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THE FOG

The economy, politics and current affairs

Money, power and its guiding forces

November 21, 2016

We’re All Immigrants

by Jack Hine

Jack Hine suggests: “We are a multi-national country, get used to it”   We are all immigrants: The original inhabitants of ‘England’ are long gone and distributed throughout Wales, Brittany and beyond.   This country needs immigrants and their skills and efforts should be welcomed. Instead, new immigrants are insecure because of Brexit and the … Continue reading “We’re All Immigrants”

November 20, 2016

The Sense of Soubry

by Matthew Steeples

Anna Soubry MP shows herself to be principled and sensible whilst Nigel Farage yet again illustrates himself to care about nothing but power   Whilst Nigel Farage reneged on yet another pledge to step back from frontline politics this morning and claimed he’ll likely stand in South Thanet in 2017 according to the Mail on … Continue reading “The Sense of Soubry”

November 19, 2016

Surveying Trump

by Matthew Steeples

As Donald Trump offers to govern by survey, an Irish senator passionately calls him out for what he truly is   On Friday, President-Elect of the United States of America Donald Trump sent out what he termed a “100-day plan of action survey” with the objective of “[determining] what we must accomplish as our first … Continue reading “Surveying Trump”

November 18, 2016

Trashing Trolls

by Matthew Steeples

Broadcaster Andrew Neil showed just how Twitter trolls should be dealt with suggests Matthew Steeples   On Thursday, the journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil was attacked on Twitter by a most unpleasant man from Birmingham.   In a tweet shared with his somewhat limited 213 followers and Neil himself, Jack Stonebridge – whose @yoohoosandman handle … Continue reading “Trashing Trolls”

November 17, 2016

All Hail Hale

by Matthew Steeples

Lady Hale speaks utter sense on Article 50 and Brexit   Lady Hale is far from perfect. She supported the super-injunction that keeps the antics of the titleless spouse of a loathesome gay pop singer in an olive oil filled paddling pool out of the media but in comments this week, she spoke utter sense. … Continue reading “All Hail Hale”

November 15, 2016

Calamity Keith

by Matthew Steeples

Shame on those who continue to promote Britain’s most disgraceful politician, Keith Vaz MP   Keith Vaz likes rent boys and he likes cash. That’s clear but what’s appalling is that this grasping rent-a-gob continually gets promoted in spite of scandal after scandal.   In America, Anthony Weiner was ruined by a little bit of … Continue reading “Calamity Keith”

November 13, 2016

Trump Tower’s Troubles

by Matthew Steeples

Residents of Trump Tower are less than enthused that ‘The Donald’ won the race to become President of the United States of America They loathe the new security measures and many “ want out” Elsewhere, Trump’s first childhood home is expected to sell for ten times what it would if it were not connected to … Continue reading “Trump Tower’s Troubles”

All That Glitters

by Matthew Steeples

Meeting between Donald Trump and Nigel Farage in New York illustrates the new political order we’ve entered Theresa May sidelined and yet again shown to be nothing but a reincarnation of irrelevance akin to Gordon Brown ‘The Donald’ considers living in Trump Tower instead of the White House Trump’s dodgy transition team appointments questioned   … Continue reading “All That Glitters”

November 10, 2016

West to Save The West

by Matthew Steeples

Kanye West to stand for President of the United States of America   With the world still reeling and ‘The Donald’ on the rise, Kanye West could be our only saviour.   Speaking to BBC1’s Annie Mac, the hip hop recording artist remarked:   “When I talk about the idea of being president, I’m not … Continue reading “West to Save The West”

November 9, 2016

The Triumph of Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump has upset the apple cart and wiped the smile off the faces of the smug political elite   The world’s turned orange – The entire political apple cart has been ditched; the arrogance of the political elite has been rejected. Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States of America and … Continue reading “The Triumph of Trump”

November 7, 2016

Boycotting May

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May finds an ally in Geoffrey Boycott; they’re welcome to one another   Theresa May appeared in India on Monday in spite of the Brexit crisis in Britain and announced she’d be welcoming high net worth individuals from that country to our shores. She mentioned nothing of the millions of aid we gave India … Continue reading “Boycotting May”

November 4, 2016

The Will of The People

by Jack Hine

New contributor and vintage memorabilia dealer Jack Hine on “The Will of the People”   Is it the will of the people to face rising inflation, which will outstrip wage increases?   Is it the will of the people to allow commerce and industry to relocate elsewhere? Many banks are leaving for New York.   … Continue reading “The Will of The People”

