The latest development in the relationship between MI6 and Muammar Gaddafi is a price of £1m placed on his head. Charles Crawford recounts the history of an ‘interesting’ relationship.
Soon after the US-led attack on Saddam Hussein began,Continue reading →
Today we learn that Britain’s finest, those lantern jawed, snake hipped men of Hereford and Worcester are on their hands and knees conducting a finger tip search of Labia’s mysterious hills, vales, and hidden crevices looking forContinue reading →
I saw something the other day, something utterly unremarkable in its banal common sense:
“Give tax breaks to manufacturing businesses in areas of high unemployment”
I mean, it’s obvious, isn’t it? WhenContinue reading →
There have now been a number of sentences set for so-called “Facebook crimes”; that is, attempts using Facebook and other social media to organise rioting, or looting, or other criminal activity.
Or, as has been claimed, joking aboutContinue reading →
Its never to late to learn – you too can be an object of fear to the authorities.
Keep up with your teenage children.
Only requires one moving finger, the rest of you can be as dormant as you like.
Bring the world downContinue reading →
I decided not to comment on the biggest football story of the last seven days until the weekend was over, just to make sure that it actually was.
[Editorial Note: For cricket and other people whoContinue reading →
I wrote this last night.
It was intended as an e-mail to a good friend, but dork that I am, I don’t have my e-mail password with me…. I have my computer, but no wi-fi connection.
Would anyone like to buy an Anna Raccoon mug to support the site?
There’s a bit of a story here – the first experiment in an idle momentContinue reading →
I’ve torched a shop in Croydon Town,
Its trading days are done,
Its flames have set the sky alight
And I’m famous in The Sun.
So don’t call me a failure,
Admire my nicked blue jeans,
My iPads, phones and trainers, Man,
And five new plasma
The goalkeeper is probably the most under-valued player in professional football, perhaps because the signing of a new wide player or centre forward is always more likely to attract the excitement of supporters in the summer, sellingContinue reading →
The title ‘Speaker’s Wife’ is well on its way to becoming a synonym for ‘Vacuous Slapper’. Perhaps it is there already.
Such a coincidence though; no sooner is Max Clifford hired to control her public imageContinue reading →
This is the last day of voting for the Total Politics Blog Awards. If you intend to vote, for Anna Raccoon or other sites, you have until midnight.
At this time of year Total Politics MagazineContinue reading →
One of the defining features of Autism is the obsessive nature of repeat actions. Autistic children are quite capable of maintaining a week long smashing, grabbing, and screaming rage if they are prevented from carrying out someContinue reading →
The ‘State’ already has the death penalty. It uses it. This State. The United Kingdom.
Yes it does!
I have watched with grim fascination the debates occurring on this blog – for and against the death penaltyContinue reading →