Anorak » Politicians http://www.anorak.co.uk Pop culture, news, sport and an off-beat take on the mainstream Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:19:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Australian Politician Jacqui Lambie Wants ‘A Well Hung Man With Heaps Of Cash’ http://www.anorak.co.uk/404149/money/australian-politician-jacqui-lambie-wants-a-well-hung-man-with-heaps-of-cash.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/404149/money/australian-politician-jacqui-lambie-wants-a-well-hung-man-with-heaps-of-cash.html/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:13:21 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=404149 THESE might well be the sexual preferences of many of us, not just politicians. It’s just that we tend not to expect a politician to say so quite so publicly. But fair dinkum to the Ozzies, they have managed to elect one who actually tells it like it is:

Jacqui Lambie, an Australian MP who shares the balance of power in the upper house, has apologised after declaring in a radio interview that she is looking for a partner who is “well-hung” and loaded with cash.

“They don’t even need to speak,” said Ms Lambie, a 43-year-old single mother of two.

Sending all the criminals and the whores down there 200 years ago seems to have done wonders for their honesty, eh? She went on:

Asked about her bikini line, she said: “Right now the state I’m in, you’d want to bring out that whipper snipper [garden lawn trimmer] first. It’s a very scary area to talk about this morning.”

While it’s fun to hear this sort of stuff it should be said that we’re grateful that it doesn’t happen here. Do we really want Harriet Harman telling us of the state of her Brazilian? Or even Peter Mandelson come to that.

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Even The Labour Party Is Beginning To Understand The Housing Market http://www.anorak.co.uk/399582/money/even-the-labour-party-is-beginning-to-understand-the-housing-market.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/399582/money/even-the-labour-party-is-beginning-to-understand-the-housing-market.html/#comments Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:35:26 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=399582 IT’S taken its time but the basic problem with the UK housing market seems to be seeping into even Labour Party minds. That problem being that there’s not enough housing so it’s too bloody expansive. We should therefore try to build more. As the Labour Party’s head of their investigation into the housing market says:

Sir Michael Lyons told the Guardian he had identified protracted delays in the release of land as the single biggest cause of Britain’s housing crisis.

This is all really very simple. There’s no shortage of land in the UK. Only about 3% of it is houses at the moment: in some counties we have more than that in use as golf courses than we do houses.

It’s also true that houses are gargantuanly expensive: but it’s not actually the houses that are. It’s the land underneath them that is expensive. And more than that, it’s the permission to build a house on a particular piece of land that is. Farmland goes for £10,000 a hectare. Land with planning permission goes for £1,000,000 a hectare in the South, on which you’re allowed to put 14 or 15 houses.

It’s the little piece of paper, the planning chitty, that costs the money. So, obviously, the answer is simply to issue more little pieces of paper, more of those planning chitties, so as to bring down their scarcity value.

Which is, of course, what the Coalition has been trying to do with all that talk of loosening and my God haven’t people been screaming about it.

Now that we’ve got the Labour Party onboard with this obvious truth then, given that it’s going to be either the Tories or Labour as the next government, we might actually see some serious movement on this.

Houses are expensive because we don’t issue enough planning permissions. Issue more, more quickly, and house prices will fall. It’s so simple that even the Labour Party is now getting it.

Hurrah!

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Chelsea Clinton Doesn’t Care About Money As She Earns $600,000 A Year http://www.anorak.co.uk/400854/money/chelsea-clinton-doesnt-care-about-money-as-she-earns-600000-a-year.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/400854/money/chelsea-clinton-doesnt-care-about-money-as-she-earns-600000-a-year.html/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:58:43 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=400854 PA 12575565 1 Chelsea Clinton Doesnt Care About Money As She Earns $600,000 A Year

 

THIS is a fairly brazen piece of behaviour. Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary, insists that she’s not really motivated by nor worried about money. Which is interesting because she’s on a $600,000 a year contract with NBC to do the odd bit of TV reporting now and again. Oh, and she’s married to a finance whizz kid and lives in a $10 million apartment.

I guess quite a lot of us wouldn’t be all that worried about money at that sort of point:

Despite Chelsea’s self-proclaimed disinterest in money-making, a report last week surfaced that she was paid $600,000 by NBC last year to do a smattering of reporting

It is not uncommon for well-known anchors to earn multiple millions per year, but Clinton’s reported annual salary is high for the frequency of her segments.

By comparison, her salary is higher than both of the last two editors of the New York Times.

The paycheck from her NBC contract has helped Chelsea and her husband Marc Mezvinsky buy a $10.5 million apartment next to New York’s Madison Square Park last spring.

As someone who works in this media world let me point out to you that $600,000 a year for doing a couple of TV reporting spots a month really is not the way that the industry generally works. Doing a 30 minute documentary for the BEEB might make you a few thousands pounds. A 10 minute slot on a news show as a guest gains you between nothing and £100 maybe. And sure Americans are rather more generous with the cash but not that much. And I know from personal experience that squeezing any sort of fee out of a news organisation is difficult.

We might even begin to think that this is a little sweetheart deal: it would be quite amazing to find anyone at all who wasn’t the child of a former president being offered such a deal. And even that’s not quite right: the child of anyone other than a possible future president would find it very tough to get such a deal.

But you know, rich bird being paid a fortune to do near nothing isn’t motivated by money. So, that’s alright then, isn’t it? Rich but her heart’s in the right place.

