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Anti-racists and Corbyn march against Trump but ignore the plight of Jews

On Twitter, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party leader and Prime Minister in waiting, tells his followers that Donald Trump should not be on a State visit to the UK because: “When … (read more)

Posted: 14th, July 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Cannabis: a cruel law pauses for Billy Caldwell

The cretinous rule that led to 12-year-old Billy Caldwell’s medicine being confiscated at Heathrow airport has not been undone. It’s been paused. The matter of how Billy’s mother, Charlotte Caldwell, can … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


World Cup: Gareth Southgate meets with triumph and disaster

You might have heard that England won a penalty shoot-out – their first at the World Cup – and saw off a feisty, underhand Colombia team. England manager Gareth Southgate … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2018 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment


Cannabis cafes are refuges for the sad, boring and controlled

When cannabis is legalised for recreational use in the UK – oh, come on, it will be (think of the money) – you can expect not only legislation to tax … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2018 | In: News | Comment


Liverpool stick with Karius as concussion vanishes

Hard cheese on any Liverpool fans hoping for an upgrade on goalkeeper Loris Karius, whose errors cost the reds so dear in the Champions’ League final. The Sun says Liverpool … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2018 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


£1bn of cannabis to boost the British economy – and let criminals sell skunk

The argument for legalising cannabis hinges not on your chronic pain or need to bark in front of daytime telly, rather on money, specifically how much the Government rake in … (read more)

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


Brexit is good news for Northern Irish potheads

Might Brexit turn Northern Ireland into a mecca for British potheads? The 2018 Parliamentary paper, “The land border between Northern Ireland and Ireland Contents” tells us:
The UK Government has been … (read more)

Posted: 27th, June 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer balls: Fred agrees Manchester City move and will sign for Manchester United

More transfer balls from journalism’s twilight zone of fake news, guesswork and clickbait as the BBC says Manchester United are “close to signing Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred”. United “hope to complete … (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2018 | In: Back pages, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Harry and Meghan and the modern myth of inclusivity

David Starkey is here to tell Sun readers that when Meghan Markle married Prince Harry the Royal Family modernised. Starkey tells us, and “it’s worth repeating”, that Megan is “mixed-race, … (read more)

Posted: 21st, May 2018 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment


Thomas Markle should profit from Meghan’s wedding like the Royals do

The Daily Mirror picks up the story which first appeared in the Mail on Sunday – the one about Thomas Markle allegedly earning a few quid by posing for photos … (read more)

Posted: 14th, May 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


‘Casual anti-semitism’ on the BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz

Ever listen to The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4? It’s the soundtrack to a Boden catalogue: knowing, safe and predictable; sold as edgy to ambulatory roadkill who book family … (read more)

Posted: 12th, May 2018 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment


Artist accuses Netflix of Stranger Things stormcloud theft

Heavey’s Stranger Things cloud

 

Sean R. Heavey thought the Hellish cloud hanging over the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, looked familiar. The town, the setting for Netflix’s … (read more)

Posted: 11th, May 2018 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment


Freedom wins as MPs reject Leveson 2

Only two newspaper, The Times and The Sun (prop R. Murdoch), lead with the great news that Ministers have fought off an attempt to trigger a second stage of the … (read more)

Posted: 10th, May 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Only bigots and fools think Jews lost Barnet for Labour

According to the Indy, the Conservatives won control of Barnet Council in north London because “Labour was punished by voters for the antisemitism controversy”. Er, no.

Also wrong is Owen Jones, … (read more)

Posted: 4th, May 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Arsenal’s pouting ninnies outdone by Costa’s fight and focus

Arsenal were limp, lacklustre, weak in front of goal, lacking in desire, poor in the final third, insipid around the box, strangers in defence and, above all, bereft of passion. … (read more)

Posted: 4th, May 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Students at Queen’s College, Oxford, are afraid of ‘contentious’ ideas

Brendan O’Neill is speaking at Queen’s College, Oxford next week, and the college’s student organisation has sent out this bizarre warning. If you can’t have “contentious” discussion at a university, … (read more)

Posted: 4th, May 2018 | In: News | Comment


Government championing free speech at Universities is beyond irony

Sam Gyimah, the universities minister, presents himself as a champion of free speech. He says prudes, activists’ and censors attempting to silence voices not like their own are “chilling” in … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, May 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Staffordshire ‘pigs’ tell butcher to remove smutty signs

Butcher Pete Lymer no longer sells ‘big breasted birds’, ‘big cocks’ and ‘horny sausages’ at J W Ash & Son, in Ball Haye Street, Leek. “We’ve put the signs out … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, May 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Mahmoud Abbas: Jews to blame for Holocaust

The anti-semitism accepted as normal in the upper echelons of Arab politics is echoed in the anti-Semitism rife in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party. So when Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told a … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


John Kelly: Trump’s an idiot (and Moon Jae-in agrees)

All that guff about Donald Trump single-handedly bringing peace to the Koreas via the power of tweeting is cut through by Chief of Staff John Kelly who has, reportedly, referred … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Liverpool fans in Rome warned to expect blood on the bridge

We’ve heard a lot about medical facilities in Rome recently. Apparently they’re excellent, offering therapies and treatments the NHS can’t. Some comfort, then, for the 5,000 Liverpool fans arriving in … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2018 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Wenger taught Arsenal the art of losing

Arsene Wenger’s closing days at Arsenal are marked by his admission: “The timing was not really my decision.” That’s the good news for Arsenal fans. It suggests the club’s board … (read more)

Posted: 29th, April 2018 | In: Arsenal, News, Sports | Comment


Arsenal offload Wenger to China; Manchester United want 9

With all the shock value of a baby with a full nappy, news is that departing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will become the highest-paid manager in the world should he move … (read more)

Posted: 28th, April 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, manchester united, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal and Atletico Madrid fight in an ‘Orphanage’: Google Translate does the Europa League

When Arsenal contrived to toss away a fantastic opportunity to put Atletico Madrid to the sword in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final, we went to see what … (read more)

Posted: 27th, April 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Technology | Comment