Well, I only scored the same as political journalist John Rentoul this week— 5/10. I did not know the answers to questions 4, 7, 8, and 9; in the back of my mind, I knew the answer to question 1, but could not bring it to mind, so counted that as a “did not know”.
Yes, tweeter “@DevilsAdvo1971” certainly did shut up when confronted by not only facts but also evidence directly from one of the many people scammed by “Jack Monroe”. So many people are desperate to believe in something, or someone.
Yes. I recall talking about similar issues in 1976 with a couple with whom I was then friendly, a (supposedly ex-) getaway driver-turned-limousine service-owner, and his wife, both in their thirties (I was 19 at the time). The discussion was about the relative merits of the Western way of life as compared with the Soviet socialist system.
That fellow’s comment has stayed with me: “what matters to me is not the detail about how it works but what way of life comes out the other end.” Like many —more-or-less— “villains”, he was basically quite “Thatcherite” in his views (though this was three years before Margaret Thatcher actually became Prime Minister).
Indeed. In the late 1970s, the inefficiencies of the subsidized industries, and the (neo-Luddite) power of the trade unions, were the stuff of legend, but the “Thatcher Revolution” went far too far in various ways. All the same, people realized that some change was needed.
I have blogged previously about how the ~33-year cycle works. In 1989, old-style socialism died, but that did not happen overnight. In the UK, the change had been in preparation for many years, starting notionally with the Thatcher governments.
Telecoms policy illustrates the point. The State-owned British Telecom was privatized in 1984: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BT_Group. Even in the mid-1980s, it could take a long time for the average customer/consumer to be supplied with a telephone. It sounds ludicrous now, of course.
I knew someone from my schooldays who owned a couple of houses in South London, rented out by the room. He wanted the tenants to have a coin-operated telephone, and arranged with British Telecom to have one installed. After several months, he was getting angry that the telephone had not been installed. He was fobbed off with various reasons (excuses) until, finally so exasperated at the lack of action, about a year after he had asked for the installation, he called British Telecom to say that he was cancelling the order, only to be informed that the telephone was going to be installed a couple of days later. Which it was. Still, a whole year just to get a telephone!
That kind of rationing did not affect people equally. I remember being told, in the late 1980s, at dinner in Lincoln’s Inn, and by (now-deceased) Lord Justice Parker [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Parker_(judge)], that when he was first appointed a judge in, I think, 1969, that appointment had co-incided with his moving to a country house in a rather out-of-the-way part of Essex. There was no telephone.
Parker had then contacted the manager of the (then) GPO for the area to request installation of a telephone. He was told that it might take several months, if not longer. He then said that he needed a telephone for his work. The telephone manager had asked what work. “I have just been appointed a judge“. The manager then apologized, and said that a telephone would be installed that week. It was.
I imagine that the later Lord Justice of Appeal put his case quite forcefully. I certainly found him a rather unpleasant person, that one time that I spoke with him.
It sounds antediluvian now, when anyone can buy a basic mobile telephone for a small amount of money, and get it from a supermarket or other outlet in a matter of minutes.
The point is that the heavily-subsidized nationalized industries of 1945-1980s had become sluggish and a drag on economic efficiency. However, the privatization trend went too far in the late 1980s and 1990s. Now, the taxpayers fork out huge sums to notionally private enterprises, from railways and offshoots of the DWP and NHS, to the farming industry and others. We are getting neither proper service nor value for money.
The same is true of the “tax credits” payments put in place by Blair and Brown, and also the current “Universal Credit” low pay boondoggle. It subsidizes poor-paying employers out of public funds. That cannot be right.
To my mind, the loss is $30 cash plus the cost price of the goods minus the profit margin on the goods. I admit that I am no economist (or mathematician)…
The continuing cross-Channel migration-invasion will put the final nail in the Conservative Party coffin, even though Labour will be no better re. the problem.
The “democratic” pseudo-statesmen who feel the need to be heavily protected from those they claim to represent. Adolf Hitler never needed such measures, certainly not in the six years of peace 1933-1939.
What a contrast.
Just as one cannot see a single TV ad now in the UK, nor any drama series, even one set in 1950, and even one set in 1590 (!), that does not have numerous blacks in it.
It’s a start, no more.
Whatever happens in and around Bakhmut/Artyomovsk, the war in Ukraine has all but solidified. We see ever more detailed maps and reports about ever-smaller areas. Russia needs a massive gamechanger in order to retake the initiative on the large scale.
Only just beat political journalist John Rentoul this week. He scored “5 and a half“, he says, while I managed 6/10. I did not know the answers to questions 3, 4, 7, and 10. In fact, I had read about no.7 a while ago but forgot about it, and also should really have guessed no.10.
The destruction of beauty, and the creeping growth of housing
Earlier this week, I blogged about the horrible destruction of trees in Armada Way, Plymouth by a corrupt local council. Now, while reading a report about the recent suicide of a headmistress of a school attended by me 60 years ago, I saw something equally unpleasant about Emmer Green, just north of Reading.
Northwest and north of Reading, across the Thames, there are two basically suburban areas abutting the open woods and fields of Oxfordshire: Caversham Heights (where I lived at times as a child) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caversham_Heights], and Emmer Green [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmer_Green]. About two or three miles of more or less open country separates the two. Within that couple of miles there was, inter alia, a golf course, Reading Golf Club, which in the 1960s and 1970s was the only golf course on that side of the Thames and that close to Reading.
I myself was a junior member of Reading Golf Club for a year or so around 1972, when I was 15-16. My golfing equipment was old and rudimentary, given to me by family friends, I think: one or two woods (drivers), an oddly-short no.3 iron, an ancient and wood-shafted mashie niblick (no.7 iron)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsolete_golf_clubs#20th_century_wood-shafted_irons], and a putter (also wood-shafted). Out of date even then.
That golf course was rather beautiful, I thought, with plenty of majestic trees framing the fairways of the 18 holes, and even a very small valley, from which one drove from the tee on one side to the hole on the other. A very unusual par as well— 2 par, if I recall aright.
