A WORD FROM THE PROPRIETOR

Wanting to take a moment to wish everyone at Biased BBC my very best wishes for 2017. I think 2016 was a landmark year when the influence of the BBC (and the rest of the fake news media) was both exposed and disregarded by many people. It FAILED to stop us voting for Brexit, it FAILED to stop the Trump train in the States, just like it FAILED to stop the Conservatives getting a majority in 2015. The reason it’s stranglehold has been broken is because of the rise of the new media. Whether you like it or not, the social networks have risen up to a point where they are the chosen method of communication by the US President Elect, for instance. I am very active on Twitter, on Gab, on Youtube, as well as on A Tangled Web and this site. In addition I am working on a new book. So my time here is not as great as it once was but THAT is because I can expose and help replace the likes of the BBC in other ways. The thing that irritates me most about the BBC is that it still manages to raid us for £3,5bn a year to sustain its bias. Unlike other failing leftwing media outlets like The Guardian and The New York Times, the BBC can still call on a steady steam of enforced revenue to sustain itself. This is plainly wrong and needs changed. Because all political parties are scared of the BBC, they all resile from plunging a financial dagger through its black heart. Yet until they find the strength to do this, the BBC remains a danger. For that reason, sites like this are important and are read by a large number of concerned people.

A special thank you to Alan for keeping the site rocking when I am not about, much appreciated. A further thank you to Rob, our tech genius who also keeps the show on the electronic road.

That’s IT from me for 2016, thank you all very much for supporting the site, and see you all in the New Year!

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109 Responses to A WORD FROM THE PROPRIETOR

  1. Alicia Sinclair says:

    Thanks for setting all this up David.
    2017 ought to be even better-many of us can still not believe what`s happened this year, but have no BBC forum to laugh our heads off at it all.
    Hope Nigel and Donald sent you a card-they owe you I`d say!
    Anyway-don`t record with the Crickets, don`t appear on Dads Army and no crap Christmas records eh?..and you`ll be fine for 2017, God willing.
    Here`s the best Christmas record I know…don`t let the BBC tell you of George Michael until you know this great bloke did THIS song.

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  2. Alex says:

    Happy New Year everybody. Hoping Rangers smash Celtic today. Thanks to everyone who makes this site what it is. Cheers.

       26 likes

  3. Grant says:

    David,

    Many thanks to you and Alan and all the team and contributors. I think there were many new contributors in 2016 and I hope more in 2017. I am sure that the BBC would love to shut this site down as they hate freedom of speech but they must never be allowed a monopoly of information to promulgate their perverted opinions.

    Happy New Year to all !

    Grant

       52 likes

    • Peter Grimes says:

      It is certainly heartening to see many new, and witty, contributors helping to destroy Al Beeb’s crumbling walls of bias and lies.

      Keep the faith, and it is not Mohamedism!

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  4. Jerry Owen says:

    Happy New Year to all at Biased BBC and to all those that contribute positively here.
    Let’s hope with ‘Leave’ and ‘Trump’ in 2016 there is far more to come in 2017!

       44 likes

  5. Kennedy says:

    Let me second the comments above, thank David, Alan and Rob for keeping the site going, and quote Jerry by thanking “all those that contribute positively here”. You have been great company over this last, tumultuous year and I wish you all the best in 2017. I’d also like to wish you a less biased BBC, but I’m a realist.

       35 likes

  6. Wild Bill says:

    Thanks for keeping this forum running,it is now one of the best British sites on the internet in my opinion,happy new year to all.

       46 likes

  7. Fred Bloggs says:

    I think the bias in the form of programme propaganda is now reaching epic levels. A peruse of the current schedule will make you weep. Sherlock is on about Thatcher, Silent Witness is about illegal Syrian migrants; and BBC4 has a film about an Irish cross dresser.

    The amount of ‘selling the message’ via programmes has reached levels where, enough is enough. The current gov has capitulated as demonstrated by the BBC settlement. The level of protest needs to be raised, so that the gov realise that they can no longer live behind the ‘the public love the BBC crap’.

       86 likes

    • Dave S says:

      Turning entertainment into propaganda is a sure fire way of destroying it. The BBC is dying by boring us .
      It is finished but has not got around to understanding that the new media and it’s own insistence on it’s narrow view of the world has done for it.

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    • kaffir Latte says:

      I used to enjoy Holby. So “on message” now that it’s unwatchable.
      All older people are racist or snobbish or out of touch and DEFINITELY in need of re-education by young (often rude) young people. And of course, the oldies are duly grateful and repentent.
      Later on the snogfests between gays was scripted in – deep throat, tonsil-tickling stuff. Yuk.
      Last week a thick, white, working class Brexit voter lying in bed was given the full bBBC Remainer diatribe. A full-on uninterrupted speech from a junior doctor after which all the doctors and nurses cheered.
      Oh well, that’s another bit of previously harmless moving wall-paper to relegate to the bin of history.
      Political messages? It’s everywhere on the Beeb.

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      • Deborahanother says:

        Yes I posted about this several times over the years.It used to be a favourite but has become unwatchable .

