January 8th, 2013

WATCH: Et Tu, Balls?
IDS Mauls Balls in Benefit Debate

Ed Balls isn’t even speaking this afternoon and he is still the laughing stock of parliament.

Baldemort was loving it…


  1. 1
    Impressed by IDS says:

    It’s actually a good Debate IDS is on top form too.

    • 8
      Jimmy says:

      He’s showing some of the form that made him such a big hit as opposition leader.

      • 10
        Red Egg Millitit... says:

        Balls is spitting feathers……. I suspect he will be getting a slapping from his missus tonight :)

        • 23
          Anonymous says:

          How much will he pay her for that? And can he put it down on parliamentary expenses?

          • Long balls Silver and his goat says:

            Tory bullingdon boys, members by dysfunctionalty, poxy.

          • English Heretic says:

            IDS is not a Bullingdon boy nor an old Etonian either.
            Ian Duncan Smith was educated at St. Peter’s RC Secondary School, Solihull until the age of 14,[5] 6 years before that school was created in 1974[6] and was subsequently educated at HMS Conway, a merchant navy training school on the Isle of Anglesey (where he allegedly played rugby union in the position of fly-half alongside Clive Woodward at centre) until he was 18. He subsequently attended the Italian Università per Stranieri in Perugia for a year[7] before returning to the UK to attend the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

          • Long balls Silver and his goat says:

            I said by proxy – poxy, get it?

            What is it with tories these days – don’t they teach them anything in their personal schools these days?

        • 90
          mwnciboo says:

          The Safety Word is “Gordon”.

        • 93
          Anonymous says:

          Who is the old dear sitting with him ? is it his Mum ?

      • 11
        Ssssssshhhhhhhhhhhuuuuuussssssshhhhhhhh!!!! says:
      • 12
        Ed Balls says:

        But he ripped me a new one though. Will have to get Agent Watson on him sharpish

      • 19
        Some are born to lead most are born to follow says:

        No he is showing the form that made people think he would make a good leader. Unfortunately no one knows if someone will make a good leader until they are in the leader’s job.

        i.e. Margaret surprised everyone by her astounding qualities of Leadership, Ed Miliband surprised everyone by his dismal qualities of Leadership.

        • 25
          Ed Millibland says:

          I do so want to be Mr Leader.

          Oh wait..

          • Gooey Blob says:

            A single-digit lead. Single digit! Anyone who has followed politics through a few recessions knows Labour will lose the next election. Nobody has the heart to tell those on the left, they think it’s more sporting to let them believe they are in with an earthly.

            Come back with Ed’s big brother in 2020 and perhaps we’ll make a fight of it.

        • 71
          Anonymous says:

          I dont remember anybody thinking Ed Milliband would be a good leader ! arent you thinking of his brother?

      • 56
        Jimmy the Dhimmi says:

        Gordon Brown was a brilliant Prime Minister.

    • 31
    • 153
      Bromsgrove Man says:


      Can’t blame IDS for struggling over Browns name and constituency since has has hardly dared show his face in Parliament since the broke the economy and got thrown out of office.

      • 155
        Marion the Cat says:

        Are you Sajid Javid MP, if you are then be more attentive to your electorate rather than being subsumed by Gideon.

  2. 2
    Ed Balls-up says:

    Aunty Guido,
    The Sun,

    From A Cupboard In The House of Commons

    Dear Aunty Guido,

    I feel so alone and have done all my life. I have always been a strange boy. Can you help me?

    Ed Balls-up, M.P., VeryP.C.

    • 4
      Alan Sugar, Lord of the Dance says:

      Buck yourself up you daft c_u_n_t. You’ll never become Prime Minister hiding away in cupboards and moping around crying like a school girl. Look at me. I cope by acting the ars*hole.

    • 157
      Anonymous says:

      Ed Balls won’t come out of the closet.

  3. 3
    Ed Balls says:

    I am a legend in my own lunchtime

  4. 5
    Die Blinky says:

    Ironic that IDS was never able to be this impressive when he was leader. Balls is a c-unt and deserves to be ridiculed day in day out.

