April 14th, 2012

Who You Calling Swivel-Eyed?

In a Telegraph interview the drippingly wet Greg Barker when asked about the need for a change of direction following a poll giving UKIP 11% support and surveys showing 10% of Tory voters from 2010 have switched to UKIP retorted:

“We don’t need to follow UKIP into swivel-eyed rhetoric.”

As ConservativeHome notes, that is hardly the way to win back lost supporters. What struck Guido most was that Greg Barker, a screaming climate change racket fanatic, is really on dodgy ground with that line. Look into his eyes…

UPDATE: Within a minute of publishing Greg Barker sportingly tweets:


  1. 1
    Anonymous says:

    The “eyes” have it!

    • 6
      ToonBob... says:

      Windmills, windmills, windmills….. they will save us all!

      • 21
        Well it's a thought says:

        The bet for the windmills in Liverpool bay, is will the blades float?.

      • 24
        Col Nut says:

        Swivel chairs, that’s what we need.

        • 55
        • 222
          Ken Livingstone's Understudy says:

          Swivel-eyed finances, that’s what I swear by.

          • David laws Lib Dem fiddler says:

            No point voting Tory or Labour when when you get Labour either way. UKIP is different from the other two, Lie Dumbs are way out of the ball park.

            Boy Blunder said the deficit would be reduced by 80% spending cuts and 20% tax rises. Not even 10 % cuts have been made. However tax rises continue, low interest rates for savers, £74 billion on QE to wreck pensions and the value of money. Tax on everything they can hoping people will not notice.

            Taxpayers’ pay for the pay rise of the EU from £45-50 million each day. Overseas aid £35 million a day. Greek bail our, Irish “loan” cost us billions. Middle East wars which are none of our business costs further billions. Welfare lifers get a 5.2% pay rise this month. Millions more people now enter the 40% (+11%NI) tax bracket so the Government gets more of their wage than they do to throw away. 20% of our energy bills pay for the green agenda wind farms, not the energy companies but the government. And the wind farms are less efficient, unreliable and do not work in good or bad weather!!

            Add to the mix that the EU has killed our fishing industry, strangling our farming industry and wrecking the of all industry by stupid bureaucratic crap. Yet Parliament rubber stamps all EU legislation, HRA prevents sensible justice and Flashman goes belly up every time to any EU demand.

            Vote Tory- not in this life time.

    • 32
      blowingWhistles says:

      The “eyes” have it! correct

      Now put it to the tune of (note the words) of Abbas “Angel eyes” – the lyrics suit old exPM Tony far better though.

    • 70
      Gordon says:

      Eye could use one of them.

    • 84
      AC1 says:

      Maybe a list of who’s not totally fucking appalling in Dave ZanuTories?

    • 182
      old git says:

      F**ing liar Cameron

      • 208
        bird with small brain says:

        God how tedious! That was videoed BEFORE the treaty was signed. It’s done. By Gordon. Blame him.

        • 439
          Anonymous says:

          If your title fits so be it.

        • 454
          Ed Ballsup says:

          So what you are saying birdbrain is that the PM of the UK has no power to call a referendum because a previous PM signed a treaty….right OK.

          • CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

            no dumb-ass! what he probably means if that the EU has passed it into fvcking law and having a referendum on it after that won’t make a blind bit of difference, other than waste a lot of money a euroscceptic vanity project.

            Fvcking liebour trolls are so tedious with their attempts to re-write history to protect Brown and Bliar.

    • 235
    • 441
      old git says:

      The Tory voting song

      Jolly voting weather
      We are all europhiles
      We’re very clever
      And lie to you all the while
      You fell for our promise especially the CAST IRON trick
      We’re all from Eton, and you lot are all too thick.

      If you think I’ll claim back powers,
      You haven’t got a clue
      We’ll hand the UK to Merkle,
      There is nothing that you can do
      No referendums Changes through on the nod
      I am the PM and I’m a duplicitous sod

      As for immigration
      I know it gets on your tits
      I will flood the nation
      And pay their benefits
      I am from Eton; I am one of the ruling class
      If you don’t like it, you can just kiss my ****

      If I agreed the Treaty
      Things that it would amend
      Required referendums
      And that would be the end
      We’d be out of Europe and that’s what the public crave
      But I’m undemocratic, just call me dictator Dave

      Clegg is making noises
      Pretending he did not know
      If he really meant it
      Lib-Dems would pack up and go
      There all in it together, and David is now all smiles
      He has silenced the sceptics, with the aid of the Europhiles

      This has been a carve up
      Helped by Merkosy
      They need our money
      That is quite plane to see
      They played out the charade so it looks as if Dave’s alone
      But were still in the EU and we’ll pay for the Euro zone

      Jolly voting weather
      We are all Europhiles
      We’ve silenced the sceptics
      Look at their beaming smiles
      There’s no referendum, the sceptics are really thick.
      I am from Eton and those idiots missed the trick

      • 446
        Tony Blair says:

        Don’t forget me and all my Labour supporters.

        I love Europe and I went to public school and I am a millionair and so is all the Labour shadow cabinet.

        • 449
          Tony Blair says:

          p.s. fancy another war? I started 5 and I’d really like to get to 6 which is a nice round number.

    • 442
      old git says:

      The Tory Cabinet Song

      Jolly big back-handers
      Added to our large hoard
      You can meet the PM
      We’ll take your views on board
      It’s not illegal so you wont be slapped in jail
      It’s common Knowledge our policies are for sale

      Don’t use direct debit
      That would just leave a trail
      We can’t have the public
      Knowing that were for sale
      If you are wanting to purchase committee votes
      I can arrange it for a bloody great wad of notes

      We know the public
      Are for the most part thick
      We’ve already cut your taxes
      Was that not a cunning trick
      We’ve clawed back the money from all of the OAPs
      We are the Tories and we can do what we please

      We’ve set the agenda
      By upping the Uni cost
      Cutting the Child Allowance
      Pensioners tax break lost
      We are getting richer so in us you should invest
      We’ve all got millions so bollocks to all the rest

    • 443
      old git says:

      The Times they are a changing

      Come all the electorate throughout the UK
      It’s time to ignore what the LIBLABCON say
      Lets face it these parties have all had their day
      Our politics need rearranging
      So go out and vote UKIP lets sweep them away
      For the times they are a changing

      Not one of them listens to our point of view
      They’d sooner give our cash to the EU
      So lets kick them out and try something new
      We can’t afford this lot remaining
      Political rethink is long overdue
      For the times they are a changing

      They lied about Lisbon and promised a vote
      There all Europhiles and in the same boat
      Their treachery just bring a lump to my throat
      As each other they just keep blaming
      So send them a message and let them take note
      That the times they are a changing

      We will no longer tolerate lies being told
      Tax breaks for the rich but more tax for the old
      Ruled from the EU and our birthrights sold
      They ignore us when we are complaining
      If we all vote UKIP there out in the cold
      For the times they all need changing

      • 451
        Tony Blair says:

        The Labour War song.

        What is good for?
        Money money money!

        Let’s maim and kill and torture
        It’s what the left does best

        Kill, maim, rape, torture


  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    Daves best mate is getting even more exciteable these days.

    • 10
      ToonBob... says:

      UKIP looking good :)

    • 17
      Just Saying says:

      Seems to have it spot on as all the swivel eyed cardigan and combover, heart attacks in waiting seem to be frothing this morning

      • 137
        English Liberation Front says:

        Yes, the rank stupidity of oiks is quite taxing for the older and wiser.

      • 144
        Archer Karcher says:

        Really is that all you have? I imagine you see the likes of Barker as the green future of the socialist tory party. Good luck with that bullshine, people see right through the scam and Call Me Dave too.

  3. 3
    Applecart says:

    I was certainly offended by that line. In my late fifties I have voted Tory all my voting life, sometimes with a heavy heart. But this year I have been tipped over the edge and became a member of UKIP – the first party I have ever joined. How dare they imply that I am swivel eyed.

    And if I am what does that say about the 40 years or so that I have been voting Tory. This bunch had better learn some respect for their former voters if they’re going to stand a chance of getting any of them back. An apology please

    • 12
      Jacky Treehorn says:

      I’m starting to feel in the same catagorie. Have voted Tory all my life but twats like that are starting to tip me over.

      • 14
        Dick the Prick says:

        I worked for the fuckers and feel pretty ripped off.

        • 20
          Ivor Tapeworm says:

          I too would like an apology. I am swivel-eyed.

          • Tony Bliar didnt fool me says:

            I voted Consevative in the last election and ended up with this shower of shit…….Will not be getting my vote ever again……..

          • Cameron: Tough On Tories, Tough On The Causes Of Tories says:

            UKIP seem to be mopping up disaffected Conservative votes in rather the same way that disaffected Labour voters are mopped up by the B&P

          • Boy George says:

            I am a swivel eyed Spartacus too! (And window licker in my spare time!)

          • The CJD in Argentinian Beef says:

            UKIP want to see Ed Balls running the UK’s finances.

          • I Remember You Hoo says:

            Frankly it makes no difference if Osborne or Balls run the countries finances. They are going to be dictated by the EU anyway.

      • 306
        Marion the cat says:

        UKIP, me too – just wish Farrage could communicate a wider portfolio of views to the masses, well me anyway.

        • 381
          The CJD in Argentinian Beef says:

          Farage is an agent of distraction. He wants you to waste your vote on UKIP so that Ed Balls can run the UK economy.

          • I Remember You Hoo says:

            It looks far more likely you are an agent of distraction with your bullshit hypothosis. Beside the fact that Osborne and Balls spending and cuts, only differ by one pound in ten. Some choice between the socialist opposition and the socialist coalition..

    • 58
      Sir Trumpton Oldtwat says:

      I’ve pissed myself in many a Cons Club around Britain, sadly UKIP don’t have their own bars so I wont be jumping ship yet.

    • 127
      Disappointed in Dave says:

      Doesn’t it just show you how out of touch with normal people those close to Cameron really are? And the contempt they show for people who believe in ‘real’ Tory policies …. unbelievable. They are deluded if they think they are going to get re-elected the way things are going.

      • 146
        Phil says:

        In case you havent yet noticed Dave is in a coalition which means reining in a lot of what he and the Tory partywould like to do in order to put the country first. It’s a difficult concept to accept compromise and back burners for policies crying out to be either implemented/ or thrown out but as Nick Clegg has also found out being popular and doing what’s necessary to get us out of Labour’s shite heap legacy is not going to win prizes. I applaud both of them however for having the guts to stand together for the good of the country in stark contrast to the bunch of tossers still slinging mud from the opposition benches who were directly responsible for our current predicament.

        • 154
          Herman Achille Van Rompuy says:

          That’s better!

        • 161
          CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

          Phil, Dave seems to be too eager to roll over for the LimpDums – so eager, in fact, to dump wholesale the last Tory election manifesto that you can only conclude that Rusty Dave never believed in it in the first place. And that’s the problem: Dave is just an empty suit ready to believe in anything and nothing at the same time. Dave and his “sofa” cabinet are members of the Metropolitan liberal-minded elite who, being so wrapped up in their ideological bubble, are totally divorced from the realities of the struggles and hellish existence in the Multi-cultural and corrupt shite-hole Britain has become.

