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Diary Blog, 20 May 2020

So it begins…

I agree with Hitchens, as I mostly have in the past few months of Government-created chaos, muddle, and approaching economic collapse.

The tweeter above is referring to Rishi Sunak https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rishi_Sunak , the Indian whom Boris-idiot made Chancellor, and who the shallow msm and Twitter mob lauded as a financial (and political) genius a couple of months ago for having introduced the “furlough” scheme, via which the obligations of companies to pay their employees were in effect transferred to the State which then shut down much of the economy.

A few (including me, Hitchens etc) saw through this scheme as a disastrous and ultimately pointless waste of resources which, combined with the shutdown (“lockdown”) would destroy the UK economy.

The msm and Twitter mob thought otherwise. “Rishi Sunak for PM!” was the cry. What a brilliant man, to throw away £8 billion (maybe £11 billion) a month “supporting [workers, families] etc”… Surely such a man must eventually become Prime Minister?

Well, I doubt it (even leaving aside his origins). The “furlough” plan in fact did not simply keep employees financially warm until “lockdown” ends, at which time, in Sunak’s own mis-chosen words, the economy will “bounce back” in a V-shaped “recovery”.

At the time, I blogged that, because this virus “crisis” (made much worse by governmental panic in the UK, EU and elsewhere) has led to economic slowdown, crucially to collapse in demand internationally, the result will be, certainly in the UK, not a “V-shaped recovery” but an “L-shaped non-recovery”.

Sunak may have ridden high in public opinion for a couple of months, but I do not see him prospering politically after at least many wake up to what is really happening. Any fool can throw golden sesterces to the plebs from his imperial chariot. For a while…

Sunak alone is not to blame for the “lockdown” and so not to blame for the coming recession (which may even become a depression), but he is to blame for being part of a Cabinet of fools that shut down the economy for months unnecessarily, and for both introducing and now extending a misconceived “pay workers £2,500 a month not to work and not to complain or protest” scheme.

Also, for going along with his foolish and incompetent Government’s strategy of scaring the British people (and other UK inhabitants) out of their collective skin, so that many are now too frightened (or anyway simply unwilling) to return to what was normal life.

The reason behind the extension to October (without even any reduction) in the “furlough” payments, is plainly political, to prevent or make far less likely any protest or worse from the “furloughed” employees.

However, the real state of the pre-Coronavirus UK economy, now that the froth of low-paid McJobs (“gig economy,” fake “self-employment”, zero hours contracts, and other poorly-paid exploitation disguised by, formerly, Working Tax Credits etc, and now by Universal Credit payments) has been swept into the bin, is becoming plain to see. Desolate.

As for that sacred cow of British people, house prices, the values are dropping like a stone, as I predicted. Already we see that buyers are demanding discounts of up to 20%. Before long, that will be 50% or more. Lending is unlikely to be easily-available from now on, and there will be fewer people buying. and with lower capital available, whether their own or via mortgage monies. People will still want or have to move house, but will have less money with which to do so. Result— lower house prices at all levels.

Time for the “dim SNP tweet of the day”, this time from a tweeter who refers to the Union between Scotland and England (1707):

I am more inclined to go back about 375 years, to the age of Cromwell, and England’s only real revolutionary situation.

Collapsing economy

Already, 4.2 million people are on Universal Credit, with millions more forecast as 2020 continues:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52721657

Companies are shedding workers by the hundred, by the thousand, now. Some companies are giving up the ghost entirely, such as the once-famous Antler suitcases (est. 1914), which went yesterday, with the closure of 18 stores and the sacking of the entire workforce of 200 staff. Other companies laid off thousands on the same day.

Today, we see that Rolls-Royce in Derby will lay off 9,000 workers across the world, and most of the losses will be in Derby itself.

When the “lockdown” nonsense —and with it the “furlough” scheme— ends, in the Autumn, supposedly, there will be company collapses on a scale not seen since the 1930s, very likely.

Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson may be Boris-idiot, but he can certainly pull the wool over the eyes of many. A con-man.

