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  • Tears of Jihad

    05/18/2024 6:06:04 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    These figures are a rough estimate of the death of non-Muslims by the political act of jihad. Africa Thomas Sowell [Thomas Sowell, Race and Culture, BasicBooks, 1994, p. 188] estimates that 11 million slaves were shipped across the Atlantic and 14 million were sent to the Islamic nations of North Africa and the Middle East. For every slave captured many others died. Estimates of this collateral damage vary. The renowned missionary David Livingstone estimated that for every slave who reached a plantation, five others were killed in the initial raid or died of illness and privation on the forced march.[Woman’s...
  • Migrant Horror Stories [semi-satire]

    05/15/2024 10:13:24 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 May 2024 | John Semmens
    In Britain, the vast majority of gang rapes are committed by Pakistani Muslims. In Denmark, "asylum seekers" from Muslim countries commit more crimes than citizens born in Denmark. In Sweden, more than 50% of the rapes are committed by "foreign born" assailants. Because of its open borders policy toward refugees from Muslim countries Sweden also has a firearms homicide rate twice that of any other European nation. In Germany, Marie-Thérèse Kaiser was fined $6,500 for publicly mentioning official government statistics showing that a disproportionate number of rapes are committed by Afghan "refugees." In the United Kingdom, the prediction that admitting...
  • A wargame simulated a 2nd Trump presidency. It concluded NATO would collapse.

    05/13/2024 7:16:34 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 122 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 12, 2024 | Michael Peck
    If Donald Trump wins a second term in the White House in November, NATO may fall apart, a recent wargame found. As a presidential candidate, Trump has threatened to quit NATO unless European allies contribute more, and should he carry it out Europe may decide to go it alone on defense, the game suggests. "A US policy of frustrating NATO has the potential to cause the alliance to collapse, with the EU as a candidate for eventually replacing NATO's ultimate function — defending Europe from Russia," wrote Finley Grimble, the British defense expert who designed and ran the game. The...
  • UK ban on selling arms to Israel would strengthen Hamas, says Cameron. Will not copy US arms restrictions

    05/12/2024 6:15:49 AM PDT · by sinsofsolarempirefan · 6 replies
    A UK ban on selling arms to Israel would only strengthen Hamas, the foreign secretary has told the BBC. Lord Cameron said while he would not support a major ground offensive in the Gazan city of Rafah, the UK would not copy US plans to stop some arms sales.
  • Anti-Hamas activist arrested after waving banana during London protest

    05/11/2024 10:07:30 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 31 replies
    The Telegraph (via Yahoo) ^ | May 10, 2024 | Patrick Sawer
    A prominent anti-Hamas activist was arrested for racism after eating a banana during a pro-Palestine protest. Niyak Ghorbani was accused of making a racist gesture with the banana while standing with counter protesters in central London last Saturday. The 38-year-old Iranian dissident, who has become a familiar figure for holding a “Hamas Are Terrorists” banner at counter protests, denies he was being racist and insists he was simply eating the fruit. He was referencing recent events on American campuses in which bananas were used to taunt pro-Palestinian protesters. Mr Gohrbani was handcuffed and led away by five officers after pro-Palestine...
  • Your days in power are numbered!

    05/09/2024 2:54:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Jeff Taylor ^ | Jeff Taylor
    The people of Britain are waking up and walking away from this illusion of democracy foisted upon them by the so called elites.
  • AstraZeneca recalls Covid vaccine amid side effects storm

    05/08/2024 8:37:02 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 11 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Thursday, May 9, 2024 | Archana Jyoti
    New Delhi -- Months after admitting in a UK court that its COVID-19 vaccine, which is being sold as Covishield in India, may have a potential rare blood clot side effect known as Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS), pharma giant AstraZeneca has recalled the jab made in collaboration with Oxford University. The British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical company faces lawsuits from more than 50 alleged victims and their families who claim fatalities or permanent brain injuries following vaccination during Covid pandemic. The company's COVID-19 vaccine is being sold as Vaxzevria in Europe. AstraZeneca had in February this year admitted in the court...
  • British comedian: 'Britain is a dying society. I’ll be fine in Israel'

