October 30th, 2009

The Blair Delusion

Splashed across the opinion pages of Britain’s lower-circulation, loss making newspapers the punditocracy claims Blair is The Only Man for this Job. Steve Richards, Oliver Kamm, Jackie Ashley, Matthew d’Ancona (“the former PM is certainly the best candidate available”), John RentoulYes, Oui, Ja, and most of the rest of the Islington chattering classes are agreed:  Blair should be president.eu-blair

For a reality check let Guido quote the Süddeutsche Zeitung

The chances of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair going to the post of President of the European Council’s are zero…  At the meeting of Socialist leaders before the start of the EU summit, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was not listened to in his plea in favour of his predecessor… Thus Blair is in fact out of the race, because for this task no one wants to trust him.

Also overlooked by our somewhat delusional and europhile media elite is one glaring inconvenient fact; centre-right parties are politically dominant in Europe currently, the President is likely to come from their ranks.

Yesterday Brown fibbed in Brussels that “People would be pleased if a British person became president. I think most people would prefer a British person taking this job rather than citizens of other countries.” Polls show that less than a third of Britons support ‘President Blair’.  Brown has perhaps the worst case of delusion, out of touch with the will of his own people.  Guido knew that Blair would definitely not get the job once Brown cursed threw his backing behind him


504 Comments

  1. 1
    The Ghost of Christmas Past says:

    I seriously hope the whole EU edifice comes a crashing down.

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    • 13
      The Curse of Jonah says:

      A week is a long time in politics.

      Monday. Blair is favourite to be Euro President.
      Tuesday. It is rumoured that Jonah is going to back Blair.
      Wednesday. Jonah comes out and tells Parliament he is backing Blair.
      Thursday. Jonah tells Europe that he is backing Blair.
      Friday. Europe changes its mind and says NON to Blair.

      The curse of Jonah strikes again.

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      • 23
        Lord Wayne of Trombone says:

        QUESTION TIME last night

        summed it up

        nasty nasty dirty dirty unrepentant thieving bar stewards.

        J Smith. What a fucking absolute bitch on sticks

        WHY DON’T YOU FUCK OFF AND LEAVE THE 120000 YOU stole FROM ME ON THE WAY OUT

        J SMITH – if your staff are reading this : YOUR TIME IS UP. GO AWAY. FALL DOWN A DISUSED MINE AND STAY THERE

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        • 41
          Held to ransom says:

          Pushing her off a cliff would be better.

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        • 45
          Richard Littlejohn says:

          I wish Littlejohn had been on last night. he’s giving McNulty and Smith a good kicking today.

          Tony McNulty, who claimed almost £50,000 from the taxpayer by pretending his parents’ house was his ‘second’ home.

          http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1223966/RICHARD-LITTLEJOHN-Spare-squeals-self-pity-The-gravy-train-cancelled.html

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          • Mr Ned says:

            Superb column from Richard Littlejohn. Especially the section, “This lunacy won’t save a single child’s life”

            he is so right that it would be less expensive and far more effective for the state and the police to focus their attention on the paedophiles that they know about instead of a relentless pursuit of the innocent and their call for us all to pay to have ourselves registered as innocent.

            Mind, you. If the state did that, then they would not be able to track us all, everywhere, in all we do. They want absolute control over us.

            They can fuck off. They are supposed to be our public SERVANTS!

            IF they want the perks and gold plated protected pensions that come with a public service role, then it is about time that they stopped dictating and started SERVING!

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          • WE wuv littlecock coz he speeks owr brayns! says:

            I like littlecocks “man of the people” rhubarb from someone who spends most of his time in an exclusive gated community in America

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          • Phil O'Pastree says:

            That’s right: you can’t attack the message so attack the man.

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          • Dild O'Brainfree says:

            the message a child could understand and has been made with far more clarity by those like the sunlight centre who actually do something about it

            if you could prise your head from the arse of a lowbrow partisan comedy turn like Littlejohn you would know Alan Duncan and Nadine Dorries made the point far more effectively when they revealed exactly how much MPs are disgusting self-pitying piggies

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          • D-503 says:

            @ Dild’O

            “made with far more clarity”

            Only a lefty cretin could find Littlejohn lacking clarity.

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        • 117
          Sukyspook says:

          Here, here – did you get Lembit who perhaps said a bit too much – this expenses scam (my word) has been going on since 1 9 8 3 ! ! !

          Never forget that whilst we’re quite rightly ‘nitpicking’ what’s out in the open – we must WATCH for what’s simmering away on the ‘back burner’ of these “tyrants and conspiratorial kings” and of the “lies and whores of the monopoly press” (Lenny Bloom/the late Sherman Skolnick).

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          • Peter Grimes says:

            But as always it took the coming of ZaNulieBor in 1997 to really ramp up the graft as a reward for the brothers. Look up the history of the MP’s’ ‘allowance’.

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          • A Pedant writes: says:

            For the last time, it’s ‘Hear, Hear’. See me after class.

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        • 372

          I doubt she’d fit down a mineshaft, Lord W.

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          • Road_Hog says:

            The best bit is that she seemed to be saying that she is thinking of defending her seat at the GE. She’ll get humiliated, there will be a veritable hate campaign and it will be like watching car crash TV.

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          • One lives in hope Mr. Hog. We (and Guido) will need something to replace Broon when he’s gone.

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        • 430
          system adict says:

          Jacqui STILL tries to justify herself because of “the system”, no payback for the taxpayers forthcoming. She was really evasive in this direct question.

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      • 64
        Sukyspook says:

        Nicely encapuslated Jonah – however, if ‘THEY’ want Bliar, then Bliar it will be. . .
        This is how ‘demockery’ works in the 21st Century.

        Nice phrase I heard recently:

        “if it’s new it’s not true – if it’s TRUE, it’s not new”.

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      • 183
        Jonah tells Europe to "get real" says:

        Earlier Mr Brown had told the leaders at a fringe meeting at the EU summit that they should “get real” and grasp a unique opportunity to get a “strong progressive politician” like Mr Blair as president.

        http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/8333192.stm

        I get the feeling that Jonah is deliberately scuppering Blair’s chances.

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        • 302
          Brown's a Tosser says:

          Brown scuppered Blair’s chances the moment he endorsed him. Everything that Brown touches turns to dust. Mostly the economy in bust but it still the right thing to do.

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      • 262
        Gorgon's incompetent a nal sphincter (part of a totally incompetent creature) says:


        I’m having a hard time!

        Gorgon’s reptilian brain adds

        Figures don’t fall together like I want ‘em

        Tractor stats can be massaged tho – people like to hear them.

        And my guide and guru, the Beatnik Bliar, will soon be the Main Man.

        I wonder about the hag he goes about wiv though.

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      • 277
        Stir endlessly says:

        It was inevitable that Blair would come unstuck, from the moment Gordo endorsed him.

        Until that point, the job was his for the taking.

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      • 417
        Al says:

        Was it an intentional cursing by Crash Gordo?

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    • 14
      The Archbishop of Canterbury says:

      Bliar’s problem is that his ego won’t allow him to stand unless there is certainty that he will get the job. He couldn’t possibly allow himself to fail to be elected.

      If there is any doubt that he will be handed the job on a plate then he will have to withdraw.

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      • 153
        CheekyBoy da Brazilia says:

        Never was one for an open and genuine contest. Wasn’t there a back-room deal with cyclops that he later reneged on?

        Europe has seen through Phoney now, just like rest of us. It spells an end to the ‘jobs for the reject NuLab boys’ that has been planned for a long time.

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    • 19
      The BBC celebrate. says:

      I turned on the Terlly to watch the BBC news at 7 o’clock and the two news presenters for the morning (why do they need two and why always a male and female?) were celebrating that the Lisbon treaty was about to be passed, their faces were beaming and the joy in their eyes was a sight to behold.

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      • 55
        Mr Ned says:

        I, with bleary eyes and thumping head, turned on the TV this morning and saw the same report. I had to go online and see what the fuck they were going on about. I missed the very start of that item and thought that the Lisbon treat HAD been passed. This was very confusing as the Czech constitutional court has not ruled on the treaty yet.

        I am still none the wiser about that “news” item.

        I am still hopeful that Vaclav Klaus will put forward a bill in the Czech Parliament to hold a referendum in the Czech Republic. A referendum that will take until next June to organise would be just about right.

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        • 140
          Mr Ned says:

          Sorry to appear to be replying to myself, but:

          AH, THIS: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8333134.stm is what the BBC were on about.

          No wonder I was confused. This deal was reported days ago elsewhere, before the reports that Klaus was considering ordering a referendum on the treaty.

          I have no idea how reliable the reports of his wanting a referendum are, but I hope that he does it!

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      • 62
        Chaim Alumberajaque says:

        Listen up. Anyone who attempts to change the make up of this country without consent is a traitor. This started with the Conservative Edward Heath and should be ended and corrected by the current Leader, David Cameron.
        Tony Blair and his cohorts should be prosecuted for treason and war crimes.
        Otherwise we may as well give up now and change our Union Flag to that of a flag of convenience. But let’s have a vote on it to prevent civil unrest.

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        • 66
          RobC says:

          Could not agree more

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        • 99
          Mr Ned says:

          Amen to that my friend. Totally agree.

          Except insofar as I really have not seen any evidence of Cameron’s willingness to tackle this issue at all. His latest speech is strongly suggestive that he will back down on the EU and instead create a new civil war in the tory party as he turns his fire on those in the party that value British democracy, our Justice system and our Parliamentary soveriegnty.

          I hope I am wrong about him, but I have yet to see a principled position.

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          • Catching up says:

            Dan Hannan on sky breakfast earlier this week left me with the impression that CMD would have a broader referendum on Europe if it had already been ratified

            O/T Enjoyed watching Bob ‘Blakey’ Aintworthajob trying to move his poppy leaf from pointing down on PMQ’s

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          • Chaim Alumberajaque says:

            Really?

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      • 445
        Desert rat says:

        Now were a conty of the EU, we won’t need fucking state television, so shut the bastards down

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    • 104

      what a gravey train

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    • 170

      Blair *must* be President of the EU! Let them get a taste of what the UK had to endure.

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      • 220
        tat says:

        now look here stansted, I have already said that there is more chance of tony blair being assassinated than of him being made president of the EU.
        and so I have been proved right, once again.
        that is why I am a genius and you are merely a lord.
        please listen closer in future cloth-ears.
        thankyou.

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    • 249
      The Ghost of Christmas Pudding says:

      I agree

      the site of that Chief Hoon Bliar on the front page here is most offputting and an anathemer to all right minded people

      custard anyone?

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    • 253
      Gordon takes over from Guido says:

      Effigy of Gordon Brown to be torched on Bonfire Night

      “We want it to be a very big, fun event.”

      http://www.ripongazette.co.uk/ripon/Gordon-Brown-effigy-to-be.5778381.jp

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      • 283
        Burnley is a labour free zone says:

        Gordon,you can win if you put yourself forward for an election. Go on, you know you can….

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    • 328
      Inside Blair Inc says:

      One friend says that if Mr Blair emerged from a meeting with an Arab emir having won a donation to the Palestinians, a donation to the Tony Blair Faith Foundation and a consultancy fee, that would be “a good trip”.

      http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/68949294-c4d7-11de-8d54-00144feab49a.html?catid=176&SID=google

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    • 364
      You want support, get a girdle says:

      New Labour rags like The Times are also supporting Tony Blair…..

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  2. 2
    Seasick Dave says:

    Blair for the Hague.

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  3. 3
    Regards, Tom says:

    Brown (whatever else he may be) is a consummate political operator.

    He realizes his stock is so low that any endorsement from him will have the opposite effect.

    If he spikes Blair’s candidacy, he also wreaks delicious revenge on Miliband’s aspirations as leader by scuppering his career in Europe (after the next election) via Blair patronage as president.

    Did you see Miliband’s rictus grin when forced to deny his aspirations?

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    • 28
      bergen says:

      Yup-Brown’s endorsement is poison for Blair and sending that useless,goofy twat Miliband to Brussells as Foreign Affairs Commissioner will put back a common foreign policy years-remember his jaunt to India?

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      • 149
        Road_Hog says:

        Hey Tony,

        Payback’s a bitch, ain’t it.

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        • 196
          Tony B$air says:

          Well, what do I care, coz I’ve got LOADSAMONNEHHHHH!!!!

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          • Billy Sarsted says:

            I don’t have much money at all but I eat well, don’t walk around in rags, keep warm, do whatever I want basically, I live in a real nice place with wonderful views and go on long country walks with my dog and the people around here are good friendly people, all good for the soul but you bliar, you’re just an arsehole.

