Priti Patel may well be the most despicable politician of my lifetime. She seems to be motivated only be her own mean-spirited avarice and cruelty. And yet even she has surpassed herself in heartlessness with a new bill intended to guarantee desperate people drown in the channel. She even plans to imprison anyone who rescues them from their fate. How can this travesty of a human being attain the position of Home secretary?
Tag: Nigel Farage
The Francophile republic of Kent
Welcome to the peoples’ democratic, Francophile republic of Kent. Separated from the rest of UK by a 380 mile border, Kent and its coastline will soon be annexed by France, rejoin THE EU and the customs union and make its GDP primarily from lorry parking fees.
Who’s to blame?
From Brexit to Coronavirus, austerity to the global financial crash of 2008 some people seem to have very clear ideas about who’s responsible. So check out the new gameshow from Left Eye View to see if you know who to hold responsible.
Fixing Fash fatigue
Keir Starmer announced this morning talking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr that a motion for a second referendum, a ‘Peoples’ vote’ will be tabled next week. He further announced that this new referendum will be supported by the Labour party.
Poor old Boris. Never mind Rees-Mogg. It’s OK, Farage. You’ll just have to content yourselves with the money you already have. We won’t let you shaft the rest of the UK to enlarge your already over-inflated piles (double entendre intended). https://youtu.be/HHCHG8skjuA
The Gammon wranglers part 2
I worry that the Gammon, the sweaty, self-satisfied, self-important but ultimately ignorant footsoldiers of this nationalistic rise, themselves working class Britons, are blissfully unaware of the wholesale oppression that their violence could bring about – not only upon those whom they mistakenly think of as ‘the enemy’ but upon themselves and their families.
The current nationalistic, racist fervour is the thin end of a very large wedge. It’s a slippery slope that threatens to devour working people of all colours, creeds and backgrounds. Even the gammon – although maybe, just maybe they actually deserve it.
I worry that our working class youth is being hijacked into supporting the very same people who kept their ancestors downtrodden in the past. The divisions being created by right wing opportunists, aided and abetted (however unintentionally) by the alienated, the downtrodden and the disenchanted threaten us all.
There’s a warning to heed