Weekend Thread December 12 2020

Deal or No Deal Part 2 – or somewhere in between ? BBC happily shouting about shortages and price increases and not lay any of this Project Fear stuff at the door of the EU . Nothing changes .

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267 Responses to Weekend Thread December 12 2020

  1. theisland says:

    We should be strengthening the Navy to protect our waters – but in fact we are doing the opposite.

    The two units mentioned by VfB above consist of EU-loving middle rank diplomats in the Foreign Office and civilian human rights lawyers at the MOD who consistently wrongly advise ministers in order to keep us ensnared within EU rules.


    We shall never be free of the EU without a purge of Whitehall.


    • JohnC says:

      I believe Hitler used the same kind of justification for annexing Austria.


    • Oaknash says:

      yes the green blob certainly holds much of the blame but remember a fish always rots from the head down. The blonde cretin, Prime Minister Nut Nuts and the Tories have had over four years to build more dedicated fishery patrol vessels and get this right.
      The underlying preconception must be even if we do “leave” there will be no serious attempts to control foreign vessels illegally fishing in our waters. It is exactly the same as in controlling the illegal migrants crossing the channel – they will fulminate, make statements, send diplomatic messages and employ ex military advisors – and sweet FA will happen ………………………………………………………………………….!
      It is a bit like someone busting through your front door and assaulting your wife and kids and all you do is complain that they might wake the neighbours.

      They despise the population of this country even more than Labour – if that is possible. They wish to project their own weakness and craven conduct upon the population as a whole. The political system of this country is now utterly broken, with the Tories now hiding behind their politicised police force and to be perfectly honest i cannot see this ever being fixed without some sort of a violent struggle.


    • StewGreen says:

      Catchup link
      We got to page 4 on the last thread


  2. StewGreen says:

    Is Tom More being exploited by LGBT PR people ?


    • Doobster78 says:

      He hasn’t got a flamin clue what he is supporting !!!!

      Puppet on a string , just like Greta and Marcus Rashford.

      DISGUSTING to see him being used like this for liberal propaganda.


      • JohnC says:

        Greta is damaged for the rest of her life.
        The Left have no lower limit to what they do. ‘The ends justify the means’. Just like Hitler thought. And Stalin. And Pol Pot.


    • Oaknash says:

      Oh Dear – he will be having some sort of gender reassignment next.
      Poor old bugger – I have a feeling that his family or ” friends” may have some sort of undeclared agenda


    • WildWomanOfThe Woods says:

      Is it possible he knows what he’s doing? I hadn’t heard he’d slid into dementia.


    • WildWomanOfThe Woods says:

      Is it possible he knows what he’s doing? I hadn’t heard he’d slid into dementia.


  3. StewGreen says:

    Ezra guests on the Tucker Carlson show
    to explain how he found out Trudeau has invited Chinese military officers to train at Canadian military academies.


  4. StewGreen says:

    Irony Alert : Pink News in an angry dramaquening article about an anti-transfascism activist Kate Scottow overturning her conviction
    has a typo misgendering her as “he”




  5. StewGreen says:

    Hate Crime consultation closes on Xmas eve
    apparently they want to make a law against misogyny
    and then redefine “woman” from born biological sex, to “chosen gender” and thus give trans-women 100% same rights as born women
    Apparently you can skip sections



  6. StewGreen says:

    News always seems to be PR for someone
    … why is Adm Bouton the one of the few that tweeted this Times article ?

    The elephant in the room is that this is a false dilemma
    There are going to be trials in Kurdish northern Syria
    Sweden has already agreed to that for its citizens
    The principle is that the trials will be near the territory of the victims
    So their families can see justice done.


    • StewGreen says:

      Also in last weeks Times
      3 stories about defeating Nazis in WW2 seemed to have been placed
      The third was abut the Japanese Jew rescuer the equivalent of Herr Schindler
      It was marked “promoted content by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan”


    • BRISSLES says:

      Anyone else notice that our Adam is rapidly losing weight ??? – well, he doesn’t burp as much anyway.


  7. StewGreen says:

    Scotland court : Incel terrorist : There have been these women hating terrorists in America
    And the Guardianmob would love to find some over here
    to distract away from Islamic terrorism

    This case looks like a young nutter who did look at some videos about attacks and did buy a crossbow
    but are they joining too many dots.
    The report says his social worker gave evidence .
    FFS if he already had a social worker did it really get to the stage that he was thinking of a terrorist attack ?



