February 26th, 2013

Join Guido at the Mash Beer Tax Launch


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    Maqboul says:

    I’d drink to that. but I can’t afford it :(

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    Your my best mate, you are says:

    A subject close to your heart, Guido?

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    Lord Rennard says:

    Sounds great. Will there be lots of young totty there for me to touch up?

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    Normal Guy says:

    Whitehall is a cess-pit. No doubt the pub will be over-priced as well.

    You really ought to drink in more salubrious places Guido.

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    Antileftoid says:

    Great Idea, the independant breweries and pubs need this to survive. Woodfordes Wherry is my favourite

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    Jimmy says:

    Tax Bedrooms Not Booze!

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    Icarus says:

    I thought much more than a third was tax – most of it is water!

    The brewers make massive profits.

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    Hic says:

    His two DUIs would suggest yes.

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    Rambling Sid Rumpole says:

    Make your own, much cheaper, and you also know what goes into it, assuming you are capable of doing so.

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    Ed Millionband says:

    Pint of Moët, comrade.

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    Rambling Sid Rumpole says:

    The alcohol is slowly going down to get around increased duty, same with spirits, make your own

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    David Camperon says:

    Oooh, go on then Guido, I’ll buvare a Babycham! Leave the umbrella in, heartface.

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    Brown out and pay me damages. Where is my share of the profits? says:


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    Ah! Monika says:

    Mine’s a pint of Lulu

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    CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

    You don’t pay tax, they extort tax…

    Tax Extorted Alliance = TEA.

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    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    Moët me up. Is Lizzie Cundy popping in?

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    Edinburgh Shitty says:

    The walking I will be doing is walking to Waverlay Station and get out of this sh-ithole.

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    CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

    lowering the subsidy for wasting a state asset is a tax?!?

    I wonder what new idiocy you marxists are going to conjure up next?!?

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    Jimmy says:

    Yes, I can see your slogan’s much better.

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    Lord Rennard says:

    Come ‘ere, love. Rub my belly.

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    Next one. Need hour or two’s notice, that’s all. Enjoy and good luck.

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    Red Egg Millitit... National Socialist says:

    Me too :)

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    Aparat says:

    And much more accurate, too.

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    Red Egg Millitit... National Socialist says:

    DUI ? Such language went out with high buckle shoes :)

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    Red Egg Millitit... National Socialist says:

    Pip Pip……….. pleb :)

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    Red Egg Millitit... National Socialist says:

    Hmmmm any relation to Lord Rohypnol ?

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    Red Egg Millitit... National Socialist says:

    what did I say? :)

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    Pryce Watch says:

    Good summary of some of the stuff presented by prosecution today:


    This seems a lot darker than what came out in the first trial.

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    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Remember, as the Tories are wont to remind us, it ain’t kosher to treat anyone at any political sort of get-together in a watering-hole:


    That’s Guido Fawked, then.

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    The LIB DEV's short for Deviants says:

    Will there be any loose totty there ?

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    Breaking news says:

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    Tight arsed Northern bastard says:

    And just how much is a pint at said Walkers of Whitehall ?
    If it’s more that £2 you can fuck off

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    Pundit too too. says:

    Signed up for it but 2 out of 3 pubs with good beer had not heard of it and the third did not know if it was still going.
    They seem to have the same marketing crew as did the Regional Police Commissioners or whatever they were.

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    Lol says:

    Journo my arse. Actually don’t.

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    Pryce Watch says:

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    Maqboul says:

    A reduction in a state handout is a “tax”? Someone made this shit up and they think it sticks.

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    I don't want to share the same as the Edinburgh scrounging dogshite says:


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    The Lizzud Returns says:

    Guido, you fat bastard, you should be down the gym, not down the pub.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    A journo – yes a “Journeyman Traveller” of the worlds Marxist Communist dupes.

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    Omar O'Farell says:

    Owen Jones is the new Johann Hari – full of shit

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    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    Owen, you really are a fool.

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    One Term Dave says:

    I promise I will continue to talk tough about immigration and benefits until after the Eastleigh byelection.

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    Pryce Watch says:

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    Tight arsed Northern bastard says:

    Tax those gayers and their weddings !

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    Lord Rennard says:

    I don’t feel right until I’ve had my five a day.

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    Johann Hari says:

    Owen Jones is the new Johann Hari – full of shit. I drew hard on my cigarette and looked out the window at the dark, cold, night sky, into space. Space, the final frontier. Looking up at galaxies, far far away. It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Owen Jones is the new Johann Hari – full of shit.