          Barker is a prime example of the attitudes of Cameron’s cronies. This is a bloke who spent years living a lie married to a woman before running off with another bloke. If I’m not mistaken, Barker was also responsible for making dodgy expenses claims with regard to the second home he shared with his male “lover”.

          I think Barker has just ensured more Tory defections to UKIP.

        • 188
          misterned says:

          In case you haven’t noticed it yet Phil, Cameron is not going round the country saying, “I hate these liberal policies, but there is a coalition agreement and we are bound by duty and lawful agreement to implement them. Vote for us next time and we will overturn them”

          In fact, Cameron is doing the opposite. Cameron evangelises for the liberal’s policies.

          On all the central policies, Cameron has adopted and embraced the values and policies of the conservative party’s supposed opponents.

          pro-surveillance state,
          pro-EU subservience,
          Pro immigration,
          pro high taxes,
          pro climate change taxation and control,
          pro big government,
          pro ECHR,
          pro terrorists and criminals rights,
          pro corrupt corporate lobbying,
          Pro-big banker,
          pro high debt,
          pro-politically correct divisiveness,
          pro-merging our defence with that of France,
          soft on crime and law and order,
          soft on welfare…

          Even on deficit reduction, there is now less than 1% difference between the tories and labour.

          The sad truth is many long-term, reasonable, rational, mainstream, middle of the road conservative voters are now waking up to the fact that they have spent the last decade or more fighting and campaigning and voting against “new labour” Blairite policies and values, only to discover the conservative Prime Minister, enthusiastically adopting and embracing ALL of them! What is more, labour voters and the lefty media are STILL not giving the tories any credit whatsoever for being more new labour than new labour were.

          So for all your desperate defence of the conservative party, you are in denial of reality.

          I would love to vote and campaign for the conservative party again, but they are not a conservative party and they do not offer conservative policies anymore.

          What party should I vote for if I want to vote for the following policies?

          How do I vote for low taxes?
          How do I vote for small government?
          How do I vote for a halt to EU domination?
          How do I vote for real representative democracy coming from Parliament?
          How do I vote for unashamedly pro-business policies?
          How do I vote for de-regulation of the labour market and a removal of masses of unnecessary, business strangling, expensive red-tape?
          How do I vote for a massive reduction in immigration?
          How do I vote to scrap the ECHR?
          How do I vote for tough law and order policies?
          How do I vote for realistic, empirical evidence based scientifically sound climate change and energy policies?
          How do I vote for a reduction in the ideologically driven, ridiculous and extreme ‘politically correct’ policies which create division and conflict?
          How do I vote for libertarian policies which value civil liberties for the law abiding?
          How do I vote against intrusive, state interference and totalitarian surveillance policies?

          I cannot vote for these policies by voting conservative. The conservative party and labour parties have the same policies in almost all of these areas.

          The only Party that actually offers me the policies that I would like to see implemented in all these areas is UKIP. All the main parliamentary parties are offering, or implementing the wrong policies in all of the above areas.

        • 310
          Marion the cat says:

          Fair enough, respect your viewpoint. But that will not explain any of the following.

          Granny Tax – a self solving problem, no need to step on the banana skin.
          45% tax rate – didnt resolve issue to anybodies satisfaction and just upset everybody.
          Minimum price of alcohol – just being used as a threat, wont curb the binge drinkers.
          House insulation needing to be policed to prevent other work being done.
          Poor VAT policy – driving people into dishonest deals.
          Dave may not understand – he is too rich (out of touch really), BUT his advisors must still be working for Gordon.

          Don’t start me on windmills and other economic myths.

        • 389
          Spangles says:

          Agree entirely with you Phil. People have very short memories when it comes to those tw8ts who ruined this country. Vote UKIP if you wish and then see the Leiber party back in power; the moaning will really start then! Stupid, plain stupid!

          • I Remember You Hoo says:

            Yep you and phil are correct because the coalition is so much better than the last Labour government aren’t they? I mean look at the facts, under the coalition, immigration up, spending up, overseas aid up, taxes up, fuel prices up, energy costs up, EU payments up, green bullshit up, corporate subsidies up, welfare up, of course Cameron doesn’t call himself a socialist, he prefers to mask it by calling himself a “progressive” we all know the truth though.

        • 421
          Tory Ross -k says:

          Are you that Philip. Mitchell. From “. Eastenders”. ??

      • 155
        Archer Karcher says:

        The LabLibCon are all socialist now and the comrades are angry that the Kulaks are rebelling against their lying propaganda. It seems like elitist Greg has been briefed, to insult for his master and he duly obliges, like a good little stooge.

        • 362
          blowingWhistles says:

          I never read the book “You can trust the Communists (to be Communists)” and I didn’t read pages 56 to 65 subheading “Fronts” either. Perhaps I might read it soon and learn a great more deal about how they are said to despicably undermine any organistation who is not under their orders.

          My 1962 / 1972 Card / birth no is 66-18289

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    Do we know what had happened to him immeadiately prior to the shot being taken?

  5. 5
    AC1 says:

    You’d have to be swivel eyed to look at any graph from the CRU and not think FRAUD!

    • 175
      Archer Karcher says:

      Excuse me AC1, man made global warming is not the most preposterous fraud ever perpetuated against mankind.

      It is a highly scientific study into the dramatic effects humans have had on the climate of the world.

      Forget that when dinosaurs roamed the earth there were no frozen poles at all and forests covered the entire planet.
      Forget that when the Vikings discovered Greenland it was entirely covered with forest and they could farm there and raise crops and livestock.
      Forget that when the Roman Empire conquered Britain they grew vines as far north as Northumbria and considered the area ideal for wine growth, something that is impossible today.
      Indeen forget all the previous warm and cool periods known and attempt to convince the gullible, that it only has happened since 1980 or so and we will all die if we dont pay a lot more tax and live as our ancestors did, with an average life expectancy of 35.

      That is the “green” way forward.

      • 198
        misterned says:

        Indeed, if you want to see a swivel eyed lunatic policy, then there are few more swivel eyed than the insane climate policies, including spending millions to try to convince Texans that man-made climate change is real and catastrophic.

        Where is the sense in spending hundreds of billions over the next 20 years to paralyse, if not kill off, our industry, so that we cut our CO2 emissions by an amount which will be negated by china within months?

        Why are we cutting our CO2 at all? To reduce global temperatures?

        By how much will global temperature be reduced by?

        Well, If the UK stopped ALL CO2 emissions, global temperatures will not be effected AT ALL! So we are crippling our industry, costing tax-payers hundreds of billions for NO benefit whatsoever on a policy that is absolutely guaranteed to fail.

        I think that is swivel eyed lunacy.

      • 202
        AC1 says:

        Yes, You’ve convinced me.

        You just have to look at the eco-paradises that the former soviet union left behind to see that the more bureaucrats control the economy, the more we can afford environ-mentalism.

  6. 7
    darth cyberman says:

    climate change Hunt…nuff said!

  7. 8
    Anonymous says:

    Cameron is re-writing Kinnock’s longest suicide note in history

    • 119
      Gawd Help Us says:

      Or the longest touring job interview with the added attraction of splashing our cash to all corners of the globe.

    • 151
      Lord Jensen Interceptor says:

      Understandable mistake. It was Michael Foot.

  8. 8
    smoggie says:

    Belt them round the ears with a hockey stick: it’s the only graphic thing these global warming nutters would understand.

    • 23
      blowingWhistles says:

      Perhaps Greg Barking would care to re-read Al Gores Nobel Peace Prize Lecture – 60 page booklet entitled “Our Purpose” from 2007. I have an ‘original’ …. and what with the Hockey stick revelations since 2007 – well …. aren’t so many of the Climate Change programmed just sailing their boats off of the edge of the earth.

      Could Al’s ‘Our Purpose’ be their Common Purpose?

      Derivation of C Huhne MP = CHuMP. Simples / Simpletons etc..

  9. 11
    darth cyberman says:

    he has to smile is his reply? so as per the content goes straight through the tory loons head and it registers nothing about how out of touch /hated they are DOH

  10. 13
    Steve Lloyd. says:

    This is scary.


    • 19
      Airey Belvoir says:

      Olly Cromwell’s trial was yesterday. Does anyone know what happened?

    • 42
      Lou Scannon says:

      Sounds like Bexley has a large indigenous population of kangaroos.

    • 281
      Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

      I do not agree with my Party on this. In fact, I am incomplete agreement with the Authorities and will be approaching them to do the same to Guido Fawkes and all the bloggers exposing me on his blog. I wonder if the Grand Master was behind what happened to Olly in Woking
      ? Boaz.

      • 282
        Grand Master, Grand Lodge, Queen Street says:

        Of course I was Handy, if you want any help in Portsmouth, just let me know. Jahbulon.

        • 331
          Eric Joyce (Teen Fondler) says:

          Can you help me out too please Grand Master? Boaz.

        • 369
          blowingWhistles says:

          Not Portsmouth but Bournemouth Bro Beesley needs help to sell the climate change thingy to the peasants …oops folks down there. £1 Billion in Government funding up for grabs down there and Bro Beesleys personal ‘Fiefdom’ hangs on it.

    • 453
      Winston Churchill says:

      I sometimes wonder why we bothered.

  11. 15
    The LibLabCon says:

    This leaching of voters from us is getting a bit worrying. Let’s stamp our feet, swivel our eyes and call them all nasty names. Still, we get blanket TV coverage come election time, so nothing to worry about in the long term then.

  12. 16
    The Eco Loon Party says:

    As soon as I read “a screaming climate change racket fanatic”. Instant dislike of the fellow. Yet another Eco loon in Eu Eco Loon Dave’s party.

  13. 18
    Well it's a thought says:

    If we thought our beloved ex leader our Scottish non caber throwing but Nokia throwing Brown was a tosser, it seems to me Camoron is closely following up behind him, these people may think that the next GE is far away and people will forget, but opinions rightly or wrongly are being formed now and a little hint will be given at the local elections which way things are going , screw it’s because they are incumbents and it happens.

    • 327
      Haribo Halfwit says:

      With those elections coming up, there is a need to put ‘clear orange water’ between the Libdems and their coalition partners.

      The consultation process for a proposed Big Brother-style surveillance of the internet is an ideal place where they can play good-cop/bad cop and seek to reassure the people that they identify as core followers that, beneath the surface of their working relationship (and don’t dare call it an ‘Alliance’ as some ghosts are unquiet still), the parties have not sold their souls for a taste of power.

  14. 22
    Ian E says:

    He’ll be even more swivel-eyed when the electorate finally rise up and swing him on some piano wire from the nearest lamp-post. I didn’t care when Kinnock committed slow personal suicide, but this lot are slowly committing suicide for the whole UK (other than the millionaire toffs of course and their champagne socialist allies!). They will NEVER be forgiven!