        I,as an older white heterosexuall tax payer am offended at the way I’m portrayed. Its so blatant now I’m surprised they can get viewers. Then again most of the characters are gay so maybe that’s the audience they go for .

        The most recent episode was the final straw for me.

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        • Deborah says:

          I know other Deb that there are some homosexual contributors to this site but from their posts, they are like the rest of us; what happens in the bedroom, stays in the bedroom. The BBC, like its new agenda with transgenders, is forcing information about people’s sexuality into programmes, whether it is relevant or not.
          The vignette between programmes to ‘Happy Christmas Everyone’ which played before Xmas is a case in point. When my son was little he used to enjoy snowmen zooming round, or Father C over the rooftops in his sleigh. As a six year old I don’t think he would have wanted to see anybody passionately kissing, even if it was a man and a woman. But the BBC don’t want to miss every opportunity.

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          • Grant says:

            Two Debs for the price of one !

            Yes, Lobbie , who posts here , is gay and more power to his elbow, so to speak. But there is something unhealthy about the BBC’s obsession with gays and , indeed , children. I am not linking the two there, but I just find it strange.

            Deborah, when I was 6 , the last thing I wanted to do was kiss a girl, but then I grew up ! Without the help of the BBC !

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            • G.W.F. says:

              Grant
              Like most people I have friends and relatives who are gay; they vote Tory, UKIP or whatever, and have views on Brexit, immigration, and the cost of living. But they do not preface every argument, every opinion with remarks like ‘As a member of the gay community my view is this…They have views and opinions and occasionally express them It’s the BBC who insert gays into boxes.

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              • Grant says:

                GWF,

                Spot on ! If I were gay , I would hate to be patronised by the Left and the BBC. Who the hell are they to think that gays are their political tools ? That is the real homophobia of the Left. No wonder they hate Milo !!!

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                • Shapster says:

                  Yes Grant and what a hero Milo is. I’ve felt the world has been a less safe place without the wonderful Christopher Hitchens to tongue lash and put down the awful people amongst us who deny the truth brazenly, constantly and arrogantly. But then along came Milo with Hitchens eloquence and fearlessness but with delicious added weapons: his gayness, Jewishness and migrantness (forgive the new word lol). Oh and his love of black guys!! Oh my God, how fabulous – in one fell swoop he has disarmed them completely! I guess they can try to hit him with misogynist but they don’t have the intellect to make that one stand up for long – not to his face at least!

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            • Rick Bradford says:

              The BBC doesn’t help anyone to grow up — quite the opposite, it wants to hinder them.

              The BBC and “progressives” in general, are keen to drag everybody else down to their own level of intellectual immaturity, which is at the level of a 5-year-old.

              It is no coincidence that one of the biggest-selling “progressive” books ever written was titled “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum.

              So the conflict between “progressives” and “conservatives”, among whom I place myself, can be summed up by: Us trying to get them to grow up, and them trying to get us to dumb down.

              Take the example of the Hammond Gay Ice-Cream Scandal. The grown-up response would have been “Hammond’s a tw*t, or Clarkson is, or they’re on the wind-up. Ignore them.”

              But the infants in the “progressive” class go ballistic and start babbling about homophobic hate crimes. That is not a grown-up response, and all the media outlets who bigged this up are on the same track; make everyone as infantile as they are.

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          • Tomi says:

            “The vignette between programmes to ‘Happy Christmas Everyone’ which played before Xmas is a case in point”

            You mean that chaste peck on the lips? How dare two men express affection towards one another! What a delicate little snowflake you are.

            And why bring a fictional six-year-old boy into it? Are you really content blaming other people for your own homophobia? Come on Deborah, be brave, be honest. Stop blaming other people for your own bigotry. Own up – you’re just uncomfortable with other people expressing the fondness to one another that you’re missing from your own life, aren’t you?

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            • Grant says:

              Tomi,

              May I ask you , how old are you ? Just interested, know what I mean ?

                 16 likes

              • Tomi says:

                Old enough to know to stay well away from the likes of you.

                   2 likes

                • Grant says:

                  Tomi,

                  You are so sweet ! Happy New Year and lots of kisses to you !!!

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                  • G.W.F. says:

                    Tomi

                    ‘that chaste peck on the lips?’

                    My dog would give you that and a big slobbery lick, and if you recoil revealing cynophobia I would tell him to rip your throat out for being bigoted.
                    Are you Jerrod or Zero, perhaps? Or Scott? Bless

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                    • Tomi says:

                      Ah, so nothing of note to contribute to a discussion, then. Ah well.

                         1 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      GWF,

                      Little Tomi boy just gives the game away and he won’t reveal his age.

                      I reckon sweet 16 going on 17 . Bless ! But, like dogs , they love attention !

                         12 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      Tomi,

                      What do you want to discuss ?

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            • carterdaniel says:

              I think Deborah has a right to express her opinion.

              Surely even the most brainwashed snowflake beeboid would agree with that.

              It speaks volumes for your( Tomi) own insecurities.

              Look up the word bigotry in the dictionary. Perhaps it is a more apt description of you.

