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Intro - Radio Free UK - 033  Visit Original Blog: Share:

Flood victims resort to soil-filled bin bags after government refuses loan of water barriers : Pride's PurgeVisit Original Blog: Share:
Flood victims in the north of England left high and not-so-dry by the government are desperately resorting to using bin bags filled with soil to protect their homes and businesses from the rising flood waters...

Special: 2015 Review : The TimesVisit Original Blog: Share:
Host Philip Webster is joined by Ann Treneman, Stewart Wood and Daniel Finkelstein in this end-of-year special as each panelists picks a topic to debate from the past year. Ann Treneman: It's been a terrible year for getting it wrong...

Christmas special: 2015 in review : View22 : SpectatorVisit Original Blog: Share:
Christmas special: 2015 in review : View22 : Spectator

The Today programme does more of the same with a Guest editor : John RedwoodVisit Original Blog: Share:
I thought the idea of a Guest editor was to get stories covered and views across that the BBC usually ignores. It turned out yesterday the aim was to do even  more of what they usually do, with a Guest editor effectively accusing the BBC of not  being elitist Euro climate change consensus enough...

State Theft : BloomVisit Original Blog: Share:
Do you think the state is your friend? Godfrey has no doubt – and has an interesting proposal for ID cards...

A “Jolly Boys” outing ends with a cup of coffee : JakeVisit Original Blog: Share:
I’m a regular at our local Bannatyne’s gym, usually visiting for a couple of hours between 0630 hrs. and 0930 hrs. – a lot of members going before they start work.  The remainder are oldies who begin early simply because they sleep badly and an early start isn’t a penance... 

Christmas time, ambulance and intravenous line : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
  Well Christmas Day didn’t quite go as planned.  All was well until one of my sons took this bike for a ride and ended up in a ditch. However thanks to the quick thinking of some passing motorists he was placed in the hands of a very professional ambulance team...

Sean Gabb interviewed by Robert Stark : Libertarian AllianceVisit Original Blog: Share:
Robert Stark interviews Sean Gabb, director of the Libertarian Alliance in the UK Topics include: The objectives of the Libertarian Alliance The divide between establishment libertarians and traditionalist leaning libertarians How there were originally laws against the publication of pornography under the Obscene Publications Act but there were no laws about possession...

An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. Introduction : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. Introduction. : ATS

When I'm King – Christmas cheer : BatsbyVisit Original Blog: Share:
Up is down, left is right, history is bunk and the rights of some exceed the rights of others. Why is anybody remotely surprised that the political classes, having already decided on an outcome, would seek to get a mandate …

Outro - Radio Free UK - 033  Visit Original Blog: Share:

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Flood victims resort to soil-filled bin bags after government refuses loan of water barriers : Pride's PurgeVisit Original Blog: Share:
Flood victims in the north of England left high and not-so-dry by the government are desperately resorting to using bin bags filled with soil to protect their homes and businesses from the rising flood waters...

Special: 2015 Review : The TimesVisit Original Blog: Share:
Host Philip Webster is joined by Ann Treneman, Stewart Wood and Daniel Finkelstein in this end-of-year special as each panelists picks a topic to debate from the past year. Ann Treneman: It's been a terrible year for getting it wrong...

Christmas special: 2015 in review : View22 : SpectatorVisit Original Blog: Share:
Christmas special: 2015 in review : View22 : Spectator

The Today programme does more of the same with a Guest editor : John RedwoodVisit Original Blog: Share:
I thought the idea of a Guest editor was to get stories covered and views across that the BBC usually ignores. It turned out yesterday the aim was to do even  more of what they usually do, with a Guest editor effectively accusing the BBC of not  being elitist Euro climate change consensus enough...

State Theft : BloomVisit Original Blog: Share:
Do you think the state is your friend? Godfrey has no doubt – and has an interesting proposal for ID cards...

