June 21st, 2014

Saturday Seven Up

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You’re either in front of Guido, or behind…


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    Gordon Brown says:

    I wish everyone in the world well.

  2. 2
    Fluid says:

    A good Alban Hefin to all today!

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    OMG Armageddon beckons. Without the good bits.

    Can someone invent a phone app. ASAP?

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    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    I would like to wish the England Football Team the very best of luck.According to my calculations,England can still win the World Cup.

    Get behind our lads.

    Good Morning

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    Iain Duncan Smith says:

    You What!!!! Queen gets William £8M birthday treat helicopter with public funds

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    Can someone tell me why, win or lose on the referendum, we have to spend ever more on the chaps north of the border?

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    Mr Fabricant says:

    To commemorate the death of Rik Mayall The England team are finishing bottom.

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    Socialism is theft says:

    Congratulations to the the England team who gallantly lasted longer than Spain.

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    Maugham the Leveller says:

    There is no record in my house of any Englishman named Miliband.

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    Socialism is theft says:

    All these years the feminists have been trying to prove how equal they are to men and the minute a bloke jokes about punching a woman they prove just how unequal they really are.

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    Minnie Lividword says:

    Dedicated to that slimebag Cameron – interpret this, Dave :

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    Across :
    2. What crooks do to Westminster. (6)
    5. Sounds like mums have been behaving badly – worth paying to see ? (7)
    7. Stick one on a LibLabConner to hasten his demise ? (6)
    9. Toynbee starts by listening to others’ opinions ! (4)
    10. Time for ferrets to get out of the sack ? (9)
    11. Cameron’s claim that kippers will return to the fold, for example (11)
    14. Bum-sex promoter-in-chief. (9)
    17. One might be more equal than another, thanks to the Boundaries Commission. (4)
    18. Not Dave’s fancy in Norfolk, surely ? (6)
    19. Boris’ renewable policy ? (7)
    20. Appropriate for an MP ? (6)
    Down :
    1. What the EU will do to us all, given half a chance. (7)
    3. No hope of attaining this for Clegg ! (5)
    4. Holds Ed still so I can take a good swing at him. (3)
    5. Sounds like they can’t see the crooks for the thieves ! (4)
    6. Scares the workers early in the morning, maybe ? (6)
    8. Disinclined to use a shovel, perhaps ? (5)
    11. He aims to fool all the people all the time. (5)
    12. Original tweeter ? (6)
    13. Three cheers when we leave the EU ! (7)
    15. Pickles-shaped ? (5)
    16. Ed repeats that it’s all about him. (4)
    18. Might make the news if snapped between Tory’s teeth ! (3)
    ~ ~ ~
    [For a cat who likes symmetry – seek the message within.] :)

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    Anonymous says:

    Safe seat for Owen Jones?

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    Sue Denim says:

    Yo SC!

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    Ed Dafty, LimpDim MP, Climate Change Chieftain says:


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    David Spunkit says:

    Red Ed will be a brilliant prime minister in 2015.

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    Blunkett has been an amazing asset, to general hilarity.
    The bloody idiot might be missed by labour ,but not by the rest of us who remember his tenure at the home office , the ID card fiasco, and the rest of his embarrassing blunders.

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    Poacher turns gamekeeper says:

    Is it some kind of sick joke to put Keith Vaz as overseer of the UK passport office and for him to criticise them for making a profit?

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    Nothing Changes....Parliament is rotten to the core says:

    The media do not seem in the least bit bothered and they are not even printing the irony of it all. While the public in the main have forgotten or have no knowledge of Vaz’s Hinduja brothers past. No wonder that Westminster is as rotten as it ever was and MPs can get away with blue murder.

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    Dave the Supporter says:

    It’s all the Wops’ fault. Nothing to do with me or Gorgon that England is a fucking failure.

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    Another day. Another WORLD day. says:

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    Diall 999 for Nil Response says:

    The laws already exist to stop them. Councils are not supposed to make a profit out of parking fines but the police never enforce that one.

