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11th September 2013: The world's gone mad and I'm the only one who knows
13th August 2013: Black is white. Fact. End of.
11th August 2013: Electric cars, not as green as they're painted?
18th June 2013: Wrinklies unite, you have nothing to lose but your walking frames!
17th May 2013: Some actual FACTS about climate change (for a change) from actual scientists ...
10th May 2013: An article about that poison gas, carbon dioxide, and other scientific facts (not) ...
10th May 2013: We need to see past the sex and look at the crimes: is justice being served?
8th May 2013: So, who would you trust to treat your haemorrhoids, Theresa May?
8th May 2013: Why should citizens in the 21st Century fear the law so much?
30th April 2013: What the GOS says today, the rest of the world realises tomorrow ...
30th April 2013: You couldn't make it up, could you? Luckily you don't need to ...
29th April 2013: a vote for NONE OF THE ABOVE, because THE ABOVE are crap ...
28th April 2013: what goes around, comes around?
19th April 2013: everyone's a victim these days ...
10th April 2013: Thatcher is dead; long live Thatcher!
8th April 2013: Poor people are such a nuisance. Just give them loads of money and they'll go away ...
26th March 2013: Censorship is alive and well and coming for you ...
25th March 2013: Just do your job properly, is that too much to ask?
25th March 2013: So, what do you think caused your heterosexuality?
20th March 2013: Feminists - puritans, hypocrites or just plain stupid?
18th March 2013: How Nazi Germany paved the way for modern governance?
13th March 2013: Time we all grew up and lived in the real world ...
12th March 2013: Hindenburg crash mystery solved? - don't you believe it!
6th March 2013: Is this the real GOS?
5th March 2013: All that's wrong with taxes
25th February 2013: The self-seeking MP who is trying to bring Britain down ...
24th February 2013: Why can't newspapers just tell the truth?
22nd February 2013: Trial by jury - a radical proposal
13th February 2013: A little verse for two very old people ...
6th February 2013: It's not us after all, it's worms
6th February 2013: Now here's a powerful argument FOR gay marriage ...
4th February 2013: There's no such thing as equality because we're not all the same ...
28th January 2013: Global Warming isn't over - IT'S HIDING!
25th January 2013: Global Warmers: mad, bad and dangerous to know ...
25th January 2013: Bullying ego-trippers, not animal lovers ...
19th January 2013: We STILL haven't got our heads straight about gays ...
16th January 2013: Bullying ego-trippers, not animal lovers ...
11th January 2013: What it's like being English ...
7th January 2013: Bleat, bleat, if it saves the life of just one child ...
7th January 2013: How best to put it? 'Up yours, Argentina'?
7th January 2013: Chucking even more of other people's money around ...
6th January 2013: Chucking other people's money around ...
30th December 2012: The BBC is just crap, basically ...
30th December 2012: We mourn the passing of a genuine Grumpy Old Sod ...
30th December 2012: How an official body sets out to ruin Christmas ...
16th December 2012: Why should we pardon Alan Turing when he did nothing wrong?
15th December 2012: When will social workers face up to their REAL responsibility?
15th December 2012: Unfair trading by a firm in Bognor Regis ...
14th December 2012: Now the company that sells your data is pretending to act as watchdog ...
7th December 2012: There's a war between cars and bikes, apparently, and  most of us never noticed!
26th November 2012: The bottom line - social workers are just plain stupid ...
20th November 2012: So, David Eyke was right all along, then?
15th November 2012: MPs don't mind dishing it out, but when it's them in the firing line ...
14th November 2012: The BBC has a policy, it seems, about which truths it wants to tell ...
12th November 2012: Big Brother, coming to a school near you ...
9th November 2012: Yet another celebrity who thinks, like Jimmy Saville, that he can behave just as he likes because he's famous ...
5th November 2012: Whose roads are they, anyway? After all, we paid for them ...
7th May 2012: How politicians could end droughts at a stroke if they chose ...
6th May 2012: The BBC, still determined to keep us in a fog of ignorance ...
2nd May 2012: A sense of proportion lacking?
24th April 2012: Told you so, told you so, told you so ...
15th April 2012: Aah, sweet ickle polar bears in danger, aah ...
15th April 2012: An open letter to Anglian Water ...
30th March 2012: Now they want to cure us if we don't believe their lies ...
28th February 2012: Just how useful is a degree? Not very.
27th February 2012: ... so many ways to die ...
15th February 2012: DO go to Jamaica because you definitely WON'T get murdered with a machete. Ms Fox says so ...
31st January 2012: We don't make anything any more
27th January 2012: There's always a word for it, they say, and if there isn't we'll invent one
26th January 2012: Literary criticism on GOS? How posh!
12th December 2011: Plain speaking by a scientist about the global warming fraud
9th December 2011: Who trusts scientists? Apart from the BBC, of course?
