BBC Question Time LiveChat 3rd May 2012

May 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm

Tonight Question Time comes from Question Time from London for the second week in a row – presumably because the BBC chickened out of the promised Mayoral Special last week.  On the panel: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith MP, Labour’s deputy leader Harriet Hatemen MP, […]

A Gerkhin With That, Madam?

April 30, 2012 at 7:49 pm

TheEye is a fan of off-the-wall news and so is delighted to once again bring you news of great international importance*. Indeed. The Toowoomba Chronicle brings us serious and disturbing tidings of the discovery of a (very poorly drawn, it must be said) cock inside a burger box. “If they […]

Eco Fascists Aren’t Always Cuddly

April 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm

From the Guardian of all places: German far-right extremists tap into green movement for support Debunking the popular view that equates eco-friendliness with cuddly, left-leaning greens, …Hotbeds of far-right eco-warriors are to be found throughout Germany. In the Mecklenburg region in the north, they have been quietly settling in communities […]

Brilliant Election Stupidity

April 29, 2012 at 2:26 am

 This is going to cause some grumpiness… “Sandwell Borough Council Election of a Borough Councillor The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a Borough Councillor for Great Bridge WardROWLEY Derek  The Labour Party CandidateROWLEY Derek Joseph  The Conservative Party Candidate” Standing in Rowley ward of […]

Our Bright Green Tomorrow

April 29, 2012 at 1:28 am

This is from The Scotsman and you have to promise in advance not to laugh. Agreed? The residents of Foula, Scotland’s most remote inhabited island which achieved a remarkable first by becoming 100 per cent self-sufficient with renewable energy, are now forced to endure black-outs. An all-night black-out has had […]

BBC Question Time LiveBlog 26th April 2012

April 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Tonight Question Time comes from Question Time from Romford in East London. On the panel: Employment Minister Chris Grayling MP, Shadow Health Minister Diane Abbott MP, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Simon Hughes MP, UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage MEP and Tuscany villa-owning socialist Polly Toynbee. Your Moderators […]

Madeleine McCann: Police Release Photo Of Her As She’d Look Today

April 26, 2012 at 7:34 am

…which about sums it up. Oh, and this probably helps too…

Question Time LiveBlog 19th April 2012

April 19, 2012 at 5:21 pm

Tonight Question Time comes from Leeds. On the panel tonight Conservative party co-chairman and beacon of promoted-beyond-their-ability tokenism Sayeeda Warsi, shadow home secretary and screechy self-righteous harpy Yvette Balls (Cooper), the Respect MP and professional cat impersonator George Galloway, president of the Liberal Democrats and odious backstabbing leadership-wannabe Tim Farron; […]

A Fond Farewell

March 30, 2012 at 5:30 pm

It’s with a touch of sadness that I add my voice to those saying farewell to “The Crazy Red Chicken” as we called her. Today was the final decommissioning ceremony of HMS Liverpool. She was my home for a while last year, and we had some good sport (READ HERE). […]

Military – The peace dividend

February 5, 2012 at 5:12 pm

It is my hope that the CGS & CDS have the balls to say to the politicians “Your peace dividend will be the same size as the uplift you gave us once Iraq & Afghanistan. I cannot help but think that the tax-dodging, lying, expense fiddling scum will have short […]