December 9th, 2012

Clegg’s Conservative Christmas Card

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Nick Clegg’s Christmas Card is the only political leader’s one that is Christmassy. The seasonal collage featuring Father Christmas and a snowman is by 8-year-old Caitlin Costello, who won a competition to feature on the LibDem leader’s card.  Both Ed Miliband’s card and David Cameron’s card are deficient in Christmas aspects. So it is good to see Clegg taking a more conservative line…


392 Comments

  1. 1
    Dave The Metropolitan homo says:

    S’true guido. Dave would NEVER take the Cnservative line

  2. 2
    Dave had best put the twats right. says:

    E.U. Supernanny will control Britain’s use of its Sovereign shale gas reserves

    http://tallbloke.wordpress.com/2012/12/09/e-u-supernanny-will-control-britains-use-of-its-sovereign-shale-gas-reserves/

  3. 3
    The sky at night RIP says:

  4. 4
    Blowing Whistles says:

    But what about the dodgy £6 million / year charity stitch up of the wifes?

    I wonder if the Common Purpose heads at the Charity Commission have anything to say?

  5. 5
    Pride comes before a fall says:

  6. 6
    Kebab Time says:

    Was it designed by Gordon?

  7. 7
    Popeye says:

    Yes but who paid for it, us suckers?

  8. 8
    Anonymous says:

    Better than mark & rich anyway..

  9. 9
    Forgot my Monocle says:

    RIP Patrick Moore…

  10. 10
    Raving Loon says:

    yes, most people think she’s a berk

  11. 11
    Raving Loon says:

    Who remembers gamesmaster?

  12. 12
    Kcud akcuf says:

    Stemcor

  13. 13
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Considering his Dutch heritage (and his Christian name), I’d have expected a photo of him and Miriam to be dressed up as Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet (St Nicholas and “Schwarzer Pete,” a Moor from Spain). Of course, he’d never hear the end of it from the Abbotts and Jaspers of the world…

  14. 14
    person on S London omnibus says:

    advanced stuff – its quite clear how clogg sees his market

  15. 15
    person on S London omnibus says:

    Gordon of Kartoon perhaps?

  16. 16
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

    Jog on, Jerry.

  17. 17
    Beast says:

    She was more influential when covering up child rape and her own tax dodging you fat sow

  18. 18
    Great British Public says:

    Yes, you are alone.

  19. 19
    Dianne Abigbutt says:

    I would like to say hat Iam dreaming of a black Christmas
    We go to the wall for Christmas

  20. 20
    jaded jean says:

    Impressive at what?… rank hypocrisy!

    What is Stemcor’s measly tax bill?…and the name changer can tsueing me for mentioning it. But then her type are full of chutzpah and very little industry.

  21. 21
    Dianne Abigbutt says:

    Lets just hope that they go jogging into france again alongside Panzers

  22. 22
    Lee Grasper says:

    The hatred of lefties has no limits…

  23. 23
    Fireing Squad says:

    READY
    AIM
    FIRE!

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

  25. 25
    Vote UKIP says:

    Another good reason for a divorce.

  26. 26
    UKIP.I.AM says:

    Check out the UKIP Christmas cards – they are more like it.

  27. 27
    Vote UKIP says:

    Imagine the outrage if anybody on the right had said that when all those socialist kids were killed in Norway.

  28. 28
    Damned Impertinent Questions says:

    Designed by an 8 year old.

    Like most Lib Dem policies then

  29. 29
    The BBC are cnuts says:

    Different rules apply.

  30. 30
    Johnny Jihad says:

    Alladeen durka durka!

  31. 31
    IMHO says:

    It certainly looks like it has been done by an 8 year old,
    own up Clegg.

  32. 32
    Moussa Koussa's pet meerkat says:

    What has happened to Mr Fawkes’ campaign to abolish Palace Of Westminster food and booze subsidies?

  33. 33
    Interested Public says:

    Cool response. LJ: Revolution, wall, first up, get over it.

  34. 34
    john in cheshire says:

    Why are the atheist even celebrating Christmas; the reason for the festival is in the name?

  35. 35
    Historian says:

    I think they may go jogging into Poland or Czechoslovakia first, with the Panza’s in tow…

  36. 36
    IMHO says:

    The Dessert Fox.

  37. 37
    A casual observer says:

    Yeah, and why has he let up on Hodge the Dodge.

  38. 38
    LadyALondon says:

    Would have preferred ‘Happy Christmas’ though….bit Yanky to greet with ‘merry’…..

  39. 39
    P l e b says:

    George Osborne is paid £134,565 per year by the tax payer, he has a lucrative taxpayer funded expense account which means he pays for very little in his life, free food, shopping, phone, electric, gas and internet bills etc. He also has a £4 million Trust fund. On his taxpayer funded expense account he recently made £1 million out of flipping his taxpayer funded country house, paddock and “room for a pony”. When quizzed by a HoC Select Committee over his expense claims he failed to declare that his taxpayer assisted country home with an acre of land included a paddock, his excuse for not declaring the paddock is because he said: “It didn’t have a horse on it”. George Osborne who is destroying peoples lives and jobs etc and who is making the poorest in society pay for the sins of his greedy Tory doning, tax dodging banker mates, has the bare faced cheek to claim that “we’re all in this together”?

  40. 40
    Lefty Mong says:

    I think the card is racist. Not only are the evergreen trees white, but that snowman is clearly not multi-racial.

  41. 41
    The voice of reason says:

    Yes.

  42. 42
    Blowing Whistles says:

    If only somebody hadn’t stopped General Patton – he’d of blitzed on past and tanked them commies.

  43. 43
    Martin Bormann says:

    If they jog ten miles a day they’ll be in Poland by the New Year.

  44. 44
    IMHO says:

    What it needs is a picture of a prophet on it.

  45. 45
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    They’re cutting too far, too fast.

  46. 46
    john in cheshire says:

    RIP Patrick Moore. Mr Jaspers, I don’t think there will be many people mourning for you when your time comes.

  47. 47
    Joss Taskin says:

    Can you post the link to this, please ?

  48. 48
    buffoon says:

    If he sent a card, I’d return it to Clegg and ask him to shove it right up his hole

  49. 49
    Anonymous says:

    It’s only the conventional name for the day. It’s really celebrating the approximate day of the winter solstice, as it has for several millenia. The days start getting LONGER again (actually Dec 22nd)

  50. 50
    We're all racists now says:

    There no depths to which this cretin Jasper will not sink.

    So Patrick Moore was a ‘racist’ was he?

    Moore, served in bomber command as a navigator – very short odds on survival. He was a brave and intelligent man but in Jasper’s eyes, being a middle class white man of his generation makes him a ‘racist’.

    Well fuck you Jasper you c unt. You will never be good enough to clean Moore’s boots.

  51. 51
  52. 52
    Jesus says:

    I died for your tins.

  53. 53
    Jack says:

    A more Christian line Guido

    Don’t be mealy mouthed…!!

  54. 54
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    Jasper’s a racist. I’ve said it, and I’m not going to retract my statement, because it’s my genuine opinion. If you have an obsession with race, you are a racist. End of.

  55. 55
    Sir Patrick Moore RIP says:

    Patrick Moore, apart from being a national treasure, was surprisingly conservative for a bbc personality. I wonder if that means the beeb WON’T be showing a tribute to him.

  56. 56
    Average muslim man in the UK says:

    We demandings that christmas renamed Praise Muhammad Month! Or we will be peaceful and blows you up!

  57. 57
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    Czechoslovakia hasn’t existed since New Year’s Day 1993. You need an up-to-date atlas.

  58. 58
    Joyce Thacker says:

    In Rotheram, we’ve banned christmas as it’s potentially offensive to our muslim residents. Instead, we’ve designated December 25 “Get your daughter circumcised Day”. We hope this will create harmony with the Muslims in our town.

  59. 59
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    Correction. It hasn’t existed since New Year’s Eve 1992.

  60. 60
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    As he’s in the political class, he’ll probably make a profit.

  61. 61
    jimbo says:

    red flag of socialism, with a nice soviet style gold star on the top left.

    merry winter festival, Comrades!

  62. 62
    IMHO says:

    Yes.

  63. 63
    Bollocks to Getting a Pseudonym says:

    But you have to remember he joined the BBC at a time when being a normal civilised human being wasn’t considered wrong at BBC Towers. These days, he wouldn’t bother applying for a job, because he would know he’d be wasting his time.

  64. 64
    The Great British Public says:

    Yes.

  65. 65
    Southern Avenger says:

    so jasper won’t be mourning Nelson Mandela then.

