Start the Week Open Thread 22 July 2019

The final week of a failed PM and the Parliament . Normal service is meant to shut down . The BBC adults hand over to the children until September .The bias is usually even easier to spot.

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407 Responses to Start the Week Open Thread 22 July 2019

  1. Dover Sentry says:

    Boris elected 🙂

    Straight after the speech, the BBC said it wasn’t vintage Boris.

    Attack attack

       31 likes

  2. Doobster78 says:

    Is a margin of victory of 45,497 enough for the Democracy hating BBC ?? Did they all know what they were voting for ?????

    Well done Boris.

       37 likes

    • cromwell says:

      Beth Rigby just said that Cameron won with a couple of more points, pathetic. He is going to get some stick from MSM now, all gloves will be off and they will really go after him.

         33 likes

      • smoogie7 says:

        Let them go after him. They have failed so far so let them fail some more!

           14 likes

  3. G says:

    Let the Fun and Games commence……….

       14 likes

  4. Up2snuff says:

    Snuffy has a decision to make. Forgo BBC R4’s TWatO or listen to what I suspect will be endless Bojo Bashing.

       10 likes

  5. Dystopian says:

    66% vs 34%. But did the 66% know what they were voting for?

       31 likes

    • pertelote says:

      surely we need a People’s Vote on this!?

         18 likes

      • Up2snuff says:

        perte, we may get one. The Beeb have been suggesting that Bojo might cut to the chase and call an immediate GE. Labour & LibDems will back him up on that and help overturn the Fixed Term Parliament Act – again.

        Bojo will be hoping the The Brexit Party will not be able to get their act together in time.

        I wonder …. . . . .

           13 likes

      • Ian Rushlow says:

        No doubt the BBC will be pointing out that the new PM was not elected by the public and hence lacks legitimacy until a General Election is called. Just like they did during the Blair regime when power was handed over to the dour Scotsman.
        Oh, hang on a sec…

           35 likes

        • Up2snuff says:

          Within half an hour, Ian, they had just done that with and without proxies such as the Labour Party.

             15 likes

          • smoogie7 says:

            Corbyn has demanded another election although too much of a coward to try and trigger one through a vote of NC

               10 likes

  6. Fedup2 says:

    Up2
    Being away from a screen I’m on 5 live just for the speech . But the ‘off switch’ has come into play . Up2 , do yourself a favour – dump wato and the BBC for the rest of the day and have some summer ….
    Me sunflowers are wilting …

    …I think bojo got double the vote ? I’m betting – if he is PM after tomorrow – that he’ll meet POTUS next week – but President Trump will hold off on the twitter to bojo until bojo kisses her Majesty on Wednesday afternoon – maybe …..

       17 likes

    • Up2snuff says:

      Fed, your sunflowers should be loving this weather! Are those the Med ones or the north-east London ones?

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      • Fedup2 says:

        Up2
        These are the Londonistan ones – the local shopping ‘mall’ burnt down yesterday leaving the polish drunks with nowhere to sleep at night ….

        We should get some news about TR later Tuesday due to the welfare visit – with the BOjo stuff going on this would have been the sort of day the State would ‘off’ TR by falling down some stairs …. where s that appeal

        Also – if any body spots that alibi brown at an airport – possibly going back from where she came as an ( ungrateful refugee ) please report it as she promised to go if bojo made PM – maybe she’ll go tomorrow …..

           21 likes

        • Up2snuff says:

          Fed, let me get this right, you use liquid polish (is it shoe, furniture or floor?) on your sunflowers to prevent them wilting . . . …?
          😉

             6 likes

  7. theisland says:

    No thanks

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  8. Dystopian says:

    According to “Business Insider” brought to me by “Apple News”, Boris has 5 massive problems to deal with on his first day as Prime Minister. One of them, I am told is dealing with “Trump”.
    No mention of Iran. Clearly the danger is Trump.

       38 likes

  9. pertelote says:

    … popcorn anyone?

       12 likes

  10. Dover Sentry says:

    Flooding reported in Islington High Street.

       36 likes

  11. Scroblene says:

    The final shot of Boris, nano seconds before his victory was announced, was of him sitting in his seat, fingering his speech on the paper in his inside pocket!

    The BBC are good at pinching speeches before they’re made, it’s called – er – journalism?

