March 8th, 2013

Will Zionist Ed Really Stand Up To Union Money Men?

How refreshing of Ed to actually take a stand on an important international issue. He has declared himself a proud Zionist, supporter of Israel and opponent of boycotts:

“I take antisemitism very seriously. Any kind of delegitimisation of Israel is something we should call out for what it is and not tolerate it. I think the boycotts of Israel are totally wrong. We should have no tolerance for boycotts. I would say that to any trade union leaders.”

But is he as good as his word? Last year TUC fat cat Brendan Barber blustered: “there are parts of the settlement trade that consumer pressure simply cannot reach, such as the wholesale and catering industries, and that’s why we need a total ban. The TUC does not support a ban against Israel, but we do support a boycott of goods from Israeli settlements”. Unite has passed a motion to boycott Israel, as has Unison. Will Ed stand up to the bigoted union barons or was yesterday’s speech just weasel words?


112 Comments

  1. 1
    InOutplease says:

    No he won’t , he relies in their cash

    • 6
    • 9
      Col Nut says:

      Has he no principles?

    • 63
      rocknrolla says:

      Regarding the Chucka – Will Smith video I have to question why Guido won’t allow comments on it. Has he been visited by the thought police from the “Equality Commission”? We know senior politicians read this site and we also know they are deeply unhappy that some English people realise that what is going on is ethnic cleansing – note violent criminals often escape prison but say something bad about our enrichment and you have a decent chance of doing porridge. To see a video like that which looks like it’s in Africa but to find out the third world has been brought here is depressing. Churchill would be rolling in his grave. And to think my family members went off to die in those damned wars to keep us British and the slimy politicians just gave our freedom and country away.

      • 67
        Vince Cable says:

        If I had all my faculties I would imagine its because Will Smith has the chutzpah and money to give Guido a hard time, what with being a US citizen an’ all.

        But what do I know, I have just pissed myself.

      • 68
        Putr1d, spiteful Labour ruined my Country says:

        I agree with you, my family have sacrificed lives in the wars. I would like to go back in time and tell them not to bother, their sacrifice was not worth it. This Country is a shithole because of Labour.

        • 92
          Anonymous says:

          Correction. This country is a shithole because of Labour, Liberals and the Tories.

          Three toxic parties, in the pockets of various vested interests both foreign and domestic. All heavily steeped in a cease-pit of corruption, bribery and blackmail.

          If the numerous nonceing allegations are true, then this shower of shite have quite possibly fatally compromised this country.

        • 93
          CastIron Cameron says:

          You must be a closet racist, fruitcake or loony. Be modernised like me, read the Guardian, support anti-fascist groups and also feminists wanting to overturn human nature. We can be progressive – this is the year 2013, let’s modernise and let sunshine win the day. The enrichment of our society is continuing at 500,000 per year and will continue to rise – this is what those who fought in 1939-45 really wanted – they were fighting a nasty right-wing party in Germany in order that we can have a multiculturalist paradise here at home. I read it in the Guardian and checked with the BBC, so it’s obviously true. Toodle pip, what, what?

      • 103
        Casual Observer says:

        Probably doesn’t want a bunk of racist progressives leaving absurd comments on it which would cause him a hard time.

        Didn’t look like it was filmed in an English school, and Chucka is a bad dancer are my only observations.

  2. 2
    Steve Miliband says:

    I thought Boycott was from Yorkshire.

  3. 3
    Uncle Joe Stalin says:

    Being a left winger must be like trying to herd fucking cats

  4. 4
    Wed Millican says:

    Of course he will!

    • 12
      Red Ed Millibandwagon says:

      As many times before I will find a cowardly hypocritical bandwagon way out this problem with my financial backers.
      Screw the country.

    • 102
      Nitty Nora head explorer says:

      Boycott Kieth Vaz, he’s not from Yorkshire.

  5. 5
    Common Porpoise says:

    Guido, How can you make any comments when most of the keywords are filtered?
    Anyway, all I can I say is surprise, surprise.
    So is Agent Cameron and likely the Archbishop of Canterbury.
    Perhaps, we are at this juncture precisely because of PC measures like the above.

    • 10
      SP4BS says:

      Funny that. because Ed himself doesnt use the Z word either.

      • 17
        Common Porpoise says:

        Wrong.
        “He said that he considered himself a Z******”
        Chewish Chronicle online march 7th…
        There ALL Z’s, if they weren’t z’s they wouldn’t be in there positions…

    • 47
      Anonymous says:

      I notice that Guido is ruthlessly censoring any serious discussion or debate on this subject.

      • 98
        Matilda says:

        Well if they plan to boycott J#ish interests (like M&S) where will Hattie get her knickers from?

      • 108
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Point to note:

        Cameron & Clegg – at their rose garden speech in 2010 used the mantra / phrase ‘Common Purpose’ therefore – Who wrote the speech?

        Obama used the same mantra / phrase at his first inaugeration – who wrote the speech?

        • 109
          Anonymous says:

          why is a common phrase being sm……eard.

