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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The BBC: Dhimmitude in Action

A quick note, almost an addendum to my post of yesterday re the activities of the Religion of Peace.

There seems still some confusion over whether the attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall has been successfully smothered. Lots of accounts of "Yes, it's over, but we still hear gunfire."

Be that as it may, I listened to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's dignified and very presidential address on the Westgate Mall. Our own Kenyan in the White House could learn a thing or two on how to give those sort of difficult addresses. Kenyatta was determined, modest, informative, consoling, patriotic, and did not declare himself the hero or even the main player in the events of these past few days. He hardly used the word "I," and gave credit where it was due. Great job, Mr. President.

In contrast, I would note that the once-great BBC is unable to call a murderer, a murderer. The BBC ran a piece, September 24, which shows, again, how dhimmitude has taken over the Western media. Please note, for example, the following from that article,
Several bodies - including those of "terrorists" - are thought to be trapped under rubble after three floors of the building collapsed following a blaze on Monday, officials said.
Notice the use of quotation marks? Is there some doubt that gunmen who burst into a "gun free" shopping mall, proceed to murder some 70 unarmed persons in the name of Islam, and are backed by a known terrorist group by the name of Al Shabab, are terrorists? Apparently there is for the editors at the BBC which insists on calling the members of Al Shabab fighters. Nowhere in that article does it mention that non-Muslims were the target of those "fighters."

I guess we will just have to use our own set of quotation marks when referring to BBC "journalists."

30 comments:

  1. "Journalists"? How about "Presstitutes"? More accurate.

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  3. The Brits are going to pay a huge, huge price for their dhimmitude. One day there's going to be a front page BBC story about an attack by local freedom fighters that will make "the troubles" look like a splinter.

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  4. ChuckR that is priceless. I am, unashamedly, going to use that. With acknowledgements to the original author so as not to breach copyrite of course. The ABC here in Oz are no better than their Brit equivalent - poor eyesight probably as they cannot seem to see the large pachyderm in the room.

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  5. Completely off topic but Team America has just levelled the series of races for the America's Cup off San Francisco. Don't want to rub it in but look at the nationalities of the Skipper and principal crew on the US catamaran. Final race tomorrow on the 30th Anniversary of Oz taking the cup from the New York Yacht Club - and that boat was skippered by an Aussie. Perhaps we'll do it again, just a different flag at the masthead.

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  6. The BBC is a Public Service Broadcaster that relies on on what is called the 'TV Licence' for its funding. It has no adverts and no sponsorship. The TV Licence has to be paid too the BBC whether you watch their programs or not. Refusal could result in a fine and imprisonment. I kind you not ! That is why it is called the TV Tax or, as the Muslims would call it, Jizra.

    Not only do we get a organisation that refuses to call these people terrorists. When their is any crime committed by Muslims, or The Religion of Peace, as they call it, the ethnicity of the perpetrator(s) in never reported. They are 'Asian' or what is now increasingly known as, 'Persons of No Description'. ie They never tell you the ethnicity.

    This is why the BBC is fast becoming a bad joke, with more and more people not paying the TV Tax.

    Well, some bunch of 'militants' started a revolution by throwing tea in Boston Harbour I believe, so one hopes that this might be a start of another.

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    1. ...the ethnicity of the perpetrator(s) in never reported.

      We have that here too.

      That is ... unless the perps are white.

      Arkie

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    2. Or "white Hispanic", whatever that is.

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    3. Well yeah. But the operative "white" has to be present.

      Personally though ... the only "operative" I'd like to pay serious attention to, if memory serves, would be to think back to a "more innocent time" spent licking cookie batter when chocolate could be called by the baker by it's color.

      Ark

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    4. Actually, I seldom see "white" by itself. Serious perps are "white supremacists."

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  7. David - I can't claim authorship. I can't even remember where I saw it, but I think it should enter common usage.

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    1. It has. I have promiscuously used it elsewhere today to thunderous applause.

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  8. paul_vincent_zecchinoSeptember 25, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    It was all over for the BBC when Gordon Brown shut down most of its shortwave transmitters in the name of reducing carbon footprints, in favor of the Net.

    A bank of HF transmitters likely consumes far less electricity than millions of computers but leftists are quite reliable for never allowing facts to sully their narrative. It simply won't do.

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    1. Paul as someone from the other side of the world it seems to me that Gordon Brown and his smooth predecessor shut down much that was worthwhile in the UK.

