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  • Furious commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from top of Tube (UK)

    10/17/2019 9:41:46 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    SkyNews ^ | Oct 17, 2019 | Alix Culbertson
    Angry commuters have pulled Extinction Rebellion protesters from the top of a Tube as activists disrupted services across London. At Canning Town station in east London dozens of commuters were seen pulling two campaigners, dressed in jacket and tie, from the top of a Jubilee Line Tube train after they unfurled a banner saying, "Business as usual = death". The pair used a ladder to climb onto the roof, prompting an immediate reaction from commuters, including one who threw his sandwich at them. A drink was also hurled at one of them. One Tube user reportedly shouted: "I need to...
  • London Commuters Have Had Enough Of Climate Change Activists

    10/17/2019 11:54:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/17/2019 | John Sexton
    Climate change activists calling themselves “Extinction Rebellion” have been punishing London commuters for the past ten days. The stated goal of the protest was to “peacefully shut down all roads into Westminster in Central London and non-violently disrupt the government until our leaders agree to TAKE EMERGENCY ACTION NOW.” Today, things got decidedly less peaceful when a handful of activists climbed on top of a commuter train in the midst of the morning rush hour. People who were trying to get to work dragged the protesters off the train. From the BBC: Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains...
  • Police Stand by Officer Who Subdued Suspect via Headbutt on London Underground (Terrorist gets KO)

    10/05/2019 5:31:50 PM PDT · by protest1 · 10 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5th Oct 2019 | Jack Montgomery
    British police are standing by an off-duty officer who was filmed subduing a man suspected of theft, making threats, and carrying a knife on a crowded London Underground train by headbutting him to the floor.
  • Sadiq Khans former policing adviser defects to Liberal Democrats over knife crime in London

    09/17/2019 5:19:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Mail on Sunday (UK) ^ | 17:46 EDT, 15 September 2019 | Claire Ellicot
    Sadiq Khans former policing adviser yesterday defected to the Liberal Democrats, saying his children were not safe on Londons streets because of knife crime. In a shock switch, Leroy Logan, a former police superintendent, said that he was quitting the Labour Party over the London Mayors record. He will now become policing adviser to the Lib Dem mayoral candidate Siobhn Benita, who has unveiled a five-point plan to tackle knife crime. Mr. Logan had been planning to stand as a Labour member of the London Assembly. He was an adviser to Mr. Khan during his 2016 mayoral campaign and drafted...
  • Just When You Think McDonalds Couldnt Get More Mechanical

    09/11/2019 1:40:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 67 replies
    The idea behind fast food is speed and efficiency. When it comes to fast-food chains, McDonalds is always on the cutting edge of getting people fed quicklytoo quickly, some say. In the rush to gobble down food, much of the joy of eating is lost. Fast food is a soulless commodity that neglects the spiritual appreciation of flavor and taste. It can turn what should be a dining place into a biological fueling station. The bad news is that it has just gotten worse. Just when you think the fast-food giant has reached a peak of efficiency, it comes out...
  • Drag Syndrome: The Sexual Exploitation of Persons With Down Syndrome Anna Bohach

    09/11/2019 1:03:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | September 10, 2019 | Anna Bohach (500 Mom Strong)
    What happens when you cross a deviant misogynistic sexual fetish with people who are intellectually disabled? You get a sexually exploitative nightmare that is the equivalent to a turn-of-the-century freak show. As the mother of a son with Down Syndrome, I am all too aware of the challenges my son will face. Mostly, I am afraid of how other people will treat him. Even before he was born, he was discriminated against for having an extra chromosome. I was encouraged by the medical community to abort him. The world sees him as a burden and I just see him as...
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan rips Trump for managing Hurricane Dorian emergency response <tr>

    09/02/2019 11:06:48 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 02 2019 | Danielle Wallace
    London mayor Sadiq Khan rips Trump for managing Hurricane Dorian emergency response while 'out on the golf course' The mayor of London renewed his public feud with President Trump over the weekend by mocking the president for canceling a trip to Poland to commemorate the start of World War II only to deal with emergency response to Hurricane Dorian from the golf course. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who traveled to Poland over the weekend for a ceremony to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, told Politico in an interview Sunday that Trump couldnt attend because...
  • London Mayor Warns Poster Boy For White Nationalism Trump Is Blotting Out Holocaust Lessons

