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  • Labour wanted mass immigration to make UK more multicultural, says former adviser

    07/24/2016 11:28:29 PM PDT · by Enchante · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | October 23, 2009 | Tom Whitehead
    He said the final published version of the report promoted the labour market case for immigration but unpublished versions contained additional reasons, he said. He wrote: "Earlier drafts I saw also included a driving political purpose: that mass immigration was the way that the Government was going to make the UK truly multicultural. "I remember coming away from some discussions with the clear sense that the policy was intended – even if this wasn't its main purpose – to rub the Right's nose in diversity and render their arguments out of date." The "deliberate policy", from late 2000 until "at...
  • Terrified policemen pushed each other out of the way [...] to escape topless machete thug (UK)

    07/24/2016 12:12:52 PM PDT · by mwilli20 · 33 replies
    Mirror (UK) ^ | 22 Jul 2016 | Gareth Lightfoot
    Terrified policemen pushed each other in a desperate rush to flee the home of a topless machete thug who told them: “I’ll take your ****ing heads off.” The two officers were confronted by bare-chested Daniel Meir, who told them to get out of his bedroom ... “They ran down the stairs, having to push each other to make a quicker exit. “They retreated to a vehicle where they locked their doors and waited for assistance to come.”
  • 86-year-old woman uses bacon to fight off thief

    07/21/2016 11:09:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 21 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | July 20, 2016 | Helena Horton
    An 86 year-old woman from Manchester saved herself from a robbery by using a pack of the bacon. The incident took place in a supermarket in Altrincham, UK and was recounted on the Greater Manchester Police Facebook page on Tuesday morning. They wrote: "Yesterday afternoon an 86 year-old female withdrew a large quantity of money from a cash machine before heading into a supermarket in Altrincham.
  • Queen surprises pub goers by dropping into her local in Edinburgh

    07/13/2016 4:34:37 PM PDT · by NRx · 73 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 06-13-2016 | Auslan Cramb
    The Queen shocked regulars at one of Edinburgh's best-known pubs by dropping in for a bite to eat after a day at the races, it has emerged. She visited The Sheep Heid Inn on Friday night after giving staff an hour’s notice of her impending visit. The small royal party is understood to have taken a window seat and to have ordered two portions of lamb rump, one sea bass fillet, a martini and a half bottle of white wine.
  • Pew Research Finds Europeans Increasingly Uncomfortable With Immigration

    07/12/2016 7:32:41 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 12, 2016 | Charlie McKenna
    A study released by the Pew Research Center on Monday shows a startling development in European attitudes towards Middle Eastern refugees. In eight of the ten countries surveyed, majorities of citizens polled believe incoming refugees increase the likelihood of terrorism at home. Respondents in Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Greece, and the United Kingdom all responded that they believe incoming refugees increase the risk of terrorism. Respondents in Hungary are most likely (at 76 percent) to believe incoming refugees increase the risk of terrorism, while respondents in Spain are the least likely to believe incoming refugees increase the likelihood of terrorism (at 40...
  • Explaining Social Anger, Brexit, Donald Trump In One Chart

    07/05/2016 5:03:46 AM PDT · by vannrox · 4 replies
    zero hedge ^ | Jul 1, 2016 8:20 AM | Tyler Durden
    Voters are angry. Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, Nigel Farage, UKIP, and the AfD party in Germany have all been accused of stirring up anger and hatred.But anger is not the problem. None of those individuals or political parties are the problem.Protectionism and isolation culminating in the Brexit vote in the UK, and the nomination of Donald Trump in the US are not the problem.What is the problem? Why the anger?Shrinking Middle ClassThe above chart from the Wall Street Journal article IMF’s Grim Long-Term U.S. Outlook in Six Charts.People Angry Because Banks were bailed out and they weren’tMiddle class is...
  • The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs almost got us, too

    06/29/2016 10:26:05 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 30 replies
    THE WEEK ^ | June 28, 2016 | Joshua A. Krisch
    The age of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago, when an asteroid six miles in diameter crashed into what is now southeastern Mexico. The world went up in flames. Dinosaurs, along with the massive reptiles that ruled the sea and the sky, perished as forest fires raged across the globe, dust blotted out the sun, and Earth experienced intense heat, frigid cooling, and then more heat. Conventional wisdom states that mammalian diversity emerged from the ashes of the mass extinction, ultimately giving rise to our own humble species. But according to a study in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology,...
  • Has Britain avoided a ‘European superstate’? It means members give up armies and economic power.

