Archive for the ‘politics’ Category


A peek behind the curtain

June 28, 2010

Next time anyone criticises Twitter to you, show them this. Print the fucker out. Link

(pic via Tolerance CA, link via BoingBoing)


Duh Bill

April 10, 2010

If you’re not on Twitter, you’re been spared me banging on about the Digital Economy Bill, a rushed-through piece of legislation that was introduced not long after Peter Mandelson had dinner with David Geffen at the Rothschilds. In the end, the Bill passed. As Rory Wilson put it “A bill proposed by the unelected, debated by the ignorant and voted on by the absent.”

Let’s just concentrate on the ‘ignorant’. We already know that Stephen Timms thinks that the IP in “IP address” stands for “Intellectual Property“.  Absolutely no crime in that, unless you happen to be The Minister For Digital Britain, which Timms happens to be. Today,  @loveandgarbage sent me this humdinger that arrived through his letterbox, part of an electioneering pamphlet for his local MP, Michael Connarty. Get a load of this.

These people want to lead us!


BNP to open its membership to non-whites?

October 15, 2009


Looks like a distinct possibility!

The reaction from the man on the street.


Could someone get Sean Connery to speak to Obama?

September 15, 2009

A quiet week in front of the computer

August 14, 2009


Well… began like this…

…the response was immediate

…I explained myself on the news yesterday…

…woke up today to this..

…to sum up.

This all took less than three days.

Now, what was that about Twitter being ‘inconsequential’ and ‘superficial’? Hmm? HMMMMM?

(A quick correction: for some reason, the text of my Channel 4 interview has me saying “you change the NHS at your peril”, when in fact I said “you attack the NHS at your peril.”)


Free ‘speech’

May 18, 2009

To be fair, this is how the rest of us felt for the previous eight years, so you can sort of sympathise. (Update: Kindly Americans have been writing to tell me that I’m slightly wrong in my assumption here. Andy is a black helicopter type of guy, not a wingnut.)


Songsmith tackles the global financial meltdown

April 11, 2009

(If you don’t know what Songsmith is, read this first.)

(via David McC)