WEEKEND OPEN THREAD…..

And as the weekend beckons, so does this NEW Open Thread. Detail the bias here please!

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  1. Sluff says:

    Here’s an equality issue for you which The bBBC may very well not mention.

    Each of the two Wimbledon men’s singles semi finals have required more games than the COMBINED total of games played by BOTH the ladies semifinals. Yet the pay for the men and women is the same.

    Strangely, the equality industry has little to say on this high profile prima facie example of equal pay for unequal work. I wonder why not?

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    • Sluff says:

      There was feminist consternation at the beginning of last week that mens’ matches were more prominently featured on the main Wimbledon show courts than womens’ Cue outrage from the equality industry.
      Keen as we are on this site to back up our comments with evidence, I note in the Times today it is reported that tickets for the Men’s final are going on StubHub for between £4500 and £18000. Meanwhile tickets for the women’s final are going on the same site for between £1450 and £2450.

      Clearly the public vote with their feet (and in this case wallets), despite what the equality industry thought poiice tell us to do.

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      • Sluff says:

        And now we have the results of the doubles finals.

        Mens doubles. 5 set marathon taking over 4 hours, 13-11 in the final set.
        Womens doubles . 2 sets 6-0 6-0 all over in 55 minutes.

        Yep, the losing women did not win a single game. Strength in depth, eh?
        And the men for their effort get the same pay as the women.

        Equality? Total bollocks in my book.

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    • Dysgwr_Cymraeg says:

      I for one, am in favour of true equality, in terms of prize money etc.
      I cant wait to see how far the women get in an open men/women all encompassing group.
      As if !

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      • Rick Bradford says:

        You may remember that John McEnroe recently got into PC trouble by saying that Serena Williams would be about a 700-ranked player on the men’s tour. He didn’t apologise, good on him, but he forgot to mention that this experiment has already been tried.

        Serena (and Venus) issued a challenge to a male player ranked around 300, to see how they would go. A German player, name of Karsten Braasch, took them up on it and drubbed them both in succession.

        Serena (and Venus) then re-issued the challenge a week later to a male player ranked about 500. An acceptance came from the player ranked 500, who turned out to be Karsten Braasch — he’d lost in the 1st Round of the Aussie Open, lost a lot of ranking points, which caused him to lose 200 places in a week.

        Equality and Leftism; weeds that only thrive where reality has been suppressed.

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        • Manxman says:

          In August 2015, John McEnroe was interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. At that time, McEnroe was 56 years old but still active on the seniors tennis circuit, Serena Williams was 34 years old and in the chase for a “calendar-year” Grand Slam. McEnroe mentioned to Kimmel that about 15 years prior, Donald Trump had suggested that he would like to put together a “battle of the sexes” match between McEnroe and Williams. McEnroe said he would face Williams but that Trump was not offering a big enough payout. McEnroe boasted that he believed he could take Williams in a tennis match, but he joked that he would not be so confident if it were a boxing match

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  2. Deborahanother says:

    The BBC will ignore it because they cannot bash the hated government for unequal pay.These are professional players who earn a fortune so no mileage in it for the BEEB.You won’t see Victoria Derbyshire emoting about it.

    If the BBC really cared they could refuse to broadcast the tournament until equality of sets kicks in .But then I guess they know they would lose to Sky. Hypocritical Beeb .

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  3. Charlie Martel says:

    Acid attacks on the rise. It is known to be mostly a minority, ethnic problem, imported from the the third world, and rife in the gruesome world of gangs, ‘honour’ crime, and increasingly a substitute for knives and guns. Yet the beebistan chooses to illustrate their ‘report’ on it with a case of ‘racists’ attacking a muslim, which is not at all typical but, of course, fits their relentless agenda of racism and islamophobia. As usual, whitie is the villain. They are shameless. Who will rid us of this troublesome organisation?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40559973

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  4. Fedup says:

    What do you think al Beeb will blame acid attacks on ?

    A. Brexit
    B. Cuts
    C. Trump
    D. Teresa May.
    E whitee

       75 likes

    • Grant says:

      Fedup,

      F. Putin

      G. Nigel Farage

      H. Maggie

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      • Up2snuff says:

        Look on the bright side – at least it has taken the heat off the poor diesel car and its unfortunate owner.

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  5. Pounce says:

    Hundreds of thousands of students graduated in the Uk these past few weeks. Guess what colour, faith and gender the sole person the bBC decided to report on was:
    Somali UK graduate shares success with tearful mum

    Had to laugh at this statement:
    “My mum moved us here to give us a better future. Somalia wasn’t a very child-friendly place

    And now half of the third world is living in the UK neither is London..

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    • Grant says:

      Middlesex University, Psychology and Counselling. Not really Astro-physics at Cambridge, is it ?

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      • Beltane says:

        Middlesex eh? How very topical.

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        • Lobster says:

          Beltane
          LOL! I had to think about that one!

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          • Grant says:

            Lobbie,

            Crawl back into your shell and stop trying to think !

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            • Lobster says:

              Grant –
              I know – I’m getting too old now! Looks like I am destined for the Thermidor!

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              • Grant says:

                Lobbie,

                LOL ! No insult intended , but I always thought Lobster was overrated. I prefer crab myself.

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                • Lobster says:

                  Grant
                  The problem is, that when you have crabs they don’t half bloody itch! (Allegedly!)

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        • Grant says:

          Beltane,

          LOL ! We are all Middle Sex now !

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          • BRISSLES says:

            Nearly every kid I come across who is a Yooooni student is studying Psychology !!! Is this something that can be included in the single trade agreement ??? because in a few years we’ll be awash with the buggers (psychologists that is).

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            • Grant says:

              Brissles,

              Yooooni who ?

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              • Oaknash says:

                Brissles – they all do sighkology – cos they are are the kleverist generation ever. Vats y vey all want GerEmEe as pryme minister as he and dyane wil kut thru all ver bull and wil mayke shore vat fings will bee distributed and dun more fairly

                jUSTISS 4 ALL NO MATTER WHERE U IS FROM – INNIT !

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                • BRISSLES says:

                  Grant – glad you’re still on form !

                  Oaknash – Fort my ize ad gawn funny, but I got ver in the end. Ain’t ve clever !

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            • Deborahanother says:

              Well Brissles,at the rate the establishment are driving us mad with their crazy policies ,we will all be needing them in the very near future.

              Mental health is a growth industry if you listen to the BBC. Child mental health on the increase ,depression on the increase etc .Doom and gloom from the Beeb .

              Solution – More counselling /talking therapies.

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              • Rick Bradford says:

                Parkinson’s Law of Social Work decrees that social problems increase to occupy the total number of social workers assigned to deal with them.

