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Facebook Citations

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Social networks are an important way of spreading political information. (Edited: Sean MacEntee)

After noticing a spike in my traffic on Christmas Day, coming from Facebook, I searched when my blog had been quoted on the popular social network.

In Defence of Jeremy Corbyn

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A friend of mine posted onto the page The Sun “newspaper” is an enemy of the people a link to my recent article In Defence of Jeremy Corbyn [1], writing:

It’s official: Media bias against Corbyn is so terrible that TORY bloggers are complaining about it.

It should be noted that I have written a similar article about Ed Miliband [2]. Furthermore, my article was not so much about media bias, but about the abjectly silly criticisms that have been made of Mr Corbyn.

Merry Christmas!

Little Green

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Back in March of this year, a local candidate for the Green Party also shared an article of mine about the Green Party [3]:

Interesting article highlighting why the Green Party of England and Wales should be considered a major party by OFCOM.

What is intriguing about this citation is the exact reason I gave for the Green’s inclusion, which renders it rather odd that a Green politican would share it:

Ofcom have opened their decision to consultation. Whether the Greens have reached the required threshold is a matter of subjective judgement. Nevertheless, it would be ideal if the Greens were recognised as a major party, because their political worldview deserves a potent and equitable challenge.

The Strange Theories of Norman Baker

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Over two years ago, a person posted to the Everybody Loves David Icke…!!! page, citing my article The Strange Theories of Norman Baker [4]:

Is Norman Baker MP really a conspiracy theorist?

Anybody would have a brain at least would have realised that David Kelly was murdered but it was Norman Baker who took time out to delve deep in order to prove this was so. He also thinks that Robin Cook MP was murdered too and I am beginning to think so too. He’s now in the Home Office so this could be a move to keep ‘conspiracy theorists’ on the inside so they don’t have time to do any more research.

Mr Baker asserted, in his book The Strange Death of David Kelly, that the government official was murdered by an unnoticed injection of “succinylcholine or something similar” from two “not very well-paid hired hands”. Undoubtedly, this makes Mr Baker a conspiracy theorist.

Moreover, who is this shadowy figure directing government appointments, if not the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister? If their purpose was to keep Mr Baker “busy”, why would they send him to the one department where he would be empowered to open a new inquiry into Dr Kelly’s death? This does not make sense.

Also, the conspiracy can only be maintained by asserting another conspiracy on top, piling upon its ugly and illogical edifice.

I only really write this blog to organise my own thoughts on political matters, or to write about other interests, so it was pleasant to be quoted.

References

[1] Masters, A. B., 2015. In Defence of Jeremy Corbyn. Available from: https://anthonymasters.wordpress.com/2015/12/24/in-defence-of-jeremy-corbyn/ [Accessed: 28th December 2015]

[2] Masters, A. B., 2015. In Defence of Ed Miliband. Available from: https://anthonymasters.wordpress.com/2015/04/11/in-defence-of-ed-miliband/ [Accessed: 28th December 2015]

[3] Masters, A. B., 2015. Little Green. Available from: https://anthonymasters.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/little-green/ [Accessed: 28th December 2015]

[4] Masters, A. B., 2015. The Strange Theories of Norman Baker. Available from: https://anthonymasters.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/the-strange-theories-of-norman-baker/ [Accessed: 28th December 2015]

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