Boris Johnson warns Britain

Syria bombings: Boris Johnson warns UK must prepare for Russian retaliation

Boris Johnson has warned that the UK must take “every possible precaution” to protect itself from Russian retaliation following the coalition air strikes on Syria.

The Foreign Secretary said Moscow had a track record of launching cyber attacks on infrastructure and interfering in the democratic processes of other countries.

His comments come amid concern that Russia may start a clandestine campaign of retribution, following strikes carried out bu the US, UK and France on targets on of the Moscow-backed Syrian regime.

I’ve every confidence that the Boris, like the Donald, has our best interests at heart, and is able and willing to repulse attacks by The Soviet Union Russia. Not. I doubt Boris even knows what a cyber attack is.

The Boris claimed Porton Down had evidence the Skripals had been attacked by Russians at Putin’s command. He lied then, as he always does. Now he claims that Syrian President Assad was responsible for the chemical attack on Douma in Syria, bombing alleged Syrian chemical warfare facilities ahead of an inspection by UN-backed experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), so that evidence one way or another can’t be found.

It’s not as though the British government is actually averse to using chemical weapons. It supported Saddam Hussein when he used them against Iranians.

But May prefers to shoot first and ask questions later, as she labours under the impression this makes her look like a strong leader like Trump, another twit. She wants her Falklands, just like Maggie.

Fair enough, we can’t believe a word the Russians say. Putin is ex-KGB, though how ex is up to debate. He’s a mobster. But we have also reached the point where we can’t believe a word the British government says. May and Johnson are inveterate liars. Neither would know the truth if it stared them in the face. To them, the truth is whatever lie they think serves them at the time.

So god knows where we go from here, and god doesn’t even exist.

The Leave campaign lied

Well, no surprise there, they were lead by the nose by the likes of Boris Johnson, who is Britain’s sorry answer to Trump.

Remember this lie? Likely the Tory Govt. will have to cut that from the NHS once it gets around to paying the Brexit bill.

Brexit whistleblower Shahmir Sanni calls for probe as lawyers claim Vote Leave broke election spending rules

The whistleblower at the heart of the scandal surrounding the main Brexit campaign has called for a police investigation into allegations that the group breached electoral spending rules.

Former activist Shahmir Sanni said he believed the referendum result had been “tainted” by allegations that Vote Leave had flouted spending limits by making a £625,000 donation to the pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave shortly before the 2016 vote.

Lawyers acting for several whistleblowers have argued there is a case to prosecute Vote Leave for allegedly using the smaller outfit to get around the £7m spending limit, which is put in place to prevent campaigns with wealthy supporters from gaining an unfair advantage in elections.

Shenanigans!

What a surprise. Unscrupulous politicians lying and cheating to get their way. Isn’t that new.

The difference between Trump and Johnson is the latter is intelligent, while the former is a dolt. Which gives Johnson less excuse for knowingly lying. Trump lies because it’s in his nature. He’s never done anything else. He’s a pathological liar. I suspect that even if the truth were in his interest, he’d still lie, because  that’s second nature.

Johnson, on the other hand, is educated enough to know the difference between truth and lies. He just doesn’t care. He’ll say whatever he thinks is in his best interests at any given time. He just doesn’t care that it’s a lie. He has no scruples. Whatever serves his purpose at that moment.

I’ll bet he claims he’s a Christian as well.

Theresa’s Dodgy Dossier?

Jeremy Corbyn: May waiting for Trump instructions on Syria

The UK government is “waiting for instructions” from Donald Trump about whether to launch a missile strike on Syria, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

The Labour leader spoke out after Cabinet ministers agreed “on the need to take action” in Syria to “deter the further use of chemical weapons”.

Ministers said it was “highly likely” the Assad regime was responsible for a suspected chemical attack.

But Mr Corbyn said military action was unlikely to solve the situation.

And ministers also said the nerve agent attack on the Skripals was irrefutably proven by scientists at Porton Down to have been orchestrated by Russia, till scientists at Porton Down refuted the claim.

