July 5th, 2013

WATCH: Len McCluskey Shouts “Rubbish” at Ed Miliband

This was just after Ed Miliband got elected…


  1. 1

    “What do you think of him so far..?”


  2. 2
    Portfolio says:

    Looks like the Reds are not under the bed but in it…


    • 198
      Its happening with the Tories too. says:

      Julie Kirkbride and Andrew McKay at a Downing Street Barbeque for “all Tory MPs”.
      Where wer the police?


    • 355
      Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

      They’ve nationalised the bed.


  3. 3
    Gordon "Jonah" Brown (Patient 666 at Broadmoor Psychiatric Hospital) says:

    What does he keep talking about trucks for, we need more tractors. Wibble.


  4. 4
    dai laughing says:

    i thought the description ‘rubbish was one with which GF sympathizes


    • 53
      Maqboul says:

      Those three old soaks looked most uncomfortable in shirts and ties as well as under the glare of the camera.


  5. 5
    Ed Moribund says:

    Put the fire out I said Chukka! Put the fire out!
    Not light a bag of shit and leave it on the doorstep for me to stamp on.
    What kind of firefighter goes around making fires worse?


  6. 8
    Len Me A Few Till Payday, Can Ya? says:

    Now his father– THERE was a Commie for you, not this little lightweight!


  7. 9
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    Come on Guido you can do better, this is old news. A story for the sake of a story.


    • 10
      The "Kinnockising" of Litte Ed(no...it's not a movie title) says:

      A story for the sake of damaging Labour’s electoral chances more like….the more this sort of allegation is repeated the more people will believe it…expect lots lots more of this sort of thing from the Tories especially in the run up to 2015 election


      • 26
        Captn P says:

        If the big red clown shoes fit, then wear them.

        What would you expect them to do? Who fired the gun at the Labour parties foot?

        Are you a troll?


      • 31
        The only good red, is wine says:

        Face it, any party that introduced a policy, solely on the basis of ‘rubbing peoples noses in it’ and who’s senior minister’s were openly racist, anti British and anti English, deserves everything bad that comes it’s way.

        May Labour rot in hell for ruining and bankrupting this country.


    • 33
      Old Blind Pugh says:

      His master says publish, got to follow orders


  8. 11
    Keitho says:

    What is it about we British and the political left? A constant romance filled with heartbreak and disappointment, perhaps we choose poverty deliberately.


    • 282
      Helpful suggestion says:

      Those in northern constituencys choose poverty deliberately by re-electing Labour MP’s time after time.


  9. 12
    The Met says:

    Here’s a joke for you.

    Bang – bang – bang – bang- bang – bang – bang – bang!

    Knock, knock -


  10. 14
    Ian Goldsmith says:

    Why shouldn’t the Unions called upon for their opinions and why shouldn’t their assessments be valued? This is all so very wrong.

    The Labour Party was established by the Labour Movement and should truly be controlled by it. People ought to stick to their guns and demand an inquiry as to why it is all such a shambles. Of course the Unions should influence candidate selection.

    Union members should vote for their favoured union representative and should be actively engaged in the Labour Party at all levels. There should be more influence and not less. This situation should be a call for more Union people to get actively involved and not fewer. The Labour Party is the party of the Unions. Unions represent working people.


    • 16
      The Wockers says:

      I was almost with you till the last sentence, which is a palpable lie. Unions represent nobody but the apparachiks who work in them. They don’t give a shit about working people.


      • 22
        Helena Handcart says:

        Too true. Funny how the unions never feel motivated to threaten “take action” when, say, it emerges that one-fifth of schoolchildren leave school unable to write their names, or that the inadequacies of hospitals are actually killing thousands of people, or when the scandal of our appalling care system is exposed. But threaten their sick pay or pensions or salaries and they try to shut the country down. What a racket. I’d have more respect for them if they were honest about what they were – just another special interest group run solely for the benefit of its staff and members – and laid off all the “we’re fighting for the working man and woman” crap.


    • 19
      Fact Hunt says:

      No problem with any of that as long as we have a bit of honesty as well.

      ‘ Bob Jones, (Conservative party) 19.598.
      Yosser Hughes (Labour party sponsored by Unite we’ll vote for any donkey with a red rosette pinned to it ‘cos me grandad who was on the Jarrow march did party) 22,666′.


    • 43
      Old Blind Pugh says:

      My old man was a very strong union man, he also stood (unsuccessfully, strong Liebore area)in the local council elections, the only party he did not stand for was Liebore, come to think of it Tebbitt was a union leader, he didn’t vote Liebore so having to vote Liebore if you a union member.


      • 78
        Hunt Pratt says:


        That’s funny. I see you have skillfully combined “lie” and “bore” in order to parody the party of opposition.

        There’s a job in politics awaiting people with wit of such profundity. Now get back to Junior School you subnormal reprobate.


      • 116
        Anonymous says:

        Im in Unison as its cheaper than the RCN, and we need backup if sued by an ungrateful patient.Thats the only reason and i dont give the political levy to Labour.


        • 181
          JH982340982304923 says:

          Good for you.

          Trouble is, these tools will presume your membership awards them a mandate to gerrymander this country’s political processes.


        • 301
          A Mouse says:

          Have you checked to see whether your name has been used to make up the numbers in your local labour Party?


        • 328
          Personnel Department says:

          If that happens, you will probably find it is cheaper to employ a good lawyer for the occasion rather than waste a life time of subs to the leeches that run/rob your organisation.


    • 104
      Universal Hiss says:

      I just signed you up for a wonga loan without you knowing a thing about it.

      I’m sure you’re delighted.


