Midweek 27th March 2024

It seems the Director General of the BBC is consulting on future financing of the BBC . Consultation traditionally comprises a tick box disregard of unapproved comments or views – so our long war to end the Far Left Anti British BBC is a long long fight .

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497 Responses to Midweek 27th March 2024

  1. harry142857 says:

    Palestinian crisis actors exposed.


    • JohnC says:

      … not to mention the completely fake quotes by the BBC which just happen to be demanding the UN do something which is also todays agenda item. And they demand it in perfect English using all the correct keywords.

      Gaza is perfect for the BBC because they don’t have to prove anything their journalists (who are also from Gaza and most likely support Hamas) say. Nobody is going to go in to check it.


  2. taffman says:

    “Beckenham: Man seriously injured after stabbing on London train”

    One of those men again?
    Check out the image of the ‘perps’ hands before it gets changed.


    • JohnC says:

      Picture of the attack in progress chosen by the BBC:

      One they could have picked as seen in The Standard:

      Blatantly deliberate attempt to hide the man who did it. Even in the other one the BBC ‘chose’, the knife and his hands are blurred.

      That picture from the standard would be the perfect ‘standard’ picture to use as a header for all articles relating to stabbings. However I suspect it’s one racist picture that Getty WON’T be interested in.

      Just the usual BBC ‘journalism’ by kidult left-wing activists for idiots.


      • MarkyMark says:

        BBC to add white hands?

        Why did the BBC manipulate this genuine photograph of white voter’s hand to make it black?
        Politicians have rounded on the BBC after staff seemingly doctored the image

        PUBLISHED: 22:45, 25 August 2023 | UPDATED: 12:11, 27 August 2023


      • Guest Who says:

        Luckily, one of Vile’s racebait muses understands the real issue.

        Why are people going on about him being black ? Referring to a suspect’s skin colour only perpetuates systemic racism. It’s about actions, not ethnicity. mol.im/a/13246517 via @MailOnline


        • Zephir says:

          Lets see the statistics, demography vesus knife crimes THEN we can justify going on about him being black


          • Zephir says:

            Here we are 25% of murders, 4% of population in England at the 2021 census:



          • JohnC says:

            Statisticly, a random black person in the UK is 7 times more likely to stab someone than a random white person.


        • JohnC says:

          I wonder if Narinder has posted similar outrage messages when the BBC have identified some violent criminal as white. Which is a hundred times worse as they actually tried to cover up he is black in this article.

          I would gladly bet the farm that she hasn’t. Because she is the racist she is accusing everyone else of being.


          • davylars says:

            Well, a quick Google search proves the BCC thinking must be correct.
            I don’t think I can see a non- white hand here..



  3. Zephir says:

    People who immigrate in for “asylum” and then issue death threats and ignore the host countries laws if it does not suit. A clear case for immediate deportation:

    “Parisian headteacher is forced to quit fearing for his life due to death threats after insisting a teenage girl remove her Islamic head-covering in line with French law”



    • Zephir says:

      At a time when French teachers are saying they are scared of attacks and online abuse, with many leaving the profession, politicians and school staff have vented their fury and distress at the intimidation of the headmaster.

      One Maurice Ravel Lycée teacher, who did not wish to be named, told French media: ‘We are shocked, we are shocked. We find it lamentable… But hey, if we can’t protect him otherwise.’

      Threats began to emerge following the incident on February 28, when the student refused to remove her Islamic headscarves on school premises and an altercation ensued, according to prosecutors.

      The student went on to lodge a complaint against the principal, accusing him of mistreating her during the incident.

      She told French daily Le Parisien that she had been ‘hit hard on the arm’ by the headmaster, but the Paris prosecutor’s office said that her complaint had been dismissed.

      Prime Minister Gabriel Attal announced today the state would be filing a complaint against the student over falsely accusing the headmaster of mistreatment during the incident.


  4. Zephir says:

    Modern jazz piano…for those who like more melodic, gentler jazz


    • Eddy Booth says:

      Just sounds painfully laboured, unnatural and ostentatious to my uncouth ears😕


      • Zephir says:

        Can I suggest Captain Beefheart’s “Trout Mask Replica” ?

        give it a try, widely regarded as a masterwork. look at the reveiews…

        Rolling Stone:
        “Thus it’s very gratifying to say that Captain Beefheart’s new album is a total success, a brilliant, stunning enlargement and clarification of his art.”

        Here is a taste:


        • Eddy Booth says:

          His name rings a bell, but that’s it.
          Even my taste isn’t that bad😀
          You’re right reviews mean jack.


      • BRISSLES says:

        Jazz covers a wide spectrum of genres – dixieland,, Trad, big band, purist etc and its up to the listener to determine what is easier on the ear for them.

        Country & Western reinvented itself to “Country” from the days of cowboy hats and bluegrass with banjos to the new pop cross over that Taylor Swift popularises.


        • Scroblene says:

          Pat Metheny fills so many slots in Jazz, that I never know where to start if I want to listen to a really superb performer.

          The first album I ever heard – Offramp, had a hideous title track, (the same name as the album), but ‘Are you going with me’, is an absolute classic, especially when played live!

          Then to get a complete change, listen to ‘As falls Wichita, so falls Wichita Falls’, and try to fathom out what it’s all about…


          • Zephir says:

            well maybe try this Scrobs, if you have not heard this version before, the guitar solo is in the middle….around the 3.50 mark but it sure does not sound like a guitar….


            • Scroblene says:

              Absolutely brilliant!

              Thank you Zeps – I’ve never seen that version!


  5. andyjsnape says:

    bbc reports..

    Haiti: US guns pour into Port-au-Prince, fuelling surge in violence

    Under the GETTY IMAGE a quote of “Gangs now control 80% of Port-au-Prince, according to UN estimates”

    80%? you told us that weeks ago, and keep telling us the situation has deteriorated. But still 80% weeks later?

    Has nothing changed then


  6. Zephir says:

    Regarding the RSPB and their less than savoury charity shenanigans.

    I am in the process of claiming compensation from them. Someone is dragging all the matting out of my hanging baskets ( for their nests I suspect) Its all over the front step each morning, blue tits are suspect number one.

    More evidence of this type of shameless theft and vandalism this morning.

    No doubt absent fathers are part of the problem.

    Much more of this and no more seeds or nuts, failing that a big ginger tom cat may be joining the household.

    So, RSPB, time to pay up. Hanging baskets don’t grow on trees.


  7. JohnC says:

    Four killed during stabbing spree in Illinois

    Stabbings in broad daylight and someone has been arrested but no details whatsoever about who did it. It’s all about the victims.

    Only means one thing in this crazy racist world the Left have created.


  8. Jeff says:

    I think by now we have all seen the horrendous footage of the terrifying knife attack on the Southern Railways train. It’s shudderingly awful.

    The degree of violence is quite mind boggling. Just what sort of sub-human, third world beast carries a bloody huge weapon like that on their daily commute? Well, this one…and there’s probably quite a few more of them…

    The victim will be some poor chap, on his way home, looking forward to the Easter break with his family. Perhaps they would have been visiting relatives, having a barbecue, going to a garden centre…not any more…

    The BBC and others will have done their best to obscure the racial identity of the brute, but it’s clear for all to see. We don’t know what led to this attack. Perhaps the victim asked the beast to take his boots off the seats or turn his ghastly, mind-numbing rap music down. Could be anything.