7th December 2011: All in all, not a good week for British justice ...
9th November 2011: Well what d'you know, the law really IS a bit of an ass ...


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“It was the first, and certainly the last expedition in this useless place” - Lieutenant Joseph Ives, after an expedition to the Great Grand Canyon in 1861
“HIV – Not Cause AIDS” - Peter Dyursberg, at that time one of the world’s most respected microbiologists, 1988
“People will never build a bigger plane” - Boeing Company engineer after flying a Boeing 247, which could accommodate 10 passengers.
“You’d better be a secretary or marry than to do it” - theatrical agent, 1944, to Marilyn Monroe
“We do not like their sound, and this guitar has long been out of fashion” - Decca Recording Company, 1962, rejecting the Beatles
“The phone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication” - Western Union, 1876
“I think there is a world market for perhaps five computers” - Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
“Television will not survive long, because people quickly get tired of looking at one point” - Lee de Forest, American radio pioneer, in 1957
“I see no reason for anyone to want to have in their home a personal computer” - Ken Olson 1977, president and founder of Digital Equipment
“If I were a gambler, I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000” - Paul Ehrlich, scientist
“As University of California physicist John Holdren has said, it is possible that carbon-dioxide climate-induced famines could kill as many as a billion people before the year 2020” - Paul Ehrlich again
“We have at most ten years - not ten years to decide upon action, but ten years to alter fundamentally the trajectory of global greenhouse emissions” - James Hansen, environmentalist. Or possibly “mentalist”
“The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s the world will undergo famines - hundreds of millions of people are going to starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now” - yep, you guessed it, Paul Ehrlich – as late as 1968
“There is no such thing as other people's children” - Hillary Clinton
“If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done” - Peter Ustinov. Actually, that's not so stupid, is it?
"An oral contract isn't worth the paper it's written on" – movie mogul Sam Goldwyn
"I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong" – Sam Goldwyn
Sam Goldwyn again, when asked by a secretary if she should destroy files that were more than ten years old: "Yes, but keep copies"
“It's right for God to slaughter women and children any time He pleases. God gives life and He takes life. And everything He does is just and right and good” - American evangelist John Piper
“In the beginning, there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be Light.' And there was still nothing, but you could see a bit better” - anonymous
“If vegetarians love animals so much, why do they eat all their food?” - anonymous
“You only have to mumble a few words in church to be married, and a few in your sleep to get a divorce” - anonymous
“I consider that gay marriage is one thing that ought to be involving a gentleman and a woman” - Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Politics gives guys much energy they usually behave badly approximately adult females. And I hope I never get into that” - Bill Clinton
“It just isn’t pollution that is hurting the setting, it truly is the impurities in our air and H2O that happen to be doing it” - Dan Quayle
"When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal" — Richard Nixon
"I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix" — Dan Quayle
“If we do not do well, we run the potential risk of failure” - Dan Quayle
“We are not with no accomplishment. We now have managed to distribute poverty equally” - Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign minister
“I cannot inform you how grateful I am - I’m filled with humidity” - American politician Gib Lewis
“Fiction composing is excellent, you’ll be able to make up nearly anything” - Ivana Trump on finishing her first novel
“I tend not to like this term 'bomb'. It is not a bomb. It is actually a machine that is exploding” - Jacques le Blanc, French ambassador on nuclear weapons
“Traditionally, a majority of Australia’s imports occur from overseas” - Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery
“Sure there happen to be accidents and deaths in boxing – but none of them critical” - Alan Minter, boxer
“My sister’s expecting a infant, and I never know if I am gonna be an uncle or an aunt” - Chuck Nevitt, basketball player
“The medical practitioners X-rayed my head and located nothing at all” - Dizzy Dean, baseball player
“Our strength is the fact we do not have any weaknesses. Our weakness is the fact we do not have any real strengths” – American football coach
“I’ll fight Lloyd Honeyghan for nothing at all, if your price is right” – boxer Marlon Starling
“We now have the exact same circumstance as we had with the get started of the race, only specifically the opposite” – Murray Walker, sports journalist
“I might be dumb, but I am not stupid” - Terry Bradshaw, footballer
“I consider the movie Clueless was very deep. I believe it was deep while in the way that it was very light. I believe lightness has to occur from a very deep position if it truly is accurate lightness” - Alicia Silverstone
“If it weren’t for electrical power we would all be viewing TV by candlelight” – George Gobel, actor and comedian
“So, where’s the Cannes Movie Festival being held this 12 months?” - Christina Aguilera
“It’s not accurate that I had nothing at all on. I had the radio on” – Marilyn Monroe
“They misunderestimated me” - George Bush
“I just want you to understand that when we talk about war, we’re truly discussing peace” - George Bush

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