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Lords ignore the moat in their eye, McSmith

Lords ignore the moat in their eye

I see the Lords have been asking about police officers who are convicted of serious offences but keep their jobs.

By | McSmith | Thursday, 25 April 2013 at 12:18 pm

RIP Jim Mortimer: nice man, worst General Secretary the Labour Party ever had.

“Michael Foot is the Leader of the Labour Party”

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 23 April 2013 at 4:41 pm

David Beckham’s media profile hits an all time low, McSmith

David Beckham’s media profile hits an all time low

First, he was outscored by Margaret Thatcher, but now the number of hits recorded on ‘Le Beckhamètre’ has fallen even further.

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 23 April 2013 at 12:53 pm

Luis Suarez – an old Downing St spinner speaks, McSmith

Luis Suarez – an old Downing St spinner speaks

Is this the kind of advice Damian McBride gave Gordon Brown?

By | McSmith | Monday, 22 April 2013 at 1:58 pm

“Life’s too short to deal with cockhats like you.”

An ‘intemperate’ email from the Features Editor of The Bookseller

By | McSmith | Friday, 19 April 2013 at 4:15 pm

PayPal strikes again: this time at a UK firm selling books to forbidden places, McSmith

PayPal strikes again: this time at a UK firm selling books to forbidden places

A Cambridge firm selling books that help people learn English suddenly found their PayPal closed. Why? Because of a drop down menu.

By | McSmith | Friday, 19 April 2013 at 1:03 pm

You can pay how you want with PayPal… but not if you drink Cuban coffee, McSmith

You can pay how you want with PayPal… but not if you drink Cuban coffee

Why a little family business in York discovered that their PayPal account was frozen

By | McSmith | Thursday, 18 April 2013 at 4:00 pm

The Bishop gets it wrong over “there is no such thing as society.”, McSmith

The Bishop gets it wrong over “there is no such thing as society.”

The Bishop of London complained that others have not understood what Margaret Thatcher meant by that famous phrase – but neither has he.

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at 3:39 pm

When grown men cry, McSmith

When grown men cry

Those tears at Lady Thatcher’s funeral will do George Osborne’s reputation no harm at all.

By | McSmith | Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at 12:35 pm

“To highlight unsuspected vulnerabilities” – ex Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell’s new job, McSmith

“To highlight unsuspected vulnerabilities” – ex Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell’s new job

Andrew Mitchell’s new £3,000 a day part time job.

By | McSmith | Tuesday, 16 April 2013 at 9:04 am

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