June 24th, 2014

THE TRUTH: Rebekah Brooks Cleared of All Charges


  1. 1
    Glyn H says:

    Well, well, well!


  2. 2
    Paul Wildbadger says:

    Quelle surprise !!


    • 120
      Just Saying. says:

      So when will they charge the Mirror Group for years of hacking ?????????
      One man found guilty who was accused of hacking at the Mirror before joining the NOTW, yet BBC and others VERY SILENT on this issue.


  3. 3
    Yasmine & Diane (the new Hale & Pace but definitely not white because white people are racist) says:

    We are going to have to insist that Whitehall is immediately renamed Blackhall. That goes for Whitechapel and Whitehaven as well – disgusting! and especially the Isle of Wight.

    Yours sincerely

    Y & D


  4. 4
    Tom Watson says:



  5. 5
    Coulson says:



  6. 6
    Rolf Harris says:

    What about me ?


    • 51
      Lord Mandelbum of Fondleboys says:

      You’ll have your kangaroo tied down and Big Trev waltzing up your billabong in due course Rolfy, once you’re found guilty of being a paedononce that is.


    • 141
      Anonymous says:

      Can you see what it is yet?


  7. 8
    journalismisnotacrime says:

    What about Leon Brittan ?


  8. 10
    All day? says:

    How long will the BBC focus on Coulson and ignore Brookes?


  9. 11
    Peter Grimes says:

    It was a witch hunt from the start – and they nearly got her!


    • 12
      Prime Minister David Cameron says:

      As ever it’s not what you know but who you know.


    • 16
      Salem says:

      We would not let that happen to one of the coven.

      Liked by 1 person

    • 122
      Joe Public says:

      There will be champagne glasses clinking in the BBC not only over a successful hate campaign on Murdoch and protection of the Mirror Group; but their major rival’s Al Jazeera English journalists being imprisoned for 7 years.
      Crocodile tears also all round.


    • 136
      We the People says:

      see if she floats or sinks…


  10. 18
    Tony Blair says:

    Glad to be of service.


  11. 20
    jgm2 says:

    I didn’t see that happening. The CPS will just have another go like they’re doing with the Hairy Cornflake.


  12. 21
    Anonymous says:

    You’ve gotta watch the gingers.


  13. 22
    MSM says:

    And how is Farage implicated in this exactly?


  14. 23
    Vlad the Loudhailer says:

    Now for Chillcot and Rupert’s revenge!


  15. 23
    piers morgan says:

    don’t know about you but my arse is twitching like a bunny rabbits nose


  16. 25
    ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham) says:

    Egypt jailed some journalists this week. It’s only fair we follow suit.


  17. 26
    Yasmine & Diane (the new Hale & Pace but definitely not white because white people are racist) says:

    We are sad to learn that the round orange fruit known as oranges are called oranges and not blacks. We feel that to call them oranges discriminates against all the other perfectly acceptable colours of the rainbow and this is completely unacceptable in today’s diverse Britain. Rest assured we will be making an official complaint.

    Yours sincerely,

    Y & D


    • 45
      Yasmine & Diane (the new Hale & Pace but definitely not white because white people are racist) says:

      Furthermore we would like to add that we feel HP’s “Brown Sauce” is deeply discriminatory against minorities because it draws attention to their race at the expense of their other qualities. We are campaigning for a full public apology and to get this product BANNED permanently.

      Yours sincerely,

      Y & D


      • 56
        Yasmine & Diane (the new Hale & Pace but definitely not white because white people are racist) says:

        P.S. Do NOT get us started on “black peas”.

        Yours sincerely,

        Y & D


      • 100
        Ticket collector says:

        HP is now produced overseas so you had better re-address your complaint elsewhere. By the way, why don’t you two get a room? Lots of hotels now do black and/or multicoloured linen and towels.


  18. 28
    A-hole says:

    Has Steve Coogan feigned that deep thinking pose yet, before spouting some fuckng shite?

    Liked by 1 person

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      Tear my eyes out and flush them away says:

      Do you mean that awful bbc shite from Italy that was billed as comedy? God that was terrible, unless I missed the point and it was a parody on the lives of overpaid beeb luvvies?
      Still think it was a ploy to get the beeb to pay for a holiday, as is much of beeb content these days.

      Liked by 1 person

      • 86
        Steve's Agent says:

        It was pretty good. but being a good comedian doesn’t mean he’s not a pompous fool when it comes to press freedom


      • 88
        that's not entertainment says:

        Licence payers forked out for Coogan,his son and
        mate Bryden to swan round Italy staying in top

        Liked by 1 person

        • 93
          Steve's Agent says:

          Three people is a bargain compared to 300 people to cover the world cup with no UK teams remaining.

