June 26th, 2012

Labour Keep it in the Family

Things are getting a bit too close to comfort up in Warrington as Labour councillor Chris Vobe last night tabled a motion calling on his colleagues to “commend the efforts of Warrington North MP Helen Jones“.

Could Cllr Vobe’s enthusiasm for blowing his local MP’s trumpet have something to do with the fact that she’s his mum?


156 Comments

  1. 1

    Nepotism is only bad if the evil baby-eating Tories are doing it. If it’s a Leftie, it’s demonstrating a committment to family values.

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    • 7
      Anonymous says:

      Whole families learning how to become taxpayer-supported?

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      • 14
        THE BENN DYNASTY says:

        Shocking ! Truly shocking.

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        • 19
          Ed Miliband says:

          I think I am against this.

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          • TUC says:

            Not any more Ed – that was last week, there’s a new view. Didn’t you read the memo?

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          • bankers puppet Dave says:

            £18bn government borrowing in May. Another record! The only way is up!

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          • What's Left? says:

            The Liberal Elite Rich List

            The Kinnocks
            The Benns
            The Milibands
            Harriet-Jack
            The Balls-Ups
            Tessa J
            The Blairs

            Old Major & Snowball………….”Do As I Say, Not As I Do”.

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          • bankers puppet Dave says:

            Government borrowing up £3.5bn on May ’11. Looks like Jimmy Carr and Sir Chris Hoy haven’t made a tax return this year!

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          • Typical champagne sociopath

            Get into power, smear and spread untruths to stay in power. Tony Blair’s first concern when made Prime Minister was to be re-elected. Miliband’s first words when made leader were “I will fight 24 hours a day and 7 days a week until we are back in No. 10″. It’s all about power as Ken Livingstone proved in the mayoral election, they will even attack their own party to get in office.

            Everyone can see the disaster that was brought by Blair, Brown, Mandelson, Balls, Cooper, Straw, Falconer, Miliband, Hain, Harman, Abbott, Burnham, Byrne, TWatson, Khan. And yet we still have serial apologists like Mike White, Poly, McGuire, Marr, Toenails and Humphreys supporting Labour’s discredited corner.

            Over 13 years in power, Labour did not manage to deliver even one of their five core principles

            • social justice
            • strong community and strong values
            • reward for hard work
            • decency
            • rights matched by responsibilities

            Dave, Nick, George and Danny appear to be little better than a headless corpse, but at least they understand Liam Byrne wasn’t joking when he wrote “”I’m afraid there is no money left” and at least they are better than what we had.

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          • Merv, the Monetary Moron says:

            I’m proud that I was at Gordon’s elbow when he transformed the financial world.

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          • Earl of Stanhope says:

            Georgia Gould who was to be imposed somewhere was the daughter of Blair and Booth-Blair’s friends.
            Benn-Double barelled name that is not Westwood granddaughter of Wedgewood-Benn.

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        • 21
          ShepshedRichTea says:

          I think Balls needs his mum – re Today show this morning – oil is bought for the ‘future’ by oil companies in the spot market – idiot.

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      • 20
        Ed Miliband says:

        I am totally in favour of this

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        • 39
          Durr... says:

          South London NHS PFI shock failure…. Is this the first example of B£liar’s PFI IED?

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          • Ed Miliband says:

            My policy on PFI is currently off balance-sheet

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          • Sir Cum Spect says:

            …and there was me thinking the Tories started PFI.

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          • Anonymous says:

            Don’t confuse the vermin with facts.

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          • Officer Dibble says:

            So if all the new schools and hospitals that “Labour built” are actually PFI, and we are paying fo them now out of current taxation, what exactly did Blair and Brown do with all the money?

            What have we actually got to show for 13 years of tax-and-spend?

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          • Mike Hunt says:

            Where did the money go?

            1,000,000 potential Liebour voters put on the payroll, with matching benefits and pensions.

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          • Durr... says:

            it was signed under B£liar’s reign.

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    • 8
      Zoro says:

      The nepotism in liebore is endemic, and to think that one of the founding tenants of the liebore party was to end succession!
      Plus: They still slag off the monarchy for that very reason!
      Such blindness to their own gargantuan hypocrisy.

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  2. 2
    Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

    Child: Mummy, what was summer like before global warming?
    Mother: Oh, many dry sunny days, and warm balmy nights.
    Child: I’m confused.
    Mother: That’s what they want.
    Child: Who’s they, and why do they want it?
    Mother: ‘They’ are the politicians (the LibLabCon), Common Purpose, the E U, the corporate capitalists, the Ad men, the unions, The Greens, most of the educationalists, most of the MSM, including the BBC, which is most of the MSM; and they all want it that way because it keeps them where they are and separated from us.
    Child: I don’t want to be confused.
    Mother: That’s why you have to think for yourself.
    Child: How do I do that with all those institutions trying to confuse me?
    Mother: It’s not easy, but while you are still a child it’s up to me and your father to protect you from lefty progressive thinking and put you on the right road by trying to instil in you some common sense.

