Weekend Thread 10 July 2021

One of those strange weekends when the Far Left Anti British BBC suddenly gets all ‘patriotic’ but must inject racial division wherever possible .

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  1. taffman says:

    “Covid: Call for Wales to follow England’s quarantine travel rules”
    Scrap The Assembly.


    • TheRebelUK says:

      Taff, I never thought I would this but even that Scottish fish Sturgeon is not as bad as our Drakeford. He would have us locked down f forever and benefits and no work for anyone


  2. StewGreen says:

    Tonight’s TV

    9pm ITV Clarkson hosts WWTB a Millionaire
    10pm ITV Clarkson hosts On TV

    Netflix : Clarkson’s hit farm series

    The BBC got rid of him
    wise decision ?


  3. Docmarooned says:

    Clarkson’s farm is Amazon prime but your point is very well taken.


    • Fedup2 says:

      Stew green made an error about which channel the clarkson farm thing is on – remember this day 😎


  4. Dover Sentry says:

    Our BBC lost a money-spinner when they sacked Clarkson. But, our BBC does not need to worry about financial loss.

    Sky in the same circumstances would sensibly have kept him.

    Jeremy has the last laugh as he laughs every day on his way to the bank.

    One of his recent quotes stated that the sat-navs of German built Mini Coopers always take you to Poland.


  5. Fedup2 says:

    When you step back and think about how Prime exploited the talent of clarkson – the format – the content – it just shows how screwed up the BBC is
    Could you imagine that series being put out by the BBC – without the agenda of Race Climate Disability Sexual Orientation boxes all ticked every episode ?

    In ignorance – I haven’t seen ‘country file ‘ for maybe 30 years – but I bet none of the stuff Clarkson covers gets shown there .


    • Dover Sentry says:

      Without our BBC restrictions, we get to see Clarkson in all his glory.
      Thanks, BBC. Your loss is our gain!


      • Fedup2 says:

        Dover – I’m waiting for the ‘shotgun ‘ episode – I’m glad I still have mine …


    • Deborah says:

      Jeremy Clarkson did go to a market to buy his sheep I think. He said that Amazon had told him to film diversity at the market, and he said he had. It was as diverse a group of old white farmers as he could find. (I may have paraphrased slightly). However it is obvious it is exactly how the BBC work and they would never film a farming market because it is too white although I wouldn’t put it past them to ship in a few black extras for the filming.


      • JohnC says:

        The phrase ‘black sheep’ for those extras would be absolutely appropriate.


      • Nodding Dog says:

        Talking of filming diversity I recently read Clarissa Dickson Wright’s autobiography of which I’ll post a short passage of it when she was talking to her co-star Johnny Scott about the series ‘Clarissa and the Countryman’ and doing a piece about hare coursing.

        ‘We discussed the possibility of filming the Waterloo Cup.As you may imagine the BBC were not keen on the idea,until Johnny cast a clever fly, ‘A lot of Pakistanis go to the cup’ he remarked. The BBC bit ethnics wow televisual.


  6. Fedup2 says:

    The BBC showed the Gary oldman film where he depicts an elderly white politician who smokes too much during the early 1940s … I wonder if this was listed knowing that this weekend witnesses a pro England false jingoism which can be gone in the flick of a remote control ….


  7. Sluff says:

    For discussion.
    England are in the Euro final.

    That’s England. Note, England.
    Not Scotland or Wales or the UK or GB or even NI.

    And, though I don’t go along with all its excesses, the country has gone a little bit mad but hey we deserve a break.

    Here’s the question, in this woke age where ordinary English people are so subjugated by the BBC and others into accepting a diet of Leftoid drivel, is our current level of English patriotism in part a two fingered salute back to the BBC leftoid agenda, being one of a small number of such patriotic gestures the wokes will still allow us to get away with?

    They don’t allow us St George’s day, and the CPS won’t prosecute illegal asylum seekers. So when the people occasionally get the chance to express themselves freely and without the fear of sanction, they take the chance with gusto.

    In a few weeks time an unrelenting diet of BLM, ER, LGBTQxyz, equality and disability narratives will put the people back in their box. But for now, for once, a little freedom for the majority to be ourselves.


  8. TrickCyclist says:

    Not BBC but adverts (again).
    Nationwide are running one in which a young-ish black man, with his back to the London skyline, begins his monologue by saying;
    “All of us need to feel important.”
    Speak for yourself mate, some of us are quite content to go through life feeling unimportant – not demanding anything in the way of “Respect!” from others.


    • taffman says:

      Big business virtue signalling , they are not interested in their customers, only those that shout the loudest .
      If you are able t,o hit them where it hurts and move to another bank and let them why.


