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30 September 2010
A polemic on the folly of pandering to minorities and a story of Africans enslaving Africans and Asians in 2010 to illustrate the hypocrisy of Black American leaders and the weakness of western politicians who will not defend the est against charges that slavery was a crime of Europeans against Africa.

One Law For Them, Another For Us

It is rather irritating to read stories like this one about slavery in Africa when we so frequently have to put up with lectures from American black leaders, semi literate preacher politicians (I include the current Presient among them) about whitel and his evil slave trade for wich all dark skinned people around the world are stiff suffering.

There is only one thing dark skinned prople are suffering from as far as we can see. Other dark skinned people.

Slavery Uncovered On Fishing Boats Shocking evidence of conditions akin to slavery on trawlers that provide fish for European dinner tables has been found in an investigation off the coast of west Africa. Forced labour and human rights abuses involving African crews have been uncovered on trawlers fishing illegally for the European market by investigators for an environmental campaign group. The Environmental Justice Foundation found conditions on board including incarceration, violence, withholding of pay, confiscation of documents, confinement on board for months or even years, and lack of ...

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Indian Mosque Dispute Shines A Light On Ground Zero Controversy
by Ed Butt.

One of the issues that has excited public opinion in America ahead of the mid term election to be held in November is the plan to build a 'Muslim Cultural Centre' close to the site of the World Trade Centre where 3000 people died in the 2001 attack by Muslim terrorists that destroyed the twin towers of the centre. Though the people behind the plan are adamant the development will not be a mosque the planned centre will include a prayer area. That is what has upset many Americans, particularly evangelical Christians.

The Daily Stirrer reported yesterday on a speech by former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, a man know for his straight talking, in which he said multiculturalism had been a disaster for Australia. Howard could have gone further because multiculturalism has been a disaster everywhere politically correct elitist governments have tried to impose it on an reluctant population.

Results of failed multiculturalist experiments can bee seen in various places around the world and the simmering grudges that arise from the inability of different cultures to occupy the same geographic space go back a long way, 5000 years in Palestine in fact. In the Balkans the cultural conflicts are at least a thousand years old and in India where Muslim conquest planted a large Islamic minority among the Hindus the disputes have gone on for several hundred years.

The latest act to be played out in one of those conflicts is the legal judgement expected shortly in the dispute between Hindus and Muslims about ownership rights of the site of a 400 year ols mosque demolished by Hindu protesters in 1992. The Hindu claim to the site rests on the fact that the mosque was built on one of their sacred sites, the birthplace, according to legend and belief, of the god Rama.

Here is how The Guardian Newspaper sees to situation:

Hundreds of thousands of police and paramilitaries have been deployed across India to prevent violence following a long-awaited legal decision on the disputed holy site at Ayodhya, in the north of the country, due today.

The judgment will determine whether Hindus or Muslims have the right to worship on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque in the city. In 1992 the mosque, known as the Babri Masjid, was torn down by Hindu extremists, sparking some of India's worst religious violence since independence.

India Braced For Ayodhya Verdict

The way communities react to the decision will be seen as an indicator of India's progress in creating an environment in which Muslim and Hindu can live peacefully side by side. With tensions increasing in Kashmir province and along the North West frontier, the border with Pakistan's troublesome tribal areas, the judgement, which ever way it goes, could be the spark that ignites an explosion of sectarian violence that had been waiting to explode in India for a long time.

So why did the Mughal Empire decide to build a mosque on a Hindu sacred site in the first place? Simple.It was how conquerors did things back then, a calculated insult to a defeated people. The practice was not exclusive to Muslims, Christans of both the Roman and Orthodox churches did the same, Genghis Kahn was a master of the art and there is plenty of evidence to suggest it was common among the paganistic tribal societies of Europe. Alexander the Great and the Romans both managed to work out that the best way to get the local plebs onside was to pay trbute to their Gods although the Romans were quick to burn the Temples and cast down the idols at the first sign of insurrection. That was a good way of getting across the message, "Look, we don't mind you having your culture and rituals and your quaint ways of doing things but we're in charge and your freedoms are restricted by what we will tolerate.

Unfortunately the Politically Correct Thought Police that have hi-jacked western governments and supra - national organisations are so besotted with minorities they are not prepared to recognise the limits of tolerance beyond which the mainstream population are unwilling to go. Thus they alienate the mainstream population and send out messages of weakness to groups whose chosen method of undermining social order or deposing governments is not by force of arms but by force of commerce.

In taking that line the elite who stand outside mainstream society and are sure the consequences of events they set in train will not directly affect them tighten their grip on the financial systems on which the world depends while theirlackeys in business and politics, drunk on distilled delusuions of moral superiority and laying the foundations for dispute which may still from time to time explode into civil untrest a thousand years from now.

The lesson that needs to be learned concerns the futility of trying to pass laws to change human nature.

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Going Halal In Harrow - Going Gay In RomeAs America divides politically again over plans to build a Muslim centre with prayer room (its not a Mosque OK) close to the site of the World Trade Centre destroyed in 2001 by Muslim Terrorists, Britain has a few divisions of its own brewing on a smaller scale of course. One involves Muslims and Halal meat in schools, in the other the gay rights lobby, famed for demanding tolerance, are showing no tolerance towards Roman Catholic religious principles.

Our Debt To IslamShould we let our society be defined by the opinions of a minority of people who, over the past 2000 years have repeatedly shown themselves to be prone to hysteria and far to ready when faced with challenging times to adopt the mindset of the mob. I refer of course to the way in which the events of 9/11 are being written into history as a point in which humanity changed direction. Mistrust of Islam existed before 9/11 of course but since then it has grown out of all proportion to any potential threat. Instead of blaming Islam for all the ills of the world though, we who enjoy the benefits of western civilisation should thank Islam for ....erm, well, ... the benefits of western civilisation or many of them at least....

Mary GypsyChristians tend to get on their high horse when paganism is mentioned. They are wrong to deny the true roots of their own religion though. The legend of Mary Gypsy tells us a lot about the way the Chistian faith developed out of pagan beginnings around the Mediterranean and along the Atlantic coast of Europe and North Africa



Pakistan closes Afghan supply route
Pakistan shut down the main land route for Nato supplies into Afghanistan on Thursday after officials accused Nato of killing three Pakistani troops. Metropolitan Police To Recruit Only Volunteers
from BBC News
Recruits to the Metropolitan Police (Met) would have to work as volunteer officers before being given paid roles under radical new proposals. The Met Police Authority is considering the idea of taking on most of its officers from a pool of volunteer special constables. Other applicants would come from the Met's community support officers, or have law and policing qualifications. The move which would save 20,000 per applicant ...

Great stuff, first they give us pretend coppers who can't arrest people, now they're giving us amateur coppers. Bet the scumbags are laughing their arses off.

Flapless plane built by British Engineers British engineers have developed the world's first plane to rely entirely on tiny air jets instead of flaps to maneuver.

We hope it turns out better than the Segway, the electric scooter that had no steering gear. The owner of the comany that made them died when he rode his over a cliff.


29 September 2010
Stimulus, equality and dementia on the menu today

NHS Failing The Elderly
NHS Turning Its Back On The Elderly
One of the great problems we face in the immediate and longer term furure is dealing with the needs of an ageing population. Science may have increased lifespan greatly and eradicated many infectious diseases over the course of the 21st century but it has failed to anticipate the needs of an ageing population.

The most obious and perhaps the most costly of the health problems unleashed by this longevity is Alzheimer's disease. Every scientific breakthriugh in the prevention and treatment of this terrible affliction seems to lead up a rather short dead end. As long as dementia remains so poorly understood doctors are often too quick to diagnose Alzheimer's disease when in fact a patient is simply suffering from another frequent cause of demention, the deterioration of the brain, nervous system and circulatory system that is a result of bodies wearing out, we are not likely to make progress in dealing with the problem.

Another frequent problem in the old is cancer. While medicine has made great progress in curing younger patients of many forms of cancer, the cancers of old age continue to be major killers.

There are many other age related problems, brittle bone disease, arthritis, heart problems, all of them debilitating, some controllable with drugs but not curable. So then we face the cost of caring for increasing numbers old elderly, inform people who can no longer live alone. The result is inevitable:

from BBC News:
Vulnerable elderly people are being unfairly forced to pay for health care, the new chairman of the House of Commons health committee says.

Stephen Dorrell said patients with conditions such as dementia used to get free care in NHS geriatric hospitals.

But the number of places has fallen by nearly 80% in the UK over the past 20 years - despite the ageing population.

He said this had pushed people into the means-tested social care system where they were often charged for treatment.
read full story NHS Turning Its Back On The Elderly

In the present economic climate this problem is being increasingly highlighted. The Daily Stirrer, ahead of the games as usual, has dealt with it previously

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Bank Of England Man Backs New Stimulus
After yesterday's idiotic Bank Of England official of the day tried to intervene in the economic debate and derail sensible discussion by suggesting we should all cash in our pensions and investments and start spending to save the economy and even more cretinous overpaid civil servant has emerged. Adam Posen, a member of the monetary policy committee (sheephead faction), has blindly followed those members of the Obama administration in calling for another stimulus or cash-for-failure bonanza.

Well the $trillion stimulus cooked up by the economically illiterate Obama and his cast of idiots, perves, seditionists, shirt lifters and Muzzas failed, pumping the equivalent of 10% of GDP into the US economy produced growth of three percent while the official inflation rate continues at over four.

Gordon Brown's stimulus was an ever more farcical calamity, and equivalent level of cash produced growth of less than 1% while inflation rran at a similar rate to America's.

So why is this fuckwit Posen calling for more of what has already failed:

from The Guardian:
Bank Of England Man Backs New Stimulus
Sterling fell sharply on the foreign exchanges after a key Bank of England policymaker argued the need for fresh action to reduce the risk of a Japanese-style "lost decade" or a return to the slump conditions of the 1930s.
Adam Posen, one of the nine members of the Bank's monetary policy committee, called for ...

Once again it serves to remind us that the people running society live in a bubble utterly detached from reality.

Related to this story is another from Europe

Europe Set For Austerity Protests

Thousands of people from across the EU are expected to march in Brussels to protest against sweeping austerity measures by many national governments.

The European Trade Union Confederation says its protest could be one of the biggest in Belgium's capital for years.

The union says EU workers could become the biggest victims of a financial crisis set off by bankers and traders.

A general strike has begun in Spain and protests are ...

Instead of politicians talking about recovery being under way we need someone brave enough to admit the global perpetual growth economic model has failed, tell the imbecile lefties to shut the fuck up because Marxist stateism failed decades ago and we need to get back to nations runnng theor own affairs for the benefit of their prople and not getting overheated about internationalism and globalisation because that can only ever led to a global oligarchly enslaving the masses.

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Guardian: European Day Of Protests
BBC Chief Says Viewers Not Bothered About Big Salaries
Viewers do not care about the high salaries of executives and presenters, the director-general of the BBC has claimed.

"When you look at the concerns that the public raise about the BBC, when they're given a list, these don't rate high," Mark Thompson told the Royal Television Society International Conference in London.

So how did he get a job running the BBC when he doesn't live on this planet.

Bigoted Britain
by Ed Butt

Guarian writer Hugh Muir is another black metrosexual elitist who thinks he should be lecturing the British on how evilly racist we are. In this article Muir has decided we need to be told by members of monorities what we can and cannot say in private regarding ethnic minorities, gays, members of crackpot religions (I include Islam in that)

There are many derided jobs and Jerome does one of them. Try this for size. "Hi, I'm an equalities trainer." In a Con-Dem world, it won't cut the rug at parties. But, despite what you read about busybodies interfering with normal human relationships and curtailing freedom of speech, how everything would be all right if only ... read full aticle Hideously Diverse Britain: What Bigots Say Behind Closed Doors.

The Daily Stirrer's response is: "Listen Muir, you smug, patronizing littleracist shit, we know you people get pissed off because toutside London the colour of your skin does entitle you to privileged status. Well you can fuck off because up here in the north we say what we like and we like what we say. Try living in the Middle East, Africa, South America, South East Asia or China for a year if you think the British are bigots. When you have been arse fucked because you are suspected of homosexuality and them thrown in a rat infested jail for complaing that your human right have been violated you might start to realise what an absolute privilege it is to live in Britain or any of the other developed nations.

Until you do understand Mr. Muir you can fuck off and keep your stupid, bigoted opinions to yourself. Cunt. ... and related to the avove stories here's news from another nation where people are getting sick of the incessant self pitying whines of gays, blacks and Muzzas.

Former Australian PM Attacks Multi Culturalism
John Howard, the former prime minister of Australia, has attacked "multiculturalism" in English-speaking nations, saying that some countries have gone too far in accommodating Muslim minorities.

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28 September 2010
Ed Milliband, Economics, not on the global scale but in the way the financial meltdown is affecting ordinary people and the war on western culture are the subjects for today's featured stories

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New Labour To Be Buried By Ed Milliband's Speech?
by Ian R Thorpe

It was the Union vote wot won Ed Milliband the narrow victory over Blair clone and Tunderbirds puppet lookalike brother David. Now the question being asked is will Ed. M. be allowed to lead accoring to his own political principles or will he be a puppet of the Unions?

Either way it seems the neither right not left so long as we're in power politics of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown's creation New Labour is dead and will be buried today in Milliband's first speech as leader to the Labour Conference. Whether he chooses to be a radical, independent leader bringing his own political philosophy and a new direction to the party or simply the hired help of the Trade Union movement, it is widely predicted Ed Milliband will move the party to the left.

The BBC News says:

Ed Miliband is due to deliver his first big speech as Labour leader, promising "different ways" of doing politics.

He will tell delegates at the party's conference in Manchester that he is part of Labour's "new generation".

In a speech which his aides say will have a "tone of humility", he is set to signal a move away from the policies of the Blair-Brown era.

He is expected to sympathise with "anger at a Labour government that claimed it could ... read full post Milliband To Shun Blair - Brown Era

As one would expect The Daily Telegraph takes a more questioning line:
What does Labour stand for now?As Labour takes stock at its first autumn conference in opposition since 1996, we ask delegates what exactly the party now stands for.

Though the first poll taken since Ed. Milliband was delared leader last Saturday shows Labour holding a one point lead over the Conservatives, the party is still well behind the coalition parties combined vote.

The Daily Stirrer believes the leadership election result will in the long run benefit the Liberal Democrats by redrawing the line between centre and centre left which had become blurred during the New Labour years. Under Blair and Brown the party had moved so far to the right in pursuit of the Mondeo man and mortgage man vote they had little in common with the Labour movement of the past.

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Mr. Bean Speaks Out On The Economy
by John De Roe

It is absolutely shocking to sombody like myself whose career was spent in finance to hear a senior official of the Bank of England saying the things Charles Bean said yesterday. The nation is in a mess economically, a bigger mess tan anyone in givernment or the finance sector has yet admitted, a bigger mess than I could hope to give a full account of were I to write a book on the subject. And if I did decide to write such a book the first problem would be were to start: our demolished industrial base, the domination of the jobs market by the over-large public sector, hard core unemployment, the disastrous fall out from a debt led consumer boom fuelled by falsely inflated property values, the burgeoning cost of care and pensions as people live longer and society must help them cope with the problems of old age.

It is impossible to untangle this mess and identify a thread along which we can start working our way towards recovery.

And yet here we have Mister Bean, yes that is his name, saying that the only way to save the UK economy is for consumers to start spending again. Then he compunds his insult to the already heavily indebted workers who have little job security and the worry of price inflation which in real terms is running at around twice the official figure by attacking the people who worked hard for many years and saved to give themselves security in their retirement.

Savers Told To Stop Moning And Start Spending - Daily Telegraph

Savers should stop complaining about poor returns and start spending to help the economy, a senior Bank of England official warned today. Older households could afford to suffer because they had benefited from previous property price rises, Charles Bean, the deputy governor, suggested. They should "not expect" to live off interest, he added, admitting that low returns were part of a strategy His remarks are likely to infuriate savers, who are among the biggest victims of the recession. About five million retired people are thought to rely on the interest earned by their nest-eggs. But almost all savings accounts now pay less than inflation.

Another view on this:
The Guardian:Britons Told To Start Spending

Mr Bean says they should not expect to live of the interest earned by their pension pot but should spend it. Mr. Bean's remarks amount to an admission that low interest rates and poor returns on savings are part of a long term economic strategy. A strategy that in my view has the fingerprints of the Bilderberg Group all over it.

When I think back to all the people that I, in almost four decades, advised to invest prudently, to hear senior central bank officials talking like this makes me feel like a fraud. I cheated those people, the money I advised them to save is now being stolen by the interntional financial community. I shoulf have been advising people, "go out and have a gooid time, blow your money on booze, women and fast cars because we're only here once and what we struggle to save when young will be worthless when the time comes to cash it in.

Is it any wonder people have lost faith in the banks and anybody connected with government. It is any wonder nihilism is the only idea driving secular society. One can understand why people are returning to religion when the alternatives are even more irrational.

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Next Boss Warns On Cotton Price IncreasesAs the boss of a major UK clothing and fashion retailer warns of the likely impact of rising cotton prices on the cost of clothing John De Roe revisits on of The Daily Stirrer's recurring themes throughout the economict crisis, overpopulation.
All The People Who Never Had A Job?Information released by the government shows one point four million Britons have never had a job. A Boggart Blog investigtion shows the unemployment problem is further reaching. Many of the waged do not have proper jobs, they are public sector tax eaters whose candy floss jobs have been created onlu to make the unemployment statistics look better.
Clegg Promises New Global War On PovertyNick Clegg's war on poverty, which he will launch at a United Nations conference this week is doomed before it begins. Once again the arrogance of western politicians in assuming all the people in the world want to be as materially privileged, as advanced in technology and as indebted, stressed out and unhappy as we in the developed nations gets in the way of actually doing what needs to be done. .
Winter Of DiscontentUnions are threatening coordinated strikes, civil disobedience and a campaign of resistance not seen for decades as they seek to increase the pressure on the Government over public sector cuts. One leader warned ...
Property Prices To Fall Again?Despite government eforts to talk up a recovery the economy remains stubbornly stagnant. It is unsurprising really, the UK economy still relies far too much on the housing and property market and with incomes being squeezed and house prices remaining so high they are beyond the reach of first time buyers there is little change of increased activity while unemployment continues to rise.




Emma Thompson Says Slang Makes Teengers Sound Stupid

Oscar winner Emma Thompson aka Nanny McPhee is getting quite a reputation for being controversial these days. Her lastest outspoken attack is aimed at the slang employed by teenagers who are more concerned with being though 'kewel' by their peers than being understood by people with whom they must communicate.

When she recently claimed the Isle of Wight was a place where homosexuals could expect to be flogged, actress Emma Thompson came in for a storm of criticism.

Things hardly improved when she attempted to apologise by explaining that she had meant to say the Isle of Man.

Now the Oscar winning star has turned her attention towards English grammar - and those who do not speak properly.

The 51-year-old mother of two, who has penned a new version of the classic musical My Fair Lady, said she was being driven insane by youngsters who used slang when communicating.

Sounding like a modern day equivalent of Henry Higgins, she told the Radio Times using phrases such as like and innit made individuals sound stupid.

Ms Thompson, who has an 11-year-old daughter and a 23-year-old adopted son, said it was vital teenagers learned the difference between speaking to their friends and talking to ... read full story Emma Thompson Says Slang Makes Teengers Sound Stupid

The Daily Stirrer has in the past featured articles on the efforts of the Thought Police to alienate the young from older generations. Age is the new apartheid. It is yet another crackpot idea hatched by the lunatics we have housed in our great Universities since Margatet Thatcher's government closed down all the nut houses.

So much of the educaion children re given now is not about teaching them to communicate, calculate and absorb information in order to make sense of the things they will encounter in life, still less is it about familiarising them with the culture of the nation society that nurtured them (culture is a dirty word to the Thought Police inless it is linked to either gay, black or ethnic,) What children are educated in is how to obey the diktat of the ruling elite.

Thus they must be made illiterate because there is a danger they will garner ideas from reading books or talking to those who have read books.

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And finally:
India Faces Pollination Crisis

A decline in pollinating insects in India is resulting in reduced vegetable yields and could limit people's access to a nutritional diet, a study warns.

Indian researchers said there was a "clear indication" that pollinator abundance was linked to productivity.

They added that the loss of the natural service could have a long-term impact on the farming sector, which accounts for almost a fifth of the nation's GDP.

With its population of 1.2 billion and an exploding birthrate you'd think pollination was the last thing India had a problem with.


27 September 2010
A businessman bricks up the doorway of his bank to suggest bank doors are closed to small businesses. An old British engineering company relocates its corporate headquarters to a low tax environment. Do you get the impression all that politicians' talk of recovery and improving prospects is just so much bullshit?

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26 September 2010
A Sunday hotch potch of the trivial and the irrelevant. We could have conjured something interesting out of all this but we were all busy.

Ed Milliband Is Labour Leader
Labour has elected a new leader and as predicted by most bookies the "anointed one", natural successor of Blair who has now ascended to a higher plane, did not win. It is not surprising, David Milliban not only looks like a Thunderbirds Puppet he talks like a robot, spewing mouthfuls of unintelligible managerialist jargon at his audience.

Younger bother Ed may turn out to be a good leader or he may become Labour's equivalent of Iain Duncan Smith, a nice guy but simply not up to the job. In his first television interview as leader however he was cut to ribbons by Andrew Marr which does not bode well for future encounters with the likes of David Cameron, Nick Clegg, William Hague and Vince Cable.

from BBC News:
Ed Miliband has insisted Labour will not "lurch to the left" under his leadership and he will not be in thrall to the trade unions, despite winning with the backing of their members.

New Labour leader Ed Miliband says the party will not "lurch to the left" under him and he will not be in thrall to the unions.

The problem Labour has now is to get back in touch with its core vote, the working class. There have ben many claims from various candidates and senior figures in the party that they were only narrowly defeated in the election. This is simply not true. The percentage figures look quite close but even if Gordon Brown had managed to secure a deal with all the minor parties (which would have required both the Northern Ireland sectarian parties, Sinn Fein and the Democratic Unionsists on board) as well as the Liberal Deomcrats they would still not have commanded a working majority.

How do Labour get back the working classes of the industrial areas without losing the suburban middle class, the minorities? How do they prevent themselves being identified as the party of the metropolitan elite? There is no easy way but Ed Milliband could make a start by giving a prominent role to the only leadership candidate to emerge with his status enhanced in the eyes of the public, Andy Burnham.

The Guardian: Ed Milliban vows to be his own man
The Independent: Union Votes Crucial In Narrow Win


Taxman Targets Swiss Bank Clients

Several reports of a crackdown on tax aviodance by xoalition finance ministers have concerned us.

While it is essential that the government chases people who use illegal techniques to evade tax, tax avoidance id usually about minimizing tax liability by legal means. Therefore if the government wants to stop the exploitation of loopholes they should be announcing punitive crackdowns on the blundering incomptents in HMRC.

Harrassing businesses for obeying they laws created by previous administrations and their civil servants is not going to help the economy in any way.

Hundreds of wealthy UK taxpayers are sent letters by HM Revenue & Customs over possible large-scale tax evasion, the BBC learns.

It is understood HMRC has acquired a list of high net-worth individuals with accounts at the Swiss division of HSBC.The list was stolen by an employee and passed to the taxman by the French authorities. The bank is not accused of any wrongdoing. The campaign comes after the government announced a crackdown on tax avoidance

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander told the Liberal Democrat conference in Liverpool he hoped closing loopholes and ensuring wealthy people pay the full top rate of tax would generate an estimated 7bn a year by 2015 in additional income tax revenue. This comment alone justifies our concerns. 7 billion is a drop in the ocean when set against our public sector deficit. It smack of government by bullies rather than realists.

City Life Boosts Disease Resistance

Here's a shock for the tree hugging, lentil munching, sandal wearing limp wristed vegan Nazi conspiracy.

People from traditionally urban areas could be genetically better suited to fighting infection, say researchers. The University of London team looked at how many people carried a specific gene variant known to give them resistance to TB and leprosy. It was more common in those from areas with a longer history of urbanisation, where the diseases were more likely to have been rife at one point.

As with all these scientific surveys however we should perhaps not take too much notice. There are plenty of country folk live to a ripe old age.

Patients To Be Frozen While Awaiting Surgery

Surgeons are pioneering a method of inducing extreme hypothermia in trauma patients so that their bodies shut down entirely during major surgery, giving doctors more time to perform operations. The technique helps to reduce the damage done to the brain and other organs while the patient's heart is not beating. It also reduces the need for anaesthetic and life support machines. Researchers are now set to begin the first human trials of the technique, which involves replacing a patient's blood with a cold solution to rapidly ...

The Daily Stirrer is sceptical about this. So much emphasis has been placed on statistics and length of time on waiting lists by NHS managers in recent years we suspect it is just a way of improving a hospita's position in the league table.

UN To Appoint Special Ambassadors To Greet Aliens

Mazlan Othman, a Malaysian astrophysicist, expects to be tasked with co-ordinating humanitys response if and when extraterrestrials make contact.
Aliens who landed on earth and asked: Take me to your leader would be directed to Mrs Othman.

She will set out the details of her proposed new role at a Royal Society conference in Buckinghamshire next week.

The 58-year-old is expected to tell delegates that the proposal has been prompted by the recent discovery of hundreds of planets orbiting other starts, which is thought to make the discovery of extraterrestrial life more probable than ever before ...

The only thing this story proves is the people running the world have totally lost the plot. An ambassador for Space my arse. Have these idiots never seen the Tim Burton film Mars Attacks?


25 September 2010
A woldwide crisis of food price inflation, the Labour leadership and David Cameron's promise to cut taxes are the featured stories today.

Harry Potter Lookalike Challenges Thunderbirds Puppet For Labour Leadership by Ian R Thorpe

The Labour leadership contest has been a dull affair, the Politically Correct Thought Police that run Labour these days have expelled from the party anyone who has a personality. Thus the main contenders, Ed Milliban, the Harry Potter lookalike and his brother David (Bananaman) Milliband the Captain Scarlett lookalike, with the support of the party oligarchs and the big money interests that funded the Bildrberg puppets of New Labour have easily seen off the competition.

from Yahoo News:

Ed Miliband has overtaken his brother David as the bookies' favourite in the race to become the next leader of the Labour party

The overnight gamble that saw Ed Miliband leapfrog brother David to the head of the betting to be the next Labour leader is showing no signs of slowing either.

Gary Burton, spokesman for book keepers Coral, said: "After shortening his price four times in the first few hours of trading, the strength of the support behind Ed suggests that this intriguing race has come to an end, but as the contest nears it's close, it looks like David's supporters are not giving up yet and we are seeing some opposition to the favourite".

Ed Miliband has clawed his way into the race by appealing to rank-and-file party members and seeking to distance himself from ... Ed Milliband looking likely to be Labour leader">read more Milliband and labour leader vote

More coverage of this story:

BBC News: New Labour Leader to be announced
Guardian: Labour leadership contest too close to call

From our point of view as The Daily Stirrer's main wrters all live on the fringe of the Lancashire industrial belt, it is sad to see Lancastrian Andy Burnham squeezed out by power politics. Not only was Burnhan talking the most sense on the problems the whole nation rather than just the London metropolital elite face, he has been the only candidate with genuine working class links. Diane Abbott might try to make a similar claim but she was never a genuine candidate being the token woman, token ethnic minority and token leftie.

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Coalition Will Cut Taxes Says Cameron
from The Daily Telegraph:
Coalition Will Cut Taxes
by Xavier Connolly

David Cameron holds out the prospect of tax cuts for the middle classes as he makes clear his intention to give something back from a stronger economy.

In an attempt to reassure anxious Conservatives, the Prime Minister says the recovery will lead to a time when people can again share in the growth.

Keen to avoid his time in No 10 being defined solely by the deficit and deep cuts, he wants people to know that the country will get through this problem.

He argues that once the deficit is sorted, his government will have the ability to lower the tax burden. In opposition, Mr Cameron talked about wanting people to share the proceeds ...read more on Coalition, taxes

Labour and the left have had a free run of the media throught the summer with the coalition government finding its feet and hacking out a way for two very different parties to work together in a difficult situation. All Labour have shown us in that time is that for all their talk of fairness and equality they have no policy alterntives to the inane tax and spend economics that proved so disastrous for the economy, jobs and business while they were in power and no social policy alternatives to the idiotic, politically correct multiculturalist posturing that panders to every minority and marginalises the mainstream Britons who are their core vote.

Now politics is getting back to normal we are likely to see how short sighted Labour were to dismiss David Cameron as a posh boy, a public school half wit. I'm not a fan of the Prime Minister but he is no dummy and is far better at communicating with ordinary people than any of the jargon spouting McKinsey managerialist clones in the current Labour crop.

The coalition lost a very good minister when David Laws was outed but other names will emerge, people who have run businesses or had careers in the real world. We need to get back to having real people run the nation and not the career politicians and the academics who have dominated in recent decades.

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Attack By Irish Terrorists Imminent? The threat level to Great Britain from Irish-related terrorism has gone from moderate to substantial, the Home Secretary has announced ... Though the late Mo Mowlam did an excellent job in brokering a peace deal in Ireland it was inevitable the roubles would return. One only has to read Irish mythology to understand how very dep seated the problem is.

United Nations Warns Of A New Food Crisis
by Ed Butt

With food price inflation causing social problems in poor nations already the United Nations, as always slamming the stable door after the horse has bolted, has warned of an imminent crisis.

United Nations Warns Of A New Food Crisis
Environmental disasters and speculative investors are to blame for volatile food commodities markets, says UN's special adviser.

The world may be on the brink of a major new food crisis caused by environmental disasters and rampant market speculators, the UN was warned today at an emergency meeting on food price inflation.

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) meeting in Rome today was called last month after a heatwave and wildfires in Russia led to a draconian wheat export ban and food riots broke out in Mozambique, killing 13 people. But UN experts heard that pension and hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and large banks who speculate on commodity markets may also be responsible for inflation in food prices being seen across all continents.

In a new paper released this week, Olivier De Schutter, the UN's special rapporteur on food, says that the increases in price and the volatility of food commodities can only be explained by the emergence of a "speculative bubble" which he traces ... read more on food crisis meeting

The Daily Stirrer has been warning of the consequences of food price inflation since we began publishing. Our economics expert John De Roe repeatedly outlined the effects a speculative bubble in food commodity futures was likely to have on the living standards of people in the developed world and the humanitarian disasters that were likely to unfold because of it in poor nations.

In addition to rising prices the effect on food supplies of climate chaos is adding to the plight of the hungry. Once again we have to say that at the root of the problem is over population. Until governments and supra national organisations like the UN understand that current agriculture and technology cannot support a global population nearing seven billion. Instead of G20 leaders blethering about a global economic policy and a global culture and all the rest of their one-world, utopian, oligarchic collectivist nonesense they have to talk about a global birth control policy. In the western nations we, at grassroots level, have a self imposed population control ethic thanks to materialism and self interest. Birth rates are falling in almost all the developed nations.

Somehow our leaders must find a way to overturn the conventional wisdom of ancient cultures that big families are wealth and show people with modern healthcare two or thee children per couple is enough to sustain any society and it is large families that keep people in poverty. It will not be an easy task but if the world leaders fail or try to duck the issue by talking about crackpot 'scientific' solutions we will have to embark on a controlled cull of surplus human beings. Starting with the world leaders.

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24 September 2010
Is Nick Clegg becoming a limp wristed, politically correct Obama clone, Quangos facing the axe and tough questions for the banks feature today

180 Quangos Face The Axe In Coalition Cuts
Not before time we have a government that is willing to take action to reduce the size of the bloated public sector:

from BBC News:
Proposals to abolish 180 quangos and merge a further 124 have been seen by the BBC's Politics Show. The Renewables Advisory Board and Museum, Libraries and Archives Council are among taxpayer-funded bodies proposed for abolition.The list, dated 26 August, includes groups linked to all major government departments.

The Cabinet Office has ordered a leak inquiry and says it regrets any "uncertainty" for employees. The list of public bodies up for abolition, mergers or other reforms was included in a letter from Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude to other ministers.

also on this story from The Daily Telegraph:
Throughout their years in power Labour used expansion of public sector employment to mask the true level of decline in our industrial and commercial base. This employent policy lies behind the structural financial deficit that is dragging our economy from recession into stagnation and slump. Appointing another tax eater does not help grow the economy it helps grow the deficit.

For thirty years under both Conservative and Labour governments, quangos (quasi autonomous national government organisations) have become the personal bureaucratic empires of 'special advisers' costing a fortune to run and achieving nothing except the creation of lots of paper for the recycling industry.

If the coalition can dump a few of them it can only be good. And the tax eaters they employ will cost the nation less on the dole.

Clegg Becomes Obama Clone

UK Must Restore It's Reputation Says Clegg Nick Clegg is starting to sound disturbingly like an Americal Liberal (i.e. a Nazi) than a British liberal democrat. American liberals, deluded fools that they are, are obsessed with race, sexual preference, minority rights, the idea that if we all join hands and sing Kumbaya we can create a politically correct Utopia and a bizarre belief that the entire world can come together as one nation under one government (led by a black, Muslim turd burglar of course). Look at what Clegg has been saying to those idiots at the United Nations in thios press release issued before he spoke.

from BBC News
The UK must restore its reputation in the world, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is expected to tell the UN general assembly in New York later.

He will say that tolerance and fairness are in Britain's "national DNA".

But he will add the UK has learned "the hard way" that democracy "cannot be created by diktat", in comments likely to seen as a reference to the Iraq war.

He will also say the UN needs a "radical overhaul" to tackle the international challenges it faces ...

To be fair to Clegg, Little Black 'Bammy did no better by the nation he leads, seeing the platform as another chance to run down America in an event that will be reported world wide.

Can these thickos not understand Multiculturalism and globalisation are twin disasters. Muliculturalism destroys coherent cultures and leaves in their place a dystopian vaccum. Globalisation is just an excuse for the dark side of capitsalism to export the jobs and industries that stitch together our communities and provide the weft and warp of our cultures. That they have spent all thir adult lives cocooned in the unreal phantosphere of universities and the public service has shielded them from the harsh realities of life so it is no wonder they do not grasp the futility of their attempts top "bring about change."

These stupid, over-educated, over-promoted retards may spout their politically correct banalities but they have no undertanding of how human societies work, how true capitalism functions or how human nature will always trump all their misguided efforts at social engineering.

UK Banks Face Questions About Stability
The five-member Independent Commission on Banking said in its first issues paper on Friday that it would look at separating companies' retail and investment banking arms, limits on proprietary trading and investing, fee structures, competition and reforming market infrastructure.

"The list is not intended to be exhaustive," the ICB said, adding that "the commission has not moved towards any particular options at this stage."

We hope they get asked a few hard questions about crap customer service, they eyewash they pas off as 'online security' but which is only at best a bureaucratic exercise in arse covering and why they are still closing convenient local branches, replacing human staff with automatons who can only work from a script.

We would also like to know why the listening bank does not listen any more and the bank that for years claimed it liked to say "yes" now only likes to say "fuck off."



23 September

Cimate Change supremo Rajendra Pachauri, Obama's war on poverty and the police abandining crime fighting in favour of bureaucracy feature today.


22September 2010

Economic Matters particularly Vince Cable's speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, the recovery and how to prevent an oil rush in the ecologically sensitive Arctic are today's issues.

Vince Cabe Stirs Things Up At The Liberal Democrats Conference by John De Roe It is Business Secretary Vince Cable's turn to address the Liberal Democrat conference today and parts of his speech released in advance to the media suggest he is going to use the platform to attack the banking and finance industry

from The Guardian:

Vince Cable Takes On The City

Vince Cable will today launch an aggressive attack on capitalism with a speech that warns the current system "takes no prisoners and kills competition where it can".

In an echo of Denis Healey's famous 1974 pledge to "squeeze property speculators until the pips squeak", the business secretary will unveil plans to shine a "harsh light into the murky world of corporate behaviour".

Cable will announce the launch of a major consultation on takeovers and executive pay, with the intent of ending "corporate short-termism".

"Let me be quite clear," he will tell the Liberal Democrat conference in Liverpool. "The government's agenda is not one of laissez-faire. Markets are often irrational or ... read more

Also: BBC News Cable hits out at "murky city"Vincent Cable insists he is pro-business and pro-market after criticism of his planned Lib Dem conference speech attacking the threat from "murky" corporate practices.

The Daily Telegraph headlines Cable's Attack On Business Odd And EmotionalIn an outspoken attack that will set him on a collision course with the City and heighten tensions in the Coalition, Mr Cable will use his speech to the Liberal Democrat conference to say the capitalist system is tainted and "kills competition", and that markets are "often irrational or rigged

Having long been a critic of the over-reliance of the UK economy on the financial services sector and the City Of London investment banking and currency / derivatives trading centre Mr. Cable is hardly saying anything that can be considered out of character. Part of the shock at his line is perhaps due to the media and chattering classes having been too willing to believe the suggestions of Labour leadership candidates and the left leaning media that the Lib Dems had gone over to the 'dark side' and lined up with the Conservatives behind a Thatcherite pro - business, anti regulation economic agenda.

The first thing to understand is that David Cameron's Conservatives are not Margaret Thatcher's Conservaties TARDISed three decades into the present. Thatcher won over middle England by promising prosperity based on perpetually increasing property values. New Labour embraced Thatherite economics and took them further than the Conservatives could ever have got away with.

David Cameron is a smart enough operator to know that line is discredited, his core constituency, the small and middle sized business owners and the lower middle and aspirational working class mortgage slaves are feeling the pain of thirty years economic mismanagement.

The whole nation should listen to Vince Cable today or study his speech. I hope to hear him talking about more support for real businesses rather than middle men selling dubious 'services' or trading in things that don't exist. What the nation needs is real jobs that contribute to the production or sale of something with substance. That is the only kind of business that will save the economy and geberate the tax revenues to pay for public sector jobs and services.

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When The Cutting BeginsAs the coalition settles into its new job and the words of former chief treasury secretary Liam Byrne, 'There is no money left' reverbrate how will the new team set about reducing the deficit and mountian of debt, creating jobs and sorting out the financial mess left by Labour?
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The Jobless EconomyPoliticians, economists and others with an interest in talking up the economy to get us all spending and taking on debt and mortgage loans again may rave about recovery. With our industrial base so depleted where will the jobs come from that we need to lead a recovery?" They may call it fiscal prudence, we call it loonytoons economics...
Interesting Times - Which Way Will The Global Economic Crisis Go In 2010Which way will the economic crisis go in 2010? Cracks are apearing in the Europen Single Currency scheme and China which has massive holdings of US treasury bonds is making unhappy noises about the dececits being run up by the Obama administration as they pursue loonytoons economic policies...

from BBC News:
UK Recovery Slower Than Thought

The UK's economy will recover more slowly than previously thought next year, business group the CBI has predicted. It expects GDP to grow by 2% in 2011, not 2.5% as forecast in June this year.

Spending cuts aimed at getting public finances into better shape had prompted the revision, the CBI added. But it said the prospect of the UK returning to recession was "unlikely", adding it expected growth in 2010 to be ...

Good to se some common sence creeping into government thinking. So far, as the coalition has been finding its feet most of the noise has been coming from Labour whiners and media lefties, the neo Nazi "progrssive left" as they like to style themselves. They wanted to continue with the insane levels of public spending seen under the Labour government claiming this would restart the economy when in reality all it would ever be able to di is inflate another bubble.

The international finance community think deficit reduction is the right way to go so even if Labour had retained power public spending cuts would have been inevitble, imposed on us by the International Monetary fund which would have had to step in to save the economy when the government could no longer service its debts.

Yes we know the cuts will be painful but a moderate amount of pain now is prefereable to having \an arm and a leg samputated in a year's time.

Hune In Climate Fight With The Treasury from The Guardian:

Climate change secretary Chris Huhne is fighting to defend his department's funding and independence, fending off a suggestion that his civil servants should be moved to the Treasury to cut costs. Huhne is having to resist the Treasury on numerous policy fronts. He has rejected the relocation idea, fearing his department's civil servants would "go native" if they moved into offices in the Treasury. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) was created in 2008 by combining responsibilities which had been part of the previous business and environment departments. The move was praised at the time as an attempt to connect two areas of policy that had sometimes (The news came today as Huhne gave his speech to the Liberal Democrat conference. His pitch was that the government wanted to foster a "third industrial revolution" in low-carbon technology. But the techno-optimism of the speech sat awkwardly with the news that he has been forced to contemplate breaking up his department)
Arctic Mineral Rights The Arctic, for all its bleak tundras and ice bound landscapes is a hugely important area ecologically. It is also vastly rich in vital mineral deposits, chiefly oil. Scottish oil exploration firm Cairn have already announced a siignificant oil find in "Iceberg Alley" the sea channel between Norther Canada and Greenland. Russia has blans to build floating Nuclear Power Stations to provide the energy for mineral exploration and exploitation. So how do we control this mineral rush. Remember this is not a few polar bears and seals we are talking about but industrial operations that could drastically affect population centres in northern Europe, Asia and North America.

from BBC News
Summit Over Arctic Mineral Resource Claims

An international meeting to try to prevent the Arctic becoming the next battleground over mineral wealth has begun in Moscow.One quarter of the world's resources of oil and gas are believed to lie beneath the Arctic Ocean.

Russia, Norway, Canada, Denmark and the United States have already laid claim to territory in the region. Some 300 delegates will discuss co-operation but are also likely to push their claims to the Arctic's riches.

The region's resources are rapidly becoming accessible due to the dramatic shrinking of the polar ice cap. The race for the Arctic centres on ...

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21 September 2010

A Liberal Democrat fiasco and the social time bomb of caring for dementia sufferers feature in The Daily Stirrer today.

The Liberal Democrats Fall Out Over Whether To Be Reality Dwellers

Even back in the1980s when two of The Daily Stirrer's writers were activists in the Liberal Party the membership contained a very significant proportion of sandal wearers, tree huggers and limp wristed vegan Nazi raffia mafian with wispy beards.

We had to feel sorry for Nick Clagg at the party conference. Having led the party to its first real taste of power in eighty years he faced the anger of the sandal wearing, tree hugging, wispy bearded, limp wristed veagan vegan Nazi raffia weavers because they do not like the fact that having reached a oint where they are so close to power they can stick their tongues out and lick it, the breast milk drinkers do not like the way they are being asked to face some of the harsh realities of life.

Clegg: We Had To Make Early Cuts
Nick Clegg has said ministers had to start cutting spending early because of "perilous" economic circumstances after the general election.The Lib Dem leader, whose party once opposed early cuts, told the BBC Britain had been in the "danger zone".But he also warned banks against "offensive" bonuses saying he would not take another bonus tax "off the table".
The Lib Dem leadership is being urged by members to ensure spending cuts do not hit the poorest disproportionately

Here we have a classic Liberal contradiction. While the leadership accept that public spending cuts were forced on us because of the global recession and reckless overspending by the previous government the hand wringers are full of angst about the poor. One would think with their love of lentils and clotes made from old curtains they would understand poverty is undefinable. A spendthrift may be making 1000 a week and falling into debt, some planet lovers may be living very comfortably on 100 a week. So where do we start on making sure the cuts do hot hit the poor?

As if to underline the necessity of spending cuts to reduce the deficit this story also featured in most papers and on news bulletins this morning.

from BBC News:
UK Public Sector Borrowing Hits New Record
The amount of new public sector borrowing hit a record of 15.9bn for August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The larger-than-expected figure came after higher inflation led to a rise in interest payments on index-linked government bonds.
However, the ONS said receipts from taxes were still rising.
The latest figure means borrowing in the first five months of the financial year has reached 58.1bn.
The ONS said the rise in the retail price index, which is used to set payments on index-linked bonds, meant interest payments almost trebled to 3.8bn last month, compared with 1.3bn in for August a year ago

Read more on this story:
UK Public Finances Defecit in The Guardian
Inflation Pushes Deficit To A New High: The Daily Telegraph

As The Daily Stirrer has ben forecasting the inspid stirrings of recovery are being crushed by the growing structural debt (our failure to raise enough in taxes and duties to pay the government's bills) and until we have corrected the negative balance there will be no return to economic stability.

