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Cliff Smith @cliffsmith23 Exeter, England

Writer, Photographer.

1,935 Following   1,236 Followers   16,090 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/12/09


@SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Look out for the danger signs: blaming the country's problems on racia… https://t.co/nLQ9F76qWM @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump At the risk of invoking Godwin's Law, is it though? You've got massive… https://t.co/LFEyBwYWbr @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump It's not hypothetical, I'm afraid. The history of Euro… https://t.co/9JAccBXqEQ @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Here in Europe we're probably more keenly aware of the consequences of… https://t.co/pbEquCMwcS @cheesygritstho @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Yeah, we know. What we're talking abou… https://t.co/AK4ONVpANx @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I agree, we're getting sidetracked here. My point is t… https://t.co/9ZrJ5VTqXQ @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump It's broadly the same here, but we also have "hate speech" laws that o… https://t.co/U5iH2zUwyT @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I don't know his work, but looking at various sources… https://t.co/crjXk0VQ1X @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Not all that different; US laws were originally based on ours. In both… https://t.co/rcnvXb9yUy @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I wasn't familiar with the story, but having just read… https://t.co/3J9OBWowcT @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump The protests are against a long and continuing series of incidents in which blatantly ra… https://t.co/0uVdeFPE2O @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I'm not sure what particular incident you're referring to. @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump You seem to have forgotten what triggered these protests in the first place. @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump The police are supposed to be there to serve and protect the people, not to serve as the… https://t.co/nWZ9Zo0rQH @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump The point made is that although shutting down fascist rallies can be s… https://t.co/rGClfSHaVU @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump Yeah, so you pretty much just defined the police there. @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Dude, that video is an hour long. There's no way you've already watched all of it. @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump No, that's an officer blatantly abusing his power. How about the white nationalists prot… https://t.co/CaxSVRy105 @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I'm sorry, but you are factually and logically incorrect. Can I please… https://t.co/RXivumjWBn @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump What about this big white cop beating a 14-year-old girl while pinning her to the ground… https://t.co/mNjDxhMFLb @NicholasTyrone @EnfieldforEU So, you say "the left". What do you mean by that, exactly? What policies do the peopl… https://t.co/xJQM4aRyPk @imRohanbakshi @realDonaldTrump Nope. @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump So you support fascism? @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump "Antifa" isn't an organisation. You can't join it, there's no uniform, no central… https://t.co/2Wa3ChTR7W @the_resistor @realDonaldTrump @realDonaldTrump An anti-anti-fascist is a fascist. @GeorgeTakei Try Tabletop Simulator, available on Steam. There are hundreds of fan-made versions of boardgames avai… https://t.co/79ybarj4OA @SteelDalek1 @carolecadwalla If it's anything like the "training" I had for doing swab tests, it's a 10-minute YouT… https://t.co/mJ0GpGTYwp @Strandjunker 🙋‍♂️ @wheezylouse @JohnWest_JAWS @Beany_1 @ThatMatt72 @acgrayling I've often wondered how exactly to hijack a poll. Do I… https://t.co/PcCNthNTem @pmak27 @StarFleetXBLego