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The sin of other people’s music and what it means for swimmers

To Thornbury, south Gloucestershire, where swimmers at the Thornbury Leisure Centre hear music in the changing rooms. Hilary Kingswood, 64, says the music is “chronic” and “annoying”.

Music should be joyous. “Music is the best means we have of digesting …

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Busy Bins: ripped off Manchester homeowners pay private company to collect rubbish

Human skill fills the voice in Manchester, where bin collecting has become a luxury. You’d think getting rid of human waste would be a priority for any Western society, living longer and better on the back of improved hygiene and …

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The State outlaws Christianity in gay adoption row

Intolerance is the byword in illiberal Britain. The Times reports on a disturbing case of right and wrong thinking. A foster couple want to adopt two children in their care. The bairns have been living with the married couple for …

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Anglesea: protected, persecuted and finally prosecuted

Gordon Anglesea was a top copper in north Wales when he was molesting children. Today he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his abhorrent crimes.

Gordon Anglesea is 79.

 

gordon anglesea

 

He was convicted of one charge of …

Posted: 4th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sven Goran Eriksson corrects the story of Wayne Rooney’s transfer from Manchester United to China

Read all about it. The BBC has news of non-transfers. Shanghai SIPG manager Sven-Goran Eriksson (who he?) says he will not be signing Manchester United’s 31-year-old England forward Wayne Rooney.

The Sun has more on the no-news story.

WHERE’S LEFT?

Posted: 1st, November 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Haris Stanikzai: the bearded 16-year-old from the Calais Jungle’s Countdown to immaturity

In “YOU’VE GOATEE BE KIDDING” the Sun zooms in on a “’22-year-old’ bearded migrant ‘uni student’” who “insists he’s just sixteen as he starts secondary school classes”.

Haris Stanikzai, from Afghanistan, plays the unenviable role of migrant teenager in the …

Posted: 31st, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United reel as President Mourinho behaves like a man alone in the world

Manchester United’s manager Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands as his hugely expensive side eked out a 0-0 home draw with the mighty Burnley. For the second half, Mourinho got to see what the fans see as he was …

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 1999 Donald Trump stood for President in this Doonesbury cartoon

Doonesbury produced a cartoon on Donald Trump in 1999. @Eastgate tweets, “Actual Doonesbury cartoon from 1999.”

 

Doonesbury cartoon from 1999

 

Robert Crumb also drew on Trump. Back then Crumb flushed The Don down the toilet.…

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dear Sir: A woman writes a formal rejection letter to a penis photo on Facebook

Like many internet users, Sarah-Louise Jordan recived an unsolicied picure of a penis in a Facebook message. She writes, “I found a surprising picture in my messages. So, I did the only English thing there was to do; I …

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton: they found more emails on the Weiner’s laptop

So the FBI has found more emails from Hillary Clinton’s secret server. Apparently 1,000-odd emails were found as part of the Anthony Weiner investigation.

Emails, eh. You can accidentally (on purpose) wipe your own emails but the trouble is if …

Posted: 29th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Larry David Was right: driving gives women orgasms, says Islamic cleric

Tweet of the Week was supplied by @S_alqsimi , via, Deanne DuKhan ‏(@DukhanD), who responds to news as to why women driving is forbidden. “Lorraine in the UK asks, which makes and models please?”

women driving haram

 

Hey, ladies, Curb Your Enthusiasm …

Posted: 28th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Royal Mint’s Battle of Hastings coin features a glaring error

To mark the Battle of Hastings (1066), the Royal Mint has produce a commemorative 50p coin. Over five million Battle of Hastings 50p pieces are expected to enter circulation. The Mint calls the Battle “the date that made history”.

So …

Posted: 26th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Child refugees taught to fear the dentist

How can you tell a migrant’s age? The tabloids lead with faces of child refugees heading to the UK. “THE ‘CHILD REFUGEES’ DEBATE” is the Mail’s lead story. You can tell the paper has suspicions about the age of these …

Posted: 19th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United bore Liverpool with Mourinho’s media ‘masterclass’

Last night Liverpool and Manchester United bored the watching public to their second 0-0 on Premier League history. Manchester United were unambitious, carrying 35% possession, their lowest total in a Premier League match since Opta began recording this data in …

Posted: 18th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cliff Richard and Rod Stewart unite to give the Savile-spiking BBC a kicking

After the televised witch-hunt, Sir Cliff Richard has come out fighting. Angered and upset by the BBC’s antics in filming a raid on his home in August 2014, Cliff is suing Aunty for £1m. You will recall how the BBC …

Posted: 17th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life

Donald and Hillary will now sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life:

 

The video was produced by Dutch broadcaster Lucky TV.

When I saw them I kept thinking of Dolly Parton (Trump) and Kenny Rogers (Clinton).

Make …

Posted: 11th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


William Tapley is Donald Trump’s ‘unofficial’ music maestro

William Tapley Trump song Jesus

He’s back! The str of ‘thirdeaglebooks’ is a Donald Trump supporters. He’s written a song for Don. As the blurb says, this is the “unofficial” campaign song for the 2016 Trump-Pence Republican Presidential ticket. The official song will find this …

Posted: 10th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


NBC endorsed pussy grabber Trump, Clinton’s sniper and Obama’s aide ‘groped’ Hillary

We know all about Donald Trump and TV host Billy Bush sharing a “locked-room” chat during which the tsunami-haired bricks-and-golf tycoon advised randy males to “Grab her by the pussy“? But why are we hearing about this now?…

Posted: 9th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bill Clinton to Gennifer Flowers – ‘Hillary Clinton has eaten more pussy than I have’ and other Trump defences

How do we tell the story of reality TV star Donald Trump telling gibbering TV host Billy Bush “Grab her by the pussy“? The British news has made Trump’s “crass” comment (Express) the lead news story. Bigger than …

Posted: 9th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Grab them by the pussy’: WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton’s potential cover up and Trump’s Tic Tacs for sex

WikiLeaks has released bits of speeches Hillary Clinton gave in the years before her 2016 presidential campaign. It was a lucrative tour. Private audiences paid her “at least $26.1 million in speaking fees”.

We get to see the speeches because …

Posted: 8th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mother gets ‘keepsake’ vibrator stuck up her anus

Emma Phillips, Wallasey, Wirral, is the trainee teacher who got a large dildo stuck in her anus (?). This is no secret. Emma has not been exposed or outed in some way. She wants to tell us all about her …

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cinema ticket alternative makes everyone look like George Clooney

Alcohol remains relatively good value. Cinema tickets less so. Laura Donnelly is shocked, telling Telegraph readers: “Alcohol now so cheap 13 pints can be bought for price of cinema ticket.”

Or to flip that: Cinema is so expensive you can …

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Hillsborough Liverpool fans challenge all-seater ground control

Hillsborough is back in the news. It never went away. We still await justice for the 96 people killed at the FA Cup semi-final in 1989. It took 26 years for the State to admit the dead were innocent. How …

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steve Martin sings ‘Atheists don’t have no songs’

Steve Martin Writes Song for Hymn-Deprived Atheists

As Christmas rolls up we wonder about the atheists. Steve Martin is here to help. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers perform at Merlefest 2010.

 

Until now!

A little tune called “Athiests Don’t Have No Songs”

(Christians have)…

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0