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23 April 2018 Daily Question
Theresa May's days are numbered, or should be.
22 April 2018 Daily Question
How could it be that Peter Hitchens agrees with me?
Truth is the first casualty of War
BBC THIS WEEK
19 April 2018
Hitchens Nails Andrew Neil
Peter Hitchens called the main stream media, including the BBC, for acquiescing to hearsay evidence, citing historical precedent of unjust past wars pursued on false premise: Suez, Iraq, Libya to name but three.
Andrew Neil and his panel of Priti Patel and Alan Johnson were all three missile-launch justifiers; each in turn attempted to question Hitchen's motivation as if that would make their blind faith in inconclusive evidence, more sustainable.
Since we speculated on these pages that the missiles launched were a futile gesture, the BBC has for the first time belatedly considered that this might have been the case.
Newsnight 19th April also considered the premise,
#too little too late
16 April 2018 Daily Question
Who Cares about the Salon des Refusés?
The Art Is Crap And So Are The Critics
Royal Academy 2010
Does May have The Right Stuff? As a leader of a minority Government, is her failure to seek the approval of Parliament an undemocratic abuse of her office?
15 April 2018 Daily Question
How does Owen Jones explain
Neil frequently, and some might say skilfully treads the thin line between objectivity and palpable #BBCBias .
Elsewhere on other platforms he is a political brat.
Read Owen Jones and then come back to where you read it first, if you will.
Facebook sold identity
How foolish would anyone be to acquiesce to that bullshit
and how contrived was that Fakebook promise?
Who are The Wrong Jews?
According to a BBC Andrew Neil tweet, Jews who agree with Jeremy Corbyn and support Palestinian rights, are "nutters."
Andrew Neil once paid a holocaust denier a fortune to publish his antisemetic story. That happened when Neil was working for Rupert Murdoch at The Sunday Times.
By Andrew Neil's own very high standards and example, Andrew Neil is an anti-Semite picking on The Wrong Jews.
If Andrew Neil were a Labour Party member he would be suspended by the Party immediately, then investigated and if found to be anti-Semitic, he who would be expelled.
However, Andrew Neil is not a Labour member, he is a Tory and a class A hypocrite that works for the BBC where he is free to smear and accuse Jeremy Corbyn and be a an utter prick with abundant #BBCBias as if that were acceptable in any way whatsoever.
3 April 2018 Daily Question
Who is it that is wilfully stirring race-hate for political advantage and to undermine Jeremy Corbyn?
2 April 2015 Daily Question
3 Years Ago
on these pages
What is it about the zero hours low paid employment contracts that business leaders and David Cameron find so attractive, so appealing and so indispensably profitable?
on these pages
2 April 2018 Daily Question
Why have we allowed the Labour Party to be distracted by in-house right-wing Labour opponents of Jeremy Corbyn who would rather ignore in-work poverty in order to undermine the one man who would put an end to it?
Shame on them
the current leaders of the world's fifth largest economy.
Why am I
such a fool?
I apologise for this
1 April 2018 Daily Question
So, why am I more offended by Andrew Neil
bringing this Mear One mural to my attention
than I am by the mural itself.
Jeremy Corbyn did not draw my attention to the offensive Mear One mural. It was certainly intended to be offensive, but it didn't offend me because I didn't see it until the BBC made me look at it.
I subscribe to the BBC and therefore it was there, for me to see and for me to be offended.
BBC This week March 29th
Andrew Neil was particularly keen for me to not only see it but to be fully aware of what it intended to represent.
Because I am a fool he told me it was obvious, and in case it was not completely obvious, he made me look at it a bit longer until I realised that it was not my fault but that Jeremy Corbyn was responsible for any offence directed at me.
So, why am I more offended by Andrew Neil bringing this mural to my attention than I am by the mural itself.
I am now aware of the highly motivated Campaign Against Anti-Semitism and I notice that they are highly motivated to pedantically catalogue every act of politically motivated Anti-Semitism however tenuous that act might be. No Anti-Semitic stone is usually unturned by the CAA but this outrageous Mear One Mural somehow escaped their attention.
I refuse to publish the image but I offer a similarly offensive image that may certainly cause intended offence.
There are less offensive claims of Anti-Semitism on the CAA website and I will be offended if I am not blacklisted.