    • 26
      screw the lot of them says:

      Hear hear!

    • 30
      grinning but bearing it says:

      “…..even I have to smile at that one!”

      Don’t you usually smile then Greg? If you started listening to your core voters for a fucking change, you might smile a bit more.

    • 31
      Col Nut says:

      Democracy and Islam together is what Cameron’s been promoting. Sounds dismal.

      • 76
      • 213
        misterned says:

        It’s not just Islam though is it? The number of children taken into care exceeded 10,000 last year. How many of those are taken to order by sickos in social services, and given over to perverted sex rings for exploitation? Such depravity is covered up by the massive state enforced secrecy of the family courts. Such sex-rings are made up of members of the judiciary, the police, paediatric doctors, social workers and others who are supposed to be protecting children.

        I have heard from many people who have been abused by the state in this way as kids. Their stories cannot be told in detail, because of the secrecy of the family court system and the vast majority of the mainstream media will not touch this story with a barge-pole.

        When the state is abusing children on an industrial scale, are you surprised when they do not make much of a fuss about Islamic child-sex rings?

        • 401
          I Remember You Hoo says:

          The “Conservative” Home Secretary and jovial freedom loving, man o’ the people, Ken Clarke, want’s to increase secret jury-less trials and introduce them for other civil and criminal cases, where evidence is witheld from defendants and their lawyers. This is entirely in the interest of the public at large and not a criminally corrupt elite removing any last trace of it’s pretence of honesty. Political prisoners in the UK? Don’t be ridiculous.

  15. 27
    granny tax 2 says:

    Meanwhile, the swivel eyed fuckers are robbing us blind again.


  16. 28
    Marty Feldman says:

    Another limp-wristed Cameron yes-man- devoid of any actual inderstanding of the lay of the land.
    UKIP with it’s anti europe@n rhetoric will always seem attractive to many a Tory with fond memories of Thatcher and present day interference from Brussels.
    Tim Montgomery writes a good line and Guido’s other link to another TM piece- “Who will lead” just about says it all. Unfortunately, with Dave, George et al floundering while attempting to front a largely Socialist path to recovery, someone with balls [unlike dodgy Barker] is required , and perhaps another Tory woman at the helm would finally get the UK back on track.

    • 64
      Tony Bliar didnt fool me says:

      As a nation we deserve better that this fuckin gutless lot…….I just fuckin despair, not for myself but for my 2 sons….

      • 72
        Ah! Monika says:

        Canada or Australia!

        • 79
          Tony Bliar didnt fool me says:

          I was happy with either, did my homework on the 2 countries…..Then presented it to my wife and she wouldnt even talk about it…….This was going back 7 years and I will tell her I told her so when the time comes….

          • lazy get says:

            Can you email me the results of your homework? Seems silly of me to go through it all again.

    • 78
      AC1 says:

      “Socialist path to recovery” = Oxymoron.

  17. 29
    CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

    “10% of Tory voters from 2010 have switched to UKIP…..”

    If you beleive that poll, you’ll believe anything. The polls are bullshiting again on behalf of their media paymasters.
    Pretty much what they were saying before last year’s local elections in fact. Until the actual elections dissproved them. Yes we know UKIP do well in Euro elections when the humorous protest vote comes ot for them, but no evidence that this has ever transferred to a GE.

    I’m sick of deperate people quoting faked opinion polls as if to legitimise there own point of view. Be it right-wingers and closet lefties who want to start civil war in the Tory Party or Labour stooges claiming that everyone wants Labour back in power tomorrow. But then again, that is why opinion polls exist, to create and push the desired media narrative. They have bugger-all to do with reality.

    • 35
      A pragmatist says:

      Oh dear. You and Greg Barking sound like religious nutters who have just met someone who says he does not believe in God.

    • 36
      Dick the Prick says:

      It’s just a job fella and the meeja have to write something. Nip over to Political Betting if you want the full analysis.

    • 87
      Alan Douglas says:

      It is not a humerous protest vote, in MEP elections the vote is proportional, ie it actually has an effect. I vote Con (or at least have done) in the UK and UKIP for the EU.

      What IS swivel-eyed is letting people govern you whom you can NOT dismiss, the elections for MEPS are for “representatives” with no powers whatsoever. Dammit, I want to be able to throw the buggers out when (not if) the goof.

      Alan Douglas

    • 229
      misterned says:

      Fact 1: UKIP got enough votes from former conservative voters in enough marginal seats in the actual general election of 2010 to stop Cameron winning an outright majority.

      Fact 2: Conservative betrayal and intransigence have caused UKIP’s level of support in most polls to treble since then.

      Conclusion… The tories will be in opposition again in 2015 and Cameron’s europhallic, politically correct lefty betrayal of conservative principles and beliefs is the cause.

      • 320
        CHRIST ON A BIKE says:

        Errrr….. FACT 1
        A much larger late transfer of soft Tory support went to Nick Clegg as a result of TV debates. Tories were prevented from taking back Liberal held seats and allowed Labour to hold on to marginals because of votes lost to the Liberals. Conservative votes lost to the Liberals far outwieghed the “miserable old git” vote that UKIP get, many of whom never vote Tory anyway and if they ever did, it was proabably in 1983 and more than few have voted Labour before.

        If the Tories start barking out UKIP rhetoric, the BBC will murder them with the gullible floating vote. That will do them much more damage than gaining few old farts back from UKIP.

        • 329
          Haribo Halfwit says:

          Talk of murder seems overblown; there is no existential struggle involved here, particularly as one party exists at the legislative behest of the other.

          This is a fact of which we might remind both ourselves and the Conservative party.

        • 360
          misterned says:

          Christ on a bike, you are delusional aren’t you? Have you even been in a conservative club recently?

          I know of only five tories who voted had conservative religiously from the mid 1970s to 2010, who switched to UKIP last time. Just five of them. I do not know any Tories at all that were taken in by the “I agree with Nick” bollocks and switched to Lib Dem. Additionally the liberal democrat share of the vote did not really increase much on the day and they LOST MPs. There was no massive drift of tories to Lib Dems. Lots of labour voters switched switched though.

          Just on a personal note, last week I asked around everyone I know here who is a tory and only 10 of them out of about 50 are still happy and willing to vote tory. About 15 will either vote tory or abstain and 15 are already committed to UKIP. The remainder will wait and see. Obviously this is not a national poll and is entirely unscientific, but there is a very definite and strong backlash against the betrayal and overt Blairism of Cameron’s government. The last straw was Cameron backing down on his EU veto. After this the budget debacle has only reinforced our view that Cameron’s tories are not conservative at all and that they hold the entire conservative party with utter contempt.

          But by all means carry on believing that UKIP have NO support. Anything to support the corrupt, failed, status quo. All three parties are identical on MOST of their policy platform. Labour, tory and liberals are identical. Rubber stamping EU directives and promoting the identical “third way” corporatism.

          You can remain living in 2001 if you like and keep pretending. But there are a hell of a lot of betrayed conservatives are getting seriously pissed off with their own party supporting the very same Blairism that they fought passionately against for over a decade.

          • Ironside says:

            Mr. Ned, noted, I am not surprised.

            UKIP denied the conservatives only 21 seats at the last GE, Spartacus very kindly posted the actual results, so Dave still couldn’t have made a majority even if UKIP had voted tory.

            Cameron and his ilk seriously believe they can gain more votes from the liberals, centre-left and homosexual classes, than they can win back from UKIP and tory abstainers. They call it ‘modernisation of the party’.

            It’s no wonder Ashcroft threw in the towel after the GE.

          • Christ on a bike! says:

            my god! How blinkered are you? “conservative members” FFS! What about the vast majority of normal voters??? When I said “soft Tory” support, I mean floating voters who were inclined to vote tory at that time. Not fvcking party activists! You illustrate perfectly the self-obsessed ideological crap that UKIP supporters spout. It’s about normal voters not idealogues.

          • misterned says:

            Floating voters are turning off ALL parties.

            The tories pissed away millions of votes by rejecting common sense conservative policies and embracing Blairism at the time when even Labour reject Blair.

            The tories were consistently 20+ points ahead in the polls in 2009 when Cameron was pretending to be a Eurosceptic tory. Once he backed away from that and showed his europhile true colours, the tory support slumped to single figures. Many of those who gave the tories that 20% lead ended up not voting. Some of them voted UKIP. UKIP had about 3% support then, and now in polls with equal prompting, they get 11%.

            The tories have lost more votes from traditional common sense, middle of the road tories by becoming a Blairite party than they have gained from “progressives” who are far more inclined to vote labour anyway.

            The tories cannot win a general election from their current left of centre Blairite position.

            Get used to opposition.

  18. 33
    Ken says:

    I want London to be a beacon of arranged marriages, honour killings and burkas.

  19. 37
    Talking of eyes... says:

  20. 39
    UKIP for me too says:

    He’s got eyes like Marty Feldman

  21. 41
    Taxfodder says:

    Pressing buttons and pulling levers just to see what they do is surely the preserve of silly unsupervised schoolboys not government ministers..for instance why is Cameron prating about in Burma when he has his hands full in the UK does he consider all is so tickety-boo here that his proven trouble shooting talents are now so urgently needed in Burma, unless of course he hopes to flog them a few ancient scorched and bloodstained Warrior Tanks to put down the next demonstration out there.

    Funny how when the kitchen becomes a bit too hot at home, in the mould of Blair and Brown our great Tory leader runs away to something far more important elsewhere.

    The connection I am making is that given another fifty years of this coalition government nothing would have changed for the better, they would still be learning on the job and my hard working countrymen and women would still be picking up the pieces…along with the peoples of Burma it seems.

    • 45
      Scameron says:

      Good luck to that Aung San Suu Kyi woman over there, but personally, I dont really give a fuck, whilst my bills stack up here.

    • 46
      David Camewrong says:

      I know the people of the UK will be fully behind me in my Burkas for Ghurkas campaign.

    • 54
      A Prat's mate says:

      If ‘call me Dave’ opens a few doors and gets export sales going it will provide work.
      The more people in work, the less tax for you and me.
      Not a difficult concept for those that did arithmetic, rather than social studies.
      And better than starting wars or throwing phones about.

      • 403
        I Remember You Hoo says:

        Opens a few doors? In Burma and Indonesia? Pray tell what vast markets in these largely pe*asant countries will benefit us here? With the exception of arms to kill their people with, what on earth else is there?

        • 434
          Do some research says:

          That is a very negative reaction, Indonesia & Burma have a GDP close to $1,000 Billion ($1,000,0000,000,000).
          Worth popping over for a couple of days to get a share of that I think.
          Who would you send then? The Milliband Chuckle Brothers or Et Balls up the economy again.

          By the way what is a ‘pe*asant’?

        • 492
          misterned says:

          Cameron said the Burmese part of this trip was not part of the trade mission, it was diplomatic and political. He was in Burma to support Aung San Suu Kyi and to support the push for democracy in Burma.

