Maybe that named person thing wasn’t a good idea?June 21, 2016 Tim WorstallPolitics11 CommentsRise in number of Scottish sexual predators targeting children online previousThinking makes my brain hurtnextBrits Abroad 11 thoughts on “Maybe that named person thing wasn’t a good idea?” So Much For Subtlety June 21, 2016 at 9:32 am Yes Minister said the number of rats caught rises with the number of rat catchers. I can easily imagine that the Witch Finders General appointed by the Scottish government have no problem sniffing out witches wherever they are found. After all, their pensions depend on it. Rob June 21, 2016 at 9:42 am These are State-sanctioned predators, completely different. Andrew M June 21, 2016 at 9:50 am The predators go where the prey is. So Much For Subtlety June 21, 2016 at 9:57 am Andrew M – “The predators go where the prey is.” They do not say more Scotch children are being abused. They do not say there are more Scotch abusers. They say more potential abusers are “targeting” children on line. A nice unmeasurable victimless crime. This looks like playing loose and fast with the definition of “target” rather than a sudden leap in the number of Scotch paedophiles. Let’s see how many arrests follow. I am willing to bet roughly none. John square June 21, 2016 at 10:00 am So the “named persons thing” is the jocks declaring names state employees are responsible for protecting kids? And they are now finding more kids are being groomed because they are looking for evidence of this? Splendid. Any evidence that more abuse is happening? Andrew M June 21, 2016 at 10:33 am SMFS, From the witch-finders’ perspective, the Internet has been a bonanza. Thousands of pervs whose illegal desires were previously unmet can now commit easily-traceable crimes from the comfort of their homes. Ideally, the witch-finders would like them to have short sentences: then they can arrest them again and again, forever bumping up the targets. It’s a bureaucrat’s dream. Andrew M June 21, 2016 at 10:34 am Just noticed the preview function works again. Well done! BraveFart June 21, 2016 at 10:52 am Everyone is taking their eyes off the bigger picture of child abuse here which I understand to be widespread throughout the whole of the UK. I mean the torture of young children by calling them girls or boys according to their biological sexes and forcing them to use genderered toilets, rather than unisex ones. The advice was given to the GSA by Gendered Intelligence whose chairman, Jay Stewart, branded the phrase ‘young ladies’ sexist and ‘transphobic’. [I wonder if his title of Chairman is an unforgivable slur by the Mail] Brighton and Hove City Council (no fvcking surprise there then) sent a letter to hundreds of families telling them which school their child would attend in September but asked them to respond with which gender their child preferred. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3649181/Don-t-calls-girls-girls-young-women-case-offends-pupils-questioning-gender-identity-schools-told.html?login#readerCommentsCommand-message-field Andrew M June 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm BraveFart, It’s a deliberate policy to distract us from more important things. Here’s what Hellary had to say at a rally: “If we broke up the big banks tomorrow — and I will, if they deserve it, if they pose a systemic risk, I will — would that end racism?” “No!” shouted her audience. “Would that end sexism?” “No!” “Would that end discrimination against the LGBT community?” “No!” “Would that make people feel more welcoming to immigrants overnight?” In other words, forget about things the President actually can do, and think about soft goals instead. BraveFart June 21, 2016 at 2:51 pm Andrew I’m afraid that Hellary is guilty of unforgivable discrimination herself if that is what she said. I am indebted to I think it was Van Patten, who informed me that, at last count, there are at least (from memory) 16 or so categories of persons who do not fit into conventional sexual preference, biological and gender descriptors. I am afraid I am too old and backward to remember many of them, but LGBT simply doesn’t cut it these days. Transgender, transsexual, genderqueer are only the tip of the iceberg here. Rob June 21, 2016 at 8:18 pm Break up big banks…end racism…huh? Is this a female thing? Brighton and Hove City Council (no fvcking surprise there then) sent a letter to hundreds of families telling them which school their child would attend in September but asked them to respond with which gender their child preferred. Hilarious. These are the ‘experts’, people. The population of Brighton (and elsewhere, to be fair) are sheep bleating to be shorn. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.