July 18th, 2013

LibDems Withdraw Whip From David “The Jews” Ward

Following Guido’s letter to LibDem Chief Whip Alistair Carmichael this week, they have finally withdrawn the whip from David Ward. At last. They will be putting out an official statement shortly. Victory…

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UPDATE: It took Clegg six months to act and even now the whip has only been suspended until September 13th. Action was finally taken due to his tweet questioning the existence of the State of Israel, which led to Guido’s letter to the Chief Whip. They say: “Questioning the continued existence of the State of Israel fails the test of language that is “proportionate and precise””.


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    Living in 97.333% white Merseyside says:

    When you say whip do you mean the one he used to carry around like Julius Streicher did?

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    It must be hell being H@rry’s girlfriend. No sooner than he’s up than he’s finished and wants to start again.

    This blog is losing its rhythm…

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    David Ward says:

    Its because the party elite are all…you know.
    They are everywhere. EVERYWHERE!

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    Sandy Jamieson says:

    Big deal. Isn’t Parliament in recess until then

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    Aaron D Highside says:

    ….would anyone be a Lib Dem?

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    HH says:

    “Till the autumn” … why the autumn … is he going to get a new brain or something ? Or is 2 months about the right sentence for anti-Semitism ?

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    nellnewman says:


    They thought we wouldn’t notice . It’s all hot air from the libdems as usual!!

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    Madiba says:

    Happy birthday to me. But I only managed to blow out 1 of the 95 candles before running out of puff…

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    I mean. They actually select these oddballs.

    Tells you all you need to know. Possibly too much information for daytime viewing…

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    David Ward MP says:

    Hatta al-nasr, hatta al-nasr, hatta al-Quds.

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    Nelson Mandelson lives!

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    Anonymous says:

    So, they’ve withdrawn it for a period when it’s not necessary, Parliament not sitting over the summer, and resotred it when it is needed.

    Oh, what a brave and principled lot they are.

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    Ahmed Owen Jones says:

    Great news about David Ward,the scumbag.

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    John Harrison says:

    I wrote the following article a few years ago (as you’ll guess from the reference to Gordon Brown). Not much changes though, and the heat wave warnings have started up again today.

    Last week, in most parts of the UK, it briefly stopped raining, the clouds broke and we had, what used to be known as, “a few nice days.” But times change. What I thought was a bit of good weather, was nothing of the sort. It was apparently, according to the government, a potentially hazardous weather event, deserving of a Level Two Alert.

    Now this is all new to me. When I was a lad, you only got something as ominous-sounding as a Level Two Alert if there was an impending risk of a nuclear attack, or worse. The fleeting appearance of sunshine after months of gloom was cause for celebration, not a signal to take refuge in a windowless room in your underwear until it went away again.

    You may think I’m overstating the case, but I just checked on the advice given by the NHS during a Level Two Alert (we’re talking of temperatures hovering around 28 degrees here by the way). Here are some of the highlights:

    • Stay tuned to the weather forecast on the TV or radio. If you’re planning to travel, check the forecast at your destination, too.

    • Plan ahead. Stock up with supplies so that you don’t need to go out during extreme heat. Think about what medicines, food and non-alcoholic drinks you’ll need.

    • Keep plenty of water to hand and stay in the shade whenever possible.

    • Identify the coolest room in the house, so you can go there to keep cool.

    • Don’t go outside between 11am and 3pm as this is the hottest part of the day. Spend time in the shade and avoid strenuous activity.

    • Drink water or fruit juice regularly. Avoid tea, coffee and alcohol. If you do drink alcohol make sure you have lots of water or other non-alcoholic drinks as well.

    • Keep rooms cool by using shade or reflective material external to the glass, or if not possible by closing pale coloured curtains. Metallic blinds and dark curtains can make the room hotter.

    • Keep the windows closed while the room is cooler than it is outside. If safe, open windows at night when the air is cooler.

    It sounds a bit like something you might have to do after a chemical warfare attack, doesn’t it? Can you imagine how hard a native of the Costa Del Sol would laugh if he saw that? He’d be almost as helpless as a Norwegian, experiencing our governments reaction to a sprinkling of snow for the first time.

    Now here’s the thing…you and I are pretty special. Why? Because we are the cream of the cream…the ultimate product of millions of years of evolution. Our ancestors were the smart ones – the ones best suited to survival. That’s how they lived long enough to reproduce, and then their offspring lived long enough to reproduce and so on. And I’d be prepared to wager that they managed to do that by reacting in the appropriate way to a bit of hot weather without needing to have some busybody telling them what they should do. The evolutionary process deselected the “I don’t know I’m hot and thirsty” gene right about the same time as the “Let’s challenge a tiger to a fist fight” one.