That hole must have been some kind of anomaly, because 3-par is the lowest par usually designated: see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par_(score). Maybe I just remembered wrongly, and it was 3-par; no matter.
I managed (by luck, really) to get a hole-in-one on that, though it hardly counts, arguably, not being a more typical sort of hole.
Be that as it may, I was discomfited to read yesterday that not only has that golf course now closed (and been subsumed, as a club, into a new golf club with a course a few miles away) but the area of the old course has been designated for housing— 223 new houses. There is strong local opposition from nearby residents calling their protest group Keep Emmer Green: https://www.keepemmergreen.org/.
We see this all the time now, especially in southern England: “infilling” of green areas around or in towns and cities, usually so that housing can be built for profit. Mass immigration, births to existing UK residents, the collapse of the traditional family. Overall result— pressure to build more housing.
In the end, will there actually be an England worth saving or defending? A question members of the armed forces, and the intelligence and security services, might pose to themselves in a lucid moment.
Incidentally, since the early 1970s, I have rarely played golf, and own no golf clubs (both my younger brothers are keen players, though).
Whatever the logical reasons behind the policy, Jeremy Hunt must have a political cloth ear to introduce such a measure at such a time.
“Covid” “panicdemic” nonsense, migration-invasion nonsense (fake “refugees” put up in hotels etc), general “Ukraine” nonsense (arms, ammunition, medical supplies, and hard cash, all being funnelled to the corrupt and dictatorial regime of the Jew Zelensky). Etc.
Prediction of the result of a general election not due to be held for possibly 20 months is a fool’s game, of course, but at present it certainly looks like a shoo-in for Labour, and most policy announced by the “Conservatives” seems to play into Labour’s hands despite Labour itself being so lacklustre.
Seems to be useful public health advice. I myself have no liver problem, but am posting those tweets as a general warning to anyone who, or who knows someone who, is in that situation.
Better pay than being “His Excellency” the Ambassador to [somewhere]. While a few British ambassadors get nearly £150,000, most are below £100,000, and some receive as little as £60,000, though they do get reasonably-nice, sometimes very nice, ambassadorial residences, and there are a number of perks. Also, diplomatic immunity. I should have appreciated that a few times myself, when working overseas. Very convenient.
I believe that Murray was appointed to Tashkent (Uzbekistan) in 2002.
Murray seems to be someone highly principled (according to his own lights), and a bit awkward, like one or two Quakers I encountered several decades ago. The Diplomatic Service was almost certainly the wrong career for him.
God… and most of those people have so little anyway, and amid such wealth. The USA in some ways is “the Great Satan“, as the Islamic crazies sometimes claim. Not in every way, but in some. I myself have experienced a little of both the more comfortable and less comfortable sides of American life. The USA needs radical reform.
So much for “Biden the great humanitarian”. Not that he has invented such hypocrisy— Clinton was there first.
(that’s cash; other programmes exist in parallel, such as Medicare, Medicaid etc).
Of course, tweeting (or blogging, or vlogging, or writing articles, or even launching doomed public law claims) does not frighten MPs. What does? Well, I am not going to say anything, but think back over the past decade…
True. Brutal. However, it seems that some fighters on both sides might be termed “cannon-fodder“. In fact, we in the West, subjected to the usual msm lies and spin, are not getting the true measure of the Ukrainian/Kiev-regime losses. Massive.
There must be room for compassion and active help for the animals in war zones. None of them volunteered for this.
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Of course, over the years quite a few Jews have actually been exposed and/or arrested for attacking Jewish graveyards, with the aim of inciting other Jews (via newspaper reports) to get excited about “antisemitism”, as well as the aim of goading the authorities to crack down on so-called “far right” (social-national) people or parties and groups, as well as repressing freedom of expression.
I have never understood why any social-national people would attack Jewish or any other graveyards. What is the aim? To kill dead Jews? Very strange.
Obviously, I agree with the 95%…
If only the UK could have that level of economic and social development.
“Ensuring lockdown and quarantine rules were stringently enforced became something of an obsession for Matt Hancock and the rest of the Cabinet as Covid cases continued to spiral throughout 2021.
Leaked messages from his WhatsApp account show the Health Secretary, Boris Johnson and Priti Patel reacting to examples of police down on rulebreakers with almost childlike glee – hailing the cases as ‘brilliant’ and ‘superb’.
Hancock, Priti Patel, and that useless nerd Simon Case, all deserve a good kicking at the very least. The same is true of all ministers and MPs involved in the “panicdemic” nonsense.
One of the comments of the Daily Mail readers says it all:
“Emily1848, Birmingham, United Kingdom, moments ago
So now we see the contempt and actual joy with which Hancock, Patel and others felt and acted as they destroyed our freedoms and futures. All this mockery of the populations suffering at their hands, and yet they couldn’t even do their bloody jobs competently either!“
[Readers’ Comments, Daily Mail].
Lenin was right: “a revolution without firing squads is not worth much“.
Until recently, Russian people did not think of Ukraine, or Belorussia (now Belarus), or the Baltic states (the “pribaltika“), or other areas such as Kazakhstan (where I myself once lived for a year) as “foreign“, but rather as (during Soviet times) part of the same country as Russia, and/or as (since 1991) “the near-abroad“.
It goes further than that. Non-whites not only could never build our white European culture and civilization, nor its American, Australasian and other offshoots, but also are unable even to maintain what our peoples have already built.
That is the point of importance at present, as our white European and European-origined countries are swamped by non-whites. As the proportion of non-whites in the population increases, the level of the culture and civilization not only will not rise, but will start to fall; disastrously so.
You can see that everywhere now: in the UK, in Scandinavia, in the USA etc.
Is there no real Scot nationalist who can deal with the problem?
Presumably meant to write “being“, not “not being“.