    • 139
      Calidius Eroticus says:

      I’d love it if the Labour Party jumped fully into bed with the far left dinosaurs of the Unions. That one action would consign the Labour Party to the electoral wilderness forever and I am pretty certain that most of the Labour Party are aware of that fact too.


  11. 15
    Fact Hunt says:

    Join the queue Len old son.


  12. 20
    Media Guru FibDems says:

    We need more wimmin union leaders and maybe we will then get more female MP’s


  13. 21
    Penfold says:

    McCluskey got that right, Millband does spout dross.


  14. 23
    Fact Hunt says:

    After the Falklands I didn’t think I’d ever see an Argie I’d like. This Del Potro is a lad though. By the time Dickovic has finally beaten him he won’t have the strength to lift a feather, let alone play a Wimbledon final.

    And you know the miserable Scottish twat will still fuck it up.


    • 330
      More new balls please says:

      Roger tried to gift him the Olympics too, never having played so deliberately badly in his entire career, but Skochgit was so useless that in the end Roger just had to get rid of him.


  15. 25
    David Cameron says:



  16. 27
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Miliband talking rubbish? I can agree with Red Len there for once.

    But these dinosaurs are now exposed, rigging votes for their friends and now in a deadly battle to seize control of the Labour Party, exploiting Ed Miliband’s weakness to advance their cause.


  17. 32
    Anonymous says:

    Two prime examples of Pournelle’s Law here-

    Pournelle’s Iron Law of Bureaucracy states that in any bureaucratic organization there will be two kinds of people”:

    First, there will be those who are devoted to the goals of the organization. Examples are dedicated classroom teachers in an educational bureaucracy, many of the engineers and launch technicians and scientists at NASA, even some agricultural scientists and advisors in the former Soviet Union collective farming administration.

    Secondly, there will be those dedicated to the organization itself. Examples are many of the administrators in the education system, many professors of education, many teachers union officials, much of the NASA headquarters staff, etc.

    The Iron Law states that in every case the second group will gain and keep control of the organization. It will write the rules, and control promotions within the organization.


    • 86
      Tay King-dePisse says:

      Sounds like it derives somewhat from Putt’s Law (or vice versa)– those who understand do not manage, and those who manage do not understand.

      To which I append Tay King-dePisse’s corollary– those who can neither understand nor manage end up in politics and rise in proportion to their lack of comprehension and managerial ability. How else to explain the Front Benches?


      • 100

        What we are witnessing in the vid is Len suffering a corollary thrombosis.


      • 160
        CarryHole is the porcine homunculus says:

        > those who understand do not manage

        I wouldn’t say do not, I would say “Can’t do very well”. From personal experience managing hehe.


        • 231
          Bartleby the Scrivener says:

          Bartleby the Scrivener’s take on Putt’s formulation, “Those who understand do not manage”: “They would prefer not to.” If they’re smart, at any rate– who needs the headaches?


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    nellnewman says:

    Ah lenmcclusky and his union pals. The men who are really running the labour party.

    They’re quiite like the army in e g y p t – just waiting for their chance to seize the reins of power!!


    • 42
      Fishy says:

      It’s a rigging of the democratic process that would shame a banana republic Nell


      • 50
        nellnewman says:

        I liked the bit I read this morning, can’t now remember where, where it said that unite had infiltrated (very communist expression!) 41 labour constituencies and was busy forcing a rule change in each whereby only union members specifically approvved by the union may stand for election as labour nominee for the parliamentary constituency.

        Never mind the working classes , let’s not give them a voice , the union wants to shut up the common working man and woman and inflict it’s own leftwing candidates by rigged vote everywhere. And, of course, that exactly how it works in places like c h i n a and r u s s i a etc.

        militwit’s fault. He’s worse than weak and he’s allowed these apparatchiks to take control.


        • 58
          Ed Moriband says:

          These people are despicabwle.

          Here I am, being reflective and thoughtful about how we can further the cauth of progrethive thothalism, and this lot thtab me in the back and twy to stith up the nominations.


        • 62
          Maqboul says:

          Trades unions achieved everything they set out to achieve decades ago. Workers have all the fiscal, social, legal and health & safety rights they have ever needed. Employers can no longer exploit them in a way maybe they were exploited a century ago. This is the 21st century not the 19th.

          The exploiter is no longer the employer but the unions themselves. They can kick you out of your job in an eyeblink; can demand subscriptions with menaces and spend those funds how they jolly well please, including on champagne and cigars for their leaders. How ironic.


          • Hunt Pratt says:

            “Workers have all the fiscal, social, legal and health & safety rights they have ever needed.”

            Evidently you are mentally ill. See a psychiatrist immediately.


          • Maqboul says:

            Piss off.


          • JH39242039840 says:

            Workers have all the fiscal, social, legal and health & safety rights they have ever needed a reasonable expectation to expect.


            There is a school of thought that states that once someone has agreed to pay you an agreed amount of money for an agreed amount of labour they are somehow responsible for much wider aspects of your life, as if they are suddenly an adult while you are a child in their care.

            The above responders are members of this class. Unable to face the uncertainties of a chaotic universe, they want some magical ‘other’ entity with boundless resources to make everything better, and are willing to view an employer in this light.


          • CarryHole is the porcine homunculus says:

            See post 6 for an example of union bullying.

            They should be shut down.


          • CarryHole is the porcine homunculus says:


            “progresssive” taxation destroys so much employment it means that the competition for employees can no longer improve working standards.


          • Calidius Eroticus says:

            Hunt Pratt has evidently never worked in an industry where health and safety is a real issue. If he had, he would know that the new religion of H&S in the workplace is king and any employer who dares to flout its edicts is in for some serious shit.


