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Angela Merkel rolls her eyes as Putin explains how things work (gif)

When Angela Merkel met Putin at the latest G20 bunfight, the Russian leader raised his hand like the teacher he is, lowered his gaze as one might address a child and began to explaining how the world works. Merkel responded … READ ON

Posted: 8th, July 2017 | In: Gifs, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Corbyn fans issue ultimatum to Luciana Berger

Tough times for Labour MP Luciana Berger. The Liverpool Wavertree CLP is now run by Jeremy Corbyn loyalists. One of their number, Roy Bentham, has a warning for Berger:

“Luciana needs to get on board quite quickly now. She will

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Posted: 7th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


CNN v HansAssholeSolo: Trump’s Reddit meme tweet exposes the old media’s thin skin

trump cnn memeWhen Donald Trump tweeted a meme made by Reddit user HansAssholeSolo, CNN were upset. The meme was a mash-up of footage of Trump wrestling WWE CEO Vince McMahon to the deck in 2007 altered so that McMahon’s face was … READ ON

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jacob Rees-Mogg hails new son Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher

To man -of-the-people – the man with the commonest of common touches – Jacob Rees-Mogg a child: Sixtus Dominic Bonifcace Christopher:

 

Rees Mogg SixtusREAD ON

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Donald Trump buttplug to ‘Putin your butt’

Donal tRump buttplug

 

With this Donald Trump buttplug you can shove the President where the sun doesn’t shine. Etsy shop Lovecrafters Toys is selling the Donald Trump buttplug – “the most tremendous thing to Putin your butt” – hand sculpted by shop … READ ON

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn: the tot Trots named Corbyn

Would you call your child ‘Corbyn’? The Daily Star says you might if you drink enough scrumpy cider with your magic mushrooms.

The paper says parents are “flocking” to name their “tots” after the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn. No, not … READ ON

Posted: 27th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


White House bans cameras so a journalist drew the news

Not content with clamping own on free speech and the web, the White House banned cameras from a briefing. So CNN artist Bill Hennessy captured the action with pen and ink.

Hennessy’s presence highlighted the significant change in White House

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Posted: 25th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Jeremy Corbyn went to Glastonbury one photo summed it all up

When Jeremy Corbyn went to Glastonbury one photo summed it all up.

Things to enjoy:

Thatcher’s Gold.
The only non-white person is a security guard.
He’s dressed up for Glastonbury

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Posted: 24th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Daily Express free Brexit calendar is beyond parody

 Daily Express free Brexit calendar

 

In the Daily Express a free calendar to mark Brexit by. Behind every star is a Brexit champion. You’ll see Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage. But will there be a Gisele Stuart, a Jeremy Corbyn or a Katie Hopkins? … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Tories are rubbish but poll says we don’t want a Labour government

Labour Tories May Corbyn poll

 

Not much demand to overthrow the Government is there, according to this poll in the Times.

A Tory Party bereft of ideas with an illiberal ‘dead woman walking’ as a leader and yet Labour remains unattractive and less … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn finds his natural home in Glastonbury’s police state

Jeremy Corbyn at Glastonbury is perfect. Corbyn will preach about the rich who aren’t able to tell you the cost of a pint of milk (cow’s not almond) while addressing the middle-aged and middle-classes who can afford the better drugs … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC radio’s Eddie Mair lampoons Boris Johnson with rare mastery

On BBC Radio 4, Eddie Mair is talking to a bumbling Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary. “This is not the Two Ronnies. You don’t get to answer the previous question,” says Mair.

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Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: The Queen’s hat looks like the European union flag

EU flag hat Queen

 

Is Her Majesty signalling her political views at the State Opening of Parliament? As Elizabeth Rex delivered a Queen’s Speech, the content of which was thinner than the Jews4Corbyn contact book, you couldn’t help but notice her hat, which … READ ON

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Royal Family | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Grenfell: the revolting clamour for Theresa May’s tears and Corbyn’s embrace

“This is what leadership looks like,” says one tweeter by a photo of Jeremy Corbyn hugging a woman after the Grenfell Tower horror. It looks like compassion. It looks like sympathy. But we’re being told that leadership looks like emoting … READ ON

Posted: 17th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Theresa May waits for the nation say story to her

Theresa May is reeling. This is not the time for her to be confronted by people by Grenfell Tower. Mrs May is in a weakened position and has housing and employment concerns to focus on, namely her central London council … READ ON

Posted: 17th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Grenfell: Tory haters are using the victims’ graves for a political slogan

Much nastiness has been written about the Tories since the horror at Grenfell. As I’ve said, the race to blame, to point the finger and scream “Murderers” at people who clearly aren’t is degrading. However tempting it is to … READ ON

Posted: 17th, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Grenfell Tower arrests and party politics: ‘life is a game with many rules but no referee’

After Grenfell Tower the media and politicians are demanding that we find someone to blame. The horror invites many questions about the 24-storey tower block’s cladding, sprinklers, fire-alarms, house building, the cost and availability of new homes, social-housing, gentrification that … READ ON

Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New York Times points fingers at Sarah Palin in GOP baseball attack

The New York Times has news. It might even be fake news. Or it might just be wrong. James T Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Illinois, a volunteer on the Bernie Sanders for President campaign and, above all, a violent loon … READ ON

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump’s police escort looks like a penis

@AynRandPaulRyan tweets: “Here’s a picture of the police escort that Trump got to go golfing (again) this weekend. Do you think they were trying to say something?”

 

Donald trump motocade

 

It’s a fake, of course. That’s not Trump’s car. The police … READ ON

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man of the Establishment John McDonnell wants mass protest to bring down the Government

We should like it that John McDonnell speaks his mind. The shadow chancellor wants people to “get out on the streets” in support of Labour, to force Theresa May from office and to further the cause for another General Election … READ ON

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: we’re edging towards Remain by another name

Are we edging towards Remain by another name? Last June, 17.4million people voted in a legal and free election for the country to leave the EU. On twitter, Jo Maugham QC (@JolyonMaugham) tweeted: “This is the *only way* … READ ON

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 2010 Labour wooed the DUP and lost

Let’s have another look at Labour Party links to those “crackpots” at the pro-British DUP, the Northern Irish party that articulates a sense of discontent and dissatisfaction with Westminster and the Peace Protest. The DUP is the only … READ ON

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour’s youth voters crave conformity

corbyn bib youthToday’s Radio 4 chatter about social media connecting with yoof was mind blowing. Replace social media for ‘newspapers’, ‘magazines’, ‘John Lennon’, ‘football’ or ‘TV’ and we were once more being told the cool kids have outgrown the old ways and … READ ON

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A photo of Donald Trump covered in 500 penises (NSFW)

 PSST! Wanna see a photo of Donald Tump covered in 500 knobs? Homo-Power has produced just such an image:

Someone once made a photo mosaic pic of conservative republican politician Rick Santorum using porn images.  I thought I’d go one

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Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: NSFW, Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid review: Boris Johnson is BOJO the healer as Corbyn waits for Number 10 and Theresa hangs on

Is Jeremy Corbyn surging towards Downing Street? Can urban young Remainers get Corbyn, a Eurosceptic for most of his life, to change his ways, scupper Brexit and become Prime Minister? The stakes seem very high after Theresa May’s humbling. The … READ ON

Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0