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New Downing Street adviser called for 'universal contraception' to stop 'permanent underclass'

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Morninglover, Feb 16, 2020.

  1. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

    'Legally enforced' from the onset of puberty. Thoughts?


    "According to the Mail on Sunday, Mr Sabisky also posted to the website run by Mr Cummings, saying existing vaccination laws could pave the way for mandatory birth control.

    "One way to get around problems of unplanned pregnances creating a permanent underclass would be to legally enforce universal uptake of long-term contraception at the onset of puberty," he wrote.

    "Vaccination laws give it a predecent, I would argue."

    The paper also reported that in a second post to the website, Mr Sabisky dismissed the Home Affairs Select Committee's description of female genital mutilation as a scandal.

    "It is still unclear to what extent FGM represents a serious risk to young girls, raised in the UK, of certain minority group origins," he wrote.

    "Much of the hue and cry looks more like a moral panic."

    It comes after The Times uncovered a 2016 interview for Schools Weekly, in which the new adviser advocated giving children a dose of modafinil, a cognitive-enhancing drug.

    But speaking to the magazine, Mr Sabisky said: "From a societal perspective the benefits of giving everyone modafinil once a week are probably worh a dead kid once a year."

    And in a series of now-deleted tweets seen by the paper, the researcher also described female Labour MPs Yvette Cooper, Angela Rayner and Rebecca Long-Bailey as "dim", while writing in another that: "I am always straight up in saying that women's sport is more comparable to the Paralympics than it is to men's."
  2. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    The fact he convinced a woman to actually breed off him is a surprise to me but let's not hope the dead kid is his. Though I'd rather it were his than mine.
  3. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    It's fifteen fashionable triggers stitched together into a rubbish article in a publication of limited repute.
    Not sure how this particular question could be even tentatively raised-
  4. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

    So you're OK with Sabisky's views having some impact on Government? If so, why not just say so?
    monicabilongame likes this.
  5. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    My definition of dim would certainly involve not recognising the risk to a political career of ever airing such views where they could be traced.
    Alice K likes this.
  6. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter


    Mine are unprintable.
    JL48, Laphroig, vimeswithav and 4 others like this.
  7. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Don't they want "misfits and weirdos" ?

    This government is full of them.
    JL48, Jamvic, Alice K and 4 others like this.
  8. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    Actually I wasn't commenting on any views or influence on government. I was simply saying what a rubbish article it came across as and therefore not really a great piece in itself for forming an actual view point.
    You did ask for "thoughts?"and those were mine
  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Might be an idea to fight climate change.

    Not even sure what this "permanent underclass" is... solution to that (if it exists) is a more fluid socially/economically mobile society.
  10. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Well, Prime Minister Cummings does encourage creative misfits and oddballs to be involved in developing government policy.
  11. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Looks like this new adviser wants control of the Cummings and Goings!:eek::D
    HistoryEducator likes this.
  12. will_osweighton

    will_osweighton Occasional commenter

    This is just an example of provocative thinking to get people talking about ideas.

    It's worked!
  13. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    these "ideas" do not deserve an airing.
  14. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Anyone seeing Long-Bailey interviewed by Andrew Marr yesterday is likely to agree with the last of these - she had great difficulty in remembering certain things, especially things she said only a year or two ago.
  15. Morninglover

    Morninglover Star commenter

    If Sabisky is right about Long-Bailey, so what? Even a stopped clock shows the correct time twice every 24 hours!
    HistoryEducator likes this.
  16. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Very evasive and denying she'd heard things, but isn't that typical of most politicians?
  17. BigFrankEM

    BigFrankEM Established commenter

    But if we didn't have a permanent underclass............ wouldn't the Establishment have to get off their collective @rses and do at least a couple of hours work?

    Per week !
  18. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    True, but Keir Starmer is now so far ahead that I doubt Long-Bailey is still in the running. Nor, I fear, is Lisa Nandy, especially now the press have unearthed some foolish anti-LGBT things she wrote as a student. Mind you, she also criticised her Uni's Real Ale Society - it's wonderful what a barnpot you can be at the age of 21.;)
    JL48 and burajda like this.
  19. BigFrankEM

    BigFrankEM Established commenter

    Some posters on here, no name no pack drill, are evidently almost quadruple that age.

    And still haven't learned !
  20. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

    Our own beloved TES has been giving his views airtime. He has at least three articles on TES.

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