July 2nd, 2011

Saturday Seven Up

This week kicked off with a kicking for Keynesians as the evidence mounts that Obama’s $787 billion stimulus programme has failed to hold down unemployment. Balls should take note. 

The hunting of Huhne is ongoing, the police have now got possession of the tape of Vicky Pryce alleging he asked her to pervert the course of justice over his penalty points.

Monday we revealed in full the secret Shale memo written before he died. Guido’s personal favourite story of the week concerned the starlet Lindsay Lohan’s forthright views on monetary policy.

Tuesday we went hammer and tongs after Johann Hari, the pious pontificating plagiarist. Wednesday we were the first to publish online Hari’s mea culpa and allegations that he was still lying, we also rounded-up the unravelling Hari story. Thursday saw strikes and we drew attention to one set of public workers with gold plated pensions: MPs. Friday we were the first to report the Twitter storm over Guardian contributor Kia Abdullah Laughing At the Deaths of Gap Year Kids – because they had double-barrelled names.

We finished the week with the revelation of the first time Hari got sacked for making things up. This one will run and run…

Guy News highlight of the week was ambushing Chris Huhne at his first public event, asking him if he will resign if charged. Worth watching for the amusement factor…

This week 87,186 visitors made 256,826 visits to view 394,628 pages. June saw atotal of 204,247 visitors make over 1.6 million visits which together with feed readers made for some 2.5 million page views. We’re Britain’s #1 political blog because we break the stories stories they don’t want you to read.  The top stories last week in order of popularity were:

You’re either in front of Guido, or you are behind…


179 Comments

  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Top week Guido.

    good nailing Hari ;-)

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    • 8
      Anonymous says:

      Little cock suckers who can’t even spell propurly like Hari are always found out Billy.

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        Billy Bowden is the greatest tosser ever ! (and I am may be a sanctimonious wanker) says:

        Little cock suckers who can’t even spell propurly like Billy are always found out

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    • 21
      Huhne on the Run says:

      “The Huhne tapes: Police move to seize recording that could destroy minister and his wife”

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2010490/The-Huhne-tapes-Police-seize-recording-destroy-minister-wife.html

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      • 23
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        But he and the coalition are still pressing ahead with “climate global warming change” bollocks.

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        • 26
          Anonymous says:

          They also gave your country Pakistan £650m.

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          Ed milimong's Parasite Party says:

          The lie that is ‘Man-Made Global Warming’ provides an excellent pretext to hit you grotty little bastards with extra taxes.

          Camoron and Clegg are in full agreement with us on this. It’s just a shame that none of us can be honest enough to say, “we want every fecking penny you earn.”

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          • Anonymous says:

            The BBC reports AGW as fact, and reports the consequences of not acting to stop AGW as fact. Any pretence to impartiality in any form whatsoever is bollocks from this squalid organisation.

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          • Anonymous says:

            UK produces 0.3% of green house gasses; even if green houses gasses increase warming its not here or there. The most polluting countries in the world doesn’t do any thing about it, so what ever UK does is a waste.

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          • Gordon Brown says:

            I produce green house gasses.

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          • J T Kirk says:

            But you’re not a carbon-based lifeform.

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      • 27
        Black Dyke says:

        That woman he has run off with looks more than a bit butch.

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    • 25
      Anonymous says:

      Billy did you come here from Pakistan?

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        Billy bowden is the greatest arsewipe ever ! says:

        Bowden – Please ignore the constant jibes from Anonymous. You are a true star of the blogging world and your witty, insightful and topical commentary is a joy to read. Have you ever thought about setting up your own blog. I know that everybody would be delighted if you did.

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  2. 2
    MrAngry61 says:

    What evidence is there that Shale committed suicide, or even died of unnatural causes?

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  3. 3
    Kia Abdullarse says:

    Myra Hindley and Ian Brady’s crimes are a laugh. I smiled when I heard the audio tape they made of one of the murders.

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  4. 4
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Keep up the Huhnting of Hunt.

    Any chance of a update on Laws, Wiggin (seems to have gone quiet on Wiggin), Macshanes case has gone quiet (Though am not suprised) as well.