    • Banania says:

      Seen in Canterbury: a huge poster showing the cathedral with two children of the right degree of blackness to be commercially attractive smiling in front of it, with the slogan, RECONNECT WITH YOUR CATHEDRAL.
      Gratuitously racist.


      • Rob in Cheshire says:

        I am sure that is just reflecting the vibrancy of Canterbury’s multicultural society. It has to be 80 or 90% BAME surely?


  9. lordelpus says:

    Trick-Cyclist,have seen that ad.Just another one giving BAME’s the idea they are now God’s chosen people! How the BBC must regret not being able to show adverts like this.


  10. JohnC says:

    Euro 2020: Queen and Boris Johnson wish England well as final looms
    They have a video of the crowds lining the route. Nothing free for them and nothing to gain. Nobody lobbied them to turn up. A rare opportunity to see the people of England in an entirely racist-agenda and politics-free environment.
    Hundreds of faces. And all of them white.
    I declare our multicultural experiment a failure.


  11. JohnC says:

    Just listening to Tony Blackburn and Sounds of the Sixties from yesterday.
    He’s been going on about the football and playing alternate songs from 1966 to celebrate reaching the final.
    Incredibly he’s just had to try and appease people complaining that he’s talking about England all the time and no mention of Scotland or Wales.
    I wish those miserable, anti-English idiots could be put in the stocks for a day. I would glady travel somewhere with a bag of rotten tomatoes to show them what I think of them.


  12. vlad says:

    Here’s a story the BBC seem to have missed: A few days ago some Afghan ‘refugees’ drugged, raped and murdered 13 year old Leonie in Austria.

    Perhaps they were angry that she was so old.

    I wonder how many other such stories the BBC miss?





    • JohnC says:

      An important point about this story is that they were heard bragging about it to others.
      That’s because their mates will be impressed by it and don’t actually think it’s wrong.
      The excuse is the same as the Muslim rape gangs here. White girls are trash because they show flesh and wear makeup.
      You will never read that on the BBC. But they don’t miss any stories about someone far-right being arrested like recently in Germany – even though he had only planned something, not actually done it.
      It’s the massive hypocrisy of the Left which bugs me the most.


  13. vlad says:

    Coda to the above story of the raped and murdered child.

    Some enraged lefties stormed the offices of an Austrian news site that dared to publish the nationality of the rapists / murderers.

    Yes, to lefties the real outrage is not the crime itself, but the reporting of it. No doubt the Beeb would agree.

    Such times we live in.


  14. vlad says:

    Meanwhile, unreported by Auntie, the Religion of Peace continues to spread its message of goodwill, one corpse at a time.

    “List of Killings in the Name of Islam: Last 30 Days”

    Jihad Report, June.

    Attacks: 170
    Killed: 893
    Injured: 1054
    Suicide Blasts: 11
    Countries: 22



    • Guest Who says:

      What is needed is expert impartial information, like Springster, only not female and blonde.


      • zxcvbnm says:

        Nawaz is one of the few people on the left worth listening to. Expecially on this topic.


      • vlad says:

        What a load of weasel words.

        From https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/articles/10-reasons-not-peace.aspx

        “Ten Obvious Reasons Why Islam is Not a Religion of Peace”


        18,000 deadly terror attacks committed explicitly in the name of Islam in just the last ten years. (Other religions combined for perhaps a dozen or so).


        Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, had people killed for insulting him or for criticizing his religion. This included women.

        Muslims are told to emulate the example of Muhammad.


        Muhammad said in many places that he has been “ordered by Allah to fight men until they testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is his messenger.” In the last nine years of his life, he ordered no less than 65 military campaigns to do exactly that.

        Muhammad inspired his men to war with the basest of motives, using captured loot, sex and a gluttonous paradise as incentives. He beheaded captives, enslaved children and raped women captured in battle. Again, Muslims are told to emulate the example of Muhammad.


        After Muhammad died, the people who lived with him and knew his religion best immediately fell into war with each other.

        Fatima, Muhammad’s favorite daughter, survived the early years among the unbelievers at Mecca safe and sound, yet died of stress from the persecution of fellow Muslims only six months after her father died. She even miscarried Muhammad’s grandchild after having her ribs broken by the man who became the second caliph.

        It was this same caliph, Umar, who ordered the death of the first convert to Islam at Medina, an elderly leader who became a close companion to Muhammad and proved his worth in battle. Sa’d ibn Ubadah was killed after a failed bid to be caliph.

        Fatima’s husband Ali, who was the second convert to Islam and was raised like a son to Muhammad, fought a civil war against an army raised by Aisha, Muhammad’s favorite wife – and one whom he had said was a “perfect woman.” 10,000 Muslims were killed in a single internal battle waged less than 25 years after Muhammad’s death.

