April 15th, 2013

Rich’s Monday Morning View


169 Comments

  1. 1
    Guy Martin to win TT2013 says:

    Good lord, they’re nearly recognisable

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  2. 2
    The Loony Left says:

    All the lefty deadbeats are downstairs in Hades then ?

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  3. 4
    Raving Loon says:

    I thought David Bellamy was still alive?

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  4. 6
    Curse of Cameron says:

    Order-Order now thinks that a man who had his political opponents thrown out of aeroplanes deserves a place in heaven. How very “libertarian” of Britain’s premier pro-censorship right-wing wankbag.

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  5. 8
    Lost in Clacton says:

    Once a fascist always a fascist, as they say in Barcelona.

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  6. 12
    Village Idiot says:

    “Thatchulism”, good word,What can it mean??????

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    .... says:

    Christ that is a shit cartoon, shit drawing, shit jokes, just shit all round, next week can we have one of Rupert the Testicle bollocks deep in Guido’s fat greasy a-hole?

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  9. 20
    STUFF London. It is no longer English. says:

    BBC news headline is some government pilot welfare thingy being tested in Londonistan. Never before have they lead on a scheme being tested anywhere else outside of our foreign capital.

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    • 23
      .... says:

      Aww diddums did the big city scare you with all the nasty brown people?

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    • 24
      Will says:

      The bbc are not interested in going outside of London or media centre Manchester for an interview it might be too much hard work.

      One of my in laws was filmed by the bbc for a programme they did such a hatchet job on him that they edited a 2 day interview process down to 5 mins and misrepresented his organisation so badly

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    • 39
      nellnewman says:

      London is Cosmopolitan – has always been cosmopolitan – and that is its strength.

      I don’t like the place – although I was there Saturday – all that traffic and trains and the underground!!

      It was lovely to come home and sit in a quiet garden afterwards.

      Thing is if you don’t the place you need to find somewhere else that you do like.

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    • 102

      Why does the cap not apply to Tax Credits – the benefits fraud of choice for muslims?

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      • 130
        Owen c@nt says:

        Self-employed taxi driver not had a fare all year nicely topped up to 30k . That’ll do nicely!

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  10. 25
    victormeldrew says:

    The BBC will be the death of me!

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  11. 26
    Will says:

    It’s not wrong to cap benefits, it’s just that the left wing think we should keep paying out for ever higher amounts. They never answer the question how can 1 million east Europeans get a job over here when we have 1 million unemployed !!!

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    • 32
      Benefits Junkie says:

      You keep paying, I’ll keep claiming.

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    • 51
      M says:

      Anyone get a benefits cut party pack . If you can celebrate death why not benefit cuts ?

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    • 64
      widescreen2010 says:

      The answer is that the Eastern Europeans who come here are intellegent, educated, and willing to work. The thick, ignorant, and lazy who inhabit this island will join the dole cue.
      Personally, I am OK with that.

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    • 74
      Anonymous says:

      They are being “capped” at £500 per week for a family,£24,000 a year ! why do Grauniad readers etc keep calling them “poor!” it creates the image that they have to scratch around on rubbish tips to get the money to eat! absulutely mad! why arent the left honest !

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      • 104

        But the million or so Parkistanis who claim “tax credits” will be outside the cap.

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        • 134
          life in the real world says:

          No one should be able to claim any kind of benefits until they’ve paid into the system for a few years.

          When a relative moved to Greece several years ago,she had to have a certain amount of money deposited in a Greek bank account to prove she wouldn’t be a drain on the their system. Why can’t we introduce that here?

          When another relative tried to emigrate to Australia several years ago, he couldn’t because he didn’t have the skills they wanted. Why can’t we introduce that here?

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  12. 27
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    I think we’ve got a very clear message, a loud and clear message that Britain cannot let up in dealing with its debts, dealing with its problems, cannot let up in making sure that Britain can pay its way in the world.

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    • 31
      Ed Ballsup says:

      Nah! Let’s keep partying and so what if we end up like Greece? What lovely weather they have.

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      • 36
        Will says:

        Nobody likes being told the parties over. But at the end of the day you cannot keep maxing out the credit card otherwise those nasty lenders might want thier money back one day.