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    • 423
      Tony B Liar says:

      Fine but do Steve Richards, Oliver Kamm, Jackie Ashley, Matthew d’Ancona (“the former PM is certainly the best candidate available”), John Rentoul know all the Johny Foreigners not up to the job?

      If not why are they been paid?

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    • 463

      May the banana be with him.

      In the interests of fairness, though, I will list Miliband D’s political achievements below.

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      • 485
        Rufus Stone says:

        Elby – You missed his achievement of… oh, wait, that was someone else. No I think you have covered all bases.

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  4. 4
    Off to anywhere but here if I could. says:

    Just seen on Aunty that his chances are fading.

    Hmmm.

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    • 50
      Anonymous says:

      Yes… on ‘this week’ they were saying that it was absurd to have a president and even then shouldn’t be him… then they did a piece about civil liberties.

      Was odd to see them actually debate on TV what normally happens in blog comments (and we get told that we’re paranoid)

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    • 202
      Obama is a twat says:

      Yes the overpaid Cocaine users at the BBC are gutted. Looks like a bad night ahead at the Hampstead heath toilets for the beeboids.

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    • 317
      ferret says:

      They even got Brillo to wheel in that hoon Oliver Kamm last night in an attempt to prove their impartiallity. Left leaning scum methinks.

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      • 355
        Anonymous says:

        and then Portillo and Fat Abbott were practically laughing in his face for 5 minutes. It was good stuff.

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  5. 5
    Beeboid DeLuxe says:

    Can’t we just talk about the Archers?

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    • 109

      the Radio show or the “Fragrant” one?

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    • 176
      Reg511 says:

      you could argue that the Archers was how the BBC cut their teeth on techniques for mass brainwashing of te population, a technique put to good use by the nuLiebore project.

      EU increasingly referred to as the ‘European project’, as with NuLiebore can we read some signs of demise from this?

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    • 321
      ferret says:

      Sorry no they are in Mourning don’t ya know u ar

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  6. 6
    Praguetory says:

    Blairites v Brownites.

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  7. 7
    Ken Lorp says:

    Brown … the gift that keeps on giving.

    If nothing else, he is at least providing us with lots of entertainment!

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    • 59
      Mr Ned says:

      Yes that’s true. But does it have to be so damn expensive entertainment?

      You could have bought two houses ten years ago for the price that we are each going to have to pay to cover the bail-outs!

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    • 165
      Frank says:

      Gift means poison in German!

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  8. 8
    SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GUNSHOP says:

    What a shame it would have been hilarious for the president of the EU to be either hung as a war criminal or something to come out about the DR Kelly affair and possibly put away for life…

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    • 21
      Beeboid DeLuxe says:

      As a fantasy scenario that certainly contains the potential of great fun. President Blair being visited in prison by the Pope on the day prior to execution. Cherie weeping copiously as she is told she may face charges of complicity. The children, suddenly isolated amongst their co-workers in their once-cushy research institute non-jobs, their own prospects of political success fading with every slouching step their (no-longer grinning) father takes towards the gallows.

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    • 63
      A pretty straight guy, his neck broken by the hangman's noose says:

      ..

      ..

      ..

      absolutely nothing at all.

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    • 150
      Peter Grimes says:

      Didn’t McDoom provide legislation this year to keep Cabinet papers secret for life just so their deliberations and lies would never be disclosed?

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      • 212
        Throbber says:

        Even if he did, it’s easy for a subsequent government to change that.

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        • 241
          Peter Grimes says:

          And if, just if, by some misadventure ALL such Cabinet records 1997-2010 should find their way into the shredder, as did St Tone B Liar’s expense claims?

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          • Moderate Comment says:

            Don’t worry about that I bet some kind whistle blower has copies lined up for a controlled leak to to The Telegraph or Damien Green.

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    Down with Brown! says:

    Milliband has offended the Poles and Latvians with his smears. So much for NuLabour diplomancy.

    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/danielhannan/100015091/david-miliband-should-apologise-to-the-peoples-of-poland-and-latvia/

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      goto100 says:

      …..but apparently he’s been shortlisted for the job of European foreign minister …. well, by his bosom pals in the London media, dinner party circuit, at least. Seems about as deluded as the idea of Blair as president, doesn’t it?

      In short, the British mainstream media is corrupt and useless.

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      • 30
        Susie says:

        What a dilemma for the Crown Prince of Labour… so many glittering prizes on offer. As if. Labour leader for a couple of months is all Millitwit’s destined to be.

        And all those plans Lord Voldemort had for his boys too… what a shame.

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      • 71
        Gibbons says:

        Under Thatcher and subsequently Blair, Britain has had a pretty good run on the world stage over the past 30 years.

        Douglas Hurd used to call it, “punching above our weight”. However, what it mostly involved was a dangerous Faustain pact with the US.

        Now it’s payback time.

        The US no longer has use for us, and the major European powers have every reason to take pleasure in our downfall.

        Soon, the City in which we’d invested such hope will find good reason to move its operations to Germany and then we’ll have achieved our destiny.

        Another once great European power, bust and skint.

        It’s no longer about our internal politics, left or right. It’s about the very survival of Britain itself as a first world country.

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        • 228
          goto100 says:

          Actually, you might also put it that the ROW has increasingly little use for the USA…hence Britain and the US are increasingly irrelevant. 51st statehood beckons for shit island. It could never live with the euro (too much discipline) so the “strong” (guffaw, guffaw) dollar will have to do then….

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          • Gibbons says:

            Even when the ROtW doesn’t need the US, the US will still be a very powerful economic player, diversified and commodity rich as it is, with all the freedoms necessary to react to changing circumstances.

            Britain has none of these things and indeed the recent focus on authoritarian measures suggest to me that it’s preparing itself for serious decline and stagnancy, and concerning itself only with how it will keep its subjects in order.

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          • goto100 says:

            Importing police officers, police tactics and why not the criminal justice system from the US would be a great way for the great and the good to continue to stomp on ‘little people’. The US is some way ahead of shit island on income disparity. Hence, their ‘containment strategies’ are doubtless better developed too. They build better fences, walls and secure compounds. Their ‘private security’ industry is flourishing! And post-Iraq chuck-out, Blacwater, sorry ‘Xe’ employees are in need of jobs. Blowing away POVS/CHAVS to keep the rich scum safe in their castles is all in a days work for them – no different to Iraqi civilians… A natural fit!!!

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          Udderly 'orrible says:

          You lost the right to be a First World country when you elected Nuliebour’s cringeworthy student marxists skilled only in high treason (See Neather).

          Once lost, never regained.

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          • Allan@Aberdeen says:

            WTF is going on here? Blair gets pooh-poohed for the EU Presidency and rightly so, then Milliband’s name is thrown into the ring. On what grounds can Milliband possibly be considered a candidate for such a post and who started mentioning Milliband as a candidate? Absolutely nobody that I know would consider Milliband worthy so where’s it all coming from?
            I reckon that Blair would probably have been the right man for the job. The fact of him now appearing on our TV screens and front pages would finally make people realise that the EU really is a fascist organisation: Milliband would be even better. Come on, Milliband – you’re the man!

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        • 342
          ferret says:

          What’s that you say Gibbons, theres a new Downfall out featuring Millitwat?

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      • 107
        Mr Ned says:

        There are several news editors who are just as guilty as Blair for the Iraq war crimes. They knowingly were accessories to the lies that lead to war. Instead of investigating Blair’s lies, and exposing them as such, they knowingly reported them as truth and propagandised in favour of a wholly un-necessary and unlawful invasion.

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        • 135
          Worra cheek! says:

          Good point, Mr N.

          For example, the soaraway ‘Times’ dismissed the inability of UN weapons to find the WMD (because they didn’t exist) as irrevelant because they had only spoken to a small number of Iraqi scientists. So the inspectors were supposed to interview every Iraqi with a B.Sc?

          These ‘organs’ were as guilty of starting an illegal war as the politicians who so enthusiatically embarked upon it.

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        • 258
          Skippy says:

          Maybe so, but these news editors did not actually have a vote on the war. But there was her majesty’s oppostion who not only did absolutley to stop it, but actually for most part, voted for it. What a pathetic bunch of solitary sinners they are.

          It is impossible to believe that politicians with all the resources at their disposal, did not know what the hundreds of thousands of anti war protesters knew, well before the invasioln, that it was all a put up job.

          Indeed, parts of the media did investigate Balir’s lies, but that got one man murdered and two men the sack from their job.

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      • 435
        Tony B Liar says:

        When Roman Polanski had no more Ludes to give to his victim was he deluded?

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    • 44
      Some bloke says:

      Black Eyes the Zionist? Yet another devious, obsessive type with a concealed agenda that doesn’t involve the advancement of Britain’s interests one iota.

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    • 79
      Anonymous says:

      That is why large area government does not work. The politicians have no idea about the culture or sensitivities of every section of the population.

      Look at the UK, they still do not even understand Yorkshire folk.

      But there is always the political tool of “divide and silence”. Bye Bye UK.

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    • 87
      RobC says:

      Just listened to the Rabbi and apparently Kaminski joined a questionable political group as a teenager but grew up.
      If radio 4 had been on the ball they would have asked Milliband which organisation he joined as a teenager?

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    • 312
      SarahN says:

      He hasn’t a feckin’ clue what gives in eastern Europe. He’s still fighting daddy’s marxist campaigns against anyone in old Europe who gave a damn about their country.
      The Milibandits won’t be happy until we’re living in the stone age (to help fight ‘global warming’) or toiling in the state’s tractor assembly works (keeping our noses to the grindstone and helping the great economic miracle of NuLabour).

      Deeply weird, the pair of them.

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    • 366
      Hard-Lazing Voter says:

      Militwat’s only talent is to regurgitate Labour socialist mantra. A true post turtle.

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    • 367
      Anonymous says:

      Looks like Hague will have to building some bridges when he takes over. Poland, Latvia and especially Russia.

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    Off to anywhere but here if I could. says:

    OT but thanks Aunty for giving Liam Burne the opportunity for a Liebour Party Political broadcast.

    Will they be providing balance and allow the same from the Opposition?
    I am not holding my breath.

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    backwoodsman says:

    Not a bad start to the day then !
    On this topic / a related theme of government savings, have they considered the option of closing Number 10 and moving government into the bbc today studios ? There appears to be such a degree of synergy between the two, that it would be a logical step.

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    • 20
      Susie says:

      BBC’s on the move to Madchester soon — their spiritual home. Can’t wait for them to go.

      Could turn BBC Television Center into some sort of monkey house for London Zoo or maybe it could become one of those gulags for slags.

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      • 125
        Throbber says:

        Maybe once that is done the south should just leave the UK.
        In one fell stroke rid of the Labour heartlands and their media cheerleaders in chief.
        Happy Days.

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        • 172
          Chump says:

          As tv approaches Digital Switchover and the BBC’s centre of gravity shifts northwards, the opportunity should arise for a station superserving the interests of the south-east. There’s even a chance of a position on the first page of the Electronic Programme Guide if (as seems likely) Channel 5 is sold to an asset-stripping operator.

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      • 238
        Putin says:

        good – – we will need a gulag for the traitors after next June – very appropriate

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      • 368
        Moderate Comment says:

        …or even a doss house for MPs when they are up in town.Perhaps the whips would run it.

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    goto100 says:

    Blair’s candidacy did seem to exist only in the minds of deranged British pundits. Where did they get all the information they claimed to have regarding Sarkozy’s, Merkel’s and most of Eastern Europe’s backing for the man? Surely they didn’t just make it all up to support their campaign?

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    Susie says:

    Nice of them to add their names to the traitors list so we are all quite clear who they are.

    I thought it was political journalists and the like’s job to know what was going on in the minds of politicians and the public, Guido says Brown’s out of touch with the public mood, is it any wonder with these crazies running the media?

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    • 97
      Sukyspook says:

      Here here Susie – I was going to post within a post but decided to post a new post (!) about the treason of these dillusional ‘luvvies’ who are either unbelievably stupid or downright and knowingly evil. Imo, of course. Traitors all.

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  14. 17
    Retired Taxpayer says:

    An unelected Prime Minister recomending B lair as an unelected President?
    Don’t people shoot presidents?

    A reporter on BBC suggested this would be a step down for B lair!

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    Dack Blog says:

    Whoo.. on Sky – ‘But there are people across Europe who think that Blair is a war criminal.’ Me being one.

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    PK says:

    I wrote to Merkel yesterday morning, that’s what did it.

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    Boycott the Licence Fee says:

    Jonah Brown’s backing is the kiss of death. Relax, everyone because Blair has NO chance now. I wonder if Brown did it on purpose?

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  18. 31
    Michael says:

    Maybe they just didn’t want a war criminal as president?

