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Warning: This post was published more than 12 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 12 years since I wrote this post.
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Many thanks for your understanding.

This is worth a read: I certainly had no idea this kind of thing was going on.

This 380th post was filed under: News and Comment.






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Humphrey has died (published 21st March 2006)

Photo-a-day 77: Changing the flags (published 21st March 2014)

Blair admits: I know I’m an issue (published 6th March 2005)

The rape of men (published 9th August 2013)


Comments and responses

Comment from Anonymous


by Anonymous

Comment posted at 12:50 on 17th April 2005.

This is the best way to deal with unwelcome immigrants.


Comment from sjhoward


by sjhoward

Comment posted at 14:32 on 17th April 2005.

The article says:

His mother was shot dead for her political beliefs. So was his father. He was looked after by foster parents in London until he turned 18. Then he was locked up so that he can be ‘dumped’ abroad. Soon we’ll be doing this to 16-year-olds…

And you think that’s the best way to deal with unwelcome immigrants? Either you’re excessively harsh in your approach, or I’m just a soft-touch. But I wouldn’t allow kids in the country to grow up and then deport them once they’ve acheived that objective. Besides which, why would you let immigrants you perceive to be unwelcome into the country in the first place? And which immigrants do you perceive to be unwelcome? And, as I recall, isn’t this guy an asylum seeker rather than an immigrant?


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