    I’m only guessing here, but I reckon that when our smart ancestors got a bit hot during the day they took some clothes off and sheltered in the shade, perhaps under a tree or in a cave. They probably got more thirsty than normal and so they reacted to that by drinking some more water. If they had work to do, they probably decided to do it early in the day before it got really warm, or later when the sun wasn’t quite so strong.

    Nobody had to tell them to do any of this because it came naturally to them, and guess what…it comes naturally to you and I too. If we get too hot, we know about it and try to find somewhere cooler to sit. If we start to dehydrate we get thirsty and this is a sure-fire signal for us to drink. If it’s too hot to work, we reorganise our schedule for the cooler parts of the day. If we didn’t have these instincts or the common sense to do these things, we wouldn’t exist because natural selection would have zapped our genes hundreds of generations ago. These are the same instincts that cause us to put a jumper on or turn up the central heating a couple of notches when it gets a bit chilly. It doesn’t stop the government issuing equally patronising and insulting warnings though, when the thermometer approaches zero.

    I want you to consider for a moment that there are people somewhere, who are being paid (by you and I through our taxes) to prepare and disseminate this information. They are being paid to warn people about weather conditions they are perfectly capable of dealing with themselves, and paradoxically, precisely the conditions which many of them regularly endure the misery of international air travel to seek out.

    I understand the government are looking for ways to cut public spending. Perhaps they could start there.

    If cost was the only issue here, it might be just irritating, but there’s something far more insidious going on, something that attacks at the very heart of our status as free-thinking individuals, and our ability to progress as a society.

    You see, I come from a generation that can see how ridiculous all this is, and perhaps you do too We know that we don’t need ludicrous warnings and advice like this. We managed to survive perfectly well without them before, and we can laugh at them. But what if you’re a child growing up now? What if you’re being brought up in an environment where no hazard is so small that it doesn’t require the government to tell you how to deal with it – an environment where a bit of warm weather is cause for the state to issue instructions for dealing with it?

    And if you come to accept that you need the state to tell you how to behave when there’s a bit of sunshine, in what other areas of your life might you readily accept state interference? In what other areas of your life might you willingly devolve responsibility, and become blindly dependent on the state for guidance and instruction?

    It seems as though the capacity for individual thought, action and responsibility is being eroded away on an almost daily basis. Replacing it, is a society in which the individual is treated as some stupid unthinking drone who must be instructed and directed in the most basic of tasks. It’s a way of thinking which can only send us backwards as a society, because real progress is only ever made by free thinking individuals who take risks, and take full responsibility for those risks. Real progress is rarely, if ever, made by governments.

    So as adults, I reckon we should take every opportunity to pour ridicule and scorn on unwarranted interference of the state in stuff which shouldn’t concern it. We owe that much to our children, who will only reap the rewards of their genetic survival by taking responsibility for their own actions.

    And they can’t do that if they think it’s perfectly okay for David Cameron to tell them when to wear a hat.

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    OPH says:

    I can understand someone being disciplined for comments on the Holocaust but he seems to being punished for speaking the truth about the way the state of Israel behaves.

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    Paniagua v5 says:

    ‘Until the Autumn’

    Fucking weasels. What they really mean is …

    ‘As we are all going on a rather long summer holiday, it doesnt matter one jot about any whip shit. Therefore we will withdraw it to get some column inches. We will put it back when it matters though, ie after our lovely tax payer funded holiday’


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    OyVaGoy says:

    David Ward’s been spoiling for this for many months. He wanted to be punished.

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    Typical Guido Blog 'client' says:

    Bit long mate. You lost me after ‘I wrote’

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    Labour is a criminal party says:

    What happened to Labour’s Lord Ahmed who killed a pedestrian while texting at the wheel? He blamed all his problems on “Jèwish owned news media”.

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    our WW2 italian allies - The Liberal Democrats says:

    We know its ridiculously cowardly but..well…we’re just so soppingly wet.
    But this is the last warning he’s going to get!


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    Lynton Crosby says:

    Withdrawing whip while Commons isn’t sitting is not a punishment in any meaningful sense of the word. Truly shoddy by the LibDems.

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    Paniagua v5 says:

    Huntus interruptus?

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    Just wonder how long this has been planned?

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    Maqboul says:

    They’ll send the twat to a kibbutz for the summer where he’ll get a sound kicking every day for not pulling his weight. And for being a twat.

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    Bluto says:

    A brilliant dissection. It’s partly because there are too many “public servants” with lucrative jobs disseminating this sort of ultra risk averse crap. We have become risk averse to a degree our great-grandfathers would scorn, not just obsessed with mitigating risk but trying to eradicate any and all risks completely. Usually by wailing about “the children”.

    A nation of wimps governed by spineless cowards.

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    Labour is a criminal party says:

    It’s not true that muzee children don’t learn about the Holocaust. Schindler’s List is available in the libraries of all state funded muslim faith schools. Unfortunately they shelve it in the Comedy section.

