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Issue No. 2184

‘There can be no viler act – apart from homosexuality and sodomy – than sexually abusing innocent children.’
Disgraced DUP politician Iris Robinson thinks that gay sex is worse than child abuse

‘God’s law should be upheld.’
Iris Robinson explains why women should be denied abortion rights and control over their own bodies

‘It wasn’t Iris Robinson who determined that homosexuality was an abomination, it was the Almighty.’
Former First Minister Peter Robinson shows he’s just as homophobic as his wife

‘I defend every single word of the dossier.’
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell at the Iraq War inquiry, refusing to admit the “dodgy dossier” lied about Iraq having WMDs

‘We have spent ten years working with this guy and we don’t actually like him.’
International aid minister Douglas Alexander on Gordon Brown – the man he is charged with getting elected

‘We have always thought the longer the British public had to get to know him, the less they would like him as well.’
Douglas Alexander expands his views on Gordon Brown

‘Completely dysfunctional.’
Former Labour general secretary Peter Watt on Gordon Brown’s government

‘It has taken more than 800 years to create one of the world’s greatest education systems, and it looks like it will take just six months to bring it to its knees.’
Leaders of the Russell Group of leading universities on Labour’s education cuts


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Tue 12 Jan 2010, 18:09 GMT
Issue No. 2184
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