    Anyway, as London’s runt Muzzie mayor is always pointing out, London is a sublimely peaceful city. Despite the knifings, shoplifting, gang violence, terrorism and weekly demonstrations of antisemitism…all of it imported…

    Oh…and don’t forget the mantra… “Diversity is our strength.”

    Keep repeating it…


    • harry142857 says:

      We have an upcoming case where I live.

      A guy was travelling from Paddington to Reading on the train, he told another passenger to turn his music down. The reaction, the other guy got a horseshoe (honestly) out of a a bag and caved his head in.
      Another enricher.


      • MarkyMark says:

        “got a horseshoe (honestly) out of a a bag ” – Possible BBC report that a future horse jockey has their career cut short due to man complaining?!>!


  9. MarkyMark says:

    From order-order.com

    We are lost …



  10. Zephir says:


    You mean a black blacksmith ?

    or a war fleeing farrier ?


    • harry142857 says:


      This was actually last year….


      Horseshoe killer jailed for 21 years after Elizabeth line boombox row

      A man who killed a football fan with a horseshoe to the back of the head after the pair argued over loud music from a boombox speaker has been jailed for 21 years.

      Kirkpatrick Virgo, 42, was jailed at Reading Crown Court on Friday for murdering golf green groundsman Thomas Parker after the pair got off an Elizabeth line train at Reading Station.

      Parker, 24, had turned his back and was walking away from Virgo when he was struck once on the back of the head with the horseshoe.

      Parker, described by his family as “lover not a fighter”, collapsed to the floor at Reading station.

      He had been returning home with his brother, Craig, and two friends from a football match between Arsenal and Sevilla on July 30.

      CCTV footage showed Virgo and two friends board the same train at Slough carrying a boombox, and accounts taken from witnesses on-board stated they were playing loud music.

      As the journey continued, Thomas’ brother requested them to turn the music down. This led to a verbal disagreement between the two groups, during which passengers heard Virgo remark, “do you want to die tonight?”.

      Virgo then followed the brothers when the train arrived at Reading.

      The court heard that he followed the group, removing a heavy horseshoe from his rucksack, which he used to hit Thomas on the head.

      He was then chased by Craig who tackled his brother’s killer, and the pair were separated by security.

      The victim’s father Steven Parker described how “everything went black” as he saw his son lying on the platform at Reading station.

      He said: “Tom had a lovely personality and always had a smile on his face.

      “He was very clever and had lots of friends, Tom did not have a bad bone in his body. I would describe him as a lover not a fighter.


  11. MarkyMark says:

    “The King’s message, recorded in mid-March, will include a Bible reading and a call that as a nation: “We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship to us, especially in a time of need.””

    We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship – house migrants in one of his homes?

    We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship – give his car collection to uber drivers?

    We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship – return the 3 million back to Qatar to help them persecute LGBT people?

    We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship – give the money from windfarms to those who cannot heat their homes anymore?

    We need and benefit greatly from those who extend the hand of friendship – go to the Ukraine front line with Boris Johnson and 650 MPs?


    • moggiemoo says:

      Funny how often that ‘hand of friendship’ has a knife or machete in it.


  12. AsISeeIt says:

    There was a time, and not so long ago, when loyal BBC news insiders when regularly challenged as they were over their obvious leftward political bias, would reflexively deny such accusations; then on the QT, they might admit the charge to a certain degree yet cite what they termed ‘The Tory Press‘ and their self-appointed vocation as the nation’s antidote.

    Mr AsI’s like self-appointed vocation hereabouts has been to a large extent aimed at debunking that airy leftist notion of ‘The Tory Press‘ – confuting the idea of the existance of a conservative – culturally and socially – print press at any rate. You’ll appreciatiate that nice distinction between Tories and actual conservatism.

    The gynaeceum which is BBC News Staff curates the BBC’s daily online press line-up – and the term curate is well chosen. Not for nothing does the jokey blokey Daily Star play the part of ‘and finally’ title nine times out of ten. So we may fairly judge those top spots in the BBC line-up to be similarly not left to chance.

    Yet these days little in the way of leftist curation is required of our big national titles (with relatively miniscule distributions, mind you) their headlines representing either left-liberal broad compliance with the Beeb’s in-house thinking, shouty yet impotent conservative containment, or the Conservative in name only or CINO: Say one thing, do another tendency, as exposed in plain sight (as they say these days) By Ros Atkins, BBC Panorama: Say one thing, do another? The government’s record rise in net migration

    And so it is that with this elite notion being nudged along nicely now and picking up a momentum of its own in the usual devolved test bed of bad ideas: Could assisted dying be coming to Scotland? (BBC)

    Today moving on to new territory there’s a veritable torrent of outpouring over: Raw sewage spills into England rivers and seas doubles in 2023 (BBC)

    And if raw stats (I said raw stats – meaning statistics) don’t appeal to you then there’s a nice hook of a traditional national sports event to hang the idea on – just so it sticks in your mind: Boat Race rowers told not to enter Thames due to high levels of E. coli (BBC)

    And so it is that BBC curation of our now oh-so compliant press line-up is child’s play. First up – the junior poundshop Guardian which is the youth-oriented left-leaning ‘i’ newspaper – this morning goes with: Labour attacked for ‘feeble’ plan on Britain’s sewage crisis – such adverse headlines will be hardly squeeky bum time for Sir Keir – no doubt Starmer will rectify his policy with one of his usual U-bend turns to provide for another day’s positive Labour headline to come.

    Next up in the BBC line-up – a usual suspect so to speak – the OG authentic Guardian channelling some of that old-school tabloid-style outrage: Outrage over record discharges of sewage into rivers and seas

    It’s somewhat of a challenge for our photo-journos and the likes of Getty Images to somehow rise to the task of illustrating this one in a reasonably tasteful, suitably subtle and appealing manner.

    Blokes are, we admit, somewhat casual when it comes to matters toiletry and so if you want to make a meal of the sewage situation one needs to recognise it and highlight it as a lady issue – a respectable middle class lady issue at that: Ms Bateman vs South West Water: Swimmer suing over sewage leaks at Devon coast… Retired NHS physiotherapist (i news); Woman left fighting for her life after swimming in sewage-filled waters… they decided to swim in the sea at the beach after making a pact they would swim together every day before Ms Edwards headed back to university (Independent)

    Due sympathy and a hopefully speedy recovery to the young lady of course – though there was a time we fretted over: Leptospirosis, also called Weil’s disease, is an infection you can get from animals, soil or water. It’s rare in the UK… You can get leptospirosis if: soil or freshwater (such as water from a river, canal or lake) that contains infected pee gets in your mouth, eyes or a cut, usually during activities like kayaking, outdoor swimming or fishing (NHS.UK) – but I digress

    And golly-gosh, jolly hockey sticks, have matron set out our new gymslips all starched, pressed and ironed…! The Gruan have found their frontpage feature pic of the day: Cambridge University rowers (Girls team, natch) train on the Thames. Rowers have been warned not to enter the water after Saturday’s Boat Races over E coli fears

    Boat Races…?

    Nice legs shame about the boat race (The Monks, 1979 – it was a different time)

    Now what’s with all this sewage? Who’s making up all this shit? I don’t refer to our media sudden push on the subject, of course.