  66. 66
    Anonymous says:

    It is sad that Nick Clegg has finished off the LD party. When we end up having the next general election even Nick Clegg will not be able to win his own seat.

    Rather then send Christmas card, Nick Clegg should send a card apologising to all LD party members and resign as LD leader.

  67. 67
    Jimmy says:

    Is it Rich’n’Mark?

  68. 68
    Gooey Blob says:

    UKIP are the sort of party that would print thousands of cards and then not be able to find volunteers to go out and deliver them.

    They couldn’t organise a p*ss-up in a brewery.

  69. 69
    Butch Dave - not a nonce though says:

    Gay Huskies! Gay Huskies! Global Warming is melting all the Gay Huskies!

    Tax the Plebs!

  70. 70
    Dawn French says:

    Are you saying I’m not normal?

  71. 71
    Mandela says:

    Oy vey! Will no one think of the mine owners?!

  72. 72
    Evan Davies says:

    Or me?

  73. 73
    Owen Jones says:

    Or me?

  74. 74
    IMHO says:

    Stealth attack?, Boot-kreig.

  75. 75
    jimbo says:

    yes then rename boxing day “beheading when she refuses to marry her 45 year old cousin” day

  76. 76
    Tachybaptus says:

    Nah, they couldn’t reach that standard.

  77. 77
    Kebab Time says:

    Lick I said yesterday, who sends crimbo cards nowa days

  78. 78
    Sorry is the hardest word says:

  79. 79
    Mourning has broken, like the first mouening says:

    + zillions.

  80. 80
    treacle lovva says:

    Yes, totally alone honey-pie.

  81. 81
    Gooey Blob says:

    Precisely. It’s not the only festival Christianity adapted either.

    Easter is an Anglo-Saxon festival, the name deriving from the goddess Eostre. Easter eggs and bunnies are all part of the original festival, Christianity merely adapted to find a way to include them.

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  84. 84
    E.P. says:

    I think we are all racists in one way or another.
    If you notice someone’s skin colour you’re a racist.

  85. 85
    Anonymous says:

    Diane, you did look dishy on Celebrity Pointless. Clever too. Made Edwina look a bit of a dunce.

    x

  86. 86
    Mystic Mug says:

    Clegg is toast.

  87. 87
    Ex Tory activist, now UKIP supporter says:

    Just wait and see.

    The PC Camoron and his financially incompetent buddies are in for a nasty shock in 2015

  88. 88
    john in cheshire says:

    And?
    If you are not a Jew or a Hindu, or a (god forbid) muslim, do you celebrate their festivals? No. So, either respect the Christian reasons for this time of year; and especially Easter; or do what you lot always do with religious festivals and either dance like a moron on the street, showing your racism, or ignore it entirely.

  89. 89
    Simon Cowl says:

    Vote for Jahmene

  90. 90
    Anonymous says:

    did….
    .
    did saint Mandela lie about his membership of the communist party?
    .
    did out of this world Richard Branson make a low key deal with himself to take over the loot in the NHS.
    .
    . “But when it also won a £130m annual contract
    . to run core NHS and social care services
    . for children and young people in Devon, a
    . concerned parent instigated legal action
    .
    to challenge the deal.” FT…..thankyou.

    did P Diddy… party with someone at ,,,,l this is trash.
    .
    so saints lie.
    out of this world folks remain out of this world.

    patrick more sounds like …let,s have more of him, type of a person….this is untested. hopefully planets are amazing and wonderful. The planets are being replaced by stellar beings on earth.

  91. 91
    The Slog says:

    “While George was busy trying to get his savings up from £14bn to £22bn, the treasury over which he has nominal control spent 20 times that amount on QE….an acronym for economic stimulation that surely now should stand for Quantum Escapism. The economy is being neither eased not stimulated, and the banks continue to fritter this taxpayer bonus away. But austerity is “on target” says Michael Fallon, the government’s resident Libor expert.”

  92. 92
    He who no longer posts says:

    I remember taking my father, formerly a Naval officer, then aged 92 to Selsey and looking at the tranquillity of the small boats moored in the lee of the Bill and we got into conversation with a local. We were just outside Patrick Moore’s house and the man told us that one could just knock on his door and he would normally greet people and invite them in. However at this time, Patrick was experiencing some poor health and we all agreed it was kinder not to take advantage of his hospitality, fantastic as it would have been to meet him. But he had been on the television right from the time that my family had our first set, when I was about nine. He has always seemed to be the same age to me! Always interesting. Always enthusiastic. Always there – until now…

    A wonderful man who will be greatly missed.

  93. 93
    Apathetic ITV viewers says:

    Vote for Jahmene

  94. 94
    Ex Tory activist, now UKIP supporter says:

    I’m no admire of Cleggy, but at least his card has a Christmas theme, unlike the self promoting photos. of PC Dave and Ed the Prat.

    A better effort than those two, Nick

  95. 95
    Lee Jasper Hater says:

    Once again the odious Jasper reveals what a pointless waste of DNA and Oxygen he really is. A creature that has contributed precisely fuck all to the benefit of mankind let alone the society and country that has to pay for him. Still living in that subsidised flat? How many kiddies and babymothers? Thieving racist piece of shit – should be doing time.

  96. 96
    Hang the Nonces says:

    P*edophile ring: A ‘p*edo palace’ where VIPs are feared to have abused young boys is being probed by cops – http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/p*edophile-ring-a-p*edo-palace-where-vips-1469127#.ULtpN3ZSp80.twitter

  97. 97
    Gloone says:

    Wrong. It’s a pagan ceremony of the Winter Solstice, which was later adapted to Christianity. You are surprisingly ignorant about your own religion; Jesus’ real birthday is never specified in the Bible.

    A day of gift-giving is not in the Bible either. Nor are Christmas trees, which are again a pagan ritual. Oh, and the chapter about Santa, the guy with the Reindeer from Lapland? Yeah, turns out you were imagining that one, too.

    Christmas is a mishmash of folklore and religions. The atheists who do celebrate it mainly do so because it’s a very enjoyable tradition, and because, like many Christians, they believe that family, friendship, and charity are things to be celebrated.

  98. 98
    Lee Jasper Hater says:

    Does Diane need the Fire Brigade to get her out of her house everyday yet. Bloated old fart – what an utter pig, another sponging parasite, contributed fuck all to British society and an ace player of the increasingly irrelevant race card.

  99. 99
    Joss Taskin says:

    Oh, the Grauniad. I stopped reading fairy tales a long time ago. Thanks anyway.

  100. 100
    Social Services Multicultural Relations Dept. says:

    Come here a minute Joyce. Nurse and I have got a rusty razor blade all ready to operate on you.

  101. 101
    Gloone says:

    Hahaha, Guido thinks that Santa and trees and snowmen are Christian symbolism.

  102. 102
    just saying says:

    Foreigner Clegg probably thinks Caitlin is a little boys name, what with those ConDems and all that gayness.

  103. 103
    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    I’m a Tory and can do what I bloody well like.

    George Osborne’s mortgage on paddock paid for by Plebs, ‘The something for nothing culture’ http://gu.com/p/3ccen/tw

  104. 104
    Airey Belvoir says:

    The symbolism of the card is explained in the Telegraph. The eight stars are the votes the Lob Dems got in Rotherham. The sleigh, stalled without reindeeer, symbolises the economy.

  105. 105
    Christmas Cheer says:

    Article 50 to get out of the EU.

    Then get things sorted.

    Starting with ejecting all the immigrants.

  106. 106
    Gordon Brown says:

    I always vote for the boys.

  107. 107
    gamester says:

    me

    why?

  108. 108
    Airey Belvoir says:

    Man does not meet Patrick Moore, quite an anecdote.

  109. 109
    BBC says:

    We disown Mr Moore. He was never one of us. Instead we’ll be showing a classic episode of Reeves and Mortimer, who are legends and not, as some claim, utterly talentless c-unts.

  110. 110
    Some Twat up North says:

    Sounds about right, Clegg needing an eight year old to help him out.

  111. 111
    dunno says:

    Has she joined the Star?

  112. 112
    Anonymous says:

    since when?

  113. 113
    Continuity IRA, AKA I Can't Believe It's Not IRA says:

    Vote Jedward if you know what’s good for you. Yeah, we know they’re not in the final. Just vote for them anyway.

  114. 114
    Observant Public says:

    He did only specify seasonal, and Christmas aspects. No reference to the Christian symbols, but certainly to the commercial.