Tweets seen

So children aged 1-14 years old have a 1 in 5.3 million chance of dying from Coronavirus in the UK. Puts the hysterical teachers’ unions in their place…Having said that, it seems pointless to open up the schools for the few weeks left until the start of Summer holidays.

and, not long after I delayed plans to add Oliver Dowden to my blog as a “Deadhead MP”, he has jumped the gun and proven himself (again) to be one!

This made me laugh (audio used from the LBC/Nick Ferrari and Diane Abbott radio interview of a few years ago):

That tweeter, “@CabinetOfClowns” also tweeted this (below):

What “right wing terrorism” can she mean? The odd disturbed individual who wants to drive his car at a mosque? Young people who own Swastika cookie-cutters and cushions? Someone who got 2.5 years in prison for putting up a few stickers on lamp-posts? A few people in a pub talking about bumping off a MP?

In reality, there is no “right wing” (I am supposing that that tweeter means “social nationalist”, or just “nationalist”) “terrorism” in the UK. Am I wrong? So where is it? Where?

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Social nationalism from Autumn 2020

The coming few years could finally see social nationalism emerge victorious in the UK, but that can only happen if there is a co-ordinated movement led by a “vanguard” party. One does not now exist. The small groups which do exist have little or no credibility.

Looking down the road, we can now see that economic collapse in a decadent society opens the way for us. It is only two years now until 2022, the most significant year since 1989 (on the 33-year cycle). 2022-1989-1956 (the year of my own birth)-1923.

For me personally, 2022 will probably be the last marker-year in the 33-year cycle that I see in my present incarnation, because in 2022 I shall reach the age of 66.

Diary Blog, 9 March 2020

Radio 4 Today Programme

An irritating start to the day. I awoke late. Usually, I switch off my radio once the BBC World Service, and Radio 4 Farming Today, is finished for the day, so that I do not have to hear the Today Programme and its annoying mixture of official propaganda, harshly hectoring female presenter tones and Jewish-Zionist bias. It has become unlistenable.

Today I missed, and left the radio on. The result was that I woke up to find being interviewed, the part-Jew barrister, Jolyon Maugham Q.C. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jolyon_Maugham].

It may be that my readers on this blog will already be familiar with Maugham via his prolific tweeting, his pro-EU stance etc. He makes a great deal of money practising in the field of tax law.

https://www.devereuxchambers.co.uk/barristers/profile/jolyon-maugham

In my view, his tweets tend to show a smug and self-important persona, but that is just my opinion.

Maugham is now also notorious for having killed a fox.

I had assumed that the killing occurred at the converted Sussex windmill where he lives when not in London.

https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/18124662.sussex-windmill-owner-killed-fox-baseball-bat/

However, the BBC and some other parts of the msm [see below] reported that the fox was in fact killed at Maugham’s London home; that, though superficially implausible, is in fact quite possible, as the “urban fox” has proliferated.

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[above: vulpine interloper at the National Portrait Gallery, London]

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[above: urban fox moves around the National Portrait Gallery out of hours]

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[above: urban fox misses the last train]

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51755899

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7829009/Anti-Brexit-lawyer-Jolyon-Maugham-battered-fox-death-bat-faces-RSPCA-investigation.html

Maugham is no longer facing prosecution by the RSPCA. His Today Programme interview rather exposed him, in my opinion. He, like the good QC that I assume he is, examined the wording of the statute in question, then put a certain complexion on that wording in order to exculpate himself. It might even be argued that his exposition almost invited people to pat him on the back for having complied with the statutory wording!

He must be a good barrister. As to whether he is a good man, well, “the soul of another is a dark wood” (Russian proverb— “чужая душа тёмный лес”). G.K. Chesterton once wrote that “if a man can shoot his grandmother at a distance of a mile, he may be a good shot, but is not necessarily a good man.”

