March 4th, 2013

Rich’s Monday Morning View


  1. 1
    Julian the wonder horse says:

    let me guess!! It’s Willie Whitelaw in a wig!

  2. 2
    Owin Jones says:

    Kim Kardashian’s breast is getting larger

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    Gut feeling says:

    Anus horribilis.

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    Alan Davidson says:

    Cameron is a moron. UKIP will simply get all the tory vote if they do not tackle the EU and immigration, we want out

    Sign this petition to restrict Bulgarian and Romanians from entering the UK:

    Almost 71,000 signed

    at 100,000 it goes to parliament

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    Lou Scannon says:

    It’s utterly outrageous that a charlatan like Cameron could ever be a member of the party that Maggie once led.
    Give Cameron the boot. NOW.

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    Is it Michael Heseltine?

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    Owin Jones says:

    “Britain has paid out £30 million to terror suspects over allegations” … Jeezuz H. Christ on a fucking scud missile.

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    Anonymous says:

    The amount of metal sticking out at the back seems to be a tad understated.

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    Raving Loon says:

    The 3 mainstream parties don’t want to talk about immigration so UKIP are naturally filling the gap and aren’t perceived as nasty as the B&P. Dave is kidding himself if he thinks he can solve everything by sounding a bit harder on the EU.

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    Brian the Pissed-Off says:

    The Ides of March is Friday week – fingers crossed. Sooth!! Sooth!!

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    R. Youshore says:

    Don’t be daft, it’s obviously Peter Stringfellow.

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    Hugh Mann-Wright says:

    Is that all ?

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    Spartacus says:

    like the ukip boy said, (paraphrased)

    you promise a vote on the common market?
    (after your record) i need to see it in blood

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    bald old git says:

    Have just spat coffee over keyboard. Much funnier than the cartoon …

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    Eric and Ernie says:

    Rich without his Mark is like Little without his Large.

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    *Pours bucket of water on screen and waits for it to clear*

    Ah yes! I can see it now.

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    hmm....... says:

    Peter Sutcliffe admits his ‘sexual conduct fell well below the standards expected of a lorry driver’ as he sends himself into retreat

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    Owin Jones says:

    The latest front in Operation Divide and Rule sees soldiers being used to fight a political battle

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    Stewpot says:

    Is Dave meant to be in a cooking pot or behind a lectern?

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    Abigail says:

    Dear Mr Camoron

    You are so obsessed with occupying the “center ground” that you don’t realise that the “center ground” is no longer in the center.

    As a clue, I’d like to point out that the “center ground” is actually to your right.

    The voting public do not fit into a nice distribution curve around the middle. They move, they have their own views and ideas. They dont share your LibLabCon principles.

    UKIP found the center ground. Thats why they resonate and are on a surge.

    Now do you get it ???

    (Aged 6)

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    Residing in 96.99% white Merseyside says:

    Oh do stop carping on about Maggie. It’s a period many of us would like to forget.
    Anyway, what good did her policies do for us in the end?

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    The Tories are promising to abolish the Human Rights Act if they win in 2015. They are stupid enough to think that this will appease all their lost supporters.

    It is very difficult for people of at least average intelligence to understand how these dolts think. They seem to think that we are even stupider than they obviously are.

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    ow to win voters and influence people. says:


    How many wannabe married homosexuals who didn’t vote for Dave now vote Dave?

    How many Conservatives who did vote Dave now vote UKIP?

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    There is a limit to how much one can help an area which won’t help itself.

    I criticise Heseltine a lot but he did at least attempt to do something for Liverpool, a place by the way, which I do have some fondness for and where I have had not a few friends over the years. What is more, a number of these improvements endure such as the Tate which pull in people from other areas who might not actually come.

    Trouble is with the Derek Hattons of this world is that they would have their own passports and checkpoints coming in and leaving.

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    Old England says:

    The tory’s were out of power for 13yrs,what they promise now,Ref and ECHR
    stuff,is dependent on winning the next election…If they were serious,they would have attended to these matters as soon as they regained power…Dave really must think we X-tory supporters are pretty stupid,if he thought that would win him the GE..The 40yrs of EU influence,laws and directives,have made this country worse,not better,and now,Britain is ruined,by blind,stupid,arrogant,deluded,well educated political elites,who do not realise,or don’t want to realise the awful mistakes they have made…Thank goodness for this site,that enables we plebs to have a voice,allbeit ,ignored for 40yrs..!!!!!!

