November 9th, 2012

Tory MPs Back Self-Preservation Society

Guido was pleasantly surprised by how few Tory MPs have signed a letter written by Cameron’s former Press Secretary George Eustice, demanding that the press be muzzled. The second anyone speaks out against statutory regulation, cries go up about prejudicing the inquiry, and accusations are thrown around about trying to taint Leveson. Moves to try to influence Brian the other way, like this morning’s Guardian splash are welcomed with open arms though.

Guido was not surprised to see former cabinet minister Caroline Spelman leading the way. This year the multimillionaire spent over £60,000 – the equivalent of one years salary as an MP – in a failed attempt to keep her drug cheat England rugby playing son out of the papers. The public interest in exposing cheating in sport was apparently second fiddle to the fact that Spelman was a politician. Any other member of the squad without a loaded, famous parent would have had to face the music.

The rest of the list is littered with your normal array of big state lovers, arms dealer chums, drunks, expenses cheats and shaggers. These are the people any new legislation will protect.


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    Nothing better to do says:

    Piano wire and a lamppost for the lot of them.

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    Ed Millibland says:

    This beggars belief, I demand an in camera judge led enquiry

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    Archbishop Laud says:

    Looks like a case of mistaken identity re the McAlpine family. Oops

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    Erskine May says:

    There is nothing wrong with being a shagger I’ll have you know.

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    Butch Dave says:

    Will no one think of the arse bandits?!

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    JH says:

    We already have libel laws.

    End of story.

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    It was enjoyable watching Yvetter Cooper tussle with Humphrys on Today at 7:33. She was demanding police enquiries, he was saying it was their job to decide what to investigate, and they both merrily sought to turn each other’s arguments back on t’other. Classic radio.

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    David Cameron says:

    Dear Plebs, you have my cast-iron guarantee that the UK is not run by a p-aedo-p-hilia-riddled establishment and that it is blackmailed by agents of “the only democracy in the Middle East” into serial wars, and mass immigration into the UK, destroying the White, Christian-based culture.


    blackmailed arse-bandit Dave.

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    So the political elite wants to muzzle the press – gosh – and the scumbag Lefties of the NUJ want it too!

    There are no surprises left. There are no levels of self-parody open to these claimed defenders of democracy. We live inside a farce. There are no slings and arrows in the UK today, it’s custard pies and trouserless vicars, wall to fucking wall.

    Do our controlling elites think we’re fools? Do they think they can maintain this charade for ever?

    Do they really think this will end well? With a mildly shaken head and tolerant tut tut? Oh no no no no no.

    There’s a price that will be paid, and the more they take the piss, the higher that price will be.

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    Plato says:

    It was. She said “the police have been told to investigate new allegations”. He said “what new allegations?”. She said “that’s for the police to find out, politicians shouldn’t tell them what to do”.

    If any of this makes sense, please explain.

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    radiowatcher says:

    Were you sitting in the studio?

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    Where are Tony Blair's Expenses says:

    The establishement is using Phone hacking and by extension Levenson to bring in press regulation and protect their nefarious activities.

    Why did we need Levenson when phone hacking is already against the law; why did the enquiry undertaken when Blair was in power come to nothing and now its a major national scandal. What was covered up in the first place.

    There are some A**holes working in the press but use our current laws to deal with illegal activities. We need a free press to expose things such as the expenses scandal, Jack Boot Smith and her sisters room, Yeo and his conflict of interest – this list is almost endless.

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    Call me Dave says:

    To answer your questions…

    Do our controlling elites think we’re fools? Do they think they can maintain this charade for ever?

    YES and YES

    Do they really think this will end well? With a mildly shaken head and tolerant tut tut? Oh no no no no no.

    NO but who cares we will be in the EUSSR by then sat at Merkels side

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    radiowatcher says:

    More tinfoil for your hat, pal ?

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    In most cases the press do a good job of exposing things that are illegal under law, people to use substances or technology to cheat and those who use public funds to help and increase themselves. The problem comes when the press use their power to, themselves break the law, eg illegal hacking, etc, but if the people calling for laws to be passed to pretty much protect themselves from being found out might, and likely will, use it to stamp on people like me and you Guido bloggers and political commentators especially when we go after the rich and powerful.

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    Miranda Blair says:

    thank fuck there’s still trolls like you around!

