Midweek 10 August 2022

Trivia – but important to many . The BBC has decided to stop doing the football results on Saturday evenings – a ‘tradition ‘ going back to the 1950s . A ritual for many – but something too big for the schedule ‘according to BBC sport . For those of us looking for any way to diminish and destroy the Far Left Anti British BBC – it is good news . Keep up that self destruction please BBC….

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400 Responses to Midweek 10 August 2022

  1. Guest Who says:

    Craig in the comments asking a very bbc question to create a very bbc situation…

    https://isthebbcbiased.blogspot.com/2022/08/moving-on.html

    🤗

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  2. taffman says:

    As the tory MPs are on holiday , who is running Great Britain ?
    What contingency plans have the government in mind with the rising price of energy? They have had enough warning about it ?
    Far more importantly have they got rid of the farcical Net Carbon Zero tax yet ?

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  3. Foscari says:

    It’s funny I wrote yesterday about the new film on Amazon Prime
    “13 Lives ” probably never being shown on BBC because of
    diversity “problems.”
    Well one major reviewer was dumbstruck how this great
    film went straight to streaming and wasn’t given a cinema
    release. The amazing answer was that MGM who produced
    the film is of course part of WOKE Hollywood now. The
    “cousins” of the BBC and the advertising agencies.
    I am going to give you what I consider a fair analogy. For me
    13 Lives is in the same class as 1917 the First World War film.
    And the studio sending it straight to streaming and not a
    cinema release because the all the main parts were played
    by “whities” I wouldn’t care in 13 Lives the Thai actors are
    very prominent. It’s just a case that in the true story the
    three main divers were English stale pale males. Maybe if
    the right WOKE actor would of been given the role of
    the diver from Coventry. It would of been given a cinema release.
    Because if it was , it would of won ACADEMY AWARDS .
    More fool MGM !!

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    • Emmanuel Goldstein says:

      Hollywoke

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    • Halifax says:

      Foscari
      Thank you for the review im DEFINITELY watching it, im sick of every victim being black and every detective being a women (not that there aren’t any brilliant women detectives out there) it’s just agenda, agenda and nice to see things portrayed accurately.

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  4. Tabs says:

    I watched the BBC News TV channel from 18:05 to 18:10

    The words “climate change” were mentioned 5 separate times.

    Other phrases used in the 5 minutes included:
    “lush land turned to waste land”
    “serious crisis”
    “extreme”
    “must act”
    “going really bad”
    “worried”
    “planet is changing”
    “fear of what is to come”
    “combustible mix…. more likely to happen”
    “brutal weather”

    I wonder if I carried on watching there would be a counter argument against climate change for BBC impartiality?!?

       24 likes

    • Halifax says:

      More people are killed in this country by young BME men using bladed weapons than are killed by the climate. So where should the priority lie, news wise ?????

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  5. taffman says:

    Has anyone noticed that the BBC and MSM only mention the Tory and Labour political parties ?
    There are other political parties in the UK that have policies are very close to the sentiments of the posters on this site i.e. ………..
    https://www.ukip.org
    https://www.reformparty.uk
    Please take a minute to have a look .

       21 likes

  6. Fedup2 says:

    David Lammy found to have breached parliamentary rules again . Naturally he has resigned his Front Bench post and will be withdrawing from public life as his Leader did last week after also breaching parliamentary rules – both – I believe – are ‘lawyers ‘…

       22 likes

  7. StewGreen says:

    BBC local NewsPR “Oh heatwave !”
    The mayor of Bridlington is on live from the beach
    he’s wearing a flipping suit and tie
    … that shows how cooling the sea breeze is.

    Earlier the item focussed on daytrippers at the beach
    It just happened to give a lot of time to hijabbed families
    Somalis, Egyptians, Congolese

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    • Kinell says:

      I remember when the BBC and MSM would say all these Immigrant groups are just as British as you are. The thing is they kept saying it and I think they are still saying the same message to this day. I am sure the majority of these Immigrants are very nice. I also know a large amount are scum. I live in London I don’t know a single British family that identifies with them.
      Perhaps it’s the circles I move in.

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  8. StewGreen says:

    ITV local newsPR has been fishing around for drought doom stories
    They have a winner “The Chesterfield canal has been officially closed cos the EA says it can’t spare the water to top it up from rivers”
    .. doom doom

    No mention is made of the weather forecasts
    except “the heat will continue this week”

    Yes. but on Monday the Chesterfield forecast is “thunderstorms with an 80% chance of rain”

    Where the reporter was the grass was bright green on both sides of the canal.

       17 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      The BBC local newsPR weatherman did go into detail about Monday’s thunderstorms and the cooler weather next week.

         6 likes

  9. Guest Who says:

    Toenails and Huw doing a bang up job.

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  10. Guest Who says:

    Hugs!

       4 likes

    • StewGreen says:

      “BBC Worklife is part of BBC Global News a commercial operation”
      says the pop up before it disappears

         5 likes

  11. Guest Who says:

    Clever girl.