Mindful Miller

by Matthew Steeples

Gina Miller’s victory at the High Court yesterday was truly epic   Acres of column inches today attack Gina Miller as an “enemy of people”, a “traitor” and a “filthy remain snake”. These gutter press titles and the trolls of Twitter are wrong and we at The Steeple Times instead join those celebrating the fact … Continue reading “Mindful Miller”

October 31, 2016

Blair on Brexit

by Matthew Steeples

Tony Blair – for once in his life – speaks sense   On Monday, Tony Blair took to Facebook and posted his views on the fallout of Brexit.   In a lengthy wall post, the former Prime Minister remarked:   Not since I became politically active four decades ago, has clarity of thinking been in … Continue reading “Blair on Brexit”

Trash and Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump attacks one of his own supporters whilst elsewhere another of his fans is charged with voting for him twice   At a rally in Kinston, North Carolina last Wednesday, a 64-year-old black Trump supporter of Donald Trump named C. J. Cary was evicted after being mistaken for a protester.   Trump, as can … Continue reading “Trash and Trump”

The Pride of Cliff

by Matthew Steeples

As Sir Cliff Richard makes his “TV comeback”, everyone appears to have forgotten the Elm Guest House   With all charges of child sex abuse in Sheffield against him rightly dropped due to a lack of evidence, Sir Cliff Richard is to make his first TV appearance in two years according to The Mirror.   … Continue reading “The Pride of Cliff”

October 29, 2016

Bye, Bye Bigots

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples eliminates the creeps from his life   A friend of mine recently became the agent for Nigel Farage. We didn’t fall out. We had, instead, a most civilised lunch at The Rib Room at the Carlton Tower and argued a bit but by the end of it, we were just as we were … Continue reading “Bye, Bye Bigots”

Fallen Stars and DikiLeaks

by Matthew Steeples

The American election campaign has sunk to new lows; it can sadly only sink lower in the coming days   Just when you thought the American election campaign couldn’t get more tawdry, it, of course, did. Here is a contest that has moved from initially laughable through worrying to utterly ridiculous and uninventable.   First, … Continue reading “Fallen Stars and DikiLeaks”

October 27, 2016

Brexit May Fail

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May secretly caught admitting Brexit may fail the country and in doing so proves herself as nothing other than power hungry   Yesterday, The Guardian published leaked audio footage in which Theresa May warned Goldman Sachs bankers about the potential consequences of Brexit. She was especially negative.   Though this hypocritical woman now claims … Continue reading “Brexit May Fail”

October 24, 2016

Mapping Trump

by Matthew Steeples

The world according to Donald Trump (and where to watch the US elections in London)   According to the Bulgarian artist Yanko Tsvetkov, Donald Trump is an example of “a modern Icarus, Trump thinks he’s a butterfly that can cause a hurricane. The problem is he can’t fly”.   In the latest map in his … Continue reading “Mapping Trump”

October 23, 2016

Meyer’s Oar

by Matthew Steeples

Sir Christopher Meyer pompously sticks his oar in (yet again)   Sir Christopher Meyer, a pompous man who rather enjoys the sound of his own dulcet tones a little too much, penned a column for this week’s Mail on Sunday in which he endorsed Hillary Clinton’s campaign to become President of the United States of … Continue reading “Meyer’s Oar”

Everybody was Happy

by Matthew Steeples

Historic clip of Donald Trump praising Hillary Clinton surfaces   CNN have created a department to find odd statements Donald Trump made in the past and in their first release they found an especially relevant clanger reported RealtimePolitics.   In 2008, in an interview, ‘The Donald’ praised Hillary Clinton unabashedly and stated:   “Well, I … Continue reading “Everybody was Happy”

October 22, 2016

BoJo’s Decline

by Matthew Steeples

Boris Johnson reminded of the lie he presented again and again   Boris Johnson used to be a great man. He is jolly and he is intelligent and he added a welcome dose of fun to the grey world of politics. When he did an about turn and backed Brexit, however, he became a hypocrite … Continue reading “BoJo’s Decline”

October 21, 2016

Tearing Up Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump caught tearing up his notes after his last debate with Hillary Clinton   Donald Trump has a temper. That’s common knowledge but after his final debate with Hillary Clinton he was caught on camera in an utter fury.   In a GIF, shared on Twitter by the political pundit Chris Ciquizza, ‘The Donald’ … Continue reading “Tearing Up Trump”

October 18, 2016

Slumping Super-Prime

by Matthew Steeples

Sales of super-prime properties in the UK fall by 86%   Yesterday, the property group London Central Portfolio released data that showed that sales of £10 million-plus properties in the UK had fallen 86% over the past year.   Blaming hefty Stamp Duty increases and Brexit uncertainty, the firm reported that just 5 “super-prime” properties … Continue reading “Slumping Super-Prime”

October 15, 2016

Wally of the Week – Vladimir Zhirinovsky

by Matthew Steeples

Nationalist showman Vice Chairman of the State Duma of Russia Vladimir Zhirinovsky claims the election of Hillary Clinton would lead to a nuclear war   Yesterday, The Guardian published an excellent article about how the self-serving hypocrite Julian Assange has gone from running WikiLeaks as a “liberal beacon” to a “prop for Donald Trump”. In … Continue reading “Wally of the Week – Vladimir Zhirinovsky”

October 13, 2016

Dump The Trump

by Matthew Steeples

AL.com’s analysis of why Donald Trump must not be president is spot on   At a time when Donald Trump is being accused of pestering ten year old girls and sexually assaulting a number of women, AL.com – owned by the Alabama Media Group – published what is quite frankly the best analysis of why … Continue reading “Dump The Trump”

October 11, 2016

Bin Bindi

by Matthew Steeples

Rolf Harris’ daughter Bindi Nicholls compares the paedophile to Pablo Picasso   In an attempt to justify the actions of her monster father, Rolf Harris’ daughter Bindi Nicholls is writing a book supposedly titled BinVincible. An excerpt leaked to The Sun, this crazy woman is said to complain about her father’s paintings being removed from … Continue reading “Bin Bindi”

The Antics of Assange

by Matthew Steeples

Julian Assange to “shock the world” with “information” on Hillary Clinton this morning; Donald Trump’s latest advocate   Julian Assange is a man incapable of doing anything quietly and today he looks set to cause yet another stir on the 10th anniversary of the existence of his organisation, Wikileaks.     In an announcement by … Continue reading “The Antics of Assange”

October 2, 2016

Raping Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump is accused of raping a 13 year old; hopefully such claims will derail his presidential ambitions   Donald Trump was once accused of raping his ex-wife, Ivana, and now, today, he’s been accused of raping a thirteen year old child in 1994.   In a federal lawsuit, ignored by most of the media, … Continue reading “Raping Trump”

A Dubious Duo

by Matthew Steeples

Nigel Farage jets to America to help Donald Trump   In advance of the second presidential debate, the former UKIP leader Nigel Farage jetted to America to coach Donald Trump on how to defeat Hillary Clinton.   Farage, who undoubtedly made an utter fool of Nick Clegg during a televised debate in April 2014, has … Continue reading “A Dubious Duo”

Twisting Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Despite Hillary Clinton’s sterling performance in the first presidential debate, Donald Trump claims to have won   Donald Trump repeatedly bombarded supporters with emails on Monday and Tuesday to announce he had “won the debate”.     In one missive, he stated:   Tonight isn’t just a win for our campaign. It’s a win for … Continue reading “Twisting Trump”

September 27, 2016

Trump’s hiding

by Matthew Steeples

Hillary Clinton gives Donald Trump a hiding in the most watched television debate in history   Over 100 million people tuned in to watch Hillary Clinton give Donald Trump a bit of a hiding on Monday night in the first of a series of presidential debates. Twitter users posted over 5 million tweets – 62% … Continue reading “Trump’s hiding”

September 25, 2016

Fantastically cheap

by Matthew Steeples

Cheapest 5 bedroom property in Britain for sale for just £25,000   For £25,000 you could buy a Skoda Superb estate car or in Burnley, Lancashire, you could buy an entire five bedroom house.   What sounds like a bargain most likely is not as half the neighbourhood appears to be boarded up and the … Continue reading “Fantastically cheap”

September 23, 2016

Travel with Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump offers a chance to win time with him on his plane for free   As part of his increasingly desperate attempt to raise funds to support his campaign to become President of the United States of America, yesterday, Donald Trump and his team bombarded anyone who’d listen with seven emails.   Amongst them … Continue reading “Travel with Trump”

September 17, 2016

Loving Jones

by Matthew Steeples

Elizabeth Jones comes last in UKIP’s leadership contest – despite admitting to have “never made love” to Nigel Farage   In UKIP’s leadership contest, which concluded yesterday, Elizabeth Jones – best known as a friend of Eva Harold and David Pun and for an angry outburst on a radio show in September 2015 – unsurprisingly … Continue reading “Loving Jones”

