November 25th, 2012

See Guido’s Column in the Daily Star Sunday

Find out what Nadine said when she learnt that while she was in the jungle Andrew Mitchell was on the Caribbean isle of Antigua, and read all about how we are secretly subsidising food and booze for disgraced ex-MPs like Denis MacShane. See evidence of Charlie Whelan still wielding the knife, and find out who will be partying at Number 9 Downing Street tomorrow.

All this in today’s Daily Star Sunday, just 90p.


261 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    I bought it and read the column, it is deffo worth the 90p!

    Get it!

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    • 4
      British Bulldog says:

      Heard an Ex Belgian PM on the telly complaining that Europe had more soldiers than the US. Even worse the british Conservative MEP stood next to him did not point out to the staleless belgian that the EU is NOT a country.

      I am more than a tad concerned that our partners on the European continent are increasinly thinking of Europe as a country, especially none countries who have no history.

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      • 12
        How Mediocre Do You have To Be says:

        An Ex Belgian PM.

        Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

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      • 57
        Anonymous says:

        the european nation…yes indeed.
        a nation is a notion. have it if it delivers social good.
        when tradition and future options do not deliver social and personal good.
        it is time.
        to depart from these options and the past.

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        • 84
          Gooey Blob says:

          I haven’t the faintest inkling what you’ve been smoking, drinking or injecting this weekend but whatever it was, it seems to have done the trick.

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          • Anonymous says:

            Last week, the Mayor of London urged David Cameron to give the electorate the chance to say whether Britain should remain part of the EU to “settle the matter”.

            However, in an interview with Pienaar’s Politics on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mr Johnson reversed his position, arguing that British influence would be diminished by quitting the EU.

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          • Anonymous says:

            you haven’t the faintest idea.
            you are a duffer.

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        • 132
          left wing, right wing, it's all the same bird! says:

          nations are just TAX COLLECTING BORDERS…. nothing else, so yes maybe he’s right?! after all the EU taxes the F£$k out of us

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    • 194
      Anonymous says:

      Common Purpose founder Julia Middleton is married to Rupert Middleton. A former barrister,he worked at the Industrial Society and was Director of Manufacturing at Trinity Mirror before moving to De La Rue. He is currently President of the British Printing Industry Federation,their website uses the same phraseology as Common Purpose.
      In 1997 he was part of the management team that privatised HMSO. He is chairman of Tower Hamlets FE college and a “Graduate” of Common Purpose East London.

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  2. 2
    Fluffy the Destroyer says:

    You actually want me to ‘read’ the STAR! That could be construed as mental abuse you know…

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    • 7
      Free The Press says:

      Brave men and women gave their lives so that you are free to read the paper of your choice with the point of view of your choice. Are you a labour Councillor or brian Leveson?

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      • 9
        Maris Piper says:

        Brave men and women fought and died so I can eat fish and chips wrapped in the newspaper of my local chippy’s choice. The government banned it.

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      • 19
        retardEd Miliband says:

        Brave men, women and tranthgendered people fought and died for our freedom and thelf-determination, and the betht way to pretherve what they did ith to have ever-clother EU integration and make thertain that the Britith people do not have an EU referendum under any thircumthtantheth.

        Ath a European immigrant mythelf, I know what’th betht for you.

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        • 134
          Anonymous says:

          It is the Soldier, not the minister, who has given us freedom of religion.
          It is the Soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.
          It is the Soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.
          It is the Soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to protest.
          It is the Soldier, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.
          It is the Soldier, not the politician, who has given us the right to vote.
          It is the Soldier who salutes the flag,
          Who serves beneath the flag,
          And whose coffin is draped by the flag,
          Who allows the protester to burn the flag.

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    • 59
      Fishy says:

      You are quite right Fluffy. If the local authority knew that you were a ‘Star’ reader, the Local Authority would send the child catchers round and put your kids in care.

      The ‘safeguarding’ mob will be speaking to returning officers next to check-up on the way you last voted.

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      • 109
        T. P. Fuller says:

        >speaking to returning officers next to check-up on the way you last voted.

        By no means a joke. Why do you think ballot papers are numbered, the numbers tallying with your entry on the electoral roll? I’ve asked the clerks about this more than once and never get a sensible answer, but there can only be one reason for it.

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        • 133
          Anarchists In Blazers says:

          This is a huge worry to me as well. The solution I’ve come up with is to actually put my name on the ballot paper as THE UKIP CANDIDATE.

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        • 150
          Sir Cum Spect says:

          As an ex-Presiding Officer (that’s the one in the Polling Station who writes the roll number on the stub and then hands the slip to you), I can advise that we were always told that this was so that a voter who wrote something on the slip that was “so” bad, could be traced. I always found this explanation absolutely pathetic, and rather sinister.

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        • 152
          Anonymous says:

          It’s probably safe to assume our voting records are indeed being monitored on the quiet.

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          • Ollie Vassami says:

            I too have asked why this might be – the answer was as vague as possibe,,,,.