          It is a shame that he did not show the same support for Democracy in Greece or Italy or in the EU for that matter.

      • 491
        misterned says:

        I welcome the results of that trade mission, any extra, additional and new inward investment has to be welcome. That will create jobs for people that are not having to be paid for from taxation or government borrowing.

        That said, a rational look at the scale of that mission should keep things in perspective. I read a figure of 750 million pounds worth of new trade gained. Compare that to the additional 10 Billion that Osborne has just agreed to give in extra funding to the IMF.

    • 231
      misterned says:

      Why should Cameron do anything here? The EU runs this country. Cameron is only their puppet.

  22. 44
    say what you see says:

    Another useless Common Purpose loon.

  23. 47
    Gordon Brown says:

    Tomorrow is the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. I’d like to wish the descendants of the passengers well.

    • 52
      Dave E Jones says:

      That’ll go down well.

    • 80
      AC1 says:

      Icebergs are 9/10ths underwater, which is similar to the state of the mortgage market after Gordo “ended boom and bust”.

      • 328
        Gordon Brown says:

        I’ve noticed the same thing with my jobbies after I’m been on my potty, they’re always 9/10ths underwater, nursey calls them floaters hehehehe…

  24. 48
    Gordon Brown says:

    It’s thanks to me that Ling Lang Who Chee is free in Burma.

  25. 49
    David Camerloon says:

    I’ve given away our democracy, that’s why we have none left in the UK.

  26. 51
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    UKIP stand no chance so long as the MSM like the BBC lump them in with the BNP. I don’t know how the BBC get away with it. Caroline Lucas is never off the fucking BBC. The mongs argue that because they’ve got a seat in Parliament she’s entitled to all the time she wants.

    Well she was never off the fucking BBC BEFORE she won her seat and let’s see if Galloway is on the BBC as often as Lucas is.

    UKIP will never get traction whilst they allow the BBC to link them to the BNP all the time.

    Regarding climate change I bet this Tory mong can’t explain ANY of the science because 99% of it is bollocks and based on assumptions and computer models.

    Go back to the 199′s and they were telling us that by now the North pole would be free of ice in the summer. Well it isn’t. Now they tell us it will be in a few more years. It won’t then either.

    All that climate change means to fucking politicians is higher taxes for them to waste on shit projects.

    Just fuck off the lot of you go jump off Beachy head and do us all a favour

    • 68
      Tony Bliar didnt fool me says:

      +1 million….

    • 81
      The BBC says:

      We will treat every interview and discussion about AGW as if the science is settled and there is no possible doubt about the causes of climate change.

      That is all.

    • 199
      Raving Loon says:

      Get rid of the licence fee then the BBC can spout all the nonsense they want. Talking bollocks is one thing, put having to pay to hear it is quite another. The BBC isn’t a valued “British Institution” or part of the furniture. It’s a coporation, funded by taxation, and serves no other purpose than to issue propoganda.

      • 233
        misterned says:

        + 1 million

        • 377
          rick says:

          I’ll see your +1million and raise you another 2 million.

          The BBC are absolute filth.

          • I Remember You Hoo says:

            + 1 trillion

            Sell it off and make it pay it’s way in the world. Even as a propaganda exercise, it has comprehensively outed itself as an institutionally left wing, biased, lying organisation.

          • Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

            Don’t forget its 3,000 tax-avoiding ‘employees’. Oh, and they refuse to discuss their ‘stars’ ‘ tax affairs.

  27. 53
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    Fawkes stop Hunting modding just because the name George G******y is in the fucking post.

  28. 56
    Alan Douglas says:

    There are none so swivel-eyed as those who fixate on windmills.

    Remember Hu-Hu-Huhne ? This guy is equally creepy.

    Also, Mr Greg, what is so loony about wanting those that take decisions over every aspect of our daily lives be subject to our votes for them to continue or not ? As you will know, we have NO vote on our overloards in the EU, the MEPs we can vote for have no powers whatever.

    I believe it has a snappy title like “democracy”, and is what the likes of you will spend endless time persuading other countries to have. Democracy begins at HOME, mr Greg.

    Alan Douglas

    • 373
      blowingWhistles says:

      Can I be the first to shout “It’s yet another bloody elitist monied Cover Up” when Huhne miraculously “gets” off of the “Perverting the course of Justice charge” ….

      Perhaps the CPS will make a mistake (Not that they’d do that ever! – wash my mouth out) and the case will ‘collapse’ – Ho hum Ho Huhne bobs his uncle – Big brown paper envelopes stuffed with lolly – Justice being seen to be done.

  29. 57
    Hang The Bastards says:

    What a stupid denying prick Greg Barker is…..

    Tory’s are leaving in their droves to support UKIP, and assholes like him are the reason.

    • 110
      Anonymous says:

      Say what you will about Farage, but he says in the European Parliament what a lot of us think I suspect.

      • 170
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        And it’s true. I live in Greece and Papademos is an unelected puppet.

        At least Farage has the balls to say it – unlike the present (and former) shower, who were too frightened of upsetting anybody.

      • 250
        English Liberation Front says:

        I do like a bit of gumption in politics. See that Greg, you wet wonk? You should be in the Labour Party because that is where you belong, rather than dickering about with “de-toxifying” the Tories. And take your fg stupid windmills with you.

        Give us our Conservative Party back!

    • 113
      Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

      The only way it will work in my view is if the Tory party splits and you get an alliance between UKIP and an English nationalist Tory party.

      I don’t get this obsession with keeping Skintland as part of the Union, we’re being bled dry by the jocks who continually use the voting system to elect the Scottish mongs in Edinburgh and the Labour mongs down here at Westminster.

      • 406
        I Remember You Hoo says:

        “I don’t get this obsession with keeping Skintland as part of the Union, we’re being bled dry by the jocks who continually use the voting system to elect the Scottish mongs in Edinburgh and the Labour mongs down here at Westminster.”

        Cameron and the likes of Barker do. It gives them cover to act to a left wing agenda. The last thing they want is a strongly Conservative England calling the shots.

  30. 59
    An Unprincipled Pasty-faced Plonker Posing as PM says:

    I say chaps!! A fellow has hardly been out of the country but a week and this dashed kipper stuff stirs again! Makes a fellow dashed mad! – watt?

    Even worse, one’s jolly chums mumble something about kippers – is there a food fashion I’ve missed? – watt?

    And now some wretched bounder has again suggested a National Water Grid so those chaps can pump water to where it’s needed, – as if there’s any use in such a costly stupid scheme!!! – watt?

    Anyway! – one always has the Wind Farm Scam – that’s the jolly future – watt?

    • 112
      faraday says:

      Haven’t you got an ohm to go to?

    • 260
      Jethro says:

      Expect a Volt[e] face, when he finds Resistance is useless, given the Current flow of events – his colleagues’ Impedance, and his limited Capacity. His friend Henry (currently, the cat’s whisker) might advise a Choke be put upon things, to smooth, once things are Rectified. Gazing on Nelson’s Coulomb might convince him of the nature of Polarity, and that EMF could stand for Electorate’s Motive Force.

  31. 63
    Ah! Monika (Mail) says:

    “The Dutch astronaut is one of the most prolific photographers on the ISS”

    Err?” One of…) Just how many are there on the ISS?

  32. 65
    Ah! Monika says:

    By this far into her term Thatcher had sacked half her Cabinet. Anyone know how many Dave has sacked.

    Answers on back of postage stamp ( unused 1st Class please ) to AM

    • 83
      AC1 says:

      and waste all that talent???

      I’m sure I’ll think of someone with a soupçon of talent soon.

    • 92
      nellnewman says:

      You’re kidding Monika we can’t afford postage stamps nowadays! Can’t we use email instead that’s free – at least for now.

  33. 66
    Ah! Monika says:

    If Gaddafi hadn’t ended up with a stick up his arse he’d have been cuddling him in the tent as well.

  34. 69
    :o) says:

    Nice to see the McCanns in the celebrity seats at Wembley.

  35. 73
    polythesis says:

    The libdem dominated social democrat government nominally led by Cameron are sure they dont need the vote of their core vote or the right wing of their party.

    They know this because Camerons hero Bliar took time out from counting his vast pile of money to affirm that there is a huge middle ground just longing to vote for a centrist social democrat party. Truly the heir to Blair is Cameron.

    Yes, there are quangoids and beeboids and state sector executives and euroslime flunkies enough out there in La la land to more than replace the right wing core vote. In La La land wishes come true and magic wands come as standard and their windmills generate all the electricity we need, along with gigantic subsidies for their rich friends and families of course.

    The dripping wet euroslime North London millionaires club have it all figured out, all they have to do is follow leftist/Marxist/ecofascist policies that appeal to about 10% of the population and this will transform like magic into a majority for them with the application of their magic wands.

    The strategic brainiacs who thought that real centrists and leftists would vote for the libdem dominated social democrat coalition if they moved their tent far enough left deserves a medal sent from UKIP gift wrapped and with a thank you note.

    • 114
      Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

      Big thumbs up

    • 221
      AC1 says:

      It’s a bit like Fox news finding their market “niche” in the U.S. Namely the 75% of the population who aren’t leftist.

      • 335
        the bbc are shite says:

        An ‘experiment’ they’re shit scared of trying over here, as they already know what the result would be.

    • 236
      misterned says:

      Aren’t those the same Islington meterosexual twats who where one of only two locations in the UK that voted for AV by a majority? The same self-selecting in-group who never ever speak to real people, and who believe the rest of the country think like them and who believe that there is a “progressive majority” in this right wing country?

      Sadly this same delusional group of people run the BBC, make up most of the cabinet and shadow cabinet and mis-run this country.

      • 456
        Stephen Fry and Eddie Izzard says:

        Do as we say, we are rich and we are telling you to vote for AV.
        Next time.

        Up the People!
        (Right up them!)

    • 252
      English Liberation Front says:

      Excellent. Give the bastards hell.

  36. 74
    Anonymous says:

    Gregory “Swivel-Eyed” Barker has now joined Frankie “Jerrycan” Maude in dave’s star chamber.Well done girls.

  37. 88
    Ah! Monika says:

    What are the REAL reasons why the Tories want to force Mayors on us?

    Can you imagine Thatcher being relaxed about Derek Hatton as Mayor of Liverpool? Or George Gal…Mayor of Manchester. It’s a disaster waiting to happen. 4 year tenure….Putin would love this

    Am I missing something?

    • 90
      Well it's a thought says:

      They charged £250,000 to eat with Camoron, I just wonder if they have made a charge to be a city mayor.

  38. 94
    Anon says:

    Looks like he takes it up the shitter.

  39. 95
    nellnewman says:

    It seems to me over the last 15 years that politicians of all parties have become corrupt, inept, incompetent and generally of such poor intellectual quality that they border on the farcical.

    It isn’t just that standards in public life have deteriorated it is that they have collapsed utterly.

    Can anyone name me a politician that they regard as decent because I can’t think of one!