Would it matter if 99.99% of the UK population were to disappear, so long as the remainder (about 7,000) were both white English/British and on a decent cultural and behavioural level? I say not.
Can those figures be accurate? They seem remarkably modest.
Brave and brilliant actions. The most obvious enemies of the British people (apart from a few particular ethnic groups) are many “journalists” (scribblers), most TV talking heads, some lawyers, and most MPs.
That characterization of the 1980s is only, at best, a half-truth, I think, though I personally was not involved in ordinary (even radical) politics in that decade.
I knew people in the mid/late 1970s who belonged to the National Front and the League of St. George. Mostly very reasonable English (and a few Irish and Scottish, or other) people. The “knuckle-dragging” “skinheads” (etc) did exist (elsewhere), yes, but were a small minority.
“Far right” is, anyway, just a meaningless label. “Social-national” is more accurate.
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The Israeli state was born, in the late 1940s, out of ethnic cleansing, murder, torture, intimidation, theft of land and housing, in fact every kind of criminality, all carried out by Jews who were the sweepings of the ghettos, criminal gangs, prisons, and concentration camps of Europe.
The Israelis covered up much of that, and spread the largely fake “holocaust” farrago around the world to create sympathy for the Jews in Israel and elsewhere. Now the ingrained evil is coming out very obviously, to such an extent that even some Jews (Sanders being one) cannot bear what is happening.
Emily Thornberry, aka “Lady Nugee”, a porcine freeloader who has a property portfolio (with her part-Jew husband) worth £5-10 Million, and who “earns” money from renting out houses etc, in addition to the MP salary, the generous Parliamentary expenses etc.
Emily Thornberry personifies much of the problem people have with Starmer-Labour. Not just the Jewish and Israeli connections, but the overall impression (I think accurate) that so many of these Labour MPs are people not far distant in lifestyle, money, and views from the “Conservative” MPs they claim to “oppose”.
cf. Rachel Reeves, Yvette Cooper, Jess Phillips etc.
In fact, or in my opinion, the only reason Emily Thornberry joined Labour in the first place is because she had a massive chip on her shoulder from her father having abandoned his wife (her mother) and Emily Thornberry herself, and the mother and daughter then having had to live for some years in a council house (and in what is generally an affluent town, Guildford , in Surrey, which must have stung even more). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Thornberry#Early_life.
I think that that mixture of snobbery, reverse snobbery, chip-on-shoulder resentment, and hypocrisy comes out in her pronouncements at times, such as her notorious “white van man” and “St. George’s flag” comments.
Like many people, I want the Conservative Party to be annihilated, certainly electorally (it’s a start, anyway) but, in our rigged binary electoral system, that does mean a massive Labour landslide, an “elected” Starmer-Labour dictatorship that might make that of Blair-Brown look mild.
There is no way out of this. We, the British people, have to grasp the nettle. The Conservative Party, destroyed, will lead, eventually, to the destruction also of the Labour Party, perhaps via the uprising of a new social-national party not yet in existence.
I had thought that a hung Parliament might be the best result in 2024 (if that is when the next general election comes), but now I think that the only way is to kill off 90% of the Conservative Party seats, even if at the expense of a huge Labour Party majority in the Commons.
That might also lead to extra-Parliamentary action.
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…and once again a “Jack Monroe” true believer turns out to be someone not “poor”, not “struggling”, almost certainly rather affluent.
Whether she is also a lesbian or “non-binary”, as “Jack Monroe” has claimed to be at various times (when convenient or lucrative), I have no idea.
“Dr” Moffett (not a medical doctor, nor a working academic) lives in Africa, so I suppose it is not inappropriate that she emulates the ostrich of legend, and buries her head in the sand, not wanting to see the truth…
The Russian commanders asked Zelensky to allow civilians and others to leave, but their offers were ignored.
That is all that Russia wanted from the start— an end to NATO encirclement.
Nadine Dorries is another corrupt ex-minister (and expenses cheat/fraudster) who deserves a good kicking.
Well, a poor result this week, both for me and for political journalist John Rentoul— we both scored only 3/10. I did get the answers to questions 3, 4, and 9, arguably the easiest ones. John Rentoul got the same questions right that I got right.
I thought that I had question 1 nailed with “boudin“, but (I think) it turns out that that is a different kind of sausage. Not sure. If “boudin“ is the right answer, then I scored 4/10. [update: just saw the official answers, and the right answer for that question is not boudin, so a mere 3/10 it is, one of my worst results on this weekly quiz].
Now it turns out that the kind of tendentious idiots they employ have compiled a list of books, films, and TV series which “might interest the [so-called] “far-right”:
“Some of Britain’s most popular sitcoms and greatest works of literature were flagged as potential signs of far-Right extremism by a counter-terror programme.
The flagship Prevent scheme, recently the subject of a scathing audit, singled out comedies Yes Minister and The Thick Of It, the 1955 epic war film The Dam Busters, and even The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare as possible red flags of extremism.
The taxpayer-funded document included references to The Lord Of The Rings by JRR Tolkien, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent, 1984 by George Orwell and the poems of GK Chesterton. It also referenced films including The Bridge On The River Kwai, The Great Escape and Zulu.
Works by some of the world’s greatest writers were included as examples of warning signs of potential extremism, including Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton, Tennyson, Kipling and Edmund Burke.
It almost seems like a joke.
The report even highlighted the BBC’s 1990s political thriller House Of Cards, John le Carre’s seminal spy trilogy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and Sharpe, the ITV drama set in the Napoleonic wars.
Inexplicably, it said the BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys, presented by former Conservative minister Michael Portillo, was of interest to the far-Right.
Historian and broadcaster Andrew Roberts said: ‘This is truly extraordinary. This is the reading list of anyone who wants a civilised, liberal, cultured education.
Author Douglas Murray obtained the full list and discovered that one of his books had been given a red flag by Prevent.