    09/01/2019 11:27:13 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 61 replies
    Huff Post ^ | 8/31/19
    A wave of extremist far-right movements with chilling echoes of the Nazis is being fueled by Donald Trump, writes Sadiq Khan on 80th anniversary of World War II. The rise of far-right movements and leaders fueled by President Donald Trump, the global poster boy for white nationalism threatens to wipe out the lessons of World War II, London Mayor Sadiq Khan charged in a scathing essay Saturday. An entire generation of brave men and women around the globe sacrificed everything to defeat the singular evil of Nazism and fascism, Khan wrote in The Observer to mark the 80th...
  • Can Congestion Pricing Help Fund Infrastructure?

    08/31/2019 2:20:13 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    For Construction Pros ^ | August 26, 2019 | Jessica Lombardo
    Gridlock on Americas roadways is increasing, according to the 2019 Urban Mobility Report published by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute in part due to job growth that is exacerbating the nations traffic woes. As a result, over that 26-year period from 1982 to 2018: The number of hours per commuter lost to traffic delay has nearly tripled, climbing to 54 hours a year. The annual cost of that delay per commuter has nearly doubled to $1,010. The nationwide cost of gridlock has grown more than tenfold to $166 billion a year. The amount of fuel wasted sitting in stalled...
  • UK mom wishes she could have aborted 4-year-old, sues govt for wrongful birth

    07/19/2019 6:48:49 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 12, 2019 | Lisa Bourne
    July 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) A mother in the U.K. is suing Englands National Health Service (NHS) for more than 200,000 ($249,000 U.S.) for wrongful birth, alleging that health care workers did not conduct tests that would have revealed her unborn sons Down syndrome. Edyta Mordel told Londons High Court that had she known he would be born with Downs, she would have aborted her child, now four-year-old Aleksander, the Daily Mail reports. Mordel, 33, says she requested the tests during her pregnancy and was devastated when her baby was diagnosed with Downs after birth. The case is legally classified...
  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES: Both of which are London.

    07/12/2019 11:00:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/12/2019 | Bruce Bawer
    For the last couple of days, journalists and politicians all over London have been wringing their hands in despair over the disrespectful treatment accorded to a stellar Englishman. No, not Tommy Robinson. Kim Darroch. Sorry: Sir Kim Darroch. Yes, hes a guy Kim as in Kim Philby or Kim Jong Un, not Kim Novak. Since 2016, not that you or I wouldve known it, hes been the UK Ambassador to the US. Before that he was Britains National Security Advisor, and before that he was his countrys Permanent Representative to the EU, an organization of which he is...
  • Strzok-Page texts debated whether to share details with DOJ on key London meeting in 2016

    07/03/2019 10:45:19 PM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies ^ | 7/3/2019 | Catherine Herridge
    Text messages between former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page debating how much information to share with the Justice Department about a London meeting -- days after the bureau opened its initial Russia investigation -- are drawing fresh scrutiny as alleged surveillance abuse and the probes origins are investigated by three separate probes, Fox News has learned. On Aug. 3, 2016, Strzok wrote, "I think we need to consider the lines of what we disclose to DOJ. For example, the last stipulation notes we will not disclose [the] identifies outside the FBI. I think you might argue the unauthorized...
  • Lion on London Bridge, Roy Larner, added to police anti-terror watch list

    07/02/2019 8:16:35 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 10 replies
    KentOnLine ^ | 02 July 2019 | Jess Sharp
    A man dubbed the 'Lion of London Bridge' after confronting a terrorist has been put on an anti-terror watchlist. Roy Larner, from Greatstone in Romney Marsh, was one of 48 people injured in the terror attacks in the capital in June 2017. The Millwall fan was stabbed several times as he bravely confronted the killers and was hailed worldwide for his heroics, with a petition set up online to award him the George Cross.
  • NYT Op-Ed Calls For Public Shaming of Border Patrol Agents

