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George Galloway Ejected from Parliament

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:46 pm    Post subject: George Galloway Ejected from Parliament Reply with quote

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GEORGE Galloway was thrown out of the Commons chamber last night and then suspended for 18 days after an inquiry by the parliamentary watchdog over his financial links to Saddam Hussein's Iraq regime.


Apparently Brown is turning out to be no better than Blair.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The wording within your quote triggered some research, after reading the link of course. Menitoning "Saddam Hussien's Iraq regime" was dirty journalism, IMO and certainly a few others.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariam_Appeal

Then, one might review the results of litigations against malicious accusations of support and rewards by Saddam Hussein et al.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No argument here. Galloway's been smeared, no doubt about it. And apparently the Bush administration has been clumsily evident in the smear.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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George Galloway has had more comebacks than Muhammad Ali.

It looked like his political career was over when he was expelled from the Labour Party in 2003 for his scathing comments about the Iraq war.

Instead, he relocated from Glasgow to London's East End and won a remarkable victory on an anti-war ticket in Bethnal Green, overturning a 10,000 Labour majority.

Then, when he failed to hold the seat in the last general election, most commentators counted him out again. But the 57-year-old Scot with a fondness for Cuban cigars is back up and fighting.

In the wee small hours of Friday morning, he delivered a knockout blow in Bradford West, coming from nowhere to win the seat with a huge 36 per cent swing.


George Galloway hails 'Bradford Spring'

I wish we had someone like Galloway in this country.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Personally I find him kind of hit and miss.

On the other hand, he has an uncanny ability, by design or happenstance, of flushing out other people's bullshit oppression - as in this case, or the time when he was refused entry to Canada.

THe bottom line here is that the people elected him. Pulling this kind of shit is no different than what was done to Louis Riel, who had to sneak in to sign the register and make his election legal, and never did get to take his seat.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Few statements by the new member for Bradford West seem to have enraged pundits so much as his comparison between his own electoral victory and the Arab Spring. One interviewer, her voice rippling with distaste, asked how he could compare his success with a movement in which thousands had died. But Britain does sometimes feel like Egypt, a country in which disasters occur but somehow nobody running the country is ever held responsible and where power circulates within a narrow clique. Decisions on war and peace have been delegated to the US. Wars are fought supposedly to defend Britain against terrorism, when all the evidence is that they provoke it. It says something about the comatose nature of British politics that an effective critic of these failed wars like Galloway, who beats an established party, should be instantly savaged as a self-serving demagogue.



Why Do They Hate George Galloway So Much?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Galloway says that his assailant wore an IDF t-shirt and was “shouting support for Israel and opposition to my views on Israel” as he unleashed a “torrent of punches and kicks.” Galloway says that the man posted on his Facebook page that he wanted to cut George Galloway’s throat. The attack is “unprecedented in recent times.” MPs have not been savagely attacked in this way.

Is the lack of response from fellow MPs an indication of the Israel lobby’s power?


British pol is beaten by man in Israeli army t-shirt, and the chattering classes are silent

Did anyone hear about this on the news, or anywhere?

Had a prominent zionist been attacked by a mob of Muslim kids this would have been front-page news.
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