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    Where there's a Charity, there's a socialist swimming in money on the back of misery says:

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    Casual Observer 2 says:

    Try “Belgian marxist immigrant’s nerdy sprog”

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    Hail! Oh cruciverbalist!

    Is this A bar of soap (6,6)?

    Or just:

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    It got Hacked.

    But not Off.

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    Enemy of the State says:

    I remember him as the communist Sheffield council leader. That man should never have been privy to affairs of State.

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    Shampain Socialists says:

    Exhibitionist caring is so emotionally draining. We need lovely lucre to give us the mental strength to carry on.

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    Socialism is theft says:

    A lot more than before Labour destabilised the Middle East.

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    One small step says:

    I like the idea of still getting a discount if you appeal.

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Try this:
    Marine animal —– — (5 and 3).

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    It's like they created refugees for the pension funds says:

    Right on. These two are directly responsible for creating more refugees and now they are making a lucrative living out of them while enjoying a champagne globe trotting lifestyle.

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    Blaster Bates (dec'd) says:

    Blunkett was walking in the park lead, as ever, by his faithful guide dog. Suddenly the dog pissed on Blunkett’s left leg.

    A witness told The Guardian. that Blunkett called his dog and took a biscuit from his pocket ready to reward him the animal.

    I was astounded, to see David rewarding the dog when it had just soaked his leg with a stream of piss. “Why have you been so kind?” Blunkett replied “I just want to find its head so I can kick its arse”

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    Nick Clegg says:

    Out of the World Cup, and getting spanked by the All Blacks in the Rugby. England’s summer of sport isn’t going too well…

    The curse of Cameron strikes yet again !

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Oh for a World why don’t you all just STFU day.

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    Cinna says:

    I remember him say that there was no limit to the amount of immigration the country could take…

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    The Lone ranger says:

    wtf is Rik Mayall?

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    Owen Jones,Guest Moderator says:

    Prime Minister,David Cameron,your comment is awaiting moderation.

    Expletives are not permitted,and you should know better than that.

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    Ding Dong Bell says:

    Can my pussy come out of the world well now?

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    Woy foreva says:

    They are funnier to watch than Mayall was, that’s for sure.

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    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    Can’t have a joke using one of those ism’s, ist’s, but look who who is screeching her head off, Brown by name, Broon by nature good job she doesn’t throw Nokia’s about.

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    Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Layabouts & other Wasters says:

    Parliament is probably the most corrupt institution in the UK. It needs a complete clear out then a new start.

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    Cameron really does not get it, does he?

    He should offer the Scots nothing if they leave and less if they stay.

    The Barnet formula really needs scrapping. Why should any one part of the UK be better rewarded than another? Or over-represented, for that matter?

    But no, the c*unt says “Don’t go!” and plans to give them even more sops if they stay.

    Does he not see that the fat, smug, self-satisfied prick who masquerades as the First Minister of Scotland will claim a victory either way. Can’t you imagine him crowing: Look what I have got you!

    The deep-fried Mars Bars eaters will want a referendum every year at this rate.

    For the holder of an Oxford First (Brasenose too), Dave can be remarkably dense.

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    Mr Fabricant says:

    In shrieking at Rod Liddle on Ch4, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has become the best advert for his book. Watch her in action: http://specc.ie/1lGpg9X

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    First round. Guaranteed says:

    Still, Andy will come to the rescue…..

  45. 45
    Peter Tapsell says:

    I got a pencil set and some new trainer’s but never had a helicopter.