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Dementia Time Bomb
by Ian R. Thorpe

Dementia Costs Equal 1% Of World Economy
The Daily Stirrer has warned many times of the various time bombs that are ticking in the basement of our bloated society. Forget climate change, it was a diversion, a phishing expedition by scientists and bureaucrats to see how much money they could persuade gullible and fear driven politicians to pump into expensive vanity projects the aim of which was not to save the planet but to win Nobel Prizes, secure other prestigious awards and "secure a place in history."

Climate change is a problem but it is not our biggest nor our most urgent.

The biggest problem is overpopulation, solve that and the climate will take care of itself.

Next on the list is ageing. Medical science expects to be thanked for curing or controlling many potentially fatal conditions enabling us to live longer. Unfortunately they have not cracked the problem of age induced infirmity. The burden of caring for the elderly infirm is straining the social infrastructure of developed societies.

from The Daily Telegraph
The 388 billion cost includes that of social care, unpaid care by relatives and the medical bills for treating dementia.

The figure is expected to rise rapidly in the coming years but governments are woefully unprepared to meet the challenge, said the World Alzheimer Report 2010.

Experts at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and King's College London examined the cost of dementia care and found that, if it was a country, it would be the world's 18th biggest economy.

And if it was a company, it would be the world's biggest by annual revenue, way above Wal-Mart (265.6 billion) and Exxon Mobil (200 billion).

Campaigners already warned that the costs of caring for people with dementia are on the rise, mostly due to people living longer.

The number of people with dementia will ...

In the UK at the moment according to figures quoted in a BBC documentary, The Young Ones, last week one in five of people over seventy needs either full time or part time care. In the 1980s and 90s the elderly infirm, those not able to live independently, were moved to municipal care homes. These were impersonal and bureaucratic so eventually the emphasis was shifted to one on once care in the home. While better for individuals this was enormously expensive for the taxpayers and also distorted the state of the employment situation by vastly expanding the proportion of people employed by the state as against those working in true revenue generating industries.

The nineteenth century social reformer William Cobbett referred in his writing to tax eaters. It is an appelation we would do well to reclaim. Reducing unemployment by appointing vast numbers of tax eaters. To do that is to merely massage the statistics. We are left then with a conundrum for the science lovers to choke on. How do we now stop people living so long they become a burden on society?

Euthanasia is not going to play well with the voters so the only alternative is rather that governments continuing to promote a dependency culture to return to a social system in which people are not given unrealistic expectations.

As humanist philosopher David Hume said: It is better to die at sixty - five while in command of one's faculties that have a few more years of increasing infirmity.

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20 September 2010

Afghanistan, Property Prices and the Liberal Democrat Conference dominate the news today ...

UK Troops To Leave Sangin British troops in Afghanistan hand over to US forces in Sangin, an area of Helmand province which has seen the UK's heaviest losses.

also reported in the Daily Telegraph British Troops Hand Over To US In Sangin

To have to hand over to the Americans is bad news for the British regiments, soldiers never like to experience anything that hits of defeat. Really though our troops have not failed, they have been betrayed many times; first by the Prime Minister who took us into this pointless warfor the sole purpose of boosting his own standing in the international political community by riding on the back of an unpopular American President, then by the Chancellor who squeezed militaty budgets so hard our troops serving in the field were poorly equipped and under equipped for the kind of conflict they were involved in.

When the Chancellor became Prime Minister he betrayed the armed forces once again by stepping up the war effort but squeezing the budgets even harder.

Now it seems the coalition have seen sense on Afghanistan and are backing off gradually, in a way that we must hope will not result in firther pointless loss of life.

Clegg To Reassure Lib Dems Nick Clegg will try to reassure Liberal Democrat members unhappy with the coalition, telling the party's conference it is "the right government for right now". also
from the Daily Telegraph Clegg Warned Against Lib Dem Dictatorship
Thanks to the ill - advised merger of the Liberals with the Social Democrats and the plague of sentimentality that is corroding middle class intelligence the Liberal Democrat party was always going to experience this kind of discomfort. Liberals have no business dabbling in the kind of neo - Nazi populist authoritarianism Labour have embraced.

It is fine but empty rhetoric to talk of building a fair society while standing outside the cancer ward of a Chidren's hospital as Nick Clegg did durng the election campaign. What a pity the location, a place that demonstrates life will never be fair, mocked his words. It is fines but empty rhetoric to talk of tolerance while suporting laws that force us to tolerate the most intolerant extremities of alien cultures. It is fine but empty rhetoric to talk of equality and liberty when the government does not understand the difference between equality and uniformity or liberty and freedom.

The Daily Stirrer has been suportive of the coalition government so far, mainly because it did at least reflect the wishes of the voters that one party, one set of interests, should not have overall control of the nation's destiny.

The Liberal Democrats have shown at their conference they are not in the business of solving problems but instead are intent on spoonfeeding bullshit to the gullible. If the hand wringers and bleeding hearts of the Lib Dems can't get their heads round the realities of governing and carry out their threat to bring down the coalition the Conservatives could not govern alone and Labour could not form a ruling coaltion.

We might end up with David Cameron calling an election and campaigning on the slogan "Apres moi, le deluge."

Lib Dems Education Debate Centres On Academies
Grassroots motion urges communities to reject coalition's 'divisive, costly and unfair' schooling reforms Mortgage Lending Slides To Ten Year Low
UK mortgage lending falls further, reinforcing fears that the recovery in the housing market is fading ...

Again The Daily Stirrer can smugly say "We told you so ..."
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Negative EquityThough the government keeps trying to talk up a recovery in the housing sector, the problems are too deep seated for political quick fixes.
Property Prices To Fall Again?Despite government eforts to talk up a recovery the economy remains stubbornly stagnant. It is unsurprising really, the UK economy still relies far too much on the housing and property market and with incomes being squeezed and house prices remaining so high they are beyond the reach of first time buyers there is little change of increased activity while unemployment continues to rise.


19 September 2010
Not much news but plenty of interesting reading today

Liberal Democrat Confeence: Clegg Not A Tory In Disguise
From The Guardian: Video report on the happenings from the first day of the Liberal Democrat party conference post your thoughts in the thread below the video.

Police Chief Calls For Cannabis Legalization
One of Britain's most senior police officers has proposed decriminalising the personal use of drugs such as cannabis to allow more resources to be dedicated to tackling high-level dealers.

Tim Hollis, chief constable of Humberside police, said the criminal justice system could offer only a "limited" solution to the UK's drug problem, a tacit admission that prohibition has failed.

Hollis's dramatic intervention comes as the government is reviewing ... more >>>

The Daily Stirrer has always supported a less rigid line on cannabis. As with alcohol most people use it responsibly and in moderation. The majority are penalised for the protection of a minority who will always find ways to escape from the unbearable realitires of life.

Get after the dealers, stop wasting time on the users.

Lib Dems In Tax Evasion Assault
The government is pledging to raise billions of pounds by clamping down on "morally indefensible" tax evasion, a senior Lib Dem minister says.

The government is pledging to raise billions of pounds by clamping down on "morally indefensible" tax evasion, a senior Lib Dem minister has said.

Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander announced plans to attack offshore havens and other tax "dodges".

Likening tax evaders to benefit cheats, he told ... more >>>

There is little wrong with this in principle. The problem we forsee is any measures to clamp down on tax evasion will be managed by HM Revenue and Customs.

They of course, small minded bureaucrats that they are, will be chasing the little guy because they know going after the corporate crminals will be difficult.

Britain's Energy Policy In Crisis
Forget the latest proposal by Caroline Spelman, our Environment Secretary, that all hospitals should in future be built on hills, to stop them being submerged beneath the rising seas brought by global warming (even that serial panic-monger Al Gore predicts that sea levels will rise by only 20 feet). A more serious problem is the chaos inflicted on our energy policy by our willing compliance with an EU obligation to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 34 per cent within 10 years.

Behind the fog of official spin, it becomes ever more obvious that the schemes devised to meet the EU target of generating nearly a third of our energy from ... more ...


18 September 2010
The Daily Stirrer is still managing to avoid The Pope. Today we do quite well with the Lib Dem Conferences and strains within the party about ertain coalition policies, the closures of pubs and its effect on community life and a threat to Britain's increasinly technologyu dependnt way of life.

Last Orders in 900 Pubs
Last Orders will be called at another 900 pubs very soon.

One of the social crises facing Britain is the collapse of communities, particularly rural communities. With not just the complicity of the government but its active support big retailers have squeezed out the village shop as local Post Offices have been closed and the salaries shopkeepers depended on to supplement their income lost. As well at the shop another focal point, the local pub has been put under pressure by unfair competition again from big retailers and also by restrictive laws and politically correct regulation.

from Virgin News:
Campaigners said traditional village life is "dying out" after it was revealed that almost 900 country pubs were forced to close last year.

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) said 893 pubs were forced to call last orders for good in 2009.

The statistics show that key services are disappearing from village life "at an alarming rate", said the National Housing Federation.

About 400 village shops closed in 2008 while rural schools shut down at the rate of one a month in England between 1997 and 2008, said the organisation - which represents England's housing associations.

It said the closures reflected a declining demand for services in villages where local families had been priced out of the area by wealthy commuters, pensioners and ... read more >>>

also read: from BBC News Village Life Dying Out

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Solar Flare Threatens UK Stability

from The Daily Telegraph
The Defence Secretary will next week attend a summit of scientists and security advisers who believe the infrastructure that underpins modern life in Western economies is potentially vulnerable to electromagnetic disruption.

Such disruptions, which can shut down electrical equipment and cripple orbiting satellites, can be triggered by man-made nuclear blasts or natural events on the surface of the sun.

Dr Fox will tell the conference he believes there is a growing threat, and he wants to address the vulnerabilities in Britains high-tech infrastructure.

As the nature of our technology becomes more complex, so the threat becomes more widespread, he will say.

While we all benefit from the products of .... more>>>

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British Tea Party?
British Tea Party Launches
A British Tea Party campaign inspired by the electoral truimphs of the American movement is launching a series of challenges to the Coalition government.

Activists are hold a rally at next month's Conservative party conference in Birmingham at which criticism of Coalition policies will be aired.

A British division, launched last year by The Freedom Association, has held events including a "Boston tea party" in Boston, Lincs.

It has joined forces with the Taxpayers' Alliance pressure group, which is being advised by Freedom Works, a large Washington-based political group that backs Tea Party candidates.

The organisers, who have already attracted thousands of ... more >>>

The Tea Party has been portrayed as a right wing fringe movement but in reality is a symptom of the alienation most poeople feel from mainstream politcs. This was brought to a head in the UK by the MPs expenses scandal which showed us that right or left, whatever party they are backed by MPs had come to the view that their job is to run our lives on behalf of their party's financial backers, not to serve our interests, the interests of the whole community not just certain noisy minorities whose votes they rely on.

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liberal-alternative We're not an alternative to Labour
Nick Clegg last night warned that there was no future for the Lib Dems as a leftwing alternative to Labour. He said he understood that some turned to the Lib Dems, particularly during the Iraq war, as a leftwing conscience of the Labour party, but said: "I totally understand that some of these people are not happy with what the Lib Dems are doing in coalition with the Conservatives. The Lib Dems never were and aren't a receptacle for leftwing dissatisfaction with Labour. There is no future for that, there never was." He stressed, however, that the party was sticking to ... more >>>

Having been active in he old Liberal Party for many years but never managing to feel comfortable with some of the attitudes that were imported after the merger with the Social Democrats I am happy to see Clegg taking this line. There are many reasons but one of them was the vitriolic hated shown me as a candidate by Labour activists.

They seemed to think nobody had any right to think things through for themselves and hold their own opinions.

Liberals are liberal by definition and should not want anything to do with the paternalistic socialism of old Labour or the populist authoritarianism of New Labour.

Vince Cable Ready To Resign Ove Immigration? The Guardian's Michael White talks to Vince Cable

I was glad to see Vince Cable making waves about the Tory-led coalition's decision to impose a temporary cap on work permits for non-EU skilled workers, which is causing trouble in high-end industries like, er, banking. It's how coalitions should work. Haggling in public, that's the spirit.

Not that I think the country shouldn't worry about levels of immigration. Students who overstay or weren't really students at all, dubious asylum seekers who play the system with help from well-meaning (or do I mean greedy?) British lawyers; there's a host of categories of folk who shouldn't really be here.

Does it matter? Yes. It puts a strain on all sorts of services, mostly obviously housing, schools and the NHS, not to mention the stretched jobs market. Governments of both main parties have failed to ... more >>>

Despite some bad press since joining the governmenyt Vince Cable remains the most experienced and financially astute of all the coalition's ministers with finance or business portfolios. For anybody in business, with investment or simply interested in knowing what the financial prospects are for the UK over the next few years this interview is worth the time it takes to read.

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17 September 2010
With luck we are over our technical problems but with the news still focused on The Pope we do not have much to write about again.

New Wave Of Terror Attacks

Britain is facing a wave of terrorist attacks on two fronts from a new generation of al-Qaeda extremists and Irish Republican militants who could strike on the mainland, the head of MI5 Jonathan Evans warns ... read all>>>

New Wave Of Terror?

The first thing that occurs to a career sceptic about this story is it sounds like a phishing exercise by the head of a government department who is looking to have his budget increased rather than cut.

We should deal with it by heeding the advice Winston Churchill gave the naton as Hitler's Luftwaffe blitzed our cities, "Keep calm and carry on."

America's Tea Party Coming To Britain

Tea Party Are Not Republican Clones
from The Daily Telegraph
Ive a comment piece in todays newspaper about what Christine ODonnells win, the latest in a string of significant Tea Party victories, signifies for American politics. The standfirst decribes the Tea Party as Sarah Palins angry brigade this was written by an editor and does not represent my view of what the movement is. Heres Read more >>>

Strange how left and right in the USA cannot see eye to eye about anything except the urgent need to suppress the rise of a new, grassroots political movement. The Tea Party may seem to be of the extreme right to UK voters, this is the way the media and political opponents choose to present it. In reality America has a very different political and social culture to Britain and right or left are not relevant descriptors.

We saw something of the Tea Party effect in the UK 2010 General Election Campaign with the early surge of the Liberal Democrats and minor parties before they faded under scaremongering attacks from both Conservative and Labour and extremely biased coverage from mainstream media.

It will always be beyond the capabilities of a new or fringe party to surge to power from nowhere in a single election in any of the major democracies of the developed world. The Tea Party to their credit have understood this and used the politically diverse nature of American political parties to their advantage. With the Republicans reeling after their defeat in 2008 and a general mood of dissatisfaction with establishment politcs among the electorate the party was ripe for infiltration. The Tea Party is a manifestation of that mood, politically a mish mash of American equivalents of right wing Lib Dems, UKIP, English Democrats, the Libertarian Party and ratepayers association supporters.

Could the same thing happen here? Labour are too authoritarian to attract infiltrators from the Lib Dems or Greens, the Conservatives are too internationalist to attract UKIP infiltrators. What could happen if Labour can remain a coherent party under their new leader is that the more Social Democrat Lib Dems will defect while the mainstream of the party edges right to meet a Conservative Party moving left under David Cameron.

There will be no Tea Party here but though the same names my contest the next election but very different parties.

Spray On Clothing

Scientists have developed a liquid clothing spray that hardens on the body and turns into a reusable garment. Dr Manel Torres and Professor Paul Luckham have developed a spray that contains small fibres which are mixed with polymers to join them together and a solvent that keeps the fabric in liquid form in the can. The solvent evaporates instantly as the spray touches a surface, creating a smooth clothing material that can be washed and re-worn. The spray may in the future be used to create garments, medical dressings or upholstery for ... read full story with video >>>

Interesting story of a scientific breakthrough here. But a T Shirt or sweatshirt in an aerosol can, what will it be branded as? Clothing by Banksy.


16 September 2010
We did not manage to get today's post online when it should have been in fact connectivity problems were experienced all day. Here is a short summary of things we will be writing about soon that cropped up in the day's news bulletins and papers.

I Want My Analogue Life Back
There is now a generation who do not remember the world before the internet took off, and who live out their lives in a slew of public online arenas. But there is also a growing number of people who feel their life online has spun out of control. Someone born in 1992 will be 18 this year. And in one way or another, their entire life has been lived online.
From birth announcements to e-mails to childhood photos, and now social networks and blogs, traces of a person's whole life could be pieced together online. For many, a limited conception of privacy is normal, but there are some people who are now having second thoughts about how much of themselves to display to the world.
Daniel Sieberg is one of them. As a television correspondent, he recognizes that social networks had taken over his life before he decided to take the jump, and disconnect ...

"Me and my ego got sucked in. Big time. And my relationships suffered," he said in his Declaration of Disconnection posted on the Huffington Post.
"I allowed the passive acceptance of strangers to replace meaningful interaction with the people I know and love. I had become more interested in a wall post here or a ...

Coalition Does God Says Baroness Warsi
The Tories have said that the coalition government "does God", as it launched an attack on Labour's approach to faith.Lady Warsi, the Conservative chair, said Labour acted as if faith was confined to "oddities, foreigners and minorities".
In a speech to Church of England bishops in Oxford, Warsi said the last government was "profoundly wrong" because it appeared to view religion as "a rather quaint relic of our pre-industrial history". She added: "They were too suspicious of faith's potential for contributing to society behind every faith-based ...


15 September 2010
Inflation and commodity prices, public sector pay, the emergence oif the thea party movement as a political force in the USA ans the effect of the internet on society allfeature today.

Libertarianism Comes To Tea
Tea Party Surges In US Primaries
The writing on the wall sems to be increasingy plain for the Obama administration. After the mid term elections on November 2nd the most left wing President the USA has ever had will be a lame duck.

The conservative Tea Party movement has won several victories over mainstream US Republicans in primary contests ahead of November's mid-term elections.

Tea Party-backed Christine O'Donnell beat veteran Congressman Mike Castle for the Senate nomination in Delaware. A Tea Party candidate also won the race to stand for New York governor. People in seven states and Washington DC voted to pick party candidates, in what is seen as ... read more >>>

The Daily Stirrer since its inception and before that Little Nicky Machiavelli have always predicted an ignominious end to the meteoric rise of Barack Hussein Obama. It was quite possible a candidate could emerge from the backwoods with only the sketchiest record as a legislator or public servand and be a good, if not a great leader. In Obama's case however there was always a lack of substance surrounding him.

Many American voters were blinded by his skin colour to the man's very obvious shortcomings and the inconsistencies and blatant lies in his account of his background. Soon it became obvious that to oppose or even question Obama was to invite accusations of racism.

Such tactics by Democrats and Obama's consituencies in the ethnic minority constituencies did successfully deflect at lot of criticism but below the surface an anti-Obama feeling was growing. Why would he not answer questions about hs birth and parentage and end the elegibility issue, why would he not release his school and college records to quash accusations that he had defrauded American taxpayers by claiming student grants available only to foreign students? The only possible reason, many people decided, was that he had something to hide, something so embarrassing, something that would be so debilitating to his Presidency and future career it was less damaging to continue under a cloud of accusation.

The game is almost up for Obama, for the Democrats and it seems for the traditionalists of the Republican Party. Obaa campaigned on a promise that as President he would unite America politically, racially and economically. In slightly less that two years he has completely torn the nation apart. Incompetence on an unprecendented scale is his only achievement. Another perspective: Also: Obama clone defeated
And it is not just Obama who has incurred the wrath of the voters.
from BBC News:
Not too long ago, Washington DC Mayor Adrian Fenty was considered a rising star, a local equivalent to Barack Obama, celebrated as one of America's most effective mayors.

On Tuesday, he was beaten in the District of Columbia's Democratic primary, his brief mayoral career aborted.

What happened? And can President Obama learn anything from the demise of the political ally he once ate with at DC landmark Ben's Chilli Bowl?

Mayor Adrian Fenty was swept to power in 2006 at age 35, after a traditional pavement-pounding campaign. He visited ... read more ...>>> RELATED POSTS:
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Next Warns On Cotton Price Impact
Throughout the recession The Daily Stirrer has warned of commodity price inflation. Thoiugh on paper theUS$ is valued relatively highly against other currencies in reality all major currencies have lost value in commodity markets. Gold this week has topped $1200 an ounce, oil prices remain high and prices of staple foods are exploding. A dollar may be exchanged for 0.65p which is not that diffferent to a year ago but both a dollar and a pound buy less grain, coffee, beans, fuel oil and raw cotton than a year ago.

Cotton is among the commodities that has seen the biggest price rises, the shortage created by increased demand from developing nations has been exacerbated by poor harvests and bad weather. Now clothing manufacturers are feeling thise increases, soon that will be passed on to retailers.

Next has become the latest retailer to say higher cotton prices may lead to customers paying more for clothes.

Devastating floods in Pakistan - one of the world's largest cotton producers - and fears over this year's crop in China have sent cotton prices surging to 15-year highs in recent weeks.

However, Next said it did not expect the impact on sales to be dramatic.

The comments came as it announced its pre-tax profit in the six months to the end of July had ... read more >>>

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Myth Of The Underpaid Public Sector Worker
from The Daily Telegraph:
Public sector workers are paid more on average than those in the private sector, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the pay divide by Britain's national statistician

. The Office for National Statistics found that full-time public sector staff earned an average of 74 a week more than those in the private sector. Once employer pension contributions were included, the gap rose to 136, illustrating the generous pay-and-perks deals enjoyed by local and central government workers.

The findings threaten to undermine calls by the Trades Union Congress at its conference in Manchester this week for "civil disobedience" and co-ordinated strike action in protest against the Government's planned public sector spending cuts.




The Internet Threat

Internet Is A Threat To Our Brain Says Top Neurologist

Society should be aware of the potentially harmful effects of the internet, networking sites and computer games on the brain, leading neuroscientist and peer Baroness Susan Greenfield has said.

Lady Greenfield, one of Britain's most prominent female scientists, claimed the issue was "almost as important as climate change".

"I think the quality of our existence is threatened,'' she said. ''We need discussions about this, we need debate, we need more of an effort put in.

We need to recognise this as an issue rather than sweeping it under the carpet ... >>>

In the past The Daily Stirrer has reported on the dangers of the internet and not least (and we went out on a limb on this one) the ease with which governments and unscrupulous corporations can use internet technologies to control what information we see. Only yesterday I was involved in a forum discussion at Web Pro News on the ethicality of Google's techniques for manipulating seach results. This is done not only in service of Google's business interests but also to suppress views and opinions the corporation does not like.

The chatter from the unthinking "me too" sheeple who make most noise in the internet is that the net is the last refuge of freedom and must not be regulated. They do not understand the difference between freedom and dysfunctionality. Fascism (power through strength) is not freedom, lawlessness is not liberty and chaos is not anarchy.

Throughout the twentieth and nineteenth century human scoeities experienced change at an unprecedented and contantly accelerating rate. Human nature does not change that quickly in fact it has changed little since written records first began to be kept. We should acknowledge that technological and commercial advances and the changes they have brought about in the way we live have created many previously unknown stresses in our lives through the way and organise our communities. At some oint we have to take stock of where we are nd what direction western society is heading in and we have to ask are we going towards a place any of us want to be?

Are the changes we have set in train for good or bad?"

There is no doubt some ''very good things'' are emerging from information technology and the intrnet but nothing is without a price and thus far the corportations and agencies driving technological progress have not given us time to pause and consider what price we are paying what price our communities are paying for our online fun.



Van Rompuy Accused Of Power Grab
We told you so:

from The Daily Telegraph

Mr Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council which brings together EU leaders, has been accused of supporting a French proposal to set up a "special task force" on strategic relations that would rival Lady Ashton, who is supposed to be in charge of Europe's foreign policy.

"He tried to overreach himself by getting Ashton and member states to report to him on their strategic relationships with China, India, Russia and the US. Meanwhile preparations for Thursday have not been up to standard," said an official.

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14 September 2010
Lively comment today on the idiocies of politically corect thinking, we take our prompt from stories on global poverty and specian needs education.

Special Needs Used Too Much Special Needs Used To Improve Schools Statistics
from BBC News

by Xavier Connolly

Thousands of pupils in England are being wrongly labelled as having special needs when all they require is better teaching, education regulator Ofsted says. Thousands of pupils are being wrongly labelled as having special educational needs when all they require is better teaching and support, Ofsted has said.

A report stated up to 25% of the 1.7m pupils in England with special needs would not be so labelled if schools focused more on teaching for all their children. The education standards watchdog said the term "special needs" was being used too widely.

The National Union of Teachers said such claims were "insulting and wrong". More that a fifth of pupils in England have been ... read all

Finally Ofsted have caught on to the teachers scam. The boom in special needs education over the past twenty or twenty five years has resulted from a combination of politically correct thinking and bureaucratic empire building in the education system. The politically correct thinkers (which is a polite way of saying Nazis) believe that social engineering and suppression of individualism can produce a standard human being and so are always eager to overlook the basic facts of education, that people have different levels of ability, different areas of excellence and different rates of development. Thus anybody who does not conform to the PC template is quickly labelled 'special needs' and stigmatized for life.

The bureaucracy loves special needs of course, all that administration, reports from shrinks and councellors to circulate and file, boxes to tick, forms to fill in, meetings to attend. The only loser is the child, often a perfectly normal kid who is a bit slow at reading or a numbskull at maths, in some cases even a very bright child who is utterly bored by the banality of lessons and simply refuses to engage.

But perhaps The Daily Stirrer is being too demanding. If the aim of education is to ensure no individuals emerge from the state school system that the special needs programme is working just fine.

Is it any wonder private education is booming and home schooling is on the increase?

other views:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/8000168/Ofsted-schools-exaggerating-special-needs-to-hide-poor-teaching.html

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Budget Cuts Could Affect Race Relations
Cuts Could Harm Race Relations

by Ed Butt

Proof, as if any were needed, that people who support the politically correct thinking of the progressive left are out of touch with reality.

from BBC News
Planned spending cuts could set back race relations by a generation and risk social "instability", warns Labour leadership candidate Diane Abbott

And how exactly do across the board spending cuts affect race relations. Or is Miss Abbott acknowledging the veracity of the BNP claim that spending on services is skewed towards minorities? I hope not, but judging by some of the neo - racist, whitey hating arse dribble that has been coming out of her mouth during the campaign for the Labour leadership it is certainly possible she is and very clear she believes that is how things should be.

The only alternatives to cuts to Labour's insane spending programme in order to bring the public sector deficit under control are an economic meltdown similar to that experienced by Greece or higher taxes, much higher taxes. We know Labour politicians have always loved the idea of taxing the rich but since Blair moved the party to the right to increase its appeal to affluent middle class voters we must wonder do they inderstand how many votes a punitive taxation programme would cost them?

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UK Inflation Static In August
UK Inflation Unchanged In August
by John De Roe

UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation remained unchanged in August at 3.1%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
This means the official rate of inflation remains well above the Bank of England's 2% target, and it brings to an end a three-month period during which the rate of increase had been falling. Note the deception in the official figures there. When they announce that inflation has falled it only means it has not risen as quickly as previously.

The unexpectedly high rate was boosted, accoring to government sources, by strong rises in air fares, clothing and food. Fuel prices slightly it is reported. We learn from unofficial sources that food prices, the area of spending that hits the poorest families hardest, continued to rise more quickly than the general rate.

Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation slowed marginally to 4.7%, down from 4.8% in July. This again goes against economic forecasts, strengthening the position of Bank Of England monetary policy committee members who are arguing for an increase in interest rates to curb the trend to rising inflation.

As long as inflation keeps running at its current rate the long term consequences for people with savings can only be disastrous. On the other hand any rise in interest rates will hit mortgage payers very hard and will almost inevitably lead to another drop in house prices.

Another view of this story: Inflation remains high The Guardian.

Clegg Promises New Global War On Poverty
by Ian R Thorpe
The UK government intends to reorientate its entire aid programme to put the lives of women in developing countries at its heart, the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, will tell a United Nations summit.

Government leaders will meet in New York next Monday for a three-day assessment of progress towards alleviating global poverty, poor education and ill-health. They will hear that the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), agreed by the G8 in 2000, will not be met by 2015 without considerably more effort

In this lastest statement Mr. Clegg puts himself in pole position for dickhead of the year award. Talk of global wars on poverty takes us right back to the idiocies of the Blair era, who can forget New Labour's flagship policy committment to "abolish child poverty." Setting such vague and unrealistic goals is a cop out, they appeal to the sentimentality of the hand wringers and bleeding hearts, they are very hard to oppose with argument and they are all completely, utterly, totally a waste of effort and money.

Define poverty Mr. Clegg, come on - I voted for you so I have a right to an explanation of this bullshit. No doubt it will play well to the Obama - led "let's-create-utopia-by-joining-hands-and-sininging-kumbaya" one worlders brigade but other than that it just has no place in reality. Poverty is relative. How do you propose to abolish poverty? By imposing western standards of materialism on people who are quite happy? (Happier than westerners according to anthopological research.) Do flat screen TVs, washing machines andcomputers, play stations, smatphones or SUVs make happiness. Or does happness come from belonging and being loved, from sharing with the other members of one's community the trials and victories of life, the heartache and the thousand shocks that flesh is heir to. Does having our egos massaged by shrinks and counsellors improve our character in a better way than facing and overcoming adversity alone or as part of a group.

What kind of stupidity virus afflicts the politically correct left to make them blind to the Naziism of such unsought interventions as would be part of a war in poverty. So an African tribesman has six wives, such an arrangement would be unnaceptable to we in the west but so long as the wives are treated well and are happy with the arrangement what right have we to interfere and impose our ways.

To talk of a war on poverty when we only define poverty by our standards is an insult to many ancient cultures. One simple rule should cover this, if the people we are trying to help have not asked for our help then we are not helping but are simply meddling.

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Poverty: Labour Succeeds Where Thatcher Failed.
At last, a success New Labour can claim as their own. Under the party's rule over the past twelve years the gap between rich and poor in Britain has gone bak to the level of 50 years ago. We get a view from the MP for Rawtenborough since 1832 Hector Gobbett - Broadsides on what this means for unemployment, the revovery and the election prospects of conservative and labour...

Immigation: The Elephant In The RoomThroughout the election campaign the three main parties, Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat have shied away from the immigration issue. How can these charlatans put themselves forward as serious politicians prepared to implement the political solutions needed to deal with Britains problems when they dare not comment on the issue of greatest concern to most voters for fear of upsetting the numerically small but unrepresentatively vocal politically correct "progressive left."
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13 September 2010
Yes, we truly are back to normal, health scares and economic problems dominate today's news.

Colon Cancer Cases Set To Rise By 50%
BBC News

The UK is heading for a 50% increase in the number of new colon cancer cases over the next 30 years, says an international team of scientists.
The forecast, in the European Journal of Cancer, is for 35,000 new cases a year by 2040, compared with 23,000 now. The study used cancer data from seven countries to predict how cancer rates might change with an ageing population ...

Rising obesity is one of the main reasons given for this latest bouth of scaremongering control freakery. The study predics if the UK reached US levels that could add another 2,000 cases a year to the total. What you should notice here is the shifting of blame to ordinary members of the public. It is our lifestyle choices that are causing the rise in cancer the scientists would have us believe.

No culpability on the part of the food industry that laces our diet with a cocktail of harmful chemical (all concocted by scientists of course), not a hint of accusation levelled at the politicians' encouragement of passive consumerism in the service of economic growthy or the promotion of a society encouraged by politicians to live online.

No mention of the role the advertising industry has played in promoting passive lifestyles.

Not long ago everybody used to walk; to the shops, to see friends who lived close by, to work or school, church or to the pub. Now such beneficial and virtually costless exercise is frowned on. Don't waste time, so much to do, so much to cram into each day.

If you do not have a full diary you are a social failure. Need exercise? Get in the car and go to the gym. Look at how good that is for the economy, for the car company, the oil company, the gym owner, the sportswear manufacturers and especially for you. Think of the extra time you spend networking and being seen to be a virtuous person. If you had spent that time walking alone it would have been wasted and you would be identified as a sad act, a Billy-no-mates.

And yet walking is one of the best exercises for prevention of colonic cancer, is environmentally friendly and can be a safety valve in a stress laden world.

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Winter of Discontent?
From The Daily Telegraph:
Unions are threatening coordinated strikes, civil disobedience and a campaign of resistance not seen for decades as they seek to increase the pressure on the Government over public sector cuts. One leader warned that co-ordinated industrial action between unions was now inevitable while another suggested a campaign of civil disobedience.

read all: Winter Of Discontent As Unions Threaten Campaign Against Cuts?

Delegates to today's annual meeting of the Trades Union Congress will vote on joint union industrial action as well as other forms of protest against the coalition government's public spending cuts and deficit reducion measures.

The motion befoe the conference urges the TUC to support and co-ordinate campaigning and joint union industrial action, nationally and locally, in opposition to attacks on jobs, pensions, pay or public services.

Titled Defending public services, the motion is sponsored by most of the countrys biggest unions including Unison, Unite, GMB, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, the Fire Brigades Union and the NASUWT.

More on the threatened strikes against government spending cuts from The Guardian

One would expect the trade unions to oppose cuts to public spending as the deficit reduction programme will inevitably lead to job losses among their members. As the Liberal Democrat Vince Cable, minister for Business in the coalition government commented, the government is aware of the consequences of cuts but has to deal with the realities of the economic situation.

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12 September 2010

The holiday period is over, schoolkids are back in class, colleges are ready to accept the new intake of students and news is starting to flow again. Plenty of good reading in The Daily Stirrer today.

Cost Of Carriers Comes Under Scrutiny (ITN News)

More than 100 contracts totalling around 1.25 billion have been awarded towards the construction of the two new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales. Doubts were raised earlier this week over whether the coalition Government will press ahead with a 5 billion plan for the two Royal Navy warships being built at Rosyth and on the Clyde. BAE systems chief executive Sir Ian King told the Defence Select Committee in the Commons on that the company was asked to consider a number of options ranging from "one carrier to no carriers". There are fears that any downgrading of the programme could cost ... more>>>

The Daily Stirrer has always argued against deficit spending and the new build aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy were never anything but a vanity project for first Tony Blair and then Gordon Brown. Warships of this type are virtually obsolete because as we have seen in Iraq, Afghanistan and stretching back to Northern Ireland and Viet Nam modern wars are low key affairs waged in the streets and villages. There is no role for giant warships, fighter planes and bombers that politicians so love to spend money on.

Vast armies no longer line up against each other on the battlefields, fleets do not engage in seaborne warfare and even air war is no longer acceptable in the international community because of the inevitably high civilian casualty rate. So new aircraft carriers are nothing more than an example of balls out politics. Look at the damage done to America's standing in the community of nation by their bombing campaigns in the two Gulf wars and Afghanistan.

In the current economic situation government spending must be reduced across the board. The obvious place for making savings that must be borne by the armed services is in Afghanistan but that particular mess has entangled us so deeply there is no simple way out that does not involve putting the lives of British personnel at risk. There is no room for reducing what we spend on equipping the front line troops, we have already experienced the consequences of sending soldiers to operate in conditions for which they are hoplessly ill - equipped. Our troops have performed bravely in both Iraq and Afghanistan but have been let down because political expediency always trumps common sense and practical experience.

With those points in mind we have to face up to the fact we are no longer a military power and scale our navy and air force accordingly. As we accept that reality we come up against another, the extent to which, after thirty years of Thatcherite war on British industry under both Conservative and Labour governments, many of our regional economies depend on public sector spending to maintain anything like acceptable rates of employment and living standards among the population.

The Daily Stirrer suggests in the case of the shipbuilding communities in Scotland the government embarks on a programme of modernising the existing fleet. This ought to be more labour intensive and keep more of the work at home in Britain. We are no longer in a position to be worrying about the effects of our actions on the economies of third world nations. Those left wing politicians who think we should give priority to such considerations are not living on planet reality. The Treasury must spend our money on things that really matter to people here in Britain.

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Osborne to slash sickness benefit bill


Search For English Lake Monster (Sky News)
Monster hunters have used sonar equipment for the first time to search for a mysterious creature reportedly living in England's largest lake.

Sky News filmed out on Windermere with the team looking for proof that the beast exists.

In the last four years there have been seven reported sightings of a long humpbacked animal, now nicknamed Bow-Nessie.

Windermere hotel owner, Thomas Noblett, described his strange encounter in the water, saying: "All of a sudden I felt something brush past my legs like a giant fish.

"And then I was lifted up by a 3ft wave. I've no idea what it was."

During the sweep of the lake, the team spotted a strange 14 metre long disturbance in the water but were ... more >>>

Dangerous Book For Boys Culture Needed
by Xavier Connolly

Schools should adopt a "Dangerous Book for Boys" culture to curb the health and safety paranoia, the Education Secretary has said....read full story >>>

I am not a fan of Michael Gove, as someone who though past retirement age still works part time in teaching I have often listened to the education secretary and thought he is as crazy as any of his Labour predecessors. It is gratifying to read at long last however of somebody in government who is at least aware that one of the main reasons for the problems we are experiencing with boys in the education system is the feminisation of the curriculum.

Boys and girls are different, let nobody ever tell you otherwise. Fifty years of Politically Correct thinking cannot undo five million years of evolution. Human male and female have evolved a different mindest not just because of their different hormones and body functions but because of the roles imposed on them long ago when life was a daily battle for survival. Politically Correct thinkers may wish it otherwise and may try, by giving boys doll toys, to curb their aggression and competitive instincts but all experimental attempts to turn young men into soft furnishing specialists have failed miserably. Some have even produced warped serial killers. So let's have the dangerous book for boys, let us encourage them to build oildrum rafts and light campfires, let us give them ripping yarns to read and interest them in engineering by talking about how racing cars and tanks work, in chemistry by showing them how to make whizz-bangs and smells and in physics by using magnetic fields to levitate a metal object or building a Van Der Graf generator. These things may be old hat to the academics who advise the government but to a child coming to the subject they are new and much more interesting than long talks of particle physics and how the large hadron collider may (or may not) reveal some of the mysteries of the Universe. All recent education ministers have been hopeless but at least Michael Gove has shown he is not completely beyond redemption.

Wind Fails Denmark Ill Wind For Denmark's Green Revolution
Denmark has long been a role model for green activists, but now it has become one of the first countries to turn against the turbines. To green campaigners, it is windfarm heaven, generating a claimed fifth of its power from wind and praised by British ministers as the model to follow. But amid a growing public backlash, Denmark, the world's most windfarm-intensive country, is turning against the turbines. Last month, unnoticed in the UK, Denmark's giant state-owned power company, Dong Energy, announced that it would abandon future onshore wind farms in the country. "Every time we were building onshore, the public reacts in a negative way and we had a lot of criticism from ... more >>>
The Daily Stirrer has reported the failure of the Danish and Spanish green energy experiments before. It gives us no pleasure to say "we told you so" because even a fool should have been able to see it was never going to work.

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Will Wind Power Be A Way Of Farming Money For Operators.
Despite the wailing of the Green lobby and the Climate Change evangelists and Science worshippers wind power is a bloody stupid thing to invest money and effort in if we want to create a sustainable, non - polluting energy source to power the nation. If we are simply looking for ways to channel taxpayers money into the pockets of immensely rich and powerful energy corporations and landowners however it is hard to think of a better way to do it.

Theology Is Unnecessary: Hawking
Hawking On How The Universe Created Itself (CNN)

Theology is unnecessary. So says Stephen Hawking, the world-famous physicist who controversially argues in a new book that God did not create the universe.

"God may exist, but science can explain the universe without the need for a creator," Hawking told CNN's "Larry King Live" in an interview that aired Friday.

Hawking, 68, says in his book "The Grand Design" that, given the existence of gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing. "Spontaneous creation," he writes, is the reason why the universe and humanity exist.

"Gravity and quantum theory cause universes to be created spontaneously out of

Hawking is talking bollocks of course. Physics cannot explain the Universe unless it uses a totally fictional device to give it the starting point from which all time and space is meaured. When theoretical physicists talk of matter creating itself out of nothing or all the matter in The Universe being compressed into a pellet the size of a rat turd which suddenly, under the immense pressure of its own gravity, began to explode it is a cop out, an attempt to blind people with science.

All you have to remember is time is a human invention. The Universe, in all its infinite vastness and ineffability, does not measure itself by the turning of our tiny, insignificant planet around its tiny, insignificant star, just one of the estimated two hundred billion stars in our galaxy, just one of the estimated 100 billion galaxies in the Universe (or at least the parts we have managed to measure or guesstimate so far).

Does that put things in perspective? Stephen Hawking my arse.

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11 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

The anniversary of the World Trade Centre atrocity hits headlines today and inevitably reignites the controversy over whether the pln to build a Muslim cultural centre close to the site of the Twin Towers should be allowed to go ahead. Also making headlines, the row over the coalition government's planned spending cuts and their likely effect on the poorest and most vulnerable groups in society.

Cuts Will Hit Pooor Harder Than Rich say TUC leaders.
Well they would say that wouldn't they?

From The Guardian:

The coalition's spending cuts will hit the poorest in society 10 times harder than the richest as the health, social and education services they rely on are slashed, an extensive new study for the Trades Union Congress has found. The TUC general secretary, Brendan Barber, says the research proves that the Conservatives are ...

According to the research, pensioners and single parents will take the hardest impact of the coalition government cuts in public spending and welfare that have become an urgent necessity in order to get the public sector deficit under control. The cuts, according to Trade Union movement leaders are a 'betrayal' of election promise to make budget cutbacks fair.

It is necessary to point out here that anyone who believed the cuts could be achieved without pain was living in cloud cukoo land. We must keep the carping of the left in perspective by remembering much of the pain that must now be endured is a result of the Labour government's encouraging people to run up domestic debt and take on unnaffordable mortgages in order to sustain consumer led economic growth during it's thirteen years in power. This growth served to mast the fact that Labour politicians were out-Thatchering Thatcher in laying waste to the UK's industrial and commercial base.

On top of the inexorable rise in unemployment there are the 'false jobs', the vast numbers of jobs for 'outreach' workers, counsellors, administrators and co-ordinators created in the public sector, the huge rise in numbers of students studying for Mickey Mouse degrees which only serve to keep them off the unemployment register for three years and the part time workers who officially are employed but depend on tate supplements to provide enough money to live on.

Thus the cost of the benefit system and the size of the deficit has exploded.

Budget cutbacks will affect the poorest in society most simply because as Charles Dickens' character Wilkings Micawber put it:

Annual income twenty pounds, anual expenditure nineteen pounds ninteen and sixpence, result happiness; annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds and sixpence, result misery.

The line which people cross to go from just getting by into poverty is very fine. The cuts wil cost some people 500 a year and they wil not feel it, others will be five pounds a year worse off and will be badly hit. Unfortunately no government can tailor a budget cuts package for every individual and household. The coalition have an unenviable task in getting the economy under control and The Daily Stirrer team have serious doubts as to whether they are up to the job, particularly after the loss of David Laws following his brutal outing by people who are always banging on about gay right but showed no regard whatsoever for Mr. Laws right to keep his sexuality a private matter.

That might seen to stray off topic but is very relevant. It shows that Labour, the party of the metroplitan elite and that as their agenda, power at any price is built on a belief that the end always jusdtifies the means, having shown they are completely infit to govern are determined by any means available, fair or foul, to destroy the coalition that is our only slender hope of avoiding ecoomic catastrophe.

Having spent thirteen years hammering the poor for the benefit of their finance industry paymasters, the concern now being shown for the plight of the poor by Labour and the Unions can only be describled as the crocodile tears of a gang of hypocrites.

9/11 Anniverary Marked By Row (BB News)
The US is marking nine years since 9/11 amid controversy over plans for an Islamic centre near Ground Zero and a threat to burn the Koran.

The biggest event is in New York, where relatives are reading out the names of those who died when planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center.President Barack Obama has urged respect for other religious faiths.

Meanwhile, the pastor behind the threat to burn Korans in Florida has ... more >>> Why Parents Can't Do Modern Maths (BBC News)
Long division and long multiplication have been replaced in schools by chunking and gridding. While the new methods are meant to make maths easier, parents have been left scratching their heads, writes Rob Eastaway.

I used to think I had a good understanding of maths - until my daughter started going to primary school. That's when I discovered a revolution had taken place in the way arithmetic is taught, and there were techniques and terminology that meant nothing to me.

