February 17th, 2011

A Wonky Circle


  1. 1
    same old, same old says:

    you suck my cock, I’ll suck yours.

    Couldn’t have happened to a nicer twat.

  2. 2
    Gordon Brown says:

    we built this city on socks and coal

  3. 3
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    You tweeting this Guido?

    They need time to prepare the spin.

  4. 4
    Do the dickheads think they won't get caught out says:

    He should try telling Inspector Gadgets crowd ,the reform of the police was successful,second thoughts they might kettle him.

  5. 5

    Eeyup Moniker -still up and still being philosophical at this time?

    Meaning is, and can only ever be, an accommodation between reader and writer, or speaker and listener – it assumes shared values and assumptions.

    What say you to a law that prioritises the assumptions and culture of the listener or reader over the speaker or writer? I’m thinking of Harridan Hatesmen’s Equality Act which tries to muffle the opinions of the majority for the peace of an unwelcome minority…

    It all looks like bollocks to me…

  6. 6

    Lol Billy you been talking to my mate Marty?

    She refers to me and my mate as ‘the two Herberts’, for some reason – we’re more like Bird and Fortune without the tweeds if the truth be known…

  7. 7
    Larry The Cat says:

    I don’t approve of this.

  8. 8
    Loony Left strike again says:

    Labour are getting desperate. A Labour plant, a c unt called Patricia, has called into Talksport radio to say the government’s changes to welfare are as bad as Nazi Germany. Polly Tuscany would be proud.

  9. 9
    Tom Baldwin says:

    The Tory led coalition has a final solution for the poor.


  10. 10
    John Simpson says:

    Freezing the licence fee is akin to waterboarding.

  11. 11
    Tom Baldwin says:

    Closing liberies is child abuse.


  12. 12

    O/T, but this woman needs to be credited with the good sense of taking a ludicrous prosecution to the Crown Court and jury trial – if anyone thinks that bin diving for food is ‘theft by finding’, then please explain…

  13. 13

    Town Hall salaries and pensions are taxpayer abuse.

    One day, we’ll get sick of it – and the British are known for being the biggest bastards in the world when riled…

  14. 14
    Winkle says:

    Excuse Paragnostic for that testosterone fuelled outburst, but Sarah Teather’s speech to the Lib Dem conference CD, has been sending ripples of a youth long gone washing over his beached mollusc.

  15. 15
    Dick the Prick says:

    Home office is fucked

  16. 16
    albacore says:

    As we’re on the subject of reform, you might have looked a little further down the Mail’s columns for a garbage-dispersal topic, Paragnostic.
    Let them eat cake!


  17. 17
    Tacitus says:

    You wouldn’t be suggesting the minister is a keeping his job options open would you?

  18. 18
    Osama bin Diner says:

    What else would you expect from the Sons of Cohen ?
    You never see them throwing out halal camel meat, do you ? And would they accept my Green Shield stamps ? Infidel swine.

  19. 19
    John Ward says:

    Who’s policing the central bankers, that’s what I’d like to know.

    Bernanke chucking money at the wall, Merv ignoring inflation, and Trichet panicking about bank solvency.

    What do they all fear?………..Find out here:


  20. 20
    Tom Baldwin says:

    Call a General Election now,”Bottler” Cameron,you useless P.M.
    CON 35%, LAB 45%, LD 10%; APP -26


    Again, with feeling

    CON 35%, LAB 45%, LD 10%; APP -26


  21. 21
    Brillo says:

    It’s the old question

    Who regulates the regulators ?

    In fact what has happened is what economists call “regulatory capture”

    That means the regulators have been captured by the regulated (the banks)

    The opposite of what shoudl happen

    With the disastrous results we know

    And the problem is still there

    That is why bankers will keep printing their own massive bonuses and salaries whil the rest of us get screwed…

    A massive case of market failure…

  22. 22
    Martin Day says:

    Is there no end to Cameron’s U-Turns ????

    We have a Prime Minister with no backbone,sooner he goes the better.

    The highly contentious plans for a £250m sale of England’s forests will be abandoned because of the furious backlash that has hit the Government.

    David Cameron humiliated his Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman in the House yesterday, and shocked MPs, when he disowned the policy.

    The Prime Minister signalled the retreat when he admitted he was unhappy with the proposals under which woodlands owned and run by the Forestry Commission would be sold off over the next decade

  23. 23
    Bob Diamond says:

    Capture by blackmail more like

    “I’m too big to fail”…

  24. 24
    jack says:


    Caroline on the way out ?

    The sugar lobby won’t be happy…

  25. 25

    So presumably, you want the sale to go ahead?