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          • who why what where when says:

            Only those with something to hide want to ban the free press.

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          • Anonymous says:

            is the vote worth it,
            is the vote worth when many died for it,
            is the vote worth it,

            in a world of make belief ppl die. get real.

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          • Anonymous says:

            ppl are showing indifference.
            for democracy.
            why vote.

            our power lies in our sympathy when the rulers lose us, they lose everything they are weak weak weak.

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  3. 3
    T Blair, millionaire says:

    Today I gave a speech to the financial world (for just £100k cash plus first class travel and 5star expenses – slumming it because it’s something I really want) explaining why we have to stay in the EU and provide me and my family with future revenue streams.

    Don’t you peasants get any ideas about voting for UKIP or we’ll have your children taken away. I modernised your awful little country and rubbed your noses in it while I had a decade of open door immigration yet you still haven’t learnt that it’s not your country any more.

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    • 10
      The Pinot Noir says:

      Ceaucescu used to think like you

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    • 21
      Blowing Whistles says:

      How’s the Chilcott whitewash coming along there Tony?

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      • 29
        The Great Man Redux says:

        There is no need to publish “Chilcot” as the outcome and findings are already well known. The fact is that had not the Tory Party supported the war and marched through the government lobbies then the saintly Mr Bliar would have not had to have committed British Forces to an “illegal war”. The fact that the Tory Party actually believed that Saddam had WMD and that they were wthin 45 minutes range of British cities shows the gullibility of that party and their total unsuitability to govern in the national interest……….Mr Bliar’s reputation comes out the whole episode unscathed and he is truly one of the greatest UK Prime Ministers of the late 20th and early 21st Century

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        • 39
          BBC editor says:

          we would like to offer you a job

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        • 40
          Tony Blair - EU President Elect says:

          Iran’s next on my list and I will be sending all of my EU troops there when I’m elected President of the EU!

          Inquiries are for the schmucks and I have loads of chuztpah.

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        • 63
          Living in 98 percent white Merseyside (with a view towards 99% white N. Wales) says:

          1997-2007 was a Golden Age especially for Merseyside. Thankfully we were not affected by it’s worst excesses like mass immigration.

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          • Albion says:

            Now I wonder why that is.

            Together with a similar situation in Geordieland.

            What on earth could they have in common, apart from funny accents ?

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        • 67
          Anonymous says:

          die in 45 minutes?
          no attack will take place in 45minutes.
          3minutes after that you will be bliss, watching your life run by.
          and then The End…that’s all folks.

          It is claimed that it is scientific fact that that if you stay silent for 48 minutes, and just observe yourself, you will reach the same state of bliss.

          so be still.

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        • 116
          Quixote says:

          Were Labour MPs equally gullable when they, too, accepted those “facts” and marched into the same lobby, thus showing that they are no more suited to govern than the Tories, if your argument is to be accepted. Conversely, were they aware that there were no missiles and that the 45 minute deployment claim was a lot of tosh but then cynically went into that lobby anyway?

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          • Anonymous says:

            sheep are us.
            sheep are they.

            who minds us.
            who mind them.

            whipping,
            flippin
            time for better.
            no more whips, they hurt.

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    • 48
      Blowing Whistles says:

      OK Tony you don’t want to answer the question.

      How is your old most favourite Union Baron friend whom you bestowed a knighthood on Sir Ken Jackson these days?

      And has all that Marxist trotskyite skulldughery been buried between Sir Ken Jackson and Derek Simpson?

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      • 129
        Quiet Bat Person says:

        er… it’s not the REAL T Blair posting up there, you know…

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        • 175
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Well spotted QBP – and there I was thinking it was him all along DoHHHHHH er … no.

          Perhaps you don’t fully understand rumours, satire etc…

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    • 53
      Anonymous says:

      vote ukip.
      it makes sense. why?

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    • 58
      Anonymous says:

      an open door can be closed.

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    • 251
      I needed a laugh says:

      Assylum Seeker’s Song:
      “Brand New Leather Jacket”

      Not PC – listen before it’s removed from YouTube.

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  4. 5
    jaded jean says:

    Denis MacShane, yet another name changing, chosen one, fifth columnist in our midst.

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  5. 6
    Joyce Thacker says:

    No children are to placed in any homes where the parents read the Daily Star Sunday. Seeing naked breasts may warp these children into all kinds of sexual practices which we know are not now taking place in Rotherham. Not to mention all the anti-everybody-but-me bigotry in the Guido Fawkes column.

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    • 11
      Owen Jones says:

      In solidarity with my progressive Hamas comrades, I think young girls in Rotherham should be fostered by good Muslims who will genitally mutilate their adoptive daughters and ban them from going to school.

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      • 16
        Satchel Boy says:

        Owen, shouldn’t you be brushing the dandruff off your blazer and polishing your shoes? You know you have school tomorrow.