    05/05/2024 12:01:05 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 73 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/5/24
    Jewish-British writer and comedian Lee Kern, who is planning on emigrating to Israel, took to social media to express his displeasure with the direction his country has taken in light of the results of the local elections in which many left-wing and Muslim candidates saw great success. "I’m leaving Britain and moving to Israel. Even if it wasn’t for the antisemitism I’d be leaving. Britain is a dying society. I’ll be fine in Israel. It’s the most dynamic, creative, and positive place I’ve ever been - even though surrounded by Islamic fundamentalist psychopaths who daily try to destroy it," Kern...
  • Why the Left failed on October 7 The Corbyn era opened a Pandora’s box

    05/04/2024 2:31:34 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    UnHerd ^ | Hadley Freeman
    A sentence I never imagined I’d write: I now think Jeremy Corbyn did Jews in Britain a favour. His time as Labour leader, between 2015 and 2020, was an extremely weird one for British Jews, but eye-opening all the same: I now think it prepared many of us for the Left’s reaction to October 7, whereas American Jews seemed far more surprised. The gaslighting (the attack didn’t happen), the defences (if it did, Jews deserved it), the hectoring moral superiority (how can you care about that when this is so much more important?): all that we saw after October 7,...
  • Trump's sit-downs with foreign officials are 'annoying' some in Biden's camp

    05/04/2024 11:55:11 AM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 66 replies
    nbc ^ | 5/1/2024 | Jonathan Allen, Carol E. Lee and Katherine Doyle
    WASHINGTON — As Donald Trump rolled out the red carpet for a parade of foreign dignitaries in recent weeks, some aides to President Joe Biden took notice — and umbrage — at what they saw as the former president playing pretender-in-chief. In less than two months, Trump has hosted Polish President Andrzej Duda, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso and David Cameron, the former British prime minister who now serves as the U.K.’s foreign secretary. He’s also talked with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and others by phone. It’s not unusual for a party...
  • Narrative Busted: Colonialism and Slavery Did Not Make British Empire Wealthy, Report Finds

    05/03/2024 6:07:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/03/2024 | KURT ZINDULKA
    The British Empire and other major European powers did not significantly enrich themselves through slavery and colonialism but rather may have taken a net loss as a result, a report has asserted. Contrary to narratives pushed by ‘anti-colonialism’ academics and promoted by leftist talking heads, Western capitalism was not built off the backs of colonialism and slavery, fresh research from Kristian Niemietz of the Institute of Economic Affairs claims. The head of Political Economy at the IEA argues that while some select elite families within Britain and other colonial powers profited immensely during the time, such gains were not felt...
  • My house is worthless because of RAAC [cheap] concrete

    05/02/2024 7:27:08 PM PDT · by RandFan · 22 replies
    BBC ^ | May 2 | BBC
    Home owners have told the BBC they are living in fear of crippling bills after finding out a cheap version of concrete that could be at risk of collapse was used in their houses. Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) was used mostly in flat roofing, but also in floors and walls, between the 1950s and 1990s. It has been found in public buildings across the UK sparking fears about the potential collapse of ceilings and walls - and many local authorities are now moving to inspect council houses. But whereas current tenants are having their repair costs covered, many people...
  • "... and I leave all my possessions to my Doctor"; The story of Harold Shipman Britain's most prolific serial killer

    04/26/2024 9:03:18 PM PDT · by RandFan · 8 replies
    Biography.com ^ | April 26 | Biography
    Harold Frederick Shipman (14 January 1946 – 13 January 2004), known to acquaintances as Fred Shipman, was an English general practitioner and serial killer. He is considered to be one of the most prolific serial killers in modern history, with an estimated 250 victims. On 31 January 2000, Shipman was found guilty of murdering fifteen patients under his care. He was sentenced to life imprisonment with a whole life order. Shipman hanged himself in his cell at HM Prison Wakefield, West Yorkshire, on 13 January 2004, aged 57. The Shipman Inquiry, a two-year-long investigation of all deaths certified by Shipman,...
  • Who killed Jill Dando? 25 years on, the mystery of the British TV's star's murder remains unsolved

    04/26/2024 1:45:10 PM PDT · by RandFan · 13 replies
    LBC ^ | 26 April | LBC
    The death of Jill Dando remains one of the biggest mysteries in British criminal history, 25 years on from her murder. Ms Dando was shot dead on her doorstep by a single bullet to her head at 11:30am on April 26, 1999. The keys of her BMW convertible were still in her hand. The Crimewatch host was found outside her home in Fulham 15 minutes later by a passer-by and was rushed to Charing Cross Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 1:03pm. Her unsolved murder became one of the largest criminal investigations in British history, with hundreds of suspects....
  • Dr Hilary Cass warned of threats to safety after ‘vile’ abuse over gender services review for under-18s

