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by Rex Kramer » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:45 pm

Coupled with that, he's the Foreign Secretary?!?! It beggars belief that they think the best person for the job of representing the UK abroad is this arsehole.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:47 pm

He's posh, rich and made the right friends at school/uni.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Squinty » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:48 pm

RHI inquiry is ongoing at the moment. Hopefully get to hear some news about Arlene being dodgy as strawberry float :datass:

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by KK » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:54 pm

I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.

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by lex-man » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:58 pm

KK wrote:I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.


Do you think they intentionally made it sound sleezy?

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by Memento Mori » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:59 pm

lex-man wrote:
KK wrote:I'm still laughing about the Daily Mail's free giveaway tomorrow - a 2018 calendar entitled "Kate's Cuties"...as in a calendar of Kate Middleton's kids.


Do you think they intentionally made it sound sleezy?

Making an unauthorised calendar of a stranger's children is inherently creepy.

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by Meep » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:50 pm

Moggy wrote:He's posh, rich and made the right friends at school/uni.

In other words, pretty much everything wrong with the UK. There must be thousands of people eminently better suited to lead us and yet this is what we get. The main problem with class privilege is not that it is unfair, which it is, but that any social system that promotes a minority at the expense of the majority is always going to exclude many of the most able. Having so many people who frankly don't cut the mustard in such high office is really costly to society.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:55 am



Just saw that. :cry:


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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Errkal » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:56 am

The strawberry float is wrong with people....

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:59 am

Errkal wrote:The strawberry float is wrong with people....


They are longing for the good old days when Germany invaded them and used their country to gas millions of people. A true golden age!

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Oblomov Boblomov » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:35 am

I knew it wouldn't take long for the doors to be blown open on the conspiracy to smuggle that ubiquitous combination of Shariah law and homosexuality into Europe. The plebs are too smart for us.

Eastern Europe is a bit of a strawberry floating hole, isn't it. Thanks for your leading influence in that regard, Russia.

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by Blue Eyes » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:08 am

Oblomov Boblomov wrote:I knew it wouldn't take long for the doors to be blown open on the conspiracy to smuggle that ubiquitous combination of Shariah law and homosexuality into Europe. The plebs are too smart for us.

Eastern Europe is a bit of a strawberry floating hole, isn't it. Thanks for your leading influence in that regard, Russia.

Poland is in Central Europe.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by captain red dog » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:18 am

This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:27 am

captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Source?

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:30 am

Tens of thousands of people joined a nationalist march in Warsaw on Saturday, organised to coincide with Poland's independence day.

Marchers chanted religious slogans such as "God, honour, country" and some called out racist chants including "Pure Poland, white Poland".

An "anti-fascist" counter-protest attracted about 2,000 people.

Police estimated that 60,000 people took part in the main march.

It attracted far-right agitators from elsewhere in Europe, including Tommy Robinson from the UK and Roberto Fiore from Italy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41958199


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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by DML » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:30 am

captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Moggy » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:38 am

DML wrote:
captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.


“there were fine people on both sides”

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by captain red dog » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:47 am

DML wrote:
captain red dog wrote:This is a view from an untrained eye admittedly, but 60,000 Nazis sounds like absolute bollocks of the highest order.


Oh well 10,000 Nazi's. That's much better.

You're a strange man CRD.

So reading up on this, it's an annual celebration of Polish independence. What most likely happened is around 1000 or 2000 right wing extremists took part with racist banners.

That's not a good thing by any stretch, the far right does appear to be gaining support, I'd condemn them as I would any extremist, but I highly, highly doubt there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw.

Edit: Just to say that if you do think there were 60,000 Nazis marching in Warsaw, do you not then think something has gone very seriously wrong on the continent?

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PostRe: The Politics Thread 3.0
by Karl » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:01 pm

What would you say that is?


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