Politics Thread 6 - Boris says “porn for everyone!”

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Who will you vote for at the next General Election?

Conservative
9
11%
Labour
26
31%
Liberal Democrat
24
28%
Green
18
21%
SNP
6
7%
Brexit Party
0
No votes
UKIP
0
No votes
Plaid Cymru
0
No votes
DUP
0
No votes
Sinn Fein
2
2%
The Independent Group for Change
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 85
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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by BID0 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:57 pm

It's probably a dig at Jeremy Corbyn, Dianne Abbot and Emily Thornberry

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by Moggy » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:19 pm

BID0 wrote:It's probably a dig at Jeremy Corbyn, Dianne Abbot and Emily Thornberry


Possibly. It’s certainly a dogwhistle for antisemites though.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by Jenuall » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:30 pm

Is the day every going to come when the Tories don't somehow manage to lower my opinion of them even further? You'd think we'd have reach rock bottom by now. :fp:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by BID0 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:34 pm

Moggy wrote:
BID0 wrote:It's probably a dig at Jeremy Corbyn, Dianne Abbot and Emily Thornberry


Possibly. It’s certainly a dogwhistle for antisemites though.

For sure. Ironically is the 3 Labour politicians that actually get labelled for that :fp:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by Garth » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:07 pm


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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by Karl_ » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:16 pm

lmao

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Moggy » Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:57 pm



I’m surprised he didn’t scream “WATERMELON SMILES!” at them.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Lex-Man » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:12 pm



Tory MP's quoting Satan.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by OrangeRKN » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:26 pm

Strange how the government suddenly think a few days is enough for proroguement rather than 5 weeks huh

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Samuel_1 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:08 pm

Lex-Man wrote:

Tory MP's quoting Satan.

Jesus Christ, who is voting for these banana splits!?

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Get back to work Johnson!
by satriales » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:14 pm

Garth wrote:

He'll also miss PMQs on the following week.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Winckle » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:25 am

So far Boris Johnson has faced one (1) PMQs.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by suzzopher » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:33 am

Samuel_1 wrote:
Lex-Man wrote:

Tory MP's quoting Satan.

Jesus Christ, who is voting for these banana splits!?


Surprisingly a lot of the devout Christians.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by KK » Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:32 pm

BBC News wrote:The UK's economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely-watched figures.

The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing managers' index for services fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 level divides growth from expansion.

It suggests the economy shrank 0.1% in the three months to September, after a 0.2% fall in the previous quarter.

Some experts urged caution, as official data last month eased recession fears.

Combined with even weaker manufacturing and construction purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) earlier this week, September's all-sector PMI sank to 48.8 from 49.7. This was its lowest since the month after the referendum decision to leave the EU in June 2016, and before that 2009.

"Coming on the heels of a decline in the second quarter, [this] would mean the UK is facing a heightened risk of recession," said IHS Markit economist Chris Williamson. A recession is normally defined as when an economy contracts over two consecutive quarters.

"September's decline is all the more ominous, being the result of an insidious weakening of demand over the past year rather than a sudden shock," Mr Williamson added. He highlighted Brexit uncertainty, worries about trade tensions between the US, China and Europe, and weaker growth in the eurozone.

Separate PMI figures on Thursday showed Germany's services sector sharply lost momentum in September, fuelling fears that contraction in the country's manufacturing sector was spilling over into the rest of Europe's largest economy. Germany's services PMI fell to 51.4 from 54.8 in August, the lowest reading for three years.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49919189

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Climate change activists' plan to spray fake blood on the Treasury did not get off to the best start.

Extinction Rebellion say 1,800 litres of red liquid was dumped at the front entrance to 1 Horse Guards Road, Whitehall.

A hose from an old fire engine was used to spray the liquid at the 100 year-old building, but protesters quickly lost control of the powerful water jet.

Protesters say they are "highlighting the inconsistency between the UK government’s insistence that the UK is a world leader in tackling climate breakdown, and the vast sums it pours into fossil fuel exploration and carbon-intensive projects".

Phil Kingston, an 83-year-old activist, said: "I fight with all my being for my four grandchildren in this situation of existential danger."

A Met Police spokesman said three men and one woman had been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.


Video of these Frank Spencers also at the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-englan ... blood-hose

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Moggy » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:00 pm

KK wrote:
BBC News wrote:The UK's economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely-watched figures.

The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing managers' index for services fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 level divides growth from expansion.

It suggests the economy shrank 0.1% in the three months to September, after a 0.2% fall in the previous quarter.

Some experts urged caution, as official data last month eased recession fears.

Combined with even weaker manufacturing and construction purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) earlier this week, September's all-sector PMI sank to 48.8 from 49.7. This was its lowest since the month after the referendum decision to leave the EU in June 2016, and before that 2009.