  8. BRISSLES says:

    Am I missing something ? I know Barbara Windsor was popular in some quarters (I was never a fan), but why are the royal family falling over themselves to pay ‘tribute’ ? First we had Charles commenting, and now I hear Prince William is doing the same thing. Er, why ? yes, she was part of a long running franchise of saucy films, and had a couple of decades in a tv soap, but she also dated a known killer, was married to a thug, had more than one abortion and had several affairs – one very long one with Sid James ! so what am I missing ?


    • Kaiser says:

      I confess to being a carry on fan, but then I am card carrying Northern working class whippet fancier

      I doubt Big ears and William have a clue who she was, but its a good chance to virtue to the peasants

      They probably think she is still representative of the eastend


      • Yasser Dasmibehbi says:

        Babs was very talented and had a good nature. If her private life was not everybody’s cup of tea I’m sure it was not as bad as the PM’s.
        A good actor and one who has kept her fans throughout the years and given us lots of laughs. I can’t say I was a great fan of the Carry On films but they never deserved the sneering disapproval of petit-bourgeois liberals. Cheaply made, but very well acted they deserve to be regarded as national treasures. Check out the scenes between Sid James and Hattie Jacques in Carry On Loving. Not the best film nor the best script but look what the actors did with it!
        Barbara Windsor was, in my view, the last of the regular members or old guard. Jim Dale is still around I believe but was not in many and the ‘sexy girl’ role actors both before Babs (Angela Douglas) and after (Jackie Piper) both good actors, are still with us. But it will be Barbara Windsor who will be most remembered as representative of the series at its best.


        • Scroblene says:

          Yasser, can you add Kenneth Williams in there somewhere?

          ‘Ooooh matron’ still reverberates in many quarters! You’re right about what the actors did with the script, as everyone brought their personae from previous jobs in shows – usually very funny, but I just don’t remember Babs in the St Trinians stories – er – yes, I can now…:0~


        • Skeldings says:

          Not to mention what is regarded by many as the funniest line in film history :

          Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar in Carry on Cleo:

          “Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me!”


    • Foscari says:

      Yes Brissles you are missing something. Over 30 years I have
      only very occasionally watched a few minutes of Eastenders.
      But my wife and millions upon millions of folk all over
      the country have watched Barbara Windsor. She became
      an institution in a way like David Attenborough .
      I sat and watched “Babs” last night with my wife and there
      were tears in her eyes as she watched it. And
      remembering scenes from the Carry on Films. And ” Fings aint
      what they used to be” brought back memories from when
      I was a kid. ” They turned our local palais into a bowling alley”
      ” Infamy ,Infamy they got it in for me” from Carry on Cleo.
      Yes this was a Kenneth Williams line. BUT Barbara Windsor
      was very much part of this wonderful era. Brissles , she was a
      larger than life icon. And for once the BBC and the media
      were right in giving her the eulogies she deserved.
      This is the BBC biased website. So the only cynical thing I
      will say . Is if the BBC were to make Babs again ,and it wasn’t
      made that long ago. The cast would be more diverse, much more
      diverse.Unbelievably more diverse.


      • BRISSLES says:

        I too grew up with it all, and we all have different views on humour and who constitutes being ‘icons’, and yes I liked the first few saucy Carry Ons, and could listen to Kenneth Williams telling stories all day, but for me my preferred humour in those days were the Likely Lads and Hancock.


    • PeteB7342 says:

      I know how you feel. It annoyed me today, when Matt Lucas tweeted ‘I don’t think it’s an understatement to say that the whole country is in mourning’. Well, Matt, I’m sorry but it IS an understatement. I was never a fan of hers. I found her annoying in the Carry On movies, especially that laugh. I’m sorry she’s dead, but I am most certainly NOT in mourning.


  9. vlad says:

    The BBC are delighted to splash this all over their webshite:

    “Biden and Harris named Time’s Person of the Year”

    Surely that should rank high up in the You-Couldn’t-Make-It-Up Awards.

    Both are knee-deep in controversy, scandal and corruption, especially Biden père et fils.

    Of course Kamala will receive adulation for being female and sort-of black, and will deflect any future criticism with the racism card. Possibly a Nobel prize down the road, à la Obama.

    While Creepy Joe, Beijing Biden will quash all the investigations into the criminal activities of his son.

    4 years of those two? Lord spare us.



    • Eddy Booth says:

      4 years of comedy gold


    • NCBBC says:

      So no Nobel peace prize for Pres Donald Trump. He has done virtually the impossible-peace between Jews and Muslim Arabs.

      The credit will be bestowed on Biden. The Nobel committee must be breathing a sigh off relief.