A “Jolly Boys” outing ends with a cup of coffee : JakeVisit Original Blog: Share:
I’m a regular at our local Bannatyne’s gym, usually visiting for a couple of hours between 0630 hrs. and 0930 hrs. – a lot of members going before they start work.  The remainder are oldies who begin early simply because they sleep badly and an early start isn’t a penance... 

Christmas time, ambulance and intravenous line : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
  Well Christmas Day didn’t quite go as planned.  All was well until one of my sons took this bike for a ride and ended up in a ditch. However thanks to the quick thinking of some passing motorists he was placed in the hands of a very professional ambulance team...

Sean Gabb interviewed by Robert Stark : Libertarian AllianceVisit Original Blog: Share:
Robert Stark interviews Sean Gabb, director of the Libertarian Alliance in the UK Topics include: The objectives of the Libertarian Alliance The divide between establishment libertarians and traditionalist leaning libertarians How there were originally laws against the publication of pornography under the Obscene Publications Act but there were no laws about possession...

An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. Introduction : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. Introduction. : ATS

When I'm King – Christmas cheer : BatsbyVisit Original Blog: Share:
Up is down, left is right, history is bunk and the rights of some exceed the rights of others. Why is anybody remotely surprised that the political classes, having already decided on an outcome, would seek to get a mandate …

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View From The Cab – 17/12/2015 : Scottie KVisit Original Blog: Share:
Our favourite Cabbie is back before taking a Christmas break

On the failure of journalism : BloomVisit Original Blog: Share:
With his long and in depth experience of the media, Godfrey set out some of its failings, and particularly what we can expect leading up to the EU referendum.

European Dream Turns into Dystopian Nightmare : ATS : Wolf StreetVisit Original Blog: Share:
As a Europhile British ex-pat who has spent most of his adult life living on “the continent,” as we Brits are fond of calling the non-British part of Europe, it might seem rather odd to be encouraging my fellow Brits to vote to leave the European Union.

Paris climate agreement is a damp squib : Roger Helmer MEPVisit Original Blog: Share:
Roger Helmers take on COP 21 the UN climate change conference recently held in Paris From the UKIP MEPs Youtube Channe

Uninvited EU border guard is another EU power grab : Nigel FarageVisit Original Blog: Share:
From the UKIP MEPs Youtube channel.

EU Tries Again To Sneak Prisoner Votes Into UK Law : ATS : BreitbartVisit Original Blog: Share:
European officials have criticised the British government for not allowing prisoner votes and given it a year to come up with a plan to implement the demand. Source: EU Tries Again To Sneak prisoner Votes Into UK Law

Radical ‘Thought for the Day' : BloomVisit Original Blog: Share:
With his military and business training and experience, Godfrey discusses the Church of England and leadership.

Vanessa interviews Clive Witham, oriental health practitioner in North Africa.Visit Original Blog: Share:
Vanessa interviews Clive Witham a British born practitioner of Oriental Medicine now living and working in Malila a small Spanish enclave in North Africa. From where he also sees Sub-Saharan African migrants arriving from crossing the desert on their way to Europe.

Research Raises Questions Over ADHD Drugs : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
The ADHD drug methylphenidate led to modest improvements in symptoms, general behavior, and quality of life, but this finding was based on poor-quality studies. Source: Research Raises Questions Over ADHD Drugs

What ISIS Really Wants : The AtlanticVisit Original Blog: Share:
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. Source: What ISIS Really Wants – The Atlantic Interview with the Author

The Islamic State Oil Trade: Is Erdogan in Bed With ISIS? : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
Acting under secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence with the U.S. Treasury Adam Szubin stated that ISIS is selling “some” of its oil to Turkey. Whilst Merkel flip-flops about Turkeys EU membership. Source: The Islamic State Oil Trade: Is Erdogan in Bed With ISIS?

