproductive anyway, since they encourage sequences. If you put in measures to prevent sequences, you'll just end up either flooding your helpdesk with "I can't remember the 128-character line-noise password you made me set last week" or leaving yourself open to the Post-It Note Attack.
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25th June 2017
Sunday 10:47 pm
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The real answer is surely 2fa. The City have pretty much abandoned passwords - they're using security tokens and biometrics.
>> No. 83066 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 11:06 pm
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I was going to ask how Jacob Rees-Mogg would cope, but then again he probably employs someone to sit in front of the magic lantern and type on the plastic typewriter for him.
>> No. 83075 Anonymous
27th June 2017
Tuesday 8:49 pm
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>>83066
'Laugh-out-loud' as they say in the Rees-Mogg household.

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>> No. 83033 Anonymous
24th June 2017
Saturday 10:38 pm
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>The Government is hiding a devastating report that shows rehabilitation courses taken by thousands of jailed rapists and paedophiles make them more dangerous once they are released.

>According to the study, prisoners who take the courses are at least 25 per cent more likely to be convicted of further sex crimes than those who do not, suggesting that the sessions may have created hundreds of extra victims.

>The controversial Sex Offender Treatment Programme (SOTP), a six-month psychological group-therapy course, is believed to have cost taxpayers well over £100 million since it was set up in 1991.

>Before the report was compiled, about 1,000 prisoners had been taking the 'core' programme at a cost of about £7 million a year, many at eight sex offender treatment 'hubs' – specialist jails where thousands of such criminals are concentrated.

>The worst offenders went on to an 'extended' course, which was also found to make them more dangerous. An investigation by this newspaper has revealed:

>• The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) was initially reluctant to accept the bombshell findings, but after they were independently endorsed, it abruptly axed both programmes – but kept the decision secret;

>• Experts had for years been warning that the programmes were flawed, and there was no good evidence that they cut reoffending;

>• Paedophiles convicted of physically attacking children are especially likely to offend again after taking the SOTP;
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>> No. 83056 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 1:32 pm
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>>83055
What? No. It doesn't matter if the animal wants to be let out, don't do it.
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25th June 2017
Sunday 2:09 pm
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>However, some experts have disputed such claims for many years. One was William Marshall, whose own, very different sex offender rehabilitation programmes in Canada have been shown to achieve huge cuts in reoffending rates.

>Until 2004, Dr Marshall was employed as an external consultant to SOTPs in Britain. But exasperated by what he saw as the programme's shortcomings and the Government's failure to remedy them, he resigned. 'There were a lot of problems with SOTP and I didn't want to be identified with a programme I didn't agree with,' he said. 'They weren't adapting the course in line with developing knowledge, and many of those delivering the programme were not qualified.'

>The worst problem was that the numbers being enrolled on the courses were 'far too ambitious', leading to a shortage of qualified therapists. In fact, most SOTP facilitators were chaplains, ordinary prison officers and other 'para-professionals'.

>According to Dr Marshall, their lack of training meant that the facilitators were forced to stick rigidly to 'scripts' drawn from a thick SOTP manual. He said: 'Manuals take the therapist out of the loop. For sex offender treatment to succeed, you have to be flexible enough to keep adapting to every individual. A revamp is long overdue.'

>Another prominent sceptic was David Ho, a forensic psychiatrist who has treated some of the country's most disturbed offenders at Broadmoor, and is now research chief at a secure unit in Essex.

>He said: 'I'm not surprised by the new evaluation. Both the academic community and the public have the right to see the full results.' Previous studies claiming SOTPs worked were fundamentally flawed, he said – as he had been arguing for years.

Read the article before you post, team. The problem has been one of ambition without the resources so you've just sat some paedos together to discuss molesting kids for years while the local vicar brings tea and stickies (hmm...)

As much as I would like to say that Liz Truss has been a naughty girl the government suppressing the report seems reasonable in light of our countries history.
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>> No. 83058 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 6:07 pm
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>>83057
>Read the article before you post, team.
It's the Mail. That's generally a waste of time, for obvious reasons.
>> No. 83059 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 6:47 pm
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>>83053

Even a werewolf is entitled to a defence.
>> No. 83064 Anonymous
25th June 2017
Sunday 10:38 pm
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>>83059

Like a silver-proof vest?