    We know politicons are slipprey fuckers and have the intrests of the country well down on thier list.

    “Democracy is the worst from of goverment we have tried, apart from all the others”*

    Well something like that.

    Can i just request Guido that you do not go down the root of other blogs and go to regestation/log in as the only leftie blog i read and commented on has just done that and i will therefore use the market and not visit there anymore.

    anyway keep up the high standards Guido and keep giving it to all sides :-)

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    • 6

      Think we will be going to registration.

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      • 9
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        Your blog, Your rules.
        :-)

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      • 10
        Anonymous says:

        In other words, fuck you Billy.

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      • 12
        labourunionsbbc we are one says:

        Why?

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      • 14
        Infuriated of West Mids says:

        Absolutely fair enough, but will people still be able to alter their names to make amusing asides “in the style of” a newsworthy person? I think it’s an often very amusing part of this great site.

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        • 17
          Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

          Guido tried about 6 months ago , Didnt go down to well, as couldnt change names etc, Humour dropped 50%.

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          • retardEd Miliband says:

            Far too many of you peathantth uthe thith blog to poke fun at me and my lack of polithieth and my lack of intellect and my thilly voithe.

            If regithtrathion keepth you away, then that’th exthellent.

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          • Ed Goofballs says:

            “Shuddit SillyBand. You are wiff out doubt the worst leader of the labour party ever. And as you know that is a pretty competitive field.
            But you! …

            You have less idea of choosing a direction than a robotic arm at a car plant.

            You are dimmer than a low energy bulb.

            You have a face that looks like it was accidentally shut in a drawer.

            You have less ideas than Gordon did when he became leader and revealed HIS big idea was not to have any ideas.

            You have as much idea about politics as a baby holding red and blue blocks.

            You are on very borrowed time.

            You are trying to walk a tough line between appealing to the hard left unions or seeking approval from the squeezed middle.
            But you might find that this tightrope is several 100 feet high. And has been badly secured at one end. Whilst at the other end a laughing shadow chancellor is sawing at it with a bread knife.

            Good luck pal! I’ll catch you if you fall…honest..No really, I promise…

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    Dirty Hari says:

    As Scargill paused for a brief moment, I was struck by the humble demeanour, the essential humanity of the man sitting before me, someone oft misunderstood. He looked at me, his eyes suddenly alive with energy like a lion who’s been stirred from his slumber, and said with the conviction for which he is rightly famous: “I sacrificed everything for this country because I care. I cared about what Thatcher was doing to the ordinary people. I still bear the scars I got in the 1980’s. I wear them with pride. But I’m just a normal person, like anyone else.” As he looked away again, it occurred to me that for once he was wrong. He wasn’t like anyone else. No. He was a hero, a fighter for justice. A soldier. I nodded as I thought this. As though he sensed what I was feeling, he too nodded and said: “The fight goes on”. And I know he’ll win.

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    • 13
      Dirty Hari II says:

      Then I went down on him and sucked the coal dust off his manly, working class cock.

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      • 34
        Dirty Harri III says:

        As I set about his full 3 inches, he shifted uneasily in his leather wingback chair. It was the most vulnerable I had seen him. He explained:

        “There’s a feeling that strength is determined by … size … That clearly is nonsense.”

        (Genuine mangled Scargill quote. I’m disproportionately proud of that!)

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        • 125
          Joe Gormley says:

          You never gave me any blow jobs you fecking little faggot. True Yorkshireman me, 10 inches and proud.

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  6. 16
    Gordon Brown says:

    My farts are plotting against me. Bigots.

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  7. 19
    Any Question Will Do says:

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    • 33
      I had to say it says:

      Oh look a mong!

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    • 69
      MI5 says:

      Guido

      Who are the “three PRs” (referred to in your ref Guardian article) who dictate what the Empty Weirdo says ? And try to dictate the questions to the journos ?!

      Has Thuggie Whelan or the unions or Mandelscum put the “gag” on him ?

      The Guardian article reminds me of the thugs (“minders”) who “accompany” Western journalists in Libya or Syria at the moment (and in the Soviet Empire before as you personally know !)