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        • 24
          Owen Jones says:

          The only education I need is in the pages of Das Kapital and the Holy Qu’ran. I’m particularly impressed with the latter’s progressive policies towards sexual equality.

          Particularly 4:34, “Men are the maintainers of women.. the good women are therefore obedient.”

          And 38:44, if your wife is disobedient, “take in your hand a green branch and beat her with it.”

          I hope when he become Prime Minister, Ed puts these wise progressive ideas into law.

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          • Hamspam Chowder says:

            The brain-washing has worked extremely well. Piss be upon you, Owned.

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          • Slippyplick says:

            Owen, duck, presumably as a rabid supporter of you know who, may we take it as a given that you too have had your genital “mutilated” as per the rules? I overhear that it makes entryism easier.

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          • Your Friendly Neighbourhood Owen Jones Watchdog Service says:

            Just by definition, Owen Jones cannot be circumcised. There’s no end to that prick.

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          • Owen Jones says:

            Here I am with an IRA terrorist..and a fat woman.

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          • Living in 98 percent white Merseyside (with a view towards 99% white N. Wales) says:

            Joyce Thacker for page 3 of The Star on Sunday. Mr Fawkes would then end his contract with Dirty Des.

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          • Anonymous says:

            your male energy protects your female energy.

            do your karmic duty.
            it is right. Follow your purpose, yours is different to everyone else, so blanket is not needed. your god is frightening.
            it is your god, hand chopper.
            lucky for some that we have choice

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          • Anonymous says:

            piss be upon you.

            the Quiet man would love it,

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    • 128
      J Middleton says:

      It is wrong. Read the Huffington Post to see why.

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  7. 13
    Rotherham social worker says:

    These children are now being taken care of by Mr Ibrahim and his 14 male cousins.

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  8. 14
    Joyce Thacker says:

    I lost a world war against the ugly army.

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  9. 15
    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m so pretty! Oh so pretty!

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    • 31
      Baroness Ashton says:

      But not as pretty – and witty – as me!

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      • 36
        Slippyplick says:

        The back of Boris’s buses are much more to our liking thank you.

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        • 187
          Anonymous says:

          Last week, the Mayor of London urged David Cameron to give the electorate the chance to say whether Britain should remain part of the EU to “settle the matter”

          However, in an interview with Pienaar’s Politics on BBC Radio 5 Live, Mr Johnson reversed his position, arguing that British influence would be diminished by quitting the EU.

          traitor Boris!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??!?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  10. 17
    Superman says:

    We must not shackle the press.If they write lies about us we are free to sue them under the libel laws. Simple. All you need is around £1m to hire lawyers to sue them. This is freedom. If you are a pleb who doesnt have £1m.well fuck you. Don’t worry Levesons a lawyer and will look after his own. Murdoch will aleady have slipped him a few bob on top of what Cameron ordered the taxpayers to give him.

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    • 102
      Dodo MSM says:

      Be nice if we actually had a free press to protect instead of the self-censoring dumbed down propaganda rags we’re lumbered with.

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      UKIP.i.am.still says:

      Not all Tory voters are mindless sheep.

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    • 41
      Jimmy says:

      Don’t worry. No fair minded person would describe you as closet racists.

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    • 60
      Anonymous says:

      yes mr psychiatrist. prey pls tell. when an abuse victim tells the psychiatrist in confidence, should the psychiatrist reveal this to the police?

      mental health professionals need to blow the whistle.

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    • 140
      Anonymous says:

      Im really becoming sick of Nigel and the trolls he seems to have lined up to post on various blogs, there is more to life than the EU but Nige is obsessed with it. As a matter of interest, does he take all of his perks ? ( i think i know the answer )

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      • 147
        Sick of the Liblabcon and their quisling supporters says:

        Whats up? Scared the plebs are beginning to stray off of the Liblabcon plantation?

        You could always import some more voters.

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      • 149
        Patriot says:

        The thing is, old fruit, the EU has such a malign influence on our national life , if UKIP didn’t exist it would have to be invented

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      • 163
        Dr David Owen says:

        Anonymous

        You really do have to dig a little deeper into the origins and purpose of the EU other than what is portrayed by the MSM to understand what really is “in play” on the Europe question.

        When the EU Project began after WWII as a part of The Marshall Plan, and right through to 1989, Europe was the USA’s bulwark against statism in the guise of the USSR and Warsaw Pact. It was Libertarian project. Even so, European nations had far more mixed economies in the 60s through 80s than today. Now it has members of the Warsaw Pact as members, and since 1989 it seems to have moved increasingly towards an ever more rapacious Libertarianism which now threatens to destroy it much as it seems to have economically and socially destroyed the USA. Either that or it’s been a very elaborate contrivance.

        If the ECB is used to establish fiscal union it is hard to see how matters can possibly get any better as it will surely just become even more like the USA, and probably worse. Is the USA economically and socially improving? Is it still respected across the world? No. Why would Europe improve under the same system? is it not more likely that Europe’s resources would just be siphoned off to the USA, thus making Europe even less competitive? Does anyone believe that those in the USA have Europe’s interests at heart? They just seem to care about their own interests, that’s in the nature of Libertarianism surely?