    Well, let’s consider what the ONS term: Population estimates

    The population of England and Wales at mid-year 2022 was estimated to be 60.2 million, an increase of around 578,000 (1.0%) since mid-year 2021. (ONS)

    Some would say (ie our supermarket major food suppliers based on their footfall and sales – and interestingly enough, our sewage industry) that the official ONS figure is a considerable under estimate. The discrepancy logically being due to quiet illegal immigration, opportunistic visa overstayers, etc. etc.

    As luck would have it none other than Guardianista pretty Polly Toynbee has questioned the official statistics – way back in 2010: How many people live in Britain? The census next March is supposed to tell us

    Of course, like a tramp has no fixed abode, so the left have no fixed line of argument. Back then there wasn’t quite such a unpleasant whiffy mountain of hyper-immigration to cover up. Our Polly was instead concerned with supposed Tory Austerity: Population matters desperately for fair distribution of the wretchedly dwindling sums handed out to councils, police and the health service

    However, she was right on target over the issue of: The sewage tells the story of the millions who’ll miss out

    Hmmm… hidden millions ignored by the official statistics yet revealed by the volumn of sewage?

    It is now abundantly clear that the 2001 census missed millions of people. Worse, the next risks being less accurate… One best estimate of population comes from sewage: Thames Water says the outflow of rich or poor alike reveals true numbers – and Slough has 30,000 more people than officially registered (Polly Toynbee, Guardian, 2010)

    Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough!
    It isn’t fit for humans now,
    There isn’t grass to graze a cow

    (John Betjeman)


    • MarkyMark says:

      Demograph is Destiny as Mark Steyn would say….

      Figures from the 2021 census showed that 32% of Slough’s population identified as Christian, 29.4% as Muslim, 11.4% as Sikh, 7.8% as Hindu, 0.5% as Buddhist, 0.1% as Jewish, 0.5% as having other religions, 13% as having no religion and 5.4% did not answer the question.



      Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says no Muslim family should use contraception
      According to a UN report, one fifth of married Turkish women use birth control

      Caroline Mortimer
      Monday 30 May 2016 22:59 BST

      Speaking at an educational foundation in Istanbul on Monday, Mr Erdogan said: “I say this openly: We will increase our descendants, we will increase our population.

      “Family planning, birth control, no Muslim family can practice such an understanding”.



      What is chemsex? Chemsex can be described as sex under the influence of drugs. The most frequently reported drugs used during Chemsex are Mephedrone, GHB/GBL and Crystal Methamphetamine(tina). Chemsex, Chems and Alcohol are manageable for some but if that is no longer the case then there is help.



    • Fedup2 says:

      Asiseeit – are peddling disinformation ? I thought they were not bothering with the census any more because it’s too much of an effort and they don’t want to find the unrecorded 10 million plus infecting what used to be Blighty ?

      And you left out the bit about the king delivering his Islamic message … but I was wondering how many acres of the former Blighty his family owns ? And if he cares so much to ‘serve’ he might give up a few thousand to house that extra 10 million would be subjects …?

      More seriously – it seems Thames Water wants to increase prices by 40% over the next 5 years or go bust … as a Thames water customer I am panic filling every container I have because of the coming water shortages … and panic buying bottled water before the daily mail show empty shelves …

      It’s Maundy Thursday – the Feast of The Last Supper – in a previously Christian country – who’d guess it ?


  13. Flotsam says:

    Sewage overflow at record levels.

    The BBC needs to control its broadcasting.


    • Up2snuff says:

      Brilliant humour there, Flotsam. Here, here!

      [However, you might want to think about doing the impossible and changing your posting name. 😉 ]


  14. Zephir says:

    “could assisted dying come to Scotland ?”

    It’s already here in London, courtesy of our new arrivals.


  15. MarkyMark says:

    Why are African’s leaving rich Africa?

    “Going back to the 1970s a bit, many African countries had the same GDP as Asian countries after they were devastated by wars and exploited by colonialists. After only 30-40 years, Asia developed vigorously while Africa was left far behind. Up to today, many African countries, especially those in the sub-Saharan region, remain at the bottom of the poverty line. Below are the main reasons causing its deadlock.

    When it comes to natural resources, Africa is considered “rich” or “extremely rich” as it accounts for more than 30% of the world’s mineral resources, including gold, diamonds, oil, and gemstones.


    In detail, small-scale farming mindset and small households threaten cultivation ability, leading to low productivity despite its gift from nature with rich soil and ideal weather conditions (sub-Saharan Africa is not as hot as everyone thinks!). Another theory criticizes African leaders for not being keen on developing agriculture as Asian politicians and technocrats. Instead, they aim to exploit available resources rather than agriculture development (for example, many agricultural products in Uganda are imported from other countries like China.

    HA HA HA HA! China keeps African’s poor!


  16. JohnC says:

    Gaza starvation could amount to war crime, UN human rights chief tells BBC

    Bowen is back and he’s as lopsided as ever. This report is exactly what we have come to expect – including heavy-leaning on the now-disgraced Hamas-supporting UN who the BBC have interviewed. I can only imagine what questions were asked but I bet they weren’t about what Hamas are doing.

    ‘The UN’s most senior human rights official, Volker Türk, said in a BBC interview that Israel bore significant blame.’
    It seems the BBC took it upon themselves to interview Volker Türk – ‘The UN’s most senior human rights official’ – and this is what he said:

    ‘But he also said that no side in the war should evade accountability for its actions, including for any attempt to withhold aid supplies from the people who need it in Gaza.’

    “All of my humanitarian colleagues keep telling us that there is a lot of red tape. There are obstacles. There are hindrances… Israel is to blame in a significant way,” he said.

    Who else is to blame Jeremy ?. Did you ask him ?. Was he questioned by the BBC about Hamas controlling all the aid ?. If not, why not ?. And if he was, why didn’t you report it ?.

    And we get:
    ‘Israel has ignored the UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire. ‘
    Have Hamas ignored it Jeremy ?. Why not mention that too ?.
    And now would be a good time to tell us why there is no ceasefire. Hamas are demanding Israel end the war, pull all their forces out of Gaza and let everyone back to where they were in the North. And only then will they start negotiating hostage releases in exchange for prisoners.

    The usual disgraceful lack of any journalistic ethics and responsibility to the truth from Bowen. One of the BBC’s finest.


  17. MarkyMark says:

    How can China’s GOV own UK resourse?

    Thames Water is owned by a consortium of pension funds and sovereign wealth funds, including the state-owned China Investment Company and Abu Dhabi’s own national investment authority.28 Jun 2023


    China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country’s sovereign wealth fund, has bought 8.68% of the company behind UK utility group Thames Water.

    It is the fund’s first major share purchase in the UK, after Chancellor George Osborne visited China this week.
    20 January 2012

    In December, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, another huge sovereign wealth fund, bought 9.9% of Kemble for an undisclosed price.
    The key infrastructure owned by China, from Thames Water to European ports
    EXPLAINEDChinese and Hong Kong-based investors have stakes in UK Power Networks, Heathrow airport, Northumbrian Water and Hinkley Point C Nuclear Plant


  18. JohnC says:

    France to sue teen for falsely accusing school head in headscarf row

    The key part of this story is not a row about a headscarf BBC. It’s about a Muslim head covering. If you had some actual journalistic ethics, you would have put that in the headline.