  19. 39
    Eaglista Sista says:

    Huh. BBC asking me difficult questions about McClunky. I was surprised to hear it coming from them….that’s not part of the arrangement.


  20. 44
    Weird Ed says:

    Yeth! I know that I thaid that I would have Wathon in my team over Coulthon any day, but that wath Wednethday, today ith Friday.



  21. 46
    Pentangelis says:

    Heady times . . . . I wonder what’s next?
    Isn’t it time Margaret Hodge answered a few questions about her financial arrangements?


  22. 47
    filipinomonkey says:

    It’s said that my enemies enemy is my friend.

    That’s just gone out the window…


  23. 49
    Sir William Waad says:

    It is a century since Parliament legalised the sponsoring of MPs by trade unions, in the Trade DisputescAct 1913. It hasn’t worked out well.

    My solution:

    1. Treble MPs’ salaries and add weighting for the distance of their constituency from Westminster.

    2. Abolish all expense payments to MPs.

    3. Make it illegal for a sitting MP to receive any kind of income or sponsorship apart from their MPs’ salary and investment income.

    4. Allow MPs to claim tax relief on expenses, only on the same basis as the other 60 million people in this country.


    • 56
      Carry Hole is a porcine homunculus says:

      Why not let the voters in each MPs constituency set MPs pay…

      It can be on the ballot.

      Expenses need to be the same system that a self-employed person would use.


    • 80
      Expat Geordie says:

      Modern people will find it hard to believe that one of the Chartist’s demands was for MP’s to be paid. I agree that MP’s should be well renumerated, and the answer should be along the lines of the one suggested in Yes Prime Minister 30 years ago – their salary should be pegged alongside that of senior civil servants.
      When MP’s were first paid they received £400 p.a., which was the equivalent of about £60k today. Perhaps MP’s get greedy because all of the “comparable” roles (senior civil servant, council officials, union bosses, etc.) are overpaid.


      • 331
        Matilda says:

        Geordie, Did you notice that all those in your brackets are in a strong position to be able to simply help themselves to other people’s money? Maybe that id why they are all so overpaid….


  24. 51
    owin jones says:

    Breaking News: I don’t give a fuck about Guido’ tweets.He can’t wind me up !


  25. 52
    Maqboul says:

    I wonder what David Milliband is doing tonight? Pressing his old suit or making popcorn.


  26. 54
    Owen Jones says:

    And any more insolence from you Guido and you too will receive this message on twitter

    “You have been blocked from following this account at the request of the user”

    Sieg Heil,Fuhrer Owen Jones has spoken.


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    JH982340982304923 says:

    Why do Union leaders all look like East End thugs circa 1967?

    Simple, it’s just another racket that attracts those long on aggression and short on actual productive talent.


    • 66
      Maqboul says:

      It’s the hard booze.


    • 99
      WoRaft ChIHUAHua says:

      I beg your pardon but East End thugs in 1967 looked nothing like those rumpled and useless union leaders. Gangsters were very particular about acquiring a good suit and would never have slobbed around in a coloured shirt or had untidy dirty hair.

      Motto: always be well dressed, even when nailing an earhole to a coffee table.


  28. 57
    Mehdi Hasan says:

    Hope Murray loses. Xx


  29. 59
    Anonymous says:



    • 65
      Maqboul says:

      What a bunch of sycophantic sad bastards. If that were Comrade Stalin they were singing to, he would have had them summarily executed.


    • 70
      JH298392839213 says:

      A pathetic attempt to look ‘unified’.

      Comrade Les probably despises anyone stupid enough to actually support the ’cause’ he milks.


    • 79
      pyongyangpingpong says:

      Useful idiots…..


      • 88
        Maqboul says:

        Idiots yes but useless and self-conscious more like. Look at Len there in his designer suit and self satisfied smile as the faithful grudgingly rise to pay homage.

        May he get his union dues.


        • 107
          Universal Hiss says:

          A bit like Scargill refusing to give up his Barbican flat.

          A bet he’s never seen a lump of coal in his life.

          Barricade the Baribican comrades!


  30. 60
    imagine says:

    Scenario 1. Imagine Labour knew they were screwed after Gordon.
    Suppose Labour thought there was no actual candidate for leader around.
    Imagine Ed knows he’s a stop-gap figure head.
    Suppose David M is in the US to learn the ropes of having an actual job.
    Imagine bananas can be bent to any shape required to fit the bill.
    Heigh Ho- A future call to David M to return and fill the gap.
    Possibility ?

    Scenario 2. Imagine DaveCam knows half what he is doing.
    Suppose CCHQ is saving all their arrows for a GE campaign.
    Imagine George [my hero] has realistic plans galore to invigorate the economy.
    Suppose backroom negotiations have already taken place between Dave and Nigel to share representation to fight LibDem seats.
    Probability minimal? Nick has already stabbed Dave in the back many times like Ed with his brother so anything is possible.

    Imagine I live abroad.
    Suppose the sun now shining is hitting the 35 C and I am suffering from dehydration.
    Imagine very tasty wine at 1.75 euro a bottle/ brandy at 7 euros a bottle too.
    Suppose I love the UK yet see no reason to come back to a multicultural hell hole.

    Imagine there’s no heaven [anywhere], it’s easy if you try
    Everything to swill and cry for, and above a blue, blue sky.

    And some say I am a fool…………………..


    • 103

      The place is full of foreigners here.


      • 106
        Expat Geordie says:

        Reminds me of my late, Labour voting Grandad. He said “Never go abroad – the place is full of foreigners.” He’d be spinning in his grave if he knew what Labour had done to the workers by turning England into “abroad”.


