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Labour MP calls for 17.4m Brexit voters to apologise for nasty ‘anti-Semitism’ tweet about Muslims

Labour MP David Lammy wants an apology from everyone who voted for Brexit. He’s collecting names. He’s going to be busy, what with there being 17.4million of us who voted Leave to process. But Twitter, where Lammy made his reasoned request, can handle some of the admin.  And he can ask fellow Labour MP Naz Shah to help. She’s also outraged by a nasty tweet from a Brexit-supporting group. Like Lammy and Jeremy Corbyn, Shah is highly sensitive to racism following a cathartic “journey”. The adult woman voted into the Commons by the good people of Bradford West discovered that advocating for the mass deportation of Jews to the American mid-West was a bit, you know, akin to Nazi and Stalinist methods for dealing with the ‘Jewish problem’. She apologised and is now on the side of the knowing.

The trigger for Lammy and Shah’s ire was this tweet from the account @leave.eu.

Is it any wonder that Labour can’t be bothered to deal with the disgusting antisemitism in their party when they are so reliant on the votes of Britain’s exploding Muslim population? It’s a question of maths for these people, not justice!

To blame Muslims for creating Labour’s cesspit of anti-Semitism is wholly wrong. To pick the word “exploding” to describe Muslim families is pathetic, nasty, divisive and anti-human. To claim all Muslims vote as a block demeans their autonomy. The tweet stinks.

Although that’s not to say Labour with its commitment to identity politics doesn’t use craven means to shore up its vote. Perhaps the party believes taking on any anti-Semitic Muslims not worth the effort if it affects the polls? Perhaps Labour is not all that in to individuality, equality and free will. Perhaps Labour doesn’t trust voters, preferring to package us into boxes according to our race, religion, age and gender, before proposing policies that appease each ‘community’ by pandering to what they perceive our prejudices to be?

But why is Corbyn’s Labour not so bothered about speaking up for Jews, being more blind to anti-Semitism than other forms of racism? Does the Labour Party need and value Jewish support? In 2012 former Labour London mayor Ken Livingstone told BBC’s Newsnight programme:

“People vote according to their income. Now that can change – it might be a generation before people catch up. If we were talking 50 years ago, the Roman Catholic community, the Irish community in Britain, the Jewish community was solidly Labour. Still the Irish Catholic community is pretty still solidly Labour because it is not terribly rich. As the Jewish community got richer, it moved over to voting for Mrs Thatcher as they did in Finchley.”

 

April 29 2016: Mr Livingstone was suspended for a year in April 2016 over his claim that Adolf Hitler had supported Zionism in the 1930s.

 

So much for the politics. Lammy’s upset by the tweet. And he wants you – all 17.4m of you deplorables who voted Brexit – to apologise for one bellend’s sad message. He has not called for every Labour Party member and voter to apologise for anti-Semitism in the ranks. But surely that will come.

 

 

 

Hello @metpoliceuk I would like to report this crime. Please investigate. This tweet is a crime under the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006: “Use of threatening words or behaviour, or any written material which is threatening or intends thereby to stir up religious hatred.”

He followed that with:

 

 

Hate speech is a crime. I am reporting you to the police. @BorisJohnson @michaelgove @Nigel_Farage and all people that voted to Leave on June 23rd 2016 must condemn this immediately and unequivocally. This is absolutely disgusting.

All 17.4 million of you “must” condemn this tweet now. Or..? Be arrested? Be named and shamed? Be forever branded a racist? Be disgusting?

PS: The problem is, if course, that Lammy has nailed it. He’s correctly reasoned that Brexit only won because the 17.4 million of us who usually vote for the BNP would not be denied. Of course, had we known how racist Labour was*, we’d most likely have gone with them. But their official position was unclear during the EU Referendum vote, as nuanced and slippery as their leader, so Brexit was the chance for every racist – all 17.4 million us – to win the day. Finally.

* Labour’s gonna walk the next election if it keeps the anti-Semitism thriving. The BNP never stood enough candidates to make us believe bigots could form a Government. But with Labour’s anti-Semitism being well advertised, it’s all vote now and vote often.

First they came for the EU… Raus!

Posted: 29th, March 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


David Lammy MP urges: ‘stop the madness’ of democracy and reject Brexit vote

lammy brexitThe Labour MP David Lammy MP wants Parliament to ignore the EU referendum result. He wants Parliament to go against the will of the people, the majority of whom voted for the UK to leave the European Union. The people who rejected the establishment, the liberal elite, the knowing  celebrities, the multi-nationals, the doom-mongers and the bankers got it wrong, says Lammy, a member of a Party divorced from its once core vote. Says the self-regarding one:

Wake up. We do not have to do this.

We can stop this madness and bring this nightmare to an end through a vote in Parliament. Our sovereign Parliament needs to now vote on whether we should exit the EU. The referendum was an advisory, non-binding referendum. The Leave campaign’s platform has already unravelled and some people wish they hadn’t voted to Leave. Parliament now needs to decide whether we should go forward with Brexit, and there should be a vote in Parliament next week. Let us not destroy our economy on the basis of lies and the hubris of Boris Johnson.

He’s right. The European Referendum is non biding. The vote is not law. What it was was a free and fair vote on staying in or leaving the European Union. Lammy doesn’t much like the result. He says the people cannot be trusted to make the right decision. They made a mistake. So he wants them to be ignored. He wants change stopped.

A US readers has written in. He puts it well:

CONGRATULATIONS !!! Leaving the EU has been too long in coming. We have a similar situation here in the USA. For us Washington D.C. is about identical to the EU leadership with re: to their relationship with all the individual states. An entrenched cadre of infinitely corrupt career politicians control or try to control every aspect of our lives from fortress Washington D.C. just as the EU leadership has imposed their will on Great Britain and other EU member countries. The politicians keep getting richer while our middle class is dying along with many small towns all across our country. Our fast growing national debt tells the story. The politicians are spending money we don’t have to shore up their power. Anyway so very happy for your good fortune.

Lammy thinks you’re idiots. You are if you listen to him.

Posted: 25th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comments (2)


Get Theresa May To Sort Out Duggan Shooting Inquiry Says Tottenham MP

MayHOME Secretary Theresa May should take charge of the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan, 29, in Tottenham because of increasing concerns over how it is being handled, the local MP said today.

Tottenham MP David Lammy said there had been a “catalogue of very public errors” surrounding the investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Two of the three community leaders appointed to oversee the IPCC inquiry had quit, claiming the investigation was “flawed and in all probability tainted”.

See Police start Kettling The Guardian.

See this Full Story from The London Evening Standard.

There could be a small problem with that cunning plan.

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Posted: 21st, November 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment


Obama Is Right: There Are No Jews In Westminster And The Media

MORE on post-racial life in the WACO (World according to Obama): Jews are no longer an ethnic minority.

The Guardian wonders why last year’s Media Guardian 100 (an arbitrary list of the big players in the media) featured no ethnic minorities.

We asked a panel of experts drawn from ethnic minorities to name their 30 most important media figures.

And – get this – the panel didn’t name one Jew in the media. So much for them controlling it. But it’s not a perfect science:

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Posted: 9th, November 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (8)


Britain’s Barack Obama

IT’S Bazza Obama. No, not him. Him!

David Lammy is pushing himself as Britain’s Barack Obama. Lammy claims they are “friends.” But what about Tory MP for Windsor Adam Afriyie like Obama a handsome 40-something who played basketball at college and is in his first term as a national legislator.

Basketball… Britain’s answer to Obama, not Britain’s Obama-a-like…

Posted: 4th, November 2008 | In: Reviews | Comment