"Coming on the heels of a decline in the second quarter, [this] would mean the UK is facing a heightened risk of recession," said IHS Markit economist Chris Williamson. A recession is normally defined as when an economy contracts over two consecutive quarters.

"September's decline is all the more ominous, being the result of an insidious weakening of demand over the past year rather than a sudden shock," Mr Williamson added. He highlighted Brexit uncertainty, worries about trade tensions between the US, China and Europe, and weaker growth in the eurozone.

Separate PMI figures on Thursday showed Germany's services sector sharply lost momentum in September, fuelling fears that contraction in the country's manufacturing sector was spilling over into the rest of Europe's largest economy. Germany's services PMI fell to 51.4 from 54.8 in August, the lowest reading for three years.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49919189


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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Winckle » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:30 pm

Nobody's got any money. People are tightening their belts. So many firms are kept alive through credit as "zombie companies".

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Samuel_1 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:24 pm

Moggy wrote:
KK wrote:
BBC News wrote:The UK's economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely-watched figures.

The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing managers' index for services fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 level divides growth from expansion.

It suggests the economy shrank 0.1% in the three months to September, after a 0.2% fall in the previous quarter.

Some experts urged caution, as official data last month eased recession fears.

Combined with even weaker manufacturing and construction purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) earlier this week, September's all-sector PMI sank to 48.8 from 49.7. This was its lowest since the month after the referendum decision to leave the EU in June 2016, and before that 2009.

"Coming on the heels of a decline in the second quarter, [this] would mean the UK is facing a heightened risk of recession," said IHS Markit economist Chris Williamson. A recession is normally defined as when an economy contracts over two consecutive quarters.

"September's decline is all the more ominous, being the result of an insidious weakening of demand over the past year rather than a sudden shock," Mr Williamson added. He highlighted Brexit uncertainty, worries about trade tensions between the US, China and Europe, and weaker growth in the eurozone.

Separate PMI figures on Thursday showed Germany's services sector sharply lost momentum in September, fuelling fears that contraction in the country's manufacturing sector was spilling over into the rest of Europe's largest economy. Germany's services PMI fell to 51.4 from 54.8 in August, the lowest reading for three years.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49919189


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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Oblomov Boblomov » Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:45 pm

Winckle wrote:So far Boris Johnson has faced one (wun) PMQs.

FTFY

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Lex-Man » Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:49 pm

Samuel_1 wrote:
Moggy wrote:
KK wrote:
BBC News wrote:The UK's economy may have tipped into recession following a downturn in the dominant service sector, according to closely-watched figures.

The IHS Markit/CPS purchasing managers' index for services fell to a six-month low of 49.5 in September. The 50 level divides growth from expansion.

It suggests the economy shrank 0.1% in the three months to September, after a 0.2% fall in the previous quarter.

Some experts urged caution, as official data last month eased recession fears.

Combined with even weaker manufacturing and construction purchasing managers' indexes (PMI) earlier this week, September's all-sector PMI sank to 48.8 from 49.7. This was its lowest since the month after the referendum decision to leave the EU in June 2016, and before that 2009.

"Coming on the heels of a decline in the second quarter, [this] would mean the UK is facing a heightened risk of recession," said IHS Markit economist Chris Williamson. A recession is normally defined as when an economy contracts over two consecutive quarters.

"September's decline is all the more ominous, being the result of an insidious weakening of demand over the past year rather than a sudden shock," Mr Williamson added. He highlighted Brexit uncertainty, worries about trade tensions between the US, China and Europe, and weaker growth in the eurozone.

Separate PMI figures on Thursday showed Germany's services sector sharply lost momentum in September, fuelling fears that contraction in the country's manufacturing sector was spilling over into the rest of Europe's largest economy. Germany's services PMI fell to 51.4 from 54.8 in August, the lowest reading for three years.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49919189


Denster wrote:Steady Tory hands on the tiller!
8-)

You're welcome!

Unbelievable that Tories have managed to cling to the myth that they are the fiscally responsible choice, even after their crippling regime of austerity, they have nearly doubled the national debt.


It's the same with the tough on crime mantra, Cameron doubled the length of sentences but then allowed criminals to be reintroduced into society after serving half their sentence. Now Boris has promised to scrape those sentences for the worst criminals even though the worst criminals don't get given those sentences anyway so the law change will have virtually no effect on anything. At the same time he's reducing funding to crown courts meaning they will be in session less which will mean that criminals will be on parole longer waiting for court cases and walking around free on the streets. We already have something like a 36,000 case backlog at crown court, Johnson is going to make that longer. That's not tough on crime in the slightest.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Cuttooth » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:48 am



The smatter of applause this dickhead got for not listening to her response. :x


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