  10. Nibor says:

    BBC are still commenting ( sometimes via their Socialist sneering shows like Dead Ringers ) that “hauliers” might be stuck in great long queues on the M20 .
    Naughty BBC . Hauliers and haulage companies are very British words for trucking firms . It’s great that for once the BBC wants to seem British , but the truth is that the international “haulage “ going through British ports are foreign hauliers . No amount of interviewing the Road Haulage Association – RHA – or the Freight Transport Association-FTA – or sundry other experts is going to change that .
    What will change that is Brexit , then sacking (or hanging) the senior civil servants , getting a 180 degree turn of attitude in the Departments of Transport, the Foreign Office, Home Office and others . Especially the BBC .
    Then an industry that once was , employing British people , paying taxes and giving other trades business can return and help the country.


    • Banania says:

      “Haulier” may be a “British word”, so what is wrong with it. It is simply our language. I can’t understand your objection.


      • Nibor says:

        I suspect the BBC are using it to try to give the impression that there are large amounts of British hauliers that will be badly affected by a no deal Brexit , rather than the truth, there are hardly any .


  11. Richard Pinder says:

    Eric Coomer did it.

    Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia.

    “Wow! At least 17 States have joined Texas in the extraordinary case against the greatest Election Fraud in the history of the United States. Thank you!” “the Supreme Court has a chance to save our Country from the greatest Election abuse in the history of the United States” Donald J. Trump.

    Also, 106 members of Congress sign onto the Texas election lawsuit.

    Thanks to Sidney Powell being independent from the White House, Trump’s legal team doesn’t seem to have anything for the CIA Swamp to spy on.
    So I believe this is the evidence obtain and shown to the Attorney Generals which shows how Eric Coomer fixed the election, so that Trump wouldn’t win it.

    Click to access Spider-Declaration-305.pdf



  12. LastChanceSaloon says:


    Our global fire crisis is the sign of a dying biosphere. But we can take action
    Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass

    [Many fires recently]
    “… an event predicted nearly a century and a half before by Karl Marx in 1848 …”

    [The only prediction Marx seems to have failed to make is that his followers, having murdered one hundred million people, believe that the answer is more Marxism, because “we have not had real Marxism yet”.]

    “… Donald Trump claimed that “it’ll start getting cooler”. After the Arctic tundra caught fire for the first time in 2018, the fascist Sweden Democrats suggested cutting taxes on gasoline. Conservatives in Australia and Brazil blamed the fires on non-existent eco-terrorists.
    Centrists don’t realize that the solution is not more “facts” but a rebalancing in social forces.”

    [Facts ugh, who needs facts? Certainly not the great Karl Marx, who preferred his own predictions.]


    “Drew Pendergrass is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering at Harvard University. Troy Vettese is an environmental historian and a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center.
    Pendergrass and Vettese are writing together Half-Earth Socialism (Verso 2022)”

    This article is an advertisment for their next global bestseller.
    “Verso Books is a publishing house based in London and New York City, founded in 1970 by the staff of New Left Review.” Wikipedia.
    “Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world.” Verso!

    Troy Vettese does not even have a Wikipedia article!
    Even Guardian propagandists have Wikipedia articles, usually fawning.
    Troy! Did his parents believe he was worth his weight in gold?

    Harvard university believes Troy deserves recognition.
    Research interests: Environmental history; animal studies; economic history; and Marxism.

    More of the same.

    It is months since I read a Guardian “article”.
    No doubt it seems only yesterday you read some Guardian based rubbish from me.
    I finished the article because it raised an instant suspicion in me.
    When I reached the end of the article, the suspicion had become a certainty.
    Having read this bollox, the question I asked myself was “Have these Commies the audacity to have their propaganda printed on the wood based products they are, supposedly, defending?”

    I was unable to discover the answer to the question, “Are these lefty dicks the biggest hypocrites in history?”.
    First in my Amazon UK search for Verso publications was :-
    The Verso Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millenia of Rebellion and Resistance – Tariq Ali “Paperback 2016”.
    I need to wait until 2022, unbated breath.


    • Richard Pinder says:

      I was taught that a Global Fire Crisis happens if Oxygen levels in the Earths Atmosphere exceed 22 percent. The evidence is that it hasn’t exceeded 21 percent. But we would need a hundred times more carbon dioxide in the Atmosphere for all that Oxygen to be released into the Atmosphere. But it would also mean that all life would die due to all the CO2 being converted into Atmospheric Oxygen and Carbon. But thanks to the Gaia hypothesis, that’s all moronic Guardianista bullshit.


