Start the Week Open Thread 10 June 2019

We have a new game to play – spot the BBC coke  head .( with thanks to a post by pug on 9 June )  Following admissions by politicians that they regularly took drugs we can extend that to others from ‘the bubble ‘ . It would explain those who interupt , talk over and abuse those with whom they disagree .

 

There is obviously a need to tread carefully with regard to the laws of defamation but those Beeboids whose performance might seem a bit ‘ heightened ‘ deserve recognition .

Bookmark the permalink.

493 Responses to Start the Week Open Thread 10 June 2019

  1. Dimebars says:

    I think I might be first , I’m a lurker , but I absolutely love this site and I hate the BBC with a passion . I want it dead !

       92 likes

    • taffman says:

      Dimebars
      Re. Your hate and passion. How much telly tax do you pay and why do you pay it ?

         34 likes

  2. Thatcherrevolutionary says:

    Damn.

       14 likes

  3. theisland says:

    Why is it 10 May?
    Can we re-run Peterborough?

       24 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Island
      Thank you for spotting that – long day travelling overseas … have rectified – we are in 1819 Aren’t we – votes meant nothing then just as now….

         29 likes

  4. taffman says:

    Will Al Beeb update us on the activities of the Yellow Vests in France ?
    I understand that they have been ‘at it again’.

       53 likes

    • Old Goat says:

      They have, but in smaller numbers (Acte Trente), but still enough to provoke the usual tear gas grenades from the police…

         15 likes

    • G says:

      Taffman,
      No, but on the 0800 R4 news they took time out to report a number of Hindu’s in India being found guilty of raping a young muslim girl and they have been found guilty and incarcerated for same. Indian national news? Why? I wonder. It couldn’t have had anything to do with the victim being muslim and the perps. Hindu could it? Sorry state of affairs and all that but, it’s lovely that the BBC needed to troll half way around the World to pick up any snippet of news that helps to redress the balance of actual muslim victimhood.
      Meanwhile, of course, the BBC couldn’t be bothered to report on the muslim killings, maiming’s and injuries sustained by, ‘the rest of us’ at the hands of muslims. Within the last 30 days:
      2019.06.08 Afghanistan Dawlatyar 15 3 A horrific attack by the Taliban leaves fifteen dead.
      2019.06.08 Syria Shezar 1 3 Sunni extremists send mortars into a residential area, claiming a civilian.
      2019.06.08 Afghanistan Pato 2 6 An early morning attack on a group of police by fundamentalists, leaves two dead.
      2019.06.08 Iraq Anbar 5 4 Five Iraqis are killed in a series of terror attacks.
      2019.06.07 Pakistan Kharqamar 4 4 Four members of a local security patrol are obliterated by Taliban shrapnel.
      2019.06.07 Pakistan Kawas 2 7 A targeted attack by suspected Sunnis kills two Hazera minorities.
      2019.06.06 Yemen Aden 1 7 Terrorists throw a grenade into a concert, killing a child.
      2019.06.06 India Sadoora 1 0 An unarmed soldier on leave is assassinated by Muslim extremists.
      2019.06.05 Afghanistan Achin 1 4 The Islamic State fire a mortar round into a house, injuring four children and killing their mother.
      2019.06.05 Egypt el-Arish 8 0 Eight local security personnel are cut down point-blank by Islamic hardliner gunmen.
      2019.06.05 India Singoo Narbal 1 1 A woman bleeds to death after being shot by Islamic radicals.
      2019.06.05 Iraq Hawijah 3 9 Various ISIS attacks on farmers and security personnel leaves three dead.
      2019.06.04 Norway Oslo 0 1 A man stabs a Good Samaritan, while screaming praises to Allah.
      2019.06.04 Yemen Qiva 10 0 An imam and nine worshippers are shot dead by Shiite extremists to settle a dispute over Ramadan prayers.
      2019.06.04 Syria Buser al-Harir 1 2 A suicide bomber kills a bystander.
      2019.06.04 Afghanistan Nahrin 2 14 Two civilians are aerated by a Taliban IED.
      2019.06.04 Iraq Tarmiya 6 2 ISIS gunmen ambush and murder six local police.
      2019.06.04 DRC Beni 13 12 ADF Islamists hack thirteen villagers to death.
      2019.06.03 Kenya Dawaduba 1 0 al-Shabaab gunmen fire on border guards, killing one.
      2019.06.03 Iraq Malashah 9 0 Nine people are kidnapped and murdered while hunting mushrooms.
      2019.06.03 Syria Azaz 21 45 Four children are among twenty-one killed by a suicide bomber outside a mosque.
      2019.06.03 Afghanistan Kabul 5 10 Terrorists bomb a bus, killing five passengers.
      2019.06.03 Lebanon Tripoli 4 0 A committed Muslim opens fire on police, killing four, then blows himself up.
      2019.06.03 India Panthachowk 1 0 Islamic gunmen take down a 32-year-old civilian.
      2019.06.02 Libya Derna 0 18 An ISIS car bomb claims eighteen casualties.
      2019.06.02 Iraq Abu Khanzier 3 0 Terrorists open fire on a family of three, bringing them all down.
      2019.06.02 Thailand Narathiwat 1 1 A village head is shot to death in a mosque by suspected ‘insurgents.’
      2019.06.02 Afghanistan Kabul 1 24 Islamists hit a bus carrying university students with a bomb, killing one.
      2019.06.02 Afghanistan Kabul 1 3 A blast targeting first responders to an early bombing leaves one dead.
      2019.06.02 Afghanistan Ghazni 8 7 A Shahid suicide car bomber lays out eight Afghans.
      2019.06.01 Yemen Hadramout 2 2 An al-Qaeda attack leaves two dead.
      2019.06.01 Iraq Shura 27 0 Twenty-seven victims of ISIS execution are discovered in a mass grave.
      2019.06.01 Nigeria Sajeri 1 3 Boko Haram enter a rival mosque to pull out and slaughter one person.
      2019.06.01 Iraq Anbar 5 0 A mass grave is discovered containing five victims of ISIS execution.
      2019.06.01 Pakistan Boya 1 0 A lone border guard is ambushed and killed by Islamic militants.
      2019.06.01 Syria Raqqa 10 20 A suicide bomber claims ten lives in the former caliphate stronghold.
      https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/attacks/attacks.aspx?Yr=Last30
      Is the BBC biased? A foregone conclusion I think.

