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Bill Clinton Stops Thinking About Tomorrow

bill_clinton.jpgSAYS Bill Clinton: “There are two competing moods in America today.

People who want something fresh and new — and they find it inspiring that we might elect a president who literally was not part of any of the good

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


PMs Pets: Neglect Law, No Church Of Scientology And Chris Kamara MBE

ANORAK’S fairly regular look at those petitions appearing on the Prime Minister’s website.

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Bring in a new law to make it a criminal offence to leave children aged under 12 on …

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (14) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fainting Praise For Obama And Hillary

FAINTING for Obama. Do you believe?!

Fainting for Hillary. Do you want to leave?

I need a change of air……

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Throwing Up With Barack Obama

BARACK Obama. Yes we can. Press the flesh. Touch the sleeve. Walk in the shadow:

Dear Barack:

I know it’s kind of lame to break up with you on Valentine’s Day. And on the Internet to boot. But it’s also

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Office Of Fair Trade And The Text Scam

id-cards-for-children.jpgTHE Office of Fair Trading has sent thousands of young people fake scam text messages warning them about con-artists.

“Urgent! U may have won £1k cash with ‘2 Good 2 B True’.”

In all 25,000 mobile phone users aged between …

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Patrica Hewitt: Failed Labour Ministers Live On In The EU

hewitt.jpgPATRICIA Hewitt, the former Health Secretary, is “on course to become Britain’s first woman Commissioner in Brussels after winning Cabinet backing to succeed Peter Mandelson”.

So reports the Telegraph. Brussels is the home for failed Labour ministers:

EU Commissioner …

Posted: 16th, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


China Offered Kissinger 10million Women

HENRY Kissinger is in conversation with Chinese leader Mao Zedong:

You know, China is a very poor country,” Mao said, according to a document released by the State Department’s historian office.

“We don’t have much. What we have in

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RAMS Decide Race For The Whitehouse

MONDEO Man:

Douglas Schoen, a former advisor to Bill Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post in which he claims that this year’s election may be decided by a block of voters

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vladmir Putin Says Hillary Clinton Has No Head

hillary-clinton-putin.jpgINTERNATIONAL name calling. Hillary Clinton says Vladimir Putin “doesn’t have a soul”.

He was asked about the remark, and replied:

“At a minimum, a head of state should have a head.”

A threat? A snarky comment on Hillary’s shouder pads? …

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vote For The Funny Man To Be London Mayor

WE like our politicians to be funny. John McCain is not that funny. Mike Huckabee is funnier. Hillary Clinton is terrifically unfunny. William Hague can be funny.

And on the hustings the London mayoral candidates are setting them up and …

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush, Waterboarding And 7/7

SAYS GEORGE Bush: “I suspect the families of those victims understand the nature of killers. What people gotta understand is that we’ll make decisions based upon law. We’re a nation of law.”

Why suspect? Why not ask the families of …

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tony Benn’s EU Referendum Letter

This is the text of a letter sent by Tony Benn to every Westminster MP.

Dear Member of Parliament,I am writing to ask you to make it possible for me – and every elector in Britain – to vote on

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Martin McGuinness: The One About The Drunk Irishman

SAYS Martin Mr McGuinness, former IRA leader: “I have to say, I am absolutely appalled at the level of concentration around the pub in the programmes.”

Adding: “I am not a fan of East-Enders or Coronation Street but my

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Burns Without The Hillary Firewall

INDEED: “The biggest beneficiary of the Hillary loathe has been Obama. Her campaign has been sufficiently subverted and sabotaged by the legions of Hillary haters to the point that it’s listing. If her campaign goes down, so will Obama’s …

Posted: 15th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary For Democracy, Sing It

“Hillary for you and me.
Bring back our democracy.
Vote from sea to shining sea.
Everyone for Hillary!….”

Posted: 14th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama Presses The Wrong Button Six Times: Kaboom

nuclear-explosion.jpgBARACK Obama for President. Barack Obama for contol of The Button. Barack Obama whoops. In the LA Times:

Barack Obama angered fellow Democrats in the Illinois Senate when he voted to strip millions of dollars from a child welfare

Posted: 14th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


2,218 Men Fancy Cherie Blair

THE Croydonian notes: “THE Scotsman has been surveying Caledonians on their attitudes to lurve and so forth, and it has come up with some very, very alarming figures:

Which celebrity most closely resembles your ideal man?

Gordon

Posted: 14th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tata To Ken Livingstone:

ken.jpgKEN Livingstone says: “Most vehicles that will be charged £25, in vehicle excise duty band G, are high-priced models.

“Those who buy them can afford to choose from pretty much the whole of the mainstream car market but have

Posted: 13th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Government Brings Us The Tamper Proof CV

DIZZY notes: “Apparently the Government wants to introduce YADB (geek name Yet Another Database) that will track every child through school and to retirement with all the details of how you scored on tests and whether you got expelled …

Posted: 13th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alas, Poor David Miliband Has Lost His Head

miliband-head.jpgAlas poor David Miliband.

From the London Paper……

Posted: 13th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ron Paul And the Paulbots Lose

RON Paul:

Paulbots seem to have lost there verve; the most importantest Republican in the history of the world!!1!1!12!!1!@! drew no better than 6 percent, and took less than 1,000 votes in D.C. And somewhere, the ghost of Ayn Rand

Posted: 13th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Carla Bruni Is France’s Cheeky Girl

carla-bruni-cheeky.jpgSAYS Carla Bruni of Nicolas Sarkozy in L’Express: “It seems that with him, nothing bad can happen.

Says the Telegraph: “The new first lady of France, the former model and singer Carla Bruni, said that her first meeting with …

Posted: 13th, February 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Candidates At Google: Barack Obama

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Michael Bloomberg On Global Warming And Terrorism

global-warming.jpgNEW YORK mayor Michael Bloomberg – that’s his name on all those electronic money market news terminals – is speaking on global warming.

Says he: “Terrorists kill people. Weapons of mass destruction have the potential to kill an enormous amount …

Posted: 12th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama, Ron Paul And Che

che-obama.jpgON the Ron Paul website: “Fox 26 in Houston gets some footage of the opening of Barack Obama’s Houston offices. And look at what’s up there on the wall.”

It’s “Che Guevara, Fidel Castro’s old comrade in …

Posted: 12th, February 2008 | In: Politicians | Comments (24) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0