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February 13, 2012

What Turns Men Off In Chicks: Tips For Adventurous Women

What Turns Men Off In Chicks: Tips For Adventurous Women

Ben Delicious writes from the Red Light district of Soho: Hey, girls! And when I say ‘girls’, I mean ladies. And when I say ‘ladies’,... 

February 13, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Pardon Me For Asking

Casting A Cynical Glance At Syria: It Sure Is Turning Into Libya Number 2

Casting A Cynical Glance At Syria: It Sure Is Turning Into Libya Number 2

Anton Goryunov writes from Damascus: Let’s be cynical about Syria for a change – and I mean no disrespect for the suffering... 

February 13, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Let's Be Cynical

And To Think Whitney Houston Could Have Had More Years Of Addiction!

And To Think Whitney Houston Could Have Had More Years Of Addiction!

Dan Majestic writes from Los Angeles: Yes, Whitney Houston who passed away had everything to live for: a flagging career, a drug habit... 

February 13, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Entertainment

February 12, 2012

Mr Xi Jinping Is Coming To Washington. Look Out, America!

Mr Xi Jinping Is Coming To Washington. Look Out, America!

Weng Lan writes from Washington: One of China’s communist bosses, Xi Jinping, who is expected to succeed Hu Jintao as supreme leader... 

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Category: Around The World

More Pearls Of Wisdom. From The Boys At Stirring Trouble

More Pearls Of Wisdom. From The Boys At Stirring Trouble

Today we present more humorous pearls of wisdom and witty observations from the boys at Stirring Trouble. With an eye for the latest... 

February 12, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Pearls Of Wisdom

When Judges And Councillors Makes Fools Of Themselves On Matters Of Religion

When Judges And Councillors Makes Fools Of Themselves On Matters Of Religion

Thomas Mathew writes from London: Well, guess what: we’ve been told by a High Court Judge that the common practice in Christian Britain... 

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Category: Angry Rants

February 11, 2012

Some Juicy Political Gossip. With Lots Of Chinese Names Involved

Some Juicy Political Gossip. With Lots Of Chinese Names Involved

Lang Li writes from Chongqing: Here’s some seriously juicy political gossip from the heart of China. The word is that Wang Lijun,... 

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Category: Around The World

Of PC Freaks From The English Football Association Getting It All Wrong

Of PC Freaks From The English Football Association Getting It All Wrong

R.F.Wilson writes from London: Don’t you just love the way politically correct freaks from the English Football Association have... 

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Category: Sport

Asking: How Come Some People Dislike The McCanns So Much?

Asking: How Come Some People Dislike The McCanns So Much?

Ted Obvious writes from Praia da Luz: Why is it that some people seem to dislike Kate and Gerry McCann so much? I mean, they’ve lost... 

February 11, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Pardon Me For Asking

Is China Pushing America And Europe Out Of Africa? Sure Is

Is China Pushing America And Europe Out Of Africa? Sure Is

Samuel Marshall writes from Addis Ababa: How about that huge tower block that the Chinese have built for the Organisation of African... 

February 11, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Around The World

February 10, 2012

Setting The Record Straight About That Veto That Russia And China Used

Setting The Record Straight About That Veto That Russia And China Used

Anton Goryunov writes from Damascus: All you people out there who’ve been going apeshit, accusing Russia and China of supposedly... 

February 10, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Pardon Me For Asking

Gently Pointing Out That The Leveson Inquiry Into Media Ethics Is A Farce Really

Gently Pointing Out That The Leveson Inquiry Into Media Ethics Is A Farce Really

Ben Delicious writes from London: What a farce the Leveson inquiry into media ethics has turned out to be! Mind you, I’m saying this... 

February 10, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Media

Republicans Have A New Hero. But He May Be Backing A Lost Cause

Republicans Have A New Hero. But He May Be Backing A Lost Cause

James Anderson writes from Washington: Who could have thought that Rick Santorum would win hands down in the Republican primaries in... 

February 10, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Around The World

February 9, 2012

Bank Of England Treating All People As Idiots. All Of The Time

Bank Of England Treating All People As Idiots. All Of The Time

Thomas Mathew writes from the City of London: Have you heard the great news? (Mind you, I’m saying this in a sarcastic sort of way.)... 