         61 likes

  5. Deborah says:

    The 10pm news BBC1 had to have a long report about the England Scotland match (ladies division). They tried hard to avoid showing us how empty the stadium was but even the BBC couldn’t keep up the charade. In the middle of the report they admitted 13,000 at the match. I wonder how many the stand holds because it looked very very empty. And if there were 13,000 there, how many were free tickets. (I know when it was ladies cricket at Lords there were a lot of free tickets given to school children and other tickets were subsided.)

       82 likes

    • Celtic_Mist says:

      Deb, Womens football is entertaining because they have some very good players. Same with rugby where they play the game properly (tries etc) compared to some of the boring mens rugby won or lost on penalties.

      My objection, as with all related to the BBC, is their incessant pandering to minorities. I believe it does more harm than good for minorities because it annoys the heck out a lot of other people. Its a sort of ‘identity politics’ which is quite divisive in nature.

      The BBC seems to think that it has a responsibility to promote almost any kind of activism except that related to conservative values. The latter soon get demonised as far right ‘nazis’.

         84 likes

      • Deborah says:

        Celtic, you made me think about what my objection is to women’s football. Although I haven’t watched any match for years, in my youth I regularly used to go to the local Division 1 (when Division 1 was the top teams) local men’s matches.

        But several years ago the BBC Trust charged the BBC with promoting women’s football. It puzzled me at the time because I thought women had hockey and netball (we still do) and this instruction from the Trust appeared from nowhere.

        As I said it was several years ago, and the empty stadium , gave me pleasure (hope?) that these invisible powers cannot manipulate all of the people all of the time.

           46 likes

        • tarien says:

          Agree with you on Football/Soccer Deborah, I’m a Rugby fan but not of women’s Rugby, crazy can’t believe a woman would want to play such a tough game physical game if you understand me. As for women’s Cricket, although only having watched a little, I thought they played very well-they played the game as it should be played. The women’s football could be ruined because of money entering the game, like it has done the men’s game.

             18 likes

          • Beltane says:

            Give it time. With a few transgender strikers and a 6′.6 goalie, who knows how far the game can progress.

               15 likes

        • Jagman84 says:

          Women’s football has been a bit of a Lesbian stronghold for a considerable time, so ticks a few of the BBC’s boxes. Please do not take this as a criticism as many of these girls, whom I have had the acquaintance of over the years, are great, fun individuals. Indeed, a couple of my female relatives have played to a high level, hence my interaction.

             0 likes

      • Fedup2 says:

        Celtic
        Your open line

        “Women’s football is entertaining because ….”

        Sounds like one of those quiz jobs when one has to come up with a winning phrase – in not more that 12 words …

        I prefer real footy but each to their own … except that I object to the BBC using it as a weapon in its diversity propaganda strategy / conspiracy .

           31 likes

      • johnm says:

        The Aussie national womens team lost 7-0 to a team of under 15 schoolboys. And they are one of the best in the womens world. Sorry but they do not have any good players, the level of football is less than what even children can produce. Most people would not pay to watch schoolchildren play football, nor would they care to see the media plastered with coverage of schoolboy results. The same can be said of the women.

           45 likes

    • johnm says:

      Most of the tickets are free for these matches. Lots of friends and family too. Womens football is essentially subsidised by mens football at this point and receives vastly more media representation than it deserves.

         42 likes

      • vesnadog says:

        j,

        “Lots of friends and family too”

        There’s the suggestion that most of the male watchers of female football are the same type who at other times would be sat in front of their TVs looking into the eyes of Greta with puppy dog eyes of love and adoration.

        Only a suggestion mind.

           6 likes

    • G says:

      Deb,
      “And if there were 13,000 there…”……………………

         3 likes

  6. Lucy Pevensey says:

       53 likes

  7. Lucy Pevensey says:

    Part and exploding parcel of living in Londonistan

       42 likes

    • tarien says:

      When oh when, Lucy are the authorities going to realise what we all have realised , that those that follow the teachings of Islam will do all they can to disrupt our Christian society-like you maybe I have made a study of the Islamic ideology and there is really nothing whithin its Koran that would fcailitate an understanding between our two cultures-we are light years ahead, Islam is light years behind, and will remain so. There are approximately 75 million Muslims residing in Europe, daily reports come through of assaults, rape, killings, and all manner of dissruptive activities by Islamic followers to the indigenous peoples of those countries they invade. Europe inc UK has been more than unwise in its naiev policies concerning immigration from Africa, Middel East, Pakistan, Bangladesh et al. Immigration to the UK for example for those from European countries such a Poland has never been a problem to the UK mainly because they follow a Christian way of life, doesn’t mean necessarily that they attend Church, but as I do, they try and follow the Christian values. Islam will never do so.

         48 likes

  8. JimS says:

    Yesterday we had the last of the five Strictly stories by Bethan Roberts, all with a dance theme, a bit of man-hating and a lot of homosexuality.

    How very BBC.