        Three of the first four Muslim rulers (caliphs) were murdered. All of them were among Muhammad’s closest companions. The third caliph was killed by allies of the son of the first (who was murdered by the fifth caliph a few years later, then wrapped in the skin of a dead donkey and burned). The fourth caliph (Ali) was stabbed to death after a bitter dispute with the fifth. The fifth caliph went on to poison one of Muhammad’s two favorite grandsons. The other grandson was later beheaded by the sixth caliph.

        The infighting and power struggles between Muhammad’s family members, closest companions and their children only intensified with time. Within 50 short years of Muhammad’s death, even the Kaaba, which had stood for centuries under pagan religion, lay in ruins from internal Muslim war…

        And that’s just the fate of those within the house of Islam!


        Muhammad directed Muslims to wage war on other religions and bring them into submission to Islam. Within the first few decades following his death, his Arabian companions invaded and conquered Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Zoroastrian lands. A mere 25 years after Muhammad’s death, Muslim armies had captured land and people within the modern borders of over 28 countries outside of Saudi Arabia.


        Muslims continued their Jihad against other religions for 1400 years, checked only by the ability of non-Muslims to defend themselves. To this day, not a week goes by that Islamic fundamentalists do not attempt to kill Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists explicitly in the name of Allah.

        None of these other religions are at war with each other.


        Islam is the only religion that has to retain its membership by formally threatening to kill anyone who leaves. This is according to the example set by Muhammad.


        Islam teaches that non-Muslims are less than fully human. Muhammad said that Muslims can be put to death for murder, but that a Muslim could never be put to death for killing a non-Muslim.


        The Quran never once speaks of Allah’s love for non-Muslims, but there are hundreds of verses that speak of Allah’s cruelty toward and hatred of non-Muslims.


        “Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar!”
        (The last words from the cockpit of Flight 93)



    • JohnC says:

      What always makes me laugh is when the Lefty group-thinkers say we can’t blame Islam because Muslims also kill other Muslims.
      When in fact the truth is that Islam is so utterly inflexible and barbaric, they murder them just because they think they are not ‘proper’ Muslims.


  15. taffman says:

    Do not concern yourselves about what Al Beeb tells us , worry far more about what they do not tell us.


  16. taffman says:

    Will the English team be kneeling tonight ?


    • JohnC says:

      And if they do, will they pipe applause through the speakers to cover up the booing a la North Korea.


  17. taffman says:

    All Beeb …………
    “Covid: NHS backlog in England could reach 13 million, says Sajid Javid”


  18. Scroblene says:

    Nice try by the old fool in the White House, to get Barrybama as ambassador over here. Boris has told them to f*** off.

    Silly old man has put off the decision until next year…

    Sounds ominous, so expect Kamilla Norris to try again, and get some of her mates involved to get to the front of the queue.

    I certainly don’t want him living here, we’re British. Just think how the awful BBC would welcome him, and kneel down when he arrives with his awful coterie of unpleasant losers!


    • taffman says:

      “Back of the queue” Barry .


    • Guest Who says:

      Britain or bust?

      If Sleepy had a brain cell it would look like Barry.

      Maybe he could be based in Scotayseeland and he and Krankie can push statues off shelves all day like bored pussies?


  19. StewGreen says:

    R4 religion show .. constant box ticking
    item #2 – “Yes it’s really important to celebrate these Muslim women footballers”

    Item #3 “Father Jurrel Robinson Brown’s book about being a black gay priest”
    – “As a black man the church is racist”
    presenter “and homophobic”
    “we had to walk past all these statues of white people
    full of the symbolism of empire”

    “The churches new 42 racial justice officers”

    Item #4 Gardening
    “I feel upset that I am taking out plants full of carbon”

    item #5 Afghanistan
    “the rise of the Taliban will fuel rise of Islamophobia in the west”

    item #6 slight criticism of Biden
    “He has a lot of good qualities a Catholic, despite that he supports abortion”


    • StewGreen says:

      item #8 “what a joy to hear this black gospel church in Bristol”
      interview with choir leader Monique McAnn

      Prog had started with a Billy Bragg tune
      “This very diverse England team”
      “make England an inclusive brand”

      Next charity appeal from “Grime MC and TV chef Big Zuu makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of APT Action on Poverty”
      Zuu “My mum’s a refugee from Africa. She never thought her son would be on national television”


      • StewGreen says:

        Oh they mentioned the *shame* that FIFA had banned the hijab from 2007-2014

        bet Iranian women are happy that FIFA joined the Iranian government in supporting the hijab …/sarc


    • Guest Who says:

      Was chatting with the missus about ‘carbon’ today as she was asking what to do with the biodegradable cat litter.

      Looooooong conversation. Ranging from CO2 release to methane capture to diesel ships bringing wood pellets from the USA here.

      Off to the dump later.

      Have been banned from bringing stuff back.


