If you choose to believe some people, we are currently living in 1984 – not the year (some of us have been through that already) – the George Orwell novel in which the population is controlled by Big Brother and the totalitarian state.
Get a grip. It’s just a bit of cloth on your face.
But what really happened in 1984 – not the George Orwell novel in which the population is controlled by Big Brother and the totalitarian state – the year?
Well, talking of totalitarian states (eh?) there was a by-election in Chesterfield and there were 17 candidates. By law, if you mention one of them (and clearly, Moira Stewart had done so), you also have to mention all of the others so as not to show any sort of bias.
So Moira: take us through the other names, if you would, please?
Of course, none of these individuals came close to challenging the big three, and Labour’s Anthony Neil Wedgwood… er… “Tony” Benn romped home with 24,633 votes, much to the chagrin of John Connell of the Peace Party who came in 17th, just 24,626 behind.
Today’s by-election in Stoke-on-Trent is being contested by several candidates:
Independent – Mohammad Akram Liberal Democrat – Zulfiqar Ali Conservative – Jack Brereton Monster Raving Loony – The Incredible Flying Brick Green – Adam Colclough Christian Peoples – Godfrey Davies Independent – Barbara Fielding BNP – David Furness UKIP – Paul Nuttall Labour – Gareth Snell
At first glance (and, to be fair, at second glance too) the oddest candidate might seem to be The Incredible Flying Brick, but that’s only because you were too busy glancing to look properly at Barbara Fielding, who will later introduce herself to us by saying that “Book-Keeping and Accounts are my speciality with cleanups”.
Vexatious litigation is legal action which is brought, regardless of its merits, solely to harass or subdue an adversary. It may take the form of a primary frivolous lawsuit or may be the repetitive, burdensome, and unwarranted filing of meritless motions in a matter which is otherwise a meritorious cause of action. Filing vexatious litigation is considered an abuse of the judicial process and may result in sanctions against the offender.
Barbara is representing her own party: The Abolish Magna Carta Reinstate Monarchy Party.
It’s a bit crappily anti-semitic and right wing. And their manifesto makes the Monster Raving Loonies look, well… positively sane. You can read the whole document here, of which Barbara tells us:
The above is my updated party Constitution and Manifesto, which will be added to as I see fit, and to give other politicians a chance to copy it, and make a mess of it, as usual.
Highlights include (but are not limited to):
The Unsigned Illegal document, The Magna Carta, will be Abolished.
Fair enough. Although it is kinda over 800 years old now.
Nuclear Power will be banned. Fracking will incur imprisonment.
Compensation will be paid to Dwarves created by Thalidomide.
Ah good, we’re back on track. But then, there’s this:
The Death Penalty for anyone using a Radio Signal to kill or control another human being or animal, except in warfare.
Execution by Radio Signal, I’d guess? And my favourite bit:
Psychiatrists and Mental Health workers will have a higher IQ than the patients they pretend to be superior to.
Possibly an indication of some of the people that Barbara has encountered in her recent past? I don’t know. I’m just saying.
You can view The Abolish Magna Carta Reinstate Monarchy Party website here, and you can join for £38 per annum although “application for membership of the Abolish Magna Carta, Reinstate Monarchy is subject to review by the Party and its Constituency Associations [that’s Barbara, folks – Ed.] before final approval.”
MEN ARE ALWAYS BEEFING ABOUT. WOUND UP. FIGHTING FIT.HYSTERICAL. All over the world, Men seem to be up for it, no matter where they originate from.They all want to be top dog. and they all want to kill each other off to prove how manly they are. They are all control freaks.
All male animals, have this same behavioural problem. They kill off or quell the mild gentle intelligent males of their species and then breed prolifically with equally brainless females.
That is why today, the whole world is overcrowded with riotous, brainless, worthless, spiteful people, Who should never have been born, and whom the majority, seem to manifest themselves in the Dictatorship of the Arts world of Broadcasting and Media.
Women are equally as foolish, They allow men to treat them like chattels, and condemn anyone who goes against the norm. They too dislike intelligent women, and will try to discredit them, or put them down, especially if they are truly inadequate themselves.
Or the media:
Maybe Donald Trump should try waterboarding on Journalists and DJ’s. I’m sure Marilyn, Howard Hughes, Aristotle Onassis, and I, are not the only people to be duped, robbed, and murdered by these scum bags.
Wait. What? You’ve been duped, robbed, and murdered by Journalists and DJ’s? OK, I’m actually quite impressed that you’re still able to stand as a candidate, then. Post-mortem politics is no cake walk.
I’m not sure who will win today’s by-election in Stoke-on-Trent, but I really, really hope it isn’t Barbara.