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racially aggravated harassment ......REALLY?????

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Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 09:31

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2316955/Welsh-woman-fined-racist-insult-calling-fathers-mistress-English-cow.html

Am I alone in thinking that the police should have better things to do than to be dealing with this sort of nonsense.?

Whatever happened to sticks and stones FGS !!!!

Why do some people feel the need to bring the police in over such every day domestic issues? I just don't get it !!!

Kay????

Kay???? Report 30 Apr 2013 09:43


I agree Muffs,,,,,,,,,what a waste of local money on a court case that could have been dealt with at a local station in 10 mins,,,,,,,,,,smack of both hands and sent on their way with a stern look.....

Jeniwren

Jeniwren Report 30 Apr 2013 09:44

Hi Muffy, I totally agree with you, the police should be out dealing with more serious things than 2 silly women having an argument. Name calling isn't a criminal offence, it is just like children having a 'fall out' in the playground.
Jean xx :-)

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 30 Apr 2013 09:46

Like the surname of man fined for calling Welsh security staff sheep admirers. Taffe :-D :-D

People do get upset if they are abused racially. Not usually if it is friendly banter, but both these cases appear to have been abuse, pure and simple.

Edit. Football authorities punish players and crowds who racially abuse (even in the heat of battle) more than they do for purposely breaking limbs or biting chunks out of opponents.

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 30 Apr 2013 09:58

I wouldn't have reported it and then had all my dirty linen aired in public. Don't think I'd want to be known as the man's "mistress".

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 30 Apr 2013 10:03

Oh great - the police will deal with this, but call them in the middle of the night when you think someone is breaking in, they don't respond....

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 10:12

LMAO what they call *abuse* now I would call a good old ding dong.

Maybe I have grown too many skins over the years but it's all so school playground imho.......

Spot on Sheila and Jean.....wasting time with this while proper criminals are left at large......ridiculous.

Kay...I'd have sent them to you love ;-)

Scary Aunty Sue.......to my mind if they're daft enough to take a domestic like that to the police they're daft enough to take the consequences :-D

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 30 Apr 2013 10:15

You're right, young Muffy :-D

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 30 Apr 2013 10:20

It puts me in mind of what a Jermery Kyle on tour show would look like :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 30 Apr 2013 10:45


Muffs,

I'd have called them both silly cows ,get home and do something useful.......infact I'd have charged them both police and court costs for stupidity.... ;-) :-D.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 10:48

And THAT my lovely is why I'd leave YOU to deal with it ;-) :-D :-D :-D :-D

Dose of bleeding common sense that's what it needs !!!!

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 30 Apr 2013 10:53

Reading between the lines, it does sound as if it isn't the first time they've 'had words' and she has felt harrased. The Accuser is quoted that it was 'the last straw'.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 30 Apr 2013 10:58

What I particularly like is that the Mail has helpfully added a picture of cows, just in case there is someone who's never seen one............... :-D :-D

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 30 Apr 2013 11:00

Nothing more ridiculous than the saying "sticks and stones may break my bones....".

Name-calling has long term consequences - particularly if about size, race, colour of skin, colour of hair, sexual preferences. Most of which an individual cannot change, but will struggle desperately to change. Often at huge cost.

I have bene thinking about penalties in football for calling somebody racial names and biting an opponent. Why penalty for biting and dangerous tackles is usually much milder than racial slurs. But I now think it is right to really clamp down on name calling.

Mersey

Mersey Report 30 Apr 2013 11:00

Rose that was exactly what I thought :-D :-D

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 11:02

I don't disagree with much of what you've said John.

I just don't think being called an "English Cow" is grounds to call in the police.

However I may just be old fashioned........

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 30 Apr 2013 11:10

You're old fashioned, Muffy. Get with the kids. "English cow" is not fair comment when you are a person. And the cows were Welsh Blacks in photo, so they will also be suing :-)

It must be awful living next door to some of these people. No wonder we all turn sound up on our computers and pretend the world is not passing us by. Or we watch JKyle and turn sound right down and just watch the amusing body language.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 11:12

I think I'll stay in my old fashioned bubble John... where a mild insult isn't the end of the world or grounds for a court case........it's comfortable here and it makes more sense than screaming to teacher and being *offended* at every turn lol.

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 30 Apr 2013 11:15

:-D :-D :-D. Like cosy bubble wrap on Genes chat :-)

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 30 Apr 2013 11:19

Er .......no. :-D