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    Brilliant_Beeb! says:

    In response to the England capitulation after just 1.9 world Cup matches, a very deep, meaningful, no-holds-barred analysis was done at the BBC many hours into the short night. Their findings come as a complete revelation to all in that they have reached an overwhelming conclusion:
    The England “defeat” can be blamed squarely on the lack of Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority presenters on their TV Panel of presenters during the two matches, though it must be said the BAMErs were only just outnumbered by the studio cat.
    To redress this appalling shortfall of BAME personnel at the Beeb immedicate actioin is to be taken to increase the number of visible BAME staff by 40%.
    A new squad of BAME police are to be formed with a grant of 2.1 million pounds, whose job it will be to arrest any studio manager pointing a camera at an all-white cast, or any assemblage that could resonablly be mistaken as such
    The two matches played by England are to be re-shown next Monday this time with a more harmonious and representative BAME panel. Some of them will even be footballing experts.
    The BBC would like to apologise profusely for any offence caused to any viewer who accentally saw the studio cat in the transmission that went out last Wednesday. This disaster shall, no doubt be referred to by future generations, with more than just a little shame as “White-Wednesday”.

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    Bollocks to the football! It nearly went unobserved that Broad bowled a hat-trick for England against Sri Lanka in the second Test at Headingly!

    Holy Smoke!

    Where is B!lly?

  48. 48
    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    Creating your own jobs, where none existed, true Conservatives, creating your own job where none existed using other peoples money and armies, true Liebour.

  49. 49
    Minnie Lividword says:

    We should give the Jockanese the BBC – lock, stock and barrel – and have done with it.

    Oh, and they can have Maria Miller too.

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    Anonymous says:
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    Ctesibius says:

    Universal joking about Gordon Clown’s Jonah effect still hurts you, doesn’t it lefty? Admit it, you secretly admired the ‘man with the moral compass’, didn’t you?

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    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    And the bandwagons play on, that Londonistan luvies bubble needs bursting,getting a job on merit is the last thing they want, it seems they are really trying to destabilise this country, they are not mending fences but kicking bloody great holes in it.

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    Minnie Lividword says:

    Sleet! Oh sleek feline one!

    Your first looks like a repeat to fill out the summer schedules. :)
    I might need a clue to the second one, though.

    You’ve got me wondering now – could my travelogue have ended up on a luggage conveyor belt near Yalta ? Or perhaps the doughnutters are still trying to decipher it.

    I’m not sure how difficult today’s offering might be. There’s one word in there that I’d never have thought of if I hadn’t looked it up.

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    Grand Master, Grand Lodge, Great Queen Street says:

    Jahbulon Handy.

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    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    At one time I would have agreed, but sorry we are full up try next door.

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    Chief Constable, Hampshire Constabulary says:

    Jachin Handy.

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    Minnie Lividword says:

    I seem to remember Dave saying not all that long ago that he wanted to devolve more power (from what little he has left) to local authorities. This is a prime example of why that would be sheer lunacy.
    We’d be better off shutting down the local councils. Lord Gnome’s organ has reporting how corrupt they are for years.

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    The second one, you ask?

    You know my craving for paradox.

    Has not got a **** :-)

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    Yes isn’t office of Sarah & Gordon Brown a refugee in the state of Delaware USA to get away from those nastey tax authorities.

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    Never give away what one can sell… :-)

  62. 62
    Gordon Brown says:

    Goldfish and Cats do not make good tankfellows 89, 176

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    How much? says:

    Alas you are correct. The corruption at Westminster is small fry compared to what happens at local level

  64. 64
    Genghiz the kahn says:

    England were too busy drinking at The Noble Ox.

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    Tora Tora Tory! says:

    Heard about this Tory MP who treats his woman too Ruffley?

    He’s the Bury St Edmunds MP who needs to bury bad news.


    Ruffley told the police “I with Drew” but Mrs Drew said “No you ain’t no more!”

    He escaped with a caution – I think he is a confirmed bachelor who has lost his way. Perhaps he should consult Nigel?

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    Refugee’s are not superheroes.

    They are the folk who were either smart enough to get away from a situation early, or the folk who were not strong enough to remain and fight for what they believe in.

    Propagandising them this way actually does them harm as it places unrealistic expectations on them and about what future they will have.

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    Minnie Lividword says:

    Which came first, the clue or the answer ? ;)

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Correct answer is; ships cat

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    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    I’am more shocked he’s an MPs who had a girlfriend, I thought all male MPs had male “friends” or sleeping partners.

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    Seven hills says:

    His state has been largely in affairs of the privy!

