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John McCain Is One And A Half Barack Obamas

JOHN McCain is:

“He’s older than his wife, a little younger than his mama,
He’s old enough to be one and a half Barack Obamas.”

Posted: 16th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kate Hoey Can’t Recall If She Voted For Ken Or Boris?

katehoey.jpg THE London Evening Standard’s Paul Waugh asks Kate Hoey, the former Labour sports minister and still Labour member of parliament for Vauxhall, now operating as Boris Johnson’s Commissioner for Sport, how she voted in the London mayoral elections.

Boris or …

Posted: 16th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Miss Great Britain Says British Troops Steal From Dead Iraqis

army-babes.pngGEMMA Garrett, Miss Great Britain and Beauties for Britain agonist in the Crew by-election, is considering the war on terror.

Expecting to hear that those fabled weapons of mass destruction were hidden by concealer, Miss Garrett instead reveals:

“I

Posted: 16th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Wants Debate With Jihadists Who Blow Up Children

obama_and_ahmadinejad.jpgHOW do you debate this, Barack Obama?

A young girl carrying explosives that killed her, an Iraqi captain and injured four soldiers was blown up by remote control, officials said today.

The incident happened as she approached an Iraqi

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Back pages, Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Tell If The UK Is F***ed

WRITES Devil’s Kitchen: “How to tell if your country is fucked…

from The Nation of Shopkeepers, with assistance from Vindico.

Simple. You look around to see if there are state agencies using draconian legislation to spy on

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kate Hoey’s Labour Party Letter

KATE Hoey writes:

Dear Member of Vauxhall Labour Party,
The Members of this Party are its lifeblood and so I wanted you to be the first to know that I have now agreed to be the Mayor of London’s Commissioner …

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Indelible Hillary Clinton (Tattoo)

hillary-clinton-tattoo.JPGLUIS SALGADO sees Hillary Clinton on his thigh.

Salgado, 28, owner of the Ill Skillz (4948 N. 5th) tattoo parlor, Philadephia, has just got a portrait of Clinton inked on his leg at a tattoo convention in Baltimore.

Artist

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jacqui Smith: How To Take Drugs And Get Away With It

SAYS JACQUI Smith, the Home Secretary: “Under my own guidelines, had I been caught in possession over 18 I should have been charged.”

jacqui_smith_cannabis.jpgSmith has admitted to having smoked cannabis a “few times”, but assures a caller to the radio …

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Look At Obama, Clinton and McCain’s Handwriting

CAN their handwriting teach us about the characters of the US Presidential candidates?

Obama is very much his writing — fluid, graceful. McCain’s is angular and intense; he’s a pit bull. And look at the perfectionism in Hillary’s — straight

Posted: 15th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Political Quote Of The Day: George Bush On Golf

GEORGE Bush has done an interview with Politico and Yahoo.

With a War on Terror raging, we all of us need to amke sacrifices. Bush has given up golf.

“I don’t want some mom whose son may have recently

Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Democrats And Liberals Make It A Vote On Race And Obama Finds Jesus

obama-jesus.jpgSO enlightened are the Democrats that the party’s two stars – Hillary Clinton  and Barack Obama – have managed to the campaign into a vote based on race. It’s more like the Socialist Workers’ Party over there, albeit with less …

Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


President Chavez Says Merkel Is Hitler

PRESIDENT Chávez has a weekly TV show on Sundays and on it he went for Germany’s Chancellor Merkel.

She is from the German right, the same that supported Hitler, that supported fascism, that’s the Chancellor of Germany today.

Calm down, …

Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


F1 More Popular Than Besancenot’s Trotskyism

NOTES The Croydonian: “At least judging by last weekend’s viewing figures, with the Turkish GP attracting more viewers than an interview with my old mate Olivier Besancenot.”

Who would have thunk it? 

Source
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Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Back pages, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


There’s A Hole In My Budget

ALISTAIR Darling has a hole in his Budget – music video:

Spotter

Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Money, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brown Sugar: Gordon Brown Is Alan Sugar’s Apprentice

alan-sugar-brown.jpgWELCOME to Junior PM, the show in which Gordon Brown takes on the guise of Sir Alan Sugar in The Apprentice and looks for a new protégé.

Indeed, the Mail says Hazel Blears, the shrill Communities Secretary, has been “told …

Posted: 14th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama As Curious George

obamamonkeyt.jpgRACISM in America? Never. It’s misogyny America does best. Farewell Hillary. 

First, take a look at this lovely T-shirt being sold at Mulligan’s Bar and Grill in Marietta/Cobb County, Georgia (h/t Jeremy from Cobb).

And here

Racist?…

Posted: 13th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (41) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Things Younger Than John McCain

HERE’S a blog dedicated to all things younger than John McCain, like Spam……

Posted: 13th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cherie Blair: Speaking For My Husband – The Reviews

cherie-blair-speaking-for-my-husband.jpgCHERIE Blair has a new book out.

Speaking for Myself, her follow up to Speaking For My Husband, Speaking For Suicide and Bingo! is being read by the columnists.

Those Cherie Blair recommendations in full:

Fergus Shanahan (SUN): “Revenge of …

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


Bumper Sticker Of The Year

BUMPER sticker of the year: “Alcohol, Tobacco, And Firearms Should Be The Name Of A Covenience Store, Not A Government Agency”

Via

Posted: 12th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ron Paul Plots GOP Convention Move Against McCain

RON Paul for President. Not a chance. But he can still cause trouble:

But what’s been largely overlooked is Paul’s candidacy as a reflection of a powerful lingering dissatisfaction with the Arizona senator among the party’s most conservative conservatives. As

Posted: 12th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Goodnight Jim Crow: Obama And Duelling Democrats In West Virginia

hillbillies-clinton.jpg“I HEARD that Obama is a Muslim and his wife’s an atheist,” says Leonard Simpson, a lifelong Democrat.

Some say he has two heads and sleeps on matress stuffed with newborn white babies.

He’s that Muslim with that cray-zee Church …

Posted: 12th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Free Taser Deflector With Every ID Card

id-cards.jpgAFTER the news that CCTV images have made no difference to levels of crime in the UK, the Sun says our boys in near-black blue are to given taser guns.

Says Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary: “I can envisage a …

Posted: 12th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Conceiving Cherie Blair: A Balmoral Baby And Tony’s Evidence

cherie-blair.jpgA PICTURE of Cherie Blair and the headline “I came back from Balmoral pregnant”.

And nine moths later baby Leo was born, the child with the wingnut ears, stuttering speech patterns and carefully arranged hair.

We journey back with Cherie, …

Posted: 12th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush’s First Wedding Dance With Daughter Jenna

jennabush.jpgIS it mere coincidence that as George Bush paprewst to wave a fond “bonjour” to the White House, some man decides to marry one of this daughters?

Jenna Bush is now Mrs Henry Hager. He’s the son of a well-connected …

Posted: 11th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Barack Obama, Now Stevie Wonder Channels Bob The Builder

IT’S The Bob the Builder revolution. Vote Barack Obama. Vite Hillary Clinton.

Posted: 11th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0