And if so, I apologise for lacking chutzpah. more to come
28 March 2018 Daily Question
After a reasonably civilised discussion about anti-Semitism, and what else these days, what did Claire Perry say about Richard Burgon, on
That he was
Live on BBC Daily Politics.
Where did that come from?
Apparently Claire Perry had been expecting Richard Burgon to be embarrassed by Andrew Neil when he read out loud what the Daily Mail had said what Richard Burgon had allegedly said, and as if it were true.
"That is not my view," he said.
"Why would I say that?"
One for the lawyers?
27 March 2018 Daily Question
#muso What Next?
but still under construction.....
26 March 2018 Daily Question
25 March 2018 Daily Question
Jeremy Corbyn’s character has been examined like no other politician.
This week he has been branded an anti-Semite, last week a Spy, and The BBC have taken both smears seriously as if either or both charges were ever credible. Both are ludicrous.
Laura Kuenssberg felt she had had to test Jeremy with the notorious “shoot to kill” question, as if it were in any doubt that Corbyn would not be steadfast in defence of anyone who might be in danger of attack.
Kuenssberg and THE BBC were forced to apologise and buried the apology where it could not be easily found.
But I wonder if Kuenssberg would feel obliged to ask Theresa May the same question. In the unlikely event that Laura Kuenssberg would feel obliged to test Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn’s character on equal terms, I would suggest she asks both of them the same following Question....
"Margaret Thatcher was willing to
“Shoot and Kill”
1000 Argentinean conscripts when she gave the order to sink the Belgrano when she knew it was sailing away from the Falklands conflict."
"Would you have given the same order?"
Nobody has any doubt that Jeremy Corbyn and any other worthy statesman or woman would have said emphatically “No” but what reply would Theresa May give?
I wager she would reply,
“I don’t ask hypothetical questions”
However the question is unlikely to be asked.
said The Sun newspaper.
The BBC is Biased against Jeremy Corbyn and it has been extremely personal from the moment he became leader of The Labour Party.
The whole story has been covered by these pages. The pattern is well established, the evidence is irrevocable.
22 November 2015
Kuenssberg’s Killer Question
24 March 2018 Daily Question
Why would The City of Westminster
disadvantage law abiding Motorists
with the injudicious use of CCTV?
#dirtyrottenrascals #cashcow #sameoldtories #Westminster #cctv
22 March 2018 Daily Question
What is it worth?
City of Westminster fleece motorists sytematically.
Old habits never die.
#dirtyrottenrascals #cashcow #sameoldtories #Westminster #cctv
19 March 2018 Daily Question
Is there a “pattern” of reactionary BBC Bias smearing Jeremy Corbyn as a would-be “traitor,” and one that is apparently willing to put the British public at risk?
Yes there is?
If we are to conclude that a "pattern of behaviour" is proof, then proof is what we have in spades, that the BBC is biased.
Those Tory Tabloid headlines are already unravelling as we speak.
Notably, Owen Jones embarrassed Newsnight live on air. The BBC thought it appropriate to air brush an image of Corbyn with a backdrop of the Kremlin.
Peter Hitchens for all his sins, including writing for the Daily Mail, and yes, for being a bit of a pompous arse, wrote with undeniable conviction, ..
“The treatment of Jeremy Corbyn, both by politicians and many in the media, for doing what he is paid for and leading the Opposition, seems to me to be downright shocking.”
When Laura Kuensberg misrepresented Jeremy Corbyn on the shoot to kill question, the BBC was obliged to apologise, but did so where it would not be seen or heard.
When the Tory tabloids put out that kind of bullshit, I would expect the BBC to find a measured response and not one that gave such headlines the oxygen of fake credibility.
How keen were the Tories and the BBC to make Jeremy Corbyn the story in order to avoid his truthful message.
History punishes liars and has already rewarded Jeremy Corbyn for being a statesman doing his job. This will continue.
Meanwile the BBC fake message appears to be that Corbyn is soft on our enemies and hard on #BBCbias .
When was the truth abandoned by the BBC?
9 Mar 2018 Update
Mrs Monk bought a Dog picture from a charity shop with the intention of over painting the canvas it was printed on.
I suggested she took the dog for a walk about town and take a few pictures in different locations.
