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    David Starkey ‘dickhead’

    by Sunny
    25th August, 2011 at 7:34 am    

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    1. sunny hundal

      Blogged: : David Starkey 'dickhead' http://t.co/tudQ6yw

    2. Very frustrated Pete

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    3. CreativesInc

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    4. Oliver Conner

      David Starkey dealt with! http://t.co/bjhkOIs

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    6. Shaheena Salahuddin

      Blogged: : David Starkey 'dickhead' http://t.co/tudQ6yw

    7. anna-rose phipps

      RT @sunny_hundal: David Starkey 'dickhead' http://t.co/8PAC1el

    1. Sarah AB — on 25th August, 2011 at 9:28 am  

      I’m glad someone else suddenly wishes they’d used another word half way through saying ‘hegemony’.

    2. douglas clark — on 25th August, 2011 at 11:10 am  

      That was a very deserved put down, or smack down or whatever you young people say these days.


      And a joy to watch.

      Who is this guy?

    3. damon — on 25th August, 2011 at 4:35 pm  

      Is he playing a character or his he actually like that?
      He reminds me of Devvo the chav from Doncaster.

    4. Don — on 25th August, 2011 at 5:13 pm  


      You astonish me.

    5. Refresh — on 25th August, 2011 at 5:21 pm  

      ‘You astonish me.’

      Par for the course, methinks.

      After all the links regarding working class folk and the misunderstood EDLites, he calls people Chavs.

      That is offensive.

    6. musulman — on 26th August, 2011 at 1:11 am  

      David Starkey has condemned the black Caribbean influenced ghetto youth culture of today. Due to this he has been called a racist, but he is not racist, he is honest and saying what most of us think and what others have said before him. Black Caribbeans in the UK in general have created a negative image around themselves and their culture. It’s time for the members of this community to stop blaming their failure to achieve on racism, discrimination, inequality and slavery. If we look within these communities in London, Birmingham and Manchester we find that many youths grow up in families where fathers are absent, where teenage pregnancy and promiscuity is common-place, where having a ‘baby-mother’ and children outside of marriage is acceptable, where cannabis and alcohol use is acceptable, where aggression and vulgarity is acceptable, where criminality and anti-social behaviour is the norm, where achieving in education and employment is not promoted enough, where black is good, brown is weak and white is bad, where following a damaged Caribbean culture which lacks history or integrity is recommended. I could go on and on with the factors which bring this community down and the biggest problem is the failure of too many of its members to accept criticism and take responsibility for their failings. In relation to the recent riots in the UK, these started following the police shooting of an armed criminal. He was ‘black’ as were the majority of his supporters who were involved in the initial riot. With the riots and looting that followed too many of these faces were also ‘black’.


    7. damon — on 26th August, 2011 at 1:21 am  


      You astonish me.

      Gobby blokes in a baseball caps saying ”dickhead” a lot.

    8. Hugh — on 26th August, 2011 at 5:23 am  

      Disgusting racist rubbish “Musulman” do us Muslims a favour and don’t associate yourself with our religion when you write this drivel.

    9. douglas clark — on 26th August, 2011 at 6:40 am  


      I is white and an atheist and I think the ‘dickhead’ guy speaks for me a lot better than David fucking Starkey.

      What have you got?

      An idiot that thinks that ‘culture’ is an owned, one way street, by white, middle class, Oxford educated fools.

      That, because the BBC loves them for their contoversy, the likes of David Starkey is a worthwhile commentator.

      I say the ‘dickhead’ man has more controversy in his little finger that David ‘fucking’ Starkey has in his dick. I’d far rather listen to his shit that the Starkey crap.

      That’s what I’ve got.

      You have got a loser that hates anyone that didn’t do a history degree at Cambridge, and orgasms with him over Lizzy One. Which is strange. But there you go.

      I am pretty sure the ‘dickhead’ guy and I wouldn’t see eye to eye, but he and I would have a mutual disgust for the likes of David ‘the dick’ Starkey.