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        • 207
          Anonymous says:

          this is heavy duty.

          if the essence is that the US is out to feck us. then who can argue. golden rule… the man with the gold rules. now that the west is bust….

          old certainities are dead.

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        • 236
          CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

          Wow, whatever you’re taking. You need to stop. You’re obviously living in a mirror reality where regulation = freedom, a customs cartel is free trade and tax = wealth.

          If you think the EUSSRs main problem is too much freedom you’re really on some good whacky.

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          • Anonymous says:

            alternative reality is interesting.
            truth is better,
            acceptance of truth is best. it is brutal but when holistically looked at, it becomes kind.

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  12. 20
    Blowing Whistles says:

    I bought it – did nad say bastard or fucking bastard?
    Please don’t take offence at my use of “Colloquial English” – cos the legal fraternity, the police and politicians never ever use foul and abusive language – do they?

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  13. 22
    Superman says:

    God Bless Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar for saving England.

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    • 52
      The Cricket On The Hearth says:

      At least in Doo-Rag’s case he was born in England. KP is a Saffir ringer. But we can understand in his case why he can’t play for the RSA– they need to have “Indo’s” in their side (Indigenous and/or Indian), and a half-Englishman can qualify elsewhere. Multi-cultural diversity in “Jay-Zee’s Rainbow Nation” (not to be confused with the “Rainbow Flag,” a different sort of diversity altogether) and all that, you understand.

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      • 91
        Superman says:

        Absolutely but the UK press was all anti KP. Now they are licking his arse. KP was screwed by NATAL home of the corrupt and useless Z. Still he may just be sacked next week.

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  14. 23
    Joyce Thacker says:

    We will only place children with families who vote Socialist Workers Party.

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    • 26
      A Swivel-Eyed Loon says:

      How about if I just fill envelopes for Respect?

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    • 28
      Good Muslim in Rotherham says:

      Democracy is against the will of Almighty Allah! We are not bound by your laws, foul whore! Let us foster children and bring them up with our beliefs, our laws and our punishments, or we put a fatwah on you, foul whore!

      There, that should f*ck your PC head up.

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  15. 30
    Margaret Moran says:

    I’m too ill to attend court, but not too ill to go to the pub

    http://tinyurl.com/d7prank

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    • 37
      Socialists = Sociopaths says:

      Hypocrisy and mendacity – it’s in Libor’s D-N-A.

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    • 43
      Cheryl Cole says:

      She’s one ugly mother-fucker!

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    • 50
      Iris says:

      IF she’s lucky she’ll get to meet the Queen

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      • 61
        Anonymous says:

        the arch lady to whom the natin confesses its sins.
        once a week. evey week.

        what does he do with the info.

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    • 88
      Tay King-dePisse says:

      Maybe if she wasn’t drowning her sorrows, she wouldn’t be so morose and prone to clinical depression. So here goes: Why don’t they put her in an alcohol rehab for a custodial part of her “treatment,” per court order, and then afterwards they can come around for random checks of her breath and urine during her “care in the community” phase? Someone who has beat the rap as far as prison time goes can hardly object to a mandated therapeutic environment (and follow-up) to treat her condition, can she?

      And by the way, Mag old gal, hold onto your pounds and pence– there’s still a matter of 53K to be repaid and we wouldn’t want you pissing it all away on piss-ups, you should pardon the expression.

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    • 95
      Judge Dreadful says:

      Isn’t it open to the CPS to charge her with perjury and/or have her back in front of the judge for contempt?

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    • 141
      Anonymous says:

      I find the decision to treat this woman so leniently very odd, cant the CPS appeal for the case to be retried ? I mean she is hardly wasting away, is drinking and can walk for long distances hardly symptoms of severe depression !

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      • 181
        Blowing Whistles says:

        Perhaps it was Sir Prof Roy Meadows or the BBC’s favourite psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud who did Morans psychiatrick tests know wot I mean eh guv nudge, nudge, wink wink – brown paper package!

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        • 209
          Anonymous says:

          per.saud

          souda in johnny foreigner means that a deal has been done.

          every action by the persaud famiy is based on a deal.

          raj is kingdom in the same language.

          given that the root off all languages is sanskrit…it is not hard to work out ppl.

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  16. 35
    Schrodinger's Dog says:

    I miss Schrodinger’s Cat. Where’s he gone please?.

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  17. 45
    Denis McShame (My other office is a shed) says:

    I see the minimum unit price for alcohol has reared its head again
    last week we were butfucked by the power companies with their annual 20% rise on bills , then just as we were coming to terms with that the theiving bastard politicians shafted us with another £100 per year green energy subsidy
    The only pleasure left to most is to drink to take your mind off mounting debts and reduced income , and yet again these greedy fucking low life scum who’s booze we subsidise , see yet another way to squeeze the long suffering public
    I wish a large dose of Aids to each and every one of them

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      Weird Ed says:

      Thith ith a dithgratheful intruthun on the part of the Murdoch preth.