        • 113

          Problem is, EG, when I come home (as I shall next month) there are more foreigners there than where I am here!


          • Universal Hiss says:

            N.E.Scotland should be full of pale red heads.

            Round here(it used to be all fields you know & still is)the natives are short with dark hair like Welsh miners, only thicker.

            Tales have it that a Spanish boat was cast up on the rocks & the survivors impregnated all of the wimmin. Whisky Galore! is probably a more romantic tale than Sperm Galore!


          • Expat Geordie says:

            UH. I do believe you on that one. An ex-girlfriend of mine came from that area and she said that she could trace her ancestry back to a Spanish sailor from the Armada who was shipwrecked there. She was a redhead though, although she still had slightly olive skin.
            Biggest mistake of my life letting that one go.


    • 335
      Happy expat says:

      Cat, couldn’t have put it better myself. When the Indons are not choking us with haze, Singapore and Thailand really are quite nice places to spend a few years in idle leisure.


  31. 61
    UKIP or bust says:

    The unions were exposed, when they colluded with the libore party to let in hundreds of thousands of peasant workers, driving down wages and living standards.


    • 73
      Will says:

      The unions in supporting immigration thought they would want to join a union, but were surprised when they did not want to and instead of labours 15,000 over 500,000 came. Also the other problem was that they found that ordinary workers were finding thier wages undercut and jobs at risk from workers willing to work for less money especially inthe building trade.


      • 141
        CarryHole is the porcine homunculus says:

        Wages are the LEAST of it.

        The most important result of immigration is higher rents.


      • 193
        Calidius Eroticus says:

        15,000 was a joke number pulled out of a feckin hat. they knew full well what they was doing and the numbers that would come. Also, they didn’t find that suddenly working class people were losing jobs either, they knew it was going to happen because what else was going to fucking happen?

        Labour is populated by the weird minded, people who think Britain is far too British and WHITE.


        • 308
          Point of Information says:

          Keith Best, former CEO of the UK Immigrants Advisory Service during the Labour years, and one of the guilty where advocacy for mass immigration is concerned, was a Tory.


  32. 63
    Owen Jones says:

    BREAKING: To watch Murray vs Janowicz flick over to BBC1, press red button, then go to BBC2, press the green button, then continue to BBC3.



  33. 64
    The Big PR Scam. says:

    Very expensive rubbish. When will McCluski stop funding the rubbish? Then I & others will be convinced that Ed & his party are not in the pockets of the unions.


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  35. 69
    Ed Moribund says:

    John Rentoul just said ‘Ed Miliband has shrunk into the job.’

    That’s hurtful. That’s just mean.


  36. 72
    Maqboul says:

    Milliband was put in place by the unions as a puppet. He can’t ignore them because they’ll pull the finances and foreclose on the Labour Party until they replace him with someone who will toe the line. On the other hand if he does nothing he is seen as a union stooge. A quandary indeed.

    And yet here we are, the Tories, the police and the blogosphere doing precisely what Milliband needs to be done on his behalf. Is he just incredibly lucky or is he playing a blinder? Watson gone; McCluskey exposed as a Stalnist for all to see; McCluskey’s girlfriend kicked out of the Party; forty other seats up for srutiny … ’tis a veritable night of the Long Knives, in which Miliband is standing innocently by like some Michael Corleone or even the Emperor Claudius, while all around the blades are flashing, underestimated but actually very effective and ruthless.

    Meanwhile Ed Balls cowers in a dark corner hoping to be overlooked. If he goes then I know Ed Miliband has at least one ball.


    • 77

      I..I..I…I..Ww..ww…w…wi…will t-t-t-t-t-turn out to be the ..g..g..g.greatest…E…Em..Emm..Emperor of them all.

      I Ballsup


    • 83
      Expat Geordie says:

      Perhaps Ed will sign a few death warrants whilst pissed, and cry when he sobers up to find that he has had Messalina McClusky beheaded? Then again, per-per-per-per-haps n-n-n-not.


    • 87
      Maqboul says:

      Claudius achieved something in which Julius Caesar failed – the invasion of Britain. Along with his fwiend… Bigus Dickus.


      • 108
        Colin the Meek says:

        Miliband played a major part in the f*cking of Britain.


      • 200
        Calidius Eroticus says:

        Julius Caesar came to Britain so he could go home again and boast about it. He neither had the logistics or the intention of staying and couldn’t have left himself stuck in Britain for any length of time anyway.

        On the other hand Ralph Milliband came to Britain and deposited two heirs who have between them done more to damage Britain than Caesar ever could.


    • 89
      Your Friendly Neighbourhood Political Story Film Trope Service says:

      The stooge who cottons onto what’s been happening and how he’s a patsy, and he gets his revenge– it’s been done as a comedy (The Cat’s Paw, with Harold Lloyd) and as a drama (All The King’s Men, with our illustrious fellow poster Broderick Crawford). It’s an appealing story, but it works only if the character was initially at least somewhat sympathetic.

      In Ed Miliband’s case, he was just merely pathetic.


  37. 75
    Anonymous says:


  38. 82

    Father Milly..its great living here on Maggie island, isn’t it. just preaching to a load of socialist tripe to nobodies who aren’t listening…its grand.

    “Its a serious business, Father Toilets Maguire.. Oh sure, YOU can write a sermon about how the elves and the shoemaker are going to make all the debt go away, but I have to look credible…well..more credible anyways.”

    Ok, so. What time is Len coming?

