August 14th, 2014

Anarchists, Trots and Anti-Zionist Loonies Protest Fracking

The people of Blackpool have today been besieged by anti-fracking wackos in need of a wash. No Dash for Gas like to present themselves as local, normal “mothers and grandmothers…wearing aprons,” who just want to make a polite point about shale gas. They’re spinning harder than a drill working its way through the Lancashire landscape. 

The programme for today’s ‘Reclaim the Power’ protest camp lists a series of workshops including “An introduction to anarchism and anarchist organising”, legal training from the anarchist Green and Black Cross movement, and a PCS union talk on “reclaiming unions”. Attendees can also listen to the advice of delegates from Occupy London, the Polish anarcho-syndicalist Workers’ Initiative and the Squash campaign to decriminalise squatting.

Among the camp’s supporters are Ewa Jasiewicz, a Polish Palestine solidarity activist who wrote on the Reclaim the Power Facebook page: “please come share a bevvy with me and talk more BDS… Ahlan wa sahlan, see you tonight!!” Past attendees include David Icke wannabe Ian Crane, who reckons: “The socio-psychopathic ZIONIST Government of Israel is deliberately fuelling the wave of global anti-jewish sentiment, in a bit to FORCE the diaspora out of their host countries and move to IsraHELL.” And Tom Palmer, who at a protest last week requested: “need some people to bring speed (or some other uppers) though and paraffin for fire poi and a guita (sic)”Just your usual mothers and grandmothers wearing aprons, then…


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  2. 2
    Toby Belching-Felcher says:

    …and we are all probably paying for those fuckers #spongingbastards.

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    • 21
      Alan Rubbisher says:

      Those of them that can read will be Guardian readers…

      Liked by 1 person

    • 83
      The two Muppets says:

      The usual rent a mob layabouts. The most useless members of our society.
      Parasites and pig ignorant .

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      • 111
        Terry Fuckwit says:

        Amazing how they managed to get the time off work…

        Liked by 1 person

        • 123
          All MP's are scum says:

          Work ? None of them are employable.

          Liked by 1 person

          • Sick of the greed and lies (still) says:

            They should have to sign on at a job centre where they live every week or lose benefits for 6 months. That would change their support for fringe protests.

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      • 131
        RichUpNorth says:

        The usual crowd of soap-dodgers and layabouts. I notice the one to give some blah, blah is a sodding foreigner, as if we don’t have enough home-grown spongers and numpties.

        Let’s get fracking. NOW!

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      • 141
        Anonymous says:

        You won’t be saying that when the posh estate your living on has just been flattened by uncaptured Methane Gas explosion due to fracking.

        Forget the earthquakes – that’s a minor matter.

        if you think Fluoride in the water is a problem – watch on.

        Will your Insurance company pay out on an Act of God?

        By the way the next meeting of the Association of Anarchists is………….whenever?

        Should we even have an Association at all?

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        • 146
          The Critic says:

          Should you be commenting on a blog at all?

          Are you suggesting that fracking sites will be near ‘posh’ estates? Surely the tory toffs will ensure only the plebs are at risk?

          Methane in water is not an issue – it can and is being druunk with no health effects.

          Could you cite studies which indicate what the risk lis of a methane explosion is?

          The US has been fracking since the 1940s – how many incidents of explosions have their been?

          When did anarchy take on the mantle of public health protection?

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    • 139
      Yawn says:

      If you were “doing your job” half of Westminster would be in fucking jail, as would be war criminal scum like Bliar and his Ziocon bumchumps.

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    Paniagua says:

    Sooner be forced to attend an Anjem Choudary workshop for Kuffrs than this shite.

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  4. 4
    Bill Poster says:

    “Green Anarchism” – an odd form of anarchism that lobbies the state to coercively stop private individual endeavour…

    Liked by 2 people

    • 113
      Terry Fuckwit says:

      Fucking hypocrites leave more shit behind than the pikies…the dogs in Brighton stay indoors for the fear of treading in human shit..All greens are lazy dole scum…

      Liked by 1 person

  5. 5
    Frackattack says:

    Let’s get cracking, let’s get fracking.

    It has the double benefit of saving us from importing oil/gas from despots in Russia and the Middle-East.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 7
      Paniagua says:

      And to be fair, no one would miss Blackpool (apart from maybe some of the smack heads that live there)

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      • 31
        A full disclosure would be refreshing says:

        Does Guido’s paymaster Murdoch have investments in fracking, like he does in Israeli-granted oil exploration rights?