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    the shade of dr kelly says:

    good to hear the chief rabbi of Poland basically piss all over milliband’s bullshit about kaminski on toady just now. Pointed out that kamiski’s party is mainstream centre right.

    Any chance of an apology from the next European foreign secretary (surely some mistake?)

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    • 69
      Seth the pig farmer says:

      Yes, the Labour Party “infomercial” by the BBC spectacularly backfired.

      They shot their own fox.

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        Frankenstein says:

        The Polish Chief Rabbi was careful to heavily parse his support for Kaminski.

        Curiously, one of the major reasons the Chief Rabbi gave for Kaminski’s conversion from anti-Semite to mainstream was that he was now an avid supporter of Israel.

        I don’t myself find support for Israel a recommendation, quite the contrary, It’s very very easy to support Israel today (all the careerists do it ) and much more difficult to do the decent thing and be a critic of Israel.

        I suspect that, like Nick Griffin who now supports Israel, Kaminski has just re-aimed his bigotry at today’s more fashionable target; namely Muslims.

        It certainly ain’t rocket science.

        Once a bigot, always a bigot. It’s only the convenient vehicles for one’s bigotry that change. That’s how cowardly bigotry is.

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          plankstein says:

          “do the decent thing and be a critic of Israel” so they only deserve criticism? and i take it you say Muslims only deserve praise then ? right just one point Israel isn’t killing British troops at the moment are they ? so they are not our immediate problem !.

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          • Frankenstein says:

            “do the decent thing and be a critic of Israel” so they only deserve criticism?

            Yes. Even the Israelis, for all their crimes against humanity, deserve criticism.

            It is only in criticising that we show we care.

            That’s why the most potent critics of Israel are themselves Jews, not that you’d know it from MSM coverage.

            ” and i take it you say Muslims only deserve praise then ?”

            In their current condition, Palestinians deserve our support. Muslims more generally deserve our continual criticism.

            ” right just one point Israel isn’t killing British troops at the moment are they ? so they are not our immediate problem !.”

            Our immediate problem is in putting British troops to certain death in Afghanistan. The Afghans are simply repelling invaders, as they have done throughout their history. They will win, as they always do, and when they’ve won they won’t come bombing us in Britain.

            They’re not even bombing us now.

            Sometimes you just have to wake up to the fact that we’re not the goodies and what we sow we reap.

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          • Hard-Lazing Voter says:

            “Israel isn’t killing British troops at the moment are they”

            Give it time, Frankenstein will think up some conspiracy theory.

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        • 257
          Richard I. Chavez says:

          Yet again, more Gay Racism from a New Labour apologist. Oooh, who shall I lend my ‘support’ to? Those dishy young Pal hooligans, or those ugly old Izzies with those *tacky* female soldiers stinking up the desert with their poison secretions… Now which lot of murderous combatants remind me of my Moroccan holidays more?

          I swear to the Gods they don’t use their brains at all when making a decision.

          Gay Racism: ethnically replacing a community near you.

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          • Frankenstein says:

            Curiously it’s New Labour who are passionate supporters of Israel. I’m surprised you didn’t notice.

            But then you’re perhaps too busy straddling those tortuous contradictions that make up the neo con mindset.

            “Gay Racism: ethnically replacing a community near you.”

            Well, so long as you’re not eeking out a subsistance on the West Bank waiting for Israeli bulldozers, I’m sure you’ve little to worry about but those gently twisting synapses.

            Send them pizza, eh.

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    • 119
      Mr Ned says:

      I missed that. I will bet the BBC do not report it again. IF the Rabbi had supported Miliband, it would be all over every bulletin today.

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      • 168
        Outlier says:

        How can anyone take that idiot Miliband seriously? Especially with his apparent stupid and mistaken reference to Rio being Brazil’s capital earlier this week.

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        • 200
          Loadsamoney says:

          George Bush hadn’t a clue who anyone was or where anything was for eight years, yet people like you supported him and his ilk.

          Haven’t you yet worked out why?

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          • Richard I. Chavez says:

            Bush could land a jet on a floating, moving runway – I’d love to see you try to even close the canopy after you. Just because somebody can’t instantly recall Sondheim lyrics or be bothered to read Chumpskey or Maupin doesn’t automatically make them stupid, stupid. I think you need to broaden your mind from out of the liberal arts ghetto it currently inhabits.

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    • 336
      Brown's a Tosser says:

      I think Brillo on The Daily Politics needs to air a retraction on this also.

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  20. 35
    Brown's Orifice says:

    I have struck again and turned a golden opportunity for my former leader and comrade to dust. Sometimes being McDoom has its benefits!

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  21. 40
    Anonymous says:

    Fast forward to next July and the World Cup. Just think…
    The General Election has finally happened and Brown and his fellow criminals have been blown away. No chance of Jonah having a champagne reception and him wishing the England team good luck. No fake “I may be Scottish but support England all the way”. No Number 10 photoshoots of Brown with his rictus grin shaking Beckham’s hand.
    Deep Joy!
    We might even have a chance of winning it.

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    • 89
      Anonymous says:

      Oh sweet day ,indeed…..emancipation from Za Nu Lab…..pure bliss.

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      • 280
        D. Pressed says:

        It’s too far away for me to imagine.

        If I can find the strength, I’ll try to picture das BootFuhrer’s tits, bellies, and bathplug, all in seething action.

        But I don’t hold out much hope it will cheer me up.

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    • 338
      Brown's a Tosser says:

      And it cannot come to soon.

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  22. 42
    Grimy Miner says:

    Was this the same Tony Blair of whom Gordon Brown said “I don’t trust a word that comes out of his mouth” ?

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  23. 43
    Dungeekin says:

    Having heard the Today Program this morning, I was amazed.

    I can understand them not wanting Bliar, but they apparently DO want Millipede?

    Eh?

    Why?

    The man has all the statesmanship, presence and gravitas of Jimmy Krankie.

    D

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    • 51
      Chris says:

      That’s a slur on The Krankies!

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    • 56
      Anonymous says:

      …and the ears and intelligence of Wayne Rooney.

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    • 85
      Chaim Alumberajaque says:

      I could rip up a tissue

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      fruitcake says:

      Millitwat as EFM (is that a boys mag?) would provide a EU stage for all countries to enjoy mocking the banana thrusting comedy that he is.

      BTW Europe, Millitwat, is in Antartica.

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      I Was Millipede's Double says:

      He DOES look like Count Arthur Strong. It’s uncanny.

      Check out: http://www.komediaentertainment.com/count_arthur_strong/

      I would certainly vote for the Count as President of the EU.

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    • 247
      goto100 says:

      There’s a far better centre left candidate with a lot more experience, who can actually speak several foreign languages fluently, and who, despite major disagreements with world powers like the US over things like Iraq, never pissed anyone off, and was never told by any other foreign minister to ‘go fuck himself’.

      His name is Joschka Fischer.

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        Störtebeker says:

        D`ya really think so – I distinctly recall reading an article published over here (might have been the magazine `Focus´) where many senior (and junior) bods in the Außenministerium (the German Foreign Office) were really, really looking forward to the Greens – and ESPECIALLY Fischer – not being there after the next election! This was what, around 2004? Apparently, power goes (went) to his head and he turns (turned) into a 24 carat arsehole – but what can one expect from a former taxi driver that attacks coppers. As for languages – English up to a point maybe, but what others? Are you sure you aren`t thinking of Daniel Cohn-Bendit?

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        • 487
          goto100 says:

          Oh his english is excellent (you should try and find his hosting of the UN security council session where Powell made his pathetic speech about how dangerous Iraq was whilst presenting no new, substantive evidence). And yes, I think he speaks fluent French as well. He is genuinely respected in the world. He is a bit of arsehole, but one of the better arseholes potentially available for the job. Very well connected in the US too, whatever that is worth.

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  24. 48
    Terrible But True says:

    Just heard on SKY that Mr. Brown got stroppy with his EU socialist colleagues (always works I find) and lambasted them for their lack of sharing his vision and called ‘em a bunch of losers.

    Bless.

    Good job such a person is not in charg… oh.

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  25. 52
    A Tony Blair supporter says:

    Princess phoney Tony invading Europe with false allegations that he is sane. He has a certificate from god to prove it.

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  26. 53
    The cunt of Monte Cristo says:

    Those swine Euro leaders, how do they dare reject Blair’s offer to become the top man?

    OK, so he’s an American puppet whose craven submission to the Washington warlords while the ‘fierce europhile’ British PM has brought him great earning potential over in hicksville.

    Fair enough he is a blood soaked war criminal, but Europe’s history is drenched in blood, he’d have been in his element.
    The fact he cheered on trailer trash terrorists as they used depleted uranium tank rounds, and white phosphorous shells in ‘shake n bake’ fire missions against the civilians of Fallujah in Nov 2004, while looking WMD’s, simply indicates his grasp of realpolitik is finely honed.

    I accept it’s rather unpleasant that he allowed the bullying of a British hero who knew the truth about the lies regarding Iraq’s WMD, but Tony couldn’t have known that his mental sidekick would have taken the bullying so far that Dr Kelly would kill himself?
    No Europe should respect ruthless leaders.

    Possibly there is an issue with regards his rather lax attitude to corruption, but he did only bring his best friend back into Government twice after unfortunate episodes involving money and influence.

    It doesn’t matter a jot that he didn’t have the courage to take Britain into the Euro project, get over it Frau Merkels.

    Granted he has done certain things which appear to indicate it’s all about him and his legacy rather than the greater good.
    Some party poopers may of course point to his decision to give his kindred spirits in the IRA a peace deal when they were defeated militarily, but that’s just carping frankly.
    Who could really be upset the last oirish vermin to kill a British soldier with an american supplied Barrett rifle served less than five years in prison?
    I mean come on people, the hand of history and all that.

    No I’m afraid it’s an outrage that the greatest European politician of his age is being resisted by these Euro nobbers.
    Maybe he could ask the Washington warlords to attack them?

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      Mr Ned says:

      Fallujeh was a training exercise in civilian control scenarios. Coming to a town near you when the scale of the establishment’s treachery leaks out.

      What happened in Fallujeh, was Satanic, barbaric and was a major crime against humanity.

      Starting the mission with an assault on the hospital, turning the entire city of civilians into a “free fire zone”. Levelling most of the city. Forcing all the residents to register and wear electronic tags, (remember forcing a certain group to wear a yellow star at another point in history?) forcing the civilians to notify the military, in advance, of all their intended journeys and the routes of those journeys and any deviation from that would me met with death.

      Sick sick sick!

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      How to take on govts and win says:

      “his decision to give his kindred spirits in the IRA a peace deal when they were defeated militarily…”

      Dunno where you morons get these notions. I suspect it’s the same place that gives you the idea you have a clue what’s going on.

      Most of the posts on here are from like minded propaganda victims who could be dangerous were they not so utterly clueless.

      In modern societies, you have to dig for the truth. It’s out there but the powers that be don’t want you knowing it, and they know that even if morons weren’t very very lazy, they don’t have the wherewithal to find out things for themselves.

      Spookie, eh:

      “An internal British army document examining 37 years of deployment in Northern Ireland contains the claim by one expert that it failed to defeat the IRA”.

      http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/6276416.stm

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      • 245
        Sarge says:

        Well, it did technically fail to ‘beat’ the IRA but did achieve a stalemate,which is about the best hope for a military force in such situations. By 1996 the IRA could not operate in NI effectively.

        If they were ‘winning’ why bother to accept the Good Friday agreement which was far less than they actually wanted ?

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          How to take on govts and win says:

          “Well, it did technically fail to ‘beat’ the IRA but did achieve a stalemate,which is about the best hope for a military force in such situations. By 1996 the IRA could not operate in NI effectively”.

          The point in response to the previous poster is that the IRA were not defeated militarily.

          Most informed observers at the time agreed that it was a stalemate, which was fairly obvious.

          “If they were ‘winning’ why bother to accept the Good Friday agreement which was far less than they actually wanted ?”

          You only have to look at British government positions down those long years to see that the GFA and current arrangement was an immense political win for the IRA. It certainly wasn’t a win for those British government positions, nor indeed was it a stalemate politically.

          Of course, the reason the British government, their military and their bigoted Conservative, Unionist and Loyalist friends couldn’t win is because they were wrong, and the whole world knew it.

          It’s interesting though that Conservatives seem to be revisiting the issue, as some sort of unfinished business. It surprises me that they’re that foolish, but then again it seems some don’t know the history and have lessons yet to learn.

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    • 191
      Anonymous says:

      Kelly didn’t kill himself

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  27. 58
    TheCourtOfPublicOpinion says:

    At f*ucking last Jonas touch does some good!