    And the REAL story here is that when this infidel was accused of it on social media, he started receiving death threats from other Muslims. It’s about far, far more than a scarf. The same will happen here if the situation arises.

    And the BBC harp on and on about the threat from the rising far-right which is simply a response to Leftist fascism putting decent people in harms way like this.


  19. Althepalerp says:

    “Pupil behavior getting worse” report the BBC.
    With photo of 5 white kids.


    • MarkyMark says:

      3 teachers hiding in Batley say can they come out yet to the Rishi Sunak Tolerant society where Jews are scared to walk in London?


    • Fedup2 says:

      Wow – I didn’t know they still had white kids in schools – Ukraine refugees ?


  20. Thoughtful says:

    No doubt this post will be seen as ‘racist’ by those silly enough to believe in such nonsense but I see it as merely stating the truth.

    We are seeing the FBI raid the mansion of Sean McCombs, stage name Puff Diddy. This is regarding sex trafficing charges laid against the rapper.

    It strikes me that no matter how much money these blacks get they simply are genetically disposed to getting involved in crime in a serious nature.
    This guy isn’t the first, there’s a long line of wealthy Blacks committing appalling crimes even though they don’t need to do so. From OJ Simpson to Mike Tyson, or Benjamin Mendy in Britain. There’s a list as long as your arm which proves that no amount of money can remove the criminal nature of Black males and even when multi millionaires they will still commit serious offences.

    This takes away the lie they are involved in violent crime because they are somehow poverty stricken or ‘deprived’. Of course the answer the Left are always going to reach for is the meaningless ‘racism’ slur but the fact is that the facts are undeniable !


    • Fedup2 says:

      Role models – I wanna be a gangsta innit …


    • BRISSLES says:

      Good post Thoughtful. Just look at all the mug shots and none of them regardless of wealth, appear to have the intelligence of an amoeba. See the press photos of Kanye West (not those in Venice ! ) and a thicker looking sub specimen would be hard to find. (excepting grooming gangs)


  21. andyjsnape says:

    Gaza starvation could amount to war crime, UN human rights chief tells BBC


    Would Hamas like to comment bbc for creating this??


  22. Fedup2 says:

    I didn’t really want to hear the news over Easter – but the story about ‘intense fighting around 3 Gaza hospitals – coupled with the BBC putting out claims by Islamic Hamas that they are not using those hospitals – kind of – doesn’t link up .

    Or maybe the IDF is fighting itself ? Keep going IDF – before the soft west stops you …

    BTW – how’s that Ukraine thing going – they bored with it ? Don’t even hear that crook zelenski bleating any more thankfully …


    • andyjsnape says:

      Hello Fedup2

      IDF fighting themselves around the hospitals, maybe the bbc could verify that

      Do people still watch or believe “auntie”


    • Thoughtful says:

      “Keep going IDF – before the soft west stops you …”

      Or until the neighbouring countries stop them destroying the state of Israel in the process?

      Is that what you want? The destruction of the state of Israel, because the blind hatred of Muslims is so great you can’t see the danger?

      Virtually the whole world is now arrayed against Israel, and it’s because of their bloodthirsty leader. I was listening yesterday to an orthodox Jew living in Israel less than impressed by the prosecution of the Gaza war, but what would he know? He’s obviously an anti Semite for opposing the God like Netanyahu.

      The fact is that it’s not the soft West, it’s the sensible West including plenty of Jews in positions of power trying to stop Netayahu destroying the state of Israel.

      SO here’s a serious question Fed, why do you want to see the state of Israel destroyed? That’s what is going to happen if Netanyahu isn’t stopped?

      You think Bidens cabinet stuffed full of Jews with dual nationality don’t have Israels interests at heart? You think these Jews want to see their ancient homeland destroyed?

      Ever heard of winning the battle and losing the war? Do you even know what the plans of Netanyahu are which the West are at present stopping him carrying out?

      The IDF are not the force they once were, Hezbollah is not the bedsheet, sandal wearing tribesmen they were. The IDF is diminished and the Iranian backed forces are much stronger well trained and armed than they have ever been. If these forces plus Turkey come upon Israel, then it’s the end, the destruction of Israel and no doubt the warmongering criminal Netanyahu will use nuclear bombs, which might well see nuclear retaliation.

      This war against Hamas could have ended on October the 7th when the IDF should have been wating for them, and ended them all then with minimal civilian casualties, but it appears Netayahu wanted it to happen and ignored the warnings from Egypt and threatened to discpiline any IDF intelligence officer who raised concerns about a possible attack.

      Now explain to me why Netanyahu did that ? I expect you can’t because there only is one explanation, that Netayahu turned a blind eye and allowed them to do it in order to save himself from criminal proceedings he knew he was guilty of.


      • Fedup2 says:

        Thoughful – Islam / Hamas – is our enemy and Israel is fighting for us . If the countries around Israel had cared for Gaza they’d have intervened by now .

        I don’t accept that Bibi would have been able to ‘allow ‘ the Hamas attack – it’s not North Korea – we’d know by now through dissenters in the government and military .

        Presumably Hamas was trying to engineer the destruction of Israel by trying to get those neighbouring states to go at Israel – thus far they’ve failed and – hopefully – are paying a very high price – and will continue to do so …

        Keep going IDF …

        Presumably you’d want Israel to stop and allow Hamas to rebuild and do a better job next time …


        • Thoughtful says:

          This is nonsense Fed and I’m sure you know it is!

          I don’t accept Hamas is our enemy, they are confined to some terrorist activities in Gaza, but they are also a criminal syndicate operating in South America, please suggest a method by which the IDF is able to wipe them out in latin America?

          I don’t think you fully understand what is going on Israel with all due respect from your posts. Netanyahu has effectively seized power in what amounts to a coup, he surrounded himself with extremists from Eastern Europe who have no limits to the depravity they would sink to.

          Even the kindest commentators call what happened a ‘failure’ however there is plenty of evidence of deliberate engineered failure.

          Hamas did not possess the capability to destroy Israel but it has scored a stunning victory – only you aren’t able to see what that stunning victory actually is. They don’t care if they die, they are Jihadi Muslims and they welcome it

          Just because the surrounding states haven’t attacked Israel doesn’t mean they won’t and in the meantime Netanyahus reaction has made Israel a Pariah state with many many countries refusing to trade with them, the economy is destroyed and being propped up by America. A state which cannot stand on its own two feet is no state at all.

          Soon America will be in a financial crisis and will not be able to support Israel, if they try to do so at the expense of the poor in America, you might start to see pogroms there.

          Keep going IDF Israel isn’t fully destroyed yet! 3% approval rating in Israel for Netanyahu and those are some truly nasty individuals hated by the populace.

          There were demonstrations against Israels far right for months before this attack the people there hate Netanyahu.

          It’s too late now, I don’t like Hamas any more than you do but the way I would have gone about it would have been very different.

          Doesn’t matter if Hamas do rebuild because there won’t be an Israel to attack in the future, it will be gone, destroyed by bloodthirsty blinkered war mongering.

          Take a look back at history, to the crusades when similar idiotic people made stunning mistakes such as the brother of the King of France whose bloodlust was untrammeled. The Muslims were in a castle to which they left the gates open. Against all advice he charged in to slaughter the hated Muslim enemies only to find once inside the gates were closed and he and all his men were slaughtered.

          So, go Crusaders! Don’t stop now!