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    Queen Liz says:

    Charles, I’ve got the shits. What did you put in my soup?

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    Who Want's Some! says:

    Simply not possible if we remain in the EU. Just another Cameron PR soundbite that he can’t deliver on. Jesus they can’t even cap council tax rises so what chance have this lot got of removing the Human Right Act?
    Just what the f_ck is Parliament for now?

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    Brinx Matt Bobery says:

    Thing is over on the Guardian in the comments section on a story about single parents losing out in the Bedroom Bonus Tax (or Bonus Bedroom Tax?) anyway everyone is piling in saying the nasty party is back etc so whilst the right think Cameron is a pinko the left see him as a Tory through and through. Just leaves the centre largely agreeing with UKIP

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    Dave must grasp the moment before it is out of his reach. says:

    The thing is, Dave is in government and he is the PM. He won’t have a better chance to hold an EU referendum or do away with the ECHR than now and not on some must do list when he is an ex PM.

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    Call me Dave says:

    Look just trust me and in 2015 onwards you will see that I will start to think about a plan for a feasibility study to maybe eventually produce some document that after debate and change (much change) will possibly be the basis along with more long term hard research for a more right of centre policy.

    On that you have my cast iron promise

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    Dee Lusional says:

    Why stop at Bulgarians and Romanians!

    Here is the complete list

    Member states of the EU (year of entry)
    Austria (1995)
    Belgium (1952)
    Bulgaria (2007)
    Cyprus (2004)
    Czech Republic (2004)
    Denmark (1973)
    Estonia (2004)
    Finland (1995)
    France (1952)
    Germany (1952)
    Greece (1981)
    Hungary (2004)
    Ireland (1973)
    Italy (1952)
    Latvia (2004)
    Lithuania (2004)
    Luxembourg (1952)
    Malta (2004)
    Netherlands (1952)
    Poland (2004)
    Portugal (1986)
    Romania (2007)
    Slovakia (2004)
    Slovenia (2004)
    Spain (1986)
    Sweden (1995)

    On the road to EU membership
    Acceding country

    Candidate Countries
    The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

    Potential candidates
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    * This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/99 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence

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    Helpful says:

    Hatton is a capitalist now.

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    Nigel Farage says:

    At one time the Tories stood for low taxes, enterprise and jobs, now they only care about poofters and windmills.

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    Who Want's Some! says:

    And we have a weapon to kick off the war to remove this lot. Vote UKIP and keep the pressure on. The long war is to win the Conservative Party back to what it should be, UKIP is the means not the ends to this. Dave and his cabal need to be got rid off and a new generation of true conservatives that put England first put in their place. Once the Scots go their own way ( and I notice the Welsh want ‘parity’ with the Scots now) it will be English politics that the game is all about.

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    Pollyclasses says:

    Err no. Guardianistas are a small band of socialist elitists. They do not represent anything like mainstream Britain.

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    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    If the tories had won the last election outright, do you really think they would now be caring about poofters and windmills. Is it not the lid-dem element that is forcing this?

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    FrankFisher says:

    Very good.

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    D'Jango says:

    But UKIP didn’t win! Never has so much been read into coming second…

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    Anonymous says:

    Politics is a doughnut and the centre ground is the hole.

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    Dave Toasties R Us says:

    Hey Gideon, In the 3 minutes it’s just taken me to have a shit, we’ve increased the National Debt by another million quid.
    That’s pretty impressive growth what what?

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    FrankFisher says:

    They represent the media voice of Britain. The “bedroom tax” is a fabrication – doesn’t exist; but that isn’t stopping the BBC banging on about it 24/7.

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    Call me Dave says:

    So why is it me pushing the pink agenda and not Nick?

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    Nigel Farage says:

    He wasn’t in coalition when he hugged hoodies and polar bears!…. He is a LibDem.

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    One Term Dave says:

    Whenever I talk about immigration or the EU I have to use my brilliant PR skills. I always use “might” “should” or “could”. I never use “will” because that would be a commitment. It just goes to show that you can fool all of the people all of the time. Sometimes I’m so clever I could kiss myself.

