Tag Archive: Jeremy Corbyn

May 26

Why Andy Burnham is wrong about Islam

Just after the Manchester Arena bombing, the Mayor of Manchester, Labour’s Andy Burnham, spoke on LBC Radio. Andy Burnham: Abedi ‘not a Muslim’ Accrding to LBC, Mr Burnham said: “The message that I would want to get over – and this is how the vast majority of people feel – this man was a terrorist, …

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May 06

Tories setting up to bomb Syria

The Conservatives are considering a manifesto pledge to hold a Commons vote to bomb government facilities in Syria, reports the Guardian. The paper says the commitment would only take effect if there were another gas attack.  But the fear is it would encourage ‘false flag’ events by rebel jihadist forces. ‘Assad must go’ hysteria A lot …

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Apr 07

Missile strike follows Idlib ‘gas attack’

President Trump has launched a missile strike against Syrian airfields.  The pretext is the alleged release of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Sheikhun the rebel-held Syrian Idlib province on Tuesday. According to the BBC, the Pentagon said 59 Tomahawk missiles were fired from Navy destroyers USS Porter and USS Ross.  They say they targeted ‘aircraft, …

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Feb 09

Article 50 Bill passes House of Commons

The Article 50 Bill, more properly the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, has passed all its stages in the House of Commons. The SNP tabled a whole raft of amendments at Committee Stage.  Labour tabled some others.  The House voted on some of them and defeated all it voted on. That meant there was no …

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Feb 01

Apology for Fallon ‘ship of ‘shame’ remarks

PRESS RELEASE: Christian Voice has written to the Russian Ambassador in London to apologise for the rudeness of Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon. Last week, the Independent reported Sir Michael saying the British navy was keeping a ‘close eye on the Admiral Kuznetsov as it skulks back to Russia.’  He …

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Jan 24

Article 50 – UK Parliament will decide

The judges of the UK Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled this morning the UK Parliament must give its assent before the Government can trigger Article 50 and begin the process of leaving the European Union. The verdict was arrived at by a majority of eight judges to three. It means the Government cannot rely on the ‘prerogative powers’ of the Crown.  Instead, …

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Jan 20

Who is behind Trump inauguration disruption?

When you see the violent protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration on the news later today, don’t be surprised. It’s all been planned – by someone with a lot of money. The Inauguration happens at 12 noon US Eastern Time, 5.00pm our time. You can check the route on this BBC guide. Inauguration #DisruptJ20 The protesters …

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Dec 14

Yes, Aleppo is being liberated

A row has broken out on the left following a headline yesterday in the Morning Star (in red opposite) saying ‘Final liberation of Aleppo is within sight’. According to the liberal-leaning Huffington Post, a host of Labour MPs queued up to condemn the communist paper for its headline. Many were from the disgruntled Blairite wing, like John …

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Nov 21

The European Union’s Tower of Babel

Five months after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union by the grace of God, we are no nearer to knowing what kind of relationship Theresa May’s administration intends. Tony Blair has weighed in to what he sees as a vacuum.  He will want the closest possible association with the EU, and behind …

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