From the daily archives:

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Week 46: Prat – Herman Cain

November 20, 2011

This week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to Republican Presidential candidate – Herman ‘the Hermanator’ Cain. Fair play to ‘the Hermanator’, his campaign to become President of the USA has been crap, but his campaign to get his hands on one the coveted Allthatsleft Prat of the Week Award has been a tour de […]

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Week 46: Hero – Rio Ferdinand

November 20, 2011

This week, our hero award goes to Rio Ferdinand Rio Ferdinand’s tweets this week lambasting Sepp Blatter have been bang on the money.  In a series of tweets directly responding to Blatter, he said: “Your comments on racism are so condescending its almost laughable. If fans shout racist chants but shake our hands is that […]

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Ten Steps To Britain Leaving The EU

November 20, 2011

David Cameron has a real problem on his hands.  It is one of his own making.   In 2005 in order to shore up support on the Tory right in his leadership battle with David Davis, Cameron promised a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.   He has not delivered on that promise – using the excuse that […]

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Week 46: Villain – Sepp Blatter

November 20, 2011

This Week’s Villain of the Week is FIFA President Sepp Blatter Great progress has been made in football over the last couple of decades in dealing with racism.   It seems like another age since black footballers were routinely subjected to monkey chants in the English game, or that a player like the wonderful John Barnes […]

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#334: 1967, Stone Poneys, Different Drum

November 20, 2011

I’ve just got back home from an evening seeing George Clooney’s Ides Of March (great film – go and see it) with George East and then having a few beers and a Chinese with friends in Soho. It was an evening of coincidental meetings – almost bumping into a couple who I used to work with […]

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