      We cannot have the Thun thtawking former MPth.

      Thate control of the media and shutting down the likes of GF will be the best way forward for thith country…you will see thith on Thurthsday when our report is published.

      LJL’s controllers and our anti-murdoch coaltition will enure ensure this. They will ensure that our socialist message prevails. Our comrades in Rotherham will prevail, Owen Jones and Penny Red will prevail. The BBC and the NHS will be loved by the people. As your leader and Prime Minister I will prevail. Marx ith alive.

      Our people are in place, it is only a matter of time until capitalism is consigned to history.The jails are ready, the children’s home are waiting.

      One Nation…one Party… one leader…one Reich…urber alles…exterminate…exterminate…wibble

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    • 94
      Blowing Whistles says:

      The precise legal term for Moran is a “Malingerer”

      e.g. One who pretends or exaggerates illness esp. to avoid work [Now there's a thing eh or court perhaps?]

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      • 124
        Blowing Whistles says:

        I wonder if Giovanno De Stefano or any Hampshire freemasons – know anyting about maligerers or people painted as them to protect the nsurance Industry?

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    • 103
      Taxpayer says:

      I demand an independent judge-led inquiry. With 12 jurors.

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    • 125
      Blowing Whistles says:

      I suppose the CPS are not going to persue Margaret Moran as a malingerer – in the Public Interest.

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      • 137
        All the fuin of a lynching but without the mess says:

        Can’t they just pursue her for the fun of it?

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        • 185
          Blowing Whistles says:

          Maybe that F-wit Labour placeman Kier Starmer might ‘look at it’ for a long long time ….zzzzzzzzzzzzz!

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          • Slippyplick says:

            Why can’t he be charged with dereliction of duty in a public office? Or extradited to America – they seem to like lefty judicial bods out there.

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  19. 64
    Yvette Cooper says:

    I’m feigning tiredness today so that Eddie has to cook Sunday lunch.

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  20. 69
    ASHbuster says:

    A country run by Fake Charities, NGO Parasites and braindead Politicians.

    http://f2cscotland.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/petition-01451-update.html

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  21. 77
    I don't nee d no doctor says:

    Modbot is so easily fooled, oh oh oh.

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  22. 85
    Rotherham social worker says:

    Ve vill place children only vid those ve support! Sieg heil!

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    • 105
      Adolf Hilter says:

      You’re getting the hang of it

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      • 243
        Anonymous says:

        a hangman’s noose. to avoid. you have to see.

        information is with.held.
        it affects us. when we don’t have the info, a gut feel will do.
        it did not when it came ro iraq war.

        so end of secrecy?
        what did prince charles say to the government?
        how many laws have been changed to suit him.

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  23. 90
    IMHO says:

    Dave To do List:
    Pasties tax (U-Turned, delete).
    Redefine definition of marriage (ongoing)
    Write another cheque out for renovations to South African Presidents Palace (£17.5 million)
    Put stealth tax on Victory Gin
    Give EU £50 million a day for calling us a set of C*nts
    Give BBC £3.4 billion a year for calling you and your party evil toffs.

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  24. 96
    President Wensley Dale says:

    The Morning Star is a much more intellectual read.

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  25. 110
    John Prescott says:

    I love pad prik.

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  26. 115
    Rot-heram says:

    There once was a leftie called Thacker
    Who was Rotheram’s child snatcher
    Ugly and skanky
    With a face all manky
    She blamed all her problems on Thatcher

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    • 119
      Anonymous says:

      A Child Snatcher
      By name, Scratcher
      Was so mired
      In the poo
      she didn’t know
      what to do.
      And now has to
      say she’s nothing but a sucking Hunt of the worst kind!

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  27. 118
    Mzzzz. Horridan Tfhucker, the PC Czar of FThuckerhem says:

    Don’t let my acid face, horrible personality and reprehensible outlook detract from the fact that I give good head.

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  28. 121
    Operation Crossbow says:

    I notice our media are doing the usual knicker wetting over the little bit of flooding that’s gone on once again.

    Anyone would think Noah needs to build an ark the way they are over reacting. Of course the BBC is blaming the Tories (in power for just over 2 years) and not Labour (in power for 13 years) for the lack of flood defences.

    Here’s a thought. Stop building houses in flood plain land or if you insist on building there, build the houses up on stilts.

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    • 126
      My other wellies are green says:

      Good point. Far too much gets built on flood plains. Anyone with an ‘o’ level in geography should be able to see the obvious risks but greed overcomes common sense nearly every time.

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      • 135
        Tachybaptus says:

        Much of the eastern end of London is built on the present flood plain of the Thames. But it’s not just the ground level that is the problem. The ground is increasingly being covered with tarmac and concrete, which buggers up the already frail natural drainage system. Even events at household level, such as people concreting front gardens to park their cars, or building patios over the gardens at the back, reduce drainage and encourage floods.