Washington Is Panicking That Putin Is Breaking the ISIS Supply Line : Russia InsiderVisit Original Blog: Share:
Originally Appeared at NEOPresse. Translated from the German by Susan Neumann For years, the US-directed NATO alliance has made sure that convoys full of food, weapons, and other goods have gotten to the terrorist groups IS and al-Qaida via the Syrian-Turkish border. Russian air strikes have massively impeded this service, if not brought it to a standstill.

Middle East – Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation coalition to ‘fight terrorism' – France 24Visit Original Blog: Share:
Saudi Arabia has formed a coalition of 34 countries to fight terrorism including powerful Gulf states, Egypt and Turkey but excluding Iran, the SPA state news agency announced Tuesday. Source: Middle East – Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation coalition to ‘fight terrorism’ – France 24

U.S. Says ISIS Sold $500 Million of Oil, With ‘Great Deal' Going to Syrian Government – Hit & Run : Reason.comVisit Original Blog: Share:
Russia accuses Turkey of being a primary recipient. Source: U.S. Says ISIS Sold $500 Million of Oil, With ‘Great Deal’ Going to Syrian Government – Hit & Run : Reason.com

A Climate Heretic Speaks Out : 555 : Tom WoodsVisit Original Blog: Share:
Judith Curry, a highly credentialed climate scientist, discovered what happens when you question the reliability of the models on which global warming predictions are based. She also discovered that the way science is done in practice might be a teensy bit different from the dispassionate model of Francis Bacon.

Turning Cops into Tax Collectors : CatoVisit Original Blog: Share:
The criminal justice system has, in many ways, turned police officers into revenue officers. Grover Norquist explains why that's a serious problem.

An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. About.Visit Original Blog: Share:
An Audio Book. The Nazi Roots of the Brussels EU. About.

When I'm King – Skinny Dipping : BatsbyVisit Original Blog: Share:
Don’t you love those  ‘research shows’ articles which the tabloids love to use to pad out the copy? Research shows that married people tend to be in relationships...

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All EU states oppose David Cameron's freeze on migrant : The GuardianVisit Original Blog: Share:
PM under pressure to back down on plan to stop non-British EU citizens from claiming in-work benefits for four years...

View From The Cab – 10/12/2015 : Scottie KVisit Original Blog: Share:
You’ll never guess who I had in the front of my cab last night… a driver called Scottie K… and now here he is with a run down of the weeks events – of course, with that name and a connection to transportation the introduction must be 'Beam Us Up Scottie!'

Who is burning coal? : John RedwoodVisit Original Blog: Share:
John Redwood sets out the bizarre situation where tiny little UK is shutting down its few coal fired power stations while other countries are building hundreds… 

Behind the Fudge — The Great British Fudge Off : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
Behind the Fudge — The Great British Fudge Off : ATS

What Pisses Me Off About Barack Obama's Terrorism Speech : FDR3145Share:
After the largest Terrorist attack on U.S. soil since 9/11, President Barack Obama addressed concerns about Islamic Terrorism from the Oval Office on Sunday, December 6th, 2015...

Is the UK doing the minimum in Syria? : Times OpinionVisit Original Blog: Share:
The anonymous man who said, to the attacker at Leytonstone tube station, “you ain’t no Muslim, bruv” has been hailed as speaking for moderate people of all faiths and none. Quite right too. Yet the statement is, alas, not quite true...

The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge : CatoVisit Original Blog: Share:
Matt Ridley discusses his new book, The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge.

Storm Desmond: Can farmers prevent floods? : BBC Best of TodayShare:
Thousands of people have been flooded out of their homes or left without power after Storm Desmond wreaked havoc in parts of the UK. George Monbiot, environmental campaigner and Guardian columnist, and Meurig Raymond, president of the NFU, discuss the role of farming techniques in flood-prevention

The Climate Wars and The Damage to Science : ATS : Matt RidleyVisit Original Blog: Share:
Most disappointing of all is the way that science – especially the leaders of the world’s science academies – have joined the climate campaign, not just demonizing those who say they are not convinced we face catastrophe, but turning a blind eye to the distortion and corruption of the scientific process itself...