      • Scroblene says:

        We used to wait until it was a solid lump, then use it in a rockery, with ready-made fertiliser for new plants…


        • Guest Who says:

          The cat?

          It was supposed to be a foster…. Four sodding months ago.

          The dogs and I are now only allowed in the kitchen and my shed.


          • Scroblene says:

            Have you got a greenhouse, Guest?

            Great place to go and sulk, and the c02 you belch out to your heart’s content, does wonders for the seedlings!

            Back when beeboids made Gardener’s Question Time an interesting programme, we’d all listen and learn. Nowadays, any time is spent telling the wireless that it was a load of borrocks!

            Mind you, I still have a cassette player in my shed, where I can listen to Supertramp, Marillion, Genesis etc., for as long as I like, and stuff the awful bbbc trashy rap culture for mindless morons!


            • Guest Who says:

              I do. But the shed has power, and a fridge.


              Even in the quietest moments.

              Considering a blootooth speaker to use with the mobly and kiss Classic and Smooth Chill goodbye.


  20. zxcvbnm says:

    Another story which epitomises just how out of touch the BBC is:


    Are there any (reliable) polls that show how many people would rather see foreign aid reduced to zero??


    • StewGreen says:

      Foreign aid: Gates and others to *partially* cover UK aid cuts
      “A group of philanthropists, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are to provide £93.5m emergency funding to cover some UK foreign aid cuts.”
      “the cuts are £4 billion”

      So Bill and mates are covering 2.4%
      of the Aid cuts
      That’s hardly “partially covering”
      Bill could pick up the entire £4bn
      or maybe he thinks it wasn’t necessary.

      Basically all these years the UK taxpayer has been paying for stuff which Gates could have covered himself.


      • Fedup2 says:

        The misery with which the BBC reported this really gave their game away . Even at the end there was a barb about how the red tories would increase overseas giveaways when GDP improved .

        On Foreign Giveaways…

        Do you notice how we are not told what exactly the money is spent on .?

        Don’t you think if they were all proud of spending borrowed taxpayers ‘cash on worthy causes they’d be telling us every . Damn . day ?


        • Sluff says:

          How about
          a. Quantifying the value of a covid vaccine
          b.Quantifying the savings of giving the vaccine away at cost
          c. Quantifying the value of doing half the world’s genome sequencing.

          As for the BBC drivel about ‘letting poor children starve/die’ then how about the governments in those countries take responsibility? Or does the BBC now expect the taxpayer to now offer free everything to anyone?


      • Guest Who says:

        Enough to keep the #prasnews cut and paste kids on duty in copy.

        Currently gushing over Branston does upper atmospheric irrelevance.


    • Scroblene says:

      I’m afraid it’s the beeboid mindset, Zx, they don’t really understand financial matters, because all their money is handed to them on a plate, and they never have to justify their expenditure.

      I suppose when they’re eventually defunded, they’ll have to take on advertising, which will be interesting as more customers will note their woke attitudes, and decide to ignore the products being flogged there.

      Tough, but there it is!


  21. Guest Who says:


  22. StewGreen says:

    R4 Profile prog repeated 3 times over weekend
    This week : Raheem Sterling

    In the last 6 episodes, 4 of the people were black
    him. A Nigerian author, actress Michaela Coad, the black female mayor of Liverpool )

    (the only white person was a disabled Tennis star)


  23. AsISeeIt says:

    Double your money, take it or leave it and Alpha-types

    Remember that old TV quiz show with Hughie Green named Double Your Money?

    I don’t so much recall sitting down to the actual show (though blessed with some modest wisdom that comes of age, I’m not yet Methuselah) more the catchy phrase double your money, which was popular. I’m reminded of it for some reason as I read a news feature with this headline:

    BBC:’Covid: Woman aged 90 died with double variant infection

    It’s almost as though someone sat a bunch of advertising experts and PR gurus around a table and asked them to come up with some ideas to keep the fear of covid going.

    Anyone watch the US retro TV show Mad Men? Imagine the team of creatives at Sterling Cooper the early 1960s fictional Manhattan ad agency, scratching their heads stuck for ideas, until the sauve Don Draper enters the office, pours himslef a double bourbon and lights a cigarette, settles onto the office couch, nonchalantly with one arm around a secretary and says: “Our product line began with Covid. We developed the concept into Mutations… which we rebranded as Varients. Last season we launched Long Covid, aimed at the youth market… surveys tell us our brand recogintion is stuck at 50%… the answer, gentlemen, is obvious… how about Double Covid!

    It is a silly notion of course – as if sensible professional government scientific academic experts and – heaven forbid – NHS leaders ever imagine themselves in the boys only imaginary realm of that pre-feminism office enviroment inhabited by some Alpha-male fictional louche character played by Jon Hamm… Prof Neil Ferguson…? Matt Hancock…?