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    • 50
      Sir Aston Martin says:

      Child: Fuck that, what’s on telly?

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    • 65
      Taxfodder says:

      So the latest round of humorous bollocks from the laughingly called “Think Tanks” i.e. government space cadets..is…wait for it….

      yes you guessed it ….bash the pensioners…again….yawn…another prelude for a Quixotic DC riding to the rescue to fight grannies cause after so royally pissing them off last budget…he must be desperate for their votes and so he may he ain’t getting my bugger.

      Think Tank say..Strip them of benefits! how dear they save and scrimp… we will teach them prudence, pinch their savings and make them work till they are 85 or longer….why don’t they just die at 60 anyway…..

      No no! I DC in shiny armour will protect you granny have no fear providing you givus yer vote… we will stop the Labour louts eating your gruel and chips….(well before we do anyway).

      I will protect you like you were my own…ahhh umm bugger ..errr nip down the local boozer will you someone.

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  3. 3
    The Bongler says:

    Nice to see they are spending their time slapping each other on the back.

    I’d never heard of Helen Jones but a quick check exposes her as a house-flipping expenses abuser.

    No wonder he son is praising her, he’s probably got a juicy inheritance lined up.

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  4. 4
    The Tit in No 10 says:

    I say chaps!! Shows how desperate these labour types are!! What?? No new ideas or zing!

    However, – these jolly Plod Commissar jobs! – what a frightfully good way to show the common people how hard it is to dream up sensible new ideas! Watt?? Wattage?? WindFarmage!!! Ha! Aha!! hhaa!!!

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  5. 5
    Max Cane says:

    Joe Dromey Labour activist in Deptford the product of Harriet Harman & Jack Dromey is another socialist prodigy in waiting – maybe labour have to get family members to join because they cant find anyone else who is the slightest bit interested in keeping the red flag flying

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    • 144
      Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

      What happened to the idea of protesting against your parents’ political views? Or does that adage only apply if your parents are Tories? Is there any limit to socialist hypocrisy?

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  6. 6
    Dudley Zoo says:

    Laurie Penny’s general behavior is the equivalent of a sunday morning pub team footballer running around the pitch diving at the slightest contact

    Her faux outrage at everything gets funnier each week as her approach to life is so transparent

    She is a posh girl, there is nothing more to Penny Red other than a mouth and keyboard that derives from privilage

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  7. 10
    Lord most high Kinnock says:

    A bit of nepotism never done my family of free loaders any harm boyo!

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    • 22
      Baron Kinnock of all he surveys says:

      Got to rush boyo. Me an’ the missus are going to spend the day counting our pensions,look you.

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      • 31
        m'Lard Prizeclot of Hull and Damnation says:

        Good to hear from you Nelly old mate! I’m a gonna get that kid ter polish me jag when oy’ve finished me second breakfast!

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        • 38
          Lord Pissclot of Shithull says:

          First he has touch up me Tudor beams. Tracey! Get yer hand off me sausage!

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          • Nadine Dories says:

            Well have fun you two, I’m off to visit my daughter at uni to drop off her £40k pocket money… er.. I mean wages. She’s so spiffingly talented she manages to work for me while also studying/partying hundreds of miles away.

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    • 129
      Archbishop Phoney £rd Way B£iar, sanctimonious git and £iar, emoting and wiv stupid grin, says:

      Hi!! I’m very VERY wealthy!! Thanks to NooLieBore – a scam I created for that very purpose. And I’m proud to say MY family is, like many sociopathic – I mean SOCIALIST – families, – a money making machine.

      Bye – must fly!

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  8. 12
    Spartacus says:

    Well, if you cannot say your Mum is super . . . then what hope is there?

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    • 36
      Taxdodger, westminster says:

      Supper? Mum is for supper. Where’s the Duty Free handouts and the subsidised canteen gone? Bloody Leiber Nationalised them the barstewards?
      My Dog all these free fags and foreign boozle have rattled me brain, what, dear Daddy! I mean Lord High Executioner…Titty Whooo, what!!!!

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  9. 15

    Is Michael Brown (LibDem jailed doner) related to McDoom, perchance?

    Similarities include:

    1.) disappearing without good cause

    2.) millions/billions evaporating and

    3.) mong like countenance.

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  10. 17
    Buster Gut says:

    Its just localism in action..

