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Diary Blog, 27 January 2023

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[painting by Laurent Parcelier]

On this day a year ago

From the newspapers

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11681341/How-lack-chargers-soaring-power-costs-sent-electric-vehicle-revolution-reverse.html

Tweets seen

Either a parody or “Jack Monroe”; it is hard to say.

Journalism was once a trade, then nearly became a profession, but that has ceased to reflect reality as online news outlets use 20-something near-illiterates with meaningless “degrees” in “journalism”.

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[river Moskva]

Ukraine

See also: https://www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-russia-war-volodymyr-zelenskyy-vladimir-putin-germany-us-tanks-timing-and-training-ukraines-new-battlefield-challenges/.

The one sure way to finish off the Zelensky regime in Kiev is to take and occupy Kiev, or (appalling though that would be from any humanitarian point of view) to flatten it.

The “resistance” to Russian occupation in even the non-Russian parts of the Donbass and the general south of Ukraine has been patchy, though the Kiev-regime special forces have scored a few notable assassinations etc.

What that says to me is that, if the Russian forces can take the whole of Eastern Ukraine (Ukraine east of the Dnieper), the Kiev regime forces will find it hard to recover that territory by any combination of external force and internal “resistance”. External force alone would have to accomplish any such mission.

It may be that that is why Zelensky wants hundreds of tanks, the ideal force for such a mission.

In the east of Ukraine, outside the Donbass, Kharkov is the major city (the largest in Ukraine outside Kiev itself). If Kharkov can be taken and held, the rest of Eastern Ukraine outside the Donbass consists of sparsely-populated countryside with a relatively small number of small cities, towns and villages.

All the same, Kiev is the prize, for strategic, historical, and propaganda reasons.

[Ukraine: state of play as of 27 January 2023]

More from the newspapers

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11683647/Is-preparing-nuclear-war-Health-body-publishes-list-medicines-nations-stockpile.html.

The “West” (NWO/ZOG) is escalating the Ukraine conflict by stepping up supplies of arms, ammunition, other supplies too; also, by providing technical military training in the UK and elsewhere.

God knows what the ultimate consequence will be; quite possibly a massive nuclear conflict across Europe and beyond.

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Absurd. If “grifter” “Jack Monroe” wants to call herself that instead of her birth name (Melissa Hadjicostas) then that is a matter for her, just as it is not her right to try to prevent others calling her (or, as she apparently prefers, “them“) “Melissa Hadjicostas” rather than “Jack Monroe” or, indeed, “grifter“.

As of today, the 635 utter mugs who pay “Jack Monroe” money monthly via Patreon (for nothing in return, “Jack Monroe” having failed to fulfil her promises) are still signed up… They must be masochists. She mocks them, openly.

…and even now you sometimes hear that ridiculous slut, Clare Moseley, on radio and TV, bleating about the so-called “refugees” (migrant-invaders). The msm are just part of the enemy forces, enemies of the British people.

Many lunatics were empowered by the ridiculous facemask nonsense, and by the whole “panicdemic” narrative, and were able to at least try to force their malice, and their petty dictatorial tendencies on stray people they encountered . Now they have been forced back into their boxes, at least for now, and the same goes for all those would-be retail NCOs and social “police”, demanding that shoppers stand here, go there, keep 6 feet from the next pawn etc. They are now back at work, stacking shelves.

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Diary Blog, 16 January 2023

Morning music

On this day a year ago

From the newspapers

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/twins-separated-birth-find-each-28960150?int_source=nba.

Amazing story.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11638389/Half-universities-peddle-woke-agenda-students.html.

UK universities need a chistka (purge).

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/shepherds-bush-pub-assault-james-stephenson-leg-broken-b1052834.html

Another example of how public services in the UK just do not work any more. The victim of a bad assault, a woman, had to lie under blankets outside a pub for 2 hours, waiting for an ambulance that never turned up. Eventually, she had to take an Uber minicab to hospital.

Adding insult to injury, the police, until pressed, did not bother to gather easily-available cctv evidence.

Finally, the defendant (finally caught after the police had been pressured to actually do their job) was let off with a suspended sentence (albeit with a stiff financial penalty by way of compensation for the victim).

