Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Andy Williams on Obama

Ol’ Blue Eyes Andy Williams has died at age 84. Guido will leave you with some of his final public words. About President Obama:

“Don’t like him at all, I think he wants to create a socialist country. The people he associates with are very left-wing. One is registered as a Communist. Obama is following Marxist theory. He’s taken over the banks and the car industry. He wants the country to fail.”

Rest in peace, oh speaker of truth…

Friday, September 21, 2012

Homer Simpson Votes Republican

Video: Fa-rage Against the Machine

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Deep Doo-Doo: The Thick Of It Trailer

Farage Fine Appeal Fails
UKIP Inundated with Americans Offering to Pay It

Nigel Farage has lost his appeal for a €2,990 fine for accusing EU President Herman Van Rompuy of having the charisma of a “damp rag” or a “low-grade bank clerk.”  Apparently the UKIP leader will now have “to bear his own costs and to pay those of the European Parliament.” As Zero Hedge says, they clearly want him to pay off the EU’s debts one fine at a time.

Farage says he is now weighing up his options of further appeal but stands by the “freedom of speech of all elected members, not just for supporters of the EU’s political union.” The press over here have been exceptionally quiet about all this, and thus it’s fallen to Drudge and the Washington Post across the pond to pick it up. Farage’s people tell Guido that they have been inundated with offers from Americans to pay the fine:

“One man was so determined he said that he was going to pay almost the whole lot but as he was only a driver we had to wait until April 2013 to get the money – which obviously we aren’t going to take but it’s lovely to know that there are people in the world who value freedom of speech.”

The silence over here is rather odd.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Video: Farage Attacks Hollande’s “Hate Tax for the Successful”

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Nadine: “We Need a Kill Cameron Strategy, Not a Voice”

Earlier Guido noted that the Conservative Voice team were “not quite saying what they wanted”. No such restraint from one Tory backbencher. Nadine Dorries isn’t very happy with the new group, particularly the fact that this morning’s launch consisted of an all-male panel. Speaking more broadly she tells Guido:

“We need a kill Cameron strategy, not a voice.”

Metaphorically speaking of course, but ouch. Guido wonders how many of her colleagues agree…

UPDATE: Nadine is stressing the metaphorical aspect of that quote. As originally stated above.

UPDATE II: 

Monday, September 10, 2012

Video: Boris Speech to Olympic Victory Parade

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Video: Thick of It Episode One Teaser

Monday, September 3, 2012

Video: Jon Craig’s Downing Street Reshuffle Watch


Seen Elsewhere

Boris is Right About Grammar Schools | Conservative Women
‘Obsolete’ Cable | Speccie
Why are Tories so Upbeat? | Alex Wickham
Clear Public Interest in Newmark Sting | Mirror
Boris Invites Farage to Join Tories | Guardian
RAF Too Run Down to Fight Islamic State | Con Coughlin
Osborne’s Personal Cuts Regime | Quentin Letts
Whoever Wins is Cursed | Janan Ganesh
Dave Will Never Be Forgiven if Ed Becomes PM | Trevor Kavanagh
What is Dave’s Big Message? | Tim Montgomerie
Voting UKIP Only Helps Ed | Boris


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cynic says:

Can anyone help me? I went on holiday a week ago and returned to find someone has pulled out the stake and Gordon Brown is back and acting as Prime Minister. What did I miss? Has there been a snap election?


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