May 9th, 2014

Happy Europe Day!

UKIP will be delighted that the slogan for today’s Europe Day celebrations is “EU Open Doors”. Guido has yet to see the bunting be rolled in street parties across Britain, though according the EU’s website they are rather bizarrely marking the occasion in Venezuela, Mozambique and Swaziland. The whole thing is costing taxpayers €2 million, though for what only Herman van Rompuy knows. Alan Murad of Get Britain Out ain’t wrong:

“It is a slap in the face for taxpayers that the EU is wasting their money on vanity propaganda campaigns in places as far away as Venezuela, Mozambique and Swaziland! There is some irony the EU is now so unpopular in Europe that they have to go to a South American dictatorship to celebrate its very existence.”

Guido is off for a rioja…


67 Comments

  1. 1
    Chris Huhne ordered to pay court costs says:

    That calls for a…

  2. 2
    give £3/month for ummm...Cheers easy... says:

    Huntz!

  3. 3
    Sue Denim says:

    If the EU doors are open, does that mean we are free to leave?

  4. 4
    No more Team GB, pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee says:

    Next thing you know, the Olympics will be heading for london instead of being held in Rio.
    Oh, hang on ….

  5. 5
    Mr R Sole says:

    Who would win in a plonker contest between Ed Miliband and Herman Van Rompoy?

  6. 6
    How do we stop all this pro-EU shite? says:

    It’s spreading like a fucking disease. The brainwashing must be starting in the Primary Schools…

    http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/the-european-union-what-it-means-to-me-1.1783677

  7. 7
    Yvette says:

    Ed’s balls!

  8. 8
    Calamity Clegg, Chief Cockroach says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
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  9. 9
    nell says:

    well labour’s favourite socialist ‘paradise’ in venezuala might be hard pressed to host them now that it’s suffering food shortages, rolling power blackouts and collapsing medical care.

    Do I hear dianeabbott saying that venezuala is exactly the model of government we want to give to Britain when you vote us in in 2015?

  10. 10
    Ah! wonder says:

    What’s the difference between Ed Balls and the Skull Cracker?

  11. 11
    Pricky Vyce says:

  12. 12
    The Brainwashing Bullshitting Cunts that is the BBC. says:

    We do very well with Euro funding the BBC.

    Keep paying your licence fee. Peåsants!

    Do not dare to forget to tune in to Euroshite every Saturday on the BBC!

    Cough up & Jog along.

  13. 13
    The public says:

    Unbelievable. And this man describes himself as a Conservative:

    David Cameron claims he will “have to put up taxes”

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/tax/10819885/David-Cameron-Taxes-will-rise-unless-we-can-raid-bank-accounts.html

    In any other era this would be condemned as the idiocy of the Big Brother left.

  14. 14
    ████ 'changed my tune ' Hoon says:

    :(

  15. 15
    The Bog Standard Labour Party. says:

    Hoorah!

  16. 16
    Anonymous says:

    Balls is dangerous

  17. 17
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Its more like Hotel California.

    You can check out anytime you like… but you can never leave

  18. 18
    Carina Spinagain says:
  19. 19
    Socialism is theft says:

    Vote Tory – get more of the same. That is a cast-iron guarantee.

  20. 20
    Ockham's Razor says:

    The EU like to kick in back doors.

    Allegedly.

  21. 21
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    Loved that American advert for catching roaches a few years back:

    “Roach motel, they check in but they don’t check out.”

  22. 22
    Bill Quango MP says:

    One is a thuggish, criminal, lunatic and the other one is Skull Cracker ?

  23. 23
    The Diary of Owen Jones aged 13¾ says:

    ** Blocked **

  24. 24
    David Cameron says:

    I need to raid your bank accounts asap to pay for all the halal food labelling…

  25. 25
    larry grayson says:

    shut that door!

  26. 26
    David Cameron PM says:

    I am a LIBERAL conservative, you pleb! Now hand over the cash!

  27. 27
    David Cameron PM says:

    You mean there’s not VAT on food? I’ll fix that for you!

  28. 28
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Ireland’s 10-year bonds rose, pushing the nation’s borrowing costs below the U.K.’s for the first time in more than five years.

    Can we have the money lent you back now please?
    The Loans to Ireland Act was granted Royal Assent on 21 December 2010, and provided Parliamentary authorisation for a bilateral loan of £3.2 billion to be lent to Ireland. The government expects the loan to be repaid in full.

  29. 29
    Dodbbedo says:

    Sounds like a Labour attack advert against UKIP

  30. 30
    Dodbbedo says:

    He should put 10% VAT on foodbanks.
    End the obesity crisis.

  31. 31
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    EU? Happy my arse!

  32. 32
    Sally Bercow says:

    ” Why is Leon Brittan not trending?”

  33. 33
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Is Von Rumpey popular in Outer MongoliA?.

  34. 34
    The Apocalyptic Scribe says:

    Of course South America celebrates, that is why Hitler lived there after the war.

  35. 35
    Anonymous says:

    Another Labour attack on the lib dems.

  36. 36
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    How many of them are still awaiting trial?.

  37. 37
    Where's me fookin bennies? says:

    You can fook off an’ all.

  38. 38
    Ockham's Razor says:

    Eh?

  39. 39
    skint.co.eu says:

    He’s a liberal socialist.

  40. 40
    Ockham's Razor says:

    One can tell that there is only one year to go until a general election.

    All the spooky weirdos are creeping back in again having presumably, for the last four years, been sozzled in Buckfast to take away the pain of realisation that The Saviour Of The World has not been psychotically pulling the levers any more.