          Liked by 1 person

          • Tear my eyes out and flush them away says:

            They did all the research, operated cameras, sound recording etc all by themselves did they? Please be truthful and add the production crew plus others onto that number as well please.

            Liked by 1 person

          • Steve's Agent says:

            The BBC’s 300 didn’t include the actual … er … football.
            That was provided for everyone


        • 102
          Ticket collector says:

          So glad I accidentally forgot to renew my telly tax. Oh well, they’ll have to wait until next year now in case I remember to do it then.


  19. 29
    bergen says:

    Trial of the century ? More like the waste of money of the century.


  20. 30
    Nuremberg says:



  21. 32
    Dave says:



  22. 33
    pissed off voter says:

    Unbelievable! Check the jurors’ bank accounts.


  23. 34
    Tim Yeo-Yo says:

    Coulson was always going to take the hit.

    Him and Camermong have done a deal.

    Maybe Guido could let us know what it is?


  24. 37
    Bob Crow says:

    Good. What a shitrag was the NOTW.


  25. 39
    Peter Grimes says:

    So when will we have Piss Moron and the Cracked’s trial, or are trials reserved for Murdoch’s publications?


  26. 40
    Radio Bollocks says:

    Now we can have the NoW restored and Ginger Queen made Ed in Chief. Wonder how much they will make out of this? Guess: £5m at least. Bet old Maxwell is delighted.


    • 48
      Lord Mandelbum of Fondleboys says:

      Cap’n Bob, Bob, Bob is still all at sea on a surfeit of pensioners cash.


  27. 42
    Ashhole says:

    Brilliant! Now can we start asking a few questions about the behaviour of the police in this…


  28. 44
    Ed Miliband says:

    Standby for Cameron apology: “If I have been lied to, that would be the moment for profound apology” July 2011


  29. 46
    RCE says:

    Coulson guilty.

    Cameron a Hunt.


  30. 50
    Ollie Beak says:

    Can I borrow the owl on owl girly DVDs?


  31. 53
    So Here We Have It says:

    “I have said very clearly that if it turns out that Andy Coulson knew about the hacking at the News of the World, he will not only have lied to me, but he will have lied to the police, a select committee and the Press Complaints Commission, and of course perjured himself in a court of law. More to the point, if that comes to pass, he could also expect to face severe criminal charges.

    I have an old-fashioned view about innocent until proven guilty. But if it turns out I have been lied to, that would be the moment for a profound apology. In that event, I can tell you I will not fall short.

    My responsibilities are for hiring him, and for the work he did at Downing Street.”


  32. 55
    Ctesibius says:

    OK so can we now extend the same level of scrutiny to the left-wing press – Piers Morgan hacking phones and the Guardian hacking Jonathan Ailken’s fax machine.


  33. 57
    Gutted says:

    That is our last chance gone to prevent Devil’s bargains between Government (any government) and Murdoch.


  34. 58
    Rebekah Thundercunt says:

    We have paid the police.
    What’s a mobile phone?


  35. 59
    shawshank redemption says:



  36. 60
    Anonymous says:

    Someone was always going to get thrown under the bus.

    I do hope Coulson now starts disclosing where the bodies are buried.


  37. 62
    Fishy says:



  38. 64
    Not surprised says:

    There was only ever going to be one outcome.


  39. 66
    The public at large says:

    We are entirely unmoved. We tired of ‘phone hacking’ years ago and couldn’t give a fuck really.
    Must this take over the news for more weeks on end?


  40. 67
    Mycroft says:

    What’s so wrong with hacking???

    The state does it every day.

    Liked by 2 people

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  42. 78
    Tear my eyes out and flush them away says:

    Does this mean the News Of the World will be relaunched?


    • 111
      Scrote says:

      Next year.


      • 128

        Couldon sacrificial lamb

        Brooks and er … Brooks cleared as is Kuttner

        So do the elites really think we will swallow the fact only Coulson ran the hack roost and Bekahhhh and Kuttner who were his suoeriors were blissfully unaware ?

        If so either they are both not fit for purpose to hold down such positiobs or as the Americans would say ……

        SNOWJOB !!


  43. 80
    sixupman says:

    That Whited Sepulchre, Holier than Thou, LBC’s O’Brien is having a field day.


    • 108
      Ticket collector says:

      Oh oh, now you’ve done. Di and Alibaba will be down on you like the proverbial ton of bricks! Any one ever seen a blacked sepulchre?


  44. 81
    Louche Lawyer says:

    The problem Mr Coulson, is that you were merely an employee, not a close, personal friend, unlike Rebekha.