                (Yes Minister – Skeleton in the Cupboard)

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            • Joseph says:

              “Nearly every kid I come across who is a Yooooni student is studying Psychology”

              In that case, I hope they take a long hard look at themselves.

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          • Manxman says:

            I’ve never liked crab, lobster claw is nice, living a mile from the sea, and from a large family there was always crabs being boiled outside in the garden, stunk the area out.

            Now sea trout i love the sea trout, thats why ive been posting at upto 3am, then again at 5am,,, as ive been knee deep in the river for 2 hours at first crack of light, fishing with a torch in my gob, even 40+ yrs and i still look forward to june and the fish running thru my stretch, i take my share, 2 fish this year, but ive caught about 40, all of them below .6 of a kilo.
            Except 2 i netted under a bridge whilst walking the dog, at midnight, 1.75 kilo and about a kilo, lying 6 inches apart. lucky me.
            ll
            .

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            • Oaknash says:

              Manxman

              Fresh caught Pollock is pretty good – and also give an amazing fight. Last season I had two on a set of feathers that actually towed my kayak !

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              • Manxman says:

                Oak i caught a huge pollock of peel break-water where they tipped a tipper wagon full of queenie and herring guts each day.

                Fishing for conger eels, right on the end with a stamped on full mackerel as bait, i thought it was a conger at first, or a seal.

                ps oak try towing a little orange perch lure, the little orange rubber fish bout 1 inch of body 2 inch of wagging tail, they swim lovely, lethal for callig, i.e. pollock.

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                • Oaknash says:

                  Thanks Manx – will give it a try

                  I have to say getting ” out there” is the perfect antidote to all the current bull that the BBC is intent on inflicting on us. Just a pity that it is necessary to give attention to these less pleasurable things in life!

                  But I have to say a good bottle of scotch helps too (currently sipping Jura = though Tesco s Everyday Whisky is my favourite! – as recommended by Grant)

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                  • Manxman says:

                    Yeah, reading here makes me angrier at the marxist ham-shankers than i used to be, as i dont listen to radio, and watch little tv, i just download full series with the excess data at the end of each month…… that’s why i drift from angry/frustrated to ”chatty” for some ”normal”.

                    I just take my share of whats around me, its the way we lived, and i couldn’t even begin to guess the hours ive spent under the stars, as you say it is a pleasure to be out, we were men of the night…….but they are a young mans pursuits done properly, dogs etc.

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                    • Oaknash says:

                      Same here MM, do a little radio – but definitely no TV. But even when I did used to watch telly – I was always taken aback by how left wing the BBC had become.

                      Fortunately Mrs Oak is a very patient lady and puts up with my after dinner rants!

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                • imaynotalwaysloveyou says:

                  On the subject of fishy tales I heard something on radio 4 this morning (don’t ask me why I think I hit the wrong button while half asleep). Some fearless female reporter was interviewing an eel farmer (if that’s the term) near Lough Neagh.

                  Parts of it were quite interesting but in between the reporter going ‘Eww they’re slimy!’ and the obligatory ‘Brexit’s going to ruin your industry, innit?’ questions – it was time to hit the off button.

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          • StewGreen says:

            Muddle-sex you mean

            A degree in Trans Awareness from Muddlesex College

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    • The Sage says:

      It’s also worth noting that most Somalis here are from Somaliland – a self-governing part of Somalia, which about 20 years ago had a couple days of fighting and nothing whatsoever since. So why are these people here claiming asylum and refugee status when Hargeisa is perfectly safe and being promoted as a tourism destination?

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  6. Fedup says:

    Oh pounce how depressing. A self inflicted dose of c4 propaganda news – first feature acid attacks – burnt tower block again. Not much neutrality from our Cathy – not even an appearance of it. 10 minutes spent on that. I don’t know why the government is doing a public inquiry – whatever the outcome it won’t be accepted. There will be calls for inquiries into the inquiry and on it will go. Andy Birnham will turn up with Doreen Lawrence and the normal lefty ££ lawyer and before you know it it’s 2025 … it will probably be a musical too.

    Followed up by an illegal Nigerian going on about fmg gmf or something
    Video of Israeli security guards shooting defenceless Palestinians who have mac 10 guns and knifes to defend their peace loving selves ( they had murdered two Israeli cops )
    A bit on the para Olympic s

    Nothing on tourists being stabbed and killed in an Egyptian resort a couple of hours ago and on the anniversary of the Nice mass murders – which also didn’t get a mention. The terrorist attack in Egypt presumably didn’t get a mention because no Brits were apparently involved – only two dead defenceless
    Ukrainians and 4 serious.

    The sooner a nice soft target like c4 is sold to the private sector the better .

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    • Grant says:

      Fedup,

      BBC Website ” Motives under investigation “. Damn Buddhists again !

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  7. Manxman says:

    They are vermin fedup……vermin………noun…people perceived as despicable and as causing problems for the rest of society.

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    • Fedup says:

      Yes Manx,
      Just thinking that if c4 got privatised without to must gip and got based in Hull for the benefit of all the Islington and Westminster luvvies on it perhaps it could pave the way for the ultimate ambition – the sell off of al beeb .

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  8. Lock13 says:

    Sterling reached a 10 month high against the US$ today – has that been on the BBC today — nah thought not

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    • Grant says:

      Lock13,

      And FT100 massively up since the Brexit vote. But if it falls 1 % , the BBC headline will be ” FT100 crashes “. BBC, bunch of wankers .

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  9. Halifax says:

    Just stumbled upon this irrelevant news item its actualy under a story about
    Disney characters get a 2017 makeover…OK what’s the “ireleveant” story ??..

    Oh it’s the NHS IS THE BEST HEALTH SERVICE IN THE WORLD..

    1 UK

    2 Australia

    3 Netherlands

    4 = New Zealand

    4 = Norway

    6 = Sweden

    6 = Switzerland

    8 Germany

    9 Canada

    10 France

    11 US

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  10. Mice Height says:

    Thankfully my exposure to the BBC is minimal these days. I occasionally switch on R4 when driving, if I’m not in the mood for music.
    I turned it on earlier to catch PM with Eddie Mair, who had Lionel Blair reading ‘inappropriate’ remarks (compliments) that President Trump had made to women. I switched over whilst thinking to myself how typically childish it was, and that nothing changes at R4 with their team of 70 year-old adolescents.
    A few hrs later I switched on again, just in time to catch ‘A Point Of View’, taking playground insults to another level.
    Utterly pathetic! –

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08xxfvp

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    • Fedup says:

      Yes mice,
      I caught that Lionel Blair thing too. The smug beeboids must have had a good laugh thinking the puerile nonsense up . News programme indeed . Dame Eddie Mayir s ego must be due to explode .

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      • Grant says:

        Mice,

        And this is from the BBC who sanctioned paedophilia throughout the organisation and maybe still do.