Let me give you a flavour. In most primary schools, maths lessons are called numeracy. Children work using number lines and learn their number bonds, they fill in Carroll Diagrams, and they calculate using the grid method and something that carries the peculiar

Science : The most exciting times in history?
From The Guardian:

Sir David Attenborough, 84, is a naturalist and broadcaster. He studied geology and zoology at Cambridge before joining the BBC in 1952 and presenting landmark series including Life On Earth (1979), The Living Planet (1984) and, recently, Life. Richard Dawkins, 69, was educated at Oxford, later lectured there and became its first professor of the public understanding of science. An evolutionary biologist, he is the author of 10 books, including The Selfish Gene (1976), The God Delusion (2006) and The Greatest Show On Earth (2009). He is now working on a children's book, The Magic Of Reality.

What is the one bit of science from your field that you think everyone should know?
David Attenborough: The unity of life.

Richard Dawkins: The unity of life that comes about through evolution, since we're all descended from a single common ancestor. It's almost too good to be true, that on one planet this extraordinary complexity of life should have come about by what is pretty much an intelligible process. And we're the only species capable of understanding it.

Where and when do you do your best thinking?
DA: I've no idea. All I know is if I'm stuck with something and go to bed, I wake up with the answer.

Read all of this fascinating conversation ( more ... >>> )


9 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

The Daily Stirrer is back online but we may struggle tomorrow. Ian and John are still away but we have one of the Boggart Bloggers available to help out today. Things will be back to mormal by weekend. Meanwhile here are some interesting posts ad comments on the economic recovery, the collapse of the Obama Presidency, Phone hacking, the slide of the global economy into slump and on a lighter note something for Star Trek fans...

9 September 2010
Today's News

Phone Hacking Row Goes On. (Daily Telegraph)

Authorisation for the Standards and Privileges Committee to launch a probe was nodded through the Commons without a formal vote.

The move followed an hour-long debate sparked by Labour frontbencher Chris Bryant, who insisted that MPs should not be ''supine'' amid allegations that their phones were hacked.

PHONE HACKING ROW STORY ALSO FEATURES AT THE GUARDIAN:

Strage how the Labour Party and the "progressive left" tried to brush this issue aside and trivialise it when they were in power and likely to be embarrassed by revelations of sleaze and corruption in high places. Now the scent a chance to embarrass the coalition they are trying to big up the story with every dirty trick they learned in thirteen years of corrupt, self serving, end-justifies-the-means gpoverrnment.

Even America's Liberals Concede Obama's Presidency Is Crumbling

Now here's an interesting news story from the United States ahead of November's mid term election which will deliver the verdict of the American election on the Presifdency of Barack Obama.

Democrats in Congress are no longer asking themselves whether this is going to be a bad election year for them and their party. They are asking whether it is going to be a disaster. The GOP pushed deep into Democratic-held territory over the summer, to the point where the party is well within range of picking up the 39 seats it would need to take control of the House. Overall, as many as 80 House seats could be at risk, and fewer than a dozen of these are held by Republicans.

Political handicappers now say it is conceivable that the Republicans could also win the 10 seats they need to take back the Senate. Not since 1930 has the House changed hands without the Senate following suit.

One might easily guess this is a piece from National Review, The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street Journal or Fox News.com, all major conservative news outlets in the United States? Wrong. The passage is taken verbatim from from yesterdays Washington Post, usually viewed by conservatives as a flagship of the liberal establishment inside the ...

Here is another quote from a Conservative American commentator who is reminding Obama's supporters that the "beloved President" presented himself as and was acclaimed by America's "progressive left" as a liberal

QUOTE: He (Obama) could not be further from principles of classical liberalism. The principles of our founding and what made us great but it has been deteriorating in the 20th century and virtually eliminated in the 21st. Now we might take this as a comment on Obama's politics. "If classical liberalism spells individualism, fascism spells government."
~ Benito Mussolini, Fascism: Doctrines and Institutions, p. 10

GLOBAL Economic Growth Forecasts Cut: by John De Roe

In spite of all the optimistic talk coming from politiocians and economic think tanks The Daily Stirrer has been warning that signs of the economic recovery were illusory. The governments of the USA and the UK together with governments in other economically developed nations injested vast amounts of stimulus (aka taxpayer's money) into their economied and achieved derisory rates of growth.

Measures to create jobs only resulted in the appointment of more tax eaters thus increasing deficits and banks remained as reluctant to lend as consumers are to spend. Further "stimulus" could drive the global economy into a downward spiral but at the moment we are in a depression. Inflation is running higher than growth and while interest rates remain rock bottom governments will continue lending money as 0.5% only to borrow it back at 3%. What that situation persists recovery is impossible. To raise interest rates however would probably start another downturn, the fabled double dip recession.

The global recovery may be slowing faster than previously thought, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warned today as it cut its growth forecasts for the second half of the year. The Paris-based organisation also called for further stimulus measures if the slowdown proves more than temporary.

The G7 industrialised nations are now expected to grow 1.5% on an annualised basis in the second half of this year, down from the . . . more >>>

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Spending Cuts Likely To Hit The North Hardest:
Industrial areas in the North East and Midlands are least resilient to economic shocks, BBC-commissioned research suggests.

Teeside is ranked as the most vulnerable, followed by the north Nottinghamshire industrial area and the Potteries. None of these areas have ever recovered properly from the collapse of their traditional industries.

The Experian research on the likely effect of spending cuts suggests how England's regions may cope with further public sector cuts.

Beam Us Up Scotty
And finally today the news all those people who never stopped believing Star Trek was a fly on the wall documentary have been waiting for...

A research team at Australian National University has announced a device that can move small particles a meter and a half using only the power of light. In short, . . . more >>>


5 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

Postings from The DAily Stirrer maybe sparse over the next few days. T

he principle writer and webmaster is taking a break and due to personal commitments his colleagues cannot guarantee to provide cover. Things will be back to mormal in a few days.

Unemployment and the Downward Spiral Into Debt by John de Roe

US Jobless Not As Bad As Feared
The unemployment crisis on both sides of the Atlantic dominates most serious news publishers and broadcasters today.

From The Guardian:

Barack Obama pledged to bring forward a raft of fresh measures to boost American jobs growth after the White House received a fillip from better-than-expected employment figures for August.

Seeking to put pressure on Congress to provide an additional stimulus for the struggling US economy, Obama said he was looking at tax breaks to encourage businesses to hire labour, as well as infrastructure programmes, investment in green energy and an extension of middle-class tax cuts. "I will be addressing a broader package of ideas next week," he told reporters in the White House Rose Garden after the eagerly-awaited non farm payrolls for August showed a drop of 54,000, half the drop that Wall Street had been fearing. The fall in payrolls was the result of 114,000 workers hired temporarily for the US census being laid off, with private jobs registering ... more

The Daily Stirrer predicted a jobless recovery with employment in the developed nations of the west continuing to fall as economies returned to modest growth. This is an inevitable consequence of exporting first manufacturing jobs to low labour cost economies and then outsourceing administration and sales / marketing to the same low cost areas.

Over the course of four decades the western economies had become dependent on consumer spending to drive the growth the economic model depended on. In order to spend however the workforce need well paid work. Thus the insanity of government economic policies that encouraged and rewarded the transfer of work that provided the financial fuel for our economic engines becomes clear.

At last it seems economic journalists, commentators and academics are starting to get a handle on this. Who knows, politicians may catch on eventually.

US Joblesssness Part Of A Wider Trend by Larry Elliot, The Guardian

None of the recent surveys yet suggest that the UK has slid back into recession following its strong performance in the second quarter of 2010

Recession alert! That's the obvious conclusion from this morning's news that activity in Britain's service sector has slipped to its lowest level since April last year.

There are two main reasons to be concerned by the monthly health check provided by Markit and the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply. The first is that the September finding is not a one-off but a continuation of a downward trend that began this spring.

The second is that today's purchasing managers' index for services which accounts for around three quarters of the economy's output is consistent with all the other recent data. Both the manufacturing and the ... more

The rapid growth in the British economy during the first quarter of this year was mostly down to companies restocking after the worst of the recession but it also owed a lot to the Labour government's futile efforts to stimulate the economy with bailouts, quantitative easing, public spending programmes, job placement subsidies, the VAT holiday, cash for clunkers and active intervention to prevent homes being repossessed. Some of these came to a scheduled end, others have been dumped by the new government as it has become apparent a continuation of Labour's insane spending and huge deficits could only lead to the nation's credit rating being downgraded.

This in turn would increase the interest we have to pay on our debt which would increase our deficit which would ... and so the downward spiral gathers pace.

George Osborne has, however, complicated matter both by taking money out of the economy this year and by his blood-curdling warnings that cuts of at least 25% in Whitehall spending will have to be announced in next month's comprehensive spending review in order to tackle Britain's deficit. Public spending cuts were urgent and necessary to get the burgeoning debt under control but at the same time the economy needs jobs, real jobs not candy floss jobs for tax eaters in the public sector.

Eggs Thrown At Tony Blair
by Ed Butt

Violence has broken out at the first public signing for Tony Blair's memoirs, with anti-war protesters hurling shoes and eggs at the former prime minister.

The projectiles did not hit Blair as he arrived at a bookshop in Dublin, Ireland, to be greeted by scores of demonstrators chanting that he was a "war criminal" and had "blood on his hands" because of the invasion of ...

We're ashamed to admit it but this news drew cheers from Daily Stirrer Staff

Primary Schools Short Of Places
by Xavier Connolly

You may remember the Labour government's boasts about how much extra money they had put into education. Well this story shows how much good it did.

Primary schools will have to find an extra 350,000 places over the next four years despite cuts in education spending, ministers have been warned.

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, has been told by Whitehall officials that a surge in the birth rate has increased demand for places by about 15 per cent a year, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.

The average primary school now has about 240 pupils, which means that to accommodate the four-year surge in pupils by building new schools could require the construction of about 375 new institutions.

Some people with good heads for figures said at the time all the government had done was shuffle the same money around within spreadsheets. Rubbish, cried minister, we're honest politicians, we wouldn't to that. Its just a lie spread by the evil Tories.

Well if all the money Labour claimed to have sunk into the education system had been new money one might reasonably expect tem to have created enough space in classrooms to accommodate all the children who would be entering the school system. It has to be said however, the conservative led coalition have got off to an equally disastrous start in their attempts to tackle the problems in education.

So what is wrong?

As usual in British politics it is short termism. Politicians cannot and do not want to see beyond the net election. Until we ditch our wretched first - past - the - post system for fair representation it will always be thus.


4 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

Unemployment and the Downward Spiral Into Debt by John de Roe

US Jobless Not As Bad As Feared
The unemployment crisis on both sides of the Atlantic dominates most serious news publishers and broadcasters today.

From The Guardian:

Barack Obama pledged to bring forward a raft of fresh measures to boost American jobs growth after the White House received a fillip from better-than-expected employment figures for August.

Seeking to put pressure on Congress to provide an additional stimulus for the struggling US economy, Obama said he was looking at tax breaks to encourage businesses to hire labour, as well as infrastructure programmes, investment in green energy and an extension of middle-class tax cuts. "I will be addressing a broader package of ideas next week," he told reporters in the White House Rose Garden after the eagerly-awaited non farm payrolls for August showed a drop of 54,000, half the drop that Wall Street had been fearing. The fall in payrolls was the result of 114,000 workers hired temporarily for the US census being laid off, with private jobs registering ... more

The Daily Stirrer predicted a jobless recovery with employment in the developed nations of the west continuing to fall as economies returned to modest growth. This is an inevitable consequence of exporting first manufacturing jobs to low labour cost economies and then outsourceing administration and sales / marketing to the same low cost areas.

Over the course of four decades the western economies had become dependent on consumer spending to drive the growth the economic model depended on. In order to spend however the workforce need well paid work. Thus the insanity of government economic policies that encouraged and rewarded the transfer of work that provided the financial fuel for our economic engines becomes clear.

At last it seems economic journalists, commentators and academics are starting to get a handle on this. Who knows, politicians may catch on eventually.

US Joblesssness Part Of A Wider Trend by Larry Elliot, The Guardian

None of the recent surveys yet suggest that the UK has slid back into recession following its strong performance in the second quarter of 2010

Recession alert! That's the obvious conclusion from this morning's news that activity in Britain's service sector has slipped to its lowest level since April last year.

There are two main reasons to be concerned by the monthly health check provided by Markit and the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply. The first is that the September finding is not a one-off but a continuation of a downward trend that began this spring.

The second is that today's purchasing managers' index for services which accounts for around three quarters of the economy's output is consistent with all the other recent data. Both the manufacturing and the ... more

The rapid growth in the British economy during the first quarter of this year was mostly down to companies restocking after the worst of the recession but it also owed a lot to the Labour government's futile efforts to stimulate the economy with bailouts, quantitative easing, public spending programmes, job placement subsidies, the VAT holiday, cash for clunkers and active intervention to prevent homes being repossessed. Some of these came to a scheduled end, others have been dumped by the new government as it has become apparent a continuation of Labour's insane spending and huge deficits could only lead to the nation's credit rating being downgraded.

This in turn would increase the interest we have to pay on our debt which would increase our deficit which would ... and so the downward spiral gathers pace.

George Osborne has, however, complicated matter both by taking money out of the economy this year and by his blood-curdling warnings that cuts of at least 25% in Whitehall spending will have to be announced in next month's comprehensive spending review in order to tackle Britain's deficit. Public spending cuts were urgent and necessary to get the burgeoning debt under control but at the same time the economy needs jobs, real jobs not candy floss jobs for tax eaters in the public sector.

Eggs Thrown At Tony Blair
by Ed Butt

Violence has broken out at the first public signing for Tony Blair's memoirs, with anti-war protesters hurling shoes and eggs at the former prime minister.

The projectiles did not hit Blair as he arrived at a bookshop in Dublin, Ireland, to be greeted by scores of demonstrators chanting that he was a "war criminal" and had "blood on his hands" because of the invasion of ...

We're ashamed to admit it but this news drew cheers from Daily Stirrer Staff

Primary Schools Short Of Places
by Xavier Connolly

You may remember the Labour government's boasts about how much extra money they had put into education. Well this story shows how much good it did.

Primary schools will have to find an extra 350,000 places over the next four years despite cuts in education spending, ministers have been warned.

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, has been told by Whitehall officials that a surge in the birth rate has increased demand for places by about 15 per cent a year, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.

The average primary school now has about 240 pupils, which means that to accommodate the four-year surge in pupils by building new schools could require the construction of about 375 new institutions.

Some people with good heads for figures said at the time all the government had done was shuffle the same money around within spreadsheets. Rubbish, cried minister, we're honest politicians, we wouldn't to that. Its just a lie spread by the evil Tories.

Well if all the money Labour claimed to have sunk into the education system had been new money one might reasonably expect tem to have created enough space in classrooms to accommodate all the children who would be entering the school system. It has to be said however, the conservative led coalition have got off to an equally disastrous start in their attempts to tackle the problems in education.

So what is wrong?

As usual in British politics it is short termism. Politicians cannot and do not want to see beyond the net election. Until we ditch our wretched first - past - the - post system for fair representation it will always be thus.


3 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

US Jobs Market Still Reeling
Markets eagerly awaiting the latest US non-farm payroll data today amid fears of a double dip recession in the world's largest economy
Fresh evidence of the stuttering nature of America's recovery from its deepest postwar recession will be provided by the labour department in Washington today when it reveals the latest figures for job creation in the world's biggest economy.
Always an eagerly awaited indicator of the economic health of the US, this month's non-farm payroll data has attained particular significance not just for the dealers huddled around their computer terminals on Wall Street but also for Democrats facing midterm elections in November...

From James Dahlberg in the United States
The beleagured Obama administration had a respite from the recent sspate of bad news on theeconomy as the latest unemployment figures showed US unemployment claims fell more than expected.

The US government figures revealed 473,000 new claims for unemployment benefit were filed in the week ending 21 August, below a forecast for 490,000 in a Reuters poll of analysts, and a fall of 31,000 from 504,000 the week before. Tis does not take into account to number of long term unemployed slipping off the figure because their entitlement has expired. One on welfare instead of unemployment allowance they are no longer counted as on the claimant register.

Also tempering the administration's claims to success in tackling unemployment, the four-week average of new claims, which irons out some of the volatility in weekly numbers, reached a nine-month high, rising 3,250 to 486,750.

President Barack Obama's government has been battling to bring down unemployment, which remains stubbornly high, amid criticism that the stuttering economic upturn so far has been largely a jobless recovery.

Other recent data on unemployment has not given cause for optimism while weak housing market data and negative feedback from business surveys have increased fears that the US is headed for a double-dip recession.

Prescott Wants Phone Hacking Inquiry
From The Guardian:

John Prescott today called for a judicial review of the conduct of the Metropolitan police force in relation to the allegations of phone hacking against the News of the World. The former deputy prime minister was speaking after the paper confirmed it has suspended a journalist while it investigates new allegations of the unlawful interception of voicemail. The police have come under pressure after the New York Times quoted unnamed detectives alleging they had cut short their investigation because of their close relationship with the News of the World.

Prescott said the police had repeatedly refused to tell him whether his phone was hacked by News of the World journalists ...

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News Of The World Faces Fresh Phone Hacking Controversy

Record Fall In Alcohol Consumption

The UK has seen its biggest fall in alcohol consumption in 60 years, according to new figures from an industry body.

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) said 2009 saw the sharpest year-on-year decline in alcohol consumption across the board since 1948.

The figures are compiled primarily from HM Revenue and Customs data for the amount of alcohol sold by producers and importers into the UK market.

They follow recent data from the Office of National Statistics that found 39% of men and 31% of women exceed the daily guidelines on how much they should drink.

The BBPA, which represents the brewing and pub sector, said the data showed a 6% decline in total alcohol consumption in 2009, making it the fourth annual decline in five years.

Put the two together and we can clearly see that while the professional hand wringers and do -gooders are congratulating themselves on their sucess in weaning the public off irresponsble drinking the real reason for the fall is economic. The recession has forced people to cut back

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2 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

UK Property Prices Continue To Fall
After The Daily Stirrer's analysis of economic data earlier in the week led us to predict a long decline in property prices until there is a batter balance between the earnings / home proces ratio, more economic dats out today shows a continuing slide in property prices.

Blair's Revenge On Brown Splits Labour
The ferocity of Tony Blair's attack on Gordon Brown threatens to plunge Labour into a fresh civil war and send the party into the electoral wilderness.

Published on the day Labour members received their leadership ballot papers, the former prime minister's detailed and sustained criticism of Mr Brown in his memoir was greeted with dismay and astonishment by senior figures in the party. They said it risked reopening the wounds that scarred the New Labour era and could be "very, very damaging" as the party tried to move on from a general election defeat. Figures close to Mr Brown accused Mr Blair of being "delusional" and warned that the book could unleash ... read more on Blair - Brown split at The Daily Telegraph The Guardian: Blair the Zealot
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RBS to cut a further 3,500 jobs
Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to cut 3,500 jobs from its technical and back office division in the UK. The bank has told staff that up to 12 offices could close in England, with some jobs added in Greenock and Edinburgh. About a third of the job losses are as a result of RBS selling 318 of its branches to Santander, reducing its number of customers and transactions. RELATED POSTS:
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Hawking Says God Not Needed The Big Bang was the result of the inevitable laws of physics and did not need God to spark the creation of the Universe, Stephen Hawking has concluded. The scientist has claimed that no divine force was needed to explain why the Universe was formed. In his latest book, The Grand Design, an extract of which is published in Eureka magazine in The Times, Hawking said: Because there is a law such as gravity, the Universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is something rather than nothing, why the Universe exists, why we exist. When Boggart Blog asked The Almighty for his reaction to this he replied. "Stephen who?" RELATED POSTS:
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Dumb Science Story Of The Week: Old People Forget Things

This week's bombshell from the world of science comes in a study of the behaviour of old people. One of the things the study looked as was the way old people repeat the same stories over and over. The scientists concluded this is because as people get older they become more inclined to forget things. Well fuck me, who would have guessed? Which brinks us back to the old question science simply refuses to answer, why do we keep paying these people? RELATED POSTS:
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1 September 2010
Today's News and Comment

Brown Was Maddening Says Blair

Main talking point in today's news is the publication of Tony Blair's memoirs of his time as Prime Minister. Everybody in politics has been eager to find out what Blair would say about his successor Gordon Brown and their relationship during the ten years Brown served as DChancellor while Tony Blair was Prime Minister.

From BBC News:
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has said his successor Gordon Brown could be "maddening" and accused him of lacking "emotional intelligence".
In his memoirs, he called Mr Brown a "brilliant" chancellor but claimed he had put him under "relentless" pressure as he tried to over from him as PM.
Mr Blair also revealed his "anguish" over UK deaths in the Iraq war.

Comments made by Mr Blair in an interview were reported by the Daily TelegraphBlair backs coalition over the economy.


William Hague Denies Relationship with a man
by Ed Butt

The Coalition government's first disaster came only two weeks after they took office when the Chief Treasury Secretary David Laws was outed (by people connected to the Labour Party it is rumoured) as gay. Mr Laws who had personal reasons for not wanting his sexuality publicly revealed, resigned over the invasion of his privacy and the contempt shown for his rights by the gay comunity who are the shrillest screamers about their rights.

A couple of weeks ago Tory MP Crispin Blunt came out, announcing he had always know he is gay, was leaving his wife and was in love with a man.

Today we have another story from the political closet hitting mainstream media.

The Foreign Secretary took the extraordinary step of issuing a statement about his links to Chris Myers, one of his special advisers, after a well-known political blogger claimed the pair had spent the night together in a hotel room during the election campaign.

Rumours about their closeness had been swirling around Westminster and the internet after photographs were published showing Mr Hague and Mr Myers walking and laughing together, dressed casually and wearing sunglasses.

In direct response to the claims made on Guido Fawkess website, a spokesman for Mr Hague said: Any suggestion that

Funny, I saw the item on Guido's blog. He did not mention the name of the minister involved in rumours circulating in the westminster Molly House. So why did William Hague feel he needed to deny something he had not actually been accused of?


Recovery In British Manufacturing Loses Steam
by John de Roe

From The Daily Telegraph Business and Finance
The slowdown, reflected in the closely watched Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), was sharper than expected and reinforced the view that the wider economy is likely to grow at a slower pace in the second half of the year.

There is a clear warning here that industry cannot be relied upon to continue to drive the economy forward while the domestic consumer sector is being hit by the coming fiscal squeeze, said Jonathan Loynes, chief European economist at Capital Economics. Manufacturing output dropped from ...

Coming on the back of warnings from all the Daily Stirrer writers this underlines our message that people should not be taken in by politicians talk of a recovery. What they want to happen is for people to start taking on increasing domestic debt to finance consumer spending that will lead the recovery.

The of course the politicos can claim credit for getting us out of recession while ordinary people face a lifetime of crippling interest payments.

Is There A Need For HD Audio by Ian R Thorpe

The Daily Stirrer and its predecessors have always been sceptical of the rapid advance of technology. There is nothing wrong with gadgets of course it is just the way they are marketed and the planned obsolecence built into them, ensuring each unit sold will need to be replaced in three years or less otherwise the owner will face loss of social kudos and self esteem.

We wrote some time ago on the marketing of HD TV as the latest 'must have.' and on the great internet scam which involves development in internet technologies putting pressure on users to constantly upgrade hardware and software.

Now we are told cellphone network Orange are rolling out HD audio which will vastly improve the sound quality of calls on your mobile phone. This will necessitate an upgrade in people's phone technology and for what benefit?

From Rory McClellan - Jones, BBC Technology: How much does the audio quality of your mobile phone calls matter to you? Not much if you are to believe the mobile industry. After all over the last 20 years the operators and the manufacturers have spent billions of pounds upgrading their networks and perfecting their handsets. But while everything else about the mobile experience has been transformed, there has been no real improvement in the quality of our audio calls.

But now Orange is betting that call quality does matter to a significant number of consumers. It has become the first operator to launch HD voice, which promises the ...

News story Some of the bigest promoters of new technology in business, politics abd the media are the same people who are whining most about climate change. All these gadgets we are pressured into buying have a carbon footprint so aren't they being a tad hypocritical in encouraging us to buy new kit we do not need while castigating us for our irresponsible attitude to the environment.

How long will it be before people start to realise the technology firms and their public relations consultants are scamming us. If it ain't broke, don't fix it and if it's doing the job don't replace it.



31 August 2010
Court Victory For Anti - MMR Campaigners.
by Ed Butt

It is the medical scandal that refuses to go away. Since its introduction controversy has surrounded the MMR vaccine because in a small number - and we must stress, a small number - of cases children develop serious and permanent side effects after reveiving the vaccine. Now at last, after following a tactic used successfully in the USA and keeping the word autism out of their case, lawyers working for the family of Robert Fletcher have won the first award of compensation for 'brain damage' reslting from the MMR vaccine.
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31 August 2010 Today's News

Labour Leadership Soap Opera as Millibands Battle Each Other
As a major union hints that it may withdraw financial support for the party if either David Milliband or Ed Balls is elected as leader Labour leadership candidate Ed Balls has criticised the "daily episodes" of the "soap opera" surrounding fellow contenders Ed and David Miliband.

Calling for 6bn to be invested in affordable homes in response to news that house prices are set to fall again because of low demand from first time buyers, Balls said the rivalry between the Milliband brothers "did not do justice to the issues".

Labour dinosaurs Lord Kinnock and Lord Mandelson have also weighed in to the leadership debate following Ed Miliband's criticisms of the New Labour project.

Voting in the leadership contest gets under way on Wednesday.

Milliband Leadership Race

House Owners In Negative Equity For Another Four Years Homeowners who bought their houses at the top of the prtoperty boom could face face four more years of negative equity, a housing group said.
The National Housing Federation (NHF) said the average buyer in England paid 216,800 for a home in 2007. Those people may now have to wait until 2014 before prices recover enough to make their homes worth more than they paid the federation added.
From what the Daily DStirrer has been hearing, gossip in the finance markets suggests it may be a lot longer. In fact one likely option is that house prices will stay stagnant as inflation rockets, thus in real terms values will fall.

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Property Prices To Fall Again? Afghan Bomb Attack Kills Four US Soldiers A roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan has killed four US soldiers, Nato sources revealed yesterday.AFP quoted spokesman James Judge as saying that a home-made bomb, one of the main weapons of the Taliban, was used in the attack.

The attack comes a day after seven US soldiers were killed in two bomb attacks in southern Afghanistan.These deaths add to the rising trend of casualties for Nato's International Security Assistance Force (Isaf). June and July were the worst months for foreign troop deaths since the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001 with deaths of over fifty US military peronnel already announced in August.

With mid -b term elections to The Senate and the House of Representatives due early in November this news has to be bad for the Obama administration. Opposition to the war has not so far been as important an issue in ampaigning as jobs, the economy and immigration

The decline of American dominance: Shrunken Superpower

World Markets Suffer As Economy Fears Spread Fears over the increasing likelyhood that the global economy is heading into a double dip recession sent shares falling sharply around the world early today.

The sell-off was most pronounced in Japan, where a 6.9bn stimulus package announced yesterday by the Japanese government failed to impress investors. The Nikkei index shed more than 3.6% in a nervy trading session to close at 8824.06 points, its lowest level since April last year.

In London, the FTSE 100 fell 70 points in early trading to a low of 5129.66, down 1.3%. There were also losses in ...

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Conflicting Views On The Economic Recovery Greenpeace Halt Drilling On Arctic Oil Rig
The envvironmental group said four expert climbers in inflatable speedboats had evaded the Danish navy to climb up the inside of the Cairn Energy oil rig off Greenland.

The four campaigners are now hanging from the rig 15m above the icy Arctic ocean in tents suspended from ropes, halting its drilling operation, Greenpeace said.

The campaigners, who are protesting against what they claim are the ''huge risks'' energy companies are taking with the environment by drilling for oil in ...

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30 August 2010
Property Prices To Fall Again?
bt John de Roe

Despite government eforts to talk up a recovery the economy remains stubbornly stagnant. It is unsurprising really, the UK economy still relies far too much on the housing and property market and with incomes being squeezed and house prices remaining so high they are beyond the reach of first time buyers there is little change of increased activity while unemployment continues to rise.

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30 August 2010
Today's News

Brain Scans Cannot Diagnose Autism

The BBC, the Guardian and Reuters this week widely reported British researchers published in the Journal of Neuroscience have developed a brain scan which can detect autism in adults with 90% accuracy.

Dr Christine Ecker, the lead author, showed her imaging technique was able to detect which people in her group had autism. "If we get a new case, we will also hopefully be 90% accurate," she said.

Pretty simple then, you turn up, have the test, and you have a 90% chance of finding out whether you have autism.

Well, you couldn't be any further from the truth. To determine if a test is accurate, it might appear reasonable to ...

With news yesterday of the first compensation award in a British court for brain damage caused by the MMR vaccine although many such awards have been made in the United States, it has been a bad few days for the autism industry. It was typical of scientists to get over excited about their brain scan 'breakthrough' last week. As The Daily Stirrer remarked a brain scan that identifies autism in adults is pretty useless. If somebody has not ben diagnosed by the time they are an adult, they're probably only marginally autistic

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House Prices To Fall Further

Only a mug bets against rising house prices in Britain. This is a small island that has a rising population, tight planning controls and a tax system that favours property. Demand tends to run well ahead of supply, and that means bricks and mortar always seems a good investment.

Well, call me a mug if you like, but house prices are overpriced and have to fall. Activity is weak, with the number of new mortgage applications running at less than half their pre-recession levels. First-time buyers, according to a survey from Rightmove out today, account for ...

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Serial Hoarder Found Buried Under Rubbish At Home

A four month search for a missing woman in the US had ended after she was found buried under piles of rubbish at her home. Billie Jean James was found by her husband who had been living in the same house as his wifes corpse. He spotted one of her feet sticking out from underneath the mountain of rubbish and clutter that littered their Las Vegas home.

Friends said Mrs James was compulsive hoarder who spent her weekends buying goods at car boot sales. She also frequented thrift shops and refused to allow anyone into her house because he was so ashamed of the mess.

Police had searched the house several times while looking for the 67-year-old who was known to be a compulsive hoarder.

Sniffer dogs had been sent into the property but were unable to locate the body amid floor to ceiling piles of clothes, rubbish, empty food boxes and other goods that Mrs James had stored. Officials believe rotting food and other pungent smells stopped the dogs from working properly.


Cannabis Can Relieve Chronic Pain

Smoking cannabis from a pipe can significantly reduce chronic pain in patients with damaged nerves, a study suggests.

A small study of 23 people also showed improvements with sleep and anxiety.

Writing in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the researchers said larger studies using inhaler-type devices for cannabis were needed.

UK experts said the pain relief seen was small but potentially important, and more investigation was warranted.

Around 1 to 2% of people have chronic neuropathic pain - pain due to problems with signalling between nerves - but effective treatments are lacking.

Another case of science suddenly discovering what everybody has known for thousands of years.


Foreign Diplomats Abuse Immunity To Keep Slaves In Britain
Foreign diplomats are abusing their immunity from prosecution to keep domestic workers as slaves in Britain, an investigation has found. The workers, most of whom come from poor countries in Africa and Asia, are forced to work for up to 20 hours a day for as little as 10p an hour.

Their employers routinely confiscate their passports so they cannot run away, make them sleep on the floor and ban them from leaving the house, the investigation disclosed.

Police said that they are often unable to investigate foreign diplomats, or members of often extensive royal families, who are mistreating their household staff because they have immunity from prosecution and the workers they bring to the country have no protection under British law...

The Seven Tribes Of Modern Britain
A team of cartographers have created a visualisation of Britain which makes the traditional map of the British Isles look outdated by comparison.

A team of cartographers have created a visualisation of Britain which makes the traditional map of the British Isles look outdated by comparison. The mosaic-like map beautifully visualises the "Seven Social Tribes of Britain", combining postcode information with demographic data from the Government.

This map emphasises different types of people and their concentration in different areas of the country, unlike traditional maps which highlight geography


29 August 2010

by Ian R Thorpe

A bid by Australian mining giant BHP Billiton to buy Potash Corp of Canada draws attention to food price inflation, rising commodity prices in world markets and an impending global food supply crisis. It is not just potash, essential in food production, but other finite resources like oil that corporate giants are bidding to gain control of that should concern us.

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Iceberg Alley BluesWe must stop using oil say the politicians and scientists as it becomes more imperative that exploration begins in Iceberg Alley off the Canadian Coast, elsewhere in the Arctic and in other sensitive locations. They are just trying to soften us up for carbon taxes of course. Nobody knows better than politicians that the world runs on oil and that alternative non polluting sources are a long way short of being able to supply energy needs
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29 August 2010
Today's News

A Levels Crush Creativity

Students are being prevented from showing "originality and creativity" by drilling for A-level exams, a leading headmistress has warned.
Pupils now have access to online model answers, marking schemes and other information that has taken the mystique out of what markers are looking for, according to Cynthia Hall, the headmistress of Wycombe Abbey.
The girls boarding school in Buckinghamshire has topped an A-level league table of private schools for the third year in a row.

More than 50 per cent of the schools exam entries were awarded one of the new A* grades, and the girls notched up 247 A*-A grades between them.

But Mrs Hall said that the amount of easily accessible advice on how to score top marks meant that students had very little excuse for not getting the top grades. We need to have ways of demonstrating ...

Murdoch Is Too Powerful Says BBC Director
Mark Thompson, the BBC director general, has launched a scathing attack on Rupert Murdoch's media empire, warning that BSkyB is too powerful and threatens to "dwarf" the BBC and its competitors.
Delivering the annual MacTaggart lecture at the Mediaguardian Edinburgh television festival, Thompson rounded on Sky's chairman, James Murdoch, who used the same speech last year to attack the corporation.

"A year ago, James Murdoch fretted aloud about the lamentable dominance of the BBC," he said. "He was able to do that only by leaving Sky out of the equation."

Thompson said Sky was "well on its way to being the most ...


28 August 2010
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27 August 2010
Today's News

US Economy Growth Figures Revised Down (Breitbart)
The United States economy was last month reported to have grown at an annual rate of 2.4% in the second quarter of 2010. That figure was today revised downward to 1.6%, well below the rate of inflation. The revision was said to be due to an unprecendented surge in imports...

Stock Markets Face A Bloodbath (Daily Telegraph)
Investors should brace themselves for an equities "bloodbath" and a further fall in bond yields when the current excessive optimism propping up the market seeps away, Albert Edwards, a strategist at Socit Gnrale, has warned.
Mr Edwards said there was too much hope among investors, with excessive valuations in the US, but predicted it would come to an end in the coming months as economic data increasingly pointed to a double-dip recession. "Equity investors are in for a rude shock. The global economy is sliding back into recession and they are still not even aware that these events will trigger ...

UK Economy Records Fastest Growth In Nine Years (The Guardian)

The British economy grew at the fastest pace in nearly a decade in the second quarter, higher than initially estimated, thanks to a pick-up in the construction industry and strong household spending.
The Office for National Statistics' second estimate for the second quarter showed GDP rose 1.2% between April and June, the fastest growth since the first quarter of 2001. The figure was revised higher from the initial estimate of 1.1% released a month ago and compared with 0.3% growth in the first three months of the year.

This is slightly encouraging news for the economy but with the rate of inflation running ahead of growth and most of the money that fuelled the growth having come from Labour's mad spending splurge in their final days we should not read too much into it.


Cable Warns Cabinet Colleagues Over Immigration Cap

Tensions over immigration within the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition resurfaced today, when Vincent Cable urged his colleagues not to introduce new border controls that would harm economic growth.
The business secretary spoke out after new figures showed an unexpected 20% rise in net immigration to Britain: 196,000 people arrived in 2009, up from 163,000 the year before.
The government plans a cap on immigration, but as a European Union member it would only be able to cap immigration from ...

Do these politicians not realise that with official unemployment at around 8% (the real jobless figure is higher) all the dire warnings about how we need immigration to cover the skill shortage is an indictment of our education system which governments always like to claim is doing wonnderfully well.

Ed balls Warns Of Economic Hurricane

Labour leadership candidate Ed Balls warned that the Government's deficit reduction plan will leave the country unprotected as it faces an economic 'hurricane'.

Ironic isn't it that Ed Balls who was part of the Labour government whose incompetence and irresponsibility made necessary the coalition's deficit reduction emergency budget now feels he is in a position to offer advice on how the sovereign debt problrm should be dealt with.

Britain Faces A New Terror Wave

Britain faces a new wave of home grown terrorists as 800 radicalised Islamist prisoners are released from jail, a leading security expert warns.
Michael Clarke, a former government adviser and the head of the Royal United Services Institute, says he believes the security services could struggle to cope with a new generation of extremists seeking to carry out ...


26 August 2010
US Consumers To Be Asked Do They Want GM Salmon.
by John de Roe

Net immigration Into UK Up By 20%

Net migration to Britain rose by 20% to 196,000 last year, fuelled by a sharp increase in the number of overseas students coming to the UK to study and a 13% fall in the number of Britons leaving to live abroad.
The net migration figures, published by the Office for National Statistics, reveal that the number of people coming to live in Britain compared with those moving abroad increased by 33,000 from ...

BP Frozen Out Of Arctic Oil Race
BP frozen out of Arctic oil drilling raceBritish energy giant BP forced to abandon hopes of Greenland exploration owing to tarnished reputation from Gulf oil spill BP has been forced to abandon hopes of drilling in the Arctic, currently the centre of a new oil rush, owing to its tarnished reputation after the Gulf of Mexico spill. The company confirmed tonight that it was no longer trying to win an exploration licence in Greenland, despite earlier reports of ...

20% of Seven Year Olds Struggle With Writing
Writing abilities are trailing behind other key skills, such as maths and reading, according to data published by the Department for Education (DFE). Nearly one in five seven year-olds, around 104,700 pupils, are failing to reach Level 2 the standard expected of the age group in writing. Around one in six are not reaching ...

Taliban Threat In Pakistan Following Floods
The UN says it is reviewing security measures for its aid workers in Pakistan, after a warning of new threats from the Pakistani Taliban. A US official said the militant group was planning to attack foreigners delivering aid to millions of people affected by the floods. There have been no such attacks since the floods began.


From a story in today's edition of The Guardian:

US authorities today began the process to approve the first GM animal for human consumption.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a 60-day period of consultation and public meetings over whether to permit a GM strain of salmon to be eaten by humans, even though it has been called a "frankenfish" by critics. The approval process could take less than a year, and if it gets the green light the fish could be on the market in 18 months.

Environmentalists and scientists see the decision as marking a threshold. If it is approved it is likely to open the door to a large range of GM animals being raised for consumption. If not, scientists say that will have a negative effect on research, in part because there will be no money to be made from it.

Among the considerations by the FDA is whether, if the fish is approved for consumption, it must be labelled as genetically engineered.

The AquAdvantage salmon a modified North Atlantic salmon has been created by AquaBounty Technologies in Boston, Massachusetts, over 14 years at a cost of $50m. The company says the salmon grows at twice the speed of similar fish, cutting costs for farmers and greatly increasing production.

On its website the company says: "This advancement provides a compelling economic benefit to farmers (reduced growing cycle) as well as enhancing the economic viability of inland operations, thereby diminishing the need for ocean pens." The fish are also sterile, which the company says would prevent interbreeding with wild salmon.

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None of us at The Daily Stirrer are biologists and the others, an engineer and a systems analyst considered this story was beyond them. Thus it falls to an economist to ask the question, is there a need for this? Cui bono. Let me say first to head off any of the usual sneering scientists that yes, we all understand there is minimal risk to human health from eating genetically modified fish. It is not like the technique used in the 1980s by which growth hormones were added to animal feeds, fish are very different. If you want a summary of the biological technique however, read the story we link to. What concerns me is the economic case for this meddling with nature. As usual the justification is that GM fish will help the productivity and profitability of fish farmers because the GM fish will be bigger and grow more quickly that their conventionally farmed cousins. Also they will be sterile which will prevent them cross breeding with wild salmon should any escape into a non controlled environment. All that sounds very positive but think more deeply. The genetic modification, I understand, involves taking a growth hormone gene from a north Atlantic salmon and joining it with the DNA sequence from an ocean pout an eel-like creature from a different marine genus. The growth hormone gene is almost identical to the equivalent gene in the salmon but it operates differently. As I said I am an economist, I must accept assurances that the process works, indeed I have no reason to doubt it. The things that set alarm bells ringing in my accountant's mindset are (a) this sounds like an expensive process and (b) once again we see an alleged scientific advance claimed to achieve the greatest good of the greatest number is in reality handing greater control of a part of the food production system to the corporate interests that control this fish GM technique because you can bet your life a member of the big food cartel has it patented. We are not short of salmon. Fish farms in Scotland, Canada and Scandinavia have been going bust in recent years because of the glut of farmed Salmon in the world market. Farmed Salmon is tasty and nutritious but does not compare to wild salmon. That is not just my opinion but that of food experts. Wild salmon is always in short supply, is very seasonal and will always command high prices. Farmed salmon is cheap, plentiful and not a viable proposition for smaller operators in the fish farming business. Because of the special feeds needed by farmed fish there are also pollution problems related to fish farms. So there is demand for wild salmon but GM techniques cannot meet that. There is a surplus of farmed salmon with which the GM fish will compete. Further concentration of production in the hands of large operators will result in job losses in former fishing communities now dependent on fish farming. Thus the only benefit of this 'scientific' advance is to the sectors of society that already control too much of the wealth and wield too much influence. There is no economic justification for continuing this project other than serving the short term interests of corporations to the detriment of individuals and communities. If only scientists would stop and think things through instead of letting themselves be carried away with the science and ignoring the wider consequences of the things they do.

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26 August 2010
Today's News

Net immigration Into UK Up By 20%

Net migration to Britain rose by 20% to 196,000 last year, fuelled by a sharp increase in the number of overseas students coming to the UK to study and a 13% fall in the number of Britons leaving to live abroad.
The net migration figures, published by the Office for National Statistics, reveal that the number of people coming to live in Britain compared with those moving abroad increased by 33,000 from ...

BP Frozen Out Of Arctic Oil Race
BP frozen out of Arctic oil drilling raceBritish energy giant BP forced to abandon hopes of Greenland exploration owing to tarnished reputation from Gulf oil spill BP has been forced to abandon hopes of drilling in the Arctic, currently the centre of a new oil rush, owing to its tarnished reputation after the Gulf of Mexico spill. The company confirmed tonight that it was no longer trying to win an exploration licence in Greenland, despite earlier reports of ...

20% of Seven Year Olds Struggle With Writing
Writing abilities are trailing behind other key skills, such as maths and reading, according to data published by the Department for Education (DFE). Nearly one in five seven year-olds, around 104,700 pupils, are failing to reach Level 2 the standard expected of the age group in writing. Around one in six are not reaching ...

Taliban Threat In Pakistan Following Floods
The UN says it is reviewing security measures for its aid workers in Pakistan, after a warning of new threats from the Pakistani Taliban. A US official said the militant group was planning to attack foreigners delivering aid to millions of people affected by the floods. There have been no such attacks since the floods began.


25 August 2010
Today's News

Buget Hits The Poorest Hardest Says Left Wing Think Tank (BBC News)
Well they would, wouldn't they?

The coalition government's first Budget has hit the poorest families hardest, a leading economic think tank has said. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the measures announced in the Budget in June were "regressive".

Its analysis suggests that low income families with children are set to lose the most - about 5% of net income - due to benefit cuts announced in the Budget. The IFS had already challenged the government's claim that the Budget was "progressive".Its report was commissioned and part-funded by the End Child Poverty campaign.

The analysis suggests that cuts to areas such as housing benefit and disability allowance would hit the poorest to the tune of ...