This was in 1995 and before photoshop was a verb.
A year or so later Tracy Emin upped the concept by taking her embroidered chair about the world and as far, and as grand, as Monument Valley.
I have since photoshopped the Dog to a few other images by way of referencing the earlier images.
2 Mar 2018 Daily Question
What might help me understand the Bradley Libel?
25 February 2018 Daily Question
Ben Bradley has avoided High Court libel action by apologising for his libel directed at Corbyn.
Having accepted what Ben Bradley said was a lie, the MSM who led Bradly to believe that Corbyn actually sold secrets to Czech spies, are far from apologetic.
The smears in the Telegraph are still in place.
The smears in the Sun are still in place.
Today The Sunday Express referred to Jeremy Corbyn’s “relationship” that he once “enjoyed” with a “Soviet-controlled spy” as if that were true.
Far from apologetic, they repeat the LIE.
21 February 2018 Daily Question
Conservative Ben Bradley MP
What might explain this mishap?
Unlike Mrs Monk I have sympathy with young working class
delusional Tories clinging to futile Conservative ideals
and stumbling into misguided unforeseen political adventures
that might give the wide world an impression that they are utterly stupid.
Two liars, one too stupid and one too clever
20 February 2018 Daily Question
Why is the BBC taking the
Corbyn Spy Fake News
story so seriously?
Jo Coburn today on BBC Daily Politics seemed to go out of her way
to give oxygen and credibility to this bullshit Sun and Daily Mail story.
BBC Daily Politics is a "political voice" whether the BBC want it to be or not and the BBC is culpable for what others say on their programmes, and for what the BBC says or fails to say.
And if what is said is complete bullshit in plain sight and hearing of all reasonable viewers, then the BBC has the burden of correction, and if not they might adopt the age old laudable notion of the waving of the sword of truth.
Fortunately, Britons are onto BBC Bias in ever increasing numbers.
Bless those good people.
The Sun and the Daily Mail are free to sue me for impugning
their reputation if they had ever established one worth defending.
Foreign tabloid oligarchy media: The Sun and Daily Mail to name but two are publishing shamelessly political fake trash and in turn their views are peddled daily for all through the conduit of retailers; Sainsbury Waitrose and all others who are complicit in the lies.
Fortunately, Britons are onto it in ever increasing numbers.
Are the BBC inculcated by notions of foreign spies in disguise?
14 February 2018 Daily Question
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What is Love?
Is It Pizza?
or is it the
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Love is a very splendid thing. A movie called "Love" was created by us Monks at Shoestringonline. We then discovered that there were 10,729 movies on vimeo with the same title. Most seem to be syrup, or church, or just bad, or all three. Surely there would be enough stuff to start a Love Channel.
Love Channel was born, or was there already a Love Channel?
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9 February 2018 Daily Question
What happened One Year Ago
and what happened Today?
That anticipated pre pee stage.
Council Tax is the Tory bastard prodigy of Thatcher and Major.
Jacob Rees-Mogg was made to feel unwelcome in Bristol.
5 February 2018 Daily Question
Why did the BBC Sunday Politics not show the footage of the white shirt muscle man punching a woman in the face?
Could it be that it was because he was a Jacob Rees-Mogg supporter and that would not sit well with the BBC anti Corbyn message.
BBC presenter Sarah Smith called it a "scuffle", but she will know there was no physical abuse of Jacob Rees-Mogg at all and no "scuffle" until white shirt muscle man forced his way through the crowd and punched a woman in the face?
22 January 2018 Daily Question
What was the story
One Year Ago?
Theresa May's Leather Trousers and BBC Bias
These pages called The Guardian and the BBC for undermining
Jeremy Corbyn and giving Theresa May
a free rein to have a free reign.
The extravagant shitty brown trousers
bode the election
and continuing relentless BBC Tory Bias
Corbyn remains the only authentic voice for social justice.
21 January 2018 Daily Question
Is The BBC Biased?
Theresa May is so eager to distance the government from the Carillion scandal by claiming that the Government was the "customer" and not the "manager" of Carillion.
An extract of PMQS last Wednesday was broadcast on BBC Sunday Politics today allowing May to make that point as if it were true.