  26. 26
    Bob says:

    All this was predicable sadly

    You only need to look at this blog during the Election…

    The quality of interventions etc

    And the misery coming out of CCHQ

    Fucking blue skies

    It’s all they know about…

  27. 27
  28. 28
    Martin Day says:

    We were selling our forests when in power

    So of course

    Flog them all off like the gold…

    It’s the right thing to do…

  29. 29
    Gweeedo's gimp says:

    I’m not saying you’re a party troll Billy but you tow this blogs party line so hard it’s unbelievable, you’re like a random phrase generator spewing out the same few poorly constructed cliches every few minutes (with the occasional suck up comment thrown in)

    It’s hard pretending you’re capable of free thought when it’s obvious to all of us that Guido keeps you locked in a chest in his basement, where you wear a gimp suit and ball gag with only an iPad open at Order Order for company.

  30. 30

    It sounds a great idea. Flog off everything we have of any value, preferably at a stupidly low price and then borrow up to the hilt and print money to repay it. Keep interest rates low so that it costs nothing and we all become squillionaires. Call all the increased spending “investment”, giving it that extra gravitas on the 6 o’clock news. Perfect.

  31. 31
    Steve Miliband says:

    The Trotter Party. This time next year we’ll be milwionares

  32. 32
    Tom Baldwin of the Gutless party says:

    Gordon Brown never made a U turn because he never made a bad decision

  33. 33
    Ed Balls says:

    Those are good plans. I’ll tell Miliband to make notes.

  34. 34
    Tom Baldwin of the Gutless party says:

    October 2005 story

  35. 35
    Joss Ayinglike says:

    Compare and contrast the post-1979 unpopularity of the Thatcher Government with the current position of the Conservatives in recent polls.


    Whenever you clean out the shit left by previous Liebour ‘governments’, there’s always howls of protest about the horrible stench that arises.

  36. 36
    tube_thumper says:

    i dont suppose they care about such trivia

  37. 37
    Lou Scannon says:

    He never made a decision. Period.

  38. 38
    oink says:


    there’s nothing like a bit of incest to keep it in the family – how this shite country has been operating for centuries

  39. 39
    tube_thumper says:

    christ what bollocks

  40. 40
    tube_thumper says:

    do you spit roast her?

  41. 41

    cock and hole !

  42. 42

    I don’t know ?
    go on tell us ?

  43. 43
    BBC Editor says:

    We were going to run a story on the news about this but then we just completely forgot and the peice of paper with it on fell in the waste bin!


  44. 44
    gordon broon says:

    You bend if you want to, the laddies not for bending.

  45. 45
    Crystal Ball says:


  46. 46
    Ed Bollokov ( Son of Brown, Deficit-Admirer-in Chief ) says:

    I made them all !!!

  47. 47
    The forgotten Miliband says:

    The Premier League club Sunderland has announced an annual loss of £25.5m in a year of “growth and development”.


    We are running the club in the Labour way

  48. 48
    Sir William Waad says:

    One can only conclude that something is a success if there is evidence of a good outcome from it. Thus far, police reform hasn’t reduced crime or costs because it is only just happening.

  49. 49
    AC1 says:

    The credit bubble was regulated into existence deliberately. In part to use credit to cover up the falls in the economy caused by transfer-taxation, in other parts to allow bureaucrats to spend more without tax.

  50. 50
    Mine d'Boggles says:

    Cripes !! Not that old story and dated photo is it? Recycling useful rubbish is good. Recycling old gossip about Osborne is … .. well … out of date?

  51. 51
    Sir William Waad says:

    Hmm…she could be an inexpensive date.

  52. 52
    Sir William Waad says:

    I don’t trust anybody who misquotes as badly as this person. Conan Doyle wrote:

    “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

  53. 53
    Iggy Poop says:

    rock and roll bay-beee

  54. 54
    Mine d'Boggles says:


  55. 55
    Martin Day says:

    Another U-Turn from the conservative led coalition

    It’s understood the Government has dropped its controversial planned policy to cut the housing benefit of jobseekers who have spent 12 months or more looking for a job.

    It follows a campaign by the National Housing Federation who feared the policy could plunge thousands of jobless families into poverty, debt and even force them out of their own homes as they struggle to make up the shortfall in rent following the cut.

    The proposals are due to be left out of the Welfare Reform Bill which Mr Duncan Smith is to launch at an event in London today with Prime Minister David Cameron.

  56. 56
    W Gates says:

    Thanks a bundle.

  57. 57
    Tom Baldwin says:

    “Bottler” Cameron was going to caal a General Election before his conservatives get wiped out in the May local council elections

  58. 58

    Indeed. A little bit angry over there at having to perform the same old cheerless social working with fewer numbers.

  59. 59
    Steve Miliband says:

    Changing your mind, altering things for the better and taking account of opinion seems to be an alien concept to the Gutless party -The Labour party knows best and it will impose it on the State because ‘they know what’s best for the citizens’

  60. 60
    genghiz the kahn says:

    is that why they need a milipede on their board?

