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Waiting for the Bulgarians

  • April 07, 2013
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Oh dear.   For months the tabloid press has been working itself and the British public into a frenzy of horror at the prospect of an invasion of Bulgarian and Romanian immigrant, and what a shameful spectacle it has been.

Never mind the xenophobic and racist depictions of both countries as sinkholes of poverty and degradation,...

Immigrants Ate My Kittens

  • February 17, 2013
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Lord Snooty was on the campaign trail last week, looking to rouse the voters of Eastleigh by reminding them of   the immigrants and foreigners who are bringing the country to its knees.

On Wednesday, at Prime Minister’s Questions, His Lordship announced his intention to ‘reform’ the system allowing immigrants access to housing, the health service,...

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