“Propaganda and Lies” … Written & Performed by Big Virge

Yes Yes Peoples …..

So, what’s in the news currently eh ???

Well, Jacob Rees-Mogg apologising, for one, for claiming that common sense should of prevailed in the minds and actions of residents of the Grenfell Fire, when told by the fire brigade that they should remain inside the blaze, that, in the end took numerous lives !

Stormzy and countless others, are clearly upset by his comments !

Now, I hate to play the Devils Advocate, but, should common sense not have prevailed … ???

It’s the old classic of, do you follow what authority tells you, when you know better …. ???

I dunno, seems like a whole load of palaver, over nothing really.

I would of thought that there are BIGGER Heads to fry, who were actually involved in the purchase, and usage of the cladding that let the fire blaze so quickly, and more importantly, the likes of Theresa May and her cabinet, being held accountable, to the extent where they, firstly, lose all political privileges, and more importantly, their freedom, for essentially, sentencing these people to a fate that could of been avoided, by just doing the right thing in the first place, then Jacob’s comments would never have surfaced ….

It’s a tragedy YES, one that people should be EXTREMELY Angry about, I agree … !!!

…. but again, aim that anger at those who were directly responsible, not comments made subsequently, by politicians who clearly could care less about the poorer people in British Society.

The likes of Mr. Rees-Mogg, Farage and President Trump, are of a certain ilk, and they need to be treated with the same level of disdain, as they seem so happy to dish out !

Talking of The Don, this book, ” A Warning “, seems to be another vehicle, by which, attacks are being made, that are supposed to do what exactly, aid in this case, the expedition of his impeachment ?

Well, if you believe that, you’ll believe anything !

There are some interesting titbits in the book though, as in the suggestion by this ANONYMOUS Writer, that The Don in office, has proven to be erratic and amoral.

Amoral like Keith Vaz, who has received a 6 month suspension for offering to buy Cocaine, in what was supposed to be a party of sorts, with some guys who he was trying to get into bed !!!

He of course has now claimed to have had his drink spiked and to have developed mental issues since this took place, or, was that before ???

I mentioned previously that I had read about the movie, ” Official Secrets “, which tells the story of how George Bush and Tony Blair attempted to well, essentially force certain states, to agree to them invading Iraq, by illicit means. Well, as I shall be watching it later, it does make me wonder just how much resistance people really exhibit, when it comes to the shenanigans of these politicians.

Knee jerk reactions, long after the fact, are doing what exactly ?

It’s crazy to see the things going on in the political arena, that we see these days, as well as the reactions and responses of people who are in the media, etcetera,

These days they leave me scratching my head, as much as the politicians ?!?

I remember having a conversation with an older lady years ago in London, and she said that it wouldn’t be that long before the people of the world, would decide en masse, to refuse to embrace anything that comes out of politicians mouths, and that in the end, maybe just maybe, that the masses might finally turn around and just simply refuse to vote for any of them !

Now, for all the apparent anarchy, that this might cause, are we not heading in this direction now ?

There will always be those who buy into the voting process, but i’m with George Carlin on this voting nonsense, don’t complain when you partake in this process, only to find the likes of Jacob, Boris, Donald and the rest, yes the Corbyn’s too, not doing what you want them to !!!

As i’ve said before, how does a Corbyn / Trump meeting really go folks ?

I’d suggest, not so well, and with the likes of Diane Abbott, flanking his attacks on the Conservatives, well, i’d rather vote for Roland Rat, to be honest ….

Thus, in connecting to the issue of honesty, or the lack there of, in the political rhetoric that’s become verbal diarrhoea to most of us, I think it’s time to rewind a few rhymes about the nature of political discourse, and the pretty obvious fact, that, no matter what party or side that they choose to reside …..

…. that they all deal in ….

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“Don’t Get Carried Away !” … A Poem written and Performed by Big Virge

So folks,

All the best for the coming 12 month cycle !

It certainly looks like it could be a rough one, especially with, what increasing looks like a Hard Brexit, or, a NO Deal Brexit, coming the worlds way !

I think the Japanese PM, Shinzo Abe, has hit the nail on the head this week, when saying that the either, or scenarios, are not good looks for the rest of us !