    When he makes his bumbling crude approaches, women mustn’t take offence. When he mentions offence then they should give him a leg up or a leg over.

    And if you want a fast track for your nanny with a failed paternity suit thrown in, Dave’s your man. He’ll tickle your tail if you’re a bit of a dog.

  72. 72
    Village Idiot says:

    ….”Are you an unintelligent foetus “?

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    Whither the Clitheroe Kid says:

    “getting spanked by the All Blacks in the Rugby”

    Did we send Nigel Evan out there to represent us?

  74. 74
    Mr Hague says:

    Argentina Will Win Today…….

  75. 75
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Seven across… fish, seven letters:

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    The Growler says:

    Every body DOWN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    nell says:

    gurninggordon the man who employed twatson and damianmcbride to smear and stab even his own friends and supporters in the back as the ‘man with a moral compass’!! That was the biggest laugh of the century!!!

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    Gordon Brown says:


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    nell says:


    But I’m still hoping they vote to leave and yes the Barnet Formula should then be scrapped.

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    Gordon Brown says:

    Got it at last


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    Owen Jones says:

    I am glad England lost because English football promotes rabid nationalism. I want Iran to win. Allahu Akbar x

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    Village Idiot says:

    …So true, and, so sick, charity begins and ends at home, but, you do not get to strut the world stage!….”They” are despicable, hateful careerists, who have used and abused public office, not for the good the people of Britain, but, for their own self-important, benefit, and to massage their pathetic egos’….When will “they” do something tangible for the people of Britain instead of treating them like criminals?

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    Roger the cabin-boy says:

    I just gotta know- where to ?

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    What did Delaware boy? says:

    the GBCfE is based in one of the most secretive tax jurisdictions in the world – Delaware, a state affectionately known by tax lawyers of Mr S’s acquaintance as ‘the Cayman Islands of North America’.


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    albacore says:

    Now you get a year’s clink for tainting mosques with bacon
    Don’t you think it’s past time that some action was taken
    To smash slime that in decades of manipulation
    Never once let you vote on enforced immigration?

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    Gordon Brown says:

    You must be new to these shores.

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    Gordon Brown says:

    I want a kill switch.

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    The Growler says:

    I does seem strange when some folks are very often spending well North of £1,000 a peak time holiday period worried about £75 and it lasts more than one year, in any case if they are paying close to £1M that £12 per passport profit will soon disappear. The government has only itself to blame for the cock up, folks always tend to wait till the last moment. I can remember a time when folks had to travel to Liverpool from where I live (90 miles away) and they had to form a long queue down the street, a bit like the time I got made redundant when I finally got to the head of the queue they said they had no notice of redundancy, eh those were the days.

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    Who you gonna call? Row Busters says:

    The police these days seem to tread where the police not ought to tread. Why do they get involved in what are essentially everyday arguments.

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    The Growler says:

    I don’t go abroad so I have no need of a passport, it doesn’t matter to me how much the government cocks things up over passports or who is to blame.

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    ahmonika says:

    Lou and Andy get into World Cup games for free.

  92. 92
    Roy Hodgson says:

    I would like to punch Owen Jones in the throat
    and mouth

    and nose.

  93. 93
    The Growler says:

    So it would be OK to clock Fabbers one when he gets out of control?

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    PO box 57

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    Vaz and all that Jazz says:

    Vaz is just doing what most politicians do…Grandstanding.

    The true cost of a passport will be dependent on how many are issued divided by the cost of providing them. More passports then a bit of profit, less passports then a bit of loss. I would haver thought that a mere £12 profit is a lot better than making a whopping loss.. but Vaz knows that the press will latch on to this “profit”.

    Then there is the matter of why should taxpayers who do not want passports subsidise those that do?

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    The Growler says:

    Dave for goodness sake, arithmetic is not one of your strong points so you would be lost when it comes to probabilities

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    Perry Como says:

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    Socialism is theft says:

    If men and women are considered equal why is it worse to clock a woman than a man?