There was reasonable mitigation, yes, but the crime was both violent and unpleasant in itself and, also, the victim was left with continuing —and quite possibly permanent— disabilities and pain caused directly or proximately by the actions of the defendant.

If this continues, UK society will become a jungle.

Jack Monroe

Those who follow the “Jack Monroe” saga have noticed that she never, or at least rarely, admits to having bought expensive items for herself out of the monies she has available to her from several sources; she always either “finds” them, remarkably, or buys them for a song (for a tenth or less of the normal price), or is “given” them by friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, or strangers, or has acquired them via “exchange” for unspecified “services“.

As for her having been “in full time work for the best part of 2 decades“, that seems unlikely, but is a question of definition.

“Two decades” brings us back to early 2003. At that time, “Jack Monroe was 14 years old. She left school at 16 (~2005), working in a chip shop and a Starbucks before joining the fire brigade in Essex in 2007 as a call handler. She left in 2011, and was thereafter, for ~18 months, “on the dole”.

“Jack Monroe” worked for her local newspaper in 2012-2013, and also blogged, after which she got a book deal worth, I read, £25,000, with Penguin: see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Monroe.

So there we have 7-8 years of intermittent paid work, not quite the 10+ years she claims.

Since 2013, “Jack Monroe” has been (it seems) mostly or completely self-employed, as scribbler, blogger, TV talking head etc. To what extent that counts as “full-time work” is an open question; if yes, then the total is about 17 years; if not, about 7 or so, as said.

As previously noted, Jack Monroe both claims poverty, and so asks for the public to send her money, but also says sometimes that she was in poverty (while on State benefits for 1-2 years), but not now.

Since about 2013, “Jack Monroe” has been in receipt of monies from a number of sources: TV and radio appearances, Press interviews, about £100,000 royalties from her several books (most still in print, I think), deals with ASDA and other supermarkets, and substantial donations (eg from 634 —at time of writing— very misguided people sending her £3.50-£44 each, monthly, via Patreon),

It is claimed by some on Twitter that “Jack Monroe” is “downsizing” (as she puts it) not because she cannot afford the c.£4,000 a month rent and other expenses of her present home but because she is buying a new but possibly smaller home; some say paying the full price in cash. I have no idea whether that be so.

At what point do the 634 mugs still subsidizing her via Patreon start to think why they are still funnelling cash to this very unreliable “grifter” and fantasist, who has recently been in the Guardian laughing about how, when drunk or drugged, she would buy four large pieces of furniture in a few days “for a laugh” or some such.

Is all that is required, for “Jack Monroe” to receive donations from naive mugs, for her to snarl occasionally on Twitter about “cost of living” or “wicked Tories“? Even if they are (and no argument from me on that), how does that either seriously oppose “Conservative” policies or “help the poor“?

“Jack Monroe” has claimed to have been working on a measure of how “the poor” are disproportionately affected by inflation, something she calls (from one of the Discworld books of Terry Pratchett) the “Vimes Boots Index“, but it seems that that might be just another fantasy; in short, another lie.

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boots_theory.

Other tweets seen

A truth unacknowledged by those born with a silver spoon…

(((Simon Harris))) has to live, after all (I suppose) (whoever he is).

May be useful to people; I do not know.

An ethnic minority carpetbagger in Government will be protected, as far as possible. Others, English, less connected, poorer, would face sterner measures. I recall a colleague at the Bar, in 2007, telling me about a Devonian fishing captain that he had defended, and who (along with his few crew) had decided to evade tax on profits of fish caught. The man was apparently a heroin addict. They all pleaded guilty, the crew got off with suspended sentences, but the captain received a sentence of, if I recall aright, two years’ imprisonment. The amount was tens of thousands (perhaps about £20,000), not the millions of the Zahawi case.

Historical revisionism

Ostalgie-musik

[Grenzpolizei DDR (East German border guards). Maybe we in the UK need something similar in order to stem the migration-invasion]

It often seems that the UK now has effectively no border security. Untermenschen from various countries invade our territory without difficulty, and when “intercepted” (ferried to the UK, or met at the beach), taken to a 3* or 4* hotel, thenceforth battening off the British people for the rest of their lives.

The very best that can be expected of 99% of the migrant-invaders is that they will be totally useless; more likely, most of them are criminal and even murderous.

