that this made it into the Reg purely because it allows you to use the word "cock" as many times as possible?
Texas cops arrested 176 people on Saturday at an illegal cockfight around 50 miles northwest of Fort Worth, the Dallas Morning News reports. Police backed by a helicopter swooped on the property of Roy Dale Saxton, 46, who allegedly charged $20 a head for admission to the event in Poolville. As well as the arrests, around a …
Apart from the gambling angle, the intentional cruelty, the inclusion of weapons and the notion that the birds, unlike foxes, aren't dangerous vermin that need to be controlled? You've made a poor comparison there.
As it happens, I have very little opinion on the rights and wrongs of fox-hunting. My only issue is that the entire NuLabour-lead campaign was based on flawed urbanite ideas (what, exactly, does Ken Livingstone know about the countryside?), mis-information (see above comment) and class warfare ("how dare rich people make vermin control fun?!").
Regrettably, the welfare either of the fox or the wider countryside was rarely the focus of debate.
"Saxton has a long criminal record for "burglary, vehicle theft and forgery" and he's currently on parole until 2015 for previous convictions."
Way i understand it, is when someone is on Parole they are not to have any contact with police or do anything that would involve getting charged because if they do they go back to the slammer. So why the hell was this guy able to pay a fine and get out of jail?
/nice by-line though Lester
...'cus i'm not interested in it. Good old Reg, giving us the cock news though!
Can we have an icon for the comments like the "IT?" one except it's a picture of a willy and a question mark, for use in tech stories that lack a cock angle, please?
Paris ;o) *sniggers* cock
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