  115. 115
    Read again says:

    He said christmas aspects, not christian. Turkeys and mince pies are aspects of christmas.

  116. 116
    Gloone says:

    Fair enough.

  117. 117
    Woteva appened to says:

    Instead, he went on to become a useless blobby Chairman of the Beeb

  118. 118
    Brit says:

    Yet more bloody German imports.

  119. 119
    Anonymous says:

    You can’t expect full knowledgeable English standards of truth and accuracy from someone who is, well, you know.

  120. 120
    Questioner says:

    I’ve got a decanter that was made there. Do you think that will vanish too?

  121. 121
    Another Brit says:

    I blame Prince Albert.

  122. 122
    Sic Transit Gloria Mundi says:

    He was also a brave man…he survived active service with RAF Bomber Command as a navigator(rising to the rank of Flight Lt) for the period 1940 -45 serving several tours of duty during that time…the survival rate was some of the lowest in the war…. lying about is age…he was 16 when he volunteered at the outbreak of war in 1939.His fiancee, a nurse, was killed in a bombing raid and he never married. RIP Sir Patrick

  123. 123
    Flip-flop Loo-E says:

    Me too, oh yes.

  124. 124
  125. 125
    Ray Baxter, Charles Chilton, David Attenborough etc says:

    It used to be a good place. Now, I think people should refuse to subscribe.

  126. 126
    Surgeon says:

    It is the bodily harm bit that is the reason we make you all sign indemnities before operations. This is no problem.

  127. 127
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    Talking about flippers….


  128. 128
    Observant Public says:

    ­Operation Pallial is looking like a cover up of sorts in the making as well.

  129. 129
    Labour...filth...just filth says:

    condlences and ditto

  130. 130
    Ol' Crummy says:

    Were it left up to me, there had been no celebrations of any kind concerning the supposed day of the anniversary of the birth of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. That Our Lord’s birth should be remembered by a day of prayer and fasting is a truth too obvious to require explication. And for that matter, most every day is a good day for prayer and fasting, should one be in need of expiation for their sinfulness, which does include me along with all ye wretches as well.

  131. 131
    Edz an Harriet and th'Eagles and assorted nonentities (Lab front bench) says:

    Waysist.

  132. 132
    Fireing Squad says:

    No
    Just that you are fat,stupid and married to a darkie
    You belong on a council estate

  133. 133
    Labour...filth...just filth says:

    no Diane shes just from the same mould as you came from…hypocritical slag with double standards

  134. 134
    Anonymous says:

    Person shows consideration for fellow human being.

    That is a story nowadays.

  135. 135
    Baby Boomer says:

    Don’t knock a good, civilised and pleasant anecdote, which clearly means a lot to the poster, just as having Patrick Moore around did to a lot of us.

  136. 136
    Cheesy Wotsits says:

    A real Xmas card.

  137. 137
    early bird..... says:

    v good

  138. 138
    Andrew S says:

    Why does his card look like the flag of red China? Is there a hidden message?

  139. 139
    early bird..... says:

    you should get out more

  140. 140
    Labour...mendacious expedient sociopaths all of 'em says:

    now that would be sport…angela and david can compare the scale of their fiscals

  141. 141
    nellnewman says:

    Well to be absolutely fair gordon and bliar knew absolutely all about that ‘ something for nothing’ and have made quite sure over the years that they have got more than their fair share of it !!!

  142. 142
    HenryV says:

    Thank the Lord (other deities are available) we have true Brits like Clegg and the Millibands to denouce foreigners like the Royal Family.

  143. 143
    Your Friendly Neighbourhood Convenient Plausible Explanation Analysis Service says:

    With all respect to the memory and accomplishments of Sir Patrick, many men his age played the “she died in an air raid/V-rocket attack” to explain why they had never married. (For that matter, many women had “fiances who were killed fighting the war,” too.) Remember, it was illegal back then. No way to know for sure whether Sir PM was, or not, but it wouldn’t surprise us. He did, however, live at home with Mum (like many of Dorothy’s friends did, as did Jimmy Savile– make of that what you will), and so, his life story does nothing to dispel any notions one might have in that regard.

  144. 144
    Lady Britain says:

    well said boomer…easy to knock when the man entertained and informed many millions

  145. 145
    It doesn't add up... says:

    Dave’s Diwali:

  146. 146
    It doesn't add up... says:

    Dave’s Eid:

  147. 147
    It doesn't add up... says:

    Dave’s Easter and Passover:

  148. 148
    It doesn't add up... says:

    Passover 2011:

    The Messaih

  149. 149
    IMHO says:

    More than their fair share of £300 billion pounds of debt.

  150. 150
    IMHO says:

    Merry Christmas?, they don’t half like to rub it don’t they, talk about the ghost of Xmas past, Tiny Tim has just had a seizure.

  151. 151
    Gog says:

    Nobody can lay a finger on Georgie O, even the looming 2015 elections aren’t any real threat, he’ll probably be privately grateful to be chucked out of his public service job so that he can start making the mega-bucks he anticipates from sitting on the boards and owning shares in the big corporations whose bidding he’s doing now. The political system in this, and most other countries, is not effected by voters, it’s simply a career stepping stone, a way individuals can prove their worth to the big multi-nationals that really control the world.

  152. 152
    Anonymous says:

    Only ‘the worst’ for the electorate, for the corporations and big money he has all the qualifications they would ever look for, cold blooded, single minded greed, and a large dollop of arrogant disdain for everything civilised.

    And on top of that he will have given them £billions of public money and infrastructure by the time we are finally rid of the little shit.

  153. 153
    P l e b says:

    But it’s different when we do it.

    It just is.

  154. 154
    Anonymous says:

    Is there a superinjunction in place regarding a TV entertainer in his 80s?

  155. 155
    Lady Britain says:

    sometimes wish someone had shoved that leek elsewhere upon st crispin’s day

  156. 156
    IMHO says:

    Seen Elsewhere top right.
    “Iceland Bailed Out People and Imprisoned Bankers”.
    In this country bankers get a golden hand shake for criminal activity and co-conspirators are ennobled in the House of Lords.

  157. 157
    Ipse says:

    The moment which really sickened me during Osborne’s statement the other day wasn’t his permanent smirk, loathsome though that is .No, it was when he couldn’t resist saying ” We’re all in this together. ” Although he bowed his head you could still see that the creep was actually laughing at what he considered to be a clever joke.Totally sums up the smartarse. It’s all a game to him .

  158. 158
    Sally Daftcow says:

    What do you expect from Jasper, with DNA like his?

  159. 159
    Sally Daftcow says:

    Where’s her husband?

  160. 160
    Lady Britain says:

    I suppose the nature of such an injunction is that we don’t know

  161. 161
    Mad, Bad & Dangerous Gordon McRuin ( Member in absentia ) says:

    It was the right thing to do.

  162. 162
    Sally Daftcow says:

    That’s like saying we’re getting stuffed by a 7″ cocks instead of 8″. Enjoy!

  163. 163
    New world order says:

    China is the model form of governance for every perverted new world order freak, they look to the Chinese model of governance and wish they could enjoy the same power and authority in the West. Its why our treacherous leaders are hell bent on destroying our economy and disarming us and destroying our armed forces. China looks mighty good to the perverted reptiles that govern us, Maurice Strong is their toad in the hole and ambassador. Run the West into the ground and invite Mr Chinky in, and not to run the local takeaway either.

  164. 164
    I don't want to share the same air as the Labour voting dogshit in Edinburgh says:

    Very Xmassy

  165. 165
    Noddy Holder says:

    That Rio Ferdinand money throwing incident wouldn’t have happened at Anfield….

    You’d never injure someone by throwing a Giro at them.

  166. 166
    HenryV says:

    Um. Is it me computer or do some posts never ever reach moderation they just get rejected out of hand straight away because they contain certain trigger words?

  167. 167
    Dave "Butch" Cameron says:

    This is so very true

    Lady: Do you smoke?
    Man: Yes
    Lady: How many packs a day?
    Man: 3 packs
    Lady: How much per pack
    Man: £10.00
    Lady: And how long have you been smoking?
    Man: 15 years
    Lady: So 1 pack cost £10.00 and you have 3 packs a day which puts your spending each month at £900. In one year, it would be £10,800 correct?
    Man: Correct
    Lady: If in 1 year you spend £10,800 not accounting for inflation, the past 15 years puts your spending at £162,000 correct?
    Man: Correct
    Lady: Do you know that if you hadn’t smoked, that money could have been put in a step-up interest savings account and after accounting for compound interest for the past 15 years, you could have now bought a Ferrari?
    Man: Do you smoke?
    Lady: No
    Man: Where’s your fucking Ferrari then?

