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10 Epic Failed Political Photo-Ops

Failed political photo-ops

DAVID Cameron is facing ridicule once again. His latest gaffe was to tweet a picture of himself looking serious and statesmanlike while having a serious statesmanlike phone call with Barak Obama. The problem, aside from the typically …

Posted: 10th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1978 Letter About Vermin In Jimmy Carter’s White House

IN 1978, there was an infestation of mice in Jimmy Carter’s White House:

 

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Posted: 7th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


February 28 1986: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme Is Assassinated

ON February 28 1986: Swedish prime minister Olof Palme was assassinated on a Stockholm street.

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Posted: 28th, February 2014 | In: Flashback, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


This Is What George Washington Drank At His Constitution Signing Do

THIS is what George Washington drank at his leaving do:

…we still have available the list of beverages served at a 1787 farewell party in Philadelphia for George Washington just days before the framers signed off on the Constitution. According

Posted: 25th, February 2014 | In: Flashback, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sleep It Off: Rebekah Brooks Email About Advice From Tony Blair Re-Hacking Scandal

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QUOTES of the week: Rebekah Brooks email about advice from Tony Blair re-hacking scandal:

1. Form an independent unit that has a outside junior council, ken macdonald, a great and good type, a serious forensic criminal barrister, internal counsel,

Posted: 23rd, February 2014 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Lama Ding Dong: The Tibet-Washington DC Headline Generator

CAN you own a headline? In response to Barack Obama meeting the Dalai Lama yesterday in White House, and China frowning on that chat, the Sun chimes:

 

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Good to see that in the age of the internet pun-killing …

Posted: 23rd, February 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Five Reasons Why Miley Cyrus Stuffs A Thong In Her Mouth And Simulates Oral Sex On A Bill Clinton Impersonator

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QUESTIONS everyone born in the 1990s is asking:

Why does Miley Cyrus, in her current show, “stuff a thong in her mouth and simulate oral sex on a Bill Clinton impersonator”?

Is it because:

a) Bill Clinton was unable …

Posted: 21st, February 2014 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Religious Arizona Business Owners Can Legally Refuse To Serve Gays, Jews, Satanists, Muslims And Other Christians

 

IT is now legal to refuse to serve gays in Arizona shops and hotels – but only if it offends your religious beliefs.

State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners’ “sincerely held”

Posted: 21st, February 2014 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1968 In Photos: The High Court Agrees Meagre Compensation For Thalidomide Victims

ON this day in photos – February 19 1968: the High Court orders damages to be paid to 62 children born with deformities, after their mothers took the drug thalidomide during pregnancy.
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Thalidomide was marketed as the sedative that would

Posted: 19th, February 2014 | In: Flashback, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who Is The Santa Monica Artist Calling Barack Obama ‘Sub Par’?

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WHO is Barack Obama’s ‘Sub Par ‘artist decorating Santa Monica, Calif., with posters declaring President Obama to be “subpar” around a picture of the President using a gold club?

Obama has played 150 rounds of golf since winning …

Posted: 19th, February 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Real Members Of Congress Read Frank Underwood’s Lines From House of Cards

 

HERE’S a video of real members of the US Congress saying Frank Underwood’s lines from House of Cards. Kevin Spacey’s character – a delicious US rendering of Ian Richardson’s Bafta Winning performance as Tory politician Francis Ewan Urquhart – …

Posted: 15th, February 2014 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


This Picture Proves Ed Miliband IS An Indian Chef

HAS Ed Miliband, the Labour Party’s unbelievable leader (as in – how the hell is he their leader?), given up pretending to be inanimate objects to work as a chef in India?

Has he got a proper job?

We should …

Posted: 6th, February 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKip’s Five-Point Plan To Identify Muslims And Chris de Burgh Fans

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GERARD Batten, a Ukip MEP who sits on the party’s London executive, wants all Muslims to sign a “charter of Muslim understanding”. Batten created the charter in 2006, and now thinks it ripe and ready for signing. Muslims will

Posted: 4th, February 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why Raising The Minimum Wage Isn’t A Great Way To Help The Poor

 

 

WE’RE being told, endlessly, that we must raise the minimum wage in order to increase the incomes of the working poor. It’s an outrage that people cannot support themselves in the style we think they all ought to …

Posted: 29th, January 2014 | In: Money, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Putin Says He Likes Elton John (Just Not The Other Gays)

AS well you know, Russia has been saying some spectacularly dumb things about the LGBT community. In return, the gays and right-minded people have been telling Russia to stick it up their collective hole and piss off while they’re doing …

Posted: 20th, January 2014 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP Was Right: Proof That Gays Do Cause Flooding

 

UKIP Councillor For Henley-on-Thames David Silvester was right: gays do plan to drown us all in rainwater:

Phil Lucas and UKIP weather service report:

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Posted: 20th, January 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP Councillor For Henley-on-Thames David Silvester Says Gays Make It Rain

 

WHY does it rain so much? That question to you, UKIP councillor Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire David Silvester:

“The scriptures make it abundantly clear that a Christian nation that abandons its faith and acts contrary to the Gospel (and in

Posted: 18th, January 2014 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s Letter On Unnatural Gays And The ‘Anti-Homosexuality Bill’

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HIGHLIGHTS of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ‘s long letter on the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” passed by parliament in December.…

Posted: 17th, January 2014 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vladimir Putin Says All Gays Must Stary Away From Children

VLADIMIR Putin will now do his utmost to show you what a bigoted cretin he is:

“We do not have a ban on non-traditional sexual relationships. We have a ban on the propaganda of homosexuality and paedophilia. I want to

Posted: 17th, January 2014 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Diane Abbott’s Portrait Alludes To Her Role As Swimming Pool Tsar

THIS portrait of Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott cost you £11, 750.

She is not alone on those elite Commons’ walls. Between 2000 and 2010, 21 parliamentarians were immortalised in paint and bronze.

  

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Posted: 14th, January 2014 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0