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Trolls and glove puppets


Those of you who read my ramblings with any regularity will know that I have attracted the attentions of my very own internet troll called Rickie aka Dickie Doubleday aka many other names – including mine!

I’ve been ignoring the little shit for some time. He will tell you that’s because he’s warned me that there will be ‘consequences’ if I ever mention him online anywhere and that this will lead the the impending doom that is ‘the finale’ something which I fear as much as Cardinal Fang fetching the comfy chair.

Anyhow, I ignore him not because I’m intimidated by him but because it seems to drive him nuts that I ignore him! So why am I writing this now?

The answer is that dear Rickie likes to talk to himself when nobody else will talk to him, so he pretends to be me so we can have imaginary confrontations. He’s hijacked a blog that’s been dormant since 2012 that belongs to a blogger I used to read called The Ranting Penguin. Under the top post, he’s posted a couple of thousand comments and directed people to read ‘his blog’ all over the internet.

The comments mainly complain about a blog called ISAC where I was an editor until the end of last year. There’s an article on there with the background. He became such a nuisance that he was blocked and his address – given to me by a group of several bloggers he’d harassed over the years – was published.

To cut a long story short, Rickie has posted on there continually attacking me and threatening me. He’s posted lies, filth and general abuse on there using my name. Over the last few days he’s also been on a forum called ‘Cunts Corner’ as Upton Man and as me. It’s been confirmed that these two have the same ip address so it just has to be him.

For the record, I am not Upton Man and I have never posted anything on the Corner. Apart from when I confirm my post by cross posting it elsewhere, I have not contributed to the crap on The Penguin. To emphasise the point my publically known gmail address was used. I never post comments under that address and I changed the gravatar associated with it to a red box with FAKE written in it which, to anyone but a half wit like Rickie, would give people a bit of a clue as to the validity of what was being posted.

I ignore Rickie which, unfortunately, just makes him madder. I’m writing this so that people whose blogs he’s contaminated using my name know it isn’t me.

I’m also trying to make bloggers aware that if you’re not going to use your blog any more, it would be a good idea to shut it down or at least time limit your comments otherwise twats like Rickie can openly abuse it.

As Rickie says, nothing on The Penguin can be removed except by the owner. Unfortunately for him, he seems to have forgotten that this cuts both ways.

So there. I’ve ignored your threat and mentioned you again. Now go screw yourself Rickie there’s a good boy…

Glastocorbyn


Jesus H fucking Christ on a bicycle! Are there no depths to which Jeremy Corbyn will not sink in order to garner a few extra votes from the great unwashed, know nothing, snowflake generation?

Apparently not.

Is it only me that thinks it’s ironic that Jezza gives a lecture on austerity to a bunch of people who just paid £300 to see Katy ‘Airhead’ Perry?

Apparently.

Jezza pushed all the snowflake, gimme generation’s buttons. Gimme a job. Gimme high wages. Gimme a house to live in. Gimme the money the rich worked hard for so I can have it for nothing. Gimme open borders and help the poor refugees. Gimme free healthcare. Gimme a tree to hug. Gimme cultural diversity. Gimme freedom from poverty.

But more than all that what he was really saying is “Gimme your vote and I’ll give you lots of money!”

Except that reality doesn’t work like that, does it Jezza. So this is what I say to…

SOD OFF AND GIMME A FUCKING BREAK!

Vote Muppet!


So today was the big reveal of the Labour Party manifesto – well, if you ignore the leaked one last it was anyway…

Now let’s forget all the rash promises in the manifesto and concentrate on the meat of the matter : How are they going to pay for it all? Well, of course, we know the answer to that one. They’re not going to pay for it. You’re going to pay for it.

Those of you who read this blog regularly may remember that I’m a retired Chartered Accountant, so I understand creative accounting but I have to say that Fantasy Corbynomics exceeds any notion I may have had about accounting even in my most creative moments.