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    Putr1d, spiteful Labour ruined my Country says:

    The UK has reached tax saturation point where any increase in a tax rate results in reduced revenue. This means the only way forward is to cut expenditure which should have happened 2 years ago.

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    And the pissed shall inherit fuller's earth says:

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    John Holmes says:

    Mine’s a large one

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    Engineer says:

    Two years ago? How about twelve years ago….

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    Anonymous says:

    How about x years ago?

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    Engineer says:

    How about cutting all taxes? One of the reasons the economy is at a standstill is because of all the money taken out of it and squandered in tax.

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    Engineer says:

    They used to tax windows, until people bricked them up to avoid the tax. Same will happen with bedrooms – they’ll brick up the doorways and claim the room is just an unused void. Bit like a lefty’s cranium.

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    Anonymous says:

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    the poor bloody tax-payer says:

    beer production relies upon our high quality malting barley – priced at a premium to feed barley

    higher demand for malt = better (genuine) income for F Giles and less need for subsidy overall by the same gint

    note that wine production is heavily sub’d in continental europe – even surplus is paid for by the poor bloody taxpayer (including us) so there ain’t a level planting field anyway

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    Ctesibius says:

    except the ‘bedroom tax’ is not a tax

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    cardinal sin says:

    the pissed certainly inhabit the earth closet

    and while we’re at it:

    blessed be the fornicators – for the rest don’t know what they’re missing

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    Limp Dem PR Dept says:

    Chris, the code is “finger snacks”, can we try a little harder dear?

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    Owen Jones says:

    I keep my goldfish in it

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    fruitcake says:

    Journalist? F*ck me! No, better still, f*ck Ed Balls

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    Engineer says:

    Yes, I know that.

    Sometimes, tongue-in-cheek comments are just not worth the bother!

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    Eastleigh Voter says:


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    Engineer says:

    I was trying to make the point that if tax and public spending had been kept to the levels they were at about twelve years ago, we would all have been saved a great deal of bother.

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    Ann D Burnham says:

    That’s nothing, look what I said:


    Nothing to see, move along now.

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    They're ALL Disgusting! says:

    A woman who serves as a judge, helping negotiate the sale of a story bearing on a possible prosecutable offence? (Which I’m sure she was doing out of the goodness of her heart, and there would be no remuneration involved for her.) Not to mention that, according to the link, Briscoe and Pryce are stitching someone else up as the fall gal. Not to mention, Pryce apparently double-crosses Briscoe by giving the story to Isabel Oakeshott without telling Briscoe, leaving Briscoe to swing in the wind on a different lying-to-the-coppers rap.

    This is just SO wrong on SO many levels, as the trite phrase goes. But “trite” don’t mean the phrase ain’t true.

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    rick says:

    Not so cheap. When you price out the ingredients and the time taken, it often works out more expensive….in my experience. I think this is the reason why more people don’t home brew beer, wine and with a little extra effort and equipment, spirits.

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    Thursday child is thick in the head says:

    If the voters vote for any of the LibLabCon triangle, they will get what they richly deserve, well and truly screwed.

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    Silly Old Man says:

    i see the eu is demanding money back because we haven’t paid our farmers properly. Can we demand our contribution back because we they haven’t had their accounts signed off for years.

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    Anonymous says:

    hence fee pint.

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    Tight arsed Northern bastard says:

    Not forgetting that Giles then employs half of Eastern Europe to pick his hops on minimum wage , who then go on to claim just about every benefit known to man to feed their imaginary children back home all at the expense of the poor bloody taxpayer

    And our Spineless government wont do fuck all to stop it !

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    Hamish Macbeth (@PCMacbeth) says:

    In the UK we cops call it ” drink drive” or “excess alc” or colloquially XXX driving !

    DUI is an American acronym which has stayed their side of the pond

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    Anonymous says:

    all shite in due course dries up.
    it has to continuously fed.
    wot a life.

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    Tweet as a nut says:

    Another no-show from Maria Hutchings..

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    Anonymous says:

    a man with a journal is…
    anyone can have a journal.