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    Anonymous says:

    As with TV we need political neutrality in newspaper. Newspapers supporting this or that political party is the problem. There had been lots of lies told by newspapers in this country to increase support of one party against other and hiding what the party they supported at that time.

    Due to this support politicians end up covering the wrongs of news papers. If Rupert’s newspapers (its just not his once) had been natural Cameron would not have had lunch, super, text, emails, etc with Brooks; he might not have even employed Andy. In other words he would not be in the mess he is.

    This had gone on for many years and its not just Cameron and Rupert.

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    CFI, LFI, ... says:


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    Anonymous says:

    Dave, why do you think gays are peados?

    Peados can be stright, gay, by, man, women, old, middle age, etc.

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    NWO says:


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    elite says:

    We certainly think you are a fool. And we’d be right.

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    BBC says:

    Agree completely

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    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m a serial teddy shagger.

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    Plato says:

    Interesting question. Perhaps a Freudian response to the names he just saw?

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    radiowatcher says:

    can kidz be pedos? or are they still apprentice pedos at that stage?

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    Call me Dave says:

    Can we just stop all this jury by Twitter nonsense, otherwise there is a real danger that everyone with MP after their name will be accused of being self serving loathsome parasitic organisms.

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    lmao says:

    Guido’s moderation is getting ridiculous. Most of the press have now named the alleged perv in today’s papers but we are not allowed to name him on here.

    Strange days when the MSM is more open than a blogger dedicated to ‘free speech’ and openness.

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    Some of those MPs have a very odd concept of freedom.

    They see to think that they should be free from scrutiny, and silly questions about their expense, their links to lobbyists, and their double standards.

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    Horace says:

    Amazingly profound. I am impressed beyond measure.

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    Horace says:

    What’s happened to Steve Norris BTW? Is he dead?

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    I look forward to reading the list on you blog site, once you have collected your full refund at the gate.

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    Anonymous says:

    Problem was the influence newspapers had with politicians, police, etc. Having a legal frame work will not change this. Newspapers should not be allowed to support political parties.

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    stroppycow says:

    PMT dear – political muddled thinking

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    pull the other one says:

    The Grauniad names the alleged nonce so the Tory propaganda machine swings in to action to rewrite history, claiming it was a relative who carried out the crimes and not his honourable lordyship. Yeah right.

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    Horace says:

    I think we need to step back a little and realise that Yvette is (a) very stupid, (b) transparently, vulgarly ambitious, and (c) completely lacking in judgement — hence her choice of spouse, assuming they do ever make the beast with 2 backs.

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    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    Which drugs were you using to enable you to watch Yvette Cooper on the radio? You might want to cut back a little.

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    ROTFL says:

    Guido’s sycophants are quick off the mark as usual.

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    bullingdonknobheads says:

    So, the rich cannot bridge the gap in Britain’s finances, but apparently, the poor can.
    The rich need rewarding with tax cuts, but the poor need to be punished by having their benefits cut.
    The rich can’t be taxed for living in a mansion, but the young poor aren’t even entitled to a house
    The rich should have inheritance tax reduced, but the poor need to stop breeding.

    These morons would have us believe that caring, empathy and compassion are all bullshit. But do you want to know what real bullshit is?

    Real bullshit is millionaire politicians who have never worked a day in their life telling us they will end the ‘something for nothing culture’. Real bullshit is a Government telling our kids the best they can hope for is a zero hour contract on minimum wage. Real bullshit is 70 disabled dying every week as a direct result of this governments actions. Real bullshit is some of the wealthiest home-owners who have transferred £25 billion worth of property into corporate hands to avoid paying tax. Real bullshit is the rich evading paying billions in taxes whilst the government targets benefit cheats. Real bullshit is a government destroying the welfare state whilst they write off billions owed in taxes by big business. Real bullshit is a Prime Minister whoring himself out at £250,000 a time so that multi millionaires can dictate policy.

    When I was growing up in the 60’s, my father would always tell me:

    “The only thing that you’ll ever need to know about the Tories son, is that they are a bunch of heartless twats”

    His words seem as true today as ever..

    I hate the bastards.

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    Gold medallist in the triple flip event says:


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    bergen says:

    I hope that Leveson takes the point that most of the alleged excesses at News International were illegal anyway-hence the upcoming court cases.

    Enforcement has been the problem-regulation will be a spiv’s charter.

