Twelfth Night Open Thread 5 January 2019

The Far Left BBC continues it’s biased anti British Editorial Line ,Anti Democracy and anti white male

The policy is so clear now that more and more people are noticing as viewer and listener figures continue to decline. Let’s hope it’s heading for extinction .

 

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321 Responses to Twelfth Night Open Thread 5 January 2019

  1. G.W.F. says:

    Englands Dreaming

    Yeah, Savid Javid, you will control who comes here. Keep out Jewish reporters, white South Africans and find a space for the supporters of allah akibar and their families who are doing so much to protect our vital services.

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  2. Non Snowflake says:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46731183

    An absolutely pointless article by the bBBC, which is simply race-baiting.

    A story of a goody two-shoes black player and some badly behaved naughty uncouth white players.

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  3. Deborah says:

    Saturday afternoon and it is dark and dismal outside. I thought I couldn’t be bothered to read a book and thought I would watch a bit of tv. BBC2, Back In Time For School. Less than 5 minutes and I was hearing how the teacher was writing about ‘savages’ on the blackboard and how upset the non white, or partially white children were. I walked away for 10 minutes. I returned to hear the teacher say it was dreadful for the children to have to salute a flag and stand for the national anthem. I switched off and moved onto the iPad to read this site. I will then go and read my book.
    The BBC could have chosen all sorts for the Edwardian children to have learned in school but the programme obviously gave opportunity for present day political point scoring as usual.

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    • JimS says:

      I saw some of this earlier in the week. Children and teachers wearing caps and hats in school, really!
      Girls worrying that by not doing science they wouldn’t have been able to take up the non-existing Edwardian jobs in science.
      One suffragette takes classes in Ju-Jitsu, one, so our school has a class too. Always the exception on the BBC.
      The most worrying thing about the programme wasn’t so much what they were being taught but how much the teachers showed ‘snowflake’ tendencies – children being taught by children.
      At the end everyone received a prize, so BBC!

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  4. LastChanceSaloon says:

    I do not use the treasonous BBC, I will not create an account.
    But I noticed a trend.
    “Using the BBC”
    1 “Why we’re asking you to sign in”
    2 “How we keep your data safe”
    3 “Giving you more of what you love”
    4 “You’re in charge”
    5 “Keeping kids safe”
    6 “Will you share my data with TV Licensing?”
    7 “Want to know more?”
    8 “Creating & Using Your Account.”

    #1 Showing tablet held in two white hands.
    Thereafter showing black hands all the way.
    Thank you BBC for confirming your racism, yet again.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Last
      The next step for the bbc is to use the TV licence number as a username for their sites . I do wonder , though, if they have worked out what the effect could if the iPlayer takes a kicking from netflixers not using inferior BBC output like Dr Who and other ridiculously multicultural period dramas .

      The BBC regularly hides behind the iPlayer to say that viewing figures ‘arnt that bad’ because they don’t take into account iPlayer usage – without that they’d ( hopefully ) be screwed .

      I remember some plan to introduce the TV licence number security this year but it could be – because of what I have explained above – it won’t happen .

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  5. pugnazious says:

    Spot the difference.

    Thomas Mair who murdered Jo Cox wasn’t detained under the Mental Health Act despite having known mental health issues.

    Contrast the recent attack in Manchester….

    ‘A terror suspect arrested over a “frenzied” knife attack on three people in Manchester has been detained under mental health laws.’

    Note this…..

    ‘Mr Jackson had said that “given how frenzied the attack was” officers had been considering the state of the suspect’s mental health. “There is wide reporting in the press about what the attacker allegedly said during the incident and because of this we want to be clear, we are treating this as a terrorism investigation,” he said.’

    So “Given how frenzied the attack was” the police decided there must be mental health issues. You wonder if they would still be treating this as a terrorist incident if the papers hadn’t reported the killer shouting Islamic slogans….and is dismissing this as a ‘mental health’ issue a way of avoiding the issue of Islam and Jihadi behaviour.

    And contrast that with this recent attack on a train….

    ‘Relatives have paid tribute to “devoted family man” Lee Pomeroy, 51, who was stabbed to death on a train in Surrey.
    A man, aged 35, was arrested on suspicion of murder and a 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

    Det Ch Insp Sam Blackburn from British Transport Police, said: “This is a fast moving investigation.

    “Nothing justified the extraordinary violence that followed and we are concentrating our efforts on the on-going investigation.”
    Assistant Chief Constable Sean O’Callaghan told BBC Breakfast the two men had moved through a carriage having a discussion for a few minutes before the “unprovoked violent attack” which saw Mr Pomeroy stabbed multiple times.’

    So an unprovoked attack using ‘extraordinary violence’ and in this case the police do not deal with this as a mental health issue. Presumably stabbing someone multiple times unprovoked is perfectly rational whereas stabbing many people for political/religious reasons is completely without reason.

    It does seem the police/government/BBC want the first big headlines to be filled with claims that Muslim terrorists were mentally ill….if later that turns out not to be the case it doesn’t matter, the narrative has been pushed into the Public’s mind….that ‘Muslim’ terrorism isn’t ‘Muslim’ it’s due to mental illness. Don’t blame ‘Muslims’.

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  6. pugnazious says:

    Curious timing.

    The BBC reports a massive data leak in Germany…the victims are politicians and political activists….the BBC reports that the only party not to suffer any leaks was the ‘Far Right’ AFD….clearly linking the AFD or its supporters to the attack.

    However Breitbart reports a qualification…

    ‘While the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) was notably absent in the hack, authorities say there may be AfD member data in the leaks since due to their large size, not all of the data has been fully examined.’