    By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online: ‘It is possible to catch two Covid variants at the same time, experts are warning after seeing a double infection in a 90-year-old woman who became sick with the Alpha and Beta types first identified in the UK and South Africa.

    I haven’t really been concentrating that hard, do I read this report as saying Britain has the honour of the Alpha-type? What would Xi Jinping say to that? “Bruddy Blitish… nabbing our inventions and intellectual property and palming it off as their own

    The obsession with Covid is unarguably running the whole damned show. If one were to properly medically triage the nation – triage meaning “the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties” – then one would certainly have to think again:

    Hospital waiting lists could top 13 million in months, warns Javid‘ (Times) – the small bald Indian guru has a point our stale pale Sages Whitty and Vallance seem blind to – but since Boris and his team has run the Covid campaign so determinedly and run it for so sustained a period to have lodged the product in the mind of the public as sucessfully and indelibly as the Playtex Cross Your Heart bra or Heinz 57 varieties and – counterintuitively – the product has stuck most firmly in the minds of his political opponents (Sir Keir, BBC) – then he’s somewhat snookered himself.

    Which might have brought us to the subject of sport…

    But as much as one personally wishes England all the best… there are subjects we’ve all heard quite enough of already.


    • moggie63 says:

      I personally hope Italy score twice while the moronic Marxist supporters are still on their knees.


  24. Dover Sentry says:

    Unlikely BBC headline:

    “Brexit Is A Success”


  25. micknotmike says:

    Woke up this morning, and had a little bet as to how long I could look at the BBC website before seeing a blatant piece of propaganda. Have a look at the front page before it changes please. A group of cheering fans for the big match this evening. In the centre? A woman in a headscarf with an edge far more defined than anything else on the picture, looking in a different direction to everybody else. The big giveaway, however, is that whoever is doing the photoshopping has left a burly builders’ arm from the original “cast member”. So my original bet was way off. The first piece of bias or propaganda took about five seconds to spot. I haven’t worked out how to upload pictures yet, so if any kind soul could help I’ d like to invite comment. I’ve captured it as a jpg but I’m stuck after that.


    • taffman says:

      My very thoughts when I saw it early this morning. A bit of tinkering with the original ?


      • micknotmike says:

        Hi Taff,
        Glad I’m not alone in this. i looked, and my first thought was “Give it a rest Mick, you’re not fully awake yet and you are way too suspicious!. Somebody at the BBC needs a new etch-a-sketch, but it’s entirely possible that such editing passes by those of a less cynical mind than you or I.


  26. Guest Who says:

    But…. But…. You’re on THE TEAM!


  27. Tabs says:

    I watched a tiny bit of the BBC News channel about 8:35am. It had a new Indian (I think) presenter struggling to read the auto cue but she ticks the box.

    They then cut to another Indian presenter interviewing sick patients in a hospital ward. How the hell can the BBC access a hospital to ask stupid questions with the current covid risk? She wore a mask so thats reduces the risk by 1% so that must be OK.

    The questions she asked were painful to listen to. She wasn’t listening to the patients answers and just kept asking the next preprepared question. She asked one old chap, “Now you don’t think England might win do you?”. He replied, “no I don’t”. She then asked, “Errr…. erm… do you think Italy might win then?”. Him, “well what is the alternative?”.

    Back to the studio and a bit from the Indian sports presenter.

    Then a piece from Wolverhampton where Indians are performing Bangra dance to the tune of “football coming home”.

    Typical BBC. England about to win a major football tournament and they fill the programme with everyone and everything from India to show their hated for the English.

    Edit: now a piece from Bedford “where 1 in 5 people are Italian”. So more non English making it on to the BBC.

    Edit2: Finally interviewing a real English person. Just happens to be a council estate white overweight woman who can barely speak English – the type of white Brexiter the BBC used to always find for comments. Normality was soon restored by next interviewing an Itailian followed by another Indian from the same estate.


    • Fedup2 says:

      Must be time for the

      Why arnt there many

      A trannies
      B jews
      C muslims
      D overtly queer
      E female / male identity typed
      F hindus
      G sikh
      H disabled
      I you name it –

      In professional footy

      The ref for the upcoming game is a Dutchy …just saying


    • Fedup2 says:

      Then there will be

      Italians attacked before / after match

      Italian restaurants attacked

      Boycott spagetti

      Italian cars vandalised

      Italian president condemns booing of anthem ( tradition)

      EUFA inquiry into something

      Referee was bent / not bent

      England cheated / were cheated

      Thats covers it i reckon


      • Tabs says:

        If England win then there will be a lot of the “England team wouldn’t exist without immigration” Memes again.