At least May seems to be waiting for something this time – instructions or evidence – before going off half-cocked and proving Corbyn right. Likely it’s instructions from the orange ponce.

It’s bad enough that May has to rely on a mobster like Trump. It doesn’t get more embarrassing than that. But the fact that they are willing to create diplomatic chaos, and even go to war, over suppositions, is not merely troubling. It’s terrifying.

At least when Hitler marched into Poland to start WWII, there was concrete evidence that couldn’t be denied. Boots on the ground. Dead bodies. In Syria, the Russian government is now accusing the UK of the chemical attack. And the alarming thing is that one cannot believe the UK government either because of its history of lies.

It’s not as though Putin or his mob has any credibility. It’s that too many powerful countries are ruled by mobsters with no regard for truth, or for democracy for that matter.

Mistress May wants her Falklands, after all, Maggie had those, and so far, she has zilch in the way of wars, so necessary for Conservative credibility. Though let’s not forget that Iraq was a Labour disaster.

There’s a lot I disagree with Corbyn about. But a reluctance to rush into foreign wars without solid evidence and good reason is something I’m in tune with.

Blair’s reputation has never recovered from Iraq. May ought to be bloody sure she isn’t pulling a Blair in Syria.

The sad sack of bovine excreta that is Donald Trump

There’s a book about to be published by James Comey, FBI director sacked by Trump after he refused to pledge loyalty to the orange puffball, A Higher Loyalty, which tells about his turbulent relationship with Trump. In an ABC interview with George Stefanopoulos to be broadcast on Sunday, Comey says he doesn’t know whether Trump was with prostitutes peeing on each other in a Russian hotel, but thinks it’s possible.

Trump, meanwhile, has lost the plot, calling James Comey an “untruthful slime ball” and a “proven leaker and liar”, as the first  extracts emerge from the book.

Now, given Trump’s extraordinary propensity for lying and exaggeration, it’s pretty rich he should accuse someone else of doing what he does routinely and without even thinking about it. But who are you going to believe? An FBI director with a who used to prosecute mobsters? Or a sleaze-bag like Trump who reminds Comey of the mobsters he used to prosecute?.

If there is a slime ball, it’s sitting in the Oval Office, tweeting.

It’s official. Trump is insane.

Not only is he the worst person in the world, he’s it’s craziest. And he has a nuclear button.

Donald Trump attacks Mexico for failing to close ‘Northern Border’ and allowing ‘large caravans’ of people into US

Excuse me? Mexico is to blame because the Republican US is unable to control its borders? And Trump, who has been president for over a year, with a GOP Congress, still blames the Democrats for US ineptitude??

The man is full of shit. A total douchebag, and that’s a compliment.

Impeachment is too good for this arse.

Donald Trump is the world’s biggest arse

In the anals of exaggeration, he has finally achieved something true. Nothing else he says is true, the man who claims he’s the best, the most intelligent, the most productive president, no, not even that, human being there has ever been on the planet, the only thing he has actually achieved is being a total arse.

Hitler was a monster. There were other thugs like Pol Pot and Stalin. We have a whole history of nasty dictators who believed in torture or extermination to frighten their subjects or get rid of folk they didn’t like.

But for producing simple shit, it doesn’t get better than The Donald. He’s not up there with Hitler, yet. But give it time, if the US Congress will let him.

You cannot trust him or a word he says. You have no idea where he is going because he doesn’t either. Yet a minority of Americans elected him, thanks to the electoral college system. And a well mismanaged electoral campaign handled by Cambridge Analytica. He’s now the most dangerous man in the world, even more to be feared than Putin, because he’s completely random, and, of course, an arse. A self-indulgent man-child. And the president of the US.

What’s not to like?

I am impressed

Parkland survivor Lauren Hogg tells Fox News host to ‘grow up’ and accuses her of cyberbullying

A survivor of the Florida high school shooting has accused Fox News host Laura Ingraham of cyberbullying, after she said her brother had whined about getting rejected from four colleges.

