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Boris Johnson takes the Coke-free Mike Bloomberg marijuana challenge

JOHN Stewart asked Boris Johnson to expland on mayor Bloomberg’s attack on fizzy drinks. Would Boris place greater penalties on an ounce of marijuana or a large Coca Cola?

London Mayor Johnson has said:

I honestly don’t yet know if

Posted: 12th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Plattenacht! Ilias Kasidiaris and his Golden Dawn party like it’s 1941

ILIAS Kasidiaris wants the two women he slapped on the telly charged with breaking the law. Ilias Kasidiaris is the happy-slapping official spokesman of the Nazi-styled Golden Dawn party. He says he was “set-up” to go on the telly and …

Posted: 12th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Cameron gets daughter Nancy, 8, unpaid internship in pub

IN ‘DAVID Cameron’s Nightmare”, the Sun leads with the sensational news that David Cameron left his daughter Nancy in the pub, or “country inn”, as it describes the The Plough at Cadsden.

Dave Cam was ith Sam Cam, Art Cam, …

Posted: 11th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sir Oswald Mosley and the ‘Blackshirts’ British Union of Fascists – in photos

MUCH talk of the rise of extremism in mainland Europe. In the 1930s, Great Britain had its own racists. Sir Oswald Mosley was the  leader of the ‘Blackshirts’,the British Union of Fascists. His wife, Lady Diana Mosley was deemed more …

Posted: 10th, June 2012 | In: Flashback, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Funny thing this democracy lark, best left to the snotty elite

I KNOW that we live in a representative democracy, not a direct one, but it’s always amusing to see  quite how far apart the concerns of the professional political classes are from those of the actual people.

As Guido is

Posted: 8th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Scott Walker kills America – video

TO America, where life has ended with Republican Scott Walker’s victory in the Wisconsin recall election:

The only solution to democracy: Scott Walker must die!…

Posted: 7th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lembit Opik meets crippling Kade Callous – video

FORMER weather girl Cheeky Girl sexer, who controversially appeared with unmarried Gabriela Irimia on Mr & Mrs (what of tradition?)and still former Lib-Dem MP Lembit Opik entered the ring in Welshpool, Powys, and experienced Kade Callous.

The bout …

Posted: 6th, June 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mental rape just one of the treats in Robert Mugabe’s traveller’s paradise (UN approved!)

FUNNY goings on at a queue in Masvingo Registrar General’s Office, Zimbabwe. The locals are applying for passports. A man has released his mubobobo (spell) on women in the line. The women feel feint. The man then has had his …

Posted: 31st, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Gove wants to censor the Holocaust

IS the GCSE Religious Studies exam question “Explain, briefly, why some people are prejudiced against Jews” racist? Michael Gove, the education secretary says it is:

“To suggest that antisemitism can ever be explained, rather than condemned, is insensitive and frankly

Posted: 28th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


FLASHBACK: Parliamentary punch-ups

AS concerns grow about the possibility of an intolerant reception for black players and supporters heading for the European football championship in Ukraine, shocking scenes were broadcast around the world from that country’s parliament. While a bill was being debated …

Posted: 28th, May 2012 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baroness Warsi: how to stay for free in London

DID Baroness Warsi fiddle her expenses? The Sunday Times says Warsi, the co-chairman of the Conservative party, cost the taxpayer £165.50 a night for stopping at Dr Wafik Moustafa’s private house in Acton west London while attending the House of …

Posted: 27th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fight breaks out in Ukraine parliament over Russian language rules

HOW they do politics over there in the Ukraine, where during heated debate about whether to allow Russian to be spoken in courts, hospitals and other institutions in the Russian-speaking regions of the country. Politico Mykola Petruk was bloodied in …

Posted: 24th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Aston Villa fan overjoyed by Chelsea winning Champions League (photo)

HOW do fans of other British clubs react to Chelsea winning the Champions League with victory over Germany’s Bayern Munich? The overriding word is: indifference. Only the winners and the losers get to experience the real emotion. The rest are …

Posted: 20th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sinn Fein says ‘edcation cuts – stupid and wrong’ – sign of the day

SINN Fein says “EDCATION CUTS – STUPID AND WRONG”. Can’t argue with that…

Spotter: Arseblog

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Posted: 18th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Beckham’s LA Galaxy met Barack Obama few dared move – video

WHEN David Beckham, Robbie Keane and the rest of the LA Galaxy Football team met Barack Obama, the mood was breezy. Aside form BEcks, Robbie and captain Landon Donovan, the rest of the chaps are legends in their own lounges. …

Posted: 16th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Samantha Cameron’s tattoo – photo

YOU’LL know when tattoos have jumped the shark when Samantha Cameron sports one on her foot:

Posted: 15th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Cameron meets with leading anti gay marriage activist

HOW in tune with public opinion is David Cameron? Well, not long since Barack Obama approved gay marriage, Dave had meeting with the Dalai Lama. He’s man who says homosexuality is mortal sin. The man who appears in the West …

Posted: 15th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Dictator endorses Mitt Romney

THE Dictator endorses Mitt Romney.

British jokers telling Americans who to vote for… What could go wrong?

Posted: 14th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why France voted for Hollande: revealed

FRANCOIS Hollande is now running France. Germany gets Greece, Portugal and Ireland. Hollande gets France. It’s a topsy-turvey world in the go-ahead Europe Union.

But what did the French vote for. The Times says it was a “revolt against austerity”. …

Posted: 7th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Labour Party of 1997 loved Murdoch and his Sun – video

SO. The Labour Party are anti-Rupert Murdoch these days? They believe Murdoch’s Sun is all powerful and wins elections for the Conservative party. Rewind to 1997, and things were a whole lot different:

Spotter: NotASheepAGoat

Posted: 6th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail calls Osama bin Laden Obama bin Laden

LIZ Jones, the Daily Mail’s regular troll bait, is talking about the “cooing couples” who upset her by looking at ease with each other’s company in public. In one paragraph she writes about the death of Barack Obama:

I far

Posted: 6th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why miserable Ken Livingstone lost – it wasn’t the Jews, it was him

KEN Livingstone has shuffled off the political stage to dedicate himself to his newts and his media career. So. Why did face ache lose? Anorak recalls draconian Ken telling Londoners not to flush the toilet for numbers 1s. It was …

Posted: 5th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ed Miliband’s bong show – The best local election photos of 2012

THE local elections were rolling news dullsville. Only 30 percent of us bothered to vote vote. The rest – a whopping 70% – are allergic to school halls and opted to remains elsewhere. This group could have opted for a …

Posted: 4th, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Barack Obama seduced Genevieve Cook – Barry’s four-point plan

AND it came to pass that as Barack Obama vied to be a two-term President the world met his first lover, Genevieve Cook. They met in December 1983. They split in May 1985.

David Maraniss has revealed the love affair …

Posted: 2nd, May 2012 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Green party spokesman hides his views on cannabis behind rape

BEN Duncan, the Green party’s national spokesman on home affairs Brighton and Hove City Council’s cabinet member for communities, has responded to a question on whether he had ever smoked cannabis by declaring:

“I only smoke weed when I’m murdering, …

Posted: 2nd, May 2012 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0