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Fidel Castro’s GAZ-built Chaika Limo – Photos http://www.anorak.co.uk/400777/politicians/fidel-castros-gaz-built-chaika-limo-photos.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/400777/politicians/fidel-castros-gaz-built-chaika-limo-photos.html/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:06:46 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=400777 TAXI Moises Suarez turns on the radio inside the Soviet-made limousine taxi cab that once belonged to Fidel Castro’s fleet which he rents from the government in Havana, Cuba.

Many aspects of his GAZ-built Chaika – Russian for ‘seagull’” – are original, from the camel-colored headliner to the radio with its buttons and knobs labeled in Cyrillic lettering. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

 

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JK Rowling Doesn’t Want Scottish Independence http://www.anorak.co.uk/400036/celebrities/jk-rowling-doesnt-want-scottish-independence.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/400036/celebrities/jk-rowling-doesnt-want-scottish-independence.html/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:38:55 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=400036 PA 1401984 JK Rowling Doesnt Want Scottish Independence

 

THE political hot-tatty that is Scottish Independence has seen most people thinking ‘it doesn’t really matter whether Scotland would be better off independent, they’ll probably vote ‘Yes’ just to get away from the Tories and UKIP’.

Comedian Limmy is a huge vocal support of independence. So is Kevin Bridges, Alan Cumming, Sean Connery and actor Brian Cox. David Bowie and Alex Ferguson aren’t keen on the idea.

Billy Connolly says he’s staying out of it.

And now, JK Rowling, has put down her writing pen and, from her Harry Potter riches, has donated £1m to the anti-independence campaign ‘Better Together’.

Like Sir Alex, Rowling is a long-standing supporter and donor to the Labour party. Rowling’s donation is the largest single gift anyone has given to Better Together. It just so happens to be run by her pal, Alistair Darling, who you’ll remember as the bloke who was a Labour chancellor and had grey hair and black eyebrows drawn on with permanent marker.

In a statement on her website, Rowling, who happens to still live in Scotland, said: “I came to the question of independence with an open mind and an awareness of the seriousness of what we are being asked to decide.”

“My hesitance at embracing independence has nothing to do with lack of belief in Scotland’s remarkable people or its achievements. The simple truth is that Scotland is subject to the same 21st-century pressures as the rest of the world.”

“It must compete in the same global markets, defend itself from the same threats and navigate what still feels like a fragile economic recovery. The more I listen to the yes campaign, the more I worry about its minimisation and even denial of risks.”

“Whenever the big issues are raised – our heavy reliance on oil revenue if we become independent, what currency we’ll use, whether we’ll get back into the EU – reasonable questions are drowned out by accusations of ‘scaremongering.’ Meanwhile, dramatically differing figures and predictions are being slapped in front of us by both campaigns, so that it becomes difficult to know what to believe.”

“If we leave, though, there will be no going back. This separation will not be quick and clean: it will take microsurgery to disentangle three centuries of close interdependence, after which we will have to deal with three bitter neighbours.”

“I doubt that an independent Scotland will be able to bank on its ex-partners’ fond memories of the old relationship once we’ve left. The rest of the UK will have had no say in the biggest change to the union in centuries, but will suffer the economic consequences.”

So there you go.

JK Rowling versus Alex Salmond. Who will win? There’s only one way to find out.

FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT

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Hilary Clinton Finds Meher Baba’s Mission To The West In A Stuffed Teddy’s Paw http://www.anorak.co.uk/399708/politicians/hilary-clinton-finds-meher-babas-mission-to-the-west-in-a-stuffed-teddys-paw.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/399708/politicians/hilary-clinton-finds-meher-babas-mission-to-the-west-in-a-stuffed-teddys-paw.html/#comments Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:06:41 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=399708 meher baba Hilary Clinton Finds Meher Babas Mission To The West In A Stuffed Teddys Paw

 

IS Hilary Clinton stuffed?

New York Magazine notes a moment recorded in Hilary’s new memoir:

“[I]t was [former Secretary of State] George Shultz who gave me the best gift of all: A teddy bear that sang ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ when its paw was squeezed. I kept it in my office, first as a joke, but every so often it really did help to squeeze the bear and hear that song.”

Wikipedia:

The Indian mystic and sage Meher Baba (1894–1969) often used the expression “Don’t worry, be happy” when cabling his followers in the West. However, Meher Baba communicated variations of the sentiment; fuller versions of the quote – such as, “Do your best. Then, don’t worry; be happy in My love. I will help you” — which incorporate responsibility with detachment, as well as the master/disciple spiritual relationship. In the 1960s, the truncated version of this expression by Baba was printed up on inspiration cards and posters of the era. In 1988, McFerrin noticed a similar poster in the apartment of the jazz band Tuck & Patti in San Francisco. Inspired by the expression’s charm and simplicity, McFerrin wrote the now famous song, which was included in the soundtrack of the movie Cocktail, and became a hit single the next year. In an interview by Bruce Fessier for USA Weekend magazine in 1988 McFerrin said, “Whenever you see a poster of Meher Baba, it usually says ‘Don’t worry, be happy,’ which is a pretty neat philosophy in four words, I think.”

 

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You Won’t Believe The Filthy Tsarist Muck Putin Serves Journalists http://www.anorak.co.uk/398384/politicians/you-wont-believe-the-filthy-tsarist-muck-putin-serves-journalists.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398384/politicians/you-wont-believe-the-filthy-tsarist-muck-putin-serves-journalists.html/#comments Mon, 26 May 2014 10:25:02 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398384 SAY what you like about Vladimir Putin (some of you might even live and adapt to your injuries) but he puts on a decent spread. This is the menu served after the press conference with the world’s leading news agencies and Russian President Vladimir Putin which was held in St Petersburg, Russia in May 2014.

