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October 31, 2019

Thank You Mr Idiot in Chief

There is very little I can think of why one would want to thank the wanker in the White House. BUT today he did something really great. In an unprecedented break with international norms he phoned into a radio show hosted by the far right delight that is Nigel 'never been elected' Farrage to directly try and influence our elections in the UK. Labour very very bad, Boris great, Farrage should be Prime Minister, blah blah blah tedious bollocks. Not sure what these two far right dicks in a circle jerk thought they were trying to achieve, but I am very sure that number ten right now is not thanking that intervention.

Apart from a bushel full of male stale pale rich privileged chaps, here in blighty the endorsement of a white supremacist Nazi does not go down very well. Corbyn (the leader of the opposition) is currently wearing Trumps approbation as a badge of honour.

Cheers Trump, we may save Brexit after all!!!

Bloody Marvellous!!!!!

P.S. Who the fuck does he think he is trying to interfere in a Foreign States elections. Heh, what AM I THINKING!!!!
P.P.S What kind of 'President' phones into a radio show?

October 31, 2019

It is quite literally a straight line

White House officials who heard Trump’s Ukraine call and hid the transcript will testify on a single day

Four new witnesses — including one official who took part in President Donald Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president — are scheduled to testify in one day next week before the House impeachment inquiry.


This is what matters... the phone call is THE THING

Everything else is deflection and distraction to try and muddy the waters. Smoke and mirrors...
Of course Trump and his team think everyone as thick as his supporters and can easily be distracted by sparkly things... yeah, but no but... Our brains be bigger than that!
October 31, 2019

'I moved on him like a ...'

Liked the idea behind this and I get what the creator was trying to do with the play on words, but using a pejorative term to describe the exceptional strategy that Nancy has deployed diminishes her success based on her gender / power. So I fixed it...
October 31, 2019

Trump Jr still doesn't get the irony of attacking Hunter Biden for his dad's connections

At this point Donnie Jr said:

I wish my name was Hunter Biden. I could go abroad, make millions off of my father’s presidency. I’d be a really rich guy. It would be incredible.

But because my name is Trump, if I took $1.5 from China…not $1.5bn like Hunter, $1.5, their heads would explode.


Do you think he is an idiot, a hypocrite, a disingenuous wanker, all three?

October 31, 2019

It takes particularly stupid, bigoted jerks to connect gender, sexuality & race to CA fires.


Good God. It takes particularly stupid, bigoted jerks to connect gender, sexuality & race to CA fires.

How can any sane person watch this non-sensical, homophobic, racist crap?

How can any responsible company advertise on a show spewing non-sensical, homophobic, racist crap?

These people are ridiculous. They are nasty fuckers. I am just surprised he did not go one step further and blame the fires on reproductive justice and gay marriage.

Oh, for the day when these nasty far right wankers scuttle back into the darkest corners of political thought where they belong.
October 30, 2019

Jesus: The Next Never Trumper Witness Gets Foxed. Heh.

They are so very special, in their hatred for proper honest to goodness war hero's, for democracy, for decency, transparency and for honesty chasing their rainbow of a kleptocracy at the very best, a authoritarian dictatorship at the worst. Their behaviour is deplorable.
October 30, 2019

WTF is WRONG with him???

Trump Tweets 2017 Medal Of Honor Ceremony Photo But Replaces Image Of Soldier With Baghdadi Raid Dog


President Trump on Wednesday shared a photograph from 2017 altered to show him placing a medal around the neck of the dog injured in the raid that led to the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State’s leader.

The conservative site Daily Wire tweeted the image Tuesday with McCloughan removed. A watermark for the site appears in Trump’s tweet, but it is a cropped version that removes the attribution of the source photo, which is the Associated Press. That would have indicated that it began as a legitimate news photo, raising the question of whether Trump or a staffer knew McCloughan had been edited out.

To recap, Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire stole the source photo from the AP and Trump lifted the Daily Wire remix.