One thing that for me always sums up the stupidity of the paternalistic / authoritarian left is their use of sentimentality triggers to hide the negativity of the message. Child Poverty is a favourite. How can child poverty be distinguished from adult poverty. And is it not posssible for the children in high income households to have a poor quality of life because their parents are selfish bastards? ... read all Budget Hits Poorest

Wave of deadly bombings in Iraq (BBC News)

Another "We told you so" story for the Daily Stirrer. Our commentators have said many times the US 'victory' in Iraq was merely an illusion as the warring sectarian forces waited for Americal operations to be scaled down. Looks like it is kicking off only a few days after the Americans, displaying their usual triumphalism, pulled out their combat batallions. This of course leave the 50,000 American 'advisers' particularly vulnerable to Al Qaeda / Sadr Army attacks

More than 40 people have been killed in a series of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks across Iraq. Several blasts hit Baghdad, including a suicide car bombing in which 15 people died. At least 15 were killed in another explosion in Kut in the south.

Correspondents say the violence highlights fears about the stability of Iraq ahead of the formal end of US combat operations at end of the month. Nearly all of ... read all BBC News report on Deadly Bombings In Iraq

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Afghan Exit Is Unrealistic Says Senior US Marines Officer (The Daily Telegraph)

Gen James Conway warned that local soldiers would not be ready to assume security responsibility for "a few years".

His comments were the strongest sign from US military leaders that a major troop withdrawal remained a long way off, despite President Barack Obama's commitment to begin pulling out troops next July and David Cameron's hopes that British troops could start returning next year.

"I honestly think it will be a few years before conditions on the ground are such that ...

And again The Daily Stirrer has to sat, "We told you so." Anybody who has ever in their life picked up a history book will understand would have understood the inevitability of this outcome of the Afghan war.

Southern England Hit Hardest By Recession (The Daily Telegraph)

The North South divide has narrowed amid the recession as latest figures show the South being hardest hit by the economic downturn.

I would like to say on behalf of all my colleagues at The Daily Stirrer, we in the north take no pleasure in this news at all. None whatsoever. Just wait until next time some smug southern twat makes a disparaging remark about northern povs. RELATED POSTS:
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Scientists Attack Court Ruling On Obama's Stem Cell Policy (The Guardian)

American scientists have reacted with anger at a court ruling that strikes down Barack Obama's decision to greatly expand medical research using stem cells taken from human embryos. Scientists described the order by a federal judge in Washington, who said that the president had overstepped a law barring the government funding of research in which human embryos are destroyed as...

Once again a case of Obama bypassing the American elected houses and using executive orders to sign into law measures that would be unpopular and may well be unconstitutionsal will result in a prolonged and bitter court battle.

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24 August 2010
When Cousins Wed
by John de Roe

When Cousins Wed by John de Roe.
When Channel 4 showed a Dispatches doumentary about the problems caused by marriages between first cousins in Britain's Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities it was bound to kick off a few rows. The problem is not confined to Muslim cultures in the UK however, as with some many other social problems at its root lies politically correct thinking whch through the threat of branding people racist stifles intelligent debate.

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24 August 2010
Today's News

24 August 2010
Today's News

British Company Confirms Arctic Oil Strike Edinburgh based oil exploration company Cairn announced yesterday they had struck oil in the sea area between northern Canada and Greenland known as Iceberg Alley.

Environmental charity Greenpeace were quick to protest and one of their vessels had to be warned away from the Cairn exploration rig by a Danish warship. Denmark, the former colonial power is still responsible for protecting Greenland's international interests.

It is widely understood the Arctic waters are a very sensitive environment and a drilling accident there could have greater consequences over a longer period than the recent Deepwater Horizon spill in The Gulf Of Mexico. In the warm waters of the gulf bacterial action helped break down the crude oil leaked from the damaged well. The reality of the situation however is that with the oil lost into the ocean from Deepwater Horizon totalling only a fraction of the quantity burned in the U.S.A. every single day and with no realistic alternatives to foosil fuel energy becoming available the dependence of the developed world on oil makes it necessary to sek new supplies even in the most hostile and environmentally sensitive environments.

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GCSE pass rates rise for 23rd consecutive year
The trend of girls outperforming boys in exams, which has lasted for the past two decades, could be reversed next year, as boys beat girls at GCSE maths for the second year in a row following the decision to drop coursework. This only proves that girls are moe diligent than boys at submitting homework assignments while boys are better under pressure.
The proportion of boys getting grades A* to C in maths rose again this year from 57.6% to 58.4%

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Bowel Cancer Drug Too Dear For NHS
Campaigners last night criticised the health watchdog after it ruled that a drug was too expensive to be prescribed on the NHS despite evidence that it can prolong life in bowel cancer patients.
Avastin (bevacizumab) can help patients with advanced bowel cancer which has spread to other organs, usually the liver and

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23 August 2010
Today's News

Slow news day today, you can read or hear all about the Pakistan fllods elsewhere and the Australian hung parliament is not that interesting unless you are a politics junkie. We found a couple of things we think will interest our readers One amusing story however features scientists who watch for aliens.

Shell Cleared Of Polluting Niger Delta
A three-year investigation by the United Nations will almost entirely exonerate Royal Dutch Shell for 40 years of oil pollution in the Niger delta, causing outrage among communities who have long campaigned to force the multinational to clean up its spills and pay compensation.
The $10m (6.5m) investigation by the UN environment programme (UNEP), paid for by Shell, will say that only 10% of oil pollution in Ogoniland has been caused by equipment failures and ...read all
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Credit Card Debt Boom Fears
The Daily Stirrer's John De Roe has warned governments and banks would try to restart the economies of the developed world by creating another debt bubble. Here we go again saying "we told you so."

Despite warnings of a potential double dip recession, banks are presenting struggling customers with offers of cheaper debt than they made available before the 2007 economic crash. Experts warned that Britain could face a new credit card boom leaving families heavily in debt as they borrow to make ends meet and struggle to pay off the money. It comes amid concerns of future job losses, particulary as the Coalition governments spending cuts are due to take effect. The research, from two price comparison websites, found some banks were offering credit cards with attractive interest free rates for ... read all

Aliens May Be Thinking Machines
A senior astronomer has said that the hunt for alien life should take into account alien "sentient machines".
Seti, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, has until now sought radio signals from worlds like Earth.
But Seti astronomer Seth Shostak argues that the time between aliens developing radio technology and artificial intelligence (AI) would be short ... read all.
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Writing in Acta Astronautica, he says that the odds favour detecting such alien AI rather than "biological" life. Many involved in Seti have long argued that nature may have solved the problem of life using different designs or chemicals, suggesting Don't know about you but The Daily Stirrer thinks we should be looking for signs of thinking scientists. These guys at SETI have obviously spent too much time watching Star Trek. Someone will e trying to tell us there is a research tem trying to use psychic powers to walk through walls and kill goats by staring at them next.


23 August 2010
Labour's Loony Spending Schemes Crippling the NHS. by John de Roe

The nation was given a laugh when David Laws, treaury minister for the incoming conservative / lib dem coalition government revealed his Labour predecessor had left a note saying There is no money. it does not seem so funny now as the true extent of Labours financial profligacy is being discovered. The private finance contracts some NHS Health Trusts were tied into are crippling local hospital trusts financially. read all

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22 August 2010
Conservatives Plan Immigration Cap
by Xavier Connolly

During the election campaign the big issue for voters was immigration. Strangely it was the issue none of the politicians wanted to talk about. Now as unemployment refuses to come down and we face up to a jobless future and the government are looking at limiting numbers of immigrants the left are screaming about the need to ease immigration controls still more.

22 August 2010
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The Strange Death Of Dr. David Kelly
by Ian R. Thorpe

When weapons expert Dr. David Kelly was found dead in a field near his Oxfordshire home it quickly became clear there were a number of things about the 'suicide' version of the post mortem examination that did not add up. Foremost among these was the decision not to hold a formal inquest despite Dr. Kelly having been involved in the Iraq 'Weapons Of Mass Destruction' issue in which then Prime Minister Tony Blair was alleged to have deliberately mislead Parliament about the military capabilities of Saddam Hussein's regime.

Today the BBC News Website leads on:

Read full story on Pathologist and the death of David Kelly

Today's news reports tell us the pathologist who carried out the post mortem is sticking by his conclusion that the death was suicide due to cutting the wrists. The effects of the wounds were exacerbated by Dr. Kelly's advanced heart disease. This is rather puzzling as earlier in the week the same pathologist was telling anyone who would listen Dr. Kelley had swallowed 26 Co Proxymol tablets. Co Proxymol is a powerful painkiller that was withdrawn from the market a few years ago because the maximum safe dose is very close to a lethal dose. I have taken Co Proxymol on prescription, the maximum safe dose was 8 tablets in a 24 hour period.

Still the pathologist is sure Dr Kelly's wounds were self inflicted and were the cause of death.

There are other doubts about the medical evidence. Independent examinations of Dr. Kelly's body commissioned by family members reveald a number of anomolies from the official version of events that were not mentioned in the post mortem.

There must be an inquest into this death to end the conspiracy theories. The only reason for continuing to deny an inquest is because there is some substance in the conspiracy theories.

Is it any wonder nobody trusts politicians any more?

Barclay's Bank Customers Hit By Technical Problems

Thousands of Barclays customers were left unable to access their bank accounts after a computer glitch caused the system to seize up

Shows once again the risks to society of over reliance on technology.

See also: Pornographic Videos flood You Tube. People who promote the internet as a way of life forget how lacking in security the medioum is. If only that clown Tim Berners Lee had left thungs to the professionals.

Does Barack Obama Want To Be Relected In 2012

Few Americans consider themselves bigger than the presidency but Obama might be one of them. The man in the Oval Office, argues Toby Harnden, may already be preparing for a role as a post-president in a post-American world...

The Daily Stirrer has always said Obama sees himself as President of the World.

A Levels Are A Mess Warns Top Headmaster Britain's examinations system is a "complete mess" and A-levels need major reform to allow the brightest students to flourish, a leading educationalist has warned ...

Migrant Cap Will Devastate UK Firms
From The Guardian:

Employers' groups are calling on the government to rethink its immigration cap as figures today reveal that almost one in 10 private sector companies plan to relocate jobs abroad in the next year.
Companies are looking to export call-centre, IT and finance jobs, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and ...

After all those spurious claims that record A Level pass results year on year show how great our education system is, it is, is it not, an indictment of our education system when British Companies have to rely on immigration to be alble to recruit people with the skills they need.


21 August 2010
Vertical Farming: The Looniest Idea Yet For Saving The Planet
by Ian R Thorpe


Climate Science is a strange area of human endeavour. Part trainspotting, part trekkie convention going, it combines an almost autistic obession with collcting details, a very autistic obsession with focusing on a single theme and a fantasist's capacity for self deception and a taste for mutual masturbation.

The latest loonytoons idea for saving the planet involves turning skyscraper buildings into farms growing food for urban populations. Apart from increasing the cost of food by 1000% and increasing rather than reducing the carbon footprint of food production the idea is so insane noboy could ever take it seriously. Nobody that is except scientists, politicians, academics and the media.

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21 August 2010
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A wide range of news today, the Australian election features everywhere as does Iran's new nuclear power station. At homre the woes of the Liberal Democrats, still behaving like ravished virgins over their coalition with the conservatives is making headlines.

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20 August 2010
Todays News
Top story today is the pullout of the last US Army combat batallions from Iraq. Amid the usual triumphalism many voices were sceptical about claims that the seven year occupation had brough freedom, democracy, peace and prosperity to Iraq.

. Elsewhere we have read about numbers of pupils missing out on University places, mortgage payers being ripped off because fanance companies are not passing on the benefits of the ultra low central bank lending rates. We also saw a couple of whacky science stories.

Last US combat Brigade Leaves Iraq

The last US combat brigade in Iraq has left the country, seven years after the US-led invasion.
The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, began crossing by land into Kuwait in the early hours of Thursday, a military spokesman said.
Some 50,000 US troops will remain until the end of 2011 to advise Iraqi forces and protect US interests.
A further 6,000 support troops will be in Iraq until the end of the month, when US combat operations will end.

150, 000 Miss Out On University

The head of the university admissions service has warned that more than 150,000 students would miss out on a degree place this year.
But Ucas chief executive Mary Curnock Cook also said a "very large number" - about 60,000 - had rejected offers or withdrawn their course applications.
It comes a day after students scored record A-level results.
With another record in the A-level pass rate, and 27% of entries gaining As or A*s, the competition is intense.
Tens of thousands of would-be students are still chasing a dwindling number of university places via the clearing system, which brings them together.
Figures out yesterday suggested up to 186,000 were looking for a university place through the system. At about this time last year, about ...

HUMOUR: The Lazy Pupils Exam Guide. Now Scientists Think The Universe Will Grow Forever

A "galactic lens" has revealed that the Universe will probably expand forever.
Astronomers used the way that light from distant stars was distorted by a huge galactic cluster known as Abell 1689 to work out the amount of dark energy in the cosmos.
Dark energy is a mysterious force that speeds up the expansion of the Universe.
Understanding the distribution of this force revealed that the likely fate of the Universe was to keep on expanding.
It will eventually become a cold, dead wasteland, researchers say.
The study, conducted by an international team led by Professor Eric Jullo of Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, is published in the journal Science.
Dark energy makes up ...

Bank Rip Off Leave Mortgage Payers Feeling The Pinch

Despite receiving billions of pounds in taxpayer support during the credit crisis, high street lenders are refusing to pass on the full benefit of historically low interest rates to customers, figures show.
Instead, they have used the cheap cost of borrowing to drastically increase their profit margins.
Two years ago, the difference between the rate at which banks themselves borrowed money and the rate they offered to customers for fixed-rate mortgages stood at 1.28 per cent.
Today it has risen to 3.29 per cent for a two-year fixed-rate deal, the highest gap since records began 21 years ago, according to Moneyfacts, the personal finance website This has added 1,700 a year to the cost of an average mortgage...

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Gay Divorce Rate Doubles

The honeymoon appears to be over for many of Britains same-sex couples as official figures show the number of civil partnerships being dissolved has doubled over the past year.
In addition, fewer homosexuals are now forming the legal unions than at any point since their introduction five years ago.
The declining popularity of the civil partnership could be down to the fact that most of the men or women in long-term same-sex relationships who were waiting for official recognition have now obtained it.

So after all that fuss they made about their rights it turns out they only wanted to put on a show and do a bit of attention seeking.

A Fifth Of Americans Believe Obama Is Muslim
One in five Americans believe Barack Obama is secretly a Muslim and nearly half question his claim to be a Christian, according to a new opinion poll.
The survey by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre reflects a broader questioning among many Americans as to whether Obama is a "real" American also reflected in the significant number who believe he was not ...

Most Amazing Scientific Study Of The Week
A new scientific study published on Thursday (19 Aug) shows children with a condition called strabismus, (cross - eyed little bleeders), may be less likely to be invited to birthday parties than other children.

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19 August 2010
Todays News
Another record year for A Level passes is the story dominating the media this morning. Our wonderful education system which manages to turn out innumerate semi literates has now broken the record for numbers of exam passes every year for so many years there must be more pupils gelling a million A levels that are actually attending schools. Elsewhere there is news on the Americsn non - pullout from Iraq and the success of Poundland shops.

19 August 2010
Today's News

Surprise Surprise - New Record Lavel Of A Level Passes Reached

One in 12 A-level exams (8%) was awarded the new A* grade as pupils scored another record-breaking year of results. Some 27% of entries gained an A or A* amid a record battle for university places, results show.
The overall pass rate rose for the 28th year in a row, with 97.6% of entries awarded at least an E, up from 97.5%. This year's results showed girls were more likely than boys to get an A*. This new grade was introduced this year to enable universities to pick out the very best students and provide more challenge.

To win an A* a student has to score an A overall, plus at least 90% in each of their papers in the second year of their course.

Degrees Are For Dumbos - Bright Pupils Shun University

University applications might be at record levels but not everyone is convinced that a degree is the key to future success.
Das Bikramjit Gakhal has three As and a B at AS-level and is predicted to get three As and a B at A-level, but he is not going to university. He did apply and was offered places but withdrew from the admissions service Ucas when he realised he could pursue his chosen career of accountancy "on the job".

Having done his A-levels this summer, Das will take up a job as an audit trainee with MacIntyre Hudson in September, while studying for an Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification. Once that is done, he will study with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants for his professional qualification.

If Das did three years in University he would still have to take the ACCA course addind at least two years to the time taken to qualify.

Last US Combat Brigade Quits Iraq
The last US combat brigade in Iraq has left the country, seven years after the US-led invasion. The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, began crossing by land into Kuwait in the early hours of Thursday, a military spokesman said. Some 50,000 US troops will remain until the end of 2011 to advise Iraqi forces and protect US interests.

A further 6,000 support troops will be in Iraq until the end of the month, when US combat operations will end. Even before American combat operations cease, sectarian violence is on the increase in Iraq and Al Qaeda are said to be recruiting. What the country needs is a strong ruler. Someone like Saddam Hussein maybe?

Catholic Adoption Agency Loses Appeal Over Gay Parents Rule A Catholic adoption agency has lost its attempt to restrict its service to heterosexual couples after the Charity Commission found there was no justification for barring gay and lesbian parents. Leeds-based Catholic Care sought exclusion from the 2007 sexual orientation regulations and began legal action to change its constitution so it could continue helping married couples only. The commission initially refused to give its consent, but the charity won the right to appeal against its decision.

Catholic Care told the high court that it would have to stop finding homes for children because Catholic donations would cease if it helped gay prospective parents. Mr Justice Briggs instructed the commission to reconsider the case. But the commission said today it could not accede to the charity's demands ...

Poundland Profits Double As Appetite For Cheap Tat Grows
Discount chain Poundland is on the hunt for bigger stores after the cut-price chain, which sells everything from washing-up liquid to dogfood and pink cowgirl hats at a 1 a go, delivered a 130% leap in annual profits.

Chief executive Jim McCarthy revealed it was opening stores on retail parks outlets which are 30% bigger than its typical outlets as it reported pre-tax profits of 19.8m, up from 8.6m in the previous year. Sales jumped 28.7% to 509.8m in the year to 28 March as it filled the gap on the high street left by rival Woolworths. Like-for-like sales were up 0.7%.

McCarthy said its success was not due to penny-pinching in the recession, although an increasing number of AB shoppers seek out its eclectic wares, but "sustained growth across the ...

We beg to differ. People still like to shop but can't afford to buy good quality. Thus another poverty trap is sprung; buy cheap, buy twice, my dear old Grandma used to say.

Brown To Seek Stand Up Career
Gordon Brown is the last man one might expect to provide a bundle of laughs but the former Prime Minister is to take his dour and curmudgeonly act on the stand up circuit. Not as a comedian but as a public speaker. Mr Brown is hoping to be paid up to 100,000 per gig for speaking on subjects related to global economics.

Can't help thinking audiences would have a better time listening to Eddie Izzard if the want to understand the financial crisis. On the other hand Gordon on economics could be very funny...

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18 August 2010
Todays News
While the left rages about the coalition government's plans for public spending cuts to bring under control the burgeoning deficit caused by Labour's insance borrow and spend economics, polls show the public broadly support these cuts, particularly the onces affecting universal benefits which see billions being doled out to middle class families on good incomes.

Elsewhere the discovery of a new sar throws into doubt many of the theories on which that loonytoons waste of money project the Large Hadron Collider was justified.

Middle Class Benefits Under Review From BBC News

The Treasury is reviewing what it spends on welfare for the middle classes, such as the winter fuel allowance and child benefit.
Such payments would continue to be available but future increases could be frozen, the BBC understands.
A spokesman said they were "in the mix" ahead of October's spending review.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, speaking as the coalition marked 100 days in power, said no final decisions had been taken. One option open to the government is to pay the benefits to all, whatever their income, but to "taper" them so that the poorest in society get the most money. Ministers are already committed to raising the age at which the winter fuel allowance can be claimed from 60 to 65 by 2020.
However, the government has not ruled out bringing this change forward.

Black Hole Theory Challenged By Magnetic Star

The discovery of a rare magnetic star - or magnetar - is challenging theories about the origin of black holes. Magnetars are a special type of neutron star with a powerful magnetic field.
They are formed by gravitational collapse after the original, or progenitor star, dies and forms a catastrophic supernova.
For this newly discovered magnetar, astronomers calculated that the mass of the progenitor must have been at least 40 times greater than that of ... More at BBC News We Will Improve Lives Not Offer Handouts Says Clegg

The Deputy Prime Minister accused Labour of spending ''huge sums'' on welfare for low-income households without any ''discernable impact'' on the life chances of their children.
Mr Clegg, the Liberal Democrat leader, confirmed that former minister Alan Milburn has been appointed as the Government's independent reviewer on social mobility.
Speaking at an event organised by the CentreForum think-tank, Mr Clegg said: ''Under Labour huge sums of money were spent pushing low-income households just above the statistically defined level of household income - sometimes by just a few pounds a week - but with no discernible impact on the real life chances of the next generation. ''Tackling poverty of opportunity requires a more rounded approach. Welfare reform, for example, should be based on the need to improve ...

Food Crisis Fears Over Lack Of Bees
Researchers at the University of Worcester analysed the pollen collected by bees from 45 hives on National Trust property around the country.
They found that bees in towns and cities have a much more varied diet, taking pollen from different flowers.

For example at Kensington Palace in London, where the Duke of Gloucester is keeping bee hives, the samples contained large amounts of pollen from rockrose, eucalyptus and elderberry.
In contrast bees in the countryside tended to rely on fields of crops. At Nostell Priory in Yorkshire and Barrington Court in Somerset, the samples were heavily dominated by oilseed rape with little other ...


17 August 2010
Today's News

Inflation tops the bill today. Not much else going on really as newsmakers are on holiday. UK Inflation Slows In July UK inflation eased to 3.1% in July from 3.2% in June, the third month in a row that prices have risen more slowly. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) however is still well above the Bank of England's 2% target rate. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) slowed to 4.8% from 5% in June, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

Here we see one again this bizarre attempt at deception of which governments have become so fond. The rate of inflation has eased so they present this as if the problem of inflation has been overcome. What should concern us more than the headline however is that figure for Resale Price Index which is a better guide to the effects of rising prices on weekly or monthly household budgets.

With that sitting on 4.8% it indicates real difficulties lie ahead for the millions of people manginging to keep their heads above water but only just.

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Facebook users are being targeted in a scam that offers them a chance to install a "dislike" button, security researchers say. The new buttons which look similar to the familiar thumbs up icon users are invited to click on to show they like an item are a gateway to a malware app which will gather personal information from users computers and target them with unwanted pop ups and links.
If you see the dislike button on your friends pages avoid it.
Federal Courts Block Gay Judge's Ruling On Same Sex Marriage The decision by the federal court of appeals came hours after gay marriage opponents urged the ban on the unions be maintained.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the motion for a stay and scheduled further proceedings on the appeal to take place the week of December 6 in San Francisco.
The ruling halted an anticipated rush of gay marriages after Judge Vaughn Walker last week authorised same-sex weddings to begin again on Aug 18 in order to permit the court of appeals to consider the issue.
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16 August 2010
The Food Crisis And Corporate Control Freakery
by John De Roe

Fancy eating grey goo, or according to scientists meat grown in a vat. This is one of the ideas proposed by science and academic experts to deal with the problem of feeding the world when the population has boomed to nine billion. This number of humans is predicted to be reached by 2050. The simple answer to overpopulation that nobody is talking about is population control. Do we need nine billion people? Do we have the technology to keep population levels manageable? Yes and yes

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16 August 2010
Today's News

Artificial Meat Could Solve Global Food Crisis

Over 9 billion people are expected to inhabit the planet by 2050 and the challenge of providing them with enough food to live without destroying the environment is increasingly tough. Dr Philip Thornton, of the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, said: One [solution] is artificial meat, which is made in a giant vat.

He added that another could be the use of nanotechnology, or molecular engineering, to deliver medication to livestock, which could increase their efficiency....

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Country Folk Are Doing It For Themselves
Chill winds are blowing in the countryside, and they're nothing to do with the autumnal weather. For 13 years, activists have been telling the world that Labour had no sympathy for the rural population indeed, viewed it, in some cases, with malevolence. Now they are realising that things weren't so bad after all.
The coalition victory has not brought them to a Promised Land. They have seen the glint of a spending axe and are waiting for it to fall. Far from being protected by the Conservatives and Lib Dems, the natural parties of the countryside, the rural world may find that the pain is even ...

Pension Age Would Have To Reach 72 To Contain Costs Of Ageing
The Pensions Policy Institute said it is unfair and expensive for workers to retire at the same age as those born decades before them, as life expectancy is increasing substantially. But it warned that poor people do not live as long as the rich, and suggested that they should therefore receive more in their state pensions. The PPIs suggestions were made in a submission to a review by the Department for Work and Pensions of the ...


15 August 2010
The Futility Of Wind Farms
by Ian R Thorpe

In some ways the Conservative / Liberal Democrat coalition has made quite a good start in government. One area they are set to fail badly however is energy. Driven by politically correct thinking the coalition are set to follow Labour down the road that goes through wind power and eventually leads nowhere. Wind turbines look fine on paper. If they generate at their optimum output for 365 days a year the contribution to energy needs looks like a viable business proposition. The problem is due to the limitations of the technology and the vagaries of the weather wind farms are doing well if they operate at a quarter of their potential output.

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15 August 2010
Today's News

Over A Million People On Sick For A Decade (Sunday Telegraph)

According to figures published by the Department for Work and Pensions, 889,000 people have spent the last ten years on sickness benefits, costing an average of 4.2billion a year.

The welfare minister Chris Grayling said that the number of people on sickness benefit would be reduced through a new assessment system.

The sheer amount of people who have been left behind without any help or support to get back into work is outrageous, said Mr Grayling. Under Labour, thousands of people who have simply been cast aside by a welfare system that does nothing but put them in a queue for benefits and then forgets about them.

Under the current rules, someone can be paid benefits for up to 13 weeks before being formally assessed by a medical examiner.

This is all very well but we were under the impression that chronically ill and disabled people are often not capable of working. Shouldn't the assessments be aimed at the lazy buggers who have been on the dole for ten years?

Council Pay Prositutes For The Disabled

A 520 million scheme promised to give elderly people and those with disabilities more control over the care they received, by passing on cash so individuals could choose the services they needed, such as home help, or mobility aids is causing a few raised eyebrows.

. An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph can disclose that exotic holidays, internet dating subscriptions and adventure breaks, as well as visits to sex workers and lap dancing clubs have been permitted under the system.

One local authority has agreed a care plan including payment for a 21-year-old with learning disabilities to have sex with a prostitute in Amsterdam next month.

We think this is taking things a bit far. After all the money they have spent patrolling red light areas, hutting down brothels and massage parlours and naming and shaming kerb crawlers it looks like different rules for different people.

PetraeusHedges On Afghanistan Withdrawal from BBC News

The new commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan, Gen David Petraeus, says he will not be bound by a 2011 target date to start withdrawing US troops. Speaking on NBC television, Gen Petraeus said he reserved the right to tell President Obama whether the pull-out date was too early.

He was speaking after US forces endured their deadliest month in July since the Afghan conflict began in 2001. Gen Petraeus said the Afghan mission was tough and would remain so.

President Barack Obama set the 2011 withdrawal date at the same time as he announced the troop surge intended to end Taliban resistance.

Looks like Petraeus has read some history books but Obie hasn't. The Daily Stirrer predicted ahead of the announcement of Obama's troop surge it would only lead to higher allied casualties and a more ignominious end to the war.



14 August 2010
Today's News
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13 August 2010
Today's News

A couple of health related stories today, one concerning the likely effects of cuts in the NHS and the other about that old favourite, obesity.

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12 August 2010
Todays News

The Middle East, Fears for the recovery as stock markets fall and a new health hazard dominate the news today.

Todays News 12 August 2010 Iraq Not Ready For US Pullout Another setback for the Obama Presidency and another demonstration of Barack Obama's foreign policy cluelessness. Having tried to bolster his poll ratings, which have been in freefall recently, by making a big thing of the military pullout from Iraq, first it was revealed that the pullout was not in fact a military withdrawal but simply a rebranding of the operation. Now we learn that Obama is being told by Iraqi leaders and his own senior military officers Iraq is not ready for a pullout of American troops even if it is not really a pullout and that Al Qaeda are once more operational in Iraq and are recruiting militiamen from among the people trained and equipped by the US 'advisers'.

The script said that after the 'pullout' troop numbers will not fall by very much their mission will not be to impose political change but to treain and advise Iraqi security forces. Yeah right.

World Stock Markets On High Alert
Stock markets around the world remained nervous today after yesterday's sharp falls, amid lingering fears about the global economy's recovery from recession.
In London, the FTSE 100 index turned positive after falling 18 points in early trading, trading up 4.25 points at 5249.47. Yesterday it suffered its biggest drop for six weeks, closing down 131.2 points at 5245.21, a fall of 2.44%.
Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, said there had been "a lot of unwinding of positions, a general exit from risk assets" yesterday but noted that trading volumes were thin. He told finance journalists: In a thin market everything gets....

George Osborne May Have Saved Britain's Credit Rating But....
The coalition government leaders told us deficit reduction was urgent if Britain was to avoid having its credit rating cut and thus having to pay more interest on money borrowed to finance shortfalls in revenue. This was absolutely true but there was always a downside...

Antibiotic Resistant Superbug Found In NHS Hospitals
A new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics has entered UK hospitals, experts warn.

They say bacteria that make an enzyme called NDM-1 have travelled back with NHS patients who went abroad to countries like India and Pakistan for treatments such as cosmetic surgery.

Although there have only been about 50 cases identified in the UK so far, scientists fear it will go global.

Tight surveillance and new drugs are needed says Lancet Infectious Diseases.

NDM-1 can exist inside different bacteria, like E.coli, and it makes them resistant to one of the most powerful groups of antibiotics - carbapenems. These are generally reserved for use in emergencies and to combat hard-to-treat infections caused by other multi-resistant bacteria.

And experts fear NDM-1 could now jump to other strains of bacteria that are already resistant to many other antibiotics. Ultimately, this could produce dangerous infections that would spread rapidly from person to person and be almost impossible to treat.

Another perspective on this story: Post Antibiotic Apocalypse


11 August 2010
The Robot With Emotions
by Ian R Thorpe

The Robot That Has Feelings and Expresses Emotions

"The worlds first robot to be able to display and detect emotions has been unveiled by European scientists. The humanoid machine, called Nao, hunches its shoulders when it feels sad and raises its arms for a hug when it feels happy.

It has been designed to mimic the emotional skills of a one-year-old child and is capable of forming bonds with people who treat it with kindness. Nao is able to detect human emotions through a series of non-verbal clues, such as body-language and facial expressions, and becomes more adept at reading a persons mood through prolonged interaction.

It uses video cameras to detect how close a person comes and sensors to work out how to react. It is also humanoid in form with a face arms and legs.

In other words it is programmed to respond in certain ways to certain conditions that occur in data strings. It is told by the human who programmed it how to react to certain things. Nao, as the robot is called, does not have feelings at all, it is an insensate machine that dumbly obeys instructions from it's programmer.

This is not surprising really, I have yet to meet a scientist who would recognise a human emotion it it ran up and headbutted him or her in the face. Inevitably after some scathing sarcasm from commentators the team responsible for designing and building this robot are now trying to deny the accusation that they claimed their creation had 'feelings.' "It was the public relations people who said that, not us sensible, objective scientists," they said.

Was it really. Building a robot that could "think for itself" or experience and express emotions has been an obsession with the kind of electronics R & D technicians who style themselves 'scientists' for decades. "A robot that can think and feel is only a couple of years away," they have claimed every two or three years since a team in the early sixties claimed that by 1980 housework would be a thing of the past because everybody will have housework robots to do the chores." It is now 2010. Where's my fucking housework robot, I WANT IT NOW!

Put the assertion that it is the unscientific public relations people (nasty, arty-fary non mathematical types) who made these outrageous claims that Nao has feelings) into perspective. Was it the nasty, unscientific, arty-farty public relations people who built Nao with legs and arms and something resembling a face? Was it those silly, sentimental public relations people who programmed it to bow its head and let its shoulders slump when its operator ignores it or speaks sharply? I think not.

A robot does not need a sensor panel resembling a face in order to function. Arms can't be improved on but unless a device needs to tackle rough terrain, a ploughed field or a rocky beach for example, there are more efficient ways of getting around than legs. So why make it like a human? Robots purpose built by engineers in machine assembly plants carry out far more complex tasks without a face or software that enables them to perform like a very incompetent mine artist. Those industrial robots work tirelessly and efficiently which is what we require from machines. They do not have to resemble human beings in any way.

Nao is yet another example of science trying to play god by creating life or something resembling it in the laboratory or workshop.

11 August 2010
Today's News

The stalling economic recovery and pictures of a new distant galaxy where astrophysicists can see new stars being formed are the main stries that attracted our attention in this almost news free day...

Bank Warns UK Recovery Will Be Weak
Economic expansion will peak at 3pc next year, weaker than the 3.6pc the Bank was expecting just three months ago. Today's August Inflation Report also warned that inflation will remain higher than its 2pc target for much of next year. Mervyn King, the Bank's Governor, said at a press conference in London that while "the UK recovery is likely to continue, the overall outlook is weaker," than at the time of the Bank's last forecast in the spring. These predictions underline the dilemma facing the government's ...

Stunning New Image Of Spiral Galaxy

The galaxy, titled NGC 4911, lies more than 320 million light-years away in the "Coma Cluster" of about 1,000 galaxies and islands of stars similar to the Milky Way. (follow link above for pictures and full story)

Nasa said the stunning long-exposure picture, titled Island Universe, shows the majestic face-on spiral galaxy in the northern constellation Coma Berenices amid a sea of stars. The galaxy contains rich lanes of dust and gas near its centre and is silhouetted against glowing newborn star clusters and iridescent pink clouds of hydrogen, which indicates ongoing star formation.

Nasa scientists say the cluster is one of ...

Archaeologists discover Britain's oldest house
Archaeologists are claiming to have discovered the oldest house in Britain.

The circular structure, found at a site near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, has been dated as being made in 8,500BC.

Described as a "sensational discovery" by archaeologists, this is 500 years older than the previous oldest house.

The teams from the universities of Manchester and York are also examining

10August 2010
Today's News

The stories that interested us today. Topic covered are the Pakistan floods and climate factors, University places, gay marriage, war in Afghanistan and federalisation of the Eurpoean Union :

Supercharged Jetstream Causing Pakistan Floods
We have argued many times that what causes scepticism about science is the simple minded tendency among scientists to reduce everything to mathematics. Take climate science for example. If somebody comments on the weather the scientists will sneeringly point out that weather and climate are not the same.

Listen to them and they will have you thinking weather is all about sun and wind, rain, snow and hail while climate is about statistics, equations and graphs. Weather and climate are inexorably linked however. The current weather in Pakistan, the torrential rains which are causing catastrophic floods, are a direct result of the behaviour of one of the most influential factors in shaping climate, the jet stream. The climate catastrophe is explained in the report from the Daily Telegraph:

Pakistan Floods Due To Supercharged Jetstream

Brussels Bureaucrats Want Right To Levy Taxes On Britain
Once again The Daily Stirrer has to say "We told you so."

Any sane person is against the push to federalisation of the EU, a single European superstate and beyond that to the One world, one government" thinking of Nazis like Barack Obama, Tony Blair and the members of the notorious Bilderberg Group.

One think the British government and the governments of other European Nations with large economies have always resisted is cedeing the right to set taxes to the bureau rats of Brussels. Control Freakery being what it is however the rats keep gnawing at that resistance and now, with governments under pressure as the global economy slides into depression and slump and the Bilderberg Group having forged an unholy alliance between global financial interests, the academic and political elites and politicians gredy for power and wealth we are more vulnerable to global Naziism than ever.

Afghan Civilian Deaths Up By A Third
As the death toll in this pointless war cintinues to mount it becomes more and more clear the "coalition of the willing" is losing. But hen nobosy ever won a war in Afghanistan. If only politicians would read some history books.

Google and Verizon Plan For Internet Is Like Letting The Criminals Run The Police Force

If somebody suggested putting career criminals in charge of the police force and the courts sane people would, would they not, be horrified. Yet this is exactly what internet search Nazis Google and telecom giant Verizon are proposing. We all know Google have displyed fascistic tendencies in blocking website that oppose the political postition the company supports and that they are secretive about what information they steal from us and what they do with it.

And yet, for all we know about Google's malfeasance, politicians are willing to listen when Google proposes a method of regulating the web that will do little to protect individual users from cybercrime and bullying but will suit Google and Verizon's business models very well and will make it much easier for governments to control information. (also reported in Google and Verizon's net carve up)

'Full Universities Turn Away Record Numbers Of Pupils
Again, 'We told you so.' With few jobs available for school leavers in the private sector pupils are being pushed more and more towards Higher Edeucation to keep them off the unemployment statistics. Better they should learn to cope with disappointment now though than waste thre years, leave University with a Mickey Mouse degree and a massive debt and then face long term unemployment.

Gender No Longer Forms An Essential Part Of Marriage
Folks are reacting to that line at the ruling in the California State Appeal Court hearing that overturned a democratic vote in order to pander to the gay rights lobby.

AoSHQ is especially good. And Jeff Goldstein responds:

... this ruling does nothing more than enshrine the notion that what has always been the definition for marriage can no longer be the definition for marriage, because defining marriage as it has always been defined is discriminatory against those who wish it was defined in a way more to their liking, and in a way that changes what it is and has always been into something it never was nor ever has been. But be that as it may. I've tired of writing about this, frankly. I'm not so much in the business of seeking to deprive people rights --- contrived rights, be that as it may as well --- and I'm to the point where the only legitimate solution I see would be a federalist one, to let the voters in their own states decide how they want to define marriage. The courts will not reflect the people on this, and the law will be tweaked to extend the right to marry to a faction that's not interested in ...


9 August 2010
Iceberg Alley Blues.
by Ian R Thorpe

We must stop using oil say the politicians and scientists as it becomes more imperative that exploration begins in Iceberg Alley off the Canadian Coast, elsewhere in the Arctic and in other sensitive locations. They are just trying to soften us up for carbon taxes of course. Nobody knows better than politicians that the world runs on oil and that alternative non polluting sources are a long way short of being able to supply energy needs ...
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9 August 2010
Today's News
Today we beging a new feature, a roundup of news stories that have attracted our attention. This is not a comprehensive guide nor it it a news aggregation service, it is just links to the items we find interesting.

Todays News- 9 August 2010

Soon You Will Drive A Shitmobile

No, I'm not talking about a new Nissan or Toyota model launch. Cars fuelled by methane produced from shit have been around a long time but because of various technical problems were not a viable proposition for commercial production. Now a team of engineers claim they have developed a conversion technology so efficient drivers will no longer be able to tell the difference between a shit powerd car and one that uses conventional fuel.

Except for the farty smell from the exhaust maybe?

Swiss Do Well Out Of Europe
As the Eurozone struggles with the PIIGS crisis Britain is squeezed between the voracious Eurofederalist beast that wants to swallow our nation, our culture and our independence and our over reliance on American investment foisted on us by incompetent, treasonous Prime Ministers during the thirteen years of Labour misrule. It is good then to read of a European nation doing well. Switzerland which has guarded its currency and political identity from the imperialist tendencies of the EU and America is enjoying an era of great prosperity as the rest of the world weathers the economic storm.

The Robot With Emotions

"The worlds first robot to be able to display and detect emotions has been unveiled by European scientists. The humanoid machine, called Nao, hunches its shoulders when it feels sad and raises its arms for a hug when it feels happy.

It has been designed to mimic the emotional skills of a one-year-old child and is capable of forming bonds with people who treat it with kindness. Nao is able to detect human emotions through a series of non-verbal clues, such as body-language and facial expressions, and becomes more adept at reading a persons mood through prolonged interaction.

It uses video cameras to detect how close a person comes and sensors to work out how..." In other words it is programmed to respond in certain ways to certain conditions that occur in data strings. It is told by the human who programmed it how to react to certain things. Nao, as the robot is called, does not have feelings at all, it is an insensate machine that dumbly obys instructions from it's programmer.

This is not surprising really, I have yet to meet a scientist who would recognise a human emotion it it ran up and headbutted im in the face.

Graduate Tax Would Hit Low Earners
From The Guardian

Teachers, social workers and nurses would be forced to pay thousands of pounds more for their university degrees if ministers replaced tuition fees with a graduate tax, according to a report today.

The University and College Union (UCU) findings suggest that relatively low earners, such as nurses and teachers, would pay thousands of pounds more if a graduate tax was introduced.

Vince Cable, the business secretary, last month floated the idea of a tax tied to earnings, through which low earners would pay less than they now do for their degrees while those with high incomes

Yeah but, no but - we thought getting a degree opened the gateway to a glittering career with high earnings, professional respect and job security among the many rewards. Could it be the coalition are coming to terms with the reality that we are producing too many graduates for the number of graduate jobs available.

This is, is it not, what the Daily Stirrer has been trying to tell them since we started publishing.

The Labour Party, the progressive left as they like to style themselves is obsessed with rights. They are convinced the major political priorities in this country concerncivil rights (including the right on Muslims to mutilate their daughter's genitals and the right of Muslim men to rape their wives. Senior labour figures have recently supported both of these "inalienable human rights" though both would be crimes for follwers of any religion exept Islam.

Before being dumped out of office the rights obsessed Labour Leadership (Harriet Harperson to be exact) dumped on British businesses and the general public by passing the equalities bills. This farrago of misbegotten ideology was born out of self righteousness and vindictiveness. It denies employers and organisations the right to a fair hearing when complaints of discrimination are made against them. Under the terms of the act if a member of an ethnic, sexual or religious minority or someone marginalised by physical disability or mental illness feels they have been discriminated against no counter argument is permissible. The minority member feels they have been unfairly treated because of their minority group status: case proven. Madame justice has removed her blindfold and jointed the Politicall Correct Thought Police. Among the other "rights" Labour talked of but did not manage to enshrine in the legal codex was the right of everybody to attend univrersity. Single figure IQ? Can't read and write? Want a degree? No problem, if you want a degree it is your right to attend university for thre years at taxpayers' expense and be awarded one. What about attending lectures and tutorioals, writing essays, submitting course work? Forget it, those things are a monstrous violation of your rights. If the people who call themselves progressive liberals or the progessive left would stop and try to think for a moment, it would hurt their head a lot they would perhaps get an inkling that their ideology is nothing to do with fairness or equaility. Placing certain groups above or beyond the law can never be fair. It is the social policy on which tyranny is founded.


8 August 2010
American Roundup
by Ian R. Thorpe

A dearth of things to comment on this week it seems, or perhaps we are all a tad fatigued by bad news. To keep our readers interested today here's a selection of views on the issues concerning America. Campaigning fgor the mid term elections to Seanate and House of Representitives is getting under way and the signs and protents indicate a grim result for Obama and his stuttering administration.

So how did it all go so very wrong so very quickly for President Hopeandchange? Here are some reasons why even core constituients among the poor and ethnic minorities are falling out of love with Barack Obama.

Obama Administration Get More Like The Ancien Regime What the great French historian Alexis de Tocqueville would make of todays Obama administration were he alive today is anyones guess. But I would wager that the author of LAncien Rgime and Democracy in America would be less than impressed with the extravagance and arrogance on display among the White House elites that rule America

Ground Zero Mosque Would Desecrate 9/11 Site Its impossible to imagine a Japanese temple being built in the vicinity of Pearl Harbor in 1951. Yet there is a proposal for a grandiose mosque/community center, 13 stories high, to be built just two blocks from the World Trade Center, the site where the most horrific attack on American soil occurred. On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people lost their lives at the hands of Islamic extremists. Since perception is reality, it seems very audacious and insensitive on the part of those behind this project. (This author sent numerous emails and made numerous phone calls to the organizers requesting a response and was referred to ...

If Life Hands You Lemons Selling lemonade from a stall on the street to raise spending money has long been a summer tradition for American children. Not for much longer it seems, the activities of a seven year old girl in Oregon have incurred the wrath of the Politically Correct Though Police, the Health and Safety Nazis and a host of other pokenose public servants.

Angry America Economist and Social Commentator Cictor Davis Hanson looks at the mood of the American people as the run up to November's mid term elections get's underway. Dr. Hanson wonders if in the face of an impending electoral humiliation the increasingly desperate Obama administration might do something that is even by their standards extremely stupid.