       15 likes

  12. Up2snuff says:

    TWatO Watch #2 – a shaky voiced statement on dubious, shaky ground

    Possible returnees from IS was another item fielded by Jonny ‘Disjointed’ Dymond. Shamima Begum wants to come home. Aine Davis has been deported by Turkey (lesson for the UK there) to the UK where he has been arrested on terrorism charges. Christina Lamb, Sunday Times journalist, has been to the camp and gave a very shaky voiced interview to TWatO listeners. It could be she was unwell, of course but was it something else?

    Christina certainly did a promo job against the UK and in favour of those who went off to fight for an Islamic State just like Shamima Begum. Maybe that is why Christina’s voice was shaking? Fake emotion? Real emotion? We are certainly justified in maintaining the present position and refusing to take back terorrists in my view. Andrew Mitchell MP (Con) disagreed but then he would, wouldn’t he?

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  13. Fedup2 says:

    Up2
    Are we not allowed to drop a reaper jobby and end the problem then ?

    Anyone wanna bet how soon those deported Albanians get out of a dinghy at Dover claiming to be Jonnie Turks or similar ?

       10 likes

  14. Thoughtful says:

    Here is an interesting video and I am begining to think very much along these lines of Russia and China in cahoots attacking the West and maybe even behind the election results in America. Scarey when a man so ill as Joe Biden is notionally in charge:

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  15. Philip_2 says:

    Oh Dear! David Lammy in trouble for not declaring his MP expenses…

    How did NOT declare his earning as an LBC presenter!!!(Saturday mornings dreary left labour rights). I only know D. Lammy as I ALWAYS switch off LBC Saturday’s – as I do with Edna (bucket) O’brien (weekdays with chronic brain fatigue). LBC are trying to out maneouvre BBC Radio 4 with parallel radio programs. Its working. The BBC radio figures have nose dived. (which I put up with due to ‘diversity of views’ as it robs the BBC of raw ‘talent’).

    Boris forced to resign for attending his own Birthday party.., pales into insignificance compared to Labour excess. Starmer drinking with his team mates (including deputy princess Rainier, who demanded Boris resign on principle.) Labour not so much….following in a dark shadow as parody. Get the BBC to deny it ever happened.

    Meanwhile:

    David Lammy breached MPs’ code of conduct?

    Tottenham MP was late to declare 16 separate interests, valued at £35,794.88, in second recent Labour shadow cabinet rule breach

    (edited)
    David Lammy has been found to have breached the MPs’ code of conduct by inadvertently failing to register on time 16 different interests, including a number of commercial radio shows and Black History Month speeches.

    These included speaking engagements for GlaxoSmithKline and Capital One at Black History Month events, both worth £2,460. The events took place on Dec 1, 2021, but were only registered on June 26, some 149 days late.
    Other speaking engagements were carried out for HSBC, Ropes & Gray LLP, Canary Wharf Group and Deloitte, as well as at a conference on social mobility.
    Further engagements included a diversity, inclusion and race champions session, presenting six shows on LBC throughout January – for which he was paid £4,165 – and accepting two tickets with hospitality worth £1,598 for an NFL match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in his constituency on Oct 17 last year.
    Mr Lammy also received £3,726.88 for a visit to Tufts University in America to give a speech on April 3 about the situation in Ukraine as part of his shadow foreign secretary role.
    Ms Stone wrote: “Based on the evidence of my investigation, I am satisfied there was no deliberate intention to mislead.
    “However, I have concluded that as a result of inattention to detail, Mr Lammy breached paragraph 14 of the Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament by registering a total of 16 interests outside of the 28-day deadline set by the House.
    Mr Lammy wrote in a letter to Ms Stone on June 29 that all the breaches had been “genuine oversights resulting from administrative errors on my behalf”.
    Last month, Sir Keir Starmer, the Labour leader, was found to have breached the MPs’ code of conduct by failing to register on time eight interests, including gifts from football teams and the sale of a plot of land.

    And this is what the next Labour ‘leaders’ team will look like. Its entirely possible the devolved SNP, Welsh windbag Drakeford, Wetslop Liberals and mighty BBC media will lead to the break up of the UK.

    Re-alignment with the EU, is possible under Labour (SNP will insist on it), Drakeford wants Twinning with Venezuela, and David Lammy will still be not declaring his interests. And the BBC will pay them off the record per 15 second appearance.
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/08/11/david-lammy-breached-mps-code-conduct/

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  16. Thoughtful says:

    And here is a disguised US National Guard trooper telling what is really going on down at the Mexico border and how the Media are doing everything they can to not allow the truth to get out. It’s well worth a watch to recognise the true horror of liberal Socialism being ‘kind’.

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  17. Philip_2 says:

    The BBC in full deny mode. Another sexual pervert uncovered. Not dead yet and posed on BBC 5 ‘extra’ as a white rapper DJ. Except it was all false..

    “As she started a live interview with BBC Radio 1’s Tim Westwood, then the biggest rap DJ in the country, Minaj joked: “Aren’t you going to get me a chair?” Westwood, grinning like a Cheshire cat, quickly replied: “Yo, please, would you like to come over here and sit on my knee for a while!?”