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    The Growler says:

    They are selling model helicopters at Aldi the higher priced one is about £35 certainly not £8M, but who is going to pay for the aviation fuel and the high insurance rates demanded.

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    The Growler says:

    Puss just look at the number of MPs with Scottish names and with Scottish accents including a large number of Tories, that tells all.

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    ahmonika says:

    I thought it would soon be all over.
    It is now. :)

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    Full Independence was never the goal says:

    Devo Max is what was decided over two years ago by all parties involved. The whole referendum campaign has been a softening up of public attitudes to accept a more devolved and more heavily subsidised Scotland.

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    Address published at pixel 94?

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    ahmonika says:

    Gordon & Sarah Brown ✔ @OfficeGSBrown
    On World Refugee Day Gordon Brown writes about Syria’s children http://tinyurl.com/once upon a time, there was a Prime Minister who was #shit

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    The Growler says:

    Do you remember the time in the late 70’s he ordered the Red Flag to be flown on Sheffield City Council building?

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    IDS says:

    ‘Relentlessly negative’ BBC is a bigger enemy of welfare reform than Labour’


    He does have a good point there.

  107. 107
    ahmonika says:

    A senior executive of the South African Broadcasting Corporation is under investigation after allegedly accepting a cow, a calf and a bare-breasted woman as gifts when he visited a group of traditional leaders.
    Diane Abbott said she was delighted…to be called a cow.

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    There is a case, should they vote YES, to actually double the Barnet Formula, at least for a while…

    That way, it will hurt the Scots more. :-)

    Don’t forget!

    Vote UKIP :-D

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    May I see your passport please?

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    Comrade Iain Duncan Smith says:

    Ah, beautiful day for peoples assembly demo/festival, 1pm, outside the BBC. Speak out against poverty wages, housing crisis and unjust cuts :)

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    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Not much different from the British Broadcasting Corporation, Diane likes a BBC.

  112. 112
    Nigel Farage says:

    The cost of Euan Blair’s new home? £3.6 million. Average house price in Bootle? £95,000. Truly, Labour is the party of the people.

  113. 113
    Socialism is theft says:

    The transport Minister says potholes are a sign of a good economic recovery but in truth they are a sign that too many people are driving on our limited road network because we have had far too many immigrants.

  114. 114

    You are absolutely right!

    He might have had a wonderful time shagging the likes of Cathy Ashton, blissfully unaware that she resembled the surrounds of the perineum.

    Can that be an advantage?


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    it was a good week of sleeze, slime and spin – all in the name of “democracy”

  116. 116
    Diane Abbott says:

    ALL BLACKS?????


  117. 117
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Blair senior has clocked up about 10 now, no wonder other people are having to live on the streets, housing shortage and all that :-)

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    Diane Abbott says:


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    Gordon Brown says:

    I’m supporting the “no” campaign so there will be no need for passports at the border with God’s own country.

    In fact, my passport has been sent to London to be renewed. I tried to find out where it had got to but those bigots wouldn’t let me into the Passport Office without a passport.

  120. 120
    Diane Abbott says:


    THATS WAAAYCIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  121. 121
    Blue Peter Goldfish says:

    Too many potholes in his brain.

  122. 122
    Anonymous says:

    There’s always the cricket. Hope springs eternal.

  123. 123
    Moral D'Lemmar says:

    Is it so wrong to want to tear Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s throat out with a pair of rusty pliers ?

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    Diane Abbott says:



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    Diane Abbott says:


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    Diane Abbott says:


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    non taxable pikey says:

    British Citizen, born and bred, don’t need a Passport to enter or leave the UK neither should I be bothered by those Immigration chappies. “Without let or hindrance” it says on the inside cover of the Passport which I have to take because other countries are not as free as the UK.

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    Diane Abbott says:



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    The two Muppets says:

    Brown has a twisted mind and should be excused for his many
    disasters . But there is no excuse for his bag carriers Balls and
    Miliband who backed him all the way .

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    Iran are our ‘friends’ now, Owen.

