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Jeremy Corbyn’s wife shuts down Arsenal fan Piers Morgan

When Piers Morgan spotted Jeremy Corbyn chatting with Arsenal’s Spanish defender Hector Bellerin, he tried to butt in. Mrs Corbyn shut the boorish TV presenter down in the best way:

 

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Spotter: Tony GrayREAD ON

Posted: 19th, September 2017 | In: Arsenal, Celebrities, Politicians, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The anti-Israel demo ‘is just an excuse to hate Jews’

The anti-Israel demo 'is just an excuse to hate Jews'

 

You don’t like Israel. Fine. Debate and discuss. March and shout. Being offended and outraged is good for the soul. It’s not hate speech to decry a country. It’s free speech. It’s good speech. It makes you think and … READ ON

Posted: 17th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Venezuela should breed pigeons and leave rabbits alone

Crisis in Venezuela. A Mis-managed economy has created poverty from riches.

Venezuela’s government has urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them – even as the opposition says

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Posted: 15th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United balls: star fan Kim John-Un makes third visit

Huge news. Huge! The Sun has the scoop: “Kim Jong-un is a Manchester United fan who believes North Korean footballers will eventually be flooding to the Premier League.”

Of course, what hereditary despot Mr Kim believes might be lot more … READ ON

Posted: 12th, September 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Politicians, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit supporters like Jeremy Corbyn are not Nazis

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In the London Evening Standard, the newspaper now edited by arch Remainer George Osbourne, a cartoon on Page 17. It’s a nasty little slight on the 17.4 million people who voted to leave the European Union, likening an … READ ON

Posted: 11th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Uganda vows to attack gays with a ‘homos’-sniffing machine

The Ugandan government is on the look out for homosexuals. Helping it to detect “homos and porn actors, especially those misusing applications like Whatsapp with sex acts” is a gadget imported from South Korea – that’s the country exporting porno READ ON

Posted: 9th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Harriet Harman wants ‘deadbeat dad’ Jacob-Rees-Mogg to wake up and small the shit

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If you go to work, make money and provide well for the large family you love, you are, in the words of Harriet Harman, a “deadbeat dad”. To be a good dad, a lively one who matters, you need … READ ON

Posted: 9th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ted Heath, Jim Hemming and the evidence gap

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Police have stopped investigating former LibDem MP John Hemming for his alleged part in a paedophile ring. The former MP for Birmingham Yardley – he left the Commons in 2015 – was accused along with two other men of … READ ON

Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: European Commission President’s chief of staff says Britain should vote again

Fancy having more goes until we deliver the correct result on Brexit? The EU are pretty good at subverting democracy. The Telegraph reports:

People who voted for Brexit made a “stupid” decision which could still be reversed by the British

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Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


An anti-Semitic German writes in praise of Hitler to his American cousin (1936)

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On January 6, 1936, Ernst Ries from Cologne, Germany, wrote to his cousin Wilhelm in Pittsburgh, USA. Adolf Hitler in in power. Jews are being hunted. Ernst is delighted.

Köln, Machabäerstrasse 46. January 6, 1936.

Dear Wilhelm and Family!

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Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


100 MPs could be killed in 5 minutes

Big news is that a mock terror attack on the Houses of Parliament shows that it “could” take just 5 minutes to kill 100 MPs. In the “middle of the night” police pretending to be terrorists pulled up by the … READ ON

Posted: 29th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ministers embarrassed by successful academies want leaders’ salaries capped

Would it shock you to know that the boss of a group of high-ranking schools earns £420,000 a year? Sir Daniel Moynihan, of the Harris Federation, a chain of 44 schools, is the country’s highest-paid chief executive of an academy … READ ON

Posted: 28th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sruth Boston: Stand up for free speech and get called a fascist

At the free speech demo in Boston, YouTuber Sruth Boston is talking with Antifa, the group on the progressive far left. Turns out they’re not all that into progress.

The video below illustrates the question: how do you protect free … READ ON

Posted: 26th, August 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seized: 5,000 bright orange MDMA tabs modelled on Donald Trump’s head

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How many have looked at Donald Trump and thought, ‘What’s he on?’ and ‘Was it fully tested?’ In Germany, police have seized 5,000 Ecstasy tablets modelled on President Donald Trump’s head and skin tones.

Police in Osnabrueck, northwest Germany,

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Posted: 23rd, August 2017 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The greatest free speech sign this century

As seen in Boston, the greatest free speech sign in the age of narcissism, priggishness and intolerance:

 

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Posted: 21st, August 2017 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


If Trump is fine with Nazis is Jeremy Corbyn ok with other types of anti-Semites?

Caitlin Moran has been writing in the Times about Donald Trump and his cheerleader, Piers Morgan. It’s a snappy read, taking in Nazis and Jews.

This week, however, Morgan… faced the big dilemma, which is, in the words of Elton

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Posted: 19th, August 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlottesville racist casts off his robes and declares ‘I’m an actor not a Nazi’ (video)

More on the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a would-be white supremacist is casting off his white polo, cap and khakis (apparently dressing like a golfer makes you a fascist. Who knew? Discuss) and tells the counter-demonstrators chasing him … READ ON

Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


British spite rules! The grotesque Garden Bridge is dead

Hurrah! Boris Johnson’s vulgar Garden Bridge will not happen. Londoners should rejoice that this corporate carbuncle is dead. But not everyone is pleased. The Times says the Garden Bridge over the River Thames was “killed off by ‘spiteful’ mayor at … READ ON

Posted: 15th, August 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The apogee of identity politics: Lorde blames all whites for Nazis

Lorde, the singer, wants to school you in history, Nazis and race. She’s surveyed the carnage in Charlottesville, and now seeks to apologise for all whites:

 

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Good Lorde. We hear you.

Sorry about ‘The Few’, the French / … READ ON

Posted: 15th, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bill Baxley shames Trump: Alabama Attorney General tells the KKK to ‘kiss my ass’

President Donald Trump’s reaction to the death of Heather Heyer, 32, was lamentable, and to his many detractors illuminating. Heather Heyer, 32, from Charlottesville, was killed as Nazis, the KKK and other white supremacists clashed with counter-protestors in the city. … READ ON

Posted: 14th, August 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Irony overload as Remainers create Democrats Party to defy will of the people

Posted: 13th, August 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump vows to hit North Korea with ‘Fire and Furry’

Last Wednesday’s Kennebec Journal featured a terrible threat to North Korea: “Trump warns of ‘fire and furry'”. Furry what?

 

 

Wednesday’s front page. —Kennebec Journal via Twitter

 

Journal city editor Susan Cover regret the error: “Our normally rigorous headline-proofing protocols broke down. We’re reviewing them … READ ON

Posted: 11th, August 2017 | In: Politicians, Reviews, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Diane Abbott trolls Theresa May with ‘made-up’ quote about curbing lesbians

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott tweets “More on Theresa May’s thoughts on LGBT rights”.

 

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According to Abbott, May once said:

“Curbing the promotion of lesbians in Merton’s schools starts with girls having male role models in their lives.”

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Posted: 28th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Reject new trolling laws: free speech means being free to lampoon and abuse MPs

British politicians have been subjected to a wave “of racism, sexism and homophobia” on social media, spiking during the General Election. Not all of it is satirical lampooning of our elected and unelected representatives. A fair amount of it is … READ ON

Posted: 27th, July 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Americans are banned from visiting North Korea

Best hurry up with that romantic break to North Korea. Donald Trump has alerted American tourists to the risk of “long-term detention” in Mr Kim’s dystopia. You might argue that being locked up in North Korea is akin to getting … READ ON

Posted: 24th, July 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0