    This kind of line-crossing was a regular occurrence during a Tim Westwood interview, particularly if it was with a female guest. More than a decade later and the 64-year-old DJ has been accused of “predatory” and “unwanted” sexual behaviour by 10 black women, one of the most serious claims being Westwood started having sex with a vulnerable girl when she was just 14 (Westwood would have been in his 30s at the time). The police have officially opened an investigation, and the 64-year-old denies everything.

    But how did a DJ like Westwood manage to get a position of such power in the first place?..

    indeed.

    “British white rap fans were also reduced to mere stereotypes, idiots who got excited by saying “innit” and were just going through a “phase”. On the Tim Westwood show, the host infantilized concepts such as bling and police brutality, robbing them of all their crucial social-political context. By framing rap beefs like feuding wrestling characters, Westwood made a mockery of real life violence and the broken American society that birthed it. ”

    Another BBC “talent’. They have lots of them (we are often told LOTS) – full of such talent, all BBC tuned to performers, everyone a winner..
    The ‘BBC Pays’ not bad either. Multi millionaire pensioners before early death or eventual HMG imprisonment on multiple sex charges. BBC talent indeed.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/artists/tim-westwood-always-embarrassment-rap/

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  18. StewGreen says:

    GBnews is having a Climate debate now
    one guest is shouty Orla Cocklan, and another alarmist Economist Laurie Laybourn vs non-Alarmist Adrian
    viewers have another opinion

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Steyn had that Toby Young running through the aspects of wokism which makes it the replacement religion of the Anglicans – it was a stimulating 10? Minutes for me as the various rituals were laid out – worship of the NHS as the new God . Communal Clapping – taking the knee – obedience to the covid bible –
      And particularly the absence of redemption – where one comment rendered the sinner cancelled ….

      At least in my faith – the RCs – you can get a re rack and feel great for a while after confession until the next sin kicks in …

      I’m sure the BBC has covered wokeness as a new religion filling a God shape hole – right >..?

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    • StewGreen says:

      sensible guest was @adrianhayes

         5 likes

      • StewGreen says:

        Actually I missed the bit at the start when Adrian said he is a CC true believer
        citing “when I went to the Arctic the ice was 1m thick and it used to be 5m”
        That’s cherrypicking BS

        but at least he balanced in the other enviro issues

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    • Philip_2 says:

      Away from GB News the other night on TALK radio James Whale had a climate scientist on who was quite clear on what ‘net-zero’ was and how blaming ‘man made’ CO2 was a load of complete cods-wallop dreamed up the the UN back in the 1970’s to cripple western nations financial balance sheet towards the more sensible East i.e. (China) + ‘Asian’ countries.

      Ironically to ‘save the planet’ nonsense that is now mainstream BBC is debunked. Except its now mainstream. Public policy by Labour, Liberal and Conservatives. They are following an Agenda they cannot now change due to policies made back in the 70’s and 80’s. And the EU has the same agenda. The BBC are the reinforcers of this belief system that we are all doomed —- unless… we… do…what…we… are…told… is …true.
      His name was Brian Catt and he was not challenged on his facts. They are all correct and he uses IPCC data as proof its been tampereed with. Why? you guessed right, the UN thinks its about OVER POPULATION. (Agenda 21) So to reduce the population, to reduce demand you reduce food, you reduce energy and you create ‘intersex’ eunuchs. No births = zero population is the main theme encouragement of non-family. The Green dream turned weapon. The fall of an empire.

      https://deconfused.com/

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  19. Guest Who says:

    Bloke says something.

    BBC run it as news.

    #CCBGB

       14 likes

    • Nibor says:

      I can’t believe that his nonsense wasn’t questioned by the BBC .
      Yes you can go tax free shopping in any areas of the world, but it also depends on what you tax free shopping for .

      Would you buy a fridge in France, transport it here ( what is the extra cost in hiring a van or the excess charge the ferry company wants if it’s on a roof rack and over height.) to find you need an adapter and no guarantee?

      Naturally he misses his cheap foreign labour and he’s a great second best lookalike to that other BBC favourite, Richard Branson .

      When he’s on GB News or Talk Radio for a hard interview I’ll take notice.

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  20. Guest Who says:

    Making Emma Kennedy seem sharp takes special skills.

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  21. Guest Who says:

    Every so often, I presume inadvertently, BBC News conveys something one suspects they really didn’t mean to.

       20 likes

  22. Fedup2 says:

    BBC 10pm news

    Hot summer means human climate change – same as the summer of 1976 – which I remember – that one wasn’t ‘politicised ‘
    – and the incoherence of hot weather versus huge energy bills just doesn’t work ….

    .. I haven’t seen BBC TV news for maybe a year so was a bit surprised by the absolute certainty of cause and effect ….

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    • Philip_2 says:

      Reality is that many of those that did not believe in the green godess have passed away. Not all Scientists agree with net zero climate policy. This man is brilliant and its his last video he made before his death in 2016. Sadly missed he died from cancer. Worth watching. he gives all the options. None of which we seem here in the UK are following until the Ukranian crisis, and even then… power cuts are on the way…

      His name is David MacKay. A real scientist, no bias, he work it all out technically spot on. Net zero is IMPOSSIBLE. Its not financially feasible, its delusional.

