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Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2020, 21:38
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

To make a positive suggestion would be...

To make a positive suggestion would be impertinent. But I would devoutly hope that neither Amy Coney Barrett nor Tom Cotton get the job. Both represent the medieval mind-set which has stymied...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2020, 12:49
Replies: 5,853
Views: 858,707
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Prolix? Moi? Sad, innit?

Prolix?
Moi?
Sad, innit?
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2020, 00:57
Replies: 5,853
Views: 858,707
Posted By Gipsy Queen

In view of further consideration, I'm inclined to...

In view of further consideration, I'm inclined to adjust my view expressed in post 5700.

It appears that much of what currently is being argued has been enshrined in law on the basis of a "good...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Sep 2020, 16:40
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Thank you. Yes, so it was. But I might be...

Thank you. Yes, so it was. But I might be forgiven forgetting the Wyndhams and the date - my attention was somewhat distracted at the time . . . . .
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2020, 21:47
Replies: 5,853
Views: 858,707
Posted By Gipsy Queen

And Denmark. I have not the slightest doubt...

And Denmark.

I have not the slightest doubt that there is more than a little substance to what you say. Of course, it never would be admitted.

I envy your remove from the shenanjgans. Living...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2020, 21:13
Replies: 5,853
Views: 858,707
Posted By Gipsy Queen

The UK's attempt to override elements of the...

The UK's attempt to override elements of the Northern Ireland Protocol are a "clear breach" of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and would allow the European Commission to take legal action on several...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2020, 20:19
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I remember being similarly mesmerised when she...

I remember being similarly mesmerised when she appeared topless on the London stage in a '60s production, can't recall which. I agree with anxiao, together with Maggie Smith, she was one of the last...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2020, 23:27
Replies: 4,439
Views: 348,803
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Indeed he does. But his position is not so...

Indeed he does. But his position is not so different from that of the Tory leader.

The present government is hardly burdened with a surfeit of competence. Those who once saw Boris in a...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Sep 2020, 23:32
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Apologies. My last post (9595) was intended for...

Apologies. My last post (9595) was intended for the UK politics thread.

GQ
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 22:55
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Angry I thought the final paragraph of Tony Abbott's...

I thought the final paragraph of Tony Abbott's speech entirely pertinent to what is being done in the UK. Sadly, we are not listening, which, perhaps, is just as well because Tony Abbott is "not fit"...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 21:53
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Perhaps I have missed something, but I was...

Perhaps I have missed something, but I was responding to;The vote will go with the bottom line of what's best for us and to hell with outside opinions.
I would add that there are "furriners" having...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2020, 19:47
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Lomapaseo, whilst I understand your position, I...

Lomapaseo, whilst I understand your position, I think it a trifle insular. One is not obliged to follow the opinions of others, but different views borne of an alternative perspective often can be...
4th Sep 2020, 21:45
Replies: 124
Views: 26,418
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Vokes55 A welcome dose of pragmatism, but...

Vokes55

A welcome dose of pragmatism, but try explaining that on the Jet Blast Covid thread.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2020, 18:49
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

If your seemingly unconnected observation in some...

If your seemingly unconnected observation in some way relates to my post Nr 9499, I would suggest that a more diligent reading might make it clear that I was not comparing diseases of varying degrees...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2020, 00:25
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Thanks VP - cogently argued as usual, but you...

Thanks VP - cogently argued as usual, but you have not addressed my point that the concentration on Covid-related matters is to the exclusion of those (and other) medical conditions I mentioned and...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2020, 18:11
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Indubitably! But that should be...

Indubitably!

But that should be "governments", plural. Theresa May and the entrepreneurial Jeremy Hunt probably are more to blame than the current hapless bunch. David Cameron did nothing. But...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2020, 22:28
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

But Pattern, it is that vastness and...

But Pattern, it is that vastness and multi-culturalism which is the strength of America. Such diversity coalescing under the wisdom of the Founding Fathers has provided something unique. It has...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2020, 21:36
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Sadly, all so much speculation. It seems to...

Sadly, all so much speculation.

It seems to me that an overriding objective must be to determine whether a natural immunity to this virus exists and for how long it might prove effective. In the...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2020, 20:58
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

In my day it was known as "infantile...

In my day it was known as "infantile paralysis".
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2020, 21:40
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Is there a specifically defined point where...

Is there a specifically defined point where something is recognised as being endemic?

Agreed, the numbers are rising but there is not a corresponding increase in hospital admissions. There can be...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2020, 18:01
Replies: 10,178
Views: 913,447
Posted By Gipsy Queen

A bit of realism BBE but, I fear, unlikely to be...

A bit of realism BBE but, I fear, unlikely to be widely accepted. Thanks to the effectiveness of the government's propaganda in herding us into a doubtfully necessary degree of lockdown, the nation...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2020, 00:45
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Ah Doc! There's the problem. And it is not...

Ah Doc! There's the problem.

And it is not peculiar to the US. There is a world paucity of people suitably qualified for the top offices. This is hardly surprising when one considers that leaders...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 23:26
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Indeed. I suspect that with all the...

Indeed.

I suspect that with all the extraneous nonsense which attends life today, there is a danger that US political thinking will become increasingly parochial; this would be to nobody's...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2020, 22:16
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

It used to be said by naughty people that the...

It used to be said by naughty people that the Brits drank warm beer because Lucas made the refrigeration equipment. Nonsense, of course. It is because most of our beer is of a quality and taste that...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2020, 15:57
Replies: 2,953
Views: 113,752
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Not being content with that, Obama directly...

Not being content with that, Obama directly involved himself in the UK Brexit referendum - a flagrant breach of international etiquette. However, in fairness to Obama (although I'm reluctant to be...
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