December 24th, 2010

The Truth Shall Set You free

Vince is whining that “…somebody who isn’t a constituent falsifies their name and address and comes in with a hidden microphone – it completely undermines the whole basis on which you operate as a local MP.” Does it really undermine the operation of an MP? If you are duplicitously two-faced, saying different things to different people it will undermine your standard operational procedure – lying.

As with Wikileaks people may have reservations about the manner in which the truth comes out, but one thing Guido is certain about: it is better that we the people know the truth. The political class treats voters like children who need to be shielded from the truth for their own good, making high-minded Platonic claims to “noble lies” when in reality they are too afraid of the personal consequences of living in truth. The truth will set us free…

UPDATE : Guido ran a survey when the Telegraph story came out asking, Could Cable Bring Down the Coalition? 4,217 politically savvy readers were polled, a whopping 89.85% said “No” and only 7.9% reckoned he could.

Methinks Cable is a bit vain in thinking he could bring down the government…


152 Comments

  1. 1
    Everybody says:

    Nobody is interested in this. Why not post a pic with some totty?

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    • 20
      13eastie says:

      Саblе іѕ а fuсkіng dіѕgrасе.

      Соnfіdеntіаlіty іѕ thеrе tо рrоtесt thе соnѕtіtuеnt (оr раtіеnt/сlіеnt іn hіѕ rіdісulоuѕ dосtоr/lаwyеr аnаlоgy).

      Соnfіdеntіаlіty іѕ nоt thеrе tо рrоtесt МР’ѕ (оr dосtоrѕ аnd lаwyеrѕ, fоr thаt mаttеr) whо ѕіmрly саnnоt ѕtор fuсkіng lyіng.

      Іf thеrе іѕ nо gеnuіnе соnѕtіtuеnt іn thе mееtіng, thеrе іѕ nоbоdy whоѕе соnfіdеnсе nееdѕ рrоtесtіng frоm Vіnсе’ѕ Саblе-knіt nuсlеаr ѕuісіdе vеѕt.

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      • 32
        Anonymous says:

        +1.

        Public servants should have to right to secrecy from the public, at least with regard to their public duties. Conversely the public should have right to privacy from the state.

        Cable and much of the political class here seem to hold (or practice) precisely the opposite views.

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        • 51
          One Term Tories says:

          So, it’s official, you aren’t allowed to mention the name of the Prime Minister on order order or you will be moderated.

          Smell the Fear of the Tories, they are fucking shitting themselves the cowards.

          fear is good, fear is our friend, fear works.

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          • Al says:

            You need help pal, all that poison, such bitterness. Leave your smelly bedsit and get some fresh air. And a job.

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          • Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

            Calling Dave and co Tories is streching it quite a way .

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          • Grumpy Old Man says:

            “fear is good, fear is our friend, fear works.”
            And in 2015, it will be the fear of letting Labour Looters back in which will re-elect a Tory Gov’t.

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          • EU, bailouts, nannying, muzzies, corrupt MPs & me? No thanks. says:

            You might be blind and tribal enough to want a Tory government re-elected, never again will I sully a ballot paper with a X for a Tory.

            UKIP all the way. Sure they might not have a chance in hell – except of course if enough people think and do the same…

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          • 13eastie says:

            Неrе аrе а fеw thіngѕ tо bе аfrаіd оf thіѕ “Wіntеrvаl”, yоu mіѕеrаblе, gоdlеѕѕ, whіnіng NuLаb fuсktаrd:

            1) 5-yеаr Раrlіаmеnt ― ІDЅ аnd Ноwаrd wіll lооk lіkе роlіtісаl gеnіі соmраrеd tо Rеd Еd аnd hіѕ ѕtrіng оf сhіррy ѕuссеѕѕоrѕ соmе 2015

            2) Еесtоrаl Rеfоrm ― Вlаіr’ѕ gеrrymаndеrеd bоundаrіеѕ ѕсrарреd. Роѕtаl vоtеѕ ѕсrарреd еxсерt fоr thе dіѕаblеd. Lаbоur’ѕ 100-ѕеаt hеаd-ѕtаrt rеvеrѕеd. 50 Lаbоur ѕеаtѕ ѕсrарреd.