      He had a book and website which list the topics (effectively free book online for advanced study. Its not PPE but Physics, proper Science no poltical bullshit.

      http://www.withouthotair.com/

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  23. taffman says:

    How many of you Tory voters called for fthe ‘green agenda’ and how many of you called for the huge increase of population caused by our government’s open door policy ?
    Have you not noticed the inaction of the Home Office to protect the people of Great Britain?
    Not a peep from the useless Labour Party and The BBC. It’s almost as if it’s deliberate?
    The Tories have wasted their huge majority.

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  24. StewGreen says:

    PJW video about new immigration birth stats

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  25. Zephir says:

    “In the minds of many, the average SNP voter is someone crimson-faced and bald, wearing a small wiry moustache and a stained anorak while shouting about Scotland’s oil as they load bargain biscuits into an Asda trolley. The men are even worse.

    Oh to have been a fly in the ointment Chez Sturg when Truss, speaking at a Tory leadership hustings in Exeter last week, labelled the First Minister an ‘attention seeker’ and told the audience that ‘the best thing to do with Nicola Sturgeon is to ignore her’.

    Uh oh, I thought, reaching for the popcorn and setting my Krankie Krakatoa stopwatch to countdown mode, just waiting for the eruption.

    Would Nicola surprise us all with the dignified bearing of the true stateswoman, rising above the comments and getting on with her self-appointed job of running Scotland into the ground?

    Or would she put important matters such as the ferries disgrace, education attainment and the shocking numbers of drug deaths on her watch to one side and stick the fishwife knife in? We didn’t have to wait long to find out.

    Speaking to a half-empty hall at an Edinburgh Fringe event on Wednesday, the Scottish leader told how Truss had badgered her at the Cop26 conference last year — not about carbon emissions or anything important, but over her recent appearance in Vogue.

    That’s all she wanted to know about, apparently! And when the subject was exhausted, conversation between the two women ‘dried up’. Not before Nicola told Liz she had actually been in the glossy magazine twice, at which news Truss ‘looked a little bit as if she’d swallowed a wasp’.

    A bit rich, coming from someone who looks like she breakfasts on toasted wasps spread with waspish jam and washed down by a pot of hot wasp tea every waspy morning. But that’s the thing; it’s all double standards with Nicola.

    She has spent a lifetime being rude and dismissive to English Conservative politicians, only to bristle like an offended hedgehog when anyone treats her with even a shred of similar scorn.”

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-11104095/JAN-MOIR-Sturgeon-spent-lifetime-rude-English-Tories-bristle-Liz-Truss-hit-back.html

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  26. Guest Who says:

    There’s always RyanAir.

    I thought he was off Twitter until the BBC advises the Lammy & Co thing had blown past needing asking about?

       7 likes

  27. Guest Who says:

    More crucially, how was this study conducted?

    Based on what folk said afterwards?

    Or was a random sample of men, women and Izzards thrown down stairs?

       15 likes

  28. Fedup2 says:

    Today
    Looks like the approved BBC line on fuel costs is that no one needs to pay .

    The energy generators will either be taxed to death or nationalised

    Money will be borrowed and used to pay fuel bills

    In fact if the BBC had its’ way you will be paid to use power

    And Martin Lewis is God …

    The days of people struggling to get by – changing the way they live – prioritising spending – are long gone …

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    • Guest Who says:

      BME: Truss defends energy profits

      ***
      Bryant, Lammy, Starmer… all good.

      Toenails knows what folk don’t want to hear.

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      • JohnC says:

        I get the impression they are trying to make Sunak quit in order to make it yet another choice of one for the ‘democratic’ part. Just like they did with May.

        Truss easily turned her coat after Brexit and I wonder what she will change into once she has the job and all of a sudden it’s the remainers she answers to. I have a bad feeling about this.

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      • Guest Who says:

        Next on the BBC to skweem and skweem… Ed Davey!

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  29. JohnC says:

    Quiz of the week: Why did the FBI ‘raid’ Donald Trump’s home?
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-62500181

    1.Accusations of tax fraud
    2.Claims he incited insurrection
    3.Handling of official documents

    An attempt to slur Trump so blatant I almost burst out laughing. There is more evidence of election fraud than any of those so why don’t they all have ‘false’ at the start BBC ?.

    How about:

    4. Another desperate third-world corruption style political assasination attempt by the Democrats to stop him running in 2024.

    I would say every single person who follows the news about Trump knows that 4 is the answer. But the Leftists hypocrites will never admit it in public.

    It reminds of the clip we saw yesterday where the anti-Trump activist was so sure Trump had commited many crimes but when asked to name them specifically, he couldn’t come up with one.

    The gullible masses are being brainwashed by the likes of the BBC with this constant drip drip drip of incinuation.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      I predict he will be successfully fitted up with harmful documents – the feds didn’t allow witnesses whilst the ‘searched ‘ the house and made sure they knew he wasn’t there ….
      …….they’ll charge president trump long before he declares for 2024 – the result of which has already been fixed …..

      If I was being critical I would say that Mr Trump failed to see it coming in the same way he failed to see the election fix ….

      You might ask why fit him up if the election is fixed – ? The answer is they are making sure he cannot return to power …

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      • JohnC says:

        Plus everybody will be watching very, very closely next time. It won’t be so easy to fix.

