Monday, May 25, 2009

The Daley Dozen: Monday

1. John Prescott explains the tale of the two toilet seats. Well worth reading, too.
2. Jennie Rigg asks where the female bloggers are.
3. TrueBlueBlood wants open primaries for ALL Conservative seats.
4. Mars Hill has 20 Questions for Mike Smithson of PolitcalBetting.com
5. Peter Hitchens tells us why no sane person should vote for the BNP.
6. Raedwald on another blow for Damian Green.
7. Tom Harris on why Alan Johnson is wrong on electoral reform. Twice.
8. J Arthur MacNumpty on why Tom Harris is a "buffoon".
9. SNP Tactical Voting indulges in some shameless begging.
10. Oberon Houston reckons Bob Piper has lost his marbles.
11. Taking Liberties on some words which may come back to haunt John Bercow.
12. Plato on the MOD's embarrassing habit of losing personal data.

15 comments:

Daily Referendum said...

Have seen the crap that Joan Smith has come out with?

Constantly Furious said...

You missed one, Iain:

13. Nadine is back with a new blog. Just as good as the last.

She won't thank you for missing that ;-)

Ed the Shred said...

I just read John Prescott's piece on his blog about his 2 toilet seats and would like to have left a note. Well that is all what blogs are all about I thought, communication. Not possible with JP, it is all apparently one way communication, no comments allowed. Hmmmmm ....

Graham said...

Or this from Mr Cameron in the Times.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/may/25/david-cameron-a-new-politics1

"We will therefore hold a referendum on the Lisbon treaty; pass a law requiring a referendum to approve any further transfers of power to the EU"

The Grim Reaper said...

Nadine Dorries is back?! There's more than enough people talking crap in the blogosphere without that dunderhead going back online. I'm all in favour of there being more female bloggers, but letting Nadine anywhere near a computer is not the answer.

Meantime, Peter Hitchens is absolutely right. Although I now feel extremely dirty having written that sentence.

The Grim Reaper said...

At May 25, 2009 9:50 PM , Ed the Shred said "I just read John Prescott's piece on his blog about his 2 toilet seats and would like to have left a note. Not possible with JP, it is all apparently one way communication, no comments allowed."

That's how Zanu Labour works, you know. In this brave new world, you don't read blogs from Labour politicians, they read you. Etc etc....

Bob said...

The Welsh members in the Assembly seem to be at it at well, according to the tory academic Dylan Evans Jones. He notes that some AMS have charged for food at five rates what the average family spends every week. Have any of these idiots learnt to boil an egg?

Paul Halsall said...

I had a theory that my "Best Drag Acts on YouTube" would not match your criteria!

Thatsnews said...

Tony Bair Sings Should I Stay or Should I Go? By The Clash

gongdonkey said...

Just read the Prescott thing - couldn't leave a comment for whatever reason - but the one comment I saw was good enough. It didn't cover enough points about the sod, though !
Let's start from the beginning - two jags. He insisted on a Jag as Deputy 'cos Heseltine had one .... did'nt match Heseltine in that respect did he? Heseltine's car grade was a Granada - he paid the difference from his own pocket ( and for the chauffeur, I believe).
Aah - I can't be bothered going on. Prescott - Yorkshire man? Not really. "If tha does owt for nowt, allus do it for thissen" is fine as a county saying goes "but if tha gunna do it rait, fat boy, pay thi own way, sithee".
Mine's a double gin, steward - tonic and ice, no lemon ..... and after you with the young lady Tracy, old boy ! Have her stripped and washed and bring her to my cabin, there's a good chap.

subrosa said...

I tuned into Sky news just now and feel really let down. Where was your swanky tie? Such disappointment. I suppose the casual look was because it's a bank holiday. Ah well, that's modern life I suppose.

Philipa said...

I'm all in favour of there being more female bloggers, but letting Nadine anywhere near a computer is not the answer.True. And we can do without the Wives that migrate north who bemoan their lot too. Oh I remember my beautiful peachy skin and woe is me for having a house, a husband who has a job and children. Yeah right. Whinging about having most peoples idea of happiness in life isn't my idea of an interesting blog. So many people have so much less and consider themselves lucky.

I agreed with Peter Hitchens on that blog post but they didn't publish my comment. They never seem to publish anything benign or supportive that I write. Perhaps the author prefers me to disagree with him?

Anonymous said...

The reason why there aren't more female bloggers is because of men with dick's the size of peanuts, like the Grim Reaper. The only way they get to feel powerful is by insulting every woman mentioned on a blog site.

gordon-bennett said...

Read prescott's blog, where he proudly insists that during 40 odd years in Parliament he never had a second job.

Of course, it never occurred to him that being a minister AND an MP is the same as having 2 jobs.

2 Jags, 2 toilet seats, 2 jobs, no brains.

Alex said...

Re Survey:

I buy a new car every 10 years or so and run it into the ground. That doesn't seem to be covered by any of the categories.