Thursday, 10 May 2012


Mitt Romney Gets Testy After Gay Marriage, Immigration, Pot Questions

Mitt Romney Gets Testy After Gay Marriage, Immigration, Pot Questions

Commented May 10, 2012 at 10:54:49 in Politics

“Why won't you talk about what I want to talk about?
What do you think you are, independent or something?
After all, I'm a politician and what I say helps you sell soap flakes.
Ofsted Chief Sir Michael Wilshaw Tells Teachers: You Don't Know What Stress Is

Ofsted Chief Sir Michael Wilshaw Tells Teachers: You Don't Know What Stress Is

Commented May 10, 2012 at 10:50:47 in UK Universities & Education

Wilshaw: "My stress was bigger than your stress."
Alternatively: You've got stress? Gosh you're lucky! When I was young we couldn't afford stress.
Obama Same-Sex Marriage Position: Why He Made His Decision

Obama Same-Sex Marriage Position: Why He Made His Decision

Commented May 10, 2012 at 10:43:28 in Politics

“Getting rid of the man-woman thing seems to be moving well, so now it is time to go after the "one" bit. Why should people who wish to marry more than one other person be discriminated against?
Paul Krugman: Our Political System Has Been Warped By A Small, Wealthy Minority

Paul Krugman: Our Political System Has Been Warped By A Small, Wealthy Minority

Commented May 4, 2012 at 08:39:32 in Politics

“Since Citizen's United, the the 1% can also buy elections. The solution: a 28th Amendment:

"Whereas the election of representatives is the sole concern of the represented, no person (individual or corporate) may contribute in cash or in kind to an election campaign unless they are resident within that election district.
Afghanistan Strategic Partnership May Hinge On Immunity For US Troops

Afghanistan Strategic Partnership May Hinge On Immunity For US Troops

Commented May 4, 2012 at 08:26:05 in World

“Dear NATO, please come and defend us from our enemies. PS: if you make a mistake and harm a civilian, you will go to jail for a long time. (If the mohareb Taliban harm civilians, by mistake or deliberately, we will negotiate with them)
Russia Threatens Pre-Emptive Strike On NATO Missile Defense Shields

Russia Threatens Pre-Emptive Strike On NATO Missile Defense Shields

Commented May 3, 2012 at 22:25:54 in World

They wanted some headlines and they got them. Gosh our media are a gullible lot.
Cardinal Sean Brady: Head Of Catholic Church In Ireland Facing Calls To Resign Over Allegations He Knew Of Child Abuse

Cardinal Sean Brady: Head Of Catholic Church In Ireland Facing Calls To Resign Over Allegations He Knew Of Child Abuse

Commented May 3, 2012 at 16:18:02 in UK

“He should resign - along with every journalist in Ireland and about half of the politicians.
Afghanistan Strategic Partnership May Hinge On Immunity For US Troops

Afghanistan Strategic Partnership May Hinge On Immunity For US Troops

Commented May 3, 2012 at 16:13:52 in World

“No impossible demands such as
1) immunity for US troops
2) aid money being spent on aid instead of going to Swiss bank accounts of cronies
3) free and fair elections
4) women treated as people
Ofcom Should Speed Up Murdoch Investigation, Says Miliband (LISTEN)

Ofcom Should Speed Up Murdoch Investigation, Says Miliband (LISTEN)

Commented May 2, 2012 at 16:13:11 in UK Politics

“Yes! Make it fast. The blood is in the water, there are headlines to be gained, and all that Murdoch did for Labour will never be repeated. So get him, now!
GM Crops Experiment At Rothamsted Is An 'Act Of Terrorism' Protest Group Say

GM Crops Experiment At Rothamsted Is An 'Act Of Terrorism' Protest Group Say

Commented May 2, 2012 at 16:10:37 in UK

Of course they say that, but they know they are lying when they do.
John Yoo, Former Justice Department Lawyer, Protected From Torture Lawsuit, Rules Appeals Court