            3) Аntі-Unіоn lеgіѕlаtіоn ― mеmbеrѕhір аnd ѕubѕ аt rесоrd lоw by 2015

            4) Раrty fundіng rеfоrm ― mаxіmum dоnаtіоn оf £100K, Lаbоur bаnkruрt

            5) Соnѕtіtuеnсy rесаll ― Nеwѕ Іntеrnаtіоnаl wіtсh-hunt fоr сrооkеd Lаbоur МР’ѕ ― ѕсоrеѕ ѕасkеd, Lаbоur еvісtеd by соаlіtіоn by-еlесtіоn tісkеt

            6) Мurdосh mаjоrіty асquіѕіtіоn оf ЅKY ― еvеry соunсіl hоuѕе bеnеfіt ѕсrоungеr сhаv іn thе соuntry wаtсhіng а ѕubtlе, іntоxісаtіng аnd аddісtіvе blеnd оf Рrеmіеrѕhір Fооtbаll аnd Fоx Nеwѕ

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          • Ampers says:

            Who?

            Dav.id Cam.er.on?

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          • Crappy Christmas says:

            Well done 13eastie.

            You’ve fallen in to the same trap as the fucktards on CiF do whenever someone comes along who doesn’t share the same mindset as theirs.

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          • 13eastie says:

            РМЅL!

            Dаvіd Саmеrоn ― оnсе аgаіn, thаt’ѕ DАVІD САМЕRОN ― аnd thе Тоrіеѕ аrе rеаlly ѕhіttіng thеmѕеlvеѕ, lіkе thе rеѕt оf thе ѕаnе unіvеrѕе, аt thе рrоѕресt оf еvісtіng Lаbоur ЕNТІRЕLY frоm thе whоlе оf Еnglаnd, juѕt by gеttіng Неr Маj’ѕ ѕіgnаturе оn а соuрlе оf Асtѕ оf Раrlіаmеnt!

            Наvе а Вrоwn Сhrіѕtmаѕ, yоu twаt!

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          • smoggie says:

            Smell the Beast tat and shiver

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      • 57
        Vote Sally says:

        Whereas Bercow is fucking a ________.

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        • 123
          Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

          This puzzle would have the same answer if the words were slightly re-ordered to

          “Whereas Bercow is a fucking _______”

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      • 65
        Anonymous says:

        It all depends on the resignation speech Cable gives in the parliament; he could say how he was stopped by Cameron and Osborne when he tried to bring banks under control, etc. If it is done properly LDs will be forced to leave this conservative lead government.

        But this idiot is not capable of doing it.

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        • 82
          Grumpy Old Man says:

          Be careful what you wish for. Labour are in no position to fight a GE – interlectually, politically or financially. You’ll end up with a Conservative majority, three socialist parties and a taxi-load of DimLimps.

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          • CallMeDave, Billy 'traitor' Vague, Osborne & chums says:

            Looking on the bright side, one out of three for us isn’t too bad.

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      ddd says:

      There is no god.

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      • 143
        ukFred says:

        Irrespetive of the lie propagated by ddd, Vinnie the Cable-knit kid should have remembered the statement in the Bible that says “What is whispered in secret will be shououted from the rooftops”.

        Working from that proposition, he would not have embarassed himself so much.

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    • 133
      scootaboy says:

      Here Here we want Totty!
      We want Cable with a cable around his bollocks hanging from them from a tree. That would make the Slime squirm. Trouble is being a LibDem he would probably enjoy it

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  2. 2
    ST says:

    Yeah, let’s have some totty!

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  3. 3
    Master Baiter says:

    remind me the difference between cable and sheridan … both lying for personal advancement – one in monetary terms, the other currying favour for votes so he can keep his job.

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  4. 4
    David Icke says:

    Vince Cable is a lizard.

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  5. 5
    mousey anon says:

    More tits, less words please Guido.

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  6. 6
    Xmas Hoonery says:

    Beheading the 646 and displaying their heads on spikes around Westminster is the only way we will ever be free of them.

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    • 38
      Anonymous says:

      After an exorcism of the Commons, of course…

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    • 39
      Pets win prizes says:

      Put them in a pen with some hungry and pissed off Belgian mastiffs.

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    • 149
      gildedtumbril says:

      I understand that thanks to the jiggery-pokery of that quango, The Boundaries Commission there are now 650 of the bent, or not straight bastard troughsnouts.
      Each one costs £1m to ‘service’.Read it and weep.
      The rest of what you say, Xmas Hoonery, I agree.

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  7. 7
    Guido Fawkes AKA Chairman Chow says:

    We the people?

    You sound like a fucking communist, Guido.