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        • Lock13 says:

          Yes let’s put Jimmy Saville in charge of Children’s entertainment brigade . I can safely say I haven’t listened or watched any BBC this week. Used to have the wireless by my bed tuned to Radio 4 but have now changed it to LBC so catch a bit of that at bedtime and that is it – job done

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    • KatieH says:

      They are just copying the trump hater stephen colberts show from the US that had andy serkis read out trump tweets in the voice of gollum. They are reduced to this level of idiocy now in their hate of the Don

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      • Richard Pinder says:

        There is a picture of Andy Serkis in the TV Guide. But he looks like a monkey, not Gollum.
        Apparently it’s a film about a Race war in California between Monkeys played by left-wing people who look like Andy Serkis, and humans played by right-wing people who look like Donald Trump.
        I suppose political correctness means that the monkeys have to win, and the Humans are not allowed to make Andy Serkis type jokes about monkeys.

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      • Helena Hand-Basket says:

        Ah, the old ‘Read your enemy’s words in a silly voice to descredit him’ trick! When I watched ‘What the papers say’ years ago, presenters used to do this. Unfortunately, it works. (Try listening to Churchill’s speeches read with a David Beckham squeak and you’ll see what I mean.)

        ‘The wisest and best of men … may be rendered ridiculous by a person whose first object in life is a joke,’ as Mr Darcy remarks in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice.’

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        • Soapbox says:

          Helena,

          Darcy’s other best line was…” I shall conquer this: I shall!”
          I adopted that as my motto and note-to-self last year when I had 2 new hips done and was recovering.

          I think it’s even more appropriate these days whenever I hear remoaners and whingers saying if we leave the EU, we’re all going to hell in a hand-basket (no insult intended!).

          We shall conquer this: we shall.

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    • Fedup says:

      Mice, I think that is the remedy and am, not by plan, weening myself off it. For some made reason I like RT . You know what you have there. It’s funny that they never mention refugees never go to mother Russia.

      Gave on ‘a point of view ‘ ages ago because it was always only one view . It was meant to a replacement for the authoritative ‘letter from america’ but that change sums up the decline of al Beeb. No tv tax.

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  11. Mustapha Sheikup al-Beebi says:

    Dreadful BBC bias was sustained on Radio 4’s ‘A Point of View’ (Friday 20:50-21:00).

    The speaker Adam Gopnik is typical of the BBC’s favoured US voices: pro-Democrat, urban, Left-wing, globalist, “liberal” (sic., but in fact nothing like as liberal as he claims to be), anti-White, pro open borders, “intellectual” rather than practical, utopian rather than realist.

    He described Donald Trump – after saying how difficult it was to categorize the US President in terms of anyone who had ever gone before – as a catastrophe for liberalism. He constantly likened Trump’s attitudes to mental illness, but with the now de rigueur apologies for this analogy to those with real mental health problems. There was the usual rubbish about Trump and women: nothing of course about Trump’s successful marriage or Bill & Hillary Clinton and their appalling attitude to women (e.g. Hillary’s phrase ‘bimbo eruptions’ to describe the periodic resurfacing of accusations from Monica Lewinsky, Gennifer Flowers, Paula Jones, Elizabeth Gracen et al. about Bill’s infidelity and rape/forcing sex on women). There were hints about treason with Russia … but nothing about Obama’s deliberate blinding of the US intelligence effort to the dangers of Islamic terrorism and immigration, or Hillary’s sale of US uranium reserves to Russia and donations to the Clinton Foundation.

    The scrutiny and abuse to which the BBC (and the globalist Left bubble) subject Trump wouldn’t be so bad if they had ever done the same for Obama or Hillary, both of whom should be tried for treason against the United States; but certain favoured people seem to be beyond criticism and so mountains of evidence against them are ignored while molehills are exaggerated when it’s Donald Trump.

    Even allowing for its being one speaker’s point of view, this was appalling.

    [P.S. I didn’t see Mice Height’s piece above when I started writing.]

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    • chrisH says:

      I simply don`t listen any more, I get the headlines at 8am and then switch off for the day.
      What`s the point-as long as Trump, Brexit and crap like Grenfell provide the blocs of mucus and phlegm for the liberal elites-so nobody need think, investigate, originate, simply reflex and refluxthen I can go online and sift bits.
      Will go to iplayer and flick along for Simon Heffer on Any Questions-what the heck would be the point of listening to the maoners and usual BBC floaters.
      Brexit, Trump and Grenfell-and all incestuous variations of those topics.
      Means they need never think again, until we`ve sloughed them off our payroll.

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      • Al Shubtill says:

        I heard an apt description of Trump vis a vis the MSM the other day, it likened him to one of those giant Chinese hornets which can attack an entire hive of bees and since they are immune to the bees’ venom; it can kill every bee in the place.
        I thought it fairly accurate given the damage (possibly fatal) he’s done to the credibility and viewership of CNN recently. The unfortunate thing is that whereas virtually all the US MSM TV stations are in the private sector, here the most powerful and most damaging of them all is funded by legally sanctioned taxation which makes our own media homonculous immune itself, to any of the pressures that would prove terminal to privately funded broadcasters.

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    • Beeb Brother says:

      After every Islamic massacre, Obama would not even name the enemy, let alone suggest a method of fighting it.

      The most basic thing government should do is keep you safe. He failed spectacularly in this regard. However cool or clever he was, this was the ultimate betrayal. With Hillary it would have been more of the same.

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  12. Dover Sentry says:

    BBC Online News:

    “”Egypt Hurghada stabbing: Two Germans killed at Red Sea resort””

    “”At least four other people were injured and a man has been arrested.””

    “”The knifeman initially killed the two women before injuring two other tourists at the Zahabia hotel, officials told Reuters news agency.””

    “”He then swam to a nearby beach and attacked and wounded two more people at the Sunny Days El Palacio resort before he was overpowered by staff and arrested.””

    “”He had a knife with him and stabbed each of them three times in the chest. They died on the beach,” El Palacio hotel Security Manager Saud Abdelaziz said. “”

    “”He was looking for foreigners and he didn’t want any Egyptians,” a member of staff at the Zahabia hotel said””

    “”It is unclear whether the attacker had any links to jihadist groups or whether he was psychologically disturbed, officials said””

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40611921

    Try and make the connection BBC?? You know very well that this is an Islamic atrocity. I double dare you to admit it.

    But of course you won’t. An evil crime that you excuse with fake ignorance. Again.

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  13. Mice Height says:

    This could’ve been Britain if it wasn’t for the BBC, Owen Jones and other petulant, Far Left twats –

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    • MarkyMark says:

      Lack of leadership in UK…will lead to a lack of opportunity.
      Nice photo.
      I hope Mrs. May realises that the opposition are called the opposition for a reason.

