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Shamima Begum wants sympathy for the devil

Shamima Begum says she deserves our sympathy. The newspapers largely disagree. Begum is the women who at age 15 wilfully travelled to join ISIS.

You might sympathize with the Christian women … (read more)

Posted: 18th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Gilet jaune vs Star Wars

To Paris, where the gilet jaune movement is serenading the local police with a burst of Star Wars:

The armed police, water cannon, tanks, guns, rubber bullet and doesn’t stand a … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts | Comment


Liverpool: Robben’s miss; Garcia’s ghost goal; the Anfield roar

Ahead of Bayern Munich’s Champions League tie with Liverpool, the German’s club’s Arjen Robben is talking to the Sunday Times.

“If you ask the worst stadium for me, it’s probably … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2019 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Watch Bruno Ganz as Hitler

Bruno Ganz (22 March 1941 – Died: 15 February 2019) played Hitler in the 2004 film Downfall. “His depiction of Hitler’s final days in an underground bunker as the Third … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Film, News | Comment


Paul Hollywood’s sex life: dreams of Summer Lovin’

Summer Lovin’

Paul Hollywood is the subject of a Great British headline in the Great British Sun. Hollywood is a star of The Great British Bake Off, a TV show proving … (read more)

Posted: 16th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Shamima Begum: the making of a martyr

“Vermin”

Is Shamima Begum’s situation all about Islam? Called “foolish” and an “abstract concept” for joining ISIS, media reaction to the teenager who joined an outfit committed to mass murder, who expresses … (read more)

Posted: 16th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Shamima Begum: ‘I want to live a quiet life with my baby’ away from the cameras

Shamima Begum’s story that will only grow. Today the Times, which spotted Begum living in the al-Hawl refugee camp in Syria, tells us that the teenager who left London … (read more)

Posted: 16th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Shamima Begum: Guantanamo Bay or Bethnal Green for ISIS teen; and the Manchester bomb

What to do with Shamima Begum, the 19-year-year-old Londoner who at 15 ran away to join ISIS – the death cult that murders gays, Christians and Jews, rapes Christian children … (read more)

Posted: 15th, February 2019 | In: News | Comment


Arsenal: Overmars makes his case for the job and Sanchez return from Manchester United

Don’t panic Arsenal fans. News is that Manchester United’s hugely expensive Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, could return to Arsenal. So says former Arsenal player Marc Overmars. “I have great … (read more)

Posted: 15th, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Pristine copy of first Super Mario Bros game sells for $100,150

To the attic! An unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. original 1985 game has sold at auction for $100,150.

From the auction house:

“Beyond the artistic and historical significance of … (read more)

Posted: 15th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Technology, The Consumer | Comment


The taming of Shamima Begum: British teen who joined ISIS wants to come home

Teenagers, eh. They slam doors, get pierced and run off to join ISIS in Syria, where they pledge Holy War, death to Jews, Christians and gays, and champion the subjugation … (read more)

Posted: 14th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Madeleine McCann: three cops; one source; and freedom of no information request

There’s been very little news of Madeleine McCann. The story has lost its push. But the Star and other tabloids plough gamely on, waiting for an new fact to add … (read more)

Posted: 14th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment


Creating Anti-Vax news for clicks; Darla Shine says measles is ‘LOL’; LadBible accused; cancer patients worry

Darla Shine used to be a producer for Fox News producer. She’s married to Bill Shine, the White House deputy chief of staff of communications. Darla thinks a measles outbreak … (read more)

Posted: 13th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Phone lottery scammer tried to con former CIA and FBI boss William Webster; scammer lost

Keniel A Thomas, 29, was a scammer who could not fail – not until he called William Webster (born March 6, 1924), the man who served as chief of the … (read more)

Posted: 13th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, Money, News | Comment


Emiliano Sala: Daily Mirror turns his girlfriend into clickbait

Before he died during a flight over the English Channel, the British media was not interested in Emiliano Sala. Signed by Cardiff City from Nantes for a club record fee … (read more)

Posted: 13th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment


‘Satan Lives’ in my toaster – a classic TV news clip

To Boca Raton, Florida, where Satan has taken refuge in a toaster. “SATAN LIVES,” says the message on the toast. “When all said and done,” reasons the keeper of Hell’s … (read more)

Posted: 12th, February 2019 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Katy Perry blackface shoes are racist

You can see your face in Katy Perry’s shoes. Well, you can if you work as a black and White Minstrel. Perry’s shoes are no longer in store on account … (read more)

Posted: 12th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


Hugh Grant talks about his movies – like a normal bloke

Hugh Grant will one day be recalled as the best British actor of his generation. He stole the show in Paddington 2 – which is terrific, by the way – … (read more)

Posted: 12th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment


Ilhan Omar singles out those ‘evil’ Jews who owe allegiance to a foreign power

Ilhan Omar has done her bit to prove that the far Right doesn’t have a monopoly on antisemitism (see: Corbyn J). Omar, one of just two Muslim women in the … (read more)

Posted: 12th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Labour: ‘What Antisemitism crisis?’; Corbyn’s 12 apostles get busted

The Labour antisemitism “crisis” – which isn’t – appears on just one front page. The Daily Telegraph leads with the “Labour antisemitism crisis”. But not one of the Corbyn cronies … (read more)

Posted: 12th, February 2019 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Only fools, Corbyn’s cronies and bigots believe Labour on antisemitism

From hundreds of cases of antisemitism in the Labour Party, Labour General Secretary Jennie Formby says 12 members were kicked out. Says Labour MP Ruth Smeeth:

This isn’t over yet. Nobody … (read more)

Posted: 11th, February 2019 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Aaron Ramsey leaves Arsenal for £400k-a-week at Juventus

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will earn £400,000 a week for four years at Juventus. The 28-year-old will become the highest paid British footballer ever.

Arsenal will get nothing.

But someone will … (read more)

Posted: 11th, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Manchester City say sorry for thrashing Chelsea and enjoying it

There will be singing of only acceptable chants at the football. The Premier League is no place for spontaneity. Goals will reviewed by a panel in a studio before being … (read more)

Posted: 11th, February 2019 | In: Chelsea, Manchester City, Sports | Comment


Meghan Markle writes an open letter to her dear old dad

Meghan Markle will need stronger crystals and a firmer deep tissue massage to reach the serotonin (happy hormones) as her heart is “broken beyond repair”. The Express has news … (read more)

Posted: 11th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester United Balls: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named new manager – but only in the Sun

As you were Spurs fans. Relax. Mauricio Pochettino is no longer wanted by Manchester United. The Sun bellows the news that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be named the full-time manager … (read more)

Posted: 11th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment