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Gordon Brown’s New Still Tax

death-tax.jpg “FAMILIES’ £800 BILL JUST TO STAND STILL.”

The Mail’s front-page headline is grist to the mill of they who warned us against Gordon Brown’s love of stealth taxes.

The Queen’s guard at Buckingham Palace stand still. Are they exempt? Or

Posted: 10th, March 2008 | In: Money, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bjork Ruines China For Artists

BJORJK makes her childish point about Tibet and leaves the

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Posted: 9th, March 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oklahoma Gays Are Cancerous, Islamic Terrorists

OKLAHOMA Gays Are Cancerous, Islamic Terrorists. So says Sally Kern, an Oklahoma State Representative. Gays are

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Posted: 9th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton Would Have Saved Rwanda

hillary_fate.jpg HILLARY Clinton cured Northern Ireland. Or not. Hillary Clinton saved thousands in Northern Ireland:

Bill Clinton claims that Hillary Clinton urged him to intervene militarily in Rwanda:

And then , using a more somber tone, he explained that she had

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Does John McCain Have Cancer?

mccain-adam-ant.jpg DOES John McCain have cancer?

Says the N ew York Times in “On the Campaign Trail, Few Mentions of McCain’s Bout With Melanoma”:

In 1999, during Mr. McCain’s first race for president, he gave the public an extraordinary look at

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Hillary Clinton’s 3am Girl Supports Obama

hillary.jpg THE girl in Hillary Clinton’s 3 a.m. advert is an Obama supporter.

The first girl in the ad is young Casey Knowles. It’s stock footage from eight years ago when she worked as a TV extra footage owned now

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Vince Cable Walks Into A LibDem Pub Without Nick Clegg’s Cojones

clegg.jpg VINCE Cable, the Lib Dem treasury spokesman, says High Street banks “had become the financial equivalent of a Wetherspoons pub but with even less of a sense of social responsibility”.

Vince Cable says: “Just as binge drinking has become

Posted: 8th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Samantha Power, The Scotsman, Oh-Bummer And McCain

samanthapower-obama.jpeg CLIVE DAVIS on Samantha Power: “It’s ironic that an academic who made her name by writing about genocide can’t tell the difference between Hillary and a real monster. Andrew Sullivan thinks Samantha Power was just speaking the truth. Really? Alex

Posted: 8th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jacqui Smith’s Abrogated Student Radicalism Shows No ID

JACQUI Smith on ID cards:

Even the most hard-bitten student activist would recognise its not an abrogation of his radicalism to get an ID card if it helps him to provide an assurance of his identity to those who provide

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Oh-Bummer: The Cult Of Barack Obama

ryan-phillippe-obama.jpg MARK Hemmingway on the Cult of Barack Obama. No, not the death cult :

If anyone doubts that Obama’s supporters engage in cult-like behavior, try pointing out that they engage in cult-like behavior. Apparently fealty so permeates Obama’s hardcore base

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Ed Balls Parent Know-How Programme Pamphlet

ed-balls-twat.jpg GOES the Government’s press release: “ED BALLS HOSTS CHILDRENS [sic] PLAN DEBATE.”

Ed Balls, Secretary of State for Children, Young People and Families today announced the detail of a Government parenting programme to help parents get extra help with issues

Posted: 8th, March 2008 | In: Online-PR, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Caroline Flint Is ‘Thetford Forest’

ON Caroline Flint, from PopBitch , via Dizzy :

Minister’s friends tell hair-raising tales

A friend of Housing Minister Caroline Flint claims that when she was a Students’ Union leader at University of East Anglia she did the popular lefty

Posted: 7th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Separated At Birth Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz And Jessie Wallace

cecilia-ciganer.jpg Separated At Birth Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz (right) And Jessie Wallace

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Posted: 7th, March 2008 | In: Celebrities, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott’s Clean-Up

john_prescott_sex.jpg WITH John Prescott wielding his Peacemaker in Armenia, the cleaners move into his former grace-and-favour apartment, or “love nest”, as the Express has it.

It is “Prez’s dirty secret”, says the Star. The place needs a “deep clean”. The Sun

Posted: 7th, March 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nick Clegg Gets On His Bike

nick-clegg.jpg STEVE Webb, the Liberal Democrat’s environment spokesman, is sat on the GMTV Sunday sofa talking of his boss, Nick Clegg.

Says he: “Nick is experimenting with some sort of low-carbon moped for getting around

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Posted: 7th, March 2008 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hugo Chevez On The London Buses

chevez-in-london.png I HAD that Hugo Chavez on the bus once.

Don’t worry if it’s a bit late. You

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Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jacqui Smith Says ID Databse Cannot Be Hacked

DIZZY thinks Jacqui Smith said on the Today prgramme this morning, in an interview on ID cards, that “the database cannot be hacked”.

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Hillary Clinton And Obama Not Ready For 3am Call, Unity Candidate McCain And Ken Starr

ARE the Democrats campaigning for the Republicans?

As he says : “Hillary will spend the seven weeks prior to Pennsylvania telling us Barack is awful. Barack will spend the seven weeks prior to Pennsylvania telling us Hillary is awful. And

Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Prescott Wields His Peacemaker In Armenia

peacemaker_prescott.jpg JOHN Prescott is heading to Armenia.

“Peacemaker Prescott heads for Armenia,” says the Guardian.

“Prescott leads Armenia peace trip,” trills the BBC.

The Council of Europe is sending the former deputy-PM

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Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Global Warming Quote Of The Day: George Bush’s Earthworm

Noah Greenwald , of the Center for Biological Diversity in “Conservation Groups File Suit to Obtain

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Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Howard’s Media War On Terror

JOHN Howard says we’re winning :

Perhaps the most convincing sign of all that some progress has been made is the significant decline in media coverage of Iraq – noticeable both in the United States and Australia. The dominant left-liberal

Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


To Hell With Peacemakers

TO hell with the peacemakers

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The Cannabis Controversies of William F. Buckley

VIA : Willilam Buckley “famously smoked marijuana after sailing his boat outside the U.S. territorial limits, where it would no longer be illegal. Finally at the age of 78, Buckley wrote an editorial for the National Review decrying the

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Alan Duncan Meets Outraged Of Melton Rutland

WHEN Alan Duncan MP announced that he was to marry James Dunseath, we wondered what they would say in Cheltenham.

Now a “senior conservative” in Duncan’s Rutland Melton constituency offers the Mail: “This is too much for many people here

Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama Fix The Issue

HILLARY Clinton and Barack Obama fight it out in the TV gameshow Fix That Issue.

Do

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Posted: 6th, March 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0