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Saturday, 30 July 2016

So here is our paid road safety industry being dangerous.

'Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership; working together to reduce collisions and casualties on Gloucestershire's roads, & to teach road safety skills for life'

This tweet was posted by Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership. It is extremely dangerous and wrong. 

But Road Safety Wales were at it too.  
'Road Safety Wales is a partnership between the 22 Welsh Local Authorities, the Welsh Emergency Services, GoSafe, The Welsh Government and RoSPA.'

Well it's telling you that it's unsafe to overtake because of 'Double White Lines' isn't it?

Apart from not specifying 'continuous' white lines, it means that there would be no danger if there were a continuous white line on your side, nearest to you, and a broken white line on the other side further from you then?

I tweeted this to try to repair the damage.

And here.

How didn't anyone in two paid and costly road safety groups spot this before publication?

Road Safety Wales are promoting something called #Fatal5 too, See more on that here. Even though it sneakily keeps 'speed' in instead of dangerous driving which is what too fast is. This helps their 'speeding' revenue.  

Please RT this and distribute this urgently before it causes a terrible accident. 

Thursday, 21 July 2016

UK? No country for 'Stale, Pale & male' and his wife

What is 'Stale, Pale & Male'? (SPAM) Well you may not know it, but you are probably one of them.
If so it means you are not black, brown, young (35+), a woman or homosexual. What it means is that you are probably a reliable normal hard working male and the mainstay of our community. 

So, unlike a woman, you are most likely to be prepared to do all the nasty tasks that she either can't or won't; like clearing her drains, digging up her roads, changing her tyres or cleaning her windows and fixing her car for her. You are not likely to be chosen for cushy 'Talking Head' jobs like press secretary, receptionist, and so on.   

FT Stale, male & Pale article  

Huff Post on SPAM

So how does it affect us? Well if you are one of UK's 35 million drivers you will be in a very high proportion of them. What this insidious concept omits is the female half of SPAM. SPAM's wives and partners who not only depend on SPAM but also share his disgust at his treatment and disadvantage. Any disadvantage and unhappiness visited on SPAM affects them too.  

How has the Common Purpose  Metropolitan Elite changed our society with this device?

When parties are boasting 50% women cabinets- how soon before the first 51% female cabinet?-  plus the other disproportionate mandatory non SPAM members, it's lucky if one of UKs only two main and most important groups, mature, experienced, dependable, straight, white male, is represented at all by a Uk Government.

The most obvious and devastating consequence on every household in the land is the Police attitude and especially towards all of UK's drivers. 

I have already raised and exposed ample evidence of anti driver ideology and corruption in the Police Service whilst favouring and promoting single issue lobby groups at public expense and against the public interests.

The following posts are evidence of an anti driver ideology and show what SPAM Family now have to put up with.

See UK under Theresa May




should-gay-woman-be-head-of road policing.

Davenport & fixed-penalty-for-careless driving

Of course gender affects perception of drivers, driving and road safety and especially on matters of speed and attitude towards drivers.  The National Police Chiefs Council has a woman Chair and the Roads Policing Chief is a lesbian with no special expertise in road safety or driving. And in partnership with them, the head of the CPS is Alison Saunders, another woman too, with no special expertise in road safety and driving.
Angela Saunders
 She, with Suzette Davenport, would've seen nothing significant in turning fixed penalty from absolute offences, for the first time in its history, so that drivers could be subjectively and profitably prosecuted for careless driving on a whim. See more on that here.

See. An anti male feminist says  Mail Online.

But how did the Met. Elite manage to deviously and covertly achieve all this without anyone realising what has happened?

Imagine a jolly group police photo featuring a smiling white WPC, a black male PC, a young white male PC and a jolly white 40 year old homosexual PC. We simply wouldn't notice that one whole section of the community isn't there at all. The SPAM. In fact, on a representative basis, there should probably be two SPAM and two straight white WPCs. When we see a white WPC in a patrol car, none of us note the absence of SPAM do we? It really is that simple.
 That's how it's been done folks. 

Of course there are many SPAMs in the police and many pictures of them too but they have no representation to protect them and that not one of them is in charge of roads policing, is appalling for genuine well considered road safety or UK's 35 million drivers.

But if the police are now unrepresentative of the majority of the nation, then we must certainly start there because they do affect all of our lives. We must change those at the top of all this nonsense and get back to the Britain most of us love and want. 