Mr Murray wrote in The Spectator magazine: ‘A number of books are singled out, the possession or reading of which could point to severe wrongthink and therefore potential radicalisation… It seems that RICU is so far off-track that it believes that books identifying the problem that it was itself set up to tackle are in fact a part of the problem.’ He concluded that RICU’s work was ‘pathetic’ and called for ‘accountability’ for its errors and ‘sackings by the score’.
The list has emerged following a major review into the Prevent scheme by William Shawcross.
His report, published earlier this month, exposed serious failings in Prevent, warning that it applies a ‘double standard’ to Islamist and far-Right threats. The £49million-a-year scheme had prioritised countering far-Right activity above tackling the prime Islamist threat, it added.
The report said Prevent had scrutinised Right-wing material which ‘falls well short of the extremism threshold altogether’.“
I should be prepared to bet that the mix of staff at “Prevent” includes dim types harvested from police and military “intelligence” rejects or retirees, probably quite a few embittered Asians or half-castes of the Neil Basu type and, very likely, Jews.
In fact, I should also be surprised were the Jew-Zionist element not very prominent or influential in all this, whether directly employed by “Prevent” or not. The notorious Jew-Zionist snoop organizations etc.
My blog post about this “Prevent” nonsense was written almost 5 years ago. Looks like I have been proven right again, if I say so myself…
A few cartoons which cover parts of the problem(s).
“Earlier this month, a migrant from Moldova who had arrived in Ireland in September was charged with sexually assaulting a girl in Ballymun, another working-class area of Dublin. At his bail hearing, the court heard he had suffered head injuries after being confronted by up to 40 ‘vigilantes’ before police arrived to arrest him.”
In the immortal line of Windsor Davies, “oh dear…how sad…never mind...”
“Last month, there were two ugly incidents in Finglas, a working-class district of the city, after rumours spread on social media that a local girl had been raped by a man who had recently arrived in the country.
An angry mob of about 200 surrounded a police station where the suspect was allegedly being held, with a ringleader telling the crowd: ‘The only way to f*****g deal with these c***s is burn them out of the f*****g place.‘”
“Byzantine planning laws mean that only about 25,000 homes are being built each year, and around 11,500 Irish people are classified as homeless.
One of them, George Sturdy, whom I met on a protest march in Dublin this week, told how he was living in a shared hotel room rented by the government, having been evicted from a static caravan.
‘I’ve been on a waiting list for a council home for six years, and know people who have been waiting for almost 20 years. There’s a crisis with homes for Irish people, and you see them throwing open doors. What do you expect people like me to think?’“
The conspiracy is transnational, and operates in Ireland, in the UK, in Germany, and all over Europe. The Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan. Google it.
“Sutherland strongly advocated unrestricted immigration into the EU… multiculturalism is both inevitable and desirable…”the European Union, in my view, should be doing its best to undermine” any “sense of our homogeneity and difference from others...”
As I said, a truly major conspirator and enemy of Europe’s future.
Sutherland, totally tied-in with the transnational conspiracy (UN, WEF, GATT, WTO, Bilderberg, Trilateral Commission etc), tweeted a couple of times against me when I still had a Twitter account (a pack of Jews had me expelled in 2018), but he died not long after that.
I usually say “de mortuis nihil nisi bonum” (“Of the dead, [say] nothing if not good“), but in his case, and the case of any like him, good riddance.
Part of the reason is simply that there are relatively few “working-class” jobs now. As blogged previously, in the UK, the old “proletariat” has been replaced —to a large extent— by both the “precariat” (people in unstable, shifting employment, and with periods of unemployment), and/or by a contemporary form of “lumpenproletariat” (the raceless, cultureless masses whose world revolves around trash TV, trash “music”, “selfies”, drugs, drink, cars, and State benefits).
Some of what Monbiot sometimes says is sometimes right, but here we see his ingrained, genetically-determined (?) Jewish urbanism outweigh his learned environmentalism, arguably.
Monbiot is in fact only half-Jewish.
Not that I (as supposed “far right” “extremist”) am on the side of farmers at all times, right or wrong. Far too many (in the UK) are just greedy grabbers and/or freeloaders (taking endless subsidies or other State payments).
However, there is (as in the Netherlands) a push now by sinister forces to destroy the countryside for entirely spurious environmental reasons; in reality, just another aspect of the attack by alien forces on the white Northern European people (yet another aspect being the push to get blacks and browns visiting the countryside and/or relocating from cities to rural areas).
Reading that, though, and seeing the reference to Arsene Wenger (a football manager), it once again strikes me how odd it is that (soccer) football has become the sine qua non for the UK middle classes.
It started in the 1990s, I think, maybe in the Blair years of the late 1990s. Now it is ubiquitous. Every politician has to at least pretend to “support” a football team, and you see both men and women, even professional men and women, not only “supporting” some team or other, but (apparently) genuinely and indeed passionately so.
It makes me wonder whether it is a substitute for ideas, ideology, or political partisanship, now that all the System parties are almost identical in policy terms and personnel, and now that any other ideological position apart from “mainstream” LibLabCon is deemed “extreme” (and probably “antisemitic”).
It makes me laugh that scribblers and MPs write much about the almost meaningless “right/left” labels, and occasionally about “antisemitism” (always from the viewpoint that it is, supposedly, “bad”), but rarely directly about the Jewish influence that now more than influences (put shortly, controls) the two main System parties.
I know what I would like to do to most of the MPs of both main System parties, and it would not be to vote for them.
Well, there it is. In this case political power certainly does come out of the barrel of a gun…
Not that the matter will ever be put to the actual Ukrainian people (beyond opinion polling). The regime of the Jew dictator Zelensky has shut down opposition parties, arrested the leaders and supporters of the same, and also banned trade unions and other organizations. His government may be, and is, a shambolic, kleptocratic mess, but when it comes to repressing political dissent it is efficient enough.
That of course is the problem faced by political leaders of any kind. They cannot be expert in all the fields over which their imprimatur is decisive, so it comes down to which “experts” or “specialists” they trust, unless their decisions are to be completely arbitrary in nature.
