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Soho's Nathan Barleys were in mourning yesterday after Ofcom chief Ed Richards abandoned his shape-shifting flagship, the "Public Service Publisher" quango. Richards said in a speech to the Royal Television Society on Tuesday night that the "the PSP as a concept has served its purpose and we can move on to the relevant …

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Yet another fine example...

of bucketloads of public (our) cash being spent (wasted) producing FUCK ALL!

(No change there then.)

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Down with "What you know" up with "Who you know!"

Quangos are soooooo Web 1.0, all the best school mates of MP's are now working in "iQuango"

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YES!

justice.

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insert title here

Shouldn't that be iQuango 2.0 BETA?

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My day is made

I can't begin to express how much pleasure this story has given me this morning. Just how offensive PSP was (nice ring to it that 'was'!) is probably best summed up in this image, a fine example of taxpayer wonga contemptuously spent:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smagdali/184117319/

Richards must be the most offensive and dangerous idiot ever to collect a government salary; a living monument to the paucity of talent that the Tony n Gordon show has attracted, and a man whose solitary gift is to talk the sort of utter bollocks that puts most people in a deep and lasting coma, sours milk at 50 paces and is understood only by a species of bacteria that inhabit the entrails of chickens.

Even the British deserve to be served by better people than this.

Paris, cos she know a "Dick, Ed" when she sees one.

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Am i the only one....

...that really liked the Nathan Barley series?

OK, it was a few years behind the times, but i found it still made a few choice observations.

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Snouts in trough: Pictures in Full:

Very nice, AC. Thank you:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/bowbrick/sets/72157600784562684/

@Joe: No, you're not the only one. I think NB looks better and better with age. We've since had "Web 2.0" and the iPhone to remind us of this ilk.

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PSP

For a moment there I thought Ofcom was banning Sony's PSP...

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merry go round

the idea is not to actually get anything done or actualise any of these ideas. They don't care if they have to drop these "concepts" eventually.

the idea is to get paid for talking shit about these ideas for a few years and then abandoning them for the next debate about the next shit idea.

thus, no work need be done, just "brainstorming".

let me see now, this is the 1,352,664th reason i stopped paying tax in the UK.

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