In fact the Government is responsible for the "management" of the contract that allowed this scandal to happen and the Government are wholly responsible for abuses that arise from the shortcomings of that contact.
An extract of Jeremy Corbyn's response to May was also televised on BBC Sunday Politics.
Corbyn called the Carillion contract "a costly racket of the relationship of the Government with Carillion", but his actual words were cut at the word "racket" so as not to include his accusation of blame attributed to the Government.
Don't tell me the BBC is not biased.
21 January 2018 Daily Question
Bob has the beguiling neediness of a cat that is feral, but what sucker would ever fall for such a doe-eyed love-me-do psycho beasty?
18 January 2018 Daily Question
How Do Tories Defend The Tory
Free Market Economy
when it fails?
14 January 2018 Daily Question
If it is wrong of John McDonell to repeat what someboddy else said about Ester MCVey,
why would it be OK for the BBC hounds to do the
very same, again, and again, and again?
11 January 2018 Daily Question
"95% of teachers are qualified,"
10 January 2018
To sum up Austerity in
The Year of The Kneedy
As per Knee Replacements on the NHS,
to be kneedy is to be in need of a knee
and if a knee is "gone" that knee is fucked.
If to ask for a Knee is to be somewhat kneedy
Then to ask for two is to be too far too greedy.
If all cat knees are "gone" then a cat is more kneedy,
but not as kneedy as a kneedy Centipedeee.
Centipedes should not apply for knee replacements
on the NHS.
Why not Jeremy Hunt?. Go tweet off.
Happy Birthday Saramo
10 January 2018
8 January 2018 Daily Question
free market ideologue republican gothic
4 January 2018 Daily Question
Who Needs Another Expert
Toby Young’s New Job as a leading education advisor has been met with widespread derision.
Toby Young is the least suitable "personality", and the most unqualified "expert", to represent the interests of "university students".
Toby Young has the arrogance of a polemicist determined to inflict his own brand of far-right dogma into education.
The last thing education requires is yet another amateur would-be politician with a pet vanity project interfering and undermining professionals with self-serving aggrandisement.
Notwithstanding Toby Young's experiment with free schools, and he still speaks as if he did not abandon that project, his part was an abject failure.
Furthermore, he is hopelessly unqualified for this new BS job because he is a liar, a homophobe, a misogynist, a bigot, and a fool.
When you screw up and apologise, as did Young, Hunt, and May this very day, that does not mean that they might carry on as if they all deserve another chance. That means all three should resign, resign and resign, and enter a suitable monastery, a nunnery, or rehab and never reappear before any eye, nose, or ear that might otherwise be offended.
Boris Johnson, regards all of that so very amusing, but then he would.
4 January 2018 Daily Question
24 December 2017 Daily Question
What Religion shall I be?
24 December 2017 Daily Question
What is the future of
20 December 2017 Daily Question
No means test required.
18 December 2017 Daily Question
An unfunny teacher of any age, pretending to be
funny is neither humorous, nor educational.
17 December 2017 Daily Question
Why would we update an old Christmas Card?
Food banks became the big issue under Prime Minister Cameron when I first made this Christmas card in 2013, but Britain now has more rough sleepers than ever. All but eliminated under Labour.
In-work poverty has introduced the notion of nurses relying on Food banks, in the world's sixth largest economy, and yes, rising child poverty.
This Tory government must be so proud.
Accordingly I have updated the Christmas card.
16 December 2017 Daily Question
The Daily Mail was livid when it was disclosed that the Queen's private estate, secretly invests vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.
Will the Queen mention this in her Christmas Day address
to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth?
10 December 2017 Daily Question
How Dare Toby Young Tell Lies
on BBC Sunday Politics?
05 December 2017 Daily Question
What are the chances of that being coincidental?
25 November 2017
Recent Pictures of Leigh upon Sea and thereabouts by Monkfry.
Pictures are added and subtracted from this collection
from time to time.
21 November 2017 Daily Question
How do you find a wart on a housefly?
16 November 2017 Daily Question
How Did Ralf Little dismantle Jeremy Hunt's NHS obfuscation
on Marr last week?
And why did Marr not say what Ralf Little said?
7 November 2017 Daily Question
A surreal conversation with a lady salesperson,
selling indeterminate goods.
6 November 2017 Daily Question