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Old 28th Sep 2017, 15:21
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Ok you agree its an ideology thats fine as long as you recognise that.
Whether we can afford that ideology is a different matter

All I am saying is May has not been guided by Market forces to date in the Brexit Saga
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 15:25
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Originally Posted by Seldomfitforpurpose View Post
Why would you run a series of 'war games' on the pound running away from you if you didn't think the pound was going to run away from you?
They run war games for thermonuclear war. Does that mean the current government is expecting it to happen?

Governments are supposed to be prepared for these things. When they're not people like you complain and claim they are incompetent.
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 15:45
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Originally Posted by neila83 View Post
They run war games for thermonuclear war. Does that mean the current government is expecting it to happen?

Governments are supposed to be prepared for these things. When they're not people like you complain and claim they are incompetent.
Nope people like me see it for what it is, Labour expecting a run on the £ if they ever get into power.
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 17:01
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Originally Posted by Buster15 View Post
I am not saying that Labour and JC are wonderful. Far from it. But at least they have ordinary people at the heart of their policies. Mrs May has market forces based policies despite knowing she has no way of influencing them.
But free market capitalism is the best way of improving life for ordinary people. What Labour have at the heart of their policies is not 'ordinary people', it's state control.
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 18:08
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 18:17
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was the above poll taken at the Labour Party conference, by chance?
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Old 28th Sep 2017, 18:56
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She is perfectly entitled to her anti Royalist opinion however when probably the most dangerous thing she has ever done in her until now totally unknown life is plug in a pair of straighteners this stupid women would do well to keep her gaping maw closed with regards to Harry's military achievements

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...ilitary-record
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 07:42
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As we have been assured, there are no extremists in UK politics and UKIP are not an extremist party....... and never have been.

Setting this delusion aside therefore, presumably this will be classed as "fake news", although as it concerns UKIP, possibly "flake news" would be more definitive coming as it does from everybody's favourite media source.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...s-to-far-right

We can only wonder how many will be glued to their wireless ( the one with the BBC Home Service still displayed on the tuner) with fingers and legs crossed, well the legs will be crossed anyway to contain any unfortunate lapse of incontinence ) in the hope she gets elected.

In one respect, it would be "nice" if she does, hastening the end of UKIP can only be viewed as a positive contribution to UK politics.....I take it we all agree here ?....although the downside could be, yet another, reincarnation of the Divine Saviour, currently fading into history and thus no doubt desperate to return to prominence.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 07:50
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I'm all in favour of religious intolerance. I wouldn't tolerate any.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 07:51
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Originally Posted by Prophead View Post
An odious woman. The most dangerous thing she has ever done however had something to do with the Grenfell Tower I believe.
I thought it was a wheat field.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 08:32
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I take it we all agree here ?..
KnC.. The day you find us all agreeing with any of your comments will be the day I fully expect to see Lord Lucan riding a Unicorn to the House of Lords.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 09:56
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I thought it was a wheat field.
Silly boy! That was St. Theresa. The post above refers to the member for South Kensington.
Mind you, you can be forgiven as one is as barmy as the other!
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 10:04
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Krystal n chips



KnC.. The day you find us all agreeing with any of your comments will be the day I fully expect to see Lord Lucan riding a Unicorn to the House of Lords.
I suppose a unicorn makes a change from Shergar then....

Oh, and you can rest assured my sentiments are the same, only in reverse. That said, there have been the rare moments when my opinions have been agreed with....thankfully, they remain rare here on JB.

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Old 29th Sep 2017, 16:56
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Originally Posted by MungoP View Post
will be the day I fully expect to see Lord Lucan riding a Unicorn to the House of Lords.
As Corbyn has promised everybody a free unicorn I can't see why that should exclude Lord Lucan (the fact that he's dead doesn't matter, of course, because that's a "fact", and we don't do facts any more in this post-brexit post-facts-politics world).
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 18:46
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Lord Lucan

Speak to his missus
Apparently she now knows where he is
And in fact she recently met him
Doing about as well as her
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 19:13
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Big Ben tower repair costs double to £61m.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 19:42
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And UKIP has a new leader!
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 19:48
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Originally Posted by Rosevidney1 View Post
And UKIP has a new leader!
Of course - UKIP members all take turns to be leader. Another will be along shortly.
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Old 29th Sep 2017, 19:59
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At least he has a full time job unlike most of the clingons. Ex pongo too.
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Old 30th Sep 2017, 06:25
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Originally Posted by Sallyann1234 View Post
Of course - UKIP members all take turns to be leader. Another will be along shortly.
Well four in a year isn't bad really. At least they get a 3 months ( on average to save the maths pedants pointing out the first "new " leader" lasted a matter of days ) stint albeit they have some way to go to catch up with the turnover in the White House.

However, you have to love the faithful here....much being made of his former military background .

Always amusing to listen to those who feel being ex military officers somehow makes them ideal to be politicians although in some respects they do have all the job spec criteria...self serving, duplicitous, abrogation of responsibility, taking all the credit for other peoples efforts and being generally dysfunctional.

Alas, infatuated though they may be with such a background, and note the second and third supporters comments here, the real world isn't quite as simplistic as the military one.....there's no compulsion to conform unquestioningly for a start.

https://www.channel4.com/news/former...ed-ukip-leader

To be fair, looking at his acceptance speech, well more like one of those metronomic briefings to be exact, he's not going to be classed as one of the worlds great political orators....now is he.

Given UKIP attracts those of a similar ilk, makes you wonder how long it will be before Boris defects to his spiritual party.....

https://www.theguardian.com/politics...myanmar-temple

Anyway, as a precursor to next weeks crèche outing, you could say one participant is already well and truly clucked......

https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...erence-cartoon

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