    Why wouldn’t the BBC add that to their report? You may ask if the German government has in fact found AFD data in the leak and decided not to admit this just yet in order to get exactly the kind of negative anti-AFD press that has in fact arisen.

    Consider the timing….the data leaks had been going on for some time…so why was it only ‘noticed’ on Friday?

    Coincidence that the AFD had released its party manifesto on Thursday night? Any chance the German government timed the news of the data leak to undermine the AFD and its manifesto?

    ‘Germany’s AfD party has raised the prospect of ‘Dexit’, saying it will back withdrawal from the EU if Brussels does not combat the ‘Islamisation’ of the continent.

    A party manifesto released ahead of the European Parliament elections in May said Islam was a ‘danger to Europe’.

    The AfD, which has risen to prominence in the wake of the migrant influx into Germany, said the EU had become ‘undemocratic’ and ‘occupied by the political class.’

    Dexit would be a ‘last resort’ but the party would support it if its demands for reform are not met in the next five years, the document said. ‘

    Note also that the AFD has been under constant violent attack…and that a bomb went off at one of its offices on Thursday night…did the BBC report that? No.

    Explosion outside AfD office in eastern Germany

    Funny how the bombing of a Party office and other violent attacks on the AFD go unreported by the BBC but the leaking of some fairly trivial data is treated as a democratic crisis…and the blame put on the ‘Far Right’ and Russia.

    I imagine if it had been a German ‘Jo Cox’s’ office it would have made the BBC headlines.

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  7. pugnazious says:

    ‘UK Manufacturing PMI Hits 6-Month High on Brexit Boost

    Interesting that the PMI figures for both services and manufacturing have gone up in December despite total political chaos and a deliberate attempt by Remainers to destabilise the British economy and May’s no-deal project fear mongering on a grandly ridiculous scale.

    Interesting of course that the BBC has totally ignored the PMI figures…when they go down they make every bulletin with news that a ‘recession’ is just around the corner…oddly whenever they go up the BBC tends to ignore or downplay them.

    What’s also interesting is that the EU is doing worse than the UK….but again reports ignore that…here’s what the PMI indicates for the EU….

    ‘Slowest growth in over four years during December’

    Odd how any British slowdown is because of Brexit but the EU and world economy floundering is completely separate.

    Look at Reuter’s reports on the British position…misreporting wildly the positive PMI figures….#duetobrexit…

    ‘Brexit worries slow UK growth to near standstill
    A closely watched business survey indicated firms were growing more anxious, while figures from the Bank of England and mortgage lender Nationwide painted a picture of households reining in spending. ‘

    Er…the PMI rose, and was far above expectations…in what way did these figures indicate businesses growing more anxious?

    Shock slide in UK services PMI points to stalling economy’
    Uncertainty about the terms of Brexit next March clobbered British services firms last month, leaving the economy at risk of contracting, a survey showed on Wednesday.

    That’s a blatant lie…the services PMI slowed but still rose up.

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  8. pugnazious says:

    Look at this quite extraordinary and ill-judged attack on Trump by a BBC journalist…one who clearly has not watched the video he is so cleverly commenting on….

    ‘President Trump’s remarks at his cabinet meeting this week offered a bizarre glimpse into his perception of the world.

    This is a president who, for all his bombastic self-promotion, is feeling the pressure.

    His response was to provide an extended riff on his presidency and his achievements. But almost everything he said was questionable or, to put it bluntly, down-right wrong.

    The Washington Post newspaper described it as “a 95-minute stream-of-consciousness..…..filled with falsehoods, revisionist history and self-aggrandizement”.’

    Trump was not talking off the top of his head, he clearly had notes he was reading and later he was not rambling on in some ‘stream of consciousness’ as the BBC claims but was in fact answering a series of questions from journalists.

    It’s a very bizarre and false picture of Trump’s statements being painted by the BBC here….yes he got one thing wrong…Russia did not invade Afghanistan because Jihadis were attacking Russia…but they were attacking Russian interests on their border. However the rest of what he says is rational and targeted, if in the usual Trumpian style.

    Here’s two videos of the meeting so you can judge for yourself….is everything Trump says ‘questionable or to put it bluntly wrong’?……

    Kind of think it is the BBC journalist who is guilty of producing a ‘stream-of-consciousness..…..filled with falsehoods, revisionist history and self-aggrandizement’ not Trump.

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    • G.W.F. says:

      pugnazious

      BBC obviously obeying orders from the Government – or whoever acts on behalf of the Government – to maintain its anti Trump anti US policy – whilst being so warm and subservient to the 4th Reich

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    • Fedup2 says:

      If you take one step back and think about the situation where the State Broadcaster of a foreign country ( UK) constantly reports on and criticises the democratically elected Head of State of the most successful country on Earth – America – you have just say ‘what?’

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      • Scroblene says:

        Absolutely, Fed, especially when they kept dribbling on about Obama telling us we’d be at the back of the queue, and showed that clip time and time again.

        I’d love to see President Trump withdraw the BBC passes indefinitely. He just ignores them anyway, so why bother paying the toxic midget Sopel and Soubry clone Kay to say anything at all!

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    • LastChanceSaloon says:

      p – Washington Post.
      Far left “journalists” caught lying again.

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  9. Dover Sentry says:

    “”The UK has been ranked the world’s second most powerful nation despite Brexit.””

    “” The Henry Jackson Society‘s Audit of Geopolitical Capability used a model involving four attributes, 33 indicators and 1240 potential data observations and placed the UK after the US but slightly ahead of China. “”

    “”The Audit’s Chief Analyst, James Rogers, said that the UK voting to leave the EU “has had no discernible impact on the UK’s fundamental ability to apply itself around the World”

    https://henryjacksonsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/HJS-2019-Audit-of-Geopolitical-Capability-Report-web.pdf

    BBC please note the above. (Not that it will change their anti-Brexit and anti-British, pro-EU stance).