          • Blowing Whistles says:

            It is being repeated and repeated and repeated – until you believe it and learn not to question it – otherwise it’s a diversity course for you for daring to question the state.

  6. 7
    SP4BS says:

    Where does he claim to be a “z i o n i s t”

  7. 8
    Quaesitum ad fontem solos deducere verpos says:

    Is Ed cut?

    • 14
      - . ... ... .- - .. -.-. -.- .-.. . ... says:

      No. They couldn’t find a surgeon with good enough eyesight.

    • 26
      Bardirect says:

      Surely Labour oppose cuts?

    • 44
      This joke's so old, it's got grey hair on its balls says:

      This one was around even before Offa came out as a dyke:

      “He’s obviously not circumcised, ‘coz there’s just no end to that prick!”

  8. 11
    Do Something says:

    Sign this petition to restrict Bulgarian and Romanians from entering the UK:

    http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/41492

    Almost 85,000 signed so far and with 100,000 it goes to Parliament.

    • 20
      One-term Dave, dragging the Tories to their grave, says:

      Jolly spiffing! I’m listening to the public, and what I’m hearing is you want net immigration reducing, so what I’m going to do – on the eve of flooding Britain with hundreds of thousands of lovely spiffing Roma – is encourage as many of you plebs to get out of the UK ASAP, therefore numbers arriving minus numbers leaving should be jolly low, if not negative!

      Spiffing! Gay marriage, anyone? How about an increase in foreign aid?

      Toodle pip!

      • 56
        WVM says:

        Oh yes that old trick, you see a lot of that reported parrot fashion in the dead tree press of late. Another hoodwink that will be outed soon enough and make Joe public even more livid.

        • 79
          Fabian Coalition Liars says:

          I read some cock in the Evening Standard, where some government minister was insisting that the RomBulg’s would not be able to claim benefits, for 3 months from date of entry to the UK.
          What the insipid prick did not mention was, discrimination against EU nationals is illegal and would not stand past the first legal challenge.

          You can only subject EU nationals to this kind of rule, if you applied it to every UK citizen as well.

          They Fabian Coagulation, seem to think we are utter tools.

          • Anonymous says:

            Perhaps the Romanians and Bulgarians could be dumped onto Turkey. They were after all the colonial masters for god knows how many centuries.

            Why should it only be western European nations made to pay for their past imperial sins?

          • Casual Observer says:

            The Turks would butcher them.

            Not that the UK should take them either.

            !taly is trying to get rid of a lot of them.

            They should stay at home and enjoy all the nice infrastructure which the EU has been building for them.

            Lisbon Treaty, Article 50 is the way forward for the UK.

  9. 13
    The BBC are Hacked off Stooges says:

    Why does the BBC slways treat the McCann’s as if what they are saying is 100% gospel and they are 100% in the right?

    Has the BBC forgotten the twice daily press conferences that the McCann’s and their press officer (provided by Gordon Brown) held for many months at their high profile Portuguese villa? That BBC is not press abuse it is press misuse.

    By the way the BBC treats Hacked Off as if they are also 100% correct in everything they say.

    • 34
      The Sheikh Of Arabeeee says:

      Fuck off with your fucking dick-brained conspiracy theories and your grocer’s fucking apostrophe you fucking illiterate fucking mong.

  10. 15
    M says:

    1) Do popes do it in the woods
    2) Are bears catholic

    ( actually the 1st one might be yes )

  11. 16
    S.B.S. says:

    He is against antisemitism, But all Labour policies allowing an opressed minority to defend themself, are enacted by Labour.
    Labour have the same policies as Hitler in allowing people to defend themself.

    • 21
      Labour's are f*cked-up says:

      Labour also flooded (and can’t wait to resume flooding) the UK with medieval muzzies, who believe it’s their duty as slaves of Allah and his peedo prophét to k!ll as many 4x2s as they possibly can.

  12. 18
    Truth says:

    No surprise there, however, ritual slaughter should be banned in this Country because it is Barbaric whoever practises it. Why doen’t Miliband move to Israel if he feels like that !

    • 23
      We live in hope says:

      “Why doen’t Miliband move to Israel if he feels like that !

      And not come back.

    • 25
      Anonymous says:

      “Why doen’t Miliband move to Israel if he feels like that.”

      Because he can serve the interests of Isr@el better by being implanted in the West. Robert Maxwell and many, many, others knew that.

      • 43
        The Elders of Zion says:

        It’s us all the time, secretly running everything, controlling your thoughts by putting chemicals in your rhubarb!

      • 89
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Has Lord Sugar – screamed anti-semitism at that Employment tribunal yet?

  13. 24
    But there is NO mone left !!! says:
    • 31
      Vince Cable says:

      I can’t remember whether I have a spare bed room

    • 31
      Steve Miliband says:

      Join my ‘The State should build an extension to my privately owned house as we need an extra bedroom but can’t afford it because so much of my taxes are spent on Welfare’ campaign

    • 35
      Bluto says:

      They are hoping to create another Poll Tax rebellion. All they ever do is try to bring governments down so that they can get back in power to fuck everything up again.