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    FrankFisher says:

    ‘Forcing it’?

    Tail wagging dog. We’re expecting to believe no core tory policies can get through parliament; they haven’t even fucking tried. They won’t try. Because they don’t *want* any core tory polices. Dave is about as Tory as Ben Elton.

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    Cyril Smith & Jimmy Savile says:

    We like hugging hoodies.

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    George Gideon Oliver Osborne says:

    The latest manufacturing survey shows new export orders declining in February, for the 14th month in a row. On this evidence, we are not exporting our way out of depression. At all.

    Good Morning and I hope you all have a nice day.

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    Screwed Taxpayer says:

    Yes they would because it’s what fucking Dave believes in — being a caring meteorosexual chatterati cnut that has never done a proper day’s work in his life. Bastard.

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    Little was the straight man and Large was the “funny man” Hmmmmm

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    Cameron has obviously had enough of being PM
    After months and months of the public , business leaders and his own party telling the dopey twat “that he does not listen ”
    He decides not to listen

    Gone by Summer

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    Joe Public says:

    Kiss your arse.

  53. 53
    George Osborne says:

    My budget will prove we are Tories, I’m planning on taxing Tattoos! That’ll show ‘em!

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    City tax lawyer says:

    Since most large uk companies pay lttle or no tax in the UK

    I dont know what you worrying about

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    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    The problem is not so much that Cameron should lurch to the right but that he has already lurched so far to the left.

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    Hang The B@stards says:

    It’s about the surge you muppet. Look at the facts

    (1) UKIP went from 3% to 27%

    (2) Lib Dems mobilised their postal votes 8,500 out of their total votes of 11,500.

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    Synic says:

    Which of the low majority Tory M.P.s is going to knife the twat on the Ides of March?

    Probably none. They are all too gutless.

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    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    What are UKIP’s policies? All we hear from Nigel Farage is the 29 million Bulgarians and Romanians that could come to the UK.
    What would UKIP do about,
    1) The financial crisis.
    2) The benefit system.
    3) The defecit.
    4) The budget for the armed forces.
    5) Fuel prices.
    6) Future energy investment in power generation.
    7) Housing

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    Owin Jones says:


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    I think one of the old “usual suspects” should do it
    ie John Redwood or Ken Clarke

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    Europoes Romany People. An underclass tribe of millions. says:

    You obviously have never been to Romania and Bulgaria and observed the problems that their societies have with the Gypsies and the social unrest that results. The Romanians have just banned the gypsies from driving around in their horse and carts hence the excess of horse meat on the market.

    Given a choice of living in a squalid ghetto and begging on the streets of Bucharest or living the life of Riley on the social in England which would you choose?

    Remember when Romania broke free from Russia and all those orphanages that were discovered and attracted the media and Anneka Rice like flies. What the BBC failed and made a conscious effort not to report was the the source and cause of all those unwanted babies. Europe’s Romany population and it’s plight has been swept under the carpet until NOW!!.

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    Exactly. And pizza slices don’t even have the vote.

    The possibility exists that everyone who enters the portals of Number Ten as Her Majesty’s First Lord of the Treasury becomes infected by some as yet unidentified madness.

    Dave’s is bum sex marriages. Blair’s was making unwinnable wars against unidentified enemies, Major’s was not being able to dump poor ministers, Maggy’s was the poll tax. Callaghan’s was being unable to recognise a crisis when the dead were lying unburied in the streets, Wilson’s was thinking that devaluation would not cause inflation for a nation which relies upon imports, Heath’s was misjudging the miners, Home’s was understanding neither politics nor economics, MacMillan’s was his inability to recognise his minister’s exposure to spies in their efforts to fornicate.

    Of course, it will be seen that I have omitted one. A unique individual. A saviour of the world. Brown was just plain bonkers before anyone ever imagined he would get to Number Ten. He passed through the doors completely immune to the evil spirits which therein lurk. They probably took fright when they saw him approach.

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    Synic says:

    Who needs manufacturing? Our economy thrives on the hard work of the public sector and banker wankers — all producing absolutely fuck all in real terms.

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    Maggie says:

    I got mumbled by a dead sheep. Remember?

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    Anonymous says:

    that could equally describe the current tory party.

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    BBC policy guru says:

    We prefer to consider it the jammy centre, though we have more in common with jammy dodgers.