    BISHOP Len McCluskey, you mean..oh he’ll be here soon enough. He was hopping mad on the phone..kept shouting about how hard he was going to kick me up the arse!
    Now remember Toilets, don’t call him Len. He’s a senior cleric at the church of socialism. He’s really almost a saint.

    Ok, Father Ed I won’t forget.
    len, len len, len, len len, len, len len, len, len len, len, len len, len, len len

    Oh look Ed, he’s here. Coming up the path..he looks mighty angry doesn’t he?..And that flail makes him look very fierce…Ed? .. Ed?…why are you hiding under Father Jock’s kilt.

    “I’m not {whimper}”

    “ahh sure you are Ed, I can see your white tufty bit of hair poking out. He is under your kilt isn’t he Father Jock?”

    “feck off yer little gobshite! Yerhhgh feck..spend! ..gold..feck! …arse..G20..I saved the world…yergghhs ”

    “Come on out Ed. Len won’t bite you.”

    And then the door exploded inwards and a red faced, furious Len roared into the room cape swirling…

    “MMMILLLLLLLLYYYYYYY … I’m going to chop off your mandate!”

    roll credits
    Father Ed


  39. 91
    Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

    Has the BBC reported the actual outcome of the vote on the Referendum this afternoon?


  40. 94
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:


  41. 98
    Rochdale MP says:

    I said the other day on Brillo that Jones was like some comedian from the 80s then Len Ed and Fatso just proved it was a series.


    • 118

      Trotsky night live: Owen Jones appears in his sparkly purple suit, narrow silver tie, big red glasses with a large green microphone and yells as quickly as he possibly can..

      Ok ladies ‘n genel’men… yes ineededy .. Time for another edition of


      On the running tonight we have .. your very own favourite comedian “loads a millionaires” in my house.. Ed Bell-Endfield. “Look at my wad – its empty ! Fill it please Unite.”

      Oh yes, Marvellous.. Its Tracy Burnham! From the Tracy Burnham show – “Its twue! its twue!”

      Yes, ladies ‘n genel-lads.. we’ve got everyone’s favourite Comic relief
      Marxist – Lenny McHenry! “Ooowwhh haaa haaa haaa!”

      Hattie ‘Hayridge’ Harman
      Mark ‘Sertwotka’ Steel union
      Stephen ‘Twigg’ Fry
      Rachel “Reeves” and Mortimer

      The singing from the wrong tune stylings of Red wEdge Miliband, Chukka Kan’t and The Financial MADNESS of the nutty boys – Balls and Cooper!

      And from Scotch-Canada – Greg ‘Gordon’ Poops!

      And loads of gags about Mrs Thatch’s death , why the money supply shouldn’t be contracted, feminist theory and some knob jokes like trying to pee in a public urinal when you think Chris Bryant is winking at you!

      My names Ben Owen, you’ve been great ..GOODNIGHT!


  42. 105

    Mr MiliMinit.

    Can I help you?


    • 109
      Universal Hiss says:

      I think you need a resurrectionist.


      • 111
        Tachybaptus says:

        A taxidermist will do. Add a loudspeaker and a wire leading to headquarters, and prop him up on the front bench.


      • 112

        So sorry. You could call it premature resurrection!

        Have been to Italy today so this was my late bid for the capo contest, with the embarrassing cock-up of posting it on the wrong page, after my browser crashed and reloaded… Oh! B*gg*r!

        You won’t tell anyone, will you? It never happened to me before. :-D


        • 136
          Universal Hiss says:

          What a limp excuse.

          Obvious reply.I need a highly paid job for limp excuse rebuttal officer 3rd. class for Unite.(Otherwise known as Ed Milligimp.)

          But really.In the political sort of shit we has seen over the years this one must be up for the title of trying for pathetic cover up of the hard of ….well anything really.

          & today.Taking their ball away from the vote. If politics was important anymore I’d be quite angry at that teenage petulant display.


          • The whole thing becomes a metaphor for the left.

            Do the dirty, never mind about protection, spread it everywhere. When the inevitable happens bugger off and let someone else pay for the next 25 years and leave them the psychological damage to sort out.

            Labour: The meta-fucked up party


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    Ah! Monika says:

    The BBC’s left-wing bias is alive and well and living in Radio 4 comedy
    Marcus Brigstocke’s Radio 4 series isn’t satire, it’s a text-book example of the kind of noxious lefty bias the BBC has only just found itself culpable of. Telegraph.


    • 120

      he did used to be quite good. good writer anyway.
      But over the last decade or so.. ..


    • 161
      Brigstocke's funny head makes me chuckle says:

      Marcus Brigstocke’s weird shaped head is still funny and getting funnier the more weird it gets and the bigger he has to grow his beard to balance out his face.


      • 189
        JH982340982304923 says:

        All strident lefties have weird shaped heads and/or highly asymmetric faces.

        It’s the internal pressure of holding so many contradictory positions at once.

        Just ask a typical animal rights campaigner what they think of Halal butchery and you can see their skull literally deform before your eyes as they try to avoid the question.


      • 192
        Universal Hiss says:

        If he did a handstand his head would look right. He would have to do it for ever of course & he would die.

        One always has to be positive I feel.


  44. 117
    David Cameron says:

    Len McCluskey


  45. 119
    Don K Derby says:

    Domain name:

    Owen Jones is tweeting

    @allen_brown @jmblackbourn @GuidoFawkes I’m not paid by Unite, nor do I lobby. Class is a policy think tank set up by numerous unions

    Thw Class web site is registered at the same address as Unite

    More bullshit from Jones



    Centre for Labour and Social Studies

    Registrant type:
    Other UK Entity (e.g. clubs, associations, many universities)

    Registrants address:
    128 Theobalds Road
    WC1X 8TN
    United Kingdom

    Green Net Ltd [Tag = GN]
    URL: http://www.gn.apc.org


  46. 122

    We should watch out in 2015 for the possible creation of a new saint.