John Yoo, Former Justice Department Lawyer, Protected From Torture Lawsuit, Rules Appeals Court

Commented May 2, 2012 at 16:07:22 in Politics

“NO! We should be able to sue anyone who writes an opinion that we later disagree with.    These people clearly do not understand what a litigious society is all about
London 2012: British Olympic Association Loses Court Battle To Keep Lifetime Bans For Drugs Cheats

London 2012: British Olympic Association Loses Court Battle To Keep Lifetime Bans For Drugs Cheats

Commented Apr 29, 2012 at 20:15:21 in UK Sport

“What hypocritical nonsense. There are few professional athletes who do not play hurt and none who who play hurt without pain killers. If pain-killers are not considered perfromance-enhancing drugs, then someone does not speak English very well.
John Boehner: Americans 'Do Not Want To Vote For A Loser'

John Boehner: Americans 'Do Not Want To Vote For A Loser'

Commented Apr 29, 2012 at 20:08:38 in Politics

“Ah, come on, John. They voted for you.
Olympic Security: Army To Station Surface To Air Missiles On Residential Flats In Bow

Olympic Security: Army To Station Surface To Air Missiles On Residential Flats In Bow

Commented Apr 28, 2012 at 16:53:09 in UK

No Way!  We want our homes protected, but not from our own rooftops, from someone else's, please.
Apple's Tax Strategy Cuts Its Tax Bill By Billions A Year: Report

Apple's Tax Strategy Cuts Its Tax Bill By Billions A Year: Report

Commented Apr 28, 2012 at 16:50:23 in Technology

Apple can be criticzed for this by anyone who deliberately does not take a tax deduction to which they are entitled. All others are just saying: they should do as I say, not as I do.
Child Labor Farm Rules Scrapped By White House Under Political Pressure

Child Labor Farm Rules Scrapped By White House Under Political Pressure

Commented Apr 27, 2012 at 16:07:39 in Politics

“Well that ought to make ADM and Cargill happy.
National Endowment For The Arts Sharply Cuts PBS Grants

National Endowment For The Arts Sharply Cuts PBS Grants

Commented Apr 26, 2012 at 11:54:35 in Media

“Gosh! When the government is spending way more than it makes, public radio and TV have to bear some of the pain. Whoda thunk it?
'Tiny' G-spot Does Exist, Suggests Gynaecologist

'Tiny' G-spot Does Exist, Suggests Gynaecologist

Commented Apr 25, 2012 at 21:26:27 in UK Lifestyle

“The Independent - now channeling the National Enquirer.
Phil Bryant, Mississippi Governor: Democrats' 'One Mission In Life Is To Abort Children'

Phil Bryant, Mississippi Governor: Democrats' 'One Mission In Life Is To Abort Children'

Commented Apr 25, 2012 at 21:09:57 in Politics

“Bryant's one mission in life: to be an idiot?
Neil Heywood Death: 'Was British Businessman A Spy?' Hague Asked

Neil Heywood Death: 'Was British Businessman A Spy?' Hague Asked

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 15:54:49 in UK

“Sorry, tell me again - who are the traitors that are trying to expose our spy networks?
Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK Mistress, Assassinated By CIA, New Book Says

Mary Pinchot Meyer, JFK Mistress, Assassinated By CIA, New Book Says

Commented Apr 19, 2012 at 15:53:03 in DC

“Did Obama's daddy carry out the hit, or was it done by the queen mum?
UK Unemployment: Women Out Of Work At Highest Level For 25 Years

UK Unemployment: Women Out Of Work At Highest Level For 25 Years

Commented Apr 18, 2012 at 09:56:46 in UK

“I'd like some numbers on how many women are in work compared to 25 years ago.”
Huddersfield College: 500 Pupils Given Detention For Forgetting Sharpeners And Rubbers

Huddersfield College: 500 Pupils Given Detention For Forgetting Sharpeners And Rubbers

Commented Apr 17, 2012 at 10:22:51 in UK Universities & Education

“Why? Probably because they deserved it.”

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