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Thought for the day
"To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them." -- George Mason
"How much longer will their snivelling cowardice stop them setting free the
"Two million prisoners of Gaza and giving the Palestinians their lands back?
"Decent people have been weeping for Gaza for 15 years, and it hasn’t done the slightest bit of good. Ten years ago I wrote a piece about the situation in Gaza, harking back to a report I did five years earlier, in 2007, after returning from a visit there.
THOUSANDS of homes across Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, Greater London, East Sussex, Norfolk and Kent have been hit with blackouts, leaving households across the regions without power as the energy crisis continues to unfold.
If the longest recession since the financial crisis and deepest fall in living standards since the 1960s were not bad enough, Britain is also facing economic humiliation on the international stage – if you believe Government critics.
Keir Starmer last month accused former chancellor Rishi Sunak and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of leaving the UK with an “appalling joint economic legacy of the highest inflation and the lowest growth in the G7”.
People in Britain are facing “a winter of dire poverty” amid skyrocketing energy costs, former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Saturday, urging the government to approve an emergency budget.
The resistance is growing as more than 75,000 irritated people in the UK have pledged not to pay their electricity bill this fall when prices jump again.
"75,000 people have pledged to strike on October 1st! If the government & energy companies refuse to act then ordinary people will! Together we can enforce a fair price and affordable energy for all," tweeted "Don't Pay UK," an anonymous group spearheading the effort to have more than one million Brits boycott paying their power bill by Oct. 1.
UK Conservative leadership contender Liz Truss said she would consider moving the British embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if she becomes prime minister next month.
In a letter to the Conservative Friends of Israel, Truss wrote she understands the “importance and sensitivity” of the location of the British embassy in Israel.
“I’ve had many conversations with my good friend Prime Minister Lapid on this topic. Acknowledging that, I will review a move to ensure we are operating on the strongest footing within Israel.”
A majority of Britons fear the energy and cost of living crisis will end with people unable to heat their homes in winter dying and riots on the streets.
Recent revelations that MI5 outlet Bellingcat was involved in a Keystone Cops plot to hijack Russian planes should give their primary targets pause for thought regarding MI5’s Ukrainian machinations.
British soldiers on training exercises in Kenya have used white phosphorus on 15 occasions since 2017, Declassified has found.
White phosphorus can cause horrific burns to human skin and multiple organ failure, with Russia facing criticism from the U.K. for allegedly firing it in Ukraine this April.