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    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    It’s a bit Ivor the Engine cartoon, isn’t it? Very Blue Peter. Wonder if Clegg gave her a badge.

  170. 170
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    He had a good innings, and was a marvellous character. So what if he had a big telescope in his garden?

  171. 171
    Artist in residence says:

    The casual strokes of the hillsides are not those of an 8 year old. Adult help

  172. 172
    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    I could not agree more. Not only did Clegg not send me a get well card when I was in hospital, but he hasn’t sent me a Christmas card either, b*stard. Boaz.

  173. 173
    Gordon Brown says:

    Nurse, I’ve got a twiglet stuck up me bum!

  174. 174
    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    Am watching that multimillionaire hypocrite Margaret Hodge on TV, what a nauseating slapper, she needs knocking down a peg or two.

  175. 175
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Always puzzled me why JC’s birthday isn’t 1st of Jan – think about it…

  176. 176
    Anonymous says:

    Sounds like Chris Bryant’s cock.

  177. 177
    A Floater says:

    Hoorah. At last, a reason to vote LibDem

  178. 178
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Yes, Patrick was part of the old BBC guard, with that posh strange accent, who spoke back in the day mis-pronounciating their words.

    ie. “wan” instead of one, and “haawse” instead of horse, and etc. etc..

  179. 179
    A reasonable man says:

    We can keep the Irish, Dutch, Swiss, Norwegians, Danes, the Germans, the French, the Spanish, the Belgians and the Italians. Everyone else should piss off unless they have a job and no dependants.

  180. 180
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    casual strokes – 8 year old – adult help ???? You filthy beast, go and wash your fingers out!

    : )

  181. 181
    HenryV says:

    I am surprised that comment wasn’t moderated containing these words

    casual strokes
    8 year old
    adult

  182. 182
    Who? says:

    No-one will mourn Lee Jasper.

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    Operation Crossbow says:

    Vince Cable just got a verbal blow job from John Piennar on Radio 5. We got ‘Vince’ all the way through as if Pienaar was talking to a personal friend. The whole tone of the interview was “It’s all the fault of those nasty Tories, don’t you agree Vince?”. The only awkward moments came when Kevin Maguire piped up with his usual whinge about cutting benefits for Labour voters…sorry I mean unemployable dross.

    What gets me is how thick the BBC/Daily Mirror lot are. We have a deficit of about 120 billion a year, unless you really cut spending the only way to close that gap is from higher taxes on the majority as we can’t avoid taxes, the very rich can.

    So a 1p rise in income tax for the normal tax bad raises I believe about 5 billion or so. So to close that gap you’d need to put the standard rate of income tax up by 25p making us all pay basically the higher rate of tax.

    Funny the left never point that one out. Not only that the left forget to tell people that in addition to the 120 billion we borrow every year, we also have to pay out 40 billion a year simply servicing the interest on our national debt which of course is also being added to every year and now is over a trillion pounds.

    Only halfwits like Maguire and Owen Jones think getting a few rich people to pay a bit more in tax. Even Apple couldn’t cover that gap if it paid all its profits as tax.

    What I don’t get is where is someone from the Tories actually shutting up the BBC and telling people as it is?

    If Google, Starbucks, Apple, Microsoft etc paid full UK corporation tax it might raise a couple of billion in total but nothing like the amount needed to dent out deficit.

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    A Pedant says:

    I don’t see anything particularly CHRISTmassy about a card that doesn’t feature Christ.

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    I think you will find that the Chinese government has its own problems says:

    http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120811000072&cid=1103&MainCatID=0

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    Fabians are Evil says:

    It is no wonder that the socialists believe in Santa he, like them, gives away free stuff.

    But credit where credit is due; the socialists give away FREE MONEY (in return for your vote) so you can buy stuff from China – and they pay for it by way of borrowing from the bank of China.

    And here is the clever bit – our future generations are the ones who have to pay the debt back

    Hang on! – there may be a flaw here………If we destroy our wealth creating manufacturing base by buying Chinese stuff how can our kids afford to repay our debt?

  187. 187
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Yes. Manchester is richer than Liverpool, it was a two pence coin. Down at the Arse it would have been a two pound coin, and a bar of bullion at Chelsea.

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    Another reasonable man says:

    And we can keep the retired Gurkhas. And Sikhs.

    Are you sure about the Italians? Most Italians I’ve ever met have been right c**ts.

  189. 189
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Snap.

    We have become a country of perves. I blame modern technology myself.

  190. 190
    Superman says:

    What’s good about being a Conservative? Losers all

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    Socialism is a severe mental illness says:

    I’m certain that’s true, and hope we’ll find out for sure, very soon.

    And if I’m wrong, and he is mourned, well.. meh.

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    Lee Jasper isn't even black. says:

    I’m certain that’s true, and hope we’ll find out for sure, very soon.

    And if I’m wrong, and he is mourned, well.. meh.

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    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    By the way, good Ivor the Engine episode here – must be one of his classics. And good economic hidden messages in it too, for the kiddies,

  194. 194
    Ken Livingstone says:

    Conservatives tend to be intelligent, wealthy and successful. Whereas stupid, poor, ignorant people with little or no chance in life tend to vote Labour.

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    Ed Balls (the shadow Chancellor that Miliband didn't want) says:

    So what?

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    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    Are the police going to prosecute that Hunt jasper for racism. Someone needs to take him out.

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    Jasper is a WANKER says:

    Are there no depths that leftys will not sink to?

    Patrick Moore was an RAF navigator and fought to defend the freedom that Jasper now enjoys.

    He waas not a racist in the slightest but questioned the lpolicy of unchecked immigration.

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    Christianity need not be joyless says:

    The two are not incompatible, Christmas Eve as day of fasting and abstinence, (helping to build up a decent appetite), midnight mass, 1am bowl of soup and mince pies, glass of champers, off to bed and wake up to a load of pressies, good company and a day of feasting. What’s not to like?

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    Not a Bigot says:

    Yes you are alone in thinking that Fatbot.

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    CAMERON MUST GO says:

    Why is Cameron intent on destroying the meaning of Marriage?

    Civil partnerships we were told were the solution and the end of the matter of homosexuals wishing to be an item.

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    Lee Jasper is the thickest Labour Supporter ever ! says:

    Sir Patrick Moore – a man who volunteered for the RAF and served as a Flight Lieutenant in Bomber Command – Sir Patrick, a man who risked his life to kill Nazis.

    Hmm. Yes. I can see how that makes him ‘a racist’.

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    Gordon McMuppet Brown says:

    George Osborne who is destroying peoples lives and jobs etc and who is making the poorest in society pay for the sins of his greedy Tory doning, tax dodging banker mates, has the bare faced cheek to claim that “we’re all in this together”?

    Twat
    You do realise that when this all happened LAbour were sucking Banker dick. Don’t let the truth get in the way of your dumbass rant though

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    Boris is a Twat Too says:

    And What is Boris up to? Only last week he was anti Homosexual and EU wedlock and now he has flipped 180 degrees.

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    The Fleet says:

    On the other hand, there were many thousands of people who were in fact killed in the war who had relationships which were shattered as a result. Nothing like all of the survivors were homosexuals. Probably only a fraction of them.

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    One-term Dave, dragging the Tories to their grave, says:

    Why? Why not, what what? It’s my second highest priority; second only to spending all your money on African windfarms.

    Is there anything else I should be thinking about? Gufff-haw haw haw haw! I don’t think so.

    Toodle pip!

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    Anne C Dote says:

    I once met a bloke who also claimed never to have met Patrick Moore. Fond it hard to believe though.

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    blic says:

    Jasper as bad as they say? Oh yes.

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    Sir Keith Claudius Chegwin says:

    The Chinese have, proportionately, less government than us.
    The Chinese model won’t last another 20 years.

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    Anonymous says:

    Well yes but on the blogosphere anything goes. It just seems to have gone very quiet on that front, with the papers just referring to a man in his 80s from Berkshire. Now it can’t be Brucie ROFL

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    57 Varieties says:

    Baked Beans?

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    George Orwell says:

    Having everyone arguing about this issue is probably considered a handy distraaction from something else, though what that would be is a bit of a mystery given the outstanding performance the coalition has put in since they won the election.

  212. 212
    Dr Gordon Brown MP says:

    Nurse, have you seen my green crayon ? Oooooh it’s all brown now, hee hee hee.