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    spiv says:

    i sent the email

    those f**king lefty cnuts in the bbc and ch 4 moaning about the cuts when in reality osborne has tested fiscal stimulus to the limit by running a massive deficit for the last 2.7 years

    those tw*ts who think that increasing PS will generate “growth” are right but it will be a growth in state sponsored jobs not real jobs financed by the private sector, that is labour growth gordon brown growth f*cking ed t*sser balls growth

    public spending is still 50% of gdp so any more is really taking the piss

    the difference is that when labour are in and cutting the bbc and ch 4 and all the lefty tw*ts are pretty silent

    in the last labour gov they brought in uni fees and there was hardly a squeak from the MSM
    they knighted the bankers and sucked up to the city and bbc just “loved” it

    just replay the news from 1976 when the UK went cap in hand to the IMF for a bail

    most of the fu**ing tories were in nappies when that happened

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    CarryHole is a stupendous Hunt says:

    You’d still have privately collected taxes AKA rent-seeking (unless you went for full on anarchy which has costs too).

    Far better to tax that which already has an economic effect like a tax, than to tax wages (and damage comparative advantage).

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    Hamish Macbeth (@PCMacbeth) says:

    That should be the case!

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    Anonymous says:

    look here…a big system is rqd to digest.
    the world is a bad unless it is seen as not a bad place.

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    Person from Porlock says:

    Lord Rennard refutes these allegations

    Look up the word refute. It means disprove. Rennard has disproved nothing. He has simply denied.

    Words. they are important.

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    Eric Joyce MP says:

    I can drink till my heart’s content…and then gl as gow kiss tories till my hear’ts con tent because it’s all free in the HoP!

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    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    Resign Andy Burnham you vile scum.

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    Bert says:

    That’s Rennard’s line.

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    Bert says:

    >This is just SO wrong on SO many levels

    Originally coined, AFAIK, about someone farting in a lift.

    Hope this helps.

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    I used to be a staunch defender of the BBC, not any more since it became a right wing Libertarian to says:

    BBC staff ballot for strike over ‘stress’


    Thousands of BBC staff could strike over rising levels of stress, because budget cuts are increasing their workload.

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    Anonymous says:

    My husband started making his own beer when he was a skint student and has carried on for the past 25 years. It’s cheap to make,he can vary the style and it works a treat.

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    Anonymous says:

    The whole thing stinks.

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    Anonymous says:

    Could they please strike permanently.

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    Albert Einstein says:

    I was born on a Friday!

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    Tay King-dePisse says:

    I cannot believe the level to which this thread has sunk.

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    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Last Friday, more than likely, from the sound of you.

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    Sergei Sukmiov says:

    Better out than in

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    Thursday child is thick in the head says:

    Great the more that go strike the better, we may even get a decent and honest news service, who’s bias is zero and nor slanted to it’s real masters Liebour.

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    Paul Mason says:


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    Paul Mason says:

    V O T E B R I L L O!

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    Anonymous says:

    he’s another lib dem liar then!

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    P a u l Mason says:


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    William Gladstone says:

    Come on, darlin’, show us your ankle!

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    Eh? says:

    Did BBC newsreader Hugh Edwards join you at this event and knock back a few?
    Only he’s just announced that the Eastleigh by-election will be held on Friday!

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    Andy Burn 'em says:

    I don’t have to resign whilst some are providing a perfect side show for me!


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    Woodward and Bernstein says:

    A journalist?
    I don’t think so.

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    Ah! Monika says:

    Hugh Edwards has just moved Eastleigh election to Friady. Oops

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    A Zioloon says:

    Ha Ha,

    The stupid GOY are being readied to attack Iran on our behalf…

    Iran’s ‘Plan B’ for a nuclear bomb revealed


    “Iran is developing a second path to a nuclear weapons capability by operating a plant that could produce plutonium, satellite images show for the first time”

    Ummm plan B, where have I heard that before???

    Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha…

    You dumb fuck schmucks

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    Ah! Monika says:

    Back to Thursday

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    Eastleigh Watch says:

    St3phen M!lligan was the last Conservative MP for Eastleigh, winning the seat in 1992.

    M!lligan was PPS to J0nathan A!tken, and it is rumored had been asked to stop Just!n Fash@nu going public with names of cabinet members he had had affairs with (Scallyw@g) . It is rumored that M!lligan had become aware of a powerful p3d0 ring operating in Parliament, which was partly tied to his involvement with Fash@nu.

    He died under odd circumstances on 7th Feb 1994: David Chidgey, Lib Dem, won the subsequent by-election, which Huhne won following Chidgeys retirement in 2005.

    M!lligan’s previous partner was Jul!e Kirkbr!de, who he broke up with in 1992. Kirkbr!de (Cons MP) stood down in 2010 over expenses, and joined a l0bby firm: Tetra Strategy. That l0bby firm was involved in the Werr!ty – F0x scandal of 2011.

