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John McCain Vows To Get Osama

IF John McCain were taller and younger, he’d win. Says he to Osama Bin Laden: “Osama, I’m going to get you.

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


Hillary Clinton’s New Slogan

HILLARY Clinton’s new slogan: “I’m here to identify with the little people, who don’t have $8 million book deals,” Sen. Clinton told a near-capacity crowd at the Orange Julius in the Pheasant Lane

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


Playing At Serious Policy

AS it says: THE SeriousPolicy Game sets the player on a mission to win Treasury funding for a new policy. Players can get advice from Tony Blair, get on Alistair Darling’s nerves, or get congratulated by the PM. Along

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


The Democrat-Republican Group Hug

LGF sees: Political Gross-Out of the Year So Far

“We may have our political gross-out moment of the year already, with the Democrat-Republican group hug that followed the GOP debate”

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


Mr Potato Head Endorses Hillary Clinton And Barack Obama

potato-head-presidential-candidates.jpg ANDY Green has met Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.. He got them to take a photo with his Mr. Potato Head:

The story of the young man and his spudhead began in 2004, when Green inherited the toy from his

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


The Nuclear Power Family

DIZZY looks at nuclear power:

The Independent on Sunday has a rather interesting story about the development of nuclear energy policy from the Government. They say that the Government is about to publish their White Paper recommending we build more

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


Hillary Clinton Responds

HILLARY Clinton why don’t they like me?

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


Highways Agency Forecasts For 2007

THE Highways Agency’s handy traffic forecaster goes back

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Posted: 3rd, January 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nicholas Soames Hunts For Global Warming And Context

THAT’S “Tory buffoon” Nicholas Soames riding a quad bike with “a youngster” perched on the back.

The Mirror (“QUAD AN IDIOT”) looks on and notes that none of the youngsters (three in all) are not wearing crash helmets, parachutes, stab-proof

Posted: 3rd, January 2008 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mitt Romney’s 1000 Year Reich

IN the new advert , Presidential runner Mitt Romney opines:

In the next ten years, we’ll see more progress, more change than the world has seen in the last ten centuries.

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Posted: 3rd, January 2008 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Benazir Bhutto, Gordon Brown And The Taliban

BENAZIR Bhutto is murdered and Gordon Brown makes a stand:

Gordon Brown : “Knowing, as she did, the threats to her life, the previous attempt at assassination, she risked everything in her attempt to win democracy in Pakistan, and she

Posted: 27th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comments (27) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chile’s Herald, Tony Blair And Other Catholic Nutters

pope_blair.jpg WITH a delivering his dossier to the priest “I confess I was too honest, too radical, too daring, too honest, too loving” etc. the Sun’s Adrian Chiles puts things in perspective.

Says Chiles: “So, our former leader has

Posted: 27th, December 2007 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mike Huckabee And Tony Blair’s Great Turkey Shoot

hunting-huckabee.jpg MIKE Huckabee, US presidential wannabe, has shot a pheasant. Deliberately.

“The truth is hunters are the ones who preserve the species,” says he. “In many cases extinction comes from not having some level of hunting. It’s the hunters who actually

Posted: 26th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ich Bin Ein Poodle: Tony Blair In America

yankie-poodle.jpg THE White House’s Christmas video starring the President’s Scottish Terrier, Barney, features a guest star. File under Beyond Parody:

BARBARA BUSH : Hey Barney, did I hear that you and Miss Beazley are trying to become Junior Park Rangers?

JENNA

Posted: 26th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sahra Wagenknech’s Lobster Puts Her In Hot Water

cottb3.jpg SAHRA Wagenknecht, one of Germany’s top communist politicos is at table:

Writes the Guardian: “By the time she had realised her mistake that as one of Germany’s top communists she should probably not be seen eating lobster it

Posted: 26th, December 2007 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Season’s Greetings From Burma

A SEASONAL message from Burma’s military junta to Rangoon diplomats: “WE MUST CONSTANTLY BE STRIVING TO KEEP NATIONALIST

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Posted: 26th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush, George Clooney and Osama bin Laden’s Christmas Message

ANORAK’s Christmas message, as told by George Bush, George Clooney and Osama bin Laden:

As

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Posted: 24th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Catholic Tony Blair’s Private Life, A Mass Of News

gordon-blair.png TONY Blair has converted to Roman Catholicism. “Why now,” asks the BBC’s 10’clock news?

Firstly, says the reporter, “Anything in the prime minister’s life can cause huge attention, huge fuss and Tony Blair wanted to avoid that”

Tony Blair converts

Posted: 22nd, December 2007 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comments (29) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown’s X Factor For Rhydian

gordon-brown-rhydian.jpg “X FACTOR OFFICIAL INQUIRY Now PM orders quiz into probe vote row*.”

Gordon Brown has sent a “personal letter” (Star) to the Welsh singer Rhydian. For purposes of identification, and national pride, Gordon Brown is as Scots as X

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton Faces Down Her Daily Mail Critics

hillary-bill-clinton.jpg “BATTLE LINES are dawn for Hillary,” said the Mail yesterday, words illustrated by a photograph of Hillary Clinton.

The Mail spots “deep furrows” in her brow, “eyelids drooped” and “the lattice of lines around her eyes and mouth”.

And

You

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Good God, It’s Mike Huckabee And Nick Clegg

“NEW LIB DEM BOSS: I DON’T BELIEVE IN GOD,” says the Mirror.

The new leader of the LibDems is, of course, Mr Nick, and what Nick actually says is: “I am not an active believer but the last thing I

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vladmir Putin Eats Dimitri Medvedev’s Head Puppet

putin_dracula.jpg VLADIMIR Putin is Time magazines’s man of the year. Says he:

Quote:  “Putin joke: Putin goes to a restaurant with [his chosen successor] Medvedev and orders a steak. The waiter asks, ‘And what about the vegetable?’ Putin answers, ‘The …

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Edwards Love Child ‘Scandal’, Rielle Hunter Responds

john_edwards.jpg SAYS the National Enquirer: “UPDATE: NATIONAL ENQUIRER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: JOHN EDWARDS LOVE CHILD SCANDAL!”

John Edwards is the Presidential candidate with the smooth hair and decent teeth. He cannot fail.

But now the Enquirer reports that his winning look, allegedly,

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: National Enquirer, Politicians | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nick Clegg Has Graham Watson’s X Factor

NICK Clegg has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats and Graham Watson, Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament for the South West of England, notes in a press release: “X knows better than any other

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Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tawny Brown: Sarkozy Dates Carla Bruni

sarkobruni117.jpg FRENCH President Sarkozy is romancing supermodel-turned-pop singer Carla Bruni, just two months after his divorce.

To add a dash of reality to this story, the newswires state that Sarkozy and Bruni were “photographed together at the Disneyland theme park near

Posted: 17th, December 2007 | In: Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0