A political leader must inevitably always be a generalist, though he (or she) may be expert in one or two fields (eg Margaret Thatcher, a chemist who was also a tax barrister). However, what about all the other areas of policy, such as education, railways, military hardware, grand strategy, waste disposal and the general environment, intelligence and security etc?
You see all of that in the decisions of Adolf Hitler, among many others.
Hitler was, or became, fairly expert in some areas of military policy and strategy, and also knew much about art, architecture, and more academic fields such as history, religion and philosophy. In some other areas of policy or knowledge, he knew not much, yet had to decide upon them, a problem made worse by the structural constraints of the National Socialist state, meaning fuhrerprinzip or autocracy. The leader had to decide.
These factors affect the UK as well, for example at present. We have people who are pretty ignorant at the top (e.g. the recent Prime Ministers), and yet they have to decide high policy affecting diverse matters such as foreign policy, military and NHS procurement, law and order, freedom of expression, intelligence and security, transport etc.
There is no one answer, but having MPs, ministers, and prime ministers who are not such stupid deadheads as “Boris”-idiot, Liz Truss, Woollyhead Trussbanger (Kwasi Kwarteng), Therese Coffey etc would help.
Incredible, even in an age of lazy and/or ignorant journalism. Has Guardian scribbler Gaby Hinsliff thought to examine the sheer volume of mendacious invention built into the “Jack Monroe” “backstory” and fundraising? Evidently not, even though numerous really poverty-stricken people have been fleeced by the so-called “Bootstrap Cook”.
Which continues. As of today, 502 utter mugs each continue to send “Jack Monroe” between £3.50 and £44 a month, every month, via the Patreon website…
“and your point is, Monsieur Vetter?“…
I wonder when “climate journo” Vetter last took a European city break trip, or perchance even a long-haul holiday to Africa or East Asia? In the world of “climate change” activism, as with the “refugees welcome” types, hypocrisy usually rules supreme.
Society would be better off if every one of those interviewees ceased to exist.
The Jews have been screeching about Roald Dahl for years, mainly because he recognized what Jews are like even while (in my view wrongly) saying also that Adolf Hitler was “a stinker” (Dahl also said that he was right about the Jews and their behaviour).
Well, this week brings another victory over political journalist John Rentoul: Rentoul scored 6/10, whereas I managed 8/10. I did not know the answers to questions 1 and 5.
Greta Nut is another complete fake, as well as being completely idiotic.
Well, it’s just a phrase and, after all, Nick Robinson is a half-Jew himself. I am not a meat-eater, but recognize that some people want it, just as a cat needs meat.
Naive tweeter “@clairebubblepop” thinks that scammer “Jack Monroe”, trade unionist Mick Lynch, wealthy TV face Carol Vorderman, and even multimillionaire Jewish “MoneySavingExpert” Martin Lewis, are all “fighting for change“. Frankly, I doubt it. Not in any really substantial way. Some may want some changes in society, but not in any truly radical way, in my opinion.
Very much in evidence during the “panicdemic”. Society split pretty much in half, and that split, though now half-forgotten, is still there, and will always now be there.
Two brief experiences of the low-level craziness brought into being, or encouraged, by the virtue-signalling society in which we now exist:
Yesterday, on TV news, I think BBC, a story about the energy crisis in the UK. The reporter went into a cold, dark, unlit, unheated house to talk to a weird-looking middleaged woman sitting wrapped head to toes in a blanket. My first thought was “virtue-signalling loony” and (quelle surprise), what did the blanket-wrapped loon say, when asked about retail costs of heating and lighting? “I’m not worried about the money…it’s not about the money“… in other words, the crazed bitch was making a screwed-up point about “Ukraine”, and Russia, and “eco”-something-or-other.
In other words, that woman was not being forced into sitting in the cold and dark, but was doing it because she wanted to both feel “virtuous” and also to be seen on the BBC doing it. What a crazie! A form of contemporary self-flagellation, like “refugees welcome” idiocy (which she probably also supports).
2. This morning, I was just buying a few lottery tickets somewhere when a very fat young woman wearing a cloth facemask came up to the cash till and paid for a takeaway coffee.
Did she not get the memo? Facemasks are so 2021. She reminded me of the cartoon below, featuring an older version:
Admittedly, the silly creature did not say anything to the shop people, or to me, but I would bet, 100%, that she was just the type that used to behave like that during the “panicdemic” of 2020-2021.
“A former member of an extreme Jewish jungle cult that has been accused of child sex abuse has spoken of its warped teachings – including plans for mass slaughter should outside authorities intervene.”
Reading that 2022 blog post, I am reminded that LBC radio is owned lock, stock and barrel by a Jew. See the post itself for details. It explains much about the attitudes taken by LBC presenters and editors.
In fact, I should say that that blog post from a year ago has held up well, with the exception of my prediction of Russian incursion into Ukraine (correct in itself but wrong in its overestimation of the capabilities of the Russian forces).
Well, this week brings another victory for me over political journalist John Rentoul. He scored 5/10, but I trumped that with 7/10. I did not know the answers to questions 1, 3, and 8.
As I blogged yesterday, it looks as though no breakthrough will be made on either side until after the thaw of the spring gives way to summer. I still have in my mind my dream (blogged about a few days ago) about 1 July being the start of a war, perhaps one involving the whole of Europe.
In the meantime, I am assuming that the Russian forces will continue to degrade the infrastructure of Ukraine in the major centres, particularly Kiev area.
Peace talks have effectively been ruled out by the Jew Zelensky. The pre-condition for even a limited ceasefire seems to be that Russia gives up all territory within the pre-2014 Ukraine borders, including Crimea. For Russia, that is unthinkable. After all, even if the forces of the Kiev regime were to achieve total victory, they would be in no better position than if Russian forces were to withdraw now. That being so, there is no incentive for Russia to withdraw now, even were it willing to do so.
