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Op-ed: Wednesday PMQs the dead cat in the room was Hamas and the real unreported story allegations of Tory election fraud.
Tuesday night #toryelectionfraud flew through the cloud and in some ways reported a story the mainstream media prefer to ignore.
Thursday there are elections in parts of the UK. They may only be local and PCC elections but they are important; very important.
If you watched PMQs Wednesday and scratched the surface the PMs hostility toward Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was telling; Cameron waved a false flag against Mr Corbyn which was left to hang in the air.
Citing old Labour history from his glass-house Cameron took a calculated risk and was helped along by a silent Tory Speaker of the House, John Bercow.
Cameron flung a series of accusations against Mr Corbyn in relation to an alleged friendship to Hamas missing the point of PMQs once more.
Maybe someone should explain to brainbox Cameron that PMQs means HE is questioned and not the leader of the opposition.
Perhaps Cameron wants to re-brand PMQs Jeremy Corbyn under attack? The Tories have already rebranded Social Security into welfare making it sound like a hand out.
The main point of the accusations against Corbyn today was the London Mayoral election Thursday. It was all about undermining Labour candidate Sadiq Khan and strengthening the position of Tory candidate Zac Goldsmith.
PMQs is painful viewing these days but ahead of the elections it was interesting Wednesday.
Cameron has all the hallmarks of a party leader about to resign his role; that means he has nothing to lose.
He cannot lose his credibility as he lost that years ago.
But it was distraction tactics and political campaigning in the HoC at its worst.
As someone responded to a tweet Hamas are the elected party of a country. Corbyn explained his position on Hamas perfectly in the Commons but not to Cameron's satisfaction.
Again Corbyn stood head and shoulders above Cameron who is a man of no principles.
But either way the smear tactics were dodgy like Dodgy Dave Cameron himself.
Update: BBC daily politics Wednesday finally mentioned Tory election fraud. Grant Shapps was left holding the baby but refusing to take any responsibility.
Channel 4 news Wednesday evening went further updating the story.
They met with the electoral commission and police and it now looks like pass the buck time.
Will the police forces involved now act?
26 Tory MPs could have been unfairly elected. If suspended the Tory government's slim majority will vanish.
It is now up to the affected police forces to decide what next.
If Tory PCC candidates are successful Thursday will police forces ditch election fraud investigations?
Check out the following stories for background to tory election fraud and the smear campaign, and watch the footage above from Owen Jones:
At Wednesday’s PMQs in the House of Commons, London, PM David Cameron was accused of using smoke and mirrors as he tried to spin a draft EU membership deal, but what does that mean?
In November 2014 we posted a report regarding a European surcharge and how the Tories were deploying smoke and mirrors to hide the truth.
Monday was Groundhog Day in the USA and following the plot of that movie we will repost the 'smoke and mirrors' story below:
As Chancellor Osborne and P.M. Cameron of the U.K. tout an E.U. surcharge deal as a victory many are accusing them of using 'smoke and mirrors'.
Here we are then, February 2016, and smoke and mirrors are being used to confound and confuse the electorate while spinning negative Tory news into a positive.
When the time comes to have your 'say' and vote on whether or not you think the UK should 'Brexit' or 'Bremain' bear that in mind.
Review: January 27, the 30 minute PMQs session at the London Palace of Comedy officially called the House of Commons began with PM David Cameron issuing a statement on the London memorial to holocaust victims (appropriate for Holocaust Memorial Day); it was a progress report and if he expected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to provide him with ammo to attack he was out of luck.
Certainly as Corbyn got to his feet to reply the usual idiot was seen standing with a group of others between the benches, raising his hands as a signal for noise and derision but it did not materialise. That was because Corbyn was in agreement with Cameron and down to the subject matter, namely the holocaust memorial.
The memorial will stand close to parliament and it will be costly.bg
Cameron answered one of his own MPs regarding oil prices and North Sea oil prior to Corbyn and the House remained passive but as soon as Mr Corbyn asked a question about the Google tax fiasco Cameron dodged answering and noise erupted.
All Cameron can ever do is hark back to the past condemning Labour for not getting tax from companies such as Google when they were in office.
But as Corbyn reminds Cameron it was Labour that began the investigation into the taxes of big companies he is jeered.
But Cameron chooses to forget that Jeremy was not in power during that period; Corbyn reminds Cameron that as he is PM tax collection is down to him and his government.
Cracked record Cameron can do nothing but attack which is of course the weakest form of defence ; it shows he is on the ropes and it is way past a time when House speaker John Bercow was sacked as unfit for purpose as he seems unable to keep order.
As Mr Corbyn tries to ask a sensible question regarding a ruling that the Bedroom Tax on Housing Benefit is unlawful Tories on mass decide it is time to burst out laughing.
On Yemen Corbyn asks about air strikes on civilians, schools, Mosques and more asking that arms licences to Saudi are suspended.
