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Labour MP Clive Lewis: ‘Get on your knees bitch’ (and try to find the shattered remains of my career)

“Get on your knees, bitch,” says Norwich South’s Labour MP Clive Lewis at a do hosted by Momentum. Labour’s Harriet Harman heard that line and tweeted: “Inexplicable. Inexcusable. Dismayed.” The Labour Party says Lewis’s language “was completely unacceptable and falls … READ ON

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Canadian Parliament scuppers moves to permit drunk canoeing

canoe beer canadaCanada has rules governing drinking in “vessels”, including those “propelled exclusively by means of muscular power”. Get caught over the limit in a kayak or on an inflatable raft and you could lose your driving licence.

Now the Canadian Safe … READ ON

Posted: 17th, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton throws Harvey Weinstein under the bus (with all of Bill’s women)

Did you roll your eyes and let you mouth fall agape when Hillary Clinton told Andrew Marr about Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul accused of rape? There’s delusional and there’s Hillary Clinton levels of delusional:

“I was really shocked and

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Posted: 15th, October 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Libya Hillary Clinton still knows nothing about guns

After the horror in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton seized the chance to promote herself and her policies:

Others believed Monday was precisely the correct time to start the conversation. Mr Trump’s challenger in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton, said it

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Posted: 3rd, October 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit poll: 88% of young voters want Britain to quit the EU?

Is Brexit a disaster? We’re not sure what it entails in detail, but that vote was glorious. And a new poll tells us that far from being fans of a second referendum and voting until we deliver ‘the right’ answer, … READ ON

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No anti-Semitism in Labour – just calls for a ‘final solution’

Good job there’s no anti-Semitism in Labour or else we’d think Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East (LFPME) seeking of a “final solution” ugly.

 

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Having been alerted that Nazis were fond of just that term, … READ ON

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Not North Korea calls Donald Trump a racist orangutan – orangutants outraged

You know all that corporate guff about how if everyone gets on Facebook, Snapshat or Twitter the world will be made whole and people will speak with one voice?

Well, stuff it. War with the apes might well begin with … READ ON

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


#taketheknee: Donald Trump gets a bigger hand on Twitter

Donald Trump has big hands. Bigly hands. Huge hands.

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Posted: 25th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kim Jong-Un fills his trousers

 

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Spotter: @MrKenShabbyREAD ON

Posted: 25th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Leland Melvin writes and Roseanne Barr flees as Donald Trump reviews NFL games for poor anthem singing

Donald Trump wants sportsmen to stand up straight and give full throat to the US National Anthem. Trump’s directive is not an attempt to best Kim Jong-un in the battle to be the most controlling leader, rather because a few … READ ON

Posted: 24th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Punching fascists and other hate crimes: why Astro Labe ‘attacked’ tony Abbott

Astro Labe has been charged with assault for an alleged attack on Australian MP Tony Abbott.  Labe, a 38-year-old bartender and barista, tells Adelaide Now why he did it. Was it all about Abbott’s opposition to same-sex marriage, something Australians

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Posted: 24th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Violent Australian bigots have the say on same‑sex marriage

In Australia a debate over gay marriage has turned nasty. Australia’s 16m registered voters are answering a question “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” We’ll know the answer on November 15th. And whatever the outcome, … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump discovers ‘Nambia’ where Namibia used to be

Donald Trump is in Africa. He’s meeting with the leading of ‘Nambia’.

Presidential? Very. In Nambia, do they speak Austrian?

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Posted: 21st, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Owen Jones meets Alistair Campbell is beyond parody

When the Guardian’s Owen Jones interviews Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell is was golden.

 

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Posted: 20th, September 2017 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn’s wife shuts down Arsenal fan Piers Morgan

When Piers Morgan spotted Jeremy Corbyn chatting with Arsenal’s Spanish defender Hector Bellerin, he tried to butt in. Mrs Corbyn shut the boorish TV presenter down in the best way:

 

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Spotter: Tony GrayREAD ON

Posted: 19th, September 2017 | In: Arsenal, Celebrities, Politicians, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The anti-Israel demo ‘is just an excuse to hate Jews’

The anti-Israel demo 'is just an excuse to hate Jews'

 

You don’t like Israel. Fine. Debate and discuss. March and shout. Being offended and outraged is good for the soul. It’s not hate speech to decry a country. It’s free speech. It’s good speech. It makes you think and … READ ON

Posted: 17th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Venezuela should breed pigeons and leave rabbits alone

Crisis in Venezuela. A Mis-managed economy has created poverty from riches.

Venezuela’s government has urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them – even as the opposition says

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Posted: 15th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United balls: star fan Kim John-Un makes third visit

Huge news. Huge! The Sun has the scoop: “Kim Jong-un is a Manchester United fan who believes North Korean footballers will eventually be flooding to the Premier League.”

Of course, what hereditary despot Mr Kim believes might be lot more … READ ON

Posted: 12th, September 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Politicians, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit supporters like Jeremy Corbyn are not Nazis

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In the London Evening Standard, the newspaper now edited by arch Remainer George Osbourne, a cartoon on Page 17. It’s a nasty little slight on the 17.4 million people who voted to leave the European Union, likening an … READ ON

Posted: 11th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Uganda vows to attack gays with a ‘homos’-sniffing machine

The Ugandan government is on the look out for homosexuals. Helping it to detect “homos and porn actors, especially those misusing applications like Whatsapp with sex acts” is a gadget imported from South Korea – that’s the country exporting porno READ ON

Posted: 9th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Harriet Harman wants ‘deadbeat dad’ Jacob-Rees-Mogg to wake up and small the shit

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If you go to work, make money and provide well for the large family you love, you are, in the words of Harriet Harman, a “deadbeat dad”. To be a good dad, a lively one who matters, you need … READ ON

Posted: 9th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ted Heath, Jim Hemming and the evidence gap

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Police have stopped investigating former LibDem MP John Hemming for his alleged part in a paedophile ring. The former MP for Birmingham Yardley – he left the Commons in 2015 – was accused along with two other men of … READ ON

Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: European Commission President’s chief of staff says Britain should vote again

Fancy having more goes until we deliver the correct result on Brexit? The EU are pretty good at subverting democracy. The Telegraph reports:

People who voted for Brexit made a “stupid” decision which could still be reversed by the British

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Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


An anti-Semitic German writes in praise of Hitler to his American cousin (1936)

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On January 6, 1936, Ernst Ries from Cologne, Germany, wrote to his cousin Wilhelm in Pittsburgh, USA. Adolf Hitler in in power. Jews are being hunted. Ernst is delighted.

Köln, Machabäerstrasse 46. January 6, 1936.

Dear Wilhelm and Family!

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Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


100 MPs could be killed in 5 minutes

Big news is that a mock terror attack on the Houses of Parliament shows that it “could” take just 5 minutes to kill 100 MPs. In the “middle of the night” police pretending to be terrorists pulled up by the … READ ON

Posted: 29th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0