He must know how ridiculous and how fucking rude this is? Surely?
October 30, 2019

The United Kingdom General Election is on the way. And it matters. It matters like 2020 matters...

The United Kingdom General Election is on the way. And it matters. It matters like 2020 matters in the States. How the UK is framed for the next 50 years is on the line, the liberal progressive post WW2 construct is at risk because of a right wing dream of low tax, low regulation ‘global’ Britain, which basically means the rich win the game and the poor subsidises them through a low wage economy and suffering through a lack of investment in Public Services.

The UK’s receiving a further extension until the 31st January 2020 from the leaving the EU, and now the calling for a General Election on the 12th December 2019, means that this is assuredly a Brexit Election and voters will be deciding not just based on left and right, but on leave and remain. The Remainers have been thrown a final lifeline with this election and how we vote may well offer a mandate to revoke article 50 in its entirety, or more likely, create momentum for a second referendum… there are of course some hurdles to this…SURPRISE!

On the bright side, the Prime Minister – being his charming far right self - has managed to alienate a significant number of centre right voters who would normally vote Tory. Particularly in London and the South East this could potentially really hurt the Tory Party as voters choose the Liberal Democrat Party as a more moderate option. He has literally handed Scottish Conservative seats to the Scottish National Party because of his disdain for the Scottish position on Brexit.

BUT, and there is always a but, in these unprecedented times the Prime Minister is a master of deflection and distraction, lies and distortion, much like his pal Donald Trump, and this will work well for him, particularly with the same demographics that work well for Trump, low information voters who are all in for single issue mantras – in the case of the United Kingdom right now – Brexit.

Add to this that the leader of the Labour Party is the most unpopular Labour Leader since, ever, is mired in a never-ending anti-Semitic scandal and has moved the party far left, therefore alienating centre left voters who would have a natural home in Labour. This may well split the vote in Labour constituencies with votes going to the Liberal Democrats, allowing the Tories or the Brexit party, particularly in Leave constituencies in the Industrial heartlands, to sneak in and snatch electoral victory.

Progressives in the United Kingdom are going to have to be clear-sighted and pragmatic in how we vote to try and ensure that there is a big enough block in the House of Parliament to stop the far right-wing takeover that is currently underway. Tactical voting is key, and we may have to hold our noses and vote in a way that blocks the Tory and Brexit party, irrespective of whether the candidate we vote for would naturally be our first choice. It is not at all clear that this will happen but one thing is for sure, if the election gives the Prime Minister a mandate to do what he wants with Brexit the constitutional settlement for the United Kingdom will be changed forever, and in a way that will be truly damaging.

This general election really matters.

(I hope this article has offered some context to our very dear friends across the pond. Within the context of the United States current political climate, a move back to the Centre in the UK may have a moderating effect on UK/US relations at the most senior level... as much as that may be possible with the current Idiot in Chief... rather than the Prime Ministers current strategy of egging him on because he thinks this is an advantage in his sunny upland post Brexit fantasy utopia.)

October 29, 2019

If I can be so rude to ask, how are you planning to vote?

12th of December folks for a general election. It is all up for grabs, hey. My seat is held by a New Labour MP who decided today to abstain from voting on the 3rd sitting. I really want her team to knock on my door to explain why the Lib Dems have my vote. Apart from their revoke stance, with had me at hello, the more I watch Jo Swinson in the house, the more I rate her. And the fact that my MP is running scared (I think she should be), it is not her fault, she is part of the Corbyn party…. But it means I can not vote for her and she obviously has no confidence in her ability to win. Why vote for someone who thinks she will lose. Self-fulfilling prophecy.

So, the Lib Dems have my vote. I think they may well take London. The MP next door is the tory wanker who manhandled a protester, Chuka is fighting that seat. In mine an immigrant child worker who came for a better life is standing, which will resonant with my neighbours.

Shit is about to get really interesting!

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I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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