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[Apr. 10th, 2007|11:23 am]
Listen in, listen Ian!
The news was annoying this morning wasn't it?

First, there's the story about videos of pranks on teachers appearing on
YouTube. It's YouTube's fault, apparently. There was some mention of an
incident where a teacher's trousers were pulled down, and the video of it
was posted. Now, which do we think is the important thing we need to sort
out to improve the issue here? Is it the teacher being attacked and having
their trousers pulled down, or is it the YouTube part? The Secretary of
State for Education thinks it's the YouTube part. I think he's wrong.

Also, frozen embryo woman is back with yet another fvcking appeal.
Seriously, are they inventing new tiers of the court system for her to
appeal to? It's never-ending. Apparently the fact that her ex-partner can
unilaterally veto use of the embryi is symptomatic of a grave inequality,
which implies to me that if it was he who wanted to use an embryo, then she
could do nothing about it and it would be forcibly implanted if need be.
Now, IANAL but I don't think that's how it works. I think the rule is that
either partner can veto use, which sounds pretty fair and equal to me. She
needs to forget about all this baby nonsense - doesn't she know that the
Navy's crying out for childfree women who can be safely kidnapped by
hostile nations? Think what you can do for your country!
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[User Picture]From: pink_weasel
2007-04-10 10:42 am (UTC)
What about Jodie Marsh getting a tattoo as voted for by readers of freak show magazine Bizarre? Or Katie Melua doing a gig under the sea?*


*I gather this is old news but I just heard about it this morning and it made me decide that I've had quite enough of News and I don't want to hear any of it anymore.
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[User Picture]From: offensive_mango
2007-04-10 12:16 pm (UTC)
Getting Katie Melua under the sea is half the battle won.
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[User Picture]From: classytart
2007-04-10 05:49 pm (UTC)
Word.

(I'm trying a new thing)
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[User Picture]From: sleeperesque
2007-04-10 11:12 am (UTC)
I think it's a shame that she has potential babies that she is not allowed to have. Maternal instincts make woman go mad but I think the circumstance is fair and it is also one she agreed to at the start of the process.

I read a nice story about a 13 year old who fathered twins. Eight years later, the paper traced him to prove a point about young people having kids to scrounge off the government - but he had totally proved them wrong. He is still with the girl, had another baby 2 years ago, has a great job and owns a big fancy house and she is doing her degree and working. They have saved loads of money for the kids education and are all happy. Aw.
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[User Picture]From: ruudboy
2007-04-10 09:49 pm (UTC)
Aw. I reckon the world would be a better place if all 13 year olds fathered twins.

Um, hang on, can I get back to you on that? But yes, horray for them certainly!
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[User Picture]From: argyraspid
2007-04-10 08:30 pm (UTC)
A politician made a poorly thought out argument using the internet as a straw man? Who'd have thought such a thing could happen!
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