    06/27/2016 5:22:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6/27/2016 | JOSEPH CURTIS
    Plans for 'a closer European Union' have been branded an attempt to create a 'European superstate'. Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault today presented a proposal for closer EU integration based on three key areas - internal and external security, the migrant crisis, and economic cooperation. But the plans have been described as an 'ultimatum' in Poland, with claims it would mean countries transfer their armies, economic systems and border controls to the EU. Zaoralek added that the four eastern members had reservations about the proposed common security policy. Eastern members have become increasingly jittery...
  • Over 1 million people sign petition calling for a second EU referendum

    06/25/2016 9:22:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    AOL News ^ | June 25, 2016 | Liza Hearon, Mashable
    LONDON — A petition calling for the UK to hold a second referendum on membership in the European Union surpassed 1.3 million signatures on Saturday, in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the 28-member bloc. The demand to sign the parliamentary petition briefly caused the government website to crash on Friday. A House of Commons spokeswoman told the Guardian that the site was temporarily taken down due to "exceptionally high volumes of simultaneous users on a single petition, significantly higher than on any previous occasion." In the referendum, 17,410,742 voted to leave and 16,141,241 voted to stay — a...
  • Britain voted for Brexit because it wants to be Canada — and we hate the idea

    06/25/2016 4:29:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The National Post ^ | June 24, 2016 | Colby Cosh
    In the wake of Thursday’s surprising Brexit vote and the subsequent, near-immediate collapse of British Prime Minister David Cameron, a curious phenomenon has become apparent: Canadian pundits mostly think the referendum was a disaster. There is very little sympathy here — among an intelligentsia that is heavily Anglo — being expressed for Euroskepticism and the various motivations behind the Leave campaign’s victory. I might have voted Remain myself if my great-grandparents’ generation hadn’t lit out for the great plains, but isn’t there something obviously unusual about our view of the transatlantic frenzy? Canada is a political entity defined by its...
  • Brexit: A Revolt Against the Cronyism of the Elites -- and a Cry for Nationhood

    06/24/2016 5:18:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 24, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: 51.9% of Great Britain voted to skip out of the European Union. That's a bigger number than Americans who voted for Obama. And Obama went over there in April and lectured them not to do this. It's been a bad couple of days for Barack Hussein O. The Supreme Court shafts him on immigration. The British vote to leave the European Union. What else happened out there that's not great for Obama? Oh, well. There are three things. I can't remember them. Anyway, great to have you here, folks, as we wrap up another week of broadcast...
  • Piers Morgan: Brexit Vote Should Leave Hillary Shaking in Her Boots

    06/24/2016 3:53:03 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 39 replies
    GP ^ | June 24,2016 | Jim Hoft
    Regardless of what you think of Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric, and his uncompromising talk of walls and bans, does anybody really doubt after this shock Brexit result that he’s right about the levels of anger? It may not be obvious to the political and media elites living in their hallowed, protected homes in privileged areas. But travel to the north of England, or to the middle of America, and you will find very real fury with government and very real concern over the impact of perceived immigration control failures. There’s an increasing large gulf between the politically correct ‘cool’ and ‘establishment’...
  • After Brexit, London mayor Sadiq Khan tells immigrants: “You are very welcome here”

    06/24/2016 12:44:09 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 41 replies
    News Fast Company ^ | June 24, 2016 | Sadiq Khan
    Following the U.K.'s decision to Brexit, Khan took to Facebook on Friday to express his support for the many London residents who hail from other parts of Europe: I want to send a clear message to every European resident living in London - you are very welcome here. As a city, we are grateful for the enormous contribution you make, and that will not change as a result of this referendum. There are nearly one million European citizens living in London today, and they bring huge benefits to our city - working hard, paying taxes, working in our public services...
  • 'Germany needs to make UK come to its senses'

