Peter Oborne’s file of Boris Johnson’s lies is published

9 November 2019 — True Publica

Peter Oborne deserves credit. He is the former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph, author of The Rise of Political Lying and The Triumph of the Political Class. He used to write a political column for the Daily Mail until two weeks ago when he turned on them and the Boris Johnson government to reveal  them as the political chancers that they are.

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The Incredible Disappearing Farage, and Other Electoral Oddities

6 November 2019 — Craig Murray

For a decade Nigel Farage has been flung into our living rooms continually by the BBC. Even when UKIP barely registered a blip in the opinion polls, he was a regular on Question Time and the other news, current affairs and politics programme. Farage’s celebrity was a BBC creation. He served an important purpose. At a time when the wealth gap was growing exponentially, and working conditions and real incomes of ordinary people were deteriorating sharply, Farage helped amplify the Establishment message that the cause of these problems was not the burgeoning class of billionaires sucking up the world’s resources, but rather the poor immigrants also scratching to make a living.

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Election 2019 – The key indicators that may determine the result

4 November 2019 — True Publica

TruePublica Editor: There is no possibility of predicting what will be the outcome of election 2019. The pollsters will do everything they can to attempt to regain the confidence of … well, anyone after disastrous prediction results and their criminality at the EU referendum. At the 2015 election, 2016 referendum and 2017 snap election, they were either way off the mark or lying and their reputation in political circles lies in tatters. Forget what the pollsters say until it’s we know the actual results. An article at the London School of Economics explains that polling on vote expectations rather than vote intentions (a big mistake by pollsters since 2015) is the answer. We’ll see. 

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Brace yourself for Saturday 19th October

18 October 2019 — True Publica

By TruePublica Editor: This Saturday is as important as that vote back in 2016. On the 23rd of June 2016, the electorate of Britain marginally voted to leave the EU. Three years and four months later parliament decides if that should happen. After the social division, mass political back-stabbings and subsequent implosion of the Tory party, the final showdown is tomorrow. MP’s have just one day to debate Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.

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Is Johnson planning to renege on his Brexit deal?

17 October 2019 — True Publica

Is Johnson planning renege on the EU Withdrawal Agreement?

By TruePublica Editor: “There is not a soul in the long corridors of Whitehall who believes the prime minister is telling the truth“. These are the words of Financial Times columnist Philip Stephens whose article is entitled – “Boris Johnson’s lies are plunging Britain into a dark morass.” Stephens is right to point out that deceiving the Queen, someone so widely respected around the world for her probity and commitment to public service has, through tradition, been exposed to the wreckage tactics of Johnson’s mendacity and lack of integrity. But it gets worse than that – much worse.

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Accusations that disaster capitalists are piling the pressure on Johnson to pursue no-deal Brexit

30 September 2019 — True Publica

By TruePublica Editor: “For the first time in 35 years, I am not packing my bag to travel to the Tory party conference tomorrow. The party I joined as a student and first campaigned for in the 1979 general election is suffering a convulsion that makes it — for now at least — unrecognisable to me. Gone is the relaxed, broad-church coalition, united by a belief in free-trade, open markets, fiscal discipline and a fear of the pernicious effects of socialism, but tolerant of a wide range of social and political opinion within its ranks. In its place is an ideological puritanism that brooks no dissent and is more and more strident in its tone.”

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Bojo/Brexit News Links 29 September 2019

29 September2019 • 20:00 — The New Dark Age

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No 10 denies Boris Johnson ‘thigh squeeze’ claim

PM ‘model of restraint’ amid Parliament language row

Johnson can promise the world, but Corbyn nails why we ‘can’t trust the Tories with the NHS’

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Boris Johnson plans to spend billions to help the rich get richer

29 September 2019 — The Canary

A new report from an independent think tank, has found that Boris Johnson’s “desire to radically overhaul” the tax system will cost us billions of pounds every year. And it will only benefit the very richest people. It also seems confirmed that Johnson hurtling the UK towards a no-deal Brexit is down to pressure from billionaire investors.

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Bojo/Brexit News Links 25 September 2019

25 September 2019 • 23:15 — The New Dark Age

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Corbyn cuts through the Brexit chaos and media noise during BBC interview

Britain: political crisis deepens as Supreme Court intervenes

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Johnson Enters Neo-Con Heaven By Craig Murray

25 September 2019 — Craig Murray

There has been remarkably little media commentary on the effect of the UK leaving the EU Common Foreign Policy, even though this is a major aim of Johnson, Gove and the Tory Brexiteers. The media appear not to have noticed the existence of the Common Foreign Policy. We saw perhaps the first public glimpse of the UK’s new foreign policy yesterday when Boris Johnson breeched the EU Common Foreign Policy to join Donald Trump in denouncing the Iran nuclear treaty. As the UK has not actually left the EU yet, that was bad faith and an illegal act against an EU treaty obligation, but following the law is evidently of no concern whatsoever to Johnson.

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