    Naaaah…

       27 likes

  12. Dystopian says:

    The #FBPE lot are suicidal. What with this an the “extreme” heat they are literally in meltdown! I think Twitter is going to crash at this rate. Brilliant.

       24 likes

  13. digg says:

    A row of stony faces on politicslive with our Jo being as bitchy as possible to the only Boris supporter in the line up.

    Same old, same old!

       47 likes

    • Dystopian says:

      Come on Boris. Drain the swamp. Start by abolishing the unfair and unjust TV tax, paid under threat of imprisonment.

         40 likes

  14. Fedup2 says:

    Red Tories last chance at survival – if they don’t get out by 32nd October – no ifs no buts – the Mr Farage will be on the case …..

       21 likes

  15. Doobster78 says:

    Real bitter cow !!! Love seeing these Lefties on the wrong end of results.

    Poor little Beth. Brilliant to see. just brilliant.

       32 likes

    • JamesArthur says:

      I don’t do twitter but perhaps somebody could mention to the obviously hate filled Beth that Boris actually got almost 2000 more votes than Cameron did .. % are not everything

         22 likes

      • Navets says:

        JamesArthur

        The hate filled libtards wouldn’t have been satisfied even if Boris had been elected by 17.4 million Conservative Party members.

           18 likes

        • BRISSLES says:

          I bet old Faisal Islam is sorry he left Sky with all the activity going on at Westminster, for the dusty backrooms of the Beeb, as what ? oh yeah ‘Economics Editor’. Has anyone actually seen him since he left Sky ?

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  16. Foscari says:

    In the immortal words of WS Gilbert from The Mikado. ” I’ve
    got a little list, and none of them will be missed.” I will add to
    the names of all the Government ministers resigning, with that
    of the liberal bigot politics presenters at the BBC. The patois
    speaking continuity announcers.BIG BROTHER from the Diversity
    and Positive Discrimination dept , etc etc, etc. Add your own list!!!

       22 likes

  17. StewGreen says:

    Wow 6% rate it as excellent
    https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.bbc.co.uk

    only 3% rate BBC-News
    https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.bbc.com

       13 likes

  18. G says:

    Twato, delivered by our own Lady Brooke in person. First analysis after the headlines is by, ‘our Norm’ who explained that Boris will have a job on his hands, “getting his hard-line policies” through. Strange, I’ve never heard a vastly overwhelming vote by the British Public for something described as, “hard-line”. But, silly me, I keep forgetting that in the BBC’s lexicon is based solely on these sorts of Marxists expressions. Anyway, expect more of the same in this extended Twato.

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  19. Dover Sentry says:

    A contributor’s comment from Guido Fawkes:

    “If Bojo has any sense we will get Lord Farage by next week and then send him back to Brussels via Spitfire with a D-Day veteran piloting””

    Seize the day, Boris!

       32 likes

  20. Lucy Pevensey says:

    BBC tears are do delicious. 🙂 I hope Boris finds the backbone to make them cry a whole lot more.

       40 likes

    • Doublethinker says:

      One aspect of the Brexit saga that I can’t understand is why the Remainer majority in the HoC didn’t vote for May’s Brino. It could never have been construed as Brexit but merely as remaining without voting rights, such as they are.
      Perhaps they imagined that they could get an even softer Brexit or not to leave at all. Perhaps they still wanted to part of the Brussels gravy train and thought they could face down Brexit completely. Basically did they over play their hand?
      There is another more disturbing possibility and that is do they know , not imagine or hope, do they know for certain that as plans and plots unfold , we will not be leaving . Do they have an ace up their sleeves?
      If they don’t and they just made a wrong calculation in voting down May’s Brino they are going to look very stupid and the careers of a lot of them are going to be toast .

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      • theisland says:

        I always imagined Starmer to be privately quite content with May’s treaty (EU treaty). Hence all the fence sitting.
        It must never be put before parliament again, nor any variation of it.

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      • vesnadog says:

        D,

        “One aspect of the Brexit saga that I can’t understand is why the Remainer majority in the HoC didn’t vote for May’s Brino. It could never have been construed as Brexit but merely as remaining without voting rights, such as they are.”

        Sometimes the error in coming “into the pits” at the wrong time can be fatal for one’s chances of winning the race. Hamilton of F1 fame proves that. He always chooses the right time. Hence all his wins.

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    • Up2snuff says:

      Lucy, I just hope Bojo doesn’t make Brexiteers cry other than tears of joy!

