July 26th, 2010

Fox’s Neo-Con Charity Slammed

Another week and another headache for the beleaguered Defence Secretary. Neo-Con head-bangers the Atlantic Bridge have been slammed by the Charity Commission for their close ties to the Tories. Set up by Fox in 2003, like the Smith Institute and Labour, they never really made any attempt to hide their political affiliations. Quite how they thought could get away with endorsing the Conservatives and maintain their neutral status beggars-belief.

The “charity” has been given a year to play by the rules or lose that all important status and the tax break it brings…


90 Comments

  1. 1
    Peter Grimes says:

    What about the other 10 the CC was investigating? All ZaNuLieBor shills!

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    • 3
      Can’t remember my moniker says:

      Nothing to see here – move along.

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      • 67
        The Ghost of David Kelly says:

        All NeoCons are Fuckwits

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        • 78
          Sukyspook says:

          The ‘Special Relationship’ just gets curiouser and curiouser:

          Compare Atlantic Bridge’s John Bull image above with Uncle Sam(ael):

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    • 55
      Anonymous says:

      It seems the whole lot of them seem to have been upto false charty setups, is there a certain type of person who becomes an MP are there any honest persons who genuinely want to serve the public of any persuation they would get my vote!

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  2. 2
    Where's Gordon says:

    Brown said in an interview he’s happy being a “cheerful MP”. What an absolute, complete and utter fucking c-unt.

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  3. 4
    Dack Blog says:

    We need a House of Untouchables.

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  4. 5
    Righty Right Wing (Mrs) says:

    It really does not matter which party it is, they all have their charitable slush funds & the CC is a useless “quango” that allows them to get away with it.

    “You have a year to comply” – imagine any other walk of life where blatant tax avoidance to channel funds to your own interests would be tolerated?

    One law for them one law for us – meet the new bosses, same as the old bosses.

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  5. 6
    Popcorn says:

    Inception is an incredible film. Truly brilliant.

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  6. 8
    Can’t remember my moniker says:

    New Purcell now. Whiter than white.

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  7. 9
    Where's Geoff Pudenda now? says:

    Hunt

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  8. 11
    Gordon Brown, Corgi Registered but struck off for being a cunt says:

    Fook the fooking Atlantic Bridge, and then ram said bridge up your fooking fundament Fox, you sack of NeoCon shyte.

    We’ve had a fooking gutful of Tony Blair’s craven submission of Britain’s foreign policy and armed forces to the Washington warlords, for his economic gain.
    America’s relationship with Britain is akin to a dog’s relationship with a lamp-post, so enough for fooks sake.

    Happily however the one positive to arise from Blair’s shameful prostitution of Britain to the degenerate yank trash, is that never again will a British squaddie take the field of battle shoulder to shoulder with America’s barbarian hordes of trailer trash, slum dwellers and farm boys.

    Gove and Fox are both fookin rabid NeoCons, a black mark for a coalition I heartily approve of generally.

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  9. 12
    Maximus says:

    It’s past the time that nu layber stooge Dame Suzi Leather and her band of “Charity Commissioners” were dis-appointed.

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    • 39
      Gonk says:

      Politicised of course by the commies.
      Time to shut up shop and
      leave it to the bloke who smokes a pipe
      and the lady with sensible shoes.

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    • 46
      Hugh Janus says:

      Quite agree, on both counts. She is one of the worst quangocrats there is. Perhaps her days attached to the public teat are numbered, given her obvious NuLiebour sympathies.

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  10. 13

    Just went to check out their website and it’s ‘currently being updated’.

    Funny that.

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  11. 14

    [...] noticed this at Guido’s – ‘Fox’s neo-con charity slammed.’ Reference Charity Commission investigation into [Tory ties to] Atlantic Bridge. You don’t [...]

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  12. 19
    Drunk lawyer says:

    The last thing this country needs is a subsidy being given to NeoCons. Their stupid ideas are bankrupting the US and UK in Iraq and now Afghanistan, and I bet we don’t even get any oil out of it.

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  13. 23
    Ellie Gellard says:

    I am now of the opinion that Ed Balls is a shit

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    • 48
      Hugh Janus says:

      You catch on quick! Most of us have known this since he was McBust’s bag-carrying spad, who wouldn’t so much as break wind without the permission of his master. Great to see that his former power base has been dismantled, leaving him exposed for what he truly is – an odious, self-serving bully-boy.