SPAM is the only class of human that can be discriminated against, abused, ridiculed, excluded and demeaned openly and without any police intervention and because it is to the cost of the community which is so dependent on them, this must change now. 

Brexit wasn't just a rebellion against the EU, but a revolt of all the impositions that have been forced on us at home by minority indulgence. If we don't address the home grievances, then there is little point in doing Brexit either.  

Monday, 18 July 2016

Now Chris Boardman's Mum is killed riding a bike

It's extremely difficult for me to feel sympathy for cycling lobby profiteer Chrs Boardman's loss of his mother who died because she was cycling.  See the story here. It would be very easy for me to be mealy mouthed about this or say nothing but life and death road safety isn't a popularity contest. Since Chris' Mum, just 24 hours ago. another has died and many more have been injured already.

Forty eight cyclists have already died on UKs roads this year with countless more maimed. See the definition of cycling & its consequences here. 

Chris Boardman encourages and promotes all this. Enjoying the description 'road safety campaigner' when in fact he is only a pro cycling lobbyist profiteer where road cycling is a complete contradiction to road safety, See this blog on RoSPA .

 I had often challenged his activity on this very Blog. See the following links:

So now that death from cycling has visited Chris most directly, can he seriously continue to ignore reality for his own vested interests and encourage more people, especially the young, to go road cycling? 

The Cycle Lobby just can't keep on blaming everyone and everything else for their dangerous pursuit. 

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Froome crash: It's never the cyclists fault.

Here is a video, if you haven't already seen it, of a Tour de France cycle crash with a motor cyclist which also claimed Yellow Jersey Chris Froome

Road Race Cycling is unique in that there is no entrance fee for spectators, unlike other major sports and entertainment events because they are held on long stretches of public road where it isn't possible to control the public.

What these cyclists forget is, that they are riding vehicles on public roads and that it is their duty to avoid accidents and for their self protection too.

The principle must be that others must come first and only ride at a speed and distance at which you are able to stop safely. The motorcyclist clearly did exactly that.

These cyclists, including Froome, failed to apply those rules despite very close and confined conditions which included many members of the public.     

This crash happened because cyclists were cycling too fast and dangerously among public on public roads. It really is that simple. 

Not according to the cyclists it isn't. It's the fault of everyone else.

Isn't that exactly how they are on the roads normally in their Lycra and Head Camz? Ride too fast and too close to avoid collisions without injury, then blame everyone else when it all goes wrong?

The answer to all this is easy. Keep infrastructure open for infrastructure instead of being closed for sport at great cost and keep cycle racing within stadia where the spectators can be controlled.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Why do we trust RoSPA on road safety?

Who is RoSPA and are they objective and impartial when it comes to road safety? 

Well just like other numerous alleged road safety charities like:  BRAKE, PACTS, 20's Plenty, Sustrans etc. We can easily identify their true aims simply by asking if they see roads, like rail, as essential infrastructure or places where people can be allowed to unnecessarily place themselves in danger. 

We define road cycling here. See the definition & fatal results of road cycling here 

How can any group that is genuinely interested in road safety, support such a contradiction in terms? Well surely only if they are really anti driver ideologists who are very happy for infrastructure to be impeded, slowed and hampered by unnecessary human hazards. 

And then, having promoted all this, demand that drivers are always liable and expect them to serve long terms of imprisonment when it goes wrong. What else is that but anti driver? 

Any genuine road safety charity will start by asking 'Who must society have on our roads?' 

The answer is obvious. We only need walkers and drivers. That is an undeniable fact. Anyone who denies that isn't really interested in road safety at all and is also primarily anti driver.  


Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Cyclist crashes into a parked car and dies. What's to investigate?

Look at this story about yet another cycling death. 

Apart from the proof that cycling speed and style is the major factor in cycling death and injury, it also highlights the amount of money police are costing us in grubbing around needlessly, investigating accidents, when we need them elsewhere.

The police preoccupation with roads and accidents is totally out of proportion and all perspective. See Accident investigation. Does it kill more than it saves?

I have raised all this with Suzette Davenport, head of roads policing see more of that here 
but Suzette isn't interested in good value genuine road safety police and is more interested in promoting single issue lobby causes than proper policing. Hopefully Brexit means an end to all that nonsense. 

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Brexit. What the f...k just happened? If you don't know. we're still at square 1.

Theresa May will now be our leader to take us forward.

I won't congratulate her for, what she has picked up, is a poisoned chalice.