         6 likes

  21. StewGreen says:

    This BBC Humberside tweet
    .. is it News, PR, or wishful thinking ?

       12 likes

    • vesnadog says:

      Stew,

      Deflection from the bad news re Boris PM.

      Every BBC Dept is reported as suffering from a dangerously low dose of depression – all staff, not one employee escaped, even though BBC bosses have promised all staff an extra weeks holiday the white house grounds. Snipers will be ready.

         13 likes

  22. Right Angle says:

    I didn’t look at the BBC’s headline, but I betcha it was nowhere near as good as the Daily Mail’s:

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    Captures the upbeat tone perfectly!

    Yay for BJ and nay to May!

    P.S. Here’s the link:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7276141/Boris-Johnson-new-Prime-Minister-Tory-Leadership-win-Jeremy-Hunt.html

       31 likes

    • The General says:

      66% – 34% obviously too close to call. We will need another ballot.
      Voters did not know what they were voting for.
      Nobody said Boris would actually move into No 10.
      Boris went to the wrong school.
      Boris is too white.
      Boris represents the 17.4 million who are obviously mentally retarded so this should be invalid.
      Boris is supportive of Trump.
      Trump is supportive of Boris.
      Diane Abbott does not approve.

         20 likes

  23. Celtic_Mist says:

    Trump rubs their noses in it 🙂

       46 likes

  24. Celtic_Mist says:

    Beboids last hope is for Boris to have remainers in the cabinet.

    The ‘team’ should all be real Brexit supporters until after 31 Oct, then have an election to Defeat Corbyn.

       30 likes

  25. taffman says:

    Has Al Beeb carried out a census of the ‘Remoaners’ that have left this great country since we voted for independence ?
    I recollect many said that they were “going”.

       18 likes

  26. Terminal Moraine says:

    Minor interruption to the Boris news: After an injunction that stopped the Islam / LGBT protests around the Birmingham school which were “too serious to tolerate” earlier this year it looks very much like they’ve upped sticks and moved somewhere else.

    Chief troublemaker Ayaz Ahmed is stirring things up again, despite not having any direct link to the area and now — according to Nottinghamshire Live — objecting to relationship and sex education (RSE) lessons (it was the ‘No Outsiders’ project that kicked things off originally but now it’s widening in scope):

    —“You think you can sit quietly in your Masjids whilst our whole home is being destroyed. I don’t think so. This is everybody’s problem and I’m telling you now we’re going to keep on campaigning and everybody will be held to account for the destruction of lives of children in this city…”

    Sky are covering it but nothing on BBC; their Nottingham page prefers to lead with a sexism whine about a billboard ad for air con that uses the line ‘your wife is hot’.

    As always, local papers best for actual journalism… including pictures that the useless MSM would deem too harmful for community relations…

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    • Dystopian says:

      “This is everybody’s problem and I’m telling you now we’re going to keep on campaigning and everybody will be held to account for the destruction of lives of children in this city…”

      They could just as easily be talking about Rochdale, Rotherham etc.
      But they’re not bothered about non Muslim children.

         22 likes

      • BRISSLES says:

        I wonder if anyone has voiced the child abuse by ‘their own kind’ to the protestors, in retaliation to the song and dance they’re creating outside schools.
        What about bringing up their own kids in an atmosphere of arranged marriages, and their little girls as non-entities, that’s ok though.

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    • Doublethinker says:

      I think that the two sides should be allowed to protest as they wish. They can exchange views and discuss their differences in a peaceful and tolerant way. My advice is to hold the event in the middles of the countryside well away from any high buildings so no one can get accidentally hurt.

         10 likes

  27. Lucy Pevensey says:

    Off the current topic but look how the wonderful Palestinians treat a fellow Muslim visitor in Israel. This is Mohammed Saud who is quite vocal about his intentions to see peace in the Middle East. On a diplomatic visit to Israel…….

       10 likes

  28. StewGreen says:

    I expect Femi is aiming to get a bulk discount at the libel courts
    as he’s been libelling everybody
    The first case is Tice suing him
    https://order-order.com/2019/07/23/richard-tice-suing-femi-libel-anti-semitism-claims/

       16 likes

    • G says:

      SG,
      Chances are that Femi, almost certain to be hit with large costs, will do a runner applying the recent oft used expression, “…….if you don’t like it, you can go back to the, (implication: sh1t hole you came from) country you came from…..”.
      Tice would be well advised to obtain an Order from the court that Femi gives up his passport(s).