  5. 6
    Constance Briscoe? The plot thickens says:
    • 18
      The media hordes says:

      Are we allowed to describe Chris Huhne as an ex-wife?

      • 41
        Anonymous says:

        Only when Sticky Vicky wore the strap-on.

        • 72
          Delboy says:

          This Constance sort is a judge I tell you.

          Why not just defrock her or something and let the trial begin.

          I have bought an economy bag of liquorice all sorts specially.

          • A judge who tweets by all accounts.

            And if your only topic of conversation is in sub judice matters, then why not tweet about them…

            Has the country taken leave of its fucking senses?

    • 24

      An Order made under the Contempt of Court Act 1981.

      Briscoes sell sanitary ware and there is a tag-team of wrestlers who rejoice under the same name. Could there be a fusion or even fission about to happen?

      • 26
        Ed Millibland says:

        Careful there, could be a red rag to a bull

      • 32
        Juris Prudence says:

        A first (after the Moran defence) …

        1. Bring the court into contempt
        2. Complain that the court has been contempted
        4. Simply walk away


        • 62
          EX NUS member now out on licence says:

          What the hell do these lawyers get up to all day I ask myself.

          If they were working in the House of Commons canteen there would be a riot.

        • 105
          Delboy says:

          I mean to say that we have been paying this Constance sort a tidy little sum in our taxes.

          Now there is a suggestion that she has been doing something she shouldn’t be doing its “oh no we must keep this away from the plebs” and the old wig and gown brigade go all quiet.

          It is not right I tell you just as them special pension arrangements they get and make us pay for.

    • 89

      Who is Ian Puddick?


      I cannot vouch for his story in the video but I can state that I have witnessed similar circumstances of a lesser order occur. So it is more than possible.

      • 110
        Anon says:

        Thanks for the link. Have not got time to watch it all now looks interesting and I can see no reason why he would make it up. Never realised that the City of London had its own police force.

      • 115
        Delboy says:

        Didn’t he stand to be Mayor of London?

        You should get out more, pal.

        • 118
          Yvonne from the Colliers Arms Clydach says:

          And according to his website the Yanks are going to attack Ecuador wherever that is.

          Is there no end to their depravity?

        • 120

          I have got out. Out of the country! And boy, was it the right move when I see this sort of thing happening.

          I see that a number of police resigned following this so I am now firmly on Puddick’s side. I am not a tin foil hat man normally but this sort of thing can get you that way.

          You are confusing Ian Puddick with Brian Paddick.

          • Captain Pedalo says:

            You are clearly an ungrateful and unpatriotic cat .

          • What to you is ungrateful and unpatriotic is to me survival.

          • Pundit Too says:

            I remember reading of the Puddick business about one year ago but as the film states the press were very quiet on this.
            Kroll has come in for a lot of stick in the USA over its tactics, so no surprise there then.
            Blair and Brown corrupted the UK police from 2 years into their regime but still a lot of placemen are still in positions of power.
            Now we have the newly knighted chief cop stating he should be more careful with his words on Plebgate, and a few policemen are now on garden leave (free to further cloud the evidence).
            Could take a few years to clean out the Police Aegean stables, but where is Hercules when you need him? Can Hulk Hogan do it?

  6. 7
    Wishfull Thinking says:

    He said ‘The late PM Gordon Brown’ managed to get the bunting up half the street before he retracted it.

  7. 9
    Piss Organ says:

    All publicity is good publicity:

  8. 13
    The savant10.4 highway patrol says:


    The. Quiet. Man. Has got his. Voice back .

    Good. For you IDS.

    Now off to the. Chiltern. Hundreds with you or indeed the. Toynbee. Hall. House of charitable. Worksks. Like. John. Profumo. Before. You .

    Indeed you even resemble. John. Profumo. So. Perhaps. You can surreptitiously install. Yourself as his. Doppelganger. Without havinng to trouble. The. Chancellor for his official imprimatur .