    As far as Downing Street is concerned, one may ‘f**k the staff’, and you were merely staff, you see.

    I can’t help you any more Im afraid because what with my fees, her QC’s fees and ‘donations’ to gullible members of the Jury, Ruppie’s contributions have dried up.

    Do contact me if you can afford to appeal…….


  45. 82
    Riggsy Brown says:

    Amazing! Brooks told a House Committee that she’s paid off cops – before Coulson jumped in to prevent her saying more. There’s a vid of it somewhere. Anybody?

    Liked by 1 person

  46. 83
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    What is the difference between an apology and a profound apology.

    I do not understand.


  47. 84
    Anonymous says:

    Lol :)


  48. 94
    Murdoch hating Labour supporter says:

    Well I must respect the decision of the court and accept I may have been wrong about the whole matter.

    On second thoughts, SCREAM SHRIEK WAIL RANT


  49. 101
    Juries R Us says:

    We are delighted to advise our shareholders that we will be paying a bumper dividend this quarter!


  50. 102

    They must have paid a lot of money to the right people and the right lawyers to make that happen.

    Liked by 1 person

  51. 105
    Ticket collector says:

    Granny? Go on, give us a clue.


  52. 107

    With a wave she was on her broomstick and away. Just like that.


  53. 109
    Prince Philip says:

    The Truth?

    Can’t you just tell Guido works for Murdoch.

    Here she is getting caught out admitting paying police officers.

    Go on Guido, explain that one.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 140
      Mycroft says:

      The upper echelons of the Met are as corrupt as many of those they are meant to investigate.

      The average Met cop is quite a chippy little grudge holder, but the ‘attitude’ comes from the fact that many know that the higher you go the greater the likelihood of a decent bung.

      Of course she knew they paid cops, journalists pay cops all the time, it may not be money that changes hands, often it will be a job/consultant offer that is paid.

      The cops involved in the Plebgate farce probably didn’t pass on info for money, they did it to gain an ‘in’ to a future financial pay off.

      That is how it starts and because it grows finally the web of deceit is so enmeshed around them all that even extreme wrong-doing is swept under the carpet.

      Her acquittal is interesting and may yet prove to be a greater disaster in the future, something will ‘come out’ in the years ahead that will cause her and the Murdoch Empire an even bigger headache.

      The natural corollary of corruption is that all parties involved are corrupt and they can’t stop being so, there is a dark soul out there who will fall short of cash enough to turn on a previous ‘friend’.

      Slowly slowly catchy Orang Utan, as the saying goes or might be corrupted to say.

      I would suggest that despite the acquittal she and a few others are a constant and terrifying liability.


  54. 110
    The Police says:

    If anyone was in any doubt whatsoever that the Police, The Government and the Judicial process has been corrupted to the point of absurd humour….

    Lamp post, piano wire and a videocam on slo-mo

    Liked by 1 person

    • 125
      Just Saying. says:

      I had to grimace at the makeup of the jury of 8 women and 3 men.
      Why did the BBC and feminists not campaign against this imbalance?
      I can only begin to understand the travails of the 3 men in this toxic mix.


  55. 112
    The Boy Plunger says:

    Well I never.

    That’s my Yankee down the tubes.


  56. 113
    A Reporter from the Daily Planet says:

    The point is though despite having been found not guilty will she ever be allowed back into polite Oxford Society?

    There was the admitted adultery, the demise of a national treasure of a newspaper under her watch, the strange story about the police horse, home computers being dumped into public waste bins and a highly implausible friendship with an old Etonian PM when she went to the local comp.


  57. 117
    StevieBC says:

    Well who would have guessed ?
    Rupert has the dirt on everyone, so damage limitation means Coulson is the fall guy ?
    Was really hoping that Brooks would be done for paying officials…and then the fun could have really started for News Corp headquarters in New York – with the trail leading back to Rupert via the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
    …but Rupert probably has all the dirt on the US politicians too…[allegedly]


  58. 118
    Lord Justice Turkeyforahat says:

    Now, that’s my sort of verdict!



  59. 119
    Lying NuLiebor 17 Years To Wreck A Country and Turn Bliar and Mandlescum Into Millionaires says:

    Got to laugh at Blunkett’s ” I was almost having a breakdown I don’t know how I managed to keep doing my job”

    Short answer is you didn’t! Years of turning a blind eye to vast numbers of illegal immigrants was just a about your only claim to fame!


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  61. 137
    Colin Shepherd says:

    So Andy Coulson gets stitched up to protect the Establishment.


  62. 138
    joekano76 says:

    Reblogged this on Floating-voter and commented:


  63. 139
    Lomond Handley says:

    Pass the sick bag folks!


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