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  11. 23
    KEEP BAILING PIKE says:

    They’re all in it together !

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  12. 24
    Roscoe Rules says:

    How come the children of socialists only get groomed for high office?

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  13. 25
    Knob Ed says:

    We know that incest and benefits are the only ways to keep the Labour Party in business.

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  14. 27
    cbmilne33 says:

    Obviously all political parties should be organising all thier voters to join them.How many political parties are listed in telephone books,etc plus do they stick the subscription forms in newspapers,magazines,etc to get voters to join up rather than being inbred nepotists.

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  15. 29
    Herman van Rumboy says:

    FISCAL
    UNION of
    COMMON
    CURRENCY
    USERS

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    Steve Miliband says:

    5 Live don’t seem to like Mr Balls. It is very odd. Peter Allan always gives him a hard time and this morning he was actually confronted with a few tricky questions about PFI and just waffled. Perhaps he is so awful even BBC programmes see through him?

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  18. 35
    PitPony says:

    The Church of Rome famously forbids it’s priests to marry.
    There is no religious rationale for this. The rule was brought in to prevent the emergence of an heriditary priesthood.
    Something similar for politicians? The world could not be any worse with fewer Balls, Kinnocks , Harmans and Milibands

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    • 45
      anonymous says:

      Something similar for politicians?
      I can understand that the names you list are all definite bastards, but Tone as a product of immaculate conception is hard to take.

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    • 59
      Sir Aston Martin says:

      A very roundabout solution to a simple problem, Mr or Ms Pony, when we have plenty of lamp-posts and several hundred miles of piano wire.

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  19. 37
    MB. says:

    Is it my imagination but is there a deafening silence from Labour about the problems at South London Healthcare because they seem related to the PFI contracts that Labour were so keen on when in power?

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  20. 41
    Zoro says:

    Wedgwood-Benn. OK, someone had to mention the privileged elephant in the room.

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    • 44
      Hillary Benn says:

      My dad is really proud of me and actively campaigned for me when I stood for Deputy Leader of the party, even though I voted for invading Iraq. But he didn’t mind that too much. We had a few arguments over the dinner table at his mansion where he lives.

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  21. 42
    I don't need no doctor. says:

    Labour now want the coalition to delay the forthcoming fuel tax increase. Wasn’t it labour that was going to increase the tax? Yet more hypocrisy from labour, what shits they are.

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  22. 43
    Newsfight says:

    Anyone watch Newsnight last night? The whole programme was devoted to a debate on Europe. It was good stuff. Farage was on. Debating a referendum, he said many like him didn’t get a say last time round. A member of the public in the studio audience made a twat of himself by accusing Farage of having been too lazy to vote. Farage replied “I was 11, it would have been a bit difficult for me to vote”. Even Paxo was on good form. An Italian on the panel said America was to blame for the failure of the Euro. He said “What utter tripe. It had nothing to do with America.”

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    • 49
      Well it's a thought says:

      Don’t have any expectations from NN anymore so I never bother, even though I’m daft enough to pay for a tv licence.

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    • 57
      Roscoe Rules says:

      Pantsdown rewriting history on behalf of the EU by saying it is that which has kept peace in Europe this last 65 years.
      No it fucking wasn’t it was NATO and half a million American troops based in Germany.
      Plus the Brits and French having Nuclear Bombs unlike Fritz.

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      • 91
        Paddy, I lack integrity says:

        When that boor does that squinting nonsense when trying to make an oh so important point, why hasnt anyone glued the lids

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    • 67
      Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

      It all started in America.

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  23. 47
    Well it's a thought says:

    Eddy Ballsup is on about the pfi failure , can’t blame us it was an early Tory pfi, so 13 years of Liebour have been erased from the pages of history, who would have thought it.

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  24. 54
    nellnewman says:

    Her son is a councillor, no doubt being groomed to take the MP’s job when she retires .

    She’ll be passing on her expertise as to how to maximise one’s expenses no doubt.

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  25. 55
    nellnewman says:

    Son is a councillor, no doubt being groomed to take the MP’s job when she retires .

    She’ll be passing on her expertise as to how to maximise one’s expenses no doubt.

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  26. 61
    Saffron says:

    O/T
    Ali Campbell,that li-r is on the wright stuff this morning,spinning his stuff as usual and all the make believe about Bliar.

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    • 63
      Well it's a thought says:

      He’s on the correct programme then, group brainwash for the braindead.

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      • 87
        Ex Conservative Voter says:

        I think it’s nice of the BBC to give that álcóholic liar something to do. We wouldn’t want him going back to his old job of writing p0rn novellas, would we?

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    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Yes, that jug-eared twerp who wears military uniforms and a chestful of medals was saying the same about his ‘Mummy’ just the other day.