Cameron however feels we are backing the legitimate government of Yemen but we are not in coalition with Saudi and are always careful about arms licences we issue; he says he will look into it but his words basically say he is happy with matters as they stand.
On the whole every person who gets to their feet gets some respect except for Jeremy Corbyn who has also asked his benches to quit playing the fool which is the Tory way of handling PMQs; this means they stay fairly quiet.
Watching other matters discussed such as WASPI the conclusion is that Cameron is unable to answer any straight Corbyn question; the Conservative game plan is so obvious and childish. It is to undermine and attack Labour at each and every opportunity; Cameron seems able to talk at length turning PMQs into political campaigning and pantomime as long as he does not answer any questions.
But however they in the House view this weekly Whitehall farce it will be nothing to voters who tune in.
If you are unable to catch PMQs live pick it up on IPlayer.
Make sure you are prepared as it is not comfortable viewing.
If you are lucky you may actually hear Cameron answer a question but don't hold your breath.
Today's PMQs was slightly better than some weeks but still an embarrassment. Me - I can't watch anymore and reach for the remote.
Opinion: Northern Ireland questions immediately preceded PMQs in the Commons Wednesday and already the political children were getting restless. The last few questions were barely heard above the chatter as the House filled up for Wednesday's PMQs.
A question relating to abortion was apparently deemed less important than a future Somme centenary event; it was the first time the House Speaker John Bercow opted to call the House to order and request silence.
Quiet finally descended on the House as various MPs got to their feet to open PMQs.
But of course the first few questioners were Conservative.
Cameron was allowed an unofficial party political broadcast as he spun good employment figures and ignored the crumbling economy.
There was a stab at Mr Corbyn's 'kinder' politics but no political substance.
So here we go like the rabble at a football match as Mr Corbyn gets to his feet.
Corbyn asks a question about whether or not the scrapping of maintenance grants for students was in the Tory election manifesto.
True to form Cameron has no answer but instead tries his usual tactic of asking Mr Corbyn a question. If you look closely Cameron is on the ropes and full of bluff and spin but of course PMQs will be shown later as a cut down version.
Mr Corbyn moves on to planned cuts to student nurses' bursaries but yet again Cameron fails to answer the question.
He twists his answer into an attack on Labour even managing to drag in the Labour party internal review into why the party lost the last election.
As always he responds to sensible and intelligent questions from Mr Corbyn with nothing substantial.
But what is becoming weekly behaviour is the way Cameron and his MPs tend to show the SNP leader Angus Robertson respect and give him a fair hearing.
That of course is because the Tories have a vested interest in the SNP remaining the electable party of Scotland.
Cameron if nothing else is sly.
After all look at the questions fielded by Tory MPs which are light entertainment when it comes to Trident and industrial action; again it shows the Tories think such issues are a 'hoot'.
Cameron saying Corbyn probably prefers back in the USSR simply makes a joke of the Commons on the world stage.
But if you look at PMQs one thing stands out and that is Cameron uses this weekly event to try to send out a message to the voters. He uses it to try to look strong, undermine Mr Corbyn, support the SNP, discuss Labour policies perceived and real and spins himself into a web of deceit.
As PMQs is drawing to a close I find it difficult to watch anymore as another Labour MP poses a question about scrapping maintenance grants and laughter can be heard in the chamber.
Watching PMQs is uncomfortable but those of us who can watch the full event must try if nothing else to watch political manipulation at work.
It is difficult to accept that PMQs is a group of adults paid, and paid very well, to govern our country, and that they are at work.
How many of these politicians enjoyed the subsidised refreshments available including alcohol before PMQs and how many will roll back in there as soon as this debacle finishes for another week.
Cameron's failed Big Society gets a mention but Sheffield Steel can only get a joke response from Cameron with long waffle about a former Labour government.
Final thought: If Mr Corbyn is as unelectable and unpopular as the right wing of politics and the media claim how come Cameron and his MPs target Jeremy time and time again.
Just why do they fear him?
Opinion: I wonder if I should really watch Prime Ministers' Questions from the House of Commons anymore.
This week's show was so openly biased it not only made for bad political debate it achieved little apart from sending my blood pressure soaring.
The gang of MPs left standing at the outskirts of the debate appeared little more than a rabble today. Tory MPs jeering and using hand gestures to encourage more hoots and jeers as soon as labour leader Mr Corbyn asked a single question were ridiculous and it was they who appeared the fools.
Dodgy Dave Cameron twisted each question into an attack on Corbyn and left the questions unanswered.
Cameron and his cronies have obviously decided to try old Etonian schoolboy tactics to undermine Mr Corbyn.
They are of course intentionally or not helped along by some Labour MPs or should that be traitors.
The Tory MP who got to his feet during the talk about housing improvements and sink hole estates did nothing to impress this writer.
He said he had been brought up on such an estate but did nothing but try for an impromptu Tory party political broadcast.