She needs our prayers for herself and for guidance, not just for getting us, in the UK, through this mess without loss, but for the advancement of all Europe.

So long as she puts British interest first, this vote to leave the EU can give her the power to force, FIFA like changes, to the similarly corrupt EU as we decide our options.

Theresa has the chance to save the EU, providing that, in a new form, if we are to consider staying at all, the UK has top seats at its top tables with veto power too.

She would be betraying her people now if,  as a starting point,  instead of demanding the utmost, she just settled for some token changes; little more than the insults hapless David Cameron was sent packing with, from the EU.

The problem is that most people have no idea what happened and why it did. Perhaps we will make better judgments for our future if we look at it all from the start.

Prior to the appearance of the single issue Nigel Farage and his mates, we were all bumbling along living our lives pretty successfully, dealing with and solving our problems without much care about who was running it all. 

Yes there were things we hated without really knowing who to blame. But leaving the EU was only the objective of Nigel Farage and his followers. To get us out was their sole raison d'etre. They didn't believe that they would do it though.

What jolly japes? Go for the relatively easily won seats in the EU Parliament -British voters don't mind a bit of fun at unimportant polls - get there, cause mayhem with massive perks for doing so, and without an obligation to take anything seriously, even boycott meetings and have fun doing it. But it was a power base that gave them exposure and funding from which to build.

Build they did. UKIP became a household name and was now taking seats at local elections with a large slice of the vote in all elections.

Silly David Cameron thought it a wizzo idea to promise us a Leave EU Referendum in his election manifesto, to pinch Farage votes. Thinking, at best, he'd be saddled with another Clegg style Coalition and so would be stopped from keeping his promise by the Lib. Dems who were Europhile. Except he won outright and horror of horrors, had to keep his promise.

That a Government, meant to govern for the best, should then turn to Joe Bloggs to decide such a crucial issue for the country is a dereliction at least, but when believing, as Cameron clearly did, that to leave the EU would be suicide, it amounts to unforgivable irresponsibility. Quite simply, we shouldn't have had a referendum at all. We elected Cameron to govern us. He didn't even have an economic plan for us outside the EU right up to the time of voting. 

Having traipsed around the EU and returning with his empty begging bowl, Cameron had placed us all in a no win situation. 

 Although I don't like the EU, like most who voted to remain, I could never see how the UK now could possibly subsist outside of it. 

My rationale was that the dirty deed, the treachery had long been done. Successive leaders from Heath on-wards, Wilson, Major, Blair, Kinnock and so on had sold us out long ago. It was all too late now. We'd been sold out years ago.

We were no longer the Queen of the Seas, with a massive army and air force. I always take a 'bottom line worst case scenario' approach to any decision. So we leave the EU and Spanish Trawlers invade our fishing grounds. What do we do? Do we blow them out of the waters? Where's our Navy to keep Spain out of Gibraltar? Will America still help and support us to keep the Falklands?  Will anyone help us from the Western World? A gun boat defence of our domain takes us to war against the EU and how do we win? Who will aid us? All Farage seemed to talk about was self rule, borders, immigration, trade but not how we defended the independence he sought. 

Once Cameron had called his Referendum, there was no choice but to vote to exit the EU. We were already being abused by The EU, even though the second largest net contributors to it, as poor relations with no say. 

Goodness, had we voted to stay for more of it, that's exactly what we would have got. Not only from the EU but from the rest of the world too.  

Yet all we were voting for was to empower our Parliament, our Prime Minister, our MPs in Europe and the rest of the world. What sensible true British people could possibly vote against that? Why was this wickedly kept from the British people during the campaign but instead they were being told that it was an irreversible suicide. It never was.  See from 25th May I was pleading for honesty on this point. Despite the dishonesty, the nation still  voted to leave the EU.

Clearly the UKIP people who fought so hard to take us from the EU, were not prepared to follow it through.
 One after another they have stood down from leading the nation that stood by them. What an utter disgrace! So were UKIP serious about their claimed raison d'etre? Did they have any plans? Apparently not.

And all this division in the Nation, all this cost, all this upheaval was basically created by one man, Nigel Farage, who has never even been elected to Parliament! Can you believe it?  

So what should Theresa do now? 

Well Nigel Farage has shown clearly the damage that a single issue minority lobby group can do to stability and the status quo. This applies to all single issue minority lobby groups. The unrest with the UK salt of the earth normal mainstays of our country, who expressed the unrest with their votes of the 23rd June, must be heeded. And it starts within. 