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  28. 64
    Owain Glyndwr says:

    God has fatso watson got any kids, or really scary rachel reeves

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  29. 68
    Cunt Carr says:

    Try telling me this is a face you could get tired of punching.

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    • 98
      Well it's a thought says:

      Can’t say he’s a “comedian” that would be going too far, but he was only doing what politicians do, be they right/left/centre or indifferent, to keep what they have troughed, it would be nice to have a list of people who don’t do PAYEE, I think the list would shock all taxpayers.

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    • 122
      Tristram Smallbore-ffipps says:

      I always thought that he has the looks of a typical new intake Tory MP – so I regret that I have some sympathy with your view.

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  30. 70
    Anonymous says:

    What a lot of nasties you seem to be. Someone praising their mother. A good thing, surely. Get on with life and try not to be so negative and sneering for a change.

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  31. 86
    Chuka Urmunneyaround says:

    Chuck us some free money, eh ?

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  32. 89
    finger on pulse says:

    all the latest exciting news

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  33. 96
    anonymights says:

    O.T.
    30 days to go to enjoy the Olympic spectacle.
    See Grecians demonstrating cos they want their marbles back.
    See Argentinians demonstrating cos they want their “Malvinas” back.
    See India outsourcing demonstrate by a cyber crime accident that leaves all ATMs useless.
    See McCartney, Tom Jones, Spice Girls, Status quo performing cos they want their youth back.
    Miss the many actual sporting events cos BBC backroom staff introduce technical glitches cos they want a pay rise equal to their overpaid presenters.
    Become stuck in the middle of nowhere cos Tube and rail links affected by abnormal weather conditions [ sun].
    See Heathrow, Gatwick. ports and the Chunnel brought to a standstill by UK residents anxious to escape the joys of 25 hours per day sport.
    Owen Jones fails mixed badminton sex test.
    Penny Red wins shot putt and compliments Starkey for his coaching.
    Post event Interviews by Dumbelby to boost the beeb image.
    Chaotic scenes require Commissioner Prescott on white horse to push back the crowd.
    Pro and contra Assange demos
    Miliband to claim it’s all a Socialist planned success when records get broken.
    Miliband claim it’s a Conservative failure when UK marathon athletes fail- too far too fast.
    Pubs run dry. NHS overwhelmed with couch potato back epidemic pains. Sebastion Coe requests asylum in Sweden. Economy recovers through British Rubber condom industries expected 900% jump in sales. UK totally f*cked but smiling.
    As if any of this could happen………..

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    • 102
      Cato Street Conspirator says:

      I wouldn’t bother setting up your own blog.

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      • 108
        anonymight says:

        Don’t any condoms fit your weapon of mass destruction?

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        • 117
          Tristram Smallbore-ffipps says:

          I believe they make them xsmall size in India – that may fit the requirement.

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          • Steve Rotheram says:

            I hope McCartney finishes his show with ‘Live and Let Die’ with crazy fireworks.
            Its been brilliant the last 500000 times

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    • 105
      RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

      I’m rubbing my hands with glee here. Potentially many, many bandwagons to hop aboard to burnish my already glowing reputation as Britain’s next prime minister.

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    • 112
      FFS ! says:

      FFS imagine getting stuck with him in a lift !

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  34. 97
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    Rumours are reaching me of a “D Notice” about to be issued.

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  35. 110
    Ah! Monika says:

    Wimbledon: Could This Be The Year For Murray?

    Answers other than ” Crash Out ” will not be believed.

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    • 115
      Tristram Smallbore-ffipps says:

      If Jade Dernbach can get selected for the England cricket team I am quite prepared to believe in miracles at Wimbledon.

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  36. 111
    Tristram Smallbore-ffipps says:

    Is it true that George is putting down an early day motion to congratulate his parents on setting up an offshore family trust? I’m not sure the bit about setting an example to the country is such a good idea.

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  37. 119
    anonymous says:

    Labour Keep it in the Family……and this blog keeps distracting the loonies

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  38. 127
    a non says:

    Guardian reporting rich getting older and poor getting older too.

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  39. 128
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    Sod the injunctions.

    Why wait until Thursday for confirmation that the UK economy shrank by 0.3% in the first three months of 2012 !

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  40. 132

    it was a quiet unremarkable June morning at order-order.com. Window lickers were drinking their coffee and puzzling over the Times crossword. Neo was attempting to bring some semblance of order to his locks. Guido had been out for over an hour now.

    Suddenly, …

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  41. 149
    Fuck Cameron says:

    Fuck Cameron.

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  42. 155
    keredybretsa says:

    Eee bah goom,
    I do luv me mum!
    You know like its all family values like.

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