The NSA’s posture on collecting your private data: “We collect it all, sniff it all, process it all and exploit it all” (video)


US Secretary of State John Kerry has labelled intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive from justice who should “man up” and return home.  Mr Kerry added that if Mr Snowden, 30, “believes in America, he should trust the American system … Continue reading

Do you want the truth from your government? (Part 2): The evidence free Beecroft Report (video)

This is what the Tories want your boss to be able to do without any liberal rights laws getting in the way. (Modified Image: Original photo by Reuters via Daily Telegraph)

In May 2012, the government asked British workers to give up their employment protections in exchange for cash or shares in the company that employed them. “Employees will be given between £2,000 and £50,000 of shares that are exempt from … Continue reading

Tim Geithner fails the Jon Stewart stress test (Daily Show extended interview video)

Jon Stewart was exasperated by Tim Geithner's analysis

Whilst up to 10 million home owning Americans continue to face foreclosure as a result of the irresponsible and predatory bank lending that characterised the period up to the Lehman’s bankruptcy, the banks that caused the crash are once again in … Continue reading

When it comes to cutting the budget deficit, why do conservatives think tax cuts for the wealthy are different to welfare cuts for the poor? (Video)


It is said that what happens in the US happens in the UK shortly afterwards. This clip of the Daily Show shows US conservatives making the argument that it is ok to attack the incomes and the dignity of the weakest and the poorest … Continue reading

Everything you wanted to know about Europe but were too afraid to ask (according to Newsnight) (Video)


USE YOUR VOTE ON 22 MAY   Video edited for length Video ©BBC *************************************************** Related articles In the thick of it at the UKIP carnival Finally! Nigel Farage’s vile views exposed by James O’Brien (Video) James O’Brien shows UKIP supporters why facts matter … Continue reading

In the thick of it at the UKIP carnival (Video)

Winston McKenzie: UKIP candidate and homophobe

In a cock-up that could have come straight from the pen of Armando Iannucci, UKIP held a carnival in Croydon to try and maintain the pretence that they are not a racist party. Farage bottled it again, apparently fearing that … Continue reading

Piers Morgan get it the f*ck together on transgender politics (Video)


Facebook recently introduced 50 new terms that can be used to describe one’s gender.  Anyone with half a brain and a drop of empathy understands that gender issues are about more than the nouns that we use and the genitals … Continue reading

Even Farage’s ‘apology’ misrepresents facts and makes more racist slurs (video)

WRONG! None of UKIP's claims about Romanian crime are accurate

In Nigel Farage’s alleged apology to the Romanian people for being racist, he repeated the allegations he made about Romanian’s and crime. The three main points he made were headline catching but all were, typically, wrong. Video © BBC / Channel … Continue reading

How the BBC has been instrumental in the rise of UKIP (video)

WRONG! None of UKIP's claims about Romanian crime are accurate

Demonstrating a breathtaking lack of self-awareness, last Sunday, Andrew Neil mentioned yet again how surprising it is that UKIP have increased their support even though many of their leading members and candidates have been exposed as racists and homophobes. Perhaps … Continue reading

What has Goldman Sachs got in common with the new version of Monopoly? (video)


Goldman Sachs has been accused, yet again, of running a criminal financial markets scam. This time by controlling the distribution of aluminium (from warehouses that it owns) to affect the market price in a way to favour its own market positions … Continue reading

Shocking recording released of Nigel Farage’s first official complaint about his neighbours (audio)


Could this be what happened the first time that Nigel complained about who moved in next door to him?   *************************************************** Facts matter.  “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts” Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan If … Continue reading

Finally! Nigel Farage’s vile views exposed by James O’Brien (video)


I was beginning to give-up hope that Farage would be properly called to account when today on LBC 97.3, James O’Brien had a brief (22 minute) encounter with him.  Despite the time constraints, O’Brien struck a blow for the good … Continue reading

J K Rowling: we pay taxes in order to live in a civil society (video)


The UK is a great nation. I am not joking. Despite what you may have read in the Daily Mail, by and large, the UK is an advanced, civilised, law-abiding country and it is a wonderful place to be born … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith’s Tinker Bell statistics (video)


Regular readers of this blog will know that Iain Duncan Smith is a notorious liar.  There is no point being euphemistic about it because the facts are clear. When confronted about his lies his excuse is that he “believes” that what he … Continue reading

Right-wing ideology: “government should never interfere with the free market (except when it suits conservatives)” video


According to Republican party big-wigs, the government should never be involved in picking winners and losers but if that is the case how do they explain becoming so exercised about (and directly involved in stopping) the possible unionisation of the … Continue reading