    06/24/2016 11:49:58 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 84 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 24 Jun 2016 16:27 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    Britain leaving the EU means trouble ahead for Germany — and its hardest task will be convincing the Brits to drop a self-defeating ideology, a leading foreign policy expert told The Local. German business has a lot of vested interest in British markets, explains Josef Janning, head of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Berlin. And that means Germany will have its work cut out negotiating a settlement which gives Britain access to the single market after it leaves the European Union. […] Being integrated into the single market will mean the UK will have to “swallow the...
  • For Queen and Country and Anglospheric Culture

    06/24/2016 10:36:21 AM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 3 replies
    The Neo-Ciceronian Times ^ | June 24, 2016 | Tim Dunkin
    Great news from yesterday evening, as the British people (at least the English and Welsh ones) voted to secede from the Second Belgian Empire. “British voters chose to ‘leave’ the European Union on Thursday, defying the polls — and President Barack Obama, who had urged Britain to ‘remain’ in the EU. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had also urged Britain to stay in the EU. Only Donald Trump had backed the campaign to leave. “Republican strategists had panned Trump’s decision to travel to the UK in the midst of campaign turmoil, and in the wake of his blistering attack...
  • Bye Bye EU: UK Votes For Independence From European Union

    06/24/2016 3:39:58 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | June 24, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Despite the rigged polls, the hysteria, the emotional appeals, the stereotyping, the alarmist economic claims and the rest of the circus, British voters have voted to reclaim their independence.
  • EU referendum: Scotland backs Remain as UK votes Leave

    06/23/2016 11:35:12 PM PDT · by Cronos · 27 replies
    BBC ^ | 24 June 2016 | BBC
    Scotland has voted in favour of the UK staying in the EU by 62% to 38% - with all 32 council areas backing Remain. But the UK as a whole has voted to Leave - raising the prospect of Scotland being taken out of the EU against its will.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland had delivered a "strong, unequivocal vote" to remain in the EU. ..Ms Sturgeon's predecessor, Alex Salmond, said the result could lead to a second independence referendum. Ms Sturgeon said the vote had made clear "that the people of Scotland see their future as part of the...
  • Scotland votes to stay in EU as UK opts out of Europe

    06/23/2016 11:28:18 PM PDT · by Cronos · 75 replies
    The Times ^ | 24 June 2016 | lindsay mcintosh
    Scotland last night gave a resounding endorsement to the EU as the UK overall voted for Brexit, raising the prospect of a demand for a second independence referendum. ..In the early hours, Alex Salmond was.. announcing that, if Scotland voted to remain but the UK overall voted to leave, Nicola Sturgeon would “implement the SNP manifesto”. The SNP document for last month’s Scottish election states that Holyrood should have the right to hold a second independence vote if there is a “significant and material” change in circumstances from 2014, such as Scotland being taken out of the EU against its...
  • Brexit: Britain Votes with Trump, against Hillary, Obama

    06/23/2016 10:28:49 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/23/2016 | Joel Pollak
    British voters chose to “leave” the European Union on Thursday, defying the polls — and President Barack Obama, who had urged Britain to “remain” in the EU. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had also urged Britain to stay in the EU. Only Donald Trump had backed the campaign to leave Republican strategists had panned Trump’s decision to travel to the UK in the midst of campaign turmoil, and in the wake of his blistering attack on Hillary Clinton earlier this week. Now, however, it looks like a risk that paid off handsomely, in the currency of foreign policy credibility....
  • This was the day the British people defied their jailers

    06/23/2016 10:57:57 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 69 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | June 24,2016 | Tim Stanley
    Why did they do it? That, we’ll pick apart in the next few weeks. I think that Leave genuinely ran the better campaign, more hopeful and upbeat. Immigration mattered a great deal – although one YouGov poll ranked it third behind democracy and the economy. It’s possible that voters grasped the essential point about this referendum better than we the commentators did. It was a vote of confidence in Britain. Should we run our affairs or should we delegate it to foreign bureaucrats? When I was leaving my polling station, I said to a chap: “I found voting quite emotional.”...
  • BREXIT - Obama on losing side again (Vanity)

    06/23/2016 10:08:15 PM PDT · by llevrok · 30 replies
    6/23/2016 | self
    Recall Obama's recent threatening the Brits with being at the "back of the queue" on trade deals with the US if they left the EU There are too many to count, but starting with the Chicago Olympics bid, the Mullah Obama seems to be on the losing side. Again. Kiss of Death Barry strikes again. I hope he doesn't support Trump!
  • Sky News has called the British Referendum - OUT!!!!!!!!!!!