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    • 15

      Think you should read the the American constitution

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      • 18
        Your Hero Bush Shredded it, do try to keep up says:

        The American Constitution? What a novel idea, Guido.

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        • 23
          Tony Blair says:

          He may have shredded a consitution but I shredded my expenses receipts and got away with it. I started an illegal war, caused the deaths of untold thousands of people and am now a millionaire. Take that peasants. I’m the rock star now. Ha ha.

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      • 37
        Afghanistan 2000 no heroin - Afghanistan post occuption number one heroin producer in the world says:

        The American Constitution, what a novel idea!

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    • 16
      Anonymous says:

      ‘We the people…’ Communist?

      Are you sure?

      http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html#Preamble

      We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

      Fucking commies eh?

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      • 22
        Another Cripple Falls Out of Wheelchair and Bites the Dust! says:

        I bet you think the Magna Carta still applies you fucking moron!

        Whe price of the war on terror and all that bullshit has been our rights.

        A rather hollow victory, n’est pas?

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      • 24
        The War On Terror Has Destroyed Our Rights - Good Work Bush you fucking spastic says:

        And you believe the Maga Carta is still applied in this country as well.

        You probably believe in Santa Clause too.

        Retard.

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  8. 8
    PeeJay says:

    Indeed, Mr Fawkes. Some say “Oh, now MPs won’t be candid with their constituents now” but the underlying assertion is that they’re being frank with their constituents but lying to the greater public, which is hardly desirable.

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    • 12
      Crossbow killer says:

      Or forgiveable.

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    • 71
      anonymous says:

      they’re not being frank, honest or anything other than patronising, lying bastards

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      • 138
        Hamish Macbeth says:

        “”somebody who isn’t a constituent falsifies their name and address and comes in with a hidden microphone – it completely undermines the whole basis on which you operate as a local MP””

        Ha ha …Vincent !!! You gullible loser…..

        The rest of us in work have to put up with “mystery shoppers”, intrusive management surveillance, audits, checks, checks on the checkers…..
        you won’t get many peoples sympathy…..

        And as for those wingeing about IPSA…….everyone else in the public sector can only claim for “reasonable” and “justifiable” expenses supported by a receipt……

        Stop bleating and start putting up with the same shit the rest of us have – the joke is that you implemented it on the rest of us !!!

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  9. 10
    Monty says:

    Damn right.
    Politics these days is about telling enough half-truths, outright lies and misdirections to enough people to get their votes every few years.
    If we could follow these politicos around and record everything they say when they are trying to sell themselves to people, then make it all public, then the only ones who would survive would be the ones who are actually consistent.

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  10. 11
    Backwoodsman says:

    ..and you labour trolls do ? Right.
    Happy Christmas to all the regulars and a big thank you to our host, for providing excellent sport.

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  11. 13
    Monty says:

    Wow – that’s one busy troll

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  12. 14
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Agree Guido , I fuckin bhate 2-faced lying politicons .

    Aint we so fuckin lucky !

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  13. 17
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    And not forgetting the vince is like Dave a socailist , But this has helped Murdoch get his way and maybe now the BBC will no longer be a monoply and a law unto its self . fuck the BBC and all those that praise the properganda channel !!!

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  14. 21
    Tim Lovejoy says:

    I bumped into Vince at a BBC party once….

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  15. 25
    Tony Blair says:

    Yes Guido , Just like those pesky WMD i told parliment Saddam had .

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      CallMeDave, Billy 'traitor' Vague, Osborne & chums says:

      Unlike the rest of the country we licked your back bottom in a frenzy of misplaced Parliamentary unity in matters regarding war, took your words hook, line and sinker and were completely wrong too.

      You won’t find us admitting that though. We’re just as dishonest and thoroughly duplicitous in the whole sordid affair as Labour were.

      We deserve to be shot quite frankly.

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  16. 26
    Your comment is awaiting moderation. says:

    How come i can see Tony blairs comment that is awaiting modding further up the Thread

    And i didnt post it ?????

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  17. 27
    Handycock says:

    I agree with you entirely Guido, unless it concerns my privacy. Why haven’t you printed a retraction of all the terrible things you printed about me, now that I have been found entirely innocent of sexually molesting my ‘sexy princess,’ after all, I only visited her many times in her home, took her to dinner in The Houses of Commons and bought her a teddy bear. I am sure you will agree with the Hampshire Police and the CPS that my approach to my constituents is ‘entirely holistic,’ (I don’t know what ‘holistic’ means, but it sounds good, and the Press fell for it.) I am now going round to give her a ‘wet one.’