The NWO/ZOG centres are now funnelling arms to the Kiev regime on a scale thought impossible 11 months ago. Russia will probably thus be pushed into a massive offensive when summer comes.
Frequent users of Wikipedia who are even less technically-competent than me may like to know that it is possible to switch from the new format back to the far better one that was in use for the past 12-13 years by going to “Preferences” on Wikipedia (once logged-in) and choosing “Appearance“, and then (under “Skin“), “Vector Legacy (2010)“.
A year or two ago, the pack of malicious Jews calling itself “Campaign Against Antisemitism”, or “CAA”, was advertizing on its website for Jews already signed-up to Wikipedia to volunteer to “edit” (vandalize) Wikipedia’s articles on history, politics etc, using their private computers and sign-in details. Typically underhand Jew-Zionist methods.
Veritas omnia vincit…
State the truth openly and clearly. Refer people to the “Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan” (aka, in part, “the Great Replacement”).
This week I did not do so well: 4/10, same as political journalist John Rentoul. I only knew the answers to questions 2, 4, 9, and 10 (the same ones that John Rentoul got right). I would have got No. 3 —the “Northern tart” question— right too, but I just could not recall it.
LIttle pro-Israel monkey-on-a-stick Sajid Javid wants to charge patients for seeing a GP or visiting A&E departments.
He himself is standing down at the next general election. If it becomes widely known that charging for NHS services is the “Conservative” Party direction of travel, the already-anticipated loss of Conservative Party seats might be historically large, even if the NHS is not performing properly at present.
Incredible that parts of the msm are still promoting the “Bootstrap Cook”.
Other tweets seen
“The road to Hell is paved with good intentions“, as we know. The proposed rules no doubt aim at giving the American “poor” a better diet instead of the diabetes-2-tending (and generally unhealthy) one that includes white bread and “American cheese” [a particular kind of processed cheese sold to the public as “Kraft slices” etc: see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_cheese].
The price, though, is freedom of choice; and the other restrictions, such as “one car per family”, are obviously repressive, though of course in many countries only the wealthier part of the population(s) have even one car. Poverty is relative.
“Bootstrap Cook” has raised only one person out of “poverty”— herself (and quite possibly not even that).
Both true, and that is before you even think about “Bono”, Bob Geldof etc…
As the psychiatrist in one episode of Fawlty Towers remarks, “there’s enough material there for an entire conference“.
More accurately, “it” may be defamatory but, if “true”, is not actionable defamation.
That “@blackwolfski” tweeter is just so typical of those who have a whole fake worldview of “woke”-ism. Akin to wearing a jacket of msm lies: supports “Jack Monroe”, Jacinda Ardern, Labour Party drones etc, and is entirely impervious to any “unapproved” truths. Note the faux-serenity and faux-“concern” of his (fake, “passive-aggressive”) good wishes to tweeter “@scbusiness4”.
Hard to judge to what extent that was so but, if accurate, it sounds like very bad behaviour (to say the least).
Tweeter “@jimellis123” is another very typical “Jack Monroe” supporter-type: the man of 50+ or 60+, retired or unemployed (as it seems), not seemingly poor or “struggling” (except possibly with mental “issues”); socio-politically— narrow-minded. Also, the “passive-aggressive” smugness, as seen in the tweet below:
Presumably meant to be satirical, but quite likely the literal truth.
Pseudo-liberal scribbler wants less freedom of expression online. Was there ever an era in which so many self-describing “journalists”, “creatives” and, indeed, “radicals”, wanted not more free speech but less?
Sic transit gloria mundi… Paul Johnson, almost if not actually obscure to the public of 2023, was a major political, or socio-political, voice in the 1980s, 1970s, and indeed 1960s. I can recall seeing him on TV in the early 1970s, sternly extolling the potential virtue of having a State-controlled or subsidized newspaper which would be such a newspaper of record that it would only print the unvarnished truth of what had happened in the world. As people say, “good luck with that“… That TV chat was, of course, some years before Johnson turned away from socialism, and embraced Thatcherism.
I heard little of Paul Johnson in the 1990s, and his star faded (in the public eye) to the extent that I was actually surprised, some years ago, to discover that he was still alive.
The type of person who thinks his own views terribly important, to the extent that at least some others in the msm or System politics also think him important for a while, more important than he really is. Still, a prolific author, and certainly someone who influenced the uplands of British thought, though not the views of the man-in-the-street, for several decades.
It could be said that the meaning of the words “Simon Danczuk” is “disgraceful“.
How much did the freeloading bastard get from the Daily Mail? He was always in the pocket of the Jewish lobby, so I expect that he gets a few crumbs thrown to him.
Incidentally, the bastard is ten years younger than me but looks ten years older. His life and lifestyle have caught up with him.
At least his godawful ex-wife, Karen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karen_Danczuk, is now forced to read about him while sitting on the dole in depressing Manchester. Thank God she failed to follow Danczuk into the Westminster monkeyhouse (which seemed quite likely at one point).
On the facts, certainly murder, not manslaughter. The jury must have been idiots. How was that not “intending to kill or to cause really serious injury [the victim then dying as a result]”?
The sentences were also far too lenient.
Incidentally, I was just watching a 1970s episode of Crown Court, the facts of the case revolving around an overworked and slightly disorganized Accident and Emergency department of an NHS hospital. Plus ca change?
Very true, but of course the hell of it is that Jewish-lobby puppet Starmer’s fake “Labour” will be no better, and quite possibly worse.
Never give “scientists”, academics, or bureaucrats too much influence or power.
I blogged recently about how I refused the “vaccines” for “Covid”, and —despite a now rather unhealthy and sedentary overall lifestyle— am still fine, whereas my two brothers in the UK and Australia, lifelong sports and golf players, were both “vaccinated” and “boosted”, and both (in the same week last year) had to be taken as emergency cases to hospital, having had heart attacks (btw, both now OK after having had heart by-pass operations).
Co-incidence? Karma? Or what? I know what I think.