  9. 14
    Yvonne from the Colliers Arms Clydach says:

    Ian Duncan Smith for PM

    Edwards Balls looked like a goldfish out of water.

    • 30
      Anonymous says:

      When the last Labour Government was ejected remember on their own admission they left us penniless without even a pot to go to the toilet in. That is why Balls is that way.

      • 102
        Long balls Silver and his goat says:

        it is in minus figures now, due to that gormless prat, Osborne,

    • 99
      Anonymous says:

      Its beyond me why Balls, Yvette, Hattie,Her hubby, Burnham, Chukker the Eagles etc are allowed out on their own as they all have such punchable faces !

    • 141
      Long balls Silver and his goat says:

      By the way Yvonne, from Clydach, do you know Sage?

      Been meaning to ask you this for weeks – used to work with him years ago, ex-NCB electrician, good at darts. But his local drinker is the New Inn up valley – well, slightly up valley.

      Say hello to Adrian when you see him next, if you know him, which I am sure you do.

  10. 15
    Gordon Brown, Our Lord And Saviour, says:

    Verily I say unto you Ballsy, before the cock crow, you shall have denied me thrice.

    • 20
      The proof that shit floats says:

      And you walk on water?

    • 22
      The Archbishop of Canterbury says:

      I don’t believe in you either

      • 36
        Long balls Silver and his goat says:

        get back to your godbothering and bible bashing, will you.

        • 66
          The Archbishop of Canterbury says:

          You must be thinking of the pope. I never bash the bible. I can’t remember the last time I even read it.

          • Long balls Silver and his goat says:

            You’re a hypocrit then – knew you anglicans were up to something, and now it is clear, before my deathbed.

          • Unemployed and skint in Birtley Colliery says:

            Any jobs going at your place pal?

          • Long balls Silver and his goat says:

            And Arch, bring back Celtic Christianity I say, the only proper church, semi-pagan….

          • The Archbishop of Canterbury says:

            There are plenty of jobs in the Church of England. Please phone the human resources department and I am sure they will find you something. There may be a small psychometric test. I hope you like wearing frocks.

          • Long balls Silver and his goat says:

            And like drinking tea, Vicar.

          • Someone Had To Do The Obvious Joke Here says:

            “But, then, who WILL do any bashing, if not you?”, said the actress to the Bishop…

    • 28
      Anonymous says:

      When tis said “before the cock crow” I always presumed this was a performance in front of the Parliamentary Labour Party.

    • 34
      Anonymous says:

      “before the cock crowd, you shall have denied me thrice.”

      That means being turned down three times in front of the Parliamentary Labour Party?

      (A cock crew if ever there was one)

    • 51
      CarryHole is a complete Hunt says:

      We didn’t have any silver for you to dump and the lowest prices possible.

  11. 33
    Long balls Silver and his goat says:

    Take him outside Balls, for a good dust up, on that green. outside that House of Cees.

    I’ll give five to one on IDS – Balls? sorry, bets are closed.

  12. 38
    Die Blinky says:

    Who’s the Grotbags sitting to Balls’ right?

  13. 40
    Pundit says:

    Did IDS just Brown ball Ed ?

  14. 42
    Long balls Silver and his goat says:

    CHRIST! The tories have had all Xmas holidays to think up quipes and jokes, and is this the best they can come out with?

    They need to employ me – I am willing to sell my grannie, at the right price.

  15. 43
    Die Blinky says:

    • 76
      JH523322345623 says:

      Look at that fucking mong on the bottom left. The never-had-a-proper-job lisping wonky faced offspring of some Marxist wafflebag, himself the progeny of a backstabbing fifth-column bullet dodger.

      According to the polls, he could be the next Prime Minister of Great Britain.

      • 107
        Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

        Don’t be shy. Don’t hold back mate!!!

        • 145
          JH809967857 says:

          These Marxist cvnts will not stop until this country is utterly, utterly broken and humiliated. Here is an entry in his Father’s diary, shortly after arriving in this country from Na.zi occupied Belgium.

          “The Englishman is a rabid nationalist. They are perhaps the most nationalist people in the world…When you hear the English talk of this war you sometimes almost want them to lose it to show them how things are.”