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    • 96
      Gonk says:

      Picture frames in right place…check
      Elegant lamp in place…. check
      Bookcase positioned correctly..check
      Autocue set up…check
      Blank piece of paper…check
      Assistant and union minder in corner
      with fresh nappy and a Mauser…check

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    • 107
      Wierd Disease. says:

      This bloke is seriously wierd and he is getting ever wierder.

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    At least they earned it, unlike you, you thieving cunt says:

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    Hand out says:

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    • 31
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Just define “rape” for me? for is that not what your Prohet done and set a example?

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    • 35
      Durrrr says:

      Could it be because in Pah kiss tan, women who report being raped are charged with having sex outside of marriage and run the risk of being stoned?

      Unless they can find 5 male witnesses who are prepared to confirm that the woman was raped. (Presumably in front of them, whilst they stood and watched.)

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      • 44
        Infuriated of West Mids says:

        So, there was one rape every 20 years, eh, Anjam me old mucka?

        Stroll on, toss-weasel. Preferably down an uncapped mineshaft. *spit*

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    • 41
      labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      Lies, damned lies and statistics.

      In the developed West, we sussed out statistics, along with religious boulloks, a few century’s ago.

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    • 43
      Ahmadickheadjad says:

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      Kia Abdullah says:

      Is it really awful that I don’t feel sympathy for anyone who’s been raped? That’s awful, right? Yes, I’m a terrible person

      I actually stopped smiling when I saw they had Asian surnames – I thought they were white! Hypocritical?

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    • 77
      T Leary says:

      Was Muhammad stoned ? He certainly should have been.

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    • 108
      Stone Her says:

      Reported to who?

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    • 119
      God is an Englishman. says:

      Choudhary , the mooslim beardy is not only a hoon, but he knows not the difference between “less” & “fewer”.
      Pig ignorant,, pork-eating , alcohol swigging, mother-fucking paedo.

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      • 134
        Anonymous says:

        Hasn’t he read about the gangs of predatory asian men grooming and raping white girls in northern British towns?

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          Sacrificing our children on the altars of diversity says:

          They don’t count since they were only kafirs.

          In the la la land of islam, the hierarchy is strictly muslim male, muslim female, kafir male, kafir female….something dopey apologists like the BBC should think about.

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    Ex-fake-Billy says:

    REDACTED

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  12. 52
    fannyface says:

    What the fuck was that Marcus Brigstocke had on his face on the BBC cooking show this morning?
    What a Hunt.

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  13. 55
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Can someone investigate how Newham Concil can afford to loan West Ham utd X amount of money in relation to the proposed move to the Olympic stadium?

    Also check poverty rates etc .

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    • 62
      pop says:

      “X amount of money in relation to the proposed move to the Olympic stadium”

      Doesn’t it just involve calling Pickfords, or hiring a Luton van for a day?

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      • 64
        Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

        Rumours say its about 50-80- million.

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        • 70
          Newham Concil says:

          It’s our money to spend.

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        • 89

          Call me old fashioned but why can’t West Ham go to a bank to borrow the money? Oh wait they are £100M in debt and Joe Public have to cough and provide them with a free stadium and an overdraft to help them out. “Free Enterprise” What a joke its becoming in this country. Still I’m sure the CEO and board will vote to pay themselves more.

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          • Another Engineer says:

            Hey, at least its only a loan.

            Our local club had the Council build a stadium for them.

            It cost the taxpayer £30m, and now it has just been admitted that the rent they are able to recover from letting the stadium is not what was expected, and it is worth £500k on our balance sheet. A mere £29.5m has been written off.

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      Mother Theresa says:

      “Tyler Perkin, a 17-year-old schoolboy from Essex who was kept in a police cell in Lewisham for 17 hours after the occupation said he was “really happy” his charges had been dropped. “We ended up in a cell when we just wanted to make the world a better place“”

      Helpful hint to lefty scum: to make the world a better place, fill a pan with water, bring it to the boil, stick your spotty pasty face in it, and count to 100.