          BTW Hamas are certainly lying, but so are the IDF and they are not releasing accurate figures of the dead and the equipment destroyed. At the start of this, the Russians who were experienced in Urban warfare from Ukraine said they’re all going to get slaughtered and it appears many have been.


          • Fedup2 says:

            Well thank you for both reading my mind and deriding my view . I’m not going further with this here because this site is primarily about the bias of the BBC .

            I’ve read your discussion / argument across recent days about this subject and not engage – there has to be fluidity in the primary subject – particularly since so many contributors ration their exposure to the BBC for various reasons .

            I believe Hamas and ISIS and the other Islamic terrorist groups deserve extermination – and I’m glad that the IDF is making its ‘contribution . I won’t be commenting on this again

            Keep going IDF – stay safe …


  23. Emmanuel Goldstein says:

    A handy book for todays outdoor swimmers.



  24. Thoughtful says:

    Today is Maunday Thursday the day of the Last supper and the betrayal of Jesus by Judas Iscariot with a kiss.

    In trying to find the last day of Lent I have learned each denomination appears to have a different day. Some say it is Spy Wednesday, others that it is Today, and then that it doesn’t end until sundown today, whilst some hold that it doesn’t actually end until Easter Saturday the day before the resurrection.


  25. andyjsnape says:

    How we laughed..

    Rescued baby hedgehog turns out to be hat bobble

    Or the bbc nearly did


  26. Fedup2 says:

    Angie – the deputy PM in waiting – May preoccupy the least approved MSM over Easter . In my view – even if she lands up gripping the rail for alleged tax fraud – it would have no adverse impact on the prospects of a 200 plus Red Labour government – in fact – if she had to ‘go ‘ they’d probably do even better
    And the Extreme Far Left in the Red Party wouid soil themselves supporting her .

    But don’t worry – no plod or CPS or HMRC is going to go anywhere near her ….it was all a ‘misunderstanding ‘…


  27. friend of yogi bear says:


    Having listened to the BBC today programme news headlines (to check what items the BBC choose as a headline,in their very selective approach to what’s important) l have to admit I couldn’t resist staying with the programme to hear what poor miss Rayner had to say about her latest problems, with “Tory scum”triggered investigations.
    What a good choice …the programmes”top talent” Nick Robinson was very pleased with himself for having the big interview spot but I suspect it didn’t quite go as he suspected…we all heard
    Rayner’s rambling , incoherent nonsense and her apparently suffering a form of mental breakdown or at least some hysteria, with very little input from Robinson. I think we learned it was all a “Tory scum” smear that she simply couldn’t publish the advice she had followed on the specific point of her perhaps giving some misleading particulars on official documents.??
    As I have suggested before , the prospect of a further Tory government is unpalatable because they simply won’t do anything conservative BUT..Labour and what they can offer remains even more frightening…just think Rayner will be in charge of something if the socialists are given power.

    There were things that were “achieved” in the Blair /Brown years that rarely get a mention but also got an oblique reference on the today “show” .. The item on Bedford prison covered areas of concern. It should be remembered that the prison population more than doubled during the Blair/Brown period and the street price of hard drugs halved ,due to their availability . Those two deserve much of the credit for those issues but it is rarely dumped at their doorstep.

    Careful what you wish for….of course come the election , other parties are available.

    P.s. l hesitate to pay a compliment but the interview with Lord Sumption , towards the end of the programme was excellent, probably because the interviewer said very little and Sumption is always excellent, his clarity is stunning.


    • Thoughtful says:

      Remember Gestapo Manchester Police is a Policial Police ‘service’ headed by Labour despot Andy Burnham, in the first instance they cleared Rayner without even doing a proper investigation, and it was only after high level complaints were lodged that they were forced to re-open it and conduct it at least to some degree correctly, however, they conclusion is already known and they will exhonerate once again.

      If Rayner had a mental breakdown then she should be aware that once something is broken it is never as strong as it was and that any stress could cause a subsequent breakdown begging the question if she is mentally fit for high office?

      As for the Socialists being in power, they already are, albeit in the guise of Marxists, Labour will probably be to the right of the current far Left government.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Gordon Brown calls Labour supporter a “bigoted woman”

      Angela Merkel Confronts Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on Hate-Post Policy


    • Fedup2 says:

      Friend – thanks – certain lack of judgement by Red Labour HQ putting angie up – maybe they thought she’d get the soppy bee lady …
      But Angee demonstrates how limited that lot is – equally – but differently from the blue labour lot ..

      Sumption – being a law lord – is always likely to be more reasoned in his comments – I’m still surprised the BBC put him on – perhaps the ex Supreme Court lefties are busy getting their bungs ( or remuneration / compensation ) as our betters describe it …

      Nothing will come with angee – it’s just filler to distract from the princess ….


  28. tomo says:


  29. taffman says:

    “Say one thing, do another? The government’s record rise in net migration”

    “Stop the boats” Rishi , or it will be stop the Tories next .


    • MarkyMark says:

      “Say one thing, do another? The Labour’s view of safe Jews in London”


  30. taffman says:

    “General election 2024 poll tracker: How do the parties compare?”

    IMHO, this poll tracker is just wishful thinking , it has underestimated The reform Party.
    If Nigel returns there will be an earthquake in this nation, the other parties have turned their backs on the ordinary good people of Great Britain.


  31. MarkyMark says:

    King’s message to citizens …

    “King George II On 27 June 1743, King George II commanded the British Army against the French at Dettingen. It was the last time a reigning British monarch would personally lead troops into battle.”

    King to defend UK borders on a horse?


  32. MarkyMark says:

    Hitler phones Sunak


    • JohnC says:

      It’s all going along nicely to the Globalist Left’s plan. They had the odd hiccup when nobody wanted him, but they soon sorted that out by making getting rid of all the other horses in the race. Same way they put Theresa May in.

      I’m still stunned with how they are just slow-marching to certain electoral wipeout without any effort at all to avert it.


      • Thoughtful says:

        They are clueless utterly clueless they cannot think outside of the teachings of Das Capital, they believe that reducing everyone to the status of peasants is the way forwards, and they have a disguise word for that “equality” it’s the same equality of the middle ages when the vast majority had nothing – but they were all equal!


      • MarkyMark says:

        We need the EU to save us? HA H AH AHH AHAHA!


      • Thatcherrevolutionary says:

        Starmer is the continuity candidate.


  33. MarkyMark says:

    Always read the end to see what TASTE the BBC want to leave in your mouth …

    “The anti-monarchy group Republic issued a statement ahead of the service saying the monarchy is “bad for Britain’s democracy” and the Queen’s visit to Worcester will be a sign of “how out of touch the monarchy is with the values of most of us“.”



  34. JohnC says:

    Pupil behaviour ‘getting worse’ at schools in England, say teachers

    These articles really bug me because here we have the BBC expressing shock and horror at the behaviour of children in our schools when it is the same ‘children are young adults and have rights too’ handwringing Leftist idiots like those at the BBC who have caused this problem in the first place.

    Great work Lauren Moss

    and Elaine Dunkley

    Two of the BBC’s finest and are everything I expected them to be when I looked.