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    handycock (Planning Supremo, Portsmouth) says:

    I agree with you Erskine. This campaign to muzzle the press is right on. Lord Leveson should stop them exposing political and financial corruption in the public sector, particularly in politics, or this sort of thing happens:

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    really says:

    The Tory propaganda and rebuttal unit is in full swing today.

    “It wasn’t me sir, a big boy did it and ran away.”

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    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    And your argument is?

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    Ineptocracy says:

    Ineptocracy (in-ep-toc’-ra-cy) – a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

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    Horace says:

    Sorry to disappoint you, but newspapers exist to sell advertising space. What goes between the ads is irrelevant to a proprietor, provided it fits in with his world-view and his desire to gain influence and yet more money.

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    Horace says:

    My question exactly, BCDB.

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    XXX says:

    Yup, it seems that there were 2 other branches of the family, local to Bryn Estyn and there are probably quite a few branches over Wales and north of watford junction, the damage has been done to Lord McA, this absorbtion by the political class with secrecy alone feeds suspicion and rumour and the feeling that they have something to hide.

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    Plato says:

    In the Guardian?

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    Horace says:

    Roll Out The Flowery Loofah?

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    Anonymous says:

    BBC, Sky News or ITV cannot openly support any political party or cover one more than other. Cameron, Osborne and Boris have employed people form BBC as their political staff. If BBC is biased as some people think, they would not have been employed political staff, who’s last job was with BBC.

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    Call me Dave says:

    Well my argument is that it is simply not true. Some of them are also Gay

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    Horace says:


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    Snaplegs says:

    Funny you should mention Dads. Mine said “Nobody spends other peoples money faster and more irresponsibly than a socialist”.

    Guess what – he’s been right about that for my entire lifetime.

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    Anonymous says:

    No surprise to see Guto Bebb on the list, recently exposed by the Telegraph for charging for no less than 36 first-class rail tickets although supposedly meant to claim for standard travel only.

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    Tamsin from the Council Estate says:

    Funny you should mention Dads , I got five

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    hah says:

    When it comes to the crunch, The Guardian protects establishment figures just as all the other rags do. Didn’t you know that?

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    mmmmm says:

    Very convenient this story has just come out now, isn’t it?

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    lol says:

    His knob dropped off and he bled to death.

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    Aunt Mat says:

    How much have we spent on Leveson?

    Now these Government figures want to spike his findings before they are published.

    Sounds like folk with something to hide.

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    Erskine May says:

    It really infuriated me when people insinuated that I was a serial shagger.

    Parallel, yes.

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    Ed's Ballbag says:

    Trust Goldsmith to be a signatory. He can’t help but cause a shitstorm at the minute!
    Keep your teddy bears in your pram Zac and bugger off!

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    g says:

    Mark Thompson and Andy Marr have already admitted the BBC is biased you fool. Now fuck off and learn.

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    close ranks says:

    Another case of mistaken identity!

    It seems that it wasn’t our Tony caught cottaging in that public bog in Fulham but one of his relatives going by the name of Charles Lynton.

    I’m glad we’ve cleared that one up at last.

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    None of the above says:

    Do we have a Lord Haw-Haw these days?

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    get real peeps says:

    We are seeing a counter putsch by the left to shift the blame from their own nonces in the BBC and Guardian.

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    Anonymous says:

    Serious allegations are made and an alternative explanation is suggested soon after. How is it ‘convenient’?

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    Philip 'Woodward and Bernstein' Schofield says:

    A quick google tells me that you should be able to implicate innocent people in crimes they did not commit

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    ac1 says:

    Gays are more likely to be attracted to children.

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    Gordon Brown says:

    Noncing was always legal in Cape Cod, it was the right thing to do.

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    lol says:

    The BBC: purveyors of Cultural Marxism to the masses.

    Now pay yer fucken licence tax or go to jail!

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    Anonymous says:

    Until they’re found guilty by a court of law that is.

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    Truthteller says:

    Hear, Hear.

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    Well, every and/or anyone is welcome to name them on my board (Guests welcome). That is one of the reason it exists, after all, to test the limits of what is deemed acceptable on the net. So, name the Schofield Few as John Prescott, Melanie Philips, Katie Price and Bradley Wiggins or whatever, and let the chips fall where they may…

    With a bit of luck, I might even get a nomination for the Nobel Piss Prize.