  13. Scroblene says:

    Please accept my apologies for a little self-agrandissment, but I can’t work out how to post my own photographs here…


    Any complaints can be registered here of course…


    • StewGreen says:

      Mrs Scrobs homemade Scotch eggs


      (Mouse over an image and right click or long press
      select copy URL location
      and then here use the add image button which is below the PostComment box
      paste the URL you just picked up )


      • Up2snuff says:

        Wow, you know how to live, Scrobie!


        • Scroblene says:

          There are two left, Up, and will be in severe demolishment this evening, when we’re watching a DVD and ignoring everything BBC, which also avoids illnesses associated with blood pressure at woke rubbish!


      • Scroblene says:

        Thank you Stew! That’s very helpful!


        Hope this works…


    • Banania says:

      That’s what I call a substantial meal.
      Chopped chives added to the sausagemeat is an enhancement; have you tried that?


  14. Up2snuff says:

    TOADY Watch #1 – a fundamental disconnect in the BBC brain

    We are greeted by the news at 7a.m. of an on-line Climate Summit hosted by our PM but with some nations barred for being ‘naughty’. We are greeted by the news at 7a.m. that the Virgin spaceship is to resume testing today ahead of the moves to take tourism into space at £190,000 per seat.

    We are also treated to an interview with Christiana Figueres about the summit and Climate Change issues. This is conducted by Mishal, TOADY Interrogator and Torturer-in-Chief. Christiana is not asked by Mishal about the CO2 emissions of rich people heading into space.

    I wonder why?


  15. Guest Who says:

    Looks like 200 bbc staff are headed back to the States for a victory lap.

    For some reason.


  16. Guest Who says:

    BBC Cut through the noise.

    “Covid-19 is defined by my partner of nine years leaving me.”

    Around the world, the stress of the pandemic has forced couples to re-evaluate their relationships, even leading some to split up or divorce. #CutThroughTheNoise


    Now, back to Pat’s feet….


  17. Guest Who says:

    Still banging on.

    And on.

    And on.


    • Up2snuff says:

      I’m up to fourteen positive benefits of Brexit but I have more posts to do here and have had to stop listing.


    • The WestWyvern says:

      Iannucci, another lefty luvvie. Writes ‘comedy’ scripts I believe.


      • Guest Who says:

        And stuff Marianna won’t go near.


    • Red Pill says:

      1. Watch lefties crying in their milk for the years to come.
      2. See 1.


    • Scroblene says:

      Just looked at his Twitt!

      Blimey, what a load of bo11ocks!

      How do people even consider such [email protected]!

      Noticed Gavin Esler spouting even more bo11ocks too, so he’s got bu99er all to do as well, but this is BBC trash we’re talking about, so no change there!


  18. Up2snuff says:

    TOADY Watch #2 – a fundamental disconnect in an economist’s brain

    Christiana Figueres, an LSE trained Economist (slight rolling of the Snuffy eyes) tries to point to the virtue of ‘Carbon Net Zero’, that it will create jobs. Aaah, no mention of the inflation that would be caused by Climate Change taxes which will destroy jobs, Christiana. And no questions asked by Mishal who had a very cosy chat with Christiana, no hectoring, no interruptions.

    Christiana seems to know that there will be a big unemployment problem in the UK (thanks to Covid-19 and other things … oil industry, gas industry, gas boiler manufacturers, gas stove manufacturers, gas central heating engineers, household cleaning products industry, car industry ) so the benefit will be lots of jobs making insulation and going round the country in diesel-fueled electric vans installing it in homes.

    What Christiana, the LSE trained economist, has failed to consider is that when people are unemployed they tend to stop spending on non-essentials – things like holidays, other goods, techy stuff, entertainment, and so on – and when they are in work they become economically active. When a person is economically active and in full employment they tend to travel and spend and buy stuff.

    Stuff that is manufactured and creates CO2 as a by-product.



  19. taffman says:

    “Brexit: EU leaders close ranks as no-deal talk mounts”
    Which side does Al Beeb ‘close ranks’ with ?
    The EU or Great Britain?


    • Scroblene says:

      I think this means that the BBC haven’t a clue what’s going on Taff, and quite rightly so!

      Any negotiations need to be kept well away from the kids in W1A, as they don’t really understand the issues, and wouldn’t know the answers if they were bonked on the head with them!


  20. Guest Who says:

    This is the collection of brain cells that have got us here.


