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Monday, 8 November 2010

Rejoice - Phil Woolas - New Labour Racist Ejected from Parliament

I have a confession to make. I sent an e-mail earlier in the year to Phil Woolas, after one particular deportation which he ordered, advising him to watch his back as someone may one day seek revenge for the decisions he made. In response I told the correspondent from the Metropolitan Police to fuck off. I must confess that this was partly because of the fact that Met Officers had recently murdered Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protest without any arrests following and I wasn’t in the mood to take lectures from this pip squeak.

I have followed Phil Woolas’s career with some interest, from the days when he was President of the National Union of Students, accusing people like me of anti-semitism, to when he was War on Want’s Director. I can honestly say that I can think of no more despicable a political creature than Woolas, who would sell his own granny if he thought it would get him elected.

He first began his parliamentary career accusing the Lib-Dem in a by-election of supporting smoking dope in a deliberate attempt to use their more liberal position on cannabis in order to whip up a climate of bigotry and hate.

He subsequently became a New Labour MP and prime opportunist for Oldham East. His opportunism was so obvious that it was embarrassing (except to him). As Immigration Minister he was in his element, more than happy to send refugees back to Iran or wherever else, regardless of the consequences, as long as it enhanced his reputation as a fierce antagonist of immigration.

So it was no surprise when Woolas, fearing defeat in the General Election, decided to employ racism against Muslims as a tactic to get re-elected and accuse his Lib-Dem opponent of being in bed with Islamic 'extremists' i.e. Muslims per se . It is therefore with utter delight that this racist scumbag has had his election victory in Oldham East and Saddleworth declared void. Let me add that I am not in favour, as a general principle, of judges removing elected persons from office. However I don’t believe this sets any precedent and in the case of Woolas, who is now pleading poverty, it was thoroughly deserved.

Of course Hattie Harman, in sticking the knife in by casting him adrift, is only behaving true to form. There was never any complaint when this gutter racist went about his work. But who am I to complain. By his own admission he set out to ‘make the white folks angry’. This from a Labour MP, a party which once called itself socialist and knew no division between Black and White, nakedly and openly fishing for the white racist vote.

I know many on the left may feel queasy at how Woolas was removed but I for one will drink a toast to his demise.

Tony Greenstein

From: tony greenstein
Sent: Sat, 17 July, 2010 19:12:03
Subject: Re:

I'm so rry if the murdering little shitbag took offence. But there was no threat.
At least the little shit is now out of office.
I suggest you scumbags try catching rapists and murderers like instead of pandering to MPs who like to sound big but go ru nning at the first opportunity.\
The Met are particularlarly useless shits who protect the rich and powerful and attack the weak.\
So do me a favour and FUCK OFF

From: ""
Sent: Tue, 16 March, 2010 21:50:12

On 9th February 2010, the following e mail was sent to Phil Woolas MP from your e mail address.
From: tony greenstein []
Sent: 09 February 2010 22:49
To: WOOLAS, Philip
Subject: Wollas - you are a racist scumbag
Ms Blessing Felix is due to be deported on Flight VS 651 to Lagos at 10.20pm.
I realise that the deportation of people to their death or torture is important to you as a way of capturing the populist vote as you are a nakedly ambitious politician without an ounce of scruple but dont' be surprised if someday someone puts a bullet in the back of your ugly head.
Watch your back
I am writing to inform you that this email has been passed to the Police, crime reference 6507591/10 refers.
I have included the relevant legislation under the Malicious Communications Act 1988.
If you have any further comments you would like to pass to Mr Woolas please do so without the offensive or threatening content.
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(ii) a threat; OR
(iii) information which is false and known or believed to be false by the sender; OR
(b) any article or electronic communication which is, in whole or in part, of an indecent or grossly offensive nature,
is guilty of an offence if his purpose, or one of his purposes, in sending it is that it should, so far as falling within paragraph (a) or (b) above, cause distress or anxiety to the recipient or to any other person to whom he intends that it or its contents or nature should be communicated.
If you wish to discuss this matter with me personally I can be contacted on 0207 321 8215
Andrew Stanley
Detective Constable
Charing Cross CID

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Anonymous said...

So were you the death threat that was mentioned in Woolas's court case? You're famous, you are.

Tony Greenstein said...

It would be nice to think I was! However it would have long been carried out if it were so (I'd make an exception in his case re my opposition to the death penalty)!!

Yinka said...

I am very glad you were one of the few who saw through New Labour's racism during their time in power between 1997 and 2010; when Paul Boateng was marginalised from Tony Blair's first Cabinet.

Some politicians are very stupid people. Tony Blair did not learn from other dictators before him; and came into power to write his own pages in the history books for all the wrong reasons. Racism was the mainstay of New Labour's time in office. One only has to remember how they all used Nick Griffin (BNP) as a shield to hide their own racist ideals.

I am not surprised that Phil Woolas was found guilty. I would like to see him go to prison. It would be nice if he could name and shame the racist policy makers within New Labour and their reasons for the implementation of these vile policies.

Tony Greenstein said...


New Labour was distinguished by its overt support for capitalism (now Ed Ball's support for 'Blue Labour'!!). It had no principles and was therefore guided by the superficiality of focus groups. Racism was merely diversity so when it came to it it helped demonise Muslims and create the very fundamentalism they were purportedly opposed to