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    lollol says:

    The allegations have been around for years but the ‘alternative explanation’ has only just come out now that it’s all getting a bit too close to home.

    Very handy n’est-ce pas?

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    XXX says:

    He maybe a follower of David Icke

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    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    It says on tinterweb, Hitler lives in South America, Elvis is not dead and the US never sent men to the moon :)

    Also says 9/11 was a plot by the CIA

    Must be true :)

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    ACDC1 says:

    ! projection !

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    ac1 says:

    Ah yes, the state dictating content in reporting. That always ends well.

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    Nan Taylor says:

    Have a look at The One Show on the BBCesspit, and try to tell anyone the Beeb isn’t biased pro-Labour. Twat.

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    The History man says:

    “The rest of the list is littered with your normal array of big state lovers, arms dealer chums, drunks, expenses cheats and shaggers.”

    Doesn’t that account for all MPs?

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    ac1 says:

    Well i hate leeches like you so were equal. Extorting your way to freedom will never work.

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    XXX says:

    I agree, just have the news and magazine type articles and the footie if they must, but the press barons have always meddled in politics ever since newspapers first started

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    I want a full, over-arching, judge-led, independent inquiry which runs for months and months and costs squillions of pounds.

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    Anonymous says:

    Have you watched Andy Marr interviewing Osborne, he gives him every easy rid. No tough question will not even challenge Osborne when Osborne comes with porkies.

    I am not surprised with what Andy Marr came up with. Has to admit Andy Marr doesn’t go easy on Cameron but when it comes to Osborne its a different storey, I don’t know where he goes weak in the knees or think why waste time with an idiot.

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    Would you really take the risk of seeing the alleged molester in court?

    Are you sure that you have the funds to mount a defence?

    If you were so certain, set up your blog and face the consequences.

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    Anonymous says:

    Best story in papers today is Cameron tweeting pictures of himself congratulating Obama on the telephone! Absolutely priceless. On one, with a coffee cup, he is clearly looking at something else and listening not speaking. Is he bored by the great man or is it the speaking clock?

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    The History man says:

    The snag with our laws is that, so woeful is the public sector record at doing a decent job in every area, they are never properly enforced unless the glare of media publicity is on them.

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    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    Some of them are black, some are of asian descent and more than enough are Jocks. It doesn’t mean that the self serving, loathsome and parasitic adjectives don’t apply.

    Some of the worst went to Slough Grammar you know.

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    Anonymous says:

    BBC also came against Blair’s lies in Iraq war and a lot of BBC staff were forced out by Blair and his government. As far as know Blair was a Labour politician.

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    XXX says:

    “Why did we need Levenson when phone hacking is already against the law” so why wasn’t it used against not only the perpetrators but those who employed them, their employers must have know what was going on.

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    Joss Ayinglike says:

    ‘Best story in papers’. That’ll be the Gurniad you’re reading then.

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    Fat Bloke says:


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    Collective Madnes a-la 'The Crucible' says:

    “You must understand, sir, that a person is either with this court or he must be counted against it, there be no road between. This is a sharp time, now, a precise time—we live no longer in the dusky afternoon when evil mixed itself with good and befuddled the world. Now, by God’s grace, the shining sun is up, and them that fear not light will surely praise it.”

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    Up your left wing chutney says:

    poor aren’t even entitled to a house – er yes, I had to buy mine
    but the poor need to stop breeding – er yes – if you cannot affor them

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    Anonymous says:

    What I propose will stop them covering up for the party they are supporting at the time.

    It just stopping them from supporting any political party and letting them free to do other things. Including having ago at all the parties.

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    Jason Donavan says:

    Hiya Lover

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    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    Those BBC Ba*sta*rds….whoops sorry ITV Ba*st*ards

    “LOL, I Cried Twice”

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    Hugh Janus says:

    I’m convinced that some of them are too stupid even to aspire to these dizzy heights.

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    Engineer says:

    Max Clifford’s ‘quote of the day’ is interesting. “I know that the truth will destroy them, and they don’t deserve that.”

    The words of a two-faced hypocrite writ large.

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    radiowatcher says:

    Yeah what’s this schoolboy urge to repeat here something you read somewhere else. Bet you’re the type who likes to cut and paste from wikipe­adia.

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    The History man says:

    Some people also have a very odd idea of freedom, such as libeling other people and incitement to violence.