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              • Grant says:

                Carter,

                You are so right. But Beeboids and Left-wing Fascists, like Tomi , want to suppress free speech . They are the New Nazis ! The only tool in their box is hatred. They are haters !

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              • Tomi says:

                “I think Deborah has a right to express her opinion.”

                And other people have the right to say that she’s speaking a load of bigoted old tosh.

                “Look up the word bigotry in the dictionary. Perhaps it is a more apt description of you.”

                Nope, fairly sure I’m not the one who gets their knickers in a twist because of two people expressing affection towards each other.

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            • Deborah says:

              No, Tomi, I have a son, who is rather older than six now. I also have a husband, known on this site as Mr D. I have said in the post above that what goes on in the bedroom, stays in the bedroom. But suffice to say I am not short of kisses!
              What a dimwit you are, Tomi, that you cannot understand, that those little pre Xmas items on the BBC used to be aimed at children. All part of the hype that got them excited about Xmas. My son really did enjoy these little items. As I said a passionate kiss between two people wherever on the sexual spectrum they are really doesn’t do it for the under tens. You have been well trained (by the BBC?) to take a sideways swipe at the comment rather than the issue, but we are too canny for you here.

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              • Grant says:

                Deborah,

                If you feed the Troll , it just encourages them !!

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                • carterdaniel says:

                  No I think you should feed him.

                  If he gets enough comments, Al Beeb give him a special snowflake badge

                     12 likes

                  • Tomi says:

                    If you’re looking for an insecure little snowflake who craves attention so he can get on the BBC, David Vance is your man, rather than I.

                       3 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      Tomi,

                      It is cheap and easy to trade personal insults. Now , is there anything of substance that you would like to discuss here ? I can think of a few topics ?

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                    • All Lives Matter says:

                      Literal playground talk, now. Utterly sad and pathetic that you’ve resorted to this.

                         12 likes

                    • G.W.F. says:

                      Tomi to G.W.F

                      Wrong. You stupid, stupid, man.

                      —————
                      But this response is almost identical to posts by Jerrod aka Zero.
                      They are you. I claim my five pound reward.

                         12 likes

                    • pete ongyo says:

                      Rather than ‘me’ not ‘I’. Get it right please. You don’t want to look silly!

                         1 likes

              • Tomi says:

                “What a dimwit you are, Tomi, that you cannot understand, that those little pre Xmas items on the BBC used to be aimed at children.”

                There was nothing in that trail that people under ten couldn’t or shouldn’t see. Expressions of affection are nothing to be scared of. Your blinkered opinions are far more damaging. I hope your son is well clear of you and learning about the real world, rather than the twisted one of your imagination.

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                • carterdaniel says:

                  Yes, what a dimwit you are.

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                  • G.W.F. says:

                    The language, the adhominem arguments, gives Tomi’s identity away.
                    It’s Jerrod aka Zero from Camden public toilets.

                       16 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      GWF,

                      They are clones and I do not understand how they get their kicks out of it ! Have they nothing better to do with their lives ?

                         10 likes

                    • Tomi says:

                      Do you believe everybody who disagrees with you must be the same person? It’d be a sparsely populated world if that were truly the case.

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                    • Tomi says:

                      I note you ignore “carterdaniel”‘s truly ad hominem attacks.

                      Why is that? Following your own logic, are we to assume that you and carterdaniel are the same person?

                      Or are you just unable to engage with people who disagree with you without accusing them to all be the same person? Not a very good debating skill, is it? No wonder you can’t engage with people properly and have to resort to lying about them. A real man wouldn’t have to lie.

                         3 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      Tomi,

                      How do you see the geopolitical and military power moving in , let’s say , the next 10 years ?

                      Let’s discuss big issues .

                         12 likes

                    • G.W.F. says:

                      From Tomi
                      Do you believe everybody who disagrees with you must be the same person? It’d be a sparsely populated world if that were truly the case.
                      ————-
                      If you are referring to me I do not know whether you are agreeing or disagreeing with me. Or rather I care not. But I am interested in styles of argument and I feel sure I recognise yours.

                      As for your remark about debate, note the difference between a debate and a conversation. A debate is a contest which participants try to win. A conversation can involve a shared interest in getting at the truth, and if I am wrong on something I am naturally in a hurry to be corrected in a conversation. A debate, as you might see is different; its a win or lose thing

                      For your information most of the posts here are contributions to a conversation, rather than a schoolboy debate. Your cack handed approach here does suggest you are trying to debate, but doing it badly.
                      You will probably do well in the BBC

                      (note, my last sentence was a debating tactic)

                      Kiss kiss

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                    • Grant says:

                      GWF,

                      Can’t get reply to you , because actually this site is quite poor and I wish David Vance or someone would sort it. I think it needs a complete revamp. I mean the techie stuff , not the comments

                      So no reply button

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                    • Tomi says:

                      “If you are referring to me I do not know whether you are agreeing or disagreeing with me. ”

                      I’s your obsession with Camden public toilets that concerns me. Do you miss them? Is your sole interaction with other humans conducted there?

                      I’ve never used a public toilet in Camden in my life, so will have to bow to your apparently gargantuan experience of the same. Hope you play safe while you’re there.