        Or wants more interest for lending you money to compensate for the risk of default !!

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    • 152
      Taxi! says:

      Message for you ols son –

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    Theresa April, Home Secretary says:

    I am deeply saddened by todays announcement of the passing of Baroness Thatcher.

    It is now my responsibility to make appropriate funeral arrangements.

    In view of this sudden and unexpected news it is right that I suspend my campaign to drive nasty elements out of the Conservative Party.

    I will not consider standing for the now-vacant position of Leader until after next week’s State funeral.

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  14. 30
    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    Another cartoon that is as funny as rickets.

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  15. 33
    Hang The Bostards says:

    Fat racist Dianne ABBOTT on GMTV talking about Thatcher.

    Her only contribution was “£10 million is a waste of money”

    remind me Dianne you racist cow, what exactly have you achieved in all your great years as an MP…….Oh yes… F.uckAll

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    • 38
      Anonymous says:

      Calm down dear she’s only a labour MP who has not had a real job for decades. Another benefits junkie who is happy to live on taxpayers money, but does little for it.

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    • 40
      Will says:

      Diane most probably has claimed over £10 million from the taxpayer as a councillor and mp. So that is a waste of money. Diane get a real job you benefit scrounger

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        Hang The Bostards says:

        she claimed £560 for photographs of herself…. Hmmmmm

        I would rather spend £10 million for the funeral of a great statesman than £560 on photographs of a fat bigoted racist cow.

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    • 43
      Whinger's dinners says:

      Did she stuff her fat face anywhere nice over the weekend?

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    • 46
      Im such a c'unt even my own parents abandoned me, Dame Nicky Campbell says:

      Parasites like Abbott are beyond parody.

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      • 86
        albacore says:

        Come now, you’ve heard of comic relief
        And if you still have any belief
        In the played-out LibLabCon sick joke
        As the punch line, shirley she’s bespoke

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    • 54
      Hang The Bostards says:

      funny I don’t recall Thatcher having to apologise to the house for failing to declare earnings outside of Parliament.

      Abbott is a two face hypocritical self serving fat racist cow.

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    They're all smug, sneering, chip on both shoulders, Celt cu'nts at the BBC says:

    One of them is Sir James of Savile, but who are the other two fuckers?

    I aint looked at this blog for a year, but when i come back i finds this ‘cartoon’ shit still occuring

    Shit

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  17. 55
    MRS SKID says:

    Can you not alternate and give Mark a chance to be funny ?

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  18. 59
    Anonymous says:

    My objections to Thatcher can be summarised thus:

    1. The destruction of British Industry because it was the main source of her opposition

    2. Her reinstatement of permanent mass unemployment (4.5 million) for political purposes after an absence of 50 years

    3. The waste of North Sea Oil revenues funding that mass unemployment and a failure to invest a one-time windfall

    4. The devastation of whole areas of Britain – left to rot and so producing a permanent underclass and areas of Britain that all these years later remain devastated

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    • 70
      Mitch says:

      So, when she ‘destroyed’ the main source of her opposition, did those people then support her, or still ‘opppose’ her?? I think you may be a little confused.

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    • 76
      CarryHole is a silly Hunt says:

      I think you’ll find she just removed the subsidy for those areas that failed (that was being paid for by ruining said subsidising areas).

      She didn’t destroy them, they destroyed themselves by allowing unions.

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    • 78
      Got a new Crayon says:

      Repeat the myths as many times as you want -your lefty lies will not change history

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    • 85
      Anonymous says:

      My objections to you can be summarised thus:
      1= B/S
      2=UTTER B/S
      3=MASSIVE B/S
      4=AN EXTINCTION LEVEL EVENT OF B/S
      Oh and a bonus one
      5= YOU SMELL OF B/S!