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      • Oaknash says:

        MM – I expect that, that particular thought has never crossed her rather insular left hemisphere = Leave her alone – she is too busy being inclusive!

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    • Right Angle says:

      I think a miserable mayor, Sad Khan, was more responsible …

      Anyway, thanks for sharing the lovely pix. Even the police are smiling! Betcha they weren’t in Hamburg.

      Wasn’t PM Theresa May given the honour of being the first foreign leader to visit President Trump after his inauguration? What happened to the return visit? She couldn’t possibly have caved in to the BBC, Khan and the rest of Her Majesty’s Most Disloyal Opposition, could she?

      PM May appears to be a shining example of NATO (No Action, Talk Only).

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      • Mice Height says:

        Yep, looks like May caved in to threats by the perpetually offended, lead by Owen Jones.

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    • MartinW says:

      I didn’t see that delightful photo on BBC News. Did I miss it?!

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  14. StewGreen says:

    5 Live now playing Abbott as the voice of the victims of abuse.
    ..said they’ll bleep “nig ga”
    ha and then they didn’t

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    • StewGreen says:

      FFS Abbott is still speaking ..he’s given her 30 mins to play the victim.

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  15. StewGreen says:

    What kind of person would believe that BBC is in the middle between complaints of Bias from the right and from LibMob ?
    A BBCstaffer of course


    We just have to look at BBC staffers tweets
    Staff Frequently Virtue signal : HATE for Trump/Farage/Brexit and Love4 Obama
    And that Breaks Editorial Guidelines
    Yet we see no tweets the other way.
    Lets consider HER OWN and sidekicks Emma Barnett tweets
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    • taffman says:

      StewGreen
      How much right wing bias appearing on this site ?
      Anyone , Maxi, Scot……………. ?

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      • StewGreen says:

        BTW that thing of saying :
        “Oh BBC get complaints from both sides .. So we got it about right”
        is the Balance Fallacy
        http://believingscience.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/todays-logical-fallacy-is-balance.html

        The evidence of BBC LibSupremacist bias is concrete & massive
        + There are 2 factors in complaints about #biasedBBC
        #1 The number
        #2 The magnitude
        We can give EVIDENCE of LibBias like the reason 228K people give for signing that licence petition
        … and all those LibMob tweets from BBC staffers

        – The Momentum sock-puppets posting claims that the Right Wing bias can give mere ASSERTION

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    • MarkyMark says:

      BBC experiment … report news factually for a month and see if there is a difference. Such as not adding Jeremy Corbyn giving football tops to EU leaders on news piece on the repeal bill. With big image.

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  16. taffman says:

    Anyone notice any bias here ?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40616020
    Lets hope its their swansong.

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    • StewGreen says:

      “EU anthem played at Proms’ first night.
      No surprise there then, the BBC must be covering it. More subliminal propaganda from the BBC!”

      I’m imagining a last night where the crowd smuggle in a load of EU flags
      and then and the end whip them up and scatter them like confetti over the Beeboid Trolls

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      • MarkyMark says:

        Proms plays Ode To Joy … that has been ripped off by the EU for its Anthem.

        EU Cultural appropriation?

        Maybe the EU should have used music diversely taken from all religions and races? Mega-cultural appropriation.

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      • G says:

        SG,
        (BBC) “……must be covering it.” – They are the organisers of the event.

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    • Scronker says:

      It is one of the greatest tragedies that one of the greatest pieces of music ever written was appropriated by one of the most vile organizations as their anthem. “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha, Ha”, by Napoleon V would have been more appropriate. BBC & EU – both belong in the same piss-pot.

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      • MartinW says:

        Absolutely correct, Scronker. Formerly, I was able to enjoy Beethoven’s Ninth in its totality at very regular intervals, but since those vile apparatchiks stole the ‘Ode to Joy’ theme (there’s an irony – where’s the joy?), I simply can’t stomach listening to the 4th movement. However, I have always preferred the other movements, especially the 3rd, so I’m consoled by that!

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        • Joseph says:

          I always find it amusing, though, that Beethoven’s Ninth was commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, “despite Brexit”.

          Didn’t stop CPE Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Wagner or Mendelssohn coming here either.

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          • Up2snuff says:

            I prescribe daily doses for one week of Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia as an antibiotic for any EU infection.

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    • MarkyMark says:

      Proms… EU Anthem … tagged on BBC as ‘Music’, but has political attack on Trump, so should be tagged as ‘Political’ ‘Opinion’.

      So much for Music transcending the mundane.

      Hey guys, I’ve been away for an hour and a half. Is @realDonaldTrump still President?”

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  17. Manxman says:

    Jesus christ Joanna Dumbly gets on my nerves.

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  18. taffman says:

    “London acid attacks: Two teenagers arrested”
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40604002
    Teens or terrorists ?

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  19. BRISSLES says:

    Just watched an excruciating moment on the Pledge (Sky), when air-head June Sarpong (not forgetting the OBE) admitted that she had not seen the film the Dambusters (fair enough), but she didn’t even know who they were !!! Nick Ferrari spluttered when she said it was before her time. What exactly passes for intelligence these days ?

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    • taffman says:

      BRISSLES
      She probably went to the same finishing school as Diane Fatbot.

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    • StewGreen says:

      I’ve never heard of her June Sarpong MBE
      ..ah she founded a networking org for one particular gender to help each other (over the other gender)
      .. sounds a bit SEXIST.

         24 likes

    • Demon says:

      Brissles, Henry VIII was before my time and I’d heard about him at junior school, no doubt you had too. I’d also heard of the Red Baron and Edith Cavell at the same sort of age (and similar “before-my-time as her with the Dambusters). Sarpong is stupid and confirms it whenever she opens her bigoted mouth. I now avoid the Pledge like the Plague – which is what I will call it from now on.

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      • BRISSLES says:

        Demon, totally agree with you. We had a good grounding of history at school, in as much that details might be hazy, but at least we can say we’ve heard of characters from the past !

        Sarpong and her ilk are in the media, where many occasions in the recent past have been commemorating various conflict anniversaries which the Queen has attended, not least the Bomber Command memorial statue in Green Park, so there’s no excuse and its shameful that this 40 year old can claim ignorance !

        Sadly I don’t think she’s alone in her generation, but I know when I was her age I believe I had a wider range of knowledge than this lot (and so did those I went to Secondary Modern with !!). I’m waiting for my first encounter with someone who has never heard of Frank Sinatra. (don’t you DARE Grant !)