    M!lligan’s last contribution to Parliament was in the Energy Conservation B!ll debate of the 4th Feb:


    M!lligan questioned whether the proposed Lib Dem Carbon tax would impact British competitiveness by putting UK industry at an artificial disadvantage wrt. energy prices. (First contribution: Column 1167, page 3)

    Hugh3s responded by saying that the tax would be fair as it would apply across the whole EC, and suggested as alternative VAT to be applied to all fuel.

    M!lligan was quite critical of the changes being proposed by the B!ll in that they had negative implications for the UK, and seemed to be being directed from Europe.

    The debate is worth reading as much of it will be familiar from what is being spoken about today. ie. Why not nuclear ?, Global warming is not proven, why increase costs of energy unnecessarily etc.

    3 days after this debate, he was dead.

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    Jeffrey Archer aged 13 & 1/2 says:

    A journalist?
    I don’t think so.

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    Anonymous says:

    as an alternative connect tongue to top of mouth…and “earth” sensitivity.

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    Con Artists says:

    I’m sure the government and uman rights brigade will make sure that muuuisssslim prayer rooms in their housing benefit paid council property, is fully exempt from this charge.

    I’m also sure government will rule Christian prayer takes place at church so the exemption won’t apply to Christian spare rooms.

    That’s the level of respect the LibLabCon have got for this country.

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    Kommandant Burnham, NHS Kamp 1 says:

    Zere iz nuzzing to si here, yu vill move along or yu vill be shot

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    JadedJean says:

    Keep posting this very useful historic info.

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    Abdul Jabbar says:

    As-salamu aleikum

    and also ————– عليك اللعنة

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    low resolution fox says:

    It’s interesting, the British economy destroyed by debt, China the only major economy to actually save.

    It does make you wonder if either a) the Western world has been taken over by idiots or b) this is an intentional plan to encourage Eastern development.

    Evidence: all Western economies crippled by debt, China saving and lending at interest. Huge tax levels in West and rising, low levels of tax in Eastern economies. Chinese standard of living, industrial revolution and pay increasing massively. Will be interesting to see what happens when China levels out to match Western prices. I don’t want to be considered a conspiracy theorist – I like to think this is a positive thing in a way.

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    anon. says:

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    Anonymous says:

    has he got a nice pad?

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    anon. says:

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    Operation Crossbow says:

    No wonder the Limp Dims and Nu Labia want to shackle the press.

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    Owin Jones says:

    Off to wax my arsehole so he looks good in a football shirt. Ciao. xxxx” < LOL enjoy! Haha

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    Operation Crossbow says:

    Cuunt Bliar getting a verbal blow job off Crusty Wart on Newsnight.

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    Owen Jones says:

    I went to the pub, but the barman wouldn’t serve me without ID.
    So I showed him a copy of the Independent, that I carry around in case someone wants an autograph…well..one day it might happen!..any way, I showed him the paper and he said “Get out! You’re barred you under aged, anti business, sprog.”

    I’m in the Burger King in Leicester square if you want to meet up later!

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    Fishy says:

    Clegg, St Vincent of Cable, Ed Muddleband, before you unleash your next salvos in the class war; try to confiscate people’s wealth, tax people’s aspirations, take a look at this. OK it’s an ad, but it might just explain what drives the strivers.


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    Ed Milibland says:

    Red Ed Noseday coming up soon.
    You can buy a red nose that squishes your nostrils and makes you sound like me!

    Only £1. And all proceeds go to the socialist party in need of cash fund.

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    Beppe Grillo says:

    Former Tory MP ‘pinched Edwina Currie’s bottom’ as they queued to vote http://huff.to/13kOJgU “<Uggghhh!

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    snake oil salesman says:

    sure you will

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    Fishy says:

    Earlier on Channel 4 News, Paddy Pantsdown says (blinking rapidly) he only heard about Rennard after the Channel 4 disclosure.

    Tonight on Sky, Paddy Pantsdown says oh look, we all picked up the rumours sometime before the Channel 4….

    Amateurs when it comes to governing, amateurs when it comes to covering their arses.

    It’s about time that the Lib Dems returned to their roll as single issue protest weirdos…they’re really not cut out for this politicing business.

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    Ed Miliband says:

    I just looked again and there has been no change. I’m still a bit of a twat.

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    Person from Porlock says:

    Now negative interest rates. So you can be charged for saving already depreciating pounds.

