Published July 17, 2014
Middle East , Military
Below is a picture that is currently doing the rounds, first posted or tweeted or whatever the fuck the phrase is, by some lad called Allan Sorensen, showing residents of Israel who have trekked to the top of a hill, with patio chairs, near the Israeli town of Sderot to watch and cheer on the recent bombardment of the densely populated Gaza Strip.
Apparently the genocide of unarmed civilians is now a spectator sport.
Published July 12, 2014
In the run-up to next years general election, UK party politics, a normally dull and drab tussle between similar sounding, and looking, rich white men who are backed by various loathsome aristocrats (just like the Oxford-Cambridge boat race), has taken a bit of an odd turn. I speak of course of the 2015 Class War election campaign.
Standing on a platform of Double Dole, Double Pension, Double all other Benefits, 50% Mansion Tax, Abolish the Monarchy and Abolish all Public Schools.
Yep, Class War are taking to the ballot box. This unexpected move has caused something of a divide in the anarchist community, seen as stupid by some, bizarre by many and as a cardinal sin by others.
Such criticism however has been justified by the following rhetoric…
Continue reading ‘Look who’s back.’
Published June 28, 2014
North vs South
From News Toad (http://newstoad.net/).
George Osborne promises steam engines to the north.
A future North of England could see it’s major cities connected by a series of steam trains, running several times a week according to plans announced today by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
Speaking at a packed press conference in Manchester, Mr Osborne explained “For a northern economy to thrive, northerners are going to have to discover other northern towns having most likely never left their own one, and thus realise that they’re not alone in their funny little world of shit weather and absurd colloquialisms…
Continue reading ‘North vs South 2.’
Published June 28, 2014
Saddened to hear of the recent death of Rik Mayall. Many of my generation grew up watching The Young Ones and Bottom, and one of the clearest memories of my childhood was watching him read George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl on Jackanory, largely because of that I still keep a copy of the book in my house today.
Anyway here’s him as Alan B’stard in The New Statesman.