    • Terminal Moraine says:

      On the Paris headteacher who’s resigning in fear for his life, tucked down at the bottom:

      “In a separate development, several Paris schools were forced to close on Wednesday after they received bomb threats from apparent Islamists. Last week around 30 other schools in the Paris area received similar threats, accompanied by a video of a beheading. While investigators are obliged to take the threats seriously, they cannot rule out that they are part of a Russian disinformation campaign.”

      Would that be the BBC who can’t rule it out or the investigators? I know what my money’s on. It’s primitive cult thinking where your enemies are always Russian disinformation or the far-right, no matter what the evidence points to.



  35. Thoughtful says:

    This video appears to show the state of the Left wing media and the bias of Gestapo Manchester Police.


    Note that they have declined to post the video, just a few blurry stills from it, but all I can gather is that a group of ‘men’, dressed in red boiler suits in the vicinity of a Mosque. They said they were “Playing loud music and dancing”, however the ‘gesture’ they show towards someone in a car making their way to the Mosque is entirely friendly.

    These people could be anyone, from Muslims of different sect, Jews Christians, anyone, and the fact they don’t appear to have comitted any crime is even more baffling. The story is an absolute mess failing to even give any details which would give a reasonable person cause for concern, but then we all know the Left are anything but reasonable people.


  36. Fedup2 says:

    The future of C4 – from the telegraph – it goes on a bit

    As media heavyweights descended on London’s Victoria & Albert museum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Channel 4 in November 2022, the atmosphere was so celebratory that a serving cabinet minister led a rendition of “Happy Birthday”.

    Now, less than 18 months after that glitzy party – with the bosses of the BBC, ITV and Sky toasting their rival’s longevity – like many 40-somethings, Channel 4 has fallen into a midlife crisis that imperils its future.

    Having successfully fought a rearguard action to avoid being privatised by a Tory government with which it is often in conflict, a slump in advertising revenues has left the state-owned, commercially funded broadcaster exposed – and fearing a different peril. Budgets are being squeezed, many new commissions have been put on hold and some 240 staff, about 15 per cent of the workforce, are to be made redundant.

    Meanwhile, the independent production companies on which Channel 4 depends for its programmes are in revolt, while staff morale is at an all-time low. All of which has conspired to give Alex Mahon, the long-serving chief executive, an almighty headache.

    When Channel 4 was set up by Margaret Thatcher’s first government, it was committed to provide an alternative to the duopoly of the BBC and ITV. Early hits included the words-and–numbers quiz show Countdown, Phil Redmond’s soap opera Brookside and Anneka Rice’s madcap game show Treasure Hunt. There were prestige dramas, too, such as Alan Bleasdale’s GBH, and a host of quality documentaries and arts programmes, such as the Cutting Edge and Without Walls strands.

    Later on, it broke the mould for early morning television with The Big Breakfast and became the first British broadcaster to take a punt on Big Brother, based on the Dutch reality format.

    Things looked rosy just a year ago. Last summer, Channel 4 announced that in 2022, it had posted revenues of £1.14 billion and invested a record £713 million in British content. Mahon, who has been chief executive since 2017, was paid a record £1.5 million for achieving her bonus targets. By contrast, the BBC director-general Tim Davie is paid about one-third of that.

    There is a sense that those results, which cover the year when ministers unsuccessfully tried to sell Channel 4, did not reflect the reality it was facing. The decline in the advertising market by about 15 per cent notwithstanding, Channel 4 has suffered more than the likes of ITV and Channel 5. And the reason why will make hard reading for Mahon: not enough of the broadcaster’s output has been able to find substantial audiences.

    While rivals such as the BBC and ITV have in recent months attracted huge audiences with The Traitors and Mr Bates vs the Post Office, respectively, Channel 4 has struggled to generate new hits of its own. Recent flops include Alice & Jack, a drama starring Hollywood actors Andrea Riseborough and Domnhall Gleeson, live lunchtime show Steph’s Packed Lunch, The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan and Rise and Fall, the Greg James-fronted reality show that was meant to be its answer to The Traitors.

    Many of the channel’s biggest continuing programmes – such as Grand Designs, Gogglebox and 8 out of 10 Cats – were commissioned under former programme chiefs Kevin Lygo, who is now head of entertainment at ITV, and Jay Hunt, currently creative director in Europe for Apple TV+. Two of the biggest, The Great British Bake Off and Taskmaster, were poached at great expense from other broadcasters.

    Channel 4’s biggest recent successes have been Big Boys, Jack Rooke’s critically-acclaimed university sitcom, and the Claudia Winkleman-fronted The Piano, which has been credited in an uptake in people playing musical instruments and been renewed for another season.
    “They are more exposed than anyone to the advertising market,” says Tom Harrington, head of TV at the media consultancy Enders Analysis, with commercials providing about two-thirds of Channel 4’s income. Much of the surplus it boasted of having less than two years ago has been spent – including £17 million on staff retention bonuses. “It was clear the market was going to get more difficult,” Harrington adds. “Ironically, now they are letting a lot of those people go.” Among the highly-regarded commissioners to have departed in recent weeks are head of factual Alf Lawrie, Caroline Hollick, the Leeds-based drama chief who brought I Am Ruth and It’s a Sin to the broadcaster, and head of youth and digital, Karl Warner.

    Much of the ire has been heaped on the heads of Mahon and Ian Katz, the former Guardian deputy editor whom she appointed chief content officer shortly after her arrival. “Cash issues aside, advertising slowdown aside, pivot to digital aside, the leadership in terms of decision-making is a complete and utter s___ show,” says the boss of one large production company who frequently works with Channel 4. “What you need as a channel is hits to attract people to you and after they come to you for one thing they stay with you and watch another.”

    The senior executive offers a gloomy prognosis. “In the short-term, changing the leadership needs to happen. In the long-term, we think about how Channel 4 survives.”

    Katz, 56, is often described in media circles as not being able to consistently build an audience, especially around entertainment programmes after commissioning It’s a Sin. “They are in a cultural and creative chasm that you can’t really see out of,” says the boss of a rival broadcaster.

    Those outside the broadcaster reckon that its most senior figures have spent more time on the question of ownership than the content it puts out. “Everyone was obsessed with what was happening with privatisation,” says a former board member. “They just seem to be clueless about the programming. They are looking pretty doomed unless they smarten up.”

    Senior Channel 4 sources insist that the broadcaster is in ruder health than many in the industry think. They point to the fact that Married at First Sight is a huge streaming hit, The Jury: Murder Trial was its biggest new format launch in 10 years, since Benefits Street, Film4 won six Oscars this month and about 30pc of its revenues come from its digital platform — more than any other comparable channel in the world.

    Channel 4 occupies a unique space in British broadcasting. Though it is owned by the state, it is not taxpayer funded, and its remit is not to make a profit but to help independent, often small, production companies thrive. That has changed in the past 18 months, as Channel 4 has changed payment terms so that production companies are increasingly asked to fund their own programmes upfront, and will only get paid after shows are broadcast. Many producers complain that the broadcaster is “sitting” on completed shows so that it does not have to pay out sooner. Channel 4 bosses acknowledge they have a “big rebuilding job to do” to get back in producers’ good books, but that other broadcasters have also slowed commissioning.

    “It has been tough going, and we don’t see any quick fix, even if the ad market recovers” says John McVay, chief executive of the producers’ trade body Pact. “We are not sure when Channel 4 will get back to ‘business as usual’.”