         11 likes

  29. Lucy Pevensey says:

    Whoops back to Boris

       22 likes

  30. StewGreen says:

    Things have changed
    In the old days West Yorkshire Police classed raped schoolgirls as prostitutes so didn’t investigate
    … and now …well now, they still don’t investigate

       18 likes

    • G says:

      SG,
      Purely, “…..his role….”. What about firing him/her/inbetweener?

         7 likes

    • Up2snuff says:

      Stew, the Yorkshire Police would much rather that the culprits give themselves up. “Just form an orderly queue by the main door. An Officer will come to take your names and addresses as soon as they finish their rest break.”

         9 likes

  31. StewGreen says:

    In other news
    Other police are dropping rape investigations on the spurious excuse of
    “she wouldn’t let us look at her phone”
    The BBC page doesn’t say if it happened a million times or just 10
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49072302

    \\ In another case, the Crown Prosecution Service demanded to search the phone of a 12-year-old rape victim – even though the perpetrator had admitted the crime. The case was delayed for months as a result //

       13 likes

  32. StewGreen says:

    Former Springwatch presenter Martin Hughes-Games has said that “white, middle-class, old-aged” men are an “endangered species” on television

    The story is a bit of PR for his one off ITV show

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/07/23/axed-springwatch-presenter-martin-hughes-games-white-middle

       14 likes

    • G says:

      Who cares? Most of that ‘endangered species’ has enough sense to not even watch the nonsense broadcast.

         16 likes

    • Loobyloo says:

      Yes, I read that too. I loved springwatch when he was there, a bit like top gear (a la clarkson), with good banter. But as we know Al Beeb doesn’t like things that work unless they are diverse. And so he or Packham had to go, and Packham ticks more boxes (autistic, activist…). So welcome to the real world Martin, the BBC stuffed you.

         4 likes

  33. digg says:

    They screamed, lied and misinformed and in June 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU…

    They screamed, lied and misinformed and in January 2017 the USA elected Donal Trump as President….

    They screamed, lied and misinformed and in May 2019 a load of Brexit party MEP’s got elected….

    They screamed, lied and misinformed and in July 2019 Boris was elected PM…..

    They don’t seem to be very good at learning stuff do they?

       48 likes

  34. StewGreen says:

    Tonight bbc2 9pm
    I still think Norcott is just pretending to be a non-lefty

       14 likes

  35. Kaiser says:

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49088293

    Risks posed by right-wing extremists in the UK are to be included in the terror threat level system from now on.
    Previously the system only assessed the threat from “international terrorism” international lol

    The changes do not affect the current threat level of “severe”, meaning an attack is “highly likely”.

    so adding in ALL those dangerous 17.4 right-wing extremists makes no change to the threat level

    and what about the risks posed by left-wing extremists???

       23 likes

    • fakenewswatcher says:

      Kaiser – you pose an interesting question. I have a feeling that, whether you are murdered by Mao or Hitler, is not going to matter much to you, if you are a victim.
      This is really about the continuing work to discredit the term ‘right-wing’, and now even, to create a link between it and terror. From a Labour government, this little piece of mischief would have been understandable. That it should come from a ‘Conservative’ Home Secretary, speaks volumes.
      It enables you to create weird mental images, for instance, to see Rees-Mogg, wielding a sub-machine gun, or Tebbit raising a stabbing knife over a victim. It is a piece of silliness, from people who don’t understand you need to use language with caution at a high level.

      It does -of course- also speak volumes about another failed Home Secretary, who went on to become Prime Minister and has made some poor appointments. I think she will have dotted the landscape with quite a few unexploded bombs, by the time she finally goes…
      We saw yesterday how damaging it is when the forces of Law and Order get it wrong. Seems we’re going to carry on along that path…

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  36. Lucy Pevensey says:

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    • StewGreen says:

      “literally not seen another prisoner, cos krpt in extraordinary isolation”
      ..contradicts Reachplc’s story

         12 likes

  37. fakenewswatcher says:

    Soubry on bbc tv news, rambling on and on…’crashing out’….’cliff edge’…’mendacity’….on and on and on.

       29 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      I think she wrote a piece in the Guardian moaning about the Conservative Party being taken over by the ‘ right ‘ .

      She really needs to put more tonic with the gin .