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  28. 60
    The Beast of Clerkenwell says:

    Thank you McMental
    your sadim touch has saved us from Blair returning from the grave.
    Gordon you deserve a state funeral for this service to the world
    Is next tuesday OK?
    10 AM would be best for me
    Beast

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  29. 61
    nell says:

    Well that’s a lovely start to the day and the sun’s shining.

    Well done gordon now we need you to tell the EU that militwit will make them a great (not) foreign minister.

    Poor cherie she’ll be devastated that she’s not going to get her crown and ermine and a european palace with bottomless expenses.

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  30. 68
    A lying stunt says:

    Surely European leaders know he is more mental than Broon. A yet to convicted war criminal running amock in Europe!

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  31. 72
    Seth the pig farmer says:

    Merkel would be the best candidare for EU President – IMHO

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    • 81
      Sir William Waad says:

      But Merkel has a proper job to do.

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    • 92
      Anonymous says:

      Not allowed under rules. Must hold no office in a country.

      Why not make it like jury service. Ernie picks the person. The ultimate lotto winner.

      Then there is a remote chance we might get some sense.

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      • 112
        Seth the pig farmer says:

        I accept that she has a proper job, but surely if Milliband can be considered (by some) for the Foreign job, Merkel could be considered for el Presidente.

        I doubt that she would want the job, but she has shown herself to be a “big hitter”, a winner, a democrat, a very capable politician and pretty sensible to boot. Far too overqualified for the job.

        If Merkel called China (or anyone else), they would pick up the phone.

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    • 94
      Phil O'Pastree says:

      Terry Wo­gan is coming free soon.

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      • 131
        fruitcake says:

        Yeah he doesn’t take the EU states seriously, he could take that Eurovision attitude and piss them off…bring it on.

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      • 310
        bandersnatch says:

        Before saying this I’m making sure I have ordered an cast iron old-style Anderson shelter to sit in… but if we HAVE to have an EU president, I’d prefer another person of Irish extraction, namely Mary Robinson.

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  32. 73
    Dan says:

    OK so there are 2 top jobs available and there will be a deal between the EPP leaders from which the Tories have just withdrawn and the PES leaders of which Brown has never got on well, and Blair treated with contempt (there has not been a good link between Labour and PES since Robin Cooks death).

    So the in the majority Federalist EPP leaders were going to back Bliar a Socialist even if in name only, a man who split the EU down the middle to help Bush over Iraq, a man who failed to bring UK into the Euro.

    So the PES are going to back BLIAR a turncoat who has befriended Berlusconi and Anzar and so upset his socialist colleagues there.

    Brown and Millipede then spend weeks insulting some of the parties in Poland and the Baltics.

    But somehow according to the Media chattering class Blair was the front runner.

    Delusional totally delusional!!

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  33. 73

    [...] things, so much good for this country are those, funnily enough, that have always been pro-blair. The Blair Delusion – Guy Fawkes' blog The whole pushing blair out was nothing but theatre for the media 'rags'. its one of the oldest [...]

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  34. 75
    RavingMad says:

    The beeb had his former agent, John GeordieMafia, on extolling the virtue of this great, peaceloving giant in our midst – spoilt my breakfast. The thoughts of this becoming reality are really, really scary.

    To add to my discomfort these articles also ‘said hello’ about our dearly love Tony McHoonty:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/mps-expenses/6463217/MPs-expenses-Tony-McNulty-allowed-to-keep-60000.html

    and the other about possible changes to our means of voting:

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article6896218.ece

    not a good start to the day

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  35. 76
    DZ says:

    Same old thing: “Fog in Channel, Europe cut off”.

    I do wonder why our magnificent newspapers run at a loss.

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  36. 77
    Sir William Waad says:

    Our Tone has done such a fine job of bringing peace to the Middle East that he’s the obvious guy – and a pretty regular kind of guy at that – for the job. Then again, if you are a Euroseptic, shouldn’t you want him to get the job? Ten minutes after he grew bored and left it to cash in on the connections he’d made, the EU empire would crash and burn.

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  37. 83
    Sukyspook says:

    The ‘Nazis’ (reg trade mark) tried to take over the world once with a full frontal/all out attack which obviously, as history has been manipulated to tell us – didn’t ‘work’.

    So now, as in the ‘Economic Hitman’/velvet coup mode – the UK is being thrust into a fascist dictatorship behind which are many of the same names who financed the previous ‘all-out ‘Nazi’ assault’ (National SOCIALISTS – remember?).

    Anyone who is ‘cock-a-hoop’ over Lisbon and the EU in general is sadly deluded imo and have fallen for this ‘together we are stronger’/Utopian totalitarian bullshit.

    All those openly in favour of Bliar, Lisbon and the EU are TRAITORS to the Her Madge (where oh where is she?!) and the people of the United Kingdom imo and should be held to account for their treason.

    Have a nice day.

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    • 90
      Chaim Alumberajaque says:

      Agree. ‘Just another thought: we know that Bliar is an odious traitor whose pirate vessel takes him the way the financial wind blows. I wonder what his revenge will be?

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      • 103
        Francis Futurama says:

        A poisonous word about Brown, uttered at a strategically opportune moment?

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      • 106
        Sukyspook says:

        I guess, Chaim 88, that Bliar and the rest of the ‘enablers’ to ‘global government’ think they’re going to be allowed to sit at the ‘top table’ once their tragic and purely materialistic capstone has been lowered onto their pyramid…

        How wrong they are and what a tragic mess ‘they’ have made of humanity and our world.

        However, all is not lost and I, personally, will do whatever I can to expose this agenda till my last breath. Death holds no fear for me which gives me the courage to stand up to ‘them’.

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  38. 93
    CALL ME CYNICAL BUT says:

    FFS If he’s the best candidate ! World war three on the way !

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  39. 94
    Whatever you do DON'T mention the war says:

    The EU has now “squared” the Czechs and offered them the deal breaker so the BBC says that President(hopefully for them)Blair will be “enthroned” by the New Year. No doubt Cherie is already measuring the curtains and ordering the furnishings for the “Versailles” of the European Union that is being built.No shortage of trappings of glory for the First Lady of Europe – plenty of gold leaf and marble Meanwhile whilst Cherie goes shopping the “sans cullote” are storming the “Bastille”and the “Prussian Army” is marching to stop the “coronation”

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8333134.stm

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    • 142
      Mr Ned says:

      That is old news, The EU offered the Czechs that deal days ago, but the BBC, typically wait a few days to drag it out. Like their kindred spirits in new labour, announce the same news over and over and hope people believe it as something new every time.

      The latest I heard was that Klaus is considering ordering a referendum on the treaty.

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      • 154
        Lisbon Treaty ratified in a week or so. No Referendum for you says:

        More than call me Dave is then
        Don’t worry, Conservatives don’t care about Lisbon according to Andy Coulson

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        • 187
          One Flew Over the No 10 Bunker says:

          Cameron is not in power and can do nothing. Brown is and can do something but what he chose was to lie and sneak through the back door to sign the treaty against our wishes. Traitor!

          So just stop you smoke and mirrors spinning and bullshitting and look at the facts. Its on U tube if you are still that stupid that you still don’t believe it.

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          • Anonymous says:

            Dave won’t promise a referendum when he get’s into power all else is the chickenshit waffle of a coward.

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    Prodicus says:

    A spokesman for non-President Blair thanked Jonah for his widely scorned intervention. ‘Tony stands ready to go anywhere, any time, to do the same for him. Gordon only has to pick up the phone. Actually he doesn’t even have to do that.’

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  41. 100
    Watt Tyler says:

    Blair: http://eotp.wordpress.com/?s=Blair

    Ps, Guido -I love the Guy News videos. Nice work.

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  42. 101
    Backroom deal says:

    Blair’s been stuffed by the Social Democrats as part of a deal. The Presidency to go to the centre-right and the High Representative (Foreign Supremo) to the Social Democratic block.

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  43. 102
    CALL ME CYNICAL BUT says:

    At least he’s closer to the Hague!
    Not too far for him to travel for his War Crimes Trial !

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  44. 105

    [...] dear. The wheels seem to be coming off the wagon ….. The Blair Delusion – Guy Fawkes' blog Tony Blair's Bid For EU Presidency Fades As Leaders Reach Deal Paving Way For Lisbon Treaty | [...]

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  45. 115

    Very amusing on Today this morning poland’s chief rabbi rebutted every one of milliband’s smears, Nick Robinson then jumped in to explain why the tories would be very worried by the (now refuted) allegations.

    They don’t even care, at all, do they? No pretence of impartial journalism, no pretence of *journalism* even. Robinson doesn’t need facts – he already knows the bigger picture.

    The BBC – telling the nation that black is white, while a gagged rabbi grunts protests in the background; it’s what we do.

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    • 190
      Anonymous says:

      Robinson was quoted on PB.COM last night in one of the leader stories. I gave Mike Smith a bit more credibility than that but still.

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  46. 118
    Peter Grimes says:

    Justin Webb on Al-JaBeeBa’s Toady practically wetting himself this morning at the increasing likelihood of the Czech Republic having got its assurances and now set to sign the lisbon Constitution.

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    • 127
      mondeoman says:

      How long has he been back from the US? They must of put him through the brain washing process, spending a week with Mr R and Mr M.

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      • 159
        Mr Ned says:

        There is no new brainwashing required. Justin Webb is an overt establishment whore. Wherever he reports from, he simply and thoughtlessly parrots the establishment propaganda. Piss easy job, paid a fortune to say exactly what the establishment wants him to say.

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        • 311
          Peter Grimes says:

          He was one of the Al-JaBeeBa c.unts who admitted a short while back that their reporting was biased.

          Talk about stating the bleedin’ obvious!

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  47. 120
    McGroom says:

    I find it astonishing that Blair, Brown, Straw, Cooper/Balls and Mandelson seem to despise this country so much they are intent on destroying our sovereinty.

    New Labour have consistently moved towards handing over the ability of Britons to determine their own destiny through devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland while England pays and giving Brussels ultimate power.

    Big government has destroyed this country and Americans are just waking up to Obama’s big government socialist agenda that is at odds with their principals of free enterprise.

    The only way this country will recover from the mess that Brown et al have created is by helping small buinesses and consumers (who in the end help out big businesses). Just helping out banks and big businesses means they take their best opportunities which are mostly abroad. By effectively rescuing companies that have irresponsibly accumulated vast debt for the second time in a decade by transferring corporate debt to public debt through cheap money, the government is helping out foreigners, not this country (look at how the car scarppage scheme is mainly profiting the Koreans).

    Charity begins at home; hopefully Dave and George will realise that the only way out of this mess is to keep borrowing to fund tax cuts to individuals/SME’s, help with consumer debt relief and provide cash flow to SME.s

    It is extraordinary that a left wing government is in collusion with big business to screw over the very individuals they are supposed to represent.

    New Labour = enemy of the people

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    • 132
      Sukyspook says:

      Welcome to the ‘new world odour’ – cos it stinks.

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    • 143
      mondeoman says:

      When will the penny drop that this has been the objective all along, this has been the labour project, change the UK be stealth, we will not notice the odd change in the law here, the new tax there (over 100 since 1997), the odd treaty being slipped in without consultation with the voters etc. There is so much gone on, only now, when it is added up that you can see the destruction of our values.

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        Mr Ned says:

        Yup it has been the totalitarian tip-toe. Use the Hegelian Dialectic of problem-reaction-solution, to move the agenda forward. sometimes in great leaps, but usually in teeny tiny steps. One small innocuous law here, another liberty suppressing law there. Add in a constant increase in the amount and types of surveillance and you get a free country slowly turned over to a totalitarian dictatorship.

        Indeed this is how the majority of free-countries become dictatorships. Not in an instant, dramatic and bloody military coup, but by the slow, but relentless drip, drip, drip of boring legislation.

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        • 237
          My Vote Never Counts says:

          see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boiling_frog

          ‘the inability of people to react to important changes that occur gradually’

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        • 260
          My Vote Never Counts says:

          In fact, one of the more obvious methods (preventing the ‘wrong’ people voting) has apparently just been dropped by Straw.

          Yet again they were trying to switch the majority to postal voting.

          see http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article6896182.ece

          I wonder why?

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          • McGroom says:

            Can the the electoral commission be trusted to audit and randomly investigate postal votes in key marginals before counting begins on election day.

            In the 2005 trial covering “widespread fraud” in six Birmingham council seats won by Labour in 2004 the judge said the postal voting system is “wide open to fraud” and strongly attacked the government’s attitude to the problem.

            Jack Straw couldn’t give a toss about cutting costs. Why is Straw expanding the opportunity for unscrupulous activists of all parties to swing key marginals using fraudulent postal vote methods.

            Perhaps we should ask Iraq, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe to act as intentional observers to ensure all postal votes are authentic.