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    • Deborahanother says:

      Brissles,

      I never watch The Pledge now and hardly watch Sky news either since they revamped it .
      The paper reviews morning and evening are full of trendy people who daren’t say a word out of the current lefty groupthink. Its bland . I don’t care about their opinions .Their lack of insight and education is staggering June Sarpong is the tip of the iceberg. How she got into high profile media. Is beyond me though she was a Blair favourite I think.

      I have Sky and watch Fiox news but if times get tough I will have to cancel my subscription .If only I had the choice to cancel the BBC tax.

         23 likes

      • BRISSLES says:

        I agree with you Deborahan, the revamp of Sky has ruined it, and the paper reviewers are the same bunch of ‘writers/authors’ who clearly don’t have enough to do as columnists on their chosen paper, yet come out with the same platitudes whatever the story. And WHAT is it with the news anchors when one minute they are sat at their desks, then after the weather or break they are standing around with bits of paper in their hands.

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    • Fedup says:

      June ‘what war’ Sarpong – is that like – the war where tom hanks beat the French when he got out of the boat thing . I couldn’t look – it was too loud. Those uniforms didn’t look comfortable either.

         19 likes

    • Charlie Martel says:

      People like her haven’t a clue about our history and traditions. Fast-tracked up the career ladder to tick the ethnicity box. Useless. Apparently ‘wrote’ a ‘book’ titled Diversify, celebrating ‘diversity’ and calling for more of it.
      Lord help us, we’re f****d.

         35 likes

  20. BRISSLES says:

    Well, there are possibly a dozen that I consider to be a complete waste of space (of the programmes I watch), and Sarpong is up near the top. She is nothing more than a ‘nodding dog’ saying “yeah “, “yeah” when in the debating circle, and tries to sound like a grown-up when making her point. I find it staggering she has an honours award.

       37 likes

    • Emmanuel Goldstein says:

      I’ve never seen less than 3 lefties on the panel.
      I think most of the time Nick Ferrari must just give up at the total bollox they come out with.
      He was quite quiet on the last show.
      It was up to Carole Malone to try and bring some realism to the three blue peters.

         18 likes

  21. BRISSLES says:

    Neither had I Stew until I started watching The Pledge (now I wish I hadn’t)

       15 likes

  22. taffman says:

    Funny how the POTUS can visit France without any objection from Al Beeb?
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40605117

       41 likes

    • An English Gentleman says:

      Taffman….I was going to post the exact same comment……….The thing is though in every picture of the Donald we are always treated to a picture of the bbbc’s new euro god – macron… By the way, who is that woman who is always with macron? Is it his mother or his grandmother?

         31 likes

      • Right Angle says:

        I am surprised you didn’t know — that’s obviously Macron’s mother-in-law! (Pres Trump was reportedly caught whispering to Melania, “I have to say, my mum-in-law looks younger than his mum-in-law”).

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  23. Richard Pinder says:

    At the moment, the Daily Express has a scrap the BBC licence fee poll.

    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/827868/bbc-licence-fee-scrap-not-good-value-for-money-streaming-services-netflix-amazon-prime

    It looks as if the BBC is going to loss the vote by two to one.

       47 likes

    • Fedup says:

      Richard thank you – not ordinarily an express or mail type but the link was helpful and would encourage everyone to use it. Obviously it won’t achieve anything but got to do something apart from not pay the tv tax

         11 likes

    • Manxman says:

      Comments are running 9 to 1 scrap it,…

      I like this one…………….

      AdrianThomas2
      Brussels Broadcasting Co. Is a Full of Politically correct Leftie Liberal Luvvie Juncker hugging Lemons. It no longer represents the British people and is nothing more than an undemocratic Caliphate of Quisling traitors renting themselves to Brussels.

         40 likes

  24. Helena Hand-Basket says:

    The London acid attacks are obviously provoked by global warming. Grumpy with unbearable heat, people think: ‘I know! I’ll nip down the DIY, treat myself to a chilled flagon of Hydrochloric Acid and throw it in someone’s face until their skin shrivels off! Ahh, that’ll really hit the spot!’

    What true Briton hasn’t? Admit it!

    I”m sure the BBC will soon spot the link.

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  25. Deborahanother says:

    Don’t think the BBC have decided on their response to the acid attacks yet ,but Islamphobia would be my bet.

    The scooter robbery attacks have been going on all over London .The acid seems to be an add on this time.Wonder where they got the idea from ?No doubt the BBC will give a full explanation of the origins .

    I remember watching a documenary some years back about acid attacks against women in India .Not sure if it was the BEEB .It was truly horrific .

       37 likes

    • Fedup says:

      Helena/ debs
      If the criminals are white we will about it. If the vermin are nonwhite albeeb and the police will cover it up with that disgusting ‘legal reasons’ they like to use when convenient. If the criminals are illegals we will never hear that either- only a decent and honest news outfit will fall back on ‘named locally’ .

      Once charged or convicted every one , irrespective of age, should be named. Teenagers are responsible for the results of their actions as is everyone else.

      As an aside – a bet the shelves of drain cleaner in diy shops are empty…it really is good stuff though. I really have used it to unblock my sink – better than boiling water or bleach.

         24 likes

  26. ScottishCalvin says:

    My cartoon on the weeks news:

       15 likes

  27. AsISeeIt says:

    Just watching BBC Newswatch and rather than the usual frustration and irritation I tend to feel a certain satisfaction this morning.
    How come, you ask, were BBC news editors held to account, were presenters oblidged by audience complaints to promise to change their ways? No, of course not. As is often the case lately the BBC didn’t bother to send anyone onto the show to defend the indefensible.
    And I think that may be the good news. Viewer complaints were many and varied. All of them valid. From crass news headlines about British players ‘crashing out’ of Wimbledon, to senseless scheduling, through inappropriate questioning of children in Grenfell Tower reports to over-sensationalising reports on that same news story with daft emotive music soundtracks. Then ‘badgering’ the Prime Minister about shedding a tear to arrogant agressive attacking interviews with politicians leading the tone of political debate downward toward a dangerous atmosphere of hatred. All of this adding up to a feeling that the BBC is arrogant, tasteless and self-righteous and is beginning to lose middle England. There’s a general sense abroad that if the BBC can’t even deliver Wimbledon fortnight in a way which pleases the home counties then what’s the point? Naturally our Samira Ahmed offers no solutions on Newswatch – not even a hollow promise that the BBC might change. All indications are that it will get worse. Overall we are left with the impression that many many ordinary middle-of-the-road viewers now consider the BBC to be – to employ a term Jack Dromey might, and did use, twice, on daytime live national tv – ‘shit’.
    Perhaps it really will soon be gone.

       60 likes

    • Charlie Martel says:

      May the beeb’s demise be swift, painful and terminal.

         45 likes

    • Fedup says:

      As I see it – you forget that al Beeb is one of the ‘jewels in the crown’ our once great nation – like out third world NHS – And our mother of expense account parliament.