    Their excitement at the mere prospect of Weird Miliband succeeding to power must be almost uncontainable – in a way which one suspects that even the return of Vladimir Ilyich himself could not hope to emulate. One can almost smell the steam rising from their trousers.

  41. 41
    J. Wellington Wimpy says:

    We’ll gladly pay you Tuesday.

  42. 42
    broderick crawford says:

    SWAZIland …. thank God !!! …for a moment there I read SWITZERland.

    at keast the world has nt gone totally mad ….pleeese don t tell me the Zurich gnomes are celebrating it … if so Armageddon really does await .

  43. 43
    broderick crawford says:

    the moderator.

  44. 44
    broderick crawford says:

    Two million to fund a Fun Day ?
    Reminds me of those “Free” Fun Days Ken Livingston used to put on in the South Bank , Finsbury Park etc for the “people ” ( his voters) to partake of “free” food , drink , entertainment etc. . Then heigh- ho next year the Poll Tax used to go up …. plus ca change !

  45. 45
    Tom Catesby. says:

    ‘Happy Europe Day’ 22nd May.

  46. 46
    Annon Illicit Blogger says:

    Q. Is Guido’s going off for a rioja !!

    like having a large red one up your bum….. twice ???

  47. 47
    Tom Catesby. says:

    How do we stop pro EU shite? Vote UKIP!

  48. 48
    Rightallalong says:

    Happy Europe day Mr van Rumpuy. I’m still waiting for our glorious president to visit his adoring citizens in London UK. I’ve got special Belgium and EU-starred tickertape ready to throw on his presidential parade when he finally visits these shores. He’ll stop the traffic no doubt. He’ll visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace so she can pay homage to our great leader. So pleased that he was unanimously re-elected in 2012 after presiding over a period of great prosperity in Europe since 2009. I’m sorry I didn’t get to vote but I’m only a citizen of the EU. He’s so brave to stand up to Mr. Putin with his silent protest and an EU travel ban.

  49. 49
    James Cannon says:

    Post-Communism at its best! Another reason to say vote out!

  50. 50
    HenryV says:

    Germany, Germany above all,
    Above everything in the world,
    When always, for protection,
    We stand together as brothers.
    From the Maas to the Memel
    From the Etsch to the Belt –
    Germany, Germany above all
    Above all in the world.

    German women, German loyalty,
    German wine and German song,
    Shall retain in the world,
    Their old lovely ring
    To inspire us to noble deeds
    Our whole life long.
    German women, German loyalty,
    German wine and German song.

    Unity and law and freedom
    For the German Fatherland
    Let us all strive for that
    In brotherhood with heart and hand!
    Unity and law and freedom
    Are the foundation for happiness
    Bloom in the glow of happiness
    Bloom, German Fatherland.

  51. 51
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    April 1st.

  52. 52
    SIZE 15 CARBON FOOTPRINT says:

    Stupid kraut twat!

  53. 53
    SIZE 15 CARBON FOOTPRINT says:

    Happy Europe day indeed , until the taxpayers in Germany realise that they are being taken for twats.

  54. 54
  55. 55
    RichUpNorth says:

    If we asked him nicely enough, would Vladimeerkat lob a missile at Brussels?

  56. 56
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Mr Skull knows how to park a car properly.

    By the way, is touching somebody else’s bumper really classed as hit and run? Since there were no humans injured what business is it of the Gestplodo? I am sure most of us have touched bumpers while squeezing out of a tight space.

  57. 57
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Look, we have just been given a 2k pay rise by adjusting our tax free allowance. So, obviously, dimbo Dave has to recoup that from us lot somehow. Why are you all so thick you cannot understand simple first year economic?

  58. 58
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Last time I was in Berlin I bought a pair of Dutch overalls…

  59. 59
    Fred the pensioner says:

    I think the German on the Berlin omnibus has already realised that. There is quite a wave of discontent brewing among the natives with Mrs Murky giving away all their hard earned cash to basket cases around the world. Just needs a few noisy protests in major German cities and the EU becomes history overnight. Not quite there yet, but coming along nicely. Election results in Germany in a couple of weeks’ time will be interesting.

  60. 60
    Fred the pensioner says:

    Probably easier to get some suicide bombers to oblige. The Berlaymont building is quite easy to find in such a small city.

  61. 61
    Lardarse on Benefit says:

    Well said Sir!

    The isolated “leadership” of the EU can only gain credibility and respect of we”citizens of Europe” if Europe were to become an homogenous entity like the USA. EU states are too diverse in interests, language and culture to allow this.

    The only culture they have in common is “Disneyland” in Paris.

  62. 62
    Anonymous says:

    “EU Open Doors”.
    To a world (order), where humans take the place of mice? In a lab experiment of biblical proportions.

  63. 63
    DR says:

    Would you agree touching bumpers while squeezing in is far more pleasurable?

  64. 64
    LibDem Question Time Stooge says:

  65. 65
    tigerowl says:

    If UKIP take us out of the EU countries like Venezuela, Chile and other despot states may be the only ones to trade with. After all, it will take decades to organise trade agreements with all the countries outside the EU. Fingers crossed policies from UKIP will be fun.

  66. 66
    give £3/month for ummm...Cheers easy... says:

    Within 24hrs of English withdrawal from the EU the German car industry would have DEMANDED a deal to trade with the UK. …

    I forget who said that in last couple of weeks!
    Don’t think it was a kipper coz they understand the bleeding obvious.

  67. 67
    (That's enough Eds, Ed!) says:

    Charlottenburg omnibus, surely?


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