        The Thames has been made more prone to flooding in this area by building the Embankment in central London, which throws the incoming tidal flow on to the marshes downstream, and then building over these marshes, which destroys their ability to mop up incoming water.

        That said, in the long view most of London is on a flood plain. To the north of the Thames, successive flood plains of the Thames dating from the end of the last ice age extend the whole way to Swiss Cottage, at the foot of the steep slope up to Hampstead. As the ancient mega-river Thames, filled by meltwater from glaciers, gradually shrank to its present size, the flood plains got lower and lower.

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          Jack says:

          Is tha

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        • 138
          Jack says:

          Is that why the hedgies and private equity asset strippers all live in Hampstead?

          Or do they just like being near Lord Cashpoint and Empty Eddy Millichild?

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        • 139
          The River Lea says:

          And guess where the Olympic village was built?

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          Cornelius Vermuyden says:

          Aye. Good post. The geological maps available online are fascinating, and show rather more flood plain that most people expect.

          When you stand on the flood bank of my local river today, with the level only 3ft below the top, you can see literally tens of square miles of land below. One day it will all become a monstrous lake.

          People have been building in silly places and trying to drain the land here since the Romans, so this risk is nothing new.

          The difference is that back then people probably knew the risks, and decided that the benefits (good arable land) outweighed them. Today, people don’t always know the risks, and don’t accept the consequences.

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          • Anonymous says:

            + good.
            all points good,

            we fecking do not know the ground we stand on.
            ground erosion lies behind the shit we stand on. we need to think like a builder. a proper one. stress test one step at a time.

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    • 127
      Taxing time , pay up says:

      The stupid Conservative idiot in charge of the toilets blamed Global warming, no doubt he is requesting more taxes to show how he build a seat that will stop the water and tides, I just give up, you can’t argue with idiots.

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      • 257
        Slippyplick says:

        But but but… didn’t Gordo Superbrown and his snake-like COBRA sort all this out over a wet weekend a few years ago?

        Or was he just telling a few fibs? Now, why would anyone who knows they will not be able to get flood insurance even contemplate buying a place built in a flood plain? Let the stupid builders take the hit.

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    • 153
      The Land of the Politically Correct and Mendacious says:

      You make a very salient point about both flood defences and building on the flood plains and are totally correct.

      The thing that is a no brainer though is that this phenomenon has been occurring every year for at least the past decade and yet neither national government nor local government are committing to the scale of flood defences required throughout the country but prefer to keep encouraging the building of thousands of new houses on the flood plain. If they are actually wanting to encourage growth in the economy and create hundreds of new jobs then a how about a national flood defence building scheme and stop building houses until adequate flood defences are in place ?? Several towns in the Severn and Avon areas have been flooded out every year since 2000 and sometimes twice.People get sorted out from the last inundation to find that they are flooded out again. If they are lucky to get flood insurance their premiums stretch into thousands

      The situation is further exacerbated by local councils not clearing culverts,gullies and drains(when was the last time you saw a drain cleaning lorry down your street ?)which means that flood drains become blocked with debris. In fact you can drive down some roads and see weeds growing out of the drains.

      It’s no good keep banging on about global warming we have had a decade to do something about it and both Labour;Conservative and LibDem Councils plus national Labour government and Coalition have done fuck all about it. As for predictions we even had some idiots in March predicting a drought and bringing in water rationing

      Instead of hyperventillating about bloody Leveson and press freedom(which the public don’t give a fuck about) efforts would be better concentrated on protecting the country from flooding

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      • 203
        Teresa May says:

        Cleaning out gullies and culverts is the kind of useful, rehabilitative activity that prisoners could have a go at doing.

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      • 215
        Anonymous says:

        this is very good.

        flooding seems another subject that will emerge. what is happening to this country? is the outer just revealing our inner blocks. water….like emotions…need to flow,,,,and need to be managed, correctly.

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    • 220
      Sam Kinison (1953-1992) says:

      If I were still alive, I’d be telling you, and the people in New Orleans, and the people in certain parts of New York City:
      “You live in a flood plain– MOVE!”

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    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    Do not forget…….. it is soooo cooltural to groom white girls :)

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    labour campaign workers in Rotherham misbehaving on twitter says:

    https://twitter.com/DannyHackett/status/272764222889402369

    https://twitter.com/simonevans117/status/272377461625466881

    https://twitter.com/TyronWilson/status/271052205526773760

    “Just blasted the #Rotherham Respect office with Things can only get better with @simonevans117 @becca_j_m @joegaytten and @TyronWilson”

    This northern rail train has got to be the shitiest, crapiest train I’ve ever been on! We would never settle for this in the South East’”

    @Pete_Allison Look, it’s you if they made an E-FIT out of you aged 14 (links to http://www.viceland.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/17_12_09_e-fit_sexual_assault_kingston.jpg )

    @Pete_Allison ’14 year old on the run after getting out of her dreams and into her car without consent’

    making fun of paedophilia, and the north and other naughtiness. You wait for one indiscreet labour tweeter and 4 come along at once!