    04/25/2024 11:07:03 PM PDT · by RandFan · 15 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 26 | Sammy Gecsoyler
    The doctor behind a landmark review of the NHS’s gender identity services for children and young people has said fears had been raised about her personal safety amid online abuse after the report’s release. Dr Hilary Cass told the Times she wished to address the “disinformation” circulating about the findings and recommendations handed down by the Cass review when it was published on 10 April. She said she had received online abuse in the wake of the report and had been advised to stop using public transport. The report said the evidence base for gender medicine in young people had...
  • Moroccan [Arab-Muslim] asylum-seeker found guilty of murdering man (Oct/15) in UK in "revenge" for Gaza

    04/25/2024 2:57:27 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 2 replies
    Reuters / Ynet ^ | 04.25.24
    A Moroccan man who stabbed to death a passer-by in the street in northeast England in what he later told police was revenge for Israeli action in Gaza was found guilty of murder on Thursday. Ahmed Alid, 45, who had sought asylum in Britain, killed his 70-year-old victim after approaching him from behind on a road in Hartlepool the early hours of Oct. 15 last year, having previously attacked his housemate with two knives, prosecutors said. After his arrest, he told detectives he had committed the acts because of the war in Gaza, and in revenge for Israel killing ..and...
  • The Titles of British Nobility, Explained: From Barons to Earls to Dukes

    04/21/2024 1:33:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    History Facts ^ | 04/21/2024 | Tony Dunnell
    The British nobility is divided into tiers or ranks, known as the peerage. The roots of this hierarchical system date back around a thousand years; it began to gain a defined structure (as with many things in British history) after William I conquered England in 1066. The peerage has five ranks: baron, viscount, earl, marquess, and duke, in ascending order. And within each tier, superiority is given to the holder of the oldest peerage. So, for example, the Duke of Devonshire is more senior than the Duke of Marlborough because the former title was created in 1694, eight years before...
  • U.K.’s Only Munitions Factory Explodes, Just Days After U.S. Army Ammunition Factory Catches Fires in Scranton, PA

    04/20/2024 9:20:25 PM PDT · by Kazan · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Apr. 20, 2024 | By Anthony Scott
    The United Kingdom’s lone munitions filing factory exploded on Wednesday, just two days after a fire erupted at the Scranton Army Ammunition Plant in Scranton, Pennsylvania.As The Gateway Pundit previously reported on April 15th, the Scranton Army Ammunition Plant (SCAAP), the United States’ primary producer of 155mm artillery shell bodies, caught fire.Just two days later, on April 17th, a section of the United Kingdom’s lone munition factory exploded after a single shell went off inside the factory.The explosion occurred at the BAE Systems munitions factory in Glascoed, Wales.BAE Systems is the biggest defense contractor in Europe and the 7th largest...
  • The Mystery Location of BOUDICA'S Battle. How to find it!

    04/15/2024 11:24:55 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 14, 2024 | Paul Whitewick
    (link set to time index 6:40)The Mystery Location of BOUDICA'S Battle. How to find it! | 18:10Paul Whitewick | 112K subscribers | 16,963 views | April 14, 2024Chapters:0:00 - Part I Boudica03:51 - Part II Suetonius06:39 - Part III Windyridge Farm11:40 - Part IV Ogbourne St George.
  • The Batmen and their bat boxes

    04/02/2024 11:49:46 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 2 Apr, 2024 | Olivia Murray
    Don’t count the Brits out just yet because there’s still a lot of rebelliousness left in them, and it’s directed against the system and politicians of the globalist New World Order. Sure, Muhammad has been the United Kingdom’s “favorite” name for baby boys since 2016, and yes, London is jokingly referred to a “Londonistan” with its Muslim mayor who infamously quipped that the probability of jihad terror was just “part and parcel” of big-city living, but… there’s also this, from James Saunders at GB News: Ulez vigilantes dress up as Batman as they thwart Sadiq Khan’s enforcement camerasAnti-Ulez activists dressed...