        They are terrified Trump gets back in with a majority : he has lots of scores to settle.

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        • Fedup2 says:

          JohnC – who will be watching carefully next time ? It won’t be the msm because the last election wasn’t fixed right ?

          Those watching will be discredited anyway …or and arrested by the democrat feds

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          • JohnC says:

            Well, considering how ‘2,000 mules’ can be so absolutely ignored and dismissed out of hand, I can’t argue with that.

            On another day (or should I say if Trump was accused of it when he was elected), it would the BBC scandal of century.

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    • Guest Who says:

      BBC ‘quotes’… sure sign it’s going to be dire.

      Accusations.
      Claims.
      What Toenails was told by Springster read in the Critic.

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  30. JohnC says:

    The ‘traumatic experience’ of US monkeypox patients
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-62438263

    More extreme victimhood and general unfairness towards the LGBT community (who make up a vastly disproportionate percentage of BBC staff). Will their torment never end ?.

    Here’s an idea : stop having sex with everyone you just met in a gay bar and stick to one partner you can trust like the rest of us.

    But of course it is not allowed to be their fault. Heterosexual men who behave like that are the scum of the Earth according to the Leftist misandrist activists – but apparently it’s fine if you are gay.

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  31. Fedup2 says:

    Today

    The BBC loves killing babies – so they go to Malta – where baby killing is illegal because of ‘Roman Catholic culture ‘ – the BBC didn’t expand on what that is ….

    … but clearly the BBC wants to change Malta and kill babies like in civilised countries .
    It kind of reminded me of the imperialism of western countries going into afgee and ‘civilising ‘ them – whether they want change or not ….
    Strange how the BBC – so against imperialism – can approve of it …

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    • Guest Who says:

      Aren’t they also good at offing journos? Or is it Opposition MPs?

      Say hi to Bryant out there, bbc.

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  32. JohnC says:

    UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62505815

    So we are told Ukraine and Russia blame each other again for ‘ 10 hits on the office and fire station’ . Then further down they mention :

    ‘March 2022: Shortly after the start of their invasion of Ukraine, Russian troops seize the plant.’

    ‘Ukraine says Russia has turned the site into a military base, launching attacks from there knowing that Ukrainian forces are unlikely to retaliate.’

    So are we supposed to believe the Russians are shelling their own base ?.

    The reporting of this war by the BBC is completely worthless. They have no interest whatsoever in actually reporting what is happening. It’s propaganda on a Nazi scale.

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  33. tomo says:

    It’s doing the rounds – but worth repeating.

    The country that was founded in large part on the back of a tax revolt is hiring 87,000 IRS agents.

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  34. AsISeeIt says:

    Same flaming image edition

    Britain on fire – declares the Daily Express
    Flaming hot Wildfires across parched Britain – announces the freebie Metro
    Firewatch UK on blaze alert – alarms the Daily Star
    Britain’s burning – asserts the Daily Mirror – and it is the Mirror captioning their exciting fire pic INFERNO blaze in Leytonstone, East London, yesterday – which provides the provenance for that self same photograph that’s been shared by each of the four above titles.

    You’d have though with the nation’s countryside seemingly ablaze from Land’s End to John o’ Groats, our intrepid media might have attended one or two alternative scrub fires.

    The giveaway Metro include a caption admitting to the duplication with the Mirror: Tinderbox Firefighters battle a blaze in Leytonstone, East London.

    The broadsheet Guardian happily avoids any such crashingly cliché tabloidese as – Britain on fire, Tinderbox, Firewatch UK, Wildfires, or Inferno – oh no, the Gruan employs that same flaming image to illustrate their unrelenting narrative global warming message: Drought alert: new rules on way as climate crisis bites – with something of a non sequitur photo caption: A firefighter tackles a grass blaze in Leytonstone, east London, yesterday afternoon. – given this was likely caused by a dropped cigarette or mischievous school kids having a lark

    Never not creating – runs the copy in the Marks and Spencer advert for school uniforms on the frontpage of the giveaway corporate pitch Metro – illustrated of course by the now familiar studious-looking little black schoolgirl

    What a nice narrative gift the unlikely threesome of Daily Express, Metro and Daily Star present to our BBC online press line up pickers.

    Aside from their photo editors’ apparent lack of diversity of imagination, the three BBC favourite frontpage screamer headlines paint quite the political picture: Shocking new warning energy bills to hit £5,000 (Daily Express); PM turns up for meeting (Metro); Crisis, what crisis? (Daily Star)

    Did you get the message? Labour party PR department could happliy go away on their hols with this threesome going in to bat for them over the summer.

    The Daily Star frontpage takes on something of the format of the left-leaning ‘i’ newspaper – although the habitually jokey tabloid employs little lightbulbs to highlight each of those familiar presentational bullet points: 405 tone-deaf MPs claim £420,000 exes for energy bills as the rest of Britain suffers; Leader of the House of Commons tells us not to fret about huge pay for energy bosses; And No10 meeting with Bozo and fatcats ends with absolutely no plan to solve crisis

    All capped with the Star’s damning thought for the day: Pay for your OWN energy bills you greedy gits – yes, MPs are cheeky sods…

    However,

    I’d like my inflated energy bills to be subsidised by all those people who supported green energy policies and the net zero nonsense.

