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by StephenDolan
Fri 01 Sep, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday,1st September 2017
Replies: 77
Views: 28565

Re: Friday,1st September 2017

StephenDolan wrote:
AnatolyKasparov wrote:Abi Wilkinson has had a.........lively........day on Twitter today. Just for a change ;)
Yes but she's pretty good at handling it thankfully. The usual political journalists have been pretty fecking awful. Yes, it's not a surprise.
As for Michael Dugher however... :toss:
by StephenDolan
Fri 01 Sep, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday,1st September 2017
Replies: 77
Views: 28565

Re: Friday,1st September 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:Abi Wilkinson has had a.........lively........day on Twitter today. Just for a change ;)
Yes but she's pretty good at handling it thankfully. The usual political journalists have been pretty fecking awful. Yes, it's not a surprise.
by StephenDolan
Thu 31 Aug, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday, 31st August 2017
Replies: 80
Views: 29024

Re: Thursday, 31st August 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:It appears that the Daily Telegraph, at one times a genuinely well regarded media outlet despite its well known political leanings, thinks Corbyn "appointed" Tom Watson as his deputy.
:rofl:
by StephenDolan
Sat 26 Aug, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August 2017
Replies: 199
Views: 48497

Re: Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August 2017

Evening all.

Just read the Starmer piece. Excellent news. The ball is in your court, Davis.
by StephenDolan
Thu 24 Aug, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 24th August 2017
Replies: 121
Views: 38779

Re: Thursday 24th August 2017

Yesterday also saw, yet again, Michael Dugher revealing himself to be a totally obnoxious arse with no redeeming features. Indeed. Horrible behaviour. As for the usual media suspects, well they're displaying their true colours yet again. The amount of coverage that this was given originally. And no...
by StephenDolan
Thu 24 Aug, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 24th August 2017
Replies: 121
Views: 38779

Re: Thursday 24th August 2017

Yesterday also saw, yet again, Michael Dugher revealing himself to be a totally obnoxious arse with no redeeming features. Indeed. Horrible behaviour. As for the usual media suspects, well they're displaying their true colours yet again. The amount of coverage that this was given originally. And no...
by StephenDolan
Tue 22 Aug, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Replies: 42
Views: 19012

Re: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

I hope the BBC cleared their Yemen piece with Fallon. Leading the news, wow.
by StephenDolan
Mon 21 Aug, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 21st August 2017
Replies: 68
Views: 20212

Re: Monday 21st August 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:
Willow904 wrote:Morning.

Bit quiet on the politics front, isn't it?
That is often (though not always) the case in mid-August tbf.

Says it all that the main issue for too many at the moment appears to be a bell's bongs :D
That, and how much Labour antisemitism there is.
by StephenDolan
Thu 17 Aug, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 18th August 2017
Replies: 70
Views: 21691

Thursday 18th August 2017

Morning all. Even by his standards, this is 'interesting'. A contender for the worst piece of the year. With every sneer, liberals just make Trump stronger https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/16/donald-trump-supporters-liberals-sneer" onclick="window.open(this.href);return f...
by StephenDolan
Tue 15 Aug, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Replies: 107
Views: 34805

Re: Tuesday 15th August 2017

Congrats Tem,that's great news.
by StephenDolan
Tue 15 Aug, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Replies: 107
Views: 34805

Re: Tuesday 15th August 2017

Morning all.

I've nothing of note to say at the moment, just checking in.
by StephenDolan
Wed 09 Aug, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Replies: 73
Views: 19935

Re: Wednesday 9th August 2017

Evening all.

House move fun ongoing here.

Some may find this a worthwhile read.

https://theintercept.com/2017/08/09/atl ... ca-brazil/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by StephenDolan
Fri 04 Aug, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday 4th August 2017
Replies: 75
Views: 25598

Re: Friday 4th August 2017

Morning all. This is from a few weeks ago but I've only just discovered it and don't believe it was mentioned here? Klein interviewing Corbyn. https://theintercept.com/2017/07/13/video-naomi-klein-and-jeremy-corbyn-discuss-how-to-get-the-world-we-want/" onclick="window.open(this.href);retu...
by StephenDolan
Thu 03 Aug, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 23260

Re: Thursday 3rd August 2017

HindleA wrote:Lawnmowing turtle for sale.
That must take ages using a rapier.
by StephenDolan
Thu 03 Aug, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 3rd August 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 23260

Re: Thursday 3rd August 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:I would avoid Abi Wilkinson's mentions this morning if I were you (she mentioned......gasp.......VENEZUELA)
Ken Livingstone on the other hand. Deary me.

