Lynton Crosby’s Tory spin machine is a cancer at the heart of the British government (video)

Originally posted on I Am Incorrigible:
The Australian tobacco lobbyist, Lynton Crosby, is the Conservative party’s political PR ‘guru’ and his spin machine is out of control.  His strategy to win an election involves drumming-up hatred of immigrants and the poor and ‘managing’ the news agenda to create an impression that fits this narrative. ©Channel 4 /…

Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX

https://videopress.com/embed/pBjzn1JS?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 Tomorrow’s Sunday Times‘ front page carries a huge headline that police claim to have found ‘extreme’ pornographic material on a parliamentary computer used by First Secretary of State and Deputy PM Damian Green. Former Assistant Commissioner of the Met, Bob Quick, has issued a statement claiming that the material was found during a raid… Continue reading Deputy PM accused of ‘extreme’ pornography. Screws up denial — The SKWAWKBOX

May’s ‘closest ally’ accused by right-wing press over sex-pest list — The SKWAWKBOX

Damian Green, ‘First Secretary of State’ and routinely described as Theresa May’s ‘closest ally’ has been accused of inclusion on the Tories’ infamous ‘sex pest list’ by a number of right-wing media outlets, including the Daily Mail. Green was accused some years ago of registering on an adult dating site, after hackers discovered his details […]… Continue reading May’s ‘closest ally’ accused by right-wing press over sex-pest list — The SKWAWKBOX

Self-indulgent ‘moderates’ planning to disrupt Labour conference — The SKWAWKBOX

Anti-Brexit campaigners are planning a series of protests at each of the main parties’ annual conferences this autumn. No problem with that, as the right to protest is an important aspect of a democracy. Here is the poster for the protest in Manchester: Significantly, the October protest is in Manchester ‘to coincide with‘ the Tory… Continue reading Self-indulgent ‘moderates’ planning to disrupt Labour conference — The SKWAWKBOX

Exclusive: EU(W)/Henry VIII is Tories’ oldest trick – don’t fall for it — The dodgy dave THE RED TAPE CHALLENGE , EU RED TAPE CHALLENGE , STAR CHAMBER , OLIVER LETWIN MP , MIKE HANNCOCK MP , £10 BILLION SAVED IN PM DODGY DAVES REGULATIONS SNIP , ALL GOV DEPTS 1 IN 1` OUT 1 IN 2 OUT , DEC 2014 ,

Earlier today the SKWAWKBOX revealed the abstainers who are the real culprits on the Labour side with regard to last night’s ‘EU (Withdrawal) Bill’ (EUWB) – formerly known as the ‘Great Repeal Bill’, followed by an interview with veteran Labour left-winger Dennis Skinner, in which the Bolsover MP gave his perspective on the vote and […]… Continue reading Exclusive: EU(W)/Henry VIII is Tories’ oldest trick – don’t fall for it — The dodgy dave THE RED TAPE CHALLENGE , EU RED TAPE CHALLENGE , STAR CHAMBER , OLIVER LETWIN MP , MIKE HANNCOCK MP , £10 BILLION SAVED IN PM DODGY DAVES REGULATIONS SNIP , ALL GOV DEPTS 1 IN 1` OUT 1 IN 2 OUT , DEC 2014 ,

Leaked, tragic letter: govt knew #Grenfell waiting to happen. Will inquiry ignore? — The SKWAWKBOX

As the government’s public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster begins, exactly three months after the terrible events took place, minds are turning again with interest that should never have waned to the fire that took so many lives and the failings that led to it. But a leaked 2013 letter sent to a government […]… Continue reading Leaked, tragic letter: govt knew #Grenfell waiting to happen. Will inquiry ignore? — The SKWAWKBOX

Excl: fire-safety expert ‘tests/inspections a sham’. Millions at risk #Grenfell #mustread — The SKWAWKBOX

Fire-safety expert Arnold Tarling is a man who has found sudden and unlooked-for fame after a deeply-moving and equally worrying TV interview in which he broke down as he spoke of warning three years ago of the threat posed by the type of cladding used on Grenfell Tower and of bursting into tears at four […]… Continue reading Excl: fire-safety expert ‘tests/inspections a sham’. Millions at risk #Grenfell #mustread — The SKWAWKBOX