Late tweets seen

No Western news agencies or TV stations seem interested in finding out how the Kiev regime is treating captured Russian soldiers.

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Diary Blog, 23 December 2022

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On this day a year ago

Tweets seen

We live in a Britain where a university (Oxford Brookes University, at one time Oxford Polytechnic) does not know the difference between “Principal” (which would be correct, in this case) and “Principle” (which is incorrect, in this case).

Britain’s fringe academia is now replete with closed-minded (and pretty ridiculous) people such as this Dr. Leander Reeves.

A “single parent on benefits” sending “Jack Monroe” her few spare pounds, while the “Bootstrap Cook” spends £1,500 pcm on rent, attends parties in her Tiffany earrings, and enjoys an income of several, and quite possibly many, thousands of pounds per month via mugs signed up on Patreon. Sad, but also infuriating; the sheer grifting exploitation of it.

When you read the tweets of the naive pro-“Jack Monroe” tweeters, you realize how it was that so many people were fooled by the likes of “Boris” Johnson. So many people are just poor naive saps. Having said that, many are wilful victims, actively unwilling to look beneath the surface, or listen. Same goes for those who support many other things at present, e.g. “Ukraine”, “Black Lives Matter”, the cross-Channel migration-invasion etc.

Ha.

Turning to yet more pointless absurdity…

I examined this “Dr.” Louise Raw nonsense a couple of days ago.

Exactly. Many are just very very gullible.

Louise Raw’s doomed “legal action”, which will almost certainly never even see one day in court (because there is no obvious claimant and no obvious cause of action) can be added to the now-defunct fantasy “lawsuits” of other online poseurs, poseurs such as half-crazed “grifter” Mike Stuchbery, and the dishonest “Bootstrap Cook”, “Jack Monroe”.

In the past, I was willing to accept on the nod that Louise Raw has a “doctorate” (while making the point that she should not, thereby, call herself “Dr.“, and also making, impliedly, the point that “doctorates” are two-a-penny these days).

Now, I begin to wonder whether Ms. Raw actually even has a doctorate. She has consistently refused to say from where she got the doctorate, assuming that it exists.

Ms. Raw’s non-Twitter life seems to be obscure. I am wondering whether her whole persona is fake. We do not know. She has spoken under that name a few times over the past years on BBC Radio London, if that means anything.

Incidentally, I see that, out of the nearly £13,000 raised from (to date) 279 mugs by Louise Raw in her GoFundMe crowdfunder, no less than £7,500 has been donated by only two people (£8,500 by three).

[Update, same day: I forgot to mention the “Sistah Space” fraud of that West Indian woman, Marlene-something, who poses as a tribal African complete with a sort of faux-tribal costume. Literally “cosplaying”, in the contemporary phrase. She has ripped off £170,000 so far, and I see that hundreds of mugs are still donating to her crowdfund to buy a house for her (or, as she pretends, for black women —blacks only— fleeing domestic violence). £36,000+ so far].

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See also: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2018/11/15/when-reality-becomes-subjective/.

Laura Towler

Laura Towler of Patriotic Alternative, is now back on Twitter, the pre-Elon Musk repression having been overturned:

It proves that I was right, after a pack of Jews conspired to have my Twitter “account” “suspended” in 2018, to treat it as effectively an unappealable expulsion. I knew that there was no real “right of appeal”, so treated Twitter with the contempt it deserved.

Now we know that malicious cabals within Twitter were always twisting the narrative via expulsions, shadowbanning and other means. The good news is that many of them have now lost their jobs, and that people such as Laura Towler are back and tweeting truth again.

I myself am not a member of Patriotic Alternative (or anything else), but they are at least active.

Lisa Keogh crowdfunder

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11569599/Student-lost-court-fight-against-university-launches-crowdfunder-pay-appeal.html

Not all crowdfunders, even those for legal action, are stupid and/.or pointless: see https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/appeal-against-abertay-university/

[that apparently replaces the earlier crowdfunder].

Nicola Sturgeon’s Scotland is shaping up as a less cultured and far more depressing East Germany.

Another seemingly worthwhile one:

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“The Harry Formerly Known As Prince” would be a total nobody without the inherited title and family money, yet he claims to be against privilege! The lack of self-awareness is truly stunning, as when he and Meghan Mulatta take a private jet from LA to New York and back solely so that the Mulatta can pick up a meaningless “award”.

