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Checking in

Just checking in and addressing a few diverse issues. I should really do the long promised Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) expo particularly since UK govt is to review the HHSRS scheme in the private rental sector https://www.localgov.co.uk/Whitehall-to-review-health-and-safety-standards-in-rental-sector/46276. … Continue reading

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Universal Credit forces people to use foodbanks

Universal Credit was is Iain Duncan Smith’s project to do away with many ‘legacy’ benefits for them to be replaced with one benefit. Affecting low-paid workers as well an non-workers, UC is a terrible mess and not fit for purpose. … Continue reading

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Theresa May lies, John McDonnell says Labour to dump Universal Credit

Theresa May lies claiming that austerity is over at her Rich Scum party speech.   Labour will scrap universal credit, John McDonnell declares “I think we are moving to a position now where it is just not sustainable. It will … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance and Enjoy and Celebrate Human Rights

Human Rights are great and deserve celebrating and dancing. Human rights are about treating people with respect and decency. Let’s celebrate them and dance.  

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Draft

The trouble is that I take it for granted. It’s clear to me, I understand it, the way it works. There is a small minority in charge – a priveliged elite – who keep it that way. Ignorance is ever … Continue reading

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Comment on Labour party anti-semitism allegations

I am not and have never been a Labour party member. Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party are repeatedly accused of anti-Semitism. Many people recognise that these accusations are directed at Corbyn and the Labour party because Corbyn has traditionally … Continue reading

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NHS privatisation and Virgin

NHS privatisation soars as private companies win 70% of clinical contracts in England 30 December 2017 NHS spending on care provided by private companies has jumped by £700m to £3.1bn with non-NHS firms winning almost 70 per cent of tendered … Continue reading

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My landlord is a total asshole. I’ve changed the lock to keep him out but I had to leave builders here Thursday. My ‘personal’ disappeared last night and I have suspected him of coming in at 3 or 4am previously. … Continue reading

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Craig Murray is the authoritative source on UK complicity in rendition and torture

https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/ Theresa May specifically and deliberately ruled out the Committee from questioning any official who might be placed at risk of criminal proceedings – see para 11 of the report. The determination of the government to protect those who were … Continue reading

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Intending to start properly blogging again

But, come on can’t you do it?   * Edit: There was a thing, no? A thing about … political assassinations, the assassination of a totally innocent bystander … Is that acceptable to you? Are you willing to let that … Continue reading

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Reflections on road rage

I was involved in a road rage incident a few days ago. I can’t be fair, neutral or unbiased about this topic since I am usually a vulnerable road user riding a motorcycle or a bicycle far more often. I’ve … Continue reading

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I suggest that we get with the for the many not the few

I think that it’s already happened actually. This is like a memo to everyone For the many not the few  

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Related to earlier posts …

Ok, accepted that I should get back to politics, etc and I apologise that I’m wingeing about my own concerns. I’m glad that these old school GPs are dying off and retiring because they’re cnutx. I went to see a … Continue reading

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Better do some coming soon, eh?

Ken Livingstone, persecuted for the purpose of historical revisionism. Dat history ist verboten. Anti-Muslim hatred is mainstream. There are also some other themes. There is disabled people being treated as accused terrorists. The way it works is that there is … Continue reading

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Memo to the Home Secretary

As UK Home Secretary, I expect you to promote human rights as your first priority. That entails the state not interfering in people’s personal lives btw. Carry on Coco ;)

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Mayday, Beatiful moon

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“This is the United Kingdom for God’s sake, not some third world banana republic where the organs of state are in hock to some sort of kleptocracy”

https://www.buzzfeed.com/heidiblake/uk-refused-to-raid-lycamobile-citing-its-tory-donations The British government refused to assist a French investigation into suspected money laundering and tax fraud by the UK telecoms giant Lycamobile – citing the fact that the company is the “biggest corporate donor to the Conservative party” and … Continue reading

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Serious joking

I’m playing with combining diametrically-opposed concepts like Boris Johnson and truth or Theresa May and reality. Let’s give it a try … Two people were poisoned with military-grade nerve agent … and they survived! Get it?  

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