    That must leave you with rather a large problem. In addition to all your other large problems…

  131. 131
    Diane Abbott says:




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    non taxable pikey says:

    They are a sign that the bloody councils are doing crap repairs and using the money for other things.

  133. 133
    The two Muppets says:

    I think that Blunkett is abandoning a sinking ship .

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    Sleeping policemen started to rot off.

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    !raq / !ran / !SIS / R’ussia and the Nuke Deal:

    P’utin expresses support for M’aliki:


    !ran nuke deal:


    – Flaws: The !ran nuke deal is time limited and some aspects are not derived from currently recognized international law. The sanctions currently imposed are arguably on dubious grounds, in part due to poor quality and possible fabrication of scientific data supplied to the IAEA and UN, and general mishandling of the case by the IAEA.

    NB: Interesting fact: IAEA spends most of its inspections budget on !ran, but most of its time in J’apan which has a much larger nuclear infrastructure.

    IAEA may have been de-politicized now on !ran, next report expected to show compliance:


    !ran is giving ground publicly on the terms of sanctions lifting in deal negotiations:


    The effect of ISIS pushing up oil prices due to activity in !raq should be observed. This applies indirect pressure to lift the oil sanctions sooner, and also helps address R’uss!a’s funding of its current military activities. Unless exports are hit such price increases are market effects pricing in risk: Should be observed as this gouging works very much against Western interests at this time.

    P’utin’s support for M’aliki is most likely voiced in order to ensure that ISIS consolidate (M’aliki stands no chance in managing that problem) and keep oil up for some time. P’utin will also wish to stay the hand of !ran and divide !ran / US cooperation viz. !raq.

    R’uss!a has an interest in not seeing !ranian oil sanctions lifted immediately: They are part of P5+1.

    The flip side of high oil prices: Weakens EU security by both undermining Eurozone economy and – as a result of refunding Russ!a’s military activities (R’osneft) – increases NATO and EU security costs.

    ISIS capturing !raq oil production will allow them to disengage from the Syr!an regime which has been trading oil with them.

    !ran will likely assume a protectorate role over Sh’ia dominated Southern !raq at some point in the future: The effect of S’istan!’s fatwa issued last week is yet to be seen. If it fails to have the desired effect that could undermine his authority giving K’hamenei an influential edge in !raq.

    One major geopolitical problem with an !ran protectorate is the defacto extension of the !ranian border to meet that of S’audi A’rabia.

    !ran’s assurances of being able to work with the US, as sourced from R’ouhani are promising, but until a similar position is expressed by K’hamenei this should be treated with caution.


    It should be noted that C!A / US HUMINT is blind on the ground now, and C!A have had rings run round them by !ran in !raq since 2003: That is a large part of why the Western objectives of the !raq war failed, other than CPA Order 2:


    – It also explains in part why ISIS have not been countered by the !raq army.

    The nuke deal is now being redrafted: It may be signed by July 20th – but its value will not be quite as advertised.


    Vote UKIP :-D

  137. 137
    One of Brighton's finest says:

    I won I think. Did I win? I think I did, didn’t i?

    One up for the spinning squirrel syrup of figs brigade.

    Can I borrow Deep Throat from anybody?

  138. 138
    A back-scratching bear in the woods says:

    If it had gone unobserved would it actually have happened at all ?

  139. 139
    One of Brighton's finest says:

    Vazz, …..joke……The End.

  140. 140
    Bob Rusk says:

    3-1, the other day. No, not the score but Lineker outnumbered by blacks (Ferdinand, Seedorf, Henry).

  141. 141

    He is not Belgian ,Belgium was the country that his communist father used to infiltrate into the UK during the last war ,they are originally Poles of Jewish extraction ,probably his father was a soviet ‘agent of influence’ who gained employment in colleges and universities.

  142. 142

    Do you mean that there are people willing to pay £95,000 for a house in a pisshole like Bootle?

  143. 143

    Agree. That all ties in with the Russians funding the Greens and others who protest against fracking.

    No wonder they produce so many chess grand masters.