Crazy price hikes, to varying degrees, if trade embargoes become a bigger issue than they already look like becoming !

Also, if the free movement of people is stifled, due to ridiculous attitudes towards sovereignty, and, border controls, then what happens ????

Well, apart from the obvious rise in nationalism, and right wing thinking, how does that translate into how services are run, and how the general governance of the country shifts, because it would clearly have to …..

It seems pretty clear now, that whatever governance comes, it’s gonna get testy, and cause further problems, when government policy could have resolved this a long time ago, by being stricter with regard to immigration laws, and I don’t mean the Windrush’ type of thinking and basically, racist policies !

I mean the employment of a system that meant that the actual Government Policy on it, made it clear, and more importantly, unable for THEM to make these laws, in order for THEM to benefit from cheap labour, that works well for their own purposes, ministers who want cleaners, nannies, gardeners, etcetera ….. Who would essentially be their, ” Modern Slaves ” !

Meanwhile, placing increased stress on those whose livelihoods, subsequently become pressured, due to the sheer volume of people trying to, not only, sneak into the country, but to then, also get work, which in turn, creates angst and the type of attitudes that lead to the result of the referendum on staying in Europe in the first place !!!

It’s such a mess, that it’s become, as some politicians are now saying, a national embarrassment !!!

Meantime, MP’s across parties are shouting about Theresa Mays’ lack of good judgement, and an inability to recognise that she cannot deliver what the people want, as if the rest of them could … when a 52/48 split was the result ???

Can’t please all the people, ALL The Time right ???

… which leads me to my first piece of the year, because it’s pretty clear to anyone looking on now, that the British Political System is BROKEN, and that, much like America, it now finds itself being scrutinised, and criticised, rather too frequently now, by it’s voters, because they neither have faith in the leadership, or the opposition, as per the impasse and shutdown of Americas’ Government over, ” THE WALL “, and No i’m NOT talking about the Pink Floyd Tune !!!!

So, whilst Theresa takes liks’ from basically, ALL SIDES currently !!!

Jeremy Corbyn is making, NO CONFIDENCE calls, and all sorts, to apparently get a general election ASAP !

However, one has to wonder if he did gain power, how that would play out in a world where Britains’, apparently, ONLY … ” Special Relationship “, is with America !!!

So, how’d y’all think Mr. Corbyn and The Trumpster’ would get along eh, and what THAT would mean for both economies and national relations …. ???

I don’t think it would be pretty, so, I wrote this piece a while ago, after local election results had people all stoked about what Jeremy could bring to the political table of fables in the United Kingdom …..

… and I have to say that a lot of people got, CARRIED AWAY, when perhaps they should of been more prudent ….

So, this month’s reflection of the current, Political Debacle that is currently running Britain, is simply called ….

DON’T Get Carried Away … !!!!!

and Those are SERIOUS Words relating to the SERIOUS Times that I believe 2K19 will provide …..

Take time and use your minds folks, because this Brexit’ thing really ISN’T a joke, and the effects of whatever happens will most definitely have effects across the globe !!!

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” What Does It REALLY, Mean To You … ?!? ” Written & Performed by Big Virge

So, what does one write about in this world currently eh people ???

Well of course, the political realm has an abundance of disturbing movements, that have quite a few people getting, well …..

…. as irate as people get these days, in some online petition, or in some public display of disrespect, for those who are supposedly, representing their best interests.

Not so much huh folks …..

Donald continues to wage war with himself presumably, which then funnels it’s way down to his minions, and they in turn are turning against the very man who, when they were being paid by and kept in his fold, didn’t seem to have a negative word to say about their President …..

Hmmm, let me move on …………

So of course, here in Bim’, people are awaiting the election that many seem to hope, will remove Good old Freundel, for what, sorry, who … ???

…. who knows …. ???

…. but the corruption discussion never seems to be too far away from Bajan Lips, which leads me those, sinking ships ….

or boats, like The Windrush ….

Uh Hmmm …. Excuse me ….

EMPIRE Windrush’ … !!!!!

…. whose occupants on that famed day of June 22nd, 1948, seem to have been treated as, hmmm, how does the saying go, ” less than being human “, by the Home Office, under Theresa May’s guidance !!!

