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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 5:31 am 
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Morning.

For the convenience of others.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... SApp_Other

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 5:53 am 
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China bans Winnie the Pooh film after comparisons to President Xi

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/ ... esident-xi

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:08 am 
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https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... l-go-wrong


Where did it all go wrong for Wonga?

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:09 am 
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https://www.channel4.com/news/desperate ... ent-system


Atrociously written at best PIP of course not an out of work benefit.

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:24 am 
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FWIW kept my word re nappy,under no circumstances to be fitted.Very common in loo of assistance,to supposedly save money I would question it actually does.

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:30 am 
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HindleA wrote:
Morning.

For the convenience of others.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... SApp_Other

What an awful story, so very much suffering . And I believe even ordinary toilets are now harder to find in UK ?

It all comes back to £££'s and political will . There were no comments on yesterday's Gdn on Amazon's virtually Taxfree status by Richard Murphy --

/amazons-tax-is-not-transparent-but-politicians-let-them-get-away-with-it/

http://www.taxresearch.org.uk/Blog/2018 ... y-with-it/

It seems he is not Happy At All on labour's lack of radical economic policies ... must read later !


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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:37 am 
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As I've predicted for some time Margaret Hodge, and Friends, are going for Unconditional Surrender . Tho of course they will never be really satisfied ?

R4 tells me that twelve ‘moderate’ MP’s have been meeting in a Sussex farmhouse to plan Post-Corbyn , don't know which MP's . That'd be interesting !

A reminder on Ed Miliband and Maureen Lipman from Sky’sGoneOut last night—

“I see Boris is being a dick again.

Can you imagine the outcry if Jeremy Corbyn had mocked Jewish hats and curly sideburns?

Before I went out and got ludicrously sunburned today I had the misfortune of hearing John McTernan (Blair advisor) discussing Corbyn’s alleged antisemitism on Radio 5 this morning. Not only is he borderline insane but everything he said was wrong.

The whole debacle didn’t even start with Corbyn, it started under Miliband when he had the temerity to suggest Labour would recognise a Palestinian state.Maureen Lipman went nuts and a concerted campaign was started to persuade Jews not to vote Labour. Of course with him being Jewish they couldn’t come right out and call him an antisemite, but it’s the same people running the same campaign for the same reasons.

So to claim, as McTernan did this morning, that this all started with the ‘hard left’ taking over the Labour party is demonstrably bullshit. But then he still thinks invading Iraq was a brilliant success and the sun shines out of Blair’s arse so obviously he’s someone you want on the BBC giving a reasoned, balanced opinion.”

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 6:38 am 
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Not uncommon for "accessible" to become of no practical use,especially in pubs/restaurants.

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 8:06 am 
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I wonder how jewish opinion outside theloudmouth influential BoD and similar does actually stack up for an against all the IHRA definitions/examples ?

jewish-support-and-solidarity-for-corbyns-position-on-israel-is-growing-globally/

https://www.thecanary.co/global/world-a ... -globally/

So Watson Starmer Cooper are all on the same hymn sheet of obeisance to IHRA , any more ? I listened to Cooper yesterday, and she really WAS reciting her lines.

Now off on my internationally recognised MF135 to load some more wood .

PS I'm not reciting Canary as an authority on this, but that doesn't alter my question.


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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 10:33 am 
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The golden rule, frog222, is not to take any leadership "secret plots" whose details are expansively related in newspapers seriously. This applies to all parties btw :)


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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 10:57 am 
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AnatolyKasparov wrote:
The golden rule, frog222, is not to take any leadership "secret plots" whose details are expansively related in newspapers seriously. This applies to all parties btw :)

AK I take them very seriously as adding to the gaiety of the nation :-)

” The far-right group filmed their actions before swiftly deleting the video from their YouTube channel, however a copy was saved and uploaded again on the channel Far-Right Watch.”

ukip-suspends-members-protest-bookmarks-socialist-bookshop-attack-london-

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/h ... 80466.html

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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 12:18 pm 
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And re your other earlier comments, Hodge may want unconditional surrender - but it remains highly unlikely that she will get it.

Her response last night was widely seen as graceless and triumphalist, she could well come to "regret" that if nothing else.


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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 12:44 pm 
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AK12.18 - hoping so but not holding breath !

She is not alone .


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PostPosted: Tue 07 Aug, 2018 12:56 pm 
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The action begins at 5 minutes in ---

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https://amp.theguardian.com/music/short ... ess-brexit
"Angry about Brexit? David Cameron’s smiling festival selfies definitely won’t help"
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The ex-PM loves swanning around Wilderness, cocktail in hand – but that’s no reason to inflict the evidence on the rest of us

- Contrary to the quote, article does contain picture of hamface.


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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... under-fire


Scottish ministers under fire as exam results decline again

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Hello all from a delightfully summery Scarborough :-)

What a mess politics is. I can't help thinking that, imperfect though the place is, there is more decorum and common sense around when issues are being debated in the House.

There has been far too little time on meaningful issues in Parliament recently, leaving a vacuum readily filled by spin and the nightmare media we have to contend with.


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August hasn't long been known as the "silly season" for nothing.


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Abi Wilkinson continuing to kick posteriors, its excellent viewing.


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Lawyers say Gove proposals for Brexit environmental watchdog are useless (Guardian)


Well, there's a surprise.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/07/lawyers-say-gove-proposals-for-brexit-environmental-watchdog-are-useless


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