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One of my supposed day's off from avoiding work.They are rewriting contract on an enhanced basis,shall we say.So vital is my contribution,otherwise known as nobody else is stupid enough,five months was the previous "record".May have pushed it with over 55 concessionary hourly fag breaks and a suit of armour.


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You can’t get more reasonable than that!

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Lawns getting "killed"next weeks,Tarquin taking it personally;attempts to persuade new ones will make it easier for him to no avail.


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Sky visiting tonight,I have a Leeds United singing bottle opener,which I am sure he will appreciate.


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Well that's my contribution to the Brexit debate.


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I exist so others look good/sane.It's an arduous task but somebody has to do it.


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Invisability cloak as an alternative.


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"The meat is decanting itself",etc.


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Rick, Edward, Alfred, Edmund, Canute, Jasper and Will send their greetings.
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Quentin Letts, you may as well retire now - you will never ever produce a take hotter than that however hard you try :lol: :lol:


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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Quentin Letts, you may as well retire now - you will never ever produce a take hotter than that however hard you try :lol: :lol:


This one?

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tinyclanger2 wrote:
Very strong.

Best news I've seen this morning
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Sep, 2019 11:51 am 
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adam wrote:
AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Quentin Letts, you may as well retire now - you will never ever produce a take hotter than that however hard you try :lol: :lol:


This one?

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The very same.

Amazing that he hasn't deleted it yet, some of the replies are genuine classics.


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I'll not have Quentin advising me. I don't think he'd get along with the other members of my team.


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"JFC?"

Its certainly what I thought when I saw the latest Tory gimmick, that's for sure :D


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https://www.theguardian.com/politics/li ... 3ee1ae165c


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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
"JFC?"

Its certainly what I thought when I saw the latest Tory gimmick, that's for sure :D
I've been reading the news. I understand what you're referring to now.


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Quote:
Boris Johnson’s Irish border plan stalls after 'disastrous' EU talks

British proposal to involve Stormont assembly in backstop alternative knocked back by EU

Boris Johnson’s first concrete proposal for replacing the Irish backstop has hit the buffers in the latest “disastrous” meeting between the prime minister’s chief negotiator and the EU.

EU officials involved in the negotiations are understood to have lamented that Frost has been acting “like a spokesman” for the prime minister, saying that Theresa May’s envoy, Olly Robbins, had at least been able to talk around the problems encountered in the talks. (Guardian)


https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/06/boris-johnsons-irish-border-plan-stalls-disastrous-eu-brexit-backstop-talks


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Frost didn't persuade. He had on his persuasive tie but it wasn't enough.


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So the No Deal bill has cleared the Lord's amended so can straight for Royal assent.

Presumably that means the accidental Kinnock amendment is still there!


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It appears the Lords judged it more practical to retain the Kinnock amendment and deal with it later rather than remove it and have to send the bill back to the Commons.

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-st ... -1-6257011


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PostPosted: Fri 06 Sep, 2019 8:33 pm 
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Many suggestions that Johnson will now resign as PM (but not as Tory leader).


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citizenJA wrote:
Frost didn't persuade. He had on his persuasive tie but it wasn't enough.


Interestingly what the EU teams seem to be saying is that Robbins was there to discuss, react and negotiate but Frost is only there as Johnson's mouthpiece - all he can do is say what his boss wants and then go back for more instructions.

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PaulfromYorkshire wrote:
Many suggestions that Johnson will now resign as PM (but not as Tory leader).


Even given the very very very low opinion I have of him, I think he's doing really astonishingly badly. This is the man who got 'Labour London' to elect him Mayor. Twice.

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PaulfromYorkshire wrote:
Many suggestions that Johnson will now resign as PM (but not as Tory leader).


I'm sure that will work.


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Goodnight, everyone.
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There is an intersting argument out there that now that Johnson doesn't have any reason to keep the DUP onside he could revert to throwing NI under the bus and just remove it from the UK's economic zone and leave it in the EU, taking the rest of us out. It would be quite a policy shift, but that might not stop him.

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PaulfromYorkshire wrote:
It appears the Lords judged it more practical to retain the Kinnock amendment and deal with it later rather than remove it and have to send the bill back to the Commons.

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-st ... -1-6257011


Yes - the most sensible course of action, really.


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