      Better after Brexit .

         29 likes

    • Beltane says:

      All valid points ASI. Talking of senseless scheduling, I can’t for the life of me think why they tuck such a relevant program as Newswatch away in the early morning….maybe they’ve got more important things to tell us about?

         13 likes

  28. G says:

    The ‘Rule of Law’. Fast disappearing. I would have thought the national BBC would have been all over this one since it fits their narrative very well –
    https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/07/sharia-uk-burger-vendor-taken-to-court-fined-for-hate-speech-for-criticizing-islam
    What if the vendor had denied claiming anything derogatory had been said in respect of islam? The Magistrates would have had to decided which of the two parties were lying. We all know the answer to that question…………..

       19 likes

    • NameNotNumber says:

      G, I had to laugh (out of despair) but bit my tongue when I realised I may be charged with hate laughter.

         15 likes

    • Dave S says:

      If as reported it is true then this is a real assault on free speech. Actually I prefer to regard it as a desperate attempt to preserve a fragile peace between peoples in this country at the expense of our ancient freedoms.

         10 likes

  29. theisland says:

    Has Clegg been on the Beeb today yet? (I’m not watching or listening obviously).

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4697984/Let-s-second-Brexit-referendum-says-Nick-Clegg.html

    “Nick Clegg says there should be a second referendum on Brexit – and under-30s’ votes should count twice.”

       18 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      Dunno about Clegg, but LBC now is presenting extreme Remoaning as the middle ground
      Presenter @JohnStapletonTV was pushing Brexit negativity airing some old Conservative Remainiac : Norman Lamont I think
      – Then Iain Duncan Smith and came on and did a sterling job explaining that the public is firmly behind “Get On with it”
      … I’ve always admired @JohnStapletonTV I won’t ever listen again.

      LBC have put up audio of IDS now
      “Labour peer Lord Adonis has faced calls to resign after he compared a hard Brexit to the appeasement of the Nazis.”
      http://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/iain-duncan-smith-labour-peer-who-compared-brexit/

         17 likes

    • MarkyMark says:

      Nick Clegg …. equality… under 30s vote counts twice and over 30s vote counts twice. Sorted. If 30 stay at home and rest.

         5 likes

  30. Fedup says:

    The island
    I think Clegg mistimed his insane and offensive suggestion and was upstaged by Blair – applying – once again – to be president of the EU. Blair claims we won’t have to leave the EU because France and the Reich will do a better deal which Cameron failed to get. I think he sees himself as the reflection of Farage.

    Blair had 15 minutes worth on al Beeb. I thought it was interesting that Robinson didn’t ask him whether he regrettted allowing Poland unrestricted access to Blighty on accession thus creating, by a huge instant rise in population, serious trouble in public services and people happy to vote Brexit. I know it’s not the only reason and I know that poles quite rightly want to improve their individual situation . But only uk and Ireland allowed instant unrestricted access.
    This was blair s fault. He has dismissed criticism before by claiming the economy could deal with the estimated 64 thousand poles in year one – in fact it was probably half a million.

       20 likes

  31. StewGreen says:

    Did Watchdog edit even more BAME into the Iplayer edition

       6 likes

  32. Nibor says:

    How about Jacob Rees Mogg as Prime Minister and Priti Patel as Home Secretary or vice versa .
    Andrea lead some as Chancellor , Chris Grayling as Foreign Secretary , Bill Cash as leader of the house , and Nigel Farage as plenipotentiary in foreign affairs ?

       28 likes

  33. Doublethinker says:

    On a trip to Ilkley in Yorkshire today I read the local rag and found that the local literary festival had two ‘star’ guests, Evan Davies of Newnight notoriety and Shabby Chakrebarti the anti semitism appeaser , BBC favourite and Corbyn buddy. Looking more closely at the full festival programme I realised that it was stuffed full of lefties. Bear in mind that Ilkley is solidly Tory. This seems to me to be symptomatic of how the left has captured the arts and education in this country and even in a Tory heartland the organisers of the local festival are able to present leftist tripe and propaganda and deny any right of centre presenters a platform. By the way Davies is billed as , ‘ one of the most respected economists and political commentators in the country’ . How do they get away with such bare faced cheek ?

       49 likes

    • Joseph says:

      “This seems to me to be symptomatic of how the left has captured the arts and education in this country and even in a Tory heartland the organisers of the local festival are able to present leftist tripe……”

      Annoying. The bovine Tories must share much of the blame for this.

      It has been said many times that the Right won the economic arguments years ago but the Left has won the social/emotional/cultural ones. Unfortunately, eventually the latter begins to have an impact on the former, something the Tories don’t seem to be able to grasp.

      The BBC is a prime example.

         31 likes

    • Al Shubtill says:

      Dt, I think you may find that it may be “solidly Tory”, but being predominantly middle class (or middle class wannabes) it will have been solidly Remain – like Harrogate and York.

         6 likes

      • Doublethinker says:

        Harrogate was only just Remain but even if Ilkley did vote Remain there is something unhealthy in having such a preponderance of leftist crap on parade , let alone the odious Davies and Chakribahti. I forgot to add that the theme of Davies will be Fake News in the Age of Trump and Brexit. I ask you , Newsnight has been regularly called out as a purveyor of false news and here is Davies no doubt claiming just the opposite. The people of Ilkley should rise up and kick this loathsome duo out of town.

           21 likes

        • Al Shubtill says:

          It’s a shame, as there is some beautiful countryside thereabouts. I can remember as a boy being taken on a driven grouse shoot near the summit of Ilkley Moor; the only such shoot on a council owned moor in the country and a Labour Council at that. Oh, the irony!

             11 likes

          • Doublethinker says:

            The forced merger of Ilkley Urban district council with Bradford , nearly twenty miles away, in 1975 is still a sore point as Ilkley residents pay a high Community Charge and get very little back from Bradford. You will I’m sure know how Bradford spend the money.

               13 likes

            • Al Shubtill says:

              Quite right; then Fatty Pickles, when he was the leader of a Tory administration, selling off to developers all the council owned: old folk homes, children’s homes, nursing homes and any other homes he could.

                 3 likes

  34. haleys comet says:

    I thought Prof Christian Dustmann from UCL was more qualified as one of the most respected economists
    In the UK than Evan Davis!

    That 2003 report really was spot on!…

       6 likes

  35. G says:

    Just, ‘normal’ everyday killings around the World for members of the so-called, “religion of peace” –
    https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/07/egypt-islamic-jihadis-murder-two-german-female-tourists-and-five-policemen
    I wonder what Emir Khan’s reaction would be if asked? Perhaps, his hackneyed expression, “part and parcel of living in a major city” would be trotted out again. All part of living alongside (or indeed under the control of) the ‘religion of peace’. Get used to it.