    It should not be forgotten that most of the information on the internet is at best dubious. And many innocent people could easily be being blamed unfairly.

    Also any truly guilty pervs being named on the internet could use that as any excuse to plead he wouldn’t receive a fair trial and this could easily be accepted given our human rights laws.

    But most of the lynch-mob brigade are far too stupid to see any of this.

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    Bert Simpson says:

    You are Eric Pickles and I claim my £5

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    Tom Catesby says:

    No changes suggested by Levenson, or anybody else or sex abuse investigations will make any real difference, nor are they intended to. The ruling class as manifested in whitehall and westminster intend it to be so. It’s only purpose is to rock the plebs back to sleep, so the noncing, cheating, stealing and whoring can continue.

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    Some Twat up North says:

    It’s the gay ones we have to worry about surely. Dave.

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    Drop a Daisy cutter on ITV says:

    In Clifford’s case I advocate the use of extreme torture to extract everything he knows.

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    The History man says:

    Yes the Guardian have always been long-term supporters of the Tory party. It’s a well known fact seeing as it has been mentioned on the internet.

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    Moussa Koussa's pet meerkat says:

    Paxman / Schofield. Can’t tell them apart

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    ac1 says:

    Is tat a p43dophile? Might explain his feelings of guilt and angry outbursts.

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    beejay says:

    anonymous just take your fucking meds, there’s a good troll.

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    The History man says:

    “Any government that robs Peter to pay Pa*ul can always rely on the support of Pa*ul.”

    George Bernard Shaw.

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    Some Twat up North says:

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    Hugh Janus says:

    Whilst on the subject of Toady – it was presumably in pursuit of balanced interviewing that Guffawing Sarah got the job of interviewing Lord Bliar and the Chairman of the Police Federation. Subject? Police Commissioners – with both interviewees having previously expressed their dislike of the new arrangements.

    We all know that the Biased Broadcasting Corporation dislikes anything that smacks of democracy and balance, but I do wish they would try to make it a little less obvious….

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    The History man says:

    Sadly enforcement relies on the public sector doing its job properly.

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    ac1 says:

    So you want the state to be allowed to insert content in newspapers. That always works well…

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    Hugh Janus says:

    Angular Muckall is clearly rattled by the prospect of the EU being £9bn down every year when this country leaves the EU. Suddenly she wants us – how touching!

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    Engineer says:

    How enforceable would the regulation be anyway? If the story’s big enough, they’ll print and be damned, which would in most cases be a good thing.

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    keeshond8 says:

    You seem to want to close down any favourable anticipation of Leveson’s proposals, don’t you Guido.
    Wait until the evidence at the forthcoming trials of senior journalists and management before attacking any suggestion of an independent regulator. In fact the whole question of press regulation could be left until then.That way the cart may be seen to follow the horse.

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    Deaf says:


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    Philip 'Woodward and Bernstein' Schofield says:

    While on Bing I found out that Gordon Brown is no longer an MP

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    BREAKING NEWS:Tory peer Lord McAlpine says allegations linking him to alleged historic child abuse were ‘wholly false and seriously defamatory’

    No working link posted on Al Beeb’s website.

    Who will he sue first?

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    nellnewman says:

    Ah out of touch thieving lying immoral mp’s hoping that leveson is going to muzzle the press so that their goings on can be hidden from the public. They are no more interested in a free press than they are in a democracy.

    Unfortunately for them, as always, they are behind the times. The internet has taken over . They can muzzle the dead tree press all they want but it won’t stop the river of truth flowing out to the public on the internet and exposing those in public life who do wrong.

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    Hugh Janus says:

    “…..but use our current laws to deal with illegal activities.” I would agree – if our press was genuinely free, but it isn’t. Far too many vested interests at play, and the mutual back-scratching between politicians and the press (and the lobby system in particular) guarantees that it never will be truly free. And even when wrongdoing on a titanic scale was exposed, our existing laws left Jacqui Smiff (and many others) quite untouchable, despite her blatant thieving. British law the finest system in the world? It may be better than some third world despotic regimes, but it still failed to deal effectively – or at all – with the crooks in Parliament.

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    Lewis says:

    Don’t forget the peadoes at the B B C

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    Anonymous says:

    AC1, so do you think Servil gay?

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    Gonk II says:

    Yes, it hasn’t quite gone as he expected, has it ?

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    nellnewman says:

    tom watson hopefully. then schofield and itv.

