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All Hail to the Creature

  • July 23, 2013
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After nine months of breathless anticipation, the breeding machine that it is Kate Middleton has served her purpose.       A prince is   born, and Lord Snooty and his generally down-in-the-mouth sidekick Clegg are smiling dreamily as they invite the nation to smile with them and celebrate the Creature’s arrival.

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Hey, Mantel, Leave that Princess Alone

  • February 20, 2013
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I don’t have any strong personal feelings about the ‘Duchess of Cambridge’ or any of the other members of the royal family one way or the other,  with the exception of that homicidal upper-class thug Harry – a spiteful moron who looks as if he spent his childhood pulling the wings off birds.

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