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    • 89
      Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

      1. Manufacturing industry declined more under Blair and Brown than it ever did under Thatcher. So logically you must hate Labour more.
      2. It was the unions who created the unemployment by striking so much and asking for too much money so the industry could not compete against the rest of the world. And because it could not compete nobody was willing to invest in it.
      3. The money from North Sea oil was spent in paying off the debts that previous cowardly governments had spent appeasing unions, especially in nationalised industry.
      4. Certain areas indeed were deprived (as they were before 1979) but the reason for that was that there was no money to do much about it despite the high taxation at the beginning of her leadership. Far too much was being spent subsidising failing uncompetitive industries like coal and iron and steel. And it was tax payers money being wasted. And so because ordinary people paid so much tax they couldnt afford to buy all that much. But Thatcher changed all that and reduced taxes so that people had more money in their pockets.

      And why is that people are more than willing to come to this country from all corners of the world to seek work but some people in this country can’t even be arsed to go to their local job centre to look for work?

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      • 139
        Little Englander says:

        And now far too much is being spent subsidising failing uncompetitive lefty jobsworths in the public sector and in quangos, NGOs and fake charities and in bribing Labour’s core support of anti-everything groaners, moaners, whingers and their imported foreign electorate. And it is tax payers money being wasted.

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    • 90
      Vince says:

      She was a one-woman Luftwaffe, really.

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    • 106
      Anonymong says:

      1. The destruction of Militant, politicised Trades Union because it was the main source of economic disruption.

      2. Her reinstatement of temporary mass unemployment (4.5 million) as a big stick to threaten the culture of entitlement.

      3. The waste of North Sea Oil revenues to stop a bunch of subsidised steel and mine workers from starving.

      4. The evolution of whole areas of Britain – encourgaing to pull their fingers out and to discourage them from suckling at the teat of the state. Instead they’ve expanded their expectations of “entitlement” and become satiated with big TVs and cheap holidays in the sun.

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    • 124
      Tony E says:

      Even if any of that was factually accurate, it fails to deal with one glaring issue.

      When these great working communities were suddenly found without work due to old industries closing down (for whatever reason) – why did not the new industries move into those areas to exploit the sudden availability of potentially high skilled, but relatively cheap labour?

      Why for example, did big firms coming into the UK for the first time in the 80’s move to places like Reading and Slough rather than to Sheffield?

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    • 129
      Anonymous says:

      She destroyed the Unions.

      That left a vacuum. There was no one left backing small industry.

      The subsequent governments cocooned in the safety of Westminster only listened to those with a voice. Therefore there was nothing other than the financial sector and the multi-nationals.

      We did not grow our own industry and became reliant on the financial sector. This was then seen as essential and given special powers. It grew uncontrolled without any competition for economic attention.

      Then it all fell down.

      She killed the voice of the industries, because they had become corrupted with power. But left the country biased and damaged.

      History shows the worst thing to do is to completely destroy an enemy.

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    • 131
      Vince says:

      Just think of all that tonnage of bombs the Nazis wasted trying to grind down our manufacturing base, when all they had to do was have a word with Keith Joseph!

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      • 136
        answer me this says:

        So why didn’t Labour reverse ANY of the measures she introduced????

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        • 140
          Little Englander says:

          Good point, well made. Instead of “investing in growth” they imported a new foreign electorate “to rub the right’s nose in diversity” – and went to war.

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    • 143
      Jan says:

      Funny thing is that by the time Thatcher became PM there was NO British industry to speak of. I was working for a US company trying to source all manner of goods in the UK for our massive billion dollar projects. Because of where the projects were (outside the EU) we did not have to buy equipment from Europe. Our buyers tried to purchase in the UK but gave up….The materials we did purchase were always late…It was exhausting dealing with UK manufacturers.There was always some drama or other.

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  19. 60
    Anonymous says:

    I can see the ad campaign for Heaven plc now.

    “If you see God, tell him.”

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  20. 61
    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    A Soviet judge walked out of his chambers laughing his head off. A colleague approached him and asked why he was laughing. “I just heard the funniest joke in the world!” “Well, go ahead, tell me!” said the other judge. “I can’t – I just gave a guy ten years in a gulag for telling it!”

