The thing which I wish to put across is to ask why we are not exporting more of the same to Syria, where hopefully the efficient Security and Military infrastructure of the admirable Assad Government can target them best?
Well then, been a very busy day so just catching up now.
Last week, I seemed to have caused a certain furore amongst my haters out there when I appeared on the BBC Nolan TV Show and suggested that a/ Those who do not work must not receive more in Benefits than those who do and b/ Many people with mental disabilities (such as my brother) manage to haul themselves out of bed and get to work. I noticed that a small group of these trolls were demanding the BBC instantly banish me to obscurity. Letters of complains were written albeit if in crayon.
Anyhoo, I appear on National BBC1 TV on Sunday morning on the “The Big Questions”! I will be debating the above question and you ALL know where I stand on these matters. I hope UK readers will tune in – it goes out LIVE at 10.00am on Sunday morning. I do hope my haters will hop on the outrage express and complain a little more as I enjoy the UK wide audience.
Someone probably knocked off early today, but it wasn’t me. It’s hungry and thirsty work keeping the government in my dosh. Anyway, it’s a magic thing, how music takes you back. Cast’s Mother Nature Calls was one of the few CDs I had with me when I lived in Rome. This and Paul Weller’s Stanley Road were played endlessly, usually with the shutters open and the sun streaming in, so any track from either album always takes me back there. I can even smell the city again listening to this.
As always, feel free to share your fav sounds, new or old –
President Obama defended his administration’s approach to the terror threat at a White House summit Wednesday, standing by claims that groups like the Islamic State do not represent Islam — as well as assertions that job creation could help combat extremism. Obama, addressing the Washington audience on the second day of the summit, said the international community needs to address “grievances” that terrorists exploit, including economic and political issues. He stressed that poverty alone doesn’t cause terrorism, but “resentments fester” and extremism grows when millions of people are impoverished. “We do have to address the grievances that terrorists exploit including economic grievances,” he said.
So. those burning fellow human beings alive are concerned about their economy? Seriously?
Incredible but unsurprising.
Obama has proven himself out of his depth in even UNDERSTANDING why the Jihad boys attack us. It follows that he is unable to contrive a meaningful respond to the threat facing our civilisation.
Yesterday, it was revealed that the shadow Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has agreed to have the Irish version of its name appear above the English name on its new logo. SDLP and Sinn Fein are also backing plans to implement the policy throughout Northern Ireland. It could see three new nationalist super councils – Fermanagh and Omagh, Derry and Strabane, and Mid Ulster – adopting the same policy for their logo for corporate stationary and vehicles.
So, here we have these new Councils, dominated by Irish Nationalists, specifically choosing to lavish rate payers money on the elevation of the IRISH language on all Council signage. This is a purely POLITICAL move, aimed at rubbing the noses of Unionists in it. And it gives the Irish language game away for what it is – namely the weaponising of a language into a political assault weapon. It’s such a shame of course, and an utter disgrace given how FEW people in these areas actually speak Irish. Given the poor command some Nationalist politicians have of English, I would have thought they might try mastering that first before moving on to slaughter another language. Still – it’s Irish uber ales.
Germany has rejected a Greek request for a six-month extension to its eurozone loan programme, after earlier signs that a compromise was possible. Greece had sought a six-month assistance package, rather than a renewal of the existing deal that comes with tough austerity conditions. However, a German finance ministry spokesman said it was “not a substantial proposal for a solution”.
If there is NOT an extension, Greek Banks will run out of cash by Monday. The ball is back in the Syriza court!
In another “you can’t see what’s in it till we pass it” The Obama Regime is going to seize control of the Internet under the auspices of “Net Neutrality”. Their excuse for the government seizing control was a battle between Netflix and Comcast.
Comcast controls the pipeline, the means for the internet signals to travel. Netflix over the past 5 years has grown to fill 30% of the pipeline. Imagine if you lived on a nice little street of about 10 houses and someone built a 1000 room Hotel on the street that was filled to capacity all the time, and they have tied the hotel into the same sewer pipe that your house uses.
Do you think this might cause a problem?
Now over the past 5 years Netflix has grown to be a 6 Billion Dollar a year Company. Comcast said OK since you’re using one third of our pipeline we want 500 Million a year or we’re going to restrict the amount of pipe you use. Netflix said go to hell and Comcast short sheeted their pipe.
The two Companies have fought about it for over a year, they finally settled on a cost to Netflix of 50 Million a year.
This however gave the Gits in the Obama Regime an angle. They can Tax and Control the Whole internet through REGULATION. Well you know if the government doesn’t regulate it Comcast or any other giant will pick on the smaller guy. Never mind that the rules of business worked and Comcast and Netflix worked it out. The Government must Control it for OUR PROTECTION.
They have proposed a Book of Regulations over 332 pages thick to PROTECT US. One thing though, NO ONE is allowed to read the Book until it is passed. You have to pass it to know what’s in it. Haven’t we heard that before?
The crisis looms ever larger as the curious cabal of communists, marxists and maoists that constitute the governing Syriza party are faced with economic reality.
The Greek government has asked for a new six-month loan agreement from its creditors, triggering an emergency meeting of Europe’s finance ministers to thrash an agreement before the February 28 deadline. Precise details of Greece’s request remain unclear, with reports suggesting the government has asked the European Central Bank to reinstate a policy to accept Greek bonds as collateral for its loans. This was removed earlier this month, forcing the country’s lenders to rely on emergency funding instead. Late on Wednesday, the ECB decided it would continue to provide vital life support for Greece’s banks.
The Greek banks are zombies. Without the Euro-funds, they would go bust overnight and everybody knows this. The only way OUT is for Greece to default and leave the Euro. However Syriza say that they are committed to staying in the Euro. So this can only end badly.
Why do the Left sympathise so much with those who given half the chance would crucify them? Is it social Darwinism? #stupidgenes
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