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On 1 May 2012 at 12:55pm Clifford wrote:
‚??We conclude, therefore, that Rupert Murdoch is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company.‚?Ě

At last.
On 1 May 2012 at 1:13pm Cheeky Monkey wrote:
And how much had it cost us, the taxpayer for them to come up with this conclusion? We could have told them for free. Has Murdoch got a yacht? Shame if he fell off it one night like that other scumbag Robert Maxwell. Perhaps he should let his son James drive it. the way he runs his business, they will surely hit some submerged rocks shortly after setting sail.
Phew! needed to get that off my chest.
On 1 May 2012 at 2:25pm RodsTiger wrote:
And ?. . . . . . so what will happen now ?
On 1 May 2012 at 2:33pm Clifford wrote:
They're going to find it very interesting in America, where Murdoch's business faces lawsuits over hacking and possible prosecution under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The whole dirty little business is beginning to unravel.
On 1 May 2012 at 4:21pm bastian wrote:
ah but clifford, that phrase "Unfit" could be his exit from court because he could be unfit for trial..a devious mind might see this governments comment as a get out of jail free card for mr M.
On 1 May 2012 at 4:22pm bastian wrote:
after all they are his buddies and lackies....what ever happened to the monopolies and merger commision.?
On 1 May 2012 at 5:31pm Clifford wrote:
Bastian - it's a committee report, not a government report. The Tories on the committee didn't agree with the Labour and LibDem members and don't agree Murdoch is 'not fit'. I think they all agree though that the hereditary James Murdoch is the idiot son.
On 2 May 2012 at 9:00am Captain wrote:
I like the take on the dailymash web site... Google it.
Tom watson is an interesting one, wonder how much he will make from his book..
Corrupt investigating corrupt investigating corrupt, and we pay for it all with our taxes..

Check it out here »
On 2 May 2012 at 9:01am Captain wrote:
I added a link to the daily mash

Check it out here »
On 2 May 2012 at 9:04am Clifford wrote:
Watson is just the means, Captain. The main thing is that the corruption is exposed.
On 2 May 2012 at 6:33pm Cheeky Monkey wrote:
This has been widely circulated, but if you think that it was just one or two rogues involved in phone hacking,
Check out this link. It should take you to an episode of HIGNFY from May 1996.
It features a sinister Piers Morgan, at the height of his incarnation as a newspaper editor of The Daily Mirror. Although not a Murdoch paper, you can sense the threat that Morgan poses as Clive Anderson remarks.

Watch the video »
On 2 May 2012 at 7:20pm bastian wrote:
had it not been for the freedom of information act none of this would have come to light Clifford, and that very act is under threat of removal after which we will no longer(as before) have any idea what is going on out there.
On 3 May 2012 at 8:07am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I was horrified and appalled by all this stuff, but now that it's provoked Cambo to red-faced and ranting rage in the Commons, I'm quite gleeful about it.
He even shouted at dear old Denis Skinner (not that Red Den would be bothered by a posh boy like him, mind).
On 3 May 2012 at 3:00pm Southover Queen wrote:
Marvellous piece in the Daily Telegraph by, of all people, Peter Oborne, ACT. Recommended.

Check it out here »
On 3 May 2012 at 3:05pm Southover Queen wrote:
And an excellent piece in the Indie about Camerwrong losing his rag in the commons (and the Skinner incident!)

Check it out here »
On 3 May 2012 at 6:53pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Both excellent but the Indie piece is bloody funny...
"This was Cameron in gouty, Edwardian country toff mode, splenetically dismissing a superannuated beater who cheeked him on the grouse moor"
On 3 May 2012 at 7:40pm Southover Queen wrote:
I know, I loved that bit!

Where is Paul? Has he gone to ground? It's not nearly so much fun rubbishing the Tories without him.
On 6 May 2012 at 9:33am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
The people at Smith Square are too busy to write his briefing note.

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