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    It is a wig that Dave found that gives him the flowing locks of Micael Heseltine to give him the Tarzan look

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    Centre Parting says:

    If the Vatican, as the employer of this bloke, are going to investigate his conduct, can they check if they are paying the correct amount of UK tax whilst they are at it?

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    One Term Dave says:

    My policies are not left or right. Sam Cam says that policies should all be fluffy pink and touchy feely. That’s the only way to win in 2015.

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    In the manner of all socialists ultimately.

    To name an exception is hard but I will try: Josip Broz Tito.

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    Land owning Aussies says:

    But all the $$$$ brought into house prices in Aus mean far more money to buy in Europe or anywhere else. Try California. So your policy would suck Bruce.

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    The Big Society says:

    Nope. It is because I am a Conservative that I want to see all poofters married and the Land owners have a cast iron subsidised income from the windmills.

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    Ah! There you are sir!

    Good morrow to thee. I pray you are well?

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    Tommy Smith says:

    I am awaiting a reply from him to my last three emails about his compensation proposals for when I am forcibly repatriated back to the UK from my expensive bunker in Berlin.

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    Seek and Ye shall find says:

    Here you go. The answers to your questions.

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    lojolondon says:

    I think a re-count of postal votes is in order – if Liebour do it and Respect do it and Tower Hamlets have perfected it then why do we trust the LimpDims not to do it.

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    The Boy Plunger says:

    As of 6 April 2013 all religious buildings to pay Council Tax .

    That will get things moving.

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    Mad cod feelin eel says:

    Millitwit is a “Kipper” = Two faced and no guts

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    We would love to come second , the news papers would write about it for the next 50 years

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    They haven’t quite grasped that you can fool the some of the electorate some of the time, but you cannot fool all the electorate all of the time

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    pissed off voter says:

    Well the current lot are nurturing those problems,

    The previous lot created those problems,

    UKIP are unlikely to be worse than lib/lab/con.

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    And an excellent morning to you sir , yes i’m fine as i hope you and yours are ?
    Almost sombrero time i feel

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    And that’s why I created an epetition to scrap postal votes.

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    Question Crime says:

    CMRR How often do you pop out to see your scouse friends?

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    Antileftoid says:

    Dear oh dear, Django.. Eastleigh is a Libdem stronghold, they lost votes to UKiP and UKiP gained votes against every other party in the By-election, if it wasn’t for the postal votes Eastleigh would be UKiP’s first Parliamentary seat, this is the start of a massive turnover, the smear campaign against UKiP has started in earnest amongst the lefty buffoons which is good news for UKiP as they are at last being taken seriously.

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    Anonymous says:

    These caricatures are mostly unrecognisable, I think Guido is moonlighting as Rich.

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    It is also St. Padraig’s day, is Guido up for it

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    Bluebottle says:

    He is yesterday’s man if he ever had a day .

    Forget and move on .

    Comedians are the future.

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    Even though it was any funnier with 2 of them says:

    Come back Mark – all is forgiven!

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    You may be assured that I have been polishing mine hard.

    Shall you be seeking out any new orifices up in them their hills to prospect, probe and mine diligently with the best blunt weapon known to man?

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    Hack from Chinese version of Sun says:

    How you know Anneka Rice like flies?

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    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    Unlike Milibland, UKIP do have policies. Unlike the coalition UKIP are not limited by what EUropeans will allow them to do.

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    Anonymous says:

    hmm. you really think it will be Hunt, then?

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    The big question for the Abolish Postal Votes Campaign says:

    Can we have a postal vote in the referendum on it?

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    Yes if i can ever afford to go back up there , I really thought Dave would sort this shit out
    But all he’s done is make it worse

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    A Pleb who wants Mitchell out of public office says:

    The reason the Tories lost Eastleigh was because the candidate chosen by Cameron was crap .

    For fuck sake she couldn’t even have a stab at a polite non victory address and needed minders .

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    Prof. International Human Rights Law says:

    The issue is not with the ECHR per se, but with mostly the right to discriminate on the grounds of nationality in withholding fully paid for social benefits, most of which are provided due to this, even more so deporting people who commit terrorism crimes here to their own country which should also be totally legal. We should not be sheltering terrorists. Nor providing for scroungers. All of this can be negotiated with Merkel within the EU. No-one has the Balls to do it. Even Ed Balls would certainly not.