    • 98
      Ah! Monika says:

      Aung San Suu Kyi

      • 99
        Anon says:

        I bet Gordon was furious and threw his nokia at the telly when he saw the pictures of Dave and Aung San standing together smiling the other day.

        • 243
          BBC says:

          Very true, but we’ll soon have another story to take viewers and listeners minds off this (just as we did after he made that tiresome trip to Obarmy).

          BBC Political Commissar to Newsroom: We need another fuel panic. Please ask the Government if it is going to continue with it’s fuel strike contingencies.

          …and get our brothers at Unite to say this is provocative and unhelpful.

    • 107
      nellnewman says:

      Very true – sadly we have no-one with even a tenth of her integrity or intelligence in British politics.

      I too laughed Anon thinking of gormlessgordon as I looked at that photo!

      • 128
        blowingWhistles says:

        Not that we do do ‘rendition flights’ (uugh!.. cough!!) – who knows maybe we MIxyzght grab Aung San and instill her as PM before ‘He’ gets back…

    • 183
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      Frank Field was a decent man.

      Probably why he didn’t last long in the Labour Cabinet.

      • 218
        blowingWhistles says:

        Wasn’t Field being ‘watched over’ by Michael Dugher (Now Risen to MP status by Unsteady Eddie) M Dug being of lefty Marxist tendencies out of Warwick University who would do over his granny to get elected… [It was on the internet in the past at Red-star-research blah blah [Lots on there about Rupee too]

        Dugher and Hoon – had some love ins (no not that sort) over at the MOD when Hoon was the Big Honcho (The Bar Steward liar) at Dr Kelly Hutton time.

      • 220
        AC1 says:

        He has to go, he told the truth.

    • 239
      misterned says:

      Ron Paul!

    • 458
      The Tuscan Kid says:

      Daniel Hannan

  40. 97
    Anon says:

    The BBC’s pension funds are tied into the AGW scam. That is why the ‘science is settled’

    • 104
      Ah! Monika says:

      There was only one Pension better than ICI’s ( private sector ), the BBC’s ( public sector).

    • 106
      Anonymous says:

      So the socialists at the BBC and The Guardian are just conforming to the paradigm of self interest? How quaint, and somewhat surprising…..not.

      • 116
        Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

        The BBC has one of the biggest corporate carbon footprints on the planet, yet they continue to lecture ‘us’ about how we must all give up our cars and walk.

        What makes me laugh is how no one from the Tories or UKIP ever challenges the BBC over this.

        • 131
          annette curton says:

          Salford was a step too far.

          • Haribo Halfwit says:

            It is surely inconceivable that a state broadcaster funded by an obligatory tax upon equipment to receive their broadcast television service has a safe filled with the kind of incriminating material which urban legend claims News International to possess.

            A conspiracy theory too far.

        • 134
          blowingWhistles says:

          Word has it Lord Birt (he of to a journo “Who the f… are you” fame) is gathering his legal team against all this libel, slander and defamation against his paymasters. And his mates over at the RCJ may be awaiting ‘allegedly’ [stated for legal purposes] big brown paper envelopes.

        • 147
          Biased Broadcasting Corp. says:

          Obviously because they are scared of getting even more bad publicity from the BBC than it already gives them (because after all, that is what BBC news is – the media arm of the Labour Party.)

          • blowingWhistles says:

            Uuugh correction there Biased – “…arm of the Labour Party.” – you sure about that – Haven’t they become an Incorporated subsidiary of the Marxist Foundation?

        • 158
          Cynical-old-bag says:

          Talking of carbon footprints, has anyone seen the beacon of lights inside and outside the HoC? The whole place is lit up like Blackpool. Same with Canary Wharf.

          And they lecture us about saving energy?!!

          • Al Gore climate whore says:

            Thats nothing, my house can be seen from space when I leave the lights on.

          • Gordon Brown says:

            My jobbies can be seen from space but only after I’ve varnished them.

          • Freedom of speech for Polar Bears says:

            We want to have a nice little private man to bear chat – with Mr Gore.

            He didn’t seek nor gain lawful or legal authority to speak for or on our behalf. And that’s an inconvenient truth.

            Get you butt up to the pole pronto Gore.

        • 459
          Prof Cox says:

          I’m making a programme on physics but I need to travel all around the world to do it!

  41. 100
    ex bendy bus says:

    I want to advertise on buses that there is such a thing as an ex gayer. What are the chances Boris?

  42. 108
    The loony Conservative Party says:

    So let me get this straight. The man drawing up the next Conservative manifesto does not want to attract Conservative voters and has resorted to calling them names? Little wonder then that Conservatives are deserting the Conservative party.

    You just can not make this kind of thing up.

    • 118
      annette curton says:

      Difficult to attract Conservative voters when you don’t have any Conservative policy, bit of a no brain-er really.

    • 122
      Phillis Stein says:

      “Let me get this correct” is the preferred phrase nowadays, you gay-hating swivel-eyed frothing-at-the-mouth hate-filled intolerant bigoted raving loony extreme rightwing neoliberal conservative Tory UKIP fuck.

      • 160
        The Guardian says:

        Careful, we have copyright on those words.

      • 163
        PC Police says:

        No hate speech here, move along please.

        • 180
          blowingWhistles says:

          I demand that every MP be ‘barred’ from using the word “Aspirations”.

          Every time I hear the word stated I think of a “SNAKE” (An Asp… ) and picture said user of the word as a Snake with its “forked-tongue” slithering from around its mouth – lashings of lies splattering all over the place.


        • 460
          PC Plod's retarded oppo says:

          Tazer the bastard, we will not have bad words in this country!

      • 172
        Talking of prefered phrases says:

        Oh hang on ..

  43. 115
    The only quality broadsheet says:

    The Guardian is good.

  44. 117
    annette curton says:

    Some good news, 20 brand new Spits found buried in crates in Burma, that’s ten each for the aircraft carriers.

  45. 120
    Gregg Barking says:

    Very arrogant! No doubt the smile will be gone when the Tories get kicked out at the next election. The Tories are hemorrhaging votes to the Ukip.

  46. 124
    Swivel-Eyed Eurosceptic says:

    I have noted on many political blogs, that those of us who are eurosceptics, are often referred to by EUfanatics as “swivel-eyed”. Does anybody here know why that is the favoured term of abuse for us sceptics and how it came to be used?

  47. 126
    EuroMong says:

    A vote for Conservative, Labour, Liberal Dummycrats and SNP is a vote for Europe.

  48. 129
    Mr Farage MEP says:
  49. 133
    Herman Achille Van Rompuy says:

    You bastards never learn.

    • 140
      blowingWhistles says:

      Herman – how’s your other friend in the zombie world; Stalin doing these days?

      • 143
        annette curton says:

        Von Rumpey has signed a pact and promised not to invade.

        • 190
          Who needs a democracy? says:

          When is the fire?

          • blowingWhistles says:

            I’ve been out burning Euro flags for quite some time. It still might even be up on U Tube. Come and try and get me Europol.

          • Coincidence or.....? says:

            Time for a little trivia.

            Eurpol HQ is in the same building that was used as the Gestapo HQ in WW2.

  50. 136
    EuroMong says:

    Why do we pretend to live in a democracy when we are nothing but a pimple on the cheek of Europe? We are sleepwalking into the grip of European tyranny. We must wake up before we spiral into a coma of undemocratic nightmares.

    • 461
      Tony Blair says:

      All that is not important, if you’re stinking rich like me.

      (Even if you are drenched in the blood of innocents)

  51. 141
    English Liberation Front says:

    Funny how the most swivel-eyed and frothing always accuse those who disagree with their barmy ideas of being swivel-eyed and frothing.

    • 409
      I Remember You Hoo says:

      It’s called by psychiatrist’s ‘projecting’. All nutters do it.

    • 484
      Guardian reader, foaming at the mouth says:

      We got the BBC saying the Tory party was too nasty and that to stop being too nasty they had to adopt Labour policies. It worked then and we hope it will work again.

  52. 142
    EuroMong says:

    Hi guys. Support my charity. I plan to sleepwalk all the way to Europe. Care to join me? Then vote Tory, Labour, Lib Dumb, SNP at the next election.

  53. 145
    Ah! Monika says:

    They say Aung San Suu Camoron is just Blair lite.
    He’s more like Gordon who wanted to PM and had no idea what to do when he got there.

  54. 148
    Jimmy says:

    Political Correctness is such a minefield. Ok so swiveleyed is offensive. What do you people prefer to be called?

  55. 149
    Ah! Monika says:

    My wife spent 20 years as an active foot-soldier for the Tories with invitations to Downing Street, the Commons and uncountable dinners. Personal conversations with Thatcher, Tebbit, Lawson, Major, ( and to tell the truth Heath).

    You can guess who she will be voting for in future.

  56. 152
    Jethro says:

    Dear Greg Barking,
    I aren’t: are you?

  57. 159
    Cynical-old-bag says:

    I think he has a sort of “Lembit” look about him.

    That certainly won’t do him any favours.

  58. 165
    Must get a pseudonym one day says:

    For the first time ever, we have a UKIP candidate in the May 3rd elections – that’s my vote guaranteed, plus however many Postals I can get hold of.

    Time to give Pink-Dave and his Euro-pals a very big lesson.

    • 173
      Gentleman Rioter says:

      Separated by many miles of this green and pleasant land I dare say but we’ve have come to the same conclusion.

      Good day to you sir.
      *tips hat*

    • 245
      Hang The Bastards says:

      I will be transferring my Tory vote to UKIP as there is one standing in our local elections.

      expect the story to be UKIP gains.

  59. 166
    Ah! Monika says:

    Ref the F off twitter -top left

    Tax is a killer

    Drivers in the U.S. are more prone to fatal car accidents on income tax deadline day—typically April 15—than on normal days, new research shows

  60. 168
    The Right Honourable Call Me Dave says:

    Look it stands to reason that at a time when we have the biggest public spending deficit in our history that we should be financing the Indian Space programme, its not rocket science you know.

  61. 169
    Ah! Monika says:

    Last time I won on the National was Shelia’s Cottage.

    Any tips for today?

  62. 171
    Drop a daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    You can bet the BBC won’t be reporting THIS

    “…S&P gave its backing to the Chancellor’s deficit reduction plans and said Britain’s “wealthy and open economy” improved its “capacity to absorb shocks”.
    The ratings agency said the outlook for the UK’s AAA rating was “stable”, putting it at odds with fellow agencies Moody’s and Fitch, which have both placed the country’s top tier rating on a “negative outlook”, and at heightened risk of an outright downgrade….”


    • 179
      BBC NEWS says:

      If S&P had put Britain on a “negative outlook” we’d of been running it from the top for the next two days, but currently we are reporting that the Unite union has saved Britain from fuel strikes.

      • 234
        Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation says:

        We cannot report all news. We must make editorial decisions as to what is most important. The British public trust us to be open and unbiased.
        (ps. remember to pay the telly tax)

  63. 176
    Always Right says:

    On the nose!

