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I will probably get in hot water, but I don't care ! This is about the fallout between Elton John and Dolce and Gabbana (not sure of spelling). I am probably in the minority who are on the side of the designers. These designers called Elton's children "synthetic". They could have worded it better, but having two same sex couples having a surrogate donor to provide them with a family is not right. IT IS NOT NORMAL ! As for celebs siding with Elton, nauseating ! I am off now to see if I can buy a nice little Dolce and Gabanna item of clothing (wink)
It's telling of today's dynamics that you fear reprisal for speaking your mind. Something that I put the BBC mindset responsible for having created. I quite agree with you with regard to same sex couples adopting or having surrogate children. It has nothing to do with ability to love children, but men and women are different, and it best serves a child to have 2 loving parents of opposite gender to attain a better balance and understanding of human natures.
The arrogance of humans to believe they can improve on the basic laws of nature is part of the serious demise of our society today.
It wouldn't surprise me if bestiality was eventually approved by the left with the same failed logic they employ today.
By coincidence I just came across this article from Richard Littlejohn that explains our views fairly comprehensively.
The funniest thing I read over the weekend was a letter in the Guardian about the Top Gear rumpus, written by a dopey bird from Leicester.
‘I feel jumping mad about the enormous sum of money that the BBC makes out of a programme that promotes the use of very fast cars, badly driven by macho men, when we should be cutting carbon emissions because of climate change and building a society that respects all races and sexes.’
Here we go Looby Loo!
I’m assuming the sub-editors at the Grauniad did her a favour by condensing her view of the world into a few lines. My guess is that it originally ran to what used to be several pages, scribbled in green ink — or, in new money, an email typed IN CAPITAL LETTERS!!!!
There were probably a few typos, too, where her cats crawled across the keyboard and knocked over her Fairtrade decaf almond milk latte while she was working herself up into a lather of self-righteous indignation.
Perhaps the letter was written by Polly Toynbee, under a pseudonym. No one gives better ‘pseudo’. It could be a condensed Toynbee column, as performed by Paul Merton on Just A Minute.
Your topic, Paul, is: Around The World Of The Guardianistas in 60 seconds, without hesitation, repetition or deviation.
‘Clarkson, climate change, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, Thatcher, UKIP, er, Tory tax cuts for millionaires like Clarkson . . .’
Graham, you buzzed.
‘Hesitation and repetition of Clarkson.’
If I’d sat down to invent a typical Guardian reader’s letter, I couldn’t have improved upon it. On the basis of that single paragraph, I can confidently divine what she thinks about absolutely everything. It’s a classic example of the kind of Left-wing group-think which has rotted the minds of our new ruling class.
‘Jumping mad’ just about sums it all up. Rip-roaring bonkers would be a better description.
Britain is now run by people who buy into all this poisonous nonsense. You can’t get a job in any of the public services — and, increasingly, the private sector, too — unless you proclaim your fealty to our new religion.
They like to describe themselves as ‘liberals’, but as I’ve been telling you for years, they’re not remotely ‘liberal’. They’re fascists. The worst bigots in the wurrrld are those who most loudly proclaim their ‘tolerance’.
The fact is they won’t countenance any dissent from their proscriptive manifesto and ‘values’ system. And because they have seized control of the civil service, local government, the police, the law and the BBC, they now impose a Stalinesque stranglehold on the public discourse.
Anyone who has the audacity to challenge them must be demonised, sacked, prosecuted, ruined and denied a ‘platform’. Fortunately, for the time being at least, we still have a free Press. But if Labour wins in May, newspapers will be brought under political control — with the full support of a Mickey Mouse party which has the brass neck to include the word ‘Liberal’ in its title.
What they hate most of all is when ‘one of their own’ kicks over the traces and exposes the criminal stupidity and catastrophic consequences of their rigidly enforced orthodoxy.
Trevor Phillips, a prominent Labour supporter and former head of the Commission for Racial Equality, is currently reaping the whirlwind of Left-wing reaction.
On Thursday night, he is presenting a Channel 4 documentary called Things We Won’t Say About Race That Are True, which rips apart the shibboleths of the ‘diversity’ industry. The gist of it appeared in yesterday’s Daily Mail.
Here, just as with the Clarkson defence last week, I must declare an interest. Trevor has been a friend of mine for more than 20 years. We were North London neighbours and he was my boss at London Weekend Television in the mid-Nineties.
The first series of Littlejohn Live And Uncut, which Trevor produced, featured one of my musical heroes — the late Bobby Womack, soul man extraordinaire.
