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by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

You have to laugh at Hartely-Brewer and her ilk bleating about emergency public health measures being fascism while being completely silent about our own government adding dozens of amendments to a police and crime bill which will make legal protest in this country all but impossible. I continue to ...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

Ah Glenda's boy, something's gone horribly wrong with that one.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

Such SCARY reports almost invariably turn out to be exaggerated in several respects. Its almost as if some have a vested interest in SCARING us witless because......reasons. We'll see, but South Africa's infection rate has just doubled in a day , and I don't think the likes of Deepti Gurdasani or C...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

DFH getting very aerated about Starmer's comments on Peppa Pig World (no I'm not making any of this up, unfortunately) DFH? I'm pretty sure thousands of parents will agree with Starmer's appraisal of Peppa Pig World. I can imagine it's a mind-numbing hideous rip off if you're any more than than abo...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

That report from Norway is genuinely scary. One person returns from South Africa, tests negative, then proceeds to spread Covid to 80-90 people in a single evening, all of whom were double vaccinated. If that proves to be accurate then we're really screwed. What the hell can you do to stop an airbou...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

Thanks Frog, and yes absolutely.

I must admit I'd kinda dismissed others complaining of arm pain because mine had been so mild, and now I can barely raise my arm above my shoulder without wincing in agony. Serves me right.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sat 04 Dec, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021
Replies: 35
Views: 223

Re: Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December 2021

Has anyone else had the Moderna vaccine? It still feels like a horse has kicked me in the arm. It just ached a bit with AZ but this is genuinely painful.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Fri 03 Dec, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

by Sky'sGoneOut
Fri 03 Dec, 2021 2:48 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

by Sky'sGoneOut
Fri 03 Dec, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

What the?
by Sky'sGoneOut
Fri 03 Dec, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

I do like a nice bit of knitwear. Cable knit, cross weave, basket weave? I must admit I'm a cable knit man myself. Thangam was wearing a ribbed knit which is boring but sturdy. I think she might only have that one jumper because she's worn it every time she's been on QT. It's hard to tell with peop...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Fri 03 Dec, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

QT tonight from Weston-super-Mare, a Tory seat represented by our aforementioned 'Anti-Corruption Champion' John Penrose (husband of Dido Harding). There were some genuine oddballs in the audience I wouldn't like to meet even in a brightly lit alley. For the Tories we had the truly appalling Maggie ...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

Genius in audience proposes stopping the channel crossings by buying all the dinghies in France.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

It took all of 5 seconds for the Tory Maggie Throup to be laughed at this week once she began speaking. A new record I reckon. She seemed to enjoy it.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

Boo she's hiding her jumper under a jacket. Still looks like a nice one though.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

Our Norwegian-French anti-corruption magistrate Eva Joly made the distinction between white collar criminals and the others . The former never admit guilt, while the latter may say "It's a fair cop" ! She got quite a long way up the food chain with her prosecutions, compared to the UK ......
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

She's actually not universally popular locally, and the Greens fancy her seat next time (boundary changes permitting) They're going to have to make a Herculean effort, she got 62% in Bristol West last time out and her majority alone is bigger than the entire green vote. She must be one of the safes...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

I seem to recall, back when Covid first appeared, Johnson claimed they'd bring in a law to prosecute those profiteering from the pandemic. He was talking about people selling hand sanitiser and the like on Amazon at hugely inflated prices. It never happened and he never mentioned it again. Strange t...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

I just watched the whole Hancock section from Peston on the ITV online player thingy. You would think he might have learned a little humility after the very public humiliation he brought upon himself but not a bit of it. He's as smug and patronising as ever. What can you do with people who clearly d...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

I like Thangam, especially her taste in jumpers.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Thu 02 Dec, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Thursday 2nd December 2021
Replies: 37
Views: 238

Re: Thursday 2nd December 2021

That's me boosterised. With Moderna this time. Total shambles at the vaccination place. I had a time slot but it was rendered meaningless because they'd run out of vaccines last week and were catching up, which basically meant they were double booked. The queue was taking nearly and hour and couldn'...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

It's not that I don't like it, it's more that I want to destroy it utterly.