  213. 213
    Dave. Fail says:

    Tory HQ is totally influenced by metropolitan Westminster and no longer reflects the wishes of the shires.

    In short the Tory party has gone to Hell in a hand cart.

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    Guardian reader says:

    If anyone ever wanted to know what utter scum we are you should read the Guardian’s obituary for Sir Patrick Moore – we call him a little Englander, claim that he is like a child who never grew up and just generally temper any scientific achievements by relentlessly pointing out how terribly wrong he was to oppose the Euro and mass immigration. We even claim it is strange to be interested in astronomy and to have his, terrible, outdated, views. He needed re-education.

    Thanks for keeping my newspaper going with those public sector job adverts.

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    Dr Gordon Brown MP says:

    Don’t worry when I gave £500bn of your money to the struggling Banks in 2008 I was strongly reassured by their promises to repay the full amount with a tidy profit within 5 years.

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    Anonymous says:

    Fucking savages..

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    T. P. Fuller says:

    And why don’t we sing “Happy Birthday” instead of all those carols?

    Hmm?

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    T. P. Fuller says:

    Ollie, you puzzlingly make no mention of self-flagellation with nettles. Or of hair shirts. Are you getting soft or what?

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    Ed Ba..Ba.ba.... Ah feck it ED testicles says:

    I iI. Di..di.didnit SSS ssss ssss. Say anything wr …wr..wr ….wwwwwrong

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    T. P. Fuller says:

    You are very polite, Joss, if I may say so. A breath of fresh air in this fetid hole.

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    ME. says:

    There should be a referendum on something as important as this. Cameron did not include this bombshell in his manifesto.

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    T. P. Fuller says:

    >mis-pronounciating

    Nuff sed. Your opinion is:

    WORTHLESS.

  223. 223
    T. P. Fuller says:

    If you’re talking about a lobotomy, you’re too late.

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    Flipping Eck! says:

    Mr and mrs balls….say no more.

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    T. P. Fuller says:

    The world is a little poorer today. He was an excellent fellow.

  226. 226
    Ed Millimuppet says:

    We must have an enquiry

  227. 227
    Meanwhile says:

    Have you not been fired yet ????????????????

  228. 228
    Wall says:

    Step this way Missus Diane, would you prefer a blindfold? You fat ugly twat.

  229. 229
    Anonymous says:

    Weren’t they on the side of the farmers once?

  230. 230
    Moussa Koussa's pet meerkat says:

    I’m surprised there hasn’t been a backlash against these goons from the retail sector. Raising VAT to 20% has taken money out of punters’ pockets, as will the general reduction in disposable incomes.

  231. 231
    Moussa Koussa's pet meerkat says:

    Don’t be silly. Cameron knows he’d lose, just like he’d lose an In/Out referendum.

  232. 232
    Anonymous says:

    Guido, you started the ball rolling about Hodge the Dodge. Where are you now.? Did you get it all wrong?

  233. 233
    Who? says:

    X Factor won by a non-entity who will remain a non-entity.

  234. 234
    Joe Benefitter says:

    What’s all this crap about deficit n’ national debt n’ stuff?

    That Mervyn bloke at the Bank of England keeps coming on telly about all those hundreds of billions of new pounds that they’ve created or Q.E.’d or something. He can just do more of it.

    It’s not like it’s something important like football or the price of petrol is it?

  235. 235
    Business says:

    Not ust the retail sector. There are hundreds of thousands of other small firms which have been hit by the 20% VAT levels.

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    I don't care says:

    I have never seen an episode of X factor.

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    Anonymous says:

    Excellent comments. You really have got the picture. Stand for parliament Crossbow. you have got my vote

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    Saffron says:

    1)Who cares a gnats chuff about what is on cleggovers christmas card,his party are on the death knell come the next general election.
    2)Cammoron and Bolshie Ed who cares about their christmas cards,certainly not the british public and I mean the true british public.
    3)Cammoron must be in need of a lobotomy if he thinks that one of the most important issues is gaybo church marriages.
    4) Marriage is between a man and a woman,nature always intended it to be so,hence we have all species being born over the millenia.
    5)This country is now being run by the most self serving bunch of misfits ever,parliamentary rule of the people by the people,don’t make me laugh,the standards now are of slimy people intent on their own ends come what may.
    6) Cammorom and his ilk Red Ed are the pits of british politicians,talk about politicians these two take the biscuit.

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    Archdruids R Us says:

    The Christians elbowed their way in to our mid winter festival. Their sky fairy wasn’t born in December.

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    "Darkie" says:

    It’s spelt “firing”. They’re now divorced. And thank you for showing the true racist face of the right wing.

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    Silvio says:

    Bunga Bunga! Italian cnuts are top notch. Warm,wet,tight and right.

  242. 242
    Logician says:

    Christianity and all other religions are founded on fairy stories and are total bollux

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    Haribo Halfwit says:

    Puzzled. What does ‘not noticing skin colour’ mean? Not OBSESSING about it, to the exclusion of other relevant distinguishing characteristics is rational. EXCLUDING it, uniquely, from relevance – does seems not to be.

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    Screwed Taxpayer says:

    You’re too kind. THEY ARE UTTER SHITS

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    Joyce Thacker says:

    It’s come to my attention that Patrick Moore was a UKIP supporter and that he once said he was English rather than British and had no wish to integrate with anyone. We at Rotheram Council are horrified and we demand that there be no memorial service or even a funeral. Instead, let us hold a minute’s silence for all the brave Taliban soldiers who’ve died.

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    The Chainsaw of righteous justice says:

    Agreed – Guardian are scum. Wonder what the BBC dare do next ? I hope the tribute show goes out on ITV.

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    Operation Crossbow says:

    Rather sickening to see the left trashing Sir Patrick Moore already because of his ‘right wing views’

    Julie Bindle up first who on the Sky Paper review had not one good thing to say. Why should Patrick Moore like Germans? They killed many of his friends and he spent 5 years trying to stop they wiping out most of Europe. Many people of his age think the same way.

    As for immigration, Britain is not the Country today he and the others who fought in WW2 thought they’d ever see. A broken nation with a dominant Germany once again.

    Really is worrying that the left just trash anyone now who doesn’t have that right on lefty PC view of things.

    Makes you wonder how long anyone who opposes the BBC/Guardian view of the world will be allowed to vote?

  248. 248
    Philosopher says:

    So you are willing to take the Pascal wager ?

  249. 249
    Ban unnatural marriage says:

    Borisis suffering from an overdose of c o c a i n e I would think

    SIlly prick

  250. 250
    Haribo Halfwit says:

    Lesbianism was never illegal. There’s a quotation attributed to Queen Victoria which it is customary to use at this point as authority.

  251. 251
    Dave the Rave, surrounded by criminals says:

    First priority

    Funding massive windfarm for my father in law

  252. 252
    The true face of the left wing says:

    Hush – you shouldn’t be letting them know you know about weapons otherwise our jig is up.

  253. 253
    Empty Ed, the Justin Bieber of ZanuLabour says:

    What is wong Eddy?

  254. 254
    Interested Public says:

    Only thing of import about Cleggy’s card is that the kid who made it did a good job.

    Everything you said though: +10

  255. 255
    Plod Squ@d says:

    We are on a roll and are confident that an astromomeress from decades ago will come foreward accusing Mr Moore of r@pe.

  256. 256
    Honest UK taxpayer says:

    Tory HQ was bought by Hampstead hedgies years ago

    They took ,over where Lord Cashpoint (and produ of it) left off…

    And all they want is to continue their tax breaks for hedge funds and private equity firms as well as the possibility of avoiding paying anything but token tax…

    That avoids their having to take their themselves and loot offshore, like our Ronnie Cohen

  257. 257
    Dave your PC Prime Minister says:

    I may not always agree with you Joyce, but I admire all the good work you and your multicultural colleagues are doing in Rotherham.

    By the way. Please ensure that only maried gays and lesbians are allowed to be foster parents in future. Boys and girls thrive so much better with that dual role model.

  258. 258
    The philosophers stone says:

    When one heard of the death earlier today, made a bet with a BBC watcher addict that his UKIP interest would raise some unnecessary ridicule.

    Response – lots of incredulous denial, it was my suggestion that was abhorrent, and the bet was accepted vigorously.

    Easiest GBP 10 ever.

  259. 259
    Rotherham SS (Social Services) says:

    Our department recognizes your support, and assures you that our snatch squads shall continue to monitor closely the development of your children for their ongoing safety.

    Provided the aforementioned couples are suitable for fostering and hold compatible political affiliations, our department will continue to implement child state protection measures as it sees fit.