    The first signs of struggle came last spring, when the broadcaster abruptly cancelled a reboot of Four Weddings, the former reality series created by Sky. The producers, MultiStory Media, were said to be “blindsided” by the move, which came at late notice. The production slowdown also means that Lisa McGee, creator of Derry Girls, has moved her new comedy thriller, How to Get to Heaven From Belfast, from Channel 4 to Netflix.

    Richard Osman, the former Pointless host who helped create Deal or No Deal, recently expressed his concerns about Channel 4’s future on his podcast, The Rest is Entertainment. By his telling, Channel 4 is not getting the basics right. “They don’t have a hit quiz, which is crazy. Every channel has a hit quiz,” Osman said. “Hit quizzes are actually quite easy to do, because people love quizzes. You get a great format, you get a host people like and boom, you’re done. BBC Two’s biggest shows are House of Games, Only Connect and University Challenge. They don’t cost anything at all.”

    He added: “People love them and they can make hundreds and hundreds of episodes. That’s the sort of thing you need on a channel to bring people day-in, day-out. A simple thing like that and they don’t have it.”

    Channel 4 also faces questions over its handling of a complaint of a “worrying and serious” allegation against Russell Brand. One of the women who complained about the comedian, a former employee, told The Sunday Times at the weekend that the broadcaster’s own investigation into the case was “shambolic”, “disempowering” and a “whitewash”.

    Channel 4 said in response to the claims: “We remain committed to establishing the fullest possible picture of what happened, helping ensure we have an industry that does not tolerate inappropriate behaviour and listening to the people who have bravely come forward.”

    Amidst it all, rumours continue to swirl around the media industry that Mahon is looking for a new job after seven years at the helm. She was said to be in the running to become boss of French designer label Chloe (she is already on the board of Chanel), but did not end up getting the job.

    MPs on the Commons culture committee asked Mahon about the rumours when she appeared before them in November. “I will stay as long as I’m relevant to the business,” she said. “I don’t think anyone is relevant to the Channel 4 business forever though.”

    How much longer she remains relevant is anyone’s guess.ENDS

    Perhaps the epitaph on the grave of channel 4 will be ‘so what you’re saying is …” …can you imagine how desperate C4 droids are looking for the safety of the BBC ….


    • MarkyMark says:

      Jordan Peterson debate on the gender pay gap, campus protests and postmodernism

      “So you are saying that I got destroyed in my own show?”


      • Fedup2 says:

        Marky – thanks – always enjoyable to see this one – the body language – oh the body language . A true career ender for her . Must have been a shock for her aggression to be deflected and logic and clear words used as a weapon against her – but with a red meating career woman – as expected …


        • MarkyMark says:

          “A true career ender for her”


          Cathy Newman is the first female main presenter of Channel 4 News.

          She joined the programme in 2006 and has broadcast a string of scoops, including allegations of violent abuse against the British barrister John Smyth, sexual harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, and an investigation into a British sex offender, Simon Harris, which saw him jailed for 17 years.

          Previously Cathy spent over a decade working in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times.

          Her book – Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries & Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention – about female pioneers in 20th century Britain, was published in autumn 2018.

          Her second book, It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared To Be Different, is published on October 15, 2020.

          “A true career ender for her”


          • Fedup2 says:

            Marky – she’ll carry on in the liberal circle – but that interview will always be there – made her look like the shallow droid she is ….


            • MarkyMark says:

              People will forget rather than be seen to be idiots.



              • Up2snuff says:

                Fed, am replying to your post re DT article about C4 @ 11.19 a.m.. As I play by the rules (unlike the BBC) and and do not watch any television, unless at a friend’s house, are C4 programmes any good these days? I think back to my days of telly watching in London; there was ‘Thirty Something’, ‘Homicide Life on the Streets’, Emma Freud’s series on the advertising industry and ‘Hill Street Blues’ together with a load of other good stuff to watch on Channel 4.


                • Fedup2 says:

                  I think the short answer about c4 which I don’t watch – apart from the occasional pre wold film – is that the advertisers have given up on it – pity the government bottled and didn’t sell it off – not that it would have been worth much …


                  • Up2snuff says:

                    Fed, I agree. I have an idea that some Licence Fee money has to be given by the BBC to C4. Is that right? If correct, selling off C4 to a commercial company would free up funds for the BBC and would allow the LF to be reduced.


                    • Fedup2 says:

                      Red labour will give the feckless / welfare junkies free licences – which won’t matter as they don’t pay for them anyway…


  37. andyjsnape says:

    E-waste ‘drawers of doom’ growing, say campaigners

    Another campaign

    PS bbc nothing to do with you what people have at home


  38. MarkyMark says:

    Shire Hall in Monmouth has agreed to fly the red dragon following a complaint by Peter Williams.

    He said flying the UK flag displayed a lack of respect towards Welsh culture.


    EU FLAG?



  39. Terminal Moraine says:

    “The prominent founder of a Malaysian convenience store chain has been charged over the sale of socks with the word Allah written on them. Chai Kee Kan and his wife, Loh Siew Mui, who is a company director, were accused of ‘wounding the religious feelings of others’. They pleaded not guilty. If convicted, they could be jailed for up to a year.”

    Humza to introduce a new sock crime bill in Scotland? It should apply to online socks too, think of the children.



  40. Eddy Booth says:

    Of course it’s BBC so we don’t get to see the offending hosiery.
    Be careful when scribbling, it might look Arabic.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Why don’t they show the socks? ANd a cartoon? And three teachers in Batley! HA HA HA HAHA HAHA!


  41. tomo says:


  42. Philip_2 says:

    Controversial pro-trans activist charity Stonewall received over £1.1 million of taxpayer money last year (2023). ‘Stonewall’ has used this money to push its insidious ideologies across academia, the government, the legal system, the media, schools, and more…

    For example, the (so called) ‘Queer/Trans’ charity believes that children as young as two can be transgender and has used taxpayer money to influence the government’s former trans-affirming school policies. Note: Tavistock Clinic even received funds from BBC from ‘Children-In-Need’ until it was closed down due to abuse of young children without medical alerts,

    “A stranglehold on the media: Whistleblowers and ex-staff at the BBC and broadcasting regulator Ofcom have revealed how partnerships with Stonewall created a culture of fear and resulted in journalists who were “frightened to speak out.” Those who were brave enough to do so were silenced.”

    Many in public life are silenced. Even our MP’s.

    Its probably not enough to petition, as I have done Here: (click)

    IF and when Labour do come in, it will become UK law to disagree with Transgenderism (in all its forms), there are plenty of ‘oddities ‘ employed at the BBC who would be offended to NOT be called ‘queer’, Marxist, non binary or ‘101’ other (so called) queer genders types that Stonewall has ready for us all to choke on. And its will receive even more money to complete the abolishment of the family, child protection, women, biological sciences (will be a hate crime). Anyone employed by the state – who does not agree, loses their job. This is already happening. If your a Teacher in most local authority schools who have adopted ‘Stonewall polices and enforced guidelines’. That it was made a charity at all, was entirely down to a previous Labour Government. It was Gorden Brown who created a new ‘tax loop hole named as political ‘sock puppets’ (using public money to sponsor political activist groups). Donations to Stonewall (and hundreds of other fringe charities, when I last looked, — were entirely Labour run Councils ‘fantasy groups’, that were now all legal. And Stonewall received EXTRA addition central UK government under both Blair and Brown. All UK public institutions are now infected, Wales and Scotland are now backwaters of this leftish state indoctrination and our state media was an early adopter and ‘donater’ of funds at he same time it received funds from the EU. You could say, there was a link to the BBC from its ultimate controllers.