        He who pays the piper….

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        • 33
          Beat Abdul to it (again) says:

          Hello Shlomo.

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        • 49
          Keep warm n' toasty for cheap says:

          We’ve all got an interest in cheap, locally produced energy.

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          • Caroline Lucas says:

            There fixed it for you…

            We’ve all got an interest in wind-farm companies.

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          • Mr Rabbit says:

            You are mssing the point.
            Human population growth will create energy demand that will outstrip all fossile based sources by the end of this century. Even assuming the medium growth figures of population growth by 2070 you’ll have 10 billion. Most growth will be in Afica and Asia. What you’ve seen in the Middle East and the Gulf is a taste of what is to come. And once they have WMDs think that you’ll keep them out? Frack away the usual elite will just make cash as always. In the end the problem will solve itself but don’t expect to like it.

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          • Norm Normal says:

            Go con Africa and Asia into buying windmills that don’t really solve the problem and leave us adults to find real, workable solutions.

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          non taxable pikey says:

          Could be worse, Assad has signed ALL of Syria’s offshore exploration and production over to Putin in exchange for armaments. The Syrian people will see no benefit from this whatsoever.

          Liked by 1 person

          • Anonymous says:

            Well they will, they’ll be allowed to keep their heads attached to their bodies.

            Liked by 1 person

          • Anonymous says:

            True.

            I do that every time I visit the local BP petrol station.

            Ali the manager tells me that my donation will be gratefully received by
            Caucasian Christian Gentlemans Association somewhere in Switzerland.

            P.s. Do BP have their own army to defend their interests worldwide or do we have to pay for it?

            Never heard of the BP Army. The Salavation Army – yes.

            Suggest you knock on their door. They are lovely people to talk to.

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    • 17

      I don’t mind a bit, actually. Go right ahead and frack.

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    Left wing Shouty Person says:

    Sounds great.Do they supply an ivory tower or do I have to bring my own?

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  7. 11

    Guess who pays these people to live!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. 12
    More Nettle tea, Vicar? says:

    Your Caring Sharing Anarcho-Mentalist Co-op.

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  9. 13
    Poke a lefty says:

    I call these c*nts NIMBY’s they fucking hate it.

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  10. 18
    EeeYepBlowing Whistles says:

    Why was I not invited?

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  11. 19
    Swampy says:

    I was a anarchist but after eating moonchilds lentil curry bake I’m now with the Trots

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  12. 22
    The British media are cunts says:

    Send them some soap.

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  13. 23
    Do the planet a favour and top yourself says:

    The wankers are sponsored by ‘Big’ government but think they are like really radical or something.
    What a bunch of dicks.

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  14. 24
    mirthios says:

    I tried to organise an anarchist movement once, but nobody would obey the rules.

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  15. 26
    Joss Taskin says:

    Can’t we ask Boris to trial out his water cannons on these soap-dodgers ?

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  16. 28
    bergen says:

    The usual suspects. What’s needed is a Soap-and-water cannon. They would hate that.

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  17. 29
    Obama says:

    Get the jets and drones quick, they are more of a threat than ISIL

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  18. 32
    Socialists are full of shit says:

    If you took a lefty into a real workshop the first thing the c*nt would ask is where are all the chairs?

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  19. 35
    Will says:

    Excellent campaigns farming friend of mine gets £30,000 a year for each turbines and has been promised even more money, never mind that they only work half the year. In fact it generates more money than the sheep grazing on his land and you don’t have to loon after them. The economics of green farming are wonderfull for farmers no animals just loads of windmills raking in cash. Hope the greens keep up the good work. Say no to farming yes to windmills. It easy money from the taxpayer.

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    • 44
      Dai Sheepshagging says:

      I like to “loon”| after sheep, now you’ve cracked the code we’ll have to burn your holiday cottage.

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  20. 36
    Labour Council + Blackpool = Third-World Scally Craphole says:

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  21. 39
    Socialism is a mental illness says:

    While the idiots are all together…..machine-gun them.

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    Says he tapping the side of his nose says:

    No wonder they’re pro-arab quacks, they are probably funded by Saudis desperate to keep up the oil exports to Europe.

    We need to get fracking and produce our gas locally, it’s right under our feet. Cheap and clean energy is coming.

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    I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

    Fracking had to stop in Blackpool by 2 earthquakes during fracking tests.

    Oklahoma used to have 3 to 6 low magnitude earthquakes a year.
    The following is what’s happened since fracking began.

