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3 minutes ago, Anti Facts Sir said:

This thing with Merc recalling a million cars due to some braking fault. Cars as far back as 2004?

 

It's suspicious. I don't have any theories, except of the ongoing agenda to destroy everything, and to create more fear and uncertainty, so that we can't rely on anything. 

 

I noticed the story myself as I've been aware of several news items mentioning 'one million' for many different reasons, and I wondered if they were connected / meant something. 

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I expect the corrosion is caused by climate change 😄 

 

... They added: “Until the inspection takes place, we ask our customers not to drive their vehicles.”

 

It comes two weeks after A Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR became the most expensive car ever sold 💰

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BBC Parliament

 

MP's are holding an evidence session on the right to privacy and the use of digital data.

 

I find these sessions so interesting and educational, it's miles better than the theatre and bluster of PMQ's which will take tbe days headlines as usual

 

Lord Kamall the Health and Social Care Minister is giving evidence and answering questions now. He mentioned Facebook data ... vaccine hesitancy ... and trust, saying without it people will want to opt out. 

 

He referred to ... "If these people spend their lives studying this and they're warning about it, I think we should listen"

 

Dr Mark Toal, The National Institute for Health Research - was asked a question by Concervative Katherine Fletcher, about people wanting to know that data won't be collecting information to kill people. To create an extreme example to explore the subject. 

 

And ... "Are you commercialising the NHS?"

 

"I'm going to play Devil's advocate, just so people don't think I really believe this" - she goes on to describe the creation of the NHS after the war, and financing it

 

Lord Kamal answers; The NHS can't do everything itself and it has to work with partners ... one of the benefits will be money ... I missed some of the reply. 

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8 hours ago, Anti Facts Sir said:

I was thinking a possible retro-fitting of a device that they want in their vehicles, and the only way was via a bogus recall.

 

I love that 😃 And based on what we've learned in the past, truth is stranger than fiction. 

 

These things often start out with "I wonder if it's possible", and later you find out that it is. Sometimes ... 😃 

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UK cinema chain cancels screenings of ‘blasphemous’ film after protests

 

Cineworld cancels all showings of The Lady of Heaven after branches were picketed by Muslim activists

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jun/07/uk-cinema-chain-cancels-screenings-of-film-the-lady-of-heaven-after-protests

 

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A UK cinema chain has cancelled all screenings of a “blasphemous” film about the daughter of the prophet Muhammad after branches were picketed by Muslim activists.

Cineworld said it took the decision to cancel all showings of The Lady of Heaven to “ensure the safety of our staff and customers”.

The cancellation was criticised by a House of Lords peer as being “disastrous for the arts, dangerous for free speech”.

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Itsa said:

UK cinema chain cancels screenings of ‘blasphemous’ film after protests

 

Cineworld cancels all showings of The Lady of Heaven after branches were picketed by Muslim activists

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jun/07/uk-cinema-chain-cancels-screenings-of-film-the-lady-of-heaven-after-protests

 

 

 

defo triggered the wahhabis

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2 hours ago, Anti Facts Sir said:

Another car drives into a crowd in Germany. That's one every other week, isn't it.

 

Was it a Merc?

 

Bloody ridiculous 😉 One of them are you 😆

 

I like your questioning.

 

Feb 2020 - Local media report that a silver Mercedes drove through plastic barricades set up for the parade and into a group of people.

 

Seems like it was a Renault Cleo today. Couldn't miss the huge Kylie Skin advert in the image. There's always an advert? In news clips; a passing van, a carrier bag ...

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On 6/8/2022 at 1:59 AM, Anti Facts Sir said:

This thing with Merc recalling a million cars due to some braking fault. Cars as far back as 2004?

 

Anyone else think there is some other ulterior motive for wanting so many old cars back to be "checked"?

 

(I don't have a Merc so no personal interest in it, just wondering about the agenda).

Well they want to push people to buy electric car...

They could upgrade the software on the car's ecu to increase fuel consumption so the owners would get fed up. Or code some weird electrical glitches in to be triggered 6 or 7 months down the line. Who knows?

and the car industry is so corrupt I wouldn't put it past them to do something like this.

 

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Two British men captured when serving in the Ukrainian armed forces, have been sentenced to death by a Russian military tribunal. According to the Guardian, the men claim they were serving as regular Ukrainian marines and thus entitled to protection as POWs. Not so, say the Russian, who treated them as mercenaries. Does Ukraine have a legit foreign legion like France or did these guys go there following the media hype to help Ukraine? I don't know the answer to that but if they are mercenaries, they're lucky they actually got a trial.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/09/britons-sentenced-to-death-russian-occupied-ukraine-aiden-aslin-shaun-pinner

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3 hours ago, Nemuri Kyoshiro said:

Two British men captured when serving in the Ukrainian armed forces, have been sentenced to death by a Russian military tribunal. According to the Guardian, the men claim they were serving as regular Ukrainian marines and thus entitled to protection as POWs. Not so, say the Russian, who treated them as mercenaries. Does Ukraine have a legit foreign legion like France or did these guys go there following the media hype to help Ukraine? I don't know the answer to that but if they are mercenaries, they're lucky they actually got a trial.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/09/britons-sentenced-to-death-russian-occupied-ukraine-aiden-aslin-shaun-pinner

Will this be used as a trigger for the UK to get seriously involved in the "conflict"?

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40 minutes ago, Anti Facts Sir said:

Will this be used as a trigger for the UK to get seriously involved in the "conflict"?

I doubt it. If they were mercenaries, then the Russians are acting within the law. If they are Ukrainians, as they claim, the it's their problem.

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Can someone please do the math's on this ?😂

 

Smoking in pub gardens could become ILLEGAL, sales in supermarkets BANNED and films that show actors lighting up slapped with an 18 rating under Sajid Javid-backed report

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The age limit for purchasing cigarettes in England should rise by 12 months every year until no one can buy tobacco products, a Government review has set out.

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After the indoor smoking ban in 2007 I took an interest in the anti smoking campaigns in the past and looked briefly into Hitler / Germany, the UK before that, China before that.

 

It starts with the same questions, Why? And I wonder if..?

 

It's another bloody hornets nest 😆 

 

Definitely worth a look, adds some perspective. 

 

 

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On BBC news, have a look at the 17th century ship wreck discovery. Wonderful interview with the two brothers who discovered it in 2007 !

 

It's been kept a secret for 15 years!

 

This is typical. You tell people things and they say oh no it could never be kept a secret, someone would blab.

 

No one blabbed! Because this was a security issue and they didn't want anyone stealing from the shipwreck site. The brothers family didn't spill the beans. I'm sidetracked 😆 

 

A university representative said this was a crucial insight into 17th century history and mentioned what happened in that era to the monarcy, the strength of parliament and our constitution. 

 

I enjoyed the retelling of the discovery, the smiles and the excitement. A nicely mixed bag here, for me anyway 😆 

 

 

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15 minutes ago, Observations said:

After the indoor smoking ban in 2007 I took an interest in the anti smoking campaigns in the past and looked briefly into Hitler / Germany, the UK before that, China before that.

 

It starts with the same questions, Why? And I wonder if..?

 

It's another bloody hornets nest 😆 

 

Definitely worth a look, adds some perspective. 

 

 

I heard about this yesterday but they were saying it's just up for debate and not actually approved (yet).

 

 

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