    (Guido Fawkes).

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  10. Cassandra says:

    Why is it black contestants on Celebrity Mastermind are asked VERY easy questions in the general knowledge section. Tonight in the episode where Edwina Curry won, the black contestant was asked by Humphries, “What would you be wearing if you are wearing your birthday suit?”

       52 likes

    • Jeff says:

      To be absolutely fair the (so called) celebrity version of Mastermind always has stupendously easy questions.
      I think they have to so that they don’t humiliate their contestants. After all some of these celeb’s aren’t the brightest berries on the bush.
      And you never know…
      Diane Abbott might be taking part.

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      • taffman says:

        Then its not “absolutely fair” is it ?
        Typical Al Beeb.

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      • LastChanceSaloon says:

        J
        Abbott?
        No, the BBC are far too careful with our money to spend it on reinforcing the floor and obtaining a made to measure, extra size hippo chair, for three minutes of questions.

        Abbott must be over 300lbs, she is even bigger than Lady Hugee who is, well, hugee.

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    • Halifax says:

      A black birthday suit ?

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  11. StewGreen says:

    Owen Jones caught lying, after Met Police FOI
    FOI said : The #BrexitBetrayal rally organised by freedom activist Tommy Robinson and @UKIP, is estimated to have turned out around 5,000 protestors on the 9th December last year as opposed to around a mere 1,000 for @OwenJones84 and Momentum’s counter-protest.
    … That’s the opposite of what Ow-J and even the Times reported.

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  12. theisland says:

    Petition nearly at 299,000

    https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229963

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    • Up2snuff says:

      theisland, I think I could soon be very proud of my fellow British countrymen and countrywomen and anyone who considers themselves in between or outside those categories. Divided country? Pah! I think we may be uniting over a very important issue – a vital issue.

      We’ve taken brave stands in the past (think centenary of Votes for Women) and I hope that now we are showing that we will not be cowed by the EU or by those in our country who are doom-mongers.

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  13. Deborah says:

    QI Saturday night, BBC2. Within 5 minutes we had a joke about a horse with a long mane looking like Trump (Nish Kumar) and a joke anti Brexit. However after that things settled down, but the BBC never miss a chance.

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  14. theisland says:

    As we here all knew.

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    • Non Snowflake says:

      250,000 sore losers.

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    • StewGreen says:

      Jeff Tatlor’s video
      Link to Jeff Taylor’s earlier amateur technical analysis from the time, when he realised the 700K fig was impossible
      He concluded 50K to 150K was possible
      https://www.economicvoice.com/the-670000-anti-brexit-peoples-vote-rally-de-bunked/

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    • StewGreen says:

      BBC : “Young voters led the People’s Vote march to London’s Parliament Square, which supporters say attracted approximately 700,000 protesters”.
      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45925542 20 October 2018

      That BBC page has an incredible 17 different edit stages
      – Versions #0 to #5 : Young voters will lead the march, which organisers are expecting to be more than 100,000-strong.
      – Version #6 : “organisers the People’s Vote campaign say is being attended by more than 500,000 demonstrators.”
      and “stewards on the route estimated 570,000 were taking part.”

      – Version #8 to 12 : “organisers say has attracted more than 600,000 people.”
      “stewards on the route estimated 670,000 were taking part.”
      (looks to me someone just said “lets’ up it by 100K”)

      – from Version #9 “organisers” was changed to “supporters”

      – Version #13 to #16
      “which supporters say attracted approximately 700,000 protesters.”
      “stewards on the route estimated 700,000 were taking part.”

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    • StewGreen says:

      I knew that 700K number was suspicious cos a week later they delivered a 1 million peition to the Downing Street, that wasn’t really a 1m petition but 3 petitions added together, when most people would have signed all 3 petitions.
      The top petition had 350K sigs , so it didn’t make sense to me that you could get more people on one city march than you could get to sign One NATIONAL petition.
      ================
      It’s interesting to think about which blue-ticks tweeted the 700K claim
      and if they used the word “rally”

      Guardian Tweet stated

      ‏@catherinemep tweeted 23 Oct 2018
      \\ A Tory MEP has written an internal email to the whole European Parliament contesting that 700k people went to the people’s vote march on Saturday.
      He has also written 170 books on ghosts, UFOs and paranormal activity. This is my life//

      AdamboultonSKY tweeted 22 Oct 2018
      \\ the qualitative aspect of the People’s vote March may prove more significant than the quantitative 700k, which is smaller than the Leave Referendum majority. //

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  15. vlad says:

    According to the Standard, a triple stabbing in Leyton, and a fourth in Forest Gate, posted more than 4 hours ago.

    According to the world’s most overfunded broadcaster, at time of writing… tumbleweed. Zilch. Nada. Silencio.

    Do they know something?

    A propos nothing in particular, here are some mugshots of recent knife crime perpetrators.

    Oh, I see.

    Perhaps, like islamic terrorism, knife crime is just part and parcel of living in a vibrantly diverse and colourful city.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/three-in-hospital-after-triple-stabbing-in-east-london-a4031351.html

    71358.jpg

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    • taffman says:

      One for maxi troll?

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    • Up2snuff says:

      It was on the BBC w-s, vlad, late last night. I missed the 10pm R4 News so do not know if it was covered on that.

      I cannot understand why the Mayor does not step in and do something. Sadiq Khan appears to be more interested in installing more speed bumps outside schools to reduce air quality than stopping this knife and gun carnage among London’s youth.