'Getting Britain back' was about getting it back into the hands of the steady dependable majority that it and Theresa needs and out of the hands of the single issue selfish minority lobby groups that it doesn't need at all.  
When placating a group is at the expense of costing lives, and costing the community so much that we don't have money in the NHS to save more lives, then not only are we disadvantaging the majority, but it's counter productive too. Theresa mustn't be frightened of being called 'Nasty'. We cannot base policy on silly name calling. See we can't base policy on silly names! 

Let's drop Common Purpose, Metropolitan Elitism in the UK now. And let's start in the police Theresa.
 We need to clear out the hierarchy of the current NPCC and get police backing the whole community without its current corrupt policies.

She must clear out all of the Common Purpose officials, who were actually the cause of this widespread unrest and get the Britain at home to what the majority of British people support. At the moment UK's 35 million essential driver voters are being marginalised and oppressed by unrepresentative police.  

If Theresa  doesn't take the UK back to a UK preferred status quo then there's little point in BREXIT at all. Only on this basis can we look at our approach to the EU. See how we must get normal rational majority back in charge

For starters we must not rush, or be pushed into invoking article 50. That takes away our negotiating hand and is irrevocable. Had Nigel Farage and UKIP still been leading us with this, perhaps they did at least qualify to urge a headlong leap before we're ready. In abandoning us, they gave up that right in my view. Article 50 Beware-false-profits-bearing gifts Theresa.

Theresa should now ignore the EU officials, unless they ask to speak to her, and now talk to the European Leaders on an individual basis with a view to a complete new economic union in Europe with much more autonomy and self rule of its member states and where the UK is a major player with powers of veto. 

What we must not do, is to leave the EU until all avenues have been explored.

What we have done, is to empower Theresa to name our price and have just made her the most powerful woman in Europe & indeed the world.  She mustn't just hand that back. 

 Theresa we do want you to be 'nasty'. We don't want you to roll over like a vicar's daughter to lobby groups. You are not Justin Welby, 

you are a politician and a Prime Minister. since when was politics ever about being nice? 

The C of E is ashamed of British normality and no longer thinks it's English anyway.

One thing is for sure. Our Parliament has been ordered and mandated to take us from the EU under its own Referendum Act 2015 no matter what lawyers are trying to say. And no General Election can change that. 

At any time in the future that we are still in the EU and we are still being abused, the opposition will have no difficulty in raising that fact to whoever is in Number 10.

This vote has done one thing. It has restored power to our Parliament that the EU must now take seriously. What can possibly be wrong with that?

As for Scotland and Northern Ireland. They're covered In this post here Theresa. Northern Ireland would never vote to leave the UK, and we'd be better off if the Scots did but they know where their bread is buttered, so won't listen to little Nicola. 

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Petition to overturn democracy refused.

Further to my post about this divisive Parliamentary Petition to overthrow a Parliamentary Referendum. See it here.

Why hasn't the Government response had the Media exposure that the Petition itself has? It's been kicked into the Long Grass.

Do ask if they'll mention it. While at it, ask Theresa May, who says she's so keen to make Brexit work, why she hasn't caused this divisive Petition to be removed already?


Government responded

The European Union Referendum Act received Royal Assent in December 2015, receiving overwhelming support from Parliament. The Act did not set a threshold for the result or for minimum turnout.
The EU Referendum Act received Royal Assent in December 2015. The Act was scrutinised and debated in Parliament during its passage and agreed by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The Act set out the terms under which the referendum would take place, including provisions for setting the date, franchise and the question that would appear on the ballot paper. The Act did not set a threshold for the result or for minimum turnout.
As the Prime Minister made clear in his statement to the House of Commons on 27 June, the referendum was one of the biggest democratic exercises in British history with over 33 million people having their say. The Prime Minister and Government have been clear that this was a once in a generation vote and, as the Prime Minister has said, the decision must be respected. We must now prepare for the process to exit the EU and the Government is committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for the British people in the negotiations.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The Committee has decided to defer its decision on this petition until the Government Digital Service has done all it can to verify the signatures on the petition. We have already had to remove 77,000 fraudulent signatures. The Committee wishes to make clear that, although it may choose to schedule a debate on this petition in due course, it only has the power to schedule debates in Westminster Hall – the second debating chamber of the House of Commons. Debates in Westminster Hall do not have the power to change the law, and could not trigger a second referendum.
The Petitions Committee will look at the petition again at its next meeting, on Tuesday 12 July.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Get the serfs and common people back into their cages fast.

