Post by Nick Post by The Todal
If you've never seen it, you should get hold of a copy of "Scum"
starring Ray Winstone, and watch that gruelling film including the
pool-balls in the sock scene.
And now this week we find that prisoners in Long Lartin have been using
pool balls as weapons against the prison officers.
WTF? Would it be cruel and inhuman to deprive these prisoners of their
pool tables / snooker tables and to give them table tennis instead? Why
provide them with weapons?
Perhaps playing pool makes them happy and making them happy makes them
less likely to right.
Wasn't there a big survey in US jails 30 years ago that showed that good
meals made prison riots less likely.
Seriously, I think we all know the answer is to massively reduce the
prison population and spend some of the money saved on better facilities
for those who actually require it.
The revival of capital punishment will go a long way towards that
goal, especially if it is applied to minor offences such as rape and
" I don't even have the heart to tell him I've never infested
- Klaun Shittinb'ricks (1940 - ), acknowledging that he lied
from the very beginning, A jew scam, as expected
Iudaei orbem terrarum infestant.
- correct Latin
"Die Juden sind unser Unglück!"
- Heinrich von Treitschke (1834 - 1896)
"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out
because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade
Unionists, and I did not speak out because I was not a Trade
Unionist. Then they came for the jews, and I did not speak out
because I did not give a shit. Then they came for me and there
wasn't a single commie bastard left to speak for me."
- Martin Niemöller (1892 - 1984)
Illuc nisi Dei gratia vadam.
- Revd Terence Fformby-Smythe (? - )