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A special sort of of Armageddon: Daily Mirror cranks up fear of a Trump Presidency

The United Kingdom is “At The Back of The Queue,” says the Daily Mirror . The front-page headline echoes the words of Barack Obama, who thoughtfully flew to the country to remind British citizens that a vote for Brexit would

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian journalist on Donald Trump: ‘It’s about time for Presidential assassination’

Did you see this tweet from Guardian journalist Monisha Rajesh, who also writes for New York Times ? Order Order claims to have spotted the tweet from the “Train columnist at The Sunday Telegraph”:

 

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Of course, that

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It took an egregious police raid to get Cliff Richard back on the BBC

It’s been a while since Sir Cliff Richard featured on the BBC. Last night Sir Cliff was on The One Sho w, BBC One’s early evening magazine program. Cliff wasn’t there to asks the BBC why it chose to broadcast

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Donald Trump Death Cult is up and running

When Barack Obama was elected US President in 2008, the news cycle was full of stories of his imminent assassination. We called it the Barack Obama Death Cult . Today we get a look at the assassination of President-elect Donald

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


From The Rust Belt to the Trust Belt: students get anti-Trump safe space therapy

From the University of Michigan-Flint’s Trump-proof safe safe, we hear news from Virginia Tech. Students have received an email entitled “Support & Community Today”.

“Many in our community, and among us, are waking up with fear, anxiety, concern, questions, and

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Grab Her By The Pussy: Donald Trump inspires tabloid sex crimes and porn

It’s Day 1 in the World According to Donald Trump and already his fellow reality TV stars are feeling the aftershock. President Trump’s catchphrase “Grab her by the pussy” is all over the Daily Star .

 

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Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 2000 Hillary Clinton lied on the David Letterman show and tricked the people the Left mistrusts

Miley Cyrus has been crying. She’s upset with democracy and the choice made by tens of millions of people for allowing Donald Trump to become President of the USA. Other Americans are letting off fireworks and hoarding bottles for Mazel

Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


University of Michigan-Flint provides students with ‘safe spaces’ after Trump victory

To the University of Michigan-Flint, where fans of Hillary Clinton (who she?) can hide from the terrifying orange lunk (that’s President-elect Donald Trump) in a safe space. Counsellors are here to help.

The Washington Examiner has published an email it

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How the deplorables broke Hillary Clinton and the Left’s glass ceiling

Big media cheered for Hillary Clinton. Then Donald Trump won. The blinkered, biased and monocular media missed the story. Unable to examine, understand and sympathise with Trump voters, they echoed Hillary’s description of them as “deplorables”. White working class Americans 

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


7 bald lessons from President Trump

Things we learned from President Trump:

Pollsters are hucksters.

The Democrats picked the wrong candidate.

Latinos, women and blacks don’t all adhere to identity politics and are foremost Americans.

Democracy is great.

Big media never tried to understand Trump’s supporters.

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The media on President Donald Trump: thick, racist fools were duped

David Cohen notices that the media got it all wrong on Donald Trump:

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Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meghan Markle: sex, a ginger Royal line gets crossed and Prince Harry’s moan

Prince Harry is dating American actress Meghan Markle. And he’s unhappy with the media. The celebrity Royal doesn’t much like journalists behaving like, well, journalists. Kensington Palace say the Press have subjected Markle to a “wave of abuse and harassment”.

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Game of Thrones spoilers

Books. Ever hear of them?  The Sun says “SHOCK LEAK Game of Thrones fans sent into a frenzy as ‘entire plot for season seven leaks online’”.  Games of Thrones is based on a series of books by George R.R. Martin.

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Books, News, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The sin of other people’s music and what it means for swimmers

To Thornbury, south Gloucestershire, where swimmers at the Thornbury Leisure Centre hear music in the changing rooms. Hilary Kingswood, 64, says the music is “chronic” and “annoying”.

Music should be joyous. “Music is the best means we have of digesting

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drones can hack your lightbulbs from 1000 feet overhead

Drones can hack your lightbulbs. It’s true. It sounds mad to say it, granted. But it’s true. PC World reports on a cyber attack on your so-called smart bulbs:

Researchers were able to take control of some Philips Hue lights

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Make Your Own ‘Mazel Tov Cocktails’ With Scottie Nell Hughes

Scottie Nell Hughes was talking to CNN about Hillary Clinton’s props  Jay Z and Beyoncé.  She made a reference to Jay Z and Kanye West’s 2012 video for “No Church in the Wild . It features a ‘Mazel Tov’ cocktail.

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Thick kids rejoice: Scottish school bans homework

One in the eye for parents tired of Other Parents boasting of their kids’ top marks in spelling and sums. Pupils at Inverlochy Primary School in Fort William, Scotland, don’t get any homework. In a poll, most parents voted against

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Busy Bins: ripped off Manchester homeowners pay private company to collect rubbish

Human skill fills the voice in Manchester, where bin collecting has become a luxury. You’d think getting rid of human waste would be a priority for any Western society, living longer and better on the back of improved hygiene and

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit balls: Ukip’s Susanne Evans thinks MPs should control the judiciary

Still wondering why Ukip is so reluctant to let go of Nigel Farage? The Herald reports:

Ukip leadership hopeful Suzanne Evans has suggested judges should face the prospect of being sacked by MPs in the wake of the Article 50

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Corbyn’s red line ends in Labour’s annihilation and rebirth as May dithers

Jeremy Corbyn was sort in  favour and sort of not in favour of the country remaining or leaving the European Union.

The Mail now paraphrases the Labour leader:

I will only accept Brexit on MY terms says Jeremy Corbyn

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The State outlaws Christianity in gay adoption row

Intolerance is the byword in illiberal Britain. The Times reports on a disturbing case of right and wrong thinking. A foster couple want to adopt two children in their care. The bairns have been living with the married couple for

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Copenhagen celebrates Donald Trump with a great bus ad

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Donald Trump is exciting minds in Copenhagen, Denmark. The sign on the bus declares  “Americans abroad vote!”

“We would like to say to the American citizens: Remember to vote – it has consequences”

 

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Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: you can’t have it because Parliamentary sovereignty is corrupt

Brexit continues to make news. The people voted. But to some they came up with the wrong response to the question. We now get Brexit is the hard or soft versions, whatever that means.

Writing in the Guardian , Polly

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chicago Cubs: six million fans rejoice (if you double count everyone in the city)

Like you we too are delighted the Clubs Cubes Cubs won the World Series of baseball for the first time since in ages but still faster than is takes Theresa May to make a decsion.  The  Mail sees the

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Anglesea: protected, persecuted and finally prosecuted

Gordon Anglesea was a top copper in north Wales when he was molesting children. Today he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his abhorrent crimes.

Gordon Anglesea is 79.

 

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He was convicted of one charge of

Posted: 4th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0