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… threat to international security.
Today comes the exciting claim that Damon Albarn intends to stage a musical about the life and death of Osama Bin Laden. And, unlike Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom or Josef Tura and his acting troupe, there would no intended subversive joke.
This would not be the most barking mad production [...]
No, not the one last night. This.
Update: Left Foot Forward notes:
Something is either OK or is wrong. If it is OK, there’s no need for an apology but if it’s wrong, one is needed.
What Diane Abbott said was wrong and she needs to apologise for it – not any effect it had. Politicans need to [...]
According to a number of prominent journalists, he did indeed, and used to brag about it at cocktail parties. “He wasn’t there to report,” one journo who knew Milne back in the bad old days of Soviet stooging and third worldist terrorism, told me recently, adding that Milne was “so Stalinist, we used to say [...]
Posted: December 13th, 2011 under Toolbox.
Whether he has dedicated his professional life to driving around in overpowerful cars on television because he is a cock, or that he became a cock after spending too much time driving overpowerful cars arounds on television, one thing is clear.
He is a cock.
Alan A adds:
Worth reading analysis by Padraig Reidy from Index on Censorship, [...]
Posted: December 1st, 2011 under Toolbox.
As it stands on Sunday morning, there were no fatalities during the rioting last night in and around Tottenham High Road. As well as Police cars and a double-decker bus being set-on fire, so were a number of buildings including the post office and Aldi superstore. Local shopkeepers have seen their businesses gutted and/or looted, [...]
Hat-tip Fabian ben Israel.
He is a “bloody foreigner”. Unlike her boss at the Independent. Or as she was in Uganda.
No, no, that is not what she meant! It is because he does not pay enough tax in this country. Unlike the Guardian Media Group.
Some HP readers have bracketed me with hedge fund managers and corporate lawyers, but in a sound of going-off the rails in the comments, Brighton Belle has topped that by accusing me of living a champagne life-style.
Possibly this poster was on pot at the time.
Now, let us pause to listen to someone who really knew [...]
Gene adds: Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles, somewhat more cleverly, used the killing of bin Laden to take a shot at the Republican position on health care. Sure to make all the right people sputter.
Posted: May 9th, 2011 under Toolbox.
Diggity, diggity, dig, dig, dig.
Update: as a parallel thread – with far more meat – has been opened, I am closing this one.