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    Slimeball says:

    Redwood? Ha, not a chance. He’s too busy being snippy about UKIP in Eastleigh.

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    Scrap Referndums before we have one on Europe says:

    This would solve the postal voting problems – no elections at all.

    The “top” people know what is right and the rest of us need to get on with our big society, one nation lives and stop thinking that we have any right to interfere.

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    It does make me wonder all this business of homosexual marriages who is actually pushing all this though, I doubt Dave would do all this and have a very sizeable chunk of the Cons so against it, surely, not through the goodness of his heart, who is pulling his strings?

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    The Truth being says:

    What is the point of a UK government having policies when all policies are dictated from Brussels?

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    pissed off voter says:

    not quite true – they did produce a lot of problems :(

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    Slimeball says:

    Hague’s pathetic interview on Marr’s show yesterday deserves a lot more ridicule than it has as yet received. He’s a twat.

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    Anonymous says:

    Looks like it’s all over for the tories.

    ha ha ha

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    @Question Crime

    I was last in Liverpool on 26/10/1998 when I went to see Sudely Art Gallery, Croxteth Hall and also I managed to see the Tate again. I had previously done business with over 20 firms in Liverpool and the Wirral. Stayed in New Brighton that last time but in may places before. Must have first gone there c1975. Had the privilege to sit in Shankley’s seat once.

    What were you doing on that day?

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    Facts says:

    No. She was not chosen by Cameron, she is the long standing Conservative candidate and was selected by the local party. What went wrong was Tory HQ trying to piss on her parade as she sounded too much like a proper job Tory for their liking.

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    Anonymous says:

    Good point, Parliament is a lame duck. Perhaps it still has a use in fooling as many people as possible outside the bubble that it is still a place of legislative importance.

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    Zeitgeist in Strawberry Hill says:

    You’re forgetting on the EU who Dave is in power with (in the coalition). Reassuringly Fib Dem.

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    lost in Clacton says:

    And who ,sir ,are you ?

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    My giro has not arrived says:

    If it is over for the tories it is over for us all.

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    Golly says:

    Ah the penny has dropped .

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    Zeitgeist in Strawberry Hill says:

    We love to read your manifesto with interest. Then if in power you’ll have to dump it and jump ship on board HMS Clegg & Co again. Woo hoo. P.S. boundary change, we’d rather prefer not.

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    Hague is full of SHIT says:

    It was wasn’t it? I could not believe it when he said we had no control over our borders and that was a good thing.

    Well Mr Hague how does the ability of a few Britons to work in Poland without having to show a passport outweigh millions of Britons having to subsidise the Polish social services?

    I really can not understand this stupid argument that because of the EU we are free to work in Europe, when we could work in Europe before the EU, the ECC and the Common Market. How does MR Hague explain the British Bridge that connects Buda with Pest?

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    Prof. of Reality says:

    Can it fuck be negotiated with Merkel.

    The only solution to the EU is to get out of it and leave the horse eaters to stew in it.

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    Golly says:

    Ok so she was not a Cameron babe but was she crap or not ?

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    dilitante dave changed nothing did nothing.

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

    Well they can jolly well ride their horses and carts around Britain! Super! Eco-friendly transport, and safe too, what what. Imagine – hundreds of thousands of horses and carts, it will be spiffing!

    These poor Romany types have had it so hard in Romania, I for one can’t wait for them to come and have a happier life here, the jolly little tinkers!

    Toodle pip!

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    254 Tax Rises since 2010 says:

    What would UKIP do?

    The answers are all here.

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    Pawn Sandwich says:

    We need a return of Labour and their borrow, tax and spend for a couple of years then the devaluation of the pound will reach such levels that when you get your jobseekers allowance it will be sufficient for a packet of fags and thats it!

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    Dave's doubling the debt says:

    It was all over for the Tories the day they voted for One Term Dave, the Europhile socialist imbecile, to be their leader.

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    Anonymous says:


    to your reading list and you will begin to understand or would if you weren’t a tory fuckwit.

    It’s a complicated tale but it’s the EU and other transnational bodies at the root of this shit. As almost always.

