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Soph0571

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Gender: Female
Hometown: UK
Home country: UK
Current location: UK
Member since: Fri Oct 13, 2017, 06:59 PM
Number of posts: 9,684

About Me

I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

Source: The BBC

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday.

The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.

With her death, her eldest son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, will lead the country in mourning as the new King and head of state for 14 Commonwealth realms.

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61585886



This is going to hit a hard hit nation very hard
This is not a shock of course, but even for those who are not monarchists she has been a steady head of state for decades.

You do not have to dress like a brown shirt to look like a fascist.


Graphic mine - created from a thread by @MarkJacob16 on Twitter

Meanwhile at the Trump rally last night Trump brands Biden 'an enemy of the state' in front of his fascist white supremacist enablers.


And of course...
https://twitter.com/patriottakes/status/1566187186441146369
MAGA Republicans chanting, “Trump won!”


You do not have to dress like a brown shirt to look like a fascist.

We are fucked



Kwasi, Cleverly, Braverman & Coffey in the big 4 under PM Truss
FFS we are really fucked.

American cousins, consider the Trump cabinet on libertarian steroids during a cost of living crisis where inflation is going to hit 20% - with tax cuts for the rich and the morons get big jobs for sucking new leader ass - welcome to the UK. These people are fucking stupid and dangerous and we are fucked


QED



Hell hath no fury...





Drink shit and choose between heating and eating


Emphasis mine
Financial Times today

The United Kingdom of Freezing Brexshit



It was inevitable. Putting our country in the hands of the absolute worse of us - Thatcher sold it all off, because of cause she did, and then this lot - up to their eyes in mutually beneficially relationships with big business ensure they were never going to regulate sufficiently - and Brexit just helped this pernicious profit driven deal between the libertarian right and the net present value crowd. For the rest of us - drink shit and choose between heating and eating, is the end result of gifting these far right brexit loons the keys to our democracy.

We knew this would happen in 2016 - but hey Project Fear (as in Project Facts) was an effective label to drown out the advice of, you know, actual experts, in favour of populist right wing rhetoric of sunlit uplands once we got rid of Johnny Foreigner.

Even though we warned of this - (and of course Covid and Ukraine have exacerbated the effects of Brexit, but it is not a coincidence that we are the only G7 nation with double digit inflation and 80% increase in heating costs) - it is shocking and distressing that the impact is now upon us with a violence of outcome that is not only harmful for the most vulnerable in our communities, but will inevitably lead to excess deaths (put let their bodies pile high in the streets, right?).

It is so bad, that I cannot even be bothered to say we told you what would happen and you did not listen. Many many families in the former red wall seats in the industrial north, who voted Brexit & BoJo with much gusto, are going to go cold and hungry in this new coming winter of discontent, and as James O'Brien says - 'contempt for the conman, compassion for the conned'. For many they are going to need much more than our compassion, they will need practical financial support to pay the bills and feed their kids as the cost of living crisis continues to rain unconstrained Brexshit shit on all of us. The next resident of number 10 - Liz Truss, of course, - has no intention of helping the 'idle workers' as she has labelled us. She could not give a Brexshit shit about any of us. But hey, 'culture wars' and 'woke', there is that👀

Winter has come.



Blue Skies and Sundown

A literal spy that has cost American lives

https://twitter.com/AdamParkhomenko/status/1563569770108112897



At what point will it be enough for the cult. I mean come on?

I need some DU love

Deeply in my threat system cause we know a 2nd year anniversary is coming up. I was taking time off this week for self care and a government agency has decided to do an audit. I am fragile and battling. I had to cancel my holiday, and they are on me, over every thing. I am so anxious. Might you help me? Just some virtual hugs seems like a plan if you have the time.
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