What I found lacking in Maugham’s interview this morning was any expressed sorrow at what the fox suffered. It was all “me me me, I, I, I.” He feels (it seems) no sorrow, no guilt, nothing at what (he seems to be saying) he had to do. In fact, was that so, anyway? He could have telephoned the RSPCA, presumably. He seems to be saying that the law almost insists on someone in his situation doing what he did, and that seems doubtful.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/foxes-moles-and-mink-how-to-protect-your-property-from-damage#foxes

https://foxrepellentexpert.com/list-of-laws-that-protect-foxes/

It is an offence to mutilate, kick, beat, nail or otherwise impale, stab, stone, crush, drown, drag or asphyxiate any wild mammal with intent to inflict unnecessary suffering (Section 1 Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996)” [CPS Guidance]

https://www.cps.gov.uk/legal-guidance/offences-involving-domestic-and-captive-animals

A grey area, but the wording requires “intent to inflict unnecessary suffering” to ground a charge.

Of course, the law was drafted and passed with country landowners and farmers in mind, rather than London-dwelling barristers keeping chickens in their gardens (which to me seems an extraordinary thing to do anyway, and not a little silly).

It is true to say that foxes, unchecked, do a great deal of damage, and are liable to kill chickens en masse for the hell of it. Answer: protect your chickens properly.

Overall, Maugham seemed to be making himself, not the fox, the “victim”. There seemed to be a good deal of deflection going on.

The very next item on Radio 4 Today was the Chief Pharisee talking about the Purim festival in Judaism, which starts this week, apparently. As can be read in the Wikipedia article below, the Purim festival, like most if not all Jewish religious festivals, is a celebration of Jewish exceptionalism and tribal ethno-nationalism:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purim

A young Jewish woman is introduced to the king of the Persians. Her Jewish identity is concealed. She eventually marries the king, becomes queen (still concealing her Jew identity), takes over the kingdom from within, then, revealing her ethnic identity, has the “anti-Semitic” (anti-Jewish) adviser to the king killed, along with over 75,000 of his family and other enemies of the Jews. The Jews then effectively rule Persia.

The above is what “they” celebrate as a religious festival.

As to Radio 4, the disproportionate Jewish and Zionist influence (and output) has been growing since the 1990s, and that influence is especially apparent on the Today Programme. It is also true of BBC World Service, which has hugely declined in quality since the 1980s. Sad.

A bad joke…

The social security or “welfare” “reforms” of the past decade, “masterminded” by dimwit Iain Dunce Duncan Smith and others, may be a joke, but a bad one, and the results are far from amusing for millions. Duncan Smith and the others have never been properly (or at all) punished for their evil.

Pleasant tweet

Oliver Dowden

Saw Oliver Dowden MP [Con, Hertsmere], now Culture Secretary, on Sky News All Out Politics. Wikipedia describes him as “one of the brightest political strategists”. I wonder who wrote that. He gives the impression of being a bit of a dimwit, if truth be known. He was talking about Coronavirus, surely outside the ambit of his brief (though constitutionally any Secretary of State can fill in for any other).

Dowden may have been chosen to appear because he was in public relations at one time. If that was the reason why he was talking, it did not convince me. This government’s response to Coronavirus seems sluggish and complacent. George Osborne, on Today earlier, seemed to want a far more energetic and urgent response from government.

Trevor Phillips

The “anti-racist” (etc) revolution continues to devours its children:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8089767/Trevor-Phillips-suspended-Labour-Islamophobia-allegations.html

The migration-invasion continues unabated

Britain continues to be swamped; anyone who imagines that our borders are closed or even guarded is living in cloud-cuckoo land:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8089473/Human-traffickers-exploiting-easy-peasy-route-Britain.html

Boris-idiot

Jesus H. Christ! Will you look at this idiot, posing as “Prime Minister”?! Talking simplistic crap to that little fag-end Philip Schofield and the bimbo (whoever she is)…

What kind of bad karma does the UK have, to have an incompetent, stupid poseur like Boris-idiot as supposed head of government at such a time?

If it were not for not wanting the dreary boredom of the thought police at my door (again), I would say straight out what I think should be done with this bastard and his bastard Cabinet of traitors, spies, criminals and nincompoops.

Music for the present sombre mood…

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