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  18. 29
    Statement by David Cameron Regarding Afghanistan says:

    I would just like to make it quite clear I totally agree with Gordon Brown’s comments that the war in Afghanistan has made the streets of Britain safe.

    Since we illegally invaded Afghanistan and started bombing Afghan weddings and torturing people and murdering those dangerous Afghan shepherds we have not been attacked by a single shepherd from Afghanistan so there’s your fucking proof you peacenik wankers. Another benefit that has been derived from us assisting the American war criminals is that before we invaded the country the Taliban had shut down the heroin trade in the country but in the last nine years Afghanistan has become the number one heroin producer in the world so our occupation is getting results!

    Now all the junkies in Britain and Europe and America will be benefiting from cheap Afghan heroin this Christmas thanks to the number one heroin dealers in the world, the CIA.

    How do you like that you anti-war movement pussies?

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  19. 31
    The Watcher says:

    This is what evidences the truth that representative democracy is a farce. True democracy would be reflected in the restoration of capital punishment, deportation of foreign scumbags, closure of our borders and leaving the EU. If you want a new year resolution Mr Fawkes, destroy the party system as they are all part of the same leprous diseased whole. Until and unless independent men and women stand for office the opposition will be confined to the splenetic and visceral hatred expressed on blogs.

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    • 74
      anonymous says:

      the party system so good at abusing democracy and the people should be abolished – by war if necessary

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  20. 35
    bonkers moderation person says:

    I can’t handle the truth.

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  21. 36
    Moderater (chief) says:

    Fuck off , Its Christmas and i dont get any extra!

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  22. 40
    Afghanistan 2000 no heroin - Afghanistan post occuption number one heroin producer in the world says:

    I have got the lard arsed moderator on the run.
    Excellent.

    I will be keeping you busy all day motherfucker.

    And you will become more and more desperate for a drink you lard arsed wanker so all I have to do is wait.

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    • 58
      Anonymous says:

      No heroin coming from the ‘stan in 2000?

      Don’t spin the old line about post occupation being the driver of opium production. You’ll find in 1999 the Taliban grew and processed about 4,500 tonnes of the stuff.

      The only reduction came about when Mohammed Omar was bribed by the UN to declare that opium cultivation was un-islamic.

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    • 137
      The Ghost of William S. Burroughs says:

      Ask any junkie onna street, kid… There’s been no horse worth shootin’ inna UK for way over six weeks. What scag there is is overpriced jizm, not worthy of wasting an eyedropper on. No glot, clom Fliday. Youse Islam Inc. theory is dead inna water, Jack…

      If you sick for your Taliban connection, come see your uncle Bill – he sort you out capful of PG for all kinda mugwump sex acts.

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  23. 42
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Its all going Pete Tong today !!!!!!

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    • 76
      anonymous says:

      nah, he’s on holiday in Abeefa mate

      I’m doing the dexs today – let’s get it on and rock it daddyoh

      well …. come on den ….

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  24. 43
    this site is totally bonkers says:

    Post moderation bollocks is as pathetic as pre-posting Guido.

    Just what are you afraid of you?

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  25. 44
    David Cameron says:

    I don’t know why people complain about Afghanistan, yes our troops our dying so the Americans can stir up shit in the middle east but the price of heroin has gone down because the CIA are flooding Britain’s streets with Afghan heroin so the junkies should stop moaning and thank me for supplying them with cheap, good quality smack.

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  26. 45
    FAT BOY MODERATOR IS ON THE RUN LET'S KEEP THE CUNT BUSY EH? says:

    TORY BARE YOU WILL SOON BE SUFFERING FROM ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS AND GOING INTO COLD TURKEY
    START CLUCKING MOTHERFUCKER!

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    • 63
      Al says:

      Mr Campbell, please put the keyboard down, your alcohol dependancy therapy starts in ten minutes and you must calm yourself down.

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  27. 47
    Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

    Next time whining lefties say that stories about prisons being like holiday camps are a myth, point them, in the direction of these quotes from criminal scum, which will warm the cockles of Wet Ken Clarke’s heart:

    “It’s an easy life..where I have a single cell, an en-suite shower, and access to the gym seven times a week”

    “Everything here is great…I feel like I am in school..it’s true time really does fly in prison”

    “‘No one should be deterred from taking action because of the threat of prison.
    Prison is fantastically easy, and nothing more than an inconvenience.”