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    Dave Cam the rare'un says:

    I agree there, they love in fighting, if it continues they might as well split one lot with Farage and the other lot with Dave and his chums, they cannot continue as a disunited party, it will not win them elections. All political parties think that the general population still vote tribally, they forget that apart from the usual folks, the population can think and work things out for themselves and do not need to be told who or what to vote for.

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    Hon Lady Cordelia Fortescue-Smythe in Chipping Norton says:

    Yes, and Gordon too has allowed us to develop on the hills and buy shares in public land ones! However more Russian gas will be required; I understand they’re awash with bribes too!

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    Shanghai McDonalds worker says:

    “Would you like flies with that?”

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    Margaret Thatcher (- nearly dead) says:

    I destroyed manufacturing as we do not require it.

    As I said at the time, something else will magically pop up to replace it.

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    Diane Robot parody says:

    They produce social cohesion and the bankers, well they pay taxes towards the frontbench (and maybe the NHS on a good day, but in a few cases just reaching the executive). As future health minister, I know I will be able to build new hospitals in crowded parts of London and worry about the debt later. xxx

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    Grimy Miner says:

    That is actually a very good analysis of 60 years of politics, CRMM.

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    A casual observer says:

    Cartoon or random drawing: discuss.

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    hold them to ac says:

    Actually it was global markets that stemmed all but advanced manufacturing and luxury/domestic foodstuffs/fashion. And this was not adequately protected either under Labour. Allowing banks to go under and a few people to go out would have been good, but Brown was a Darling to the banking system, who couldn’t just stand by and see nature take its course. RBS/Northern Rock etc. By now even on an RBS collapse ordinary working folk would be fixed, not fucked as they warned Brown.

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    Antileftoid says:

    Considering this is supposed to be a ‘Paperless society’ there certainly seems to be a lot of it being pushed around, in fact it’s all the ‘workers’ of this country seem to do these days

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    Who Want's Some! says:

    Exactly, Dave actually seems to like being in a Coalition with the LibDems! He is closer to them on just about everything than many of his own MPs and certainly more than the party membership. All three main parties share the same core ideology big state, big government, micro manage people’s lives and retain ‘world influence’ through a Euro Super State. None have any real commitment to national politics they find the concept distasteful. Even if Dave had won an outright majority he would have followed much of this agenda.

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    Anonymous says:

    The Tories aren’t for lurching…..from the left

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    Who Want's Some! says:

    Redwood is yesterday’s man. This will take more than one GE to fix the Tory party, it needs a clear defeat on the core elite programme of EU membership to get us the next generation of politicians to come forward from the actual battle this will create. UKIP are not the solution but they are the catalyst and it will be painful.

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    hold them to ac says:

    It’ll be one for an average seat, where Lib Dems are like hens’ teeth save in Solihull. Would be appropriate if it were Sajid Javid (who stupidly will think himself save with 10000 majority) but most likely to be e.g. Chris Kelly (Dudley South) or Jacob Rees-Mogg (NE Somerset), heavyweights Keith Simpson and Mark Pritchard are also contenders who will all lose their seats ceteris paribus.

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    Conrad says:

    His wife allegedly.

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    hold them to ac says:

    Random drawing. This would have had comedy value 2 years ago, it is now a life portrait.

    BTW I do wonder whether “lurching” is a word still used by people, as it has not been used in BBC news since 20 years ago, therefore it seems Cameron yet again has failed to engage with his “core”, and is flirting with guardianistas to no avail (e.g. Liberal London suburbs will remain Lib Dem). He needs to reach out and appeal to those IN WORK, those who want to RESTRICT BENEFITS to those who have PAID IN, or are ACTUALLY DISABLED BEYOND WORK, and possibly REFORM NOW THE EU AND VOTE ON IT, not when he’s LOST THE 2015 ELECTION DUE TO LABOUR AND UKIP. Or he can carry on listening to the no. 10 office.

  137. 137
    Rennard's dead squirrel hairpiece says:

    WTF is Michael FabriHunt channelling Boris Johnson

  138. 138
    hold them to ac says:

    You’re spinning. He, a figure of fun, Fab, said “Comedian Beppe has done well in Italian Elections. Is Boris our Beppe?”

    Would it be nice if the PM had a pulse and was not a softie, YES.

