“Danger” … Written and Performed by Big Virge

So people, the danger of the Olympics being cancelled, has been averted, regardless of apparent Covid spikes in Japan, and some athletes seemingly arriving in Tokyo, with Covid in tow.

These dangers are in the realms of various sports now, and have hit the Rugby League World Cup, as well as the British Lions, tour of South Africa.

It’s kind of crazy to see countries opening up, on the basis of the apparent protection that vaccinations are giving.

Vaccinations, that apparently circumvent the threat of hospitalisation, or death, but that don’t protect you from catching the new Delta variant of the virus ?

It seems though, that the idea that unvaccinated people are endangering themselves, due to the danger of what the Delta Variant can do, is now the hot narrative, that’s causing heated debate, that presents quite a few questions, that would seem to be dangerous to raise publicly, unless you are a politician, or a member of the mainstream media.

Hmm, well to maintain division of opinion on vaccines, clearly requires some voices who apparently aren’t so keen to go down, good old injection road !!!

However, I think it’s becoming more and more dangerous to buy into the talk of the anti-vaccine crowd.

This would also now seem to apply though, in equal measure to the incessant, daily fear-mongering, that is now part of mainstream media reports, and the pro-vaccine crowds too !

Choices can be dangerous, but should surely be down to the individual, not mandated government policies, or the opinions of media personalities.

Especially now that, due to the danger of the possibility of unvaccinated people, easily passing on the Delta Variant, because of it’s apparently, highly infectious nature, government mandates on maintaining mask wearing, and employment mandates for proof of vaccination, are gathering impetus, due to the likes of President Biden and his British counterpart, good old BJ Johnson !!!

The powers that be are surely not gonna be so foolish, as to let just anyone get to air an alternate opinion on national television, or in the press, unless it serves their needs.

One has to question the value of opinions being aired by people who are being paid by these very same people, who they are claiming to now have issues with, due to the narratives they are pushing regarding Covid.

The truth is becoming a more and more dangerous thing to let loose, so, for all the hoop la that occurs when someone in the mainstream media circle, breaks rank, over something like this pandemic, it’s wise not to fall for talk that indicates a wish to rebel, when these individuals are being welcomed into tv networks, that clearly are all about the narrative of people needing to get vaccinated.

There are a growing number of dangerous subjects to speak on publicly, from movements like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter, to the biggest elephant in most rooms now, the issue of gender.

It’s been very interesting to see that the Hungarian Prime Minister, Victor Orban, has taken the dangerous route of passing laws that deny the use of what he defines as, gender propaganda, in terms of imagery placed in books or on television, for children under eighteen, and that he is suggesting that the alphabet gender community, are now proving to be a threat to family values.

Very interesting, as he seems to be just about the ONLY European Leader, to have broken rank and file, to express what would be a dangerous opinion for pretty much anyone else to air !

The majority of people would immediately face being cancelled for doing so now, but all he has faced, thus far, is a fair level of criticism from other European Leaders, that hasn’t resulted in him having to apologise, or step down from his job, like others have had to.

The suggestion that he is using this to gain support from voters, to ensure his re-election to office, is even more interesting.

So, when the subject is politicised, it’s less of a problem, than when someone publicly states that they are not down with the alphabet crowd, because there are so many laws now in place, that would deem such speech as, hate speech, or a criminal act ?

So, once again, the double standards of what CERTAIN people can get away with, is concerning at best, when it comes to free speech.

Therefore, in the spirit of dealing in free speech, this drop deals with the issue of how speaking what you really think, about a great many things in this modern world, when it comes to your career, is incredibly, something that is now fraught with…..

“Apocalyptic Times” … Written and Performed by Big Virge

So folks, it would certainly seem to be a good time to remind people of the, apocalyptic nature, of much that is currently occurring around the world.

The pandemic being, at the forefront of most people minds, even with the apparent rise in confidence, in the value of being vaccinated.

It’s been crazy to see the kind of temperatures that are hitting various places, from Pakistan to Canada, to the west coast of America, and the rather strange heatwaves that seem to be a more frequent part of British Summers now.

However, the sudden floods that accompany them, are drowning the heat rather quickly, and are placing pressures on everything, from travel networks, to hospitals.

Pretty scary right ???

…. until you recognise that flash floods are now hitting regions all over the world, from Belgium to Germany, to China.

It’s pretty shocking to see subways flooded, as has been the case in New York recently.