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1341292/Prison-Its-just-like-holiday-camp-Animal-rights-terrorists-gloat-website-fantastically-easy-blissful-life-bars.html

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  28. 49
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    Typical. He’s only whining because he got caught. Double standards; it’s what’s expected of MP’s on both sides these days.

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    Xmas fairy! says:

    Cable is a misguided fool, who is likely to do more harm to the poor than good. Principles are fine if they work in reality. St Vince’s halo is slipping to the point it is now an anklet. Increase in VAT will not only damage businesses it will hurt the poor. Bah humbug!

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  31. 61
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    About the Golden rules : They say the one with the gold makes the rules , Fine but after Gordon sold the gold where does that leave us ?

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  32. 67
    S M Burns says:

    Oh come on, we all say different things to different people, it’s how society operates. if Aunt Jenny asks what you think of her hat and you say “bloody hideous”, you aren’t being honest, just rude. If you tell her it’s lovely and then say the exact opposite to Cousin George, you aren’t being duplicitous, just polite. And if Cousin George then sneaks your real view to Aunt Jenny, he isn’t upholding the Right To Know, he’s just making spiteful mischief.

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    • 78
      anonymous says:

      trying to make it easy for them eh?

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    • 92
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      There is a difference beween mischief and malice.

      MP’s don ‘t seem to know what that is.

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      • 134
        Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

        They have a bigger problem telling the difference between lying and the truth and also the difference between expenses incurred necessarily as part of their job as MP and just plain troughing and theft.

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  33. 69
    Nostradamus says:

    I can see the future. Tomorrow’s news will be:
    1. Queen going to church.
    2. People going swimming in the Serpentine (or Brighton).
    3. Pictures of snow.
    4. Something about shopping – online or queuing for the sales.

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    Where'sDaBong? says:

    classic

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      anonymous says:

      I still do not understand why the people of liverpool voted for this innane, pretty uselss, inexperienced trollope, unless it was a kind of joke – but then I don’t hanker after female MPs – they’re all the same as men MPs – CRAP, LYING BASTARDS

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      • 139
        Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

        Plus she’s been shagging Sion Simon which shows that she is a moron with no taste or standards

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  36. 79
    Guido Tweet says:

    “Hamleys, Christmas Eve, I’m going in. If I don’t make it back, tell my kids I love ‘em.”

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    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Well thats another £4 of the Labour party debt !

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/dec/24/christmas-offer-1p-labour-membership-400-recruits

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  38. 96
    Kered Ybretsae says:

    Nice one Guido. This was a VinceLeak.

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  39. 97
    GORDON tiggywinkle McPOTTY says:

    legg is overjoyed at the Camerons present to him “They even got the colour right ” he said !

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  40. 106
    Gordon Brown is a cunt says:

    Vince, time for your hot mug of cocoa and bedtime story.

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  41. 107
    Gordon Brown is a cunt says:

    Talk about bad timing. The stupid sod is on Strictly Cum Dancing tomorrow night. I advise everyone of good taste to not watch it.

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  42. 108
    Gordon Brown says:

    Tomorrow I will be Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer.

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  43. 109
    Naughty adult humour says:

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  44. 110
    Gordon Brown says:

    Tonight I will try dogging.

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  45. 111
    Guido Tweet says:

    “Enjoyed myself in Hamleys now to the Disney Store. My quest: singing Ariel doll”

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  46. 113
    Unsworth says:

    No mention by Cable of his Declaration of War on Rupert, of course. And he seems to think that his volunteering this information to the two giggling girlies is somehow their fault, that all his constituents are likely to enter his surgery with concealed tape-recorders etc. One wonders what else he has been saying to date. Does he have the slightest recollection of similar boasts and indiscretions – and to whom they were said or (highly unlikely, given his character) was this a one-off?

    I’m not impressed by Cable – never have been. His latest attempt to shift the focus is piss-poor. As has been said by many others, the confidentiality of such discussions is to protect constituents, not to save MPs’ embarrassment. Cable should have been a bit cleverer than that, but his customary stupidity and overweening arrogance have once again led to his downfall. Nobody in their right minds will view anything he says or does with anything but massive scepticism – and that ain’t going to go away. He’s permanently damaged goods from this point forward – I’m very pleased to say.

