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  • ross1948 13:30 on October 14, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Will A Tory Lose An Eye Today? 

    It seems unlikely any member of the UK government will suffer injury on this 14th October…



    ….unlike what befell an heroic martyr on the same date in 1066!

    Harold, defending the realm against boat-borne invaders who crossed the Channel to take possession of the land…was a better, truer patriot than Truss or any of her ministers…



    …who could so easily turn the trash-tide back.


    • Pamelq 06:50 on October 16, 2022 Permalink | Reply

      Losing their minds, not their eyes!


  • ross1948 14:00 on October 14, 2021 Permalink | Reply
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    Will Priti Useless Take It In The Eye? 

    It’s October 14th!


    The anniversary of the Battle of Hastings!

    In 1066, as in 2021, the Channel between Britannia’s shore and the Continent was the scene of an invasion.

    But although the leader of the defenders back then got an arrow in the eye and those defenders went down to defeat…


    ..at least they put up a valiant fight.


    Channel migrants: Crossing numbers in 2021 double 2020’s figure

    Times have changed!

  • ross1948 13:14 on October 14, 2020 Permalink | Reply
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    It’s Hastings Day – Talking Points On An English Beach 

    It was on 14th October 1066 that a large number of men of military age crossed the Channel in fairly small boats, to disembark on an English beach.



    Deja vu?

    At least Duke William and his Norman soldiery were absolutely open about their intent to disdain the people of the country they landed in, and bend them to their will.

    The native population were equally forthright.

    It was a healthier age.



    Uninvited intruders were not welcome and should be driven back to whence they came, with whatever level of physical force that might be required.

    I’m just musing on what might have befallen any of King Alfred’s counsellors who told his thanes on the eve of battle that the Normans were ‘just like you and me.’

    Priti’s Girl Exalts Crimmigrants : ‘Just Like You And Me!’ 

    Or any Anglo-Saxon lawyers who demanded payment from the royal treasury to prepare and present arguments as to why it would be a much better course of action to welcome William’s men-at-arms…



    ….feed them with dishes to which they felt accustomed –  and entitled – and provide them with suitable accommodation, also paid for by levies imposed on the native population…



    ….and telling them they were free to come and go as they pleased, in England’s then much greener and more pleasant land.

    Would any such Anglo-Saxon attorneys pleading the invaders’ case have felt perhaps threatened?


    Legal Aid abuse investigation –  c.11th Century


    What would have become of them?


    PS – It’s only fair to remind ourselves that the brave defenders lost their battle.

    Yet at least they went down fighting!

    • Jim Ex Jakarta 16:22 on October 14, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      I liked this.
      It does put it all into a historical perspective.
      A good little read over afternoon coffee – – or tea, if you’re English!


    • Fiona F 18:51 on October 14, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      At least they went down fighting.
      That sums up the differences between those days and these days.
      The rotten media and sell-out politicians and the PC police make it hard to fight back but it’s still our duty.


  • ross1948 16:32 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply
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    October 14th Election? One In The Eye For Whom? 

    Ignoring much of the asinine opinions expressed in the Guardian this week…

    ..and by God this week’s pages were positively infested by imbecilic ranters, like that ugly uppity Un-Australian Yapper, Yassim Abdel-Magied…


    Far-Left’s Anti-Migrant Ranting Deafens Australia! 

    …who went nuts because another lefty luminary showed a tine wee bit of sense, viz.,

    ..the argument became a tirade. It became about the fact that a white man should be able to write the experience of a young Nigerian woman and if he sells millions and does a “decent” job — in the eyes of a white woman — he should not be questioned or pilloried in any way.

    All together, now, YAWN!


    It became about mocking those who ask people to seek permission to use their stories.  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/10/as-lionel-shriver-made-light-of-identity-i-had-no-choice-but-to-walk-out-on-her


    And Malignant Magied’s hogwash howl is only arguably the most deranged drivel the Guardian thinks worth inflicting on readers!

    Get this!

    Life began for me as a queer teenager amid the happy excesses of Great Yarmouth

    The editors apparently imagine that there are people remotely interested in reading about a sexual deviant’s adolescent antics!


    That, all that, above, is just a kindly mental-health warning – avoid the Guardian.

    It does stress you out after a very short perusal of its pearls of pinko wisdom.

    Today, it’s BORIS, or at least his alleged scheming, that I want, very briefly, to look at, and in particular…


    Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – as it happened

    …I was fascinated by the announcement of the date of the next UK election.

    October 14th!

    As we noted two years ago…

    October 14th – Hastings Day, As England Faces Invasion 



    …that’s the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings!

    So can we read the runes of history to predict the outcome?

    Will Boris be blind-sided by Europhiliac renegades…

    …and the realm continue to be ruled from abroad?

