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Gordon Brown And Rubbish Taxes

gordo-dance2.gifTHE Daily Mail’s front-page headline says it all: “RUBBISH TAX WILL BE DUMPED.”

It’s a decent pun on Gordon Brown’s tax on household waste. And the pay-as-you-throw tax will be dumped.

The Mail has the scoop.

Or as the BBC

Posted: 5th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hot Air: Richard Littlejohn V Polly Tonybee

RICHARD Littlejohn versue “pet” Polly Tonybee on the BBC.

Is there a third way?…

Posted: 5th, May 2008 | In: Money, Politicians, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (11) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremiah Wright And The New Church Or Oprah

OPRAH Winfrey leaves Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s church becasue “There is the Church of Oprah now”……

Posted: 4th, May 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The We Is Me For Barack Obama

TO Barack Obama, ‘we’ means ‘me’.

The notion that the Amazing Obama might be just another politician doing what politicians do seems to have affronted the senator more than any of the stuff about America being no different from

Posted: 4th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tony Blair Buys New Labour Theme Park

TONY and Cherie Blair have purchased the former home of the late actor Sir John Gielgud.

The South Pavilion in Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, is the Blairs’ sixth residence.tony_blair_money.jpg

A Mr Mark Rimell, a director of country house sales for Strutt …

Posted: 4th, May 2008 | In: Money, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trusting Boris Johnson On Education

boris-johnson.jpgSAYS the sire Arabella Weir, on Boris Johnson in The Guardian’s desperate chrestomathy of leftyluvviedom for Ken:

How do we trust a guy who says he knows about London, when he’s just taken three of his kids out of

Posted: 4th, May 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton Like Totally Wipes Out Osama, Osama And Iran

50_hillary.jpgHILLARY Clinton will, like, totally, wipe our Obama, Osama and Iran:

“IF  he does not have the gumption to put me in my place, when superdelegates are deserting me, money is drying up, he’s outspending me 2-to-1 on TV ads, …

Posted: 3rd, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boris Johnson’s First Few Days

Boris Johnson’s first few days as mayor of London...

Posted: 2nd, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Can You Hear Me Mr Hoon, A Sad Man Tonight

NEW Labour is undone. Old Labour is undone.

Can you hear me Mr Hoon?

Labour in all its guises is undone. And Mr Geoff Hoon, the Labour Party’s Chief Whip, is talking with Mr Dimbleby of the BBC.

Can you …

Posted: 2nd, May 2008 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Autograph Hunting With Saddam Hussein

SERGEANT Mark Heinbaugh survived a meeting with Saddam Hussein, and he has the autograph to prove it.

Not only that but Saddam was good enough to sign the ace of spades playing card, the top trump on Iraq’s Most Wanted …

Posted: 2nd, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Further Education Is National Service

PERPETUATING poor standards in education:

The danger of making school attendance compulsory up to the age of 18 is not simply the infringement of the rights of the individual involved, it is also the associated disadvantages for those at school

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police Graffiti Inside The Palace Of Westminster

TONY Blair is a…

Brother E-K used to be a security officer at the Palaces of Westminster… A little while back someone had etched the word “C*** !” on Tony Blair’s dispatch box. They didn’t find the culprit but little

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trouble At The Polling Booths In London Mayoral Election

IN Islington, no-one can hear you scream:

The council staff operating the ballot were inexperienced (that is putting it politely). A voter ahead of me in the queue was querying what details they were writing where and was threatening to

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ken Livingstone And George Galloway Show

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IT’S Ken Livingtone and George Galloway

From 

Via

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Milk A Motorist And Spot A Yellow Menace To Children

fuel_tax_chancellor.jpgCAN you milk a motorist?

The Mail says you can. And in “MILKING THE MOTORIST”, the paper says that one in three motorists is caught each year by parking wardens or speed cameras.

David Ruffley, the Tory police …

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (18) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Not Spanking ‘Neurotic’ Gordon Brown At The Polls

brown_alarm.gifAN up and at ‘em wake up call from the new improved Daily Sport: “DON’T VOTE! GET LAID!”

For those of you not up with Americanisms, those of you who like your Sport to focus on association football and not …

Posted: 1st, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Eliot Splitz-Her Story: An Eliot Spitzer Porn Parody

ELIOT Spitzer is undown, literally.

But he is famous. He has his own porn film – at least one inspired by his antics. Eliot Splitz-Her:

Posted: 30th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton Attacks Bush For Not Stopping Bill’s Project

HILLARY Clinton blasts Bush for not stopping a project her husband approved:

It’s a story Hillary Clinton loves to tell, about how the Chinese government bought a good American company in Indiana, laid off all its workers and moved its

Posted: 30th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elle Decor China Bans Donna Karan For Dalai Lama Picture

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COME see Donna Karan’s New York home. But not you in China. Not you.

You can look away lest you become corrupted by Karan’s inviting kitchen and carpet bouncier than a Page 3 model trampoline.

Lest you see the picture …

Posted: 30th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What Barack Obama Should Do About Wright

DICK Morris tells Barack Obama what do to about Jeremiah Wright:

If Obama continues to base his defence on history, he will just wade into deeper trouble. The “I wasn’t there; I didn’t hear him” defence just invites journalists to

Posted: 30th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Jailing Of Jeffrey Archer

JEFFREY was in jail:

The Governor who debriefed us told us that he had been responsible for Jeffrey Archer while he was at the Bay. “Quite the most obnoxious prisoner I have ever dealt with” he said “Kept trying to

Posted: 30th, April 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Notices That People Are Noticing Jeremiah Wright

barack1.jpgBARACK Obama “OUTRAGED AND SADDENED” about Jeremiah Wright:

His comments were not only divisive … but I believe that they end up giving comfort to those who prey on hate . . . . Whatever relationship I had

Posted: 29th, April 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Iran Warns Of Dangers Of Barbie Dolls And Harry Potter

barbie-iran.jpgIRANIANS have been alerted to the “destructive” cultural and social consequences of importing Barbie dolls.

Prosecutor General Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi has written an official letter to Vice President Parviz Davoudi. In it, hhe say Barbie is a “danger” that …

Posted: 29th, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Your Chance To Punch Hillary Clinton

hillary-barack-fight.jpgTHE New York Post has created an online game where you can smack the crap out of Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama.

Would you hit a woman? And if not, why not?

Posted: 29th, April 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Chair Sniffers Confess: Troy Buswell Inhales

buswell.jpgA WOMAN, who does not wish to be named, says Mr Troy Buswell, West Australian Opposition Leader, began to sniff the chair she had been sitting on at his Parliament House office in December 2005.

“I was shocked and outraged …

Posted: 29th, April 2008 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0