Euros 2012 draw (amended)

In case you’ve not seen it, the draw for the Euros as it will be once the EU accepts the Sarkozy/Merkel plan for closer integration makes interesting reading.

 With thanks to chigwiri.com

Britain’s Got Racists

The judges (all white) lap up the Croydon Tram routine

Racist ranting: it’s the new craze that’s sweeping the nation. You can even get £250 if you send in a video to the BBC and it gets used on You’ve Been Racially Abused. I’ve just seen the “Second Racist Rant” (I’ve posted it below) and it’s absolutely shocking, especially if you’ve seen the first racist rant (the one on the tram). I mean, where’s the kid on her lap? She’s a complete amateur! (more…)

Blatters to deceive

Some of my best friends are Sepp Blatter

It was quite a day for fans of colour-based prejudice in football yesterday. First you had the draw for the next round of matches inthe Alleged Racism Cup (John Terry will take on Patrice Evra, while Suarez is away to Anton Ferdinand) . Then Sepp Blatter managed to horrify all supporters of the Kick Racism Out campaign by launching his own Kick Racism Back In campaign. (more…)

What happens in Vegas…

Me in Vegas

Here’s a thing I wrote for The Independent

I’m not a gambling man. My poker face is about as enigmatic as a Latin American football commentator celebrating a goal, and as for slot machines, I’m with British Gas – if I want to lose a ton of money just by pushing a button I can switch on a light. Still, there’s always been part of me – the part that’s presently enjoying box-sets of the “Sopranos” – that’s envied men who play poker in smoke-filled rooms, real men with big hands who talk about boxing. Maybe I’ve been missing out? So when I was offered the chance to visit Las Vegas for the first time, I jumped at it. Could this be the making of me? (more…)

Greece asked to leave Europe

There’s no way round it. It looks certain that by the end of the day Sarkozy and Merkel will insist that Greece will have to leave Europe. A trillion dollar deal involving the IMF and the European bank will see Greece forcibly detached from the European mainland and towed out of the Mediterranean to be dumped somewhere off the coast of Africa.

How the new Greece may look

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