September 14, 2016

Doctoring abuse

by Matthew Steeples

Mayfair based doctor put on trial for historic abuse   An 80-year-old Mayfair resident has been put on trial for abusing patients as young as 14 at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital between 1978 and 1994.   Dr Ariel Lant is alleged to have molested three men and one boy and is charged with five counts … Continue reading “Doctoring abuse”

September 7, 2016

Berkoff on Trump

by Steven Berkoff

Actor, producer and writer Steven Berkoff shares his thoughts about Donald Trump   What’s wrong with the American people? How on earth can they be hoodwinked by such an obvious ‘fraudster’, ‘conman’, ‘charlatan’, ‘phoney’ and of course the final word, ‘crook’. An epithet he so fondly bestows on others, perhaps that shall be his epitaph. … Continue reading “Berkoff on Trump”

September 6, 2016

Keith Vaz – A smug disgrace

by Matthew Steeples

Keith Vaz’s disgrace is deserved – but it is his connections that should be remembered   Married Member of Parliament Keith Vaz got caught hiring rent boys and the media are all in a frenzy. What most forget, however, is that repugnant man was a “dear friend” of Lord Janner and that he spoke up … Continue reading “Keith Vaz – A smug disgrace”

August 11, 2016

A paedophile profits

by Matthew Steeples

Jailed paedophile Rolf Harris set to profit from sale of first original work since he was jailed   Since he was jailed, no painting by the filthy paedophile Rolf Harris has been sold at auction. That’s now about to change given a work by the disgraced 85-year old is being offered in an online auction … Continue reading “A paedophile profits”

August 8, 2016

Darth and Maddie

by Matthew Steeples

That the police have ended forensic work into the search for “missing” Madeleine McCann speaks volumes about Theresa May’s sheer lack of judgement   Yesterday, The Sunday Mirror reported that all forensic work into the search for “missing” Madeleine McCann is to stop. In doing so, British police have only confirmed all that we all … Continue reading “Darth and Maddie”

July 28, 2016

Quoting Darth Vader

by Matthew Steeples

Theresa May to strip Downing Street of artwork in order to install her version of the ‘Ed Stone’   On Tuesday, The Independent revealed that Theresa May is to “replace some of the artwork hanging in Downing Street with framed quotations of the speech she made upon becoming Prime Minister”.   In the speech, May … Continue reading “Quoting Darth Vader”

May 24, 2016

The Khemka Cesspit

by Matthew Steeples

Matthew Steeples on crooked fraudster Sheel Khemka and his spiv of a mother Dame Asha Khemka

May 18, 2016

Public Elton

by Matthew Steeples

Sir Elton John goes public   Normally one determined to go to any length to defend his right to privacy, father of two Sir Elton John wrote a blog for The Hill on Tuesday about public conveniences.     In the article, titled ‘North Carolina governor’s ignorance of trans identity’, Sir Elton lambasted Governor Pat … Continue reading “Public Elton”

May 15, 2016

Reducing a stately

by Matthew Steeples

Grade I listed Sir John Soane designed country house Tyringham Hall reduced in price by 30%

May 8, 2016

The progress of NIMBIES

by Matthew Steeples

Double standards on ‘progress’ exposed in Whitstable after planning decision in favour of an entirely appropriate development

May 5, 2016

Furnishing Downton

by Matthew Steeples

“World famous actor” with a superinjunction set to be named in America

April 21, 2016

A Nutty Nissan

by Matthew Steeples

Nutty Nissan Micra art car appears in Knightsbridge

April 11, 2016

No Trumps for Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump’s children forget to register to vote whilst their father shows a complete lack of awareness of the rules of politics

The Pamborghini

by Matthew Steeples

Pink Lamborghini owned by 32-year old multi-millionaire appears in South Kensington (complete with images of Pamela Anderson)

April 9, 2016

Policing the police

by Matthew Steeples

Rooms offered to rent in redundant Chelsea police station

March 23, 2016

Wally of the Week – Piers Morgan

by Matthew Steeples

Piers Morgan toadying up to Donald Trump over the terror attacks in Brussels can only be described as utterly repugnant

March 15, 2016

Blocked by Boy George

by Matthew Steeples

Boy George blocks ‘The Steeple Times’ on Twitter after we criticised the BBC’s promotion of this convicted repeat offender

March 8, 2016

Hillary’s teen labour

by Matthew Steeples

Fifteen year old Maya Henry launches #teensforhillary (after her ambulance chasing personal injury lawyer father spent £1.4 million on her birthday party)

March 7, 2016

Hustling Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Owner of Hustler magazine, Larry Flynt, urges Donald Trump to come clean about the size of his manhood