    Think global, act local.

  260. 260
    Anonymous says:

    You should have asked for a better quality stainless steel one

  261. 261
    Rick James says:

    It’s a hell of a drug.

  262. 262
    Incapable Vince says:

    In private, whilst enjoying the trappings of office, I always sign up to government policy. In public, I always slag off government policy. Does that make me a hypocrite or a liar?

  263. 263
    Operation Crossbow says:

    Radio 5 will no doubt be trashing him as well, we’ve got to suffer fatty Nolan and then Nicky Campbell followed by Richard Bacon who will ALL mean his ‘right wing views’ or more likely ‘extreme right wing views’

  264. 264
    Ol' Crummy says:

    In sooth, neighbour Fuller, to my shame I discovered too many Puritans were perverts and enjoyed that sort of shite far too much. There is piety and then there is insanity. To-day’s Mohammedans do not always recognise the distinction.

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    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Jasper is the racist.

  266. 266
    Anonymous says:

    what about half sikh!

  267. 267
    Interested Public says:

    Things to be distracted from, but we aren’t really: child abuse scandal, child abuse at the f***cking BBC scandal, paying license fee to child abusing BBC c*nts, economy, NHS death lists, Christmas, food price inflation, EU taking the p*ss, not having a referendum, noticing that UKIP are electable, a lot of MP’s are tax avoiders and generally fraudulent, GBP is likely to get devalued next year, net migration out of the country is up. Ooops – that’s my flight number. Ciao.

  268. 268
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Buy his book.

    Let’s make it an Xmas #1!

  269. 269
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    At least the german people are not being forced to subsidise the other peoples of europe, and are not being forced to use a currency that’s inflating…

    Oh…

  270. 270
    Historian says:

    They changed it again ? Oh well – it was better when it was Sudetenland / Bohemia – damned Austrian’s should have dealt with those Slav’s properly whilst they had the chance.

  271. 271
    Dave the Gays' Luvver says:

    Thanks. Great to know that next time Sam and I dump some of our sprogs in a pub, they will privileged to experience gay care supervised by the SS.

  272. 272
    Anonymous says:

    a bloat
    on
    the land…..scape.
    .
    to escape one needs a boat.
    the county is generous,
    should abbott wish to escape.
    .
    is the lady trapped?
    The word “Abbott” generally refers to leader of a closed Trappist-like monastery.
    it seems Ms Abbott like strict discipline. She needs to be contained.

  273. 273
    German Taxpayer says:

    Danke schoen. Fotzes.

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    ah! monika's moniker is a gonner says:

    Rod Stewart Sings ” For the SAKE old Auld Lang Syne”

    Chorus.-For auld lang syne, my dear,
    For auld lang syne.
    We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet,
    For auld lang syne.

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    ah! monika's moniker is a gonner says:

    + of

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    rocknrolla says:

    read it – indeed they are the scum of the earth. The obituary is hilarious, if in bad taste, given the air of intellectual superiority they assume despite being profoundly ignorant of human nature. The line in it about it somehow being “ironic” to be interested in the universe while wanting to preserve an old society from mass immigration is pure sixth-form politics. Guardian readers are those wankers who wore che guevara t-shirts at college and never got laid.

    When will CastIron stop funding them?

  277. 277
    Forgot my Monocle says:

    Who the fuck is this loathsome ‘Lee Jasper’?? Has he or will he ever achieve the status, respect or audience of the late, great Sir Patrick Moore? cnut.

  278. 278
    Irony says:

    He was the respect candidate in Croydon North and only got 2.9%. Ignore – he may die.

  279. 279
    Rotherham SS (Social Services) says:

    Our department welcomes your encouraging words, and Frau Thacker herself is keen to announce that this is in line with our new policy of initiating all young into the light of Lucifer.

    Think global, act local.

  280. 280
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    Sticks fingers in ears and sings stutters loudly, ‘LALALALALALALALA….

  281. 281
    Anonymous says:

    Worst Christmas greeting from an Oz politician:

  282. 282
    BBC Commissioner says:

    Now that inconvenience is out the way, I have an idea for a new program.

    ‘The male anus at night’, presented by Owen Jones. It will introduce a new generation of children to the joys of the male anus, with particularly impressive specimens examined closely. Topical male anus news will be discussed at length.

    We expect teachers will want to play it in the classroom, so it will definitely be on BBC iPlayer. It’s the sort of material that HD was invented for.

  283. 283
    Young timmy in a care home says:

    But what about prolapse ?

  284. 284
    Óglaigh na hÉireann says:

    Bejaysus datsa goodun roy derr, beggoragh. Ders a poik in me thatch… BOOM BOOM!

  285. 285
    Liberal Zombie says:

    She’s definitely got better figure than the Labour MILFs

  286. 286
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    So you’re for reducing income taxes then.

    Income Taxes create unemployment.

  287. 287
    Reality Check says:

    And note the lack of Aboriginals in the attempt at a multicultural photo.

    Note to lefty mongs: That’s racism.

  288. 288
    Your Friends etc, at 6:14 pm says:

    @The Fleet at 8:43 pm

    Needless to say there were too many tragic stories of that sort– wartime will produce that. But for many who lost a loved one in that way, time had a way of finding a new love to take the place of the one lost. Of course, not every serviceman who lost his civilian girlfriend matched up with a woman who had lost her boyfriend, indeed we should expect the numbers left far more women alone, but for many the end of the war meant a new life and a new love at an age young enough to have many decades of joy ahead of them. While undoubtedly for some, the pain of loss was too great, and no-one replaced the departed love, our point was that if all those who CLAIMED that this was the case were matched up against those for whom it truly WAS the case, there would still be a noticeable number of spurious claimants, for whom a claim of loss in the war was a way of living their life in some semblance of dignified privacy against prying eyes who had no business knowing what sort of love life they had, which, in the case of a male, subjected him to the criminal statutes.

  289. 289
    The Guardian is despicable says:

    Sir Patrick Moore will always be a remembered as a legend and a towering intellectual giant compared to the smug non-entities who believe they are something special in the Guardian. You’d swear the pricks were writing about one of Mosley’s brown shirts. I really hope the piece of pious shitrag goes belly up sooner rather than later.

  290. 290
    Benny Fitz-Clements says:

    *33% say it was “right that benefits should only be increased at 1% a year”;

    *A tough-minded 19% say it was wrong, “benefits should not have been increased at all”;

    *35% say wrong, “benefits should have been increased in line with inflation or more”

    Have I been living beyond your means ??

  291. 291
    Richard Dawkins says:

    Hello. I like it when you bang on about critical thinking and individualisation whilst saying ‘sky fairy’ a few thousand times like every other internet atheist who masturbated to my book.

  292. 292
    HRH Charlie says:

    Duchy Organic beetroot relish 310g
    Contains:

    Organic ingredients, Beetroot (22%), bramley apple, cane sugar, onion, cider vinegar, water*, sultanas, lemon juice, ground ginger., *approved non-organic ingredient

    Water is an approved non-organic ingredient dear subjects.

  293. 293
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Maybe an concentrating on an export economy and bunkrapting your trade partners with debt wasn’t such a good idea?

    Who could have expected that to happen?

  294. 294
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Every day is flat earth day for those blessed by the p43do prophet.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/anjemchoudhary/status/277503575549165568

  295. 295
    Richard Dawkins says:

    Hello. I like it when you bang on about critical thinking and individualisation whilst saying ‘sky fairy’ a few thousand times like every other internet atheist who masturbated to my book.

  296. 296
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    China is the bubble to end all bubbles.

  297. 297
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Have you found out who it is yet?

  298. 298
    Blowing Whistles says:

    He was a true eccentric & maverick in the real sense of the word – not like the faux Bojo.

  299. 299
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    More importantly they defualted on BONDHOLDERS.

  300. 300
    Maxwell's Silver Hammer says:

    “A cocktail bar in east London has been raided by police after it sold a drink containing whale skin.

    Bar Nightjar in City Road, Hackney, was visited by officers on 3 December after an allegation was made in October.

    The bar said it used to serve a drink, called Moby Dick, which had “a small amount of whisky infused with a single 2[cm] x 5cm strip of dried whale skin”.

    Under EU law, there is a ban on the hunting and trading of cetaceans such as whales and dolphins.

    Police have seized the bottle of whisky for testing, but no arrests have been made” – Beeb News Web Site.

    Nice to see the Boys in Blue have their priorities right.

  301. 301
    Operation Crossbow says:

    Will we also get Anus gazing live presented from Hampstead Heath?