    Where do you think this is going? ‘Cos I ain’t going there.

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    Political Analysis (FFS Dept) says:

    …and after all this, the Lib Dems are still odds on to win Eastleigh. No wonder our politicians hold us in such contempt – no matter how much they take the pi55, we still go running back to the same old, same old…

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    Person from Porlock says:

    Mong nation. It is a pity for the good ones.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    The Werrity [the patsy fool] / Fox Plan having been found out last year of course…

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    Operation Crossbow says:

    It appears no one at Westminster is.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    I prefer reading SC’s pieces – at least they have some sense to them unlike your drivel.

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    Calamity Clegg says:

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    And the UN have no hidden agendas whatsoever?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    in cahoots with the IMF and their subordinate lackeys at the ECB – no doubt.

    I must remind myself of what Kissinger got up to in SA re: The IMF …

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Who’s been fuckin who – who’s who!?

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    The Avenging Fury says:

    You will be tried for murder.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Try Kissinger as the “hidden hand” boys – those of you who still are alive that is!!!

    Get me mossad NOW!

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    Incapable Vince says:

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    A Nequiry says:

    When Deputy PMs resign, do they drive to Buckingham Palace or take a plane to Brussels?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Says a lying duplicitous Khunt who was bagged as having given false testimony on oath for a £500,000 payoff … Jeff – you’ve been in “their” employ [‘cos you daren’t and haven’t got the spine to call the shot] for decades – albeit that you might not want to own up to it?

    Can I have an invite to your next hooray henry’s jolly at your place?

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    CensorWatch says:

    My, my. There seems to be a lot of censorship this evening. Is there something going on in Downing Street even Guido wants to put the lid on?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    + 5,999,999 like it. Asssssssssssssspirastions

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    CensorWatch says:

    When a DeputyPM resign-s himself, does he do it by driving to Buck House or flying to Bruxelles?

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    now they are just taking the piss says:

    EU orders UK to return £85m in farm payments

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Thank you for the info. See above re: Iran / Werrity / Fox

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Do not tell the Americans about the EU having not audited their accounts for over 17 years – they’re supposedly really hot on that sort of thing.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    They are easily twisted and turned inside out by lawyers mind.

    kudos for pointing out that they – ‘words’ are important. SMILEY FACE – ‘cos people are starting to wake up … hurray!!!!!!!!!!!

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    if I could explain says:

    the point about public service is that you are supposed to leave the country in a better state than it was before you started messing with it.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Do you use the same shyster firm that Ken Livingscum used?

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    Nogbad the Bad says:

    Couple of quid for the sugar, six-ish for the kit, and use some time that you would otherwise waste, for 40 pints. About 20p per pint. Best thing is, you only need about four pints and you’re snookered. Only downside is that it goes off in the barrel after 10-14 days, and you don’t want to waste it so you are smashed for about four days in a fortnight.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    So they’ll all be needing the ser”vices” of the Industry that has become psychiatry then …

    Get your orders / disorders – ten for a pound …

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Does Stephanie dartboard Flanders know when the election is?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Was the MP – Chris **h** by any chance – or do the public have the right to know in a democracy?

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    Not Blowing Whistles says:

    The IMF is an institution of the UN, as is the World Bank.

    The ECB ‘relaxed’ it’s IMF relationship a few years back with the Merkel-Sarkozy-Schauble plan for dealing with EZ debt.

    That was where the ESM was set up to take effect mid 2013 allowing ECB to buy unlimited Eurobonds through the IMF.

    This of course lets all institutions and bond holders off the hook for losses in what is a Europe wide bailout. Germany is set up to foot the ‘b!ll’. This is a fairly unconvincing way of synthesizing a sovereign monetary authority out of the ECB absent any other sovereign legitimacy.

    This article is quite illuminating, and given the recent drubbing Mont! go in !taly is doubly so now:


    As one commentator put it, watch out for ‘funny money’ hitting French banks.

    To your point, the ECB are not exactly lackeys, but rather is an illegitimate supranational banking entity which makes use of another, that being the IMF.

    The IMF is likely to be losing legitimacy itself soon when Gold becomes de-facto reserve standard in preference to special drawing rights. Ch!na in particular is resistant to SDRs replacing USD.

    Rejection of the IMF is another corollary from the !talian vote yesterday. The US is also beginning to tire of supporting these entities as well.

