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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:34 am    Post subject: BBC at it again Reply with quote

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Britannia gagged: Insider claims BBC's bungled decision to play Last Night of the Proms anthems but not SING the 'racist' words that offend the woke was taken by 'scared white guys in a panic'



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A source told The Times the BBC's handling of the programme at times felt like 'white guys in a panic' trying to appease the Black Lives Matter movement because of the songs' apparent links to colonialism and slavery.



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Chi-chi Nwanoku, a noted classical musician, said she had written to the Proms in a plea to drop Rule Britannia. She said: 'It's so irrelevant to today's society. It's been irrelevant for generations, and we seem to keep perpetuating it.'


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The UK singled out as little island in the sees without any privileged connections any more this song would make anybody laugh sadly:
Rule Britannia under highten tides and waves of Coronavirus

Sad until the UK builds up the largest fleet on earth again
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ulenrich wrote:
The UK singled out as little island in the sees without any privileged connections any more this song would make anybody laugh sadly:
Rule Britannia under highten tides and waves of Coronavirus

Sad until the UK builds up the largest fleet on earth again


It's not about the present state of things - it's a couple of musical pieces that have always been played, they are part of the last night - and now we're being dictated to *again*, the correct response is "sod off it's going ahead as normal", not to immediately crumble.


Actually I'm surprised they're allowing Jerusalem
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

@JB it was my try of a joke.
The NWDR was founded by the Brits in Hamburg. Since then as a tradition this concert is transmitted and I enjoyed it quiet often.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:12 pm    Post subject: Re: BBC at it again Reply with quote

John-Boy wrote:
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Britannia gagged: Insider claims BBC's bungled decision to play Last Night of the Proms anthems but not SING the 'racist' words that offend the woke was taken by 'scared white guys in a panic'



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A source told The Times the BBC's handling of the programme at times felt like 'white guys in a panic' trying to appease the Black Lives Matter movement because of the songs' apparent links to colonialism and slavery.



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Chi-chi Nwanoku, a noted classical musician, said she had written to the Proms in a plea to drop Rule Britannia. She said: 'It's so irrelevant to today's society. It's been irrelevant for generations, and we seem to keep perpetuating it.'


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Well good news, three bills are up for 2nd readings
de-criminalise non-payment
https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2019-21/bbclicencefeecivilpenalty.html

privatisation
https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2019-21/publicservicebroadcastersprivatisation.html

monitoring of their impartiality
https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2019-21/britishbroadcastingcorporationoversight.html

for too long the BBC has not represented Britain so why are brits paying for it when it only serves london
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:41 pm    Post subject: Re: BBC at it again Reply with quote

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Well good news, three bills are up for 2nd readings
de-criminalise non-payment
https://services.parliament.uk/Bills/2019-21/bbclicencefeecivilpenalty.html




I've heard arguments against that - trying to remember the gist - I think it went something along the lines of that they have to produce evidence with the current setup, without that, the threat of civil prosecution (?) would probably be enough to get people to start paying fines.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ulenrich wrote:
The UK singled out as little island in the sees without any privileged connections any more this song would make anybody laugh sadly:
Rule Britannia under highten tides and waves of Coronavirus

Sad until the UK builds up the largest fleet on earth again

They would still kick your weak, self-loathing, guilt-ridden, demasculinated country's ass. Again, I should add. Or perhaps "yet again".
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