      • Dover Sentry says:


        You forgot the ‘negative aspects of Brexit’. The BBC will raise this 🙁


  28. Dover Sentry says:

    An actual football Hero. Our BBC takes some time to mention that he is doing this for charity.

    “Euro 2020: Ex-SAS Atlantic rower relying on text updates for final”



    • Fedup2 says:

      Paul Mariner RIP was a good footy type – even if he played for the Scummers ( ipswich )


    • Tabs says:

      What’s the range on a mobile phone mast to send texts?!?


    • AsISeeIt says:

      Perhaps someone could tape it for him and when he gets back home he could avoid hearing the result before he watches the match? Wasn’t there an episode of Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads based on that idea?

      I seem to recall Terry spoilt the plan as before the lads could get home to a TV he accidentally observed a newspaper headline that read “England F…”

      He speculated: England Fabulous, England Finalists, or England Fail, England Fiasco…

      England fall to their knees?


  29. Fedup2 says:

    Alexa says “idont know that one “


  30. JohnC says:

    The foreigners in China’s disinformation drive
    Here we have another excellent example of the BBC defining the news according to their agenda instead of just reporting it.
    This one is right up there with their explicit assertions that Trumps election fraud claims were false. Even though there is no possible way they could know that.
    I’m not sure which one I trust the least these days : the BBC and MSM or China. Both will willingly mislead me for their own purpose.


  31. Emmanuel Goldstein says:

    I’m reading that the eu still wants £40 billion from us.
    Even though we voted to leave and actually left months ago.
    We have, as a net contributor, already paid many many £billions.

    It’s supposed to be for commitments and eu pensions.

    Does that mean all the net recipients, if any left the eu, would continue being paid after they were no longer in the eu?

    We are such a soft touch.
    Have we no politicians who will fight for us instead of instantly crumbling when the eu tells them what they demand.

    We voted to leave (wto) and not this pathetic fudge.
    Why can’t the politicians respect the vote and do what we voted for.
    Just like immigration. They say what we want to hear but don’t do anything.
    What a load of crap they are.


  32. BRISSLES says:

    I wish it was Tuesday.


    • Fedup2 says:

      I’m glad someone is looking forward to the midweek thread . …


    • StewGreen says:

      Yep all media are banging on about boring football.
      Media have this thing about *DIVERSITY*

      Then go around framing things as “everyone thinks”
      .. in a world where there is a variety of different opinions

      Lots of different types of people
      … aren’t interested in the football match
      So far matches have had about one third of the UK population watching.


  33. theisland says:


  34. StewGreen says:

    Michael Fabricant is on TalkRadio, coming across as a total Boris-type *bluffer*, who doesn’t do his research.
    A cocky second hand car salesman type person.

    ‘Vaccine deniers, what are they on about , the vaccines have been tested, just like the smallbox vaccine has’
    … Why doesn’t he understand that the “vaccine deniers” main argument
    is that CovidVax has only been tested for a SHORT TIME
    not over years ?

    Then he said “flashers USUALLY leads, ends up in sexual assault”
    … meaning he thinks that MOST flashers become sexual assaulters.
    …Hmmm what those lads that flash their bums from the back of the rugby-team bus ?
    I guess some flashers do move on to sexual assault, but not most.


  35. StewGreen says:

    TV celebs like Philip Scofield spent all their time
    Virtue Signalling ‘look at us we co-hosts are socially distancing”

    Then Wimbledon photos show them sitting right next to each other for hours.


    • Guest Who says:

      Phil serves a useful purpose.

      Some brand has an ad first for all breaks leading up to Global Tripe news.


      “Philip Schofield her….”


  36. Guest Who says:

    Sopes’ fave RT source.


    Barry not busting out all over here in the Square will be a relief as he can stay in BBC NA and issue vital PR insights to an adoring MSM.


  37. Guest Who says:

    BBC News

    “I feel like that’s me when I see them out there.”

    Ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final, we spoke to fans about diversity and representation in the England team.


    Not wrong in many ways.


  38. brexiteerkent says:

    I know it isn’t the BBC for which I apologise, but it used to be another British institution.
    I just received my English heritage members magazine.

    Nothing English about it.

    Contents page features huge picture of Indian family of four walking around Kirby Hall. Two pages later a full page about new portraits of Africans supposedly connected with English heritage properties, ‘painting our past, the African diaspora in england’ , three pages later a six page feature of the Indian family exploring Kirby Hall.

    Before throwing magazine in the bin. I did a count of the first 20 pages.

    Photos or pictures of White perhaps English people in first 20 pages : ( excluding adverts) :10 .. one of them smiling next to a pig .. ‘Gammon’ reference perhaps ?

    Photos or pictures of Indian, Africans or other non whites in English locations in first 20 pages : 24.