  302. 302
    A Perfume Ad says:

    I bet you are a bundle of fun all year round

  303. 303
    Bert says:

    Sir Patrick also was a rare survivor of many bomber crew missions during WWII, he was not just an inspirational educator and scientist.

  304. 304
    Operation Crossbow says:

    Would that be ‘Scottish’ Rod Stewart of tartan troozers fame who was actually born in that famous Scottish town of London? The same Rod Stewart who is as Scottish as Mel Gibson’s accent in Fartheart or whatever it was called?

  305. 305
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Also the higher the income tax, the less able to employ someone you are…

    There’s a word for that, it’s called unemployment.

  306. 306
    Operation Crossbow says:

    Not to mention the rich also pay more tax under the current government than they ever did under Liebore.

  307. 307
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    3 Billion tax cut of ending the license fee, might not be much of a dent in the deficit, but it’s a great start.

  308. 308
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    or those who got a parental welfare state called the trust fund.

    Earners don’t vote for looters.

  309. 309
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Its like raising income tax by 3 pence in the pound, equivalent to lowering the tax free band!

  310. 310
    Blowing Whistles says:

    And now a special treat for all you insomniacs – seeing as the broadcasters have done their paper reviews and that the Dead Tree Press [gangs] have had to go to ‘print’ HaHaHa!

    Review this:-

    1. Where is all the CCTV footage from the Hospital – showing all the movements of the nurse and the “M-a-n-a-g-e-m-e-n-t” in the hours following the hoax call and up to the time of her death? One could hope (forlornly) [faith & charity too] that plod “seized” all the CCTV footage …. [are you thinking what Jean Charles’ ghost may be thinking?] when the poor woman was found dead … but did they or did someone else?

    2. Cameron seems to be in a hurry to push through so many things which the British public do not agree with – so is he in panic mode to ‘bludge through so much’ – because he and his coalition partners’ partnership may well be about to come unstuck [If they enact it all before their floundering ship sinks – who’s hand is on the tiller?] – not that is, that anyone wants a return to New Labour …

    3. I’m off to bed now.

  311. 311
  312. 312
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    >This country is now being run by the most self serving bunch of misfits ever

    Sorry, but compared to Gordo and Bliars lot these bunch of morons are amateur looters.

  313. 313
    CarryHole is a Complete Hunt says:

    Rebrand it “Owen Jones’ black hole special”?

  314. 314
    Sherlock says:

    It is so much more interesting than protecting the public

  315. 315
    Hercule Poirot says:

    I suspect the Japanese

  316. 316
    Eddie Fitzgerald says:

    The whisky will have to be investigated thoroughly

  317. 317
    Realist says:

    Cameron likely wants to get the bit of the communitarian agenda through which he is meant to in his term, so he can swan off safely when he moves on. Chances of early election are looking high at the moment. If he fails on his mission, he may wind up suffocating on a satsuma. In any case, they are still trying to distract public attention from the large child abuse elephant which is still swinging it’s trunk and a fistful of cats around the room.

    Good point on the tapes – likely the footage is unavailable. Plod would not take it unless they suspect foul play. The current not suspicious unexpected line would not have triggered that sort of investigation. If anything raises a flag with the coroner that will change.

  318. 318
    Anonymous says:

    sorry…

    this page does not exist…

    no worries!

  319. 319
    Anonymous says:

    is doublespeak in?

  320. 320
    Anonymous says:

    funny but as the saying foes nature does not like a vacuum or put another way, unmet needs.

  321. 321
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The Coroner – huh – KDealvliyd’s coroner was compromised – just goggggle Geoffrey Scriven and his death …. and what happened to him upon attending at DK’s coroners inqust…

    These devious barstewards – really are the lowest of the low – but hey does their desperation become blatantly apparant?

  322. 322
    Anonymous says:

    good.
    do we need any more wmd?
    they don,t come cheap.

  323. 323
    Blowing Whistles says:

    btw – I lied when I said I was off to bed.

    What can the DTP say – tomorrow when all of this has been ‘timelocked’?

    F the lot of them for their disingenuousness.

    + I hope someone alerts the DJ’s to this blog they can use it in any defence against any pitiful crass and groundless & foundationless litigation or charges that may be put to them.

    Jesu FH Ch – I love fucking over the legal fraternity – I am starting to get high on this – AND [excuse the shouting] without drugs as well.

  324. 324
    Realist says:

    Yup – just playing along. The desperation is palpable, the next few steps are very delicate and it seems that things are not going to plan as intended.

    The old saying – you can fool some people some of the time, is probably quite relevant right now.

  325. 325
    Anonymous says:

    prince is into cattle management using astrology….this approach is growing.

  326. 326
    Anonymous says:

    the new line is that nurse was depressed. did they say that about d,ke,l,l,y too?
    .
    as the sympathy button has been pressed again, kate middleton has suffered a relapse.
    .
    keypoint…the pregnancy is not safe until end of december, 12 weeks from conception……kinda coincides with the world is not safe until the end of december mayan prophesy passes. DM reports that the pregnancy was carefully planned and Ms Middleton went on a special fertility diet.
    .
    …keyword: public sympathy.
    …key management tool: get public emotionally attached to the unborn child. shockingly a few days ago in the DM a photo of what the child will look like in a few years time appeared. This is what the McCanns did too.
    .
    blindness starts with emotional attachment.

    so stay calm, stay cool and create a distance….the baddies are coming.

  327. 327
    jibbajabba says:

    Good point – he was a war hero who put his life on the line. How many Guardian readers would do that?

    The obituary they put out should always be remembered – it’s shameful really. Just a few hours after his death, using his obituary as a platform to attack the man, even ridiculing him – I can’t recall anything so vicious in the Sun or Daily Mail.

  328. 328
    Blowing Whistles says:

    He’s on record at the dirty citadel of Brussels – promoting climate change / GW etc – AND HE TALKS TO PLANTS … oh please.

  329. 329
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Au Contraire – re the baddies are coming – the baddies are beyond the pale and are fucked. All they have left in their misbegotten bag of ‘tricks’ is the fear factor – fear of something that might happen – its all baloney – when you strip away the emotional twists.

    Be not fearful of the ‘threat’ of some ‘possible’ ‘future’ fear – It’s all ‘mind games’.

  330. 330
    The soon-to-be-ex-tit in number 10 says:

    No, but we need more wind to power my father-in-law’s windmills.
    Eat more beans, you plebs.
    Remember, you’re all in it together.
    Toodle pip.

  331. 331
    Realist says:

    First Trimester of pregnancy is always dicey – nothing more should be read in to that.

    Nurse being depressed b/s: Stage was set with reports of her being in an inconsolable state, and apparently online describing herself as being nervous.

    Report in South African publication which interviewed her parents – they are surprised as she was a very happy person.

    Also – nurse had family, two kids, was also due to go over to India to see her family later this month. Parents in India learned of suicide not from the husband who contacted (and quite rightly as suicide is not official), but from the media speculation. They disagree that it is in their daughters character.

    That she was depressed for some reason to do with the prank, so she suicided is total trash. If there was a note, the police would not be treating this as ‘unexplained’. Most suicides do leave a note, particularly if they have family.

    That she was found unconscious early in the day suggests that others were keeping an eye – so she was certainly not isolated.

    If she did take her own life, it was not due to the hoax.

    Surprisingly quiet on the other nurse – the one who did actually give all the confidential details out.

  332. 332
    Blowing Whistles says:

    On a lighter note the cleggy chriss card shows some ‘curtains’ – perhaps it was indicative of Cleggs future?

  333. 333
    Morris Gatsonides says:

    Must be something to do with travelling faster than light.

  334. 334
    albacore says:

    Don’t fret over Plod; he’s well on the ball
    The coppers today will go to the wall
    Ensuring no racist gesture or call
    Is ever again allowed to appal
    Dixon of Dock Green was never this tall
    Wave ta-ta to that soppy “Evenin’ all”

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-20655211

  335. 335
    Blowing Whistles says:

    When the ptb are as a rule found out – the bog standard ‘form’ is to attack the person’s mental state of mind [its the last desperate resort of the ptb as ever throughout history] Someone was accused of aneorexia and no end of other mental disorders some years ago …. [by the press pack of hounds no less] a very very high profile person no less ….

    Here’s a big clue so 19 / FTAC – duplicitous Cnuts.

  336. 336
    Realist says:

    Yes – the chance of a real false flag event happening now is much higher as the mind games are wearing thin.

  337. 337
    T D S McOverprogs says:

    Not much danger of him pulling himself together any time soon.