  21. G says:

    Seems the World (excluding Russia and China) is about to change dramatically. It’s virtually all over for President Trump with his valiant efforts to demonstrate fraud in the November elections. Personally, I have no doubt that he is correct and extensive fraud took place. The Democommies have proven themselves to be extremely adept at breaking every law in the book and totally ignoring the cherished, “Rule of Law” which everybody refers to without knowing exactly what it is. So, what now? Seventy-four million really angry patriots may well yet take up the issue unlike most of the US politicians. That’s a mainly armed seventy-four million pretty pissed off people. Whatever, they will have to act collectively pretty damn quickly or they will find their guns taken away from them as soon as Biden steps into the White House.

    See the sorry tale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiUzRdJI-YY

    World Communism/Globalism will take a step up shortly, you wait and see. Feel the grip of totalitarianism taking a firm hold? You should do.


  22. AsISeeIt says:

    The Guardian performs a bad impression of the Grinch wanting to steal our Christmas this morning as on a positive note the frontpage offers a: ‘Bumper TV guide’ and a free festive food magazine titled ‘Feast’ but their news headline warns:

    ‘Rethink your Christmas plans, urge scientists’

    Seems the Graun must have spoken to Professor Ebenezer Scrooge of the Jacob and Bob Marley Institute for Tiny-Minded Timidity and Scribbled on the Back of a Fag Cratchit Social Control Policies… where they gained the quote:

    ‘Ignore easing of rules or risk third wave of virus, experts warn’

    Well, beside the tincel and baubles, this is supposed to be a sacred religious festival: ‘Churchgoers may miss out on midnight mass’ (Telegraph) Or, perhaps not.

    One learns something every day. Now we know viruses can be managed to arrive in endlessly numbered waves. Therefore, with a prudent deployment of serial lockdowns and a compliant populace, our natural herd immunity can be held off long enough to justify the enormous investment in the vaccine. QED as the scientists say.

    And, as far as this observer is concerned, the phrase “scientists say” is now up there with “and now the science bit” or “8 out of 10 cat owners say..”

    Now we’ll find out how our world-envy, funded to the gills, sainted NHS performs on the basis they have just the one job to do: ‘NHS IT chaos hits vaccines at your GP’ (‘i’) – yep, thought so.

    From endless waves to Brexit talks…

    I don’t know whether participants in the interminable Brexit negotiations give one anther a wave as each session breaks up or whether they’ve adopted the elbow bump protocol – that must have been more of a strain for the Continental kissers than our more reserved handshaking Brits.

    I’m rather afraid the Mail’s: ‘We’ll send in gunboats as No Deal looms, UK’s threat to protect fish’ smacks of a Boris red herring, placed in our daily chip papers to distract us – just before we’re gutted by the fishy deal he’s about to land. [I thank you, Panto season appears to be mostly just for the Royals this season, treat those as your Christmas cracker puns, by the way, I’m here almost every day].

    To the sadly departed mistress of the double entendre, our lovely Babs. ‘Dame Barbara Windsor 1937-2020 Unofficial Queen of England’ says the Star. And if that doesn’t confuse the foreigners then I don’t know what will. One could add Carry On dolly bird, comediene, character actress, dementia campaigner and friend to the gangsters.

    As the notion of protection racketeers comes to mind the FT provides a neat segue back to our erstwhile european friends: ‘EU urge bloc unity on Brexit talks’ – of course they do, and it’s good of the FT to remind us: ‘Members told no side deals if negotiations fail’

    None too sure what to make of this statement from Craig Revel Horwood in the ‘i’: ‘The British like to see people being humiliated’

    One wonders whether the ‘i’ would dare deliver a frontpage catch-all generalisation on any other nation? But, being British and too polite to complain I guess we’ll give them a pass.

    Perhaps to show it has a heart the FT does a ‘Philanthropy Special. How to give it’ with Angelina Jolie, no less.

    Oh deary me, look at this in the ‘i’: ‘Judge Rob Rinder, dirtbag celebs and their bogus charity’


    • Eddy Booth says:

      It’s the impending wave of final EU negotiation deadlines that makimg me queasy


    • Up2snuff says:

      AISI, thanks to the FT, I note that those ‘climate activists’ have been at it again, apparently lighting hundreds of candles in Berlin as a form of protest against Global Warming and Climate Change and to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Climate Accord. They are obviously not too worried about the Global Warming aspects of their demonstration with those candles.

      Poor dears … such limited intellectual capabilities.


  23. G says:

    I mentioned a week or so ago that I had noticed a clearly discernible reduction in the offerings of YouTube. Gone are a few of my favourites. Unless of course I search elsewhere for them. Censoring restrictions are growing rapidly by the day and YT is, for me, becoming increasingly bland. Clearly the Silicon Valley/Globalists/Wall St and miscellaneous Communists will welcome Harris to the WH with open arms in the knowledge that she will abandon any efforts to rein them in. So the sorry story will develop negatively without our champion DJT as a buffer.