    Saint Ed needs two miracles to qualify:

    * The first one was when he was elected Leader of the Labour Party by some deep and unfathomable process quite unknown to man.

    * The second would occur should he actually become prime minister.


    • 127
      Pee Stains says:

      Politics is for morons, SC. Talking about it is for retards. You must know that by now, yeah?


    • 128
      Pee St. Ains says:

      Politics is for mor*ns, SC. Talking about it is for ret*rds. You must know that by now, yeah?


      • 131
        anon says:

        *Giggles @ her enginuity in wankerin the auto-thingy*


      • 134

        Go, and sin no more

        John 8:11


        • 222
          Kafka's kat says:

          I absolved you last week!

          Having trawled around as a newbie for a fortnight or so, I think I’ll settle on a permanent monicker now. It was Kafka’s birthday last Wednesday, and the sense of futility of the citizen is, if anything, even greater than in his time. Perhaps he was also an ailurophile, but there remains some uncertainty….


          • Universal Hiss says:

            Hello KK.

            I had to google to my shame ailurophile so you are treading on cat’s paws.

            A bit of google made me laugh……

            He played the piano well, was an enthusiastic ailurophile, and persistently played solitaire while talking and writing.


          • Are you still arguing? the General Secretary asked. When are you finally going to stop?

            Forgive me everything, whispered the party leader. Only the General Secretary, who was pressing his ear up against the cage, understood him.

            Certainly, said the General Secretary, tapping his forehead with his finger in order to indicate to the staff the state the party leader was in, we forgive you.

            I always wanted you to admire my arguing, said the party leader.

            But we do admire it, said the General Secretary obligingly.

            But you shouldn’t admire it, said the party leader.

            Well then, we don’t admire it, said the General Secretary, but why shouldn’t we admire it?

            Because I had to argue. I can’t do anything else, said the party leader.

            Just look at you, said the General Secretary, why can’t you do anything else?

            Because, said the party leader, lifting his head a little and, with his lips pursed as if for a kiss, speaking right into the General Secretary’s ear so that he wouldn’t miss anything, because I couldn’t find a policy which sounded good to me. If had found that, believe me, I would not have made a spectacle of myself and would have argued to my heart’s content, like you and everyone else.

            Those were his last words, but in his failing eyes there was still the firm, if no longer proud, conviction that he was continuing to argue.


          • Universal Hiss says:

            I don’t agree with any of that.


          • It was from the expurgated edition.


          • Kafka's kat says:

            Hello to you, UH,
            I am not here to tread on anyone’s paws. I will simply spread the ignorance of the eclectic polymath as I go, a little here, a little there.
            And the world will become a better place. Hopefully.


  47. 123
    #Roofgate says:


  48. 124
    Anonymous says:

    McCluskey shouting rubbish is a distraction.

    The issue is has this man attempted to manipulate an Election possibly with others such as Watson by effectively falsifying a candidature.

    If there is evidence of this then the activity is criminal.


  49. 126
    I'll pass on the Brenda McCluskey vid, thanks says:

    Hmm. Dour Scotch person v Tim Henman haircut at 2pm on Sunday. Is anything going to be happening on here to distract me away from it?


    • 133
      Idon'tneednodoctor says:

      You could watch your lawn grow.


    • 154
      Universal Hiss says:

      I watched a bit of tennis but had to turn the sound off because of the idiocy of the commentators.

      Serve goes wizzing out. “He needs to get more first serves in”

      Ball goes wizzing out over line.”He needs to get more balls into the court”

      Leg drops off.”He seems to be a little slow this game”

      Typical BBC bollox.


    • 237
      Saddo watch says:

      Yes Im sure there will be plenty of sad bigots on here on Sunday, unable to deal with the fact that Andy Muray is in another wimbledon final. Saddos


  50. 129
    BBC Crack reporters says:

    Not convinced that what the BBC witnessed of a Moslem brother being shot dead twas actually someone shot dead. All we see is a crowd gathered around an immobile person from a distance.


    • 137
      Point of Information says:

      Was he lying east/west, though? That’s usually a sign of something other-worldly going on.


    • 166
      Clean up London now says:

      Shock, horror. Rioter shot and perhaps was …err..ill. Compare naughty serial criminal shot by plod with result of ….err…death, fair game?, it should be. The tosser was not worth the oxygen, justice done.


    • 168
      72 Virgins says:

      No, he was definitely dead.


  51. 135
    Post hoc says:

    Presumably Red Len has no truck….. with democracy.


  52. 142
    Fabians are evil says:

    String ‘em up


  53. 144

    This Abdul Fatah al-Sisi bod seems quite on the ball and effective.

    Could we get him to visit the USA for a few days?


  54. 158
    Point of Information says:

    Hello? Yes. I’ll have a Abdul Fatah al-Sisi with rice, please. Go light on the fatwa. Ta.


    • 175
      My Other Van's A Comma says:

      Look what the little shit did to your comment :(


      • 177
        Point of Information says:

        He’s a twerp and this is his life.


        • 182
          My Other Van's A Comma says:

          Good point, well made. I’ve got a ” run out of Rizlas” event occuring.


          • I roll my own. Try one.


          • Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

            To roll yourself a combustible, dear, you need some papers. Have you tries the neighbours, My Other Van’s A Comma? They always smell a bit “skunky”.


