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30 Oct
Now I'm no fan of anyone involved here, but
But if thatπŸ‘† is true
then this πŸ‘‡
seems an odd way for Alex Wickham to go about being Johnson's stooge as not exactly complementary
but neither does it damn him, so maybe

It was written pre-pandemic & drops Cummings in it, which would've peeved him, obv

buzzfeed.com/alexwickham/bo…
I had not heard any of these anecdotes Wickham gives here about Vote Leave & Johnson's thwarting before
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26 Oct
Just when you thought Mike Graham couldn't get any more stupid πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ
His fans are as bad. So much stupidity.
No surprise to glance down this one's timeline & find he's a big fan of Jordan Peterson, professional bad take merchant.
Oh it got worse 😱

NEVER UNSEEN

Mike Graham is a concrete solid Wβš“

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25 Oct
FTR this is the text of the Lord's Amendment 45 to the Environment Bill regarding sewage discharge from storm overflows which 268 Tory MPs from Johnson's Government voted against.
Lords Amendment 45 would've placed a new duty on sewerage undertakers in England and Wales to make improvements to their sewerage systems and demonstrate progressive reductions in the harm caused by discharges of untreated sewage
It would also require the Secretary of State, the Director of Ofwat (the economic regulator) and the Environment Agency to ensure compliance with the duty
through the exercise of their respective functions
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13 Oct
UK Government getting on with the job
"Getting on with the job" is the new "Brexit means Brexit" btw icymi

Latest hypnotic mantra from the UK Government

#IngCon #GaslitNation
In typical Team Johnson style, UK government spent all of CPC21 going on about how they were "getting on with the job" and then their Golden Leader straightaway sodded off to Spain on his hols courtesy of a friend he put in a high place πŸ™„
leaving the country in 🀬 chaos
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12 Oct
I love the way the Conservatives made this honest @AngelaRayner #SameOldLabour meme πŸ†

Nice of them to let their followers know that she just can't help telling the truth about the Tories πŸ‘

#ToriesDontCare
@AngelaRayner Anyone who might be shocked to hear Angela Rayner is unable to stop herself calling Boris Johnson's Tories "Scum" would never vote Tory anyway.

Carry the idea direct to the former Labour voters who won't see it as a shocking use of slang

They'll just get the message #ToryScum
Almost admire the brass neck of the Tories, to go through #CPC21 & onwards with the line that they are "getting on with the job"
& then have Boris Johnson sod off to Marbella to put his trotters up πŸ™„ while the the crises, corpses & cases mount up back in Blighty.

#SackBoris
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11 Oct
Just heard a representative of the steel industry on the radio saying that their gas price has gone from 40p last year to over £4 per therm last week😱

If only we'd had 4 🀬yrs notice that reduced gas storage capability would result in price hikes πŸ™„reuters.com/article/us-bri…
"the Rough facility accounts for about 70 percent of UK storage capacity and a lack of new-build to replace it will increase dependency on imports over the next few years, boosting wholesale gas market volatility and prices, analysts and traders said."
"The effects could be compounded by potential changes to energy supply terms with EU countries if Britain leaves the internal energy market when it quits the European Union"

This was a political choice for Boris Johnson's Brexit
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5 Oct
Oct 6 Boris Johnson's Conservatives will cut this vital lifeline to millions of people on the last day of Tory Party Conference

Add your name in resistance to this basic cruelty

Make the Β£20 per week uplift to Universal Credit permanent
#KeepTheLifeline
petition.parliament.uk/petitions/5931…
Really cannot stress how important it is, with inflation already causing food & fuel prices to rise.

#KeepTheUplift #KeepTheLifeline
Not just families on low incomes who will be hit hard by Boris Johnson's Government cutting this vital lifeline October 6.
A million+ people living solo with no-one to help them share the burden of Brexit inflation
#KeepTheLifeline
#KeepTheUplift
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1 Oct
OK, I do say that Boris Johnson is a liar and a cheat and he smells of poo

#BREXSHIT
I note with frustration that although I stepped back from Brexit once it finally happened, next up came the Coronavirus pandemic, which sucked me back into giving a shit online & trying to stop the misinformation & disinfo

Made a whole new load of friends who felt the same duty
But still got sucked in to the virtual world all the time instead of being present IRL

Lost so much time I long for, just being a good mum & friend to my folk
Working hard at the library to help students get set with the tools for learning

Another year at the wall + #LongCovid
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30 Sep
The @InternetArchive are roleplaying life in 2046.
In America, information is power & wholly controlled by corporations

Join in #IA2046

Thread of the sources from start day
Follow direct @IA2046

Internet Archive 2046 status report πŸ‘‡

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28 Sep
Summary of the Labour Conference #Lab21
Next up, the Conservative Party conference

#Con21 #CPC21
And then it's all back to Westminster for another session of Parliament

#BrexitChaos
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22 Sep
Government responded to β€œ#KeepTheUplift” petition

"The Government always intended the Β£20 per week increase to be a temporary measure... It will not be incorporated permanently into the standard rate.

