Monthly Archives: May 2017

Desperate times, desperate.. – #CCHQ word goes out to rags: ‘Help!’ #GE17

SKWAWKBOX Strong evidence of co-ordination among the right-wing press this evening as two of the main right-wing rags published their front pages for tomorrow. It appears that news of the continued Tory slide caused by their disastrous campaign has prompted … Continue reading

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Fallon meltdown 2 (just when he thought it was safe to go back in the studio) #GE17

SKWAWKBOX The Tories’ hapless spokesman, Defence Secretary (be very afraid!) Michael Fallon has done it again. After his excruciating meltdown when he was challenged by the BBC’s Evan Davis about the lack of any costings in the Tories vague manifesto, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: #GE17 restarts Friday ONLY because May caved to Corbyn

SKWAWKBOX As most readers will know, General Election campaigning at a local level resumed today and at a national level is set to resume tomorrow. What most readers will not know is why. Corbyn – outplayed Theresa May and the … Continue reading

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World exclusive: #Corbyn – Mowlam’s ENVOY to IRA AND loyalists

SKWAWKBOX Word reached the SKWAWKBOX during the writing of this article that the Sun has been trailing that it’s ‘going big’ on Jeremy Corbyn at 10pm this evening. If it’s preparing another IRA-related smear after it disgraced itself with its … Continue reading

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Exclusive: May had troops on streets BEFORE #OperationTemperer launched

SKWAWKBOX Theresa May, since her announcement that she was launching ‘Operation Temperer’ to put armed troops onto Britain’s streets to supplement police numbers, has received harsh criticism for creating the shortage in those numbers through the unprecedented cuts to police budgets and … Continue reading

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A few personal thoughts following the devastating terrorist attack in Manchester

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People attend a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, in solidarity with those killed and injured in the terror attack. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images Like many others, I am shocked and horrified at the events in…

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Dear Mrs May..

SKWAWKBOX Dear Mrs May, Jeremy Corbyn and yourself have agreed to halt campaigning for the General Election today as a mark of respect for the victims of last night’s bombing. In solidarity, the SKWAWKBOX will do the same for today. … Continue reading

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Tory #DementiaTax explained – please read and share #GE17

SKWAWKBOX The Tories are banking on the complexity of their plans to hammer elderly people to prevent pensioners from understanding and switching their support to the Labour party. The Bow Group is a Conservative think-tank – but it has prepared … Continue reading

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Emergency appeal: malicious attack on pro-JC campaigner

SKWAWKBOX Pro-Corbyn blogger @Rachael_Swindon is one of the most tireless campaigners for Labour, Corbyn and a fairer society that you’ll ever find. As well as blogging and creating some of the strongest memes to support Labour’s message, she is a full-time mother … Continue reading

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Making a mockery of BBC journalism

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The BBC used to be known as Auntie. Now you might as well call the corporation’s news output a non-stop Tory election broadcast. Anyone who has watched the BBC News during the election campaign can…

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