Jon Stewart: Hillary Clinton’s donations and diarrhoea (video)


“The Comedy Central host hammered Hillary Clinton’s family foundation for failing to disclose years of foreign donations, even though she promised that she would.  Team Clinton is caught up in several scandals over allegations of favoritism for donations at Hillary’s … Continue reading

Megyn Kelly: We don’t care what you think, Fox News’ reporters are heroes (video)


Fox News pretends to be a news organization and revels in its use of the most Orwellian of  straplines in global journalism – “Fair and Balanced”.  As if that was not outlandish enough, Megyn Kelly now wants to know when … Continue reading

The ugliness of Fox News and Megyn Kelly’s tsunami of bone headed ignorance (video)


Jon Stewart‘s dissection of the way Fox News reported the Department of Justice investigations into former police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown and the wider question of racism in the Ferguson judicial system with their misleading reporting of the … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: The GOP give Netanyahu the longest blow-job a Jewish man has ever received (video)


In a transparent attempt by the Republican party leadership to embarrass the commander-in-chief, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited to speak to the US congress. Israel has just entered the final fortnight of an extended general election campaign and … Continue reading

American Sniper: psychopathic killer or patriotic hero?


American Sniper has caused a major controversy in America, with right wingers calling for the rape or death of anyone ungrateful enough to criticise the actions of its ‘hero’ Chris Kyle. The ‘war’ breaking out across social media has been exacerbated by some basic … Continue reading

The U.S. found Saddam’s WMD in 2004 but it was covered-up by the Bush administration (video)


They say that the truth will out and it appears that ‘they’ are right. Two days ago, The New York Times revealed that Saddam Hussein did indeed have weapons of mass destruction in 2003.  They were discovered by American troops in … Continue reading

“A million ways to die in the US” and Republicans aren’t interested in preventing any of them (video)


America’s border is “so porous, Ebola on the backs of ISIS could come through” says Fox News’ Eric Bolling.  Between them, Ebola and ISIS have killed maybe half a dozen American’s, nonetheless, Republican’s are demanding that the federal government must do … Continue reading

Are you kidding me? “Pure political calculation” is why Republicans refused a congressional debate about war with ISIS (video)


The Republican party in congress has turned rejecting any policy proposed by the Obama administration into an art form and made partisan political calculation their raison d’être.  That is why the current congressional term has been the least effective in … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: You cannot fix the Middle East by waving a magic bomb (video)


“Jon Stewart doesn’t like the ‘Crusade-y vibe’ of Obama’s coalition against ISIS America has two choices when it comes to ISIS, said Jon Stewart on Thursday night’s Daily Show: President Obama’s traditionally “nuanced vision of a non-omnipotent America projecting power selectively,” … Continue reading

Fox News: Obama’s announcement of military action against ISIS is “blowing an uncertain trumpet” (video)


If you think that, having called for an escalation in the military campaign against ISIS, Fox News and the Republican party would be pleased with President Obama’s speech on Wednesday night in which he announced his intention, with a “broad … Continue reading

Raising the UK terror threat level from “be afraid” to “panic” feeds public fear and that is what the government wants (video)


Theresa May has raised the UK government‘s official measure of the likelihood of a terrorist attack on British soil to “severe” from “substantial”.  Exactly what are ordinary members of the public supposed to do with that information?  There is nothing meaningful … Continue reading

Does refusing to pay ransoms to ISIS prevent further terrorism? (video)


The US Treasury Department estimates that various European nations have paid around US$168m in ransom money to jihadist abductors, including Islamic State (IS), since 2008 – an average of US$28m per year.  This number is denied by the German, French, … Continue reading

Joan Rivers: the most disgusting female racist in comedy (video)


I used to like Joan Rivers. Her acerbic ‘tell it like it is’ humour, whilst not hilarious to me, occasionally tickled. Unfortunately she has a habit of publicly expressing racist views about Muslims and now specifically Gazans which if reversed … Continue reading

Propaganda wars: the loaded language of media bias in reporting the Gaza conflict (video)


Recently, I received a comment criticising my “journalism”.  It should be obvious to readers of this blog that I am not a journalist and the posts herein are not offered as news.  What is presented here are my opinions or those … Continue reading

If you’re a civilian in Gaza you have nowhere to run to and nowhere to hide (video)


The Israeli propaganda machine is constantly telling the world that they are trying to “avoid” civilian casualties during their near constant bombardment of Gaza.  They have assured us that they take every reasonable step to warn civilians to flee their … Continue reading