    06/23/2016 8:40:53 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 114 replies
    The vote is that the UK will leave the EU.
  • EU Referendum - The Result - Live (Brexit Referendum Live Thread)

    06/23/2016 2:25:24 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 2,252 replies
    BBC News ^ | 06/23/2016 | BBC News
    Live coverage of the result of the EU referendum. This is a live BBC stream starting at 21:55 BST.
  • England Has a Soul, If She Can Keep It

    06/23/2016 3:30:08 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 42 replies
    First Things ^ | 22 June 2016 | Francesca Aran Murphy
    “England,” our Fairest Isle, including Scotland and Wales, looks like one single place because it is one single place. It is surrounded on all sides by water, which marks its boundaries and colours the British soul. You may say that there is no such thing as the “soul” of England: We may imagine her as Britannia, but a country is not a person. The only corporate personality, I am reliably told by R. R. Reno, is the Church. Countries are not persons, said the Oracle. No, maybe not—but they are analogous to persons, and they have some analog of a...
  • Police tell people targeted by robberies: Fight back with an umbrella

    06/21/2016 6:54:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 58 replies
    standard.co.uk ^ | 06/21/2016 | BARNEY DAVIS AND SOPHIA SLEIGH
    Police have told residents in one of London’s most affluent neighbourhoods they should arm themselves with “keys and umbrellas” after a string of street robberies. Scotland Yard said a group of two to four hooded men in their twenties have been seen prowling Hampstead Garden Suburb in a dark car, ambushing women and stripping them of their jewellery as they step outside their homes. The enclave just north of Hampstead Heath, where detached mansions fetch upwards of £20 million, is home to many celebrities including TV presenters Jonathan Ross and Richard and Judy Madeley. Pc Edward Bromilow, ward officer in...
  • Euro 2016: why England and Germany could still go out in the group stage

    06/19/2016 11:08:32 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | June 19, 2016 | Rob Smyth
    If you’re a casual football fan, there’s a chance you won’t be familiar with the 1983-84 season in Romania’s Divizia C, Serie VIII. It was so tight that in a 16-team league, with two points for a win, only two points separated second and 15th. Some teams avoided relegation on goal difference – and finished in the top half of the division. On the final day, the as-it-stands table probably exploded after 10 minutes. At least there was only one as-it-stands table. We’ll need at least two to make some kind of sense of this week’s matches at Euro 2016:...
  • Jo Cox MP critically injured amid shooting reports

    06/16/2016 7:15:32 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 23 replies
    BBC ^ | 16 June 2016
    Mr Abdallah said the weapon had "looked handmade" and a man who had been wrestling with the gunman continued even after seeing the gun. He said: "The man stepped back with the gun and fired it and then he fired a second shot, as he was firing he was looking down at the ground." "He was kicking her as she was lying on the floor", he said.
  • Pensioner Lifts Skirt to Show His Ladies’ Underwear to Little Girls

    06/15/2016 9:28:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | June 15, 2016 | Moonbattery
    Some people live in the wrong country. What is Geoffrey Cowell doing in Britain? A cross-dressing flasher has admitted exposing his female underwear to young girls. But pensioner Geoffrey Cowell’s behaviour was “more odd than sinister”, a court was told [Monday]. The 67-year-old pleaded guilty to two charges of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour. Two charges of outraging public decency were withdrawn. On May 27, Cowell approached two eight-year-old girls playing rounders at a Thornaby school and asked them if they were having fun and what were they doing. The girls ignored him and he lifted up...
  • London’s Muslim Mayor Bans Sexy Women In Advertisements

