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This week NAUTICAL LOG has received "comments" about several of our recent Posts. These "comments" are from a 'noreply-comment@blogger.com' and say "this is awesome" or "awesome" about the Post.  Since all comments to NAUTICAL LOG go through a screening process these have been deleted on arrival.  One suspects they could contain a 'trojan horse' or a virus so we would like to advise other maritime Blogs to keep a weather eye open and make sure you do not get a problem.



Candice Leadbetter aged three (3)

The second item comes from England that wonderful country which has gone to the dogs in recent decades.  In the West Midlands the Police arrived at the home of Candice Leadbetter who is three (3) years old.  She was playing in her front garden with friends Isabel (4) and Ellie-Louise (7) in their excitement they trampled on the flowerbeds, her family's flower-beds mind you.  A neighbor it seems seeing this dastardly act reported it to the West Midlands Police.  They responded and issued a warning to Candice's Mom that under ASBO a civil order could be issued and most likely would be if this behavior occurred again.  Now for those of you who have no idea what the ASBO is it was passed into law in response to shoplifting, mugging and arson.  The Anti-Social Behavior Order (ASBO) did not cover flower trampling by a three-year old - well it seems it does now.

This is yet another example of living in an European Socialist Nation where one size fits all.  Under the Socialist System a persons intelligence goes dormant and individual decision-making is not encouraged.  NAUTICAL LOG thinks the West Midlands Chief Constable needs to sit down over a nice cup of tea and have a serious chat with his/her Officers before this major crime wave gets completely out of hand !!

In closing NAUTICAL LOG who lived and went to the Nautical College of Southampton University in England for 2nd. Mates FG, 1st. Mates FG, and Master FG suspects there is more to this story than meets the eye and involves one who used to be called in our day 'the local interfering old biddy' at work.

Good Watch.

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