  64. 186
    Peter "Aitch" says:

    He does look llike a bit of a “screamer” doesnt he ?
    As to swivelling
    I am pretty sure that it’s not just his eyes that do so

  65. 191
    labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    * Conversations we’ll never hear * number 105.

    Dave to von rumpy:
    “Hey, Rummpy old bean, been thinking about that 40 million we give you every day, and, well, as were in a bit of debt over here, due to that scotish fuckwit and his mates, me and the boys have decided we can’t give you the full whack and are going to cut it down to a more manageable 20 grand a day. . . Hows that sound to you Rumps me old mucker?
    Cos, to be honest Vonny baby, we was trying to work out just what it is that we give you that money for and can’t really see any reason. Anyway got to dash Asia is on the line and you know what that means.”

  66. 194
    aung suu kyi says:

    Who this Mr Camerlon ?
    I fire ping pong at his huge head
    give him happy finish an he no even pay bar fine or pay tip
    This no man you can trust
    Whis this Mayor Brian Paddick who has slept with 30 women and is very gernorous ?

  67. 195
    nellnewman says:

    We’ve just had a UKIP leaflet in the door for local elections. I had no idea they were anti-abortion.

    Since I believe in free choice etc about such things I’ll not be voting for him. Otherwise I would seriously have considerd it.

    • 197
      Child Killers says:

      And if the baby about to be killed had a choice, who would it vote for? I notice the Guardian and its TV station were remarkably quiet about abortionists killing babies because their parents regarded them as the wrong sex.

      • 200
        nellnewman says:

        What if the mother would die if she didn’t have an abortion ? Are you against that too?

        • 203
          Cynical-old-bag says:

          If people could see the faces of the children in homes, where they are put because they are either given up because they have a disability, or just not wanted. It’s heart-breaking.

          If people can’t afford to keep their children, they shouldn’t have them. I think women should have the choice of abortion. Better that than a child who feels unwanted all their life.

          • nellnewman says:

            Yes I so agree.

          • AC1 says:

            Yes, abortion isn’t a good option, but it’s by far the least bad.

          • Demographics Is Destiny says:

            Yes those unwanted children in homes should kill themselves for being so unwanted, or better we can get a doctor to do it and pass a law saying it’s legal. Then we can sleep well at night knowing we did the right thing for the good of humanity.

          • Anonymous says:

            “Yes, abortion isn’t a good option, but it’s by far the least bad.”

            For who ?

          • One can only conclude that.. says:

            “If people could see the faces of the children in homes, where they are put because they are either given up because they have a disability, or just not wanted. It’s heart-breaking.”

            Was it so heartbreaking that you advocate these children should now be killed ? If not, why Not ?

          • Baby Blend says:

            If you could see the faces of children in the womb before they were minced.

        • 244
          Demographics Is Destiny says:

          That would be a purely medical decision taken at the time and nothing to do with law legalizing the abortion of a child as a contraceptive option.

          • Drop a daisy cutter on the BBC says:

            Abortion is a great idea, should be compulsory, stops the fat slags from claiming ever more handouts.

    • 205
      A strange situation says:

      Other than for serious medical reasons and possibly rape, there is no longer any reason to destroy babies anymore. The social stigma of being an unmarried mother has gone, the state funds babies and underage mothers are fully supported. It’s very odd that the state won’t legalise assisted suicide but has legalised child killing because the child is not wanted

      • 214
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        I gather that you are a man from your post.

        If you were a woman you would be far more understanding.

        • 240
          Demographics Is Destiny says:

          Yes those poor women.

        • 254
          Nailing another stupid argument from the left says:

          If you were an unborn child you might not be so understanding.

          • Cynical-old-bag says:

            Perhaps if the fathers of those unborn children were more supportive and stayed around to help out, there wouldn’t be so many abortions!

          • Demographics Is Destiny says:

            Yes I blame the fathers too, for if it wasn’t for them those poor mothers wouldn’t have to murder their children.

          • libdemtorah says:

            Great excuse to get out the knitting needle. “I couldn’t find the father”. Oh do fuck off.

          • Spangles says:

            I think these days abortion is being used by many as they couldn’t be ars6d to use contraception. With many it’s a case of “oh well, I’ll just get an abortion ’cause it’s easy now innit”

          • Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

            Perhaps if the cheap slags kept their knickers on they wouldn’t get spunked up in the first place?

      • 263
        AC1 says:

        >the state funds babies

        With their magic money tree? Genrally the state rewards feckless parents with money largely extorted from people who might otherwise afford children.

        the existence of dysgenics is not a convincing argument to end abortion.

      • 465
        Stopes says:

        Far better to give young slags a council house for life and let them breed the next generation of binge drickers and prison fodder.

    • 209
      nellnewman says:

      The point of my post was really to find out if anyone knew what UKIP’s official policies were other than to get us out of the EU.

      I was taken aback that they have an anti-abortion stance. Anybody know any more about them?

      • 215
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        No, Nell, I don’t. But that would certainly influence my decision not to vote for them.

    • 219
      I feel sick says:

      Well, well I didn’t know that Nell. Thanks a lot.
      This will mean most people with a conscience will now vote UKIP, as I certainly will.
      Pro-choice is a euphemism for murder, no more no less.
      If it’s good enough for unwanted babies it’s good enough for pensioners or perhaps people of the wrong colour or religion.
      You have a lot in common with Hitler as far as I am concerned Nell.

      • 227
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        Oh for God’s sake grow up!

        It has nothing to do with colour or religion…..just whether the woman in question has the means to bring a child into the world. If you seriously think that these women have no conscience, think again. Most have found it very hard to deal with.

        • 238
          Demographics Is Destiny says:

          Indeed, murdering kids ain’t easy.

        • 255
          Nailing another stupid argument from the left says:

          Yep one of the ironies of those who oppose the death penalty for murdering scum is that they seem always to be advocates of killing babies in the womb.

        • 278
          Benny the Ball says:

          No fukke no Babee

      • 228
        nellnewman says:

        You think wanting to now a party’s policies for voting for them makes someone akin to H i tl ?

        silly person!

        • 256
          Anonymous says:

          Nell reveals herself once more to be an idiot.

        • 268
          Absolutist (when it fits) says:

          I find that too nell, if I disagree with just one policy of any political party I just can’t bring myself to vote for them.

    • 248
      misterned says:

      WOW! You disagree with one policy and reject them? What about the dozens of tory/labour/liberal policies you disagree with?

      • 264
        LibLabCon = In Europe and RUN by Europe says:

        Ask her something about turnips, she knows all about turnips does our nell.

    • 249
      Demographics Is Destiny says:

      I believe in free choice too Nell, especially the one to do with being alive.

      • 274
        The answer is NO says:

        We will take a vote now.
        Who trusts Nell anywhere near their grandchildren?

  68. 196
    aung suu kyi says:

    McWet Lettuce on his Asian tour

    He no statesman
    He bloody slap head fool

    Ai Yah

  69. 210
    Grow up says:

    @Child killers. Many a woman who have killed their kids should have had an abortion. Perhaps, they themselves should have been aborted.
    Abortion is the only option for many women. It is their body and their life and their choice.

    • 246
      Demographics Is Destiny says:

      I agree, we should allow women to abort their children just in case they kill them later on. It’s far cheaper and less bureaucratic and I’m sure the tax payer would be very gratefully. On the “their body and their life” comment at the end I feel you are right again. All mothers should have the choice of murdering a part of their own bodies whenever they like.

    • 253
      Nailing another stupid argument from the left says:

      I have no problem with women doing what they choose with their own bodies, its the babies bodies I am concerned about

      • 259
        One can only conclude that.. says:

        ….. it appears that Nell believes that she gave birth to herself.

      • 267
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        Pity some of the prospective fathers don’t think they same way.

      • 269
        Cynical-old-bag says:

        Try telling that to the thousands of women who have been left high and dry by the men who have been jointly responsible for the pregnancy.

        Many of these men are quite happy to get their leg over, but don’t want the responsibility of a child. So you’re saying that although the child is half theirs, it’s the woman’s fault for aborting.

        Stupid, stupid man!

        • 275
          Demographics Is Destiny says:

          Oh yes men should be jointly responsible for the pregnancy but NOT if it’s an abortion because then it’s a womans choice and has nothing to do with men.

          • Cynical-old-bag says:

            You obviously didn’t read my post above.

            Quite a lot of men are happy to have sex, but when the girl happens to be pregnant, they don’t want the responsibility of said child and just leave the woman to cope with it on her own.

            Are you saying that they should be allowed to bugger off, not pay a penny piece towards the childs upbringing, but should be allowed to say whether the child should be aborted or not?

            If so, you are far more stupid than I first gave you credit for.

          • The Female brain for dummies part 8 says:

            1. “Are you saying”

            This has nothing to do with what you’ve actually said and far more to do with how she’s feeling.

          • Baby Blender says:

            How is a man dumping a girl justification for murder? As has been pointed out times have changed and there is no longer stigma or poverty in having a child out of wedlock. What we now have is lifestyle designer child killings.

        • 277
          Burn your bra! says:

        • 299
          libdemtorah says:

          There’s no excuse for abortion other than the convenience of the careless parents (usually the mother). Abortion is not birth control but murder.

          • Morrissey says:

            Meat is murder too and I did an album on that very subject don’t you know!

            PS. Available at all good record stores, terms and conditions apply.

          • Spangles says:

            Nell, you really have opened a can of worms! All I’ll say on the matter is come and work a shift with me sometime. You’ll see the same ‘girls’ in my department, time & time again.
            I’ve heard them say that it’s no big deal getting rid of it, and anyway (they say) it was only a one night stand whilst drunk, and they don’t even know the first name of the putative father, let alone what they looked like!
            Genuine need for a termination is always get wrenching for the woman, and deserving of my sympathy and help, but abortion on demand is not.

          • Anon. says:

            If what we now have is abortion on demand, it is illegal, and the law should be properly enforced.

  70. 232
    Meanwile in the good old US of A says:

  71. 280
    Nick Clegg says:

    Legalised child killing is a proud Liberal party achievement.

    • 287
      Gordon Brown says:

      When I was in government we killed ‘em by the thousands, them were the days!

    • 289
      Cynical-old-bag says:

      But that’s just it.

      Abortion is legal.

      • 292
        Changing Words says:

        Abortion, child killing, is all the same!

      • 301
        libdemtorah says:

        It may be legal but it is also immoral. Like bombing Arabs and Afghans, legal but it ain’t right.

      • 308
        Jethro says:

        Dear C-o-b,
        ‘Abortion is legal’: I think you will find that there are certain limitations that Parliament set, which should qualify your statement. Now, it might be the fact that, to all intents and purposes, Doctors virtually routinely turn blind eyes to the Law (Fees, speaking more loudly), and it has become ‘Abortion-on-demand’, ‘Abortion-as a-form-of-birth-control’, but the Law did not, and does not, simply say, ‘Abortion is legal’. Besides, there are some things which, while ‘legal’, a person – or a Political Party – might concur are not things with which they agree, punitive interest on small loans, for instance, so they set up a party agreeing on those and other principles. What are the principles of the Conservatives? What are ‘call me Dave’s’ principles?