          The second he penned that he should have been frogmarched back on to the next boat to Belgium so he could learn ‘how things are’, possibly from the inside of a special shower.

          Ungrateful scum. Like the rest of the self-loathing rump that makes up the left, they secretly hate anyone who helps them or agrees with them. God help us if his sons grasp power again.

  16. 44
    Anonymous says:

    Another bad day at the office for Ed Balls. i wonder what the wife will say to him this time. She wasn`t too pleased when he lost it on the day of the Autumn statement. Her face was like thunder then. I think Eds days are numbered – enter stage right Alistair Darling.

  17. 46
    Ed Balls says:

    I’ve never met anyone called Gordon Brown. I don’t know who he is.

  18. 49
    Constant Brisket says:

    I don’t understand why we’re not allowed to know what Constance Brisket was arrested over?

    • 57
      Because we are plebs says:

    • 70
      Long balls Silver and his goat says:

      shoplifting lamb? And then blaming it on losing her marbles and getting off?

    • 121
      Britain the ruined country says:

      Was it something to do with the old barrister whe was living with leaving her for younger totty?

    • 129
      Tay King-dePisse, in the post-Leveson era, says:

      I have it on reliable information that it’s something to do with something that happened to somebody at some time somewhere, involving somebody and somebody else, who were sometimes doing something somewhere instead of something else elsewhere. Or something like that.

    • 147
      (not really) Uncle Joe says:

      Friend of Vicky Pryce, interviewed by the old bill. VP had apparently confided in her…

  19. 50
    Cameron is a Cunt says:

    IDA and the arrogant venal tory shitheads provide despicable example to our children – what a fucking shithole they have amde this country

    • 63
      It's all someone else's fault says:

      They even seem to have abolished spelling

      • 119
        Really? says:

        The twat has forgotten the thirteen years of ZaNu Labour mis-rule, mass uncontrolled nose rubbing and inability to manage the proverbial piss-up at a brewery, as well as spelling.

    • 86
      Anonymous says:

      I really think Ed Balls days are numbered as well, he sounds increasingly more hysterical whenever he is commenting on the BBC, the whole shadow front bench should go as they havent got a new idea between them !

    • 100
      Richard the Lionheart says:

      Thinkyou mean 13 years of socialist shit under Blair, Brown etc or are you too much of a fucking half wit to remember or understand ?

      • 134
        Anonymous says:

        No Dick, and thank you, its rare for such beautiful English to be writtn here. But the subject wasnt 13 years of socialist shit, it was Balls and the verbal kicking he got from IDS. A tip for you, read the article before you have a knee jerk reaction, then they wont call you Dick.

        • 142
          Sick of Scroungers says:

          You obviously don’t understand the function of the reply button – to reply to a previous commentators comment.

          So wank stain do me a favour and fuck right off.

          Regards Dick.

          • Anonymous says:

            Dick, i commented at 4 22, you answered me (very rudely) at 4 31. I was under the impression that Balls was also in Tonys Government.(if you like put him under etc)

  20. 52
    The Stilton Eater says:

    The silent man turns up the volume to 11.

    I love Balls, he’s great. Long may Labour keep him in a prominent job.

  21. 54
    BBC Politics says:

    A masterful and commanding performance by Ed Balls

    • 69
      Not a BBC spokesperson says:

      This fact will be backed up by independent experts* .

      * left wing comedians that appear on the BBC, left wing journalists, anybody at the Grauniad, union officials, heads of left wing friendly charities, religious leaders and anybody else that tows the party line.

      Thank you for your money.

      • 162
        Big Momma says:

        This week the BBC did something remarkable. They gave a Gruniard employee their own 3 week programme on radio 4.
        You could not make it up.

    • 125
      Sunny Jim says:

      Have you bastards been on the piss again?

  22. 61
    Sarah Teather says:

    Won’t people think of the shirkers?

  23. 73
    Wise Words says:
  24. 75
    keredybretsa says:

    That was a really good bit of IDS hitting out or using Balls as a punch bag.