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      • Doublethinker says:

        Up2,
        The Mayor and the rest of our liberal politicians are in deep trouble about the knife crime epidemic iamongst black youths and about the Muslim rape gangs . These two examples demonstrate that the diversity they have created against the wishes of the people has massive downsides. But if the politicians try to crack down then they will have to admit what is obvious to all of us and has been for decades, importing third worlders into our country was a massive error that will damage our society probably for ever. No doubt there will be a concerted effort to cover up or distort this obvious truth. Statistics will be manipulated, lies will be told , news of even more murders and rapes will be suppressed, anyone voicing concerns will be denounced and punished. Soon the black youths will realise that the authorities are scared of tackling them at any level and that they can act with impunity like the Muslim rape gangs. Our society is fracturing and the future looks bleak all thanks to dumb liberals.

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        • Up2snuff says:

          Double, yes – at the moment it is apparently within one or two ethnic groupings. I have posted before that I have an uncomfortable feeling that the Met are allowing this as a form of revenge ‘cull’. The Mayor seems to be constantly trying to pretend that the Conservative Government is causing it by under-funding the Met. The BBC are neither sharp enough or honest enough to pick him up on the fact that funding for the Police in London – as for the London Fire Brigade – is a devolved responsibility to his office.

          When the Labour Govt chose to throw open the doors of the UK to the EU, especially the new Eastern bloc members, I feared trouble between the more ‘reactionary’ young Poles and East Germans who might come here and our already native BAME residents together with any newer BAME incomers. Was thankful that did not come to pass.

          “Statistics will be manipulated, lies will be told , news of even more murders and rapes will be suppressed, anyone voicing concerns will be denounced and punished. Soon the black youths will realise that the authorities are scared of tackling them at any level and that they can act with impunity like the Muslim rape gangs. Our society is fracturing and the future looks bleak all thanks to dumb liberals.” Yes. That has happened before. Remember the riots after the shooting of Mark Duggan?

          Before the riots started, I remember a Tottenham resident saying on R4 through her tears, in effect: “Our children are being slain on a daily basis but the Police and other authorities are doing nothing to protect us.”

          However, looking at the mugshots in vlad’s post another horrible thought struck me today. There were kids like that in my Youth Group many years ago.

          Those faces could almost have been their children or grandchildren. I hope they were not.

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  16. Guest Who says:

    Blimey; the bbc not letting this go. Now with added effects.

    Sadly, for them, still #CCBGB

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    • vlad says:

      Hey, she’s young(ish), she’s cool, she’s Latina, she’s female, she’s Democrat, and best of all, she sticking it to Trump and the Republicans.
      Manna from heaven to the biased beeb — the yoof-obsessed, pro-feminist, pro-migrant, anti-Republican, and hysterically Trump-hating bbc.
      If only she were LGBT she’d tick all the boxes. Still, no-one’s perfect, eh?

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    • NameNotNumber says:

      Unfortunately for the BBC, Alexandria appears to have a problem with basic maths similar to our own Diane Abbott’s:
      ‘Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs.’
      ‘Unemployment is low because everyone is working 80 hours a week.’

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  17. taffman says:

    \\Surrey train stabbing: Lee Pomeroy ‘was honourable man’//
    Question : Was this a terrorist act ?

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    • Eddy Booth says:

      What was they arguing about anyway?
      Don’t we have journalists who find these things out anymore, or someone with a social media account etc who was on the train ?- guess that would be burried 4 miles deep by google gaming the search engine to favour MSM

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  18. taffman says:

    “China’s economic slowdown: How worried should we be?”
    Wot ! no mention of Brexit ?
    Someone at Al Beeb has blundered, they have forgotten to add the ‘usual’.
    Heads will roll !

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  19. taffman says:

    All the media, Al Beeb and the MSM are going flat out for a ‘fake peoples vote’. The two and a half year delay was to allow the propaganda of the media to change the minds of the British people.
    The more the flak the closer to the target.

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  20. taffman says:

    “Not A Single Job Will Be Lost In No-Deal Brexit” – Iain Duncan Smith?
    Nowt on Al Beeb?
    Sign here to help him ……………………
    https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229963

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    • taffman says:

      299,780 Votes now .

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      • Eddy Booth says:

        If Ian duncan s**t is after rope to hang himself I’ll chip in.
        The remainers choose the most vile and hated politician to act as the anti shill mouthpiece for leave, knowing that normal working class, would baulk at siding with him,
        Smith a man responsable for untold suicides, homlessness, worry and stress, due to his sick welfare reform called Universal Credit.

           16 likes

      • taffman says:

        Bingo!
        Over 300,087 now

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  21. taffman says:

    Al Beeb are very quiet about Macaroons’ falling popularity and the yellow vests’ true reasons for their outrage.

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    • Guest Who says:

      #CCBGB

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      • vesnadog says:

        “Is it a deliberate BBC News policy to under-report the chaos in France?”

        I’ll like to bet that the supper ruling elites within the fake BBC are “Preppers” keeping their pretty tolerant brigade heads down for fear that these guys might cross the channel (after they have succeeded in their efforts to overthrow the French government of course) to join in the UK yellow vests in preparation that May tries to BETRAY THE 17 AND ONE HALF MILLION VOTERS!

        We all know where the people head for when a coup is on the horizon – the TV/RADIO stations throughout the land. History proves that It works nearly every time a coup is decided.

        Are you listening to what we pro-life are warning you, you: Anti-family, anti-morality, anti-biology, anti-decency, anti-society, anti-children, anti-unborn babies, anti-freedom of speech, pro-“heavy pink jackbooted, anti-sanity, anti-family sexperts…then you should be! As we licence payers will only restrain ourselves for so long!

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      • davylars says:

        BBC news this morning. They have got a reporter in Budapest wetting himself about the ‘slave labour’ protest. No doubt inflating the size of it and promising us that this is just the start of a fight back..