      • 315
        The afterbirth strikes back says:

        Take that! You Cynical-old-bag, sorry I mean Nell.

    • 291
      David Steel says:

      Why thank you Nick, it’s much better to kill them before they leave the womb, out of sight out of mind. I have saved the country a fortune and enabled more exterminations of unwanted children than Hitler ever did.

      • 294
        Hitler's Ghost says:

        Hello Dave me old mucker hows it going?
        Oh yes your right pal, I could never stomach all that child killing the liberals go in for. In fact I outlawed abortion/child killing when I have my day, it was just the disabled and those fucking joooows I made an exception for.

  72. 298
    Joke time! says:

    Q. What’s the diffence between Fiona Donnison and woman going for a ‘abortion’?

    A. Three years.

    • 345
      Haribo Halfwit says:

      Who on earth is this Fiona Donnison? Feel free not to provide what I assume to be a ‘punchline’.

      • 371
        Silent Scream says:

        Click on his name.

        • 428
          Haribo Halfwit says:

          Thank you. Her alleged personality disorder seems read in to justify the facts and, sadly, a pre-requisite of her chosen career.

          To her, children do not count as people, just objects with which to inflict grievous hurt. Sickening.

  73. 303
    Demographics Is Destiny says:

    Well I believe in equal rights for the mother, the baby and even the father, I know I know I’m so far-right I’m on the fringes of humanity :). Anyway, I think the baby being under-age and all should at least be allowed to grow up so s/he can make up their own mind if they want to be murdered.

    I know I know, call me old fashioned but I think that’s a fair and reasonable way to go with this trick subject. What do you guys think?

    • 309
      Shakespeare's afterbirth says:

      Mmm I don’t know… to murder, or not to murder? That is the question.

    • 326
      nellnewman says:

      Complex subject sweetie.

      My only experience with it is medical emergency when decisions have to be taken; save the child or save the Mum or possibly lose both. Horrid place to be.

      These cases are all unique .Who knows what one would do until you are standing in a bleak waiting room talking to a harrassed consultant waiting to go back into an operating theatre after you’ve told him which way you think he should jump.

      Leftwingers of course have answers to all of life’s little problems . Expect they come out of hatty harpics little red book!!

      • 343
        Demographics Is Destiny says:

        I don’t know what planet you live on Nell but Pro child killing is and always has been a left-wing policy.

    • 467
      Grow up or go back to the USA says:

      I think you should grow up.

      • 486
        Demographics Is Destiny says:

        Stay on topic you blog whore, we’re talk about child killing on this post.

  74. 321
    Saffron says:

    Abortion unless it’s for sound medical reasons is murder and nothing less.
    This means the state is complicit in the act of murder by the statute law it has enacted.

  75. 324
    nellnewman says:

    OMG! Have been having dinner with the family so not watching discussion on here until now.

    Absolutely gobsmacked at that discussion above re abortion. All I was asking was what are UKIP’s official policies?

    And I can’t believe the insensitivity and sheer ignorance of some of the extreme leftwingers in their arguments against the necessity for abortion in some cases.

    Most of them seem to be men so presumably if they were told by the Dr’s about their wife that either she had an abortion early or she would die and possibly the child with her, they’d let her die.

    Comforting to know one had a husband like that! Wonder if he’d make the same decision if it was his life on the line?!!

    Still looking for an answer re UKIP’s policies. Anybody know what they are other than to get us out of the EU. I’d thinik about voting for them but I’d like to know everything they stand for first!!!

    • 332
      nellnewman says:

      And answer there was none!!!

      Oh come on there has to be at least one man out there who’d be prepared to die during pregnancy rather than abort a child who’s chance of life is less than 5% or some such thing?

      No??? Easy for a man to dictate isn’t it? When he’s never going to be the one asked to pay the cost?!!!

      • 336
        Demographics Is Destiny says:

        For the second time, Re comment 239.

        That would be a purely medical decision taken at the time and nothing to do with law legalizing the abortion/murdering of a child/children as a contraceptive option.

        Do listen Nell it would help.

        • 341
          nellnewman says:

          No you listen!! If abortion was banned women would die!

          The line is not clear. It can never be clear. It must always to be a decision made between mum, family and doctor. And yes there will always be mistakes.

          But once incompetent, vote hungry politicians get involved the mistakes will multiply a hundred fold!!!!

          • Demographics Is Destiny says:


          • nellnewman says:

            Read? Pardon?


          • FFS!!! says:

            For the forth time, Re comment 239.

            That would be a purely medical decision taken at the time and nothing to do with law legalizing the abortion/murdering of a child/children ‘AS A CONTRACEPTIVE OPTION’.

            Read this comment in full over and over again and slowly where it’s in CAPITAL LETTERS!

      • 382
        CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

        Nell, if a woman is responsible for her body, why isn’t she also responsible for preventing the unwanted pregnancy in the first place? There’s plenty of contraceptive protection available for women as well as men. Don’t just blame men for solely being responsible for females getting pregnant.

        I don’t have any strong views on abortion – I just feel uneasy that it’s now being used as a form of contraception by some women who are either too dozy or too sexually promiscuous to bother taking precautions.

        • 397
          Cynical-old-bag says:

          I wasn’t blaming men for solely being responsible for getting women pregnant.

          I was merely pointing out that many men are quite happy to leave their responsibilities behind when they find out that there is a baby on the way. They do not want any ties, they want nothing to do with the child and they do not want to contribute to the child’s upbringing, therefore, leaving everything to the woman for the next 18 years. If men were to have a say as to whether the woman has an abortion or not, knowing full well that they will do all of the above, how many children will end up in care homes?

          Bringing up children as a single parent is not easy. I well realize that there is state help, but it is minimal. I am not talking about a using abortion as a contraception when people are careless, but genuine mistakes. These do happen, and when they do, every effort should be made to help the mother make an informed and rational decision about what will, effectively, affect the rest of her life – not his!

          PS. I am not Nell.

    • 334
      Anthony the Abortionist says:

      I love the smell of abortions in the morning!

      Really gets my appetite going for a spot of child killing eh, come on women lets get down to the clinic and start the executions. Don’t worry it’s perfectly legal just sign the dotted line and we’ll have the little bastard out in no time all. Then you can get back to enjoying a fulfilled and active sex life with whomever you want whenever you want. Women’s rights not human rights, that what I say.

      Murder them all!!!

      Be a dear and pass the bucket will you.

      • 337
        nellnewman says:

        So you’ve been there have you? in the hospital as an anguished family member taking heartbreaking decisions about whether a mum or her child or both should die and what to do next?

        Do tell us about it. We’d really like to know what quality experience has brought you to your present state of opinions!!

        Are you a father or husband who has had to give up a child or a wife to your ‘timely’ decisions?

        We’de like to know why you made the hard decision that you did to abort your child or keep your wife.

        Please tell!

        • 340
          Demographics Is Destiny says:

          For the third time, Re comment 239.

          That would be a purely medical decision taken at the time and nothing to do with law legalizing the abortion/murdering of a child/children as a contraceptive option.

          Do listen Nell it would help.

          • nellnewman says:

            If law banned abortion even those women needing it for medical reasons would be left to die because no Dr would dare to take the risk especially in the current elfnsafety and sue for everything climate that labour has left us!!

            Where is the line to be drawn? How do you word the legals? That is the issue!!

          • Demographics Is Destiny says:

            You just don’t listen Nell.

          • nellnewman says:

            Ah That of course is the problem of the left!!!

            They shout and shout but don’t understand the science of listening to those of us who have experienced these things and had to take hard decisions!!

            By the by you don’t say . Have you experienced abortion? Are you a man or a woman? These issues are important in the depth of one’s understanding of this distressing subject.

          • Demographics Is Destiny says:

            Your getting emotional I can tell and I’ll make this my last comment as I have no wish to upset you Nell. You know full well what I’m talking about but I’ll spell it out for you one last time in relation to my previous comments on this subject that I’ve Re posted above.

            Murdering children as a contraceptive option in my opinion is wrong as I’ve stated many times now.

            Also you seem to have this obsession with me being of the left-wing variety with my stance on child killing. I don’t know what planet you live on Nell but Pro child killing is and always has been a left-wing policy and NOT one I hold.


          • nellnewman says:

            Good Night sweetie. You and I are never going to agree on this. My view remains that every Mum (&Dad where he’s involved) have to make their own deicisions along with their consultant. And the law must allow for that.

            There are so many different reasons why abortion might be considered. None of us,least of all idiot politicians, can intervene.

            Sorry I can’t agree with you.

            Sweet Dreams!

    • 468
      Grow up or go back to the USA says:

      Nell, it seems some of these USA-inspired religious nutters have infected this blog.

      This lot are as bad as the muhammedans.

  76. 330
    Lady Virginia Droit de Seigneur says:

    Cameron is a tw*t whose heroes appear to be Blair and wishy-washy Euroslaves like Clegg.

    He needs to grow a pair of balls and start acting like a Tory. He won’t so he’s going to be remembered as fondly as Heath.

  77. 339
    Bertie Wooftah says:

    He’s not just a screaming climate change fanatic
    He’s a screaming pooftah !

  78. 346
    Wallace Hartley, bandleader, RMS Titanic says:

    Gentlemen, it has been a privilege…

  79. 349
    nellnewman says:

    And still I’m waiting a couple of hours on after asking the question.

    What are UKIP’s policies??!

    Nobody has answered me!! Does that mean they haven’t got any?

  80. 359
    nellnewman says:

    And still I’m waiting !! UKIP’s policies are???

    Night Folks.

    Think I know now which Party I’ll not be Voting for anytime soon!!!!

  81. 366
    8i11y 8owd3n says:

    I think nell needs meds.

  82. 372
    ffs! says:

    HI! We are the nell & cat show! Suck me cocks me lovies!

  83. 379
    Gay Dave says:

    So why does Dave think that a man marrying a man is more important than the state killing a baby?

  84. 383
    not a machine says:

    I dont know what to blogg on , the more I think about it , the more I keep having to ponder why , cabinet thought or did so and so in 2010 that led to this curious budget . I have been upset at some of goverments proposals , but gone along with them right up to Huhnes infamous wonk telegraph energy article and HS2 bust up. It always is a little troubling when wrong policies abuse hope , I thought we had defeated corrupt ruin and St Tone , I didnt expect to find some of the repackeged as business as usual , yet that is exactly what has happened with some departments , wasting money and cannot articulate if sound thinking useually makes me question it more .
    Today Boris island has got a somewhat late gutfull of shot , chief airtraffic controller has questioned suitability of site , for high volume air traffic, I mean you would have thought , mmmm best check if site is good from air craft people , before having graphics and wigwham discussion .
    I had some support for it , as any idea of flight , that cuts down fuel useuage due to circling in tight stacking schedule , had to be a win win , but then you get these bits of key importance and you just wonder how they arrive at some of the things they do .

