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19 Comments

  1. Gezza

     /  July 20, 2018

    No doubt embloldened by the Trumps & Kuchner, the Zionists finally take their masks off & officially introduce apartheid.

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/israeli-knesset-passes-jewish-nation-state-law-180719050235097.html

  2. Gezza

     /  July 20, 2018

    Skripal poisonings:

    Aljazeera tv (Jonah Hull) reports from London that “a UK Security Minister” has dismissed a Press Association report – said to be from an un-named police officer – that the UK police, after reviewing thousands of hours of tv camera footage, had now identified several Russian individuals suspected to have been involved in the nerve agent poisoning of the Skripals – as “wild speculation”.

    He noted that “So far, the Police have not confirmed the reports yet either.”

  3. Missy

     /  July 20, 2018

    Jean-Claude Drunker… The Spectator telling us what we already knew.

    https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/07/jean-claude-drunker/

    • Missy

       /  July 20, 2018

      Awwww…. how sweet. Jean-Claude Drunker – sorry Junker – has two fans in NZ who are ready to believe the EU propaganda about his ‘sciatica’, and so have downticked an article that is negative about him.

  4. Missy

     /  July 20, 2018

    Yesterday Boris gave a personal statement to the House of Commons on his resignation as Foreign Secretary. It wasn’t quite the bombshell many were hoping for. It was widely speculated he would do a ‘Geoffrey Howe’, now I don’t know exactly what was in Howe’s resignation speech back in the day, but from what I gather he did a scathing attack on then PM Margaret Thatcher which is widely believed to have led to Michael Heseltine launching the leadership challenge that ended with John Major becoming PM.

    Boris’s speech in contrast didn’t attack the PM, and was seen by many as very statesmanlike, and ‘un Boris like’. There were no jokes, no rambling asides, he kept to the point. His speech was a criticism of the Government’s Brexit policy, not a criticism of it’s leader, he detailed the differences between the Lancaster House speech and the White Paper and talked about how the Government had failed to take the opportunity that Brexit presented.

    Here is his speech in full.

    https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2018/07/boris-johnsons-resignation-speech-full-text/

    Despite his lack of attack on the PM there are some commentators here who believe it was a leadership bid by Boris, it was his opportunity to show he could be statesmanlike.

  5. sorethumb

     /  July 20, 2018

    Where’s Golly G?

    • Gezza

       /  July 20, 2018

      Who’s Golly G?

      • High Flying Duck

         /  July 20, 2018

        golriz ghahraman

        • Gezza

           /  July 20, 2018

          I’m not laughing. Ok?
          Well, I wouldn’t call it laughing exactly, but the FiP fell off me lap.

  6. MaureenW

     /  July 20, 2018

    Must be getting near time to fire special counsel Robert Meuller for his partisan witch-hunt. By all means investigate Russian interference in US elections, but in terms of trying to make that interference a partisan matter – for which there has been no evidence, he needs to go.

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/robert-mueller-offers-tony-podesta-immunity-to-testify-against-paul-manafort-report

    • Griff

       /  July 20, 2018

      Yess there is no evidence its just a total coincidence that members of the trump campaign have already pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in connection to contacts with Russian operatives .

      • MaureenW

         /  July 20, 2018

        Not in relation to Russians meddling in the 2016 US elections.

      • High Flying Duck

         /  July 20, 2018

        And yet none of the charges or pleas relate to the Trump campaign

        • Griff

           /  July 20, 2018

          ROFL
          Members of the trump campaign lie to the FBI about contact with russain operators and it has nothing to do with the trump campaign.
          Oh my fuckin gods trumpies live in alt universes.
          Russia interfered in the USA’s election process is a fact.
          Maureen has even repeated crap generated by those operatives .
          There are documented links between russain operatives and trumps campaign members also a fact.
          In Trump world these links have nothing to do with Russia meddling at all in any way
          despite the fact that they dont have all the evidence.
          That’s just blind adherence to the word of a man who has been documented to lie hundreds if not thousands of times.

          Any unsupported charges will be shot down by the conservative majority supreme court if it ever gets that far.

          The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind exceedingly fine.
          Let the investigation proceed unhindered to its conclusion if there is nothing to find nothing will be found.

          • High Flying Duck

             /  July 20, 2018

            The charges don’t relate to the time the Trump campaign was on.

            Of course Russia interfered. As they did in the previous election and the one before that. No-one cared, because Obama won.

            And just as the US does:
            “The U.S. has a long history of attempting to influence presidential elections in other countries – it’s done so as many as 81 times between 1946 and 2000, according to a database amassed by political scientist Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University.”

            Maybe there was collusion but nothing has come out as yet to suggest it.