       17 likes

    • Manxman says:

      He was a good lad really, didn’t want hurt any ”locals”, just a good lad, a gifted dairy-man, he just went abit to far.

      A security official said the attacker, a man in his 20s dressed in a black T-shirt and jeans, wielded a knife and intentionally sought to attack foreigners.

      “Stay away, I don’t want Egyptians,” the assailant had said in Arabic during the attack, according to the official.

         12 likes

  36. G says:

    First Night of the Proms last night. BBC couldn’t help themselves. Amongst the (400 or so claimed) sea of white faces for the choral number, the BBC select three youngsters: one white (who throughout donned the expression and mannerisms of a sub-normal) and two blacks. Even of these chosen three, the cameras predominantly focused on the blacks apart from panoramic shots, ignoring the other 398 or so. When it came to the BBC Symphony Orchestra, virtually all free of foreigners, the BBC cameras just happened to be always attracted to the two or three Asian faces. I submit, the Proms poses the greatest challenge to the BBC’s pro-biased diversity team. Without doing a ‘Black and White Minstrel’ job on members of the orchestra they’re stuffed. Problem for the BBC is, as anyone that has/does play a musical instrument to any half-decent level will know, it requires determination over many years. The muzzies simply don’t have the staying power. That deficiency is a part of their cultural makeup – erratic and bellicose. Of course, the muzzies will have a, ‘get out of jail free card’ in that, in power, they will simply ban music as “haram’.
    All in all, the Proms has now lost that, ‘something’ for me in the knowledge that it is now being manipulated to satisfy their multikulti desires.

       37 likes

    • Doublethinker says:

      G,
      Agree about the manipulation of the Proms G but so is just about every other facet of life in this country, particularly if the BBC are anywhere near it. We , the white Brits, are being sacrificed , along with many of our European brothers and sisters, for a gigantic social engineering experimen which is highly likely to fail. Even if by some miracle it does succeed, and it will be several generations before we can possibly know the result, what benefit will future generations gain? But if it fails , as history tells us it will, it will be a catastrophe. Why did these reckless liberal left idiots force this onto the rest of us?

         24 likes

      • Manxman says:

        Yeah lads, some old fashioned tv last night on itv, ”it will be all white on the night” Darts……there was every shade of white you can imagine, lets see the bbc fix that, horse racing the same but with clueless ”how do you feel” rishi.

           13 likes

    • Richard Pinder says:

      I know from my sister who works for the council that BBC Look North can remain on a spot for three hours or more. And its known that they are under orders to bag at least one Black ethnic type. I presume that in a nice place like Beverley, after three hours, things could get desperate, and you would then see BBC staff casing Black people down the street. All for three interviews that are edited down to less than two minutes, that include one token Ethnic, one token Woman and one token Male, preferably with a tattoo.

         18 likes

    • Al Shubtill says:

      How long, I wonder, before they start taking down statues of old and pale British males and females currently found in towns; cities; universities; schools etc because they no longer represent the majority of the residents; students; pupils etc now to be found there or are somehow deemed to no longer be politically or morally acceptable to remain?

      I recall reading about a school which was quite high on the vibrancy scale and it had taken down the Roll of Honour boards for those of its pupils who had fallen in the world wars, as they held no relevance for the…er.. intake of more recent years.

         28 likes

  37. Manxman says:

    If they cannot ”fix” the diversity ”challenge” with the prom’s, they will abandon it as elitist.

    Watch out for,……Are the Prom’s elitist ?. article headline’s.

    ps Alex that’s quite funny, replace old bearded white scholars for modern bearded brown person’s of dubious scholarly achievements.

    And ofcourse stating the main reason is, they being white for doing so, pure racism, blatant.

    The psychology professor babbled on, without the slightest self-awareness of the racism it is, i mean their fucking psychology professor for christ sakes.

       18 likes

  38. G says:

    Is it just me or is it that the average Brit doesn’t give a toss? – “Nonwhites Majority Of UK School Population Within 20 Years” –
    http://www.newobserveronline.com/2017/07/nonwhites-majority-of-uk-school.html
    And, the Government report cited –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/623124/SFR28_2017_Main_Text.pdf

       12 likes

  39. MarkyMark says:

    Surely this is unprofessional? Jumping in and risking being drowned by frightened refugees. Risking your own life and possibly theirs. A very emotive camera shot … https://twitter.com/KTHopkins/status/885793947376865280

       2 likes

  40. StewGreen says:

    Times : Janice Turner: staggering hypocrisy from Abbott in parliament

    Former minister Andrew Percy interrupted and said that some of the abuse was ‘driven by the language of political leaders’.

    ‘When you address a rally with posters of the severed head of the Prime Minister and don’t do anything about it, and when leaders say “ditch the bitch” in relation to the Prime Minister, this is the problem we have at the moment with this dehumanisation of each other in politics.’

    * Ms Abbott said they would have to ‘agree to disagree’ * ,
    and said: ‘The type of racist and sexist abuse I get is not tied to any events in this particular election campaign.’

    She also added that abuse was not just about politicians, and said: ‘Any woman that goes into the public space can expect this type of abuse.’

       17 likes

    • MarkyMark says:

      This is getting interesting … holding groups to the same standards they say to hold. Needs pushing further … and for a yes no answer from Abbott, none of this I hide behind a group or race.

         7 likes

    • MarkyMark says:

      This is getting interesting … holding groups to the same standards they say to hold. Needs pushing further … and for a yes no answer from Abbott, none of this I hide behind a group or race.

         5 likes

      • Fedup says:

        Marky,
        She can be clever without realising it – distracting criticism from her performance during the election – throwing sickies – having the Shadow Home sec job taken away. It’s not about colour gender or size . It’s just about competence – whatever colour of politics somebody is.

        Politics has been rough down the ages – the sword hanging points in the House of Commons which parliamentary expenses claimed s love to point out as part of tradition.

        If a politician can’t take it they should take their fat pension as there are plenty ready to put their snout in the taxpayers trough too!

           8 likes

        • Lobster says:

          It’s a good job that Maggie didn’t have an attack of the vapours every time she was criticised.

             13 likes

        • MarkyMark says:

          I would not mind if Diane Abbott was thoughtful and interesting. But listening to her saps me of thought and energy.

          Have a listen to Obama for a similar experience. You want to hear something interesting but it’s just words. At the end ask what did I learn from that person. The interview on Sky with Diane Abbott regards the Harris report sums up her knowledge and depth.