Now this evening, I heard some interesting rhetoric, via The Beeb’, that showed how mistakes were made, even in the accusations being levelled.

Ol’ JC …. Mr. Corbyn, for those who don’t know, attacked The Prime Minister for being involved in the decision to basically discard the papers of those who needed them, to verify their legitimacy of becoming a fully fledged, British Citizen !!!!

SHOCK HORROR !!!!

The British treating black people like the dirt of the shoes, that they’ve been wearing, as they tread through shit ….. !!!!!

Never …. ???

” No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs “, signs ….

…. being just one of the things these same migrants, (plus a few stowaways) from the Caribbean, had to face, upon arriving in the, let’s not forget, ” Motherland “, that was to show appreciation for Caribbean Peoples’ loyalty to Her Majesty, etcetera etcetera …

Blah Blah Blah ….

So now people are getting on poor ol’ Theresas’, Bruk’ Down back, give the woman a break, because the apparent truth is that the decision to do this heinous thing, was actually taken under the Labour Government that preceded the Tories …. ???

Huh .. rewind … !!!!!

The Labour, Leftist, Socialist, equality for all, supporters, would sanction such an act ???

NEVER …. !?!

Could this possibly mean that an actual change of national leadership ….

DOESN’T … actually represent change …. ?!?

I hate to say it, but didn’t Donald say something similar in regards to Hilary getting into power …..

One thing people have to admit is that President Trump, has certainly done things differently, even to The Bushes, who lost one of theirs this month.

Well, we live, we die, it is what it is, but I was thinking she deserves some thanks for giving us Jeb and GW, I mean hey, at least she didn’t give us Donald eh ???

It’s just madness, plain and simple, but at the end of this, there are people who have lost jobs, people who are being denied health care in their old age, people being separated from their families, the threat of deportation for others, which has of course, resulted in an apology coming from the beleaguered PM, to Caribbean Leaders.

One of whom being, Jamaica PM, Andrew Holness, who basically, immediately accepted her apology on behalf of Jamaica, saying that he believes, ” The Right Thing is being done at this time ! “.

The less said about that response, the better for me I guess, but it’s all good again, now the mistake … I Repeat …. MISTAKE ….. has been acknowledged, and will be rectified.

I mean, how do you do that though, really ???

Well, i’ll leave you to ponder that …..

Finally, leading to the piece attached to this post, Cuba has finally removed the Castro name from it’s offices of power, well, pushed it to the side, whilst new leader, Miguel Diaz Canel takes charge.

So, what does this mean for Cuba, and in particular it’s US Relations, well, it’s clear that the tight strings that were in place, have already been loosened somewhat by Raul, his predecessor.

However, President Trump is hardly likely to build on what B.O. O’Boomer, started, but who knows ?

He seems very changeable currently, from North Korea to Russia, but the Russia / Syria madness, has brought the old Trumpster’, out to play, along with Theresa May, The French, and anyone else who cares to wage war on Mr. Putin, President Assad, and chemical warfare that has been killing volumes in Syria ….

So ….

Who gave the initial order to use these weapons ?

Are there even, chemical weapons in Syria ? (Humour Me …)

Did The Syrians engineer them ?

Did Russia ?

Should anyone else interfere … ???
… and therein lies the BIG QUESTION ???

This seems to be a civil war, and a revolt against Assad, who seems have to earned the ire of The Brits, which in turn, leads to Trump etcetera etcetera, you get where it’s going ….

Well if you don’t, don’t worry, I think most people who, at least have, a sense of the woes of the world, have just about had their fill of it, and are just focussing on their lives and their loved ones.

Fair enough ….

However, turning a blind eye to these things is unwise in my opinion, because, small as they may be for most, revolutions of all kinds are occurring, just look at Starbucks and Applebies, for ridiculous examples …..

Hardly the type of revolution, that I think the world needs, but hey, it’s a start, so as I finish this post, i’ll leave with this question, as you click play and take a listen ….. think on this ……

In a world so CLEARLY, Corrupted and filled with injustices …..
If you had to start one …..

What Does It REALLY, mean to you ?

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