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    Tay King-dePisse says:

    They need to wait till autumn to figure out what having some loudmouth backbench anti-Semite does in terms of Coalition and electoral politics, internal and external.

    Obviously, Ward poses no moral/ethical problems of a nature requiring a full and complete anathematising. Go ahead and hate the J-e-w-s, everyone else in Bradford does, just don’t embarrass the LD’s by saying so out loud.

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    Maqboul says:

    It won’t make Comment of the Day.

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    Nadine Dorries says:

    Why is he going on ‘I’m a lying fucking LibDem bastard, its summer, I’m out of here’?

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    Premature publication?

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    Ed Miliband says:

    Remindth me ofth my ‘I hath a dweam’ speech

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    Simon Ward says:

    I did that Mandy Rice-Davies. Allegedly.

    Although there is no real reason to say allegedly on account of me being dead.

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    Well they took their time for this and only a short term suspension.

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    Paniagua v5 says:

    Apparently he wears a stone in his shoe whilst blogging.

    It makes him limp.

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    Maqboul says:

    The “truth” even though he has never been there he knows what atrocities happen “on a daily basis”. Some people, you included, are so fucking gullible.

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    Is Anjie a libDem? says:

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    Maqboul says:

    He finally got the text off the next day.

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    Stephan says:

    I think it makes some very good points about the insidious and very stupid govements we’re forced to tolerate with these days.

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    Cardinal Biggles says:

    Was he the political editor of the Grauniad?

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    Maqboul says:

    Celtic and Rangers fans have more chance of reuniting again. Seems Anjem has been on a lager frenzy again.

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    Paniagua v5 says:

    Why is the ummah joining Unite?

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    What about the evil Tories?

    He does come from Rotherham though, a town you could build a big wall around and call it a prison.

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    M102 says:

    You boring c’unt Anjie. Lighten up. Go for a walk or beat the missus or something.

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    Verbose Leftist Twat says:

    What a very very unhelpful thing to say. I always find it helps your cause to maunder on and on and on until your interlocutor will do absolutely anything to escape the argument. In my time in the Labour party I’ve had several people attempt to hack through their own neck with a dessert spoon in a futile attempt to escape my inane ramblings.

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    Paniagua v5 says:

    Ah Rotherham, where the dogs step in human shit.

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    I had heard he puts a Viagra pill in his bike’s petrol tank so that the fuel indicator will stay up.

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    Typical Guido Blog 'client' says:

    I’m sorry, I did try feigning death but he just kept going.

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    Cardinal Biggles says:

    I should stick to mending watches old chap.

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    Don’t take the piss out of Rotherham!

    It needs all the flavour it can get.

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    Bill Quango MP-x says:


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    Len McMarxist says:

    Everyone joins Unite!
    Whether they know they have or not.

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    Hopefully not positive.

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    Anonymous says:

    Isn’t ‘united Muslims’ an oxymoron?

    This is another example of the LibDems showing their true colours.

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    Labour Websters Dictionary says:


    Cultural Enrichers

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    John Bellingham says:

    For now.

  57. 57

    I hear that Red Len is playing Sir John Falstaff in Falstaff at Glyndebourne this year.

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    grrr says:

    In 1939 there were many of this type who supported & Hitler. Churchil had them locked up. The libdems suspend them for a few months.

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    Bill Quango MP-X says:

    Modbot has heatstroke.

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    Duty pedant says:

    “by you and I”. Try it the other way round (by I and you) and you’ll see why it’s wrong.

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    Deep in Stephfanny Flangers says:

    If he had questioned the ‘point’ of Israel instead he would have been fine. Probably got more votes to boot

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    jesus is real says:

    is this something to do with the cancerous growth of J*wish settlements ?

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    aardvark says:

    I think he and his friends are more inte destroying it.

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    Haughty Culturalist says:

    … arrrr, Jim laaad, beware for there be child snatchers aplenty in them there parts

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    Advisory Notice says:

    Fat fuckin chance mate what with Sheeites beating the crap out of every sunnyone they can find – and vice versa. You should give Assad or Morsi a buzz for an update….

    and then piss off back where you came from.

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    jesus is real says:

    “carrying” as in carrying a bucket of shit to the disposal unit ?

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    Archie Bunker, America's equivalent of Alf Garnett, says:

    Here’s how I used to do it:

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    Incredulity has set in says:

    I think you posters are the type of people that post talks about. Now come on stop what you are doing. It’s time for your Luncie wunchie’s.

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    Nothing Better To Do says:

    If you’re a sex pest, wife swapper, generally kinky, expenses fraud or a speeding motorist the Lib Dems are the party for you. Clearly not so much if you say anything nasty about a particular religious group. Some things will get you the push PDQ.

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