             12 likes

  41. G says:

    The Government’s ‘Prevent’ strategy appears to only relate to schoolchildren and students, ‘at risk of being radicalised’. Shame the scheme does not include other age groups, social classes and those generally at risk. The Government should extend the scheme to embrace ‘Hate Crimes’ also. As one OAP who believes he is being radicalised by becoming increasingly fixated and angry at being surrounded by people that patently hate me and are hostile to my way of life and ethnicity, it is vitally important that I should seek help right now as I am quite convinced, despite needing another hip replacement (and naturally despite Brexit) I am becoming increasingly dangerous and far more so that a 4-year-old coming to grips with the English language –
    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/623124/SFR28_2017_Main_Text.pdf

    Having made this admission, I take heart in knowing I am not alone.

       15 likes

  42. StewGreen says:

    Ofcom head Sharon White is doing such a good job that’s just been given a 15% payrise
    to £430,309 yr

    In other news LibMob figures criticises Ofcom for failing to top Sky takeover
    “Ed Miliband, Sir Vince Cable, Kenneth Clarke, Lord Falconer, claim in a letter to the government that there was a “fundamental failure” in Ofcom’s investigation into the proposed £11.7bn takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox.

    The MPs say that the media regulator did not properly consider allegations of sexual harassment at Fox News and the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World as part of a review into whether a combined Fox and Sky would be committed to meeting broadcasting standards.
    … claim that the bar is met for a detailed investigation into broadcasting standards by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA),”

    Ofcom defended its report. A spokesperson for the regulator said:
    “We carried out detailed, evidence-based assessments, examining both broadcasting standards and media plurality aspects of the proposed takeover. The secretary of state will now decide on the next steps.”

       10 likes

    • Lobster says:

      How can the head of Ofcom be worth twice as much as the Prime Minister?

         10 likes

      • Old Goat says:

        Anyone can be worth twice as much as the current Prime Minister – the sum total of nothing.

           10 likes

      • Old Goat says:

        Anyone can be worth twice as much as the current Prime Minister – the sum total of nothing.

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  43. StewGreen says:

    6:15pm R4 Nadiya Hussain is on Loose Ends
    …BBC where diversity means having the same old opinions on all the time from your same old LibMob mates .

       24 likes

    • Ian Rushlow says:

      Exactly. We all look different and come from different parts of the world and have our own cultural characteristics but we all think the same.
      No, it’s not from 1984 or Animal Farm, but it might as well be.

         7 likes

  44. Manxman says:

    They just never stop do they, bastardising one of our Major World class sporting events with their quasi muslim head-scarf, if you dont look to hard you dont realise its a tanned local man.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-40568444

    https://ichef-1.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/177FD/production/_96935269_mediaitem96934871.jpg

    …………………………………………………………….

    Chief Constable with his begging bowl out, in the end has to concede………..

    Despite the challenges facing his “stretched” force, Mr Roberts said the Isle of Man “remains the safest place to live in the British Isles”.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-40568708

    ps the ‘world class” bit was t in c.

       2 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      Are you sure that is not a picture of someone setting out from Turkey to a Greek beach
      … and then onto the land of free housing etc. ?

         3 likes

  45. haleys comet says:

    Nadiya Hussein
    BBC food programme this morning..BBC..of course
    No wine..no whine
    But a slaughter of chefs finger!

       7 likes

    • Lobster says:

      Any bacon sarnies?

         7 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      She’s got Page 16 of the Express TV mag
      Strange cos she is officially the Times cookery expert.
      Is it a case of “please don’t bomb us we employ Nadiya” ?

         9 likes

      • Lobster says:

        Apart from baking a lop-sided cake for the Queen, what exactly is her claim to fame?
        She doesn’t strike me as a second Delia Smith or Michel Roux.

           12 likes

        • BRISSLES says:

          Token Muslim winner of a BBC competition.

             16 likes

        • StewGreen says:

          @Lobbie Nadi is bound to have sold million of books
          Let me check ..No says Google
          “Nadiya Hussein’s cook book, Nadiya’s Kitchen, has sold 31,095 copies.” Dec 2016

          “Nigella Lawson … has sold more than 3 million cookery books worldwide to date” (Wikipedia)

             12 likes

  46. BRISSLES says:

    We are bombarded with various begging ads on the tv, – one telling the plight of 10 year old little girls who when they reach 12 years are married off to men they don’t know, and have children themselves at age 14.

    Today chatting to a friend who is a volunteer at a local hospice, she told me of a fellow volunteer (Islamic) who challenged another young Asian helper as to why she was there. The young girl said she wanted to be a doctor and was doing background work in the quest for her goal. According to my friend, the Islamic woman really laid into this young lass, saying she should be at home and married with children as soon as she started menstruating ! Even the Asian girl was taken aback, and retaliated by asking if she was expected to start bearing children at age 10 !!! There was a bit of a hoo haa over this, BUT this attitude is real amongst the Muslims, and makes a complete mockery of the begging adverts to help children abroad, when its on our own doorstep ! Of course they want the women to breed as much as possible – birth defects or not, so that world domination of Islam is a reality. Why are we the only ones to see this ???

       38 likes

    • Ian Rushlow says:

      Kinder, Küche, Kirche (children, kitchen, church) = Nazi Germany slogan
      Children, Kitchen, Mosque = Islam

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  47. Beeb Brother says:

    The men’s game is much higher quality and brings in more money and viewers so they should be rewarded accordingly. By this logic, female super models should have to give loads of money to male models because male models are not as popular and do not generate as much income.

    Why not share their prize money with the wheel chair players? So what if fewer want to watch the wheel chair game – isn’t it discriminating against people with disabilities to pay them less?

    I just know the new Doctor Who will be female and the airwaves will be throbbing with SJW orgasms. Executives will be patting each other on the back for yet another progressive milestone reached. Never mind the acid attacks, death of free speech and FGN. A female Doctor Who! That wouldn’t make everything right with the world.

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  48. Beeb Brother says:

    I would love it if Trump got the wall built out of solar panels and it really helped the environment. What an SJW quandary for the Beeb that would be. I am sure they would still find a way to spin it in a negative light.

    I want him to Tweet out some more funny memes. The Left cannot meme.

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    • MarkyMark says:

      Make Mexicans have to stay in their own country. “Mexico, Build Your Wall”

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    • Al Shubtill says:

      It is (another) one of Trump’s successes, unsung by the MSM, that illegal immigration across the southern border has plummeted since The Donald became POTUS; in Guatemala people smugglers have seen their “clients” evaporate, as word filtered back that illegals WILL be deported.

      Now that Trump has gone along (twice) with the cucks in the congressional GOP, when they tried to tear down Obamacare and f****d it up, we should hopefully see him pivot to immigration and get THEM to go along with him to get the funding in place for the wall.

      He needs to be rid of Rinse Penis and replace him with Steve Bannon as Chief of Staff, who is much more in tune with what the people who actually put Trump in the White House want to see get done and who was instrumental in actually getting him elected.

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