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  • Fear Starmer

    Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 94This week Nick and Toby talk about:The final week of the General Election campaign, in which Nigel Farage lost a step and Rishi Sunak finally brought his A gameWhether to believe the eve-of-election MRP polls showing the Conservatives neck-and-neck with the Lib Dems on around 60 seatsIf the actor in Channel 4’s ‘exposé’ of Reform in Clacton was a genuine activist or a paid shillKemi Badenoch’s spat with David Tennant and whether she was playing the race card when she said it was a bad look for a rich white guy to criticise the only black woman in the CabinetAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:A rant against the two Garys – Gary Neville and Gary LinekerMarine Le Pen giving Emmanuel Macron a bloody nose in the French parliamentary electionsThe US Presidential election debate and the terrible price Biden’s team have paid for pretending the attacks on Biden for being too old to do the job were just ‘misinformation’Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which this week has a clear winner – the Glastonbury Festival-goers who passed around Banksy’s inflatable dinghy, complete with inflatable migrantsAnd in the Based Department, the guy who won $175,000 in compensation from the police after he was arrested for giving an officer the finger and... tractors!This week’s sponsor: Thor HoltTo connect with Thor, WhatsApp him on +44 7906 321593 or ping him on linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on [emailprotected]You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

  • The Farage Barrage

    Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 93This week Nick and Toby talk about:Nigel Farage provoking a ‘Matrix attack’ by claiming Putin’s invasion of Ukraine was provoked.The Conservatives' imploding election campaign and whether Reform really are pulling ahead.Whether Keir Starmer wants to ‘reform’ the constitution because he wants to permanently embed radical progressive policies or just preserve the power of the professional managerial class.And premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The real reason behind Starmer's claim he would never ‘go private’, i.e., his wife works for the NHS so he and his family would get special treatment.The Supreme Court decision that effectively puts an end to Britain’s oil and gas industry.Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of whether we live in a ‘patriarchy’, as per Taylor Swift, or a ‘matriarchy’.And in the Based Department, J.K Rowling, Javier Milei and the ‘hawk tuah’ girlThis week’s sponsor: Thor Holt To connect with Thor, WhatsApp him on +44 7906 321593 or ping him on linkedin.com/in/thorholtTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on [emailprotected] You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.org Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.net Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon Produced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

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  • Tony Blair: TERF

    Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 92This week:Nick and Toby talk about:Reform’s ‘Contract’, as well as the Labour and Conservative manifestosThe next Conservative leadership election, which will be a 16-way contest, according to Tom Newton DunnKeir Starmer’s visit to Czechoslovakia at the age of 23 to join a work capTony Blair’s embrace of his inner TERF and Gordon Brown’s blueprint for a deep state coupAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The reaction of all three main party leaders to Jude Bellingham scoring the winner in England’s opening game of the EurosThe possibility that a star chamber of Democratic grandees will stage an intervention to force the ailing Joe Biden to stand asideEveryone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of ‘plus size inclusivity training’And in the Based Department, the England fans who sang ‘10 German Bombers’ in spite of being asked not to by the German police and James May, who pointed out that Pride celebrations are becoming a teensy-weensy bit authoritarianGo to Based to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsor: Thor HoltFor a free consultation with Thor, go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on [emailprotected]You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.orgDonate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.netHelp Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixonProduced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

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  • D-Day for Rishi

    Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode #91In a week full of political news, Nick and Toby talk about:Rishi Sunak’s D-Day disaster and whether the Conservative election campaign is now holed below the waterlineThe ultra-woke Lib Dem manifesto, which reads as though it’s been written by junior staff members of the GuardianKeir Starmer’s unbelievably wooden, robotic performance in the two-way, ITV debateAnd premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which includes:The hostile reception given to Nigel Farage in the seven-way, BBC debateThe European election results and whether it’s accurate to describe populist parties like Marine le Pen’s National Rally and Giorgia Meloni as “Hard Right”, “Radical Right” or “Extreme Right”Everyone’s favourite section Peak Woke, which includes a discussion of “front holes” and “bonus holes” as an alternative term for a CervixAnd in the Based Department, the Welsh boys football club that has abolished girls’ football and the animal rights protestors who stuck a speech bubble attacking the RSPCA on Jonathan Yeo’s ghastly ‘red’ portrait of King CharlesGo to Based to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month!This week’s sponsor: Thor Holt For a free consultation chat with Thor, go to www.GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on [emailprotected] You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.org Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.net Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon Produced by Lambeth Walk Productions.Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio.Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

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  • Guess Who's Back?

    Welcome to the Weekly Sceptic episode 90!In a week full of political news, Nick and Toby talk about:-Nigel Farage's decision to stand in Clacton and become the leader of Reform-The many reasons Farage's shock announcement is bad news for Rishi Sunak, including the risk that he'll now have to contend with the Reform leader in a televised debate-Whether Reform can replace the Tories as the leading party of the Right by 2029-They then look across the pond to discuss Trump's conviction and ask what it is, exactly, he's been found guilty of?And premium content on www.basedmedia.org, which this week includes:-A bumper week for 'far Right' smears, what with Tommy Robinson's protest march, the knife attack by an Islamist at an anti-Muslim rally in Germany, and Jess Phillips's attempt to cancel Liz Truss for appearing on Lotus Eaters-Peak woke, or, rather, Peak Pride, as they must learn to call it this month -What Toby intends to say to Owen Jones if they're ever on Question Time together-And in the Based Department the bar-owner in Idaho who's declared June to be 'Heterosexual Awareness Month'Go to www.basedmedia.org to sign up as a premium subscriber for as little as £5 a month! This week’s sponsors: Thor HoltFor a free consultation chat with Thor, go to GrowthPresenter.comTo advertise to our large and loyal audience, drop Toby a line on [emailprotected] You can listen to or watch the podcast at: www.basedmedia.org Donate to the Daily Sceptic www.dailysceptic.org/donate/ Join the Free Speech Union www.freespeechunion.org/join/ Listen to Nick’s podcast – The Current Thing – https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-current-thing/id1671573905 Subscribe to Nick’s Substack www.nickdixon.net Help Nick keep both of his podcasts going by buying him a coffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/nickdixon Produced by Lambeth Walk Productions. Filmed at the Westminster Podcast Studio. Music by Tinderella www.tinderella.info

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