His one error was in only serving Russian wine (which is a bit like Irish tea 210):

 

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Nigel Farage: Friend To The Mentally Ill Of Essex But Not Newark http://www.anorak.co.uk/398291/politicians/nigel-farage-friend-to-the-mentally-ill-of-essex-but-not-newark.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398291/politicians/nigel-farage-friend-to-the-mentally-ill-of-essex-but-not-newark.html/#comments Sat, 24 May 2014 20:03:50 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398291 PA 19913250 Nigel Farage: Friend To The Mentally Ill Of Essex But Not Newark

 

NIGEL Farage has shown the elite that you can shake up politics.

Rafael Behr and Matthew Parris have written two thoughtful pieces on UKIP man.

Behr:

… the Tories know that they can only begin to push that message once the smoke raised by the European election result clears. This is where the Newark by-election – and Farage’s decision to sit it out – becomes interesting. The seat has a solid Tory majority of 16,000. With different boundaries in the past, it has returned Labour MPs. The present vacancy exists because the incumbent, Patrick Mercer, resigned over egregious breaches of parliamentary rules regarding cash for lobbying. It is the kind of contest that delivers an earth-shaking upset ahead of a general election when there is a prevailing sense that the country is about to jettison the government of the day – as in the run-up to Tony Blair’s 1997 landslide and Gordon Brown’s despatch in 2010. No one in Westminster detects such a mood abroad today. Labour is playing down its chances. The Liberal Democrats will be happy just to finish ahead of the Bus Pass Elvis Party.

Farage looked at the odds and decided that he, too, couldn’t win…

In Newark, the party’s candidate is Roger Helmer, a 70-year-old former Tory MEP whose record of social commentary includes defending a policy to repatriate immigrants, claiming that some rape victims should “share part of the responsibility” for being attacked and sympathising with people who finding homosexuality “abnormal and undesirable”…

Nigel Farage’s jovial bluster is no longer sufficient to launder the more sinister views that swirl around him. He turns tetchy when challenged over his distaste for foreign languages spoken on trains. His casual conflations of Romanian nationality and criminal behaviour have prompted hostile comment from previously indulgent Tory-leaning newspapers. Farage seems unsure whether he should be defending the assertion or apologising for it.

 

Parris:

…Collectively, an era is as vulnerable as an individual to bouts of mild mental illness. Nations are susceptible to paranoia because rumour spreads and people echo and amplify each other’s fears until the crowd has forgotten what was the original harm. Nobody who goes about the country as I do, knocks on doors, talks to political meetings and attends party grassroots social occasions as I do, can have failed to notice that fear and resentment of immigrants does not reduce as proximity to living, breathing immigrants reduces. Ukip’s big Essex successes yesterday — Castle Point, Basildon, Southend and Thurrock — are all more than 80 per cent “white British”.

If anything, indignation bears an inverse relationship to justification. In my own party it increases, too, with age, and especially among those who are no longer earning a living but imagine — usually from reading the newspapers — that they speak for those who are. Immigration has had a more profound impact on London than anywhere else, so is London awash with purple and yellow? On Thursday London said “no thanks” to Ukip. Few in the Derbyshire Peak District have ever knowingly seen a Bulgarian in the flesh. But you’ll find more indignation about Bulgarians in Buxton than in Battersea. Somebody needs to point out these truths.

 

Nigel Farage’s UKIP is the empty vessel into which people pour their hates.

 

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War On Free Speech: Danish TV Journalists Defeats The Extremists With A Whistle http://www.anorak.co.uk/398220/politicians/war-on-free-speech-danish-tv-journalists-defeats-the-extremists-with-a-whistle.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398220/politicians/war-on-free-speech-danish-tv-journalists-defeats-the-extremists-with-a-whistle.html/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 08:40:49 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398220 HOW do you deal with intolerance? How do you face down someone who won’t listen and doesn’t want anyone else to either? How do you deal with censorship and enemies of free speech? With the reverse whistle:

 

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Look Natural Ed: The Best Of Ed Miliband V Food And Cameras http://www.anorak.co.uk/398212/politicians/look-natural-ed-the-best-of-ed-miliband-v-food-and-cameras.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398212/politicians/look-natural-ed-the-best-of-ed-miliband-v-food-and-cameras.html/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 08:22:26 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398212 ED Miliband only needs a baby blue bow in his hair to look more like a gift to the Tory election strategy.

Anorak’s problem with him is that he can’t speak properly. His inability say even the most basic words without sounding like a balloon fating out the last vestiges of air grates.

Politically, he’s limp. After years of coalition rule, the Labour Party hasn’t laid a glove on the Tories. Their Plan A seems to have been to sit back and let UKIP destroy the Conservatives. But they failed to realise that UKIPs job was to smash the BNP and many Labour voters don’t like foreigners much, either. After all, it was the Labour Government that made Romanians and Bulgarians second-class Europeans by keeping then out of Britain when those two nations joined the EU in January 2007. Romanians and Bulgarian had to wait seven years to join the Poles in the UK. The Labour Party failed to spot that its own illiberal polities were not all that different to UKIP’s. 

 

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They are surely heading for defeats at the next election.

