12 Jan 2010

The useless law in Britain ... AGAIN

I thought that it was within the rights of those in society to defend their home with reasonable measures? Well as we all know in society it doesn’t necessarily work out that way which poor Myleene Klass found out.

After waving a knife at intruders she was lectured by police! Reading this in yesterday’s Sun newspaper i was undoubtedly shocked, but it occurred to me that things like this are more likely to happen as the law seems to be bending to the will of attackers rather than giving strength to the victims.

The police have been cropping up all over the news recently for their lack of judgement or their lack of common sense in situations they would themselves probably do the same thing in, yet a defenceless mother picks up the first things she sees to ward off intruders and SHE is ticked off by police. Has the world gone mad? Or do we now employ policeman with no common sense?

The Sun newspaper told how the Popstar to Operastar beauty was told by Hertfordshire police that it was illegal to carry a weapon – even in their home! I think this is a ridiculous thing for police to say to a mother protecting her child, and if i come to the same situation i think i would do the same thing. Myleene, I’m on your side, you did the right thing.

My Page Rank



http://www.mypagerank.net/ is a service that allows you to see how well your website is doing.

I have done this to mine after being showed how to do it and i think for a student blog i have been doing very well, although not so when compared to others blogs, but its getting there.

It shows that in Alexa (website that helps show your website popularity) that my blog is rank 4,090,150 in the world! That is why it has been looked ta my spiders and i have 122 'pages' that have been put in to the Google Index, which basically means for me if someone types in 21st century journalism - i have a high chance of my blog being shown in a google search. (fantastic huh?)

Lets get it higher

11 Jan 2010

REMEMBER RUPERT HAMER

This short blog entry is to remember the heroic life of the first British reporter to be killed in the war-torn lands of Afghanistan. Yesterday Rupert Hamer, 39, who works for The Sunday Mirror was killed when the vehicle he was in was hit by a bomb.

The father of three has been hailed "courageous" by the PM Gordon Brown. He said "their professionalism and commitment to our Forces will not be forgotten."

A US marine was also killed in the attack, whilst British photographer Phil Coburn, 43, lost a leg.
 
The huge risks taken by our Forces are mirrored by the journalists who fly out to the war stricken country to report the heroic acts that our Armed Forces participate in everyday. They are also there as the eyes and ears of the public to show everyone back home, who may or may not support the war in Afghanistan, exactly what is happening. Without bias.
 
This is the reason that Mr Hamer flew out for the fifth time to the country and should be remembered as a hero for doing the job he loved, enjoyed and for risking his life to shown transparency in time of war.
 
My love now goes out to his widowed wife, and three children who have lost their father. To those who called him family, friend or colleague, I'm sorry for your loss.