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Time to Foreclose On Hillary Clinton

HILLARY Clinton wants to be the head of a country with the biggest economy on the planet. Hillary Clinton says:

It’s imperative that we approach this mortgage crisis with the seriousness that it is presenting. There are 95,000 homes

Posted: 25th, February 2008 | In: Money, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sun Readers Are Given The Death Penalty

hangman.jpgGRIM news for Sun readers.

In place of the usual reports on The Wheelbarrow being this year’s Missionary and the Great British Chip, a death sentence.

Black Cap on. And the sentence: “You will be taken hence to a

Posted: 25th, February 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Smoking And The State

THE Dude asks: “Why does the Government have a target to cut the smoking rate to 21% by 2010? What possible business is it of the state’s what legal products people buy and use?”

Source

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nicolas Sarkozy Swears By Trou Du Cul A La Mode

NICOLAS Sarkozy is at the Paris Agriculture Show. Says he: “We want it to be recognised among world heritage.” He wants French food to be listed by Unesco as part of the world’s heritage.

Old Mr Anorak pints out that …

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Raul Castro Wins Vote More Loaded Than A Student George Bush

raul-and-fidel-castro.jpgIN a vote more loaded than George Bush at a frat house paarty – and a Daily Express phone poll – Raul Castro has been unanimously selected to succeed his brother Fidel as leader by Cuba’s National Assembly.

Anorak understands …

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Saturday Night Live Frets Over Barack Obama

fredbarack.jpgTONY Blair leaves office and no impersonator can do Gordon Brown. And in American, there is debate over how Barack Obama should be parodied.

Tabloid Baby, Anorak’s man in LA, takes a look:

Lorne Michaels’ Saturday Night Live has

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pakistan Bans YouTube, And Britons Should Be Jealous

countdown.jpgYOU can’t watch YouTube in Pakistan.

You can’t watch Anorak TV, on-demand clips of Are You Being Served? or Barack Obama channeling Bob the Builder.

Pakistan has blocked access to YouTube because of content deemed offensive to Islam, like …

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Speakers’ Spokesman

MICHAEL Martin is in the mire trough: “Commons aide quits after admitting he lied about Speaker’s wife’s expenses | the Mail on Sunday

Pressure on Mr Martin to step down grew following the sudden resignation yesterday of

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ralph Nader Will Run For President

RALPH Nader has announced plans to run again for the US presidency.

“Dissent is the mother of assent, and in that context I have decided to run for president,” Nader, who turns 74 on Wednesday, said on the NBC program …

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Apartheid For Middle-Class People

POOTER Geek spots “Apartheid For Nice Middle-Class People”

If Harriet Harman has her way and we start legislating so that UK political parties can run racist lists of prospective parliamentary candidates then I’ll be looking for a seat to stand

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Suspected Drugs Dealers Premused Guilty

jacqui_smith.jpgARE you innocent until proven guilty?

Police will be able to seize high-value assets from suspected drug dealers as soon as they are arrested under plans to be unveiled this week by Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary.

If you are

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton And John McCain Are The Candidate

IT really is this easy to parody the Race for the Whitehouse:

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Get Your Wikileaks Here

THE Beaks has ordered the web police to remove the Wikileaks website URL address from the internet. You can find the site here:

Have documents the world needs to see?
>> We protect your identity while maximizing political impact

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Martin’s Second-Home Allowance For Home With No Mortgage

MICHAEL Martin is in the trough:

The pressure was heaped on Mr Martin as it emerged that he claimed a second-homes allowance on his constituency house in Glasgow – even though he has no mortgage on it.

It was reported

Posted: 24th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trips to Auschwitz And Other Political Gimmicks

auschwitz_wideweb__430x298.jpgTHE CCHQ has put out a press relaese listing Gordon Brown’s 26 gimmicks. Number four was headlined: “Trips to Auschwitz”

The release: “Two pupils from every sixth form and college in the country will be able to visit Auschwitz and

Posted: 23rd, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama And Hillary’s Mistake

Obama and Hillary’s Mistake – The critical point is: what you say about your opponent mainly reflects upon you rather than upon them.…

Posted: 23rd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That Boris Johnson Sex Tape

BORIS Johnson video. Some say he’s ‘sexy’:

Posted: 23rd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton On Plagiarism

Barack Obama and now Hillary:

Clinton, 92: “The hits that I took in this election are nothing compared to the hits the people of this state and this country have been taking for a long time.”

Hillary Clinton, …

Posted: 23rd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Political Anorak Links

Dizzy looks at LibDem MPs’ expenses
Inspector Gadget is the new wasting police time

Bill Blanko in the Commons
 …

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fifty Cent Gets The Barack Obama Assassination Blug

FIFTY Cent, a rapper, joins the call for Barack Obama to be assassinated:


Fifty Cent
by RealTalkNYnet

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Is Not Assassinated By Dallas’s Friendly Crowd

ted-obama.bmpYOU can stop fantasising about Barack Obama’s assassination.

At the Barack Obama rally in Dallas, Texas, the secret service has stopped screening people for weapons at the front gates.

An hour before the presidential candidate takes to the stage …

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


President Hillary

David Bossie’s new book, Hillary: The Politics of Personal Destruction (Thomas Nelson, March 2008) lays out a compelling case, questioning whether Hillary tells the truth about herself, her past, and her agenda.  Bossie, the former Chief Investigator for the U.S.

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Not The John McCain Affair

JOHN McCain is embroiled in controversy. The allegation is that McCain had a more than business-like relationship with an lobbyist. McCain will ‘go to war’ against the New York Times. A round-up here. Across the Pond.

In the New

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


President Tony Blair: A Lesson From History

SIMON Jenkins on Tony Blair for President::

As Jane Austen said of bachelors, a statesman is always in need of a dinner, not to mention a title and a motorcade. Besides, “leader of Europe” has an irresistible ring. It is

Posted: 22nd, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Best Of The Worst Presidential Campaign Videos: The Huck Dance

THE Presidential videos has been sexy , snide , sing-songy, slick, and even political.

But mostly they have just been awful. Here is the best awful video to fate:

In second place:

Lu-ur-vee. Let’s dace… the Huck dance……

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