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    • 71
      Infuriated of West Mids says:

      Trespass, in and of itself, has never been a criminal matter.

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      • 91

        That’ll teach them to invade the shops of their “Betters.” Political arrests, heavy handedness, and little more than children thrown into jails. Appalling. Surfdom here we come.

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      • 95
        pop says:

        Yes, but this is ‘aggravated trespass’.

        “An offence under s.69 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (1994). A person is guilty of aggravated trespass if he trespasses on another’s land and carries out any act with the intention of disrupting a lawful activity being carried out on or adjacent to that land. “

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  15. 66
    Gordon Brown says:

    My wife loves me

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    • 81
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      My c u n t hurts

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    • 140
      Mike Litorus says:

      Dream on, how bad must you be to have your tranny wife getting nailed by a beardie archbishop.

      Best get back on that rocking horse and ride off. A cliff preferably.

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  16. 75
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Read latest extracts from Alistiar Campbalss diary.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/jul/01/alastair-campbell-diaries-extracts-alcohol

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  17. 79
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Monday 9 July 2001 TB … had a weird new theory today, saying that [British tennis hope] Tim Henman’s failure [at Wimbledon] was another reason to go deeper into Europe!

    Unbundle that one for me, I said. He said it is about confidence, that we currently lack confidence because we have not seized our future where it really lies. I said I didn’t know about Henman but his parents looked like Tories to me.

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  18. 85
    Well I never! says:

    The “secret Shale memo written “before he died”? And there was I thinking it was a posthumous memo communicated via seance.

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      Anyone suprised that a dying goverment would screw the people that rejected them? says:

      “Osborne urged Darling to opt out of EU bail-out

      Osborne NewX”George Osborne asked Alistair Darling not to commit Britain to a multi-billion-pound bail-out fund for the euro in the days after the 2010 general election when Gordon Brown was clinging to power, official documents released last night show. However, Mr Darling, who was still Chancellor despite Labour having lost the election, ignored the advice and voted in favour of the European plan before the Coalition was formed.”

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    • 93
      annette curton says:

      Darling was always a pawn chancellor used by Brown to further more scorched earth policies leading up to the last general election, but then taxpayers money was never a consideration of that shower of shite.

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      • 98
        Socialism is a mental illness says:

        It wasn’t merely scorched-earth, Labour’s entire 13 years were an act of vengeance on the British people for the 17 years Labour were kept in opposition. Darling’s EU Bailout was the final shameless act of revenge, and perhaps their first act of revenge for their 2010 defeat, less than 24 hours before returning to opposition, where they sit back and blame the “tory-led government” for the complete shambles they’ve left behind.

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      • 99
        Eamonn U Ensis says:

        Of course had Osborne made it clear privately to the EU that any deal that Darling signed would be disowned by the incoming government and re-negotiated we wouldn’t have the problem.but then again this is the party that said they would oppose the “Lisbon Treaty” and then tamely said there’s nowt we can do lad it’s all signed up now but we WILL repeal the Human Rights Act….if/when we are elected honest….promise…….and then couldn’t achieve a majority against the worst PM in modern times…..now they’re trying to spin that they are contemplatng leaving the EU to keep their party happy…all total bollocks of course as we see the EU demand more contributions from us which we will of course brief the media we will veto and then tamely cough up the funds……………..

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      • 102
        annette curton says:

        I have a confession to make, I gave myself a plus one on my last post, but purely in the interests of research, it seems every time you log on you can give a vote + or – even for yourself never mind others, this system is obviously wide open to abuse, better to return to the good old days of LOL, FFS, ROFL, WTF and +1.

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      • 179
        My favourite Scotched Earth theory says:

        Ever since I heard about the failed ‘Scottish Empire’ project at Darién (and the spectacular national act of bank ruptcy which followed it), I’ve assumed that this son of the Manse held an ambition to exert revenge for the Act of Union which the English ‘forced’ upon his once-proud nation.

        The alternative explanation – that he is and was a monumentally incompetent twat – is somewhat lacking in elegance.

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  20. 100
    David Haye says:

    Time for a tear up tonight.