       58 likes

  9. Halifax says:

    Despite the best endevours of the BBC none BME music artists continue to top the music playlists, these being Ed Sheeran Calvin Harris and Little Mix. Obviously this story doesn’t fit the BBC narrative that “white is not what we want” so they have one of there spoiler in BOLD sub headlines such as .. Drake, BTS and Ariana Grande boost global music sales to $19bn

    Drip drip drip…..and we are paying for this….

       51 likes

  10. Halifax says:

    The drugs at the BBC story might explain why there are so many empty desks and monitors switched on with nobody at the work station….they have probably just “nipped to the loo” …I’m sure they will be back soon as a company that uses public money to pay for thier electric couldn’t possibly waste it on showboating …..think of all the Co2 pumping out just to power those unused monitors. I suppose it’s like that old adage “No calories in free food” so ‘No Co2 in free electric”….

       43 likes

  11. TrueToo says:

    If Michael Gove has snorted cocaine and Uriah Heep has taken heroine, that’s a serious question mark against their capacity to lead their respective ways out of paper bags, leave alone lead a country. These people are conservatives??!

    What does the BBC say about this? Or was the BBC perhaps dealing the drugs?

    Can’t recall the name of that BBC guy a few years back who died – was it from drugs?

    (Sorry about the vagueness, but it’s bloody early on a Monday.)

       37 likes

  12. Fedup2 says:

    Toady Watch
    Great Fun – the awful Nicky Morgan ( Red Tory anti democratic remainer supports snorter Gove ) – interviewed by our Justin about Goves ‘ use of illegal substance in the revelation that when he was education minister he said teachers found snorting should be fired ….

    I love hearing politicians trying to defend the indefensible . Ms Morgan must have been promised a big job by Snorter Gove such as taking through the Remain Bill to stay in the ReichEU when she is the new foreign sec

    If you notice I’m critical of Toady here . This is because they need to nothing but put red Tory ministers into the chair so that we can listen to how unworthy they are .

    Drain it .

    As an aside – does any one remember snorter Gove on “what the papers say “ when he was a journo ?i do – now his performance of being a hyped up dick can be explained …

       35 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Toady 2

      The awful Amber Rudd has got into bed with Jeremy Hunt – two remainers . Justin didn’t as ms Rudd which illegal drug she has taken which is a bit of an oversight these days . With amber in mind I’m sure any drugs she might take were fair trade and organic .

      Meanwhile to clock ticks down until the application for the next extension of A50 …. we ll never leave …

         33 likes

      • tarien says:

        If a national revolt is to be avoided then there has to be a LEAVE Prime Minister-there is no way 17 million plus people would accept anyhting less.

           33 likes

        • Beltane says:

          Fine concept in theory – the problems arise when finding a genuine Leave-believer within the Conservative party, one with sufficient charisma and force of personality to see Brexit through.
          Like all politicians they do tell lies, you know, even if they prefer to call it expediency.
          Boris and Gove have already demonstrated that they are totally untrustworthy, Esther is too much totty, Hunt personifies his alternative name, Javid – well, does that need defining? Stewart might not live long enough, and so on. Mind you, a late runner, but maybe Soubry might have a go?

             2 likes

      • Fedup2 says:

        Apologies for my worse than normal spelling / typing – I’m going to blame it on yet another new screen on the iPhone playing up a beeeet

           4 likes

      • vesnadog says:

        Fed,

        “Jeremy Hunt ”

        If he becomes PM don’t be too surprised to see the EU malingerers throwing us out even afore we go on our own terms.

        Mr Charismatic – I don’t think so.

        Caught in the headlights – absolutely.

        That’s why I’m not surprised Rudd backs him.

           4 likes

        • Fedup2 says:

          Ves
          He did a publicity video last week and at first I thought it was one of those adverts where a ‘dentist’ recommends a new brighter toothpaste with enamel protection … or was it an electric toothbrush for snowflakes too lazy to use a brush ….

             5 likes

      • Scroblene says:

        Surely not the same person as the ‘defender’ of the Hastings and Rye fishing fleets?

        You know, the MP who lets all the fish go to the Spanish and the Frogs, and leaves our own fishing fleets to rot in the water?

        Can’t be the same woman…

           5 likes

    • smoogie7 says:

      Gove might have ruined his chances of winning the leadership challenge. Serves him right I say. He was the one who stabbed Bojo in the back before and would have done it again

         36 likes

  13. smoogie7 says:

    Have Sky merged with the BBC or something? Someone shared me a video of Owen Jones ranting and raving uninterrupted on Sky news about how terrible Boris Johnson is whilst shaking with fear. I thought that it was BBC news at first. Left wingers free to tell us scare stories without any challenge or balance. Perhaps Jones was on the powder as well?

    Anyway it is Monday today so perhaps we can finally see that BBC news website get edited. I see that they were all so busy at the weekend they forgot to remove last week’s news about Labour’s grand victory in Peterborough, still above less news worthy stories of course.

    Meanwhile onto opinion polls, it seems that Britain Elects on Twitter completely ignored the two polls which showed the Brexit Party in the lead (3 points and six points) and instead have shown a new poll that shows Labour ahead by one point. I sense that Britain Elects not only has a pro Labour bias (worked that out ages ago) but possibly a remain bias.

       53 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Smoog

      Sky and the BBC is the same brand – you can see the evidence because the journos and editors are interchangeable .

      As for ‘Britain Elects ‘ – this appears to be a website run from a bedroom by a politics student at chest university ? As well as founded by a girl who was a labour councillor in Swansea who is now dead .
      So the bias and validity of this jumped up extension of the Labour Party is there to see …

         30 likes

      • smoogie7 says:

        I actually feel that Sky are even worse than the BBC with their bias but they just get away with it more.