         28 likes

  38. StewGreen says:

    Guardian says

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Steve Richards – another bubble dweller the BBC regularly import to chair ‘ neutral ‘ political programmes …..but every one knows his bias .

      At least with the likes of the late Brillo he gave every one a hard time .

         14 likes

  39. Thoughtful says:

    https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/07/is-mays-islamophobia-adviser-a-parting-shot-at-boris/

    If Boris doesn’t immediately sack this Marxist entryist’s latest act of deliberate vandalism then he is going to be another total failure.

       18 likes

    • Annunaki says:

      As I have said before, a phobia is an irrational fear and many proponents of this medieval cult are completely and utterly at odds with our laws, our culture our schools and our religions so go figure

      Just one of many, many examples:

      Sky Islamic channel Peace TV faces ban in Britain for saying gay people are worse than pigs and magicians should be executed

      https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7275765/Islamic-TV-station-said-gay-people-worse-pigs-breached-Ofcom-code.html

         18 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      Separately, Mrs May has also appointed a senior Imam at Makkah Mosque, in Leeds, to provide advice on the “definition of Islamophobia” to the government.

      Imam Qari Asim MBE, Deputy Chair of the Anti-Muslim Hatred Working Group, will lead a process for establishing a definition of Islamophobia. He will be joined by a second adviser to be confirmed in due course.

      However, the government has already confirmed the definition “will not be legally binding”.
      He’s put out a message
      “To tackle the alarming rise in anti-Muslim sentiment, it is imperative that Islamophobia is defined.
      “I am deeply committed to working across Muslim communities and with relevant stakeholders to formulate a legally robust, comprehensive and workable definition of Islamophobia.

      “I am honoured to be entrusted with this role, which will have a far reaching impact in protecting British Muslims and tackling anti-Muslim hatred
      That is the phrase Maajid Nawaz uses instead of Islamophobia

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  40. JamesArthur says:

    R4 news at 5…the Boris bashing continues – all the reasons why he isn’t suitable and won’t succeed…funny the BBC seem to think it is funny/ bad that he is good at getting a team around him and not doing it all himself…are they really that dumb? That is the sign of a good leader..and it is exactly what May didn’t /couldn’t do.. but they never mention that..

    Evan Davis is a real piece of work….not a remoaner by any chance…Now Ian Hislop I think…just basically slagging off Boris.. why are they interviewing these people – they are just a bunch of boring oafs with an inflated opinion of themselves

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    • Fedup2 says:

      James
      I will watch her final PMQ – but it will be one of those vomit inducing sincerity festwhere everyone says how great she has been .
      It’s too hot for popcorn – but if berkow gives Grieve , Soubry , Ken Clarke it Alan ‘ bad word ‘ Duncan a question it might tip me over the edge of needing a new TV screen ….
      Maybe she ll blub …

         18 likes

    • fakenewswatcher says:

      James – Presumably they’ve never heard of the concept of ‘delegation’.
      What can one say about Evan Davis? If Boris is flawed, what must Evan be?

         8 likes

    • cromwell says:

      In the garden doing a bit of cutting back and I have got the radio on. R4 PM just wall to wall boris bashing it’s really bad had to turn it off. Bringing up things from 2004, God help us, it’s going to boris bashing from morn till night. They really are a pile of s**t. I am going to have to limit my listening of TV and radio as my blood pressure is high enough. I will have to rely on my friends on this site to keep me informed on daily news. Thank God we have this site for real news. Thank you all.

         25 likes

    • vesnadog says:

      James,

      You must understand the predicament that these muffins find themselves in.

      If you don’t mock Boris then ya ain’t gonna get the BBC/SKY TV weekly invite and of course the £1000 retainer fee. For many of these people that’s the weeks wine bill.

         10 likes

  41. Cassandra says:

    One of the headlines on PM on Radio 4 was, there is no link between ethnicity and carrying a knife.

    So there.

       23 likes

    • Annunaki says:

      Weasel words who are the ones who actually use them rather than just carrying them

         7 likes

  42. Cassandra says:

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  43. Mackers says:

    The liberals in the conservative party will be showing their true colours very soon.Nothing liberal about them.

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  44. BRISSLES says:

    Our illustrious journalists (cant understand why they’re not in parliament themselves as they know so much) maintain that there will either be a general election or moves for a second referendum in the next 6 months.

    QUESTION: if a second referendum is activated, and the result is the same, ie there is still a majority to leave Europe, then what? will all the Remainers button it for good ? or will Gina Miller and her cohorts, and the Libdems STILL refuse to accept Brexit and still try to sabotage it ?