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  21. 62
    Neil Kinnock (before the 1983 election) says:

    If Margaret Thatcher is re-elected as prime minister on Thursday, I warn you. I warn you that you will have pain – when healing and relief depend upon payment. I warn you that you will have ignorance – when talents are untended and wits are wasted, when learning is a privilege and not a right. I warn you that you will have poverty – when pensions slip and benefits are whittled away by a government that won’t pay in an economy that can’t pay. I warn you that you will be cold – when fuel charges are used as a tax system that the rich don’t notice and the poor can’t afford.
    I warn you that you must not expect work – when many cannot spend, more will not be able to earn. When they don’t earn, they don’t spend. When they don’t spend, work dies. I warn you not to go into the streets alone after dark or into the streets in large crowds of protest in the light. I warn you that you will be quiet – when the curfew of fear and the gibbet of unemployment make you obedient. I warn you that you will have defence of a sort – with a risk and at a price that passes all understanding. I warn you that you will be home-bound – when fares and transport bills kill leisure and lock you up. I warn you that you will borrow less – when credit, loans, mortgages and easy payments are refused to people on your melting income.
    If Margaret Thatcher wins on Thursday, I warn you not to be ordinary. I warn you not to be young. I warn you not to fall ill. I warn you not to get old.

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    • 68
      The left still busy re-writing history I see says:

      “Will the last one to leave Britain switch off the light ?”

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    • 71
      All Right says:

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    • 73
      Captain Pedalo says:

      But if you tell people you are simply normal as opposed to plain ordinary they cannot touch you.

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    • 81
      CarryHole is a silly Hunt says:

      He has a magic money tree to solve all the problems. If he culls enough golden geese via taxation he can pay everyone to suck on the state teat.

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      • 92
        Ali baba says:

        He’s just a thief

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      • 93
        Long John Silver's parrot says:

        But if you spend other peoples money for 30 years they will have nothing left to give you .

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      • 102
        Dick the Prick says:

        The mul millionaire Kinnocks who even blagged their runtish son a job as CEO of the British Council and married him off to some Danish socialist whilst claiming millions per year from the EU and Kinnock couldn’t sign off their accounts? Surely not?

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    • 84
      Sunny Day says:

      Kinnock was unelectable then and he’s unelected now. Despite being rejected by the public he’s taken millions from the taxpayers in the years since then and given nothing back.

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    • 99
      Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

      You forgot the last lines.

      “But I am not that worried because I will be alright Jack, with my European jobs and salaries and expenses and pensions and I will make damn sure my relatives all get good, cushy jobs as well.”

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  22. 66
    Polly from her Villa in Umbridge says:

    Lovely

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  23. 67
    Loopy Lou says:

    This is all very interesting but what I would like to know is how is how that costs application against Chris Huhne is getting on.

    I do not like the idea of the taxpayer being left with a whopping bill because of this man.

    Confirmation that he will not be considered for early release before the matter is sorted would be nice .

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    • 72
      Normal Service will resume 2pm Wednesday,.Thank you. says:

      Please do keep up…this site is now officially in mourning until Wednesday afternoon…only Thatcher related threads allowed.

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      • 80
        Captain Dreyfus says:

        Perhaps she can have a detailed answer to her request by 5.00 pm on Wednesday.

        After all British Government and administration is the finest in the world you know.

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      • 125
        Unemployed and skint in Birtley Colliery says:

        I have been down the Jobcentre this morning and can see you are not joking

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    • 119
      Anonymous says:

      Costs. Money. This is the most important part of the judicial system. It cannot be rushed. Bonuses and favours have to be gained.

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  24. 75
    Question? says:

    I wonder if Abramovitch will be at Thatcher’s funeral. He wouldn’t be rich if the Soviet Union still existed.

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  25. 77
    Owin Jones says:

    OWEN’S MONDAY MORNING VIEW

    Our hate figures and heroes are mere surfers on the tide of history

    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/our-hate-figures-and-heroes-are-mere-surfers-on-the-tide-of-history-8572433.html

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  26. 97
    Owin Jones says:

    Great article

    http://m.liverpoolecho.co.uk/ms/p/tmg/livecho/sNyrn4IrnTiT9CuuCukyCgg/view.m?id=5730111&tid=638956&cat=EvertonFC_News

    ” Agree with Derek on this, a spot on analysis & Thatcher whingers ought to study it.”

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    • 126
      Anonymous says:

      more of a rant than an article.