This Government is wholly committed to supporting those on low incomes "πŸ™„
"with restrictions eased and we are ramping up our recovery, the Government is rightly shifting its focus to supporting people to move into & progress in work as quickly as possible."

That is no use to people who need help now.
Jam tomorrow, but never jam today. #KeepTheUplift
No shit
"the importance of employment... in substantially reducing the risks of poverty. In 2019/20, there was only a 3% chance of children being in absolute poverty (before housing costs) if both parents work full-time compared with 42% for 2-parent families with only PT work"
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21 Sep
Boris Johnson insists he's never told a single lie in his whole political career

He even lies about lying.

Pathological #SackBoris
Source of "Boris Johnson insists he's never told a single lie in his whole political career"
is this from 29 November 2019

independent.co.uk/news/uk/politi…
Boris Johnson lies
"I try to tell the truth in a way that is whole & entire & as clearly as I can & I think that is the secret of, uh, success in politics
I think it is Tony Montana in the film Scarface who says: β€˜I always tell the truth even when I lie"
theguardian.com/politics/2014/…?
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10 Sep
I made this last night because I had so many photos of #BrexitFoodShortages from yesterday's trip to the supermarket.
It's a bit shit, so very Brexit.
Needs a jaunty soundtrack
Things can only get worse...
I've been keeping notes on #BrexitFoodShortages for the past month or so.
Up until now this Sainsburys store has regular gaps but a low footfall in the 2 months since EUSS locked in.

In 2 weeks time it needs to help feed 10Ks students too.

I'm concerned

Are we just ignoring the Brexit food price increases that accompany the gaps #BrexitFoodShortages?

My elder neighbour likes sardines in sunflower oil once a week
Last wk I could buy her a can for 40p
Yesterday it cost Β£1.35

Supermarkets limited in wagon space cut loss leaders ImageImageImage
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8 Sep
As if they couldn't find a nurse for the Conservatives GE2019 manifesto who was able to keep a straight face at a promise from Boris Johnson that he cared about what's best for Britain πŸ˜† ImageImage
Boris Johnson's Brexit is the least likely to "unleash Britain's potential" as he promised.
Does he ever keep any of his promises? ImageImage
JFC this is all just such bollocks blarney from Boris Johnson, but there were so many people that it worked on #fUKed πŸ€¦πŸ½β€β™€οΈ

No wonder he's got so many kids Image
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21 Aug
Last year the people who were trying to spread Covid-denial disinformation & anti-vaxxer nonsense were the KBF movement.
Now it's HART group & assorted Covid-sceptic anti-vaxxer allies, incl. UsForThemUK & KBF remnants

This wk they are trying to spread their message of resistance to accepted science-based protection, using the hashtag #Together

Listen to them & we all fall together
h/t @jneill ImageImage
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20 Aug
Seems odd that Richard Fairbrass made no mention of any fall when giving his story to the Daily Heil, who he told that he had gone to hospital after he had developed breathing difficulties. πŸ€·β€β™€οΈπŸ€” ImageImage
Sadly not too sexy for Covid then...
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14 Aug
Handy information card of ten top tips to avoid rape

#Herstory 10 Top Tips to End Rape  1....
Far too much truth in this, sadly

#Herstory Image
Lived experience of so many women #Herstory Image
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8 Aug
β™₯️ how the πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ is a β™₯️ when carried like this

#Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics
#ClosingCeremony ImageImage
I wish we had a national anthem like Kenya's

#marathon #Olympics Image
Good to see lots of athletes attempting the Japanese macarena πŸ‘

#Olympics #Closing Ceremony
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7 Aug
pretty rare to see natural selection in action. Image
The biologist part of me is angry that I did not include the detail that by advising his followers to avoid those committed to health promotion, Prison Pallor is advocating a path of *negative* selection aka purifying selection, not positive selection.
Next up on Infowars: Paul Joseph Watson explains how you can keep Covid at bay with these exclusive food supplements πŸ™ƒ
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