    Be cool!

    History is a valuable tool for those Brits wishing to learn what mistakes should be avoided when fighting off enemies across the Channel.

    But anniversaries, unless forgotten by unwise husbands, are not indicators of what happens next!


    • Joanie Lane 18:08 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      What a wonderful read.
      Please do more like this.


    • Rob Connell 19:53 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      The Guardian publishes all that BS junk because its readers are as addled as its editors.


    • Vanessa Reilly 20:03 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      You very entertainingly cover quite a few issues but you make me think you still have reservations about our ‘Bojo.’
      I don’t blame you.
      Nevertheless, he’s doing a lot of good things.
      I like best how he may eject Hammond and Clarke and the other leftwingers from the party and make them stand as independents, unless they come clean and join the LibDems.
      We are living in interesting times.


    • Salop Nusantara 21:21 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      So far so good, Vanessa, as far as cleaning out lefies. That ultra liberal “Tory” Philip Lee MP has just crossed the floor of the Commons to join the Libdems.
      It is very frustrating to be an expat far away from this battle. I wish I could join all those ‘We Voted Leave’ demonstrators at Westminster.


      • ross1948 21:33 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

        A Shropshire man ( or is it woman?) here in Indonesia, who shares my Brexiteer commitment?
        How intriguing!
        It is frustrating, watching it all on tv but I suppose if we were in the UK we’d be doing the same, unless we lived in London.
        If you are in Jakarta, we should get together and have a beer sometime.


        • Petra Malley 23:14 on September 3, 2019 Permalink

          Ross, I have been glued to the news for hours. I had no intention of commenting till after the vote in the Commons but Salop has now drawn me in.
          Salop, it was very pertinent of you use those inverted commas around ‘Tory’ when writing about Lib Dem Lee.
          He did not even have the courage to attend the special meeting of the Bracknell Conservative Association when they debated their motion of No Confidence.
          The motion was passed and so Lee was due to be replaced.
          No wonder he has bolted for the nearest rat-hole.


        • Salop Nusantara 23:21 on September 3, 2019 Permalink

          A beer is always a good idea but I live very far away, not quite as far as Aceh but up north and I don’t much like big cities so have only been to Jakarta once or twice, for work, since I came here.
          Have you been watching the BBC?


    • Penny 22:04 on September 3, 2019 Permalink | Reply

      I was watching tv since I got home otherwise I would have commented earlier.
      I get worn out listening to the Remainer rants.
      I am planning an early night to recharge my Brexit batteries.


  • ross1948 19:19 on October 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    October 14th – Hastings Day, As England Faces Invasion 

    14th October, 1066


    In those days, England’s leader fought and died on the beach, determined to resist invaders from across the Channel, from Normandy, a place once again in the news this month.

    PICS: Migrants Open New Illegal Route to UK Via Normandy

    Deja vu?

    Nowadays, when the border is breached, Theresa May welcomes the alien invaders in Mama Stasi Merkel mode, NOT sending them back…


    EXCLUSIVE: ‘I heard knocking – then I saw a face!’ 

    ….but au contraire, giving them free board and lodging indefinitely!

    Did she even authorise an appeal against this deranged ruling last year, when, despite the judge telling a Sudanese who violated UK frontiers –

    : “You not only put your own life in danger but, in my judgment, you put the lives and safety of others in danger…”



    …the very same judge decreed the crimmigrant was free to remain in the UK.    http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/682451/Sudanese-man-who-walked-through-Channel-Tunnel-to-Britain-set-free-to-live-in-UK

    And native collaborators go unpunished..

    Crimmigration Collaboratrix Walks Free – Are ALL UK Judges Clueless? 


    …slap-on-the-wrist sentences for aiding and abetting illegal immigration.  

    May has not criticised such sell-out sentencing, never mind made moves to reform the law to get proper punishments imposed on people-smugglers.

    And I won’t even get started on the disgusting amnesty May and Rudd have this very month authorised for crimmigrants, expanding their original shameful sell-out.

     May Cops Out – A GrenfellCrimmigrant Amnesty!  )



    As if being impacted by something like the Grenfell Fire should absolve lawless aliens of illegal activity of any kind.

    As we noted previously, no doubt any residents of the affected property  wanted for rape, or murder, or other crimes, are also staying ‘under the radar,’ because if they surfaced they’d be arrested and prosecuted and face punishment for their criminal activity.

    I’m not suggesting May needs an arrow in the eye, as King Harold suffered on the Hastings battle-field…



    But SURELY….

    SHE’S GOT TO GO!  


    • Diana 22:48 on October 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      I have tried to think positive about her but she is not worth the effort.
      Her Grenfell Amnesty was the last straw.
      Never trust the Tories..


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