  61. 61
    Martin Day says:

    And now the conservative led coalition has this….

    A think-tank has delivered a scathing verdict on the coalition’s plans for shaking up public services, dismissing them as “mired in inconsistency and contradiction”.

    Policy is “all over the place”, with ministers frequently resorting to “halfway house” compromises, according to the centre-right Reform.

    The tough assessment came in a report rating departmental actions against David Cameron’s key criteria of accountability, flexibility and value for money

  62. 62
    Chimera with two Eds says:

    WOW !! That’s powerful ‘medication’ you’re taking !!!!

  63. 63

    I’m old enough to remember this one !

  64. 64
    Roundell says:

    I thought Reform was a spin off from the TRG. (The Old Wets)

  65. 65
    Gordon Brown says:

    Carved on a tree in the park


  66. 66
    Tom Badwind says:

    Not more, just more intelligent regulation.

  67. 67
    Gonk says:

    I too read the Slog. And thought,
    ‘It is quite a three pipe problem’

  68. 68

    Hold on. You lot are too impatient. Wait for the short strokes first …

  69. 69

    What is the ‘B’ in the image, I wonder?

  70. 70
    Dave Call me (gut less) C'Ameron says:

    Yes but we must fund their religious schools
    so they can be taught why they nhave to hate us so much !

    It’s the right thing to do !

  71. 71
    Prepare to meet thy doom Oxford. says:

    Gordon says that Oxford is the best University in the World.


  72. 72
    It was the best of times;it was the worst of times;the age of reason;the age of foolishness says:

    Quite honestly I can’t see IDS’ Crusade succeeding on ANY front…it’s doomed unless the jobs are actually there…and his contention that there are plenty ofjobs available is incorrect….the jobs if any are part-time and have probably already gone to Eastern Europeans…and the proposed Immigration cap won’t solve that…likewise if graduates can’t get what were until a couple of years ago the preserve of school-leavers or the unqualified AND they still can’t get employed I don’t hold out much hope for those IDS is targetting…much like “Daves” Big Society idea it’s likely to just “peter out”

  73. 73
    Gordon Brown says:

    i am going to start painting portraits on naan breads

  74. 74
    Steve Miliband says:

    A student bought a copy of his book?

  75. 75
    E Carver says:

    Ed Balls and the Young Conservatives ???

  76. 76
    Caroline Spelman says:

  77. 77
    Do the dickheads think they won't get caught out says:

    So their is a smell of freedom about and not something that’s get buried because it doesn’t suit Bliar or Brown and co,honest mistakes are allowed so long as it’s learn’t from and in the open and not spun .

  78. 78
    CynicalSam says:

    The editors are waiting for the Sunday edition before running the story.

  79. 79
    Divorced from New Labour says:

    Id still rather rub shit in my eyes than vote Labour again!

  80. 80
    Guidos recruiter says:

    You feeling left out? Im sure if you ask Guido nicely he will let you have a turn!

  81. 81
    CallMeDave says:

    I’ve got todays £45 million ready Mr Van Rompuy, scrape, bow, arselick

  82. 82
    Sockcucker says:

    Toes the party line, actually

    The only thing worse than a poorly constructed cliche is a misspelt, misunderstood poorly constructed cliche

    And surely cliches are prefab, not constructed?


  83. 83
    Worthless Lib Dem Pledge says:

    Is it any different to Spelman and her appointment to DEFRA when Cameron knew she and her husband have a business to lobby DEFRA. She only transferred her share to her husband six months before the election.

    Clegg is dumbing down university education for socialist values as well as breaking his promise to abolish tuition fees, he is now breaking his promise to prevent pensioners selling their house to pay for their care home fees. Good old socialist values. You can live in social housing while your neighbour lives in the same house or better for free, when you have paid off your mortgage you have to sell it it to live in the same care home as your neighbour who does not have to pay anything.

    The new welfare reforms do not bring these socialist views to an end. It simply does not pay to work hard to get good A levels, nor does it pay to work to buy your own house. Clegg will provide them free to those on welfare. Clegg’s promises are pretty worthless. Con man like Blair.

  84. 84
    Labour roolz says:

    It’s going to be super when Labour get back in.
    Why did we ever get rid of them?
    We really need Gordon back at the helm.

  85. 85
    Rowland Rivron says:

    Sky’s sacking Andy Gray was as bad as Nazi Germany

  86. 86
    Robert the speller says:

    It’s “TOE” not “TOW” (the party line, etc…) piillock

  87. 87
    Peter says:

    I cant help thinking that Nick Herbert would have already done a better job at DEFRA than Spelman. He was shadow DEFRA Minister and he did help set up the Countryside alliance. He is a very able politician and should not be underestimated.
    He is also my local MP.

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