            £90 million for an election that we can have some confidence in is money well spent and a drop in ocean considering last year, the total public sector wage bill was £158 billion.

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      • 178
        McGroom says:

        The civil service must be shitting themselves at the prospect of a new adminstration revealing their collusion and deceit to deliver the traitorous New Labour Project.

        Tony Blair realises he has until 6th May 2010 to secure a position of power before his true legacy of lies, avarice and treachery are laid bare.

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    • 282
      Big Bazongas says:

      New Labour = destruction of freedom.
      New Labour = financial stupidity.
      New Labour = ballot stuffing at Glenrothes.
      New Labour = war crimes.
      New Labour = destruction of male sexual equality.
      New Labour = murder of Dr Kelly.
      New Labour = Alastair Campbell.
      New Labour = creeping, mass surveillance.
      New Labour = insane, inept, lying, unelected leader.
      New Labour = physical attacks on staff by unelected leader.
      New Labour = massive theft from middle classes.
      New Labour = stealth taxes on grand scale.
      New Labour = massive expansion of benefits culture to buy votes.
      New Labour = encouragement of young girls to breed uncontrollably and live on handouts.
      New Labour = even bigger troughing than other parties.
      New Labour = dithering, inept ‘government.’
      New Labour = destruction of democracy.
      New Labour = surrender to Europe.
      New Labour = dumbing down.
      New Labour = hypocrisy over global warming and tax.
      New Labour = destruction of established pension schemes.
      New Labour = one new law per day.
      New Labour = talent-free cabinet.
      New Labour = introduction of artificial targets, damaging police, health service and education.
      New Labour = deliberate lowering of educational standards for political reasons.
      New Labour = encouraging of left-wing agenda in schools.
      New Labour = incalculable waste of precious NHS resources on non-productive bureaucracy.
      New Labour = massive expansion of immigration without consensus.
      New Labour = legal advantage given to minorities – eg gypsies.
      New Labour = removal of freedoms for young people.
      New Labour = original leader giving own family financial advantages.
      New Labour = worst Home Office in history.
      New Labour = political correctness as weapon of repression.
      New Labour = massive increase in fuel taxes based on global warming lies.
      New Labour = failure to tackle starvation and mass murder in Zimbabwe.
      New Labour = MOD cutbacks costing lives in Iraq, Afghanistan and RAF.
      New Labour = iron control of treasury by failed chancellor turned unelected PM.
      New Labour = failure to answer single question at PMQs.
      New Labour = ‘Justice’ Secretary trying to make inquests private for political gain.
      New Labour = spin taken to Machiavellian extremes to protect PM.
      New Labour = encouragement of left-wing bias at BBC.
      New Labour = criminal sleaze disseminated from inside No 10.
      New Labour = increase in street crime and attacks on elderly.
      New Labour = withdrawal of rural police and substitution of cost-free Neighbourhood Watch.
      New Labour = PM spending more time on foreign jaunts than on work at home.
      New Labour = PM crawling up backside of US president in support for illegal wars.
      New Labour = proposed closure of thousands of polling stations in rural – ie non-Labour wards.
      New Labour = encouraging growth of BNP by ignoring white, urban working class.
      New Labour = manipulation of government by “Lord” foisted on cabinet.
      New Labour = PM told to fuck off by D-Day veterans.
      New Labour = PM using deaths of soldiers for political spin during PMQs.
      New Labour = PM’s wife used in desperation for political gain at party conference.
      New Labour = continuing destruction of green belt and growth of superstores.
      New Labour = elevation of superstore chief to knighthood.
      New Labour = destruction of small businesses and damage to communities by growth of superstores.
      New Labour = failure to clamp down on deliberate, brazen planning abuses by superstores.
      New Labour = total bankruptcy of country and massive borrowing, in keeping with every other Labour administration in history.

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  48. 122
    Man in a EU motorcade says:

    Typical Blair politiking:

    Get others to sound out the possibility of being EU president.

    When they say ‘no, non, nae, nai, no way pedro, get lost, get stuffed’ etc etc he then says he was never interested in the poxy job anyway.

    I didn’t get where I am today by being straight

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    • 193
      Schlupfers says:

      Don’t worry. There will be a second or further vote until the right answer is achieved. Ireland was just a test run.

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    I wanna be High Representative (now that we are going to be out next May) says:

    “STRONG BRITAIN IN A STRONG EUROPE”

    SPEECH BY RT HON DAVID MILIBAND
    FOREIGN SECRETARY

    AT THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES
    LONDON 26 OCTOBER 2009

    My case today is a simple one. It is that it is very strongly in the British national interest for the EU to develop a strong foreign policy; that to be frightened of European foreign policy is blinkered, fatalistic and wrong; that Britain should embrace it, shape it and lead it; and the passage of the Lisbon Treaty means Europe will have no more excuses for failing to develop clear strategic priorities for its role in the world. In other words, a strong Britain in a strong Europe is the best way to preserve and advance our values and interests in the modern world.

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    • 182
      Mr Ned says:

      How the FUCK can we have a strong Britain in a Europe when HIS party have constantly been undermining Britain to give it away to Europe.

      He doesn’t want a strong Britain in Europe. He wants a weak, compliant Britain dictated to by Europe, He doesn’t care about Britain, he wants to eradicate Britain, just so long as HE can be feasting on the EU gravy train!

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      LABOUR PARTY STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF OUR TORTURER IN CHIEF DAVID MILIBAND says:

      SPEECH BY RT HON DAVID ‘NUFFINK WRONG WITH A BIT OF TORTURE’ MILIBAND
      FOREIGN SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES

      AT THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES
      LONDON 26 OCTOBER 2009

      My case today is a simple one. It is that it is very strongly in the corrupt British politicians’ interest for the EU to fuck Britain up the ass and take all our cash and sovereignty; that to be frightened of European foreign policy analising and raping us is blinkered, fatalistic and wrong; that Britain should embrace the EU’s rancid cock, wank it and suck it; and that our anal passage should be violated by the Lisbon Treaty without any lubricant means Europe will have more excuses for failing to develop clear strategic priorities for its role in the world. In other words, the analisation of Britain by a scrounging and fucking useless, corrupt Europe is the best way to preserve and advance my and my fellow corrupt MPs careers.

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  50. 124
    CALL ME CYNICAL BUT says:

    O/T I see it was ex minister John Reid who told brown not to cut TA spending ! the same John Reid who told us “we will complete our mission to Afghanistan “Without a shot being fired” What a twat !

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  51. 130
    Sukyspook says:

    Said sarcastically whilst raising eyes to the heavens:

    “never saw this one coming…..NOT”:

    Meet the next Prime Minister, Lord Mandelson

    The Constitutional Reform Bill will make it possible – and plausible, say his supporters – for Lord Mandelson to launch himself into Number 10. Will he be tempted, asks Andrew Pierce, and could he succeed?

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/andrewpierce/6457795/Meet-the-next-Prime-Minister-Lord-Mandelson.html

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    • 137
      Thats News says:

      Is it the case that, in theory, the Queen could ask anyone to form a government. Even Lord Satanicspawn?

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      • 141
        Thats News says:

        Having checked on it, it looks unlikely but its only a convention and these can be broken.

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      • 155
        McGroom says:

        Mandelson doesn’t give a rats arse for constitutional precedence.

        I think he will be surprised at the public reaction with vast demonstrations in London even bigger than the anti Iraq war demonstration if he tries to install himself as PM.

        Of course he will ignore the public as he always has and hide behind the Stasi police that New Labour have created.

        Mandelson’s coronation could get very ugly and could be the final tipping point of public disgust at the abject contempt this government has for the electorate.

        Come on Mandy, try and do it; lets see how much more disgrace you can heap on the Palace of Westminster

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        • 235
          Lord Mandy de Brazilbottom says:

          I don’t give a flying fuck about the palace of westminster, traditions etc etc…I care about the relationship between power and ME.

          Now about that Rats arse

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  52. 139
    Rex says:

    I can see it now…….

    Blair as President….

    Bush as chauffeur……

    Brown as Bodyguard

    Gotta look after the old buddies!!!

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  53. 144
    Right Bastard says:

    Anthony Charles Lynton Blair – the corrupt, lying, venal self-serving mass – murderer who disgraced the highest office of this country by fooling some but not all of the people.

    This charlatan, with the backing of his former henchmen, hasn’t a cat in hell’s chance of becoming president of Europe. May he rot in hell.

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    • 161
      Bliar the liar his pants are inflammable says:

      he certainly fooled The Murdoch Press and the Conservatives
      but what do you expect?

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        Henry VIII says:

        Totally – who can forget that disgrace on Blair’s last ever PMQs when the chamber stood and applauded the “War Criminal” out AND Cameron actually encouraged his side of the chamber to do the same . They should have taken him straight to “The Tower” for bloody treason and Blair too

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        • 194
          Mr Ned says:

          They are ALL the establishment’s puppets. PMQ’s and the “differences” between labour and the tories are just theatre. It is a pantomime of elephantine proportions and what do they do in this theatre at Westminster? they pass ACTS.

          That is why they are ALL so terrified of the b&p. They are the only party that are not part of the establishment and the establishment knows that the b&p could fuck up all their cushy, ermine clad, luxurious, and sexually perverse lifestyles.

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          • tat says:

            shit that’s torn it!
            but seriously you are a retard ned. if you think that fascists are going to fix social cohesion problems you are an imbecile.
            and the argument that we already have fascists in parliament called the new labour war party doesn’t hold water either. replace one set of fascists with another?
            fuck off ned and stop being such a spastic, eh?

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    • 195
      Chris says:

      You are forgetting….he saved the NHS in just 24 hours.

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        mondeoman says:

        The Bristish people fell a sleep for 24 hours in May 1997 and alot have still to wake up to the truth of what has happened since.

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  54. 147
    DZ says:

    As I continue to totter around Germany, I do wonder why people on this blog get it right and the MSM are so off the wall. You know what? They have industry over here. Yes, they do. Lots and lots and lots. The place works. Met an old bloke in Würzburg who asked me where I came from. ‘London’. He didn’t like London, people shoot at you there, he said. I protested that it only happened at weekends. He said ‘they do when you are dropping bombs on them’. He went on about post-war Germany’s triumphs – like NASA. Yet our MSM promote a transparent charlatan as EU president? Blair doesn’t fit the the modern German world-view. They don’t do transparent bribery and corruption here. It rankles. And they know we are all paedos – Blairs government has told them so, courtesy the MSM.

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  55. 152
    Man in a EU motorcade says:

    Elfyn Llwyd expects 3 or 4 MP’s to be jailed.

    Must be the Phantom Mortgage claimers??

    Any candidates?

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  56. 162
    I hate new Labour says:

    But surely Blair’s busy in his role as middle east peace envoy?

    How’s that working out?

    Surely an ‘international statesman that can stop traffic’ would have gone some way to fixing it by now?

    Or is he waiting for John Major to do the work first before he takes the credit?

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    • 201
      Road Hump says:

      He should try lying down on the M1. I wouldn’t slow down let alone stop. In fact I would turn around for another go.

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        South of the M4 says:

        Or perhaps on that toll motorway around Birmingham. Then I would feel, for the first time in 12 years, that I was getting value for money…..

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  57. 164
    The Sleeper says:

    Jeeez…Brown giving press conference in Brussels…Europe is leading the way on climate.

    I genuinely think he has a severe lack of vocabulary..always uses exactly the same phrases.

    Why is it that I feel violently ill whenever I hear him speak?

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    • 180
      I hate new Labour says:

      A preview of Brown’s speech:

      “The Tories;
      wrong on the environment
      wrong on global warming
      wrong on saving the polar bears
      wrong on the ice caps”

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      • 189
        Man in a EU motorcade says:

        Wrong on Chocolate Hob nobs

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        Mr Ned says:

        hmmmmm, they are ALL wrong on the climate.

        We are being forced back to the stone age in order to prevent an entirely natural phenomena of the ever changing climate from getting too warm.

        And we used to laugh at the idea that simple tribesmen may offer sacrifices to Volcanoes to prevent eruptions…

        There is now, (after flooding the climate science sector with billions of pounds of research money) a large and growing number of peer reviewed papers that show clearly how various mechanisms of interaction in climatic physics occur and what the effects are. Various mechanisms have been modelled inaccurately or omitted from models entirely. Climatic sensitivity to CO2, radiative forcing and the effects of clouds have not been modelled correctly in any of the models submitted to IPCC editors.

        CO2 DOES have a small warming effect. The effects of increases in the concentrations of CO2 is a logarithmic rise in radiative forcing, but this is offset by the natural reaction to such forcing by the Oceans. Warming increases water vapour which creates more clouds which reflect more radiation which cools the surface again. This reduces the effects of the CO2 increases to the extent that any “un-natural” increase in temperature is hidden in the noise of NATURAL variability.

