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South Yorks – initial analysis

Current vote share w/ Rotherham left to declare (South Yorks PCC):

LAB – 52.3%
UKIP – 28.9%
CON – 12.9%
EDEM – 5.8%

No turnout stated so that indicates it was embarrassingly low.  EDEM factor can be seen in the votes.

What can one conclude?

#  As many interviewed said, it’s a non-position, one which should never have been.

#  It is true Labour heartland, where the tribalists dwell, those low of brow.

#  There’s almost a perfect logic working here.  The Rotherham 1400 matter not to the locals and that’s why it actually happened.  The place is full of Shonas [see a previous post or the Wail] and that’s why we, outside Labour heartlands, are shocked by things like child abuse but they’re clearly inured or oblivious.

#  There was deep resentment of UKIP’s poster tactic – no community wishes to be reminded of its crimes.…

Friday politics

Apocalypse now

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Abbas’ statements mirrored comments made by Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal, who earlier urged Muslims to “defend” the holy mosque after Israeli forces restricted entrance for Palestinians. Meshaal further accused Israel of trying to seize the site.

Hey, this is really good.  I thought it would never start.  I didn’t think they’d move until this red heifer biz was resolved.  There’ve been false alarms in the last few years but this might be the one.  This may have been one of the things Nethanyahu interested himself in on his recent visit.

He’d not close Al Whatever mosque unless he was sure of support and given Obama’s view on him, telegraphed gutlessly through his minions – I think chickens*** was the term used – then someone else gave him carte blanche.  As we’re now in the metaphysical region with all this, one has to look at the people in charge in the U.S.…

Thursday politics

Feminism

Rossa writes – good article:

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/10/29/Benedict-Cumberbatch-thinks-feminism-is-sexy

“It strikes me as a little odd that this movement that says women are just as good as men (or better, depending on who you listen to) is now saying it needs men to give it helping hand.”

I too like Cumberbatch but like too many so called modern men they jump on this bandwagon without realising what a prat it makes them look to all the real women outside their luvvie bubble.

Yes, I’ve also been thinking that it is the zealots , the sympathizers, not part of the actual group, who are more of a problem and more nauseating.  Perhaps ‘part of the group’ does not cover it.…

Kobane – the BS is thick upon the ground

rehanaAs someone dead against females being in the front line, for the very reason shown by ISIS capturing and beheading this girl, given their failure to meet the physical criteria [see ChristyO's expose called GI Jane] plus the special social difficulties with the mix, let alone the logistics and not forgetting the PC politics behind sending these girls to their deaths for no good reason, nothing I’ve seen, including reports on the Israeli army, alters that view in the least.

There are only two reasons to put females in the front line – one, if the army starts running out of males and two, this special situation of the Muslims believing a man misses out on the 72 virgins if he’s killed by a female.

Or if this girl really did lose both parents to ISIS.…

Death of real markets

OK, so it’s a Mail filler piece, so the new market is probably perfectly good for produce, this place will be bulldozed and become a row of boutiques for wimmin, as is usually the case when something historic comes down.

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There is though something not nice in the death of this market. Don’t know about you but when I go through one of those old, bustling places, I see produce and clothing for a song, vibrancy, people being people, an earthiness which is really pleasant.…

The masters of discrimination strike again

Yesterday there was the Private Eye cover which made no bones about its bias against one particular party.

Wiggia points out:

The front page was not the worst go at UKIP in that issue.  All political parties are fair game but PE seems to be setting a new low standard where UKIP are concerned.  In the same issue, despite a letter criticizing a previous anti UKIP cartoon as being base, this issue has one all about turds, referring to UKIP.

This has caused comment elsewhere already, nothing to do with “can’t UKIP take it” as some have implied but an unwarranted approach that says much about how politics is viewed from within the bubble.

Cartoons were extremely nasty in the 19th century, but always with a factual basis, this one isn’t and it is not even funny.

Even so, as one commenter yesterday explained to readers, Private Eye is a private rag and that’s fair enough.…

The immigrant problem

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Everyone wants to know what the reality is but there are too many interested parties and outlets dedicated to ensuring you get a skewed picture and this is especially the case with Islam in the western nation.

The speech given by Geert Wilders [reproduced via Jerry Pournelle below] is certainly far right but I need to define far right before we go on.…

1000 Points of Light

This is what happens when you follow something through you ordinarily wouldn’t, plus you have a folder of files on the general area of Them.

Here was the pic on Twitter:

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With a U.S. Senate election coming up, why should that concern us this side of the pond?  Well, I followed the link, noting in passing the words Points of Light, a trigger to  my mind but we’ll come to that.…

In which the Breitbarters are wrong and Brand is actually right

James Delingpole is not everyone’s tea party and some of the things he says are … hmmm, questionable – evidence for this in this post.

