Posts tagged ‘Tommy Robinson’

June 11, 2013

EDL “Wouldn’t hurt a fly” says leader

by philapilus
Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948), political and ...

“I model myself on this guy, honestly. Sometimes I even black-up with a burnt cork, and do a funny wog-voice. The boys have hysterics. I ask you, is THAT the sort of thing a racist would do?”

Tommy Robinson, leader of the EDL said today that violence was not something that was in any way whatsoever endorsed by his organisation, especially not by any members such as himself, with previous convictions for violence.

Speaking of his balaclava-wearing, charmingly illiterate group of skinheaded gentlemen, Robinson said “You couldn’t meet a nicer bunch of lads. Real softies at heart, and definitely not the type to engage in racially-motivated violence, even if they occasionally make the odd threat about doing that kind of thing. That’s just for a laugh really.”

Speaking to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, Robinson, who has previously

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May 28, 2013

EDL encouraged to participate in deadly cheese-rolling

by philapilus
English: The cliffs of Beachy Head and the Lig...

There will be a bonus prize for any member who manages to impale themselves on the light-house using a hang-glider

After Help for Heroes refused donations from a sponsored walk planned by Tommy Robinson, suggestions have flooded in for alternative activities the EDL leader might consider.

One in particular, from Professor Hamish McEyebrau of the Slough School of Suggestions, has captured the public’s attention, and many thousands of people have written to the EDL, backing his suggestion for a cheese-rolling event.

Professor McEyebrau said “As I understand it, Robinson’s group advocate

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January 7, 2013

Public sadness as Stephen Lennon is jailed

by philapilus
English Defence League march in Newcastle

If only they would…

Tributes and commiserations have poured in from well-wishers and public dignitaries today, after it was announced that the leader of the far-right English Defence League has been jailed for ten months.

Stephen Lennon, whose only crime was to attempt illegally to enter the United States, using a false passport – after being previously banned from visiting because of several other convictions including assault and drugs offences – has received countless messages of support.

“This is obviously just a political imprisonment,” said Nelson Mandela, “Stephen Lennon has always stood up for the rights of others, has always been uncompromising in his search for peace and equality. You couldn’t wish to meet a better person, with

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