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  9. David - I live in Rhode Island 10 minutes from Newport Harbor. When you Aussies took the Cup, the handwriting was already on the wall - Newport (pop 25000) wasn't big enough to continuing to host the Cup competition. There was only a narrow window of time where there was even a pretense of amateurism but something has been lost with the current F1-like flying circus.
    Newport still hosts many competitions for smaller boats. Some of the most competitive are one design dinghies, which of course are crewed by one nationality each, amateurs at that.
    I apologize to the host for straying so far from his general area of commentary, I'll note that in 1990, a US luxury tax on boats was imposed. The poor plutocrats suffered through the ignominy of postponing the purchase of a larger new boat or diverting the work and registration overseas, while the boat builder craftsmen locally here and nationwide went without jobs. The so-called liberals had the righteous satisfaction of punishing the rich. Last year, our current Secretary of State was caught mooring his yacht in Newport to avoid the taxes in his home state of Massachusetts. Some things never change.

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    1. I miss the days when Ted Turner could get eight or nine friends together, they'd all toss in a million bucks and build a boat and go race it.

      I quit caring about the America's Cup a long time ago. (I lived in Narragansett in the 80s. Could see the Bridge from my porch.)

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    2. paul_vincent_zecchinoSeptember 25, 2013 at 2:29 PM

      Right, lived in Pt. Judith for years until moving 'down theah, Flahda' as we Rhode Islanders say, in '94. The '90 luxury tax hike to spite the 'evil, rich, greedy, Reaganite Republicans' hurt far more craftsmen who worked the boat building businesses of the East Bay.

      SecState proved he truly was a man of the people by keeping his yacht in Newport, as opposed to Taxachusetts.

      It's wonderful to behold their mastery of the triple standard.

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    3. That's why I like wealthy people so much, they keep the rest of us in business.

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    4. Still off topic moderator. MB and Paul I sat up night after night watching the Cup back in 83 [yes I'm a yacht racing tragic]. Serious racing has become so expensive I gave it away twelve years ago and bought a cruising yacht as I am no millionaire and can do most maintenance myself. I shudder at the amounts that the people at the club I belong to spend on their racing vessels. Some of their annual sailing budgets are more than my annual salary was before I retired. Even the high tech dinghies cost a mint to race if you are serious.

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  10. You, my friend, have been on fire lately! Bravo!

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  11. Well Bob, the BBC for years has been a seething hotbed of leftists just like our own ABC Down Under. Accountable to no-one, you don't get a gig at either unless you have clear leftist credentials from half-assed university 'activism' onwards. There is a lot of shrieking and chest-beating going on here as the ABC Collective are slowly realising that they are about to get savagely un-funded by the new Moderate government. Oh, the humanity!

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  12. The Mooselimbs may have made a fatal mistake by killing one of Kenyatta's nephews and his fiancee. Now it's strictly personal, not business.

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  13. For the prats at the Bulls**t Broadcasting Circus, The "fighters" were acting in the spirit of unilateralism so beloved of their own guiding "philosophy".

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  14. Do you live in some kind of bunker with 24/7 security? I can't believe you are so open and honest. Your entry in the NSA database must be in the gigabytes range. Glad to see someone who has been so highly placed be up front with his views. As for the BBC, who is surprised by their slant? It has been obvious for a long time.

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    1. This is just so I can add my pic to my profile, I don't have anymore to say about the British Bullshit Corporation.

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    2. Your entry in the NSA database must be in the gigabytes range.

      Ya think Steve Moyer?

      Some of us - Diplomad being "out" especially - are thoroughly prepared to be in the gigabytes. Some of us "readers" regrettably subject to 'non-disclosures' tho' not me exactatactically.

      Diplomad sets an example "we" wish we had the balls for.

      Arkie acknowledges Diplomad. recognizing what's what.

      Balls. (Hopefully, with full retirement benefits.)

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  15. Well our very own special snowflake Mohammed Elibiary of our very own DHS feels argues that American coptic activists of fueling flames against Islam. You can follow him on Twitter also.

    http://weaselzippers.us/2013/09/26/dhs-muslim-adviser-egyptian-christians-attacked-by-the-muslim-brotherhood-had-it-coming-to-them/

    And they say there might be Americans ("Somali Americans")? involved in the Kenya terrorist attack. Shocked! Shocked I say!

    pmc

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  16. From the future:

    Rouhani tweets kisses to Obama. They have a phone call. Rouhani is moving now he knows the caliber of the man he's toying with.

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