    Those who clapped for the NHS and supported the government Lockdowns which bludgeon the economy for two years.

    And those who cheered on the Ukraine war and imagined sanctions on Russia were a wizard wheeze to punish Putin.

    The boys and girls at the BBC are perhaps begining to cotton on that the fabulous NHS isn’t all they’ve cracked it up to be: Melanoma: ‘Doctors said my cancerous mole was fungus’ BBC journalist Sarah Lee was diagnosed with stage three malignant melanoma in January, five months after three different doctors had dismissed her concerns about a new mole on her scalp… most importantly, why had I been told by three different doctors that I had nothing to worry about? …push for a second, third or fourth opinion if you must (BBC) – we wish her a full and speedy recovery – by the way, she stops just short of advising us to go private.

    The Daily Mail asks: Where is all our extra NHS money going? Months after NI tax hike to pump in an extra £12billion for tackling backlog, waiting lists hit record high of 6.7million

    The FT news briefing notices: Hospital A&E waiting times hit record

    Fears for NHS patient data after cyber-attack (Guardian)

    Johnson & Johnson Will Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally in 2023 (New York Times) – which tends to bring to mind that old gag about the pharmacist asking the customer to – walk this way – after his request for some talcum powder – the reply being – if I could walk that way, I wouldn’t need the talcum powder.

    Things do seem to go from bad to worse these days…

    Giggs cheated with 12 women not 8 (The Sun)

    The coronaphobic ‘i’ rarely disappoints: Why a healthy diet may reduce the risk of long covid

    ‘We have fame but not money’ Leah Williamson speaks out (Telegraph) – that’ll be one of those Lionesses sadly believing all the media hype about the popularity of women’s football – don’t get high on your own supply and don’t believe your own hype, luv.

    Don’t believe the hype – warned militant hip hop rappers Public Enemy in 1988 on the second single from their album It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

    Dead air How BBC radio lost its voice (Telegraph)

    The Big Breakfast is back! We’re bringing sheer black joy people are craving Mo Gilligan and AJ Odudu (‘i’)

    Don’t believe the hype, indeed – instead, draw your own conclusions.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Asiseeit
      Oh there was a fire in Leytonstone – the loss of E11 wouldn’t be missed by many …

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  35. Guest Who says:

    A BBc spokesperson… er… ‘speaks’…

    Moving on….

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    • Fedup2 says:

      “Often inept , lacking in courage and wisdom …” that chap is still a Labour apologist …..

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      • Up2snuff says:

        Fed ““Often inept , lacking in courage and wisdom …” that chap is still a Labour apologist ….. ”

        who cannot spell or use a spell checker!

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        • Fedup2 says:

          Up2
          I instantly listed the Labour MPs who fitted that description- it was very long … for some reason Diane Abbot was top of it …

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          • JohnC says:

            I put the description into google translate and it came back ‘Thick as shit’.

            So he got it spot on for Lammy.

            He should be more concerned about such Labour MP’s being elected in the first place and potentially running the country than venting hatred at Tories.

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    • Guest Who says:

      I mean… who has not been a bit forgetful on occasion. It’s a sign of intelligence. Apparently.

      Sixteen times, mind…

      Still, at least Claudia has been ditched.

      Doc. Bulmer certainly chose the right guy to get behind.

      As do the bbc. Often.

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  36. Sluff says:

    It’s that old selective reporting trick again.
    The BBC webshite features an article that Brighton, the place outside London with the greatest prevalence of Monkeypox, is running low on vaccines.

    It manages to get through the whole article without mentioning a. That Brighton is a gay hotspot b. That Monkeypox is mainly transmitted by promiscuous homosexual men.

    I wonder what the BBC is afraid of?
    The truth, presumably.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      One of the reasons sodomy has always been a no no is that it is unnatural – and more likely to spread disease than most human physical actions – if queers go against nature – expect a reaction – HIV – hepatitis- pox – next…..

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  37. StewGreen says:

    8am local radio newsPR ended with PR for their own BBC Radio Humberside
    \\ ‘key worker’ category of our Make A Difference Awards 2022 🏆👇🔈 //

    the focus was “Alan Johnson the judge says judging the award is the most difficult thing he’s ever done”

    That’s Alan Johnson the ex-Labour MP
    This BBC station seems to have a very cozy relationship with Labour MPs

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    • Pat..original says:

      @ StewGreen Local BBC here also has a favourite Labour MP – Luke Pollard, every time. They have currently found a favourite Councillor though and he is Conservative. Not been in office long but is the only ethnic member on the Council. Asked for opinions and comments on wards he does not even represent. As has been said before they no longer care about obvious bias.

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    • Guest Who says:

      Given his historical roles, possibly yes.

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  38. G says:

    BBC editorial thought processes? Non-existent. Our Justin earlier on Toady, posed the question: “Why are we short of water”. Another, ‘Elephant in the room’ job if I’m not mistaken. Justin dances around the issue without asking the very obvious question: ‘will an extra 6 million + people cramming into the country effect the levels of water storage?’ But unfortunately our ‘Worlds Most Trusted Broadcaster’ has to confine itself to seeking answers through perceived, “Climate Change” perspectives.
    Absolute joke.

