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Kevin Maguire And UK Politics Fear Of A Black Man

mirror-race.jpg“WE’RE still a long way from a British Obama?” says the Mirror’s Kevin Maguire, Gordon Brown’s media vessel.

That must be disappointing news for Lord Levy, the former Labour fundraiser, who in reply to the question “Who would you like … READ ON

Posted: 11th, June 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ashley Dupre’s Tutela Valui

ASHLEY Dupre’s – his her – has a new tattoo that reads, in faux Latin: “tutela valui.”

The Daily News reports: 

Tutela, which is related to tutor, has to do with a protector or guardian. Valui appears to be … READ ON

Posted: 10th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dennis Kucinich Moves To Impeach Bush

Kucinich presents Bush impeachment articles: Kucinich, a 2004 and 2008 Democratic candidate for the White House, abandoned a prior attempt to begin impeachment proceedings against Bush in January of this year. In April of 2007, Kucinich presented impeachment articles READ ON

Posted: 10th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The McCain Girls Return With McCainiac

THE US Presidential campaign has thrown up some memorable songs. This from the McCain Girls – the McCainiac…

More McCain Girls after the jump:… READ ON

Posted: 10th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clinton’s Women: Gennifer Flower And Paula Jones Talk Cock And Bull

FORMER President Bill Clinton’s alleged former mistresses Paula Jones and Gennifer Flowers have gone into business together.

The two started a site callled GenniferandPaula.com. Interested parties can go and pay to watch videos of them talking about their sexual

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Posted: 10th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newspapers Investigate Labour And Conservative Sleaze

political-sleaze.jpgSLEAZY POLITICAL debate and in the papers:

DAILY MIRROR: Watchdog to look at Spelman expenses”

“The Tory sleaze crisis deepened yesterday,” says the paper. The apparent crisis is that Caroline Spelman, Tory Party secretary, used her child’s nanny to … READ ON

Posted: 10th, June 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stephen Fry Writes Michelle Obama Conspiracy Tape

michelle-obama.jpgMICHELLE Obama is on a tape, they say. She makes bad comments, they say. She says bad things, they say.

Only:

In Stephen Frey’s 2006 political thriller The Power Broker, there’s a similar storyline about a certain videotape

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Posted: 9th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Political Quote Of The Day: Jacqui Smith On ID Cards

id-cards.gifSAYS the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith MP, the Home Secretary, on the matter of Id cards:

I know that ID cards will help me to prove more easily who I am

It’s that incredible…

Spotter: Ed

Picture READ ON

Posted: 9th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GMTV Celebrities On Tony Blair

joe-absolom.jpgFORMER EastEnders’ actor Joe Absolom tells Teltext that he ducked out of giving Tony Blair a piece of his mind.

The actor said  had planned to challenge the former Prime Minister when they appeared together on GMTV. Says he:… READ ON

Posted: 9th, June 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Death Cult: Change In White Supremacy

barack-obama-death.jpgMORE news on the Barack Obama death cult in the Star, which says that the US presidential contender is being “shielded by a £50million security operation after death threats from twisted racist groups”.

How many untwisted, straight-down-the-line racist groups also … READ ON

Posted: 9th, June 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush Uses Power Of Persuasion TO Increase Oil Supply

bush_action_figure.jpgGEORGE Bush told the New York Times on June 28, 2000: Bush Would Use Power of Persuasion to Raise Oil Supply.

Gov. George W. Bush of Texas said today that if he was president, he would bring down gasoline

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Posted: 8th, June 2008 | In: Money, Politicians | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama: Radical Means Racism

ANDY Ostroy thinks radical measn racist. If you don’t like Obama are you just a racist?

The Republicans are great at framing issues and labelling candidates. And the new buzzword for Obama is radical. Right-wing radio host Sean Hannity

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Posted: 7th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John McCain’s Changey

ON THE JOHN McCain website: “Obama’s Positions Are So Changey.”

Changey … READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown Ignore Daily Express Petrol Crusade

daily-express.jpg“BROWN BLOCKS OUR FUEL PETITION,” announces the Express on its front page.

“Gordon Brown yesterday banned our petition – demanding an immediate cut in fuel duty – from the No10 website.”

To the No.10 website and a hunt through rejected … READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2008 | In: Money, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michelle Obama Video: The Non Denial Denial

MORE on rumours of a Michelle Obama video of her saying things that must not be said. See the video here.

And:

The headline of this story is that “Obama denies a rumor,” but he doesn’t really, at

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Posted: 6th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown’s Scots Thrown Out Of London

kings-college-hospital-london.jpgGORDON Brown is in the mire and signs are that his grey-suited tartan army are being expunged from London.

Brown’s British but as this patient form at King’s College Hospital, London, shows, he can’t be Scottish – not in London.… READ ON

Posted: 5th, June 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


King Barack Obama Is The Tabloid Dream

obama-mandela-king.jpg“HE HAS a dream,” says the Sun’s front-page headline, words illustrated by a picture of Democratic Party nominee Barack Obama, mouth agape and right hand raised to the heavens.

News is that a man called Barack Obama has been chosen … READ ON

Posted: 5th, June 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (7) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


China Bans Six Types Of Foreigner During Beijing Olympics

THE Olympics are coming and the Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee (BOCOG) duly issued a set of “legal guidelines” for foreigners visiting China during the Games.

Please note the list of six types of foreigners that are not welcome.… READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Back pages, Politicians | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Un Climate Talks Kick Off With Clown Boot-Sized Carbon Footprint

carbon-footprint.jpgTHE latest round of international climate talks has kicked off in Bonn, Germany.

The two-week session is not the end of so much expelled hot air and there are at least eight more chats planned in the next year and … READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Al Gore Is From Venus, Humans Are From Earth

ALK Gore is confusing Venus and planet Earth in his bad science exhibition:

After leading into the topic with the statement “there’s an illusion still out there that the climate crisis may not be real, and if you want to

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Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Plot To Kill Barack Obama And Hillary Clinton (Video)

kill-barack-and-hillary.jpgMORE on the plot to kill Barack Obama, and the now lesser plot to kill Hillary Clinton:

To Manhattan, where artist Yazmany Arboleda is launching his new exhibition: The Assassination of Hillary Clinton/The Assassination of Barack Obama.… READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama On Modesty And Healing The Planet

barack-jesus-christ.pngBARACK Obama, he’s so very modest:

At this defining moment for our nation, we should be proud that our party put forth one of the most talented, qualified field of individuals ever to run for this office.

Halleluja!

Because if

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Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jason Wood Orgams Over John Prescott’s Textualised Book

john_prescott_memoirs.jpgSIGNS that Australian MP Jason Wood has been reading John Prescott’s works and reviewing his past speeches.

(Picture: Beau Bo D’Or)

On the matter of genetically modified organisms, Woods offered “genetically modified orgasms”.

I support the member for

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Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama’s Step For Racial Equality

Marc Ambinder looks at Obama and McCain:

What a different emotional register from John McCain’s; Obama seems on the verge of tears; the enormous crowd in the Xcel center seems ready to lift Obama on its shoulders…McCain appealed to Clinton

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Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Light A Match For World Environment Day

WORLD Environment Day is almost upon us and you can do your bit.

global-warming-predictor.jpgAs the wind-powered UN site says, it can be celebrated in many ways, including “street rallies, bicycles parades, green concerts, essay and poster competitions in schools, tree … READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0