Category Archives: Humanity

Tony ‘two medals’ Blair

Next week Tony Blair will return from holiday and rush to Gaza and actually do his job as special envoy to the Middle East rush to the White House to collect not one but two medals for his stellar work … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas (Tabloid Edition) by Tim Ireland ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the House Not a creature was stirring, except for this louse; The shocking news hung like a fart in the air, That something … Continue reading

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One for the mob

I hereby dedicate the following post to all of the people who are (presumably for the sake of variety) screaming “Hang ‘em all!” in defence of children this week: Barnardo’s children in trouble campaign – hunting film Barnardo’s: About our … Continue reading

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Baby P: angry mobs and tabloid scum

1. Independent – Facebook vigilantes identify mother of Baby P: The identity of the 27-year-old mother of Baby P was last night being circulated on the internet with the names of her boyfriend and the third man convicted of causing … Continue reading

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Meanwhile…

1. Justin McKeating – Say ‘no’ to 42 days.: The House of Lords debates 42 days today and is expected to vote against it, but with the Prime Minister still insisting that he will push through the 42-day proposals, [Amnesty … Continue reading

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Matti Juhani Saari (and assorted idiots)

An alert popped into my inbox at around 3am this morning, letting me know that Julie Moult finally returned to work late last night (almost a month after this embarrasment), apparently by ‘researching’ the vapour-trail left behind by Finnish gunman … Continue reading

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You’re beautiful, Yang Peiyi

BBC – China Olympic ceremony star mimed: A pretty girl who won national fame after singing at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games was only miming. Wearing a red dress and pigtails, Lin Miaoke charmed a worldwide audience with … Continue reading

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Animals

Bloggerheads – “Answer my questions, or the puppy gets it.”: I’m as appalled as Justin is… but not quite as shocked. The death of an innocent puppy doesn’t involve any tricky politics, so it’s an easy win. – Short version … Continue reading

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A farewell to Anita Roddick

Independent – Anita Roddick, capitalist with a conscience, dies at 64 In this world, there are many forces that just are; it may be possible to change them, but there’s no sense in attributing personalities to them. However, wherever one … Continue reading

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People we know and trust

Alastair Campbell: Why, suddenly, are so many people prepared to believe a man who lies and spins for a living… especially when his immediate livelihood depends on us giving a damn about his book? Won’t be buying, won’t be reading… … Continue reading

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