“The Harry Formerly Known as Prince” and “Meghan Mulatta”. What a bad joke it all is.
Paid for by her mug supporters.
As yet, and as far as I know, the Jew-Zionist self-publicizer and resident of Israel, Mark Lewis, who was her solicitor on a previous occasion years ago, has not come out of his kennel in recent months to defend the “Bootstrap Cook”.
“Jack Monroe” was threatening to sue Con Party MP, Lee Anderson, in May 2022, and all her friends in the newspapers were writing about it, but since then it has transpired that not only has she not taken even the first steps to suing Anderson, but that she launched a crowdfunder in May 2022, and raised money on that basis to sue Anderson (and the commentator Martin Daubney, but has kept those monies for her own use, as far as can be seen.
The police should be investigating “Jack Monroe” on suspicion of having committed fraud.
Another idea struck me.
“Jack Monroe” lives in Essex, in the Southend area. Her father is a rentier who rents out a number of houses there. He was, I read, once a fairly high-ranking member of the fire brigade there, and also holds an MBE. He may (I do not know) be a freemason, as also are so many responsible officers of the police. Is that a factor in “Jack Monroe” not being (as it at least seems) properly investigated? Again, I cannot say, either way.
Or maybe “Jack Monroe” is just not a “celebrity” any more, and so the non-existent “Essex Police Celebrity VIP Twitter Squad” can no longer give her special attention (as “victim” of the emerging truth)? (Only taking the joke further…).
I, on the other hand, find it odd how so many of the remaining hardcore “Jack Monroe” supporters are zealous supporters also of the present inflated nonsense around “LGBTQXYZ”.
I still remain interested as to why there are, as it certainly seems, no young or even young-ish (say under-30, under-40) “Jack Monroe” supporters, and no ethnic minority supporters either, with the exception of a handful of Greek Cypriots I have noticed on Twitter (she herself is half-Greek Cypriot, her original name having been Melissa Hadjicostas).
I have previously suggested a couple of reasons why no ethnic minority people seem to support the “Bootstrap Cook”, one being that many of them know real poverty only too well to accept her nonsense, and the other being that few of them would look at the food of “Bootstrap Cook” with anything other than contempt.
There may be other reasons.
Unbelievably, there are, as of today, 634 utter mugs still sending between £3.50 and £44 a month each to “Jack Monroe”. No wonder she can spend money like a drunken sailor! The puzzle is why so many apparently crazed virtue-signallers want to enable it.
Well, this week brings another victory over political journalist John Rentoul, trumping his 4/10 with my 7/10. I did not know the answers to questions 6 and 10, and I just could not recall the answer to question 1 even though I “really” knew it.
I suspect that some hurried rewriting had to be done by the Guardian’s scribbler.
That Guardian piece was evidently planned to be part of the launch of Thrifty Kitchen, the latest book by “Jack Monroe” (and at the end has a link via which enables any “mug” unaware of the full “dodginess” of the book and its authoress to buy a copy).
The interviewer mentions “Jack Monroe’s” Patreon “grift” but not the crowdfunder launched by “Jack Monroe”, ostensibly to sue the MP for Ashfield, Lee Anderson, the proceeds of which have gone straight into the bank account of the “Bootstrap Cook”. Certainly no legal action has been launched, not even a “letter before action”, and Ms. Monroe’s favoured solicitor, Israel-based Mark Lewis, has not emerged from his kennel since the Twitterstorm etc around “Jack Monroe” gained strength several months ago.
That Guardian piece gives the impression of sitting uncertainly on the fence after the more recent revelations, neither wholeheartedly endorsing the woman and her book (the recipes from which seem to have been lifted from a number of different Internet sites such as BBC Food), nor making an all-out hatchet attack on her. More the former than the latter, arguably.
The “Bootstrap Cook” is not alone in wanting to join the world of fake “celebrity” while still pretending to “stick up for the poor”. Look at the pseudo-revolutionary and pseudo-Marxist poseur, Owen Jones, who has made a career out of being a kind of “licensed Bolshevik” while still doing fashion shoots for glossy magazines on occasion, attending receptions with the “rich and famous”, and making a rather large income in various ways.
Another? What about Chuka Umunna, the half-caste one-time “Labour” MP, who whined about not being allowed into the VIP area of some louche nightclub?
Of course. “Jack Monroe” might like to ask advice on that from her one-time solicitor, Israel-based Jew-Zionist Mark Lewis, who admitted or claimed a few years ago at the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (that found him guilty on several charges) that at times he did not know what he was doing because his mind was affected by prescription drugs (etc).
[Update, same day: “Jack Monroe” has swiftly deleted her tweet threatening (making empty threats of) “libel” action].
“Jack Monroe” once again snarling at people and threatening “libel” action. Ha ha!
I should imagine that her lawyer (if any) is well aware that a defamation action, though it has to be be brought within one year, should all the same be brought as expeditiously as possible within that 1-year window. In the case of Lee Anderson and Martin Daubney, the alleged “libel” (in fact the totally true assertion that “Jack Monroe” has made a living off the backs of the genuinely poor) occurred in early May or even April 2022. No libel case will be brought by the “grifter” against Lee Anderson now, in my opinion. Let’s see.
As for stray tweeters or, indeed, me, “Jack Monroe” will be unable to bring legal action successfully (certainly not against me) for a number of reasons, including the fact that I would have a number of arguable defences (including what the English law now terms “Truth”). Also, having no capital and a very low income now, even a successful libel action against me would leave the claimant about £500,000 out of pocket; in reality, no claim could even be launched against me, and I apprehend that the same would be true of many tweeters critical of “Jack Monroe”.
That would tend to explain, if true, where much of the money “earned” by “Jack Monroe” has gone…
Like many liars, “Jack Monroe” ties herself in entangled knots of her own fabrication.
So tweeter “@JanetAnscombe” thinks that “Jack Monroe” cheats her Patreon donors because her life was or is “in chaos“? “Jack Monroe” never seems to fail to take the money, or to set up ways of taking more. Well-organized in that sense, anyway.