    “Oklahoma, United States has had: (Magnitude 1.5 or greater)

    6 earthquakes today
    26 earthquakes in the past 7 days
    101 earthquakes in the past month
    926 earthquakes in the past year”

    http://earthquaketrack.com/p/united-states/oklahoma/recent

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    • 55
      UKIP enviromental solutions says:

      Well there is only one alternative cut energy demand by kicking out ever bugger that shouldn’t be here and put up a wall to stop them coming back in.

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    • 56
      Is that you Ewa? says:

      Let me guess, you failed GSCE geography?

      Low magnitude earthquakes are normal, you get them all the time. There are over a million of them a year up to Richter Scale 3, double your 1.5 but of course it’s a log scale so even more. Almost all are natural as the earth’s crust moves. A few can be man-made, like when a mineshaft is drilled, an explosive charge is let off in a quarry or rocks are fractured to release the gas. No biggie.

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      • 57
        Paniagua says:

        John Prescott taking a dump probably generates around 2 on the richter scale.

        He’ll be using one of Guido’s graphs next to illustrate the point.

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      • 84
        I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

        Let me guess, you failed maths, right? Oklahoma has had a 5000% increase in earthquakes. Blackpool has had two earthquakes. And:

        “When Cuadrilla fracked near Blackpool it found traces of naturally occuring uranium and thorium and radium that were 90 times higher than naturally occurs in drinking water. Previously, regulations classed the waste water as industrial effluent”

        2,000,000 gallons of radioactive waste were sent to the local water treatment works , then discharged “into the Manchester Ship Canal after being processed at the Davyhulme treatment works at Trafford”

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        • 152
          Anonymong says:

          “2,000,000 gallons of radioactive waste” heading towards the grief whores of Liverpool.

          I’d call that a good start.

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    • 64
      Blue Peter Goldfish says:

      Not many people know this but the UK has about 5000 measurable ‘earthquakes’ a year.

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        I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

        Not many people know this but, in 1884, The Great English Earthquake destroyed 1,200 buildings and damaged thousands more over a radius of 55,000 miles. 3 to 5 people were killed by the earthquake and whole communities were made homeless.

        Seismologists state that low magnitude tremors can be signals of severe earthquakes on the way. The Great English Earthquake is estimated to have been a 7 on the Richter scale:

        “Causes damage to most buildings, some to partially or completely collapse or receive severe damage. Well-designed structures are likely to receive damage. Felt across great distances with major damage mostly limited to 250 km from epicenter. Death toll ranges from none to 250,000″

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  24. 46
    Norm Normal says:

    Can a singularity of stupidity be used as a source of free energy?

    Liked by 1 person

  25. 47
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Well, we will be back in the stone age soon, when the lights go out and all the machinery that runs industry and all the other infrastructure needed in a modern society grinds to a halt, don’t know what the other loons are doing there but the Greens need not worry, fracking will never be given the go ahead by this or any other government (too politically sensitive), oh well at least it will spare us the sight of people living up trees and chaining themselves to things. We will rely on Mr Putin for our energy supplies, HA!.

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    Sally Bercow says:

    I wanna lock you up in a trunk, so no big hunk, can steal you away from me

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    I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

    BBC Interviewer: “It was the fracking that caused these mini earth tremors, these earthquakes [at Blackpool] earlier in the year?”

    Mark Miller: “Yes. If I can back up just a second, the purpose of the study was to look at any connections or any relationship between the fracking operations and the seismic events that happened on April 1 and May 27… there were a number of conclusions.

    The first is that there was a connection, that there was a triggering event from what we were doing up there injecting into the over bore.

    Our conclusions…we understand the mechanism and because we understand it we’re able to go ahead a-a-and put these mitigation procedures in place, one of which is changing the job size a-and the other is we’re implementing a ……. detection system which is really a way to make these very small micro-seismic events, which would occur before the point where it would escalate to the point where anybody would feel it.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-15550458

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    • 59
      Blue Peter Goldfish says:

      Anybody lose a roof tile?.

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      Don Cheadle's Sports Gusset says:

      These quakes are less than 2.0 on the Richter Scale. Wikipedia says no human can feel a quake at 2.0 or below.

      Let’s stop scaremongering. The sooner we stop paying billions to Putin, the Saudis, Qataris and others the better.

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      • 81
        Bluto says:

        All political parties now depend on scaremongering to get their hands on power and taxpayer cash.