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        • StewGreen says:

          News Jan 1st was that Orban had wacked up the minimum wage by 17%
          .. case of protesters upping their demands every time they are given something.
          =========================
          R4 now
          Ruby Wax has just said that she will leave country if we get a No Deal Brexit “I’m not going to pay a tariff on my imported mascara”
          ===========

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        • Guest Who says:

          Ah, that must be why the BBc has no resources anywhere near France currently.

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  22. Guest Who says:

    Sounds like a must watch.

    The viewing figures beyond Momentum mandatory screenings will be interesting.

    Lucky the bbc does not have to worry about ratings.

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  23. chancygardner says:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46772412

    If I remember correctly, the BBC has been asked by the government not to use the expression ‘Islamic State’ in articles to avoid the interpretation that it has legitimacy. Yet here it is headlining an article oozing with the usual stuff: A couple of thinly veiled digs at Trump and a suggestion that the British forces are ‘distancing’ themselves from him. Opinionated and subversive as ever.

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  24. G says:

    I suspect that if we were told the truth, the UK would be supporting > 63% of those sucking us dry.
    http://newobserveronline.com/usa-63-of-non-citizen-households-use-welfare-study-shows/

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  25. StewGreen says:

    Lineker poster

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    • StewGreen says:

      Another Lineker poster
      DwJD7ShWsAAdQdZ.jpg:small

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Stew – I must warn you that infringing the trade mark of “walkers crisps” – a cola cola subsidiary
      Is a very serious matter ( joke)

      Seriously -so Comrade Lineker is willing to take cash from an American corporation to sell unhealthy food to his ‘ fans’ , circulate fraudulent notices from the Department of Health and push his political agenda —
      But still receive BBC state tax cash when he’s not working for BT . The absolute worst sort of socialist .

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  26. Dover Sentry says:

    BBC Online News:

    “”Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message””

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-46770612

    Apart from the ‘Pythonesque’ quality of the headline, the BBC fail to mention the cause of the women’s deprivations and inequality.

    Here’s a clue, BBC:

    First letter I

    Second letter S

    Third letter L

    Fourth letter A

    Last letter M

    There. Why let the facts get in the way of a crap story?

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  27. MarkyMark says:

    “If you use the language rules that your ideological opponent demands that you use, you cede (give up) the territory to them.” – {youtube – Jordan Peterson}

    Migrant …. “a person who moves from one place to another in order to find work or better living conditions.”

    Dreamer … a migrant with better dreams than anyone else.

    Irregular … a migrant that is different to those who live in the place they are heading.

    Undocumented .. a migrant who destroyed their documents for some reason.

    Iranian Migrant .. a migrant leaving the wonderful world of Tolerant Islam to live in the Intolerant Western World.

    ‘groomed’ …. There were examples of children who had been doused in petrol and threatened with being set alight, threatened with guns, made to witness brutally violent r*pes and threatened they would be next if they told anyone. Girls as young as 11 were raped by large numbers of male perpetrators. {Jay report}

    Racist…. a word to hide 1400(estimate) child rapes over 16 years in 1 Town.

    Islamophobe …. a word to stop you getting angry when 22 are murdered at a concert and your Prime Minister calls these people LOST.

    Hate Crime .. words to stop you hating the government and leaders.

    Brexit …. a word to describe racists and Islamophobe and people who like to hate things that are stupid.

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    • theisland says:

      Reality Check: Who rescues migrants in the Channel?
      By Reality Check team
      BBC News
      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46758600

      A note on terminology: The BBC uses the term migrant to refer to all people on the move who have yet to complete the legal process of claiming asylum. This group includes people fleeing war-torn countries, who are likely to be granted refugee status, as well as people who are seeking jobs and better lives, who governments are likely to rule are economic migrants.

      That’s all OK then.

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      • Celtic_Mist says:

        theisland,

        The bBBC’s definition of migrant is possibly at odds with that of Amnesty International’s –
        //
        Who is a migrant?
        There is no internationally accepted legal definition of a migrant. Like most agencies and organizations, we at Amnesty International understand migrants to be people staying outside their country of origin, who are NOT asylum-seekers OR refugees.//

        If my understanding is correct then the bBBC are dishonestly representing the opinion of a prominent activist organisation.

        Amnesty go on to define who are refugees and asylum-seekers –

        //
        Who is a refugee?
        A refugee is a person who has fled their own country because they are at risk of serious human rights violations and persecution there. The risks to their safety and life were so great that they felt they had no choice but to leave and seek safety outside their country because their own government cannot or will not protect them from those dangers. Refugees have a right to international protection.

        Who is an asylum-seeker?
        An asylum-seeker is a person who has left their country and is seeking protection from persecution and serious human rights violations in another country, but who hasn’t yet been legally recognized as a refugee and is waiting to receive a decision on their asylum claim. Seeking asylum is a human right. This means everyone should be allowed to enter another country to seek asylum.//

        https://www.amnesty.org/en/what-we-do/refugees-asylum-seekers-and-migrants/

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  28. MarkyMark says:

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  29. MarkyMark says:

    LONDON (AP) – The commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police says the nationalities of the eight victims in the terrorist attack on London Bridge tell a proud story of London’s unique makeup.
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-4591234/London-police-chief-Attack-victims-citys-diversity.html

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  30. Zelazek says:

    Sebastian Rich, being interviewed by Edward Stourton on Radio Four’s Sunday Programme this morning: “I have never known a single journalist to lie.”
    There we have it, folks. All of us on this site are deluded.

       47 likes

    • Terminal Moraine says:

      Zelazek, years ago a friend of mine was caught up in a significant violent crime in London. Couple of days later I got to read the whole thing in the Evening Standard. When I got to hear the actual events from the horse’s mouth, I discovered not only had the reporter spun the whole thing to make it a better ‘human drama’, but had just got basic facts wrong. And that was from someone speaking direct to the ‘journalist’.

