The Morning Banter: No Porn For Britain, Couple's Epic Final Argument, and Peace in the Middle East?

Before you settle down to work, you'd better know what the hell is going on in the world right now. Yes, some woman in England had a baby who will one day be a completely irrelevant monarch, but there's a lot more going on that you need to be up to date with.
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Before you settle down to work, you'd better know what the hell is going on in the world right now. Yes, some woman in England had a baby who will one day be a completely irrelevant monarch, but there's a lot more going on that you need to be up to date with.
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Before you settle down to work, you'd better know what the hell is going on in the world right now. Yes, some woman in England had a baby who will one day be a completely irrelevant monarch, but there's a lot more going on that you need to be up to date with.

Sexually Repressed Conservatives Want to Stop Brits Watching Porn

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No sex please, we're British

Not satisfied with making everyone's lives a complete misery with austerity measures that are making a bad situation worse, the Conservative government in Britain is now planning to introduce laws to stop them watching porn. Reports the Telegraph:

Every internet user in the country will be asked whether they want to have access to pornography, David Cameron will say, as he warns that hardcore images are “corroding childhood”.

A joint British and American “task force” will be created to tackle obscene websites, while Google and other search engine providers will be required to draw up a “blacklist” of the most depraved and illegal search terms, the Prime Minister will announce.

Expect teen crime rates to soar as hordes of 15 year old boys find other ways to let out their frustrations, and a slew of political scandals when 3/4 of the Conservative Party find they have nothing to do in their spare time...

Real Prospect of Peace in the Middle East?

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Kerry: Not doing such a bad job

It's still very early days, but it looks like Secretary of State John Kerry isn't off to a terrible start on his tour of the Middle East. It looks like Kerry has managed to broker what he called a "Basis for resuming direct final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis". After Israel pledged to release 82  long-term prisoners and have a referendum on any proposed deal, according the Guardian, the Palestinian leadership has stated it will match Israel and put to a referendum "any deal reached in US-brokered talks with the Israelis on settling the historic conflict".

The Palestinians are adamant than any territorial deal brokered must start with the pre-1967 borders as the basis for negotiations - a sticking point Netanyahu most likely won't agree to without significant US pressure. The Guardian report continued: "A Palestinian source told the Guardian on Sunday that Kerry had written a letter giving a US assurance that the basis of territorial talks would be the pre-1967 border, but it was not clear whether the letter had been delivered."

We've obviously been here before and talks have amounted to nothing, but why not be optimistic? Sure, they've only (just) agreed to the basis on which to begin negotiations, but it's better than the complete stalemate and regression we've seen for the past few years.

Man Films Epic Last Argument with Wife Before Divorcing Her

Warning to anyone about to get married: Do not watch this video. In it you will see a couple having their final argument before their marriage ends. Obviously we don't know the full story behind the situation, but the wife seems to genuinely go insane when her husband, Jim, tells her they can't go to the lake as he has too many chores to do at home. Jim decided to film the argument as he knew it would be the last they'd ever had after apparently dealing with her alcoholism and abusive behavior for years. Horrifying.

The 10 Most Controversial Topic Ever According to Wikipedia 

George W Bush

Look who's back....

A study of Wikipedia has discovered that the following 10 topics (in the English language version ) have the most “reverts” (ie. when an 'editor undoes another editor’s edit completely and brings it to the version exactly the same as the version before the last version',) making them the most controversial topics on the user generated encyclopedia:

1. George W. Bush

2. Anarchism

3. Muhammed.

4. Professional wrestlers and their stats.

5. Global Warming.

6. Circumcision.

7. US.

8. Jesus.

9. Race and IQ.

10. Christianity.

Or in other words, the 10 things never to bring up at dinner parties.