...only I don't feel fine. So just who has been protected down the years and who is still being protected today?
So Garry Stevens knows (or is that nose in his spell checker) just what Malcolm's Radio Caroline should play and it's not what they are playing right now!! Well being a licensed station they have to stay along the lines of playing album music that's their remit. Well to brighten things up and bring the quality up to Garry's demanding albeit unclear expectations I think I may have found the perfect compromise.
Just asking for a friend, but were the real radio pirates those who came around in the mid 1990's and onwards? Prior to that the offshore and unlicensed land based stations in the UK, Holland etc, went out of their way to explain that they were free radio stations, many of whom said they would happily be licensed if they could just continue to do their thing (well words to that effect).
Plenty of time was spent by offshore stations explaining that by being in international waters they could not be pirates as they were outside of any governmental jurisdiction. The bigger land-based stations lobbied for a license (Radio Jackie & Radio Sovereign initially come to mind, there were others) and many of the rest were just part time weekend hobbies run by very naughty boys.
Anyway this is an interesting video about some who happily knew they were pirates, loved every minute of it and were living in the moment. Ringway Manchester is a fine Youtube channel and hopefully more will follow on this era when Pirate Radio really did test boundaries (pun intended). For the old fart anoraks, don't forget that these were all drug pushing gangsters who stole your legacy, oops sorry who stole your transmitters and headlines.
Just to show that I am not completely devoid of some happy memories from the past here's some fine tunes from August 1967. Being the youngest sibling (& still in short trousers all year round) my older family members ensured I was a fan of The Doors before most folk this side of the Atlantic had even heard of them. Anyway do me a favour, don't tell the two dull forums about this video, it mentions a radio station that was much, much better than Radio Carol Smiley.
Go with ability and earned merit & not the BBC ethos of white people need to take a knee & apologize & what do we get? Just saying..........
...and I expect some idiot will still try & shoot the messenger (for BBC please also read ITV, Sky & Channel 4 etc etc
A while back a commenter here suggested that I seemed to have a problem with Trans people. This disingenuous idiot thought he/she/cretin/non binary math expert, were oh so clever. Well you were not, however I know you still lurk here so there you go, a heads up on your lack of cognitive abilities.
Two videos today. One from Mahyar Tousi on the ongoing BBC record of in house abuse and bullying (there's diversity for you) and another from someone who usually gives me the creeps (Piers Morgan) but he is at least talking to a sporting hero of mine Martina Navratilova. Now rather than judge the messengers as most of you did with Katie Hopkins, maybe think about the content, is it that difficult?
Love her or hate her (as the screaming brainwashed usually do) Katie delivers a better news update today than all the collective mainstream media put together could ever do! I sometimes disagree with Katie but her take on real free speech and expression is mature and reasoned.
The BBC News website today at 8:30 pm as seen above. The war in Ukraine has continued to slip out of the news cycle. Yet the war goes on, civilians and soldiers continue to die or suffer terrible injuries, and the mental health of many will be permanently damaged for their lifespan.
What the news in the UK never seems to be able to talk about is when a war is, or becomes a Proxy War. As has been the case since the cold war the war in Ukraine is now clearly between the collective west, that's the USA, UK and some of Europe versus Russia and their allies (don't be fooled by news propaganda Russia have their willing and active allies in this awful conflict).
The video below is from Alex Christoforou and having listened to him for some months now along with his colleagues from 'The Duran' I think it reasonable to say that they have an intent to be neutral. That said there seems to be a bias towards Russia driven in part by their logical disliking of the Western Military Industrial Complex, along with an informed understanding of just how evil institutions like the World Economic Forum, Bilderberg & other un-elected but politically dominant and influential super rich organizations really are.
That said listen please to Alex and think about his point of view regarding Ukraine as things stand today. He uses verifiable information, openly adds his interpretation and in my opinion confirms that Ukraine is now a fully fledged proxy war where soldiers on both sides are cannon fodder and the 'elites' who fund all of this through your tax money, could not give a flying toss to the ever growing collateral deaths and injuries. Those at the top of the pile in this wonderful world system really do think of you and me as sheep or cattle, maybe it's time to become a virtual vegetarian.
Some tiny minded little nobody described this place as "Mike Wilson's conspiracy theories" on another forum. A forum that wont even let me in (no right to reply - now that's what I call real censorship). Anyway such people deserve to remain dumbed down, manipulated and forever stupid (oh no! that makes me sound like Mervyn Hagger we must be one & the same, even though that would be a conspiracy theory & totally without merit or evidence).
Anyway, have some objective history and provable facts. No you wont find them on the obedient BBC News who are no longer able to carry out independent research unless it involves indoctrination that straight white people are to blame for everything. Neither will you find this information on CNN or any other commercial news outlet that have a strange coincidence of being owned by the super rich.
By the way, this video is about fascist white people doing terrible things over the past decade & more, so just why are the BBC not telling you about it? Now that is a conundrum unless you have learned to research & think for yourself. It's only twenty plus minutes long so go on, dip in & learn a little please.
Thoughtful honest comments on this subject are welcome, others will be subject to my whims & censorship if I have a migraine coming on.
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