7 August 2010
The Sex Life Of Ideas
by Xavier Connolly

What made humans evolve with far higher levels of intelligence and creativity that any other creature is one of the great mysteries, one of the questions that will probably never be answered. Many scientists have developed theories but science is by natre reductionist. When part of a question is too complex for scientific analysis scientists ignore it.

Philosophers have tried to answer the question with little more success than science.

Religious thinking offers all manner of gods and supernatural possibilities but none contains a cerdible answer.

In this video of Matt Ridley giving a talk at TED some interesting teories about the role of cooperation and collaboration are explored. Though it is not an answer (and Ridley does not try to claim it is) it does give some insight into how humans, having developed the ablity to think in abstract concepts have been able to overcome all the problems of the past and advance our societies.

It does not tell us how we will deal with the challenges of global warming, overpopulation and the end of oil but the fear and panic mongers are exposed for what they are, quick buck seekers working on behalf of big business and big government.

Whatever the future throws at us humans will be better able to find a way to cope and survive if we do not surrender the power to think for ourselves and determine our own course of action to becomie infantilized slave of the Nanny state.

And if we fail to do tha, well nothing will metter any more will it?

7 Augut 2010
Thoughts On the Plan To Build A Mosque On The Site Of The World Trade Centre (very stong language)
by Profanicus Maximus

This Isn't The America I Love Says An America Hating Muzza

This is an absolutely fucking stupid article from a Muslim twat who lives in the USA and who is whining about opposition to the plan to build a Muslim Cultural Centre on Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Centre destroyed in an attack by Muslim Terrorists in 2001. The writer who claims he is a moderate Muslim takes the usual stance taken by Muslims of demanding tolerance and cultural understanding from the west while showing none in return.

Interesting coment thread on this (there were about 50 comments when I read it) with the authoritarian left who like to style themselves 'progressive' or 'liberal' yelling 'racist bigot' at anyone whose opinion differs from theirs while most commentators who are truly take a similar view to mine. Which is that I don't give a flying fuck where Muslims build their 'Culural Centre with a library, meeting rooms and a prayr area' (a mosque by any other name?) but only people trying to deliver a calculated insult or a bunch of cunts would be insensitive enough to try to put a Muslim centre anywhere near ground zero.

Shame on Michael Bloomberg, The Mayor Of New York and all the other Obama worshipping American Liberal Nazi groundhog felchers for supporting this monstrous insult to America and to the dead of Ground Zero

6 August 2010
California Same Sex Marriage Ruling: Vicory For Gay Rights Or Death Of Democracy?
by Ian R Thorpe

When an appeal court Judge who also happens to be a gay activist overturned a democratically approved law banning same sex marriage in the U.S. State of California it was hailed as a victory for gay rights and a defeat for religious prejudice. That may be so, but it is also a defeat for democracy, justice and sanity ...

Gay Rights Groups Single Sex Marriage Obsession Points To Constitutional Crisis In U.S.A.


5 August 2010
Clone Cattle In Food Chain Sparks /bureaucratic Panic
recommended by Ed Butt

From Daily Telegraph Blogs: Now that the public has become aware that both milk and meat from cloned cows and their numerous offspring are apparently coursing freely through the human food chain, the stampede for alibis has begun among officialdom.
In the front line is the Food Standards Agency, set up 10 years ago in panic reaction to the provoked by the BSE scare. For 48 hours the FSA stoutly maintained that no milk or meat from cloned animals or their ...
read full storyCloned Cattle In The Food Chain Sparks Bureaucratic Panic


3 August 2010
Earth Braces Itself For Solar Tsunami
by Ian R Thorpe

Look in some parts of the internet and you might well think gay rights and single sex marriage are the only problems humanity has to deal with at the moment.

Look in others and you might well be swept along on a tide of irrationality and hysteria with the people who beleve one more lighted candle will plunge the world in to a Carbon Driven Armageddon the prospect of which gives AGW alarmists wet dreams.

In other places still you could gain the impression that everything is going well and all threats to human security will vanish allowing the world to become a socialist utopia just as soon as every single human on the planet opens their heart and accepts Barack Hussein Obama as their messiah.

There are many ways of being deluded. Fortunately while the delusionals have been pursuing their different obsessions some of us have been keeping our eye on the ball.

This is why I can bring you this warning of an immintent disaster that makes AGW (if it exists) look like a minor inconvenience, makes Barck Hussein Obama look like the irrelevant and incoherent windbag he is and makes all the "rights" wailers look about as significant as a fart in a hurricane.

NASA Scientists braced For Solar Storm

Yes folks, this sory could be bigger than all the doomsday scenarios dreamed up by fear and panic merchants in the history of everything ever. Here are some snippets:

The solar fireworks at the weekend were recorded by several satellites, including Nasas new Solar Dynamics Observatory which watched its shock wave rippling outwards.

Astronomers from all over the world witnessed the huge flare above a giant sunspot the size of the Earth, which they linked to an even larger eruption across the surface of Sun.

The explosion, called a coronal mass ejection, was aimed directly towards Earth, which then sent a solar tsunami racing 93 million miles across space.

Images from the SDO hint at a shock wave travelling from the flare into space, the New Scientist reported.

Experts said the wave of supercharged gas will likely reach the Earth on Tuesday, when it will buffet the natural magnetic shield protecting Earth.

"This eruption is directed right at us," said Leon Golub, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA).

"It's the first major Earth-directed eruption in quite some time."

Scientists have warned that a really big solar eruption could destroy satellites and wreck power and communications grids around the globe if it happened today.

Nasa recently warned that Britain could face widespread power blackouts and be left without critical communication signals for long periods of time, after the earth is hit by a once-in-a-generation space storm.

The Daily Telegraph disclosed in June that senior space agency scientists believed the Earth will be hit with unprecedented levels of magnetic energy from solar flares after the Sun wakes from a deep slumber sometime around 2013.

It remains unclear, however, how much damage this latest eruption will cause the worlds communication tools.

You must remember here The Daily Telegraph is a UK National Newspaper so the lack of any mention of consequences for the USA does not mean you guys get a free pass.

This potential threat was known in June. Seeing as it makes that matter of the oil spill in the gulf look like nothing worse than somebody going a bit mad with the sun protection before they went in the water isn't it strage how mainstream media have not had much to say on the subject. Even more strange, the climate change fear and panic merchants have not jumped on this one and blamed it on the use of fossil fuels by developed nations.

Or maybe its just that the more serious minded among us have ben keeping abreast of developments in the environment while the carbon - related OCD sufferers have been obsessing about their hockey sticks.

The lesson we can all learn from this however, though I doubt the AGW alarmists are capable of learning anything, is that science is great for helping us understand what happened yesterday but crap at predicting what will happen tomorrow.

What will the solar storm do? Well at worse it could be the end of civilisation as we know it, at best it might not affect anything. The most likely outcome is somewhere in between those extremes.

Nobody can tell you any more that that and if anybody says they can, they are a liar or a fool or they are on the make.

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2 August 2010
Fat, Obese? Who Cares? We're Obsessed By Size
by Ian R Thorpe

A health minister in the coalition government, Anne Milton, has criticized the health scare industry for branding as obese people who are merely overweight. In fact people who are not even overweight can be branded "clinically obese". It happened to me once, I stood in a doctors surgery stripped to the waist with a discernable though not pronunced six pack, a 32" waist, great pecs and hugely powerful shoulders on display only to have the stupid, blind, unable to think for himself doctor peonounce me "clinically obese".

"Don't be ridiculous", I said, "look at me". "I can only look at what your statistics tell me" said the doc, reducing me to a number. Is it any wonder the public have lost faith in the medical profession if people are faced with such bureaucratic stupidity?" More rcently we have had the cohorts of New Labour's Politically Correct Thought Police telling us we must say obese rather than fat. Obesity is a health problem you see, while saying someone is fat simply insults them.

Here are two different views on the fat versus obese issue:

Fat? Yes - Ashamed? No Anne Milton is more than welcome to call me fat I prefer it to obese, in fact. I have a body mass index of around 34 and wear a size 18-20 (UK), so I've certainly heard both before. But, despite the health minister's belief that hearing the word fat from doctors would be a wake-up call to folks my size, I'm personally not fazed by the F-word at all.

I'm not every fat woman, though; as the co-author of a book about fat acceptance, I'm deliberately reclaiming the word. I use it casually and unabashedly because ...
Fat? Yes - Ashamed? No.

Fat, Obese? Who Cares? We're Obsessed By Size Obese. As a euphemism, it is useless. That big round "o" and that sibilant "s" just the sound of it makes me think of the fat kid at school who would slyly pinch your arm when no one was looking.

Health minister Anne Milton dislikes the O-word too: she set off a row last week by saying doctors should stop using it and instead tell people they are plain "fat", to encourage them to take responsibility for their love handles. The prevalent view of health professionals is that calling people fat is ... Fat, Obese? Who Cares? We're Obsessed By Size

As usual the underlying motive of the demonization of fat has been motivated by politics and profit. The New Labour years have by coincidence seen a spate of developments in fat busting drugs. So follow the money and the trail leades out of taxpayers pockets as were are required to pay for "the increased healthcare costs caused by the obesity epidemic" and into the coffers of drug companies and people are prescribed statins, appetite suppressants. And the use of "obese" which means "extremely fat" in all dictionaries except the Newspeak dictionary used by the Politically Correct Though Police is in fact a judgemental and stigmatizing descriptor rather than a politically correct replacement for euphemisms like plump, bonnie, chubby or well rounded.

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Government by fear and panicThe more the Government try to control people through fear and panic the more sceptical people get. Read about the latest installment in this post
Lardarse School CouncilOne of the recent big new ideas in education is parent power and the introduction of parent councils in schools to encourage parents to have a more active role in school life. The problem here is will the more articulate type of middle class parent dominate or will the more physical approach of Mr. and Mrs Lardarse win the argument?
More Mouse Science And More MouseHurricanes Happen, The Earth Quakes, Politicians Bluster and Celebrity Scandals come and go but the mouse science stories just keep rolling. This lastest shows how behaving like us can make mice fatter.
Starve And Live LongerNew scientific research advises us to starve ourselves if we want to live longer. But is it as usual just a case of you will not actually live longer, being permanently hungry on your calorie free, fat free, pizza and ice cream free diet will just make it seem so.
Fat Or Obese - Who Cares


2 August 2010
Iain Duncan Smith's Welfare Reforms
by John De Roe

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/aug/02/welfare-statebenefits Through the course of our lives many of us will find our circumstances have changed in ways that affect our ability to earn a decent living. Illness, family responsibilities, disability, unemployment and old age are among the mst frequent causes of people having to look to the social security system for financial support.

The benefit system, founded by the Asquith / Lloyd George Liberal government early in the twentieth century and developed by governments of all parties since was designed to protect people who are temporarily or permanently incapable of providing for themselves. It has however evolved into a bureaucratic nightmare that traps people in poverty and worklessness. Often after a period of living on benefits claimants find they would be worse off by going bck to work. On top of that the system is expensive to manage and throws up irrational contradictions contradictions as people have to claim multiple benefits. Soon the stigma of being a "scrounger" wears off as claimants find themselves in good company among the long term workless.

Reform is ong overdue and Iain Duncan Smith has laid out a plan that is at least setting off in the right direction. He deserves a hearing.

read another view on Duncan - Smith plans to reform welfare and state benefits RELATED POSTS: The Future Is CancelledBoth the USA and Britain are in a debt crisis of public spending that dwarfs the catastrophe of climate change and threatens to destroy jobs, business and our way of life. Other developed nations are crippled by debt buy not completely hamstrung yet. Read how government borrowing is dragging us into he abyss...
Giving Up On WorkNews that many unemployed Americans are simply giving up looking for job openings and resigning themselves to long term unemployment should come as no surprise in Britain where the number of real jobs in the economy has been blatantly massaged by creation of public sector vacancies, closure of many careers to people without Uiversity degrees and the policy of pushing people into higher education.
Jobless EconomyPoliticians, economists and others with an interest in talking up the economy to get us all spending and taking on debt and mortgage loans again may rave about recovery. With our industrial base so depleted where will the jobs come from that we need to lead a recovery? We need to be creating real jobs in the real world rather than candyfloss jobs in the digital economy of the internet if there is to be recovery.
No Real Jobs In The New EconomyGordon Brown's Labour government and the failing Obama administration in the USA, feeling power slipping through their fingers, are trying to lull people into a false sense of security with claims the 'green' business and the 'digital' economy will restore prosperity and create millions of jobs to restart the economic cycle and restore growth. This as a blatant lie...


1 August 2010
Israel And Palestine - It's Kicking Off Again
by Ian R Thorpe

Israel launched air strikes against targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory exploded in the city of Ashkelon.

The strikes targeted a site in Gaza City which, Israely military intelligence claims, is used by Hamas the Islamist resistance group. The area is also thought to be and entry and exit point for tunnels along the Gaza's southern border with Egypt that are used for smuggling food and necesseties, consumer goods and weapons to the beleagured Palestinian enclave.

Palestinian medical workers said four people were slightly wounded by flying debris in Gaza City.

Palestinian insurrectionists in Gaza had fired a rocket into Ashkelon on Israel's Mediterranean coast earlier on Friday, breaking windows in an apartment block and damaging a number of cars parked in a residential area.

No injuries resulted from the blast but the attack ended over a year of freedom from conflict for the city, the closes Israeli community to the sector of Palestine ruled by Hamas.

Once again we see the ineffectual efforts of western leaders to broker a peace deal in this area being sneered at by the actions of both the Israelis and Palestinians. Is it not time the west simply backed off, secured our own borders and let people who refuse to try to live peacefully side by side get on with slaughtering each other.

And that applies to everywhere in the world, not just the middle east.


1 August 2010
Questions About Obama Past Just Will Not Go Away
by James Dahlberg

it is probably difficult for British and European readers to appreciate what a terrible social atmosphere citizens of the United States are living in right now. In just seventeen months 'President' Barack Hussein Obama has increased the national debt by one trillion dollars, run up a record public spending deficit, increased unemployment hugely and divided the nation on racial and political lines more deeply that it has been divided since the months leading up to the Civil War. We have witnessed diplomatic rifts with many foreign allies and recently seen the new UK Prime Minister, a man who has impressed many Americans with his intelligence and willingness to speak plainly, distancing Britain from the Obama administration.

Quite a list of achievements them for a President many people said was too inexperienced to do the job.

The divisions in America are eeper than most people imagine. While the "Birther" controversy centered on Obama's eligibility to serve as President because of his birthplace or parentage continues, many more people who are prepared to let that go are becoming more and more concerned with the Presidential back story or lack of one. Nothing Obama tells us about his family makes sense, worse his statements are often self contradictory. Apart from releasing his long form birth certificate, an act which would necessarily conform his eligibility or prove that he lied to the American people in order to get elected, Obama continues to refuse to release school and college records or anything that would prove he is who he says he is.

Thus we only have testimony from people who attended the colleges Obama claims to have attended and were enrolled in the classes Obama claims he was enrolled in during the years he claims he was in those classes. Unfortunately none of those people recall a Barack Hussein Obama, Barry Obama, Barry Soetoro or Barry Dunham (yes, Obama has more aliases than a small time criminal) or anybody who even looked like him as a classmate.

From a comment on a post in Fellowship Of Minds here is what one of the people who should have been a classmate of Obama at Colombia University writes on the subject:

Wayne Root writes:

I am NOT a birther. I am not a fan of conspiracy theories. I actually think that wild conspiracy theories detract and discredit any serious attempt to ask legitimate questions about the background of our President.

I explained that I do NOT believe there is any cover up by Columbia University administration. I explained that I am a supporter of my alma mater and proud to be a graduate of one of the great Ivy League education institutions in America. All I can testify to is that I was a member of the Class of 83- just like Obama. And that I was Pre Law and a political science major- just like Obama. It was a small class- about 700 students. Political science majors would be an even smaller group. Therefore it struck meand many othersas strange that I never met Obama at college, never saw him, never even heard of him in my time at Columbia. And that more importantly, I dont know any classmate to this day who ever met or heard of a classmate named Barack Obama or Barry Obama or Barry Sotero.

Even stranger still, the Wall Street Journal reported in its editorial pages back in 2008 that Fox News called 400 of my classmates and they could not find one student who had ever met Obama at Columbia. Adding to the mystery is the fact that President Obama has sealed all of his college records at Occidental and Columbia. All of this should be troubling to every American, no matter what your political beliefs.

Strange indeed, especially when you consider that President Barack Hussein Obama is still spending huge amounts of money paying expensive law firms to prevent law suits challenging his eligibility from being heard in court be getting them dismissed on dubious technicalities, if using injunctions to prevent release of information being sought under Freedom Of Information laws and is ramming through the legislative process unconstitutional laws by by - passing the debating chamber and signing new bills into law by executive order.

Is it any wonder America is divided and seems to be lurching towards civil unrest.

It is not uncommon in a democracy for the people to mistrust their leaders but can a nation whose leader does not consider himself accountable to the people, who regards himself as an Emperor rather than a servant of the state continue to call itself a democracy.

The Question That Will Not Go Away
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May 2019

Billionaire Investor Erik Prince Launches Fund For Electric Car Metals
While the author of the piece I had commented on recommended his readers to get their savings invested in electric car makers (and Tesla in particular,) at a time most wise traders were short?—?selling Tesla stock. Now I’m not against electric cars in principle but I thought that was bad advice so I told readers to get into funds specialising in lithium, cobalt and rare earth metals. Then once a few fundamental problems (like the tendency of Tesla cars to spontaneously combust more frequently than Spinal Tap drummers)

Farage Shredded By Welsh Ministry Of Truth Newsman?
An obscure far – left website https://inktank.fi reported that while campaigning for the European Parliament elections in Wales, Nigel Farage was confronted by a BBC Wales reporter, Arwyn Jones, who asked him a question about Brexit, which you’d expect would be easy to answer: Farage didn’t answer, how could anyone answer such a stupid question posed by an idiotic reporter working for an ogranisation tasked by The Fourth Reich’s ruling bureaucracy in Brussels and their puppets in Westminster with presenting pro – EU propaganda as news ...

Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of ‘political correctness’, report warns
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The Elite’s Scheme to Eliminate Cash And Impose Negative Interest Rates
Politicians love inflation, it provides an easy way out of the financial mess they create, Bankers too love inflation because while they lend fiat money, the loans they issue are secured against real assets such as people’s homes and valuables. However both need “the punters they fleece to have faith in the value of the currency they hold or the numbers stored in computers that increasingly represent our wealth ...

Smoke, Drink And Eat Whatever You Want: Norway's Public Health Minister
For years we have been lectured and by bansturbators, fingers wagging furiously in our faces as they tell us smoking will kill us, even looking at an alcoholic drink will destroy our livrers, a pinch of salt will cause heart attacks, strokes etc. a cream cake will make us obese, a steak or a burger will give us cancer, and driving our cars will destroy the planet. So it was a pleasure to come across a politician who believes adults can be trusted to behave sensibly and left make their own choices in life.

Fascism Spreads From Tech Corporations To Finance Sector As Mastercard Blocks Conservative Clients
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Facebook Steps Up Censorship in Britain, Bans Populist News Site

Facebook continues on its course to become the UK's Ministry of Truth, (the government department tasked with ensuring government propaganda can never be questioned in George Orwell's novel '1984'.) by expanding its censorship of websites US Liberals like the social media site's Mark Zuckerberg do not approve, or that question the globalist policies of Theresa May's authoritarian regime, by removing from its platform content posted by anti - EU populists and critics of Islam in Britain ...

April 2019

bYellow Vest Violence Erupts Again, 23rd Straight week Of Protests
Clashes between Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protesters and French riot police on Sturday (20 April,)during the 23rd straight week of protests across France. Police arrested 137 protesters Euro News reports.

bLiberal Democrats suspend candidate for failing to support homophobia, rape, wife beating and FGM
The Liberal Democrats, if they were honest, ought to rebrand themselves The Liberal Hypocrites. After 30 years screeching in sheer horror about the way civilised societies treat women, homosexuals, criminals, and the absolute refusal of some immigrant groups to even tolerate let alone integrate with the laws and customs of liberal democracies. In short The Liberal Hypocrites have joied those political factions that, in an orgy of virtue signalling, have placed Islam beyond honest criticism.

Extinction Rebellion - their demands are the stuuf of fairy tales

Forced off the front pages and out of broadcast news schedules by the Notre Dame fire, the Extintion Rebellion protests which brought parts of London to a standstill are nonetheless newsworthy. For one thing they show the left wing bias in British policing and the legal system. Does anyone think UKIP or For Britain could block major routes into the centre of London and only have a few of their members arrested?

PM cancels Easter break for team negotiating with Labour in a bid to STOP Farage

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who s>uccessfully lobbied for a referendum on Britain's future in the EU and then led the Leave campaign to a surprising (but only to the political establishment and mainstream media,) victory launched his new Brexit Party this week to get MEPs elected in May now it appears certain that Mrs May's desperate efforts to overturn the result of the democratic vote have partially succeeded by gaining a delay in the date we actually leave.

Spain's Election Problem: Muslim population in Catalonia grew by 20% in 4 years As Spanish Nationals Are Marginalised

Catalonia has the fastest growing Muslim population in Spain – and more Islamic centres than any other region in the country. In spite of a strong separatist movement, the left has total hegemony in regional politics and the patriotic forces are being marginalised by the socialists, their elected politicians are excluded from key positions and known supporters are being fired from jobs and having trouble getting hired elsewhere, Defend Europa reports.

Farage Says New Brexit Party Will Spark "A Political Revolution" And Terrify The Tories
Nigel Farage, who led the successful Brexit campaign, warned backsliding elitist politicians on Tuesday that his brexit Party would spark a political "revolution" - a cliched line but appropriate given the mood of the country - and strike fear into the hearts of ineffectual Tories who have so far failed to deliver on the promise of the Brexit referendum if the UK is forced to contest EU Parliament elections as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's, the Sun newspaper reports ... MORE>>> .

Fury as May set to accept a one - year Brexit delay and give Corbyn more influence in exchange for his support

Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to face down Conservative Party members by staying in Downing Street as long as it takes to deliver Brexit via her dodgy deal that has been rejected three times by parliament.
Amid angry clashes at an emergency summit of EU summit in Brussels tonight, the Prime Minister looks set to agree a delay of up to a year in the UK’s departure from the bloc.

Slash taxes now, French tells Macron after three-month 'great debate'
France must slash taxes now, or face ongoing civil unrest. According to the French prime minister, this is the main message from an unprecedented three-month “great debate” in the wake of anti-government “yellow vest” protests. Announcing publication of the findings from two million online contributions and 10,000 hours of town hall debates around the country, Edouard Philippe said on Monday there was “huge discontent” in the country. Astronomical levels of taxation was one of the prime concerns, alongside unemployment, immigration, and surrender of national sovereignty to the European Union.

Europe’s Nationalists Unite Behind Salvini Ahead Of EU Elections

With the EU elections due in May this year expected to deliver another body blow to the dream of a Federal European superstate, Europe's more conservative nationalist parties have today announced an alliance that is aiming to become the strongest group in the European Parliament, with a view to forcing to radical reform on the EU bureaucracy in Brussels, which dictates policy on security, migration, family and the environment, according to Euro News.

Currency Wars: Former UN Under-Secretary-General Calls For One World Currency

In this page, we have covered US attempts to expolit its position as issurer of the global reserve currency, and the moves by China and Russia to resist that. Moves to establish the US$ as a true global currency began a long time ago with the creation of the International Monetary Fund at the Bretton Woods conference in the final months of World War 2, with Germany defeated and the world ready to split into capitalist and communist factions...

Harold MacMillan’s EU warning revealed
Harold MacMillan, British Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963 gave us a chilling warning about the EEC – (European Economic Community) – before Britain joined the bloc, claiming that Germany had planned on using the trading bloc, as an instrument to assert its supremacy across the continent once more. On Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 The House of Commons voted in favour of legislation which forces the Government to request another extension for 'Brexit', giving our current Prime Minister Theresa May more time to show us the comtempt the ruling elite have for the principles of democracy.

Hijab wearing, Jihad supporting U.S. Congresswoman refuses to condemn stoning of gays.

ilhan-omar-ap-img Ilhan Omar (with Bernie Sanders behind thinking "I wouldn't mind giving her a taste of my pork sausage) - picture credit www.thenation.com

It had to happen, and it was always going to be great comedy value when it did. U.S Liberals were always going to face the moment when their love of Gays, Lesbians and Trannies clashed head to head with their love of terrorists and the Islamic Jihad.

When hijab wearing, Jihad supporting Muslim woman Ilhan Omar was elected to the US Congress in spite of her strongly anti - American opinions, Liberals were creaming their pants and hailing a great victory in the struggle for equality, diversity and multicultruralism. Poor fools are terminally hypocritical in their virtue signalling,

March 2019

Leaked Document Reveals Unacceptable Demands Made By EU Ahead Of Final Talks Before Brexit Deadline
A Secret document has revealed concession the EU is demanding before beginning fresh talks on Brexit ahead of the 12 april dealine. According to a memo seen by the Sunday Times, Brussels is demanding the UK must continue to pay its share of the EU budget, must implement new measures on citizens’ rights, and sign a legally binding agreement to arrangements to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and The Republic.

Macron Isolated After More High Profile Resignations. Pressure Mounts On French President
On top of the Yellow Vests debacle, which is now destabilising France as the anti - government protests continue, a string of resignations from the tottering government of President Emmanuel Macron has prompted Gérard Larcher, leader of the French Senate to warn Macron that his authoritarian tendencies were partly to blame for the civil unrest crisis and political instability that have weakened his presidency.

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies


The European Commission has imposed another huge fine of €1.49 billion, ($1.7 billion) for "abusive practices" in online advertising, accusing the search and advertising giant of breaking the EU's antitrust rules and that Google abused dominance position in Internet xsearch by preventing users from seeing search results for Google rivals ...

Bradford Abuser Gang Victim Claims Bradford, Rotherham, Rochdale Gangs ‘Linked’
One of the victims of a Bradford grooming gang has told the media that most of the girls at the children’s home where she was placed by local authority social workers were being sexually exploited by gangs of immigrant males. She called for a nationwide inquiry, alleging that numerous grooming and abuse gangs across the country — including the most notorious cases in Rochdale and Rotherham — are linked...

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Macron Throws Fully Armede Troops Into Action Against Yellow Vfest Protestors French soldiers will be sent into action against Yellow Vest protestors for the first time this weekend as the protests against the Macron government reach their ninetenth week. Some reports out of France suggest the military are being told to avoid protesters, while others indicate they have been given permission to open fire if the protestors threaten the lives of soldiers or police.

Thousands March to Save the Internet from EU Censorship Regulations
Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship. In Munich, it's claimed 40,000 people marched under the motto “save your internet.” Thousands of others took part in smaller demonstrations in the German cities of Cologne, Hamburg, Hannover, Berlin and other cities against the bill that is being voted on this week.

German Alarm Grows Over EU Determination To Punish Britain For Leaving
The business community and conservative politicians in Germany are becoming more annd more hostile towards the way Brussels is trying to force the UK Parliament to accept the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic catastrophe and long term animosity between the EU and one of Germany’s largest expot customers.

If Genetically-edited Cooking Oil Is A Scientific Breakthrough Why The Secrecy About Selling It To Us?
Manufacturers of the latest generation of genetically-altered foods, which are gene - edited rather than genetically modifies, are determined their latest attempt to sell us Frankenstein foods will not be sacrificed on the altar of public opinion as were their predecessors with introduced cuillinary delights like glysophate and neonicotinoids into our daily diet if we weren't careful abourt reading labels.

The EU Moves Closer To Creation Of Orwellian Ministry Of Truth

The European Parliament this week rubber stamped a recommendation naming Russia “the main source of disinformation in Europe” and appealed for increased funding for the EU’s East StratCom Task Force, which already received 1.1 million euros in 2018. The East StratCom Task Force is an EU body focused on so-called proactive communication of EU policies and activities in the Eastern neighborhood ...

Search Engine CEO Testifies Before Senate: ‘Privacy Legislation’ Good for Market and Consumers
Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of newish-kid-on-the-block search engine DuckDuckGo, testified in support of privacy legislation in the United States before a Senate hearing on Masrch 12 to explain how curtailing the surveilance and data mining activities of Gogle and Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Twitter would create more competition and innovation in the creation of online content.

There are sheeple who want to remain in the EU at any price, and then there are people who understand the EU


I am not sure people really are up for reading EU related documents or a whole load more people would be less excited about the EU. If people read the chequers plan and the political declaration they would know the only people who leave the EU are the financial sector. Everyone else stays in without a vote or veto for two years whilst we negotiate the long term deal...

EU Very Good for Germany, Not So Much for Everybody Else


Former Ambassador to Germany Sir Paul Lever said in an interview today that Brexit will have little real impact on the European Union (EU), which is overwhelmingly controlled by Germany. Short term he may be right, but with the German economy stalling what will prop up the Brussels cash burning machine one britain is gone?

Sheffield: 11 Men Charged in Historic Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

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Germany: Economy crisis a growth stalls - car production crashes
Germany’s federal Government today reduced its growth forecast for the second time in two months as plunging car production figures sent shockwaves through the Eurozone. The German economy, has been propping up the economically stagnant EU for years...

‘Aggressive promotion of homosexuality’: School stops LGBT lessons after backlash from angry parents
It had to happen of course, the left's love of minorities inevitably led to a clash of interests when politically correct, cultural Marxist education policy led teachers in a birmingham school with a large proportion of Muslim pupils, responded 'in the interests of diversity and inclusiveness' to guidelines suggesting compulsory lessons in homosexuality and lesbianism should be taught to all pupils.

Dutch professor: “Western countries have never managed to integrate Muslims”
Dutch professor of sociology Ruud Koopmans has carried out a 20-year research project embracing several large scale studies on integration and assimilation, and at the end of it all he concludes that Muslims are more difficult to integrate than other migrant groups.

Koopmans notes that no Western country having received a significant number of Muslim immigrants has successfully managed to persuade them to integrate with local laws and culture.

Finnish "Soldiers Of Odin" Announce Hunt For Rapists & Pedos In Controversial Video
The video, subtitled in English and Arabic, has since been deleted from both Facebook and Vimeo, shows a group of masked men dressed in dark, armed with bats and chains march towards to the camera amid winter darkness, accompanied by heavy metal music. The man at their head acts as a spokesperson and announces that “The pedophile hunting season has been opened!”

Emmanuel Macron’s desperate push for further integration reminds Brexit supporters why we voted to Leave
Anyone who though in 2016 that staying in the European Union wass the status quo option will have been disabused by the intervention of Emmanuel Macron and his blueprint for the future of the \europe. The French president is increasingly derided in his homeland for his folie de grandeur; but even his compatriots must be taken aback by his Napoleonic pretensions to create a pan-European state.

Macron admits Yellow Vest chaos COULD be his fault - ‘I made MISTAKES’
President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to appear as if, after sixteen weeks of protests, he is finally acknowledging his initial handling of the yellow vest protest movement was flawed and high handed, admitting it exacerbated the unrest. The europhile president also warned against giving in to the wave of nationalism sweeping across the bloc, as he called for a “strong, united and sovereign” Europe.

Gang of Migrants Allegedly Raped Underage Italian Girls

Over the past few years we have focused on reporting the numerous incidences of immigrant sex crimes against white British girls and women, most of which, due to the warped morality of politically correct thinking that permeates all levels of government and the public sector, went largely unpunished for many years until public pressure forced the authorities to act. Migrant sex crimes, and government cover - ups of them are not exclusive to Britain of course, we have occasionally looked at similar problems in Sweden, Germany and France. And now it seems, Italian women are to be sacrificed to the gods of multiculturalism.

UPS Halts Deliveries To Swedish No Go Zone:- "Our Drivers Have Been Attacked": Though European leaders and the more sychphantic mainstream media journalists throughout Europe ans in the USA and Canada have always denied the existence, of no - go zones for Europeans, police and emergency services in migrant-dominated areas of European cities, "no go" zones remain a persistent public safety threat to white, Christian and Jewish residents and to the public in general. It has been widely reported in alternative media (but harly mentioned in mainstream print and broadcast news, that liberal Sweden has been the country worst hit by immigrant violence and lawlessness.

Merkel: EU Members Must Cede control Of Their Border |To Brussels
German Chanellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage today and pushed the EU cloers to its final disintegration when she stated that EU Member states would be forced to surrender on of their most important sovereign powers, control of their borders, to Brussels in order that the unelected bureaucrats of the European commission could 'manage' immigration (i.e. open the border crossings and let any criminally inclined bunch of fanatics enter Europe.

February 2019

Bradford Gang Of Nine Who Abused Care Home Girls Jailed For 132 Years

A gang of nine Asian men who, in a case that follows the pattern set by similar cases in Rotherham, Rochdale, Birmingham, Newcastle, Oxford, Sheffield, Blackburn, Telford and many other towns which has large Muslim populations in Britain,groomed, raped and abused two teenage girls from a care home were jailed for a total of 132 years at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.

Facebook Insider Leaks Docs; Explains "Deboosting" "Troll Report" & Political Targeting in Interview

Project Veritas is one of the last defenders of free speech and publishers of the work of unbiased undercover investigative journalism on the internet. Judicial watch working through the courts and people like myself working to bring it all to the forefront. Veritas investigators have obtained Veritas and published documents and presentation materials from a former Facebook insider.

Hungary claims, “Brussels makes confession about aim of mass migration policy”
Brussels has effective confessed that its policy of encouraging mass migration which the Hungarian government claims will increase the inflow of illegal immigratnts to the European Union do exist, Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary's state secretary for international communications and relations, said ...

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, by both mainstream media and alt_news commentators, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been torn by internecine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party now finds its core support among immigrant communities and university brainwashed media professionals, it has little need to concern itself with the white working class ...

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an assault on our right to free speech a British student has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

UK Taxman is 'ruthlessly' pursuing its own contract staff for potential six-figure bills in unpaid tax
The tax service had decided we were using the self employed status to avoid National Insurance Employers Contributions (a sanitized name for a British payroll tax,) as the self employed were not liable for this levy. By reinterpreting a law in such an extreme way it stretched words beyond any literal meaning, the taxman decided we should all set up limited companies, with ourselves as the only employee, thus making our employers, the quasi - companies, liable as our employers for the payroll tax.

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an outrageous assasult on our right to free speech a British student has claimed he has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he has been told he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

Right wing in Spain is booming – Expect A Shock Result In Elections

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Top CBS Reporter Admits "Mostly Liberal" Journalists Are Now "Political Activists"
This news story is not going to come as a surprise to our readers, but although its a US newsman blowing the whistle on mainstream media bias, things are just the same over the British side of the pond.
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has broken ranks and admitted that journalists have lost their objectivity and become "political activists."

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
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Facebook Negotiating Multibillion-Dollar US Fine As UK Labels "Digital Gangsters"
Facebook and its executives were labeled "digital gangsters" by a UKParliamentary inquiry into the social media giant's abuse of users privacy. The company should immediately be subject to statutory regulation the report published at the conclusion of the 18-month investigation by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport  parliamentary committee recommended ...

Navratilova reignites criticism over transgender women in sports


Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has again come under fire for comments about transgender women in sport, reiterating her belief that some of the rules currently in place are “insane and cheating,” and unfair to other women.

Navratilova predictably attracted a lot of hate attacks from left wing idiots and transgender fascists back in December 2018 when she tweeted: “You can't just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women.

Doctors admit vaccines are harmful and turn our immune systems against us
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently included vaccine skeptics – people who are hesitant to vaccinate themselves or their children because they are concerned about the potential health risks – on their annual along with serious dangers like superbugs, climate change, the Ebola virus, HIV and air pollution. The WHO claims that “vaccine hesitancy” increases the risk of a resurgence in diseases they claim are fully preventable through vaccination.

Spanish Socialist Budget Fails As Budget Rejected; New Elections Expected


We predicted lasat year when the socialist leader Pedto Sancjez usurped the Spanish government after the collapse of the minority government led by Mariano Rajoy collapsed, could not last. In a widely expected but destabilizing development, Spanish conservatives and pro-independence Catalonians voted to back a slate of amendments to a government budget on Wednesday by a wide margin of 191 votes out of 350,

Project Fear: NHS Stockpiling Body Bags As No Deal Brexit Looms

Those who hold democracy in contempt and will do anything they possible can, legal or otherwise, to overturn the Referendim result and keep us in the EU have just come over all Spinal Tap and turned the Project Fear fake news generator up to eleven. Ever since the reult of the 2016 Brexit referendum was anounced, the scare stories about the dire consequences of leaving the EU have broken in mainsytream news seemingly at a rathe onf one a minute.

Big Data is here, How do we protect our privacy?"


If you haven't heard of Big Data you either haven't been living on this planet or you're an ostrich and bury your head in the sand. Bid data when coupled with Artificial Intelligence can, we are told, tell us how busy the shops are long before the accountants had added up the months takings, how much metal the big warehouses are hoarding or whether office space is in high demand in a particular area.

BBC Journalist Allegedly Likens Working Class Men to ‘Amazonian Cannibals’
It's always entertaining when lefties forget they are supposed to believe in equality, tolerance and diversity and show what nasty little snobs they really are. BBC political magazine show Panorama’s John Sweeney is reported to have been caught referring to working-class men as being like “cannibals from Amazonia” in an undercover video released by leftie hate figure, former EDL leader Tommy Robinson.

Mother Arrested in Front of Children for Calling Trans Activist a Man
In the UK's latest and probably looniest example of politically correct fascism, police arrested a mother in the presence of her children. Her Crime? She called a male to female transexual a man on Twitter. 38-year-old Kate Scottow, told reporters she was “arrested in my home by three officers, with my ten-year-old daughter and 20-month-old son present” in comments posted to the Mumsnet online forum,

European Union Goes The Full Nine Orwells
Some years ago a bloogger we know created an award for government and corporate schemes involving misinformation, censorship or fake narratives. The Golden Orwells were given to any story revealing suppression or distortion of truth that registered on our Orwell-Huxley-Dick dystopianometer (OHD) scale, named in honour of the three twentieth century prophets of social decay ...

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Persecution By Islamic Extremists
The EU’s largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturs other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report. The religious minority was terrorized by the “Islamic State” during the militant group’s campaign in Iraq and Syria and hundreds, possibly thousands of Yazidi women were raped and used as sex slaves by IsIS terrorists.

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Presecution By Islamic Extremists Germany, with its ruling elite of hand wringing, breast beating, teeth - gnashing, politically correct virtue signallers is showing its true colours as, in common with neighbour Sweden, a hypocritical regime that will give Muslims a free pass to rapoe and kill (because they've been persectued,) but will not act to protect minorities persecuted by extremist governments in counties run by Islamic fundamentalists. The EU's largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturing other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer and fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report.

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news is news which broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. It debases information in the same way that a capricious tyrant might debase a currency. It tells you how to think.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk
Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. Tusk held nothing back on Wednesday when commenting on Brexit. Tusk tweeted: "I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted #Brexit, without even a plan how to carry it out safely."

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Google parent Alphabet reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of $39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

The Full Nine Orwells
How The EU Abandoned The Concept Of Truth

Though we were forwarned of what was to come, the EU has now launched its Action Plan against Disinformation. Based on the ideas of French boy president Emmanuel Macron, the plan's purpose, is apparently to "protect its democratic systems and public debates from disinformation ahead of the 2019 European elections. And M. Macron, with the backing of the EU, intends to spread the authoritarian EU's propaganda the incontrovertible truths that there is no dissatisfaction with EU policy except in Britain and Italy ... and Hungary ...... and Poland and ...,

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. There is a certain type of fiat news, however, which should be denounced where it rears its head ...

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws
One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Holding company Alphabet of which Google is a subsidiary, reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of 39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk


Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk, now EU Council President, released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. His comments were condemned by the unionist DUP party, which wants to nix the only thing the EU and UK agree on.

January 2019

US Democrats Supernut Proposes Green - Politically Correct New Deal
Alexandria Ocasdio - Cortez is a truly wonderous human being. The newly inaugurated congress woman for a New York district manages to simultaneously sit on every green or politically correct bandwagon currently rolling even though, like the rest of us, she only has one arse. In her latest delusional outburst this darling of brain - fried millennials claims to have formulated a way to fix environmental problems and abolish racism. And it only involves spending $$$ a few trillion.

Latests EU Attack On Italy's Salvini Shows The Elite Are Scared
A court in Sicily has allowed proceedings against Italian Eurosceptic leader of The League and all-around pain-in-the-arse for The Davos Crowd, Matteo Salvini. In what must be one of the most ludicrous EU efforts to silence nationalist leaders ahead of elections to the European Parliament, judges ruled Salvini should stand trial for the charge of kidnapping migrants held on boats off Italy’s shores.

The Finns fight back – after multiple cases of child rape Soldiers of Odin patrol the streets of Oulu
In response to government failure to deal with rising numbers of rapes and assaults on Finnish children by immigrant men, a vigilante group Soldiers of Odin has started patrolling streets the streets and public places in Oulu, the most northerly city in the world outside Russia, in response to multiple cases of rape and sexual assault committed against Finnish children by immigrant men

Week 11 Of Yellow Vests unrest keeps pressure on Macron
France’s yellow vest protesters hit the streets again last weekend. It's reported that numbers were up, not only in Paris but also in many provcincial centres where protests took place. This keeps pressure on President Macron, who can only rant about divisions in the movement as if they are an organised political force rather than a spontaneous expression of outrage by random groups of citizens.

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Speaking at the World Economic Forum last week, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change as he demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. “Climate change is the defining issue of our time”, he told an audience at the annual WEF jolly for the super rich in Davos, Switzerland ...

Most Absurd Brexit Claim Ever: "30-Year Recession, Worse Than 1930s
Writing in that repository of all left wing and globalist idiocies The Guardian, writer Amelia Hill makes the nonsensical assertion UK cannot simply trade on WTO terms after no-deal Brexit, offering only the opinions of left wing and globalist ‘experts’ in support of her case. Here’s a sample ...

Friendly fraud: Facebook Encouraged Kids To Spend Fortunes On Online Games

May Nearing A Brexit Deal Breakthrough? The UK Parliament is rumoured in some quarters to be nearing a breakthrough in negotiations that will enable an altered version of Prime Minister Theresa May's sellout deal with the European Union to be accepted by elected representatives. It is thought a proposal by Graham Brady, leader of the Conservative rank and file (back benchers) which would throw out the hated 'Irish backstop'

Mad Mac Macron attacks Brexit, Threatens Yellow Vests

The UK’s Leave vote in the Brexit refererndum was caused by misplaced “anger” and foreign disinformation, a raving mad Emmanuel Macron told French audiences, warning critics of his globalist, authoritarian regime in France to beware “people who manipulate you with miracle ideas”. Hang on! Wasn't Mad Mac elected on the strength of 'miralcle ideas' less than two years ago?

Sweden Appoints Anti-Semitic Hippie Lunatic as Cultural Minister in New Government
After months of negotiations, the Socialist Democrats have formed a coalition government together with the Green party. And the catastropic result of that for the people of Sweden is the appointment of Amanda Lind as Culture Secretary. Only hours after being appointed she plunged into controversy, praising amongst others Mehmet Kaplan, calling him a “pioneer” and “hero”. Kaplan is an Islamic extremist with known links to The Muslim Brotherhood ...

College Teaches Ed. Students How To "Combat Toxic Masculinity"

Students at Lewis and Clark College’s Graduate School of Education (a teacher training college,) will be able from spring 2019 to enrol on a course that will teach them to recognise and deal with toxic masculinity in the classroom. Participants who complete the course will have “a lesson plan based on an idea or strategy presented during sessions, and will return to their classrooms with strategies to combat toxic masculinity.”

Facebook Slides After Report Claims 50% Of Its Users Are Fake
As it is Burns day we think the words of Scotland's national poet serve pereftly as a warning to Silicon Valley nerds with world domination ambitions: "The best lain schemes o' mice and men gang aft agley."
One such world domination wannabe for whom things have gang agely in the past year is Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg. But as badly as things have gone for Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal broke one year ago, in conformation of Murphy's law ("No matter how bad things are thery can always get worse," a new report froma team of researchers, led by a former coleague of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard who helped Zuck create one of the original Facebook prototypes, suggests the reality of the company's circumstances is even more dire than investors realize.