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>> No. 82964 Anonymous
17th June 2017
Saturday 6:30 pm
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Anarchylad, I have mocked you for years, but now I agree it's time to end this bullshit.
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>> No. 83008 Anonymous
18th June 2017
Sunday 9:24 pm
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>If the ballot paper didn't have the parties written on them do you think people would really have any idea of who they were voting for?
Er, yes. At least, if the evidence of how people voted in the days when party affiliation and logos were not printed prominently on the ballot paper is anything to go by.
>> No. 83009 Anonymous
18th June 2017
Sunday 9:28 pm
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>>83007

So you haven't noticed how people talk about Corbyn constantly, or voting for Corbyn, even though they probably don't live in North Islington? And therefore he presumably had no relivance to how people voted in the general election outside of that area.
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18th June 2017
Sunday 10:27 pm
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Are you an idiot? Of course he is relevant to all people voting Labour, not just those in North Islington.
>> No. 83011 Anonymous
18th June 2017
Sunday 11:42 pm
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Yes I have. I've also noticed how other people talk about how they hate Corbyn but vote for the Labour candidate anyway because they like their MP or hate the Tories even more.

Party leaders certainly have relevance to national voter trends. That doesn't translate to "a vote for an MP is as good as a vote for a leader", though, that's total bollocks. To get a sense of how favourable people's opinions of party leaders are you have to, you know, actually ask them a question about it.
>> No. 83012 Anonymous
19th June 2017
Monday 7:41 am
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He reaction to Grenfell has really seen her take a battering.
Go down and talk to the firemen but avoid the people because they might be ruffians. Jez goes right down and hugs people. He walks among the people like he has his entire life.

Theresa is essentially shamed into meeting a select few at downing street on her own terms a couple of days later.

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>> No. 75779 Anonymous
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Wednesday 1:55 pm
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The Liberal Democrats have started a consultation process on what the parties next manifesto should look like. Its open to non-members and I thought everyone could benefit from you lads giving views.

https://libdems.getfeedback.com/r/jKh47Fw8

It asks an interesting question: What would you spend £2 billion on?

I thought about putting the money towards adult education programs. Things like the Open University are fundamentally good ideas that gives people who otherwise can't study because of career and family commitments the chance to learn new skills and achieve lifelong learning. It sounds non-controversial but I'm sure there is ample chance to start a cunt-off on that idea.

Another interesting question is that it asks whether the Lib Dems should focus on staying in the European Union or on what Brexit should now be. An interesting option given the party is fervently pro-EU and I wonder what will fill the vacuum if its abandoned.
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>> No. 82932 Anonymous
14th June 2017
Wednesday 8:13 pm
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I'm glad he has stuck to his views. The fact the liberal party is crushing him for it is shameful on them.
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14th June 2017
Wednesday 8:18 pm
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If he'd simply given a straight answer then the spectre of homosexuality wouldn't have lingered around him like a bad fart. His failure to deal with this made it an issue.
>> No. 82934 Anonymous
14th June 2017
Wednesday 8:33 pm
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Funny how the leader whose father was a vicar and presumably has similarly backward views didn't get pulled up on it.
>> No. 82935 Anonymous
14th June 2017
Wednesday 8:53 pm
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Similar backwards views as in she was the first prominent Tory to support Out4Marriage?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTsXoNkiY3g

Similar backwards views that she, together with Gideon and Hague, wrote a letter in The Telegraph in 2013 telling other Tories to back same sex marriage?

Similar backwards views that it was Theresa May herself who wrote a foreword to the 2010 Tory manifesto pledging to look into expanding civil partnerships into gay marriage?

Please don't tell me you're basing your opinion on Theresa May on social media memes.
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14th June 2017
Wednesday 9:54 pm
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>>82935
Sorry, you're right. When Tim Farron publicly supports same-sex marriage, he's betraying his religion, whereas when Theresa May publicly supports same-sex marriage, she really means it.

I've got a bridge you might be interested in.

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