    • 384
      RSPB says:

      No worries, surround Boris Island with windmills and birds will not be a problem.

      • 387
        David Chamaeleron says:

        Look at the up side – there’ll be a ready supply of redshank salami for the in-flight meals.

    • 396
      One of the five new UKIP voters you know says:

      Bloody right nam, ‘business as usual’.

      Incidentally, they seem to manage at Schiphol but then the Dutch just – do it.

      • 431
        Haribo Halfwit says:

        ‘Boris Island’ wasn’t the estuarine airport proposal that was shot down: it was Lord Foster’s alternative project by the Isle of Grain.

  85. 385
    Hope he pulls thru says:

    Stayin alive.

    Robin Gibb in coma with pneumonia


  86. 386
    albacore says:

    Erm, rhetoric that’s swivel-eyed?
    Now, there’s a sight to be espied
    But, judging by that Telegraph link
    It’s the Tories that are on the blink
    If this guy’s the model of a modern Tory
    No wonder Dave’s always so neck-deep in glory
    Don’t search “conservative”. Search “arty-farty”
    Next time you Google for a “Tory” party

  87. 388
    • 407
      labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      This is DYNAMITE; lets hope it blows a f’king great hole in the B-bbc, below the water line and all the tratorious rats go down with it.

      Strange about Neil though.

      • 410
        Hands off Orkney says:

        There may be a clue in the first word in the name BBC. In any event, who in their right minds would want to work for a SBC with no hope of a promotion to Salford?

        • 471
          Anonymous says:

          The BBC caught bang to rights, but as we know they are a law unto themselves, so nothing will happen re calls for resignation of these toe rags.

    • 470
      Paaaxman's Bank Account says:

      Hah! News?

      The BBC couldn’t cover a game of scrabble in an impartial manner.

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  89. 394
    Rip van Wankel says:

    Speaking of eco-loons, what’s happening in the Huhne saga? Has a pile of his clothes been found on the beach at Clacton? Must have missed it.

  90. 395
    B&Q Pikey says:

    Clear yer loft, Madam? Any old water-colours, Dinky toys, little bit of Delft, maybe?

  91. 402
    The Lesson unto Noo (Totally Confused) Progressive Cons is taken from the Book of Dave, Chapter 94 says:

    1. And in those days Dave called unto him his jobsworths and his jobsworths’ jobsworths: and when they had assembled before him, even unto Dave, he lifteth up his hands, yeah, even like unto a sapling battling a great storm.

    2. And all that saw that became hushed, like unto a damsel that swooneth before the touch of her Lord.

    3. And Dave openeth his mouth, and, lifting up his voice, sayeth unto them: I, even I that thou callest ‘Dave’, hath an initiative, which is both fair and progressive.

    4. And the jobsworths and their jobsworths’ jobsworths sayeth, one unto another: What manner of speech is this in that he sayeth he hath an initiative, which is both fair and progressive? And what meaneth he?

    5. And Dave, seeing that all marvelled at his words, and the manner of his speaking, openeth his mouth a second time, and lifting up his voice, preached unto them and commanded unto them that all the world should be taxed.

    6. But the jobsworths and their jobsworths’ jobsworths were perplexed, and with one voice, they lifted up their voice, and said: But how shall this be, seeing we must do unto the wealthy what they do not want, and thou, even thou Dave, art a man of means.

    7. And Dave, answering said, Fear not, there will be set upon tablets and upon scrolls, laws that allow for that which is called the hole of a loop. For to him that hath shall be given, yeah even more than he hath. But the hungry shall be sent empty away.

    8. And I, even I, Dippy Dave, shall make a turn, such that I face unto the way from whence I came: and the things that I say I will not do, yet those do I. And the things I say I will do, yet those do I not. And all marvelled at his words, but believeth them not.

  92. 412
    First time UKIP vote says:

    I’ve never voted UKIP before but I’m seriously tempted to vote for them at the mayoral elections.

    • 415
      Doesn't Matter says:

      Doesn’t matter who for or when you vote, – ANY vote for UKIP is (or should be) a warning to the tosser in No 10!

      • 420
        The Conservative Party says:

        Thank you for writing to Dave Cameron on the subject of

        “warning to the tosser in No 10!”.

        Your correspondence will be forwarded to Dave upon receipt of £250,000. If you have already made a payment of £250,000, your message will have been forwarded already. If you have not made a payment of £250,000 within 72 hours, your message will be deleted, unread.

        Thank you for writing to Dave Cameron.

      • 494
        misterned says:

        If all the tories went out and voted UKIP in these council elections… 2 things would happen.

        1. There would be a lot of excellent new councillors who exhibit common sense, decency and support common sense policies,

        2. Cameron will only change his rhetoric to sound more conservative. His actions would remain the same.

        The tories will not win the next election with Cameron in charge. Cameron cannot convince enough of the metrosexual liberals to change from labour to blue labour, or enough of the aspirational working classes to change from labour to blue labour, but he has put off enough traditional conservatives, in enough marginals to cost him the election.

        These traditional conservatives may well not vote at all, or they might change to UKIP. Either way, they are no use to Cameron and will delight in seeing him in opposition, and be relieved that if the nation must be destroyed, that it will be a labour and not a conservative government that gets the blame in the end.

        The only way to save this country from finally being broken up into EU regions run from Brussels is to vote UKIP, because Cameron has made it clear that he wants to remain in the EU.

    • 419
      anyone but ken, or the green woman says:

      That’s a good way to keep Boris out and make London a beacon of is lam, but maybe that’s what you want, who knows?

      • 435
        Ex Conservative Voter says:

        In becoming a “beacon for Islam”, London will become a beacon to the whole of the UK – a great big warning beacon – telling everyone not to vote Labour unless you want your neighbourhood to be Islamified.

        And every vote for UKIP is a vote the Cons could have had. Every vote for UKIP is a vote of no-confidence in the un-Conservative Europhile tosser who runs (and ruins) the party.

        If I lived in the cesspit that is London, my first vote would be UKIP, my second preference vote would be Ken. The first to help destroy the Cons, the second to help destroy Labour.

      • 438
        Smash the Liblabcon says:

        Listen up Tory twit. Johnson is as committed to endless mass immigration as Ayatollah Ken. He’s one of the biggest pushers for Turkey’s entry into the EU for Christ’s sake.

        He’s just another Quisling to international interests.

      • 475
        A pragmatist says:

        One minute we have the Tory sheep saying that UKIP are irrelevant because they have not enough support and the next they say that supporting them they will put Ken Livingstone (or some other bogey man) in.

        What does it take to get these sheep to vote on the policies and principles rather than to vote for the least of a bad bunch? How is that EVER going to help the country?

        The current Tory party is by far the most left wing in its history. Bleating at the party with the policies you may agree with is just not an option to some of us. Some of us have a backbone.

  93. 414
    Who says some teens are thick? says:
  94. 416
    This Just In! says:

    An important message for the Leader of the Opposition:

  95. 422
    • 427
      What a mong. says:

      Who cares? It’s just a flag lol, don’t have a heart attack while eating your cereal.

    • 429
      Will the REAL conservative party please stand up and be counted says:

      it is “possible for democracy, Islam and successful economies to flourish alongside each other”.
      In other words, Dave sees them as being mutually exclusive.
      And no mention of Christianity, of course.
      Dave – don’t bother coming back.

    • 430
      Harpic Peninsula says:

      What a stupid article. PM promoting Britain in the far East is bad for Britain?

      • 440
        By Passer says:

        Depends on what he’s promoting.

        And there are (or were) plenty of Brit flags flying in the Mid-East.

        Far East = ???

        But how about Australasia? – our old and invaluable buddies? – oh, – of course, – no oil!

        • 447
          Permananent indigo Ink says:

          You are either having a joke or are ignorant of Australian oil and gas resources.

          • misterned says:

            Perhaps Cameron is aware that the Australian carbon tax will make their carbon based energy products prohibitively expensive?

            Oh sorry, what am I thinking…. Cameron being aware of the damage caused by green policies? HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!

  96. 424
    Tory Ross -Kemp says:

    Are you that Phil Mimic hell from ” Eastenders “. ???

  97. 425
    How to kill says:

  98. 433
    Dreary Steeples says:

    How strange, 1512 people lost on the sinking of the Titanic on the 15th day of the month 19 12.

  99. 437
    illogical says:

    Re the abortion debate. It’s all “God’s” fault in instigating this slanted Russian roulette. He stacked the deck against any man = womb-man relationship.
    What chance has one little egg in a 28 day cycle got against billions of spermatozoa being produced ad infinitum if both the participating partners do not consider the consequences. The UK now falls dramatically behind most Europe@n countries in the responsibility shown by both sexes, re drink, sex and food.
    Perhaps the failing could indirectly be laid at the door of past and present politicians / church, where lack of a balanced all round education has played it’s part. Financial handouts available because you can reproduce or the ability to terminate at the expense of the state makes no sense. The same for obesity and alcohol related failings You would seem to be totally f*cked on all fronts.
    Perhaps I can understand Dave’s suggestion at promoting male/male and female /female relationships to avoid the necessity of the question of abortion arising. Am I to assume his next foray into solving this financial drain on the economy will include legalising bestiality?
    The stumbling block for many is avoiding following the attractive sheep that frequent all pastures.

    • 444
      Anonymous says:

      The prevailing attitudes are the result of centuries of scientific materialism, where the act of creation is seen in it’s early stages as just a speck of protoplasm, and not the potential miracle of the creation of a sentient human being. In any sort of future I would like to inhabit, these barbarous beliefs and practices will be consigned to the dustbin of a bloody history, never to be repeated.

    • 473
      innit says:


  100. 445
    prick up your ears says:

    An evening in the Strangers Bar at the House of Commons.

  101. 457
    Nigel Farage on BBC 1 Now says:

    Brillo looks a little red faced today, reckon he was on the pop last night, that or he’s got Rosacea.

  102. 464
    Before it is all too late says:

    One day the real Tory party grassroots supporters will be heard.

    Bring in David Davis and there is a chance.

  103. 477
    Bongo says:

    Says it all about this crap government

  104. 479
    Dicta phonic says:

    I’m only mailing you because I’ve just found this new microphone thingamajig on my iPad and I want to see if it works or if it comes out all gobbledygook goodbye

  105. 480
    Dicta phonic says:

    That was fantastic wasn’t it stop it all came out just as I said it stop gosh I can start ranting now to my hearts content without worrying about typing mistakes with my fat fingers stop so until tomorrow then when you will find a great big spiel from me or whatever is the debate of the day stop . Toddle pip… I had to type the last word as it came out as kilo bit as opposed to toddle. Pip !!!!!

  106. 481
    Dicta phonic says:

    Nd in fact it should have come out both times as toodle. Pip —— Think. I’ll. Stick to typing !!!!

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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”

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