    ( where more than one person in one photo I count each person)

    If I didn’t use Membership to save money visiting places I would cancel immediately. Maybe somehow I can take action ‘ from the inside’.

    Difference there being I guess there is more choice in that even though I don’t use the BBC, simply in order to watch other channels I still have to pay for it. Then again maybe not as we as taxpayers subsidie English heritage too. Sigh. Our country is lost.


  39. digg says:

    It has just occurred to me that there is a very strong parallel between Islam and the Liberal Woke Left, and that is the core principle that you are empowered to ruthlessly attack anyone who disagrees with you. The only difference is the terminology, the followers of M would call it blasphemy, the woke call it hate speech. Basically exactly the same principle at work.

    Could that explain the deafening silence from the left regarding the regular brutal acts perpetrated by the followers of M?


    • Sluff says:

      They are bedfellows.
      The left want to destroy the market economy and capitalism. If Muslim extremists planting bombs and murdering people in all manner of ways foments the societal instability which might make that happen more readily, then, for them, what’s not to like?


  40. theisland says:

    Given that the Daily Star reported the murder of Leonie (see above) on 1 July, I have decided to keep half an eye on its twitter feed.

    There was an article about censorship by BritBox on 10 July.

    “Censors are poring through hours of classic British telly to flag up content that might offend.
    BritBox – co-owned by the BBC and ITV – have stuck warnings on thousands of hours of classic telly.”

    How long before the old programmes are entirely banned and deleted?


  41. Scroblene says:

    You’d rather hope that sopel with all that bloated wage packet and expenses, could actually go out and find some proper stories, not just cut and paste from other tired leftie rags in the US.

    Obviously they’re trying to get Barrybammalam over here as some sort of ambassador, but as stated earlier, Boris wants him to p*** off.


  42. digg says:

    The BBC home page is rather like shifting sands this morning re the mask furore.

    They kicked off early with a headline which basically said,

    “Mask wearing will continue to be required indoors.”

    The text behind this was a bit waffly and actually only included an opinion of some politburo person but appeared to be adamant that we must all continue to wear masks under threat of prosecution…

    However, the headline has now morphed into “Mask wearing still expected.”

    So.. they have had to grudgingly (almost) admit that they were actually quoting the personal opinion of one politician and not the Government position at all. However they have carefully shifted the emphasis of the story in order to level blame at anyone who doesn’t go along with it.

    Alway the same tired tactics of hoping the dramatic headline will colour peoples perspective rather than just do their job and report the facts.

    I am in the camp of letting experts in the healthcare field who have the stats produce advice to the Government on best practice.

    Then the Government can adopt either laws or advice as they see fit.

    What I don’t like or respect is a National News organisation to have a cosy chat with someone and take their personal opinion and try to sell it to Joe Public as cast in stone merely because it suits that organisations own agenda.

    They have even set up a “helpful” video on how to wear your mask correctly.

    “BBC’s Laura Foster explains how to wear your mask correctly and help stop coronavirus spreading.”

    The fact that the population have been forced to wear these masks for months so if they haven’t got the hang of it by now this is a bit stable door, horse bolted stuff isn’t it?


  43. popeye says:

    Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green says Tories’ plan for free speech in universities would allow Holocaust deniers and Anti-Vaxers to speak. So there we are. Labour proposal is to allow YOU to say whatever THEY want. A bit like the BBC who only ever let you hear what they want you to hear.

    Free speech means nothing if others can’t say what you don’t want to hear.


  44. theisland says:

    Further to Guest Who’s post (Tucker Carlson clip) at 6.55pm yesterday

    “Trump voters were led down some rabbit holes. But they are absolutely right that their government is monopolized by a Regime that believes they are beneath representation …”

    Sounds familiar.


    • LynetteO says:

      On the BBC World service programme The World debate the engineers discussed clean energy. The quality of the panelists on the programme was somewhat lacking .

      They heralded the use of batterries on ships but at the end said that it would only give them 30 minutes of power.

      They tried to sell wind energy as a clean fuel while they admitted that they could not recycle the worn out propellors .

      They even poo- poo’d Bio mass fuel for Bangladesh. See Israel’s home bio gas.com for an example that disputes this.


  45. BRISSLES says:

    This is how bored I am. (I even cut the lawn)

    Switched to Wimbledon. There are few women who can carry off a trouser suit, and Sue Barker is not one of them. The sleeves of her jacket are so long they cover her hand. Surely she could afford twenty quid to have them shortened.

    (a note to all gents – the cuffs of a jacket should show half inch of shirt cuff , so get them shortened if they don’t. I did a spell in a Gent’s Outfitters)

    Told you I was bored 🙂


    • Sluff says:

      You should cast an eye over the chair umpire.
      Short, back, and sides.
      Beige flannels.

      Oh, and a woman. I think.


