Under New Management

Dear Readers,

Tap is ready to go again! We’ve been offline a while as we dealt with a couple of issues. One being that the former owner/organiser Mike has not been at all well, and he has not felt able to handle the blog, and so I told him to take it offline while we looked for a new home. And now we’ve found one. We are very grateful to Alternative View Events for stepping in and taking us on. No doubt there will be a few changes, but at least we have a venue where we can post our concerns and views as before, and commenters can discuss their notions too.

The Tap Blog started in 2006 as a conventional political blog, but in 2009, after I read Dr Stan Monteith’s work and watched a few of his videos, I became convinced like many, that the world is in serious trouble, with the veneer we are given by the media being a massive deception, covering up the truth of what is really going on. It was a hard process to go through taking many months, losing one or two friends, and finding family members unwilling to follow my journey. But on the blog, I could explore the ideas and track the research of many others who’d been there for decades warning us of what was to come. I met Ian Crane at an Alternative View event and we chatted a few times, especially as we ran the anti-fracking camp at Dudleston in north Shropshire, on the boundary of my business. I attended two AV conferences, met Brian Gerrish and Mike Robinson of The UK Column.

It would only be fair that we send the hat round for Mike Bird the former owner as he’s losing the small income he made on the blog. Living in Thailand the money goes a long way. He has medical bills to pay and anything you can send him would be gratefully received. He ran the blog for the last ten years when we might have had to close otherwise, when the Philippine owner before Mike, decided he didn’t wish to continue registering the blog at his office. Anyway Tap is now coming home, as it were, and we will I am sure enjoy being closely associated with, and in fact owned by Alternative View Events. I am sure we will be posting exactly as before, although posts will be scanned automatically for any legal or copyright issues. The Tap community can grow alongside Alternative View, both of us playing our role in the great awakening, and the great resist.

My own time is increasingly being spent with the English Democrats, the Teds, who believe in all the things I believe in, things such as Freedom Of Speech, anti-woke agendas, enforcement of the law, and the continuation of democracy. Many people in the alternative media say ‘why bother with any political party. They’re all the same. It only encourages them’ I disagree. We need to be talking and working in all the avenues that exist. Our enemies want us to stop building political movements, and stop us getting messages out to the public – things like stop the war, end the sanctions and ask questions as to why our hotels are being taken over to house young men of military age from Moslem countries in the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. What will their role be in the coming enforcement of restriction of movement, or of compulsory medical interventions? If anyone is in any doubt that our medical world is in serious trouble, they should get a copy of Robert F Kennedy Jr’s book The Real Anthony Fauci.

We can’t even begin to work on any of these issues if we lose freedom of speech. Lawyer Robin Tilbrook, Chairman of the Teds, is ready to fight these battles but he needs our support. Don’t walk away from politics is my advice. We have to play the game even though it’s rigged against us, and find a way.

Thanks to Alternative View Events for making a continuation possible.



23 Responses to “Under New Management”

  1. pete fairhurst says:

    Well said and welcome back Tap!

    • Tapestry says:

      Thanks Pete and Ian. I nearly forgot my password! It is indeed very nice to be back. Almost hard to believe actually!

  2. ian says:

    Ditto Tap. Thanks so much.

  3. NPP says:

    Welcome back TAP! What a pleasant surprise this Friday morning.

    Plans re: Türkiye gone a little array my end, as you can imagine. I was woken 3am during the 1999 quake. This one is in their 100th birhtday year. So sad. Syria too. Göbeklitepe is down there on the Turkish-Syrian border near Şanliurfa.

    Send me a few lealets! Teds are go!

  4. Tapestry says:

    Smallest print run of 500 lealets are on their way…NPP. england expects.!

  5. Aldous says:

    A warm welcome back Tap and tapnewswire.com.
    Wifey commented that your absence was beginning to feel like another lockdown and I agreed with her for once.

    Oh SH*T, They just crossed the RED line and Putin readies response
    by tts-admin | February 10, 2023 | Feature Posts | 4 Comments

    Ukrainian soldiers brag about chemical weapons: Clayton Morris looks at reports of war crimes from Ukraine, plus food shortages, the vaccine cover-up and more. Redacted starts at 32:36


  6. Aldous says:

    I see that the disUnited Kingdom has yet another unelected Head of State/Commander-in-Chief in Klingon Charles – well he does look more alien than human – along with unelected PM Sunak hot on the heels of unelected PM Truss.
    What an unholy mess of a sham democracy in the UK along with the same mess here in the land of the slave and home of the fee.

  7. Occams says:

    Cheers, and welcome back, all

    • pete fairhurst says:

      Goode to hear from you Occams. Great poster too. Missus said similar to me today, so true but definitely worth it

    • ian says:

      Nice to see you Occams.

  8. Aldous says:

    Vladimir Putin Declares War on the Straussians aka Neocons
    March 4, 2022

  9. Gordon says:

    Welcome back. It’s good to see the Tap is on again. Good to see the Tappers again.

  10. Tapestry says:

    Anyone wishing to say thanks to Mike with a tip or donation can send to him on paypal if you have his email address.

  11. Tapestry says:

    While we celebrate our arrival at Alternative News Events, we should remember Mike in Bangkok who’s struggling with post stroke health issues. He’s passed over the blog FOC to AV and hopes that readers or contributors will send him a few quid to help him in his hour of need. He kept the blog going for ten years when most of us here now came together. He writes –

    Hi. I have set up a fund raiser on paypal: https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/8RyS0Ho6Ve

    maybe you van say a few words and poast the link?

    While we enjoy the new environment we’re in, let’s say thanks to our old one.

  12. Belyi says:

    Just looked today on the offchance that there might be some developments and found that you’re back. Lovely to see you again, as the site has been sadly missed.

  13. Sabremesh says:

    Glad to see the return of the Tap! There are so few sites that challenge the mainstream media narrative on whatever the “current thing” happens to be.

  14. Tapestry says:

    I emailed all the contributors about the new ownership situation and it seems my email(s) didn’t get through, and one or two seem a bit annoyed by my lack of communication. I get trouble with emails from time to time. Nothing I can do. Someone might have been active recently in that regard. Just ignore them. They’ll get bored and go away…but please, let’s not fall out with each other, if that is what’s happening!! It’s also possible I haven’t received emails sent to me.

  15. newensign says:

    Many thanks tap for the hard work you have done in getting Tap News back on line again and can appreciate the hoops one has to go through – So good to see you back and I remember the excellent detective work you did in nailing down the fact that it was a Russian missile that destroyed the RAF Welford ammunition store. My best wishes to you and your fellow contributors that have made Tap News an excellent source of information.

  16. Tapestry says:

    Thanks Newensign. AV have done the main work in the handover, and I just gave them encouraging noises as it has to be the best possible destination for Tap and Tappers going into the future. I am very impressed by the dedication shown and the ability to make quick decisions.