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                    • G.W.F. says:

                      Tomi

                      I’ve never used a public toilet in Camden in my life,

                      ———–
                      Dear Tomi, I was referring to the discussions of Camden public toilets raised by one of your other identities. I have never been there, but Jerrod aka Zero had much to say about them. Surely you must remember what your other identities say.

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                    • Tomi says:

                      “Jerrod aka Zero”

                      Wrong. You stupid, stupid, man. Well done, though – you’re actually making Grant look intelligent, which takes some doing. Still, as achievements go it’s not eactly world shattering. Are you happy that the only thing you’e ever achieved in life is being one of the most stupid people on a site riddled with morons?

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  8. quisquose says:

    Many thanks for providing the pressure valve to stop my brain from exploding.

    I didn’t know about this place until this year, and for years thought those that moaned about the BBC being biased were overreacting somewhat … how wrong I was.

    Brexit changed all that, the penny dropped .. and then Trump, and then fake news, and then ..

    The bias was so blatant in 2016 that I found myself here to check that I wasn’t going mad, the bias was so blatant that even my wife has got fed up with it.

    I guess there are many others like me who found there way here for the first time in 2016. Of course I now realise that the bias din’t start in 2016, those people that I thought were overreacting were simply more observant than myself and I now see it everywhere, even at times when I agree with it so would normally have ignored it.

    2016 was simply the year in which the BBC decided to drop all pretence of being impartial.

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    • Shapster says:

      It’s good to read your comment Quisquose: makes me feel happier about how crazy I thought I was going earlier this year before I too found this excellent site.
      The BBCs main website was my preferred source of the news every morning but very slowly in early 2016 I began to notice that certain details were being neglected from important news items – the main one being their reluctance / refusal to give the name or nationality of the perpetrator of the latest vile killing of blameless, decent people in Europe. And if he screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he did so, you could be fully certain that the BBCs reporter would forget to include it….or more likely, assume that I’m too uneducated a prol to be able to deal with such facts in a responsible manner. One thing I do detest is being bullsh1tted!!

      I think you’re quite right to say that 2016 was the year the Beeb finally stopped pretending impartiality but I’m encouraged to think that when an organisation does such a thing, their end is in sight – or at least a rude, violent shake up…
      This is my first post, so let me say a big thanks to the site for restoring my sanity, and I look forward to hanging around a good lot more in 2017..

         45 likes

      • Lobster says:

        Shapster – A very warm welcome to the club!

           23 likes

        • Shapster says:

          Thanks Lobster! This morning two of my comments have been deleted by The Guardian (I confess I only go there to marvel and rage at their wacky, right-on mitherings lol) and they weren’t even especially contentious, so my new resolution is stuff them and stay away! So I’m definitely gonna be on here plenty!

             20 likes

          • Grant says:

            Shapster,

            Welcome ! You will learn much more from this site than the BBC’s miserable output. 2 comments deleted by the Grauniad ? That is a badge of honour !

               18 likes

        • taffman says:

          Shapster
          Croeso ! 🙂

          PS. Tell your friends & pals about this site.

             6 likes

      • Marion says:

        Several newbies around here – excellent.

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        • Lucy Pevensey says:

          Hi, I’m new.
          My political viewpoint was never much appreciated at my former web hang out. For a long time I kept quiet about certain things but in recent years the climate has changed for the worse. Some things must be said, the truth must be exposed. We can’t keep allowing things to be swept under the rug & hoping they will disappear. It’s nice to come here & see that not everyone in the UK has been indoctrinated.

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          • Up2snuff says:

            Welcome, Lucy. You will no doubt see the trolling issue arising below. You are very welcome here and do not have to agree with anything or everything I post and are welcome to put a counter-view or correction or alternative view up. It is tough going against a perceived flow, standing out against the crowd. I’d encourage you, if you can manage the time requirement, to keep some involvement with your former web hang out.

            They may not like you, they may insult you, they may unthinkingly disagree with you but they need you! They need someone to challenge their thinking.

            As do we, here, in terms of support and involvement and your views & understanding of bias at the BBC.

            Happy New Year!

               15 likes

            • Tomi says:

              let’s hope Lucy doesn’t react as badly to people challenging her viewpoints as Grant – who thinks that anybody who does so is trampling on free speech. I’m sure Lucy isn’t that stupid.

                 2 likes

              • Grant says:

                Tomi,

                I defer to your infinite wisdom and Happy New Year kisses to you . But, you failed to answer my big question !

                   8 likes

                • Grant says:

                  Tomi,

                  How do you see the Geopolitical and Military power in the next 10 Years ? I need your advice !

                     8 likes

                  • Grant says:

                    Tomi, Also , how do you see the killing of Niyonku impacting on Africa ?

                       6 likes

                    • Grant says:

                      Tomi, Please speak to me !! I need your wise counsel and your worldly wise advice !! I cannot live without you !!!