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    • 64
      All Lib Dems re tosspots says:

      What took you so long Ellie?

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  14. 25
    The Media Come To Guido For Their Next Story says:

    Toby Young’s article is basically a padded out version of a comment made on this blog a few days ago.

    MSM are nicking your more lucid and sane commentators observations and stuff again Guido, hope you are getting a kickback.

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  15. 26
    Martin Day BBC political correspondent says:

    The Government has announced plans to scrap the UK Film Council – the body which supports the British movie industry – as part of a drive to cut costs.

    Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to axe the organisation, whose remit also includes nurturing UK film talent at home and abroad, to ensure “greater value for money”.

    Film producer Tim Bevan, whose credits include Notting Hill (pictured), Atonement and Bridget Jones’s Diary, criticised today’s announcement, in his role as chair of the UK Film Council, as a “bad decision imposed without any consultation or evaluation”.

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    • 27
      AC1 says:

      Good first start.

      Extortion funding for the arts is a moral abomination.

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    • 29
      Peter Carter-Fuck says:

      The Uk Film Council are the bunch of twats who were advertising for a Head of Diversity at £85k. I hope that’s one oxygen thief who ends up on the Nat King Cole. £65 a week is about their fucking level.

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    • 30

      Notting Hill, Atonement and Bridget Jones’s Diary.

      All completely and utterly fucking shit.

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      • 65
        All Lib Dems are tosspots says:

        Agreed Concrete me old mate. Now the luvvies will have to find proper jobs.

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    • 41
      Sir William Waad says:

      I can’t see any reason why films should be subsidised rather than other forms of popular entertainment such as drinking, football or cheese-rolling.

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      • 50
        Hugh Janus says:

        Contrary to what they would have you believe, I see no sign that the film industry is hard up – quite the reverse in fact. They must take their chances like everyone else.

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    • 57
      Film Director says:

      Get fucking wrid of the lot of them..all lefie commies who make “films” which are invariably propaganda for the left.

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  16. 28
    Peter Carter-Fuck says:

    It must be accepted that Dr Fox is essentially a piece of cock cheese. We are meant to be having a “strategic defence review”, which will result in our defence forces being butt fucked once again to pay for all the disabled Somali lesbians who contribute to our diverse society, and the daft twat is fucking around with yet another bogus fucking charity. Fuck.

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  17. 31
    Gordon Brown says:

    My book will be out in November, just in time for christmas. It’ll be the perfect stocking filler.

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    • 35
      A Plumber says:

      I suggest it will block many a toilet system

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    • 45
      Sir William Waad says:

      It’s going to be a book about the global financial crisis. Perhaps it will be called “How I filled the hotel with combustible materials, smashed all the water pipes and set fire to it and then bravely rescued two or three of the four hundred occupants.”

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    • 51
      Christy says:

      To 30.
      How to save the world in 13 easy years oops sorry,meant chapters.

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    • 66
      All Lib Dems are tosspots says:

      The poor old bin men will be on over-time.

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  18. 32
    MPs are evil Satanic filth says:

    How come the dirty filthy war criminal, Tony Blair, can set up his money laundering shell companies as charities?

    Liam Fox is a filthy little Nazi looking for cash from the joooooooooooooooooz.

    He wants the UK to spend tens of £billions bombing Iran slaughtering babies, just so he can get a few £million from the genocidal joooooooooooooooz for giving them pleasure.

    I bet the Charity Commission is rancid with fags, blacks and joooooooooooz.

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  19. 36
    Where's Gordon says:

    Isn’t Africa fucked enough as it is without McDoom bringing his curse there?

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    • 40
      Anonymous says:

      Every little helps.

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    • 42
      The TV Licence says:

      It’s got to be Gordon’s

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    • 43
      Anonymous says:

      It Cleans round the bend

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    • 47
      Anonymous says:

      8 out of 10 blacks prefer him

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    • 74
      Anonymous says:

      Nice one Gordon, you will be blameless. Africa is already totally fucked.

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    • 87
      filipinomonkey says:

      He went to see if he could get our money back having invested with the ex finance minister of Nigeria who has 20 trillion stashed away. Gordons got 20% coming his way for use of The Bank of England’s accounts only there’s been some delays and some more fees are required to get the money.

      Once these little difficulties have been sorted he’ll return in triumph with the country’s coffers full to overflowing.