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    restore the monasteries says:

    In the 60,s and 70,s,in the shire i lived in,agricultural land was drained ,and big drainage machines,would lay networks of pipes across the land.Ditches were maintained and drains cleared.Since that time,more concrete and tarmac has covered large swathes of our lands,and,no doubt,we are getting more rainfall.
    Not a solution,just fact.The thames barrier is flood defence,who built that?
    Finally,what a cockup in Kempsey,a pump didn,t work.Where was the telemetry or warning alarms.?.

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    • 159
      ah! monika says:

      Have you been at the Benedictine?

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    • 161
      Anonymous says:

      Interesting language – but I don’t think it’ll ever replace English.

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      • 174
        restore the monasteries says:

        Old English was brought here in the 5th century,by tribes from northern Germany.Angles,saxons and jutes,.Related languages,O.E.,Old Frisian,Old Saxon,Old primitive German plusOld Danish and Norse,as well as Latin and Greek,all add to the”Etymology”,of our English Language.

        (some of that extracted from Universal Dictionary Of The English Language.)

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        • 191
          Anonymous says:

          do all languages originate from sanskrit?

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          • Gilgamesh says:

            No

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          • Anonymous says:

            Sanskrit is a highly inflected language with three grammatical genders (masculine, feminine, neuter) and three numbers (singular, plural, dual).

            there is some gold nuggets there.
            we have a male and female side.

            we are singular. the world is plural. our key relationship is with a significant other.

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          • Slippyplick says:

            Arabic is a bit like that. Some say there are 14 (or is it 18?) types of ‘plural’ – ie more than one) in that language.

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  32. 165
    Braindead of Downing Street says:

    We must celebrate the benefits of the EU and of multiculturalism.

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    • 202
      FT Germany correspondent says:

      the last time I called Downing Street, they were on an answering machine

      “The PM is in Chipping Norton

      His missus is inspecting her windmills and new clothes

      So guacomole to the Press. Love Dave”

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    • 227
      Anonymous says:

      but is it for the social good?

      out of EU. close the borders. no more migration in. let’s make the best of what we have.

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  33. 167
    Blair Rich Project says:

    It is essential we stay at the heart of the EU. I look forward to well paid jobs not only for me and Cherie but also for my children and grandchildren.

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    • 177
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      The eussr is bigger than b liar, cameron, milliionairband, von rumpy, or anything any one nation state can throw at it. It’s a very long term project and there is no turning back the clock. Just look at what has hppened in Greece.
      1 curency
      1 system
      1 size fits all.
      Our only hope is to get out while there is still a very slim chance to go.

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      • 229
        Anonymous says:

        correct. the chAnce is not slim. The chance is vast. if the nation wants it, it will happen. vote or no vote.

        we must show gratitude. inappropriate brown …. we would be in eu full and proper were it not for him.

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      • 246
        CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

        Correction

        One size for all (that fits none)

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    • 195
      Anonymous says:

      your get rich schemes,
      are so past it,

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  34. 171
    Rob Wilson, M.P. says:

    I am placing this in the public domain.

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  35. 173
    A message for Joyce Thacker says:

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    UKIP.i.am.still says:

    With the news that another UKIP supporter was banned from looking after children, this time by the charity Barnados on wonders how long it will be before UKIP sympathisers will have to have a number tattooed on their forearms.

    —- Nigel Farage, UKIP leader, condemned ‘another appalling case of discrimination’ after former district nurse Anne Murgatroyd said she had been prevented from volunteering as a mentor for young adults by leading children’s charity Barnardo’s.

    Ms Murgatroyd, a mother of three, claims she told the charity of her political affiliation and was told it would ‘not be appropriate’ for her to perform the role, which involves supporting children coming out of the care system, because UKIP ‘opposes multi-culturalism’. —-

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      Canada says:

      Barnardo’s have plenty of Fabian blood on their hands.

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      Barnados = fascist fake charity says:

      It’s many years since I donated any money to Barnado’s (why donate money to charity when so much of our money is confiscated as tax and given to fake charities such as Barnados in the first place?)

      But, one wonders, will the subhuman scum who run Barnados still allow radical muzzie filth to mentor children? The same subhuman muzzie filth who subject their daughters to genital mutilation and who seek to kill homosexuals?

      Prompt clarification from Barnados would be welcome.

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      • 232
        Anonymous says:

        write to them.
        FOI request.
        all in the public domain.

        hope barnados are not enjoying the loot in a suit in Barbados.

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      • 259
        Slippyplick says:

        Dead right – time they were properly outed. Next half-term project for Guido’s little helpers?

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  37. 189
    Caroline Flint says:

    I hate everything.