Climate Change : More or Less : BBCWSShare:
Ruth Alexander investigates claims climate change has contributed to the war in Syria, and with the climate change summit COP21 underway in Paris, we answer listener’s climate change number questions...

Erdogan's Dirty Dangerous ISIS Games : ATS : Journal NeoVisit Original Blog: Share:
Turkey is a beautiful land, rich in resources, with many highly intelligent and warm people. It also happens to have a President who seems intent on destroying his once-proud nation...

Turkey is now a huge liability for NATO – and America : ATS : This WeekVisit Original Blog: Share:
When Turkey entered the NATO defense alliance in 1952, it was a major coup for Europe and for America. Turkey had control of the strategically important Bosphorus Strait and the Dardanelles. The NATO alliance could therefore exercise a preemptively tight grip on the Soviet Union’s only direct access to Western warm-water ports. Furthermore...

Turkey Refuses To Withdraw Troops From Iraq, Threatens Russia with Sanctions : ATS : Zero HedgeVisit Original Blog: Share:
“Training at this camp began with the knowledge of the Iraqi Defence Ministry and police. Those who make different interpretations of the Turkish military presence in Mosul are involved in deliberate provocation.”

Vanessa interviews Helen – who, like her, has a disabled child.Visit Original Blog: Share:
Vanessa interviews Helen Wright who, like Vanessa, has raised a disabled child. They discuss some good times and how they cope with the not so good times. Vanessa and Helen also discuss how they met and how skills learned in the past are always an asset – and how this ties in with a new...

See No Evil Except When We Tell You To : ATS : Dick PuddlecoteVisit Original Blog: Share:
‘Public health’, 2013:There was a significant shift from cigarettes being displayed to the cigarette box only. It is argued that the cigarette box has absorbed the meanings associated with smoking and has become an effective vehicle for advertising. It is also argued that this can only be minimised with plain packaging...

No more Gluten free bread on the NHS : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
No more Gluten free bread on the NHS : ATS

Free Life Podcast: 8th December 2015 : Keir MartlandVisit Original Blog: Share:
In this Free Life Podcast: Donald Trump and Muslim immigration Syria and Terrorism E-Cigs The passing of Nicholas Smith Call Me Dave, page 289 Subscribe via iTunes to the podcast here

Lost a Boeing 747 lately? : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
Lost a Boeing 747 lately? : ATS

When I'm King – The Ardour You Get : BatsbyVisit Original Blog: Share:
Well, it’s been an interesting old week, what with an American billionaire presidential candidate suddenly being declared more dangerous than ISIS or Jeremy Corbyn...

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Leave.EU referendum campaign bid to merge with rival Vote Leave : TelegraphVisit Original Blog: Share:
The talks were initiated late last week by Arron Banks, the millionaire founder of the Leave.EU campaign, in a letter to Matthew Elliott, the campaign director of the Vote Leave campaign.Mr Elliott is understood to have referred the matter to the campaign’s board, which is due to meet on Tuesday, in consultation with its MP...

Analysis of David Cameron's EU reform letter : Bloggers4UKIPVisit Original Blog: Share:
David Cameron’s long awaited letter to Donald Tusk setting out his “demands” for his renegotiation of the UK’s relationship with the EU has been published and it’s decidedly underwhelming

UK confirms EU referendum : Al JazeeraVisit Original Blog: Share:
UK confirms EU referendum to be held by end of 2017 – Al Jazeera English

David Cameron ‘will campaign to leave' if EU leaders don't agree to in-work benefits demands : TelegraphVisit Original Blog: Share:
Prime Minister plans to make take-it-or-leave-it offer to fellow leaders at Brussels summit this month that would pave way for early UK referendum

Secret EU plan to suspend Schengen for two years : Daily MailVisit Original Blog: Share:
EU plan to scrap free travel zone: Leaked documents says Schengen zone could be suspended for two years under emergency plans to deal with the migrant crisis

Secret plot to let 50million African workers into EU : Daily ExpressVisit Original Blog: Share:
MORE than 50 million African workers are to be invited to Europe in a far-reaching secretive migration deal, the Daily Express can reveal today.