       21 likes

    • Fedup2 says:

      Bris
      The unmentioned issue is the nature of the question (s) in any 2 out of 3 Referendum .

      I think there will be 2 question s –

      You do want to stay don’t you ?
      And
      We should withdraw A50 shouldn’t we ?

         7 likes

  45. taffman says:

    So Boris will be PM tomorrow.
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-49084605
    Will Boris bring in Remainers into his cabinet or Brexiteers ? That will be the acid test .
    He has already chosen Frost as an EU advisor ………
    https://nationalpost.com/pmn/elections-pmn/uks-johnson-will-appoint-david-frost-as-eu-adviser-report

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  46. BRISSLES says:

    ha! ha ! Duncan Kennedy (BBC) on the beach in Bournemouth interviewing bathers on the beach, as he speaks of the heat coming up from Africa. So waddyaknow, he doesn’t interview any one who is white, no they were bathers of African heritage, and an Asian in a headscarf. Doesn’t it make you weep.

       34 likes

    • vesnadog says:

      “and an Asian in a headscarf”

      Copying their forefathers and mothers who always dressed that way on’t blackpool beach in’t 40s-60s.

      That’s the 1940-60s.

      Besides, the scarves were better made in those days – made in the UK – not China.

         8 likes

      • Despairada says:

        … and scarves as worn by our Grandmas had a completely different function than the in-your-face-look-at-me-I’m-a-muslim hijab.

           6 likes

        • BRISSLES says:

          Ves …… You were clearly a lot posher in Blackpool, on the Kent coast it was the knotted hanky that was the accessory of choice !!!

             7 likes

          • vesnadog says:

            B,

            Of course we were posher.

            In fact, funny you mention Muslim women as we posh black people are considering whether we should make our wives follow behind us @ 5 feet or 10 feet that way we can chat to our white women who – when we go to our taxis – always lie on their backs 0 mm above us.

               0 likes

        • vesnadog says:

          D,

          Good one. hee hee.

             1 likes

  47. StewGreen says:

    Silly idea on Look North
    .. they went to a lido and walked around asking kids and all if they liked Boris
    They got some hatey comments like they wanted, but most didn’t seem to care about TV-land politics.

    ITV was in Scunthorpe fishing for business people who would give Project Fear quotes.

       12 likes

  48. Guest Who says:

    BBC Radio 4

    Why this woman set up the ‘LinkedIn for black professionals’.

    http://www.bbc.in/ceo-secrets

    ***

    Guaranteed free PR?

       4 likes

  49. Guest Who says:

    BBC Radio 4

    Why this woman set up the ‘LinkedIn for black professionals’.

    http://www.bbc.in/ceo-secrets

    ***

    Guaranteed free PR?

       5 likes

    • Annunaki says:

      Not quite true she has set up a childcare facility in the work space, not that I agree with that but lets get things correct otherwise…

         5 likes

  50. Ed Hitter says:

    The BBC just cannot help itself when it comes to undermining the optimism and positivity being offered both by Brexit and by our newly appointed Prime Minister.
    The news at six followed the usual BBC pattern of rushing the viewer through the real news I.e. unfiltered coverage of the actual events of the day as they happened.
    We got a brief, heavily edited version of Boris’s uplifting acceptance speech.
    But far, far more time was duly devoted to a raft of so-called BBC experts and analysts who then told us what we really ought to think.
    They were led by Laura Kuenssberg who stated that Boris would be busy “cleaning up the mess he helped create”.
    Not an “opportunity”, not even a “challenge”, but a “mess”. This biased, editorialising nonsense is what passes as BBC news these days.
    I was just taking all this in when I was distracted by yet another BBC “expert” who was lecturing us about a “climate event”. Not the “summer”, not “welcome hot weather” but a “climate event”. They never stop, do they?

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    • vesnadog says:

      Ed,

      That’s why I never watch those News programmes.

      Let them talk amongst themselves.

      They will soon burn out.

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    • pertelote says:

      tell Laura I love her.. ;-

      nah..this is better:

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      • Annunaki says:

        interesting how little richard would have thrived if the words for Tutti Frutti were allowed to stand as he wrote them….as his esperiences as a gay prositiute it says a lot about attidudes in the past but more about how we have advanced as a society in tolerance except for muslims

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