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Tony Blair’s “A Journey”….WH Smug’s intriguing point-of-sale campaign

By sheer coincidence this blog came up with the very same wheeze yesterday. Great minds…. It’s also immensely gratifying to see Lord Meddlesome of Fey’s magnum opus hasn’t made it into the remainder bin yet. It was Old Holborn. He done it.

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If you only watch one Youtube video today….

….please watch this one…. The complete Eurobarometer survey, “Public opinion in the European Union”, sponsored by the EU’s own General Communication Directorate, can be found here.

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@Nigel_Farage – “We are the Opposition”

Also, a couple of letters in today’s Telegraph, one from Nigel himself, highlight the rank hypocrisy of the Tory Party (who’s leader, the EU Viceroy in Downing Street, is proud to belong to its euro skeptic wing) on British foreign policy, human rights and the European Arrest Warrant…. Alien rule of law SIR – William Hague (Comment, […]

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Quote of the week

From the redoubtable John Ward, describing Ben Bernanke’s speech suicide note…. If there is one thing that concerns me more than a bearded rabbit in the headlights, it’s adult male and female professionals taking this crap seriously. Bernanke’s speech today represented a lengthy overture of sightless denial followed by a cacophony of contradictory ideas – […]

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The funny side of domestic violence

This blog hasn’t laughed so much since the Lord Meddlesome of Fey Green Slime Incident. Con-Dem partnerships can be tricky…… Coalition partners resort to violence. Liberal-Democrat councillor Christine James has been charged with assault and will appear in Weymouth Magistrate’s Court on September 9th. Feeling are running high amongst the tribal ground force. Passions inflamed […]

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The Devil finds work….

Having little else to do this morning, apart from fielding a complaint from my eurozealot neighbour and his harpy of a wife about this flag…. ….which has been fluttering gaily atop my summer house roof since Sunday, I thought I’d have a little fun with Old Holborn’s Labour List Automatic Quote Generator (scroll to bottom […]

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Wheat, weed and Obamacare

The Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution grants Congress the power to…. “regulate commerce . . . .among the several States,” ….and for more than 100 years federal lawmakers invoked it for a very narrow purpose; to prevent states from imposing trade barriers on each other. But today members of Congress act as if it […]

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