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Old 28th Apr 2010, 23:12
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Originally Posted by tony draper View Post
Dunno what she was moaning about, there were only 30,000 Eastern Europeans ever gonna come here.
"Where do they come from?" Were I in Gordon's shoes, I would have told her, in no uncertain terms, where Eastern Europeans come from.

There's a word for Gordon's "crime": he was impolitic. That is, he was not acting as a Politician should, once he got in to the car. Perhaps he needs a rest from the Politicking, and should join his former boss on the rubber chicken circuit, eh?
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 00:26
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One is reminded of the various (contrived) videos depicting Adolf sounding off about bad news.

I'm sorry that the one purporting to be GB contains too strong language for here . . .
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 01:50
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You probably won't be able to find it any more G. The makers of the film got a bit uppity about copyright and YouTube have been gradually taking them off the web.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 06:28
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You will be delighted to learn that this is no longer the case, and you can savour this and this.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 07:43
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Everybody was promised fast access to the internet. When this is provided we don't need politicians of any creed, the lords or the royals any more. They can all be packed off to Rockall or simply put up against the wall.
Everybody gets to vote on everything and the majority vote has it - simples.

No more lies from politicians, everyone is provided with all the info before they make their choice so no grounds for complaint afterwards. The decision is yours.

For "Ceremonial" occasions the Queen Mum could be dug up (the gin should have kept her well preserved) and fitted with an 8 channel radio control kit (nobody would notice the difference)

A simpler form of proportional representation than the Lib Dems want and what Cameron is so afraid of. (In 12 months time all those here baying for GB's hide will probably be after his, unless of course, he's gone the way of Major and the other forgettable tory leaders.)
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 09:39
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I'd like to see more Labour politicians adopting the John Prescott method of dealing with people who don't agree with them - should reduce Labour's popularity by another 5 to 10%!
Except it didn't. Labour's and in particular John Prescott's popularity went up after that incident. (According to a chap from MORI on the news last night).
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 11:48
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John Prescott's popularity went up after that incident.
Showed he was human, unlike some of the living dead on the other side of the House
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:22
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Showed he was human
A common chav, I think you mean.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:25
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Showed he was human, unlike some of the living dead on the other side of the House
The thing was that he (and also his wife, if I recall) had an egg thrown at him. That's not quite the same as having someone disagree with you. Basically, he was assaulted and defended himself, and I think the wider public had a degree of sympathy with that.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:33
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I must admit, if I had an egg chucked at me and I saw that wurzel pikey leering at me, my first instinct would have been the same as Prescotts. I found his response far more honest than Browns reaction yesterday. It said all you need to know about the contemporary Labour attitude to government. As if we didn't know it. Hopefully it will remove the scales from more gullible eyes. They need booting out, no question. With any luck this is the boot to do it.

I bet Brown is secretly sighing with relief. It could easily have been so much worse..... I wonder what else was said that was not broadcast?
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:34
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Knocking on doors and hearing voters' concerns night after night, my experience is that the question asked more often than any other is "What do your party intend to do about immigration?"
Perhaps a major proportion of our country are bigots, but bigots do have votes.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:48
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In Prescott's memoirs, he recounts the incident in some depth. He thought he had been stabbed - he felt a sharp pain and a blow, and when he put his hand up to his neck, what was warm egg white he thought could be blood.

As a former boxer, what would anyone have expected him to do? He went up in my estimation, I have to say.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:49
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Cheerio

I must admit, if I had an egg chucked at me and I saw that wurzel pikey leering at me, my first instinct would have been the same as Prescotts. (sic)
I, too. But I am not Deputy Prime Minister, and this was not some pub car park.

There is no precedent, of course; this position was created for this fumbling, bumbling piece of lard from some hellhole no one in his right might mind might visit, let alone settle.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:50
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From the BBC 1321: Gordon Brown does not seem to have learned enough from the unplanned broadcast of his comments about Gillian Duffy, the BBC's Carole Walker says. He failed to take his radio microphone off again after a brief walkabout in Manchester at the end of a day dominated by his unguarded comments. This time the camera crew stopped him to remove it before he said much more.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:53
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Just sayin', but it looks like the UK won't have GB to kick around any longer.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:57
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Oh, I wouldn't say that. If Nicholas Clegg gets his way, Gormless Gordon won't have to send for the removal van for a few months more.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 12:59
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Sorry! I'm not too good with the apostrophe, but I can drill you a lovely bunch of oil wells ........
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 13:03
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Torygraph: Another scandalous Labour insult, and the reason the BNP do well

I’ve just come across something which reveals even more than Brown’s “bigot” remark the contempt in which the Labour elite hold the people of this country.

The Harrow Times relates the story of a debate last week between the four candidates for the seat of Harrow East: Tony McNulty for Labour, a Tory, a Lib Dem and a UKIP candidate.

Now as it happens, I know the UKIP candidate a little. His name is Abhijit Pandya. He is a fellow in law at the LSE. As well as being academically distinguished, he is hugely intelligent and likeable. He is also admirably unafraid of tackling difficult issues. That is, he is exactly the sort of person who would make the House of Commons a better place.

According to the local paper, during the Harrow debate Abhijit said that in this country British culture should be put first. He also said that the policy of multiculturalism “is a bad thing” because of the segregation it causes.

For this McNulty declared that Abhijit had “forgotten his roots”. McNulty then accused Abhijit of being “the BNP in a suit”.

I didn’t think Brown’s “bigot” remark could be bettered for showing the Labour high command’s contempt for the people of this country as well as their desperate attempt to stop anyone even pointing out the societal ruination they are leading us to.

Polling shows that it is disgruntled Tories who tend to go UKIP. But it is disgruntled Labour voters who go towards the British National Party. Put Brown and McNulty’s recent performances together and you can see why that is.
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Old 29th Apr 2010, 13:31
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Cheerio

I owe you an apology. I am terribly sorry. Let he who casts the first stone, and all that. I did not wish to upbraid you. I'm unwell, and in a bad mood

May I come around to your house in my taxpayer-funded Jaguar (what's that on the carbon tax?) and grovel (I hesitate to use the expression 'brown-nose' to you?

I promise, that the Labour government's will not cut back on apostrophe's. Don't listen to those Tory's. We'll have your bairn's eating tomotoes's and banana's for the hard-working people's of this nation.

A vote for the Liberal Democrat's is a vote agin the apostrophe's that made this country great. British apostrophe's for British worker's! Otherwise, your all biggot's.

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Old 29th Apr 2010, 14:06
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Hmmm,someone has just mentioned what I have been thnking for a while, mebee none of them want to win, concidering the problems the country faces twill be the ultimate poisoned chalice for whichever party wins,mebee the other two just set up the Cleg person.
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