COURT FORCES ITALY TO ACCEPT MIGRANT BOAT

A judge has overturned a decree issued by Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. The decree prevented the ship 'Open Arms', which contained migrants picked up off the coast of Libya, from entering Italian waters. The judge claimed the ban violated international laws. I do not know which law or legal instrument the decree violated or why the migrants could not…

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REJECT ‘BODY POSITIVITY’; STRIVE FOR GREATNESS

In order to properly understand the recent reporting by the mainstream media on the Jason Mamoa ‘body shaming’ comments, one must look beyond the explicit messages, de construct them and look for an agenda.  Yes, Mamoa has a better than average physique even when shown in the recent photographs with less muscular definition than before (the contrast could also be…

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RESTRICTIVE COVENENTS

HERE  is a link to a recent Supreme Judgment, which contains a useful exposition on the law of restrictive covenants in employment contracts.  The Court overturned the Court of Appeal's decision, severing part of the covenant it considered to be unlawful and allowing the remainder to be enforced via injunctive relief. There is no guarantee that this would happen in…

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IS NATIONALISM A PROTECTED BELIEF?

I am involved in an employment case where the Claimant is claiming that she has been the subject of direct discrimination due to her philosophical belief, namely nationalism, contrary to the Equality Act 2010.      The Respondent has reserved it position until my client’s witness evidence has been served, but they have indicated that they are likely to concede that…

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CARL BENJAMIN – DEFAMATION & BREACHES OF ELECTION LAW

The prospective MEP candidate Carl Benjamin was the subject of articles in the Sun and the Daily Mail, which claim he condones the sexual abuse and rape of young boys. Mr Benjamin alleges that the quotes have been taken out of context and pasted together from different online discussions. Furthermore, the Daily Mail have referred to messages from a fake…

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Trump’s criticism of the media to be investigated by House Democrats.

See https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-28/house-democrats-to-probe-trump-attacks-on-fbi-courts-media. Witnesses are expected to be called but details so far are sparse. The potential implications of this would be quite extraordinary, namely the controlling of the President's choice of words when responding to or commenting on press coverage.

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CNN Lawsuit & Free Speech

Following the Lawsuit by CNN, which was issued in response to the revocation of Jim Acosta's White House Press Pass, below is Tucker Carlson's view on the free speech credentials of CNN.   https://youtu.be/0YvrhA1RZKg

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ECJ RULES THAT VISEGRAD NATIONS MUST ACCEPT MIGRANT QUOTAS

The ECJ has rejected a challenge by Hungary & Slovakia, which was supported by  Poland (the Visegrad Nations minus the Czech Republic), to a supposedly temporary measure made by the Council of the European Union that required them to accommodate a specific number of migrants and/or purported refugees. I wrote a brief article on the case opinion given by Advocate…

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12000 plus Calorie Diet!

Below is a video demonstrating the 12000 plus calorie diet for Brian Shaw.  Brian is the winner of the 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2016 World's Strongest Man competition.  In the video Shaw eats 7 meals during a single day and consumes a wide range of proteins, carbs and fats.  He is 6'8 and weighs 423 lb. I find it a…

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