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    The Late George Melly says:

    You knew were you stood in my day.

    “Rum, Bum and Concertina” thats the ticket.

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    Mr Rotivator says:

    Back in the 80’s Tony Blackburn invited me to a pool party. I brought Jimmy Savile and Gasry Glitter. When I arrived he said “No you fool I said bring a pair of speedos”

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    There is no news in Pravda, and no truth in Izvestia.

    “v Pravde net izvestiy, v Izvestiyakh net pravdy”

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    The Late Jason King says:

    You’re so very right George. In my case it was in a carrier bag in a French airport.

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    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    Schofield is on a par with Richard (male appendage on head) Bacon, flocking useless and should stick to kids progs.

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    Anonymous says:

    AC1, so do you think Servil gay? or The gang abusing girls in Romford were gays?

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    Reconstruct says:

    What the hell is Jesse Norman doing in that company?

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    Erskine May says:

    I will stand up for Clifford, much as I detest him.

    No one is pointing a gun to his client’s heads (maybe someone should with some of them!) and say you must pay the man lots of money. In that way, he is no different to a barrister defending a client on the taxi-rank basis. Performing a service for a fee where one’s own morality is left out of it.

    You cannot have the penny and the bun.

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    I will answer that says:

    Yes he was gay, and also had a penchant for dead bodies. Real salt of the earth he was.

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    Some Twat up North says:

    Breaking news…

    New reality TV show being planned by the people that brought us Britains Got Benefits.

    Preliminary title ‘I’m a Pederast Get Me Out of here’

    Pilot to be screened at Christmas

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    Plato says:

    “He said he had “never” been to the children’s home linked to the claims.”

    Nobody said he had.

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    Feeling down says:

    I agree , why should I pay for people who cannot use birth control and sit at home all day to turn out one baby after another.
    By the way those dreadfully poor people on benefits all have brilliant phones , plenty of fags and a good supply of special brew or cider.

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    The Golem says:

    No, I don’t think it does Hm, but you won’t need many fingers to count the ones worth their salaries and expenses.

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    beast says:

    Lord McAlpine is looking forwartd tot he bit where somebody gets locked in a coffin

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    albacore says:

    But the precedent has long been in place
    You must never, ever try dissing race
    Racism’s by far the ultimate crime
    They’ll bring back the rope for it, given time
    And it’s robbed the law of rational sense
    Since telling the truth became no defence

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    Major General says:

    But as it stands, Clifford gets both penny and bun.

    He should reject the penny and take the bun to the police.

  146. 146
    steve smith says:

    The dodgy dossier report by Gilligan brought a shit storm from bliar and lots of heads at BBC rolled ,since then they seem biased to liebour as if they fear a return to power of the liars

  147. 147
    Anonymous says:

    After the This Morning “I have a little list” fiasco, shouldn’t television channels be regulated by something like, er, OfComm?

  148. 148
    Brown out and pay me damages. says:

    They want to control the press for their own political and personal means. However it must be said the press has pish poor standards and would do well to self regulate some of rubbish that is printed.

  149. 149
    Observer says:

    If Labour has any sense, it will, in any Commons vote, oppose state regulation of the press or at least abstain. Then the matter becomes one of the Government cracking down on the free press, just like in some banana republic.

  150. 150
    Erskine May says:

    And where does your scenario leave solicitors, barristers and for that matter priests who have taken confessions?

    Think again.

  151. 151
    Conrad says:

    Labour are exactly the same my friend with the possible exception of their accents. You personally may feel more at ease with them as people but they are just as heartless , vicious and self serving.

  152. 152
    Mr Reptile Illuminati Fawkes says:

    I seem to recall that this blog surpassed even David Ickes in making unsubstantiated allegations.

  153. 153
    Archie says:

    Not really. Care to explain?

  154. 154
    Hope Springs says:

    Eustace That monkey is beyond the pale ! (Bum Bum)

    Send the Norman filth home !

  155. 155
    Ehtch says:

    could tell you stories about Phil Tuffnel the “alright mate” former England spin bowler back in the day, but I won’t.

    No Phil, for the last time pal, I have not got any “ganja” on me, as he asked me after that test match in the Caribbean time and time again short memory spanned. bluddy bob doper…

  156. 156
    Sr says:

    Tom Watson has not raised the subject of the children’s homes.
    Try to keep up

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