But before Ed goes, he’s being turned into laughing stock:

 

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UKIP Photos: Nigel Farage Heads To Cudham Church of England Primary School in Kent http://www.anorak.co.uk/398176/politicians/ukip-photos-nigel-farage-heads-to-cudham-church-of-england-primary-school-in-kent.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398176/politicians/ukip-photos-nigel-farage-heads-to-cudham-church-of-england-primary-school-in-kent.html/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 20:09:21 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398176 WE took lots of photos of UKIP Leader Nigel Farage arrives at Cudham Church of England Primary School in Cudham, Kent, to cast his vote in today’s Local and European elections:

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Prince Charles Know His History: Vladimir Putin Is Doing A Hitler http://www.anorak.co.uk/398134/politicians/prince-charles-know-his-history-vladimir-putin-is-doing-a-hitler.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398134/politicians/prince-charles-know-his-history-vladimir-putin-is-doing-a-hitler.html/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 09:02:59 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398134 PA 19887374 Prince Charles Know His History: Vladimir Putin Is Doing A Hitler

 

 

WHAT are we to make of the news that Prince Charles likened Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler? Charles didn’t make his views known in a public address. He was, as the BBC put it, “privately conversing” in Nova Scotia, Canada, where one day he hopes to be head of State. Charles told a woman whose relations were murdered in the Holocaust: “And now Putin is doing just about the same as Hitler.”

A senior Russian diplomatic source tells the Telegraph:

“We are seeking clarification [from the FCO] at a working level. It’s not clear if it is an official position. The response from Clarence House is it was a private talk. We hope there is nothing behind it. But it is unclear to us: what does it mean? He is the future king, after all… It is very serious. Every family in our country lost someone in that war.”

Over 20millions Russian died in World War 2.

As for it being an official position, what does that mean? Charles has no great power. All he does is talk. All he has are opinions.

Labour party MP Mike Gapes says Charles should be mute. “In constitutional monarchy policy and diplomacy should be conducted by parliament and government. Monarchy should be seen and not heard,” he tweeted.

He can’t speak? Gapes added:

“If you are heir to throne or monarch what you say matters. Normal ‘free speech’ argument not relevant.”

Charles is now a non-human, a thing not allowed human rights.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg does not agree with Gapes:

“I have never been of this view that if you are a member of the royal family somehow you have to enter into some Trappist vow of silence. I think he is entitled to his views. But I don’t know whether those were his views because I just don’t think providing a running commentary on what were private conversations is useful to anybody.”

David Aaronovitch takes a view in the Times:

Hitler’s pretexts for the annexation of the Czech Sudetenland in 1938 and the invasion of Poland in 1939 were similar…On September 1, 1939, Hitler made a speech announcing war with Poland, which began with a long prologue of justification concerning the Free City of Danzig, a city with a large majority of Germans and a Nazi government, and the “corridor” of Polish land that separated it from the Reich. “Danzig was and is a German city! The corridor was German and is German! These regions owe their cultural development exclusively to the German Volk . . . Danzig was torn from us.”

On March 18 this year Mr Putin announced the annexation of Crimea to a selected audience at the Kremlin. In a speech punctuated by standing ovations and TV cutaways to women crying with joy, he began by telling them: “Crimea has always been an inseparable part of Russia. This firm conviction is based on truth and justice and was passed from generation to generation, over time, despite all the dramatic changes our country went through during the entire 20th century.”

It was the Treaty of Versailles that robbed Germany of the corridor and divided its Volk. It was the post-1989 chaos that finally deprived Russia of Crimea. “Millions of people went to bed in one country and awoke in different ones, overnight becoming ethnic minorities in former Union republics,” said the Russian president, “while the Russian nation became one of the biggest, if not the biggest ethnic group in the world to be divided by borders.”

In 1938 and 1939 that claim was made in Germany…

In Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine, said Mr Putin, “time and time again attempts were made to deprive Russians of their historical memory, even of their language and to subject them to forced assimilation.”

Unsurprisingly, the citizens of Crimea “turned to Russia for help in defending their rights and lives, in preventing the events that were unfolding and are still underway in Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkov and other Ukrainian cities”.

Help was forthcoming because “no honourable great power could calmly tolerate such a state of affairs for long”, as Hitler put it. Or, as Mr Putin said: “Naturally, we could not leave this plea unheeded; we could not abandon Crimea and its residents in distress. This would have been betrayal on our part.”

The Guardian ignores that and simply calls it a “gaffe”.

But it wasn’t. He said what he meant. He made no faux pad. His was not a social blunder. He said what he meant. And it’s a view not entirely unsupported by historical fact.

 

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UKIP: One Out Of Two Romanians Agrees wIth Nigel Farage http://www.anorak.co.uk/398059/politicians/ukip-one-out-of-two-romanians-agrees-with-nigel-farage.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398059/politicians/ukip-one-out-of-two-romanians-agrees-with-nigel-farage.html/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 12:08:49 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398059 PA 19776472 UKIP: One Out Of Two Romanians Agrees wIth Nigel Farage

DID you enjoy that Channel 4 News interview, the one where Jon Snow asked two Romanian guests what they thought of UKIP and Nigel Farage’s comment on “unruly Romanians”? We met Mariana Gordan, a woman who moved to the UK as a refugee, escaping the murderous nutjob Ceausescu. She’s lived here for 35 years. Snow asked her:

“How would you feel if somebody told you you would have to live next door to Nigel Farage?”