          • My Other Van's A Comma says:

            Err. How would you know, Elsie? Lot’s of love at your typo, btw ; )
            Nope; They own a vicious, steroid-addled poodle and I think Mr. Gupchabati at the corner shop offers the line of least resistance.


          • Daniel Kawczynski MP says:

            Trust me when I say I’ve tried everything


          • Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

            I know you have, dear. My Reg used to vasoline the Jo-Bong® and make pelvic-thrusting motions in that direction when he thought I was busy vacuuming.


          • Daniel Kawczynski MP says:

            lol, Elsie! We’ve all tried that one. yawns


          • Tachybaptus says:

            Elsie, I’m 18 years younger than you and I have never heard of a Jo-Bong, ® or not. Do please enlighten me.


          • Hey! That 11:25 is an impostor!

            He cannot possibly be as versatile as me.


          • Jo-Bongs® 'R' Us says:

            lolz I knew you’d google us. Laffs.


          • So is Bob says:

            lol ♥

            I had this water-pipe, once. Plastic gizmo for smoking hash/grass whatever. A Jo-Bong®, if you will.

            So, after getting high on H. Marks’ imported exotica the attention would always turn to pumping something.

            It just so happened that this red Jo-Bong’s® interior dimensions suited the circumference of my huge willy, just fine.

            It was a match made in heaven and I’ve never met a nicer woman.

            lmao *waves*


          • You sound just up my street.


          • Igonnakum Jerk, USA says:


            I ain’t typing all that crap again, ffs.

            Igonnakum Jerk, USA


          • I woz a bit hard on you , Еwаnmе , hun x

            Maybe I can make it up to u . Would you like a job ? Darlin x .

            I have this inflatable doll which was given to me by Damian and I need someone to empty it each morning .

            PS xx ♥♥ xx .


          • RECOMMENDED says:

            Make me a offer, Mr. Big One.


  55. 172
    Ah! Monika says:

    304 – 0

    Does this mean we can have bent cucumbers now?


  56. 180
    David Miliband says:

    What a pity. LOL


    • 190
      Absolutely and totally uninteresting says:

      It could been SO different if only UNITE hadn’t supported the wrong brother


      • 286
        Fact says:

        Unite supported the brother who sympathised with it’s views and could be easily manipulated.


  57. 185
    peppa pig says:

    Red Ed to explore…


    • 208
      Calidius Eroticus says:

      And the money to fund the shambolic Labour finances is going to come from where?


    • 228
      JH982340982304923 says:

      Man, the only thing almost as good as Labour lurching to the left is if they explode into rival factions, due to the various cabals of looters eagerly anticipating globs of other people’s money finally realising they are going to be disappointed.


      • 287
        He's a gormless twat says:

        Milliband couldn’t explore his own belly button.


      • 305
        The BBC causes serious mental illness says:

        Be careful what you wish for – that scenario is playing out right now.

        Not that you would get the full picture from the rather narrow projection the BBC puts out.

        (I don’t even watch it, but the transmission passing through my body irritates me with its cancer causing lies…)


  58. 188
    Fishy says:

    BBC’s Labour Newsnight introduction minimises the matter introducing it as a row about ‘one candidate and one seat.

    Clearly they don’t read Gweedo’s blog…or as usual they are on a damage limitation exercise.


  59. 194

    Did Labour Change Britain?

    Yes. It made every Briton a millionaire!


    • 213
      Anonymous says:

      It certainly made Julie Kirkbride one. Pictured alongside David Cameron and husband Andrew MacKay at today`s Downing Street reception, she always said that Dave would not dare to harm her. What`s the secret Dave?


  60. 197
    Chuck-up says:

    Chucka chucking on Newsnight now….


    • 212
      Fishy says:

      BBC’s Labour Newsnight minimises the matter introducing it as a row about ‘one candidate and one seat.

      Clearly they don’t read Guido’s blog…or as usual they are on a damage limitation exercise.

      Startlingly shallow effort from Cruella Maitliss. She could have at least confronted Chucky with this (below) that’s been in the public domain for weeks…or the document stating that Unite want class based socialist policies.



      • 229
        Choices says:

        Chuks has been inside every telly and radio station in the land spouting this isolated one off shit all day.

        Can’t make my mind up if he’s genuinely helping Ed or just blowing his own trumpet trying to convince everyone that he will make a better leader than Ed.


        • 290
          BBC Newsnight says:

          We’re more interested in Labour damage limitation than presenting balanced and accurate news to our viewers.
          Pay your licence fee and shut up.


  61. 202
    Aimie Joliver says:

    What I want to know is why you can’t buy ordinary lumpwood charcoal in Tesco. All that other crap… Instant Lighting (stinks of paraffin), briquettes (full of clay and glue). I just want lumpwood, you know, charred wood, charbon au naturelle.

    Seriously, what’s the matter with these people? Might as well marinade the chicken in petrol.


    • 205
      Lil' Pull StainyWainy says:

      Chicken is for retards.


    • 210
      Smokey Joe says:

      Can’t beat a stainless drum from a washing machine and the embers from a hardwood preferably oak (verges full of broken oak branches) fire.

      Doesn’t cost a penny and does a better job than all the in vogue oven shite.


      • 219
        Universal Hiss says:

        Beechwood fires burn bright and clear
        If the logs are kept a year
        Store your beech for Christmas time
        With new holly laid beside
        Chestnuts only good they say
        If for years tis stored away
        Birch and firewood burn too fast
        Blaze too bright and do not last
        Flames from larch will shoot up high
        Dangerously the sparks will fly
        But Ashwood green and Ashwood brown
        Are fit for a Queen with a golden crown

        Oaken logs, if dry and old
        Keep away the winters cold
        Poplar gives a bitter smoke
        Fills your eyes and makes you choke
        Elmwood burns like churchyard mould
        Even the very flames burn cold
        Hawthorn bakes the sweetest bread
        So it is in Ireland said
        Applewood will scent the room
        Pears wood smells like a flower in bloom
        But Ashwood wet and Ashwood dry
        A King may warm his slippers by.


