"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

The Pernicious Influence Of Mandelson

Peter Mandelson, First Secretary of State, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Lord President of the Council, resigned twice; unelected; parachuted into the Lords; darling of international socialists everywhere and lickspittle of the EU, sits on 35 out of 43 cabinet committees:
* National Economic Council
* Better Regulation
* Democratic Renewal Council
* Domestic Policy Council (which he deputy chairs)
* Domestic Affairs
* Borders and Migration
* Communities and Equalities
* Food
* Families, Children and Young People
* Health and Wellbeing
* Justice and Crime
* Local Government and the Regions (which he chairs)
* Public Engagement and the Delivery of Services
* Life Chances
* Talent and Enterprise
* Economic Development
* Environment and Energy
* Housing, Planning and Regeneration
* Olympic and Paralympic Games
* Productivity, Skills and Employment
* Constitution
* National Security, International Relations and Development
* Europe
* Overseas and Defence
* Africa
* Afghanistan and Pakistan
* Trade
* Protective Security and Resilience
* Public Services and Public Expenditure
* Public Sector Pay and Pensions
* Pandemic Influenza Planning
* Post Office Network (which he chairs)
* Flood planning
* PM's ad hoc Committee on International Climate Change
* PM's ad hoc International Climate Change Negotiations

Daily Telegraph


  1. A general election would upset his plans, if not end them. But can that ever be realistically achieved with the largest collection of unelected supreme rulers we've ever known holding power over us?

    Heil Brown, heil Mandy.

    If only people would switch off their TVs and get the pitchforks and torches ready. The police might have machine guns, but maybe some of them would join the march as well.

  2. I'm sorry, CE: I'm sually in good accord with what you have to say but the picture you post here is absolutely disgraceful. If I were a Satanist, I would sue.

  3. Hi T, horrible pic isn't it but it captures him to a t - I mean, just look at those eyes!

    Yes, VotR - the current cabinet is the most undemocratic and unaccountable there's ever been. For a party that thought the HoL was an anachronism of privilege and cronyism they're doing a pretty good job of perpetuating it themselves. And I daresay Brown won't turn up his nose at a peerage when he's no longer PM. Hypocrites.

  4. Since this ghastly creature's hormones have subsided he's busy screwing more than little lads.


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