Gordan’s reply was clear:

“I would say he wasn’t far wrong about his… you know… I wouldn’t want to live next door to a bunch of unruly Romanians myself, whether in England or in Romania.”

Adding:

“Of course, he was right, Romania is not a civilised country… this is not a race issue, I do not think Nigel Farage is racist. I think he’s learned something from this influx of Romanians, some of them because are mixed up with gypies… it’s just politically incorrect to call them gypies anymore… you can’t… we can’t even tell them apart. They have bad habits of exploiting their women and children and they are unruly”.

And on she went:

“My argument is not about race, it is about right and wrong. Britain is the most civilised country in the world and if people come here they should be civilised.”

The film begins in rather unsettling fashion, as the guest in red has a stare off with the camera:     You got the impression Snow did not get the response he wanted. It turns out that – get this – not all Romanians are the same. They don’t even see themselves as equal. Who knew? Brendan O’Neill wonders:

What’s it all about? It can’t simply be down to the arguments Farage espouses. Take immigration. Loads of political and media types are illiberal on immigration, favouring strict border controls. Indeed, it was Labour, whose supporters in the media choke on their macchiatos whenever Farage mentions the word ‘Romanian’, which took the unusual step of keeping certain Romanians and Bulgarians out of Britain when those two nations joined the EU in January 2007. This instantly turned Romanians and Bulgarians into the second-class citizens of Europe, who did not enjoy the same freedom of movement as Poles and others who had joined the EU in the 2000s. It takes politics to a new low for Labour leaders and Labour-leaning commentators to gasp in horror when Farage says something dumb about Romanians moving in next door, considering it was their party which for seven years physically and legally prevented Romanians from moving in next door. 

Nigel Farage is not to everyone’s tastes. But he’s an adult keen to say things the elite only allude to.

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The UKIP Carnival In Photos: Pinko Jew Boy Nigel Farage Is Prig Of The Dump In Crap Croydon http://www.anorak.co.uk/398000/politicians/the-ukip-carnival-in-photos-pinko-jew-boy-nigel-farage-is-prig-of-the-dump-in-crap-croydon.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/398000/politicians/the-ukip-carnival-in-photos-pinko-jew-boy-nigel-farage-is-prig-of-the-dump-in-crap-croydon.html/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 19:54:30 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=398000 PA 19880910 The UKIP Carnival In Photos: Pinko Jew Boy Nigel Farage Is Prig Of The Dump In Crap Croydon

 

SO. UKIP staged a carnival in Croydon. All carnivals are crap. This one was no exception.

In 2011, UKIP’s party’s director of communications and European candidate, Patrick O’Flynn, told Daily Express readers that London’s Notting Hill Carnival was a “propagandist message” and should be shut down. It’s not. It’s got no message. It’s just cramped, dull and full of people pretending to have al fresco fun. It rivals only Zurich for its cloying sense of civic pride. And that’s in neat and tidy Switzerland where they understand it if you want to kill yourself.

UKIP’s carnival would be a monocultural village fete on wheels. UKIP, the Party that dreams of Leni Riefenstahl directing episodes of Midsomer Murders (we all know who did it; just high time everyone else knew it, too), staged its carnival. The party booked a band of steel drummers (trad jazz for the ethnic vote), who left when they found out they’d be playing Yellow Bird for Nigel Farage and his supporters. But before the UKIPers had time to stick Max Bygraves singing Under the Coconut Tree on the gramophone, a gang of intolerant protesters turned up to scream that the UKIP party was intolerant.

One banner declared:  “We are Romanians and we don’t feel comfortable with your racism.”

We’re not sure how being Romanian makes you especially intolerant of racism. The European Roma Rights Centre reports:

The Romanian Secretary of State for Minorities within the Ministry of Education has stated he would “not send his child to a school where there was a significant share of Roma.” 

In 2013, Der Speigel reported:

Outrage has erupted among advocacy groups in Romania after the state channel TVR broadcast an anti-Semitic Christmas song calling for Jews to be burned in a chimney. According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), the song ran on a Dec. 5 broadcast by the rural-targeted TVR3 channel.

You can see the broadcast here.

No. It’s not being Romanian that makes you an anti-racist. It’s being a sensitive, confident human being that does that. Many Romanians in the home country would think UKIP a bunch of Jew-boy pinkos.

Farage had been scheduled to pop up and show us how much redder in he face he’d got that day (by the time of the election, and with a decent dry spell, Farage’s arrival on the telly will be heralded with a health warning to adjust your set lest it melt). But Nige never showed, despite Winston McKenzie, a former UKIP leadership contender and ex-boxer, saying that he was on his way. McKenzie later explained why Nigel never arrived:

“It’s not a case of being scared. It’s a case of realising you are a responsible husband and former smiley man and the leader of a political party. There’s certain situations that you avoid.”

He then aded:

“Croydon, which was once a nice place to shop, has now become a dump. How can you [expect] an international leader to turn up somewhere he feels unsafe?”

Eh? What country is Farage a leader of, and can we sink it?

 

 

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Turkish PM’s Advisers Goes On Sick Leave For Injuries Sustained Kicking A Protestor http://www.anorak.co.uk/397822/politicians/turkish-pms-advisers-goes-on-sick-leave-for-injuries-sustained-kicking-a-protestor.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/397822/politicians/turkish-pms-advisers-goes-on-sick-leave-for-injuries-sustained-kicking-a-protestor.html/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 13:19:46 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=397822 PA 19827858 Turkish PMs Advisers Goes On Sick Leave For Injuries Sustained Kicking A Protestor

 

TO Turkey, where the the PM’s adviser is on sick leave for injuries to the leg he used to kick a protester.

