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Cliff Smith @cliffsmith23 Exeter, England

Writer, Photographer.

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Joined Twitter 1/12/09

@SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Look out for the danger signs: blaming the country's problems on racia… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump At the risk of invoking Godwin's Law, is it though? You've got massive… @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump It's not hypothetical, I'm afraid. The history of Euro… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Here in Europe we're probably more keenly aware of the consequences of… @cheesygritstho @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Yeah, we know. What we're talking abou… @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I agree, we're getting sidetracked here. My point is t… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump It's broadly the same here, but we also have "hate speech" laws that o… @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I don't know his work, but looking at various sources… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump Not all that different; US laws were originally based on ours. In both… @SothaChill @Bessel07946048 @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I wasn't familiar with the story, but having just read… @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump The protests are against a long and continuing series of incidents in which blatantly ra… @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… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump The point made is that although shutting down fascist rallies can be s… @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… @SothaChill @MichaelCoudrey @realDonaldTrump I'm sorry, but you are factually and logically incorrect. Can I please… @stevetn3 @realDonaldTrump What about this big white cop beating a 14-year-old girl while pinning her to the ground… @NicholasTyrone @EnfieldforEU So, you say "the left". What do you mean by that, exactly? What policies do the peopl… @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… @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… @SteelDalek1 @carolecadwalla If it's anything like the "training" I had for doing swab tests, it's a 10-minute YouT… @Strandjunker 🙋‍♂️ @wheezylouse @JohnWest_JAWS @Beany_1 @ThatMatt72 @acgrayling I've often wondered how exactly to hijack a poll. Do I… @pmak27 @StarFleetXBLego I've never understood how any child could be given a toy and never play with it, just leav… @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… @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… @SpaceX @NASA @AstroBehnken @Astro_Doug SpaceX commentator: "Wow." You're not wrong, buddy. fight against racism must continue.
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… @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… @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… @SamanthaMalin I'm old enough to remember the Apollo 11 mission, so watching a space launch makes me feel like an e… @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…
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… @FriendEden100 That is certainly a valid concern. The amount of junk floating around in orbit is becoming a signifi… @FriendEden100 That's not to mention the huge benefit of satellite-based Earth sciences in understanding how the cl… @FriendEden100 That depends on how much of a benefit to the long-term economy you think we derive from space techno… @uksciencechief @Telegraph You failed and the Tories failed because you took no lessons from Exercise Cygnus so don…
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @FriendEden100 Since SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable rockets are much cheaper to launch than any other available system, h… @AndrewGoldthor3 @Tpopularfront @NadineDorries When the right wing has let us all down so catastrophically badly th… @NadineDorries Really? He seemed perfectly calm and collected to me, and with a much better thought-out plan than a… @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… @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… @pmak27 I have to admit it would have been slightly cooler if they'd built an underground launch pad with a sliding… @LeadToday That's true. Honey found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tombs is still edible.
@pmak27 It does look like Thunderbirds though. One of the reasons I like SpaceX is that all their gear looks like i… @radnadone @elonmusk Это не совсем так. @andywigmore @campbellclaret @BBCNews @BorisJohnson Two answers: a) no, he said "fluffed it"; Campbell is way too m… @joepublic99 Does he still have a job? If yes, then no.
@FunSoph Just tell him to stop. Most people aren't deliberately insensitive, they just need to be educated.
@mrjamesob @matchristiantho James, you should make a YouTube Skillshare series teaching how to do journalism, becau… ‘power’ says something demonstrably untrue, they rely upon corrupt or, crucially, cowed media to report it as if…
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @MitchBenn Just for the record, Daniel Kawczynski is 6ft 8in tall, the tallest man in Parliament. Emily Maitlis is… @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… Johnson's unwillingness or inability to do the right thing has left the Government looking untrustworthy and…
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… @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… @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.
So guess which one of these kneeling men enraged Trump America?
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @Nealb2010 Dunno, I've been watching the preparations for the #SpaceX launch. They had to scrub due to the weather,… @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… @GreatAunty1 I watched for about five minutes, but I could feel my blood pressure spiking, so I stopped. He just ma… @CambFern @pantomath__ @realDonaldTrump Exactly. Where the virus first emerged is of little relevance, and pointing…, the pilot is testing his eyesight just to make sure he’ll be ok for a transatlantic flight in a day or…
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: @MrHarryCole The "deep state"? Listen to yourself. What's next, retweeting Qanon conspiracy theories and shooting u… @DouglasCarswell It is the duty of a free press in a democratic society to ask questions on behalf of the people, t… @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… @castlvillageman What makes you think that we do? I don't know anyone who hates the Irish; quite the opposite in fa… @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…
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… to reopen borders fully to fellow Europeans on June 15th. At this rate, we Brits will be the only Europeans…
Retweeted by Cliff Smith @cameron_kasky Reality, mainly. @LoftusSteve @JRodge888 @darrengrimes_ @ReasonedUK @LoftusSteve @JRodge888 @darrengrimes_ @ReasonedUK Yeah, we do. You might recall Boris Johnson sending everyone in…