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  39. Up2snuff says:

    TOADY Watch #1 – in which the BBC try confidence building in OFWAT

    Unfortunately JustRemainIn Webb is hampered by Christine Farnish, a former non-executive director of OFWAT, the water regulator. How can you be a non-executive director of a regulator – that is a commercial executive position? Anyway, Christine Farnish gets the average clean water use per person wrong, claiming it is 150 litres per day. It is rather less than that at 141-143 litres per day. There was a lot of talk about Europe and plenty of comparisons. All subtle references to help us not forget the EU near the end of Week 11?

    Christine Farmish also mentions that 1 litre in 5 of potable (ie. clean drinking) water is lost in the UK before it ever reaches the consumer. Justin could and should have asked “But you were on the regulatory body for water companies, why didn’t you do something about that?” but I don’t recall that he did. Justin also claimed there are no new reservoirs being built but in the last twenty-five years at least one has been built to serve new houses in the Canterbury area.

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    • taffman says:

      Up2snuff
      So could the lack of reservoirs be something to do with the EU ?

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      • Up2snuff says:

        taffman, something to do with Local Authority planning approval was mentioned on the TOADY programme, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it was an EU measure for ‘us’ but not ‘them’.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Farnish sounded like the kind of gal who still has ‘skin in the game ‘ or maybe her family has shares – it was a ‘bored’ Justin type interview at the extreme from the coked up Robinson type where he is far more important than his victim …

      Water will be ‘big ‘ until it rains – but at least it’s a useful distraction from Ukraine or the Chinese virus ….

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      • Up2snuff says:

        Fed, they will be moaning when it rains because there might be flooding. What we really need is a hard winter with considerable amounts of snow. The BBC will moan and create a ‘crisis’ about that if it happens. Also if it is foggy and Beeboids cannot fly to their holiday homes in France and Greece and Italy and Portugal and Spain. Snow restores the water table better than rain which intially, will just run off parched, hard, ground into the sewers which will then flood.

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  40. taffman says:

    Someone in Government (when we get one) should tell the water authorities to “fix the bloody pipes”.
    They should also tell the ‘Border Farce’ to “deport all the illegals in the country” , they are using up all our resources !

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    • G.W.F. says:

      taffman

      The best solution to the border farce taxi service is to close them down, or at least remove their boats and put them to work in land. Then send the Navy to the coast of Scotland for a few weeks on manoeuvres.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Taffman – every so often – at times like these – a water ‘national grid’ gets talked about – then the water companies say it would double the cost of the water supply -then it rains – then the idea is put on ‘ice ‘ as the weather turns cold ….

      In a month or two – all forgotten …. Moaning about flood defences – building houses on ‘marsh lane’ – repeat ….

      PS Taffman – I don’t think we are likely to see a government for the foreseeable future – just a bunch reacting to the next crisis or leak or shortage without any unsexy plan to make the country better …….

      … politicians have one interest – themselves – therefore anything more than 4 years down the line isn’t of interest – thus storing gas – building power stations – planning the NHS – is of no interest – how the likes of HS2 / green crap -got through that is beyond me – but what a bad idea …. …

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  41. taffman says:

    “Tiktok: Suspected gangs tout English Channel migrant crossings on platform”
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-62467212
    Wake up Tories, we are being invaded by stealth, all thanks to Tiktok.
    ‘Trojan Horse’ comes to mind .

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  42. Thoughtful says:

    DON’T BE A SHEEPLE ! RESIST THE PROPAGANDA !

    The government and its socialist allies in the media are trying desperately to shift the blame for high energy costs away from their own crazed Green policies which have caused this, and onto the energy companies who are making large profits.

    They are making large profits because they forward by their energy and the sell it at the market rates, the lose a similar amount when markets fall – only the government and the media have no use for this as propaganda, so when BP made a £15 billion loss there was little comment.

    The energy crisis has been caused by Western governments crazed addicition to a nonsensical Green agenda which as with all Left wing governments, they never know when to stop and carry on way past the point of reasonableness
    Generating electricity by the sole use of Gas is not only ridiculous in its short sighted vulnerability to the supply, but it is incredibly selfish to use up what they claim is the cleanest fuel and leave the dirtiest for the later generations.

    This means the demand for gas is enormous. In a balanced energy generation grid we could simply switch between gas coal oil nuclear what ever was cheapest and most available and we would not be beholden to market forces as much.

    If the UK announced it was no longer using gas to generate electricity the price of gas would fall like a stone.

    Don’t be a sheeple, don’t fall for the lies it is the energy companies profiteering when it is the politicians and their Green lunacy who have caused this, and make sure every time someone trots out the party line, that you put them straight on it.

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Interesting grown up piece in the DT arguing that the cost of fuel may not be as extremely high in coming months than the prediction industry suggests .

      But the problem is that the stakes are so high . If the pessimists are right ( I think they are ) the unfortunate and feckless will struggle . There are good ideas like making the ‘coin’ tarif the same as the ordinary one but people will still need a lot of tokens / coins to feed the fuel beast ….