Lauren Hogg told the Ingraham Angle host to, “grow up” after she took to Twitter, to criticise her brother David Hogg, who also survived the massacre which left 17 people dead at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland.

Mr Hogg has since gone on to become a vocal proponent of gun control, which has led to criticism from some quarters.

On her Twitter feed, Ms Ingraham wrote: “David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA…totally predictable given acceptance rates.)”

Defending her brother on the social media site, Ms Hogg tweeted: “How low are your ratings @IngrahamAngle that you have to start attacking my brother’s grades to get attention?

“If you ask me, he is more articulate than you and has far better character. Man, that’s real low even for you. Coming from a 14 year old, please grow up. #NeverAgain”

American fascists are reeling. They don’t understand what has hit them. And it could be a new revolution, one that rids America of gun violence. And the amazing thing is, it’s all down to a few children. So many politicians, so little done, and now perhaps there is some hope, as the children tell the adults to grow up.

Tit for tat, so far so good

Russia to expel 150 diplomats and close US consulate in St Petersburg over response to Salisbury spy poisoning

Well, at least they aren’t bombing each other. That’s an optimistic sign. Now, I have an open mind as to what actually happened. The British are accusing the Russians of trying to execute a former double agent, though they haven’t provided any evidence in public as to exactly how or why. The Russians have claimed it was a British operation, again, without any evidence. As I have no faith in either May or Putin, I have no idea what the truth is.

But at least it’s just business as usual, no escalation beyond that, no arming of nuclear missiles. The British government has managed to convince a number of allies to join them in a diplomatic expulsion, which suggests there is some evidence that they just aren’t sharing with the general public.

The problem is that until such time as we are provided with evidence, we don’t know what actually happened. All we have is politicians making opposing allegations. It would be nice to have a little more than that to go on.

The referendum was a mistake

Brexit: Britain will be strongly in favour of staying in EU by 2021 as society changes, academics say

Bully for the academics, by then it will be too late. Cameron was an ass to have it, and May was a bigger ass to follow through on it with no idea where she was going or what she wanted to achieve. So far, one year into the process, and one year to go we remain clueless as to what is actually going to happen, with no confidence the Tory government has any more clue than the rest of us.

I’m in two minds about this. While I don’t think a second referendum is the ideal answer, it’s better that than an ignominious exit with no trade agreement or free market, which is where we seem to be going under our Tory lords and masters. Why not let the British public reconsider now we know the consequences?

But rather, Parliament ought to shut the whole thing down including this deluded bunch of idiots calling itself a government. I can’t see that happening, either, not with a witless Labour party unwilling to oppose a witless Tory government. We’re caught between a rock and a hard place.

Scottish independence is looking better and better.

Oh for god’s sakes, are Tories terminally stupid?

Brexit poses a bigger threat to the legitimacy of Britain’s political institutions than attempts to reverse it

Yes, I rather think they are. An intelligent Tory is an oxymoron, a contradiction in terms.

The problems associated with Brexit are multiplying, not decreasing. The hard Brexit the Tory Brexiteers are demanding will make it harder  for Britain to trade abroad. We will lose goods and services we rely on such as staffing for the NHS, lose access to markets that supply our strawberries in winter, and alienate us from Europe, our closest allies.

Of course, strawberries in winter aren’t the main reason for staying in Europe. The continent of Europe has been the source of wars for generations. WWI and WWII for starters, and those haven’t been the only ones. Europe has been a source of strife. Till the EU.

It started as a common market encompassing France and Germany, former foes. During its history, there have been no European wars. Some regrettable scuffles in the former Yugoslavia, to be sure, but on the whole, a time of peace never seen before.

And this is what the yahoo Brexiteers want to abandon. Well, Tories. They never made much sense, and they don’t make much sense today. They want to break up European peace.. Not a smigdeon of sense,