 

 

Yusuf Yerkel was touring Soma with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan when he hurt his leg.

Medics at the Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital diagnosed Mr Yerkel with soft tissue trauma. The report states:

“There are 10×10 cm oedema, bruises and soft tissue panicula on the right knee, and bruises and soft tissue panicula on the left shoulder and front of the chest. The patient has been diagnosed with soft tissue trauma as there is sensitivity with leg and arm movements and difficulty with walking.”

Medics urge Mr Yerkel to use his head, literally, the next time, or else run the considerably risk of further inflaming the damage.

The man who injured Mr Yerkel’s leg has yet to apologise…

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Listen As Nigel Farage Gets Vigorously Shafted By An Invisible Romanian On The James O’Brien Show http://www.anorak.co.uk/397627/politicians/listen-as-nigel-farage-gets-vigorously-shafted-by-an-invisible-romanian-on-the-james-obrien-show.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/397627/politicians/listen-as-nigel-farage-gets-vigorously-shafted-by-an-invisible-romanian-on-the-james-obrien-show.html/#comments Fri, 16 May 2014 13:20:22 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=397627 Screen shot 2014 05 16 at 14.19.02 Listen As Nigel Farage Gets Vigorously Shafted By An Invisible Romanian On The James OBrien Show

The mask slips

 

FINALLY! UKIPS’ one-man-band Nigel Farage is exposed by LBC’s James O’Brien to be the crap politician he surely is. His one mission was to destroy the BNP and EDL. Job done. Anything other than that, the man’s a dead duck.

Just after the 20 minute mark, UKIP’s head of communications Patrick O’Flynn interrupted the interview to stop it.

But the best bit is just after 17mins, when Farage is asked to talk about the difference between Romanian and German kids. The word “quality” is used…

 

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Just Like The Greens, UKIP Try To Shut Down Free Speech http://www.anorak.co.uk/397554/politicians/just-like-the-greens-ukip-try-to-shut-down-free-speech.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/397554/politicians/just-like-the-greens-ukip-try-to-shut-down-free-speech.html/#comments Thu, 15 May 2014 20:22:55 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=397554 free speech Just Like The Greens, UKIP Try To Shut Down Free  Speech

THE METRO heralded the arrival of “the tweet police”, the anti-free speech brigade who nick you for saying nasty things (but only if the target is a popular one). The story went that the twitter cops had called on Green Party member Michael Abberton. He had mocked up a UKIP poster on Twitter. He was “fact checking” UKIP’s ten-point party policy.

UKIP councillor offended. (So much for the stiff-upper lip.) They contacted the police. And the police, in their wisdom, laced up their heavy boots and went over to have a word with the tweeter.

Abberton was unimpressed, noting: “Is it not a matter for concern that a political party would seek to silence dissent and debate in such a manner?

Quote so. It’s nuts.

It’s illiberal censorship, much like the Green Party leader who said the “scientific debate on climate change is over” and “any cabinet minister or government adviser who does not agree with the ‘scientific consensus’ about climate change should be removed from office”.

The Green Party leader is Natalie Bennett. She says of the UKIP tweet:

“This police action is both disturbing and surprising. That an apparently general complaint from a political party about not liking what was said about them could have led to a police visit that many would find intimidating is an extremely serious incident that demands immediate investigation. Free speech is a precious right that we must defend.”

Shutting down debate is what people afraid of debate do. And it’s not surprising the police get involved. They are less about the law and preserving hard won freedoms than they concerned with their own PR…

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David Cameron Threatens Islamist Schoolgirl Kidnappers And Rapists With A Hashtag http://www.anorak.co.uk/397223/politicians/david-cameron-threatens-islamist-schoolgirl-kidnappers-and-rapists-with-a-hashtag.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/397223/politicians/david-cameron-threatens-islamist-schoolgirl-kidnappers-and-rapists-with-a-hashtag.html/#comments Sun, 11 May 2014 16:28:30 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=397223 david cameron is a twat1 David Cameron Threatens Islamist Schoolgirl Kidnappers And Rapists With A Hashtag

 

LOOK out Boko Haram. You Islamist nutjobs have nothing our our Prime Minister, David Cameron. Sure, you’ve got over 200 girls in our dungeon in the wilds of Nigeria. Sure, you want to forcibly marry them off to be raped for your perverted view of spiritualism. But Dave has a hashtag. He has Twitter.

And you know what else? Yeah, he’s pursed his lips on the telly. Your actions are inappropriate.

 

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If the One Directioners get involved, Haram are f***ed.

 

 

 

 

 

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Nigel Farage Stands In Front Of A Sign Saying ‘TWAT’ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396895/politicians/nigel-farage-stands-in-front-of-a-sign-saying-twat.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396895/politicians/nigel-farage-stands-in-front-of-a-sign-saying-twat.html/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 07:41:23 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396895 THE cameraman could have moved a bit to the right. But the man form the BNOP wasn’t shifting. So. We get to see Nigel Farage, UKIPs sole voice, standing before the word “TWAT”.

 

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It’s life imitating The Thick of It:

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Today In Sussex: Sussex MP Misspelled Sussex http://www.anorak.co.uk/396871/politicians/today-in-sussex-sussex-mp-misspelled-sussex.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396871/politicians/today-in-sussex-sussex-mp-misspelled-sussex.html/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 07:02:21 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396871 TO Sussex, where the MP for Lewes, Liberal Democrat Norman Baker, is in the mire. He can’t spell the name of his constituency.