    • digg says:

      Hi Brissles, as an habitual T-Shirt wearer would then mean I have to turn all my jackets into waistcoats?


      • BRISSLES says:

        Digg, didn’t you know that women tend to find a chap in a suit can be the sexiest of looks ? think James Bond in a tux, or Steve McQueen as Thomas Crown – but then, only Steve McQueen can carry off the T shirt look as well and still look like sex on legs.


        • digg says:

          Ooer! I do have a tux, maybe I should don it next time I go down to my allotment, there is a rather attractive lady who tends a plot nearby, so maybe I should give it a go!


          • BRISSLES says:

            Rock on Digg !


            • digg says:

              On second thought I think I am more Monty than Don…..


              • Scroblene says:

                Digg! Another allotmenteer!

                Sadly we gave ours up a year or so ago, but the memory kinda lingers…

                Bad start to the year though, everything’s late and forget Albeeb’s ‘gardening’ progs, get Fedup to start a gardening post, and we’ll all be quids in!


  46. TrickCyclist says:

    RIP film director Richard Donner (The Omen, Superman – The Movie, The Goonies, Lethal Weapon) who died on Monday.
    When setting out to make Superman, Donner had a sign made of the Caped Wonder trailing a banner that said “VERISIMILITUDE” (the appearance or semblance of truth). Or, to use Donner’s definition:
    “Be truthful. Honour the source material. Believe it, and take it seriously.”
    This is quite a well known story among film buffs. Naturally, the BBC don’t include it in their obituary!




  47. Scroblene says:

    I’m not that bored yet, but will watch the Euro final on ITV, as I cannot stand the gurning physogs of Lienker and his cronies, and one less number on the awful BBC’s watching stats means a lot to me.

    Is Mark Pougatch on ITV any good? I don’t want to put up with shrieks and squeals every half minute, so as I’m banished to the room with the bottle of the serious malt, it’s still within yelling distance from Her Fragrancy, The Senora O’Blene, who will be in the conservatory with a tired, but less emotional JRT…

    I just want to be there and watch some Englishness bubble over after the nasty eighteen months we’ve all had to put up with!


  48. taffman says:

    Four things the Tory Government has failed to do.
    End foreign aid.
    End immigration.
    End Illegal criminals invading our country.
    End Al Beeb.


  49. Guest Who says:

    ITBB July has several good new posts, including one from an as ever forensic Craig.


    Fans of the BBC’s find-to-find Complaints pages have a couple of new gems to read:

    Firstly, there’s a new ‘clarification’, published two days ago, acknowledging a factual cock-up with a ‘COVID in care homes’ graph on the 27 January 2021 edition of ‘Newsnight’.

    ‘Newsnight’ used ”the wrong figures”, the BBC says.

    This BBC ‘clarification’ explicitly calls it a ”mistake”.

    Typically, it’s taken 6 months for the BBC to publicly acknowledge the ”mistake” [on an out-of-the-way part of their website], and the wording of the ‘clarification’ itself is as clear as mud.

    As ever, it doesn’t even name and shame the BBC journalist who bungled the report but, via a lot of sleuthing on TV Eyes, I’ve dug out the the name of the reporter responsible for the bungled report: good old Lewis Goodall.


    Secondly, a highly-contested online piece by the BBC’s first LGBT Correspondent and ‘woke’ activist Ben Hunte [again not named] on trans matters, from late last year, has been ruled on by the BBC’s Executive Complaints Unit.

    The ECU ruled against it for bias on two counts.


    The report now has a ‘clarification and update’ from last December and and a ‘correction’ from yesterday – which is quite some going. [Not that many people will see either.]


    It points to an obvious conclusion. If you hire activists you’ll probably get reporting that strays beyond impartiality to an extent that even today’s BBC ends up feeling embarrassed – even if it’s like pulling teeth to get them to publicly admit it.

    In fairness, the BBC has – finally – admitted both of these breaches.

    Just imagine though the months of effort the complainants have had to put in to get this result – ‘clarifications’ few people will even know about.

    I merely note that Lewis is BFFs with a certain Ms. Spring, of ‘disinformation’ fame.


    • Banania says:

      Has Spring gone to ground? I haven’t seen her about lately. (NB this is not a complaint.)


    • Northern Voter says:

      Should he change his name to Lewis Goodforf***all?


  50. Emmanuel Goldstein says:

    Michael Fabricant was on tv saying mps should be paid more.
    He more or less said you would attract better people who would do a better job if you give them more money.
    He then compared our MPs pay to Italy and the USA where their politicians get paid much more than ours.

    I hoped the interviewer would have then asked “is Italy better run with these much higher paid politicians” but he didn’t ask.

    It was Alistair Stewart on GB News.

    He did say that he also thought politicians should be paid more so maybe didn’t want to ask that obvious question.