Answer to constituents on Syria bombing : John Redwood (MP)Visit Original Blog: Share:
Answer to constituents on Syria bombing : John Redwood (MP)

We need to destroy Isil, yes. But the Prime Minister has no plan : Owen Smith (MP)Visit Original Blog: Share:
And so, until there is a better plan on the table, I will vote against bombing Syria, says Owen Smith.

War Speeches in Parliament – Churchill and Benn : VanessaVisit Original Blog: Share:
Vanessa reads a historic report on Churchill’s speech to parliament following the Dunkirk evacuation near the start of WW2. This is followed by the much lauded speech by Hillary Benn MP (son of Tony Benn) which wound up the recent debate on allowing the RAF to mount air-strikes against ISIS in Syria.

Vanessa reads Alan Sked on the roots of the EU project : VanessaVisit Original Blog: Share:
Vanessa reads an enlightening article by Alan Sked who was an original founder of ‘The Referendum Party’ which became the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), and while he is now a notable critic of UKIP, his views on the EU and the need for UK to leave it remain as solid as ever!

EU E-Cig Idiocy Beginning To Emerge : Dick PuddlecoteVisit Original Blog: Share:
It’s been a busy week hence scarcity of content here these past few days, but a tweeted pic from Wednesday deserves a wider sharing. As an example of how pointless, absurd, staggeringly stupid and tyrannical state vandalism can be, the proposed format for e-liquid bottle labelling after implementation of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)

‘Meat tax' would be supported by public eventually, report claims : The IndependentVisit Original Blog: Share:
Taxing meat in order to improve public health and tackle climate change would eventually be welcomed by the public, a leading international think tank has claimed. The Chatham House report also says the public misunderstands the link between meat consumption and climate change as peoples’ “understanding of how emissions occur” tends to not include the...

Plenty More Fish in the Sea? Discards in the EU (Common Fisheries Policy) : IIEAVisit Original Blog: Share:
From The Institute of International and European Affairs Youtube Channel – an Irish Think Tank. Note they say that the vast majority of MEP’s voted for a total ban on discards – but that isn’t enough! So much for EU democracy eh? This reinforces that the EU government is the 27 unelected EU commissioners, the...

Population Matters ?? : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
Population Matters ?? : ATS

Turkey could cut off Islamic State's supply lines. So why doesn't it? : The GuardianVisit Original Blog: Share:
Turkey could cut off Islamic State's supply lines. So why doesn't it? : The Guardian

Journalist's suspicions death on Turkey/Syria border : The GuardianVisit Original Blog: Share:
She is reportedly killed in car accident Source: Iranian broadcaster raises suspicions about death of reporter on Syrian border | Media | The Guardian - God bless you Serena Shim – Rest in Peace. 

Allegedly,Putin Orders Complete Destruction Of Turkish President, Family And Government : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
Allegedly,Putin Orders Complete Destruction Of Turkish President, Family And Government : ATS

North Korea threatens to nuke Turkey » Iran Front Page : ATSVisit Original Blog: Share:
North Korea threatens to nuke Turkey » Iran Front Page : ATS

Taking Steps to Strengthen Defense of Turkey : NATOVisit Original Blog: Share:
The situation along NATO’s south-eastern border remains highly unstable. We reiterate that the security of the Alliance is indivisible and that Allies stand in strong solidarity with Turkey, which is facing multiple challenges from the south including terrorist threats.

Russia Picks Nuclear Allies For Imminent War With NATO : ValueWalkVisit Original Blog: Share:
In an attempt to team up with even more nuclear-powered countries, Russia is seeking to build military ties with Pakistan, according to Bloomberg. The move also appears to be a response to India, Pakistan’s traditional rival, buying more weapons from the United States. Thus, Moscow has just killed two birds with one stone.

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