Poor old Norma left off a letter, making Sussex ‘Susex’.

These small things matter at erection time for the men in the gay suites.

(Ok, enough already – ed).

 

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The 20 Best Photos Of Politicians Being Egged http://www.anorak.co.uk/396802/politicians/the-20-best-photos-of-politicians-being-egged.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396802/politicians/the-20-best-photos-of-politicians-being-egged.html/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 12:24:20 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396802 YOU know you’re a politician when you’ve been egged. And it can hurt. Get one in the head like Ruth Kelly, and kapow! Hard boil them, and the egg becomes a potentially lethal missile. But, then, it lacks the punchline. You know, the yolk. (‘Ouch’ – ed):

 

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage is hit by an egg as he gets out of his car in Nottingham city centre.
Picture date: Thursday May 1, 2014.

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Eggs near the Royal car. The remains of an egg lies splattered on the ground as it was thrown at Queen Elizabeth II as she arrived with the Duke of Edinburgh at the Kreuzkirche in Dresden, Germany, for a service of reconciliation.
Date: 22/10/1992

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A small group of neo-Nazis try to shield themselves from a barrage of rocks, eggs, tomatoes and other missiles thrown by part of a crowd of several thousand who turned up to protest a rally held by the Nazis in an Evanston Park, Ill., on Oct. 18, 1980. The Nazis stood their ground for five minutes before retreating under police escort.

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The Prime Minister’s car after three eggs were thrown when Mrs Margaret Thatcher arrived at a reception for party workers. Police arrested three men and were booed by a crowd of jeering protesters as they led them away.
Date: 05/06/1981

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An unidentified aide removes an egg from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s coat after it was thrown at him as he arrived at a campaign rally at the campus of California State University, Long Beach, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003. Schwarzenegger came to talk about the importance of young people in the political process as he takes his campaign for governor of California.

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BNP councillor Luke Smith takes cover when eggs where thrown as he arrived at the first meeting of the council in Burnley Lancs, since his election.
Date: 15/05/2003

 

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Education Secretary Ruth Kelly recovers after being hit by an egg outside Salford Magistrates Court, Monday February 6, 2006, where Fathers for Justice protester Simon Coverdale is on trial over an alleged incident in which eggs were thrown at the minister while she addressed an audience in Bolton last year.

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A man gets soiled with mud and raw eggs thrown by protesters as arrives at the Federal Electoral Tribunal, TRIFE as president-elect Felipe Calderon arrives for a symbolic ceremony to mark his designation in Mexico City, on Wednesday Sept. 6, 2006. A day before, the TRIFE had declared that the July 2 elections were valid and that Felipe Calderon had won the presidential race.

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Head of the Czech Republic Social Democratic Party’s election campaign Jaroslav Tvrdik, after being hit with eggs thrown by onlookers during a rally for the European Parliament elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, May 27, 2009. More than 40,000 people joined the ‘Eggs for Paroubek in every town’ campaign, opposing the Social Democratic Chairman Jiri Paroubek, on social networking website Facebook, and have disrupted with eggs, a number of Social Democratic rallies across the country. The European parliament is facing elections across the bloc’s 27 members in early June.

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Chairman of the Social Democrats Jiri Paroubek is hit with an egg thrown by onlookers during a rally for the European Parliament elections in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, May 27, 2009. More than 40000 people joined ‘Eggs for Paroubek in every town’ campaign on social networking website Facebook and had disrupted with eggs a number of Social Democratic rallies across the country. The European parliament is facing elections across the bloc’s 27 members in early June.

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Videograbbed image of Conservative Party leader David Cameron (obscured) having an egg thrown at him by a youth (grey hooded top) during a visit to Cornwall College Saltash in Cornwall.
Picture date: Wednesday April 21 2010.

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Guards cover parliament speaker Volodymr Lytvyn with an umbrella from eggs thrown by opposition lawmakers during ratification of the Black Sea Fleet deal with Russia, in parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Ukraine’s parliament has voted to extend Russia’s lease of a Crimean naval port for the Black Sea Fleet in a chaotic session during which eggs and smoke bombs were thrown. The countries’ presidents agreed last week to extend the Russian navy’s use of the Sevastopol port for another 25 years after the old lease expires in 2017. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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A poster of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is covered with eggs thrown by protesters, outside the gate of JP Morgan Chase annual stockholders meeting, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon will speak to shareholders five days after disclosing a $2 billion trading loss.

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Eggs thrown by anti-government protesters hit a portrait of Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou ahead of his inauguration ceremony, in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, March 20, 2012. Participants said they were angry about Ma’s economic policies, including his decision – announced after his January re-election – to raise utility prices. Ma is to be inaugurated for his second four-year term Sunday.(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

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File photo dated 14/08/13 of Labour leader Ed Miliband after he was pelted with eggs during a campaign visit in East Street market in Walworth, south London

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Sarah Palin: ‘Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists’ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396741/politicians/sarah-palin-waterboarding-is-how-we-baptize-terrorists.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396741/politicians/sarah-palin-waterboarding-is-how-we-baptize-terrorists.html/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 20:59:50 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396741 PA 19674070 Sarah Palin: Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists

 

 

SARAH Palin was once destined to be the president of the USA’s VeePee. She would be a heartbeat away from becoming Leader of the Free World. Recently the former Alaskan governor spoke to the National Rifle Association’s yearly convention in Indianapolis.