Unless it's being used in a knowingly 'ironic' way in a Coen brothers film.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Is there a specific weedkiller you can buy that kills bluegrass?
by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

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by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Whereas nude Spartan wrestling seems to be something done by very bendy ladies if my google search is anything to go by. I only watched it for about 5 minutes.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Wed 01 Dec, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Yvette Cooper booo. There that's it I've got it out of my system. For now. I went to Tesco earlier, it had gone from 90% not wearing masks to 90% wearing masks. I was pleasantly surprised. Although according to Steve Baker that means most of us are going to Hell which seems a bit much. Maybe Steve n...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

I did say a "little" unfair. I agree it was a wrong policy to pursue, but my concern is Labour are being judged on the Coalition and Tory government's execution of that policy, when those who actually implemented it should be the ones held accountable. To be honest IDS did me and millions...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Quite. The quote wasn't meant to be taken as a defence of Yvette Cooper - quite the opposite, as I hope my post indicated. It did. Wasn't it Kinnock who warned people not to fall ill under the Tories? Well it wasn't the Tories who outsourced assessments to a French IT company (ATOS) who allowed phy...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

But she [Yvette Cooper] insisted that Labour had been right to introduce the much-criticised ESA in October 2008, to avoid people being “abandoned on incapacity benefit”. Yeah I felt so abandoned being assessed by actual doctors rather than some random 'medical professional' working for an IT compa...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Elves https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/nov/29/elves-review-et-meets-the-wicker-man-as-murderous-gnomes-run-amok Two stars out of five? Pah! It was great fun! A Danish family go on holiday at Christmas to an isolated island. Unfortunately for them the locals are weird, the forest is ful...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

I think this is a little unfair as we don't know how a Labour government might have reacted when it became apparent that the assessments were going wrong. The Coalition government ignored review recommendations that Labour were no longer in power to be able to respond to. I think you're being too k...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Well well, when I was 'migrated' from Incapacity benefit to ESA in 2011, I failed the Work Capability Assessment (made more difficult by Yvette Cooper), then had to spend a year appealing the decision only to have it reversed in 5 minutes by a tribunal, I always blamed Iain Duncan Smith. Smith you s...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

Even harsher new ESA medical approved https://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/news/1207-even-harsher-new-esa-medical-approved 13 April 2010 Tens of thousands of claimants facing losing their benefit on review, or on being transferred from incapacity benefit, as plans to make the employment and support al...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Tue 30 Nov, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Replies: 38
Views: 333

Re: Tuesday 30th November 2021

We are now in the incredible situation where even Jenny Harries is being slapped down by the government for saying something sensible.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Mon 29 Nov, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

Settle down, it's not even December yet.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Mon 29 Nov, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

Vashti did of course travel from London to the Outer Hebrides in a horse drawn gypsy caravan in the late Sixties to demonstrate her hardcore folk credentials and inspire her songwriting for her new album. A wasted journey as it turned out when the album flopped. Bless. A lot of pooing in a bucket fo...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Mon 29 Nov, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

Gordon sounds like the kind of free spirit who lives in a caravan.
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sun 28 Nov, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

Mask wearing in shops and on buses has remained pretty high here in NE Somerset, around 70% I'd say. Blimey, well done you cider drinkers. When I went to Tesco yesterday I reckon there was me and maybe 4 or 5 other people wearing masks out of however many people it takes to make a large supermarket...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sun 28 Nov, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

Heh. This is spot on... I beg to differ Roger. I've had many cats and not one of them was a hypocrite (as far as I was aware). I saw Toby Young the other night wailing and gnashing his teeth because someone next to him on the train had been loudly complaining about the lack of mask wearing and advo...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sun 28 Nov, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

This evening's film was - Lamb. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9812474/ Noomi Rapace and some guy live on an isolated Icelandic sheep farm. One day one of their ewes has a strange lamb. Any further explanation would require massive spoilers. It's a strange film, but not in an 'oh look at me I'm strang...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sun 28 Nov, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

It might be something to do with the Scots and Welsh having decent examples in government to follow, while the English have been encouraged by a flabby feckless man child to be thoughtless arseholes. There's also peer pressure, I've had (gentle) arguments with a couple of friends who stopped wearing...
by Sky'sGoneOut
Sun 28 Nov, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: The Daily Politics
Topic: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021
Replies: 49
Views: 457

Re: Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November 2021

There's something magical about snow that brings out your inner child isn't there? Saying that I'll be admiring it from indoors for the rest of the day.