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        I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

        Oklahoma’s 900 plus earthquakes in the last year were from 1 to 5.6 on the Richter scale. Most of them could be felt alright. Seismologists are concerned that these may be signals of more severe earthquakes to come.

        The Great English earthquake of 1884 was preceded by a series of low magnitude tremors. It is estimated to have been 7 on the Richter scale and it destroyed 1,200 buildings and damaged thousands more. 3 to 5 people were killed, though some researchers believe there were more deaths but these were covered up.

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        • 114
          Buris Juhnson - London. says:

          1884? That will be the year of the ‘Great Fracking’! It was that Scouse b@$t4rd, William Gladstone’s, fault.

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    • 66
      Yasmin Gonorrhea-Brown says:

      How many deaths???

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  29. 60

    On topic:

    http://twitter.com/EUFundedEUTroll/status/499933147459780608

    Is BW giving legal training at the muddy shindig above ?

    NB: The P’olish connection here, a bit like those who beat up the SOAS guy the other day – most likely the left-overs from lustration.

    The UK could do with some lustration legislation to undo the damage Labour left.

    Vote UKIP :-D

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  30. 62
    Fed Up says:

    With respect but every local council across the country is under pressure from central government to build at least 5000 houses each.
    The only space to build 5000 houses in my area is on agricultural land or natural woodland.
    I hear no word of protest from these ‘eco’ people and should I protest or complain about it they call me a NIMBY.
    These folk and their cause can go to hell.

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    • 109
      I'm a Conservative, not an anarchist says:

      @Fed Up, you won’t be telling those objecting to fracking to go to hell if they drill under your home and this triggers earthquakes

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      • 120
        Norm Normal says:

        How would he even know? You require a seismograph and seismometer to detect most Earthquakes below scale 3.

        Is this the latest lie from the green lobby? The earth stood still and tectonics didn’t exist until fracking started.

        Stop the lies and crying wolf, it’s the reason people ignore you.

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    • 135
      Eco Loon. Wibble! says:

      Eco loons are pro-EU. The EU offers unlimited immigration. More houses needed. Build on Farm Land and Destroy Woodlands. The Fk’ers are myopic and hypocritical morons. WIBBLE!

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    Paniagua says:

    Anyway, I hope theses tents in the picture have certificates stating that they were manufactured in an environmentally loving facility, rather than some sweat shop in Bangladesh that employs under 2s as production line operatives for 12p per annum. And I hope that the waterproofing is green and sustainable rather than some cancer causing dioxin that just loves getting into the water table.

    Of course they never thought how the mass produced tents were made did they while they were jacked up on speed and ketamìne. Dickwads

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    Anonymous says:

    How do these people get time off from their jobs?

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    Surrey Shiresman says:

    Let’s get fracking. It’ll be worth it just to see the look on the face of the Scots as we export gas to them at a premium price when they’re North Sea fields have run out.

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    Average Greenpeace Member says:

    I like saw this guy on youtube right and he drank a glass of water right and then a bit later he lit one of his own farts.
    The whole thing was like really bizarre and made me wonder if like fracking was to blame.

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    NO SEATS NIGEL says:

    anyone for tennis?

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  36. 85
    Anonymous says:

    Whose land are they on?

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  37. 89

    More rumbling in the Baltics:

    Vote UKIP :-D

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  38. 98
    Viperous Old Vince says:

    How man LibDems are there amongst these professional wasters ?

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    don says:

    Sunday 5pm, Space 3

    Palestine and Gaza -what can we do?

    Those evil Israelis aren’t fracking in Gaza now are they?

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    Tony Danza says:

    Christ what a pathetic article. It’s like reading some nutty hard right mainstream media opinion. To think I had this blog in my alternative news section…

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    Will says:

    Feel sorry for the guy from SOAS, I bet all his life he has been spouting for immigration and other left wing causes, now he has unfortunately met the effects of immigration firsthand and the fact that our open borders means that quite a few undesirables have also come over here. Also I bet his left wing credentials have taken a fall with him living in a million plus house in a leafy part of london and not a area subject to large influxes of immigration and anti social behaviour.

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    Too comfortable on taxpayer handouts says:

    The sdlp minister at Stormont has refused approval for a franking company to evento even drill a bore hole in Co Fermanagh on spurious grounds…ie, he is thick as a bucket of shite and hadn’t the bollocks to go against the combined forces of a shower of green tossers, IRA supporters and stupid women who read stuff about cracking on Facebook.

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  43. 106
    Lady Mary says:

    What are the aprons for? Are they organising a lodge meeting?