      It was a lesson for me.

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      • Zelazek says:

        TM – I believe you. I myself was once interviewed by a journalist. They did accurately report one thing I said but then completely invented a whole paragraph of stuff that I did not say. So, like you, I know from personal experience how these people operate.

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        • Fedup2 says:

          Zel
          It’s why journos and politicians inhabit the same metro bubble – they both lie for a living .

          And there is always a queue to become either .

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          • StewGreen says:

            @Zel/@Fed see what happened when a BBC reporter moved to a small town
            \\ I came to realise that I had lived in a media bubble for decades. I am reminded of the quote said to have come from the playwright, Arthur Miller: “How can the polls be neck and neck?
            I don’t know anyone who’s voting for Bush”…//
            https://isthebbcbiased.blogspot.com/2019/01/cosmopolitan-media-bubbles-of-uniform.html

               10 likes

            • Fedup2 says:

              Stew – thanks – Steve Evans was a Sad loss from the BBC . He was a rarity – a reflective journo who didn’t spout the state broadcaster mantra – no wonder he left the BBC .

              I don’t think the BBC will go back to him and he won’t hang around making a nasty smell like comrade Naughtie is doing …

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      • Fred Stubber says:

        I have a friend who is a freelance journalist. He is syndicated across several national dailies. A few months ago he heard that a bloke had been attacked in a chip shop. It didn’t sound like much of a story but it was nearby and he thought the local rag might take it so he went out and found the bloke. It turned out that the a drunk had nibbled the victim’s ear for a laugh while they were queuing in the chip shop. Blood had been drawn, but the ear when examined appeared virtually undamaged. My friend put it to the bloke that it wasn’t much of a story, but that they could maybe make something of it. The journo went off and bought some bandages and bandaged up the bloke’s head, then took some pictures. The story got into the local rag as MAN LOSES EAR IN CHIP SHOP ATTACK.
        Fred

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    • Beltane says:

      Mr Rich went on: ‘Can’t say the same for the married ones, of course, but they have bigger bills.’

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    • StewGreen says:

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    • Guest Who says:

      The BBC does not recognise lying. There are simply grades of truth, from ‘truthiness’ to ‘alt.truth’.

      Apparently.

      The best part is any grade gets a pass from management.

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    • StewGreen says:

      Seb Rich seems hatey
      \\ Trump the only world leader in the history of democracy to weaponise refugees for political gain. It’s not a caravan you imbecilic ignoramus, it’s sheer desperation. //

      I was in Tunisia during the whole of the revolution, journos started turning up ..They’d say stuff like “I just saw this amazing thing” and knowing local stuff we’d know what they were saying wasn’t true, so we’d say “did you get a photo ?” and they say “well I wasn’t exactly there, but I met someone who said that’s what happened”
      And we were like “so you didn’t actually SEE it”
      They appeared to have quite a blurred line between real world and imagination.

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      • LastChanceSaloon says:

        SG
        “Trump the only world leader in the history of democracy to weaponise refugees for political gain”

        Blair weaponised 3.6 million “refugees” to vote for NuLabour.
        The US Democratic party is attempting the same trick as I type.
        The EU got its weaponisation policy from Blair.

        Weaponisation is exactly the right term.
        So Rich is a lying ****.

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  31. MarkyMark says:

    From a Theresa May speech …

    As Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator of the financial times, says: ‘The desirability of sizeable immigration is a matter more of values than of economics. It is not a choice between wealth and poverty, but of the sort of country one desires to inhabit.’

    https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/home-secretary-speech-on-an-immigration-system-that-works-in-the-national-interest

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  32. MarkyMark says:

    1765 …. **In a republic worthy of name, freedom to publish one ’s thoughts is a citizen’s natural right.** They may use a pen or their voice, and should not be prevented from writing any more than speaking …That is the law in England, a monarchical country, where people are freer than elsewhere because they are more enlightened. – Voltaire, Republican Ideas, 1765

    2018 … In addition to reporting hate crime, please report non-crime hate incidents, **which can include things like offensive or insulting comments, online, in person or in writing**. Hate will not be tolerated in South Yorkshire. Report it and put a stop to it #HateHurtsSY – UK South Yorkshire Police, 2018

    1765 … **In a republic worthy of name, freedom to publish one’s thoughts is a citizen’s natural right.**

    2018 … **which can include things like offensive or insulting comments, online, in person or in writing**

       43 likes

    • G says:

      MM,
      Hate Speech law – see Anne Marie Walters on the subject –

         34 likes

      • vlad says:

        Hate speech laws are really just to silence criticism of islam, or indeed exposing the truth about the religion of war, intolerance, paedophilia and misogyny.

           35 likes

    • G.W.F. says:

      Marky Mark

      Just about to turn myself in for a non hate crime. I deliberately crossed the road rather than buy a copy of the Beeeg Eeshoo from a Romanian Lady. She saw me and was offended.

         38 likes

      • gb123 says:

        I am going to have to join you. I looked up at the sky and thought to myself there are some dark clouds over there. I also told someone I thought the new Doctor Who was a load of PC C**p and they might have felt a little upset (not really, they laughed and agreed!).

           31 likes

        • G says:

          gb,
          “….and they might have felt a little upset….”
          In the wrong company, what with the mulitculti sickness being rife and all that, you were lucky not to have been stabbed to death. I guess you did’nt have a 14 year old offspring with you………

             21 likes

          • LastChanceSaloon says:

            G
            Correct. I just ignore them.
            Except the ones that ask for directions; I tell those “go in that direction until you get to Lahore, then ask”.

