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No Spanking In Church, Please

By Alexander Baron

I would have published this article yesterday, but this is no April Fool’s Day je. After a trial lasting several weeks, the Reverend Howard Curtis, former minister at Coulsdon Christian Fellowship, has been convicted at Croydon Crown Court of a number of offences of assault, including indecent assault, against female members of his then congregation. […]

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Stem Cell Scientist Fired Over Negligence

By Tim Sandle

Public dismissals in the scientific world are few and far between, which makes the dismissal of Po Macchiarini newsworthy. Karolinska University in Sweden has dismissed the Italian stem cell scientist Dr. Po Macchiarini over a breach of medical ethics. This is not the firing of a junior researcher, for Dr. Macchiarini’s work with stem cells […]

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The Brussels Bombs Of 1983

By Alexander Baron

In a world where the principal, highest profile and most inhuman form of terrorism is that associated with the perverted political philosophy of Islamism, it is easy to forget that this brand is a relatively new development in the modern world. Those old enough to remember the Provisional IRA and related groups in the British […]

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Rolf Harris — Crimen Exceptum

By Alexander Baron

On March 17, Rolf Harris appeared at a Central London magistrates court where he was formally charged with seven counts of indecent assault, all historical offences. The complainants (notice that important word, complainants, not victims) were aged between 12 and 27 years old at the times of the alleged offences. One woman is blind, suffers […]

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Son Of Sam And The End Of Ultimate Evil

By Alexander Baron

If you haven’’t heard of Son of Sam, it must be because you are both too young to remember him and are not a crime buff. Although he murdered only six people, David Berkowitz has achieved a notoriety out of all proportion when one considers the death toll of many of his ilk. Berkowitz is […]

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Why Criminals Are Afraid of Classical Music

By Enza Ferreri

Apparently, many young people, especially those with an antisocial disposition, dislike classical music so much that Bach, Beethoven and Mozart can even be played to discourage young hooligans from intimidating, harassing and robbing store customers. This experiment has been tried and has succeeded over many years in several locations. The earliest occurrence I could find […]

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Common Sense On Rape From India

By Alexander Baron

The Bombay High Court has recently handed down a judgment in a rape case that will be music to the ears of sexually active men, one that needs to be universalised. Although the transcript does not yet appear to be available, its essence has been distilled by a number of commentators, including this legal correspondent […]

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Ghoul TV

By Alexander Baron

In October 2013, Philip Chism, then 14 years old and a student at Danvers High School, Massachusetts, committed an unspeakable crime. Staying behind with his mathematics teacher, 24 year old Colleen Ritzer – who was trying to help him – he followed her into the bathroom, strangled her, stabbed her 16 times, and then raped […]

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Cops, Criminals, Corruption: The Inside Story

By Alexander Baron

While stories about police corruption always have a wide appeal, it remains to be seen how much of this one is true. We are told at one point that a hit man was sitting outside a police station waiting to assassinate a police officer. With a machine gun! He had been contracted to kill three […]

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Not All Black Lives Matter

By Alexander Baron

While the Black Lives Matter crowd have not gone away, there are some black lives they don’t mention, and with good reason. One such lowlife is double killer Shawn Ford. Although he was convicted and sentenced to death last year, he was back in the news recently when his case was featured in a 2 […]

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