      It ain’t a lot, but it is something that sensible folk like ‘the dickhead’ and I can see eye to eye on. What a tit that historian has become!

      How strange Mr Starkey must think it, to find someone like me laughing along with some black guy, at him.

      What is the world coming to?


      Satire, it seems to me, is not dead after all. It just carries a Kalashnikov these days….

    10. douglas clark — on 26th August, 2011 at 6:52 am  

      damon @ 7,

      Apparently the best joke at the Edinburgh Festival goes thusly:

      “I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.”

      Bald poofs talking shite? I am pretty sure there are bald poofs that don’t talk shite, much as there are gobby blokes in baseball caps that do talk shite.

      So far you have failed, as usual, to identify anyone that meets your criteria.

      The guy in the baseball cap is actually pretty funny and quite aware of how he’ll go ‘down’, as they say, with the likes of the Millwall crew and, by extension, you.

      I am thinking someone ought to start a fan club for the mouthy one. (That’s the guy with the baseball cap, not your beloved David Starkey…)

      Wanna join?

    11. Sarah AB — on 26th August, 2011 at 9:49 am  

      The guy in the video is quite sharp and funny and makes some fair points - bit sweary, not always entirely coherent/incisive - but at least there’s evidence of thought.

    12. damon — on 26th August, 2011 at 11:10 am  


      And they’re both ”MC’s” too.

      Douglas. He could be your guru :)

      I prefer the other one. MC Devvo.

    13. Don — on 26th August, 2011 at 3:49 pm  


      I think the first guy refers to himself as ‘AC’ which apparently refers to the rather impressive name of ‘Achilles Charrington’. I hope that really is his name.

      Doesn’t MC just describe one’s chosen technique? That of expressing one’s ideas by talking rythmically? It’s not really my area but content matters more than genre. It’s like saying Johnny Cash reminds you of Garth Brookes because they are both ‘country’.

      Baseball caps? As a connection you might as well throw in William Hague. That is striving for the shallow end of superficial.

      I think Mr Charrington expressses some thoughtful ideas in a witty and good humoured way. From what I have seen he seems to be an enthusiast for people working together for the common good and for a more thoughtful approach to community issues. And he regards those who work against that as dickheads. His criticism of Starkey struck me as valid and articulate.

      I didn’t get that from the clip you posted of MC Dewo, but since you say you prefer him I’ll assume he has hidden depths.

    14. douglas clark — on 26th August, 2011 at 4:54 pm  

      damon babe @ 12,

      He might be my fan boy or summat. What does that make you?

      It is pressing on ridiculous I’ll grant you, but my chum Mr Hundal hasn’t paid me a penny for the shite I write on here.

      Could you, perhaps, persuade him, that the rubbish I write deserves payment?

    15. damon — on 27th August, 2011 at 12:08 am  

      Don, even if AC was talking a bit of sense, it was rather middle of the road really. And I con’t care for the MC persona. Talking with an affectation always sounds bit daft to me.
      Eminem was just in Northern Ireland this week. He played at a gig in front of 45,000 people … which is sad in my book.

      AC said he had been stopped and searched by the police loads of times. And you could ask why is that.
      Pure racism on the part of police and community support officers - or him being a bit of a dick and ”acting up” and leading them on?
      Or a bit of both?

      Obviously, comparing him to Devvo was just a bit of a joke.

    16. dave bones — on 6th September, 2011 at 11:18 pm  

      half of “Jamaican culture” is church going. More churches per head in Jamaica than anywhere else no?

    17. persephone — on 6th September, 2011 at 11:29 pm  

      Things I liked when I went to St Lucia:

      - The carribean culture, from the friendly laid back people, food to the the amazing varieties of rum
      - I dropped my purse with holiday cash in an hour long taxi from airport to the hotel - next morning it was all returned to me

      Things I did not like about the culture:

      - never sing Karoake - even the worst of the locals can sing like Luther Vandross

    18. Trofim — on 8th September, 2011 at 8:52 am  

      Talking Jafaican is, of course, immensely useful in the job market anywhere in the UK.

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