I've never understood how any child could be given a toy and never play with it, just leav… https://t.co/qZGLypixTD @StarFleetXBLego @pmak27 Oh God, I'm going to have to do it, aren't I? I'm going to have to dig out my box of brick… https://t.co/nXNEE7WZ85 @GeorgeTakei Welcome to Trump's America. Are you guys tired of winning yet? @StarFleetXBLego @pmak27 Most of my Lego dates from the mid-60s, before they did much in the way of specific model… https://t.co/9PIRriH7Dy @SpaceX @NASA @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug SpaceX commentator: "Wow." You're not wrong, buddy. https://t.co/i9KmuCNf6OThe fight against racism must continue. https://t.co/q03LwjkY9T
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @elonmusk @TeslaTested 44 chest, regular fit, please! I love the look of SpaceX ships and suits. As a child of the… https://t.co/ETt44WnNe7 @EM_KA_17 This is Trump's America. If you support Trump then this man's blood is on your hands. @StarFleetXBLego @pmak27 Very nice! I've still got a large box of Lego in the attic (I'm 57!) and wouldn't need muc… https://t.co/WbWQVBRT4i @LastNewscast There isn't room in one tweet to list 7.594 billion people. @EuroYokel @SamanthaMalin Musk may say some daft things on Twitter from time to time, but between Tesla cars, effic… https://t.co/IKaM9JRmPh @SamanthaMalin I'm old enough to remember the Apollo 11 mission, so watching a space launch makes me feel like an e… https://t.co/284W8QD5KB @nomenloony Surely six of them aren't Happy? One of them is Grumpy though.An ABC reporter asked a lady from NASA if it was the right time to do a space launch, when so many Americans are su… https://t.co/dQweh1CoTR
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @rossstevens_uk I've also noticed a strong correlation between name-checking a sports team in one's bio, and espous… https://t.co/9xwf323CI8 @FriendEden100 That is certainly a valid concern. The amount of junk floating around in orbit is becoming a signifi… https://t.co/NN54st6tPT @FriendEden100 That's not to mention the huge benefit of satellite-based Earth sciences in understanding how the cl… https://t.co/d79329RW1N @FriendEden100 That depends on how much of a benefit to the long-term economy you think we derive from space techno… https://t.co/c31DNrQflF @uksciencechief @Telegraph You failed and the Tories failed because you took no lessons from Exercise Cygnus so don… https://t.co/FfpFQbzW23
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @FriendEden100 Since SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable rockets are much cheaper to launch than any other available system, h… https://t.co/qZZ5oZLtPi @AndrewGoldthor3 @Tpopularfront @NadineDorries When the right wing has let us all down so catastrophically badly th… https://t.co/UbaXPC1Mqa @NadineDorries Really? He seemed perfectly calm and collected to me, and with a much better thought-out plan than a… https://t.co/Xw5nuaqoPG @HelpfulOlive Because we are governed by idiots. @DPJHodges Didn't your own mother recently call you an idiot for continuing to defend Cummings? She was quite corre… https://t.co/ljxAedgCgb @pmak27 You would be completely correct in that assumption. :) @pmak27 On a side note, in 2000 I interviewed Gerry Anderson for a magazine. I grew up watching Fireball XL5, Sting… https://t.co/UdTot6Jk8f @pmak27 I have to admit it would have been slightly cooler if they'd built an underground launch pad with a sliding… https://t.co/H7p224H2jW @LeadToday That's true. Honey found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tombs is still edible. https://t.co/v6M9uScTpS
5/31
2020
@pmak27 It does look like Thunderbirds though. One of the reasons I like SpaceX is that all their gear looks like i… https://t.co/5pK9y7mCS6 @radnadone @elonmusk Это не совсем так. @andywigmore @campbellclaret @BBCNews @BorisJohnson Two answers: a) no, he said "fluffed it"; Campbell is way too m… https://t.co/z4S6Ni3w40 @joepublic99 Does he still have a job? If yes, then no.
5/30
2020
@FunSoph Just tell him to stop. Most people aren't deliberately insensitive, they just need to be educated.