February 9, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Life In The UK

Has China Shot Itself In The Foot By Vetoing The Resolution On Syria?

Has China Shot Itself In The Foot By Vetoing The Resolution On Syria?

Martin McCauley writes from Beijing: China’s veto of the UN Security Council’s resolution on Syria was greeted with jubilation... 

February 9, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Point Of View

February 8, 2012

Wondering: What’s The Point Of Having The UN?

Wondering: What’s The Point Of Having The UN?

Dan Majestic writes from New York: With the mess in and around Syria getting worse by the day, compliments of pretty much everyone... 

February 8, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Let's Be Cynical

‘Arry 1 Revenue And Customs 0: A Victory For Off Shore Banking

‘Arry 1 Revenue And Customs 0: A Victory For Off Shore Banking

Martin McCauley writes from White Hart Lane: Celebrations are going on well into the night as Spurs fans vent their relief that ‘Arry... 

February 8, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Let's Be Cynical

Here’s A Novel Idea: Let European Banks Pay Off Greece’s Debts

Here’s A Novel Idea: Let European Banks Pay Off Greece’s Debts

James Anderson writes from Athens: This Greek capital, so that you know, is in a carnival mood. In other words, there’s mayhem in... 

February 8, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Business

Newspapers Dumbing Down The News. They’re Digging Their Own Graves

Newspapers Dumbing Down The News. They’re Digging Their Own Graves

Adam Lovejoy writes from London: This is getting seriously out of hand: newspapers are filling their pages with celebrity gossip and... 

February 8, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Angry Rants

Beijing Is Facing A New Threat: The Abduction Of Its Nationals Abroad

Beijing Is Facing A New Threat: The Abduction Of Its Nationals Abroad

Anonymous writes from Beijing: A problem is facing the Chinese governement: how to protect its nationals working around the world. A... 

February 8, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Around The World

February 7, 2012

Pointing Out That Underwear Should Be Just That: Worn Under Wear

Pointing Out That Underwear Should Be Just That: Worn Under Wear

Ben Delicious writes from Milan: There’s way too much underwear visible these days – way, way too much. Men and women parade... 

February 7, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Point Of View

President Assad Gets A Breather. Compliments Of Russia And China

President Assad Gets A Breather. Compliments Of Russia And China

Martin McCauley writes from Damascus: Great celebrations here marked the UN Security vote. Russia and China are now worshipped by President... 

February 7, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Around The World

Things You Always Wanted To Ask Kate And Gerry McCann, But Couldn’t

Things You Always Wanted To Ask Kate And Gerry McCann, But Couldn’t

Ben Delicious writes from London: As the search for Madeleine McCann, who had vanished in May 2007 in Portugal, continues, compliments... 

February 7, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Let's Be Cynical

February 6, 2012

60 Years Of The Queen On The Throne: Not That Much To Celebrate Really

60 Years Of The Queen On The Throne: Not That Much To Celebrate Really

Adam Lovejoy reports from Windsor: So, the big day has finally arrived: the Queen is celebrating 60 years on the throne – exactly... 

February 6, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Life In The UK

Why Would Anyone Become A Politician, If Not To Get Rich And Enjoy The Perks Of Office?

Why Would Anyone Become A Politician, If Not To Get Rich And Enjoy The Perks Of Office?

Ted Obvious writes from Paris: Why would anyone go into politics, if not to get filthy rich, enjoy all those the perks of office, paid... 

February 6, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Let's Be Cynical

It’s Not A Good Time For Enthusiasts Of Quick Fix Democracies

It’s Not A Good Time For Enthusiasts Of Quick Fix Democracies

Ted Obvious writes from Cairo: The thing you need to remember as you cheer all those so-called pro-democracy revolutions and uprising... 

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Category: Point Of View

Pulling A Fast One About Capitalism Causing All The Mess In The Economy

Pulling A Fast One About Capitalism Causing All The Mess In The Economy

R.F.Wilson writes from the City of London: First, a word to all the mugs in Britain and beyond who’ve been ecstatic about former... 

February 6, 2012 | Read the article »
Category: Business