  25. 79
    Nostradamus says:

    Entertaining, maybe. But what does it matter? Cameron will lead the Tories into the wilderness and the idiot Balls will end up in government.

    • 128
      Really? says:

      That’s is Cameron’s plan summed up succinctly.

      Divide and crush the right and realign the rump tory party as a social democratic, left of centre ‘alternative’ to Labour. In the mould of Clegg’s diminishing and soon to disappear, party of misfits.

    • 156
      Marion the Cat says:

      It will be one Ball or another, I understand he has a boy as his understudy.

  26. 81
    I don't nee d no do ctor says:

    Why do I hate Liam Byrne so much?

  27. 82
    Roger the poor says:

    unlike Hitler, who only had one

    • 151
      Long balls Silver and his goat says:

      and the other one is in the Albert Hall.

      Never got that, maybe….

  28. 83
    I don't nee d no do ctor says:

    David Miliband showed why he didn’t get to be labour’s leader.

  29. 84
    Jimmy's Rightie Quote Of The Day says:

    “It’s been done before. Cast your minds back a couple of years to the United States.

    There too, they had been living through one of the longest and largest upturns in their economic history.

    There too, an administration addicted to the Third Way wasted two terms and failed to deliver on their promises.

    And yet in the midst of economic success, the American people elected a Republican, George W Bush, over the then sitting Democratic Vice President.

    Quite simply they trusted him to deliver the changes they thought necessary precisely because they saw someone with principles who wasn’t afraid to articulate them.

    I met President Bush when I visited America last December and we can learn a great deal from him.”

    [IDS sets out his recipe for success in 2002]

    • 103
      The Far Right says:

      IDS is right on this.

      The one screw up Bush made was building the case of !raq being a threat to US national security – But then he did not lead the charge into that fight.

      Always watch the one behind.

      • 132
        Really? says:

        One screw up Bush made?

        The bailouts were a pretty spectacular fail and complete collapse into statist corporatism, which Obumma has spent four years making even worse.

        • 165
          Clinton - Second President to never tell a lie. says:

          Hey guys do not forget that my revisions on Freddie Mack and Fanny Mae helped make the housing bubble bust, which is only now showing small signs of recovery. This is part of MY legacy.

  30. 95
    A voter says:


    • 101
      Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

      Nurse, he’s not been taking his pills again.

      • 111
        Long balls Silver and his goat says:

        Sense will save Britain. Hen’s teeth it seems, these days.

    • 139
      Really? says:

      Worryingly for a voter, you have not bothered to research the history of socialism. Wherever and whenever it has been tried throughout it’s miserable, blood soaked history, it has always ended in poverty, misery and oppression.

      No doubt those dozens of failed regimes were the result of ‘the wrong kind’ of socialism and not the core of the poisonous belief system itself?

      • 152
        Long balls Silver and his goat says:

        Don’t you mean human regimes? Thay are all a disaster, one way or the other.

  31. 96
    Postal Votes are Labour Loo Paper says:

    Balls is a wanker. Nothing more to say.

  32. 97
    I don't nee d no do ctor says:

    Labour’s only policy is to lie.

  33. 98
    Ah! Monika 2013 +1 says:

    Tits are never off topic.

    Women having private implants should be forced to deposit funds in an Escro Account to pay for their removal.

  34. 108
    Gordon Brown mentioned... says:

    Hmm… looks like Brookings have given him 5 mins of fame…


  35. 109

    That was shocking Ed. You know how I hate back-stabbers.

  36. 127
    Long balls Silver and his goat says:

    never minds about this shit, just smelled eastern air, just now, coming through my window.

    My old bones are creaking already – snow and cold weather on it’s way friends.

    Told you I was pagan.

  37. 138
    Jimmy says:

    IDS mobbed by rapturous supporters


  38. 148
  39. 149
    Owen Jones says:

    I will be on the BBC soon shouting about evil Tory class warfare.

  40. 154
    Anonymous says:

    Bully Balls and Brown peas in a pod.

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

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