        There is NO empirical or observed evidence that we are creating catastrophic global change in climate, or that we even can.

        We could double our current 380PPM of CO2 and that would not increase temperatures by even 1 degree. to double it again would inly produce further 0.4 degrees warming, if that, due to the logarithmic nature of CO2 radiative induction. That increase could be entirely negated by natural cooling caused by the reduction in solar radiative output under the current weak sun. We could not possibly double CO2 concentrations beyond that amount, because there isn’t enough hydrocarbons on the planet to produce such a large amount of CO2.

        So the real science, gathered by REAL empirical study, (as opposed to biased computer modelling) is showing rather clearly that the Global Government being established at Copenhagen is not necessary. The destruction of the entire globe’s economy is not required.

        The mechanism by which CO2 could cause catastrophic global warming simply DOES NOT EXIST!

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        • 252
          I hate new Labour says:

          Careful, you’ll get labelled a ‘climate change denier’, that oft-used insult hurled by Guardian readers.

          To their tree hugging, socialist eyes, you would be comparable to a Holocaust denier…

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          • global warming gets up yer nose says:

            well I watched the latest government advert on global warming last night – little girl wondering when it will all get better ….

            all I can say is GET THE FUCKING GOVERNMENT OUT OF MY FACE

            this was blatant propaganda and we are paying for it

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        • 276
          Sir William Waad says:

          Indeed, the atmosphere is already opaque to infra-red radiation of the relevant wavelengths, over distance of 2km to 3km, so additional CO2 is not going to make any detectable difference.

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        • 298
          Gonk says:

          Mr.Ned

          Can you tell me if World Bio mass is reducing or increasing
          and What effect that has on CO2 mop up, temperature etc.

          P.S.
          I hate Brown,Vaz,Balls,Harman,Smith

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        • 323
          Bottle-fed Triplet says:

          What about population, “The Green Issue that dare not speak its name”. The Optimum Population Trust reckon the UK can only support 30 million but we are heading for 70 million.

          Sustainable Communities? Cobblers!

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  58. 165
    Start eating Veggie burgers and save the globe says:

    But, we should not forget Brown is making a play for his sworn enemy (bestest friend) Blair to get the part not without an agenda.

    Brown is more than capable of making it clear to those that matter the part he has played in avoiding a UK referendum on the Lisbon Treaty and that he might need to reconsider this part if Blair does not get the EU post

    This would truly fuck up the EU dream possibly for all time.

    With Blair in position it would leave the way clear for Brown to be shoe-horned into the finance position and completely fuck any chance Cameron has of sorting anything before 2014

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    The Ghost of Christmas Past says:

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    aswinsterstale says:

    You have to hand it to the bbc on qt last night. Twenty people in the whole world want bLiar as unelected president of the eu, and the bbc managed to find them all.

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    • 185
      Henry VIII says:

      If Blair wants to be a President I’ve a suggestion – apply for US Citizenship(should be a doddle with his contacts) and then stand over there as the yanks seem to think he’s so fantastic. I think they’ll soon change their minds pretty soon though once he and the “First Lady” hit town

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        Clinton Baptiste says:

        Problem with that is the president has to have been born in the US. Although the yanks were thinking of changing it so that Arnie cans stand. There’s a remarkably prescient joke about it in the otherwise unimpressive Stallone flick Demolition Man.

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          Mr Ned says:

          According to the Constitution of the USA, they don’t ONLY have to have been born in the USA, but they have to be a NATURALISED CITIZEN, meaning that BOTH parents should be US citizens at the time that the “presidential candidate” was born.

          Strangely, this has been ignored for the current President, as his Father was not a US citizen at the time that Obama was born. There was a big fuss about an alleged faked birth certificate and that turned out to be based on a hoax designed to discredit a detractor of Obamas.

          But NOTHING has been mentioned in the mainstream media about Obama’s dad!

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          • Thats News says:

            Mr Ned, that’s not true. A Naturalized (sic) citizen is one who becomes a US citizen at age 18 or over.

            Incidentally it is rumoured that Chester Arthur was a British citizen.

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          • Tony B Liar says:

            and that Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in that country south of Detroit, Michigan

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          BBC News 24 says:

          Having to have been born in the US never stopped Obama, did it.

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          • albacore says:

            The relevant phrase is “natural born”.
            Hasn’t it gone quiet about that birth certificate?
            Don’t the US grunts care whether or not they’re hired guns, bounty hunters or gangstas any more?

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    Sir William Waad says:

    I see old Chirac’s going to be prosecuted for handing out public-sector contracts to his chums. It couldn’t happen in this country! The French seem to cherish a quaint belief in democracy and the rule of law.

    Old Jacquot is a thoroughly pleasant sort of chap for a ‘Grenouille’ and he knows his way rewardingly round a wine list, but he could never see a pie without wanting to have his finger in it.

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  62. 192
    Piss in our Time says:

    Lets have a reality check.The idea of the French and Germans being presided over by a Brit is a non starter. As for pinning hopes on The Czechs holding up the treaty for six months so that Cameron can ride to our rescue,is really clutching at straws. And what happens when Cameron becomes PM? Isn’t he just another EU poodle?

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    • 236
      Mr Ned says:

      Sadly, you are correct, but I hope that the reports of Vaclav Klaus considering holding a referendum in the Czech Republic are true.

      It is the ONLY hope we have left of scuppering this foul, satanic institution.

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    Obama is a twat says:

    I’m a little confused here, how come all of a sudden the Euro creeps who continually prattle on about how wonderful it is we are all Europeans together suddenly get all patriotic and think having a scotsman (Bliar) is the best thing for Britain?

    Shouldn’t all the Euro luvvies WANT somne pointless no-mark as after all that would sum up the EU perfectly

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      Dreaming of glory in Brussels says:

      THAT arch-europhile and Labour “luvvie” MacShane just made his umpteenth appearance on the news channels – this time the BBC to say he thinks that Blair is the ideal candidate for President of the EU and that “Miliboys” will make the ideal “EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs”(I refuse to comment).To paraphrase his syncophantic ramblings: ” My goodness to think that Britain is only one out of twenty seven states and that european leaders feel that the United Kingdom has the two best politicians to occupy the two top roles in Europe!”

      Keep dreaming Dennis cos’ it ain’t gonna happen.

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    • 304
      The more he lies the more he smiles says:

      that is true.
      Tell the EU that Brown wastalking pants yesterday (they won’t be surprised) and that when he said the British people were backing Blair he meant one of the following:
      Bagpuss
      Henry’s Cat
      Mr Bean
      The Speaker
      John and Edward

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  64. 203
    The Master Plan says:

    If Brown resigned today could he go the as-yet unadvertised EU job?

    Now there’s a thought …..

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    philip walling says:

    We praise Thee oh God!

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      Down with Brown! says:

      Rejoice, rejoice. Prayer is a most effective agent against tyrants.

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      • 471
        Goodyear for the roses says:

        Thanks for the tip. Those insects are bastards. No rubber left on my new Michelins. At first, I put it down to the local yobs but the lcal police said that crime rate is falling.

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  66. 217
    Old Nick Heavenly(real dimwit) says:

    TOLD YOU SO

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    South of the M4 says:

    The Blair issue always was, and will continue to be, a planned distraction to keep other news off the front pages.

    As one who has worked all over Europe, I saw only that the UK was viewed as a small island off the north coast of the continent – with little of significance to offer. Do you really think the EU bodice will want a Brit as No 1 & No 2?

    Moreover, Blair turned his back on the country and his constituency which showed where his true allegiance lay. So for those jokers on QT last time – do you really think that Blair will look after the UK’s interest?

    Blair’s time has passed. Political commentators need to move on and focus on the stuff this government does not want discussed.

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    • 273
      Outraged punter says:

      Blair walked out on his job whilst his country was fighting a war he took them in to.
      A coward of the highest order.

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        bandersnatch says:

        Blair’s presidential bid will be scuppered by the socialists, those ostensibly on his own side. Those vaguely or partly in favour of him are, like Angela Merkel, right of centre. As for the other big power centre… France… I can’t believe Sarkosy (sp) really will support any Brit. So… the numbers just don’t add up.

        Pity Angela Merkel isn’t free… Someone earlier on in this thread mentioned her. She’s a good diplomat: low key, and not a flashy grand-stander. No motorcade factor there. I’ll probably be the only one writing on Guido’s blog who thinks Mary Robinson would make a good job of it, if job there will be… and it sure seems likely.

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  68. 222
    Hard-Lazing Voter says:

    President of the EU?

    Draft Vaclav Klaus but ONLY if he continues to tell the rest of the Eurocretin establishment to fuck off vis-a-vis Lisbon.

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  69. 227
    Senor Frizby says:

    Interesting article in the FT today about Blair’s hugely lucrative business empire that would have to be dismantled if he took the job. Obviously if he wanted to do this he could hire Gordon Brown and the business would go bust within 30 days. In reality Blair is far to addicted to money and power to take this role. He’d rather Millepede had a high ranking position and could land him not only a hefty contract but a key role in “fixing” deals between the EU and the usual oil and drag barons he hangs out with.

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  70. 233
    Sassenach says:

    Have Bliar’s employers, JP Morgan, agreed to him becoming Il Presidente?

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  71. 234
    tubes says:

    For the first time in my life well done gordon , You used your curse well this time

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    DisgustedOfMitcham2 says:

    Hold on a minute, there’s a bit of an assumption behind all this talk of Socialist leaders and the centre-right parties isn’t there? You’re assuming that Blair is a socialist, and that the president coming from the ranks of the centre-right would somehow be incompatible with Blair getting the job.

    On what basis do you think Blair is a socialist? Didn’t he describe himself as the heir to Thatcher? In fact Thatcher would probably have loved to do what Blair did with student top-up fees, except that she presumably thought she’d never get away with it.

    Blair may have been the leader of a party that for most of its history has been thoroughly left-wing, but I would say that Blair himself is firmly right of centre.

    Mind you, I still think he’s a complete tosser who should under no circumstances be allowed to become EU president.

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      Thats News says:

      Yesterday Brown fibbed in Brussels that “People would be pleased if a British person became president. I think most people would prefer a British person taking this job rather than citizens of other countries.”

      People? What people? British people? Well, hardly. Foreign people? No. They probably want a citizien of their own country.

      The only possible way this might work is for a democratically elected president. But as that would involve people actually voting, well, we all know what the EU think of people voting.

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      • 274
        I hate new Labour says:

        ‘People’ would also be pleased if:
        Brown called an election
        Smith, Mcnulty et al paid back what they stole
        Life sentence meant life
        Blair was prosecuted for war crimes
        etc.

        Normally what ‘people’ want is never important to politicians, but it is now?

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    • 259
      Blair the best Tory PM that the Labour party had. says:

      If Blair is a Socialist then Cameron must be a Tory.

      Neither are true. Cameron is frit that if right wing Blair becomes President and a popular President, then Dave’s own socialist liberal Euro leanings will be exposed for what they are.

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  73. 263
    DZ says:

    Second try: pressed the auto-mod button last time.

    As I continued to totter around Germany, I did wonder why people on this blog get it right and the MSM are so off the wall. You know what? They have industry over there. Yes, they do. Lots and lots and lots. The place works. Met an old bloke in Würzburg who went on about post-war Germany’s triumphs – like NASA. Yet our MSM promote a destructive charlatan as EU president? Blair doesn’t fit the modern German world-view. They don’t do much destruction here. It rankles.

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    • 268
      joolz says:

      Yes and Germany (France included) are the countries that dont give a fuck about the EU rules. We on the other hand follow all the rules and look at the state we are in.

      Did Germany and France not break the EU monitary rule on social spending and instead of a fine they got the law changed?

      We do what we are told, they do what they want! thats the difference

      joolz

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        barefootcontessa says:

        France seems to have forgotten who invaded their country, caused terrible tragedy and held them captive for several years. Instead they are best friends with Germany, always cosying up to each other, in private huddles, conspiring together. What’s it all about? As long as they work together to keep the Bastard Blair at bay, who cares?

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  74. 270
    Precedent Bliar, emoting, and with faux sincerity and grin, says:

    Look – trust me. I’m a straight kinda guy – well, – compared with all the other * * * * * S

    Me and the missus done well so far though ain’t we?

    We could do even better – dosh I mean.

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    • 278
      I hate new Labour says:

      “This is not a time for soundbites, but, y’know, well, I feel cometh the hour cometh the man”

      Get used to spin, bullshit and property portfolio expansion if that lying tw@t is allowed to hold office again…

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        Condemned from his own mouth says:

        “A new dawn has broken has it not ? This is not a time for soundbites but I feel the hand of history upon our shoulders.Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war. The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. I can only go one way. I’ve not got a reverse gear. Everyone knows that I’m a straightkinda guy”

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    • 292
      The more he lies the more he smiles says:

      he’s the peoples president.

