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Soph0571

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Gender: Female
Hometown: UK
Home country: UK
Current location: UK
Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 06:59 PM
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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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And she lived happily ever after



21st Century Cinderalla - 'Oy Prince Charming - do one.'

Hehehe

Maybe all of the ironies are not dead after all...



All of this...

Soooo many crooks gonna get their collars felt!

When they out Luntz as a secret liberal the shark has been well and truly jumped...

https://twitter.com/FrankLuntz/status/1388288078712692737

That explains all the angry, misspelled messages in my inbox tonight.


EDIT - looks like the tweet as been deleted...

So apparently Luntz did some focus groups with republican voters and it seems that they are just not racist enough on immigration, for white ethno nationalist cheer leader for hate Tucker, and so it makes perfect sense that Luntz must be a secret liberal.👀

The Frank Luntz that for decades has helped put some really hate filled people in power cause conservative, is a liberal now??? Heh. I am very very sure that no liberal ever has thought - oh look there is that terribly conservative Luntz, let me pop over and give him our top secret liberal decoder ring... our ring is far to precious for that!!!



Trumpers have pushed the party so far to the murky underbelly of the far right that this will now become a real thing. Luntz is gonna get shunned by those he helped put into power... the hostile takeover is near completion.

Your Messiah is a racist landlord from Queens; which makes you a Grab Em By The Pussyvangelical....



a Grab Em By The Pussyvangelical.



Hahahahahaha best description ever coined for the faux Christians of the cult who worship at the altar of the former guy. Just genius.

Dozens killed in crush at Lag Baomer religious festival in Israel

Source: The Guardian

At least 44 people have been killed and about 150 injured in a crowd crush at a Jewish religious gathering in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people, in one of the country’s worst peacetime disasters.

Eli Beer, director of an Israeli volunteer ambulance service, Hatzalah, said he was shocked by the size of the crowds at Mount Meron overnight, estimated at around 100,000. Children were among the dead, he told Army Radio on Friday morning.

“Unfortunately, we found small children trampled there, and we performed CPR on children. We were able to save some of them,” he said.

Zaka, another voluntary emergency medical group, said the death toll had risen to 44. Meanwhile, the national ambulance service, Magen David Adom, said 14 of the roughly 150 injured remained in critical condition after being rushed to hospitals around the country.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/30/killed-in-crush-at-religious-festival-in-israel-lag-baomer-mount-meron



This is awful. Too many people in too small a space - should not have been allowed to happen. May the victims here RIP.

It is always grand when the far right turn on each other

I do not know how much you all know about the current shenanigans going on in Downing Street, but it is marvellous. As you sit and wonder and glory in the sanity of having a President that is not bat shit crazy, spare a thought for your lovely progressive cousins the other side of the pond of who live in the far-right Brexit chaos land that is the UK. As we are stuck with this nasty English nationalist and racist administration for the next four years, as they fuck up everything they touch, at least we get ringside seats as they implode. (Side note – our vaccine programme is working very well – but that is because the NHS is running it, rather than the Tories sourcing it out to their corporate masters, as they did with every other part of the pandemic, where we are just shit on every metric out there).

Over here in the last couple of weeks the Tories have displayed so many traits of the awful that they are, and one can only sit in wonder at how much they stink.

Key highlights:

Cameron (the old PM) lobbied privately for mates rates on a bunch of stuff to make gazillions

Cummings (BoJos previous advisor - and the power behind the throne) came out with some damaging statements re BoJo and the legality of certain decisions he has made, after he was accused of leaking some of the shit this administration has been up to.

BoJo had chatty texts with a gazillionaire to make sure his staff did not have to comply with UK tax rules.

BoJo has his own Stalin moment, one death is a tragedy, a million is statistic moment, ranting about letting the bodies pile high in the streets, rather than another lockdown.

BoJo and his fiancé decided that the £30,000 allocated per year for refurbishment of their flat above the office was not sufficient for their home counties tastes and got the cash from ‘someone’ who they refuse to disclose. Quite frankly they spent a lot of money – none of it declared – to have a flat that looks like a 1970’s brothel. It is all very complicated, but basically, they broke loads of rules and are now being investigated.

Basically the entire of the UK is outraged at their depiction of the John Lewis décor they had to endure, the vast majority of the middle class aspire to be able to afford John Lewis to fit out their homes.

BoJo lied today in Parliament. Very very serious shit over here. It is not like in America where the right wing lie all the time, and there are no repercussion. If you are found to lie on the floor of the house is a resigning matter.

BoJo lost it today in Parliament. When an egomaniacal git with a narcissistic personality disorder is confronted with their lies and deceit it is a beauty to behold.

Whatever bucket of popcorn you want to pass in this direction it cannot be big enough. We need to put up with these tossers for many more years but watching someone who has spent his life getting away with everything getting spanked, including by the right wing media is glorious thing.

Taking bets on how long he can last!


Results for April Contest Up in GD

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100215381088

Grumpy Old Guy took 1 & 2 spots. I am sure we can all agree that he is a very welcome addition to this group!

Drum Roll Please: Results of the April Photography Contest are Upon Us!

My fine fellow Duers we have had a perfectly splendid April contest with many fine entries and lots of voting. We have the results for this month and the runaway winner is a new member of Democratic Underground who has the Photography Group with the beauty of his image. So without further ado the winner is:

Grumpy Old Guy with the glorious Milky Way Over Red Rock Canyon



Second place also goes to Grumpy Old Guy with Full Moon Rising Over The Snow Capped Peaks Behind Downtown L.A.




Grumpy Old Guy was on fire and gets to chose the theme for next month!

Third place spot goes to MichaelSoE for Late Night @ the Ritz



Worthy winners I am sure you will all agree



Posted in GD by permission and convention.

Senator Cancun



Cruz needs to stay away from big brained funny people. It never ends well



BREAKING: Electoral Commision escalate flat funding row.

https://twitter.com/breeallegretti/status/1387345808698314752

“We are now satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to suspect that an offence or offences may have occurred. We will therefore continue this work as a formal investigation to establish whether this is the case.


To be fair the decoration of the flat should be judged a crime against humanity, apart from anything else.

https://twitter.com/ElRaynerista/status/1387344651045281802

About time - the nothing to see here folks are going to have a cow. How long do you reckon he has? Time for BoJo to learn the life lesson that being a complete lying wanker ends up having consequences. Heh.
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