Labour gets swept away from local governance in UK.
If I understand this correctly, this is kind of a big deal: Labour left with no county councils in England as Tories seize control of heartlands in local elections Labour slumped to a record low in yesterday’s local council elections as it was swept from power in its last four counties. The party faced losing more than 300 seats as its projected share of the | Read More »
UK local elections: Tories up, Labour getting slaughtered, and another resignation
12.55am: CCHQ now reporting that Labour may lose all ten of the seats it is defending in Bristol. 12.45am: CCHQ tell me that we have won St George East, Bristol, from Labour, with a swing of more than 9%. Hurrah! 12.05am: Good reports for Conservatives from Staffordshire. 11.15pm: Sources predict Labour will be disappointed at outcome in Lincoln. Conservative Home Iain Dale has some additional | Read More »
Hey Jacqui, You May Already Be A Weiner
Just imagine one morning you rise up bright and early, go get your usual cup o’ joe from the kitchen then plunk yourself down in front of your computer to pull up the Drudge Report only to find out that you’ve made headline news by being banned from a country that you never even intended to visit. Snap, crackle and ka-pow is not the best | Read More »
EXPOSED: Top Level Left Wing Conspiracy of Lies in the UK
British Labour Party officials, working at party headquarters, on the clock, on and around January 13 this year, invented and chortled over the most vile and indefensible slurs, smears, and lies they could think of to launch against Conservative Party politicians in the weeks leading up to the elections this fall. They even sent their smears and plans around in email, and praised themselves on | Read More »
Fire kills child, 3, and parents as police prevent neighbours from trying to rescue them
Cross posted to The Political Class. From The Times Online: A pregnant woman, her husband and their three-year-old son were killed in a house fire early yesterday as police who arrived before the fire brigade prevented neighbours from trying to save them. The woman screamed: “Please save my kids” from a bedroom window and neighbours tried to help but were beaten back by flames and | Read More »
Obama Disses Brits, Will Media Miss?
Barack Obama loves Lincoln. It seems not a day goes by that he isn’t quoting the Civil War icon or comparing himself to that great man. But it looks like we are finding one great leader that Barack Obama doesn’t like so much: Winston Churchill. It appears that President Obama is dissing the Brit’s most famous and stalwart leader by quickly returning the most famous | Read More »
It’s February 8 2009. Do you know where your world is going ? A peace-loving update.
I saved the best for the last entry. Here’s some news items from around the world. AP……. By Istiaq Mahsud, Associated Press Writer – Sun Feb 8, 2:54 pm ET Video appears to show hostage killing in Pakistan. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090208/ap_on_re_as/as_pakistan;_ylt=AkrM9q Era Ismail Khan, Pakistan – A graphic video delivered to The Associated Press on Sunday appeared to show the execution of a Polish engineer by Pakistani | Read More »
Effigy at the University of Kentucky
This morning, at the University of Kentucky not far away from the library and the VA hospital, students and faculty found an effigy of Barack Obama hanging from a tree. And I mean literally, rope-noose kind of ‘hanging’. No videos of the news-stories yet, but I expect I’ll find some by tomorrow. More below the fold.
UK is even concerned about BHO
What’s happening in this terrifying, Orwellian US presidential race is the flip side of the madness that’s been on display since 9/11 itself, when swathes of the UK population decided that ‘America had it coming to it’ because it supported Israel, and that George W Bush was the most dangerous man on the planet. After the Iraq war started this irrationality swelled into pathological proportions | Read More »
Liberal blame America crowd is right about Russo-Georgian War it is indeed our Governments fault
Liberals enjoy blaming America for almost anything especially the Cold war and Arms Race that followed WW II. The British Conservatives agree that the American Government is to blame for much of post WW II problems.Yet the Conservatives in Great Britain hold an entirely different perspective on why and who is responsible than Liberal Americans do. In fact the total opposite viewpoint. British conservatives know | Read More »
The beginning of the end of the end for Gordon Brown
Last night the Scottish National Party won a by-election (like our special elections) in Glasgow East. A friend who is a Tory operative sent me a facebook message in shock last night: the SNP are about to win a ‘special election’ in labour’s 4th safest seat in parliament! like the GOP gaining pelosi’s seat in San Francisco! The hating all-things-leftist Telegraph put it this way: | Read More »