  24. Doobster78 says:

    Remember being told as a kid “Crime never pays”


    It’s now 100% fixed a USA presidential election in 2020 !!!!!!
    And all MSM happy to turn a blind eye.

    Lefties taking power by rioting, looting, violence and fraud.

    Absolutely DISGUSTING.

    Thank god we had President Trump for 4 years, at least he had the balls to give it a go.

    Thank You Mr President 👍👍


  25. Up2snuff says:

    TOADY Watch #3 – it could be popcorn time again over vaccines

    The BBC have been brought up sharp by the two adverse reactions to the Pfizer vaccine. They deliberately avoided mentioning that all vaccination carries a risk to some people (a tiny, tiny number) in all their discussions prior to this week. In good Marxist/Fascist tradition, the BBC are still desiring vaccination to be made compulsory and a discussion on the TOADY Prog tip-toed around the possibility.

    I get the impression that the BBC basically hate anti-vaxers. They think they are all Trump supporters, Brexit voters and ignorant and especially ignorant of the science. The BBC seem to want vaccine compulsion.

    Problem is that some people in the UK for years – with the BBC cheering them on – have been pursuing ever increasing legislation over human rights, employment rights, freedom from discrimination, religious rights and so on. Now all that is colliding with the BBC desire for compulsory Covid-19 vaccination.

    Make sure that you have a packet of popcorn handy.


  26. Guest Who says:

    BBC News

    How much of a priority is Brexit for the EU?

    With Brexit talks coming down to the wire, Gideon Rachman from the Financial Times and Miranda Xafa, former IMF representative to Greece, discuss.

    (via BBC Newsnight) bbc.in/3oL5iiQ


    The BBC do like a ‘discussion’ once they have selected who will be ‘discussing’.


  27. The WestWyvern says:

    Global News Radio Headline at 10am informs me the Royal Navy have been put on standby to enforce the UK territorial water from Jan 01.

    Let’s hope they are not on shore leave and there is a serviceable ship available.


  28. Guest Who says:

    Allllllll about it….

    BBC News

    Cher told the BBC all about why she saved an elephant named Kavaan and what she’s hopeful about in 2021. bbc.in/2JPDsmC


  29. Guest Who says:

    You heard it on the bbc first.

    BBC Newsbeat

    “The main pressure that we feel is the need to chip away pieces of our identity, just to feel like we belong.”

    Co-founder Katiann Rocha’s guide has already been taken up by one of the UK’s biggest employers.

    Halo Code: Black hair guide launched to stop discrimination


    No word as yet on hair disinformation, but Marianna is considering an Afro, despite the cultural appropriation risks.


  30. Up2snuff says:

    BBC WEB-SITE Watch #1 – lovely pic but …

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news Under the heading ‘Must see – News pictures from around the world’ the taster photo is a striking picture of a young Mongolian falconer. There’s only one small, little, tiny, problem. Said young falconer is warmly clothed, bundled even, and is in a frosty snowy landscape.

    Where is the Global Warming, BBC?


    • Eddy Booth says:


      Let me guess what happens next

      The lads older brother Jud, a coal miner, leaves him money to place his bet on the horses, but doubting they’ll win he spends the money on a slap up meal and pop at the local chippy instead
      Unfortunately the horses go and win.
      Outraged at missing his big payout, Jud takes revenge by killing the eagle and stuffing it headfirst into their dustbin.


      • Up2snuff says:

        Eddy, thanks for posting that photo. Reckon that’s a World Press Photo class contender right there – probably Human Interest category – could be an Award winner.

        Just a small correction to my original post, I assumed a Mongolian falconer before seeing the photo caption. It was actually taken in Kazakhstan, if Wildy, Piku or Maxi become suddenly interested interested. Why they cannot correct my posting errors before I make them, I’ll never know.

        I’d like to borrow that eagle as the sea birds around here have been a real pain this year . . …


  31. Guest Who says:

    Knob seems smitten.


    • JamesArthur says:

      Another female only shortlist winner..and she bangs on about equality…typical hypocritic….


  32. Guest Who says:

    OT, but…


  33. Up2snuff says:

    TOADY Watch #4 – the contradictions and conflicts continue

    Just a couple of weeks ago various Parliamentarians, and I guess also the BBC, were enraged or saddened at the decision to temporarily reduce the UK’s International Aid commitment by less than a third in order to help give support to people at home in the UK during the Pandemic. The BBC trailed many across the airwaves on R4 to trumpet that this was “a bad thing to do” or a “wrong-headed thing to do”.