No Deal, No Problem: World Runs On WTO Rules These Days - OECD Chief
As the deadlock in the UK Paliament over Brexit continues and the political establishment mainstream media panic over the prospect of the UK leaving the EU with no trade deal, José Ángel Gurría Treviño, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has confirmed that the world’s advanced economies are “absolutely” able to cope with a No Deal Brexit, and that the OECD would help the United Kingdom to make it happen in “the most seamless possible way”.

Davos 2019: As 1500 Private Jests Descend On The Small Swiss Resort, Climate Change Is High On The World Economic Forum Agenda
Every year leading figures from business, politics and entertainment gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss the world's most pressing problems. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the the Fourth Industrial Revolution". The summit is a meeting of the global influencers from politics to business, culture and the media. During the week these elite will meet and discuss a range of topics, including the economy, climate change and international relations.

Teenage Girl Felt Like 'Just A Toy To Mess About With', Court Told

A teenager who was groomed to have sex with a group of Muslim men told a jury in Bradgord Crown Court the abuse made her feel was “just a toy to mess with.” Now in her mid-twenties, the woman told the Court she turned to alcohol and cocaine and started self - harming as coping mechanisms. She was coerced into having sex with the men in turn after they began arriving at her house when she was 16, she alleged.

Yellow Vests Protest Merkel-Macron Plan To Integrate Defence, Foreign Policy

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the German Yellow Vest movement who were out protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments ...

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange the French-German friendship treaty during the signing ceremony, on January 22, 2019 in the town hall of Aachen, western Germany. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the Yellow vest movement. This time it is the German branch of the movement who were out in the streets protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, a plot not mentioned by mainstream media but on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments

The Yellow Vests, Deplorables and Gammons Are Here To Stay

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vest)movement, which began as a Facebook group for dissatisfied French drivers almost a year ago and since the Macron government proposed a hike in fuel taxes for petrol and diesel cars spakred the first street protests, has mushroomed into a people's rebellion against globalism and corporatism. It has worried the French establishment and succeeded in forcing the usually arrogant and imperious President Macron into offering what globalist fellow travellers in mainstream media call major concessions from the government,

The Davosocracy Gang Gather As Globalism Goes Into Retreat Worldwide

As is usual at this point in January the world’s financial and political elite are assembling in the Davos - Kloisters ski resort in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum. These people, who have travelled by private jet, often half way round the wold to get to the jolly, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties, i.e. a totalitarian world government made up of appointees from the political, business and academic elite...

'Yellow Vests' Protests Becoming A Revolution - 10th Weekend of Civil Unrest in France
Yellow vest demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for the 10th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests titled "Act 10". Protesters filled the streets of Paris and other cities in France, with thousands of police standing guard. Earlier, President Emmanuel Macron launched his “national debates” on the crisis.

Liberal News SiteBuzzFeed Pillorioed On Social Media After Fake News 'bombshell' on Mueller & Trump
Since Trump's vicory in the 2016 election wild accusations that he collaborated with the Russian government have been flung about none of which have been supported by a shred of credible evidence. This week the strongly liberal buzzfeed online news site ran a story that Trump ordered his lawyer to lie to Congress, left leaning media went into meltdown ...

Google Staff Outrage When Boss Uses The Word Family - It's sexist, HomophobiC and Offensive

A Google executive has 'trigggered' many of the fragile snowflakes employed by the wannabe World Domination Corp. by using the word “family” in a weekly, corporate presentation, according to internal documents leaked to The Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF).Many employees became angry when the word was used while discussing a product marketed to children, because it implied that families have children, the documents reveal.

Furious Yellow Vest protestors Clash with police ahead of Macron's summit with Mayors
France's crisis surrounding the presidency of Emmanuel Macron’s and his elitist style of governing continued to escalate today as poll showed Marcon's approval ratings plummeting to new lows and protestors staging angry demonstrations across the country. The so called Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) protests which started in November have previously been confined to weekends but are now starting to take place throughout the week.

Brexit Is Now About More Than Leaving The EU

Until now we have not posted anything in the past few days on Brexit. Our position is well know to our readers, let's face it, the saturation coverage left nothing new to be said. The whole thing is a craptangle, but it was obvious from when the Conservative Party engineered a situation in which Theresa May was left as the only candidate for the leadership that there could be no other outcome.

Asia Bibi Case Shows UK Government Loves Extremists, Bans Those Persecuted By Extremism
In November 2018 it was reported by mainstream media that the Pakistani Christian mother of five, Asia Bibi (aslo called Ayissa Noreen), imprisoned and sentenced to death by a Muslim court in Pakistan for drinking from a cup used by Muslim women, after having her sentence commuted, was released to live in a fundamentalist Muslim community. Though fearing for her own life and the lives of her children Asia was not offered political asylum by the British government

Sweden to end months without a government
Since the inconclusive election in September 2018, in an example of the pro EU, globalist political establishment showing contempt for the democratically expressed wishes of the people, Sweden has been without an effective government as establishment parties, supported by mainstream media and the EU conspired to deny the Eurosceptic Sweden Democrats the share of power they had earned at the election...

55 Men Arrested over Alleged Child Sex Abuse in Bradford Area, England

West Yorkshire Police have arrested 55 men in connection with alleged historic child sexual abuse. Detectives investigating allegations grooming and sexual abuse of under age girls and vulnerable young women in the Kirklees region of Yorkshire have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. Arrests in the case began back in November 2018, but details have only just ben released. The individuals were arrested from addresses in West Yorkshire Police revealed today.

First Swedish Yellow Vest Protest -Female speaker: “Put feminism on hold for 10-20 years”
A Demonstration held in central Stockholm last weekrnd was the first major event in Sweden to feature Yellow Vests. There have been previous small protests by groups of people wearing the symbolic yellow vests but the weekend's even represents an escalation in support of the movement. This time, people gathered at Norrmalmstorg to show their dissatisfaction with how Sweden is governed.

LITTLE ISTANBUL: Turkish Muslims have made Germans feel like foreigners in their own country When Turks buy a building, they don’t allow any German people to move in. The next thing you know, there is a mosque and soon the whole neighborhood has become a ‘NO GO Zone’ for non-Muslims.

Globalisation, The Davosocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who found fame (or notoriety perhaps,) as the first academic to propose the theory of the “Great Replacement (link goes to French language video),” aired his thoughts to news reporters about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, giving his opinion that the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

Globalisation, The Davocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who was the first academic to propose the theory of the “>Great Replacement ” aired his thoughts about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, saying the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

UK academic says Integrity Initiative fatally hurt by leaks
The Integrity Initiative, a UK based NGO set up to combat fake news by spreading the fake news governments want us to see is in trouble, in fact some of its critics say it is so damaged by leaks revealing the organisation dismissed true reports as misinformation and promoted goverment favourable narratives which were fabricated to divert and distract attention from those organisations trying to report events with integrity ...

Macron May Trigger EU Wide Crisis With Yellow Vest Crackdown
With no sign of an end to their protests, the Yellow Vest movement looks to have created the perfect storm of economic, political and social problems for political novice turned national leader, President Emmanuel Macron [ ... ] Ignoring the problem made him look weak. All he can do to get himself out of the situation is forget his globalist handlers, put France first, resign and step aside for new elections,

'Hate Speech' Convictions In Sweden Soar Tenfold As Government Cracks Down On Critics Of It's Loonytoons Migration Policy
Swede Tomas Åberg, who leads online hate speech monitoring vigilante monitoring “Näthatsgranskaren” w tax funds hich is funded by taxpayers money to carry out the task it's self - righteous supporters appointed themselves for, that of mass reporting European Swedes who write critical coments about mass immigration and its damaging effects on society on Facebook and other social media sites.

Google is the enemy and must be destroyed, or freedom dies forever
"Don't be evil," the corporate motto read in the early days, although that has now been dropped because it became something of an embarrassment when people worked out it was incomplete, the full version read, "Don't be evil, that's our job."The Google empire is anything but a force for good ...

Organizer Of Macron’s ‘Grand Debate’ With Yellow Vests Is One Of His Elitist cronies
Macron's plan for a nationwide public debate, seeking on the Gilets Jaunes protests, got off to a start typical of the Marcon administration's bumbling incompetence. As arrangements were made for launching the campaign, which promised to give the people a voice, the spotlight immediately fell on to the extravagant salary being paid to the government official responsible for organizing it.

Prominent Hedge Fund Manager Sees Dollar Losing Reserve Currency Status
While the liberal democracies, having allowed Cultural Marxists to infiltrate government at every level and implement socially and economically disruptive policies Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater, the world's biggest Hedge Fund believes now is a good time to reflect on China’s progress towards its goal of replacing the USA as the world's most powerful nation.

UK Government Loves Extremists, bans Opponents Of Extremism
If it sometimes seems possible to the causual obsrver that the UK government has greater committment to Islam than to serving the interests of Christian and secular people who make up the vast majority of the population, it will seem blatantly obvious after you have read this article.

After Triggering Mass Migration Crisis, Germany Bribing Foreigners To Leave
Though Angela Merkel clings to power the effects of her 'open doors' immigration policy damage Germany. It may amuse nationalists to observe as, with one face the pledges support for a United Nations initiative to open all national borders, while with the other she tries to persuade German voters she has listened to public opinion and understands her mass immigration policy is abhorred by a majority of voters ...

De — Dollarisation: More Nations backing Away From The US$
In a year which saw the global geopolitical spiralling back towards cold war polarisation, with the weaponisation of currencies, the global community is dividing into two camps, those nations that still support using the US$, and those that favour the new methods of settling accounts through technological payment systems that need no reserve curencies, only a few trusted currencies.

Japanese researchers develop a prototype humandroid to replace human labourers
There's no doubt about it, scientidts are a creepy - weird, dangerously obsessive bunch of wankers. They would rather be machines than people. But to stop them feeling like emotionally crippled losers because of their machine - like behaviour, they want to replace all the rest of us with machines. Now I can understand why scientists want to develop sex robots ...

Is The UK Foolish To Leave The EU

This question, worded slightly differently, comes up innumerable times in comment or Q & A threads on websites. Here's a near pefect answer from a fellow warrior for liberty and opponent of Euronaziism,
Barney Lane: Is Brexit a foolish idea? Brexit means Britain is in the EU but is now leaving it. Which part is foolish, the being in part or the leaving part?

Leaked Documents Reveal Facebook's Biased, Convoluted Censorship Policies
Since the phrase 'fake news' entered the vernacular, Facebook has employed thousands of human moderators to identify what is and is not acceptable content to be posted on the censorious social media website, not to replace the 'Artificial Intelligence' automated moderation system but to make the judgements 'Artificial Intelligence' cannot

The Importance Of Freedom Of Speech and Information
Politically Correct attitudes try to dictate to us how we should behave towards each other with the emphasis on not saying anything likely to cause offence (sic),which seriously inhibits our right to express opinions. Well let’s be straight, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and hurt feelings never killed anybody.

Yellow Vests Don’t Take Christmas Vacations
For the seventh weekend in succession protestors in Yellow Vests (the Gilets Jaunes) have been out in the streets of Paris, making a public spectacle of their disillusionment with the elists government of President Emmanuel Macron. In spite of Chrstmas celebreations the yellow vests continued their bid to forece the resignation of Macron.

Security Expert: Sweden is “On the Way to Civil War”


International security consultant Olle Fjordgren has issued a stark warning that his native Sweden is “on the way to civil war” as a result of the problems caused by mass immigration, a soft justice system that often seems to blame victims of crime as much as the prepetrators, and inability to tackle lawlessness among immigrants in the country’s expanding “no go zones” where crime is rampant.

Sweden: Authorities cancel traditional Christmas concerts, promote Islamic events
Sweden’s, and perhaps the world’s largest outdoor Christmas concert “Oh Holy Night”, which traditionally airs on Christmas Eve each year, has been cancelled, SVT news reports. This is most likely part the Swedish governmenmt's policy of suppressing European traditions in order not to offend migrants, Muslim extremists, who steal, rape and murder in the knowledge that courts will be lenient because "asking immigrant to obey Swedish law is racist ...

Extremist Muslim Group Influence Government Report On IslamophobiaControversial Muslim activist group MEND, which has ben involved in promoting extremism as well as lobbying the government in support of further Islamification of british institutions, has “exerted decisive intellectual influence” in the government's first report from a think tank looking at Islamophobia in Britain, according to a research note.

Media’s hyping of Russia threat a ‘grotesque absurdity’ says veteran investigative reporter John Pilger
Investigative journalist John Pilger has called out the “grotesque absurdity” of those in the Western media who hype the so-called threats from Russia and China to Cold War levels, in an interview with RT’s Going Underground.

Rape Gang Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Oxford School Girl
Following on from a previous report on this page, about an Oxford grooming gang that lured young girls to their "shag wagon", three men have been now been found guilty of historic sexual offences against an Oxford school girl who was groomed and raped from the age of 14.

UN Migration Pact: Which Governments Are Prepared To Sell Out Their People?
The United Nation’s Global Compact for migration since being discussed and adopted by leaders and opinion makers from around the world at the Marrakech conference in Morocco this month, it has had a very divisive effect around the world from both the public and their respective governments as wannabe global government The United Nations Organisation seeks to make migration a human right

“Britain’s political class could see a revolution like they’ve never seen before,” yellow vests UK warn
Yellow Vest movement hits UKThe Yellow Vest movement, which started in france and has spread to The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Spain is not on course to end anytime soon, with British activists taking to the streets of London last Friday. They donned the appropriate hi vis waistcoats and blocked traffic on Westminster Bridge, one of the main rover crossings in London, chanting pro-Brexit slogans.

Yellow Vests Week 5 And Bare Breasted Mariannes
After France’s Yellow Vests rebellion turned violent last week during the fourth week of protest against the government of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

Bare-Breasted ‘Mariannes’ Confront Macron’s Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France’s rebellion of the Yellow Vests protest against the globalist, elitist government of Emmanuel Macronturned violent last week this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Again vast number of police, around 70,000 according to unofficial reports, have been mobilized across France in an effort to suppress the protesters,

Bare-Breasted 'Mariannes' Confront Macron's Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France's rebellion of the Yellow Vests turned violent last week during the fourth wek of protest against the globalist, elitist govertnment of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend's protests (week 5) saw a futher escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is a government for the rich and for foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

The Truth About Climate Change Is Not On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone was once a decent music magazine, in fact my title references a Dr. Hook song lyric which made the claim that you have ‘arrived’ when you get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone. Alas, like so much connected with music, entertainment and Hollywood, The Rolling Stone has disappeared up its own arse. Now, instead of sticking with what it is good at, Rolling Stone fancies itself as a left wing opinion maker ...

EU To Reduce Dependence On US Dollar As Sanctions Hit Trade With Iran
Plans to reduce European Union dependence on the US dollar have been rumoured for a while now, as China’s alternative to the Petrodollar continues to gain strength. The EU is not signing up to the move by Russia, China and the other BRICS bloc nations to replace the dollar but are thinking involvement with the emerging economies bid to break US economic hegemony will improve the 27 member Union’s ability to run an independent foreign policy ...

G20 Elitists Club Teetering On The Edge Of The Abyss
Ten years after The G20 first convened to bring together the leaders of world’s main powers and controllers of natural resources. The Group of 20 was doomed from the start. Russia and China were never going to agree to US economic hegemony, the European Union nations were never going to accept Saudi Arabian human rights abuses and some of the third world nations were never going to be happy with the liberal west's LGBT rights.

Mass Arrests In Paris As “Gilets Jaunes” Protests Go Into Third Week, Spread To Belgium
As the violent protests of the so?—?called Gilets Jaunes (Yellow vests,) which have spread to most major cities in France, with protestors angry at the policies of elitist president Emmanuel Macron, which they claim ignore the interests of the working and middle classes and favour the elites and the globalist corporations who support the move towards a federasl European superstate.

November 2018

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents
After Mark Zuckerberg has twice failed to respond to a summons to answer questions in front of a UK Parliamentary investigation into Facebook’s failure to protect users privacy, and hold accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach outrage, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of Facebook’s confidential documents

SJWs Infiltrate Google?—?Organise Rebellion Of The Humandroids
Thousands of Google employees staged walkouts in offices around the world earlier this month in protest at the company’s bias toward white males in its hiring policy and the alleged protection of senior employees accused of sexual harassment and assault.

Have Mainstream Media Seen Through Facebook And Google At Last Mainstream media has seen through Google and Facebook at last, it seems. For years print and broadcast news have heaped praise on digital media while tech corporations like Google and Facebook censored content and filtered their rivals pages out of search results.

The Full Orwell - UK Government Comes Over All Big Brother
In a stealthy, or to be more accurate, creepy move that bypasses the democratic process the British government, without debate in our elected assembly, without media coverage and without the authority of law, the UK Government has usurped to itself the power to take biometric data from all of us and store it in ...

The Dark Motives Behind The FUKUS axis Regime Change In Libya


At around that time, a coalition of western powers, France, The UK and The USA (the FUKUS axis,) had deposed the Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi and turned Libya from the most prosperous and socially advanced nation on the African continent to a chaotic failed state with three rival factions, the Islamists, tribal warlords and gangsters all claiming to be the legitimate government.

Nations Rebel Against The UN Migration Pact The UN's Global Compact for Migration sets out nonbinding guidelines for an integrated approach to international migration. DW looks at the agreement and at why some nations are vehemently against it. The compact is based on belief that the world needs to cooperate if massive migration flows are to be managed in a humane manner, while still taking account of the values of state sovereignty ...

Russian Gold Reserves Hit Putin-Era High, Buying Frenzy Accelerates
The move to dump the US dollar as the main reserve currency for international trade seems to be gatherinmg momenum in spite of US sanctions mania when smaller countries will not obey wasdhington's diktat.

Bloomberg's Yuliya Fedorinova and Olga Tanas report today that the Bank of Russia has more than doubled its monthly gold purchases, bringing the share of bullion in its international reserves to the highest of Putin’s 17 years in power, according to World Gold Council data.

Genetically Engineering The Apocalypse

Scientists tend to get carried away with enthusiasm fort theor latest idea, which they invariably claim will bring great benefits to humankind. The problem with such enthusiasm is, with their minds focused on prestigious awards, research grants and lucrative publishing deals, these rather immature people do not often think of the undesirable consequences of their creations.


October 2018

Top Cop Slams Politicised ‘Hate Crime’ Obsession, Demands Focus on Real Crime

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

gettyimages-898778760-640x480 Most British people agree police have lost control of the streets because of politically correct government policies

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Chair Sara Thornton CBE also said she did not want to see “misogyny” and offensive comments about women specified in law as hate crimes. One can only hope she feels the same about truthful criticisms of Islam, which glorifies misogyny, violence and rape.

Grooming Gangs: Police Ignored Mother's Pleas to Find Charlene Because She Was Working Class

Elites Losing The War On Cash? Sweden U-Turns On 'Cashless Society' Agenda
Sweden was leading the the War On Cash, the ruling elite had pushed the idea that a cashless society would protect citizens from crime and be more convenient. There was no mention that in a cashless society we would completely surrender control of our money to banks, and our privacy in financial matters to government security agencies...

Presentiment?—?Can Your Body Sense Future Events Without Any External Clue?

Recent work at the limits of scientific enquiry is looking at the phenomenon of presentiment (knowing stuff is going to happen before it happens) Research in this area is discovering our bodies may anticipate events below our level of normal consciousness. This is entirely consistent with the work already done in the physics associated field, Quantum Entanglements.

Lancashire Bans ‘Cruel' Halal Meat From Schools, But Some Councils ‘Kow-tow to Islam’ and Serve Halal
In a rare example of politicians putting British values first, Lancashire council voted to cease serving meat from animals that are not stunned before slaughter in schools. Although it signals a step in the right direction after a decade of leftists pushing officials towards favouring Islamic communities over Secular and Christian citizens, around one in 10 UK councils are still supplying sharia compliant halal meat to schools .

Scaremongering IPCC Pushes Climate Hysteria With Latest Doomsday Report
Those discredited jokers, gropers and fake scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have surpassed themselves in the idiocy stakes in their latest report (Summary for Policy Makers linked below). It is just a rephrased version of the farrago of adjusted data, dubious science, wailing and gnashing of teeth and eco-fascistic edicts on how we shall all live our lives in the future.

Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam…The plan is no gift to the masses, but a tool for our further enslavement
A daft idea from socialist intellectual idiots that has quickly acquired sacred cow status among the mindless mobs that make up 'the left' is Universal Basic Income. Among the most prominent champions of UBI are a clutch of Silicon Valley billionaires, whose complete lack of ethical awareness and track record for exploiting low paid workers should make us wonder why we continue to support their shoddy products.

Censorship Comes To The Internet - Goodbye Free Speech
Censorship has always been a sore point in democratic societies, without the right to free speech democracy does not exist. So why have we for years now been willing to tolerate the efforts of Silicon Valley high tech corporations and their left - leaning (that's left as in Chairman Mao or Pol Pot,) been willing to tolerate this.

How Many Times Can Dr. Merkel-Who Regenerate Her Government
>This week the new series of Doctor Who launched amid much ballyhoo about The Doctor being played for the first time by a woman. While many pedantic Whooverans are appalled and complain that the lead role belongs to a man, in my opinion Jodie Whittaker (best known to date for Broadchurch,) the thirteenth Doctor Who, looks as if she may be the best Doctor since David Tennant.


Algorithms Are No Better At Telling The Future Than Tarot Cards Or A Crystal BallAccording to a new report “An increasing number of businesses are investing in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future”. It’s true , almost every day we see supposedly intelligent people who believe that with things called ‘Data Science’, ‘Artificial Intelligence,’ and ‘Big Data’, machines can already be relied on to make better decisions than humans, and that soon computers will surpass us in actual intelligence.

E.U. Parliament Members Call for Facebook Audit, Competition Law Overhaul
Though not widely reported (well the proceedings were boring,) a number of parliamentary hearings in the European Parliament and the elected assemblies of member nations, have investigated Facebook’s user data breach scandal involving the data thieves Cambridge Analytica. European Union MEPs, including those from Britain have called for a full audit of the social media company and an overhaul of E.U. competition law.

Vaccine Damaged Child Compensated By US Special Vaccine Court. As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor’s word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in 2001, when their 3-month-old daughter, Angelica, developed life-threatening seizures and brain damage just three days after getting several vaccinations.

How Many More Lives Does Angela Merkel Have Left?
Germany was the most prosperous and stable democracy in Europe under Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel until she won her third term as Chanellor. That victory had the same effect as being declared divine once had on Roman Emperors. Merkel began to believe she could change the world by supporting schemes to unite Europe under a single government and flood the continent with third world migrants. And she believed she could succeed because Germans, the ignorant masses, would march in lockstep behind her.


Supreme Court Fiasco Shows The US Democratic Party Is No Friend Of Democracy
A look at the way efforts by the US Democratic Party to shaft Trump have backfired on them. Trump is no politician for sure, he's undiplomatic, confrontational, crude, economical with the truth when it suits him, and very direct in expressing his views (a change from the mealy mouthed equivocation favoured by most politicians, but whatever his failings, he's a smart operator and he's outwitting the Democrats every time.

How Can The 'Left' Talk Of Equality When They Don't Tolerate Diversity Of Opinion
One of the first things I learned at my Grandfather's knee was the importance of free speech and of exposure to different ides and shades of opinion. Grandad had been a member of the Labour party before World War One and had lived through the class wars early in the twentieth century. My Dad was a Labour man too, until as a newspaper reporter, he learned things about socialism that shocked him.

Brexit has terrified 'Brussels bubble' - German insider The EU elite "lost faith in their own appeal and abilities" following the Brexit referendum vote and the surge in support for nationalist parties. The knee jerk response of the Brussels bubble was to try (and fail) to punish Britain for defing Brussels in the same way as they had punished small nations like Greece, Portugal and Ireland, which in their perception was the only way to prevent the EU breaking apart.

How Russia plans to disentangle its economy from US dollar
The Russian Finance Ministry this week officially revealed a plan to end the country's dependence on the US dollar for foreign trade. Economic analysts are warning it will be a long process, but Russia and China, with support from Iran and a number of other oil rich countriies whose oil trade is restricted by US use of the petrodollar to manipulate makets, are several years along the road to economic independence alredy ... MORE in Currency Wars

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May 2019

Billionaire Investor Erik Prince Launches Fund For Electric Car Metals
While the author of the piece I had commented on recommended his readers to get their savings invested in electric car makers (and Tesla in particular,) at a time most wise traders were short?—?selling Tesla stock. Now I’m not against electric cars in principle but I thought that was bad advice so I told readers to get into funds specialising in lithium, cobalt and rare earth metals. Then once a few fundamental problems (like the tendency of Tesla cars to spontaneously combust more frequently than Spinal Tap drummers)

Farage Shredded By Welsh Ministry Of Truth Newsman?
An obscure far – left website https://inktank.fi reported that while campaigning for the European Parliament elections in Wales, Nigel Farage was confronted by a BBC Wales reporter, Arwyn Jones, who asked him a question about Brexit, which you’d expect would be easy to answer: Farage didn’t answer, how could anyone answer such a stupid question posed by an idiotic reporter working for an ogranisation tasked by The Fourth Reich’s ruling bureaucracy in Brussels and their puppets in Westminster with presenting pro – EU propaganda as news ...

Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of ‘political correctness’, report warns
lection fraud has been allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of “political correctness”, a major report finds as it calls for unprecedented reforms to the British voting system. In a report commissioned by the Government, Sir Eric Pickles, the former Conservative Cabinet minister, today warns that the authorities are in a “state of denial” and are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud.

The Elite’s Scheme to Eliminate Cash And Impose Negative Interest Rates
Politicians love inflation, it provides an easy way out of the financial mess they create, Bankers too love inflation because while they lend fiat money, the loans they issue are secured against real assets such as people’s homes and valuables. However both need “the punters they fleece to have faith in the value of the currency they hold or the numbers stored in computers that increasingly represent our wealth ...

Smoke, Drink And Eat Whatever You Want: Norway's Public Health Minister
For years we have been lectured and by bansturbators, fingers wagging furiously in our faces as they tell us smoking will kill us, even looking at an alcoholic drink will destroy our livrers, a pinch of salt will cause heart attacks, strokes etc. a cream cake will make us obese, a steak or a burger will give us cancer, and driving our cars will destroy the planet. So it was a pleasure to come across a politician who believes adults can be trusted to behave sensibly and left make their own choices in life.

Fascism Spreads From Tech Corporations To Finance Sector As Mastercard Blocks Conservative Clients
Blocking payments to individuals or groups by financial service firms because of their political views impedes freedom of speech in a free society, journalist Ben Swann has told RT, following reports that MasterCard is allegedly on course to censor the far-right by blocking payments from supporters. READ MORE >>>

Facebook Steps Up Censorship in Britain, Bans Populist News Site

Facebook continues on its course to become the UK's Ministry of Truth, (the government department tasked with ensuring government propaganda can never be questioned in George Orwell's novel '1984'.) by expanding its censorship of websites US Liberals like the social media site's Mark Zuckerberg do not approve, or that question the globalist policies of Theresa May's authoritarian regime, by removing from its platform content posted by anti - EU populists and critics of Islam in Britain ...

April 2019

bYellow Vest Violence Erupts Again, 23rd Straight week Of Protests
Clashes between Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protesters and French riot police on Sturday (20 April,)during the 23rd straight week of protests across France. Police arrested 137 protesters Euro News reports.

bLiberal Democrats suspend candidate for failing to support homophobia, rape, wife beating and FGM
The Liberal Democrats, if they were honest, ought to rebrand themselves The Liberal Hypocrites. After 30 years screeching in sheer horror about the way civilised societies treat women, homosexuals, criminals, and the absolute refusal of some immigrant groups to even tolerate let alone integrate with the laws and customs of liberal democracies. In short The Liberal Hypocrites have joied those political factions that, in an orgy of virtue signalling, have placed Islam beyond honest criticism.

Extinction Rebellion - their demands are the stuuf of fairy tales

Forced off the front pages and out of broadcast news schedules by the Notre Dame fire, the Extintion Rebellion protests which brought parts of London to a standstill are nonetheless newsworthy. For one thing they show the left wing bias in British policing and the legal system. Does anyone think UKIP or For Britain could block major routes into the centre of London and only have a few of their members arrested?

PM cancels Easter break for team negotiating with Labour in a bid to STOP Farage

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who s>uccessfully lobbied for a referendum on Britain's future in the EU and then led the Leave campaign to a surprising (but only to the political establishment and mainstream media,) victory launched his new Brexit Party this week to get MEPs elected in May now it appears certain that Mrs May's desperate efforts to overturn the result of the democratic vote have partially succeeded by gaining a delay in the date we actually leave.

Spain's Election Problem: Muslim population in Catalonia grew by 20% in 4 years As Spanish Nationals Are Marginalised

Catalonia has the fastest growing Muslim population in Spain – and more Islamic centres than any other region in the country. In spite of a strong separatist movement, the left has total hegemony in regional politics and the patriotic forces are being marginalised by the socialists, their elected politicians are excluded from key positions and known supporters are being fired from jobs and having trouble getting hired elsewhere, Defend Europa reports.

Farage Says New Brexit Party Will Spark "A Political Revolution" And Terrify The Tories
Nigel Farage, who led the successful Brexit campaign, warned backsliding elitist politicians on Tuesday that his brexit Party would spark a political "revolution" - a cliched line but appropriate given the mood of the country - and strike fear into the hearts of ineffectual Tories who have so far failed to deliver on the promise of the Brexit referendum if the UK is forced to contest EU Parliament elections as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's, the Sun newspaper reports ... MORE>>> .

Fury as May set to accept a one - year Brexit delay and give Corbyn more influence in exchange for his support

Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to face down Conservative Party members by staying in Downing Street as long as it takes to deliver Brexit via her dodgy deal that has been rejected three times by parliament.
Amid angry clashes at an emergency summit of EU summit in Brussels tonight, the Prime Minister looks set to agree a delay of up to a year in the UK’s departure from the bloc.

Slash taxes now, French tells Macron after three-month 'great debate'
France must slash taxes now, or face ongoing civil unrest. According to the French prime minister, this is the main message from an unprecedented three-month “great debate” in the wake of anti-government “yellow vest” protests. Announcing publication of the findings from two million online contributions and 10,000 hours of town hall debates around the country, Edouard Philippe said on Monday there was “huge discontent” in the country. Astronomical levels of taxation was one of the prime concerns, alongside unemployment, immigration, and surrender of national sovereignty to the European Union.

Europe’s Nationalists Unite Behind Salvini Ahead Of EU Elections

With the EU elections due in May this year expected to deliver another body blow to the dream of a Federal European superstate, Europe's more conservative nationalist parties have today announced an alliance that is aiming to become the strongest group in the European Parliament, with a view to forcing to radical reform on the EU bureaucracy in Brussels, which dictates policy on security, migration, family and the environment, according to Euro News.

Currency Wars: Former UN Under-Secretary-General Calls For One World Currency

In this page, we have covered US attempts to expolit its position as issurer of the global reserve currency, and the moves by China and Russia to resist that. Moves to establish the US$ as a true global currency began a long time ago with the creation of the International Monetary Fund at the Bretton Woods conference in the final months of World War 2, with Germany defeated and the world ready to split into capitalist and communist factions...

Harold MacMillan’s EU warning revealed
Harold MacMillan, British Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963 gave us a chilling warning about the EEC – (European Economic Community) – before Britain joined the bloc, claiming that Germany had planned on using the trading bloc, as an instrument to assert its supremacy across the continent once more. On Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 The House of Commons voted in favour of legislation which forces the Government to request another extension for 'Brexit', giving our current Prime Minister Theresa May more time to show us the comtempt the ruling elite have for the principles of democracy.

Hijab wearing, Jihad supporting U.S. Congresswoman refuses to condemn stoning of gays.

ilhan-omar-ap-img Ilhan Omar (with Bernie Sanders behind thinking "I wouldn't mind giving her a taste of my pork sausage) - picture credit www.thenation.com

It had to happen, and it was always going to be great comedy value when it did. U.S Liberals were always going to face the moment when their love of Gays, Lesbians and Trannies clashed head to head with their love of terrorists and the Islamic Jihad.

When hijab wearing, Jihad supporting Muslim woman Ilhan Omar was elected to the US Congress in spite of her strongly anti - American opinions, Liberals were creaming their pants and hailing a great victory in the struggle for equality, diversity and multicultruralism. Poor fools are terminally hypocritical in their virtue signalling,

March 2019

Leaked Document Reveals Unacceptable Demands Made By EU Ahead Of Final Talks Before Brexit Deadline
A Secret document has revealed concession the EU is demanding before beginning fresh talks on Brexit ahead of the 12 april dealine. According to a memo seen by the Sunday Times, Brussels is demanding the UK must continue to pay its share of the EU budget, must implement new measures on citizens’ rights, and sign a legally binding agreement to arrangements to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and The Republic.

Macron Isolated After More High Profile Resignations. Pressure Mounts On French President
On top of the Yellow Vests debacle, which is now destabilising France as the anti - government protests continue, a string of resignations from the tottering government of President Emmanuel Macron has prompted Gérard Larcher, leader of the French Senate to warn Macron that his authoritarian tendencies were partly to blame for the civil unrest crisis and political instability that have weakened his presidency.

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies


The European Commission has imposed another huge fine of €1.49 billion, ($1.7 billion) for "abusive practices" in online advertising, accusing the search and advertising giant of breaking the EU's antitrust rules and that Google abused dominance position in Internet xsearch by preventing users from seeing search results for Google rivals ...

Bradford Abuser Gang Victim Claims Bradford, Rotherham, Rochdale Gangs ‘Linked’
One of the victims of a Bradford grooming gang has told the media that most of the girls at the children’s home where she was placed by local authority social workers were being sexually exploited by gangs of immigrant males. She called for a nationwide inquiry, alleging that numerous grooming and abuse gangs across the country — including the most notorious cases in Rochdale and Rotherham — are linked...

They Challenge The Narrative, Shoot To Kill Men

Macron Throws Fully Armede Troops Into Action Against Yellow Vfest Protestors French soldiers will be sent into action against Yellow Vest protestors for the first time this weekend as the protests against the Macron government reach their ninetenth week. Some reports out of France suggest the military are being told to avoid protesters, while others indicate they have been given permission to open fire if the protestors threaten the lives of soldiers or police.

Thousands March to Save the Internet from EU Censorship Regulations
Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship. In Munich, it's claimed 40,000 people marched under the motto “save your internet.” Thousands of others took part in smaller demonstrations in the German cities of Cologne, Hamburg, Hannover, Berlin and other cities against the bill that is being voted on this week.

German Alarm Grows Over EU Determination To Punish Britain For Leaving
The business community and conservative politicians in Germany are becoming more annd more hostile towards the way Brussels is trying to force the UK Parliament to accept the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic catastrophe and long term animosity between the EU and one of Germany’s largest expot customers.

If Genetically-edited Cooking Oil Is A Scientific Breakthrough Why The Secrecy About Selling It To Us?
Manufacturers of the latest generation of genetically-altered foods, which are gene - edited rather than genetically modifies, are determined their latest attempt to sell us Frankenstein foods will not be sacrificed on the altar of public opinion as were their predecessors with introduced cuillinary delights like glysophate and neonicotinoids into our daily diet if we weren't careful abourt reading labels.

The EU Moves Closer To Creation Of Orwellian Ministry Of Truth

The European Parliament this week rubber stamped a recommendation naming Russia “the main source of disinformation in Europe” and appealed for increased funding for the EU’s East StratCom Task Force, which already received 1.1 million euros in 2018. The East StratCom Task Force is an EU body focused on so-called proactive communication of EU policies and activities in the Eastern neighborhood ...

Search Engine CEO Testifies Before Senate: ‘Privacy Legislation’ Good for Market and Consumers
Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of newish-kid-on-the-block search engine DuckDuckGo, testified in support of privacy legislation in the United States before a Senate hearing on Masrch 12 to explain how curtailing the surveilance and data mining activities of Gogle and Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Twitter would create more competition and innovation in the creation of online content.

There are sheeple who want to remain in the EU at any price, and then there are people who understand the EU


I am not sure people really are up for reading EU related documents or a whole load more people would be less excited about the EU. If people read the chequers plan and the political declaration they would know the only people who leave the EU are the financial sector. Everyone else stays in without a vote or veto for two years whilst we negotiate the long term deal...

EU Very Good for Germany, Not So Much for Everybody Else


Former Ambassador to Germany Sir Paul Lever said in an interview today that Brexit will have little real impact on the European Union (EU), which is overwhelmingly controlled by Germany. Short term he may be right, but with the German economy stalling what will prop up the Brussels cash burning machine one britain is gone?

Sheffield: 11 Men Charged in Historic Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

Ten men from Sheffield, the UK's fourth largest city, have been charged with historic child sex offences including but not limired to rape and trafficking girls for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Another has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Germany: Economy crisis a growth stalls - car production crashes
Germany’s federal Government today reduced its growth forecast for the second time in two months as plunging car production figures sent shockwaves through the Eurozone. The German economy, has been propping up the economically stagnant EU for years...

‘Aggressive promotion of homosexuality’: School stops LGBT lessons after backlash from angry parents
It had to happen of course, the left's love of minorities inevitably led to a clash of interests when politically correct, cultural Marxist education policy led teachers in a birmingham school with a large proportion of Muslim pupils, responded 'in the interests of diversity and inclusiveness' to guidelines suggesting compulsory lessons in homosexuality and lesbianism should be taught to all pupils.

Dutch professor: “Western countries have never managed to integrate Muslims”
Dutch professor of sociology Ruud Koopmans has carried out a 20-year research project embracing several large scale studies on integration and assimilation, and at the end of it all he concludes that Muslims are more difficult to integrate than other migrant groups.

Koopmans notes that no Western country having received a significant number of Muslim immigrants has successfully managed to persuade them to integrate with local laws and culture.

Finnish "Soldiers Of Odin" Announce Hunt For Rapists & Pedos In Controversial Video
The video, subtitled in English and Arabic, has since been deleted from both Facebook and Vimeo, shows a group of masked men dressed in dark, armed with bats and chains march towards to the camera amid winter darkness, accompanied by heavy metal music. The man at their head acts as a spokesperson and announces that “The pedophile hunting season has been opened!”

Emmanuel Macron’s desperate push for further integration reminds Brexit supporters why we voted to Leave
Anyone who though in 2016 that staying in the European Union wass the status quo option will have been disabused by the intervention of Emmanuel Macron and his blueprint for the future of the \europe. The French president is increasingly derided in his homeland for his folie de grandeur; but even his compatriots must be taken aback by his Napoleonic pretensions to create a pan-European state.

Macron admits Yellow Vest chaos COULD be his fault - ‘I made MISTAKES’
President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to appear as if, after sixteen weeks of protests, he is finally acknowledging his initial handling of the yellow vest protest movement was flawed and high handed, admitting it exacerbated the unrest. The europhile president also warned against giving in to the wave of nationalism sweeping across the bloc, as he called for a “strong, united and sovereign” Europe.

Gang of Migrants Allegedly Raped Underage Italian Girls

Over the past few years we have focused on reporting the numerous incidences of immigrant sex crimes against white British girls and women, most of which, due to the warped morality of politically correct thinking that permeates all levels of government and the public sector, went largely unpunished for many years until public pressure forced the authorities to act. Migrant sex crimes, and government cover - ups of them are not exclusive to Britain of course, we have occasionally looked at similar problems in Sweden, Germany and France. And now it seems, Italian women are to be sacrificed to the gods of multiculturalism.

UPS Halts Deliveries To Swedish No Go Zone:- "Our Drivers Have Been Attacked": Though European leaders and the more sychphantic mainstream media journalists throughout Europe ans in the USA and Canada have always denied the existence, of no - go zones for Europeans, police and emergency services in migrant-dominated areas of European cities, "no go" zones remain a persistent public safety threat to white, Christian and Jewish residents and to the public in general. It has been widely reported in alternative media (but harly mentioned in mainstream print and broadcast news, that liberal Sweden has been the country worst hit by immigrant violence and lawlessness.

Merkel: EU Members Must Cede control Of Their Border |To Brussels
German Chanellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage today and pushed the EU cloers to its final disintegration when she stated that EU Member states would be forced to surrender on of their most important sovereign powers, control of their borders, to Brussels in order that the unelected bureaucrats of the European commission could 'manage' immigration (i.e. open the border crossings and let any criminally inclined bunch of fanatics enter Europe.

February 2019

Bradford Gang Of Nine Who Abused Care Home Girls Jailed For 132 Years

A gang of nine Asian men who, in a case that follows the pattern set by similar cases in Rotherham, Rochdale, Birmingham, Newcastle, Oxford, Sheffield, Blackburn, Telford and many other towns which has large Muslim populations in Britain,groomed, raped and abused two teenage girls from a care home were jailed for a total of 132 years at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.

Facebook Insider Leaks Docs; Explains "Deboosting" "Troll Report" & Political Targeting in Interview

Project Veritas is one of the last defenders of free speech and publishers of the work of unbiased undercover investigative journalism on the internet. Judicial watch working through the courts and people like myself working to bring it all to the forefront. Veritas investigators have obtained Veritas and published documents and presentation materials from a former Facebook insider.

Hungary claims, “Brussels makes confession about aim of mass migration policy”
Brussels has effective confessed that its policy of encouraging mass migration which the Hungarian government claims will increase the inflow of illegal immigratnts to the European Union do exist, Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary's state secretary for international communications and relations, said ...

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, by both mainstream media and alt_news commentators, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been torn by internecine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party now finds its core support among immigrant communities and university brainwashed media professionals, it has little need to concern itself with the white working class ...

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an assault on our right to free speech a British student has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

UK Taxman is 'ruthlessly' pursuing its own contract staff for potential six-figure bills in unpaid tax
The tax service had decided we were using the self employed status to avoid National Insurance Employers Contributions (a sanitized name for a British payroll tax,) as the self employed were not liable for this levy. By reinterpreting a law in such an extreme way it stretched words beyond any literal meaning, the taxman decided we should all set up limited companies, with ourselves as the only employee, thus making our employers, the quasi - companies, liable as our employers for the payroll tax.

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an outrageous assasult on our right to free speech a British student has claimed he has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he has been told he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

Right wing in Spain is booming – Expect A Shock Result In Elections

The election, which will be spain's third in under four years, is a further sign of an increasingly fragmented political scene in one of the EU's larger states, with the strength of Catalonia‘s independence movement, and the revival of the Basque separatist movement having been given impetus by Calalonia's progress having dominated recent debate.

Top CBS Reporter Admits "Mostly Liberal" Journalists Are Now "Political Activists"
This news story is not going to come as a surprise to our readers, but although its a US newsman blowing the whistle on mainstream media bias, things are just the same over the British side of the pond.
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has broken ranks and admitted that journalists have lost their objectivity and become "political activists."

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been tprn by internicine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament for one of London's most fashionable inner city communities, became its leader. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party is now the rich, trendy, virtue signalling party.

Facebook Negotiating Multibillion-Dollar US Fine As UK Labels "Digital Gangsters"
Facebook and its executives were labeled "digital gangsters" by a UKParliamentary inquiry into the social media giant's abuse of users privacy. The company should immediately be subject to statutory regulation the report published at the conclusion of the 18-month investigation by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport  parliamentary committee recommended ...

Navratilova reignites criticism over transgender women in sports


Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has again come under fire for comments about transgender women in sport, reiterating her belief that some of the rules currently in place are “insane and cheating,” and unfair to other women.

Navratilova predictably attracted a lot of hate attacks from left wing idiots and transgender fascists back in December 2018 when she tweeted: “You can't just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women.

Doctors admit vaccines are harmful and turn our immune systems against us
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently included vaccine skeptics – people who are hesitant to vaccinate themselves or their children because they are concerned about the potential health risks – on their annual along with serious dangers like superbugs, climate change, the Ebola virus, HIV and air pollution. The WHO claims that “vaccine hesitancy” increases the risk of a resurgence in diseases they claim are fully preventable through vaccination.