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  21. 101
    Licence to Shag says:

    If you’re bored, one of the best Bond flicks, The Living Daylights, is on in twenty mins. Timothy Dalton was very underrated. If nothing else, it’ll take you back to the good old days of 1987 when Labour were still in opposition, Reagan was in the White House, and muzbot numbers in the UK were very few.

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    • 118
      Anon says:

      Labour are still in opposition! Mainly because they filled the country with muzbots.

      Dalton was very good, certainly better than Pierce Brosnan.

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  22. 104
    Tweet of the Week says:

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  23. 113
    Maria Sharapova Sports Policy Unit says:

    I hate this fuckin’ game – it’s shit!!!

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      The Karen Matthews Parasitic Chav Awards 2011 says:

      That has to be this year’s Gold Medallist Sponger.

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      • 117
        Anjem Choudhry says:

        I beg to differs! I preach murder but I live on benefits all year round.

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        • 121
          The Karen Matthews Parasitic Chav Awards 2011 says:

          We regret to inform you that you’re excluded from the competition, as you would otherwise win every year by default.

          Ed Milimong’s Parasite Party hold a “Most Highly Esteemed Parasitic Immigrunt” award every year. You could apply to them. You’d win.

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  25. 122
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Smokescreen for Hunt to resign?

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/jul/01/huhne-fukushima-emails-criticism

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  26. 123
    Anonymous says:

    Is there an index on this site? I can’t find the “Cameron is a turd” stories.

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    • 126
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Achive just above Guidogram form. Or you can click on a tag at the side.

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    • 127
      Anon says:

      There aren’t any. However, the “Camoron is an utter fuckwitted tax-and-spend spastic socialist pro-EU traitor turd” stories are plentiful, mostly in the user-generated content. New ones are added every day.

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  27. 124
    Gordon Brown says:

    I think I’m suave and sophisticated like James Bond.

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    • 135
      Lou Scannon says:

      You’re right, of course. The way Bond tucks his trousers into his socks could have been modelled on you.

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  28. 129
    Gooey Blob says:

    This is bizarre but amusing. It’s the video of Ed – or is it David – malfunctioning. Every question receives the same answer.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13971770

    Davidbot – or is it Edbot – is stuck in broadcast mode.

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  29. 137
    annettte curton says:

    Just trying to chill out in the sun (oxymoron?) and an ice scream van comes around the corner, ♫ da,da,…da,dat,…da, da…dadliare…dat,dar! ♫, ok, I can just about handle the James Bond theme, but then it finishes up with a cow going Mooh!, Mooh!, just what goes on in the twisted minds of these entrepreneurs?.

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  30. 141
    Mark Pack says:

    So now Lord Guido has rewritten the law, now if a person is charged with any crime he/she must resign from thier employment.

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    • 151
      LimpDums are thick as shit says:

      Yeah, suspended rather than resigned, Mark. That’s been the case for a while, Mark.

      Unless you’d preferred it if Ian Huntley had remained as a school caretaker after he was charged with two child murders.

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    • 154
      Grumpy Old Man says:

      That’s not a re-write of the Law, that’s what any government minister accused of a felony did before 1997. I wouldn’t expect any of the ersatz socialists at present disgracing the party of the Fathers of the Enlightenment to abide by unwritten rules of moral conduct.

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      • 166
        Woodward and Bernstein says:

        Journalists have been sacked for far less.
        His behaviour is totally unacceptable.

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    • 170
      not a machine says:

      my grounds are that he doesnt really seem to back the right energy projects , do you think Mark , pumping CO2 into the sea bed is energy efficent or not or for that matter Co2 trading ?? I at least expect an energy minister to be able to explain the validity and quality of his policies , his last article was spin and not substance

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  31. 142

    ♫ If you want my body and you think I’m sexy
    come on sugar let me know. ♫
    ♫ If you really need me just reach out and touch me
    come on honey tell me so. ♫

    Yeah! ♫♫♫…

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    • 173
      not a machine says:

      “come on girls touch my big debt you know you want to”

      might work at next general election makes me go blue

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  32. 143
    In the final analysis says:

    J ews have contributed to the world with great breakthroughs in science, medicine and contributed enormously to the arts in literature, film, music and theatre.