On the other hand, I should be supporting him, say, in his beef with the scruff Brand, as he, Delingpole, is of the political area I am, on many topics he does cut to the chase well and cut through the guff and Brand is someone I fail to see anything nice in, anything you’d wish to see him on tele for.

Just who is this man Brand? Why is he, like Fry, ubiquitous? Delingpole called him an Alex Salmond and yet, for all his vileness, Wee Alex at least got in and supported Scotland, made the running, forced the referendum.

Wee Alex is a doer. What the hell is this Brand? Why is he given invitations? Who is he? Just as one might ask the same of Baroness Ashton or Lord Hill.…

Life’s too short, in which the author eventually gets down to the topic

So here it is again, the necessity to write such a post.  I suppose I’m looking for the definitive post on it, which I can then link to from the blog rules page.

There are some fundamentals or key points in this and as they crop up, I’ll highlight them.  First one:

1.  Life’s too short

I’m finding, as I’m struggling to complete certain key structural aspects of my boat, that there is a trade off between soundness of the boat, wellness in the body, sheer age and sheer bloody tiredness.  Plus being on top on the organizational side, both boat wise and domestically.  The washing is now up to date.

I’ve the makings of a heart situation which has been about for years now but it’s slowly increasing, so life’s a balance, time is running out for me at this end of my life, I’ve spoken with quite a few people who’ve had strokes and I’m monitoring it closely, not overdoing the physical.…

Sorry, feminists, we’ve been neglecting you of late …

You know, fair’s fair and credit where it’s due.  This is awfully decent of the feminists, wishing to take paycuts in support of the men – thanks, ladies for demonstrating for a return to equal pay:

http://t.co/hzsUjJnWOf

equal pay

Was going to do something on Carol Mills but Guido did it first.

Regulars here may or may not have noticed that there has been little on parachutees of late and that’s not because they no longer abound. They are there all right but it’s just distasteful disfiguring these blog pages with them. I mean, it involves research time, time I could be using breathing and working.

Just why anyone in his or her right mind would employ such a person is beyond me. It’s been tried how many times now, for quota reasons and is there even once it has worked out for the good? It’s bad enough with the usual pollies [male] with their incompetence but why would you also wish to add to that incompetence the worst of female foibles to boot?…

What floats our boats

Before consigning this to the PC dustbin, I think I was once in a position to judge.

Yes! Oui! Si! Learning a new language activates the same part of the brain as SEX

  • People who learn new words trigger the brain’s ventral striatum

  • Region also lights up during sex, gambling or eating chocolate

  • There may be an emotional connection in learning new words

  • Results could be used to help treat people with learning difficulties

Reason I think there might be something to it first requires the removal of ego from the equation and the way males always try to make out they’re studs.

I’m not, I’ve never been and so the pickings have been lean, though there’ve been a few over the years, like most men.  So I’ve no illusions about how attractive a middle-aged man is to a young lady.  Not.

Now the young ladies.  Those in Russia are much freer from the feminist constipation and whiny-moaniness, they’re much freer spirits and emote more freely.…

Calais

How did they even get to Calais?

It took Eritrean migrant Adhanom Ghabrai two years and several brushes with death to reach northern France from his east African home. Now 35 km from his destination, he says no border controls can stop him from reaching Britain.

“England is my goal,” Ghabrai, 28, said outside his makeshift tent near the French port city of Calais. “The question is not ‘if’ I succeed but ‘when’,” he said in English, adding he had tried “at least 40 times” since May.

Aid workers say new migrants, who travelled from southern Europe through the free-travel zone, are east Africans who are poorer and less well-connected than earlier waves of migrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Free-travel zone, eh?  For illegals.  Uh-huh.  What exactly is this free travel zone?  Roma, yes.  Understood.  But Africans?

This is who needs visas to enter the Schengen zone.  Now that includes Eritrea, whemce this man Ghabrai comes.…

An open letter to British readers of all parties …

… but you others are welcome as well.

Some of you who are regulars here disagree fundamentally on politics with many of us.  Some of you can’t stand UKIP, I like them. Some of you are for staying in the EU, many of us are not.  Tomorrow there’ll be some more political posts.  All of that is OK, it’s what we do.

What is NOT Ok cuts across our internal party politics, indeed anti-party politics. What you see in the picture below is surely a disgrace.  

I spent some time with a trade minister in a Russian republic and there was a word which was pretty important in international relations – protocol.  The diplomatic service revolves around it.

Within the EU, there are the Shengen states but there is also the UK, as one of the main three. Whilst the UK does not have top place at the table, neither is it relegated to the level of the new members, particularly the poorer and dependent ones.…