So it seems that Ms. Thunberg, may indeed have a point regarding climate change, or does she ???

Well, with so many protesting about freedom, and about the climate, amongst other things, like the destruction of family values, which biblically speaking, is written to predict events that are linked to the end of days, when they are being rejected for behaviour that again, biblically speaking, is seen as deplorable, or as acts that go against god’s wishes, if you’re into that sort of stuff, one has to wonder what exactly is going on, and what will be the end result of these things happening more frequently ?

So, whether you’re into religious prophecies or not, one has to surely question, whether what we are seeing is just nature exhibiting it’s power, or, whether these events link to something much more concerning, like humanity heading into a future, like the one this poem vividly depicts as being …..

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“Are These Things Right ?” … Written and Performed by Big Virge

So folks, it’s gonna be a hot topic for a while now, i’d imagine ….

Well, behind Covid, Delta, Bravo, re-opening of things, and re-closinbg of things, of course…

Blah di Blah … ?!?

The incredible reaction that Marcus Rashford, Jadon’ Sancho and Bukayo Saka have received for missing their penalties in the European Championship Final, against Italy.

Well, I am not even remotely surprised, and can’t believe that it’s right for people to be so, apparently angry, about the reaction to them, costing England the win, when that clearly was not the case, because this is just the English way right … ???

I say that because, it hardly seems as though it was right for most of the team to be, behind the ball, for the next 110 minutes, after taking a shock lead within the first ten ?

Come on Gareth, win the game from there, and take it away from the Italians, but nope, park the bus, and keep it parked in the hope that, it won’t get broken into ?

Well, you’re not likely to get past the finish line, that way now are ya ?!?

So, his tactics were clearly wrong, as were his choices for penalty takers, as he seems quite willing to accept the blame for the loss.

However, this racism issue raising its head so soon after, the report that recently claimed England to be a great model for race integration in white dominated, western nations, only seems to apply……

… Until a black footballer misses a penalty for them in an international game !

Well, in actual fact, if you’re black, in pretty much any game, which does beggar belief, because it’s clear that even in these, Black Lives, and Inclusivity Matters Times, that this isn’t quite right now is it ?

The same can be said for the incredibly, hypocritical stances, now being taken by, Prime Minister….

“ piccaninies “

Boris Johnson….

…. and Madame….

“ Gesture Politics “

Priti Patel, who are suddenly both claiming, that fans should be ashamed of their racist actions ???

…. when neither of them, were particularly supportive of the team taking a knee, in apparent solidarity against racism, previously.

If that isn’t, “ Gesture Politics “, then i’d like to know what is ?

The kind of talk coming from other political figures, has also shown the disturbing trait of wishing to throw, any kind of stances against racism, under Gareth’s bus rather quickly, from suggestions that Marcus Rashford should maybe get on with practicing penalties, rather than politics, to the standard backtracking of comments, that have been found to be less than supportive of actually, tackling the issue, rather than paying it lip service, whilst being quick to denigrate the kind of positive things that Rashford in particular, has achieved outside of the game.

It’s such a predictable thing, the blatantly wrong behaviour of a …

” small number ” … of England Fans …

who, from vandalising and leaving a trail of disgusting waste in their wake, and that’s BEFORE the game is even played, then swiftly resort to, racist, vitriol filled attacks, and hatred suddenly coming out, that seems to surprise everyone, from the players themselves, to the political commentators, whose hypocrisy is just a wonder to see and hear !

However, these black guys are paid very well to be where they are, and as many are now saying, don’t face the kind of exclusion in selection policies, that have been an issue for black players donning the three lions shirt, no matter what sport it is, but especially in the football arena, previously.

If you don’t want the flack guys, refuse to play, you’re getting enough money elsewhere now right ?

It makes more sense than becoming a scapegoat, for a kick of a ball, which cannot be deemed to be the, only reason for a loss, when the team had more than 11 players, have various kicks at the ball, for over 120 minutes !

Now that hardly seems very reasonable, or remotely fair, but, as with racism, which has made me post this piece, that reflects on a young black mans death in England, not so long ago, due to a racist attack.

Anthony Walker … RIP

There is one question that enters my mind, when it comes to these individuals, who don’t seem to have two brain cells that actually work as they should, in their mind.

My question for them is a simple one …..

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“Problems” … Written and Performed by Big Virge

So people, quite the last few days it’s been !