The highlight of her chat was he telling the good folks “waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.”

The man who would have been her boss at the White House, John McCain, once said waterboarding was “a mock execution and thus an exquisite form of torture… prohibited by American laws and values.” And that form a man who has been subjected to torture.

The quote that aligns the war on terror with a war on Islam is at 7min 19secs.

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BEHOLD! The Huge Satanic Statue Made For The Oklahoma State Capitol http://www.anorak.co.uk/396706/strange-but-true/behold-the-huge-satanic-statue-made-for-the-oklahoma-state-capitol.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396706/strange-but-true/behold-the-huge-satanic-statue-made-for-the-oklahoma-state-capitol.html/#comments Sun, 04 May 2014 21:18:44 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396706 Oklahoma State Capitol 1 BEHOLD! The Huge Satanic Statue Made For The Oklahoma State Capitol

 

A 7-FT TALL STATUE of Satan could soon be sat on the lawns before the Oklahoma State Capitol next to a monument of the ten commandments, pictured below. Note the spellings of “SABETH” and “MAIDSERAUNT”. The Divine hand was big on Creation but not too hot on spelling.

 

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In 2012, after hearing from satanists, Hindus and an animal rights group, the panel that oversees the grounds at the Oklahoma Capitol said it was not taking any more requests for new displays at the Statehouse. The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission voted Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, to approve the ban until a court dispute over the current Ten Commandments monument is settled. It was that monument that the New York-based Satanic Temple said opened the door for it to seek its own display at the Statehouse in Oklahoma City.

 

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The tablets were donated by a state legislator Oklahoma state Rep. Mike Ritze (seen below) in 2012.

 

 

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Satan is being paid for by the The Satanic Temple (ST), which has raised over $30,000 in donations.

The ST is a public spirited body, stating on its website:

The mission of The Satanic Temple is to encourage benevolence and empathy among all people. In addition, we embrace practical common sense and justice. As Satanists we all should be guided by our conscience to undertake noble pursuits guided by our individual wills. We believe that this is the hope of all mankind and the highest aspiration of humanity.

As an organized religion, we feel it is our function to actively provide outreach, to lead by example, and to participate public affairs wheresoever the issues might benefit from rational, Satanic insights.

 

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The Temple’s Lucian Greaves tells ABC News that his statue is to “celebrate our progress as a pluralistic nation founded on secular law”.

 

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But he won’t press for Satan to attract god-fearing pigeons keen to practice their aim if the 10 Commandments statue is moved. Greaves tells Vice:

 “…the idea that the Ten Commandments are foundational to US or Oklahoman law is absurd and obscene… I would argue that the message behind our monument speaks more directly to the formation of US Constitutional values than the Ten Commandments possibly could. It especially does so when it stands directly beside the Ten Commandments, as it affirms no one religion enjoys legal preference.”

If the statue is not your thing, the Satanic Temple sells other merchandise:

 

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A Few Highs And Lows From Nick Griffin’s Hacked Twitter Account http://www.anorak.co.uk/396648/politicians/a-few-highs-and-lows-from-nick-griffins-hacked-twitter-account.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396648/politicians/a-few-highs-and-lows-from-nick-griffins-hacked-twitter-account.html/#comments Sat, 03 May 2014 20:47:18 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396648 THE hacker with the Anonymous group known only as @Anon_0x03 has gained access to the Twitter account of British National Party’s chairman Nick Griffin. You’ll remember him from that time before Nigel Farage became the go-to face of intolerance. Onr theory is that UKIP leader Farage’s sole mission is to destroy the BNP vote. After all, UKIP is an empty vessel into which people can pour their pet hates and prejudices.

So. What did the hackers twitter from @nickgriffinmep?

@jamiesont quips:

Nick Griffin has apologised to his followers for a series of grammatically correct & inoffensive tweets posted after his account was hacked.

Adding:

 just wish someone funny who could really have gone to town had hacked it.

HackRead records a few of the tweets, which are crude and could have been much funnier:

 

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The Telegraph reports an exchange that suggests the hacker had little idea what a Nick Griffin is:

What are you actually going to do with the account now you’ve got it? @bnp”one user tweeted to the hacker.

No sure, any ideas? I don’t really give a ****. It was just a random target. I’m not even from GB,” the hacker replied

The Journal says Griffin’s website, nickgriffinmep.eu, and communications.bnp.org.uk have also been hacked.

We leave you with a few more tweets:

 

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Nick Griffin and the BNP have been more ludicrous…

 

 

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Police Release Two Efits Of Suspects Who Both Looks Like David Cameron http://www.anorak.co.uk/396375/strange-but-true/police-release-two-efits-of-suspects-who-both-looks-like-david-cameron.html/ http://www.anorak.co.uk/396375/strange-but-true/police-release-two-efits-of-suspects-who-both-looks-like-david-cameron.html/#comments Thu, 01 May 2014 12:29:27 +0000 http://www.anorak.co.uk/?p=396375 WHEN you see one efit that looks like David Cameron, you laugh.

This one was issued by police in Stockbridge, Hampshire, seeking a man who had conned an elderly woman of £60.A police spokesperson says

 

lettuce e fit Police Release Two Efits Of Suspects Who Both Looks Like David Cameron

 

And now we see another efit of ‘Dave’ and it’s get us thinking…

 

 

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