    And we all know how long the BBC have been infected, and there is no cure. Its terminal disease treatable using NHS cash to divert it from public health to left wing agitation, until the utopia of socialism comes to pass.

    Anyway sign the petition and vote Reform. We don’t need any more trans gender benders.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Whistleblowers and ex-staff at the BBC and broadcasting regulator Ofcom have revealed how partnerships with Stonewall created a culture of fear and resulted in journalists who were “frightened to speak out.”

      ‘Racism’ fear
      The report found: “Several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought as racist; others remembered clear direction from their managers not to do so.”

      The inquiry team found examples of “children who had been doused in petrol and threatened with being set alight, threatened with guns, made to witness brutally violent rapes and threatened they would be next if they told anyone”.


  43. MarkyMark says:

    Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has officially launched the country’s first-ever interest-free commercial Islamic bank.

    Salaam Bank Limited, a subsidiary of a Djibouti-based bank, is the first institution to offer Islamic financing in the country.


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    George Osborne, the chancellor, will on Tuesday announce plans for Britain to issue the first Islamic bond outside the Muslim world, as he seeks to turn the City of London into the “unrivalled western centre for Islamic finance”.

    Mr Osborne hopes that £200m bond or sukuk will act as a catalyst for the City to become a leading player in the sharia-compliant finance market, which is worth $1tn globally.


    – Five Whitehall buildings held by wealthy businessmen now operating under Sharia rules (including a ban on alcohol)
    – Cameron admits Saudi Arabia funds extremist schools – so why are they still our allies? {express jan2016}
    – what about welfare payments to terrorists – are these the small, anonymous British-based donations? Can I stop paying NI as not to pay for terrorists like Khalid Masood and Anjem Choudary


  44. Foscari says:

    I watched a feature on BBC last night about how
    road repair workers are abused by drivers. Absolutely
    shocking of course. But to be honest I felt really
    frustrated this morning with some local road “repairs”
    I got up early this morning at 5.30 AM to take my son
    for an early hospital MRI scan. By the time it was finished
    and I had taken him home to his flat in Berkhamsted . It was
    10AM. My 52 year old son is disabled.
    By 10.30 I had reached the A1 Hendon turn off in NW London
    around 31/2 miles from my house.
    It took me an hour to cover these 3.5 miles. There were
    FOUR sets of emergency traffic lights on where the roadworks
    were being done. BUT not at any was anybody doing any work!!
    There were some sitting in their trucks. At one there must of
    been a tea break. At the others there were cones . but nobody
    was around.
    I was once stuck on the M11 near to Stansted airport for
    four hours . But I accepted this because there had been a serious
    accident. However I do understand how some folk may get
    more than a bit frustrated.
    There was a song years ago in the early 1960’s There could
    of been two. ” The hole in the ground” ” Right says Fred”
    Bernard Cribbins sang these comical ditties. If I
    remember it was something about a hole being dug in the
    roadway. Fred was involved in it, I think. But they couldn’t
    quite dig the hole properly. So they had a cup of tea. And
    they all went home. I honestly don’t think anything has
    changed over the last 60 years. So far as roadworks are
    concerned .


    • Fedup2 says:

      Foscari – maybe it’s that ‘end of the financial year ‘ thing where they have to dump taxpayers ‘ cash or get their next years ‘ cut . I sat at a couple of sets of temporary lights today . Chaos . Anyone working on them ? No …..

      That will never change …


      • moggiemoo says:

        This morning the bus stop outside my house was replaced. Great, except buses haven’t stopped there in over a year. The bus stop across the road, at which buses do stop, hasn’t been replaced. Initial thoughts? Cock-up.


    • Deborah says:

      The potholes in the high road in Whetstone would compete with anything in downtown Karachi (I think that is near your home turf, Foscari?) There is no sign of any work to fill them in. I might add that Barnet has some of the most excessively sized yellow boxes according to a DM article a couple of weeks ago. I got caught a few months ago and sent a still photo as evidence. I am not sure how that proves I stopped in the yellow box and I am sure that I crept round the corner at 2 or 3 miles an hour. Not sure how I could have proved it so just paid up. The mayor is after motorists money. I think his part of the Council Tax went up by over 8%. Perhaps the BBC local news mentioned it with reference to the cost of living crisis? No? I thought not. (To be fair, given up on any sort of BBC news, so just a working assumption).


  45. MarkyMark says:



  46. MarkyMark says:

    Why Saudi buying waster land? HA HA HA HA! The soul and sale of your country by big business …..

    Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are scooping up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest, and that has some people in California and Arizona seeing red.

    Privately held Fondomonte California on Sunday announced that it bought 1,790 acres of farmland in Blythe, California — an agricultural town along the Colorado River — for nearly $32 million. Two years ago, Fondomont’s parent company, Saudi food giant Almarai, purchased another 10,000 acres of farmland about 50 miles away in Vicksburg, Arizona, for around $48 million.

    In a statement announcing the California farmland purchase, the Saudi company said the deal “forms part of Almarai’s continuous efforts to improve and secure its supply of the highest quality alfalfa hay from outside the (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) to support its dairy business. It is also in line with the Saudi government direction toward conserving local resources.

    It is also in line with the Saudi government direction toward conserving local resources.

    It is also in line with the Saudi government direction toward conserving local resources.

    It is also in line with the Saudi government direction toward conserving local resources.

    HA HA HA HA HA! Inshallah!


    • Thoughtful says:

      There is a reason why they are buying it and it might not be why you think.

      Saudi has a lot of surplus US Dollars which it knows are going to become worthless, so using them to buy tangible assets preserves that wealth even if the farmland is not as productive due to drought.

      There’s only so much gold they can buy so they are diversifying.

      It’s the Asset Managers latest trendy advice, buying farmland as a safe haven asset with minimal counterparty risk.

      As an aside, anyone who took my advice and bought into Gold will be feeling pretty pleased at the moment as it hits record highs over $2200 from the latest low in October of $1825

      It is not behaving as it should however, rising at the same time the USD is rising a concerning signal which relates to stagflation, the most destructive economic force there is.


  47. tomo says:


  48. tomo says:

    Imagine if he’d funded Trump?


    • StewGreen says:

      How many Labour figures have called for the Democrats to pay back the money ?
      It was actually stolen money.


  49. Thoughtful says:

    And in yet another triumph of money over sense, the UN has appointed that bastion of Womens equality freedom and equal rights, Saudi Arabia as unopposed leader of the UNs womens rights group !


    A country which gives next to no rights to women, who cannot drive, or even leave the house without a chaperone, and who are stoned to death for adultery. A country which runs a weekly television show on the correct Islamic way to beat your wife is considered now the only one suitable to lead the UNs womens rights group.

    But then they do have an awful lot of money and they are prepared to spend it promoting their horrible Wahabist version of their religion.

    Worse still is that the feminists actually support this hard line Islamic intolerance towards them.


  50. MarkyMark says:

    Comment … “Great caricature of the typical “I went to university and got a degree in Management Studies with a minor in Working from Home” and thinks she can run any business, anywhere. Or the NHS.”

    Big Train – London to Edinburgh