Hurricane Elsa caused considerable chaos on her way through Barbados, resulting in me for one, being without power for, essentially a week !!!

It was clearly problematic for the authorities and leadership in Barbados to have been effectively prepared for what is predicted to possibly be, the first of a pretty rough hurricane season this year !

An issue that needs to be looked at, especially when internet access seemed to be more important to get back, than providing energy so that people could preserve food, in the midst of the problematic issue of Covid, literally causing haywire, like the party of the same name, seemingly organised, due to the need for tourism to be maintained, to sustain the economy in Barbados.

An issue that’s causing some problems for locals, who seem a little perturbed at the fact that, tourists can come and still do their thing, whilst locals are being warned of further curfews, and Lockdowns, due to said, Covid-19 !

Incredibly, the Delta Variant seems to have been on the vaccine hit list, somehow, BEFORE it even existed, as suddenly, media outlets are pushing the narrative that infection rates are only rising in regions where, vaccination uptake is low.

Huh… ???
Okay, fair enough.

I’ll say no more on that, for fear of being labelled as one of the, ” Problem People “, who are anti-vaxxers

However, globally, problems are proving to be a very regular vision, from the type of flooding and heatwaves, that if you’re a religious believer, you might say are proving to be Biblical.

I’m not sure about all that, but, there are a number of clearly worrying trends, when it comes to climate, and nature showing it’s distaste for humans being in certain places !

A subject that suitably leads to the …

SHOCKING REVELATION… !!!

LOL … that England isn’t quite as good an example of race acceptance, when it comes to black footballers stopping the European Cup from….

“ Coming Home “,

…. as many seemed to believe was about to happen, as a result of Gareth Southgate’s team, reaching the final quite comfortably.

However, the problem is, that when you’re playing for a country whose fans would rather gain illegal entry to the game, than to just watch it on TV, in the midst of a PANDEMIC, who seemingly, hide their true thoughts about black representation for their nation on an international level, that are those that offend their rather, bigoted sense of national pride. ESPECIALLY When These Black Players MISS Penalties, that could be seen as costing them, their desperately wanted, first major international trophy, for well, basically FOREVER !

You have to wonder how comfortable these players could possibly be, when it comes to stepping up to take penalties, for fear of the repercussions, should they miss.

Well the problem of racist attitudes, so soon after such fervour for the, Black Lives Matter Movement, would still seem to be a fairly big one in the so called,

….. UNITED Kingdom …..

Again, LOL !!

However, I’ll get into that more in my next post.

The problems of the world are occurring in many ways, politically and socially, as protests, rioting and looting, is happening in rather too many places for comfort, from Cuba, where it has been a very rare occurrence, to see people in the streets protesting, according to the mainstream media, about a lack of medicine, as in vaccines, as well as food shortages, and discontent with the countries governance in such difficult times, to South Africa too, where, after ex-president, Jacob Zuma’s arrest and imprisonment, unrest has caused volatile clashes, due to his supporters rioting, protesting, or, of course, as Western Media will say, looting !

However, footage of shopping malls, did not indicate fake news, it just looks as if they were robbed by the whole town, with absolutely NOTHING left to be taken, which has lead to white militia groups forming, to protect their businesses, land and property, with loaded weapons !

So PROBLEMS ?!?

Yeah South Africa’s got em’ !!!

As does the UK and America, with violent acts, as well as flooding in New York and the streets of London, where subways and cars being submerged in water, is indeed causing problems for a lot of folks !

If you were to go from country to country, across the globe, one has to wonder just how many of them are functioning in a relatively, problem free manner ?

A claim that can’t be made for Haiti, after the assassination of President Moise, where his home was raided, and he took numerous bullets before dying, while interestingly, his wife somehow survived the attack, which if the arrests are anything to go by, was done by a rather large number of men !

So of course, we’re hearing all kinds of versions of events, regarding these leaders who are being imprisoned, or killed.

The biggest problem for those of us paying attention, is trying to figure out what’s true from what’s not, when it comes to the explanations being given for why these things are happening.

So, I’ll leave it there, apart from to say that in the case of the Haitian President, could the apparent fact that he was anti vaccines, have anything to do with his sudden removal from power, in such a brutal, violent manner ?

There are so many questions these days, regarding everything from the safety issues surrounding taking vaccines, to the issues surrounding the re-opening, or, locking down of countries !

Matters that, like this spoken word drop, are those now filled with an abundance of……

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