Here’s a simple example. You go out and spend £20,000 buying a new car. How much has this cost you and how much cash did you use? Well according to Labour, it’s cost you nothing because the value of the asset you now own means that it’s cost neutral. So how much cash did you get through? Well, none because Labour tell you this is capital expenditure and was funded by borrowing so it doesn’t come out of your revenue budget.

These are the arguments they use for their nationalisation and infrastructure spending plans. They say that renationalising loads of stuff is cost neutral because you still have the assets and that the cash used was raised by borrowing by issuing gilts so they’ve not used any cash either.

This is, of course, patent nonsense. If you buy a new car, it’s true you still have the car but it’s also true you ain’t got the money any more because you spent it. The fact that you borrowed the money to buy it still means that eventually you’ll have to pay it back so you can’t ignore the outflow.

Labour says that apart from it’s ridiculous tax and spend plans, it will borrow £250 billion. Let that sink in for a moment : that’s £250,000,000,000 or a quarter of a trillion pounds.

Let’s assume they raise that money at an optimistic 1.5%. The interest on that borrowing alone would cost £3.75 billion per annum. Where’s that going to come from? Well, out of your taxes or rolled into the borrowing.

The simple fact is that Labour’s plans simply aren’t feasible. They cost too much and there’s no money to pay for it. It’s a fantasy and if they try to do it then they’ll bankrupt this country.

And at the end of the day, they know it – but they’ll never admit it…

Sturgeon to resign!


Nicola Sturgeon seems to have pulled off a master stroke with her letter yesterday to Theresa May demanding – yes, actually demanding – that Scotland be given a second independence referendum. The Prime Minister is, however, having none of it.

The block buster letter reveals that should the Prime Minister not bow to her demands, then she will call a Scottish Parlimentary General Election on the single issue of an independent Scotland remaining in the EU after Brexit. Sturgeon says that if the vote does not give her a clear majority, then she will resign as First Minister.

It’s a bold move, but she seems to have completely missed the point that most Scots don’t want to leave the UK and the EU won’t allow Scotland to remain after the UK leaves as it isn’t a member.

Sturgeon says she has had secret talks with the EU and that they are prepared to let Scotland remain to punish the UK for leaving the club. She’s confident that she can carry a Scottish Parliament majority in an election and lead Scotland in to a bold new future as a subservient to Brussels instead of Westminster.

I’d like to see it happen because we might actually see the back of her at last…

Kindness


I was surprised to hear on the BBC Breakfast programme this morning that today is National Kindness Day. Why surprised? Well, it’s like this…

We already had National Kindness Day 2017 on 17th February. Did anyone notice? No. Thought not. Anyhow, according to Wikipedia – which as we all know is the definitive work for all things irrevocably truthful and accurate – we celebrate National Kindness Day every year on 31st March. Except we don’t. It’s in February.

Then again, I could be getting confused because I thought Kindness Day was on 13th November. That’s when the UN seems to think it is, and they should know. It’s their idea after all. Anyone notice that one? No. Thought not.

Seems that this year we’re having two. Or is that three? Anyhow, never mind because today’s the day that happens to coincide with the death of that paragon of selfless kindness, none other than Princess Di – or should that be Princess Dead?

Tessy Ojo, chief executive of the Diana Award (what else?), said: “It’s heartening to see that as a nation we’re kind and caring, but new statistics also highlight there’s much more we can do to make us even kinder. That’s why we’re kick-starting a campaign of kindness on National Kindness Day in memory of Princess Diana.” So shame it’s not actually National Kindness Day today. Did I mention that’s in February. Or was it November? I’m confused.

I’ve been very kind today as I always am. I held a door for someone to walk through. They ignored me. Then I stopped to let a old couple cross the road. They ignored me too. I pulled over to let a car come the other way. The driver ignored me. Then I stopped to let someone pull out of a side turning and guess what? Yes, they ignored me too.

So to hell with Kindness Day. I propose we launch ‘National Ill Mannered Cunt Day’ as that’s the way to seems to be panning out so far.

Still never mind. It’s also National Bunsen Burner Day today, and at least that will fit when I tell them where to shove it…