Category Archives: politics

In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student activists

In support of Extinction Rebellion and school student climate activists this blog is recognising a Climate Emergency. Climate Emergency … At the end of 2018, the UN Secretary General warned us: Humanity and life on Earth now face a ‘direct existential … Continue reading

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While I have your attention …

I’d like to know about the legal order that is applied to me. Super-injunction, hyper-injunction, DA-notice? WTF is it? It appears that there is a fantastically restrictive legal order in place e.g restricting divulging my name. How on Earth can … Continue reading

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Lions led by Donkeys

The campaign group Led by Donkeys has registered the Brexit Party url. Nobody is more responsible than Farage for the diminished state of our nation. Now he’s seeking to exploit the turmoil he himself created to get re-elected to Brussels … Continue reading

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Dizzy Deep’s Rough Guide to Imperial Currency

Brexiteers are overwhelmingly older while Remainers are overwhelmingly younger with the 50/50 or half (1/2) / half (1/2) split being at age 45 at the time of the Brexit referendum in 2016 so 47/48 now. Many Brexiteers are familiar with … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt warns that there’s “wind in the sails” of people trying to stop Brexit

Stop Brexit process could be in place within weeks, Jeremy Hunt declares … Speaking after Labour said it was still poised to back a ‘People’s Vote’, despite not pushing for one this week, Mr Hunt said “the wind is in the sails” … Continue reading

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Brexit referendum result turned on its head

The Brexit referendum result would be reversed if rerun today. Has There Been a Shift in Support for Brexit? Posted on 8 February 2019 by John Curtice Unsurprisingly, protagonists on all sides in the Brexit debate are keen to claim … Continue reading

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No-deal Brexit would plunge UK economy into recession – OECD

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/06/no-deal-brexit-would-plunge-uk-economy-into-recession-oecd A no-deal Brexit would plunge the UK economy into recession and annual growth will slip below 1% this year for this first time since the financial crisis even if a deal is secured, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and … Continue reading

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Dizzy Deep’s rough guide to factions in contemporary UK politics

A rough guide to factions in UK politics. Comments are welcome. This is my own work looking at the influences behind various UK politicians. You are welcome to disagree with any point. It should be recognised and accepted that some … Continue reading

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Brexit: It’s not only Chlorinated Chicken – they want you to eat shit

Brexit is all about deregulation so that vast swathes of laws and regulations can be torn up and burned. It’s for the rich and powerful to become more rich and powerful at the expense of everyone else. Dirty money and … Continue reading

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Spectacularly unsuccessful disgraced Neo-Con International Trade Secretary Liam Fox promised 40 trade deals would be ready for ‘one second after midnight’ on Brexit day. https://leftfootforward.org/2019/02/liam-foxs-desperate-dash-for-trade-deals-is-in-absolute-tatters/ In March 2018 he told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: “We will have arrangements … Continue reading

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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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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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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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“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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Theresa May and Boris Johnson exposed as having arses on fire

Liar, liar, your arse is on fire https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/18/vladimir-putin-nonsense-to-think-russia-would-poison-spy-in-uk 18 March 2018 “As for the tragedy that you mentioned, I found out about it from the media. The first thing that entered my head was that if it had been a … Continue reading

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Why US/UK/EU politicians are unfairly accusing Russia

Successful i.e. elected, Neo-Con politicians are unfairly accusing Russia of targetted murders, subverting democracy by interfering in elections using fake news and cyber espionage. The problem is that it is these Neo-Con shits that are subverting democracy and attempting a … Continue reading

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