    Today, the BBC tell me in the 7 a.m. News that the UK has decided it will not use any International Aid money in future to fund fossil projects overseas.

    Poor old BBC.

    It is apparent that the BBC don’t know whether to howl with anger or cheer this news.


  34. Dobyns says:

    Some facts to give severe indigestion to social media’s and the bBc’s so-called Fact Checkers and Disinformation Correspondents


    The Chinese biological laboratory in Wuhan is owned by Glaxo. Who, by chance, owns Pfizer (the one who produces the vaccine.)

    Which, by chance, is managed by Black Rock finances. Who, by chance, manages the finances of the Open Foundation Company (SOROS FOUNDATION).

    Coincidentally, he owns the German company Winterthur. Who, by chance, built the Chinese laboratory in Wuhan.

    Accidentally bought by the German Allianz. Which, incidentally, has Vanguard as a shareholder. Which is a shareholder of Black Rock. Which controls the central banks and manages about ONE THIRD of the global investment capital. Which, incidentally, is a major shareholder of MICROSOFT The property of BILL GATES, who happens to be a shareholder of PFIZER (which sells the miracle vaccine)…..


  35. Eddy Booth says:

    Alfred Bourgeois: Second death row inmate executed in two days
    “Bourgeois had physically and sexually abused his two-year-old daughter before killing her,,”

    And similarly stories of other death row inmates who’ll just miss the presidential change over.

    A balanced article and hard to argue against Trumps decisions
    Which is probably why its author less no BBC stars name shown


  36. brexiteerkent says:

    BBC news at one.
    ” government has very worrying plans to use navy ships to prevent the other EU nations fishing in our waters after brexit, this is very concerning”
    Followed by
    ” here is our special report about all the things that will be worse for you if you want to go to Europe after a no deal brexit ”
    Followed by
    “Climate change is an emergency and Boris won’t let Australia join the world conference”

    Unbiased and neutral views and assessments of course .. Not “government plans to protect our waters after years of them being exploited” or anything looking into advantages of brexit ..

    Yes there will be lorry queues in kent but this will be because french fishermen blockade Calais in a strop and Macron will let them stay there unhindered.


    • taffman says:

      ” here is our special report about all the things that will be worse for you if you want to go to Europe after a no deal brexit ”

      European countries that depend heavily on income from British tourists are going to be hit hard then?


      • Doublethinker says:

        Not at all. The EU expects and demands that all British tourists who they won’t allow into Europe will still pay for their now cancelled holidays. It’s is only British instransigence that is preventing them from being allowed to take their holidays so why should hotel and restaurant owners in the EU be penalised?


      • brexiteerkent says:

        Exactly .. Can you see Spain saying they don’t want tourists and their money any more and would rather go broke? ( after covid that is !!)


  37. Fedup2 says:

    Discord on our site ? Lots of cut and paste links without narrative comment?
    I even saw one which said ‘false rumours ‘ were put about that the Chinese laboratory in China is owned by a western pharma company .! as if . Or does GlaxoSmithKline own Pfizer – please ! Surely we can’t get that dumbed down ?

    And it’s quite away from the bias of the BBC … talking of which …I caught a bit of a R4 comedy ? At Saturday lunchtime involving embassaringly bad sketches of bad impersonations – I think it’s called ‘I wish I was dead ringers ‘…..

    I’m now locked down for 3 /7 /10/ 14 days – delete or make up as necessary …..

    This bit is not BBC related so I’m imposing moderator privilege …..
    ….. after a 4 hour flight in a full up BA flight of roughly 200 crammed souls with careless BA staff – and sitting on the tarmac at an empty of aircraft Heathrow T5 – they let us off – in small groups ‘to Maintain social distancing ‘ despite having all been in a sealed metal tube at 38 000 feet .

    Naturally no temp checks getting on or getting off – a free for all at passport control – with no staff – inspections of upcoming house arrest addresses – no temp checks – nothing – and then a tube – 32 stops to NE London – the centre of the capitals’ highest R rate ….
    Sometimes yer gotta have a sense of humour – cough …..
    Halifax – hope you are doing okay …..

    By the way – spoiler alert -‘mad max’ won the 1255 at Doncaster….by some neck ..or head perhaps …


    • BRISSLES says:

      You must be so glad to be here Fed ! (I was going to say ‘home’ but not sure if it is)


      • Fedup2 says:

        Thank you Brissles – for various reasons ( mainly money and BA rip offs ) I was away for 7 weeks when it was meant to be 2 weeks. I’m fortunate to be able to adapt ….