        As for bias on polling reporting I have been seeing it for a long while now. You could have three polls released in a day, only one would show a Labour leader. The reporting of the polls goes, Labour lose, Labour lose, Labour are ahead and thus the most recent poll will always show that Labour are in the lead.

        I have seen the same on Wikipedia entries. Polls will not be updated until there is a Labour lead on there so no matter how many times Labour lose the most recent poll will always show them ahead.

        That nose dive does still not look good for them while of course there is now a new Turquoise line riding it’s way to the top but you won’t hear anything about that from our leftwing/ remain journalists:

        1920px-Opinion_polling_for_the_next_United_Kingdom_general_election.svg.png

           33 likes

      • vesnadog says:

        Fed,

        “Sky and the BBC is the same brand – you can see the evidence because the journos and editors are interchangeable ”

        I believe the Russians noticed this also when chatting to every BBC Russia reporter before they first set-up the production of their now famous dolls:

        8jnOKNI.jpg

        BBC first, SKY second BBC third SKY fourth……..

           30 likes

  14. andyjsnape says:

    Can i have a 2nd vote as the Peterbrough bi-election didn’t go my way

    i’m sure the beeb will do a front page news report on it

       46 likes

    • smoogie7 says:

      An investigation does need to take place. There was something not right about that whatsoever but expect no help from the BBC. They now have the chance to keep Labour looking clean and ‘politics of division cannot win’ or something.

      Had the vote lead to the Brexit Party taking the seat, even by a small margin expect the BBC to have an investigation of their own with their own ‘investigators’ finding some underhand practices from their ‘research’

         51 likes

      • Not Gwent says:

        ” ‘politics of division cannot win’ or something ”

        This was the Labour line in the European election in which they did so well.

           21 likes

        • smoogie7 says:

          I didn’t even know that they even bothered to stand in the Euros. What was Corbyn’s glum reaction to it the following day? Or am I thinking of his reaction to the local elections where Labour did poorly

             12 likes

      • Rob in Cheshire says:

        Agreed.

        Where is Michael Crick making a nuisance of himself, chasing people down the street waving his microphone?

        Strange, isn’t it, that Crick and the far left Channel 4 News never seem so keen to investigate dodgy Labour election wins?

        Still, I expect he’ll have a major new investigation into Arron Banks dropping a piece of litter in 1976 coming our way soon.

        Biased little left wing prick.

           26 likes

        • Fedup2 says:

          Rob
          I think c4 sacked him …..

             5 likes

          • Rob in Cheshire says:

            I hope you are right. Now they just need to get rid of Comrade Commissars Jon Snow, Matt Frei, Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Kathy Newman.

            And everyone else who works there. That should do it.

               12 likes

  15. Doobster78 says:

    LOL !!

       28 likes

  16. Doobster78 says:

    With the new Labour party strapline that “Politics of Division cannot win” ….. maybe someone could tell Mr Lammy ???

       27 likes

    • Not Gwent says:

      What’s needed here is State Broadcaster to ‘fact check’ the legal obligations of a Article 50 departing UK to the EU and Mr Lammy could write a tweet to go with his tweet.

         18 likes

    • JimS says:

      The House of Lords doesn’t agree with David ‘Mastermind’ Lammy.
      Brexit and the EU Budget

         8 likes

  17. Guest Who says:

    Presumably the nation’s most trusted broadcaster is all over such a story?

       39 likes

  18. Fedup2 says:

    With a country full of them it’s a miracle that there haven’t been more gas explosions with the community coming together and giving out bottles of halal water afterward …only a matter of time ..

       31 likes

  19. StewGreen says:

    R4 now the online world of British Muslims
    \\ Hussein Kesvani also aims to tell a story that goes beyond the usual headlines,
    exploring the unexpected online worlds of British Muslims.
    He reveals a new generation of young media-savvy Muslims
    creating their own diverse cultural identities online. //
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0005t1l

       19 likes

  20. Fedup2 says:

    Stew
    Same old same old – l looked at R4 schedule just in case there was anything for a whitee non drug taking hetero Brexiter like me – sadly it’s wimmin Muslim day again …

    A plea
    I’ve had a letter ( not from a Mrs trellis ) saying that a tv licence inspector will be in my area on the 21st . I’m not About so could someone pop round to mine and wait in all day for a ‘no show’ .
    . I’ll be busy around at the local red conservative association synthesising crystal meth for the chaps again ….they sell it at the boot sale and Waitrose …

    I’m watching “breaking bad “ again – great non British or BBC teli…

       25 likes

    • JamesArthur says:

      FedUp
      Yes it is funny on R4 it is always Wimmin and Muslims – normally how great thou art..
      And you will notice that the three people the BBC had on this morning criticising Gove were all Muslims…as for Baroness Warsi using the word hypocrite..what is the word for a hypocritcal hypocrite?

      What is all this fuss about cannabis and cocaine – if they were not in office and no longer do it then who gives a flying fig…I am guessing most of the Journos all being so sanctimonious are not clean..so are they now banned from all future jobs? And I am somebody that has never taken drugs – except for alcohol in moderation..Gove isn’t fit to be PM but it is nothing to do with past cocaine use..more that he is an intelligent idiot

         29 likes

  21. Up2snuff says:

    Late TOADY Watch #1

    Having spent last week badding themselves up to win the Conservative Party Yoof vote, the Leadership contenders are now throwing fistfuls of Fairy Dust in the air hoping that it will settle on them and win them the votes of older Party members.

    Meanwhile on TOADY.
    The programme marches on, determined to stop Bojo and now to stop Govey also, determined to prevent a No-Deal Brexit and, ideally, to prevent Brexit altogether.

    JustRemainIn Webb talks all over another Tory MP who may be something to do with Bojo’s campaign. Didn’t catch a name or really hear anything he said because JustRemainIn Webb constantly interrupted and talked over the interviewee. Funny, he never does that with Laura Kuenssberg.

