Iain Duncan Smith and Esther McVey sneer, laugh and then vanish as commons debates why Britain’s desperate poor are forced to use food banks (video)


Clips from the recent parliamentary debate on the causes of the increased use of food banks can be found towards the end of this post.  The debate was largely ignored by broadcast TV news on the day so you may well be unaware … Continue reading

If you thought that 1,700 applications for 8 coffee shop jobs was bad you ain’t seen nothing yet! (video)


The Conservative party often looks to the US (and especially the Republican party) for ideas about how to drag Britain back to its 19th century glory days. For example, over the years they have brought us (or have tried to bring … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith’s explosive row with LBC’s James O’Brien (Audio)


Whilst hunting for evidence to support the premise of my next post (if you are interested it is that the government, especially IDS, are in denial about why there has been an explosion in food bank usage in the UK) I … Continue reading

One step closer to closing Guantanamo Bay? (video)


Major General Michael Lehnert tells Channel 4 News he believes it is time Barack Obama makes good on his promise to end the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.                       *********************************************************************** The following was posted on this blog on … Continue reading

The publication of the Rochdale child sex abuse report replaces the “culture of hopelessness” with the the more familiar culture of passing the buck (video)


Rochdale council, Greater Manchester Police and fifteen other agencies failed to protect the children of Rochdale from torture and rape and yet, as you can see in the report, the GMP continues to blame the abused.  GMP’s chief constable at the time … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith: “On time and on budget” just one more lie from a man who has lied to the public for years


This morning IDS made a typically gruff appearance on the Radio 4 Today programme to defend his mismanagement of the Universal Credit roll-out. During the interview he repeated his well worn lie that the project will be delivered “on time … Continue reading

Chimps would have been more productive than the 113th do-nothing congress (video)


It is official. the 113th Congress is the laziest of all time.  It appears that, amongst other things, the Republican controlled house spent so much time debating and voting to repeal ObamaCare that they managed to pass just 55 bills.  … Continue reading

Danny Alexander: Soulless slimebag (video)


Danny Alexander, Liberal Democrat and soulless enabling slimebag. ‘Nuff said. Related articles Nick Clegg’s Moral Manoeuvrability: Power At Any Price If Robert Peston thinks that it’s time to stop bashing the bankers he’s wrong Support for the Nazis and Andrew Wakefield, … Continue reading

If you have done nothing wrong what have you got to fear: Julian Smith a ‘Right Honourable’ member? (video)


Pulitzer prize winner Carl Bernstein needs no introduction and Jon Snow is, in this humble blogger’s opinion, the best broadcast journalist in the UK. But who is Julian Smith MP? Numpty, d*ckhead or just a  dishonourable ‘member’? You decide. …….. … Continue reading

If Robert Peston thinks that it’s time to stop bashing the bankers he’s wrong (video)


On 30 November, Robert Peston published an article on BBC Online that made my stomach churn.  In the article, entitled “New City same as old City?” Peston reported on two significant news stories of the day. The first was about the … Continue reading