Toby Young, Rentoul etc aren't exactly covering themselves in glory either.
by StephenDolan
Tue 01 Aug, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 20387

Re: Tuesday 1st August 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:
StephenDolan wrote:DFH and Segalov still on-going I see.
No prizes for guessing who is getting the better of that one either.
Indeed. Trumpian levels of "it's just a scratch" on display.
by StephenDolan
Tue 01 Aug, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 20387

Re: Tuesday 1st August 2017

DFH and Segalov still on-going I see.
by StephenDolan
Tue 01 Aug, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 20387

Re: Tuesday 1st August 2017

HindleA wrote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40788180


Message encryption a 'problem' - UK home secretary
I'm sure I read somewhere that white house staff mobiles were checked to see if they had Signal installed?
by StephenDolan
Mon 31 Jul, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 31st July 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 21723

Re: Monday 31st July 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:
RogerOThornhill wrote:
AnatolyKasparov wrote: Has to be admitted she made a bit of a fool of herself the other day, mind.
True but it's silly season stuff. hardly worth the amount of people piling in on it.
True enough too. I'm still a bit annoyed at how she behaved pre-GE tbph.
Yes, she could do with a bit of OwenSmithitis.
by StephenDolan
Mon 31 Jul, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 31st July 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 21723

Re: Monday 31st July 2017

'Sulphuric acid and hydrochloric acid are included on a separate list of “reportable substances” that do not require a licence.' http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/government-acids-acid-attacks-deregulation-act-conservatives-poisons-board-a7856041.html" onclick="window.open(this...
by StephenDolan
Mon 31 Jul, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 31st July 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 21723

Re: Monday 31st July 2017

Morning all.

After a weekend away I've finally caught up with the ST and the attempt to use it as a stick to beat the Labour Party with amongst others.

Keep posting the good information and sharing the excellent links.

Right. Time for a coffee.
by StephenDolan
Fri 28 Jul, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday 28th July 2017
Replies: 179
Views: 70422

Re: Friday 28th July 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:Have I missed anything??
Nope.
by StephenDolan
Fri 28 Jul, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday 28th July 2017
Replies: 179
Views: 70422

Re: Friday 28th July 2017

If I believe in the same outcome as you and I find your methods counterproductive I will say so It is similar to you and TE approach to Labour before the election - attacking the leader and trying to get him replaced because he would end up loding lots of seats and votes at an election. I thought t...
by StephenDolan
Fri 28 Jul, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday 28th July 2017
Replies: 179
Views: 70422

Re: Friday 28th July 2017

RogerOThornhill wrote:
HindleA wrote:Ah o.k,get the vacuum cleaner out,do the dishes get the kettle on etc.Thanks for update.
First batch of washing all dry but looks like rain so holding off putting the second batch out.

And I am on ironing duty again this weekend...

Domestic update over and out.
Roger roger, Roger.
by StephenDolan
Thu 27 Jul, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 27th July 2017
Replies: 142
Views: 42893

Re: Thursday 27th July 2017

Morning all. Thanks for the debates going on yesterday at FTN, it was great to catch up with this morning.
by StephenDolan
Wed 26 Jul, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Wednesday 26th July 2017
Replies: 203
Views: 70942

Re: Wednesday 26th July 2017

Morning all.

A late thanks to AK for another excellent round-up.
by StephenDolan
Tue 25 Jul, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 15 July 2017
Replies: 242
Views: 87089

Re: Tuesday 15 July 2017

AnatolyKasparov wrote:Away from the EU for a moment, Abi Wilks certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons yesterday. God bless her :)
Indeed. Many a case of rabies was reported ;)
by StephenDolan
Tue 25 Jul, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 15 July 2017
Replies: 242
Views: 87089

Re: Tuesday 15 July 2017

Truth of the matter is here that it's chicken coup time again. The establishment are having a right go at Corbyn on the flimsiest of pretences, that he lied on student debt and that he's divided from Starmer on Brexit. I half expect an Eaglesque figure to come lurching out of the Progess shadows to...
by StephenDolan
Mon 24 Jul, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 24th July 2017
Replies: 191
Views: 55536

Re: Monday 24th July 2017

It's going to be interesting in the mail and the express.

Being anti GM and the changes to food safety versus being pro Brexit.
by StephenDolan
Mon 24 Jul, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 24th July 2017
Replies: 191
Views: 55536

Re: Monday 24th July 2017

Afternoon all. Been a busy weekend.

