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Gordon Brown: Banish The Wind Bag

gordon-brown.jpgGORDON Brown is the Mail’s new celebrity columnist.

In “Why Sarah and I know this is right”, Prime Minister Gordon Brown “backs the Daily Mail’s Banish the Bags campaign”.

Anorak’s own campaign urges Britons to boycott the Mail, on …

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


Gennifer Flowers Is Karming For Clinton

bill-clinton-flowers.jpgGENNIFER Flowers, Bill Clinton’s supporter of yore, is thinking of selling recordings of her conversations with Slick Willy.

As the LA Times notes: “You may recall back in 1992 the about-to-be president denied having an intimate relationship with Flowers.”

No,

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


Mahmoud Ahmdinejad’s Punch In The Teeth

WORLD’S No.1 delusional maniac: “Everybody has understood that Iran is the number one power in the world,” Ahmadinejad said in a speech to families who lost loved ones in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.

“Today the name of Iran means a …

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Libertarian Newspapers For Obama

AS reported: Freedom Newspapers CEO Scott Flanders “is voting for the presumptive Democratic nominee“:

Flanders said he voted for Libertarian nominee Ed Clark in 1980 and for Bill Clinton in 1992, but has otherwise voted Republican… There was some

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Jefferson Hussein

BARACK Jefferson Hussein:

Having the middle name Hussein doesn’t make Obama any more a Muslim than having the middle name Jefferson made Clinton a strict constructionist.

Via 

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama In The West Wing

BARACK Obama in the West Wing. Or is it Matt Santos:

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Friends Of The Conservative Party: Opposition Will Come Your Way

conservatives_bill_04.jpgTHE Conservatives are looking for friends.

Would you like to be a friend of the Conservative party? No, you don’t have to be gay. Dorothy Basildon-Precinct of the Essex Conservatives may prefer that you are, but the Conservatives are a …

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


HMRC Advice On Fraud

THEY lose your details. They lose your details. Then they tell you how to keep your details safe:

NIM39140 – National Insurance Numbers (NINOs): Format and Security:

What to do if you suspect or discover fraud

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Money, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No Teddy Bear’s Picnic For Keith Richards And Vernon Coaker

teddy-bear-beach.jpgWOOD. Chocolate biscuits. Keith Chegwin. You can find anything washed up on Britain’s beaches.

Frank Partridge is walking on a beach on the Lizard Peninsular, Cornwall. He spots a package.

The package is 2ft square. Frank drags it …

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Best Diplomats Should Be Sent To Worst Places

NORWAY makes a good point:

“Norway’s Foreign Ministry has decided that the best diplomats should be sent to war-torn or tumultuous places like Afghanistan, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, instead of the coveted, cushy, and prestigious jobs in London, Paris

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Government Works: A Guide

WANT to know how Government works? Dizzy

1: Identify bleeding obvious problem in society but act as if you’re the one that discovered it.
2: Announce you’re going to hold a ‘widespread review’ with a plan to create a plan

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Plane Stupid Smoking On Parliament

plane-stupid-westminster.jpgIS it a bird? Is it a disgruntled dad dressed up as Superman? No, it’s a paper plane being lobbed by Olivia Chessell and her band of protestors stood on the roofs of Parliament.

There are five protestors in all, …

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Coming Soon, The Nicolas Sarkozy Sex Tape

sarkozy-sex-tape.jpgNEWS from France that Nicolas Sarkozy, the country’s leading celebrity, is suing weekly organ Le Bouvel Observateur for claiming he sent a text to his now former wife, Cecilia, saying: “If you come back, I’ll call it off.”

This was …

Posted: 28th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Is A Metrosexual Socialist

obama-bumper-sticker.jpgTHE feminised Barack Obama. Dr Helen has read The New Feminized Majority:

Here is Obama’s feminized philosophy in a nutshell. He highlights the importance of values in his own life and in the nations politics. He emphasizes that there

Posted: 27th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Is One For The Jews

BARACK Obama tells Israel’s most popular newspaper, Yediot Aharonot: “I am not a Muslim and I never have been. I never studied at a Madrassa and I have never sworn on the Koran. I am committed to Christianity.”

And …

Posted: 27th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Folded You And Origami Crane

BARACK Obama gives you Barack Obama is your New Bicycle.

What you see on the screen, in all capital letters, is nothing but a fortune cookie-like message that tells you something good (though purely invented) that Barack Obama has

Posted: 27th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Senator Larry Craig Wants To Engage You

engaged.jpgLARRY CRAIG – the US Senator who engeaed int eh toilet two-step?

Well, he’s looking for staff. Wanna see his big desk? You get your own toilet cubicle, allegedly:

Craig Accepting Applications for Summer Interns
Deadline Quickly Approaching

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Barack Obama Death Cult II

motorcade.jpgMORE thoughts on Barack Obama getting assassinated, by The Australian’s trigger happy Phillip Adams:

Being targeted by bloggers is bad enough. But if Obama wins the nomination, he’ll be targeted, full stop. Because in the US the politics of personal

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Political Quote Of The Day: Meg Hillier On ID Cards

SAYS Meg Hillier MP, the minister responsible for ID cards scheme, to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee:.”You should see an ID card like a passport in-country”

Indeed……

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Political Anorak Links

Rachel Sylvester on Michael Martin’s class
Norfolk Blogger on the EU ref
Ellee Seymour on spin and PR
Michael Moynihan on the economics of assassination
Paul Canning on Home Office murder
Donal Blaney on Hillzilla
Ben Brogan on Prescott and …

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nigel Farage Threatens To Sue

NIGEL Farage is threatening to sue the Sunday Times over the claim that he employed his student son, paying him out of EU funds, as reported

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prisoners Breathing And Showering Brings On Global Warming

jail.jpgGLOBAL warming news on the BBC that “en-suite showers in prisons have boosted emissions” of C02.

One solution is to hang prisoners, and so reduce their CO2 emissions. This is something the Sun is supporting, backed by 99 per …

Posted: 26th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama’s Death Cult

barack-obama-shot.jpgBARACK Obama has been shot in Canada. 50 Cent saw it. In Dallas they knew it could not happen there. Now:

“If he gets the nomination they won’t let him become president, but if they do, it

Posted: 25th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama In Traditional Kenyan Dress

barack-obama.jpgTHIS picture was sent to the Drudge Report. It shows Barack Obama wearing traditional African dress during a visit to Kenya in 2006.

The Obama camp says it was circulated by Hillary Clinton’s staff as a smear. Mrs Clinton’s team …

Posted: 25th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Political Anorak Links

Phil Taylor has yet another example of Ken Livingstone’s mendacity.
Capitalism wins
Liberal Burblings on Ming
Biassed BBC on Marr
Chicken Run EU
The McCain campaign
Tracey Crouch’s day in the life of a parliamentary candidate
Hopi Sen

Posted: 25th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0