    Rupert has a massive diverse international fortune. He could piss all over Cable if he chooses, but, as before, he probably doesn’t think it worth spending too much time on trivialities such as this. The world has moved on, Cable is now impotent, the Telegraph Group is exposed, and the decision lies in the hands of others. Result all round.

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  47. 116
    Guido Tweet says:

    “When a 3-year-old specifies what she wants with the degree of precision that Ms Fawkes did… failure is not an option for Santa Claus.”

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    • 121
      Gordon Brown is a cunt says:

      What, she said “I want the hardback edition of Beyond The Crash: Overcoming The First Crisis of Globalisation by Gordon Brown”?

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  48. 117
    Kevin T says:

    I have some sympathy for Cable. Some mouthwatering piece of fanny acted interested in him and he made out that he was more important than he was. Let the first man who has never done that throw the first stone. But Vince, shut up now FFS.

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  49. 120
    Gordon Brown says:

    Tonight I’ll be climbing down chimneys and emptying my sack in your kids bedrooms.

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    • 122
      Elsie Beattie, 83 and a bit says:

      Ah, that’s very sweet of you, dear. It must feel nice to be giving something back to the people whose lives you have ruined.

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  50. 125
    Dame Celia Molestrangler says:

    Cable or his agent should have checked the ‘constituents’ bona fides before the interview – simples!

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    No. 37 says:

    Tessa Tickles says:
    December 24, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    I love the way Santa delivers GameBoys and XBoxes and iPods to children in the rich nations, but leaves the kiddies in the 3rd World to rot and starve.

    Not even a bowl of rice for them. Very Christian.

    How very Guardian of you.

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  52. 131
    Gordon Brown is a cunt says:

    Make the most of this festive season. If there’s a snap election next year and Labour get in, they’ll probably ban it so as not to offend muslims who provide their helpful postal votes. As a side note, I find it a rather delicious irony that the majority of staff at supermarkets are muslims. I always enjoy going to the till with pork and alcohol products that they have to handle!

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  53. 135
    Merry New Year! says:

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  54. 136
    Socialism. Bah Humbug. says:

    Here are tonights political football results. If you don’t want to know the score look away now.
    Rupert Murdoch 3 and laughing at Tommy Sheridan who is likely 4-5 years in Barlinnie, Vince Cable demoted and the BBC looking like Pravda. Socialism is getting a much needed kick up the Jacksy.

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  55. 140
    Gordon Brown says:

    Tonight I’ll be a mince pie.

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    LesAbbey says:

    Guido, this is what you do best, taking on the political class. More of it please.

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    Tom says:

    Have you actually read “The Truth Will Set You Free” by David Icke? Compared to Vince Fable it’s another level of fucked up- (C)Fable can’t come close- he is a washed up reminant of what the LibDens used to think they were before they became a human shield but at least he doesn’t believe in the lizard people!

    I love the coalition- for the first time in 13 years shit is running the way I think it should. Long live the intelligentsia born of 1982-1986. None can ever cone to being the children if Thatchsr in the way that we uniquely are/ beautiful

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    Paul Marks says:

    “Uncle Vince” Cable does not like the truth, that he was going to allow his personal hatred of a particular businessman to determine a judgement of whether or not this businessman was going to be allowed to buy a company he himself created, to come out.

    It is always the way – “you used underhand tactics to reveal that I was ……..” to try and draw attention away from the nasty stuff that has been exposed.

    However, the broader point remains – policitians (nor administrators, or judges, or other government folk) should not have the power to do these things. Whether a person sells shares or not should be up to them and the person trying to buy them – it is naught to do with government.

    There is nothing “scientific” about “competition policy” or “anti trust law” it is the arbitrary will of politicains, bureaucrats and judges (for the court based system of “anti trust law” is at least as bad as our “competititon policy”).

    The whole thing is a nonsense and should be got rid of, regardless of whether the person in charge is the corrupt, hate filled, Uncle Vince Cable – or a saint.

    By the way – Uncle Vince (even after being expossed as the utter degenerate he is) is still in government. What does that say about David Cameron?

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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  59. 148

    Cable isn’t “a bit vain in thinking he could bring down the government.”
    Cable is vain.

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    It is always the way – “you used underhand tactics to reveal that I was ……..” to try and draw attention away from the nasty stuff that has been exposed.

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cynic says:

Can anyone help me? I went on holiday a week ago and returned to find someone has pulled out the stake and Gordon Brown is back and acting as Prime Minister. What did I miss? Has there been a snap election?


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