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      • 294
        D. Pressed says:

        Oh G*d – I feel even worse now.

        If only I could get in touch with my seething anger the psychobabblists talk about.

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    Paddy says:

    One third, eh?

    That’s higher than the 22% of eligible voters that actively voted for his party at the last general election in this country.

    However, this is not such a political no-hoper as you might think. Sure, the French and the Germans would never want him because of the diplomatic unpleasantness in 2003, but the balance has shifted East.

    Personally, I find him repulsive and would have him sent to the lower echelons of The Tower for as long as possible, before parading his severed head to traitor’s gate (along with his comrades) in an atmosphere of intense joy.

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      Paddy says:

      It must also be remembered that Tony Blair is not really very “left” wing in many ways. Economically, Britain was far more pro private enterprise with a Labour government under his leadership than the French economy under Chirac, who was nominally considered a conservative.

      The reason that Labour managed to obtain so many donations from wealthy patrons, rather than their traditional Trade Union sponsors was that Blair kept the economically left within his party at bay. We can now see without him at the leadership that the crawling effect of marxist wealth envy has returned: 50% income highest bracket, non-dom tax, nationalisation of the financial sector ad tedium.

      From a British perspective, the wrecking he did was “social”. He destroyed the House of Lords by replacing a mixed Genetic Lottery/Brilliance selection process with his own appointees. He decided to “Multiculturalise” our country to piss off the right. The pathetic and bleeting moand and blame culture of risk transfer was allowed to infect our country in the name of health and safety. Et cetera ad tedium.

      The problem is that abroad he appeals as a liberal revolutionary, who ran a strong economy and was equally pro Europe and the US. The Presidential issue is unfortunately far from settled.

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      • 316
        Desperate Dan says:

        Pro-private enterprise? Only if you call money laundering, tax avoidance, embezzlement and fraud private enterprise.

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        • 436
          Paddy says:

          Desperate,

          “Britain was far more pro private enterprise with a Labour government under his leadership than the French economy under Chirac, who was nominally considered a conservative.”

          Speaking within the context of relative economic positions of European Governments, many on the continent would judge Blair as economically right wing. I pity their pathetic countries, but that’s that.

          Paddy

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  78. 293
    D. Pressed says:

    I said I’d try to picture das BootFuhrer’s tits, bellies, and bathplug, all in seething action.

    But it didn’t cheer me up.

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  79. 300
    Max says:

    The rest of the EUSSR have probably already realised that if you vote Bliar you get McDoom shoe-horned in later. The deal has probably already been done in a seedy meeting in a restaurant somewhere.

    The thought of McDoom as EUSSR president is what did it for Bliar!

    And OT but (as I’ve previously posted) you vote UKIP and you get Zanulab/LibDum:

    By-Election Result

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    • 308
      MY vote is worth more than YOUR vote says:

      Is that how it works? – you mean, like, – vote Bliar and get Brhroon?

      Makes you think tho – dunnit

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  80. 301
    Ruth Kelly's plaything says:

    Fine translation, Guido. Perhaps you are a Kraut after all?

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    • 340
      Blair, Nein danke. says:

      Nein, das ist er nicht. Aber es gibt offentsichtlich ‘Mitverschwörer’, die bereit sind ihm ein wenig Unterstützung zu leisten.

      Like

  81. 313
    Desperate Dan says:

    Now that their ludicrous attempts to promote Blair have failed they’re pulling out all the stops on behalf of the ridiculous Miliband.
    The Evening Standard is screaming: “Miliband Looks Likely for Top Job as Blair’s Chances Fade”.

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    • 320
      Groucho says:

      Come on Brown, give Miliband your full backing.

      Like

    • 384
      Udderly 'orrible says:

      Mr Fawkes made the mentalist meme stick to McRuin with endless snot-eating movies, how about a repeat job on Militeen? The picture of the beanstalk waving his bent banana at last year’s Liebourseigheil is just the trick, could someone please animate it.

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  82. 314
    Groucho says:

    Michael Portillo had it right on This Week last night. The EC is the new Papacy – with cardinals selecting a new leader behind closed doors.

    Why trust the little people to vote on such an important point? What do they know (apart from the fact that Blair is a lying, egotistical scumbag)?

    Did I ever tell you that a friend of mine once had the opportunity to shove Blair out of an aeroplane? As my mate points out, if only he had known then what he knows now.

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  83. 322
    barefootcontessa says:

    We might hope that that bastard Blair is going to be flushed down the lavvy, but rats invariably manage to swim up the U-bend and surface in fine fettle.

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  84. 324
    tommy atkins says:

    brown lying as usual,ditto millipede………sarko and merkel doing deals behind backs……..

    what lovely pleasant people we have in the european paradise………..

    all looking out for OUR best interests……

    utter,utter hoons!

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  85. 330
    Anonymous says:

    Blair’ll never become president of the EU, the EU hate him because he lied about the war and because he’s too left-wing for the kind of governments that have now been elected in the eu countries, and the UK hates him because he lied about the war and because he sat back and allowed brown to destroy the economy because he was too busy looking big on the world stage to bother with domestic politics. And everyone in the world hates him because he was bush’s poodle.

    I can’t work out if Brown’s supporting him because of a deal (ie “go quietly without telling anyone what I really did to oust you, and I’ll promote you for eu president”) or if he’s just doing it out of spite to the country/tories. I think it’s probably both.

    Either way it won’t work; nobody on the planet listens to brown, he’s just a laughing stock, a known moronic mad spiteful blackmailing fuckwit.

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    • 376

      “nobody on the planet listens to brown, he’s just a laughing stock, a known moronic mad spiteful blackmailing fuckwit”

      Is that in a good way? Is this ok to be this or is it not? It’s the same with that biscuit question, I get confused. Better ring Peter again.

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  86. 335
    Obama is a twat says:

    John and Edward for Euro President. Better to have two tits than one (Bliar)

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    • 386
      Outraged punter says:

      I thought that the deal was that a member of Boyzone was to die for each week John and Edward remained in XFactor. We’ve been conned on that too.

      Like

  87. 343
    BBC News 24 says:

    ‘…Brown has perhaps the worst case of delusion, out of touch with the will of his own people.’

    Let’s call a spade a spade, eh, Guido. He’s a fucking liar, plain and simple. Much like the rest of them that sit on the Government benches.

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  88. 346
    bandersnatch says:

    On page three of the Grauniad today there’s a picture relevant to another of Blair’s delusions… weapons of mass destruction, dangerously pointed at the West from Iraq, leaving several Nato countries 40 minutes from attack…
    The photo shows three soldiers sitting in wheelchairs watching a military parade. One has a leg missing, another has two legs missing, and the has third is missing two legs and an arm as well…

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    • 381

      That wasn’ae me! Ah told Tony that I wouldn’t fin-aance it. Ye’d better have a word with Alistair Campbell, he’ll be on here in a bit pretending to be Mastur Baiter, Tony Waverer and Grauniad Wimmin. It’s what he does in the afternoons.

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    • 389
      The Beast of Clerkenwell says:

      Dunno why these Muzzies get so upset as most of our soldiers are both ‘armless and most weekends legless
      McMental, Blair
      You will both go to hell
      I hope to greet you
      Beast

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  89. 348
    righty right wing (mrs) says:

    Did anuone hear Toenails this morning on Pravda Toady stating that Miliband is in line for the job of EU Foreign Minister?

    FFS – the recycled Marxist is barley out of short trousers intellectually.

    So we will have a stark staring mad war criminal for EU president & a multi millionaire (inherited via dodging IHT) marxist Foriegn Minister.

    And without a shot being fired or a vote being taken Great Britain lost the war against the Forth Reich.

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    • 379
      Groucho says:

      Isn’t that the ‘diplomat’ who recently managed to offend the Indian Prime Minister so thoroughly that Mandleson had to come in and smooth things over before the Indians would speak to the little twerp again?

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    • 486
      Anonymous says:

      And without a shot being fired or a vote being taken Great Britain lost the war against the Forth Reich.”

      “Forth” reich??

      ‘m sure our Lothian friends would object to this insult!!

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  90. 352
    F. Atuous says:

    It was diverting to see how closely Oliver Kamm, on This Week last night, resembles his uncle Martin Bell. All he needs is the white suit.

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  91. 354
    pissed off voter says:

    The current carry-on about the EU presidency got me thinking about how far the EU is removed from democracy.

    Apparently the right to vote was originally accorded to two people from each county and evolved through various stages to the point where being 18 years or older was entitlement to vote.

    Currently, in the EU, the position of presidency is to be decided by the votes of one person from each of 27 countries.

    Thus the EU, at a stroke, brings a level of ‘democracy’ which does not even come up to the standards of the fifteenth century.

    The politicians persistently argue that the EU is ‘the way forward’. It almost certainly is if you are a politician, but for the rest of us it is more like a return to the days when landowners spoke and the rest of the country either obeyed or starved.

    For anyone who cares, a brief history of voting can be found here

    http://www.mole-valley.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=232

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    • 461
      Desert rat says:

      You pernicious little upstart, you will be out of your tied cottage by morning, and lucky your’e not horse whipped

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  92. 357
    west country farmer says:

    just had our pest man in to sort out thousands of flies and field mice in our house. he tells me he’s then off to westminster to lay some poison for the pests down there

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  93. 359
    barefootcontessa says:

    That bastard Blair hasn’t said he wants the job yet in case he doesn’t get it, and would then be humiliated. He’s terrified of the humiliation. If he lies low he can say,( in the event of being passed over) ‘Don’t be ridiculous, I didn’t want the job in the first place!’

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  94. 360
    anon says:

    Anyone else notice that there is never any mention of continental European opposition to the EU on your BBC?

    I am amazed that the once free and fair BBC is now a mouthpiece for the EU tyranny.

    There is opposition here on the mainland to the EU – but like all nasty dictatorships who control the press it never gets out.

    I am genuinely afraid of what is to come – this EU empire will stop at nothing – nothing to assert control over us all.

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    • 362
      british anon says:

      Greetings Anon,
      The BBC, despite the £3.4 billion pounds a year it taxes off the very poorest in British society, has been taking secretive loans from the ECB.

      They will not tell anyone why they are getting that money, what its purpose is or what the EU is getting for its money from the BBC.

      Your guess is as good as mine. Be afraid, be very afraid – but be ready to fight for your freedom.

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      • 378
        Anonymous says:

        A facist dictatorship, indeed it is. More and more folk are awakening.
        We will fight them on. The bitches. We will fight them in the air. Waves.

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  95. 363

    thank fuck for that!

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  96. 365
    Clinton Baptiste says:

    Hey Silvio, good to see you again. There’s no need to shout though.

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  97. 369
    Chaim Alumberajaque says:

    Anyway. What shall we call the day we are free once again?
    We Had VE Day last time. (Victory in Europe).
    How about VooE Day. (Victory out of Europe) Ort
    BoE Day (Better Out Day).
    Or/
    YOAF Day (Yes. Out And Free)

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  98. 370
    GWAE says:

    Blair’s Fading EU Chances Spur Race for Top Post (Update1)

    http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aQ0gY.T9ilqc

    “Tony Blair’s fading chances to be picked as the first European Union president opened the gates to new candidates as the EU cleared the final obstacles to creating the high-level post.

    EU leaders voiced growing doubts about the former U.K. prime minister, shifting the speculation to figures with a lower global profile such as Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende or former Finnish Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen.

    “The shortlist hasn’t been put together yet,” Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann, a socialist allied with Blair’s Labour party, told reporters as EU leaders gathered for the second day of a summit in Brussels. Once the treaty is passed “we’ll have to act quickly and show we’re capable of acting.”

    EU leaders yesterday surmounted the key remaining hurdle to creating the job by bowing to the Czech Republic’s demands for an exemption to treaty provisions that Czech leaders feared would grant property rights to ethnic Germans expelled after World War II. The concession was Czech President Vaclav Klaus’s price for abandoning his campaign to sabotage the Lisbon Treaty, which overhauls the a half-century-old governing apparatus.

    Climate change and the economy are on the agenda for the summit’s final sessions, which end around 1 p.m………………….”

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  99. 375
    Silent Bob says:

    ­ ­

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  100. 380
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus says:

    Let the Electors decide. Blair will win, and then the Pope shall crown him in Aachen cathedral.

    Face it:

    1) Which other candidate will look good in the crown?
    2) Whose head will look best on all the coins?, and
    3) Best get it in British hands now, in case this shit dynastic on us.