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  44. 112

    Ukraine has apparently ordered broadcasters to drop the R’ussian language version of E’uronews alleging it is a propaganda tool:

    h**p://en.itar-tass.com/world/745058

    They reason that it is also not needed because there is a U’krainian language version available.

    Elsewhere, S’teven S’eagal was taken to the O’boronexpo 2014 arms show:

    http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/745042

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    nell. says:

    That lot from London that caused the Bishop all that trouble at St Paul’s Cathedral have decamped to greener pastures for the summer then. Obviously none of them have ever thought about getting a job.

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    • 117
      nell. says:

      the occupy l o n d o n loonies have decamped to greener pastures for the summer then. Obviously none of them have ever thought about getting a job.

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      • 126
        UKGOV says:

        We wil be opening a mobile Jobcentre on the site and handing out free bars of soap for the piss stained tramps infesting the area .

        We dont expect them to remain for long when the niff of soap comes their way .

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        • 129
          Idon'tneednodoctor says:

          The protesters cause more environmental damage that fracking. The smell, noise, rubbish, waste, and that’s just the protesters.

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    Jack & Jill says:

    Isn’t there a session on all wanking together, all welcome.

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  47. 124
    All MP's are scum says:

    Send in the football hooligans like that group that frightened of the hamas supporters by chanting “f off you fing r**heads”

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  48. 127
    Gary says:

    Quite right Guido! Who do they think they are? Why should anyone have a problem tracking Blackpool – its in the North for God’s sake! Westminster won’t feel the earthquakes, the contamination of the water table will only affect Northerners and the other scum who visit on their stag nights, probably Northerners as well! Not only are the protestors lefties but those living there probably are too. As we all know Northerners and Lefties are all terrorists and should be shot on site! Preferably a fracking site..

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    • 154
      Dope Not Soap says:

      These twats are all from fucking Surrey and Sussex
      middle-class Marxists
      trustafarian crusty wankers

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  49. 128
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    How does this bunch of retards afford to spend so much time protesting. It’s amazing that all of their travel, food, camping equipment, etc. uses fossil fuels. Maybe their fossil fuel usage is not harmful. Fucking bunch of twats.

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  50. 130

    There has to be a twist.

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  51. 137
    Anonymous says:

    Tell them all that shale gas has twice the potency of high grade marijuana when inhaled. They’ll dig the hole themselves then.

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  52. 138
    Michael says:

    They need to do more, without their hard (unwashed) work in that cow field. But without their hard work Oligarchs across Russia will have to cut down on Dom Perignon and diamond encrusted watches. Still easy to tell the two groups apart: One group are huge ugly, unwashed creatures, the other are Cows.

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  53. 143
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    What a useless bunch of Hunts. They don’t like fracking, coal, nuclear or wind farms so what do we do for energy? Maybe use the hot air they produce while whining on and taking their bennies from the rest of us. Maybe we could use their organic farts from the beans they eat at our expense. Arsewipes to a man and woman. Use them for biofuel.

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  54. 144

    As an ex-miner we used to use explosives just under Warrington. No issues about water tables earthquakes nothing but I were in tnum then

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  55. 145
    fabians are Evil says:

    Simple solution – If they are there then they ain’t looking for a job -so stop their benefits

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    JustSayNo_toFriendsofIsrael says:

    Guido forgot to add to the header of the above post;

    “Sponsored by the energy industry.”

    If you dare disagree with fracking you are a weird, lefty, unwashed loony, etc…

    And it just doesn’t matter if the majority of the general public have serious concerns.

    Immediate bullying, smearing if you don’t agree with his agenda.

    Are we still talking about Israel then… ?

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  57. 153
    Dope Not Soap says:

    #WotaLotaBollox

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  58. 156
    Cameron says:

    They should all be bum-sexed!

    But then, so should everyone.

    Meanwhile, I’m pissing your money up the wall in a 3rld word shit hole.

    Pip Pip!

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  59. 157
    tallrite says:

    It may come as something of a surprise to the anti-fracking nut-jobs that a solid majority of Britons, 57%, FAVOUR fracking versus only 16% who oppose it and 27% who are undecided. Linked to this finding is, undoubtedly, the further finding that 67% think Britain should be self-reliant in energy. Just maybe, fracking will help to achieve this. Rational people, the Brits! Though not the nut-jobs, obviously.

    http://www.worldoil.com/New-survey-shows-57-of-Britons-support-natural-gas-from-shale-reports-UKOOG.html

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