  139. 139
    A. Gerrymanderer says:

    Postal Votes

  140. 140
    Observer says:

    For once not bad, have they had a NHS tourist humour implant?

  141. 141
    Sir Keith Josphef says:

    Think where we would be if she hadnt been Prime Minister, too horrible to contemplate. Lefty rubbish

  142. 142
    hold them to ac says:

    If you’re referring to Fab he is an alright bloke looking at his news items, very pro-Farage and Johnson, and that saves him in Lichfield. But for how much longer?

  143. 143
    UK Watch says:

    Do some googling. A number of Lib Dems have been jailed for postal vote fraud. They are particularly bad offenders when it comes to local council elections.

  144. 144
    Hugh Janus says:

    Only his left hand is visible – how very appropriate. (And no prizes for guessing what his right hand is doing….)

  145. 145
    Eastleigh sailor in Hamble le Rice says:

    In-tune Fabricant more than doubled his majority in 2010 to 17,683.

    His opposition is totally split: UKIP polled 5.7% however, so he would probably clinch it in a close 4-way fight. Don’t think most others can boast so big a majority or so divided an opposition. Only one solution, ditch Clegg or ditch Cameron before 2015, the sooner the better.

  146. 146
    Observer says:

    ‘Lurching’ isn’t it some form of hare coursing?

  147. 147
    Les grandes oreilles says:

    Mumsie, all you need is a small pinch of abdicat… er, I mean, medication powder.

  148. 148
    Les grandes oreilles says:

    You should change your moniker to strawberry fool – much more appropriate.

  149. 149
    Eastleigh sailor in Hamble le Rice says:

    No but more now used in the phrase “left me in the lurch”, how this forum almost everyone feels by the conservative party on gay marriage and on really dealing with the deficit.

  150. 150
    Old England says:

    William Hague used to be brilliant,but something happened in his life,or upset him,or he found he could not be true to his belief,or the Eton boys have sapped
    his confidence,but something has changed him,and,its a shame..Come on William,
    save the pound and help to save the remnants of our once great country..Get us out of the EU, hey, defect to the natural party of Britain,or make the tory party leadership see the futility of their EU support..Ooooo,, a flying pig….

  151. 151
    Les grandes oreilles says:

    Not quite right mate. “Will” shows willingness to do something. “Shall” is usually regarded as binding (in international law anyway – whatever that may be!).

  152. 152
    Les grandes oreilles says:

    At least Redwood has a basic grasp of economics – unlike 99% of his Tory colleagues and 100% of those opposite.

    Still, on the bright side, when the Krauts finally decide they have had enough of paying for Europe’s feckless wasters, and Merky loses the forthcoming elections, they may just decide to walk away from the EU and all it stands for. So what will Barosso and Rumpypumpy do then?

  153. 153
    JH3480923450 says:

    How many of those Poms turned up unable to speak the language with their palm out?

  154. 154
    Disgusted of Neasden says:

    If the Tories had supported AV, the LibDems probably wouldn’t have won Eastleigh.

  155. 155
    Les grandes oreilles says:

    If rates are based on square footage, the Regents Park and East London mosques (two of the largest in the world I hear) could fund the welfare budgets for Tower Hamlets, Luton, Bradford etc etc for the next 5 years.

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    Residing in 96.99% white Merseyside says:

    I would recommend the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight (direct train from Lime St underground station) for your next visit. Get off at Bebington.

  157. 157
    Basher the Assad says:

    That was one of the most delusional interviews I have ever seen.

  158. 158
    Residing in 96.99% white Merseyside says:

    Didn’t Our Dave say something similar to that before the last GE?

    Easier said than done – same with immigration.

  159. 159
    No poofs of smoke yet in Rome says:

    Perhaps he mis-spoke and meant instead “leching”?

  160. 160
    Rule 1: No poofs says:

    .. and if the duplicitous Libdems had honoured their commitment and supported boundary changes……

    …but no, they’d rather throw their rattles out of the pram.

  161. 161
    Anonymous says:

    I seem to remember many a surge in anti government votes at by elections during the Thatcher years and what did it achieve? You surge if you want to the governments not for turning!

  162. 162
    UKIP - the way forward says:

    Good stuff there!

  163. 163
    Abracadabra says:

    Face it – Diane James was the best candidate of the campaign – if you can call a couple of weeks a campaign.