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            • ToobiWan says:

              I read a thesis many moons ago on the phenomena of online trolls, Up2snuff, and why they do it. It found that in the vast majority of cases it was undertaken by social inadequates who find normal face to face relationships difficult or even impossible, due to having some sort of facial or physical disfigurement, minute or humorously shaped genitalia or ginger hair.
              They are attracted to sites such as this as a moth to a flame to post controversial, argumentative and at odds comments and replies, some of which may be insulting to others and the tone of the article concerned. This is a hook to generate a response, to make them feel noticed; some may even get a sexual buzz from antagonizing other commenters. They go under a variety of (humorous in their view) pseudonyms and even gender to allow multiple postings on the same issue to increase the amount of feedback and their feeling of self-worth. Once identified and it isn’t difficult, they are best ignored to allow their anonymous, online life mirror their offline one. They are more to be pitied than scorned.
              If anyone should recognise any part of themselves from this analysis, I wouldn’t waste your time posting any sort of rebuke.

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      • Peter Grimes says:

        Sitting at home reading the Sunday Times and I’m reminded of the thread to the freedom of the press from Max Mosley’s S&M press regulator. They provide the link to a letter to be sent to Karen Bradley. If you are worried about the threat to real (as opposed to Al Beeb biased) investigative journalism, do, please sign up. Link below.

        http://www.freethepress.co.uk

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  9. EnglandExpects says:

    David’s comment that the Conservatives are scared of the BBC is, alas, true. It is also astonishing and should make us all pause for thought . This means that the BBC is untouchable. 2016 may be the year in which its bias became even more noticeable , but doesn’t that prove that the BBC does indeed consider itself untouchable , no matter how much we and those like us moan about it?
    It’s a bit like the case against continued mass immigration , especially of Muslims. . Those of us who see this as eventual national suicide can’t understand why the conservatives are so reluctant to act, even in areas that they could control now , even when we are still in the EU.
    The referendum vote showed that a conservative leader with guts could act decisively on immigration and win votes , not lose them. So why is nothing being done ?
    Equally the BBC is not, unlike the NHS, protected by some crazy notion that it’s a ‘national treasure ‘. It would not be a net vote loser for the Government to end the BBC in its current format . Scrapping, severely reducing or phasing out the TV licence would be a vote winner. Let’s hope that in 2017 some national sanity prevails, despite all the evidence to the contrary.

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    • G.W.F. says:

      England Expects
      Good account.
      I guess my take is slightly different. I don’t see Conservative MPs as being afraid of the BBC. Rather I see these MPs as afraid of their leaders and the BBC which are one and the same. Treezer has long been an exponent of BBC values, from her support for open borders (apart from empty conference speeches) to her unwillingness to deport terrorists, to her false belief that Islam is a religion of peace, and to her commitment to distance the Tory party from its image as the ‘nasty party’. The current Tory Party is at one with the BBC and it is hard to determine any distinction between the state and the state broadcaster.
      We are watching a barrage of lies and propaganda against the US President elect, following support for Clinton in the election. If this was not a reflection of an anti US Government policy we would hear the PM admonishing the BBC. But we don’t and we don’t hear her complaining to the BBC that the referendum campaign is over. And one might conclude that for the BBC and Tory leadership, the campaign is far from over.
      Perhaps ‘Brexit means Brexit’ is not the tautology so often derided but as followers of Hegelian Logic would point out, it is a contradiction.

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    • kaffir Latte says:

      The trouble is that it’s so pervasive across all channels. Nearly ALL the luvvies and media types are lefties. Channel 4 and Sky are as bad. As for comedy programmes – awful prattish behaviour more suitable for children’s hour.
      Anyone out there with grandchildren of university age? Have you noticed how many now want to save the world as a career. Where is the money going to come from in the future if being a capitalist is now considered evil?

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      • Aerfen says:

        The trouble is that it’s so pervasive across all channels. Nearly ALL the luvvies and media types are lefties. Channel 4 and Sky are as bad

        Indeed. Even LBC while definitely more tolerant of alternative views, still places Globalists in the dominant position.

        Katie is the only regular vocal nationalist, and even she is extremely polite and gentle with Globalist opponents when compared with her hate filled Globalist colleague James OBrien for example, whose box of dirty tricks is like Santas evil twins sack.

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      • Peter Grimes says:

        Why the money will come, as per usual, from The Magic Money Tree, the totem around which all Leftoids dance. And they will try to ensure that your latte is served by a polite Polish PhD on MW plus benefits, as per usual.

        Happy New Year!

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      • ToobiWan says:

        How many caught the first episode of “The Real Marigold on Tour” the other evening? Four pensioners, two gay, hove up in Florida to sample life in gated, retirement communities. What did we get? Miriam Margoyles ranting “views” on Trump and Republicans in general, even going as far as to compare Trump to Hitler at one point. All this to a woman who had fled Berlin as part of the kindertransport, who left MM, knowing exactly how she felt about her. Her naked hatred and bile in marked contrast to the owner of a gun store and Trump supporter , who told her that Trump supporters love everyone and she’s entitled to her views, after she she had called the Donald a piece of shit to the store owners face. How she managed to leave Florida with her teeth inact was a mystery.

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        • Peter Grimes says:

          Just imagine if Clarkson/Hammond/May had gone and done that!

             23 likes

        • Steve Jones says:

          Miriam Margoyles is yet another on the long list of talentless lefty luvvies that wouldn’t have an acting career if not for the BBC. She really is a vile piece of work.