    AVE ANTONIUS, DEI GRATIA, ROMANORUM IMPERATOR, SEMPER AUGUSTUS!

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  101. 383
    Blair slapped down but... says:

    According to sources, Brown has declared ‘war’ on Jean-Claude Juncker of Luxembourg. That should help his candidacy enormously at the mid-November Summit.

    Brown threw a wobbly at the Socialists meeting, by all accounts, as they refused to countenance Blair from the word go.

    As for the ‘Foreign Minister’ job, the socialists have Ahtisari of Finland, Gusenbauer of Austria and Steinmaier of Germany to choose from ,but all are reluctant as the post means that no important commission seat can be held by the country providing the successful candidate.

    Therefore, a British ‘High Representative’ would remove a Briton from any IMPORTANT commissionership dealing with important day to day matters. Not a good idea for the sake of poncing around on the world stage. So an incoming Conservative Government would be unable to appoint any one to any meaningful post in Brussels.

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    • 391
      Sir Mufbourne-Harbor says:

      Well they should put their energy, if elected, into running Britain for our benefit. Fuck europe. Bunch of socialist facists.

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  102. 385
    Anonymous says:

    Such things as the election of Bercow as speaker and the mass immigration conspiracy, both done primarily to spite the Tories leads me to think that Brown endorsing Blair despite personally loathing him kind of has the same motive behind it.

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  103. 388
    Master Baiter says:

    Rabbi Schudrich emailed the following on 27 July
    “It is clear that Mr Kaminski was a member of NOP, a group that is openly far right and neo-nazi. Anyone who would want to align himself with a person who was an active member of NOP and the Committee to Defend the Good Name of Jedwabne (which was established to deny historical facts of the massacre at Jedwabne) needs to understand with what and by whom he is being represented.”

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    • 390
      Anonymous says:

      Oy vey, the things they say!

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    • 393
      Max says:

      Well that’s told us. Bye.

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    • 412
      Rabbi Lionel Red says:

      The Rabbi has now clarified his earlier remarks and mounted a strong attack on those who are smearing Kaminski. In his most recent remarks he said “There is no doubt that Kaminski is a strong friend of the State of Israel. He himself has spoken out against anti-Semitism on several occasions during the past decade. It is a grotesque distortion that people are quoting me to prove that Kaminski is an anti-Se­mite. Portraying Kaminski as a neo Nazi plays into the painful and false stereotype that all Poles are anti-Sem­itic. I would also like to clarify that the headline of James Macintyre article of July 29, 2009 entitled: “Jewish Leaders Turn on Cameron’s Tories: Poland’s chief rabbi and others call on Cameron to sever ties with Polish MEP” does not represent what I said to the author. I made no political statement and this headline is misleading and untrue.”

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      • 464
        Desert rat says:

        We have no need of the truth, if fucking new labour says he’s a nazi, that should be good enough for anybody

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      • 482
        Silvio Tanner says:

        *
        *
        *
        *

        THE DGJEWS ARE AWLWAYS KOMPLAYNING ABAOUT BE SLAUGHTERED AWLREDDy

        *

        ASTA

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      • 483
        Master Baiter is a plonker says:

        What about the 98 British soldiers blown up by Ergun (Jewish terrorists) at the King David Hotel in 1948, the 3 British Sergeants strung up in the orange groves of Palestine and the poisoning of the water supply to the arabs in Ace?

        We still maintained relations with Israel after that and even invited Menachen Begin (Jewish terrorist and later Prime Minister) to Downing Street. Such atrocities, such associations who would believe it?

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    • 424
      Sarge says:

      Of course now Bliar wants the EU presidency,this tale has to be changed to avoid losing support from Latvia and Poland. He was really a nice chap after all.

      Sadly MB, New Labour have sold you down the river.Deny all you like but you have been well and truly shafted. And by New Labour.

      Poetic Justice.

      I wonder if anyone will sue you over this? Dear dear -inferring the Conservatives were fascist bully boys

      Could be a thin old Xmas in the MB household.

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      • 450
        wut is this nutter on about says:

        Anyone can set up an email account with anyones name on it, I could easily make a Gordon Brown email account and spam the UN and world leaders email addresses with animal porn images and gibberish (par for the course with Gordon there) or long letters declaring love for David Cameron but it wouldn’t mean he had actually written them does it.

        lol these noo labour lot really don’t get the internet do they.

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        • 459
          Master Baiter says:

          It’s a genuine email and the Rabbi doesn’t deny sending it.

          The problem many people have with Kaninski is what he said three weeks ago.

          Kaminski told the Jewish Chronicle:
          “If you are asking the Polish nation to apologise for the crime made in Jedwabne, you would require from the whole Jewish nation to apologise for what some Jewish Communists did in Eastern Poland.”

          Hundreds of innocent Jews were slaughtered by their Polish neighbours in Jebwabne (yebvabne). Pogroms have been frequent and brutal.
          How would Hague feel about his family having met a similar fate and how would he feel about politicians who refuse to join the head of state in apologising for the crime but instead campaign to keep it covered up?

          God is Truth is Love

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  104. 392
    DisgustedOfMitcham2 says:

    Well, I’ve just seen something that amused me.

    I’m sure most readers here will already have signed the petition against Blair becoming president (if not, do it now!). It currently has a little over 44,000 signatures.

    There is also a petition that supports Blair’s bid to become president. It has 38 signatures.

    So, I think that makes it pretty clear what “The People” want.

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  105. 394
    Master Baiter says:

    Question Time
    John Sargeant nailed it on the crisis, the debt and the stimulus.

    What is Cheryl Gillan for, that’s two extreme lightweights in a row from the Conservitudes.

    It’s the real economy, stupid.

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  106. 400
    Vote vote vote for Jacqui says:

    I propose that Haloween Night be renamed SlotGob Night as
    a lasting testimony to the regard we will hold for Cherie in perpetuity.
    It seems now most unlikely that she will be crowned Queen of Europe
    so why not crown her Queen of Haloween.
    My one fear is that her boat race may scare small children.

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  107. 409
    johnny come lately says:

    Just a thought after watching QT last evening and the moribund Gillan.
    Then considering Cameron’s PMQ’s. I am beginning to believe that the Conservatives do not want to win the election.

    ?

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  108. 410
    Roger Daley says:

    I heard a new – to me anyway – Brownword this morning from Brussels –

    “fin ants.

    I assume must have meant “thin ants” “fine ants” or possibly “finance ?”

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    • 443
      Brown is a drug addict says:

      oops they better pump his useless corpse with ever more drugs.

      Brown the drug addict.

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  109. 413
    Max says:

    Well it’s lunchtime and the Masturbator is after me so I’m off. By the way the Caption Competition is on on the other thread. Bye!

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  110. 419
    Snuggles says:

    How can he become President he is absolutely hated across the EU for the Iraq invasion!!!! The only thing I can think that would count in his favour is that he would be highly recognised on the International stage. His credibility is shot to pieces though! Also hasn’t at the moment got another super duper job as our Middle East envoy(and that is working out well Tony!!).

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  111. 420
    Brown (and Nulabour) slapped down says:

    Not my site, but spot on to explain how European Social Democrats see Nulabour as a disaster for their own credibility with their electorates.

    Explains why Brown was slapped down within minutes.

    Bet he hated that.

    http://hatfieldgirl.blogspot.com/2009/10/speaking-only-for-themselves.html

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    • 426
      Master Baiter says:

      You morons don’t see what us intellectuals do – that James (Gordon) Brown is the finest financial mind to ever walk the earth.

      He saved the world, saved 500,000 jobs and finds time to go running 3 miles a day.

      He personally keeps the mobile phone and printer businesses going through his own selfless acts of mad rage.

      If he’d been in charge during the great war, the British would have won.

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      • 428
        Putin says:

        Yes dear. There there. Now just take one of these tablets and take a nap. You will feel much better afterwards.

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        • 432
          Master Baiter says:

          No, no, you’re wrong.

          Wrong on the economy.
          Wrong on jobs.
          Wrong on the loch ness monster.
          Wrong on Santa.
          Wrong on everything! I’ll kill you all! Peter knows where you live!

          Argh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      • 503
        D-503 says:

        Gordon also abolished boom and bust!

        Yeah!

        Well, he abolished boom at least.

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  112. 422
    763 says:

    Heard last night that a EU navy ship had found the pirated yacht
    in the Indian ocean. I understand it was one of HM ships. does the
    Queen know that the EU has pirated one of Her Ships

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  113. 438
    Moley says:

    We will only be safe from the threat of Blair as President once someone else has been nominated and officially put in place.

    As for Brown; he has failed to understand that the recession in this country will continue until after the election because him and his Government are the cause of it. There will be no restoration of confidence and end to uncertainty until Labour has gone.

    Labour’s only hope of damage limitation is to ditch Brown, replace him and call an immediate election.

    They won’t do it of course. Cowardice is infectious and the whole of the Parliamentary labour Party has been consumed by it.

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  114. 446
    Glauca says:

    To all Patriots, signed this petition

    gopetition.co.uk/petitions/investigate-tony-blair.html

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  115. 451
    Gordon Gekko says:

    Welcome to the real world pal

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  116. 452
    Sassenach says:

    With luck the Conservatives will ditch Scotland.

    The Labour party will then forever be unelectable to form a majority Govt.

    Roll on the day

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    • 457
      Gordon Gekko says:

      Your dreaming pal, do you think all the lazy scroungers will change their spots or the economic immigrants across the world licking their lips and salivating at the prospect of getting in here for a free ride will either.

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  117. 454
    Leave the conspiracy theories in the trash can says:

    Anyone blaming the ‘Zionist’ bogeyman for all their problems needs a wake up call to reality, Israel won’t exist in another few decades, most of the world will end up part of a muslim caliphate, everyone apart from Pakistanis and Chinese will be ethnic miniorities.

    That is reality look at UN data and it’s all in black and white how the future will turn out.

    The zionists are hardly genius or doing a good job are they if they are actively creating and promoting their own destruction.

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  118. 458
    Gordon Gekko says:

    Anyone know any Arabs?

    I’ve got some sand to sell to them.

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  119. 462
    Tim says:

    Is it just me – and I haven’t looked through all the comments – but watching how crudely Jonah made the “TB for President” case on the news last night, it looked more like a deliberate attempt to scupper TB than to support him.

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  120. 473
    Anonymous says:

    A lot of you people are not being fair to Tony and all the benefits he could bring to the world as first emperor of the new Rome (aka Belgium).

    He would soon get these slovenly europeans licked into shape and have their useless armies sent off to get killed somewhere for something or other. That’s got to be good.

    Plus it would be brilliant for international relations – the Americans would get far more allied targets to accidentally bomb.

    Go Phony.

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    • 476
      I hate new Labour says:

      And he’d be happy to change religion at the drop of a hat if it means he’ll personally gain from it.

      It takes a special sort of man to be such an unscrupulous, unprincipled, mercenary, self-serving w@nker. Lord knows most decent folk couldn’t do it.

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  121. 480
    Madeyeshannan says:

    Who gives a fuck?

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  122. 481
    Anonymous says:

    Süddeutsche Zeitung quote was in The Indy in full this morning

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  123. 489
    James says:

    If British citizens cannot back Blair, how well will that go down with European leaders? Well they may have already sussed him out even without our tacit support.

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  124. 493
    Lizzie says:

    I think Blair knows he doesn’t stand a chance because he was part of a dying British government, headed now by Brown. Blair maybe many things but being a lawyer goes some way to making him look before he leaps, unlike Brown.
    Blair won’t want to lose, that’s why he hasn’t thrown his hat in the ring,he is not used to being rejected, everything he touches turns to “Dollars”. But what will happen now is Brown will be shown to have no power in Europe, as well as in Britain, Brown has shot himself in the foot once again, that is what happens when you are pompus and have a very high opinion of yourself, others see things in a different way. Blair is seen as the Iraq warmonger, and his efforts for peace in the middle east have come to nothing, in fact most Arabs don’t respect Blair or trust him. Brown has really done a good job on Blair getting this top job, the “Jonah Curse” is in full effect.

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  125. 499
    bandersnatch says:

    ” I smell a rat! I see it floating in the air and, by heaven, I will nip it in the bud.”

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  126. 500
    bandersnatch says:

    Which one of you is in league with Professor Nutt and stirred skunk into my porridge?

    Like

  127. 501
    potentialalphamale says:

    Burn the Hunt with napalm!!!! What Bliar and his trotskyite filth have done to this country is nothing short of treason. What we in the resistance now need to do is to join Zanulabia and wreck it from the inside as they have done to our nation’s once great institutions.Fight for LIBERTY!!!!

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  128. 504

    Just a thought: Do we, the people, get to have a choice in the matter? You know, Democracy? Elections?

    Like


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