    It also may explain why Putin has been playing it long on East Ukraine.

    Vote UKIP :-)

  144. 144

    They only infiltrated through Belgium, they are probably soviet sleeper agents ,who transferred their loyalty to the EU after the collapse of the USSR!

  145. 145

    It was hardly a Bishop Berkeley moment.

  146. 146
    If a junior civil servant had done it ... says:

    Blunket should have been jailed years ago for theft of travel warrants.

  147. 147
    A back-scratching bear who can't see the copse for the trees says:

    Hmm ….. let’s see if I’ve got this right :
    According to Berkeley, if Blunkett had never shagged Ashton then she would never have existed, yes ?

  148. 148

    R’ussian troop activity back on the border.

    Did you catch post yesterday about Czech Republic proposing removal of Visa restrictions for R’ussia ?

    Vote UKIP :-D

  149. 149

    Potholes are not a sign of a strong economy:


    They are a result of cutting public infrastructure investment in a failed attempt to address a deficit problem caused by supporting an excessive number of useless public servants who also claim that dredging does not work.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  150. 150

    Yes, I did.

    Where is the cash related to that move, I wonder?

    Vote UKIP :-D

  151. 151

    Not unlike several decades of South Africa.

    Infrastructure maintenance is tiny compared with the cost of reversing long-term decline.

    But who in politics is interested in matters beyond their own term of office nowadays. Every man for himself and the Devil take the hindmost.

  152. 152


    In Hugh Everett’s many-worlds interpretation of quantum physics, quite possibly!

    Vote UKIP :-D

  153. 153

    So many ASCII 8’s that I nearly deleted the whole bloody page! :-D

    *The silent one might be about*

  154. 154
    Ann, the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

    … here comes a chopper to chop off your head.

    Reputedly sung by the crowds in Whitehall when one of Willy’s predecessors got the chop in 1640 something. Some folk are really taking the piss especially in this age of austerity.

  155. 155

    Have a look at Czech’s turnout in EP2014, and also note the interesting connection with pan-europa.

    S’lovakia was lower.

    May have been a deliberate troll of P’oland, but coming from a V’isegrad Group nation that was significant. Think power politics, not cash – and a possible start of a hairline fracture of the Union in Central / Eastern Europe.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  156. 156

    Nothing at all like S’outh A’frica.

    This is an effect of Osborne’s economic policy to address the deficit a few years back:


    Roads are tip of the iceberg: Not sure what may break next, but something will.

    The correct policy would have been civil service and benefits system reform, rather than caving in to L’abour’s propaganda.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  157. 157
    Ann, the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

    … in which case we can manage quite nicely thank you without any of their MPs in our fair land. There really is not much discussed in HoC which has much relevance to the Scots, defence of the realm being the main item, and as most other subjects which concern them are now decided by their own Parliament, whenever defence is on the menu they can send 3 or 4 representatives to take notes.

  158. 158
    Ann, the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

    .. ergo, we should transfer them across to Brussels without further delay.

  159. 159
    An itch-free bear who still can't see the copse for the trees says:

    Did I ever mention a Heinlein short story (I forget what it was called) in which time-travel and a sex-change operation allowed the subject of the story to shag himself into existence ?

    Oh dear, a worrying thought occurs – it just might be that in some parallel universe Clegg actually does get to come first. :( Let’s hope it’s not the one that we’re in.

    On a slightly different tack, in another parallel universe that hat-trick might have been bowled in a Berkeley League match – but I suppose that just wouldn’t be cricket.

  160. 160

    ‘Tis a pity they don’t know how to pronounce it properly over there, though…

  161. 161

    Oh! And another thing:

    If you can go backwards in time, then you may not murder your own grandfather.

    That is the way it is.

  162. 162

    A political move without cash?

    What is the world coming to?

    UKIP all the way :-D

  163. 163
    Ann, the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

    Were any other hippos present at the ceremony?

  164. 164
    Ann, the poverty stricken accounts clerk says:

    Gotta keep the pension pot topped up, you know. Priorities dear boy, priorities.