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        • richard D says:

          I note the ‘fragrant’ Miriam Margoyles(who almost can’t complete any conversation without mentioning, or demonstrating, her rampant flatulence) commented to the lady who fled Berlin as part of the WWII kindertransport evacuation from Germany, that ‘the only people I can’t talk to are Republicans’. Open mind there, then, from our Oxbridge-educated luvvie. But it turns out that the lady she was speaking to happened to be a Republican. She then launches into a comment to the effect that Mr Trump is, to all intents and purposes, a replica of Hitler. Hmmm…. perhaps not the best audience to whom to try to make that comparison. The lady from Berlin made an extremely graceful exit, but leaving Ms Margoyles (as Toobiwan mentions above) in no way uncertain that her bigotted view of both Mr Trump, and anyone who would vote for him, was beyond the pale.

          Fast forward to the conversation next morning, when the graceless Ms Margoyles complains to her fellow travellers that Americans (given the context of her comments at the time, she clearly means anyone who disagrees with her own views) ‘just can’t hold a conversation about religion or politics’

          So – she just can’t bear to talk to a certain group of people with views which clearly don’t agree with her own, but she is absolutely certain, even in the absence of any discussion, that they can’t hold a conversation about the subject. Self-serving or what ?

          Sounds a bit like a classic example of the BBC mindset to me !

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      • Marion says:

        “Nearly ALL the luvvies and media types are lefties.”

        I suspect that they’ve always tended to be at least left-of-centre. It didn’t matter when they stuck to what they did best, the problem as I see it is that the tax funded BBC allows and encourages them to indulge themselves like never before. Of course it also provides the untalented ones with a decent living, but that’s another story.

        One of the reasons we watch a lot of downloaded/streamed TV is that most of it comes from the US where ratings are king. It’s a ruthless filter, not perfect – there’s a lot of dross, but it limits the amount of political self indulgence that actors and directors can get away with. The main problem with US stuff, like here, is the race tokenism, but the US has a different history.

        Reading this blog, it’s easy to assume that everyone MUST be aware of BBC bias, but it’s not true. Seems to me that millions of people are happy to be fed a diet of biased pap so long as it presses their buttons in other respects – celebrity worship or whatever turns them on. The main change, I think, is that in my experience people are commenting more and more on the totally disproportionate number of black and brown faces in a wide range of programmes. I don’t expect to see “yellow” faces like mine all over the place – that’s what China is for. It might turn out to be the BBC’s undoing.

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    • ToobiWan says:

      Article old news. KG, published in June 2015, so figures for tea (and sympathy) probably higher consisdering how the beebs last eighteen months have gone.

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  10. NCBBC says:

    Before the sun goes down on the last day of the year, lets have a good laugh of joy

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2016/11/23/hannity_its_time_to_reevaluate_the_press_and_how_the_white_house_interacts_with_them.html

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  11. Demon says:

    Happy New Year to all the people who contribute to this site including the “new” Beeboid supporter. Particlar best wishes to David, Alan and all else who keep this sanity-site going and may their efforts go from strength to strength in 2017. There are other sites on the web which are on the side of the angels but this is the one I turn to first. Well done all. Heres to Brexit actually being Brexit and hope that the new POTUS is as good as his promise.

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    • Grant says:

      Demon,

      Well said ! Freedom will never die ! And I wish freedom for my dear Gambia in 2017 ! Foroyaa !!!

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      • Demon says:

        I hope for your and your wife’s sakes, and that of the decent Gambians, that Gambian freedom is also acquired quickly in 2017.

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  12. Sinniberg says:

    Thank YOU David for providing this site.

    Hopefully even a few people have been enlightened about the dreadful BBC via this forum and yes, 2016 has seen a seismic change among the public who have now turned on the “Establishment”(BBC, MSM et al).

    The BBC are on a sticky wicket with Donald Trump because, as with Brexit, the people have had enough and given them a bloody nose. In other words, the more they attack him the more people will see it as an attack on them.

    What’s needed for 2017 is for a mass public campaign of non-payment of the TV License.

    Indeed, this seems to be the nature of society now where the internet is used for spreading a cause so fingers crossed someone lights the fuse.

    I’ve mentioned this before and will say it again – the BBC is not the biggest part of peoples’ lives nowadays, indeed it is all but irrelevant.

    Here’s to 2017, Brexit and Donald Trump taking office!.

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  13. imaynotalwaysloveyou says:

    Happy New Year all, to contributors and ‘The Management’ for providing me with at least a daily dose of sanity. Along with reading Breitbart and a few other sites it’s good to know that even apolitical types are getting angrier at the corrupt, mad idiots who for so long have been selling out our people, and making us second-class citizens in our own country.

    If Marine Le Pen wins in 2017 we can reasonably expect the quick collapse of the EU. Which will hopefully stop any further Remoaner appeals if nothing else! And let’s hope for some kind of UKIP revival, because the Conservatives just aren’t anywhere near conservative enough – to finally cut all funding for the BBC.