    06/13/2016 6:49:00 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/13/2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Sadiq Khan, London’s first Muslim mayor, announced Monday that “body shaming” advertisements will no longer be allowed in London’s public transport. “As the father of two teenage girls, I am extremely concerned about this kind of advertising which can demean people, particularly women, and make them ashamed of their bodies. It is high time it came to an end,” Khan said. The mayor added, “Nobody should feel pressurised, while they travel on the Tube or bus, into unrealistic expectations surrounding their bodies and I want to send a clear message to the advertising industry about this.” Khan was not clear...
  • America's fears of splendid isolation under Brexit

    06/12/2016 5:55:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Australian Financial Review ^ | June 13, 2016 | Edward Luce
    Why is America so alarmed by Brexit? Lest the reader be in doubt, remind yourself of this. Never before has a sitting US president visited a fellow democracy in a bid to sway an election. Nor, until now, have 13 former US secretaries of state and defence risked addressing a letter to a foreign electorate with the same motive. Ditto eight former Treasury secretaries and five former supreme commanders of NATO. Not only has the US establishment broken its non-interference rule over Brexit, it is stamping on its smithereens. If we did not know better, it might seem the UK...
  • Muslim Migrants BURN 5 British teenagers with ACID,....

    06/08/2016 1:58:26 PM PDT · by milford421 · 85 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 6/8/16 | Pamela Geller
    "...leaving one ‘BLINDED IN ONE EYE’ and 4 others horrifically injured as they waited for a train. —- Young group were standing at Ockendon station, Essex, when attacked — Doused in corrosive liquid by group of Muslim assailants who then fled — One of the teenagers left blind in one eye while a second badly burned —Three others also hurt but released from hospital with minor injuries
  • This Teen With Crohn’s Disease Wants Us To Talk About Invisible Illnesses

    06/04/2016 8:26:53 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | June 3, 2016 | Caroline Kee
    This is Aimee Rouski, a 19-year-old from Liverpool, England, who has Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the digestive system. Crohn’s is an incurable disease which causes inflammation of the lining of any part of the gastrointestinal tract. It can cause abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, and malnutrition — which can become life-threatening. Many people with Crohn’s will have at least one surgery as part of treatment, either to widen a part of the intestine or to remove portions of the intestines or the colon and/or rectum. Rouski recently posted a few selfies with her ostomy...
  • BBC Warns Football Fans Dressing as Crusaders ‘Offensive’ to Muslims

    06/04/2016 5:15:33 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/4/2016 | DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
    The BBC has warned English football fans not to dress as crusaders when attending the Euro 2016 tournament this summer as they might cause offence to Muslims. The advice comes via their ‘iWonder’ website, aimed at a younger audience, which asks such pressing questions as “Was Shakespeare a feminist?” and “How green is my commute?” Posing the question: “Is it wrong to dress as a crusader for an England match?” the answer appears to be a resounding “yes”. “Crusaders were the perpetrators of violent attacks across Europe and the Middle East on Muslims, Jews and pagans,” the website intones, suggesting...
  • Will There Always Be an England?

    05/31/2016 5:19:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union -- in terms Americans can understand. Would you accept, Grayling asks, an American Union of North and South America, its parliament sitting in Panama, with power to impose laws on the United States, and a high court whose decisions overruled those of the U.S. Supreme Court? Would you accept an American Union that granted all the peoples of Central and South America and Mexico the right to move to, work in, and live in any...
  • Population to surge will ‘change the face of England forever'

    05/27/2016 9:26:36 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 45 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 26 May 2016 | John Bingham and
    The population of England is set surge by more than four million in the next decade as parts of the south prepare to see the number of inhabitants swell by up to a quarter, official projections show. New estimates, drawn up to help councils and the NHS plan ahead, expose the full impact of years of mass immigration on top of a revolution in life expectancy. Immigration is set to account for almost half of the expected population expansion, which would also official rank London as one of the world’s megacities – passing the 10 million mark - for the...
  • Head of Midwives Group Promotes Unlimited Abortions: Abortion is Part of Our Calling

    05/25/2016 8:38:53 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | May 24 2014 | Micaiah Bilger
    The job of a midwife is to care for women and their babies before, during and after birth, but the leader of British midwives group is pushing to add late-term abortion advocacy to midwivesÂ’ job descriptions. Cathy Warwick, the chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, has been facing heavy backlash ever since she used her role to push for late-term abortions for any reason up to birth, LifeNews reported. Without consulting members, Warwick recently published a new RCM policy that supports abortion on demand, according to the UK Metro. She also got the midwives group involved in a...
  • Restaurant owner found guilty of death by chicken tikka masala