All the same, the pair do pose an existential threat to the UK Royal Family, inasmuch as vast numbers of blacks, as well as white “wokes”, support them, and because the whole situation leads many to wonder why it is —or should be— that not only Harry but also William, Charles, and the whole caboodle, deserve any respect from the public.

Naive tweeter Lucy Nicholls seems to be unaware that “Jack Monroe” had nothing to do with the ONS matter, beyond trying to horn in on it and take credit: see the tweets by “Awfully Molly” and others.

…and here we have —again— Leander Reeves, fringe academic, supporting “Jack Monroe”, no matter what evidence against “Bootstrap Cook” is adduced. In fact, Ms. Reeves is quite wrong to say that the critics of the “Bootstrap Cook” are “mainly men“. Most (that I have seen on Twitter) are women, many of whom feel, or have been, cheated by “Jack Monroe”.

Imagine, though, sending someone such as “Jack Monroe” £250! In the Northern expression, “some people don’t know they’re born“!

Until recently, the Guardian was still promoting the “grifter”, and we have seen recently that the grocery trade paper, The Grocer, has been similarly unaware.

Britain has become a country where unreality has become the norm: “self-identification” of sex as some kind of “human right”, black/brown immigrants as mostly useful (which they are not), WW2 “gas chambers” as supposed historical fact (which they are not), Albanian economic migrants and/or criminals as “helpless refugees” (which they are not), and so on.

That’s the basic story. I focused on lies about the vet and medical treatment, rather than the weird videos, monetised tribute, and other strange issues. Anyone who stumbles across this: Jack Monroe repeatedly lied about taking her disabled kitten to the vet. Despite being told “it’s not advised to do nothing”, she did nothing until the animal died. She is a fucking monster.

Note: compiling this post was not fun. But if Jack is lying about it over at Linda McCartney’s Insta, people should know the truth.

[from discussion website “Tattle”]

Late tweets seen

The “West” (NWO/ZOG) wants, ideally, Russia to implode so that the clock can be wound back to around 1998, when Jewish exploiters robbed blind the Russian people, and Russia ceased to be a superpower. That is the NWO/ZOG preference.

Failing that, the plan is to create a moment just before a world (NATO-Russia) nuclear war, in the hope that top military and political Russians will topple Putin and sue for peace at any price with the “West” and the Kiev regime.

The Jew Zelensky and his cronies hoped, and still do, to create a situation in which NATO will “respond” to a Russian attack or a false-flag attack, thus bringing in NATO on the “Ukrainian” (Kiev regime) side.

The danger of course is that there will be uncontrollable escalation. Already we have seen that humanitarian and some limited military aid has moved on to the provision of Patriot and other missiles, tanks, long-range artillery etc. Now, Zelensky wants longer-range missiles. Where does that end?

Time for the USA and other states to row back on military aid (and the tens of millions of pounds/dollars in cash apparently being provided).

The USA is hugely more powerful than Russia now, but were 100 or 1,000 Russian missiles to strike the 50-100 largest American cities, the USA would be finished for a century, maybe two centuries.

As I have blogged previously, had anyone told me in the past (up to about 2010 or even 2020) that Australia, the white/European “Lucky Country” where I was once at school for 2-3 years (late 1960s) was developing into a multikulti bio-security police state, I would have laughed… (on the other hand, look where the UK has gone in the past 50 years).

There is only one solution for the UK; not Faragist-type nonsense populism, but real social-national upsurge, to remove, to cut out, both the symptoms of the disease and its causes.

Christmas University Challenge

This evening, Hull University v. West of England University (“UWE”— at one time, Bristol Poly).

The two teams of alumni were not much good, though I thought that Hull (whose team won easily) was a slight cut above the other teams seen in recent days. Though I still think that I did at least as well as the winning team, I was lost on some of the mathematical and scientific questions (and, of course, popular music). On the other hand, so were most of the contestants.

I have to say that I was shocked at the ignorance of the UWE team, who could not even get the name of the US President in office in 1957 (Eisenhower), despite two of the team having reported for the BBC and (I think) Channel 4 for years. Unbelievable.

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[Odessa seafront promenade, looking out to the Black Sea]