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  38. 190
    Jack says:

    Here we go again with Lord “Ethics” Mandelson

    Since he became a “Senior Advisor” to Lazards

    June publication

    “LAZARD GLOBAL CONVERTIBLES PLUS FUND
    $● (● Units) Maximum
    $10.00 per Unit
    The return of Lazard Global Convertibles Plus Fund (the “Fund”), by virtue of the Forward Agreement (as defined herein), will be based on the return of Lazard Global Convertibles Plus Corp. (the “Reference Fund”), an exempted
    company with limited liability incorporated in the Cayman Islands”

    So off we go to the Caymans again….this time with bagman “ethics” Mandy

    Oh so very predictable

    Who is the predator Eddy Boy?

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  39. 197
    Saffron says:

    Farage vs Cammoron.
    That is one I would like to see,farage would wipe the floor with the PR tosspot,as he would with Red Eddy Millitwit,and EuroCleggy would’nt stand a chance.
    Unfettered immigration into this country has caused enormous damage and continues to do so.
    As a small country we do get to a saturation point as to what we can absorb re: infrastructure etc etc.
    Why then is it so called racist in that we cannot speak out about the political system that foisted this disaster upon this land for political gain.
    The mainstream politico’s should focus their minds on governing for UK which is what they were elected to do by the people.
    The people put you in to do the right thing but instead they see the country hitting the buffers.
    The people will rebel I can assure you,it is happening right now slowly but surely as you will see.

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    • 224
      Anonymous says:

      Farage needs to direct his anger at Labour and the Common Purpose “graduates” who are running local authorities,children’s services and certain charities.
      Attacking Cameron is a distraction and just plays into their hands.

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      • 239
        albacore says:

        The one plonker begging to be gone after
        Is Dave – and do try to spare us the laughter
        Nobody forced him to be Prime Minister
        And if Common Purpose is as sinister
        As it has been painted both here and elsewhere
        Then he has an absolute duty of care
        To smash this threat to very foundation
        Of democracy in our – and his – nation

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    • 247
      CarryHole is a Total Hunt says:

      >Why then is it so called racist

      To shout down those who oppose it.

      Remember immigration = Higher rents + lower wages. Bad for your average person, good for the rent-seeking classes.

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  40. 198
    MI5 says:

    Guido

    Have you seen this lovely background to set the decor for the new Archbishop of Canterbury ?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2238165/New-Archbishop-learns-alcohol-dependent-fathers-secret-life-America-affair-JFKs-sister.html

    Our Old Etonian Justin is the son of a bootlegger FFS

    And his grandfather was a German j…sh immigrant…

    His step father is also a Labour Life Peer

    So he really covers the spectrum….

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  41. 212
    Saffron says:

    The only comments that should be on these pages right now should be about Rotherham and that awful PC woman Common Purpose bitch.

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    • 228
      Anonymous says:

      Common Purpose are a pernicious influence on British society and thrive on subverting democratic processes. Much more investigation into their “graduates” roles, funding of the organisation and it’s links with other groups is urgently needed.

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  42. 216
    Fishy says:

    The BBC, it’s print arm, The Guardian and the amazingly wonderfully competent Institute of Investigative Journalislime (who I thought the BBC had broken from) are trumpeting their next joint venture, this time into overseas tax havens and phoney directors.

    BBC’s Paranormal have unearthed some ‘shocking stuff’ (perhaps it’ll be about the Guardian’s overseas tax affairs or the Guardian getting the Millie Dowler thing wrong…or about the Guardian’s school of phone hacking).

    No doubt lawyers all over the world are sharpening their pixels and Fatty Pang is reaching for his file marked, ‘Director General – Further Candidates’.

    The BBC will have got this right? Right? If not it’ll be the death of them….ho ho ho!

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    • 222
      Labourunionsbbc we are one says:

      They needn’t have gone to all that trouble, they could have just asked around the NN studio. Or rang up Hodger’s, or Bushburger I’m sure she and he knows how it’s done.

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    • 237
      Jeremy 'TaxPlan' Paxman says:

      Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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    • 241
      IHMO says:

      BBC and the Guardian, The Twin Towers of Democracy, ho! ho! ho!, laugh?, thought I’d never start.

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    Anonymous says:

    My house was cheap because it was built on a flood plain. I demand that “The Government” spends a fortune on flood defences, and making water flow uphill.

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  46. 238
    Jimmy's Quote of the Day says:

    “Downing Street infuriated the party further by clarifying this weekend that not all Ukip members are racist.
    Mr Farage today condemned the “slur”,”

    [torygraph]

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  47. 240
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Old Rupee has had a Cayman Islands company which he has used over the decades to suck money from HMRC – its called ‘Ordinto’ and it has been mentioned in published books – which haven’t yet been burned – eh Rupee!

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  48. 249
    Dr David Owen says:

    So, in light of what I wrote above about the EU being a Libertarian inspired project, Boris’ u-turn on an un-out referendum rather falls into place with that analysis.

    But, who were the ones behind the Morganthau and Marshall plans that lead to the forming of EU and what part did Harry Dexter White play in it?

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