    Muslims have contributed the concepts of suicide bombing, honour killings and female circumcision.

    The prosecution rests.

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    • 155
      Grumpy Old Man says:

      Islam also contributed the figure'”0″, Algebra, much of basic Astronomy and some of the finest poetry on earth.

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      • 159
        In the final analysis says:

        No, they were pre-islamic educated arabs and secular post-islamic arabs. Islam set the arab world back by thousands of years from which its struggled ever since to recover.

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    • 161
      Fact! says:

      Islam is a religon not a race.

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  33. 144
    Tom Watson Mp says:

    tom_watson profile

    tom_watson Buffet for a 100 of the finest labour members in the land: http://twitpic.com/5k605b 55 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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  34. 145
    Ex-fake-Billy says:

    REDACTED

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  35. 146
    Ex-fake-Billy says:

    REDACTED

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  36. 148
    Gordon Brown says:

    I would do anything for love
    Oh, I would do anything for love
    I would do anything for love
    But I won’t do that

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  37. 149

    Fizzy pop makes me giggle, hehehehehehe…

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  38. 152
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am the eggman,
    I am the walrus,
    goo goo g’joob g’goo goo g’joob.
    Goo goo g’joob g’goo goo g’joob g’goo…

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  39. 153
    Lady Iain Dale says:

    IainDale profile

    IainDale My West Ham blog is having a banner makeover. Vote for the new banner here http://tinyurl.com/6j8au… 2 minutes ago · reply · retweet · favorite

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    • 156
      Labour hate gays? Who don't they hate? says:

      His dog’s just died, you tosser.

      Are you Kia Abdullah?

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      • 158
        Lady Iain Dale says:

        The tweet was sent about 2 mins before it was posted here, he cannot be that cut up.

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    Who says there's never good news? says:

    Killer nonce stabbed in the face. :-D

    http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3673194/Sarah-Payne-killer-Roy-Whiting-knifed-in-eye.html

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    • 164
      Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

      Is vegence the same as justice?

      If it had been i reletive then i could understand.

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    not a machine says:

    mmm seems as though someone is none too keen on comment , even if proved correct and blogg to go registration , just hope soft power land doesnt have some of the unintended consequences I believe it has , we shall see .

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    • 169
      Anonymous says:

      Try sobering up before posting.

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      • 172
        not a machine says:

        I know but you do a good turn ,trying to stop them from going on another Tony Blair re run and they just put you in low skills section or bear pit

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  43. 178
    Jimmy R says:

    As with all things they claim the left twist the truth to suit their own ends as the last 13 years of Labour in power proves. When it comes to Keynesian Economics, which Brown zealously forced on us during his period in power, and Obarmy is inflicting on the US, they always point proudly to FDRs New Deal, implimented during the 1930’s Great Depression, as absolute proof of it’s undisputable success.

    What they always omit to mention in their propaganda is what actually happened. The truth is exposed by the following description of what the New Deal actually achieved, or rather didn’t.

    “We have tried spending money . . . and it does not work . . . we have just as much unemployment . . . and an enormous debt to boot.”
    And who was it who made that damning statement about the New Deal?
    Henry Morgenthau in 1939 who had been FDR’s Secretary of the US Treasury throughout the Great Depression and was in the perfect place to know full well it’s true effects.

    Sounds awfully familiar, doesn’t it, especially the bit about the massive resulting debt.

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Thatcher Minister Sir John Nott ‘Voted for UKIP’ | Times
Time to Listen to Drugs Experts | Guardian
Drug Laws Don’t Work | Times
Our Moral Duty to Cut Taxes | David Cameron
Greens Ahead of LibDems | Guardian
Channel 4 to Spoof UKIP Election Win | Guardian


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David Cameron drug policy reformer and leadership contender in 2005…

“Politicians attempt to appeal to the lowest common denominator by posturing with tough policies and calling for crackdown after crackdown. Drugs policy has been failing for decades.”



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Is it just me, or is Nigel Farage just a top hat and a monocle away from being a Batman villain?


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