      I’m still angry about Byrne’s coffee snobbery and his boast that:-

      “The money is all gone”.

    • 50
      WVM says:

      No shame.

    • 81
      (I don't need no doctor) says:

      Angry about labour’s continual lies, denial and hypocrisy? Then join me and tell Liam Byrne to fuck off.

      • 90
        the stench of hypocrisy says:

        Is that the same Liam Byrne who left a note for the incoming Chancellor stating ” There’s no money left”?
        Yep-thought so.

  14. 29
    Ed Balls(Chancellor Of The Exchequer Designate) says:

    First the triple A rating goes,and now a triple dip is on the cards.

    I say,where’s Plan B ???

    Construction Falls Fuelling Triple Dip Fears

    http://news.sky.com/story/1061993/construction-falls-fuelling-triple-dip-fears

    • 36
      Steve Miliband says:

      They do lots of building when it’s snowing do they?

      • 83
        (I don't need no doctor) says:

        And how can labour say a million jobs will be created in the bulding industry if labour would borrow more. What about the current unemployed builders, wouldn’t they fill the “created” jobs.

    • 99
      Matilda says:

      “Construction falls..” Must be a Labour architect then.

  15. 33
    Jimmy says:

    What about Butch’s boycott of j*wish cabinet ministers?

  16. 39
    Sir William Wade says:

    I’m trying to think what business it is of a UK trade union, as such, whether the Israelis have settlements on the West Bank. Do they also have policies, say, on China’s treatment of its Uighur minority, or the effects of piracy on Maldive fishermen?

    • 45
      Skorpian de Rooftrouser says:

      Police took SIX DAYS to respond to a 999 call made by terrified homeowners who found gang of men raiding their home

      A plod stated that they should have came on the same day.

      We have the finest police force in the world says bernard hyphon howe

    • 48
      Paniagua Solo says:

      True, but they do like to micro manage everything. Why for example did UNITE fund Tom Watson to fly to the News Corp AGM in the USA? I mean WTF has phone hacking got to do with the people who pay UNITE subs?

  17. 42
    Shooty* says:

    Bang goes the Labour Birmingham core vote.

    Wonder if G Galloway will get a Respect franchise set up here.

    • 52
      Vince Cable says:

      I do not remember banging the core vote in Birmingham

    • 96
      Torjan Gee Gee says:

      They are eventually going to form their own islamic parties anyway, once they have the numbers. The liblabcon parties just serve as useful stopgaps until such time.

  18. 54
    Tosspot says:

    When they circumcised him, they threw away the wrong bit.

  19. 58
    Vince Cable says:

    I do not remember what it was I was supposed to forget !

    • 86
      This joke's so old, it's got grey hair on its balls says:

      This one’s been around since Stonehenge was still made of wood:

      So they ask the old rummy why he gets pissed:

      “I do it to forget.”
      “Forget what?”
      “Dunno, I’ve forgotten.”
      “Then why do you still do it?”
      “In case I remember.”

  20. 59
    the poor bloody tax-payer says:

    does megaband support outside financing of israel – that from the us in particular?

    its removal might force even netanyobbo to look up the meaning of ‘negotiate’

  21. 60
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Last night on QT Melanie Phillips made several mentions of … us, we, British, out of EU etc

    What she and Ed and many others need to do is declare whether they are British and British first and foremost.

    They need to declare openly their first and only allegiance either to Britain OR Israel – They can’t have both.

    btw – Pliny the welder and his attack mob of dogs can feck off.

  22. 65
    Owin Jones says:

    So the LibDems are facing collapse? *pulls up chair* *breaks out pop-corn*

  23. 69
    Oh no he's not. These are just shite PC weasel tweets says:
    • 73
      Paniagua Solo says:

      So Chukie you celebrate what they contribute on IWD, but make no mention of the other 364 days that they contribute.

      #MaleChauvenistPig

    • 74
      The Sheikh Of Arabeeee says:

      STFU and get back to Ed’s cock.

    • 101
      Matilda says:

      Can somebody tell me when it is International Men’s Day – so me and the sisters can get some cakes baked for you. Ta everso.

  24. 70
    MacGuffin says:

    How is it bigoted to support an embargo against the illegal Israeli settlements?

    How bizarre…

  25. 84
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    Daily Politics – just played a clip of some stupid jibbering schoolboy, I believe it was Owen Jones.

  26. 87
    Andy No Morals Burnham says:

    I’m still lying low.

  27. 94
    len hutton says:

    Well there goes the Arab vote. It’s big on the Edgware Road.

  28. 97
    SaltPetre says:

    Yet another reason to dislike the man.

  29. 106
    Scarlet Pimpernel says:

    “hello ”

    ( is that tame enough for you and the new censorship politburo moddy) ?

  30. 110
    fitz fitz says:

    Red Ed’s so cool : the Call Out phrase …


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