    I wonder why?

    Agenda, what agenda?

       31 likes

  22. LastChanceSaloon says:

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jun/10/cps-rape-victims-legal-action
    Guardian Opinion Rape and sexual assault
    Mon 10 Jun 2019 08.00 BST

    “Reported rapes have soared, but cases reaching court have plummeted. Our coalition of women’s groups won’t stand for it Rachel Krys
    Rachel Krys is co-director of End Violence Against Women Coalition”

    “In practice, this meant cases like those against the “grooming” gang in Rotherham made it to trial because prosecutors worried less about how they thought the jury might react to the young victims, who could be induced to “admit” a defendant was their “boyfriend”, and instead focused hard on building a case against their abusers. Perpetrators who would never have been charged – because they were expert at targeting vulnerable victims who they knew wouldn’t be believed – were now being charged and convicted.”

    [This is a lie. The reason the perpetrators were not charged is because they were Muslims. A whole industry including the Police, Local Government and the press, sprang into existence and action to prevent the mass rapes becoming known to the public.]

    [I noted in a recent BBBC comment on an EVAW article criticising Tommy Robinson, reproduced in the Guardian, that :-
    The article did not use the word Muslim, nor does this Krys article.
    That a search then of the EVAW website for “Muslim” produced exactly one result.
    “Home Secretary should reverse decision on Shamima Begum’s citizenship” – A defence of the ISIS Jihadi!

    Today there are three “Muslim” results.
    #1 Begum.
    #2 Tommy Robinson.
    #3 “New trustees and co-chairs of the EVAW coalition”
    This is actually dated earlier.
    “Two more inspiring women have joined the EVAW Board of Trustees and we have two formidable newly elected Co-Chairs.”
    “The AGM was chaired by EVAW’s new Co-Chairs Huda Jawad and Professor Aisha K. Gill”

    No comments allowed.]

       24 likes

  23. Guest Who says:

    Guess what! The Today Programme has brought in a ‘consultant’, who says stuff.

    ***

    EU legal consultant Jean-Claude Piris says the UK will be more damaged than Europe in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. “The EU 27 only does 8% of trade with the UK, the UK does 50% with the EU… there is no comparison.”

       18 likes

    • Not Gwent says:

      Today “The EU 27 only does 8% of trade with the UK, the UK does 50% with the EU”.

      Tomorrow?

      That’s the thing; the world moves on.

         15 likes

  24. Up2snuff says:

    late TOADY Watch #2

    The weather forecast. Anthropogenic/CO2 Global Warming. Climate Change. Climate Emergency.

    Toady Nick talked to some bimbo from the National Portrait Gallery about the termination of BP sponsorship of the Annual Portrait Award. I say bimbo, because the man was a total airhead. Nick actually gave him quite a hard time in a fairly polite sort of way, unlike JustRemainIn Webb in my previous post.

    TOADY, along with other BBC N&CA programmes together with other so-called ‘science stuff’ on the BBC & its web-sites also, keep pushing along the AGW/CC/CE bandwagon. Last year, they promised us we would all be frying again this year in another summer of record temperatures and things would only get hotter and hotter until the sea level reached past our ears and we were all washed away.

    Roger, Matt, and all the others – you promised!

    You said we would bake and now we are shivering under our umbrellas and it is mid-June. Where is our summer that you promised us? Maybe you guys and the BBC itself should be in the dock at the High Court now that Bojo has removed his bulk and made some room for you all?

       30 likes

  25. Doobster78 says:

    Even the most hard line , far left Remainer Kevin Maguire had to admit on GMB last week (you could see the pain in his face) that no matter what stunt that little toad Bercow and his pals may try and pull, the fact of the matter is …. on the 31st October 2019 …LEGALLY …..we leave the EU. Its their in black and white.

    Its the LEGAL DEFAULT !!!

    About time these Remainiacs got this into their thick, un-democratic, vegetarian, liberal empty heads !!!!!

       44 likes

    • G says:

      Doob,
      “About time these Remainiacs got this into their thick, un-democratic, vegetarian, liberal empty heads !!!!!”
      Insert somewhere, …..’drug fuelled’…. and I’ll go along with that assertion…….

         14 likes

      • Scroblene says:

        Which reminds me, does Ken Clarke still pop those disgusting, smelly, small cigars?

        He must be pretty well clogged up in the artery department by now, so there’s another bad habit to taint the Unpersuavative Party!

           2 likes

  26. Lucy Pevensey says:

       42 likes

    • theisland says:

      The bBC avoids words with perfectly good definitions and substitutes them with euphemisms when it suits their political opinions and agenda.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphemism#Etymology
      The term euphemism itself was used as a euphemism by the ancient Greeks; with the meaning “to keep a holy silence” (speaking well by not speaking at all).

      The bBC etc. keep their own “holy silence.” But not holy as we know it.

         23 likes

    • LastChanceSaloon says:

      LP
      100 British people murdered by armed ISIS Muslim terrorists.
      100 British people murdered by armed ISIS terrorists.
      100 British people murdered by armed insurgents.
      100 British people murdered by insurgents.
      100 British people die during insurgent attack.
      100 British people die during attack.
      100 die during attack.
      100 die during alleged attack.
      100 reported dead during alleged attack.
      Deaths reported during alleged attack.
      Muslim deaths reported during attack.
      Innocent Muslims dead during attack.
      100 Innocent Muslims dead during attack.
      100 Innocent Muslims dead during terrorist attack.
      100 Innocent Muslims dead during far right terrorist attack.
      100 Innocent Muslims murdered by armed far right terrorists, in atrocity.
      100 Innocent Muslims murdered by armed, far right terrorists, in unparalleled atrocity.