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    • 141
      Fish says:

      The most predictable article of the week.

      It seems that Liverpool people want to pick and choose what they want from the Hillsborough panel’s report.

      It shows that their is no evidence whatsoever that Thatcher was involved in a cover-up. I see that there is though no criticism of Blair and Straw for their part in playing the scousers along

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    Maggie Knew says:

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    • 138
      Village Idiot says:

      A “Thatcher” library or similar institution is a brilliant idea..Trouble is,it may be subjected to “lefty” insanity and spite….Where can i send my donation???

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  28. 101
    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    Definition of hard work: A scouser getting out of bed.

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  29. 105
    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    Who ever thought spending £10m of taxpayers money on a funeral for most divisive politician in modern British history would provoke protests?

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    • 110
      Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

      Fuck off plagiarist

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    • 113
      stanley baldwin says:

      its the resentment arising from it not being privatised that’s causing the furore

      to a society happy to squander £10b+ on the boris memorial olympics this is very small beer

      tickets to be auctioned on ebay – let the punter pay

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    • 120
      Tony Bliar says:

      Whereas I spent £4.5 billion on the Iraq war (money well spent, don’t-cha think?) and wasn’t anywhere near as divisive as Maggie.

      (If you’re one of the millions of people I let into Britain who can’t speak English, a taxpayer-funded translator will be along in a minute..)

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      • 164
        Private Greenhaus says:

        Im all for the Coalition forces, especialy Major-General Cameron, and his wingman Capt Clegg. (where is he these days?). More importantly will he be back here for 2015, and the coup d’etat by Labour?

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  30. 107
    stanley baldwin says:

    be of good cheer

    oil prices are falling at last

    deflation next – whoopee!

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  31. 109
    Cut-me-own-throat Dibbler says:

    Fuck off plagiarist

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  32. 117
    Anonymous says:

    Since this is the final Judgement, what about the other end of the spectrum.

    The unquestioned bureaucrats that have become rule makers, judges, and executioners. How is it that arbitration is being forced on victims to silence them. How can the victim have confidence in the system when the identity or past history of an arbitrator is hidden. The whole point of justice is that it is seen to be achieved. Otherwise there is no trust.

    This creep of pseudo courts has been going on for some time, we have a quango charity CRT that is given by law the right to set terms and conditions on its license, to use a public owned resource. Yet this quango decides that it will also be the judge and executioner. It sets the terms and conditions, and decides unilaterally who is acceptable. It then discriminates between identical people just on their views.

    But some how in the corruption of this country it is now seen as normal that certain groups have powers that no law ever gave them. If a law, or rule, is broken then they can use the authorities, that do have these powers, to enforce them. But why should unelected unrepresentative bureaucrats be allowed to make these decisions. How can one body simultaneously create the evidence and determine its validity?

    When was is that the law changed so any tax paid employee could punish the public?

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    Malc Tucker says:

    an aged Jimmy Hill, an elderly Simon Cowell, and Brian Blessed

    LOVE the way Rich makes us guess

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  35. 150
    Stevie Wonder says:

    Fantastic news that you can buy the original artwork.

    I’ve made a bid – I hope nobody beats me to it.

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    • 163
      Michael Jackson (RIP) says:

      I plan to make a bid myself (well my estate will on my behalf),
      I owe it to the white folks to preserve Western capitalist art.

      Im looking to download the digtial comic book version. any ideas?

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  36. 154
    Leonardo says:

    “You can buy the original artwork here”

    there’s optimistic for you

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  37. 159
    lord_hard says:

    I need to change my glasses…. I cant recognise a single fucka

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    • 160
      praise_God_Barebones says:

      ones Gaddafi, the other Frankenstiens Monster, and as for the old git, I think its the guy from lord of the rings.

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  38. 162
    praise_God_Barebones says:

    Will there be a Musical?

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  39. 167
    Anonymous says:

    mmmm Chesterfield cigarettes – COUGH SPLUTTER PESWCH HACK HACK!!

    http://en112lynch.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/ronaldreaganchesterfieldad.jpg

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  40. 169
    Anonymous says:

    Saaaayyy Nancy, when will WE meet again?

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