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  14. Deltic says:

    Could I suggest that the BBC adopt the following resolutions for 2017:-
    1 That when the BBC produce period dramas the cast should reflect the actual composition of the public during that era rather than what is politically correct today.
    2 That the BBC stop being in denial and accept that Brexit is going to happen. Promote a positive approach to the country’s future rather than giving maximum publicity to any minor negative story that may come across the news desk.
    3 When broadcasting a news item on the education of our children the pupils shown in the clip should properly reflect the ethnicity of the nation as a whole rather than some inner city school that happens to be near the studios.

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    • taffman says:

      Could I suggest that Al Beeb adopt – Subscribe Only and get rid of the compulsory TV poll tax.
      See where the Bias goes then.

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  15. Dave666 says:

    Best wishes to you all.

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  16. Deborahanother says:

    Happy New Year to all.
    Sites such as this keep me sane when I get despondent .And its not just a site to have a moan ,there are some brilliant discussions and information .

    Maybe it will be the year when someone rises up and organises a mass boycott of the Telly tax. Or maybe if we do have an election and Mrs May gets a huge majority ,she will feel emboldened to tackle it.

    Anyway ,I really believe its only a matter of time before it has to change to survive.

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  17. KafirHarbi says:

    There is a hopeful theme emerging on this site as the year turns: People here are reporting of the BBC’s bias having hit them or perhaps a spouse in 2016 when they had previously missed it – or more likely been in denial about a respected organisation and trusted brand.

    I have reported here in the past my own regret about the successful brainwashing of apparently intelligent work colleagues who’s chosen source of news was the BBC.

    However, just to prove that you should always act when you think something very wrong is being done and never to give up hope (just imagine for a moment what everyday life for someone like Geert Wilders is like), I met a colleague for a meal and a drink over the holiday period. He said: “By the way, I get it about the BBC now. At first I thought you had gone off on a bit of a one. But then I started noticing the strange things they report on and my eyes were sort of opened. I just can’t watch the BBC news any more. After all these years – it’s just too much – I get it now.”

    So I intend to spend more of 2017 ‘coming out’. I think that Nigel Farage is the most – no perhaps the only – both truly courageous and honest politician in Britain. In 2016 I only said this in the safety of my own house. In 2017 I am going to say what I think whatever company I am in, and I am going to work on more converts to the cause like my friend.

    We have an important mission, and this site is playing a real role in British democracy. Be bold, be brave, be British! Onwards into 2017.

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    • Steve Jones says:

      KafirHarbi,

      A great post to start the New Year and I couldn’t agree more. I have started questioning people who slag Trump off. In particular, when they call him racist, asking them to quote anything he has said that is racist. Eventually, they will give up and that is the point at which you ask them what gave them that impression. I guarantee that nearly every time the BBC will be cited. The BBC still commands a lot of unquestioning loyalty from the UK public who haven’t had their eyes opened.

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      • Lucy Pevensey says:

        Steve,
        Regarding Trump, I noticed some months back that judgements of Trump were being passed by the media with no evidence that I could see. Plenty of talking heads telling me what Trump said but carefully edited with 3 words from him + 100 words from the media clone giving his/her interpretation. I was fed-up of it & wanted to make my own decision about him. Was this fella really the reincarnation of Hitler? (I didn’t trust the Beeb) so I recorded a couple of his speeches in full to watch at my own convenience. I discovered that most of the things they were claiming he was saying, he wasn’t. And he covered issues the press didn’t report at all. Listening to him speak without interruption painted a very different picture of the man than the one I saw/heard presented daily in the news. I began to hope the Americans would vote him in. And they did!

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        • Tothepoint says:

          Kafir, Steve, Lucy,

          3 great posts and all providing excellent points on what I also believe has been both the (up until now) brilliantly successful MO of the devious elites, and more importantly for us, its now downfall.

          The complete control of the news/details and how they wish to use it, has been how the mentally ill left have taken over, and much more destructively, how they managed to undertake their devastating white hating social changes to the west. Using devious tactics such as planting feeling and emotion to chosen topics, using false information, make believe narrative, creating negative and positive attachment to self benefiting subjects….have all been used as a way of subliminally planting and reinforcing the only acceptable mindset and political views of the unaware public. The disgusting way in which the left has successfully attached socially and career destroying labels and criminal actions to any challenge of their traitorous plans, has been their most deadly weapon.

          In people’s desperation to conform to what they believed was the consensus, brought about by the lefts successful implantation of an environment where to challenge this deliberately manufactured consensus would lead to social and career suicide, has lead to huge proportions of people just utterly accepting what they are told and not daring to ask questions. This is where the entire illusion that the mentally left have created is now falling apart, as this environment of just accepting what you have been told has created entire generations of moronic people who know what to say, but not why they are saying it. Even the simplest question cannot be answered and facts and details are left unanswered. It’s like talking to husks as the glazed over eyes of the brainwashed sheeple grapple with the truth of what we say against the brainwashing and feeling of threat they have always known.

          Since finding this website i have grown in so much confidence in my views and learned so much from the wonderful people who are on here. Basically only using facts and truth wins any discussion. Never allowing emotion to dictate what you say. If challenged by a morality junkie who just wants to demonise you for not conforming, then turn the debate to show that it’s morally and logically wrong not think like we do. Make them look bad as they bloody deserve to! Finally never stop learning and using whatever information and detail you can, left or right.

