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Sophie Theallet bans Trump and joins a long list of rude shopkeepers

Sophie Theallet has something to say. Having once provided clothes for Michelle Obama’s wardrobe, Theallet will not allow Melania Trump to fill her massive closets with the same.

 

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Does Melania want to wear Theallet’s clothes? We’ve found no …

Posted: 19th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s time to ban the £50 note and befuddle the villains

Big notes attract big criminals. The Indian government plans to thwart villains by doing away with larger bills. Politicians are upset:

The prime minister last week outlawed 500- and 1,000-rupee notes in a drive to rein in corruption and a

Posted: 17th, November 2016 | In: Money, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump: 3 millions migrants, Farage’s Brex Pistols and a ‘riot’ 58 floors up

Donald Trump continues to set the tabloid news agenda. (Well, that and the I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!).

The Mirror leads with Donal Trump’s “TV PLEDGE”. Ha, indeed. Everything we’ve seen of Trump has been a …

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A special sort of of Armageddon: Daily Mirror cranks up fear of a Trump Presidency

The United Kingdom is “At The Back of The Queue,” says the Daily Mirror. The front-page headline echoes the words of Barack Obama, who thoughtfully flew to the country to remind British citizens that a vote for Brexit would …

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian journalist on Donald Trump: ‘It’s about time for Presidential assassination’

Did you see this tweet from Guardian journalist Monisha Rajesh, who also writes for New York Times? Order Order claims to have spotted the tweet from the “Train columnist at The Sunday Telegraph”:

 

Monisha Rajesh Trump

 

Of course, that …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Donald Trump Death Cult is up and running

When Barack Obama was elected US President in 2008, the news cycle was full of stories of his imminent assassination. We called it the Barack Obama Death Cult. Today we get a look at the assassination of President-elect Donald …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


From The Rust Belt to the Trust Belt: students get anti-Trump safe space therapy

From the University of Michigan-Flint’s Trump-proof safe safe, we hear news from Virginia Tech. Students have received an email entitled “Support & Community Today”.

“Many in our community, and among us, are waking up with fear, anxiety, concern, questions, and …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Grab Her By The Pussy: Donald Trump inspires tabloid sex crimes and porn

It’s Day 1 in the World According to Donald Trump and already his fellow reality TV stars are feeling the aftershock. President Trump’s catchphrase – “Grab her by the pussy” – is all over the Daily Star.

 

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Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 2000 Hillary Clinton lied on the David Letterman show and tricked the people the Left mistrusts

Miley Cyrus has been crying. She’s upset with democracy and the choice made by tens of millions of people for allowing Donald Trump to become President of the USA. Other Americans are letting off fireworks and hoarding bottles for Mazel

Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


University of Michigan-Flint provides students with ‘safe spaces’ after Trump victory

To the University of Michigan-Flint, where fans of Hillary Clinton (who she?) can hide from the terrifying orange lunk (that’s President-elect Donald Trump) in a safe space. Counsellors are here to help.

The Washington Examiner has published an email it …

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


7 bald lessons from President Trump

Things we learned from President Trump:

Pollsters are hucksters.

The Democrats picked the wrong candidate.

Latinos, women and blacks don’t all adhere to identity politics and are foremost Americans.

Democracy is great.

Big media never tried to understand Trump’s supporters.…

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The media on President Donald Trump: thick, racist fools were duped

David Cohen notices that the media got it all wrong on Donald Trump:

As someone who has given decades to the media life, may I just say what a disgraceful job my fellow Scribes and Pharisees in the biz did

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit balls: Ukip’s Susanne Evans thinks MPs should control the judiciary

Still wondering why Ukip is so reluctant to let go of Nigel Farage? The Herald reports:

Ukip leadership hopeful Suzanne Evans has suggested judges should face the prospect of being sacked by MPs in the wake of the Article 50

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Corbyn’s red line ends in Labour’s annihilation and rebirth as May dithers

Jeremy Corbyn was sort in  favour and sort of not in favour of the country remaining or leaving the European Union.

The Mail now paraphrases the Labour leader:

I will only accept Brexit on MY terms says Jeremy Corbyn

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Copenhagen celebrates Donald Trump with a great bus ad

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Donald Trump is exciting minds in Copenhagen, Denmark. The sign on the bus declares  “Americans abroad – vote!”

“We would like to say to the American citizens: Remember to vote – it has consequences”

 

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The idea …

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: you can’t have it because Parliamentary sovereignty is corrupt

Brexit continues to make news. The people voted. But to some they came up with the wrong response to the question. We now get Brexit is the hard or soft versions, whatever that means.

Writing in the Guardian, Polly …

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit balls: ersatz Liberal Nick Clegg says Leavers have ruined your pork pies

Nick Clegg is a LibDem MP. You need to carry that idea in your head as Clegg talks about Brexit in the Guardian:

Melton Mowbray pork pies, stilton cheese and British-made chocolate such as Cadbury’s could be under threat

Posted: 2nd, November 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Heseltine: the time a Tory grandee strangled a dog with his bare hands

Lord Heseltine tells the story of the time he strangled a dog.

 

Lord Heseltine dog killer

 

Anyone seen that coat? And can is pass for human hair?…

Posted: 1st, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Buying the FBI: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump vie for influence

The wife of the Deputy Director of the FBI got a wad of campaign donations from Terry McAuliffe, a Clinton ally.

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Mr. McCabe’s wife, Jill McCabe, received $467,500 in campaign funds in

Posted: 1st, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 1999 Donald Trump stood for President in this Doonesbury cartoon

Doonesbury produced a cartoon on Donald Trump in 1999. @Eastgate tweets, “Actual Doonesbury cartoon from 1999.”

 

Doonesbury cartoon from 1999

 

Robert Crumb also drew on Trump. Back then Crumb flushed The Don down the toilet.…

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton: they found more emails on the Weiner’s laptop

So the FBI has found more emails from Hillary Clinton’s secret server. Apparently 1,000-odd emails were found as part of the Anthony Weiner investigation.

Emails, eh. You can accidentally (on purpose) wipe your own emails but the trouble is if …

Posted: 29th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anti-Semitism Watch: LibDem Jenny Tonge makes her move to join Labour?

Baroness Jenny Tonge has been suspended by the Liberal Democrats. Yes, we know, some news there that Tonge and the LibDems still exist. And when you hear the story you might suppose that Tonge has been auditioning for membership to …

Posted: 28th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dame Shami Chakarbarti was wrong: MPs say Labour is a haven for anti-Semites

We know there is no anti-semitism in Labour because Jeremy Corbyn commissioned an investigation led by Shami Chakrabarti, and she found only a “minority hateful or ignorant attitudes and behaviours”.

Hatred of Jews was bundled in with all other forms …

Posted: 16th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Hillary Clinton spread ‘negative’ news about Obama being a Muslim

Hillary Clinton has to do nothing to win the US Presidential race to the bottom. The media are obsessed with reality TV creation Donald Trump and accusations that he molested women. But what about those leaked emails, the ones WikiLeaks …

Posted: 15th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump branded a peado pervert, Bill Clinton a ‘rapist’ and Hillary an immigrant deporting divider

Donald Trump is mired in sex stories.The Telegraph says Trump is the subject for “sexual assault allegations”. These are “claims made by women against the Republican presidential nominee”.

Trump has not been accused of rape. Others have been  such as …

Posted: 13th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0