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My sense is that this is all backfiring - the Mexican flag, the anti-American flags, this Spanish-language parody of the national anthem .
HOME Office scientists have abandoned trials of a portable water cannon for riot police because the backfiring machine made operators fall over, it emerged yesterday.
Ben Schroeder and Keith Cochrane sharing with the audience how much they appreciate disliking one another, Jason Ellis having to be restrained by Mic-E Reyes and four other friends after some disrespectful grunt tried to maddog, everybody and anybody trying to give their own awards to a deserving Danny Way, the mighty backfiring Volcum bus, Pancho Moler on the mack, and Don Bostick rather bizarrely giving Double D Duncan a surfboard.