    NB: UK has been effectively shut out of all monetary decision making process in the EU since the 2011 pact was decided on. Any talk of success / veto from Cameron since then on EU monetary matters are lies. The recent introduction of financial transaction tax in the EU is clear testament to this reality.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Just thought I’d ask a little side issue question – If it’s a free press – how come you lot didn’t expose the elm house guests et al and that hillsborough thingy?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    There is a lot more to the percieved perception about the so called free press – oh and the twisted rhetoric of one Lord Puttnam to boot.

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    Two Dogs Mating (non-"X"-rated version of joke) says:

    Me like-um salami too. Wash down with plenty firewater.

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    Tosspot says:

    Get rid of Clegg,,, save millions.

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    The BBC must be so ‘desperate’ that they have to drag that low-life out and give him “hot-air time” – but then he is of the legal fraternity????????????

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    One has to wonder – who is behind the duplicitous promotion of this prick Owen jones – whos pulling the naive pricks strings – and is he really old enough to have read anything other than marxist propaganda?

    Isn’t he just a put up job – like so many other journos – there to cause and keep up division?

  163. 163
    Blowing Whistles says:

    His highly paid Ken Livinscum lawyers will be briefing him in the morning – along the lines that he was ‘not acting in an “official capacity” when he made those contradictory statements’ …

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  165. 165
    Blowing Whistles says:

    The conflicting stories [fairy tales to dupe the public] are like the soap opera that was Murdoch’s version of his truth verse Browns version of his truth … in the end the free press will get to the bottom of it all – AND I WON’T BE HOLDING MY BREATH FOR THAT TIME WHICH IS – “In nevernever[again]land”.

  166. 166
    Anonymous says:

    in the dark…all men in dark suits who are of the dark have.

  167. 167
    Blowing Whistles says:

    There are some revelations going viral on the net that the msm – dare not speak of because they are the ‘free press’ innit?

  168. 168
    Anonymous says:

    what has kissy babe ever done to yu?

  169. 169
    Propaganda Watch says:

    The Arak plant was announced to be heavy water + 40 MW production back in 2006.

    It was due to come on line in 2009.


    This is not new news.

  170. 170
    Blowing Whistles says:

    Are you aligned to or a member of any lodges in Kent with many other journos?

  171. 171
    Blowing Whistles says:

    So none of you have the testicles to refer to kissinger the real bastard behind so much skullduggery?

  172. 172
    Blowing Whistles says:

    To Anony – what has kissy babe ever done for you – save dupe you / enslave you etc? The Trilateral Commiss.ion wordysmith and his darkarts boys are just so honest open and transparent … honest!

  173. 173
    Blowing Whistles says:

    @ 92 mason.

  174. 174
    Anonymous says:

    until we see the blessing disguised as austerity…..it will always be trouble and strife…reality is rough but golden…see what happens under the soil..roots fight dirty 4 resource…drill deeper and the pressure mounts and it is dirty and sticy…. go deeper and it gets too hot to handle.
    above are plants and trees….and where would we be without them.

  175. 175
    Anonymous says:

    truth is precise.

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    Casual Observer says:

    To understand the strange dynamic here one but needs to look at the backgrounds of those involved.

    Br!scoe, from what I have read and seen, I have respect for. She overstepped the mark attempting to play Machiavelli, but is a force of good.

    Courmouz!s is a genuinely bad apple. Life dealt her an odd hand.

    Her first divorce likely did the real damage, unless she was the protagonist. A smart lady who needs a strong man, but a woman not of these lands: As all, including Br!scoe, have learned bitterly.

    Non violent female sociopaths cause huge damage in societies which have cognitive blocks of the possibility.

  177. 177
    Point of Information says:

    From her interviews, we know Br!scoe’s political alignment. She is a Conservative.

    That is fine, however, we should not know that as she was a sitting judge. The BBC evidence of this is on uTube.

    The ‘favor’ was more a miscalculation to help the Conservatives by having removed the bad apple known as Huhne. Dabbling a little in political dark arts likely real motivation. Further digging may reveal more as to who would gain and how this would reward her. Some rewards are above money.

    Taking that conjecture into account, the independent jud!ciary perhaps doing something to influence politics ? Now there is a can of worms which most would prefer to leave closed.

    But, given what happened with the B!ll of Rights commission last year, opening that can and giving it a clean is perhaps needed.

  178. 178
    Not Blowing Whistles says:

    Mr. K!ssenger and Mr. Brzez!nski most certainly have been involved in architecting a system of one world government which is both diabolical in stealthy implementation, and inherently unstable as a system of governance.