Spanish Socialist Budget Fails As Budget Rejected; New Elections Expected


We predicted lasat year when the socialist leader Pedto Sancjez usurped the Spanish government after the collapse of the minority government led by Mariano Rajoy collapsed, could not last. In a widely expected but destabilizing development, Spanish conservatives and pro-independence Catalonians voted to back a slate of amendments to a government budget on Wednesday by a wide margin of 191 votes out of 350,

Project Fear: NHS Stockpiling Body Bags As No Deal Brexit Looms

Those who hold democracy in contempt and will do anything they possible can, legal or otherwise, to overturn the Referendim result and keep us in the EU have just come over all Spinal Tap and turned the Project Fear fake news generator up to eleven. Ever since the reult of the 2016 Brexit referendum was anounced, the scare stories about the dire consequences of leaving the EU have broken in mainsytream news seemingly at a rathe onf one a minute.

Big Data is here, How do we protect our privacy?"


If you haven't heard of Big Data you either haven't been living on this planet or you're an ostrich and bury your head in the sand. Bid data when coupled with Artificial Intelligence can, we are told, tell us how busy the shops are long before the accountants had added up the months takings, how much metal the big warehouses are hoarding or whether office space is in high demand in a particular area.

BBC Journalist Allegedly Likens Working Class Men to ‘Amazonian Cannibals’
It's always entertaining when lefties forget they are supposed to believe in equality, tolerance and diversity and show what nasty little snobs they really are. BBC political magazine show Panorama’s John Sweeney is reported to have been caught referring to working-class men as being like “cannibals from Amazonia” in an undercover video released by leftie hate figure, former EDL leader Tommy Robinson.

Mother Arrested in Front of Children for Calling Trans Activist a Man
In the UK's latest and probably looniest example of politically correct fascism, police arrested a mother in the presence of her children. Her Crime? She called a male to female transexual a man on Twitter. 38-year-old Kate Scottow, told reporters she was “arrested in my home by three officers, with my ten-year-old daughter and 20-month-old son present” in comments posted to the Mumsnet online forum,

European Union Goes The Full Nine Orwells
Some years ago a bloogger we know created an award for government and corporate schemes involving misinformation, censorship or fake narratives. The Golden Orwells were given to any story revealing suppression or distortion of truth that registered on our Orwell-Huxley-Dick dystopianometer (OHD) scale, named in honour of the three twentieth century prophets of social decay ...

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Persecution By Islamic Extremists
The EU’s largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturs other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report. The religious minority was terrorized by the “Islamic State” during the militant group’s campaign in Iraq and Syria and hundreds, possibly thousands of Yazidi women were raped and used as sex slaves by IsIS terrorists.

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Presecution By Islamic Extremists Germany, with its ruling elite of hand wringing, breast beating, teeth - gnashing, politically correct virtue signallers is showing its true colours as, in common with neighbour Sweden, a hypocritical regime that will give Muslims a free pass to rapoe and kill (because they've been persectued,) but will not act to protect minorities persecuted by extremist governments in counties run by Islamic fundamentalists. The EU's largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturing other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer and fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report.

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news is news which broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. It debases information in the same way that a capricious tyrant might debase a currency. It tells you how to think.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk
Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. Tusk held nothing back on Wednesday when commenting on Brexit. Tusk tweeted: "I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted #Brexit, without even a plan how to carry it out safely."

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Google parent Alphabet reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of $39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

The Full Nine Orwells
How The EU Abandoned The Concept Of Truth

Though we were forwarned of what was to come, the EU has now launched its Action Plan against Disinformation. Based on the ideas of French boy president Emmanuel Macron, the plan's purpose, is apparently to "protect its democratic systems and public debates from disinformation ahead of the 2019 European elections. And M. Macron, with the backing of the EU, intends to spread the authoritarian EU's propaganda the incontrovertible truths that there is no dissatisfaction with EU policy except in Britain and Italy ... and Hungary ...... and Poland and ...,

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. There is a certain type of fiat news, however, which should be denounced where it rears its head ...

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws
One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Holding company Alphabet of which Google is a subsidiary, reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of 39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk


Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk, now EU Council President, released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. His comments were condemned by the unionist DUP party, which wants to nix the only thing the EU and UK agree on.

January 2019

US Democrats Supernut Proposes Green - Politically Correct New Deal
Alexandria Ocasdio - Cortez is a truly wonderous human being. The newly inaugurated congress woman for a New York district manages to simultaneously sit on every green or politically correct bandwagon currently rolling even though, like the rest of us, she only has one arse. In her latest delusional outburst this darling of brain - fried millennials claims to have formulated a way to fix environmental problems and abolish racism. And it only involves spending $$$ a few trillion.

Latests EU Attack On Italy's Salvini Shows The Elite Are Scared
A court in Sicily has allowed proceedings against Italian Eurosceptic leader of The League and all-around pain-in-the-arse for The Davos Crowd, Matteo Salvini. In what must be one of the most ludicrous EU efforts to silence nationalist leaders ahead of elections to the European Parliament, judges ruled Salvini should stand trial for the charge of kidnapping migrants held on boats off Italy’s shores.

The Finns fight back – after multiple cases of child rape Soldiers of Odin patrol the streets of Oulu
In response to government failure to deal with rising numbers of rapes and assaults on Finnish children by immigrant men, a vigilante group Soldiers of Odin has started patrolling streets the streets and public places in Oulu, the most northerly city in the world outside Russia, in response to multiple cases of rape and sexual assault committed against Finnish children by immigrant men

Week 11 Of Yellow Vests unrest keeps pressure on Macron
France’s yellow vest protesters hit the streets again last weekend. It's reported that numbers were up, not only in Paris but also in many provcincial centres where protests took place. This keeps pressure on President Macron, who can only rant about divisions in the movement as if they are an organised political force rather than a spontaneous expression of outrage by random groups of citizens.

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Speaking at the World Economic Forum last week, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change as he demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. “Climate change is the defining issue of our time”, he told an audience at the annual WEF jolly for the super rich in Davos, Switzerland ...

Most Absurd Brexit Claim Ever: "30-Year Recession, Worse Than 1930s
Writing in that repository of all left wing and globalist idiocies The Guardian, writer Amelia Hill makes the nonsensical assertion UK cannot simply trade on WTO terms after no-deal Brexit, offering only the opinions of left wing and globalist ‘experts’ in support of her case. Here’s a sample ...

Friendly fraud: Facebook Encouraged Kids To Spend Fortunes On Online Games

May Nearing A Brexit Deal Breakthrough? The UK Parliament is rumoured in some quarters to be nearing a breakthrough in negotiations that will enable an altered version of Prime Minister Theresa May's sellout deal with the European Union to be accepted by elected representatives. It is thought a proposal by Graham Brady, leader of the Conservative rank and file (back benchers) which would throw out the hated 'Irish backstop'

Mad Mac Macron attacks Brexit, Threatens Yellow Vests

The UK’s Leave vote in the Brexit refererndum was caused by misplaced “anger” and foreign disinformation, a raving mad Emmanuel Macron told French audiences, warning critics of his globalist, authoritarian regime in France to beware “people who manipulate you with miracle ideas”. Hang on! Wasn't Mad Mac elected on the strength of 'miralcle ideas' less than two years ago?

Sweden Appoints Anti-Semitic Hippie Lunatic as Cultural Minister in New Government
After months of negotiations, the Socialist Democrats have formed a coalition government together with the Green party. And the catastropic result of that for the people of Sweden is the appointment of Amanda Lind as Culture Secretary. Only hours after being appointed she plunged into controversy, praising amongst others Mehmet Kaplan, calling him a “pioneer” and “hero”. Kaplan is an Islamic extremist with known links to The Muslim Brotherhood ...

College Teaches Ed. Students How To "Combat Toxic Masculinity"

Students at Lewis and Clark College’s Graduate School of Education (a teacher training college,) will be able from spring 2019 to enrol on a course that will teach them to recognise and deal with toxic masculinity in the classroom. Participants who complete the course will have “a lesson plan based on an idea or strategy presented during sessions, and will return to their classrooms with strategies to combat toxic masculinity.”

Facebook Slides After Report Claims 50% Of Its Users Are Fake
As it is Burns day we think the words of Scotland's national poet serve pereftly as a warning to Silicon Valley nerds with world domination ambitions: "The best lain schemes o' mice and men gang aft agley."
One such world domination wannabe for whom things have gang agely in the past year is Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg. But as badly as things have gone for Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal broke one year ago, in conformation of Murphy's law ("No matter how bad things are thery can always get worse," a new report froma team of researchers, led by a former coleague of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard who helped Zuck create one of the original Facebook prototypes, suggests the reality of the company's circumstances is even more dire than investors realize.

No Deal, No Problem: World Runs On WTO Rules These Days - OECD Chief
As the deadlock in the UK Paliament over Brexit continues and the political establishment mainstream media panic over the prospect of the UK leaving the EU with no trade deal, José Ángel Gurría Treviño, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has confirmed that the world’s advanced economies are “absolutely” able to cope with a No Deal Brexit, and that the OECD would help the United Kingdom to make it happen in “the most seamless possible way”.

Davos 2019: As 1500 Private Jests Descend On The Small Swiss Resort, Climate Change Is High On The World Economic Forum Agenda
Every year leading figures from business, politics and entertainment gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss the world's most pressing problems. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the the Fourth Industrial Revolution". The summit is a meeting of the global influencers from politics to business, culture and the media. During the week these elite will meet and discuss a range of topics, including the economy, climate change and international relations.

Teenage Girl Felt Like 'Just A Toy To Mess About With', Court Told

A teenager who was groomed to have sex with a group of Muslim men told a jury in Bradgord Crown Court the abuse made her feel was “just a toy to mess with.” Now in her mid-twenties, the woman told the Court she turned to alcohol and cocaine and started self - harming as coping mechanisms. She was coerced into having sex with the men in turn after they began arriving at her house when she was 16, she alleged.

Yellow Vests Protest Merkel-Macron Plan To Integrate Defence, Foreign Policy

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the German Yellow Vest movement who were out protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments ...

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange the French-German friendship treaty during the signing ceremony, on January 22, 2019 in the town hall of Aachen, western Germany. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the Yellow vest movement. This time it is the German branch of the movement who were out in the streets protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, a plot not mentioned by mainstream media but on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments

The Yellow Vests, Deplorables and Gammons Are Here To Stay

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vest)movement, which began as a Facebook group for dissatisfied French drivers almost a year ago and since the Macron government proposed a hike in fuel taxes for petrol and diesel cars spakred the first street protests, has mushroomed into a people's rebellion against globalism and corporatism. It has worried the French establishment and succeeded in forcing the usually arrogant and imperious President Macron into offering what globalist fellow travellers in mainstream media call major concessions from the government,

The Davosocracy Gang Gather As Globalism Goes Into Retreat Worldwide

As is usual at this point in January the world’s financial and political elite are assembling in the Davos - Kloisters ski resort in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum. These people, who have travelled by private jet, often half way round the wold to get to the jolly, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties, i.e. a totalitarian world government made up of appointees from the political, business and academic elite...

'Yellow Vests' Protests Becoming A Revolution - 10th Weekend of Civil Unrest in France
Yellow vest demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for the 10th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests titled "Act 10". Protesters filled the streets of Paris and other cities in France, with thousands of police standing guard. Earlier, President Emmanuel Macron launched his “national debates” on the crisis.

Liberal News SiteBuzzFeed Pillorioed On Social Media After Fake News 'bombshell' on Mueller & Trump
Since Trump's vicory in the 2016 election wild accusations that he collaborated with the Russian government have been flung about none of which have been supported by a shred of credible evidence. This week the strongly liberal buzzfeed online news site ran a story that Trump ordered his lawyer to lie to Congress, left leaning media went into meltdown ...

Google Staff Outrage When Boss Uses The Word Family - It's sexist, HomophobiC and Offensive

A Google executive has 'trigggered' many of the fragile snowflakes employed by the wannabe World Domination Corp. by using the word “family” in a weekly, corporate presentation, according to internal documents leaked to The Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF).Many employees became angry when the word was used while discussing a product marketed to children, because it implied that families have children, the documents reveal.

Furious Yellow Vest protestors Clash with police ahead of Macron's summit with Mayors
France's crisis surrounding the presidency of Emmanuel Macron’s and his elitist style of governing continued to escalate today as poll showed Marcon's approval ratings plummeting to new lows and protestors staging angry demonstrations across the country. The so called Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) protests which started in November have previously been confined to weekends but are now starting to take place throughout the week.

Brexit Is Now About More Than Leaving The EU

Until now we have not posted anything in the past few days on Brexit. Our position is well know to our readers, let's face it, the saturation coverage left nothing new to be said. The whole thing is a craptangle, but it was obvious from when the Conservative Party engineered a situation in which Theresa May was left as the only candidate for the leadership that there could be no other outcome.

Asia Bibi Case Shows UK Government Loves Extremists, Bans Those Persecuted By Extremism
In November 2018 it was reported by mainstream media that the Pakistani Christian mother of five, Asia Bibi (aslo called Ayissa Noreen), imprisoned and sentenced to death by a Muslim court in Pakistan for drinking from a cup used by Muslim women, after having her sentence commuted, was released to live in a fundamentalist Muslim community. Though fearing for her own life and the lives of her children Asia was not offered political asylum by the British government

Sweden to end months without a government
Since the inconclusive election in September 2018, in an example of the pro EU, globalist political establishment showing contempt for the democratically expressed wishes of the people, Sweden has been without an effective government as establishment parties, supported by mainstream media and the EU conspired to deny the Eurosceptic Sweden Democrats the share of power they had earned at the election...

55 Men Arrested over Alleged Child Sex Abuse in Bradford Area, England

West Yorkshire Police have arrested 55 men in connection with alleged historic child sexual abuse. Detectives investigating allegations grooming and sexual abuse of under age girls and vulnerable young women in the Kirklees region of Yorkshire have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. Arrests in the case began back in November 2018, but details have only just ben released. The individuals were arrested from addresses in West Yorkshire Police revealed today.

First Swedish Yellow Vest Protest -Female speaker: “Put feminism on hold for 10-20 years”
A Demonstration held in central Stockholm last weekrnd was the first major event in Sweden to feature Yellow Vests. There have been previous small protests by groups of people wearing the symbolic yellow vests but the weekend's even represents an escalation in support of the movement. This time, people gathered at Norrmalmstorg to show their dissatisfaction with how Sweden is governed.

LITTLE ISTANBUL: Turkish Muslims have made Germans feel like foreigners in their own country When Turks buy a building, they don’t allow any German people to move in. The next thing you know, there is a mosque and soon the whole neighborhood has become a ‘NO GO Zone’ for non-Muslims.

Globalisation, The Davosocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who found fame (or notoriety perhaps,) as the first academic to propose the theory of the “Great Replacement (link goes to French language video),” aired his thoughts to news reporters about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, giving his opinion that the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

Globalisation, The Davocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who was the first academic to propose the theory of the “>Great Replacement ” aired his thoughts about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, saying the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

UK academic says Integrity Initiative fatally hurt by leaks
The Integrity Initiative, a UK based NGO set up to combat fake news by spreading the fake news governments want us to see is in trouble, in fact some of its critics say it is so damaged by leaks revealing the organisation dismissed true reports as misinformation and promoted goverment favourable narratives which were fabricated to divert and distract attention from those organisations trying to report events with integrity ...

Macron May Trigger EU Wide Crisis With Yellow Vest Crackdown
With no sign of an end to their protests, the Yellow Vest movement looks to have created the perfect storm of economic, political and social problems for political novice turned national leader, President Emmanuel Macron [ ... ] Ignoring the problem made him look weak. All he can do to get himself out of the situation is forget his globalist handlers, put France first, resign and step aside for new elections,

'Hate Speech' Convictions In Sweden Soar Tenfold As Government Cracks Down On Critics Of It's Loonytoons Migration Policy
Swede Tomas Åberg, who leads online hate speech monitoring vigilante monitoring “Näthatsgranskaren” w tax funds hich is funded by taxpayers money to carry out the task it's self - righteous supporters appointed themselves for, that of mass reporting European Swedes who write critical coments about mass immigration and its damaging effects on society on Facebook and other social media sites.

Google is the enemy and must be destroyed, or freedom dies forever
"Don't be evil," the corporate motto read in the early days, although that has now been dropped because it became something of an embarrassment when people worked out it was incomplete, the full version read, "Don't be evil, that's our job."The Google empire is anything but a force for good ...

Organizer Of Macron’s ‘Grand Debate’ With Yellow Vests Is One Of His Elitist cronies
Macron's plan for a nationwide public debate, seeking on the Gilets Jaunes protests, got off to a start typical of the Marcon administration's bumbling incompetence. As arrangements were made for launching the campaign, which promised to give the people a voice, the spotlight immediately fell on to the extravagant salary being paid to the government official responsible for organizing it.

Prominent Hedge Fund Manager Sees Dollar Losing Reserve Currency Status
While the liberal democracies, having allowed Cultural Marxists to infiltrate government at every level and implement socially and economically disruptive policies Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater, the world's biggest Hedge Fund believes now is a good time to reflect on China’s progress towards its goal of replacing the USA as the world's most powerful nation.

UK Government Loves Extremists, bans Opponents Of Extremism
If it sometimes seems possible to the causual obsrver that the UK government has greater committment to Islam than to serving the interests of Christian and secular people who make up the vast majority of the population, it will seem blatantly obvious after you have read this article.

After Triggering Mass Migration Crisis, Germany Bribing Foreigners To Leave
Though Angela Merkel clings to power the effects of her 'open doors' immigration policy damage Germany. It may amuse nationalists to observe as, with one face the pledges support for a United Nations initiative to open all national borders, while with the other she tries to persuade German voters she has listened to public opinion and understands her mass immigration policy is abhorred by a majority of voters ...

De — Dollarisation: More Nations backing Away From The US$
In a year which saw the global geopolitical spiralling back towards cold war polarisation, with the weaponisation of currencies, the global community is dividing into two camps, those nations that still support using the US$, and those that favour the new methods of settling accounts through technological payment systems that need no reserve curencies, only a few trusted currencies.

Japanese researchers develop a prototype humandroid to replace human labourers
There's no doubt about it, scientidts are a creepy - weird, dangerously obsessive bunch of wankers. They would rather be machines than people. But to stop them feeling like emotionally crippled losers because of their machine - like behaviour, they want to replace all the rest of us with machines. Now I can understand why scientists want to develop sex robots ...

Is The UK Foolish To Leave The EU

This question, worded slightly differently, comes up innumerable times in comment or Q & A threads on websites. Here's a near pefect answer from a fellow warrior for liberty and opponent of Euronaziism,
Barney Lane: Is Brexit a foolish idea? Brexit means Britain is in the EU but is now leaving it. Which part is foolish, the being in part or the leaving part?

Leaked Documents Reveal Facebook's Biased, Convoluted Censorship Policies
Since the phrase 'fake news' entered the vernacular, Facebook has employed thousands of human moderators to identify what is and is not acceptable content to be posted on the censorious social media website, not to replace the 'Artificial Intelligence' automated moderation system but to make the judgements 'Artificial Intelligence' cannot

The Importance Of Freedom Of Speech and Information
Politically Correct attitudes try to dictate to us how we should behave towards each other with the emphasis on not saying anything likely to cause offence (sic),which seriously inhibits our right to express opinions. Well let’s be straight, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and hurt feelings never killed anybody.

Yellow Vests Don’t Take Christmas Vacations
For the seventh weekend in succession protestors in Yellow Vests (the Gilets Jaunes) have been out in the streets of Paris, making a public spectacle of their disillusionment with the elists government of President Emmanuel Macron. In spite of Chrstmas celebreations the yellow vests continued their bid to forece the resignation of Macron.

Security Expert: Sweden is “On the Way to Civil War”


International security consultant Olle Fjordgren has issued a stark warning that his native Sweden is “on the way to civil war” as a result of the problems caused by mass immigration, a soft justice system that often seems to blame victims of crime as much as the prepetrators, and inability to tackle lawlessness among immigrants in the country’s expanding “no go zones” where crime is rampant.

Sweden: Authorities cancel traditional Christmas concerts, promote Islamic events
Sweden’s, and perhaps the world’s largest outdoor Christmas concert “Oh Holy Night”, which traditionally airs on Christmas Eve each year, has been cancelled, SVT news reports. This is most likely part the Swedish governmenmt's policy of suppressing European traditions in order not to offend migrants, Muslim extremists, who steal, rape and murder in the knowledge that courts will be lenient because "asking immigrant to obey Swedish law is racist ...

Extremist Muslim Group Influence Government Report On IslamophobiaControversial Muslim activist group MEND, which has ben involved in promoting extremism as well as lobbying the government in support of further Islamification of british institutions, has “exerted decisive intellectual influence” in the government's first report from a think tank looking at Islamophobia in Britain, according to a research note.

Media’s hyping of Russia threat a ‘grotesque absurdity’ says veteran investigative reporter John Pilger
Investigative journalist John Pilger has called out the “grotesque absurdity” of those in the Western media who hype the so-called threats from Russia and China to Cold War levels, in an interview with RT’s Going Underground.

Rape Gang Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Oxford School Girl
Following on from a previous report on this page, about an Oxford grooming gang that lured young girls to their "shag wagon", three men have been now been found guilty of historic sexual offences against an Oxford school girl who was groomed and raped from the age of 14.

UN Migration Pact: Which Governments Are Prepared To Sell Out Their People?
The United Nation’s Global Compact for migration since being discussed and adopted by leaders and opinion makers from around the world at the Marrakech conference in Morocco this month, it has had a very divisive effect around the world from both the public and their respective governments as wannabe global government The United Nations Organisation seeks to make migration a human right

“Britain’s political class could see a revolution like they’ve never seen before,” yellow vests UK warn
Yellow Vest movement hits UKThe Yellow Vest movement, which started in france and has spread to The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Spain is not on course to end anytime soon, with British activists taking to the streets of London last Friday. They donned the appropriate hi vis waistcoats and blocked traffic on Westminster Bridge, one of the main rover crossings in London, chanting pro-Brexit slogans.

Yellow Vests Week 5 And Bare Breasted Mariannes
After France’s Yellow Vests rebellion turned violent last week during the fourth week of protest against the government of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

Bare-Breasted ‘Mariannes’ Confront Macron’s Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France’s rebellion of the Yellow Vests protest against the globalist, elitist government of Emmanuel Macronturned violent last week this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Again vast number of police, around 70,000 according to unofficial reports, have been mobilized across France in an effort to suppress the protesters,

Bare-Breasted 'Mariannes' Confront Macron's Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France's rebellion of the Yellow Vests turned violent last week during the fourth wek of protest against the globalist, elitist govertnment of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend's protests (week 5) saw a futher escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is a government for the rich and for foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

The Truth About Climate Change Is Not On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone was once a decent music magazine, in fact my title references a Dr. Hook song lyric which made the claim that you have ‘arrived’ when you get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone. Alas, like so much connected with music, entertainment and Hollywood, The Rolling Stone has disappeared up its own arse. Now, instead of sticking with what it is good at, Rolling Stone fancies itself as a left wing opinion maker ...

EU To Reduce Dependence On US Dollar As Sanctions Hit Trade With Iran
Plans to reduce European Union dependence on the US dollar have been rumoured for a while now, as China’s alternative to the Petrodollar continues to gain strength. The EU is not signing up to the move by Russia, China and the other BRICS bloc nations to replace the dollar but are thinking involvement with the emerging economies bid to break US economic hegemony will improve the 27 member Union’s ability to run an independent foreign policy ...

G20 Elitists Club Teetering On The Edge Of The Abyss
Ten years after The G20 first convened to bring together the leaders of world’s main powers and controllers of natural resources. The Group of 20 was doomed from the start. Russia and China were never going to agree to US economic hegemony, the European Union nations were never going to accept Saudi Arabian human rights abuses and some of the third world nations were never going to be happy with the liberal west's LGBT rights.

Mass Arrests In Paris As “Gilets Jaunes” Protests Go Into Third Week, Spread To Belgium
As the violent protests of the so?—?called Gilets Jaunes (Yellow vests,) which have spread to most major cities in France, with protestors angry at the policies of elitist president Emmanuel Macron, which they claim ignore the interests of the working and middle classes and favour the elites and the globalist corporations who support the move towards a federasl European superstate.

November 2018

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents
After Mark Zuckerberg has twice failed to respond to a summons to answer questions in front of a UK Parliamentary investigation into Facebook’s failure to protect users privacy, and hold accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach outrage, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of Facebook’s confidential documents

SJWs Infiltrate Google?—?Organise Rebellion Of The Humandroids
Thousands of Google employees staged walkouts in offices around the world earlier this month in protest at the company’s bias toward white males in its hiring policy and the alleged protection of senior employees accused of sexual harassment and assault.

Have Mainstream Media Seen Through Facebook And Google At Last Mainstream media has seen through Google and Facebook at last, it seems. For years print and broadcast news have heaped praise on digital media while tech corporations like Google and Facebook censored content and filtered their rivals pages out of search results.

The Full Orwell - UK Government Comes Over All Big Brother
In a stealthy, or to be more accurate, creepy move that bypasses the democratic process the British government, without debate in our elected assembly, without media coverage and without the authority of law, the UK Government has usurped to itself the power to take biometric data from all of us and store it in ...

The Dark Motives Behind The FUKUS axis Regime Change In Libya


At around that time, a coalition of western powers, France, The UK and The USA (the FUKUS axis,) had deposed the Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi and turned Libya from the most prosperous and socially advanced nation on the African continent to a chaotic failed state with three rival factions, the Islamists, tribal warlords and gangsters all claiming to be the legitimate government.

Nations Rebel Against The UN Migration Pact The UN's Global Compact for Migration sets out nonbinding guidelines for an integrated approach to international migration. DW looks at the agreement and at why some nations are vehemently against it. The compact is based on belief that the world needs to cooperate if massive migration flows are to be managed in a humane manner, while still taking account of the values of state sovereignty ...

Russian Gold Reserves Hit Putin-Era High, Buying Frenzy Accelerates
The move to dump the US dollar as the main reserve currency for international trade seems to be gatherinmg momenum in spite of US sanctions mania when smaller countries will not obey wasdhington's diktat.

Bloomberg's Yuliya Fedorinova and Olga Tanas report today that the Bank of Russia has more than doubled its monthly gold purchases, bringing the share of bullion in its international reserves to the highest of Putin’s 17 years in power, according to World Gold Council data.

Genetically Engineering The Apocalypse

Scientists tend to get carried away with enthusiasm fort theor latest idea, which they invariably claim will bring great benefits to humankind. The problem with such enthusiasm is, with their minds focused on prestigious awards, research grants and lucrative publishing deals, these rather immature people do not often think of the undesirable consequences of their creations.


October 2018

Top Cop Slams Politicised ‘Hate Crime’ Obsession, Demands Focus on Real Crime

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

gettyimages-898778760-640x480 Most British people agree police have lost control of the streets because of politically correct government policies

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Chair Sara Thornton CBE also said she did not want to see “misogyny” and offensive comments about women specified in law as hate crimes. One can only hope she feels the same about truthful criticisms of Islam, which glorifies misogyny, violence and rape.

Grooming Gangs: Police Ignored Mother's Pleas to Find Charlene Because She Was Working Class

Elites Losing The War On Cash? Sweden U-Turns On 'Cashless Society' Agenda
Sweden was leading the the War On Cash, the ruling elite had pushed the idea that a cashless society would protect citizens from crime and be more convenient. There was no mention that in a cashless society we would completely surrender control of our money to banks, and our privacy in financial matters to government security agencies...

Presentiment?—?Can Your Body Sense Future Events Without Any External Clue?

Recent work at the limits of scientific enquiry is looking at the phenomenon of presentiment (knowing stuff is going to happen before it happens) Research in this area is discovering our bodies may anticipate events below our level of normal consciousness. This is entirely consistent with the work already done in the physics associated field, Quantum Entanglements.

Lancashire Bans ‘Cruel' Halal Meat From Schools, But Some Councils ‘Kow-tow to Islam’ and Serve Halal
In a rare example of politicians putting British values first, Lancashire council voted to cease serving meat from animals that are not stunned before slaughter in schools. Although it signals a step in the right direction after a decade of leftists pushing officials towards favouring Islamic communities over Secular and Christian citizens, around one in 10 UK councils are still supplying sharia compliant halal meat to schools .

Scaremongering IPCC Pushes Climate Hysteria With Latest Doomsday Report
Those discredited jokers, gropers and fake scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have surpassed themselves in the idiocy stakes in their latest report (Summary for Policy Makers linked below). It is just a rephrased version of the farrago of adjusted data, dubious science, wailing and gnashing of teeth and eco-fascistic edicts on how we shall all live our lives in the future.

Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam…The plan is no gift to the masses, but a tool for our further enslavement
A daft idea from socialist intellectual idiots that has quickly acquired sacred cow status among the mindless mobs that make up 'the left' is Universal Basic Income. Among the most prominent champions of UBI are a clutch of Silicon Valley billionaires, whose complete lack of ethical awareness and track record for exploiting low paid workers should make us wonder why we continue to support their shoddy products.

Censorship Comes To The Internet - Goodbye Free Speech
Censorship has always been a sore point in democratic societies, without the right to free speech democracy does not exist. So why have we for years now been willing to tolerate the efforts of Silicon Valley high tech corporations and their left - leaning (that's left as in Chairman Mao or Pol Pot,) been willing to tolerate this.

How Many Times Can Dr. Merkel-Who Regenerate Her Government
>This week the new series of Doctor Who launched amid much ballyhoo about The Doctor being played for the first time by a woman. While many pedantic Whooverans are appalled and complain that the lead role belongs to a man, in my opinion Jodie Whittaker (best known to date for Broadchurch,) the thirteenth Doctor Who, looks as if she may be the best Doctor since David Tennant.


Algorithms Are No Better At Telling The Future Than Tarot Cards Or A Crystal BallAccording to a new report “An increasing number of businesses are investing in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future”. It’s true , almost every day we see supposedly intelligent people who believe that with things called ‘Data Science’, ‘Artificial Intelligence,’ and ‘Big Data’, machines can already be relied on to make better decisions than humans, and that soon computers will surpass us in actual intelligence.

E.U. Parliament Members Call for Facebook Audit, Competition Law Overhaul
Though not widely reported (well the proceedings were boring,) a number of parliamentary hearings in the European Parliament and the elected assemblies of member nations, have investigated Facebook’s user data breach scandal involving the data thieves Cambridge Analytica. European Union MEPs, including those from Britain have called for a full audit of the social media company and an overhaul of E.U. competition law.

Vaccine Damaged Child Compensated By US Special Vaccine Court. As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor’s word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in 2001, when their 3-month-old daughter, Angelica, developed life-threatening seizures and brain damage just three days after getting several vaccinations.

How Many More Lives Does Angela Merkel Have Left?
Germany was the most prosperous and stable democracy in Europe under Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel until she won her third term as Chanellor. That victory had the same effect as being declared divine once had on Roman Emperors. Merkel began to believe she could change the world by supporting schemes to unite Europe under a single government and flood the continent with third world migrants. And she believed she could succeed because Germans, the ignorant masses, would march in lockstep behind her.


Supreme Court Fiasco Shows The US Democratic Party Is No Friend Of Democracy
A look at the way efforts by the US Democratic Party to shaft Trump have backfired on them. Trump is no politician for sure, he's undiplomatic, confrontational, crude, economical with the truth when it suits him, and very direct in expressing his views (a change from the mealy mouthed equivocation favoured by most politicians, but whatever his failings, he's a smart operator and he's outwitting the Democrats every time.

How Can The 'Left' Talk Of Equality When They Don't Tolerate Diversity Of Opinion
One of the first things I learned at my Grandfather's knee was the importance of free speech and of exposure to different ides and shades of opinion. Grandad had been a member of the Labour party before World War One and had lived through the class wars early in the twentieth century. My Dad was a Labour man too, until as a newspaper reporter, he learned things about socialism that shocked him.

Brexit has terrified 'Brussels bubble' - German insider The EU elite "lost faith in their own appeal and abilities" following the Brexit referendum vote and the surge in support for nationalist parties. The knee jerk response of the Brussels bubble was to try (and fail) to punish Britain for defing Brussels in the same way as they had punished small nations like Greece, Portugal and Ireland, which in their perception was the only way to prevent the EU breaking apart.

How Russia plans to disentangle its economy from US dollar
The Russian Finance Ministry this week officially revealed a plan to end the country's dependence on the US dollar for foreign trade. Economic analysts are warning it will be a long process, but Russia and China, with support from Iran and a number of other oil rich countriies whose oil trade is restricted by US use of the petrodollar to manipulate makets, are several years along the road to economic independence alredy ... MORE in Currency Wars Navigate

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May 2019

Billionaire Investor Erik Prince Launches Fund For Electric Car Metals
While the author of the piece I had commented on recommended his readers to get their savings invested in electric car makers (and Tesla in particular,) at a time most wise traders were short?—?selling Tesla stock. Now I’m not against electric cars in principle but I thought that was bad advice so I told readers to get into funds specialising in lithium, cobalt and rare earth metals. Then once a few fundamental problems (like the tendency of Tesla cars to spontaneously combust more frequently than Spinal Tap drummers)

Farage Shredded By Welsh Ministry Of Truth Newsman?
An obscure far – left website https://inktank.fi reported that while campaigning for the European Parliament elections in Wales, Nigel Farage was confronted by a BBC Wales reporter, Arwyn Jones, who asked him a question about Brexit, which you’d expect would be easy to answer: Farage didn’t answer, how could anyone answer such a stupid question posed by an idiotic reporter working for an ogranisation tasked by The Fourth Reich’s ruling bureaucracy in Brussels and their puppets in Westminster with presenting pro – EU propaganda as news ...

Election fraud allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of ‘political correctness’, report warns
lection fraud has been allowed to take place in Muslim communities because of “political correctness”, a major report finds as it calls for unprecedented reforms to the British voting system. In a report commissioned by the Government, Sir Eric Pickles, the former Conservative Cabinet minister, today warns that the authorities are in a “state of denial” and are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud.

The Elite’s Scheme to Eliminate Cash And Impose Negative Interest Rates
Politicians love inflation, it provides an easy way out of the financial mess they create, Bankers too love inflation because while they lend fiat money, the loans they issue are secured against real assets such as people’s homes and valuables. However both need “the punters they fleece to have faith in the value of the currency they hold or the numbers stored in computers that increasingly represent our wealth ...

Smoke, Drink And Eat Whatever You Want: Norway's Public Health Minister
For years we have been lectured and by bansturbators, fingers wagging furiously in our faces as they tell us smoking will kill us, even looking at an alcoholic drink will destroy our livrers, a pinch of salt will cause heart attacks, strokes etc. a cream cake will make us obese, a steak or a burger will give us cancer, and driving our cars will destroy the planet. So it was a pleasure to come across a politician who believes adults can be trusted to behave sensibly and left make their own choices in life.

Fascism Spreads From Tech Corporations To Finance Sector As Mastercard Blocks Conservative Clients
Blocking payments to individuals or groups by financial service firms because of their political views impedes freedom of speech in a free society, journalist Ben Swann has told RT, following reports that MasterCard is allegedly on course to censor the far-right by blocking payments from supporters. READ MORE >>>

Facebook Steps Up Censorship in Britain, Bans Populist News Site

Facebook continues on its course to become the UK's Ministry of Truth, (the government department tasked with ensuring government propaganda can never be questioned in George Orwell's novel '1984'.) by expanding its censorship of websites US Liberals like the social media site's Mark Zuckerberg do not approve, or that question the globalist policies of Theresa May's authoritarian regime, by removing from its platform content posted by anti - EU populists and critics of Islam in Britain ...

April 2019

bYellow Vest Violence Erupts Again, 23rd Straight week Of Protests
Clashes between Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protesters and French riot police on Sturday (20 April,)during the 23rd straight week of protests across France. Police arrested 137 protesters Euro News reports.

bLiberal Democrats suspend candidate for failing to support homophobia, rape, wife beating and FGM
The Liberal Democrats, if they were honest, ought to rebrand themselves The Liberal Hypocrites. After 30 years screeching in sheer horror about the way civilised societies treat women, homosexuals, criminals, and the absolute refusal of some immigrant groups to even tolerate let alone integrate with the laws and customs of liberal democracies. In short The Liberal Hypocrites have joied those political factions that, in an orgy of virtue signalling, have placed Islam beyond honest criticism.

Extinction Rebellion - their demands are the stuuf of fairy tales

Forced off the front pages and out of broadcast news schedules by the Notre Dame fire, the Extintion Rebellion protests which brought parts of London to a standstill are nonetheless newsworthy. For one thing they show the left wing bias in British policing and the legal system. Does anyone think UKIP or For Britain could block major routes into the centre of London and only have a few of their members arrested?

PM cancels Easter break for team negotiating with Labour in a bid to STOP Farage

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who s>uccessfully lobbied for a referendum on Britain's future in the EU and then led the Leave campaign to a surprising (but only to the political establishment and mainstream media,) victory launched his new Brexit Party this week to get MEPs elected in May now it appears certain that Mrs May's desperate efforts to overturn the result of the democratic vote have partially succeeded by gaining a delay in the date we actually leave.

Spain's Election Problem: Muslim population in Catalonia grew by 20% in 4 years As Spanish Nationals Are Marginalised

Catalonia has the fastest growing Muslim population in Spain – and more Islamic centres than any other region in the country. In spite of a strong separatist movement, the left has total hegemony in regional politics and the patriotic forces are being marginalised by the socialists, their elected politicians are excluded from key positions and known supporters are being fired from jobs and having trouble getting hired elsewhere, Defend Europa reports.

Farage Says New Brexit Party Will Spark "A Political Revolution" And Terrify The Tories
Nigel Farage, who led the successful Brexit campaign, warned backsliding elitist politicians on Tuesday that his brexit Party would spark a political "revolution" - a cliched line but appropriate given the mood of the country - and strike fear into the hearts of ineffectual Tories who have so far failed to deliver on the promise of the Brexit referendum if the UK is forced to contest EU Parliament elections as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's, the Sun newspaper reports ... MORE>>> .

Fury as May set to accept a one - year Brexit delay and give Corbyn more influence in exchange for his support

Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to face down Conservative Party members by staying in Downing Street as long as it takes to deliver Brexit via her dodgy deal that has been rejected three times by parliament.
Amid angry clashes at an emergency summit of EU summit in Brussels tonight, the Prime Minister looks set to agree a delay of up to a year in the UK’s departure from the bloc.

Slash taxes now, French tells Macron after three-month 'great debate'
France must slash taxes now, or face ongoing civil unrest. According to the French prime minister, this is the main message from an unprecedented three-month “great debate” in the wake of anti-government “yellow vest” protests. Announcing publication of the findings from two million online contributions and 10,000 hours of town hall debates around the country, Edouard Philippe said on Monday there was “huge discontent” in the country. Astronomical levels of taxation was one of the prime concerns, alongside unemployment, immigration, and surrender of national sovereignty to the European Union.

Europe’s Nationalists Unite Behind Salvini Ahead Of EU Elections

With the EU elections due in May this year expected to deliver another body blow to the dream of a Federal European superstate, Europe's more conservative nationalist parties have today announced an alliance that is aiming to become the strongest group in the European Parliament, with a view to forcing to radical reform on the EU bureaucracy in Brussels, which dictates policy on security, migration, family and the environment, according to Euro News.

Currency Wars: Former UN Under-Secretary-General Calls For One World Currency

In this page, we have covered US attempts to expolit its position as issurer of the global reserve currency, and the moves by China and Russia to resist that. Moves to establish the US$ as a true global currency began a long time ago with the creation of the International Monetary Fund at the Bretton Woods conference in the final months of World War 2, with Germany defeated and the world ready to split into capitalist and communist factions...

Harold MacMillan’s EU warning revealed
Harold MacMillan, British Prime Minister from 1957 to 1963 gave us a chilling warning about the EEC – (European Economic Community) – before Britain joined the bloc, claiming that Germany had planned on using the trading bloc, as an instrument to assert its supremacy across the continent once more. On Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 The House of Commons voted in favour of legislation which forces the Government to request another extension for 'Brexit', giving our current Prime Minister Theresa May more time to show us the comtempt the ruling elite have for the principles of democracy.

Hijab wearing, Jihad supporting U.S. Congresswoman refuses to condemn stoning of gays.

ilhan-omar-ap-img Ilhan Omar (with Bernie Sanders behind thinking "I wouldn't mind giving her a taste of my pork sausage) - picture credit www.thenation.com

It had to happen, and it was always going to be great comedy value when it did. U.S Liberals were always going to face the moment when their love of Gays, Lesbians and Trannies clashed head to head with their love of terrorists and the Islamic Jihad.

When hijab wearing, Jihad supporting Muslim woman Ilhan Omar was elected to the US Congress in spite of her strongly anti - American opinions, Liberals were creaming their pants and hailing a great victory in the struggle for equality, diversity and multicultruralism. Poor fools are terminally hypocritical in their virtue signalling,

March 2019

Leaked Document Reveals Unacceptable Demands Made By EU Ahead Of Final Talks Before Brexit Deadline
A Secret document has revealed concession the EU is demanding before beginning fresh talks on Brexit ahead of the 12 april dealine. According to a memo seen by the Sunday Times, Brussels is demanding the UK must continue to pay its share of the EU budget, must implement new measures on citizens’ rights, and sign a legally binding agreement to arrangements to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and The Republic.

Macron Isolated After More High Profile Resignations. Pressure Mounts On French President
On top of the Yellow Vests debacle, which is now destabilising France as the anti - government protests continue, a string of resignations from the tottering government of President Emmanuel Macron has prompted Gérard Larcher, leader of the French Senate to warn Macron that his authoritarian tendencies were partly to blame for the civil unrest crisis and political instability that have weakened his presidency.

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies


The European Commission has imposed another huge fine of €1.49 billion, ($1.7 billion) for "abusive practices" in online advertising, accusing the search and advertising giant of breaking the EU's antitrust rules and that Google abused dominance position in Internet xsearch by preventing users from seeing search results for Google rivals ...

Bradford Abuser Gang Victim Claims Bradford, Rotherham, Rochdale Gangs ‘Linked’
One of the victims of a Bradford grooming gang has told the media that most of the girls at the children’s home where she was placed by local authority social workers were being sexually exploited by gangs of immigrant males. She called for a nationwide inquiry, alleging that numerous grooming and abuse gangs across the country — including the most notorious cases in Rochdale and Rotherham — are linked...

They Challenge The Narrative, Shoot To Kill Men

Macron Throws Fully Armede Troops Into Action Against Yellow Vfest Protestors French soldiers will be sent into action against Yellow Vest protestors for the first time this weekend as the protests against the Macron government reach their ninetenth week. Some reports out of France suggest the military are being told to avoid protesters, while others indicate they have been given permission to open fire if the protestors threaten the lives of soldiers or police.

Thousands March to Save the Internet from EU Censorship Regulations
Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship. In Munich, it's claimed 40,000 people marched under the motto “save your internet.” Thousands of others took part in smaller demonstrations in the German cities of Cologne, Hamburg, Hannover, Berlin and other cities against the bill that is being voted on this week.

German Alarm Grows Over EU Determination To Punish Britain For Leaving
The business community and conservative politicians in Germany are becoming more annd more hostile towards the way Brussels is trying to force the UK Parliament to accept the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement as a fundamental failure of European statecraft that can lead only to a diplomatic catastrophe and long term animosity between the EU and one of Germany’s largest expot customers.

If Genetically-edited Cooking Oil Is A Scientific Breakthrough Why The Secrecy About Selling It To Us?
Manufacturers of the latest generation of genetically-altered foods, which are gene - edited rather than genetically modifies, are determined their latest attempt to sell us Frankenstein foods will not be sacrificed on the altar of public opinion as were their predecessors with introduced cuillinary delights like glysophate and neonicotinoids into our daily diet if we weren't careful abourt reading labels.

The EU Moves Closer To Creation Of Orwellian Ministry Of Truth

The European Parliament this week rubber stamped a recommendation naming Russia “the main source of disinformation in Europe” and appealed for increased funding for the EU’s East StratCom Task Force, which already received 1.1 million euros in 2018. The East StratCom Task Force is an EU body focused on so-called proactive communication of EU policies and activities in the Eastern neighborhood ...