      • 227
        Tesco manager says:

        But it’s not hyjeenic. Safetee and hyjeene are paramount when preparing food. That’s why we recommend marinating your meat in New Dettox with Febreeze by Lenor.

        Forget dangerous oak cuttings. Now Dettox with Febreeze now comes in three fragrances – Alpine Forest, Ocean Spray and Citrus Burst. You’ll never look back.


  62. 206
    TORYWATCH says:

    The police involved in Labour Party corruption!
    Julie Kirkbride invited by Cameron to a Downing Street social for “all Tory MPs”.
    Why were the police not present to arrest Kirkbride on corruption charges?


    • 207
      Anonymous says:

      Its all one-sided. The police turn a blind eye to Tory corruption.


    • 220
      Crime Number says:

      Just because red Ed has phoned the plod, does not mean that the Plod will take Ed’s report of a crime seriously.


    • 226

      Julie Kirkbride and husband Andrew committed the biggest fraud of all the MPs in the expenses scandal, and the evidence that emerged at the time was just the tip of the iceberg. They were both forced to resign but both made it clear that Dave would look after them. The Downing Street reception was meant to be for all Conservative Members Of Parliament yet here they were in their typical arrogant poses, giggling with Cameron. It beggars belief that the police never arrested either of them and it is incredible that they remain in Cameron`s social circle – emphasising Kirkbride`s view that he would not DARE to ostracise them. Meanwhile Kirkbride and MacKay make extensive use of their ex-MP parliamentary passes for lobbying and social exercises in the Commons. If justice had any meaning in coalition Britain, the police would have been present today to arrest this despicable pair. And if integrity had any meaning in Tory politics, Cameron would never have invited them i the first place.


      • 272

        The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards cleared her of any wrongdoing and dismissed the complaints against her.

        Up yours.


        • 314
          The Public says:

          The Public does not accept being fobbed off in that way any more.


        • 350
          Anonymous says:

          The evidence is overwhelming and hard core fact. She has no defence either to what has so far been revealed or to that which has not yet been disclosed. In the interests of justice evidence should be placed before a Court.


        • 351
          Anonymous says:

          Who are you anyway? Are you Ian in yet another disguise, Rita`s husband, or the amiable local builder who was paid so well?


        • 357
          Once Upon A Time I Was A Tory says:

          “Up Yours” and “cock” – what language is this from the party of standards and integrity in public life – and from a man who confesses he has tried “everything”. What a load of trash these Tory MPs are!


    • 239
      Anonymous says:

      The Tories have no integrity while they continue to protect these corrupt ex-MPs.
      It does not happen so brazenly in the Labour Party.


    • 244
      Anonymous says:

      Sickning to see Tory corruption so openly displayed. Why are the police only interested in Labour corruption?


    • 246
      Julie Kirkbride ex-MP and lobbyist says:

      Dave is simply simply marvellous and his BBQ today was simply simply marvellous. All these losers are griping because they were not invited. I am always in Downing Street and the Commons – still. I make more money now as a lobbyist than I ever did as an MP plus expenses. Gripe all you like, losers.


    • 268
      Voices from around the Country says:



  63. 218
    a Labour Tit says:


    • 221
      Fishy says:



    • 233
      Pull the Udder one says:

      I must be missing something obvious here that Diane is trying to prove but that Tit does not appear to me to be lacking in milk supply at all.


    • 304
      Charles Darwin says:

      Women are evolved to breast feed.

      They do not need Diane Abbot or the NHS for that purpose.

      If they are not collecting the stats anymore due to cuts then figures will fall, but those figures were meaningless in the first place.

      Has there been a corresponding spike in sales of baby formula ?

      What about the birth rate – up or down ?

      According to my theory, Abbot should have perished long ago.


  64. 234
    Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

    Wasn’t “Carry Hole” one of mine, dear?


  65. 247
    Ed Balls says:

    Ed Balls


  66. 255
    Oh yes! It's Pat time again! says:


  67. 270
    Bazinga! says:

    Whoever took a pot shot at Jeremy Bowen deserves a fucking medal.


    • 275
      Abdul Fatah al-Sisi says:

      He’s mah bitch!


    • 278
      Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

      Why is Jeremy Bowen so openly Muslim, dear? I do not need it rammed down my throat, do I Reg?


    • 307
      The BBC causes serious mental illness says:

      Next time it would be better if they used slightly heavier shot.

      Perhaps soak it in poison or some infectious material (pig dung?) before putting it in the casing.


      • 319
        Tachybaptus says:

        A BBC correspondent’s dung would certainly infect a pig. Not so sure about the other way round.


  68. 299
    Ha Ha, ha ha ha, ha ha says:

    So Len McCluskey is actually a real person then?

    I assumed he was a right-wing comedian doing a tory version of Rab C Nesbitt.

    Real life is more funny!


  69. 312
    Trigger says:

    I go away a couple of days and now I am lost.. Did Fatson jump or was he pushed? http://goo.gl/yK5jo


  70. 342
    The EU says:

    Good Morning.

    What a fine day.


  71. 346
    Fabians are evil says:

    Unite are the scum of the earth trying to control a party of mad men (and wimmin) – they should be exposed for the stupid, dangerous creatures that they are.


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