    There are others involved. It was not just one person.

    The balls are there, but in deconstructing say from EU / UN institutions now back to CFR and Trilateral commission policies of the 50s and 60s still sounds a bit !cke, even though is broadly true.

    Separating theory from the0sophy and outright prejud!ce / parano!a is tricky. This will emerge more clearly for many over time, but the K!ssenger link from the UK is not clear. The UK appears to dance either to or around his tune.

  179. 179
    Anonymous says:

    all global institutions are dark.

  180. 180
    Casual Observer says:

    Conspiracy: Sort of. Need for Theory: No.

    Industrial production has been moved to Ch!na. Why ?

    i) Labour cheap.
    ii) The country was going to develop anyway, so better partner than competitor.
    iii) Energy: Ch!na had reserves (now exhausted pretty much), but is closer to Caspian sea.
    iv) Tungsten: Needed for machine tools. Biggest economically viable reserves in Ch!na.
    v) Rare earths: These are needed for modern LCD panels, neodymium magnets and manufacture of other ‘new’ high tech kit. Location: Ch!na.
    vi) The US and European environments needed a rest in order to recover. Industrial pollution takes a toll, and one suspects that the land was in danger of getting to a point where the pollution load could have killed it.
    vii) Modification of Western society. You cannot bring in a pure Marxist system if you are exporting. This is needing to reverse now though, as the EU has failed.

    This trend will swing back as it once again becomes more cost efficient to manufacture goods locally.

    A big problem at present though is resources. Until an alternative source of rare-earths / Tungsten can be located, western manufacture will be limited compared to what Ch!na can produce. For consumers this is a problem, as those materials will be claimed by military manufacturers as priority.

  181. 181
    Casual Observer says:

    Think: J@pan.

  182. 182
    Anonymous says:

    more imp than words are numbers,
    truth is 7, creation is 3. reality is either 0 or 1.
    which though is mighty…0 or 1?
    each give meaning to the other.
    without both 0 and 1, all life in the universe would end.
    that is precise. nothing like maths.

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    Casual Observer says:

    The L!tvinenko inquest is sort of running, however, a PII (Public Interest Immunity) order has been issued to essentially cover everything up.

    This is significant:

    H@gue signed the PII as his dept. has responsibility for M!6. Seems to be pressure from M0scow which has led to this decision, which is an abuse of PII.

  185. 185
    Casual Observer says:

    Senior Lib Dems including Th0rpe were aware of Cyr!l Sm!ths wrongdoings. That goes back to the 1970s.


    It is good the article is connecting Rinkagate. J@ck Str@w had some involvement in Rinkagate which was kept quiet. This came up in Newsnight interview back in 2002.

    Th0rpe known to be involved in Al@n Fr3eman’s East London parties, and had a taste for street boys. S@vile, J K!ng, J M3eks, B0othby, Kr@y twins, and a certain pop star were other notable attendees.

    D@vid St3el appears to be one of the few senior Lib Dems who was unaware of what was going on.

  186. 186
    A Cameljockey says:

    Now now Abdul, language dear boy, language.

  187. 187
    A Tailor says:

    Should we short dinner jackets then?

  188. 188
    A Tailor says:

    If I screw a small sink to the wall in my spare bedroom, can I rename it as a bathroom? Will that avoid the “tax”?

  189. 189
    Labour is scum, utter scum says:

    Eye Lashes Burnham should be standing trial for gross misconduct whilst in public office. He wont of course – afterall, his mate BLiar got away with m..ur..d..e..r AND benefited greatly from it.

    There is absolutely no justice in this country!

  190. 190
    Curly says:

    Sell the spare to the neighbours at 25p a pint and you’ll soon be raking it in (so long as some snitch does not inform the little fat taxperson)

  191. 191
    Casual Observer says:

    D@vid St3el questioned Dickens’ naming of H@yman in the house.


    H@yman was British High Commissioner to Canada in the 70s, and worked for M!6.

    Dickens’ questions were concerning the national security implications of H@yman being compromised as a blackmail target because of H@ymans involvement with p3d0ph!lia.

    The name was included in the file handed to Br!ttan, which now the Home Office cannot find. Br!ttan on twitter has tweeted no recollection of that file.

  192. 192
    Curly opines says:

    .. and to think that lots of them will actually be appearing in your High Street in the not too distant future.