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      • Eddy Booth says:

        GWF
        Be very careful around those Romanian big issue sellers,
        I was temporaily blinded by one, via the sun reflecting off its set of gold teeth.
        They must have a brilliant NHS over there, looking after their beggars like that,

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  33. Alicia Sinclair says:

    As we were plotting a Sedgemoor Rebellion at our local Tim’s Trattoria earlier, I noted his tellies featured Chukka spouting crap with subtitles.
    He’s missing a trick here, Surely you can filter out the Remoaning faceaches using simple face recognition or set a blocked screen for the Moaners. We go to Spoons because it’s Brexit Bistro, and nationwide. What’s the point in Tims great magazine if his screens betray the message.
    Sorry re non BBC gripe. Got no licence, only bother with Radio 3 and Ken Bruce. But f*** em as per. Happy New Year, and watch Wessexs foot go green and Gangrenous to lead us out of the EUSSR on March 30th. Love you all!

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  34. Jeff says:

    I had a little chuckle watching The Marr Show this morning. He was interviewing the two actresses starring in the film about Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots. Of course, if real life, the two women never actually met, but film makers have always taken liberties and ignored this rather irritating fact. It’s been done a few times.
    However, what rather startled me, though in these ludicrously PC times it shouldn’t have, was a member of Elizabeth’s coterie being a black bloke! Nowadays this happens more and more.
    I’ve seen William the Conqueror’s main lieutenant also depicted as a black chap. According to the BBC this geezer was responsible for the success of the Norman invasion. Utter nonsense.
    I’ve seen one off our mythological icons, Friar Tuck, alter from being a podgy white bloke into a six foot four West Indian. Why?
    In the present film I didn’t deduce who this fellow was supposed to be portraying; Sir Walter Raleigh? Francis Drake? Walsingham?
    I’ve seen “people of colour” shoe horned inappropriately and clumsily into period dramas; Dickens, Thackery and now Les Miserables.
    Isn’t this, apart from its clear historical illiteracy, the worst sort of cultural appropriation.
    Just imagine If the boot was on the other foot…

       78 likes

    • G says:

      Jeff,
      “Why”?
      Moulding young and/or gullible malleable minds.
      A few weeks ago, I asked a quick question of a 50 year old female who is only subject to MSM incl. BBC, the question: ‘What percentage of the UK population is white?’ Answer? – “about 30%”.
      My case rests………….

         29 likes

    • vlad says:

      In the spirit of colour-blindness, equality and diversity, I propose a white actor play Mandela, Obama or Saint Martin Luther King in the next bbc biopic.

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      • Ian Rushlow says:

        A fine sentiment, but doesn’t go far enough. The actor should also be a woman.
        Coming soon in the cinema:
        Emma Watson IS Nelson Mandela…
        (“The resemblance is uncanny”. Guardian Film Reviewer).

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    • vesnadog says:

      “According to the BBC this geezer was responsible for the success of the Norman invasion. ”

      I suppose the BBC forgot to mention that at the time most of our armed forces were up north-east somewhere fighting another battle valiantly against our Viking neighbours?

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  35. Up2snuff says:

    In all their Brexit coverage, I do not recall the BBC ever mentioning this Petition to Her Majesty’s Parliament that is now over 300,000 signatures strong and is still climbing: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229963 .

    I wonder why?

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  36. LastChanceSaloon says:

    From order order
    Statue of Traitor May cancelled.
    Use the money for the first statue of TR.

       25 likes

  37. Up2snuff says:

    SUNDAY PARLOUR QUIZ
    There are some interesting contradictions/conflicts/hypocrisies on the BBC w-s Home Page today.
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/
    See how many you can spot.

    (No prize, other than the satisfaction that the Beeb cannot pull the wool over your eyes.)

       15 likes

  38. fakenewswatcher says:

    Independent countries have controllable borders. If the UK leaves the EU, is it not a regrettable but obvious fact that there will have to be such a border between the UK and Eire?

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  39. MarkyMark says:

    Type of complaint
    General BBC

    Complaint category
    Not enough coverage

    Contacted us before
    No

    Complaint title
    Islamophobic Priest with 85m followers ignored.

    Complaint description

    Dear Winston Smith working for the BBC whose wages are paid under threat of prosecution to the general public,

    I did not see any major coverage of a Priest who criticised Islam saying it was not compatible with Western laws. This man is of a religion that has 85 million people in more than 165 countries which would mean it’s a big story.

    “ISLAMIC rules are incompatible with British laws which have developed over 500 years and sharia law should never become part of the British legal system, the Archbishop of Canterbury (Justin Welby) has declared.” 24feb2018 https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/923309/islam-archbishop-of-canterbury-christianity-britain-uk-sharia-law

    This is quite a worrying statement because we have many people who believe in Islam in positions of power … to hear their defence of Islam would be in the interests of unbiased reporting.
    Maybe Justin Welby should be interviewed with the following to see if this argument carries any weight.

    Justin Welby debates Home Office, UK Security … Islamist …. Sajid Javid.
    Justin Welby debates London Mayor, UK Prosperity … Islamist … Sadiq Khan.
    Justin Welby debates CEO of Bernados, UK Children … Islamist .. Javed Khan.
    Justin Welby debates Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief … Islamist … Lord Ahmed.
    Justin Welby debates BBC religion and ethics commissioning … Islamist … Fatima Salaria

    This could also be followed up with why the Government is looking at “Applying sharia law in England and Wales: independent review (by Professor Mona Siddiqui)” https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/applying-sharia-law-in-england-and-wales-independent-review

    Remember, one of your famous employees/reporters said this … “The omission is the most powerful form of lie, and it is the duty of the historian to ensure that those lies do not creep into the history books.” – George Orwell. That reporter is a statue outside your main officers in London.

