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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2019, 05:56
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Whatever your view of the LD's I don't think that...

Whatever your view of the LD's I don't think that there is much doubt that can be much doubt that a No Deal exit will put austerity in the shade in terms of the effects on the wider public, although...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2019, 05:05
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

What is this about Chuka Ummuna? I cannot find...

What is this about Chuka Ummuna? I cannot find any reference to him changing parties again on the BBC. This appears to be a Murdoch Sun fake news item. I think that both main parties are running...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2019, 21:53
Replies: 38
Views: 3,125
Posted By Effluent Man

​​​​​​​I say this as a football fan- and a...

​​​​​​​I say this as a football fan- and a feminist. It's truly awful. I cannot say I have ever seen a 13-0 result but I'm sure they happen amongst under tens. The goalkeeping is slo mo, the Thai...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2019, 19:06
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

The flaw in that theory is rather as if we had...

The flaw in that theory is rather as if we had embarked upon some disastrous military escapades to convince the Nazis that we hadn't cracked Enigma. At some point the game is no longer worth the...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2019, 16:47
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

His latest ruse re the Irish border is to take...

His latest ruse re the Irish border is to take the erstwhile smugglers on trust. It is easy to conclude that everything that comes out of his mouth is pfeffel.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2019, 09:11
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

MRLP are an assembly of faux eccentrics. A...

MRLP are an assembly of faux eccentrics. A certain type gets a kick out of that. Genuine eccentrics don't have to try.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 18:30
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Their candidate at Peterborough looked like an...

Their candidate at Peterborough looked like an extra from The Dukes of Hazzard. I must consider voting for them next time around.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jun 2019, 18:28
Replies: 149
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Posted By Effluent Man

At under three quid a week I find the BBC...

At under three quid a week I find the BBC excellent value. I have no idea how much I might be asked to pay for Sky Sports but three Premiership football match tickets would just about soak up my...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 18:18
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

The problem is that the candidates who are not...

The problem is that the candidates who are not hatchetable are probably not front runners.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 17:53
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Kelvin, I don't know where you got that idea...

Kelvin,

I don't know where you got that idea from. A likely outcome in a 40/30/20/10 split would be 350/250/50/0 in terms of seats.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 17:48
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

So would you say that France was German from....

So would you say that France was German from. 1940 to 1944?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 09:12
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Take it with a large pinch of salt. Boris is...

Take it with a large pinch of salt. Boris is saying whatever he needs to get elected. He is undoubtedly a buffoon but whether he is a big enough one to believe that he can get away with it is another...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2019, 06:53
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

An excellent decision by Chuka and one that will...

An excellent decision by Chuka and one that will see him take a fair chunk of us pre Corbyn Labour voters with him to the only party fully opposing Brexit.

If ever a cartoon was prescient it's...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2019, 07:18
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Entryism : Purple Momentum

Entryism : Purple Momentum
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2019, 21:05
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Strangely it is McCluskey and Corbyn who are the...

Strangely it is McCluskey and Corbyn who are the big Brexit fans. The reason for this is fear that the EU would prevent some of their wilder schemes and especially extensive nationalisation. I would...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2019, 18:35
Replies: 63
Views: 8,302
Posted By Effluent Man

It's his kind of behaviour that causes incidents...

It's his kind of behaviour that causes incidents like the London bus attack on two lesbians. The idiots who did that are more than likely motivated by homophobic comments. They should be behind bars...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2019, 18:19
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

I will ill treat that as a serious question . Are...

I will ill treat that as a serious question . Are you familiar with the rules on political funding? If you are then I presume that what lies behind your question is that you disagree with them. But...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2019, 10:39
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

What Peterborough demonstrates above all is that...

What Peterborough demonstrates above all is that in a 61/39 Leave constituency only one voter in three backs a No Deal. If you voted Labour or Tory as opposed to Brexit then you obviously must be...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2019, 19:25
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

The ultimate timing of Brexit, or not as the case...

The ultimate timing of Brexit, or not as the case might be. May be more in the hands of Bercow rather than Boris or Gove.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 19:12
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

Are you aware that the bulk of resistance came...

Are you aware that the bulk of resistance came from the communists? In the more aggressive areas of central southern France the make up was almost 100% and De Gaulle, ( and presumably many of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 10:13
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

That's not how percentages work though. There...

That's not how percentages work though. There will still be rock solid seats for each party. Usually only a hundred or so seats change hands, figures like those in the poll would increase that number...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 09:59
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

Those putative percentages makes it pretty nigh...

Those putative percentages makes it pretty nigh impossible to call in the current situation. My guess is that a significant chunk of Boris' 29% is based on their perception of him negotiating a good...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 08:47
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,196
Posted By Effluent Man

And more to the point - where does Banks' money...

And more to the point - where does Banks' money come from?
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 08:43
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

Those kind of percentage splits would be manna...

Those kind of percentage splits would be manna from heaven for the Lib Dems in the current situation with both moderate Labour and Tory Remainers lending their votes. I could see no situation where...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 22:02
Replies: 354
Views: 52,433
Posted By Effluent Man

A water canon? Is that like a Royal Navy chaplain?

A water canon? Is that like a Royal Navy chaplain?
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