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About Me

I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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The "Nazi-Free" Twitter Trick Shows That British Twitter Users Are Seeing Hate Speech Banned In

Germany And France



Two far-right British Twitter accounts that remain verified by the US-based company have been regularly retweeting profiles recently that are banned in France and Germany because of links to hate speech.

Yesterday a tweet went viral from US-based writer Virginia Heffernan that explained how any Twitter user could filter out accounts linked to neo-Nazi groups by changing their current location on the website to Germany.

The so-called Nazi-free Twitter experience (which you can switch on by clicking your profile picture in the corner of the screen and changing your country of origin in "settings & privacy" was seen by some users of the app as further evidence the company was not doing enough to counter hate speech on the social media platform for everyone.

As first reported by Motherboard and Lifehacker, in Germany the neo-Nazi accounts are shown as "withheld" in search.


[link:https://www.buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/verified-far-right-twitter-accounts-can-retweet-hate-speech?utm_term=.euRKZbX1A#.lj4DN0PVy|

Are you smarter than a child?

Spelling and grammar are important.

Without them, we couldn't appreciate wonderful Christmas jokes, such as this one:

What is the official job title for Father Christmas' elves?

Subordinate Clauses

You're welcome.

A new quiz is going viral on PlayBuzz. It claims to be based on year six grammar and spelling questions.


[link:https://www.indy100.com/article/grammar-rule-test-spelling-school-language-rules-quiz-playbuzz-interactive-smarter-than-an-11-year-8092561|

Click on the link to take the test. I got A+ - probably not that much to brag about as I am grown arsed - however apparently, as you are told at the end of the quiz, only 3 out of 50 American adults who took it passed. So take in the full contentment that you are equal to a 12 year but smarter than most adults!!!! at least when it comes to grammar

Remember when we had a President who had a brain? And heart? And class?



[link:http://whatwouldjackdo.org/2017/12/05/remember-when-we-had-a-president-who-had-a-brain-and-heart-and-class/|

This....

Feinstein: Were Starting to See the Putting-Together of a Case of Obstruction of Justice

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Meet the Press today that there’s a very real possibility of an obstruction of justice case against President Trump.

She told Todd, “The Judiciary Committee has an investigation going as well and it involves obstruction of justice. And, I think, what we’re beginning to see is the putting-together of a case of obstruction of justice.”

Feinstein elaborated:

“I think we see this in the indictments, the four indictments and pleas that have just taken place, and some of the comments that are being made. I see it in the hyper-frenetic attitude of the White House––the comments every day, the continual tweets. And I see it, most importantly, in what happened with the firing of Director Comey and it is my belief that that is directly because he did not agree to lift the cloud of the Russia investigation. That’s obstruction of justice.”


[link:https://www.mediaite.com/tv/feinstein-were-starting-to-see-the-putting-together-of-a-case-of-obstruction-of-justice/|

You can do anything when Gods on your side



IT’S OK…THEY’RE GOD’S OWN PARTY, DON’TCHAKNOW??


[link:http://whatwouldjackdo.org/2017/12/03/you-can-do-anything-when-gods-on-your-side/|

Week 45. And this is just the lowlights

Laura Ingraham: Democrats Want Illegal Immigration to Replace White Conservatives



In response to undocumented immigrant Jose Ines Garcia Zarate being acquitted for his role in the highly-publicized shooting of Kate Steinle, Fox News host Laura Ingraham claimed Democrats are okay with killings like this and other crimes if it ultimately leads to a racial “demographic changes” that favor the liberal agenda.

Ingraham made the following comments while appearing on the weekend show Watters World:

“[Democrats] want to replace the current electorate in the United States with a new electorate — and that new electorate… will create a California, a Florida, a Texas that looks like Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. I think the Democrats want the replace the old, white conservatives with a new group of people who might be more amenable to big government and don’t necessarily have a big affection for the Second Amendment or the Constitution, and a lot of Republicans who want to secure the border.”

She went on to say that Democrats being okay with “innocent” Americans dying is similar to feminists saying they are okay with innocent men being accused of sexual harassment if it leads to societal change on the issue.


[link:https://www.mediaite.com/tv/laura-ingraham-dems-are-ok-with-illegals-killing-americans-to-replace-old-white-conservatives/|

Sigh

Married Republican paid $84k sexual harassment settlement, while claiming marriage too sacred for

gays



A Republican lawmaker who said marriage is “too sacred” for gay people sexually harassed an employee while married to his wife.
Blake Farenthold is the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 27th congressional district, and has been an unfaltering opponent of marriage rights for gay pepole. 
But the Republican lawmaker, who has two daughters with his wife Debbie, might not be such a great practitioner of those sacred ideals himself.
Politico reports that the House official used $84,000 of taxpayer money to secretly settle a sexual harassment claim brought by his former communications director.


[link:http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/12/01/married-republican-paid-84k-sexual-harassment-settlement-while-claiming-marriage-too-sacred-for-gays/|

Hypocrisy thy name is republican

What a difference a year makes....



this........

Teacher reports six-year-old Muslim boy with Down's Syndrome to police for 'terrorism'



A supply teacher's call to police about a six-year-old Muslim boy with Down’s Syndrome led to his family being investigated for terrorism.

Officers launched the probe after six-year-old Mohammad Suleiman allegedly kept repeating the words “Allah” and “boom” class.

His parents from the Texan city of Pearland, around 20 miles south of Houston, have claimed this cannot be true because “he doesn’t speak at all” and has “the mental capacity of a one-year-old.”


[link:http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/tecaher-pearland-texas-reports-muslim-boy-terrorism-a8088751.html|

Oh look...Texas!
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