         41 likes

  27. An English Gentleman says:

    I wonder what the Peterborough by election result would have been if they discounted all the postal votes. Perhaps Lorry Koonsberg, (the far left bbbc political wing) can do a full investigation for everyone.

    Oh, by the way I didn’t agree with the result from Peterborough so can we have a re run….Isn’t that how things are these days?

    Why do the bbbc hate Boris Johnson so much after all he is heterosexual?

       47 likes

    • Kaiser says:

      I wonder what would have been all over every news program 24 hours a day in the run up to the election if the BP candidate had shown anti-semitic tendencies, as far as i could see everyone pretty much buried reports until after she was elected

         31 likes

      • Rob in Cheshire says:

        Given the ethnicity of the Labour voters in Peterborough, the candidate’s anti-Semitism was a feature, not a bug.

           23 likes

        • TrueToo says:

          Rob in Cheshire,

          Serious subject, Labour’s rife anti-Semitism, but thanks for the chuckle.

          Many a true word is said in jest.

             4 likes

  28. theisland says:

    The Brexit Party has put former British Chambers of Commerce boss John Longworth in charge of drawing up a manifesto.
    https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1138226/brexit-news-brexit-party-manifesto-nigel-farage-general-election-eu-membership-britain

    My suggestions to Mr Longworth:
    BORDERS
    TERRITORIAL WATERS
    DEFENCE

       32 likes

  29. StewGreen says:

    Children are not very good at covering up their true thoughts
    .. impartial BBC children

    “Steve Ryan you say that the man that you’re backing Jeremy C#nt
    … I’m so sorry Jeremy Hunt
    I’ve never said that before in my life
    It’s usually men who say that (Not true. #EverydaySexism )
    .. so I really really want to apologize I’m sorry
    You say he ..”

       35 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Seems the soon to be crowned PM Alex Boris Johnsonovich is avoiding the BBC – according to Toady .
      He goes up just a bit for doing this

      Being as I am a ‘ bring the house ( of Commons ) down I’m sure he will hasten the demise of the Red Tories –
      Some bright young thing must have told him it’s a good idea to move tax thresholds up for the 40% ers- it might get him membership votes but won’t do much else . If a tax system was ‘ fair’ cutting VAT on fuel and other essentials would far wiser – but few headlines …

         17 likes

    • Not Gwent says:

      SG

      ” I’ve never said that before in my life
      It’s usually men who say that (Not true. #EverydaySexism ) ”

      Can VD manage more than two sentences without lying?

         26 likes

    • Roland Deschain says:

      I’ve not noticed anyone else called “Hunt” for whom this happens. Yet this must be at least the third time this has happened on the BBC. It’s a slip only made this regularly, in my opinion, if that’s what you routinely call him when discussing amongst yourselves.

      Incidentally, which men has she heard saying this? I think we should be told.

      What a silly bunt, as Monty Python once said.

         23 likes

      • Zelazek says:

        Makes me hope that Jeremy Hunt becomes PM. For as RD has pointed out, this must be what journos like Derbyshire routinely call him, and they will be unable to help themselves misspeak every time they interview the PM or mention his name. We could be in for many enjoyable years of Beeboid embarrassment and mortification, phoney coughing fits, burning pants (thanks, Demon), squirming apologies and plummeting public esteem. Jeremy Hunt could be our saviour, indirectly being responsible for the BBC self-destructing in an explosion of profanity.

           4 likes

    • Guest Who says:

      Remind me; how forgiving are the BBC when politicians apologise?

      Especially when rerunning their triple word score to compete with NaughtieMarr.

         17 likes

    • Demon says:

      That’s at least the third Beeboid that has called Mr Hunt that name, on air, but incredibly none has applied the same to Labour’s public schoolboy Tristram Hunt. What a co-incidence.

      Her pants were burning when she said that she has never called him that before, as clearly that is the pea-brained joke that all alt-left Beeboids use. And she is one of the BBC swamp.

         20 likes

  30. TrueToo says:

    Fedup2,

    Regarding your complaint to the BBC, not being British I wouldn’t know much about how to pursue it through the oxen cons, or whatever they are called.

    But I think it’s a good idea to continue along the complaints route, as long as there is one available, sort of.

    I haven’t complained in quite a while, but I used to mostly write directly to the guilty party, using:

    [email protected]

    I actually got a number of responses with the individual approach, mostly denials, of course, but also rare partial admissions of guilt.

       17 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      True
      The BBC email hyperlinked me to an OFCOM website . I bet this is used for’ BBC Comedy ideas ‘ to take the mickey out of earnest complainers who are fedup with where the BBC has gone .

      I will persist – I know it makes no difference but I want to see if

      1 they admit their code of practice was breached
      2 what they are going to do about it

      I guess they’ll go down the “ heat of the moment “ nonsense which makes everything okay . I’ll uodate as and when .

      As an aside twitter is carrying the bit of the Vichy Derbyshire love fest where she called Jeremy Hunt by the see word – never done this for Jeremy Corbyn – clear bias 🤠( troll fodder )

         14 likes

  31. theisland says:

    I’m usually wary of crowdfunding but this might be more useful than a petition
    https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/peterboroughbyelectionfraud?utm_term=2RMPNZVNA

       15 likes

  32. StewGreen says:

    April production levels were lower in 2019
    ..yeh Easter Friday bank holiday was in March last year
    This year their were 2 bank holidays in April

    ..Any media mentioned that ?

       16 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      600 HYS comments in 2 hours almost all anti-Brexit
      “Must be the zombie army are here direct from Greenpeace/Momentum HQ probably”
      I posted that
      In 5 mins my comments was marked

      760. Posted by You on
      13 minutes ago
      This comment was removed because it broke the house rules.

      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48579630

         9 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Comrade
      Is that tank or tractor production for the 5 year plan ?

