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Carla Bruni Is Politic’s Amy Winehouse

carla-bruni-winehouse.bmpTHE MIRROR reports that French First Lady Carla Bruni has insisted a song about drugs called My Junk will stay on her new album.

Mirror readers weened on celebrity cocaine learn that Junk is slang for heroin.

“My guy, I …

Posted: 21st, May 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cherie Blair Promises To Be A Good Girl

cherie-nun.pngIF Cherie Blair needs to keep her writing hand in she could always design those phone box calling cards.

Says the Mail: “Cherie: ‘I can use contraception AND be a good Catholic girl.’”

If this promise can be accompanied by …

Posted: 21st, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Profiling Schoolchildren And Weeding Out The Baa Baa Black Sheep

sheep-with-glasses-frames.jpgCLASSROOM troublemakers as young as five will not be expelled from school but placed in “sin bins”.

The Mail notes: “They will be sent for a spell in a specialist unit where they will be given anger management classes alongside …

Posted: 21st, May 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Race To The White House: Time For A Ron Paul Front Porch Campaign

THE Presidential wannabes sit on a porch and wait for the voters to arrive: 

The best part about a Front Porch Campaign is that the fanatic supporters of a candidate will also go camp out near the “front porch.” Some

Posted: 20th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


HDTV Killed John McCain

DID John McCain Create an HDTV Monster?

I found myself gasping at McCain’s mug as transmitted in glorious HDTV. Wrinkles, blotches, liver spots, scarry tissue—none of these were hidden by McCain’s makeup. As McCain cracked wise (“What do we want

Posted: 20th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour: After The Flood And Dunwoody Syunts

NEW Labour: The dam’s burst. Now voters just want to wallop Labour…

Of course, plenty are still loyal. Dunwoody has been canvassing only Labour stalwarts, who greeted her with fond memories of things her mother did for them. “Always

Posted: 20th, May 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photoshopping Russian Minister Out Of A Tights Spot

medvedez-minister.pngRUSSIA’S Minister of Health is meeting President Dmitry Medvedev.

Image is important in Russian politics, and photos of the meeting have been altered – note the ripped tights -lest they corrupt minds and undo the Russian stereotype…
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Posted: 20th, May 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott On Christopher Mayer’s Serve ‘N’ Tell

QUOTE of the day: Menu-oir writer John Prescott to Briton’s former ambassador to the US Sir Christopher Mayer, author of DC Confidential:

“I am alarmed that you are perfectly happy to profit from tittle-tattle, betraying confidences and by character assassination…”

Posted: 20th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s Dream Sequence

un-flag-handkerchief.jpgUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is addressing the Global Classrooms Model United Nations Conference, in New York, 15 May.

This is an extract from his speech:

So, please indulge me while I tell you a true story about someone I

Posted: 19th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hail, Snow And Drought To The Chief: Barack Obama Warms Up

obama-messia.jpgSAYS Barack Obama: “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK.”

Is 72 …

Posted: 19th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ben McBean’s Army: Gordon Brown, Celebs And Crisps At The Sun Global Recognition Award

gordon-brown.jpgEVERYONE wants Ben McBean in their private army.

McBean is one of the Daily Mail’s Harry’s Heroes, on account of his having been injured in Afghanistan (he lost two limbs) and labelled a hero by Prince Harry Baseball cap.…

Posted: 19th, May 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gemma Garrett On Politics’ Motley Crewe

gemma-garrett.jpgMORE panting news from the Crewe and Nantwich by-election where Gemma Garrett is bidding to become an MP.

“I’m campaigning on lots of different issues but the main one is about pay for British troops,” says Miss Great Britain, dressed …

Posted: 19th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Lil Wayne Says Obama Heralds The End Of The World

SAYS US rapper Lil’ Wayne in Blender:

“The world is about to end in 2012… ’cause the Mayans made calendars, and they stop at 2012. I got encyclopedias on the bus. The world is about to end as we know

Posted: 18th, May 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Beyond Parody: Empty Nodding Heads On Bush, Obama And Hitler

CHRIS Matthews on Hardball, a US politics show. Nodding heads are nodding…

Posted: 18th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tony Blair Years: Binge Eating, Sex, Dead Babies And Greed

the_blairs_cashing_in.jpgTO the offices of Tony Blair,where the paper shredding machcine is in use:

Some of Tony Blair’s expenses claims, which the High Court last week ruled should be disclosed to the public, have been shredded. The documents, itemising Blair’s claims

Posted: 18th, May 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boris Johnson’s Sunday Service

BORIS Johnson is writing in the News of the World:

“I WAS as sickened and horrified as everyone else in Britain by the murder of altar boy Jimmy Mizen at a baker’s shop in London last weekend.

Amen.

I won’t

Posted: 18th, May 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


If You Go Down To Waltham Forest Today

IS Waltham Forest London’s most rotten borough?

Maybe… 

Posted: 18th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Kill Barack Obama Death Cult: Huckabee Shoots

MIKE Huckabee is musing about Barack Obama being killed:

During a speech before the National Rifle Association convention Friday afternoon in Louisville, Kentucky, former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee — who has endorsed presumptive GOP nominee John McCain — joked

Posted: 17th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Barack Obama Jesus Fish

BARACK Obama – the cult, the death cult, the evangelist

The Jesus Fish…

obama-jesus-fish.jpg

Follow me…

Source

Posted: 17th, May 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton’s Tibet China Poster

HILLARY Clinton’s new poster (top centre):

hillary-clintons-news-poster.png

“Senator Clinton is a beautiful, strong and inspiring woman, and I wanted to make a poster that reflected that. Rather than putting a slogan on the poster, I chose to put her name, because

Posted: 17th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No Class At The Crewe and Nantwich By–Election

tory-boy-timpson.jpgTO the Crewe and Nantwich by–election and Labour Party candidate Tasmin Dunwoody is using her blog to answer the question: “Who is Edward Timpson?”

You mean the Conservative candidate?

Answer: All we know about him is he waffles lots, wants …

Posted: 17th, May 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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