Womack’s last album was called The Bravest Man In The Universe, which should have been the title of Trevor’s latest documentary.
No one has done more to advance the cause of race relations in Britain. When I first walked round LWT’s headquarters, Trevor’s was pretty much the only black face which wasn’t pushing a broom or serving chips in the canteen.
He should have been London’s first elected mayor, but the Labour hierarchy blocked his candidacy on the grounds that ‘their’ white supporters wouldn’t vote for a black man. They also assumed arrogantly they didn’t need to put up a black candidate since they ‘owned’ the ethnic minority vote.
But rather than tell Trevor the real reason, they pretended it was because he sent his daughters to private school.
When I asked him why he’d accepted the job as head of the equalities commission, he told me his mission would be complete when he could close it down. He wanted to build a relaxed, integrated colour-blind society, where everyone rubbed along together, respecting each other’s differences.
That’s not how it’s worked out, as he now acknowledges. The ‘diversity’ gestapo have concentrated on emphasising what divides us, not what unites us, and criminalising those who refuse to play ball.
We have created ghettoes and closed societies, cut off from the mainstream, where bigotry, ignorance and hatred not only flourish but are encouraged. And lest you think this is all Labour’s doing, it’s not. The Tories are equally guilty, if not more so.
When Trevor warned ten years ago, after the London Transport bombings, that we were sleepwalking to segregation, he was monstered by, among others, Theresa May, now our allegedly ‘Conservative’ Home Secretary, who subscribes as much to the Guardianista song-book as that dopey bird from Leicester.
These days the Tories have to be seen to be embracing ‘diversity’. Otherwise, as May once said, they will be forever perceived as ‘nasty’.
It was a Conservative-led government which bulldozed gay marriage through the Commons, in the teeth of opposition from its own natural supporters — and indifference from most homosexuals, for that matter, who couldn’t see what all the fuss was about.
Frankly, I’m not bothered if gays want to get married. But why would they want to ape heterosexual marriage? Far from ‘celebrating diversity’ — including homosexuality — the Government is now attempting by law to enforce homogeneity.
Take gay adoption, for instance. I’d rather children were fostered by a stable gay couple than warehoused in some hideous state orphanage, where they are most likely to be abused.
But I find the notion of homosexuals buying children to order from professional surrogate mothers stomach-churning. I don’t want to ban it — I really am a genuine liberal. I just don’t approve.
Neither do the blokes who run the frock shop Dolce & Gabbana, who to no one’s great surprise also turn out to be gay. It’s a point of view and they’re entitled to their opinion.
But they must be trashed, too. Elton John, who ought to know better, and David Beckham’s ludicrous designer wife want to organise a worldwide boycott of Dolce & Gabbana to punish them for their ‘incorrect’ opinions.
It’s even being interpreted as an attack on artificial insemination, which it isn’t — any more than Nigel Farage is in favour of bringing back ‘No Dogs, No Blacks, No Irish’ and Clarkson . . . well, make up any abuse you like about Clarkson because he’s a Right-wing multi-millionaire, macho man, etc.
Oh, for heaven’s sake. Grow up. Can’t we just agree to disagree for once?
Last week, it was Clarkson and Farage’s turn in the ducking stool. This week’s witch-hunt will feature Trevor Phillips, simply for telling a number of inconvenient truths. Tune in on Thursday and make up your own mind.
Others have already decided to slaughter him without bothering to watch the programme.
Still, the Guardian letters page should be a giggle.
An NHS hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, is asking patients to carry signs explaining what’s wrong with them, including mental health issues and gynaecological problems.
Why not just make them wear bells and shout ‘unclean’?
Speculation is mounting as to who might take over Top Gear if Clarkson is taken out and shot or decides to fall on his sword. The usual self-publicists (Piers Morgan) have put themselves forward, but an unlikely contender has emerged.
Cherie Blair is joining the board of the French car manufacturer Renault, with a brief to improve ‘diversity’.
Since ‘diversity’ is what critics say Top Gear lacks, who better than the Wicked Witch to take over from Jezza.
Left-wing, female, no discernible sense of humour. She’s just what Desperate Danny Cohen is looking for in a presenter. Pity she’s not from an ethnic minority, but you can’t have everything.
Plus, the WW is keen on a freebie. Alastair Campbell once tried to wangle a free car for the Blairs when Tony was in No 10.
Somehow you can’t imagine her enthusing about how a car stirs her ‘lady garden’ in the same way Clarkson talks about the effect a Bugatti has on his ‘gentleman’s sausage’, but you never know.
She was once quite explicit about her ‘contraceptive equipment’.
And on that bombshell . . .
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