         5 likes

  33. andyjsnape says:

    Couldn’t find 1 “Have your say” on the beeb website – guess no divide and conquer tactics as very little reporting on brexit – i’m sure the eu.bc will cause divide when they want to!

       3 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      No @andyjsnape there are a few open
      eg https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48579630
      Since mods don’t usually work on Sundays most new ones will open today

      Look on the right page
      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/have_your_say
      (Hang on this page is no longer listing all the current HYS)

      I think the regions like Scotland Wales have their own HYS
      ah active HYS are listed here
      http://www.ihysdb.com/
      PS if you add the browser extension “Dissenter from Gab” You can comment on any webpage” whether they like it or not

      I expect they announce new HYS via their Twitter account

         6 likes

      • StewGreen says:

        Hey that http://www.ihysdb.com
        is a find
        Look at the bottom of the page where it tracks “REMOVED comments”

           7 likes

        • Fedup2 says:

          Brilliant … screen shots all round …

          It seems to be where trolls go to in order to meet and ‘breed’ and make more little trolls .

          Wimmin s ‘footy ‘ taking a right sticking – BBC not impressed …

          There are plenty of deleted entries by people who appear to be snorting substances in one hand and typing wid da udder innit bruv

             9 likes

        • Fedup2 says:

          Stew
          The removed comments can take you directly into the mindset group think sheer dumbness of the Goebbels department of the State Broadcaster … I fear it may disappear as they’ll know we know ….

             7 likes

  34. Kaiser says:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/48566104

    PC cant move quick enough

    Canterbury Chickens would be my suggestion

       13 likes

  35. StewGreen says:

    R2 Vine show , coming up “Ripped off by Green Energy”

       8 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      Not been on yet and the doctor is on at 1 about allergic reactions
      So item is pushed back to 1:30pm

      they had to fit in attacks on lesbians first

         12 likes

  36. Terminal Moraine says:

    I’ve posted this before but it came up again today and really shows the New World Order being pushed by the BBC:

    [Data from original stock image: “PALESTINIAN-GAZA-SPORT-SOFTBALL-WOMEN: Young Palestinian women take part in a weekly training session of softball on March 2, 2017, in Gaza City. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED”.]

    And this has been chosen to illustrate a piece on Baseball Softball UK.

    6dpm055.png

       22 likes

  37. Doobster78 says:

    I’ll tell you what …. he ain’t bloody wrong !!!!

       22 likes

  38. Lucy Pevensey says:

       22 likes

  39. Doobster78 says:

    Another one who seems unaware of the LEGAL default position.

       16 likes

  40. Doobster78 says:

    Not BBC – But ….. Piers Morgan tweets this after interviewing this War Veteran. By all accounts a lovely interview, full of pride and respect.

    Not often you see one of Piers tweets getting so much positive feedback but there is always one that spoils the party. And yep, you guessed it …. its the peace and tolerance loving lefty with the FBPE tag …….

    Don’t you just love em !!! (NOT).

       39 likes

  41. Foscari says:

    Fedup- With reference to who is a cokehead. May I recommend
    Ben Elton’s ” High Society.” I am not sure if Elton knew what
    was going on when he wrote his political drug fest. But it looks
    like to me that he did. It would be” interesting” to know how many
    of the hierarchy at the BBC are addicts. It might explain some
    of their insanity, which is galloping on faster every day.
    Perhaps a more worrying aspect is that I thought it might take
    four or five generations through demographics for us to be
    part of the Greater European Caliphate. Maybe a couple of generations after Holland, Sweden and France , but I am
    not so sure after the Peterborough By-election. Around 10%
    of the eligible voters through fair means or foul were able to
    determine the outcome. The Labour Party may of become very
    Machiavellian in their approach in picking candidates where there are reasonably sized “ethnic” communities.” I have not got
    an antisemitic bone in my body ,” can always be used as a get out
    of gaol option. And then there is the BBC.

       27 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Foscari,
      Interesting that Mr Elton comes into the mix . I remember his stand ups on ‘Saturday night live ‘ back then when he used to do his tiresome “thatch” routine and thinking “ what the hell is he on…. “
      I don’t know anything about illegal drugs but I presume they are smuggled into the country using methods such as putting them in ‘the bottom’ . If this is so does seems strange that these bubble dwellers end up sniffing such a product .

      I’m so old fashioned I see it as a character defect .and is anyone uses such stuff reading this comment is offended – tough .

         25 likes

  42. Doobster78 says:

    Askaway has got the BBC breakfast team sussed !!!

       29 likes

  43. G says:

    I find myself currently with a mere academic interest in the Conservative Party leadership as I will not be voting for that party again. So, what any of them have to say does not interest me. The leadership hopefuls? If you want more of the same UK deterioration and lies we’ve seen over the past decades with the attendant gross mismanagement of the country, you vote for one of the ‘hopefuls’. Me? I will only pay short attention when the Party membership vote on the next leader. I will do that on the assumption that it will not happen again (!?) within now and when my first and last membership expires.
    My future efforts will only support the one party that stands for changing UK Politics for good and draining the swamp……….
    Let’s face the reality: but no one, even one dragged of the street (kicking and screaming) with no experience, could make such a messup of the UK than the present bunch of careerists no matter which side of the aisle they sit.