    Cheers

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  40. taffman says:

    Al Beeb “Brexit: PM warns of ‘unchartered territory’ if MPs reject deal”
    Double Speak ?

    Reminder to Mrs Chamberlain ………………………….
    “The Government believes that voting to remain in the European Union is the Best decision for the UK.” (HM Government £9 million booklet sent to every household in UK).
    The people answered – OUT ! Nothing more – nothing less.
    Parliament has a duty to carry out the wishes of the people.
    Vote here https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229963

       32 likes

    • taffman says:

      Al Beeb \\ Ramsgate ‘can not be ready’ for Brexit ferries.//
      Give the trade to another port . We have other ports
      Simples

         22 likes

    • taffman says:

      Now we have the more threatening headline…………………
      \\Brexit ‘in danger’ Unless MP’s back deal – PM. //
      Will Remainer Tory MPs resign for betraying their Conservative voters.

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    • gb123 says:

      One thing I do know about anything the PM says is look for the opposite to happen and you will be closer to reality.

         22 likes

  41. LastChanceSaloon says:

    https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk/mps-beware-direct-democracy-is-on-its-way/

    A selection from comments.

    Bart5 tony.g • 5 hours ago
    Indeed, their arrogance is matched only by their overweening immaturity. See ‘Lord’ Adonis and ‘Professor’ A C Grayling for prime examples.

    Andy Bart5 • 4 hours ago
    Those two need to be urgently sectioned.

    Bart5 Andy • 4 hours ago
    With a chainsaw?

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  42. theisland says:

    Readable (digital) version of Bill Cash’s Telegraph article.

    The opening words of the Withdrawal Act passed in June state in black and white that the European Communities Act 1972 is repealed on exit day, March 29 2019. Every EU law and treaty, including the customs union and the single market, then ceases to apply to the UK. The Withdrawal Act is the anchor of the referendum – those who imagine that this Act will be repealed are living in cloud-cuckoo land.

    The frothing Reversers know this, as do the Second Referendumites promoting a “People’s Vote”. How often do they have to be told that we had one in June 2016?

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  43. Guest Who says:

    Bbc starting as it means to go on. With luck.

       11 likes

  44. LastChanceSaloon says:

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/06/my-lack-of-diy-skills-is-an-embarrassment-to-lesbians-everywhere

    Every time I think it cannot get worse, the ultra lefties sink to the occasion. Do not waste your time.

       22 likes

  45. Halifax says:

    Just listening to LBC as I for obvious reasons can’t listen to BBC radio. They are having a phone in about Universal Credit. Now I listen to LBC most mornings in the car and every other caller is called Naz from Luton etc however when discussing benefits not a sausage (beef) . They, the MSM, all of them have an agenda no alternative voice will be heard soon.

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  46. Fedup2 says:

    In 2018 I lost count of the number of killings in my home town – Londonistan .
    Now I have to report that I have already lost count on the number of stabbings in my home borough in the first week of 2019 – there was another one Sunday lunchtime which brings my count to 3 or maybe 4 or 5….

    The number of killings on New Years’ day in Londonistan was the same at 2018 – 3….

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  47. Fedup2 says:

    Chief beeboid – Andrew Marr – asked the PM today whether she saw the film “I, Danial Craig’ last night ?….. you could hear the editors screaming in his ear before he corrected himself . Quality .

       16 likes

  48. Non Snowflake says:

    Gary “Let Them All In” Lineker has just had that smug grin wiped off his irritating expensive face because his beloved Leicester City have just been knocked out of the FA Cup, live on bBBC1 by the minnows of Newport County.

    I don’t hugely support any particular team, but this is indeed a glorious result. I’m just waiting to see if he blames it on Brexit.

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  49. Guest Who says:

    It’s ok… Coxy’s producer has snagged budget from the pension pot so he and the crew can fly to NZ for the stargazing shot. Again.

    https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/labours-shadow-chancellor-plans-to-slap-new-green-taxes-on-plane-tickets/

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  50. G says:

    Earlier, a fellow contributor here referred to the distinct lack of coverage by our far, far left Marxist State Broadcaster the BBC in relation to the continuing ‘Yellow-Vest’ activities in France. Earlier again, (I think perhaps last week) another contributor even suggested that Treason May’s Government had served a ‘D’ Notice to stop the press informing the public of what is actually going on in France. Enter: Dr Steve Turley – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjEWumBEsaA
    It would appear that Macron’s Government is disintegrating before the publics eyes. I must confess that in the current unusual times where we have grown accustomed to egregious events becoming the norm, Dr Steve Turley is one to boost spirits. He is perhaps slightly over optimistic generally but his predictions, for me, have all transpired to be correct. If a D Notice has been served (personally I doub t this) you can underestand why Treason May would issue one. They must, in any event, be highly alarmed at EU developments and in particular in France. The more rapid they rise, the more rapid the fall. My hope long term is to see certain people swinging from lampposts. The way it is going, that hope may well materialise.
    Anyway, I’ve fallen in love again. Take a look at the Amazing Polly. Isn’t she just gorgeous?

    More to the point, she highlights an intersting perspective. I have to confess that, online, when I am asked questions, I only answer honestly the ones that serve my purpose. The rest? Well, for example, giving the mobile number one digit wrong isn’t a crime yet.

       12 likes

    • RobRoy says:

      G, she’s lovely. I have to watch her videos twice because I don’t always take in what she’s saying :0)

         5 likes

    • Up2snuff says:

      G, the lovely Polly may have turned your head and that of Dr Turley, as well. Don’t think the UK Govt can put a D notice on foreign events. It doesn’t make operative or legal sense.

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