      All hail the conquering hero…

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  20. 44
    Sesame Street says:

    Muppets! Who would give a feckn hoot about these muppet.

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  21. 60
    Your £10 donation per month will do f-all says:

    The whole ‘charitee’ industry needs a thorough investigation and clear out.

    It’s riddled with political front groups, money-making scammers (adopt an f-ing tree in the Amazon!), and government sock puppets demanding ever greater government.

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    • 63
      Can’t remember my moniker says:

      Hard to think of one you can trust? Royal British Legion, Alexandra Rose, National Ex Services Association. ???? Don’t know any others that I could be sure of.

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  22. 61
    Martin Day BBC political correspondent says:

    Ed Balls was forced to abandon a Labour Party hustings on Friday night after he became targets for pooping pigeons.

    The “Foul Mouthed”MP attempted to speak as the birds let him know what they though of his speech, but when Ed Balls was hit in the face three minutes into his speech , Ed Balls left the hustings.

    A spokesman for Ed Ballssays, “It was disgusting and it’s a toxic health hazard. He(Ed Balls)) really tried to hang in there.”

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  23. 68
    The Ghost of David Kelly says:

    Neocons are the scum of the earth

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  24. 69
    drakes drum says:

    The Charity Commission is too close to the Labour Party. Suzi Leather (Dame) has to be removed. She has made this excellent body totally political.

    She has had a glorious time going from Quango to Quango to Quango making a load of money on the backs of taxpayers. Time for the dole queue for this labour lovie!

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    • 75
      Anonymous says:

      Agreed – but Cameron has not got the guts to do it. The Charity Commission plays ball with Labour and is becoming more and more political by the day. Just look at what they are trying to do with the Atlantic Council, in the way og good example.

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    • 76
      Anonymous says:

      Tories are clueless, they don`t understand what is happening. They are being systematically sidelined at all levels. The just don`t get it!

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  25. 70
    Ed Balls says:

    Dear fellow Order Order bloggers,

    Now I realise that half of you chumps haven’t even grown your first pube yet, but that’s no excuse for not having learnt the following:

    there = that place
    their = belonging to them
    they’re = short for they are

    your = belonging to you
    you’re = short for you are

    its = belonging to it
    it’s = short for it is

    oh, and also note that apostrophes are for possessives, not plurals

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  26. 73
    Anonymous says:

    They`re all in trouble with the Charity Commission – Atlantic Bridge, Atlantic Forum, Atlantic Council. The left are mobilising against the lot!

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    • 77
      Anonymous says:

      The Atlantic Bridge is being blown up, much to Cameron`s delight. Maybe they should rename it the New Delhi Bridge to get Cameron`s backing.

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      • 83
        Poor Bill says:

        Eu don’t get.

        The more damage they can do to our old alliances, (Commonwealth,NATO) the quicker we surrender to the Euro trash. Simple.

        A new tac on the ‘Federal Police’ I see. SOCA still too traditionally British.

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  27. 80
    The Ghost Of Robin Cook says:

    WOOOOOOOO

    WOOOOOOOOOOO

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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  28. 81
    Roger Pearse says:

    The charities commission was deliberately corrupted by New Labour. They passed a whole load of laws designed to privilege their own groups, and installed Dame Suzi Leather (sic) to stick it to the Tories, the Public Schools, the Churches, etc etc.

    Quite why the Coalition is tolerating this I don’t know. Just repeal that law and restore the old system of charities. It worked. The current one is simply a device to harass Tories.

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  29. 85
    (I've been renamed) DA-Notice says:

    If this is the case why can’t we do something about Common Purpose and the Fabians?

    Can the Sunlight Centre get involved please?

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  30. 86
    Terry says:

    Good first start.

    Extortion funding for the arts is a moral abomination.

    London Removals

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  31. 88
    Christian says:

    Another neo-con “charity” the Henry Jackson Society is charging its members and the public £35 to abuse the Commons’ terrace this evening for its summer parliamentary reception – and an opportunity to hobnob with un-named MPs and Lords. http://www.henryjacksonsociety.org/stories.asp?pageid=49&id=1662

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  32. 89

    [...] just gets worse for Liam Fox. After yesterday’s slamming from the Charity Commission for his farcical neo-con charity Atlantic Bridge, today he now learns [...]

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  33. 90

    I have noticed a lot of organisations are becoming charities must look into it!!

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