       21 likes

  44. Kaiser says:

    Olly Robbins, Gavin Barwell and Sedwill , secretly promised the EU to buy off Brexit supporters in Parliament

    https://www.bitchute.com/video/QI6Vo5i2sPh9/

       13 likes

  45. StewGreen says:

    News : BBC to start charging pensioners unless they receive pension credits
    ..starts next year

       19 likes

  46. Up2snuff says:

    even later TOADY Watch #3

    Business news. In the first half hour of the prog they covered the latest news about ‘Unicorns’ no, not Jeremy Corbyn’s funding for public spending, but new technology companies deemed to be worth more that £1billion.

    Worrying.

    Dom O’Connell did not address the elephant facing the unicorn: ‘How many of these Unicorns are profitable?’ He did interview one woman from such a company and it had £60m in revenues but was not profitable. £60million and unprofitable! Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!

    Er, guys! BBC! Please pay attention. Did this not get us into trouble once before?

       10 likes

  47. G.W.F. says:

    Free licence for over 75 year olds to be cut.

    “We know we have a loyal audience over the age of 75 and we think many of them will understand the difficult position we are in.”

    In other words, over 75 year old Brexit voting bigots with no brains or education can pay for our inated salaries, PC and fake news.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48583487

       43 likes

    • Heyho says:

      GWF,

      From that link above re: Free licenses for Over 75 yo being cut, there is this little snippet:

      “It follows a consultation with 190,000 people, of which 52% were in favour of reforming or abolishing free licences.”

      So it’s fine to use the 52% in favour of abolishing the free licenses (on a very small sample as well), but as far as the huge 17 million people who voted in excess of 52% to exit the EU state then this is deemed as undemocratic and to be blocked using as much biased BBC coverage as possible and that they can get away with.

      Says it all about where the far left Marxist broadcaster is these days.

      Rank and blatant hypocrisy of the highest order.

         51 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      Was it really 52% or are BBC PR being ironic ?
      It has a HYS
      as ever check the Lowest rated comments

      The anti-BBC mob I.e. brexit pensioners have just been hit where it hurts.
      Don’t you love their squealing now.
      Careful what you wish for.

      138 people upvoted this comment

      So people are cancelling due to your outrageous coverage of Brexit & Trump and your endless progressive swill.
      E.g lgbt, feminism, anti British, global warming 24/7.

      So you go for the old to make up the shortfall rather than change.
      Shame on you.

         41 likes

  48. Up2snuff says:

    TWatO Watch #1

    Phone the PM to be. The Montacutie introduces the first Conservative leadership candidate, Rory Stewart, and says they have been inundated with calls. She then gives out the telephone number and encourages people to call in to get on the programme. Sarah, word to the wise – don’t do that if you really are inundated or not, there will not be enough time to get callers on the show.

    Inundated? (Norfolk accent) “Yeah, right!”

    Rory pads around a bit and answers, I think, questions from four ladies and three men, getting into a bit of a barney with two (kills more time that could have been filled with all those waiting calls) and Sarah gets to ask as many questions (I think) as the number of callers. This all takes twenty-five+ minutes.

    Inundated? (Norfolk accent) “Yeah, right!”

    You know you can trust the BBC.

    (even more Norfolk accent) “Yeah, roight!”

       20 likes

  49. Dover Sentry says:

    How many BBC employees are paid more than the PM? 200?

    Plus, outlandish salaries to their stars who by coincidence are anti-Brexit. Lineker and Norton spring to mind.

       30 likes

    • Up2snuff says:

      DS, the Beeb have just announced they are cancelling the free TV Licences for over 75s except for those pensioners receiving Pension Credit.

      I assume they will not be cancelling Lineker’s & Norton’s obscene salaries for more reasonable ones, such as £150k p.a..

      Apols to GWF who got there first. The decision must already have been known at 1pm. Interesting that I did not hear this included prominently in the 1pm main News but buried away in the 2pm News bulletin.

      I wonder why?

      You know you can trust the BBC.

      (even more sceptical Norfolk accent – again) “Yeah, roight!”

         23 likes

      • StewGreen says:

        Top stars salaries are not TAKEN from the licence fee.
        rather they are paid from sponsors & international syndication rights.
        Lineker basically works in advertising ; his job is to sell the Premier League and all those who sponsor it.

        Clarkson was and is worth millions .
        Emily Maitlis isn’t

           13 likes

        • Up2snuff says:

          Stew, if that is the case, are we told who these ‘sponsors’ are? I think we should be told. After all, it affects BBC impartiality, does it not?

             16 likes

          • StewGreen says:

            The football shots have the sponsors names all around them don’t they ?

            pitch hoardings and players shirts

               0 likes

            • Up2snuff says:

              Stew, that money goes to the club. Who sponsors the BBC for Lineker’s salary?

                 3 likes

              • StewGreen says:

                @Up2stuff it’s the package
                The BBC get the football rights on the condition that they present the show in a certain way, so the advertising gets to be seen and the presenter is charamatic

                You think that the BBC can simply get you to present the prog and save £4m a year or something
                but that has all kind of secondary effects like lower spin off revenue and FA canceling the contract etc.

                Without the sponsors being pleased
                the FA would increase the price for the deal
                … ultimately they’d move to ITV who would give the package.
                It’s all about the big picture
                not the politics of envy.

                   1 likes

                • Jagman84 says:

                  … “ultimately they’d move to ITV who would give the package”.

                  The BBC pays to cover an event from the licence fee and pays the presenters from that self same income source.
                  So, effectively the BBC is dispensable, as other channels could do an equal or better job, using the funding model that you describe. As when Lineker does his usual one-dimensional act on BT Sport.

                     1 likes

                • Jagman84 says:

                  … “ultimately they’d move to ITV who would give the package”.

                  The BBC pays to cover an event from the licence fee and pays the presenters from that self same income source.
                  So, effectively the BBC is dispensable, as other channels could do an equal or better job, using the funding model that you describe. As when Lineker does his usual one-dimensional act on BT Sport.

                     0 likes