          People are waking up to the fact that we are being lied to. They are witnessing the attacks on people for just speaking up. They are noticing how the world they see does not match the world they are being told about and the hatred and intolerance of those who they used to believe protected them.

          Great posts again

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    • GCooper says:

      I’m not usually a fan of New Year’s resolutions but that is a fine one.

      The Left seems to have an inexplicable grip on what can and can’t be said in ‘polite society’. Somehow, any of the usual nostrums about their hate figures (Trump, Farage, Wilders to name just three) can be dropped into a conversation, often with little relevance, and everyone present is expected to nod in agreement. It is a display of appalling bad manners, if nothing else, not to mention insufferable arrogance, but it happens all the time.

      Because most of us were properly brought up, we will avoid a confrontation and so we let them get away with it but the result is now very clear. post-Brexit. They really do believe not only that they hold the moral high ground but, thanks to our silence, that most agree with them.

      It is, as KafirHarbi says, time to speak up.

      A belated Happy New Year and thank you to David and his team, and greetings to all the contributors to this fine and courageous blog!

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      • Nibor says:

        Happy New Year all .

        Notice how the BBC has made one word , n****r unmentionable , perhaps rightly so , but has made an obscene word ,f*** , into an everyday word .

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        • JosF says:

          Funny yoy should say that Nibor one of the commercial channels showed th Dambusters they saw no reason to bleep n****r out in relation to Wing Cmder Gibbson’s black dog

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  18. All Lives Matter says:

    Everyone, please stop feeding the troll. Tomi is just another in a long line of pseudonyms from the same bridge dweller who has no life outside of the internet and no hobby outside of obsessing over what others think. He’s not worth worrying about so just report his comments and focus on talking to the adults on here.

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    • Grant says:

      All,

      Yes, but it is good fun and the boy may learn something !

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    • Up2snuff says:

      ALM, I disagree.

      I think we should engage, politely, with any visitor to the site. Argue our case logically without insults or name-calling. Please see the post by KafirHarbi above ” He said: “By the way, I get it about the BBC now. ”

      If we cannot win debates with so-called trolls then how can we win with our arguments for the reform of the BBC?

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  19. Up2snuff says:

    Good posts from Kafir, Steve & GC above.

    KH: “There is a hopeful theme emerging on this site as the year turns: People here are reporting of the BBC’s bias having hit them or perhaps a spouse in 2016”

    I was struck this lunchtime that the BBC narrative writing has moved on. Brexit voters are now being labelled ‘angry’. How much of this is deliberate propaganda or just an in-comprehending liberal mindset struggling with a simple concept of ‘one person, one vote’, democracy in a binary choice election where they were on the losing side and need excuses, I do not know. Maybe I’ll take a guess: it is propaganda by the BBC.

    You could say it is the BBC providing ‘post-truth pre-news fake-news’.

    All I know is that I wasn’t angry when I went to vote on 23rd June. Hopeful? Yes. Hoping very much that the impossible would happen. Angry? No! Caring? Yes! Angry? No. Informed? Very much. Angry? No, no NO!

    Dear BBC, please ‘get real’ in 2017.

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  20. embolden says:

    “Angry” is a lefty boo word that they like to try and apply in order to then employ cod psychology to invalidate an opinion that they don’t like.

    Lefties do anger….very dangerously as history shows.
    But their liberal, pansy left fellow travellers prefer self righteousness and passive aggressiveness.

    Any one trying to apply the word “anger” to Brexit voters should be asked….well, and what is the appropriate response to the deliberate obfuscation and obstruction of the democratically expressed view of the majority of the people who voted in referendum agreed to by the UK Parliament.

    My developing anger at this state of affairs will be politely and reasonably expressed, but the longer it continues, I suspect others may become less accommodating.

    Brexit means we leave the European Union and cease being governed by a supra national entity, nothing more, nothing less.

    If our leaders detect any lack of anger or resolve, any lack of risk to their political futures then they won’t deliver what we voted for.

    We Brexiteers too need to “get real” in 2017.

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  21. Al Shubtill says:

    I’d like to wish a Happy New Year to the folk who run this site and to my fellow posters at this online redoubt.

    This year could be even more politically dramatic than the last, as the events initiated in 2016 begin to play out; I shan’t expect al beebus to report on them with impartiality, integrity and objectivity though.

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  22. StrumPattern says:

    David,

    “£3,5bn”?? three COMMA five billion???? Are you sure?

    Here in Britain it’s £3.5bn, three POINT five billion.

    Sorry to rain on the New Year wishes.

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  23. StrumPattern says:

    New Year note for the Beeb …

    Diversity can include diversity of opinion (i.e. the opinion of those outside the BBC bubble).

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  24. Tom_Kenny says:

    Just seen this thread.

    I joined the forum this year: same experience as so many others, wondering whether it was “just me” then discovering it wasn’t!

    Many thanks David and Co for making it possible and helping to keep us all sane. All best wishes for 2017.

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