Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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

Video: Galloway to Anti-Assad Critic: “You Make Me Sick”

After coining the phrase “Bradford-spring”, it would seem George Galloway is not so happy about other Arab revolutions. When the Bradford MP accepted his £80,000 al-Mayadeen TV job. He claimed it’s pro-Assad propretiers would never be as evil as the Murdochs. Watch this and see whether you think they are getting their money’s worth:

And what is with the accent?

Via The Commentator.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Video: Clint Eastwood Empty Chairs Obama

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Sir Rhodes Boyson RIP

Video: Ryan Speech to RNC


Seen Elsewhere

Comply or Die at Grauniad | MediaGuido
Labour Beats UKIP in South Yorkshire | LabourList
Mock the Week’s Weak Comedy | Nigel Farage
Can Jim Murphy Save Scottish Labour? | Guardian
There is Still Appetite for the Westminster Lunch | Jon Craig
Labour Turn Their Backs on Jewish Community | Dan Hodges
Chivalry is Not Dead | Laura Perrins
Jonathan Jones is a Tw*t | Iain Dale
Second Scotland Poll Suggests Labour Wipeout | Times
Paedo Probe Boss Urged to Quit | Sun
Keynesian Tories Won’t Eliminate Deficit | Tim Montgomerie


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