  165. 165
    A bear called Bob pooping unseen in the woods says:
  166. 166
    Taxpayer funded astroturfing EU Troll says:

    No floods in Holland this winter.

  167. 167
    Lord Genome's factotum says:

    nod off, shurely ?

  168. 168
    Anonymous says:

    And in other news:

    ”Irate monks & angry unions: 1,000s rally in London against govt austerity”

    Yet, despite ‘’Assembling on the doorstep of the BBC’s offices in London’’, it was the Russia Today website that carried out some of best pictures and reporting of the anti-cuts march. Did the dangerously ‘left-wing’ BBC reporters have the weekend off?

  169. 169
    Anonymous says:

    So, instead of caving in to Tory attacks on public services and the NHS, will UKIP do something about greedy Bankers and their Bonuses? Will they do something about the massive amounts lost to Tax avoidance? For such saving could certainly fix all the potholes ridden roads and crack-up footpaths.

  170. 170

    UKIP want to hold a referendum and exit the EU.

    Once EU costs are removed, money is available for potholes.

    Getting the civil service down to a more manageable size will also help.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  171. 171
    Anonymous says:

    They are a sign that too much of the transport budget is being spent on railways most people don’t use.

  172. 172
    Anonymous says:

    Useless councils or not, if the money ain’t there, cr@p repairs are what you get. Given that Pot-holed roads and dangerous footpaths are the natural outcome of on-going funding cuts, how can you have ever-reducing Council Tax AND first class local roads? It’s a fact of life.

  173. 173
    Anonymous says:

    DDS has a point, even if it is totally self-serving. For is not blaming ‘the others’ the best way to deflect attention away from any B****up?.

  174. 174
    Anonymous says:

    Iran? Our ‘friends’? They will be telling us next that the Allahu Snake-bar ‘freedom-loving’ protesters in Syria are really terrorists that fake gas attacks and war crimes for YouTube. Sorry, that one happens to be true!

    Does not this leaves Uncle Sam with a few PR problems?

  175. 175
    Anonymous says:

    Will they stop the NHS being sold off to greedy ‘health’ firms?

  176. 176
    Noble Savage says:

    Of course we need a meaningful response to the plight of refugees.

    I think the best idea is for the UN to lease territory from countries willing to secede it, to make homelands for refugees. Genuine refugees in fear of their lives or of serious persecution are willing to go anywhere as were the Jews in the 1930 and 1940s.

    The UK still has territories it could lease for this purpose e.g. St Helena.

    But I am sure there are many countries around the world who would cede territory if the price was right.

  177. 177

    Christian war criminal Tony Blair has insisted that Wayne Rooney’s poor performance against Italy has nothing to do with the current crisis England now face.

    Liar Blair was speaking at a convention of con men and adulterers in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he enjoys the climate of moral ambivalence and the excellent customer service.

    He said: “Look, I understand what Wayne is going through. But the last thing he should do is back down and admit that he is wrong.

    Jesus reportedly hates Blair

    “What I tell my children and my thousands of clients here in Sin City, is that admitting you are wrong is in fact wrong.”

    The former Prime Minister and stinking piece of human trash has continually refuted claims that he is hypocrite and a murderer, and also responded to allegations that his ancestors were involved in the Salem Witch trials.

    He added : “While I cannot speak for my relatives in the 17th century, all of which looked exactly like me, what I can say is that there is still no evidence that those women were not witches, indeed last time I checked Salem is now a thriving community which is completely free from such supernatural forces.”

  178. 178

    England offers Italy moratorium on ‘reversing tank’ joke

    ENGLAND has offered to call a temporary halt to jokes about how quickly Italian tanks can reverse.

    Prime minister David Cameron made the offer to Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi last night in a desperate two-hour phone call.

    Mr Cameron said: “I stopped short of banning the Italian tank joke completely because that would be a profound erosion of our national sovereignty.

    “I’ve offered him a three year tank joke ceasefire, which, being Italian, he was more than happy to accept.

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