Grant Shapps: just how gullible does this lying crook think voters are? (video)


In November 2013, this blog expressed its dismay and disgust at the fact that, despite legal advice indicating that Grant Shapps may well be a fraudster, the police had decided to drop the investigation completely. You can read the full … Continue reading

Housing the homeless – yes the answer really is this simple (video)


In the UK and the US homelessness is on the rise. Although government figures indicate that just 52,000 households were homeless in England in 2013/14, a new report from Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says that there were closer … Continue reading

Leon Brittan was under “active and major” investigation by the Metropolitan police paedophile unit when he died (video)


On 21 January Leon Brittan died. His death heralded a tidal wave of accusations on social media naming him as a pederast, as well as being present at the murder of at least one abuse victim and of using the … Continue reading

Paedophile pressure groups were allowed to lobby and infiltrate the Home Office (Video)


Text re-blogged from Spotlight On Abuse 10 November 2014 Strange Days (published with many thanks to the author who wishes to remain anonymous) Some brief sentences on the strange atmosphere that allowed groups calling for the decriminalization of paedophilia to lobby … Continue reading

Leon Brittan finally named in parliament as having engaged in ‘improper conduct with children’ (video)


On 14 October, Labour MP Jim Hood used parliamentary privilege to accuse former Home Secretary Leon Brittan of ‘improper conduct with children’. This ought to have been the final nail in the coffin of Fiona Woolf’s disgusting attempt to cling on … 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

Ebola panic! Are you scared yet? (video)


“We tape the show at 7 O’clock, so by the time you’re seeing this, you’re probably dead.” Thus began Stephen Colbert‘s segment about the ridiculous scaremongering by the Western media reporting the ‘threat’ posed by the Ebola virus to those of us living … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith’s Universal Jobmatch is a Monster failure (video)


The risk of fraudulent, misleading and confusing ads appearing on the government’s Universal Jobmatch website is higher than private equivalents, according to the National Audit Office. Unmodified Video © Channel 4 News / ITN “Channel 4 News has obtained a 10-page document by … Continue reading

The FT’s take-down of Thomas Piketty is no Thomas Herndon moment (video)


Almost exactly a year ago, the core argument used by right-wingers around the world to justify accelerated budget deficit reduction, Reinhart and Rogoff’s “Growth in a Time of Debt”, was fatally undermined by Thomas Herndon, an economics graduate student, when he … Continue reading

Elliot Rodger and how America has reached mass shooting ‘acceptance’ (video)


The US, it seems, has reached the point where it simply accepts that mass shootings and mass murder are part of the American way of life. Due to copyright restrictions in order to watch the clip you need to type or copy and … 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

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

GOTCHA! Serial sex offender and paedophile Max Clifford jailed for just 8 years (video)


Max Clifford is a serial sex offender and his youngest victim was just twelve years old. On Friday (2nd May) he was sentenced to eight years in prison which means it is likely that he will be released in just four … Continue reading