Search Engine CEO Testifies Before Senate: ‘Privacy Legislation’ Good for Market and Consumers
Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of newish-kid-on-the-block search engine DuckDuckGo, testified in support of privacy legislation in the United States before a Senate hearing on Masrch 12 to explain how curtailing the surveilance and data mining activities of Gogle and Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Twitter would create more competition and innovation in the creation of online content.

There are sheeple who want to remain in the EU at any price, and then there are people who understand the EU


I am not sure people really are up for reading EU related documents or a whole load more people would be less excited about the EU. If people read the chequers plan and the political declaration they would know the only people who leave the EU are the financial sector. Everyone else stays in without a vote or veto for two years whilst we negotiate the long term deal...

EU Very Good for Germany, Not So Much for Everybody Else


Former Ambassador to Germany Sir Paul Lever said in an interview today that Brexit will have little real impact on the European Union (EU), which is overwhelmingly controlled by Germany. Short term he may be right, but with the German economy stalling what will prop up the Brussels cash burning machine one britain is gone?

Sheffield: 11 Men Charged in Historic Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

Ten men from Sheffield, the UK's fourth largest city, have been charged with historic child sex offences including but not limired to rape and trafficking girls for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Another has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

Germany: Economy crisis a growth stalls - car production crashes
Germany’s federal Government today reduced its growth forecast for the second time in two months as plunging car production figures sent shockwaves through the Eurozone. The German economy, has been propping up the economically stagnant EU for years...

‘Aggressive promotion of homosexuality’: School stops LGBT lessons after backlash from angry parents
It had to happen of course, the left's love of minorities inevitably led to a clash of interests when politically correct, cultural Marxist education policy led teachers in a birmingham school with a large proportion of Muslim pupils, responded 'in the interests of diversity and inclusiveness' to guidelines suggesting compulsory lessons in homosexuality and lesbianism should be taught to all pupils.

Dutch professor: “Western countries have never managed to integrate Muslims”
Dutch professor of sociology Ruud Koopmans has carried out a 20-year research project embracing several large scale studies on integration and assimilation, and at the end of it all he concludes that Muslims are more difficult to integrate than other migrant groups.

Koopmans notes that no Western country having received a significant number of Muslim immigrants has successfully managed to persuade them to integrate with local laws and culture.

Finnish "Soldiers Of Odin" Announce Hunt For Rapists & Pedos In Controversial Video
The video, subtitled in English and Arabic, has since been deleted from both Facebook and Vimeo, shows a group of masked men dressed in dark, armed with bats and chains march towards to the camera amid winter darkness, accompanied by heavy metal music. The man at their head acts as a spokesperson and announces that “The pedophile hunting season has been opened!”

Emmanuel Macron’s desperate push for further integration reminds Brexit supporters why we voted to Leave
Anyone who though in 2016 that staying in the European Union wass the status quo option will have been disabused by the intervention of Emmanuel Macron and his blueprint for the future of the \europe. The French president is increasingly derided in his homeland for his folie de grandeur; but even his compatriots must be taken aback by his Napoleonic pretensions to create a pan-European state.

Macron admits Yellow Vest chaos COULD be his fault - ‘I made MISTAKES’
President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to appear as if, after sixteen weeks of protests, he is finally acknowledging his initial handling of the yellow vest protest movement was flawed and high handed, admitting it exacerbated the unrest. The europhile president also warned against giving in to the wave of nationalism sweeping across the bloc, as he called for a “strong, united and sovereign” Europe.

Gang of Migrants Allegedly Raped Underage Italian Girls

Over the past few years we have focused on reporting the numerous incidences of immigrant sex crimes against white British girls and women, most of which, due to the warped morality of politically correct thinking that permeates all levels of government and the public sector, went largely unpunished for many years until public pressure forced the authorities to act. Migrant sex crimes, and government cover - ups of them are not exclusive to Britain of course, we have occasionally looked at similar problems in Sweden, Germany and France. And now it seems, Italian women are to be sacrificed to the gods of multiculturalism.

UPS Halts Deliveries To Swedish No Go Zone:- "Our Drivers Have Been Attacked": Though European leaders and the more sychphantic mainstream media journalists throughout Europe ans in the USA and Canada have always denied the existence, of no - go zones for Europeans, police and emergency services in migrant-dominated areas of European cities, "no go" zones remain a persistent public safety threat to white, Christian and Jewish residents and to the public in general. It has been widely reported in alternative media (but harly mentioned in mainstream print and broadcast news, that liberal Sweden has been the country worst hit by immigrant violence and lawlessness.

Merkel: EU Members Must Cede control Of Their Border |To Brussels
German Chanellor Angela Merkel sparked outrage today and pushed the EU cloers to its final disintegration when she stated that EU Member states would be forced to surrender on of their most important sovereign powers, control of their borders, to Brussels in order that the unelected bureaucrats of the European commission could 'manage' immigration (i.e. open the border crossings and let any criminally inclined bunch of fanatics enter Europe.

February 2019

Bradford Gang Of Nine Who Abused Care Home Girls Jailed For 132 Years

A gang of nine Asian men who, in a case that follows the pattern set by similar cases in Rotherham, Rochdale, Birmingham, Newcastle, Oxford, Sheffield, Blackburn, Telford and many other towns which has large Muslim populations in Britain,groomed, raped and abused two teenage girls from a care home were jailed for a total of 132 years at Bradford Crown Court yesterday.

Facebook Insider Leaks Docs; Explains "Deboosting" "Troll Report" & Political Targeting in Interview

Project Veritas is one of the last defenders of free speech and publishers of the work of unbiased undercover investigative journalism on the internet. Judicial watch working through the courts and people like myself working to bring it all to the forefront. Veritas investigators have obtained Veritas and published documents and presentation materials from a former Facebook insider.

Hungary claims, “Brussels makes confession about aim of mass migration policy”
Brussels has effective confessed that its policy of encouraging mass migration which the Hungarian government claims will increase the inflow of illegal immigratnts to the European Union do exist, Zoltan Kovacs, Hungary's state secretary for international communications and relations, said ...

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, by both mainstream media and alt_news commentators, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been torn by internecine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party now finds its core support among immigrant communities and university brainwashed media professionals, it has little need to concern itself with the white working class ...

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an assault on our right to free speech a British student has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

UK Taxman is 'ruthlessly' pursuing its own contract staff for potential six-figure bills in unpaid tax
The tax service had decided we were using the self employed status to avoid National Insurance Employers Contributions (a sanitized name for a British payroll tax,) as the self employed were not liable for this levy. By reinterpreting a law in such an extreme way it stretched words beyond any literal meaning, the taxman decided we should all set up limited companies, with ourselves as the only employee, thus making our employers, the quasi - companies, liable as our employers for the payroll tax.

Student Suspended from University for Calling Halal Slaughter ‘Inhumane’
In an outrageous assasult on our right to free speech a British student has claimed he has been suspended from university for voicing the opinion that halal slaughter, prescribed by Shariah Law, is “inhumane” and also saying illegal immigrants should not be allowed to use the National Health Service (NHS) for free. The student says he has been told he cannot return unless he signs a conduct agreement and undertakes diversity training.

Right wing in Spain is booming – Expect A Shock Result In Elections

The election, which will be spain's third in under four years, is a further sign of an increasingly fragmented political scene in one of the EU's larger states, with the strength of Catalonia‘s independence movement, and the revival of the Basque separatist movement having been given impetus by Calalonia's progress having dominated recent debate.

Top CBS Reporter Admits "Mostly Liberal" Journalists Are Now "Political Activists"
This news story is not going to come as a surprise to our readers, but although its a US newsman blowing the whistle on mainstream media bias, things are just the same over the British side of the pond.
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan has broken ranks and admitted that journalists have lost their objectivity and become "political activists."

UK Far Left Labour Party Splits Over Anti-Semitism and Brexit
As has been predicted for a while now, the UK's far left Labour Party which has been tprn by internicine conflict since current leader Jeremy Corbyn, the long serving Trotskyite Member of Parliament for one of London's most fashionable inner city communities, became its leader. Labour, which once styled itself The People's Party is now the rich, trendy, virtue signalling party.

Facebook Negotiating Multibillion-Dollar US Fine As UK Labels "Digital Gangsters"
Facebook and its executives were labeled "digital gangsters" by a UKParliamentary inquiry into the social media giant's abuse of users privacy. The company should immediately be subject to statutory regulation the report published at the conclusion of the 18-month investigation by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport  parliamentary committee recommended ...

Navratilova reignites criticism over transgender women in sports


Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has again come under fire for comments about transgender women in sport, reiterating her belief that some of the rules currently in place are “insane and cheating,” and unfair to other women.

Navratilova predictably attracted a lot of hate attacks from left wing idiots and transgender fascists back in December 2018 when she tweeted: “You can't just proclaim yourself a female and be able to compete against women.

Doctors admit vaccines are harmful and turn our immune systems against us
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently included vaccine skeptics – people who are hesitant to vaccinate themselves or their children because they are concerned about the potential health risks – on their annual along with serious dangers like superbugs, climate change, the Ebola virus, HIV and air pollution. The WHO claims that “vaccine hesitancy” increases the risk of a resurgence in diseases they claim are fully preventable through vaccination.

Spanish Socialist Budget Fails As Budget Rejected; New Elections Expected


We predicted lasat year when the socialist leader Pedto Sancjez usurped the Spanish government after the collapse of the minority government led by Mariano Rajoy collapsed, could not last. In a widely expected but destabilizing development, Spanish conservatives and pro-independence Catalonians voted to back a slate of amendments to a government budget on Wednesday by a wide margin of 191 votes out of 350,

Project Fear: NHS Stockpiling Body Bags As No Deal Brexit Looms

Those who hold democracy in contempt and will do anything they possible can, legal or otherwise, to overturn the Referendim result and keep us in the EU have just come over all Spinal Tap and turned the Project Fear fake news generator up to eleven. Ever since the reult of the 2016 Brexit referendum was anounced, the scare stories about the dire consequences of leaving the EU have broken in mainsytream news seemingly at a rathe onf one a minute.

Big Data is here, How do we protect our privacy?"


If you haven't heard of Big Data you either haven't been living on this planet or you're an ostrich and bury your head in the sand. Bid data when coupled with Artificial Intelligence can, we are told, tell us how busy the shops are long before the accountants had added up the months takings, how much metal the big warehouses are hoarding or whether office space is in high demand in a particular area.

BBC Journalist Allegedly Likens Working Class Men to ‘Amazonian Cannibals’
It's always entertaining when lefties forget they are supposed to believe in equality, tolerance and diversity and show what nasty little snobs they really are. BBC political magazine show Panorama’s John Sweeney is reported to have been caught referring to working-class men as being like “cannibals from Amazonia” in an undercover video released by leftie hate figure, former EDL leader Tommy Robinson.

Mother Arrested in Front of Children for Calling Trans Activist a Man
In the UK's latest and probably looniest example of politically correct fascism, police arrested a mother in the presence of her children. Her Crime? She called a male to female transexual a man on Twitter. 38-year-old Kate Scottow, told reporters she was “arrested in my home by three officers, with my ten-year-old daughter and 20-month-old son present” in comments posted to the Mumsnet online forum,

European Union Goes The Full Nine Orwells
Some years ago a bloogger we know created an award for government and corporate schemes involving misinformation, censorship or fake narratives. The Golden Orwells were given to any story revealing suppression or distortion of truth that registered on our Orwell-Huxley-Dick dystopianometer (OHD) scale, named in honour of the three twentieth century prophets of social decay ...

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Persecution By Islamic Extremists
The EU’s largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturs other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report. The religious minority was terrorized by the “Islamic State” during the militant group’s campaign in Iraq and Syria and hundreds, possibly thousands of Yazidi women were raped and used as sex slaves by IsIS terrorists.

Germany Rejects Yazidi Asylum Seekers Fleeing Presecution By Islamic Extremists Germany, with its ruling elite of hand wringing, breast beating, teeth - gnashing, politically correct virtue signallers is showing its true colours as, in common with neighbour Sweden, a hypocritical regime that will give Muslims a free pass to rapoe and kill (because they've been persectued,) but will not act to protect minorities persecuted by extremist governments in counties run by Islamic fundamentalists. The EU's largest nation and most powerful economy, which righteously lecturing other EU member states on the need to take refugees and asylum seekers, is taking in fewer and fewer Yazidi refugees, according to a German newspaper report.

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news is news which broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. It debases information in the same way that a capricious tyrant might debase a currency. It tells you how to think.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk
Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. Tusk held nothing back on Wednesday when commenting on Brexit. Tusk tweeted: "I've been wondering what that special place in hell looks like, for those who promoted #Brexit, without even a plan how to carry it out safely."

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Google parent Alphabet reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of $39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

The Full Nine Orwells
How The EU Abandoned The Concept Of Truth

Though we were forwarned of what was to come, the EU has now launched its Action Plan against Disinformation. Based on the ideas of French boy president Emmanuel Macron, the plan's purpose, is apparently to "protect its democratic systems and public debates from disinformation ahead of the 2019 European elections. And M. Macron, with the backing of the EU, intends to spread the authoritarian EU's propaganda the incontrovertible truths that there is no dissatisfaction with EU policy except in Britain and Italy ... and Hungary ...... and Poland and ...,

Fiat News Threat To Truth
Exposing The False Virtue Of Fact-Check Journalism
Hot on the tail of Fake News, we now have fiat news, which is nothing to do with an Italian car maker whose name is an acronym for Fix It Again Tony. This new type of unrelibable news broadly cheapens the credibility of media by presenting opinion as fact. There is a certain type of fiat news, however, which should be denounced where it rears its head ...

Google Paid More In EU Fines Than Taxes Last Year; Whines About New Privacy Laws
One of today's more amusing news items revealed Google paid more in European fines than in taxes on their corporate profits, according to the firm's fourth-quarter earnings report. Holding company Alphabet of which Google is a subsidiary, reported Q4 revenues for the search engine operator of 39.28 billion, up 22%, while revenues for the year were up 23% to $136.8 billion. Taxes in Q4 were $4.2 billion.

'Special place in hell' for Brexiteers, says Donald Tusk


Though he is despised in his own country for the way he sold out to the EU, former Polish leader Donald Tusk, now EU Council President, released an astounding attack on Theresa May as she toured Northern Ireland. His comments were condemned by the unionist DUP party, which wants to nix the only thing the EU and UK agree on.

January 2019

US Democrats Supernut Proposes Green - Politically Correct New Deal
Alexandria Ocasdio - Cortez is a truly wonderous human being. The newly inaugurated congress woman for a New York district manages to simultaneously sit on every green or politically correct bandwagon currently rolling even though, like the rest of us, she only has one arse. In her latest delusional outburst this darling of brain - fried millennials claims to have formulated a way to fix environmental problems and abolish racism. And it only involves spending $$$ a few trillion.

Latests EU Attack On Italy's Salvini Shows The Elite Are Scared
A court in Sicily has allowed proceedings against Italian Eurosceptic leader of The League and all-around pain-in-the-arse for The Davos Crowd, Matteo Salvini. In what must be one of the most ludicrous EU efforts to silence nationalist leaders ahead of elections to the European Parliament, judges ruled Salvini should stand trial for the charge of kidnapping migrants held on boats off Italy’s shores.

The Finns fight back – after multiple cases of child rape Soldiers of Odin patrol the streets of Oulu
In response to government failure to deal with rising numbers of rapes and assaults on Finnish children by immigrant men, a vigilante group Soldiers of Odin has started patrolling streets the streets and public places in Oulu, the most northerly city in the world outside Russia, in response to multiple cases of rape and sexual assault committed against Finnish children by immigrant men

Week 11 Of Yellow Vests unrest keeps pressure on Macron
France’s yellow vest protesters hit the streets again last weekend. It's reported that numbers were up, not only in Paris but also in many provcincial centres where protests took place. This keeps pressure on President Macron, who can only rant about divisions in the movement as if they are an organised political force rather than a spontaneous expression of outrage by random groups of citizens.

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Speaking at the World Economic Forum last week, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change as he demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. “Climate change is the defining issue of our time”, he told an audience at the annual WEF jolly for the super rich in Davos, Switzerland ...

Most Absurd Brexit Claim Ever: "30-Year Recession, Worse Than 1930s
Writing in that repository of all left wing and globalist idiocies The Guardian, writer Amelia Hill makes the nonsensical assertion UK cannot simply trade on WTO terms after no-deal Brexit, offering only the opinions of left wing and globalist ‘experts’ in support of her case. Here’s a sample ...

Friendly fraud: Facebook Encouraged Kids To Spend Fortunes On Online Games

May Nearing A Brexit Deal Breakthrough? The UK Parliament is rumoured in some quarters to be nearing a breakthrough in negotiations that will enable an altered version of Prime Minister Theresa May's sellout deal with the European Union to be accepted by elected representatives. It is thought a proposal by Graham Brady, leader of the Conservative rank and file (back benchers) which would throw out the hated 'Irish backstop'

Mad Mac Macron attacks Brexit, Threatens Yellow Vests

The UK’s Leave vote in the Brexit refererndum was caused by misplaced “anger” and foreign disinformation, a raving mad Emmanuel Macron told French audiences, warning critics of his globalist, authoritarian regime in France to beware “people who manipulate you with miracle ideas”. Hang on! Wasn't Mad Mac elected on the strength of 'miralcle ideas' less than two years ago?

Sweden Appoints Anti-Semitic Hippie Lunatic as Cultural Minister in New Government
After months of negotiations, the Socialist Democrats have formed a coalition government together with the Green party. And the catastropic result of that for the people of Sweden is the appointment of Amanda Lind as Culture Secretary. Only hours after being appointed she plunged into controversy, praising amongst others Mehmet Kaplan, calling him a “pioneer” and “hero”. Kaplan is an Islamic extremist with known links to The Muslim Brotherhood ...

College Teaches Ed. Students How To "Combat Toxic Masculinity"

Students at Lewis and Clark College’s Graduate School of Education (a teacher training college,) will be able from spring 2019 to enrol on a course that will teach them to recognise and deal with toxic masculinity in the classroom. Participants who complete the course will have “a lesson plan based on an idea or strategy presented during sessions, and will return to their classrooms with strategies to combat toxic masculinity.”

Facebook Slides After Report Claims 50% Of Its Users Are Fake
As it is Burns day we think the words of Scotland's national poet serve pereftly as a warning to Silicon Valley nerds with world domination ambitions: "The best lain schemes o' mice and men gang aft agley."
One such world domination wannabe for whom things have gang agely in the past year is Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg. But as badly as things have gone for Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal broke one year ago, in conformation of Murphy's law ("No matter how bad things are thery can always get worse," a new report froma team of researchers, led by a former coleague of Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard who helped Zuck create one of the original Facebook prototypes, suggests the reality of the company's circumstances is even more dire than investors realize.

No Deal, No Problem: World Runs On WTO Rules These Days - OECD Chief
As the deadlock in the UK Paliament over Brexit continues and the political establishment mainstream media panic over the prospect of the UK leaving the EU with no trade deal, José Ángel Gurría Treviño, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has confirmed that the world’s advanced economies are “absolutely” able to cope with a No Deal Brexit, and that the OECD would help the United Kingdom to make it happen in “the most seamless possible way”.

Davos 2019: As 1500 Private Jests Descend On The Small Swiss Resort, Climate Change Is High On The World Economic Forum Agenda
Every year leading figures from business, politics and entertainment gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss the world's most pressing problems. This year's theme is "Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the the Fourth Industrial Revolution". The summit is a meeting of the global influencers from politics to business, culture and the media. During the week these elite will meet and discuss a range of topics, including the economy, climate change and international relations.

Teenage Girl Felt Like 'Just A Toy To Mess About With', Court Told

A teenager who was groomed to have sex with a group of Muslim men told a jury in Bradgord Crown Court the abuse made her feel was “just a toy to mess with.” Now in her mid-twenties, the woman told the Court she turned to alcohol and cocaine and started self - harming as coping mechanisms. She was coerced into having sex with the men in turn after they began arriving at her house when she was 16, she alleged.

Yellow Vests Protest Merkel-Macron Plan To Integrate Defence, Foreign Policy

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the German Yellow Vest movement who were out protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments ...

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchange the French-German friendship treaty during the signing ceremony, on January 22, 2019 in the town hall of Aachen, western Germany. (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

The left wing wankerati will not doubt be screaming about racism and xenophobia when they learn of the latest exploits of the Yellow vest movement. This time it is the German branch of the movement who were out in the streets protesting against the latest step Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel and The Boy Macron have taken towards politically integrating Germany and France, a plot not mentioned by mainstream media but on which Original Boggart Blog and The Daily Stirrer have been following developments

The Yellow Vests, Deplorables and Gammons Are Here To Stay

The Gilets Jaunes (yellow vest)movement, which began as a Facebook group for dissatisfied French drivers almost a year ago and since the Macron government proposed a hike in fuel taxes for petrol and diesel cars spakred the first street protests, has mushroomed into a people's rebellion against globalism and corporatism. It has worried the French establishment and succeeded in forcing the usually arrogant and imperious President Macron into offering what globalist fellow travellers in mainstream media call major concessions from the government,

The Davosocracy Gang Gather As Globalism Goes Into Retreat Worldwide

As is usual at this point in January the world’s financial and political elite are assembling in the Davos - Kloisters ski resort in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum. These people, who have travelled by private jet, often half way round the wold to get to the jolly, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties, i.e. a totalitarian world government made up of appointees from the political, business and academic elite...

'Yellow Vests' Protests Becoming A Revolution - 10th Weekend of Civil Unrest in France
Yellow vest demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for the 10th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests titled "Act 10". Protesters filled the streets of Paris and other cities in France, with thousands of police standing guard. Earlier, President Emmanuel Macron launched his “national debates” on the crisis.

Liberal News SiteBuzzFeed Pillorioed On Social Media After Fake News 'bombshell' on Mueller & Trump
Since Trump's vicory in the 2016 election wild accusations that he collaborated with the Russian government have been flung about none of which have been supported by a shred of credible evidence. This week the strongly liberal buzzfeed online news site ran a story that Trump ordered his lawyer to lie to Congress, left leaning media went into meltdown ...

Google Staff Outrage When Boss Uses The Word Family - It's sexist, HomophobiC and Offensive

A Google executive has 'trigggered' many of the fragile snowflakes employed by the wannabe World Domination Corp. by using the word “family” in a weekly, corporate presentation, according to internal documents leaked to The Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF).Many employees became angry when the word was used while discussing a product marketed to children, because it implied that families have children, the documents reveal.

Furious Yellow Vest protestors Clash with police ahead of Macron's summit with Mayors
France's crisis surrounding the presidency of Emmanuel Macron’s and his elitist style of governing continued to escalate today as poll showed Marcon's approval ratings plummeting to new lows and protestors staging angry demonstrations across the country. The so called Gilets Jaunes (yellow vests) protests which started in November have previously been confined to weekends but are now starting to take place throughout the week.

Brexit Is Now About More Than Leaving The EU

Until now we have not posted anything in the past few days on Brexit. Our position is well know to our readers, let's face it, the saturation coverage left nothing new to be said. The whole thing is a craptangle, but it was obvious from when the Conservative Party engineered a situation in which Theresa May was left as the only candidate for the leadership that there could be no other outcome.

Asia Bibi Case Shows UK Government Loves Extremists, Bans Those Persecuted By Extremism
In November 2018 it was reported by mainstream media that the Pakistani Christian mother of five, Asia Bibi (aslo called Ayissa Noreen), imprisoned and sentenced to death by a Muslim court in Pakistan for drinking from a cup used by Muslim women, after having her sentence commuted, was released to live in a fundamentalist Muslim community. Though fearing for her own life and the lives of her children Asia was not offered political asylum by the British government

Sweden to end months without a government
Since the inconclusive election in September 2018, in an example of the pro EU, globalist political establishment showing contempt for the democratically expressed wishes of the people, Sweden has been without an effective government as establishment parties, supported by mainstream media and the EU conspired to deny the Eurosceptic Sweden Democrats the share of power they had earned at the election...

55 Men Arrested over Alleged Child Sex Abuse in Bradford Area, England

West Yorkshire Police have arrested 55 men in connection with alleged historic child sexual abuse. Detectives investigating allegations grooming and sexual abuse of under age girls and vulnerable young women in the Kirklees region of Yorkshire have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. Arrests in the case began back in November 2018, but details have only just ben released. The individuals were arrested from addresses in West Yorkshire Police revealed today.

First Swedish Yellow Vest Protest -Female speaker: “Put feminism on hold for 10-20 years”
A Demonstration held in central Stockholm last weekrnd was the first major event in Sweden to feature Yellow Vests. There have been previous small protests by groups of people wearing the symbolic yellow vests but the weekend's even represents an escalation in support of the movement. This time, people gathered at Norrmalmstorg to show their dissatisfaction with how Sweden is governed.

LITTLE ISTANBUL: Turkish Muslims have made Germans feel like foreigners in their own country When Turks buy a building, they don’t allow any German people to move in. The next thing you know, there is a mosque and soon the whole neighborhood has become a ‘NO GO Zone’ for non-Muslims.

Globalisation, The Davosocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who found fame (or notoriety perhaps,) as the first academic to propose the theory of the “Great Replacement (link goes to French language video),” aired his thoughts to news reporters about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, giving his opinion that the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

Globalisation, The Davocracy and the Pushback
French writer and political philosopher Renaud Camus, who was the first academic to propose the theory of the “>Great Replacement ” aired his thoughts about the wave of riots and civil unrest that has rocked France over the past two months, saying the recent “Yellow Vest” protests are a grassroots reaction against the Davos elite who view working people as worthless “human Nutella.”

UK academic says Integrity Initiative fatally hurt by leaks
The Integrity Initiative, a UK based NGO set up to combat fake news by spreading the fake news governments want us to see is in trouble, in fact some of its critics say it is so damaged by leaks revealing the organisation dismissed true reports as misinformation and promoted goverment favourable narratives which were fabricated to divert and distract attention from those organisations trying to report events with integrity ...

Macron May Trigger EU Wide Crisis With Yellow Vest Crackdown
With no sign of an end to their protests, the Yellow Vest movement looks to have created the perfect storm of economic, political and social problems for political novice turned national leader, President Emmanuel Macron [ ... ] Ignoring the problem made him look weak. All he can do to get himself out of the situation is forget his globalist handlers, put France first, resign and step aside for new elections,

'Hate Speech' Convictions In Sweden Soar Tenfold As Government Cracks Down On Critics Of It's Loonytoons Migration Policy
Swede Tomas Åberg, who leads online hate speech monitoring vigilante monitoring “Näthatsgranskaren” w tax funds hich is funded by taxpayers money to carry out the task it's self - righteous supporters appointed themselves for, that of mass reporting European Swedes who write critical coments about mass immigration and its damaging effects on society on Facebook and other social media sites.

Google is the enemy and must be destroyed, or freedom dies forever
"Don't be evil," the corporate motto read in the early days, although that has now been dropped because it became something of an embarrassment when people worked out it was incomplete, the full version read, "Don't be evil, that's our job."The Google empire is anything but a force for good ...

Organizer Of Macron’s ‘Grand Debate’ With Yellow Vests Is One Of His Elitist cronies
Macron's plan for a nationwide public debate, seeking on the Gilets Jaunes protests, got off to a start typical of the Marcon administration's bumbling incompetence. As arrangements were made for launching the campaign, which promised to give the people a voice, the spotlight immediately fell on to the extravagant salary being paid to the government official responsible for organizing it.

Prominent Hedge Fund Manager Sees Dollar Losing Reserve Currency Status
While the liberal democracies, having allowed Cultural Marxists to infiltrate government at every level and implement socially and economically disruptive policies Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater, the world's biggest Hedge Fund believes now is a good time to reflect on China’s progress towards its goal of replacing the USA as the world's most powerful nation.

UK Government Loves Extremists, bans Opponents Of Extremism
If it sometimes seems possible to the causual obsrver that the UK government has greater committment to Islam than to serving the interests of Christian and secular people who make up the vast majority of the population, it will seem blatantly obvious after you have read this article.

After Triggering Mass Migration Crisis, Germany Bribing Foreigners To Leave
Though Angela Merkel clings to power the effects of her 'open doors' immigration policy damage Germany. It may amuse nationalists to observe as, with one face the pledges support for a United Nations initiative to open all national borders, while with the other she tries to persuade German voters she has listened to public opinion and understands her mass immigration policy is abhorred by a majority of voters ...

De — Dollarisation: More Nations backing Away From The US$
In a year which saw the global geopolitical spiralling back towards cold war polarisation, with the weaponisation of currencies, the global community is dividing into two camps, those nations that still support using the US$, and those that favour the new methods of settling accounts through technological payment systems that need no reserve curencies, only a few trusted currencies.

Japanese researchers develop a prototype humandroid to replace human labourers
There's no doubt about it, scientidts are a creepy - weird, dangerously obsessive bunch of wankers. They would rather be machines than people. But to stop them feeling like emotionally crippled losers because of their machine - like behaviour, they want to replace all the rest of us with machines. Now I can understand why scientists want to develop sex robots ...

Is The UK Foolish To Leave The EU

This question, worded slightly differently, comes up innumerable times in comment or Q & A threads on websites. Here's a near pefect answer from a fellow warrior for liberty and opponent of Euronaziism,
Barney Lane: Is Brexit a foolish idea? Brexit means Britain is in the EU but is now leaving it. Which part is foolish, the being in part or the leaving part?

Leaked Documents Reveal Facebook's Biased, Convoluted Censorship Policies
Since the phrase 'fake news' entered the vernacular, Facebook has employed thousands of human moderators to identify what is and is not acceptable content to be posted on the censorious social media website, not to replace the 'Artificial Intelligence' automated moderation system but to make the judgements 'Artificial Intelligence' cannot

The Importance Of Freedom Of Speech and Information
Politically Correct attitudes try to dictate to us how we should behave towards each other with the emphasis on not saying anything likely to cause offence (sic),which seriously inhibits our right to express opinions. Well let’s be straight, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and hurt feelings never killed anybody.

Yellow Vests Don’t Take Christmas Vacations
For the seventh weekend in succession protestors in Yellow Vests (the Gilets Jaunes) have been out in the streets of Paris, making a public spectacle of their disillusionment with the elists government of President Emmanuel Macron. In spite of Chrstmas celebreations the yellow vests continued their bid to forece the resignation of Macron.

Security Expert: Sweden is “On the Way to Civil War”


International security consultant Olle Fjordgren has issued a stark warning that his native Sweden is “on the way to civil war” as a result of the problems caused by mass immigration, a soft justice system that often seems to blame victims of crime as much as the prepetrators, and inability to tackle lawlessness among immigrants in the country’s expanding “no go zones” where crime is rampant.

Sweden: Authorities cancel traditional Christmas concerts, promote Islamic events
Sweden’s, and perhaps the world’s largest outdoor Christmas concert “Oh Holy Night”, which traditionally airs on Christmas Eve each year, has been cancelled, SVT news reports. This is most likely part the Swedish governmenmt's policy of suppressing European traditions in order not to offend migrants, Muslim extremists, who steal, rape and murder in the knowledge that courts will be lenient because "asking immigrant to obey Swedish law is racist ...

Extremist Muslim Group Influence Government Report On IslamophobiaControversial Muslim activist group MEND, which has ben involved in promoting extremism as well as lobbying the government in support of further Islamification of british institutions, has “exerted decisive intellectual influence” in the government's first report from a think tank looking at Islamophobia in Britain, according to a research note.

Media’s hyping of Russia threat a ‘grotesque absurdity’ says veteran investigative reporter John Pilger
Investigative journalist John Pilger has called out the “grotesque absurdity” of those in the Western media who hype the so-called threats from Russia and China to Cold War levels, in an interview with RT’s Going Underground.

Rape Gang Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Oxford School Girl
Following on from a previous report on this page, about an Oxford grooming gang that lured young girls to their "shag wagon", three men have been now been found guilty of historic sexual offences against an Oxford school girl who was groomed and raped from the age of 14.

UN Migration Pact: Which Governments Are Prepared To Sell Out Their People?
The United Nation’s Global Compact for migration since being discussed and adopted by leaders and opinion makers from around the world at the Marrakech conference in Morocco this month, it has had a very divisive effect around the world from both the public and their respective governments as wannabe global government The United Nations Organisation seeks to make migration a human right

“Britain’s political class could see a revolution like they’ve never seen before,” yellow vests UK warn
Yellow Vest movement hits UKThe Yellow Vest movement, which started in france and has spread to The Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Spain is not on course to end anytime soon, with British activists taking to the streets of London last Friday. They donned the appropriate hi vis waistcoats and blocked traffic on Westminster Bridge, one of the main rover crossings in London, chanting pro-Brexit slogans.

Yellow Vests Week 5 And Bare Breasted Mariannes
After France’s Yellow Vests rebellion turned violent last week during the fourth week of protest against the government of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

Bare-Breasted ‘Mariannes’ Confront Macron’s Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France’s rebellion of the Yellow Vests protest against the globalist, elitist government of Emmanuel Macronturned violent last week this weekend’s protests (week 5) saw a further escalation in the anger against the government, which they claim is for the rich and foreign nations rather than the people of France. Again vast number of police, around 70,000 according to unofficial reports, have been mobilized across France in an effort to suppress the protesters,

Bare-Breasted 'Mariannes' Confront Macron's Riot Police Thugs As Yellow Vests Second French Revolution Gathers Momentum
After France's rebellion of the Yellow Vests turned violent last week during the fourth wek of protest against the globalist, elitist govertnment of Emmanuel Macron, this weekend's protests (week 5) saw a futher escalation in the protesters anger against the government, which they claim is a government for the rich and for foreign nations rather than the people of France. Well as this news site has always said, that is what globalism is all about.

The Truth About Climate Change Is Not On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone was once a decent music magazine, in fact my title references a Dr. Hook song lyric which made the claim that you have ‘arrived’ when you get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone. Alas, like so much connected with music, entertainment and Hollywood, The Rolling Stone has disappeared up its own arse. Now, instead of sticking with what it is good at, Rolling Stone fancies itself as a left wing opinion maker ...

EU To Reduce Dependence On US Dollar As Sanctions Hit Trade With Iran
Plans to reduce European Union dependence on the US dollar have been rumoured for a while now, as China’s alternative to the Petrodollar continues to gain strength. The EU is not signing up to the move by Russia, China and the other BRICS bloc nations to replace the dollar but are thinking involvement with the emerging economies bid to break US economic hegemony will improve the 27 member Union’s ability to run an independent foreign policy ...

G20 Elitists Club Teetering On The Edge Of The Abyss
Ten years after The G20 first convened to bring together the leaders of world’s main powers and controllers of natural resources. The Group of 20 was doomed from the start. Russia and China were never going to agree to US economic hegemony, the European Union nations were never going to accept Saudi Arabian human rights abuses and some of the third world nations were never going to be happy with the liberal west's LGBT rights.

Mass Arrests In Paris As “Gilets Jaunes” Protests Go Into Third Week, Spread To Belgium
As the violent protests of the so?—?called Gilets Jaunes (Yellow vests,) which have spread to most major cities in France, with protestors angry at the policies of elitist president Emmanuel Macron, which they claim ignore the interests of the working and middle classes and favour the elites and the globalist corporations who support the move towards a federasl European superstate.

November 2018

UK Parliament Seizes Internal Facebook Documents
After Mark Zuckerberg has twice failed to respond to a summons to answer questions in front of a UK Parliamentary investigation into Facebook’s failure to protect users privacy, and hold accountable for the Cambridge Analytica data breach outrage, the U.K. Parliament has seized a cache of Facebook’s confidential documents

SJWs Infiltrate Google?—?Organise Rebellion Of The Humandroids
Thousands of Google employees staged walkouts in offices around the world earlier this month in protest at the company’s bias toward white males in its hiring policy and the alleged protection of senior employees accused of sexual harassment and assault.

Have Mainstream Media Seen Through Facebook And Google At Last Mainstream media has seen through Google and Facebook at last, it seems. For years print and broadcast news have heaped praise on digital media while tech corporations like Google and Facebook censored content and filtered their rivals pages out of search results.

The Full Orwell - UK Government Comes Over All Big Brother
In a stealthy, or to be more accurate, creepy move that bypasses the democratic process the British government, without debate in our elected assembly, without media coverage and without the authority of law, the UK Government has usurped to itself the power to take biometric data from all of us and store it in ...

The Dark Motives Behind The FUKUS axis Regime Change In Libya


At around that time, a coalition of western powers, France, The UK and The USA (the FUKUS axis,) had deposed the Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi and turned Libya from the most prosperous and socially advanced nation on the African continent to a chaotic failed state with three rival factions, the Islamists, tribal warlords and gangsters all claiming to be the legitimate government.

Nations Rebel Against The UN Migration Pact The UN's Global Compact for Migration sets out nonbinding guidelines for an integrated approach to international migration. DW looks at the agreement and at why some nations are vehemently against it. The compact is based on belief that the world needs to cooperate if massive migration flows are to be managed in a humane manner, while still taking account of the values of state sovereignty ...

Russian Gold Reserves Hit Putin-Era High, Buying Frenzy Accelerates
The move to dump the US dollar as the main reserve currency for international trade seems to be gatherinmg momenum in spite of US sanctions mania when smaller countries will not obey wasdhington's diktat.

Bloomberg's Yuliya Fedorinova and Olga Tanas report today that the Bank of Russia has more than doubled its monthly gold purchases, bringing the share of bullion in its international reserves to the highest of Putin’s 17 years in power, according to World Gold Council data.

Genetically Engineering The Apocalypse

Scientists tend to get carried away with enthusiasm fort theor latest idea, which they invariably claim will bring great benefits to humankind. The problem with such enthusiasm is, with their minds focused on prestigious awards, research grants and lucrative publishing deals, these rather immature people do not often think of the undesirable consequences of their creations.


October 2018

Top Cop Slams Politicised ‘Hate Crime’ Obsession, Demands Focus on Real Crime

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

gettyimages-898778760-640x480 Most British people agree police have lost control of the streets because of politically correct government policies

One of the UK’s highest ranking police officers has attacked the government's policy of prioritising “hate crimes,” over serious crimes such as theft, vandalism, violence and fraud, calling for officers to be reassigned to investigate more burglaries and violent attacks by focusing on “core policing.”

National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Chair Sara Thornton CBE also said she did not want to see “misogyny” and offensive comments about women specified in law as hate crimes. One can only hope she feels the same about truthful criticisms of Islam, which glorifies misogyny, violence and rape.

Grooming Gangs: Police Ignored Mother's Pleas to Find Charlene Because She Was Working Class

Elites Losing The War On Cash? Sweden U-Turns On 'Cashless Society' Agenda
Sweden was leading the the War On Cash, the ruling elite had pushed the idea that a cashless society would protect citizens from crime and be more convenient. There was no mention that in a cashless society we would completely surrender control of our money to banks, and our privacy in financial matters to government security agencies...

Presentiment?—?Can Your Body Sense Future Events Without Any External Clue?

Recent work at the limits of scientific enquiry is looking at the phenomenon of presentiment (knowing stuff is going to happen before it happens) Research in this area is discovering our bodies may anticipate events below our level of normal consciousness. This is entirely consistent with the work already done in the physics associated field, Quantum Entanglements.

Lancashire Bans ‘Cruel' Halal Meat From Schools, But Some Councils ‘Kow-tow to Islam’ and Serve Halal
In a rare example of politicians putting British values first, Lancashire council voted to cease serving meat from animals that are not stunned before slaughter in schools. Although it signals a step in the right direction after a decade of leftists pushing officials towards favouring Islamic communities over Secular and Christian citizens, around one in 10 UK councils are still supplying sharia compliant halal meat to schools .

Scaremongering IPCC Pushes Climate Hysteria With Latest Doomsday Report
Those discredited jokers, gropers and fake scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have surpassed themselves in the idiocy stakes in their latest report (Summary for Policy Makers linked below). It is just a rephrased version of the farrago of adjusted data, dubious science, wailing and gnashing of teeth and eco-fascistic edicts on how we shall all live our lives in the future.

Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam…The plan is no gift to the masses, but a tool for our further enslavement
A daft idea from socialist intellectual idiots that has quickly acquired sacred cow status among the mindless mobs that make up 'the left' is Universal Basic Income. Among the most prominent champions of UBI are a clutch of Silicon Valley billionaires, whose complete lack of ethical awareness and track record for exploiting low paid workers should make us wonder why we continue to support their shoddy products.

Censorship Comes To The Internet - Goodbye Free Speech
Censorship has always been a sore point in democratic societies, without the right to free speech democracy does not exist. So why have we for years now been willing to tolerate the efforts of Silicon Valley high tech corporations and their left - leaning (that's left as in Chairman Mao or Pol Pot,) been willing to tolerate this.

How Many Times Can Dr. Merkel-Who Regenerate Her Government
>This week the new series of Doctor Who launched amid much ballyhoo about The Doctor being played for the first time by a woman. While many pedantic Whooverans are appalled and complain that the lead role belongs to a man, in my opinion Jodie Whittaker (best known to date for Broadchurch,) the thirteenth Doctor Who, looks as if she may be the best Doctor since David Tennant.


Algorithms Are No Better At Telling The Future Than Tarot Cards Or A Crystal BallAccording to a new report “An increasing number of businesses are investing in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future”. It’s true , almost every day we see supposedly intelligent people who believe that with things called ‘Data Science’, ‘Artificial Intelligence,’ and ‘Big Data’, machines can already be relied on to make better decisions than humans, and that soon computers will surpass us in actual intelligence.

E.U. Parliament Members Call for Facebook Audit, Competition Law Overhaul
Though not widely reported (well the proceedings were boring,) a number of parliamentary hearings in the European Parliament and the elected assemblies of member nations, have investigated Facebook’s user data breach scandal involving the data thieves Cambridge Analytica. European Union MEPs, including those from Britain have called for a full audit of the social media company and an overhaul of E.U. competition law.

Vaccine Damaged Child Compensated By US Special Vaccine Court. As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor’s word that vaccines are safe and necessary. But their faith in those promises was shaken in 2001, when their 3-month-old daughter, Angelica, developed life-threatening seizures and brain damage just three days after getting several vaccinations.

How Many More Lives Does Angela Merkel Have Left?
Germany was the most prosperous and stable democracy in Europe under Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel until she won her third term as Chanellor. That victory had the same effect as being declared divine once had on Roman Emperors. Merkel began to believe she could change the world by supporting schemes to unite Europe under a single government and flood the continent with third world migrants. And she believed she could succeed because Germans, the ignorant masses, would march in lockstep behind her.


Supreme Court Fiasco Shows The US Democratic Party Is No Friend Of Democracy
A look at the way efforts by the US Democratic Party to shaft Trump have backfired on them. Trump is no politician for sure, he's undiplomatic, confrontational, crude, economical with the truth when it suits him, and very direct in expressing his views (a change from the mealy mouthed equivocation favoured by most politicians, but whatever his failings, he's a smart operator and he's outwitting the Democrats every time.

How Can The 'Left' Talk Of Equality When They Don't Tolerate Diversity Of Opinion
One of the first things I learned at my Grandfather's knee was the importance of free speech and of exposure to different ides and shades of opinion. Grandad had been a member of the Labour party before World War One and had lived through the class wars early in the twentieth century. My Dad was a Labour man too, until as a newspaper reporter, he learned things about socialism that shocked him.

Brexit has terrified 'Brussels bubble' - German insider The EU elite "lost faith in their own appeal and abilities" following the Brexit referendum vote and the surge in support for nationalist parties. The knee jerk response of the Brussels bubble was to try (and fail) to punish Britain for defing Brussels in the same way as they had punished small nations like Greece, Portugal and Ireland, which in their perception was the only way to prevent the EU breaking apart.

How Russia plans to disentangle its economy from US dollar
The Russian Finance Ministry this week officially revealed a plan to end the country's dependence on the US dollar for foreign trade. Economic analysts are warning it will be a long process, but Russia and China, with support from Iran and a number of other oil rich countriies whose oil trade is restricted by US use of the petrodollar to manipulate makets, are several years along the road to economic independence alredy ... MORE in Currency Wars