Catalogue of events:

Before the vote on the 23 June, not knowing that the result would be to leave the EU, I wrote of a united Britain to move forward together to make The Nation's choice work and be a success.  Here it is.

I am so shocked, despite my appeal, that since then, the reverse happened immediately. So I had to write this on the 24th

What was worse, that during the Referendum campaign, there was misinformation and fear being promoted by the the Remain group, led by our Prime Minister
 and Chancellor of the Exchequer no less, who unlike the other side, should've shunned any dirty tricks and mendacity and they were aided by Media too. I was forced to respond to biased broadcasting and presentation of vague predictions in the form of fact.  

Let's remind ourselves of the advantages Remain gave themselves.

For a start they used civil servants for a month of unofficial campaigning before it became illegal, including £9000,000 on a pamphlet at our expense. Remember?

They included Gibraltar, who would predictably vote to remain to a man.

They included fifteen years of ex pats who love Britain so much they'd left it, but still like to have their cake and eat it and were bound to be Remain.

Then realising the young, with no experience of democracy outside of the EU, bringing up a family  running a home and easier to scare about the their 'unknown' may not turn out to vote at all, so what did they do? They wickedly divided them from their elders who love them, in favour of trusting a whole load of alien old people in Europe instead!  This divisive ageism was unforgivable. See this example of it. 

They ran a last minute media campaign on the 9th June  to get the dilatory and unworthy people, who'd already had four months to register by computer, by midnight that day. And so the Server crashed two hours before midnight. So the irresponsible dilatory, including many who hadn't bothered at all, were given another 48 hours to boost the Remain cause. Here's what should've happened.  

They told the biggest of all lies in their biggest threat to the people. 'LEAVE MEANS LEAVE' Cameron told us 'I will start the process immediately'. I constantly appealed to Media to challenge the lie but they were complicit in it too. See for yourselves

We all went to the polls, including the Scots and Northern Irish and all the Remain supporters and despite all the lies, the stunts, the voters who shouldn't have been polled, the Country still voted 52% to leave. 

Since then there has been a consistent attempt to reverse democracy, stir up unrest and division and official actions to make the fear predictions a reality by undermining our currency and stability.  See Lord Haw Haw was hanged for less. 

So having frightened thousands of Brexit voters into doubt and regret, they then call to re - run the whole thing on the basis of their own construction. While at the same time   Parliament has been running an anti Parliament Referendum petition and refuses to take this divisive challenge to democracy down!     

So we can see what has been going on. The bureaucratic ruling Aristocrats have realised that if they don't ruin all this, they will never get the Little People back into their pens where they like them to be.  

Now we're being challenged with legal action at our expense. See here and Here on totally fallacious arguments.   

The foregoing is an undeniable record of events so far. Can anyone doubt how desperate the profiteers, undemocratic and Britain haters, are to get us back into the EU and into their serfdom as soon as possible? 

What I find incredible is that the Left Wing Socialists hate Britain so much, that they too prefer the people to be subjugated in this way as well. Jeremy Corbyn and his party have weighed in against the common people to the extent that, they have broken apart, not on the basis of 'In or out' but that Jeremy didn't do enough to keep its people ruled by the alien and unelected of the EU. The one chance that Labour had to free the people, and they blew it. 

Who really is behind the post Brexit breakout of racialist activity? Brexit have won. They're not the angry and bitter ones. Why would they be raining on their own parade? Yet we are being encouraged to assume that some Brexit inspired Fasicm is now at work. 

Enter Theresa May. Theresa May represents the very rotten edifice of all that, not only took us into the EU, but kept us there too. See Britain Under Theresa 

Fact is that, if The Conservatives make her Prime Minister and she doesn't take us from the EU to our best advantage, and doesn't reverse all the other anti community common purpose policy that has caused all this, they'll not only be thrown out in 2020, but having shown that they aren't a party of the People at all, they will never return to power again.  

Great Britain Under Theresa isn't just a fear factor or a prediction. 
A picture speaks a thousand words

They still don't get it! 

When people said 'they want their country back' it wasn't just from the EU but from all the silly common purpose idealism of Metropolitan Elitism that they do not associate with at all.

With Brexit Theresa May became Yesterday's Woman.