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The Samaritans Can Go Get Stuffed!

August 29, 2014 5 Comments
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The Samaritans have told tweeters to “think carefully” about what they type when their transport is delayed by suspected suicides. Because, apparently, the thing to do when you are delayed on the rail network because some selfish bastard has thrown himself (or, rarely, herself) in front of your train is to utter only sympathetic noises. Friends and loved ones tweeted emotional messages following the death of 21-year-old Abdu Hemmaida, of…

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It’s almost game over in the Ukraine

August 29, 2014 2 Comments
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What is coming through loud and clear from Russia is that Ukrainians are seen, within Russia, as brothers and sisters. My mate’s view over there is not unlike this Bloomberg writer’s: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-08-28/putin-has-changed-the-game-in-ukraine A second front has been opened against the Ukrainian army in the rebellious Donetsk region. The Ukrainians were forced to give up the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov, not far from the strategic port of…

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ALS icebucket – where does your money go?

August 29, 2014 5 Comments
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ALS icebucket – where does your money go?

Thought this interesting. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association is sweeping the nation, and going viral in social media. However, do you know what you are supporting if you contribute funds to the ALS Association? Where Does the Money Contributed to the ALS Association Go? So where does the money donated to the ALS Association actually go? You may be surprised to find out that the Association itself claims that only 27% of…

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A child’s prayer to end the evening

August 27, 2014 7 Comments
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A child’s prayer to end the evening

Dear God Please bless Mummy and Daddy, please look after my Aunty Em, please help all the good boys and girls of Rotherham and keep away all the bad monsters, like trolls, the one-eyed purple people eater [shudders], the long legged scissor man, Asian grooming gangs and all Lefties [convulsive shudders] who let it happen. Please make sure, God, that no Lefties are ever in charge of me. And make…

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Why Not ‘Wear Bambi’..?

August 27, 2014 4 Comments
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…after all, we’re eating him, aren’t we? It’s the dappled brown fur many of us first laid eyes on watching Disney’s Bambi. But now the same soft hide has been turned into a luxury fashion accessory – to the horror of animal rights campaigners. *rolls eyes* Marketed as ‘for the individualist’, a collection of deer fur clutch bags and iPad cases has been designed by Rosemary Hobrough – whose husband…

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Sutton’s theory of elite action

August 26, 2014 3 Comments
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In the comments thread at Broad Oak on the post on Lawlessness and the militarization of police, Sackers draws our attention to, and Wolfie subsequently does too: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/08/suttons-theory-elite-action.html In a nutshell, on Antony Sutton: Beginning with his analysis of Western involvement in the creation and support of the Soviet Union, he minced no words in accusing the most powerful families, bankers, and corporations of assisting Communism, Nazism, Socialism, and their own…

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Stat porn

August 26, 2014 1 Comment
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We don’t normally do stat porn here but just had a quick look at hits that individual posts got and guess who takes the prize? http://www.4liberty.org.uk/2014/07/15/women-bishops-wont-increase-cofe-attendance/ Closely followed by Julia, Quiet Man and me. Of course, this does not include RSS reads – it’s those who clicked in – that was 1579 for Churchmouse. Who’d have thought it would be that issue?

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Foreign aid …

August 25, 2014 7 Comments
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… or an Englishman in Ireland writes on Africa: When haiku sent an article from the Irish Independent [no link, sorry] from one Kevin Myers, I went: “Myers, Myers, where have I heard that name?” And the guard was up. So I don’t know if he’s a Fenian, Loyalist, if he has Gerry Adams and Rev Paisley to dinner, but I am capable of reading his words. This is the…

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How To Raise A Progressive…

August 25, 2014 3 Comments
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Helgegren had been sitting around the table with Leo, 10, and Frank, 11, last year, when they started talking about the new Call of Duty video game they wanted to get. He told them they could play the game, but only if they understood the reality of what it showed – which meant witnessing the real fall out of war and occupation. I suppose it’s a good job they didn’t…

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Oh, Dear, Facts Are Kryponite To Islam Panderers, It Seems…

August 23, 2014 1 Comment
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An increasing number of Muslim NGOs are likely to suffer the same fate as three groups that were told their bank accounts are to close because they are too risky, a finance and security expert has warned. Because rampant Islamophobia, right..? “The result of these decisions [by HSBC] might look like Islamophobia but I am certain no UK bank is actively going to close out Islamic charities. They made decisions…

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