It's been an interesting couple of days for the Labour Party. Glad to read some of the more infrequent posters, hope they stay around to not just have a pop at Labour.
by StephenDolan
Thu 20 Jul, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 20th July 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 31179

Re: Thursday 20th July 2017

Morning all. Oh to finally have decent internal political pressure on Netanyahu. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/avi-gabbay-israels-rising-new-threat-to-benjamin-netanyahu" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Obama did about as much as any POTUS could be expected to, for...
by StephenDolan
Thu 20 Jul, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 20th July 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 31179

Re: Thursday 20th July 2017

Shocking. Truly shocking.


Official figures show biggest rise in crime in a decade

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... n-a-decade" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by StephenDolan
Thu 20 Jul, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 20th July 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 31179

Re: Thursday 20th July 2017

Morning all.

Oh to finally have decent internal political pressure on Netanyahu.

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk ... -netanyahu" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by StephenDolan
Wed 19 Jul, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Wednesday 19th July 2017
Replies: 80
Views: 25811

Re: Wednesday 19th July 2017

That's me working another year then. Hurrah!
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

Rayner sticking it to Greening. :popcorn:
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

tinybgoat wrote:Point of order, is that a dash or a minus?
Two dashes minus a dash.
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hb-bulletin-g72017 Guidance HB Bulletin: G7/2017 Info concerning runaround with two child policy,and legislation introduction of the sick/disabled/carers (continued) residualisation/negation of previous contributions policy,amongst others I'm afraid I star...
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/publ ... etter-whom" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Well, yes.
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

adam wrote:
StephenDolan wrote:Interesting, especially the maps.

http://www.statsmapsnpix.com/2017/07/wh ... a.html?m=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Radio 4's 'More or Less' did this one a few years ago - you can listen to it here
Thanks Adam.
by StephenDolan
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 17th July 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 15011

Re: Monday 17th July 2017

Interesting, especially the maps.

http://www.statsmapsnpix.com/2017/07/wh ... a.html?m=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by StephenDolan
Thu 13 Jul, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 13th July 2017
Replies: 105
Views: 27508

Re: Thursday 13th July 2017

Afternoon all. Good to read posts from those that have been around less recently, hope you all stay. And PfY, don't even think about leaving, we need plenty of good posters and I consider you as one. Newsthump on the money once again. 'Speaking to the BBC, the prime minister spoke of her disappointm...
by StephenDolan
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 16862

Re: Tuesday 11th July 2017

Cable edging closer to assisting May whilst bashing Corbyn. Good old Lib Dems. "Ten years’ work by David Cameron to detoxify the brand has been trashed by what they are now doing, clinging to power, the DUP. And on the other side - we all have to admire what Jeremy Corbyn did, he massively outp...
by StephenDolan
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 16862

Re: Tuesday 11th July 2017

Corbyn about May.
"The prime minister now heads a zombie government that has no ideas, no answers and no leadership. Her premiership has run out of steam and she will soon have to deal with her own insecure employment." Feel the burn!
by StephenDolan
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 16862

Re: Tuesday 11th July 2017

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 35136.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by StephenDolan
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 16862

Re: Tuesday 11th July 2017

I think Crosby is utterly deluded here, hope that's not wishful thinking. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/11/tory-pollster-lynton-crosby-says-theresa-may-right-to-call-early-general-election" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; "All the evidence I’ve seen, is ...
by StephenDolan
Tue 11 Jul, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 16862

Re: Tuesday 11th July 2017

I misspoke. It was not my intention to insult. I was overtired, I'm a hard working MP. Lessons have been learnt. Let's move on.

It would appear that a lot of the press think that there's nothing to report and move on from.
by StephenDolan
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 10th July 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 19243

Re: Monday 10th July 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/10/rebel-mps-form-cross-party-group-to-oppose-hard-brexit?CMP=twt_gu The repeal bill, due to be published on Thursday, will be a historic piece of legislation reversing the 1972 European Communities Act that took Britain into the bloc, as well as adopti...
by StephenDolan
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Monday 10th July 2017
Replies: 71
Views: 19243

Re: Monday 10th July 2017

Morning all. This pretty much sums up the latest news... Jane Merrick‏Verified account @janemerrick23 Follow More April: PM calls an election because she says Labour & LibDems are meddling in Brexit. July: May asks Labour & LibDems to meddle in Brexit :roll: Morning all. Yes, it's the Torie...
by StephenDolan
Sat 08 Jul, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017
Replies: 84
Views: 22939

Re: Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017

There are some green supporters I enjoy reading. And there are some I don't.

Nice weather today, most pleasant. Garden looks tidier.
by StephenDolan
Fri 07 Jul, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Friday 7th July 2017
Replies: 64
Views: 16592

Re: Friday 7th July 2017

PorFavor wrote:Apprently, it's "similar" to the 1922 Committee.
Stale old white men that like to bray and bang on tables?