March 25th, 2013

Hacked Off Say Thanks to Secret Donors

You have to hand it to Brian Cathcart. Hacked Off’s self-styled nutty professor has summed up their secret donor dilemma in a typically self-important post this lunchtime:

“We do not regret accepting money to fund our activities from some people who did not want their donations made public. We understand and respect their desire to avoid the kind of hostile treatment that has been dished out to people who openly criticise the press, and we are grateful to them for their generosity. We are grateful too, to the very many generous people who have given money openly. We have been open from the outset about our funding.”

In other words thank you to the Billionaire Russian oligarchs, Gatsby-like Labour Lords and world-famous aristocrats that have donated. Despite Cathcart’s claim that they “have been open from the outset about our funding”, you only know their names thanks to Guido…


  1. 1
    Mike Whiteshorts says:

    Ed Balls needs to go on diet

  2. 2
    The Absolute Tosser in Number 10 says:

    Had a good laugh last night cooking up this new “hard line” on immigration. Does anybody actually believe this bollocks I spout out?

  3. 3
    Scamp The Excitable Dog says:

    We only really want to know who the ‘secret donors’ are so as we don’t have to read about their piss weak creations when they’re hawking them next time they feel like they need some free publicity.
    You can’t have it both ways f**k-faces.

  4. 4
    John Ward (Medway) says:

    With all that money coming in to the campaign he leads, perhaps he should change his name to Cashcart…

  5. 5
    Call me Dave says:

    Sounds like a splendid club. Can anyone join?

  6. 6
    Pubic hairdresser says:

    I must protect the pubes of my famous customers

  7. 7
    I bet you have says:

    Any suggestions?

  8. 8
    Justin Millie-Blieber, wannabe celeb says:

    I thought they were all bald nowadays

    Must be my imagination

  9. 9
    Waugh and Peace says:

    The pot calling the kettle bl ack I would say

  10. 10
    Edith Milliband says:

    Actually, if you had brass ones you could try that line as an election platform in 2015

  11. 11
    World wide celebrity says:

    My Charter has been defrocked

    And don’t forget to flog the Peckhams while you are at it

  12. 12
    The horse hung man-dingo of the apocalypse says:

    dumb bitch?
    fat fraudulent fucker?
    obese omnivorous oaf?

    plain old tea-leaf?

  13. 13
    Diane Abbotapotamus says:

    Although there is nothing wrong with it, you have been watching to much porn.

  14. 14
    LibDem peer says:

    Guido has eaten my gerbil

  15. 15
    Paniagua Solo says:

    Hater of the Sugar (for other people)

  16. 16
    Traveller says:

    I flew over Nevis yesterday Guido (true)

    It’s still there, the volcano has not exploded – yet!

  17. 17
    May as well Live in China says:

    But this is so wrong.

    Cameron must not allow a bunch of rich (or poor) people dictate to the government and decide how MY press can inform me.


  18. 18
    Vince the man says:

    I dont all are welcome….
    “Dr Cable distanced himself from Tory pledges to restrict immigration to “tens of thousands” and said Britain needed to “bang the drum” in China and India to encourage students to study here”

  19. 19
    Cameron is a Bullshiter says:

    Cameron Talks the Talk but does not Walk the Walk

  20. 20
    Guido Fawkes & Owen Jones Coalition says:

    The nicest people,such as Guido Fawkes & Owen Jones, always get treated like shit.

  21. 21
    Defrocked Dave the Rave says:

    My Charter is an omnishambles

    Like everything else I touch

    It will dissolve, of itself, like any good wet fart

    Leaving a nasty smell behind…

  22. 22
    Phil the last Greek says:

    Will you please leave out the Royal Charter bit..

    You are on your own kid

  23. 23
    David Cameron says:

    They didn’t. I caved in.

  24. 24
    Anonymous says:

    Oh ffs here we go again preaching to the converted.


  25. 25
    One Term Dave says:

    I’ve got more wind and piss than a butcher’s dog.

  26. 26
    Enough Already says:

    Cameron thinks that the public oppose immigration because of the quality of the immigrants he lets in. Some do. But the real issue is simply one of numbers. We can’t fit any more people into our country. He should shut the door on new arrivals and remove all the illegals. It is a very simpletask, but one which he is not up to.

  27. 27
    Free Speech says:

    Why hasn’t Oliver Letwin been sacked yet?

  28. 28
    Lord Stansted says:

    Brian Cathcart “Professor” in journalism, Kingston University..

    Real professors have no time for outside interests or appearing on TV; they’re too busy doing research.

  29. 29
    Let's fill our country with self-replicating shitting machines says:

    There is clearly a plot by vermin such as Cable to replace the English middle class with Asiatics (as long as they’re not Moslems who hate people like Cable); this is to correspond with the prior policy of replacing the English working class with third worlders who are more criminal, thicker and lazier.

  30. 30
    Hank The Cat says:

    Talk talk is a crap ISP

  31. 31
    Hank The Cat says:

    Letwin will be one of the stalking horses at the end of the year

  32. 32
    Offal Watch says:

    He’s not fit to grind up into a Fundus lasagne

  33. 33
    Genetic purity says:

    Together with Afriyie. Another halfbreed like Obama.

  34. 34
    Fubar Saunders says:

    Fecking Common Purpose stooge bastard.

  35. 35
    Hargaret Modge, Labour MP and Hypocritical serial long term aggressive Tax Avoider + expenses thief says:

    If we are discussing sinister secret threats to the UK how about Common Porpoise? Summat stinky fishy there.

  36. 36
    Vote UKIP.Org says:

    CMD*DD’s real Masters the EUSSR, the ones that pull all the strings for the Lab*Lib*Cons, won’t allow him to stray to far from there enforced dictates before they give his lead a sharp tug & bring him back into line !!!

    We have seen what the EUSSR have & are doing to Cyprus & we will know
    what to expect once we are firmly in the cross-hairs of there sights.

    Fingers crossed that fate has decided the EUSSR House of Cards with its
    ponzi €uro currency will implode sooner rather than later.
    Which is what the FX’s are saying this afternoon…….!!!!!

  37. 37
    a supporter of UKIP.ORG says:

    Plus some very large COSTS when its finally abandoned which of course
    the UK Tax Payers will have to pick Up !!!!

    Well done CMD something else to add to the EVER increasing national deficit
    but of course this wont bother you, as your’ll be in the Tax Free EUSSR Capital
    Brussels whooping it up at the tax payers expense like all the rest of your Eto*n Bull*ington Club fcu*king plo*nkers

  38. 38
    What a Joke says:

    Ah yes, double speak thrives – being open = open about not telling anyone what is going on……and the Prof has the cheek to say it? Of course he and his clique’s ‘open’ meeting with government and opposition before the vote went to Parliament was an equally wonderful thing.

    As he is a fan of democracy,perhaps he would allow an ‘open’ on-line vote so the rest of us could have our say?

    Thought not.


  39. 39
    Heir to Blaire says:

    Today I reiterated the EU’s policy on immigration hoping no one in the UK would notice.

  40. 40
    Hardly Amiss says:

    The wheels fell off the Trojan horse and he has yet to be breeched.

  41. 41
    Jimmy says:

    On reflection is “donors too frightened to be identified” your strongest argument?

  42. 42
    Aaron D Highside says:

    ‘In other words thank you to the Billionaire Russian oligarchs, Gatsby-like Labour Lords and world-famous aristocrats that have donated.’ What about the rich perverts caught trousers down?

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