    05/23/2016 6:23:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 23, 2016 | Sophia Rosenbaum
    The owner of an Indian restaurant was found guilty Monday of killing one of his customers — after he cut corners whipping up an order of chicken tikka masala. A jury in Teesside Crown Court in North Yorkshire, England, found 52-year-old Mohammed Zaman guilty of manslaughter and gross negligence because he switched out almond powder for a cheaper ground nut mix containing peanuts, according to the BBC.
  • Elizabeth I dress: Altar cloth may be Queen's gown

    05/21/2016 4:37:17 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | May 16, 2016 | unattributed
    The fabric at St Faith's Church in Bacton has been identified by experts as a piece of a 16th Century dress. An examination by Historic Royal Palaces curators has strengthened a theory it formed part of a court dress. The Queen is depicted in the Rainbow Portrait wearing a similar fabric, but no documentary evidence has been found to suggest the dress was worn by her. Historians believe the monarch could have gifted the garment to one of her servants, Blanche Parry. Dating back to the last decades of the 16th Century, the altar cloth that hung in a glass...
  • "Divisive, Stupid & Wrong" Trump Slams Cameron, "Doesn't Care" About London's Muslim Mayor

    05/16/2016 9:16:48 AM PDT · by GilGil · 56 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 5/16/2016 | Tyler Durden
    In response to Cameron calling Trump's suggestions that Muslims should be barred from the US "divisive, stupid, and wrong", Trump warned that maybe the two just wouldn't get along then. "Well number one I'm not stupid ok, I can tell you that right now. Just the opposite. Number two in terms of divisive, I don't think I'm a divisive person, I'm a unifier. Unlike our president now I'm a unifier... It looks like we're not going to have a good relationship. Who knows, I hope to have a good relationship with him but it sounds like he's not willing to...
  • BBC is 'too Christian' and 'could broadcast Muslim prayers' to reflect growing multi-culturalism

    05/15/2016 9:12:39 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 68 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | May 15, 2016 | David Barrett
    The BBC’s religious output is too Christian, an internal review by the Corporation has concluded, opening the way for more programmes on other faiths. One Muslim leader suggested the review could lead to Friday prayers from a mosque being broadcast in the same way that Christian church services currently feature in the BBC’s schedules. The report is now being considered by Lord Hall, the director general, who could make changes to make religious output less “disproportionate”, the Sunday Times (£) reported. Ibrahim Mogra, of the Muslim Council of Britain, said the BBC could televise Friday prayers from a mosque and...
  • Mysterious Braided Hair May Belong to Medieval Saint - See more at:

    05/10/2016 8:41:51 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    Live Science ^ | 05/04/2016 | Tom Metcalfe,
    A braided head of hair found buried beneath a medieval abbey in England has given up some of its secrets, thanks to a scientist's curiosity about the relic, which he first saw when he was a schoolboy. Jamie Cameron, an archaeological research assistant at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, first visited Romsey Abbey, near the city of Southampton, on a school field trip when he was 7 years old. Cameron said he became curious about the abbey's display of a brightly colored and braided head of hair, which had been found in a lead casket buried beneath...
  • Students call for sanitary bins to be placed in male toilets for transgender men on their periods

    05/01/2016 8:25:19 AM PDT · by Morgana · 57 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | April 30, 2016 | Jonathan Petre for The Mail on Sunday
    Student activists are calling on universities to install sanitary towel bins in men’s toilets so that biologically female transgender students who use them do not face discrimination. The Mail on Sunday has found that equality rights campaigners at three leading universities have called for the changes – resulting in family groups branding the move ‘madness’. They include Southampton Student Union, which has drawn up a ‘Trans Inclusion Policy’, in which ‘trans’ is defined as a ‘wide umbrella term, covering those who transcend traditional boundaries of gender and sex, those who are gender variant, and those whose gender identity does not...
  • Pedophiles: The next protected minority group

    04/28/2016 7:40:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 77 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | April 28, 2016 | Erik Rush
    With regard to its designs for our nation, debasement has been the name of the game for the political left for a long time. While volumes could be written on the moral debasement alone catalyzed by the left, America’s standing in the world, our economy, our educational system, our worldview and collective self-image, among many other things, have been targets for incremental debasement by the left. When liberals began targeting the sexual attitudes of our population through mass media and junk science such as Alfred Kinsey’s perverted sex studies, suddenly the worst thing one could be was a prude, and...
  • How Elton John has Changed Marriage

    04/27/2016 3:51:38 PM PDT · by fwdude · 56 replies
    MercatorNet ^ | Apr 27, 2016 | Michael Cook
    Unless you live under a rock in a very shady part of the forest or in England or Wales, you have no doubt heard of the peculiar domestic arrangements of the world’s most famous gay marriage. The British musician Elton John and his husband David Furnish, who married last December after several years in a civil partnership, have been in tabloid headlines around the world after revelations that Mr Furnish has been involved in trysts with other men. Except, however, in England and Wales, where publication of anything about the sordid affair has been gagged.
  • Jury finds 96 soccer fans were 'unlawfully killed' in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium disaster

    04/26/2016 7:56:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    AP ^ | April 26, 2016 | Staff
    The 96 Liverpool soccer fans who died in the Hillsborough Stadium disaster were "unlawfully killed" because of errors by the police, a jury concluded Tuesday. Relatives of the victims of the 1989 disaster, some wearing Liverpool scarves, were in tears outside a specially-built courtroom after new inquests into Britain's worst sporting disaster.
  • English Gun Law was a Colonial Import from India

    04/25/2016 4:15:53 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Destruction of the Magazine at Delhi During the Indian Mutiny 1857-58 Gun control, or more properly, the restrictions on the ownership and use of guns by the general population, was not a common or popular phenomena in Europe until after the First World War.  One of the most influential and gun control laws was instituted in England and Wales in 1920.  It has been the basis for a great deal of restrictions on the private ownership of firearms around the world, both in the Commonwealth countries and in Europe.  These restrictions were not designed to protect the public from...
  • Obama tries telling Brits wanting out of the EU what to do

    04/24/2016 9:22:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/24/16 | Judi McLeod
    But then again Marxist name-calling of their enemies is now universal The most ridiculous sound in the world has gotta’ be the one of an overbearing Barack Obama rattling his saber at Brits who want out of the EU. It’s going to take more than insipid “back off” orders from from the likes of Obama to frighten Brits from voting the way they want on Brexit. A feeble quack from a lame duck on his way out of public office will never dim the knowledge that it comes from a no-boots-on-the-ground in jihadist-held territory, no-skin-in-any-game-but-his-own, semi-golf pro, part-time president.
  • Interview with Middle East Analyst Avi Melamed - What has Obama wrought?

    04/23/2016 6:52:52 AM PDT · by Randall_S · 13 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | April 23, 2016 | USA Transnational Report
    INTERVIEW WITH MIDDLE EAST ANALYST AVI MELAMED! RECORDED LIVE Saturday (4/23) 8 AM EST!!! Avi Melamed is an internationally acclaimed Middle East expert. He is a former Senior official on Arab Affairs and Intelligence official, and is now an independent Middle East strategic intelligence analyst, private lecturer, and Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs at the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College. Fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, and English, he has spent decades operating in Arab cities throughout the region, often in high-risk positions at sensitive times. Melamed is also author of the new book, Inside the Middle East. Interview begins...
  • Video: Muslim migrants in London scream, “This is our country now, get out!”

    04/21/2016 7:37:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 68 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4/21/16 | Robert Spencer
    This is the Britain that David Cameron and Theresa May wanted. Now they have it.
  • Meekness[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/20/2016 7:20:38 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 4-20-16 | Holy Spirit
    "My" meekness is your strength for it is as you are moved only by the fortitude of My love that "True Zeal" then takes over and abides in you "As a River" forging and carving the path of My very will for your life "In Me" Acts 17:28 28 For in Him we live and move and exist [that is, in Him we actually have our being], as even some of [a]your own poets have said, ‘For we also are His children.’ Matthew 5:5 5 “Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the [a]gentle [the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited,...