5/29
2020
@mrjamesob @matchristiantho James, you should make a YouTube Skillshare series teaching how to do journalism, becau… https://t.co/mTpYWY0ogUIf ‘power’ says something demonstrably untrue, they rely upon corrupt or, crucially, cowed media to report it as if… https://t.co/O0esiW4efe
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @MitchBenn Just for the record, Daniel Kawczynski is 6ft 8in tall, the tallest man in Parliament. Emily Maitlis is… https://t.co/6OnNCRCq7b @BaffledBeff @Keir_Starmer If you're relying on Guido Fawkes for your "facts" then I'm afraid it may already be too late for you. @SteveBakerHW @gamtastical Historical accuracy has asked me to remind everyone that austerity was a Tory response t… https://t.co/4G6qbCjGcjBoris Johnson's unwillingness or inability to do the right thing has left the Government looking untrustworthy and… https://t.co/Ic0RIPg2vH
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @jack Thank you for defending truth, liberty and democracy. @boring_ron @trashytrashrat @ABC Why do people on the political right think that "freedom of speech" means the free… https://t.co/APPvWpK3Oj @ABC If he doesn't like people pointing out his lies, maybe he should try telling the truth for a change. @SueSuezep @EthicalRenewal I think that the government, the press and the country as a whole owes Professor Ferguso… https://t.co/w364aa03Cs @mdnij34 Yes, absolutely. I wear one when I go to the shops, or at any other time that I have to interact with other people.
5/28
2020
So guess which one of these kneeling men enraged Trump America? https://t.co/4uIdhWc0Cf
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @Nealb2010 Dunno, I've been watching the preparations for the #SpaceX launch. They had to scrub due to the weather,… https://t.co/DcP8CggVHS @SpaceX When I was six years old, I was allowed to stay up late and watch the launch of Apollo 11 live on BBC TV. N… https://t.co/ZqDLpLxcRB @GreatAunty1 I watched for about five minutes, but I could feel my blood pressure spiking, so I stopped. He just ma… https://t.co/eo5gqEIfRS @CambFern @pantomath__ @realDonaldTrump Exactly. Where the virus first emerged is of little relevance, and pointing… https://t.co/x1evKilv8IApparently, the pilot is testing his eyesight just to make sure he’ll be ok for a transatlantic flight in a day or… https://t.co/RqTtJ5UzX8
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @hammondrich @GeorgeTakei Not *today*, sir, no. @mrjamesob I heard he's a master debater. Or at least, I think that's what they said. @MikeH_PR I can confirm that @darrengrimes_ definitely has deleted this tweet: https://t.co/P5cTx4EHhP @MrHarryCole The "deep state"? Listen to yourself. What's next, retweeting Qanon conspiracy theories and shooting u… https://t.co/4YfWLPftLu @DouglasCarswell It is the duty of a free press in a democratic society to ask questions on behalf of the people, t… https://t.co/QXWSqXUPvc @realDonaldTrump You're out of your God damned mind. Do the entire planet a favour and resign. @CambFern @pantomath__ @realDonaldTrump The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic started in America. What's your point? @ChrysantheTan 184 miles. @captainsuth @Poorboy55 Exactly this, including the age. @SamanthaMalin They're very good, and they keep for about a billion years. I always have a few in the back of the c… https://t.co/LAn002OJb2 @castlvillageman What makes you think that we do? I don't know anyone who hates the Irish; quite the opposite in fa… https://t.co/8ltqNtdOhB @DeborahMeaden PEDL licences to drill and frack extended by 2 years while no one was looking
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @GuidoFawkes Not even close. @darrengrimes_ has him beaten by a length.Almost quote tweeted two men who told me earlier that I shouldn't be talking about politics/stay in the kitchen. I… https://t.co/PBDTKfj2dy
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @DapperHistorian Wow, what a find! It looks like a particularly high-quality one as well. Those gradient colours are beautiful. @PlunkettPrime @DapperHistorian @pptsapper Yeah, wood floors look grand, but you just wait until your heating bills… https://t.co/SQuhjjRW0cGermany to reopen borders fully to fellow Europeans on June 15th. At this rate, we Brits will be the only Europeans… https://t.co/DxNAeCX1JE
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @cameron_kasky Reality, mainly. @LoftusSteve @JRodge888 @darrengrimes_ @ReasonedUK https://t.co/nBcS4g5Ri6 @LoftusSteve @JRodge888 @darrengrimes_ @ReasonedUK Yeah, we do. You might recall Boris Johnson sending everyone in… https://t.co/dnJPkJkhCI
5/27
2020

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