Monday, November 15, 2010

Where They Fell

An interesting illustration from the BBC of where our soldiers have made the ultimate sacrifice since 1914...

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Quote of The Day 07/07/10

It's a massive shame it's hidden behind a pay wall, but there's a great piece in The Sunday Times by Rod Liddle about Jon "Poppygate" Snow. Here's a link if you have access.

My favourite quote comes near the start:

It is very difficult to know whose side to take in the great Poppygate dispute — Channel 4’s brilliant left-wing broadcaster Jon Snow, or the million or so British soldiers who died in the two world wars of the last century.

I think you can guess which side of the argument Mr Liddle came down on.

Picture of the Week

From Friday's Times...

Ken Clarke simulates his cum face at the Tory party conference after describing how he's going to "release thousands of prisoners like spermatozoa over the face of society" - It didn't go down at all well.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Quote Of The Day - 3rd November 2010

During PMQs David Cameron faced critical questioning about the tuition fee and housing benefit reforms. The PM seized on the fact that the tuition fee reforms were less severe than the recommendation from Lord Browne's report (a report Labour had initiated) and a quote from Ed Miliband suggesting he used to be in favour of cutting housing benefit:

"The level of opportunism is so great that even when we introduce their policies, they oppose them."