    07/01/2019 2:38:25 PM PDT · by detective · 33 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jul 01, 2019 | Victoria Marshall
    In a New York Times op-ed, assistant professor of human rights Kate Cronin-Furman called for the identities of U.S Border Patrol agents to be made public so as to shame them for their mistreatment of illegal migrants. The University College London professor wrote that she wants to expose the "midlevel functionaries who make the system run" in order to stop their activities. She started her piece with the observation that agents' identities are not hard to find. "The identities of the individual Customs and Border Protection agents who are physically separating children from their families and staffing the detention centers...
  • Woman Kicked off Flight for Wearing Revealing Top: I Felt Cheap

    06/30/2019 8:52:28 PM PDT · by Ahithophel · 113 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 30, 2019 | Amy Furr
    Harriet Osborne, 31, was removed from a flight leaving Malaga, Spain, bound for London Stansted Airport on June 23 because her fellow passengers were uncomfortable with the see-through top she was wearing.
  • Khan's London: Victims Sprayed With Acid In Terrifying Attack in Capital

    06/22/2019 3:39:25 PM PDT · by McQ444 · 22 replies
    NN ^ | 06-22-19 | Pippa Monroe
    Two men have been rushed to hospital after suffering burns following a suspected acid attack in East London, according to reports.Police were called to an incident on Cricketfield Road near Hackney Downs in the early evening after receiving reports of a corrosive substance being thrown on tow men.A car chase took place just before the attack, with one colliding into a wall, according to witnesses.Witnesses then saw a corrosive substance being thrown over two men.
  • Khan: Trump Is Poster Boy for Racists, Defended White Supremacists at Charlottesville

    06/20/2019 11:30:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies ^ | 6/20/2019 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    London mayor Sadiq Khan has reignited his long-running feud with U.S. President Donald Trump, branding the American leader the poster boy for a global far-right movement along with Hungarys Viktor Orbn, Italys Matteo Salvini, France Marine Le Pen, and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage. Speaking on President Trumps recent state visit to the United Kingdom at a Mayors Question Time session at the London Assembly, the Labour politician accused the American leader, Prime Minister Orbn, Deputy Prime Minister Salvini, Ms Le Pen, and Mr Farage of using the same methods from the old far-right playbook: picking on minority communities and...
  • Hezbollahs London Bomb-Making Plot, the Iran Nuclear Deal, and Bruce Ohr

    06/17/2019 11:01:29 AM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies
    epoch times ^ | 6/10/2019 | Jeff Carlson
    Terrorists linked to Iranian-backed Hezbollah were stockpiling bomb-making ingredients, including three tons of ammonium nitrate, in London in 2015 in what was described as a secret British bomb factory, the Daily Telegraph reported this week. The 2015 case was kept hidden from the public until now. The discovery of the explosives cache in 2015, and the subsequent decision to keep that information from the public, occurred during a period of intense public debate over the nuclear deal between the Obama administration and Iran. The Iran Nuclear Deal On July 14, 2015, the United States, Russia, China, the UK, France, and...
  • What Did Obama Know About Hezbollahs Bomb Plot in London?

    06/17/2019 8:07:05 AM PDT · by bitt · 14 replies
    epoch times ^ | 6/14/2019 | BRIAN CATES
    President Donald Trumps long-anticipated visit to Europe during the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion has now come and gone. He arrived in the United Kingdom on June 3 and departed for Ireland on June 5 before hopping across the channel for the official D-Day ceremonies in France on June 6. What I would like to draw attention to is what occurred immediately prior to Trumps arrival in the UK, and what subsequently happened immediately after his departure. Just prior to Trumps visit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would be resigning. She made this announcement on May...
  • "WE WANT TRUMP!" You didn't see this reported by the media

    06/08/2019 10:54:36 AM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-7-2019 | The Next News Network
    A Rally in England - thousands gather in support of President Trump, silence from the media. This is beautiful to see and says an awful lot about the turning tide. They cannot hide the truth.