Opinions are OK, but should be based on evidence…
I note that, like many “Jack Monroe” fans, “@JanetAnscombe” is (judging from her photo) retired, seems to live comfortably (in Tenerife), and according to her Twitter profile, is “Doctor, ancient historian, “leftie elitist”, mother of chickens, hermit-ish, trauma & neurobiology wonk, Celt, European, MBE.” (and a facemask zealot as well).
So not exactly “poor” or “working class“. Again.
As blogged previously, I have not myself seen even one present “Jack Monroe” fan who is actually poor, or “working class”, or for that matter from any ethnic minority; as I opined yesterday, few of the blacks, browns, Chinese etc would eat the swill that the “Bootstrap Cook” makes or pretends to make.
I am rapidly coming to the conclusion that anyone still defending “Jack Monroe” should not be listened to on any subject…
Ha ha! “@sitebadger”, another “Jack Monroe” defender. Once again, not poor, not someone who claims to have been: “Environmental Manager / planning compliance. BA(Hons) Landscape Design. MSc Conservation Management.”
Rhetorical questions: Where are the poor? Where are the “working class”?
…and of course, another one who “stands with Ukraine” (on Twitter), and is almost certainly a facemask fanatic, like most of the rest.
More “Jack Monroe” lies, in other words.
Other tweets seen
“No-one can rule guiltlessly” [Saint-Just].
“Dr.” Louise Raw
So far no news about “Dr” Raw’s doomed and ostensible attempt to sue Jeremy Clarkson for making rude remarks about Meghan Mulatta.
Surely Ms. Raw is not going to use the money she has raised via GoFundMe for other, or even personal, purposes? She has almost hit her financial target of £15,000 (£13,787 as at time of writing), but no news from her about the supposed upcoming legal action. What a surprise.
Mike Stuchbery (notorious Twitter “grifter”) and Roanna Carleton-Taylor (former “antifa” cheerleader who is now keeping very quiet…) claimed, a few years ago, that they were going to sue “Tommy Robinson”. Raised ~£12,000 for that ostensible purpose. No legal action ensued. I wonder what happened to the money of the 700+ mugs who donated?
Stuchbery was also (he claimed) going to sue me (never heard from him or his —non-existent— lawyers), and he was going to sue various other people, including several Danes. Never happened. A man of straw.
Exactly, and the tweeted typo (?), “cause celeb“, is actually —and ironically— more accurate than the correct “cause celebre“.
Indeed. In fact, she has had a good run, bearing in mind the easily-disprovable lies, at times reaching heights of absurdity only achieved by Monty Python, The Goodies, The Good Life, or maybe The Goon Show.
Next? Maybe “Jack Monroe” will turn and turn about, and become a pseudo”Conservative” social commentator with a column in the Daily Mail. Hard to see, but in the madness of the UK in 2023, not actually impossible.
“Jack Monroe” has been mocking her mug donors for years, but usually only in private. Now she does it openly, “telling the truth to shame the Devil” (?).
Still, as of today, no less than 624 utter mugs are still signed up with Patreon to send her between £3.50 and £44 every month! Hard to believe how stupid people can be.
At last! A “poor” or “working class” “Jack Monroe” fan!
I suppose that, were Katie Hopkins still scribbling for the Daily Mail, she would be wondering aloud in print how much of the £324,000 she had to pay “Jack Monroe” after the libel action (£24,000 to “Jack Monroe” herself as an award, £300,000 for the legal costs of “Jack Monroe”) went up the nose or down the throat of the “Bootstrap Cook”.
More seriously, I cannot see that “Jack Monroe” offers anything much to the truly poor or struggling. She has some way to go, however, before she reaches the rock-bottom uselessness of other “one-trick-ponies” such as the crazed feminist trustafarian, Caroline Criado-Perez [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Criado_Perez].
As blogged, most of the supporters of “Jack Monroe” are middle-aged if not elderly. Not sure why. Not all aged lesbians, either. Men of 60+ as well. Why? I do not know; and, as already said, I have yet to see anyone under 40, let alone under 30, supporting her; also, no non-whites (are they too practical when short of cash?). A conundrum.
Just look at that Adrian Hilton idiot! Doesn’t know his **** from his elbow, yet purports to teach at university level [“Adrian Hilton is a conservative academic, theologian, author and educationalist. He has spent more than 20 years in secondary and university education, teaching, writing and lecturing in politics, jurisprudence, philosophy and theology in the UK and the US.“].
Tweets on other subjects
Rachel Reeves: Labour Friends of Israel member, and quite possibly part-Jewish.
When you look at Starmer’s Israel-lobby Shadow Cabinet, there would seem no point in replacing the similar Con Party government with that.
Only a social-national government or rulership will or could save the British people, but there is not even a social-national party worthy of the name.
Well said. Even now, as society starts to crumble quite visibly, the many “refugees welcome” idiots still think that mass immigration is wonderful, and that everyone in the UK can have high pay and/or high State benefits and/or high State and private pensions, even if not enough individuals or companies are paying in enough to sustain the payouts.
The same people often think that a more advanced society can be built on a population increasingly consisting of backward peoples and races.
Also, few want to confront the gradual collapse of the UK as a “society under law”.
Also, few want to address the gradual collapse of standards in politics, education, healthcare, law, policing etc.
Same goes for NHS and other healthcare, roads, rail services, the legal system, policing, social care, quality education etc.
OK, but is there any point in leaving the UK unless there is at least a chance of a better life elsewhere?
Looks as if quite a few people are waking up…
Interesting historical note seen
Louis-Ferdinand Céline: “Céline is widely considered to be one of the greatest French novelists of the twentieth century, but remains a controversial figure in France due to his antisemitism and activities during the Second World War.” [Wikipedia]
The UK-based half-Jew Zionist hypocrite Oliver Kamm has said, in effect, that Celine should be “cancelled”: