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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

copenhagen trump bus

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”

 

via GIPHY

 

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

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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, 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

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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


For Sale at Clinton fundraiser: the Donald Trump paddle ball gag

Donald Trump paddle ball gag

 

Presidential Tat Watch spots this “Donald Trump Paddle Ball” on sale at the Gagosian’s Benefit for Clinton, Art For Hillary.

Designed by New York sculptor Elliott Arkin, the wooden paddle features a likeness of Donald Trump’s face. The mouth

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life

Donald and Hillary will now sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life:

 

The video was produced by Dutch broadcaster Lucky TV .

When I saw them I kept thinking of Dolly Parton (Trump) and Kenny Rogers (Clinton).

Make

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


Hillary Clinton and Heather Samuelson give WikiLeaks emails a delicious stink

We’re still all waiting for the anything in Hillary Clinton’s hacked emails released by WikiLeaks  – to besmirch her reputation for being economical with the actualité (surely ‘a titan of truth’ – ed) . Of course, thousands of Clinton’s

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


William Tapley is Donald Trump’s ‘unofficial’ music maestro

William Tapley Trump song Jesus

He’s back! The str of ‘thirdeaglebooks’ is a Donald Trump supporters. He’s written a song for Don. As the blurb says, this is the “unofficial” campaign song for the 2016 Trump-Pence Republican Presidential ticket. The official song will find this

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


NBC endorsed pussy grabber Trump, Clinton’s sniper and Obama’s aide ‘groped’ Hillary

We know all about Donald Trump and TV host Billy Bush sharing a “locked-room” chat during which the tsunami-haired bricks-and-golf tycoon advised randy males to “ Grab her by the pussy “? But why are we hearing about this now?

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


Bill Clinton to Gennifer Flowers – ‘Hillary Clinton has eaten more pussy than I have’ and other Trump defences

How do we tell the story of reality TV star Donald Trump telling gibbering TV host Billy Bush Grab her by the pussy “? The British news has made Trump’s “crass” comment (Express) the lead news story. Bigger than

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


‘Grab them by the pussy’: WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton’s potential cover up and Trump’s Tic Tacs for sex

WikiLeaks has released bits of speeches Hillary Clinton gave in the years before her 2016 presidential campaign. It was a lucrative tour. Private audiences paid her “at least $26.1 million in speaking fees”.

We get to see the speeches because

Posted: 8th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP’s Stephen Woolfe: I voted for Trump unconsciously

Woolfe Trump

 

UKIP sources insist that condemnation of the alleged fight between UKIP MEPs Stephen Woolfe and Mike Hookem is unwarranted.

“We regret that a heated debate ended with one man seriously ill in hospital,” says a UKIP source, “but it

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP fight – Stephen Woofe v Mike Hookem: the door frame did it

It is, puns the Times , “a dramatic blow to UKIP’s reputation”. In Strasbourg, Steven Woolfe, a North West MEP, collapsed at the European parliament after an alleged row with Mike Hookem nominative determinism?  who represents Yorkshire and

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Leonardo DiCaprio thinks freedom of speech is overrated

Leonardo DiCaprio thinks democracy and free though and thereby free speech are overrated. Speaking at the White House ahead of a screening of his new grandiose documentary, Before the Flood, DiCaprio opined:

“If you don’t believe in climate

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


Brexit: Theresa May will ‘enshrine all existing EU law into British law’

Has Article 50 been triggered? No. But we’re getting lots of news that it might be, maybe. It’s the Tory Party conference and leader Theresa May is keen to please all sides of her Cabinet by talking up Brexit whilst

Posted: 3rd, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail believes spoof rapper Zebadiah Abu-Obadiah wants to decapitate Nigel Farage

Knock. Knock. The anti-free speech police are surely on their way to Margate, Kent, home of “Extremist Zebadiah Abu-Obadiah”. The Daily Mail says he’s called for the death of former Ukip leader Nigel Farage. He “labels the Queen a ‘w****’

Posted: 2nd, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour: Shami Chakrabarti and the Jew who wanted to be an Essex Man

What next for the ubiquitous Shami Chakrabarti, whose June 2016 report for the Labour Party found no anti-semitism in its ranks? Shami not a Jew became a Labour peer in August 2016.  The Standard says she’s in line

Posted: 29th, September 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0