  164. 164
    Abracadabra says:

    Fabricant is just weird.

  165. 165
    Fred Blogs says:

    Wasn’t Lurch the butler in the Addams family?

  166. 166
    Point of Information says:

    Even with the postal votes, the Lib Dem majority was not that convincing.

    That should be noted very carefully. ;-)

  167. 167
    JabbaTheCat says:

    “It’s about the surge you muppet.”

    Actually numb nuts, it’s about winning, and Ukip lost. Furthermore, Ukip being the self professed anti-EUSSR and ‘true’ Tory political party, managed to let in a rabid pro-EUSSR LibDim into the HOC…

  168. 168
    Point of Information says:

    The Poms aren’t the illegals down there.

    Oz deals with real illegals, like Vietnamese boat people, using gun boats and concentration camps, before deporting back.

    If this is an aboriginal initiative though, it is worth signing. From their point of view all European settlers are illegal.

  169. 169
    JabbaTheCat says:

    Yep, we would have Arthur Scargill sitting in Vince Cable’s office, using a hand cranked abacus, by candle light, to work out his weekly Trabant fuel expenses…

  170. 170
    Frank's son says:

    Because the Libdems think that Britain may never have a majority government ever again and they want to be in a coalition for evermore. If the boundaries were changed then they’d never be in power ever again….get it?

  171. 171
    JabbaTheCat says:


  172. 172
    Point of Information says:

    They have been passing their horses off as beef recently as horse / cart are not allowed on the new roads in Romania.

  173. 173
    Point of Information says:

    The problem of the Romani is not new, or being revealed now.

    The Czeck Republic has been having serious problems for a while.

    They struck a deal with Canada back in 2009 to get rid of a lot of them:

    There was some resistance in Canada to receiving them, but then there is plenty of space. The Roma did get a shock when winter arrived in deepest darkest Manitoba. It helps keep the numbers down.

    It is fair to say that the Roma are being pushed out of their homeland and find it hard to settle elsewhere as they do not conform to the usual norms which modern society demands. In particular living in a fixed location, paying tax to the state etc.

    For balance it should be noted that most of them are human vermin, or at least that is how they are perceived in their home land.

  174. 174

    Well said 96.99%!

    That is one of my favourite galleries in the UK and I have been back there several times. Always by car as I tend to go to places where no public transport goes. A treasure house of Pre-Raphaelite paintings amongst many other genre.

  175. 175
    Rufus Stone says:

    Why wait till 2015 – out now from the ECHR & EU.

  176. 176
    fendel says:

    Get Boris in!

  177. 177
    BBC Disinfotainment Commissioning Team says:

    Not vermin, just human. I know well their reputation in E. Europe and knew some guys who as backpacking brit students were robbed of everything they had on a train in Czechoslovakia, as was.

    For balance, you can’t blame them for wanting to go where the grass is greenest, i.e. where UK welfare will subsidize their lifestyle. At least they aren’t part of a rapacious, messianic, world subjugation cult. The gyppoes would be the amongst those that’d have greatest reason to fear any sharia-state scimitar. Multiculti compliance in action – ironic, no?

  178. 178
    Vicar of Bray says:

    Call Me Dave – The Lurcher.

    The Lurcher needs to go for a walk at least once a day (especially in small living quarters). It will enjoy running free in a safe, enclosed area It is extremely fast and is a natural racer. It will chase and kill small game. Be sure to provide a safe area for this politician to run so it does not get hit by a car should it decide to take off after an animal.!!

  179. 179
    Anonymous says:

    In who?

  180. 180

    wow! many thanks for that incredible write-up. I really liked it towards the main. Hope you keep putting up such incredible reports

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    Rage Against the Devious Political Elite says:

    Is that the c-nt who Deregulated the Banks and pretended to privatise the Public sector,, To be managed by the same knackers who ran them as Nationalised industries.. Making them Quasi Private Companies that could Rob the TAX payer and consumer?

  182. 182
    Rage Against the Devious Political Elite says:

    Devious.. Deviant,, Bent, All the Words that apply to the Political Elite

  183. 183
    Muuurty's Ghuuurst says:

    Is my 1p bid still the highest?

  184. 184
    Once said says:

    Education Education Education, Three issues.

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