This writer was brought up in what was ultimately dubbed a slum; such was housing in post-war Britain. We could only dream of a new council home.
When land clearance schemes finally demolished those homes some housing estates provided good new homes but broke down communities and increased crime in the process.
Mr Corbyn's question about guaranteeing current tenants would be rehoused in renovated or rebuilt properties was ignored but it is an important point.
Will this Tory government really allow the private sector to build new, decent homes for previous tenants and even those who had bought properties on such estates? Will they be affordable homes or in places like London result in former tenants being financially excluded? What is the real reason for the new housing plan as it certainly will not be for the good of tenants?
Margaret Thatcher began the sell-off of social housing stock but kept any revenues made in an iron fist; local councils were not allowed to build new homes to replace those sold and thus began the deterioration of the quality and state of repair of social housing.
As Mr Corbyn attempted to ask questions the Commons was in uproar and the Speaker failed to 'keep order.
But lo and behold calm descended when the SNP representative got to his feet to ask a question.
On the whole it was now a calm debate with the occasional jeer or it.
The Tory plan of attack Labour is being furthered by MPs from that side of the House working against the good of the party and Jeremy Corbyn from within.
In the flurry of journalistic activity outside of Corbyn's home a cameraman ended up on the ground. "Mr Corbyn said there was a group of photographers outside his gate "pushing and shoving" and a camera fell to the ground "during the melee"."
As political opponents look to latch on to any perceived Corbyn negative the BBC is reporting Wednesday "The Department for Transport says it is investigating claims that a Government Car Service driver was involved."
Reading reports regarding the incident it clearly looks as if someone somewhere is looking for a political advantage in that story. Corbyn called it a minor accident saying ""He [the cameraman] then pulled the car door open just as we were pulling off, telling me his camera had fallen off... and I said I'm sorry about that but it's hardly my responsibility if you lot are pushing each other. "Nobody was hurt - I've no idea what damage was sustained by the camera. End of story."
It once again shows the biased mainstream media reporting; imagine a scrum of journalists surrounding a member of the royal family and their entourage as they tried to leave a residence; imagine if you can.
The story would be reported from a totally different angle.
Mr Corbyn's four days in the limelight has been mainly as a target for attack.
First it was the male to female ratio of his new cabinet. As Corbyn told the media his cabinet has a better male female balance than any previously. But that was not enough and the press concentrated on what they have decided to view as the top four cabinet jobs. However as three experienced female Labour MPS refused to work in a Corbyn led cabinet his choice was somewhat limited.
Two of those women were Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall who stood for party leader against Mr Corbyn. The other candidate Andy Burnham opted to take a cabinet post.
There followed a storm-in-a-teacup blown out of all proportion by the media. Mr Corbyn attending a WWII remembrance chose to stay silent when it came to singing the national anthem and the right-wing press pounced.
The Telegraph opted to report it this way Tuesday "The new Labour leader was heavily criticised for failing to sing God Save the Queen, failed to get his lines right in his first keynote speech and faced a resignation threat from one of his shadow cabinet ministers" and boy did they love reporting all of that.
Wednesday Mr Corbyn has said he will sing the national anthem when attending such events in the future.
Finally today it was PMQ's and a very different Common's debate.
Mr. Corbyn decided to contact supporters and others ahead of PMQ's and fielded questions from the public. Able only to ask six questions Jeremy had to choose from 40,000 lobbied. He opted for questions on the housing shortage, tax credits and mental health service cuts.
As he got to his feet there were cheers from the Labour benches but it was quickly clear Wednesday was going to be a very different affair; less "theatrical” to quote Mr. Corbyn.
So instead of the tit for tat name calling serious issues were put to P.M. Cameron and the odd jibe at Corbyn from the Tory benches was ignored. He did not rise to the bait when it came to the U.K. military, Trident or that national anthem incident.
Andy Burnham was my choice for party leader with Tom Watson as deputy.
However I support Labour principles and will throw my support behind the new part leader as he gets to grip with his role.
Watching PMQ's Wednesday I wondered if Corbyn is a chess player. Whether he is or not I look forward to watching our new party leader settle into his role.
He has said he wants a 'collegiate' approach.
That may or may not work.
He will however know that right-wing publications such as The Sun, The Telegraph and The Express are waiting with bated breath for anything that they can use negatively against Corbyn and the party.
They along with the Tory party did a hatchet job on Ed Miliband as he fought the 2015 General Election.
Mr. Corbyn does not have front bench experience to rely on but he has chosen a good cabinet mix, has vast experience and is a man of principles.
Does it bother me that he did not sing the national anthem? No. I do not see it as disrespecting war heroes. He stood in silence as a mark of respect to those who fought and those who died.
It does bother me that the mainstream media have tried to make it a real issue when the country is facing increased unemployment, welfare cuts, more war and a migration crisis.
A lifelong rebel he is the antithesis of any Tory. That suits me and cannot be a bad start.
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