March 2, 2016

Kylie and Kardashian

by Matthew Steeples

There’s only one Kylie – and it’s not a Jenner-Kardashian

February 29, 2016

Putting May under the Spotlight

by Matthew Steeples

The success of Spotlight at the 88th Academy Awards sends a reminder to political figures that child abuse should not be swept under the carpet by Theresa May or anyone else

February 20, 2016

Picture of the Week: Smug and smugger

by Matthew Steeples

Images of Hillary Clinton meeting Britney Spears illustrates a new low for the desperado wannabe Leader of the Free World

February 15, 2016

Selling Clifford

by Matthew Steeples

Max Clifford attempts to sell his bland and frankly boring £3.45 million Surrey home for a million more than he paid for it

February 10, 2016

Stopping a socialite

by Matthew Steeples

Socialite Waris Ahluwalia prevented from boarding a flight because he was wearing a turban

February 5, 2016

Get shot

by Matthew Steeples

Only in America could someone claim to have shot someone over an an argument over lottery numbers

February 3, 2016

Squalid in South Ken

by Matthew Steeples

Squalid store room on a half-landing in South Kensington offered for £30,000 to £50,000 at auction

February 2, 2016

Gross in Grosvenor Gardens

by Matthew Steeples

£24 million house in Grosvenor Gardens, London featured in ‘Mail Online’ isn’t quite what it seems

January 18, 2016

A million pound lav

by Matthew Steeples

Former public lavatory in Spitalfields, London, E1 offered for sale for a staggering £1 million

January 17, 2016

Losing on the Lottery

by Matthew Steeples

Bankrupt ‘Lotto Lout’ warns of the perils of winning the National Lottery

January 14, 2016

Losing language

by steepleadmin

New contributor Francis Megahy shares his views on English people speaking American

Picture of the Week: Flooding Clooney

by Matthew Steeples

As the Berkshire bolthole of George Clooney is hit by the latest round of flooding, we imagine he’ll be turning to his favourite Nespresso phrase: “What else?”

January 6, 2016

Wally of the Week: Kelvin MacKenzie

by Matthew Steeples

Kelvin MacKenzie ludicrously claims white men cannot be terrorists and shows he has plainly forgotten the IRA

December 29, 2015

Picture of the Week: The Wallies of Whalley

by Matthew Steeples

Image of flooded Lancashire field complete with sign advertising it as a development site for 39 homes illustrates the perils of building on flood plains

December 25, 2015

Show some mercy Theresa Scrooge

by Matthew Steeples

Before you settle down to Christmas lunch, help support a 92-year old facing forced removal from the arms of her family in the UK

December 23, 2015

Love and the Trump

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump declares he has love for everybody in his Christmas message

December 21, 2015

A marked Michel

by Matthew Steeples

Wolfgang Michel’s son Christian Michel – the brother of the literary agent Caroline Michel – wanted by Interpol over bribery

December 18, 2015

Carol cashes in

by Matthew Steeples

Sale of items connected to Margaret Thatcher nets controversy and a total price of £4.5 million

December 17, 2015

Banking a building

by Matthew Steeples

Graffiti covered New York building sells to real estate mogul Aby Rosen for £34.8 million – 50,000% more than its photographer owner paid for it in 1973

Trumped by Harold

by Matthew Steeples

Donald Trump finds a supporter in Great Britain: Eva ‘The Diva’ Harold

November 30, 2015

Contradicting complainants

by Matthew Steeples

Former flatmates of the woman who accused the late Leon Brittan of rape come to her defence and deny contradicting her story

November 25, 2015

Terror and kindness

by steepleadmin

George Appleton shares his thoughts on how the world should react to the terror attacks in Paris

November 22, 2015

Team Harris cracks

by Matthew Steeples

Supporters of the paedophile Rolf Harris take to attacking one another

November 13, 2015

Chocolate is out

by Matthew Steeples

As Rolf Harris is hospitalized due to an incident with chocolate bars, his leading supporter issues yet another rant online

November 9, 2015

Continuing Clifford

by Matthew Steeples

As Max Clifford’s daughter, Louise Clifford, buys his “goodwill” from the liquidators of his business, Matthew Steeples suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ story about her desire to trade on his tawdry name is further bolstered

October 26, 2015

Bunking up

by Matthew Steeples

Even taking a bedroom share in Kensington & Chelsea could set you back £675 per month

October 24, 2015

God help America

by Matthew Steeples

Britain’s political classes may not be the best, but America’s options just got far worse

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