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Theresa May laughing like Muttley

It never takes the internet long to nail it. When Theresa May convulsed and heaved with laughter in the Commons as the Budget was

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Posted: 9th, March 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


You can buy George W. Bush’s portraits of US military veterans

Former US president George W. Bush’s portrait of post-9/11 US veterans is on sale. Called  Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors , all author proceeds will be donated to the  George W. Bush Presidential Center

Posted: 5th, March 2017 | In: Books, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The European Union bans free speech for MEPs

News for those of you who think the vote for Brexit is not a glorious triumph for democracy it was. The European Union will enforce a new rule that says  any elected MEP giving full throat to ‘hate speech’

Posted: 3rd, March 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump’s propagandist Sean Spicer was George Bush’s Easter Bunny

In 2008, Sean Spicer played the role of the Easter Bunny at President George W. Bush’s holiday do.

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Transcript:

The Easter Bunny Speaks

On Monday, the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll took place complete with the Jonas

Posted: 2nd, March 2017 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fake views: George Osborne on post-Brexit Protectionism

It’s not fake news it’s just spin. In a story called ‘Project Fear is BACK’, the Mail spots former Chancellor and perpetual Remainer George Osborne warning that the UK leaving the European Union without trade deals would be the 

Posted: 1st, March 2017 | In: Money, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn meltsdown in the Sun, Mail and Express but is smiling in the Mirror

When Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared on Sky News , he was asked about his leadership. “I’m carrying on as leader,” said Corbyn, “because I’m determined that we will deliver social justice in this country.” So, er, will you

Posted: 27th, February 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stoke-on-Trent demolishes UKIP and the Brexit lie

Following the by-elections in Copeland  – the Tories won a seat Labour has held since it was created more than 80 years ago and Stoke-on-Trent Labour won with just 7,853 votes, seeing off UKIP leader Paul Nuttall who

Posted: 24th, February 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Enemies of the People: the Daily Mail takes up Stalin’s cry

Daily Mail news, now. And a spot of Donald Trump bashing on February 18, 2017. President Trump labelled several media outlets as ‘the “enemy” of the people’.

For readers unsure what that means, the Mail is informative:

 

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Not

Posted: 22nd, February 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ted Heath becomes ‘Ed’, the ‘Fred West of child murder’ and celebrity police appeal for calm

Time for another look at Ted Health’s corpse. A high-ranking policeman reportedly said that the former Prime Minister was a paedophile. A ‘source’ told the Mail on Sunday  that Wiltshire Chief Constable Mike Veale, for it is he, is “

Posted: 21st, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal fan uses Trump demo to protest ‘Wenger Out’

To the anti-Trump protest at Whitehall, London. Some people would like the UK to rescind the invitation for Donald Trump to tread the red carpet with Her Majesty. They say Donald Trump being met by the Queen would be embarrassing.

Posted: 21st, February 2017 | In: Arsenal, Politicians, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ted Health: what the police believe

Was Ted Heath a paedophile? The Mail says it’s been told that Wiltshire Chief Constable Mike Veale ‘regards the allegations as “totally convincing”‘. An unnamed source tells the paper:

“Mr Veale believes in them 120 per cent and

Posted: 20th, February 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did UKIP leader use Hillsborough lie to promote himself?

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall did not lose “close personal friends” at Hillsborough. In 2011, a post under Mr Nuttall’s name on his official website featured a quote attributed to him. The post regarding efforts to block the publication of files

Posted: 14th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oh Do Fuck Off: Piers Morgan is not Trump’s Goebbels

 

When Piers Morgan was told to ‘Fuck off’ on the telly by Australian comedian Jim Jeffries, right-thinkers on twitter loved it. Morgan, who identifies himself without invitation as Donald Trump’s mate, pointed out that there is no ban on

Posted: 12th, February 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Bercow: anti-Trump apostate or jumped-up fool?

Is House of Commons Speaker John Bercow an apostate or a jumped-up pillock who overstepped his brief when he declared that Donald Trump should be banned from addressing Parliament? Maybe he’s both.

The Mail  (front page) says Bercow ‘sparked fury’

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Thick Labour voters turn Stoke Central into a call centre paradise and Islington overspill

All Brexit voters are thick. So says Polly Tonybee in an article for the Guardian , ostensibly about the Stoke Central by election. Stoke Central is a safe Labour seat. Well it has been. But Labour is morally bankrupt and

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fake News: Bosnia attack survivor Chelsea Clinton recalls the Bowling Green Massacre

Compare and contrast the following news about the Bowling Green Massacre and Hillary Clinton landing under enemy fire in Bosnia . Fake news is big news right now.

Sat at the top of the new cycle is the idea that

Posted: 5th, February 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Censors, babies and fools burn Milo Yiannopoulos out of Berkeley

‘Out of Berkeley Nazi Scum,’ demands a placard held high at University of California Berkeley. Intolerance will not be tolerated! So goes the protests against to deadline polemicist Milo Yiannopoulos, who having been banned from the virtual world Twitter

Posted: 4th, February 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seb Dance says don’t trust politicians and the media – and Nigel Farage agrees

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There are so many things about President Trump to be concerned about. His illiberalism. His attitude to free speech he’s against it. His cruel and arbitrary ban on people visiting the US from seven counties. But dismissing his

Posted: 3rd, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The biased Guardian says Trump approves of child killing (Obama droned them to sleep)

Is the media biased against President Trump? He says it is. And get this here’s evidence that he’s right. The Guardian leads with the picture of the Anwar al-Awlaki’s daughter, Nawar al-Awlaki, who “may have been fatally shot

Posted: 1st, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump: God save the Queen from common muck

Donald Trump continues to set the news agenda, his presidency a political take on ‘Stay Tuned’ TV cliffhangers. President Trump’s ill-conceived travel ban dominates the news. But the Daily Mirror has a new angle. It books itself into one of

Posted: 31st, January 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: get football agents to negotiate best deals for UK plc

The Government is advertising for trade negotiators. This might be the job to suit the country’s brightest and best football agents, the kind of people who understand that the day a client signs a contract is not the end of

Posted: 29th, January 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mirror uses John Hurt’s death to bury Theresa May and Donald Trump’s Special Relationship

When Donald Trump was voted in, the Daily Mirror was aghast that he’d called Theresa May after dialling so many other leaders. It was a”poor start to the Special Relationship”. May was “at the back of the queue of world

Posted: 28th, January 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0