  338. 338
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Sub note – Scriven was infamous for his so called ‘scandalising of the judiciary’ – he only spoke the truth and there is a growing army of others who know exactly what he outed as the truth – despite that he had no end of 2-faced mongs surrounding him.

  339. 339
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Myself and dare I say it – Annette Curton – would be proud of that response.

  340. 340
    Realist says:

    BBC have been serving up dementia with everything recently – just an observation which I think is to your point.

    One thing still not fully understood is why govt got so involved with m.c.c.a.n.n. cover up. Coincidence on stemcor, a ring of sorts or something to do with Lisbon treaty. Just hope the body was disposed of with dignity.

  341. 341
    T D S McOverprogs says:

    Someone who shall remain nameless seems to have closed the shutters on Ms Curton on pane of death.

  342. 342
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    It wasn’t an opinion, it was an observation. Or did you MISS something?

  343. 343
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Yes, Lib Dems are having a lot of good pracitice at drawing curtains on themselves.

  344. 344
    Leitzout Forque-Legge says:

    The curtains may soon be drawn for their fauteuility is very real.

  345. 345
    Still around though Peeps says:

    Gone but not forgotten, how do make a Venetian blind?.
    (annette).

  346. 346
    A Knight (on the slates) says:

    Tell him to lie down and think of his big fat EU pension.

  347. 347
    Evie says:

    RIP Patrick. You served our country well, and were an inspiration to many.

    As for the Guardian & that barsteward Lee Grasper, who gives a flying feck what that no mark has to say. He’s just a horrible & hateful ‘thing’.

    Funny how the lefties want to take away OUR freedom of speech, but think they can say anything they like.

  348. 348
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    now it has turned all red…

    sorry, had to be said!

  349. 349
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Yes, A Knight (on the tiles) – Cleggova could really give two shites for the UK, he has his eye on that EU job in 2015.

    The Lib Dems really are a right bunch of airheads, aren’t they? Like rabbits they are, caught in the headlamps of power, or sheep…

  350. 350
    Clare Deloon says:

    Is that a ‘silent’ order? If so she should join at once. They might even put her on a diet too.

  351. 351
    A Knight (on the tiles/slates/whatever) says:

    Oh deer, didn’t know sheep had headlamps.

    
    

    And to think that this oxygen-thief was ever given air-time …..
    Just gave the bastard another kilo of slaps for old time’s sake.
    The Limp Dumbs seem to have this peculiar idea that they can spend whatever they like regardless of the damage they inflict on the taxpayer. They act like they have no sense of responsibility. (Not that Liebor or the used-to-be-Conservatives are any better, of course.)

  352. 352
    Heil E Lewya says:

    If you’d really like us to leave, please just say so and we’ll go very quietly.

  353. 353
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Yeah, if every day is a day of fasting we are all going to get exceptionally thin – especially as we were taught as kids not to go to bed on a full stomach. Confused or what?

  354. 354
    Mr Frost says:

    All that’s missing is the yellow hammer and sickle.

  355. 355
    Nee annette (for legal reasons) says:

    Pissed in the snow?.

  356. 356
    May Eyotest-Soverdew says:

    Yellowhammer :
    ‘Males are unmistakeable with a bright yellow head and underpants …’

  357. 357
    A Knight (on the tiles/slates/whatever) says:

    Enjoy :

    Lou

  358. 358
    Santa's grotty says:

    Santa Claus only comes once a year, but when he does he always leaves a sockful.

  359. 359
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    Clegg mother hen meehs,
    and they all blind follow him.
    To land of gawd where’s,
    ’15 majorities getting slim.

  360. 360
    gramma says:

    Reading early morning newspaper headlines, sad to see that nothing changes.
    Vaz comes out from under his stone, to use the death of the nurse as a bandwagon to further his future promotion to the Lords.
    Lord Falconer, famed for smoothing the way for Bliar’s war in Iraq: Advocate for making it easier for governments to restricy Freedom of Information now enters the fray as legal advisor to the Socialist plan for Press regulation.
    Another day for the blind leading the blind, or at the very least, forcibly suggesting putting blinkers on those who wish to see the whole picture.
    I despair.

  361. 361
    Expel Australia from the Commonwealth non says:

    That card has obviously been designed by his children.

    I thought it was a criminal offence in 2012 to use child labour in the EU.

  362. 362
    Xmas in Cleggoland says:

    prefer this Knight (on the solar panels), Wurzels from Zommerset I believe, oh arr!

  363. 363
    BBC Commissioner says:

    Kate Humble is already under contract. Every week, a guest expert on the male anus will introduce and educate viewers on the activities of these fascinating nocturnal creatures.

    As usual, the BBC will lead the way in terms of technology, with our live infra-red bumming-cam hidden in an empty pack of Bensons providing footage we can only describe as startling.

  364. 364
    Heil E Lewya says:

    His telescope was more useful too.

  365. 365
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Don’t quibble. You have just been told he is well.

  366. 366
    Anonymous says:

    Like his spanish wife though – what the fuck she sees in him is beyond me, Songs for her, but night be italian, but same difference,

    OK, scandanavian then – they’re all the same to be, ey Dave Cee?

  367. 367
    Heil E Lewya says:

    … and a model is a smaller version of the real thing…

  368. 368
    Anonymous says:

    spanish misses!?! strange,

  369. 369
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Hadn’t realised Berkshire was in Australia. When did the transfer go through?

  370. 370
    Anonymous says:

    Spanish misses – strange! Song for her, spamish or italian? mmm. Bugger it, some scandanavian, same difference over the channel, ey Dave Cee,

    Ey, Vera Lynn, maybe,

  371. 371
    Vera, Vera, what has become of you? says:

    Song for his spanish misses – what she says in him, don’t ask me, though spanish or italian one but bugger it, some scandanavian,

    What do you think Dave Cee – they are all the same from the otherside of the channel after all, ey Dave? What Vera Lynn? Ok then Dave, here goes,

  372. 372
    Vera, Vera, what has become of you? says:

    oh bollocks!

    Now let this be a lesson to you when you forget to shove a name in when posting, and feel as if you are being blanked.

    Bluddy norton symantec running a scrub on my hard disk at eight behind my back…

  373. 373
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Did I read somewhere that there is a royal connection somewhere in that family?

  374. 374
    Giles says:

    Still are. We grow lots of wind you know!

  375. 375
    Speedy Gonzo says:

    There was a young fellow called Bright
    Who travelled much faster than light.
    He went out one day in a relative way
    and arrived home the previous night.

  376. 376
    Speedy Gonzo says:

    But catching up at warp speed.

  377. 377
    Speedy Gonzo says:

    “Snatch squads”? Isn’t that a bit naughty? Not to say sexist too!

  378. 378
    Speedy Gonzo says:

    Has nobody told you there is what is known as the “OFF” switch/button on your receiver?

  379. 379
    Speedy Gonzo says:

    Jimmy Shand has just done a 180 in his grave

  380. 380
    Heil E Lewya says:

    One of the four King Georges went completely gaga. Wheel turning full circle?

  381. 381
    David Laws Lib Dem Fiddler says:

    Rather odd choice of cards, Clegg is an atheist. He dislikes the British culture and is out to change it. The continuation of more EU, mass immigration, change to the succession of the throne and gay marriage are not accidents. They are deliberate choices. Feeble Cameron lamely follows. Clegg is out to change the British culture.

  382. 382
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Perhaps they misunderstood the term “Dick” in the description.

  383. 383
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Was she warned not to carry a pencil sharpener around with her? Dangerous things…..

  384. 384
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Same way you make a Maltese cross – poke him in the eye.

  385. 385
    Heil E Lewya says:

    Oh dear, another armchair general!!

  386. 386
    Zuma tumour. says:

    I do all the time and hope to nationalize them very soon.
    I am determined that the large gap between the economies of South Africa and the rest of Africa including Zimbabwe be drastically reduced.

  387. 387
    George Moonbat. says:

    I will mourn him as he is a grate (sic) friend of mine.

  388. 388
    Anonymous says:

    never ever put the BBC ON.

    British Broadcasting Con.

  389. 389
    Anonymous says:

    Let’s all immigrate to the Caribbean!

  390. 390
    Mando Lynne says:

    Oop’s it’s f*ckucking red. May be there is a clue in there.

    Mando Lynne

  391. 391
    Nee etc.etc says:

    Totally mad, but good.

  392. 392
    UKIP Spring says:

    The demand for cards was so great that they’re all sold out!

    Dave and his band of merry men will have a shock at the next election.


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