      … strange that the energy market was meant to enable people to fix and move to better deals – all blown out of the water by ‘un foreseeable ‘ rises in cost …. Just another dumb mismanagement by the ‘government ‘…

      When you think about it we have been really badly served in just about every area you can name – irrespective of the colour of the rosette ….

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  43. Guest Who says:

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  44. StewGreen says:

    #ScumMedia is trending again
    For some reason Twitter puts the @SkyNews account at the top of that page
    along with these accounts @pb101969 @mjf_michael
    Strange cos neither of those accounts has recently tweeted about @SkyNews nor the hashtag.. but did a week or more ago

    \\ David Lammy breached MPs code of conduct by failing to register 16 interests
    The BBC reporting states he ” inadvertently” breached the code
    No sign of this word inadvertently when Rishi Sunak wandered into a room where someone was holding a drink & incurred a FPF
    #ScumMedia //

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  45. G says:

    Question: Will concerns of a World recession reduce or strengthen?

    “The decrease noted since July is due to concerns over a looming recession and growing stockpiles.”

    All cost of crude oil. Now falling gradually and, in my humble opinion, they will continue to fall.

    Useful graph updated once a week – https://www.statista.com/statistics/326017/weekly-crude-oil-prices/

    As oil falls, so will Russia’s share of the grossly reduced price to China/India etc………………

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  46. StewGreen says:

    The media and elite didn’t correctly forecast this years energy bills
    … So when they throw around numbers about this winter’s bills
    I don’t take them seriously
    Predictions about the future are hard.

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  47. StewGreen says:

    Local radio pushing green lalaland
    “oh why do you get a low price for the electricity you export from you solar panels ?”

    Doh cos it’s not proper electricity, cos it only turns up when it feels like it
    so doesn’t have the same value to the grid as proper-on-demand electricity.

    The earlier contracts domestic solar people got, were far too generous.

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  48. StewGreen says:

    Water crisis ? pick a random Yorkshire place
    and look at the long range forecast
    Skipton lots of rain next week

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  49. StewGreen says:

    The myth that the utility companies don’t build new infrastructure & instead just give all the money away in dividends

    Yorkshire Water have already built a grid

    Anglian are on with a 150 mile pipeline from Elsham all the way to Colchester
    & have 2 reservoir plans set for planning permission
    their current grid has plenty of water.

    Lot’s of people like MSM and political people love scaremongering

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    • Fedup2 says:

      Stew – thanks – it says something about ‘project fear ‘ than anything which could be construed as ‘ good news’ just isn’t mentioned .
      It doesn’t fit the narrative of panic ….

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      • Beltane says:

        Another narrative left unspoken is that during and after the 1976 drought, ‘experts’ on the BBC frequently assured us that northern European agriculture would undergo permanent and radical change.

        The summer of 1977 was one of the coldest on record with rainfall so heavy and continuous many crops were incapable of being harvested and left to rot in the fields.

        Why is it that nobody seems available to make the comparison? Is nearly 50 years too far in the past to count? And yet other droughts in the 1930s seem to be perfectly suitable examples.

        As I write, another talking head is assuring us that the current high temperatures will continue – without confirming ‘until all life is extinct’ but that seems to be the underlying hope.

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  50. tarien says:

    And has the question of Immigartion really been tackled during these past weeks with or without the two contenders for the postion of Prime Minister? No, it has not because the whole issue is just appalling.

    Afghan refugees housed in hotels have refused moves to Scotland and Wales because they believe the countries are too cold and don’t speak English, it has emerged.
    Around 9,500 Afghans and their families evacuated from Kabul after the Taliban takeover of the country are still being housed in hotels a year on, at a cost of about £1 million a day.
    This comes on top of the £3 million-a-day taxpayers’ bill for hotels for 26,000 asylum seekers including Channel migrants.
    About 7,000 Afghan refugees have received permanent accommodation through councils but Home Office officials have yet to find appropriate housing for the remaining 9,500 evacuees.
    Some have refused accommodation with reasons including that they do not want to go to Scotland or Wales because they believe they don’t speak the language and the countries are cold, according to sources.
    Housing a ‘complex process’Officials are understood to be “working hard” to break down misconceptions about life outside the south-east of England but admit that refugees coming to the country see the UK through the prism of London.
    About 350 councils have signed up to house Afghan refugees but officials said it was a complex process, particularly given the larger size of many families.
    Lord Harrington, the refugees minister, has appealed to councils to help get people out of hotels and into housing.
    For goodness sake there NOT enough for the Indigenous peoples of this nation who should be first in line, let alone others from outside Europe.
    About 350 councils have signed up to house Afghan refugees but officials said it was a complex process, particularly given the larger size of many families.
    The numbers that have come and will be striving to land on our shores is overwhelming-what to do? Let it be known that all those who have not made proper applicaton to gain entry to the UK be returned to the North African Coast and or to other Co-Religionist nations where the climate is warmer. If not the UK will be swamped mainly with those that follow the teachings of Islam and certainly that situation will bring about Islamic control-a very nasty thought that is almost upon us.

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