        But my Borough – Waltham Forest – has a very high R rate and dismal hospitals …. as well as a dead 15 year old stabbed in the next borough 2 nights ago… nothing changes ….

        As for increasing troll activity on the site – please defend your BBC from the accusations regularly made her about its’ bias and lefty campaigning …. otherwise you are really engaging on the wrong site … perhaps the guardian or telegraph …?


  38. Fedup2 says:

    Bbc bias – evidence

    The BBC website reports that a ‘senior Tory MP ‘ says that the government is ‘irresponsible ‘ saying that the RN will enforce control of UK fishing waters .

    The report fails to mention he is a ‘Remainer traitor ‘ who didn’t have the grace to stand down at the last election because of the content of the Tory Manifesto (although we known it is only aimed at children ) ….

    I’m sure if it was the French and not us – the cheese eating surrender monkeys would be fully enforcing their rights ….

    I really hope there is no deal at all – and we learn to adapt to a new freedom …. they needed us more than we needed the EU – as we will see…


  39. Guest Who says:

    Ms. Dick is clueless.

    However this BBC contribution as officers are seen extracting a massive shiv from a yoof of color suggests they invite on those who say what they want to hear.


    • Fedup2 says:

      Guest – the 15 year old stabbed to death in newham on Thursday afternoon hasn’t been named or identified by colour . If coloured kids are more likely to stab or be stabbed they can expect to be singled out for searching on the street … surely – or maybe the character whose face you chose to put up isn’t that worried about dead or damaged members of his colour …..


  40. Guest Who says:


    Not a BBC guest ever, by chance?


  41. Guest Who says:

    Beyond the claim that may not have base, fascinating that a PR dept. thought this image was the best to,use.


    • Guest Who says:

      A supporter.

      Fascinating bio.


  42. Guest Who says:

    Fir Fook Sake


  43. Beltane says:

    Only on the BBC would a tribute to golf’s master ad libber Peter Alliss include quotes from G. Linaker, a man whose attempts to muscle in on the golfing commentary scene were so firmly and deliciously rebuffed by PA himself, to his great and enduring credit.
    I would also hazard a guess that Mr Alliss might not have had much real-world time for another featured uber-geek, Chris Evans.


  44. Guest Who says:

    OT, but an insight into media from the outfit that gave us Amol.


  45. Fedup2 says:

    Admin message

    If you are someone called Rampalraw and tried to post here – just to let you know – imhave spammed your entry .Try again and I will publish your personal email address and ISP ident number – ok ?

    ( for your info I get quite a few suspect posts sent to me off the site )


  46. Nibor says:

    Anita Arnand quoting the Road Haulage Association (RHA) again about international road journeys.

    BBC , ask the RHA how many of its members do continental trips . It’s probably a round figure , 0 .


  47. Fedup2 says:

    1525 Saturday afternoon – film 4 ‘A wonderful Life ‘- made when there wasn’t a need for a question Mark at the end ….


  48. Right Angle says:

    No Laughing Matter – Just take a look at this headline from The Express:

    BBC IS a platform for leftwingers – Study finds huge BBC bias in comedy shows

    The study referred to was carried out by the Campaign for Common Sense (CCS):


    Here is what they said (is anybody surprised?):

    “The CCS report – A Barrel of Laughs – found that almost three quarters of prime time slots [were] handed over to left-leaning, woke or anti-Brexit comics while minimal space was given to comics who are right leaning.”

    And so BBC Director General Tim Davie gets yet another letter:

    “In response to the findings, the CCS has written to new BBC Director General Tim Davie with a series of recommendations to tackle bias in BBC comedy.
    Mark Lehain, CCS director said: “The BBC says that it wants to improve the diversity of output. The reality is our comedy shows are awash with ‘woke’ jokes and there is nothing funny about such flagrant bias.

    CCS has also produced a list of 16 current pro-Brexit, right leaning comedians who either are not invited on the BBC or get limited opportunities including Alistair Williams who performed at Brexit Party rallies and Titania Williams.”

    Hurray for Mark Lehain and the CCS! Do keep going, who knows, the BBC may yet wake up!

    Oh, and don’t forget to have a look at the comments! In the space of a few minutes they have gone from double to triple digits!


  49. Fedup2 says:

    As predicted – the MSM is rolling out Project Fear has been Traitors to try to undermine the UK against the ReichEU – this time it’s the Lord Patten – a full on EU mouthpiece throwing abuse at the PM about ‘English nationalism ‘ – can’t have ‘English nationalism ‘ can we now ? –


  50. Guest Who says:

    Ordinarily chary of being spoken for, but I would like to know too.


    • theisland says: