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  • 11 rifles and thousands of bullets lost or stolen from Army, MOD admits amid fears they could be in hands of criminals

    12/30/2019 2:44:28 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 51 replies
    sg.news via telegraph ^ | 29 December 2019 | Verity Bowman
    Over 1,000 bullets and 11 guns have been lost or stolen from the Army, the Ministry of Defence has admitted amid fears they could be in the hands of criminals. The missing munitions, including eight rifles and 1,000 rounds of ammunition taken in one burglary from a Merseyside army cadet facility, all disappeared within twelve months, a Sky News investigation found. The news comes just weeks after the Telegraph revealed hundreds of unexploded munitions had been found in Scotland over the past three years. Land mines, grenades and flares have all been recovered, including several in the city centres of...
  • The British Effort to Kill American Football (A History Lesson)

    11/27/2019 4:03:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2019 | Terry Jeffrey
    "That the conduct of England with regard to America has been altogether unjustifiable." This was the resolution the Debating Society at Marlborough College -- the British prep school later attended by the current Duchess of Cambridge -- took up on Oct. 23, 1865. Edward H. Moeran argued against the proposition and won -- with 18 judges voting for him and only 8 voting against. Fortunately, he was not as persuasive when he later tried to terminate American football. Moeran, born in Ireland, captained the rugby and cricket teams at Marlborough and then attended Trinity College Dublin. In 1870, he moved...
  • UK Schools to Teach 4-Year-Olds How to Masturbate

    09/29/2019 4:40:59 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 35 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 9/24/19 | Jules Gomes
    Bishops push back against graphic pro-LGBT sex ed curriculumLONDON (ChurchMilitant.com) - Four-year-olds in English schools are to have lessons in "how we touch our own and each other's bodies" under the new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) program which will become compulsory in September 2020. The "All About Me" sex education curriculum for Reception (age 4–5) instructs teachers to give children "the opportunity to explore a variety of different touch and feel sensations" and allow them "to decide which they like and dislike." Children in this age group will also be taught the names of private parts like "penis and...
  • Islamophobia: Conservative Party Members Suspended Over Posts [UK]

    09/24/2019 5:54:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/20/19 | Alex Forsyth
    A number of Conservative Party members have been suspended for posting or endorsing Islamophobic material online. The BBC highlighted over 20 new cases to the party, who said all those found to be members who shared or supported anti-Muslim posts on Twitter and Facebook were suspended immediately. However, the officials would not reveal the exact number of members suspended. A Conservative spokesman said the party was now "establishing the terms" of an investigation into the wider issue. But Baroness Warsi, the former Tory chairwoman who was the UK's first female Muslim cabinet minister, accused her party of "backsliding". There have...
  • Hoo boy. The UK “gender stereotype” rules are up and running

    08/15/2019 4:40:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | August 15, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    Following complaints from the public over the past couple of years, the UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has implemented new rules for television and print advertising. The purpose of these regulations is to eliminate “harmful gender stereotyping” in ads. If that phrase leaves you scratching your head, don’t worry. You’re not alone.In any event, the first two “harmful” ads have been banned from the airwaves. They were from Volkswagen and Philadelphia cream cheese. So what were they depicting? Child abuse? Violence against women? Racism? Nope. One was a shot of a woman sitting in the park next to a baby...
  • Beer with ‘sexist’ names banned by CAMRA from Great British Beer Festival 2019

    08/09/2019 1:09:10 PM PDT · by PROCON · 65 replies
    edinburghnews.scotsman.com ^ | Aug. 7, 2019 | RHONA SHENNAN
    The decision is designed to make women at the event feel more welcomed (Photo: Shutterstock)In an effort to combat discriminatory attitudes at the Great British Beer Festival, The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has banned beers that feature sexist names or imagery. The event kicked off yesterday (Tue 6 Aug) and runs until Saturday at London’s Olympia. Banned beers The sale of a number of drinks has been banned by CAMRA, like those named Dizzy Blonde, Slack Alice, Leg-Spreader and Village Bike. With over 1,000 beers, ciders and perries available at the festival, they’ve all been checked to make sure...
  • The Totally, Utterly Irrefutable Case Against Socialism

    07/16/2019 1:49:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 11, 2019 | Lee Edwards
    When a dozen of conservatism’s best minds take on Socialism and expose it for the utopian fraud it is, attention must be paid. In a brief foreword to a special issue of National Review, Editor-in-Chief Richard Lowry admitted that many conservatives thought socialism in America had been “vanquished” after the collapse of Soviet Communism 30 years ago. But as T. S. Eliot insisted, “There is no such thing as a Lost Cause because there is no such thing as a Gained Cause.” The experts examine socialism in its many guises, beginning with Charles Cooke’s blunt assessment that socialism is not...
  • 'Lion of London Bridge' who was stabbed eight times as he confronted terrorist attackers '(tr)

    07/01/2019 6:08:14 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 1, 2019 | Harry Howard
    Full title: "'Lion of London Bridge' who was stabbed eight times as he confronted terrorist attackers 'is put on anti-terror watch list after far-right extremists contacted him'" The 'Lion of London Bridge' who was hailed a hero for fighting off knife-wielding jihadis during the terror attack said he is on an anti-terror watch list after being contacted by far-right anti-Islam supporters. Roy Larner, 49, screamed, 'f*** you, I'm Millwall,' as he took on the knife murderers when they struck in June 2017 while he was enjoying a pint in the Black & Blue restaurant in Borough Market, in Southwark, south-east London. But...
  • Woman (BasedAmy) Bursts Trump Blimp.

    President Donald Trump’s UK State Visit has prompted a ring of steel has been put in place outside the US Ambassador's residence in Regent's Park in London, with cops implementing strict safety measures. The President will also enjoy the protection of state-of-the-art security equipment and staff. An eight-foot-high temporary steel mesh fence has been placed on the road between Winfield House and London's Central Mosque…
  • The steps of The Overcomer[Charismatic Caucus]

    05/18/2019 3:56:22 PM PDT · by Jedediah
    My righteousness is the architect of your day , let no man dictate your footsteps for we are one My Beloved. Though others may tug and attempt to coerce you, remember Eve. I AM with you in The Garden and MY WORD stands eternal as your Tree of Life therefore there is no other. Eat only from My Tree for in it lives your True Eternity for there are no counterfeits in Zion as I AM THE WORD and these are your footsteps of your Life in Me. Take Joy in each footstep for obedience is far greater than sacrifice...
  • Theresa May and Joe Biden, sinking the special relationship

    05/08/2019 9:04:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 8, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    This past weekend, Joe Biden appeared to stick his foot in his mouth when he told supporters at a campaign stop about a conversation he allegedly had with British Prime Minister Theresa May. If his account of their chat is accurate, the PM may have inadvertently stuck her nose into our presidential elections and put a ding in our “special relationship” with her nation. And the timing of this news isn’t particularly ideal given that it comes only a couple of weeks before President Trump’s first official visit to Great Britain. (Washington Examiner) Joe Biden’s claim that Theresa May confided...
  • Shamima Begum and the Myth of Islamic Deradicalization [Brit stripped of citizenship]

    02/22/2019 7:18:12 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 22, 2019 | Jules Gomes
    A glimpse inside the fairy-tale world of deradicalization. If only we could squeeze Shamima Begum (hijab, prayer mat, Koran and all) into H.G. Wells’ time machine and catapult the ISIS bride to the era of Guy Fawkes, we might just about solve our problem with jihadi Judases returning to Britain. In merry olde England, we’d truss up a traitor and get a bad-tempered horse to yank him across hard ground. Then we’d then string him on IKEA-like gallows, disembowel, behead and carve the quisling into four quarters. The fairer sex didn’t get hung, drawn and quartered—a female turncoat was simply...
  • British yellow vest movement picks up steam and spreads North

    12/20/2018 4:29:45 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 17 replies
    After recent events in London over the past week The British Yellow Vest Movement has spread to the north of England. Patriots in Manchester reacted over the weekend, coming together and setting up a Facebook page, later embarking on the BBC, Media City in Salford Quays sending the security guards into a frenzy claiming they were not allowed to be on public property outside of the Beeb’s premises. In just a matter of hours the group had swelled to significant numbers with messages of support being received from America, Canada, Australia and The Netherlands.
  • First F-35B lands on Britain’s new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth as NATO gets new deterrent

    09/29/2018 1:07:45 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 14 replies
    Great Power War ^ | 9/29/18 | USA Features Media
    It should be noted that the UK retired, and then decided to build, two carriers about the same time that Russian aggression was picking up again following Moscow’s short 2008 invasion of Georgia. Speaking of Russia, the Kremlin’s navy has only one carrier, the aged Admiral Kuznetsov, which was launched in 1985 and which just finished a refit this year and a combat deployment to Syria. While there supporting Russian operations, the ship struggled to remain operational and reports claimed that at least two fighters were lost.
  • A Once Great Nation

    05/30/2018 12:12:19 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/30/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The disgusting arrest in England of independent photo-journalist Tommy Robinson by the UK's corrupted authorities is a stark and glaring example that exposes just how cruel has become the country of America's heritage. That country's language police have been so degraded that the word "Asian" is used to conceal the identity of Muslim gang groomers on trial for rape. It was Robinson’s coverage of this trial that caused his arrest and imprisonment. Here is a website that reveals what 12 and 13 year old British girls are suffering at the hands of Muslim adult males. Yet the authorities protect the...
  • Agent apologises for saying casting call for black, Asian or minority ethnic-only actors ‘stinks’

    05/08/2018 6:11:17 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 56 replies
    The Stage ^ | May 4, 2018 | Matthew Hemley
    A theatre agent has apologised for a comment she made in a private forum that criticised a casting call for only black, Asian or minority ethnic actors and claiming the decision put “talented white performers out of work”. Gemma Hamilton, who runs Lowy Hamilton Artists, made the remarks in a forum on Facebook, in which she said she was “bored of breakdowns asking for BAME actors” because it “adds that va-va-voom to the cast list”. “And now I see a breakdown for BAME-only that are actor/musos. It’s putting talented ‘white’ performers out of work. I think it stinks,” she wrote....
  • Britain’s oldest new parents, aged 63 and 65, have baby, 1, taken away by social services

    04/29/2018 12:25:15 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 67 replies
    The Sun ^ | April 29, 2018 | Michael Hamilton
    A COUPLE have become Britain’s oldest new parents — only to have their baby taken from them by social services. The 63-year-old mum and her partner, 65, are “devastated” after bosses stepped in and took the child from them. The couple’s age is thought to be a factor in fears over the one-year-old’s well-being. A source said: “They are devastated. Social services have been dealing with them since last year and told them to make improvements in how the child was being looked after. “They then decided that the called-for improvements had not happened and took the child into care.”...
  • ‘London is DEBASED' Morrissey rages at Sadiq Khan after violent epidemic

    04/18/2018 12:21:29 AM PDT · by BBell · 67 replies
    https://www.express.co.uk/ ^ | 4/18/18 | ALICE SCARSI
    MORRISSEY has slammed London Mayor Sadiq Khan following the rise of violent attacks recorded in the capital saying London is “second only to Bangladesh” and claimed Mr Khan “cannot talk properly”.The former Smiths frontman lashed out at the Mayor of London in an interview discussing his views on racism, violence and the capital. And Morrissey stated that London “is debased” and that “civilisation is over”. Going on a rampage against Mr Khan, he added: “The Mayor of London tells us about ‘Neighborhood policin’ - what is ‘policin’? “He tells us London is an ‘amazin’ city. What is ‘amazin’? This is...
  • [satire] Toddler Brandishing Play-Doh Pocketknife Apprehended By UK Police

    04/09/2018 8:16:21 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 28 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | April 9, 2018
    LONDON—A “potentially dangerous situation” was defused by London police Monday morning, as a toddler cutting Play-Doh with a toy plastic pocketknife was tackled to the ground and apprehended by a Specialist Firearms Command unit, sources confirmed at the scene. The toddler was happily cutting a lump of green-ish Play-Doh with his official Play-Doh pocketknife in his mum’s London flat when a Metro Police unit kicked his door down and charged in, bellowing for everyone to get down on the ground. Several other operatives dove through windows and rappelled from skylights, tossing tear gas and breaching doors throughout the home...
  • Tottenham shooting: Girl, 17, dies from gunshot wound

    04/03/2018 3:20:49 AM PDT · by BBell · 31 replies
    Two shootings in London in the space of an hour have left a 17-year-old girl dead and a boy, 16, critically ill. The teenage girl was found with a bullet wound in Tottenham on Monday night and pronounced dead at the scene. The boy had been found with gunshot wounds in Walthamstow earlier, with another boy, 15 who had stab injuries. The shootings come amid concerns over rising violent crime in the capital. Police are not treating the shootings as linked. Stella Creasy, MP for Walthamstow, said the 16-year-old boy - who was shot on Markhouse Road and taken to...