Tag: false allegations

alexandria-ocasio-smollett
05

Feb
2021

Alexandria Ocasio-SmollettAlexandria Ocasio-Smollett

If you think the above title is a clerical error, you haven’t been keeping abreast of the latest developments in Progressive Fantasyland. This portmanteau and variations thereof is currently being used as a hashtag. Jussie Smollett is of course the man who fabricated an absurd “hate crime” in Chicago, while Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez goes from one […]

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crime,-punishment-and-non-punishment-in-the-usa-(open-list)-(0-submissions)
14

Jan
2021

Crime, Punishment And Non-Punishment In The USA (Open list) (0 submissions)Crime, Punishment And Non-Punishment In The USA (Open list) (0 submissions)

There is a legal principle that the punishment should fit the crime, more specifically that the sentence should be proportional to the offence – a man shouldn’t be executed for shoplifting, nor receive probation for serial murder. For some crimes, the actual penalty may be far greater than that imposed by the court. A professional […]

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the-alex-salmond-witch-hunt
26

Mar
2020

The Alex Salmond Witch-HuntThe Alex Salmond Witch-Hunt

Yet another “powerful man” has been tried for sexual offences against multiple women, but this time the accused has been totally vindicated. Alex Salmond was First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014. This month he stood trial at Scotland’s highest court, a trial that ended Monday. Scotland’s unique legal system has 15 jurors and […]

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