  193. 193
    Person from Porlock says:


  194. 194
    Rennard Mathews says:

    Somebody’s watching me
    And now I’m nervous
    And I shouldn’t be
    Somebody’s got their eye on me
    Perhaps I should invite him up for tea?
    We saw him smoking by the newspaper stand
    There’s something odd about his Gloved left hand
    Saw him again inside the old cafe
    He makes us tense
    We wish he’d go away

    We are detective
    We are select
    We are detective
    Come to collect.

    Somebody’s after me
    He left his footprints by the garden tree
    Last night when I got home
    I got the feeling I was not alone!
    Someone is on our tail
    we think they’re opening up our morning mail
    And now each time the telephone rings,
    We think of frightening thing.

    We are detective
    We are select
    We are detective
    Come to collect.

    We dress up in disguise
    To get away from all those prying eyes
    Our friends all think we’re mad
    But we know better
    ’cause the spy is bad!

    We are detective
    We are select
    We are detective
    Come to collect.

  195. 195
    rebekah aka nellnewman says:


    As of yesterday there’s cleggie lambasting the free press for revealing the grubby truth about rennard and another libdem lord, said to be rennards pal, is phoning up the victims to intimidate them into silence – to shut up the whistleblowers so to spe@k.

    Is there anyone in charge of this rabble of a political party because if there is, it doesn’t show!

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    Owin Jones says:

    Great stuff

  197. 197
    Hinge says:

    I used to look at politics in other countries and think it dishonest and corrupt

    British politics is the worst of the lot

  198. 198
    Anonymous says:

    Looks li8ke the AYmericans now have a new defence secretary with the guts to at least speak out against the ZIoLoons and their racist hatemongering and endless pretence of victimhood.
    Unlikely to happen here though because both the gutless meedja and the Politicians are just too corrupt, coercible, unprincipled and shallow (Hey Greedo…?!)

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    Incapable Vince says:

  200. 200
    Person from Porlock says:

  201. 201
    Calamity Clegg says:

    Time for another ‘I’m Sorry’ video ??

  202. 202
    Person from Porlock says:

    Cynical opportunism, masquerading as care, in a valueless ethical state.

  203. 203
    Person from Porlock says:

    But you must be mistaken BW!

    In your view, I am old, so my opinion is valueless.

  204. 204
    Jane Birkin from Paris says:

    You obviously have not lived in France.

  205. 205
    Anonymous says:

    It’s also really easy to grow your own tobacco. People were even encouraged to grow it during the war.

  206. 206
    Foxy Ladyboy says:

    You won’t find me in the Thomson Directory.
    Yellow Pages, though …..

  207. 207
    Anonymous says:

    Big deal, HMRC have also failed to pass their audit.

  208. 208
    Anonymous says:

    Says who?
    The point of public service is to enrich yourself, have a huge fat pension and exploitable contacts.

  209. 209
    Calamity Clegg says:

  210. 210
    Person from Porlock says:

    Vive la différence?

  211. 211
    Anonymous says:

  212. 212
    The House of Commons says:

    Morning suckers.

  213. 213
    Michael Corleone says:

    Yeah, so it’s all good then.

  214. 214
    Anonymous says:

    After it’s finished fermenting in the barrel my husband transfers it into sterilised plastic bottles(old tonic or pop bottles we’ve saved) and the beer will keep for months. He usually makes a winter ale in the summer which will be perfect for drinking around Christmas, then a lighter one for the rest of the year.

  215. 215
    Rambling Sid Rumpole says:

    I thought you were a small one

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Do 2 wrongs make it right?

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    Blowing Whistles says:

    Do I smell a cat in that comment?

  218. 218
    christmas is cancelled says:

    pint of reindeer piss anyone?

  219. 219
    michael james says:

    For the last 2 years i’ve been making my own beer by using the massive range of ready prepared kits.beacause you have to ferment them at home they are “alcohol” tax free.i now get 40 pints of beer anywhere from 4/5.5% and it’s as good if not better than pub beer for anywhere from £16-£25 to make 40 pints.not be long till the bastards start taxing these kits to the hilt.until then i get pissed and the chancellor get’s fuck all out of me for the pleasure…………ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!.

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    Blony Tair says:

    The yanks weren’t so fucking hot on financial propriety when they were collecting debt and selling it on as grade AAA securities.

    The yanks are having a go at BP, so why are we not taking their credit rating agencies to the fucking cleaners?

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    u r knot a jeniuz says:

    It’s free so they can choose to ignore what they please too.


  222. 222
    u r knot a jeniuz says:

    u not herd of libel n slander?


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