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SHIT FLOATS

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The UK is not without its floaters and chief amongst them is Mr Johnson who as head puppet of the far-right Brexit brigade (was he promised the leadership as his reward?) led the campaign with lies, deceit and false promises. At one recent point I felt we were on the edge of the abyss but now think we are deep within it. Leaving the EU is a major contributor but Johnson’s handling of the Coronavirus pandemic has really exposed this man’s incompetence:

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And this is the evidence. What is so extraordinary is that as an island nation the UK should at least have matched the performance of the best. With the number of deaths now at more than 126,000 an urgent review should be undertaken, but will it? It won’t, in fact I’d be surprised if one didn’t start a few months prior to the next election and will last forever for the government to avoid electoral retribution. Johnson’s decisions have also led to a critical economic climate with high unemployment and failing businesses. In short, Johnson and his cronies have been a disaster and with the ramifications of EU departure now becoming clear, things can only get worse.

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Johnson’s cabinet is made up of cowboys and girls who were not selected for their skills or unblemished past but for their strong support of Brexit. Is it any wonder the UK is in such a mess?

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He could have been one of the better Tory leaders - in Brando talk ‘he could have been a contender’ - but, like Tony Blair with the Iraq war, made one substantial and disastrous error when he allowed the EU referendum to take place (and without setting a minimum limit on the proportion of votes required for departure). To add insult to injury, he resigned and effectively disappeared from view instead of staying to ensure that the UK remined in the Customs Union and Single Market. It’s beyond belief that he now earns a fortune giving speeches and no doubt has been given charitable advisory roles…His Chancellor George Osborne also went West after setting the country on a poor economic and social path with major cuts to the NHS, Social Care, Police, Justice System, Housing and so much more, but still raked in a fortune in advisory roles and as editor of the Evening Standard. SHIT FLOATER SUPREME?

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And this was the joker that Cameron feared along with his own Brexit right-wing. Nigel Farage really started the Brexit ball rolling but despite trying never achieved political success at home. The irony is that while he couldn’t get elected in the UK he did succeed in becoming an elected member of of the EU parliament - an institution he hated! Financed by a less-than-desirable crowd, the media couldn’t get enough of him, while he befriended another joker in President Trump…could it get any more weird?

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Now here’s a man that has failed at most things but still manages to earn a fortune (another Trump mate no less!) with his vicious and dishonest diatribe. Piers Morgan has just been sacked from one of the country’s leading TV broadcasters but, according to reports, is being inundated with million £ offers. You couldn’t make this up could you…

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I mean no offense to this lady but Gemma Collins is chief amongst so-called ‘reality stars’ who lack any talent but are racking in media appearances and cash. My problem with this lady and others like her is that there are many talented artists out there who have both the talent and training needed to find and succeed broadcast work, but who find it difficult to survive and work in their chosen profession.

SOMETHING MUST BE DONE

So, why do most of the above survive and prosper? They exist because we the watchers and voters sponsor them. It’s time for us all to become more discriminating, judicious and selective in who we support; to sort the wheat from the chaff. While we voted them in, we can also vote them out and where this isn’t possible working international democracies must work together to change things. The situation is worsening with hundreds being murdered by the servants of the coup in Burma, while Russian, Indian and Chinese representatives attend ‘Army Day’ in Burma’s capitol. The world must find an answer and soon.

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Oh, and there’s the money which for many of these autocrats/dictators and their supporters lies behind every calculated move. Their ill-gotten gains are spread like manure across the world to avoid discovery and protect. Some even build and acquire properties worth billions located in ‘friendly’ countries, like the UK. There’s another saying which applies well here: ‘hit them in the pocket‘. Just imagine if these properties and funds were frozen and appropriated. Just imagine if China and Russia’s veto powers were negated in the Security Council. Just imagine the number of lives saved, the number of homes secured, the number in abject poverty reduced, the health and education of millions improved, and the environment protected. Just imagine…

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