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Saturday 26th, & Sunday 27th November 2022

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Hello mice men!
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Good to see Baroness Mone isn’t being let off the hook just yet!
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On the JK Rowling thing from yesterday, what is certainly the case is that the “gender critical” community are growing in confidence at a quite worrying rate.

I follow a couple of people on Twitter that I noticed a few years back on other topics and enjoyed their feed. Now I get endless retweets of anti-trans material. I don’t block it because I feel it’s important to hear different views, but wow that they feel it’s ok to share this stuff on a daily basis with their followers…..
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PaulfromYorkshire wrote: Sat 26 Nov, 2022 9:14 am On the JK Rowling thing from yesterday, what is certainly the case is that the “gender critical” community are growing in confidence at a quite worrying rate.

I follow a couple of people on Twitter that I noticed a few years back on other topics and enjoyed their feed. Now I get endless retweets of anti-trans material. I don’t block it because I feel it’s important to hear different views, but wow that they feel it’s ok to share this stuff on a daily basis with their followers…..
Yeah, I've got a couple of people like that too. It's weird how it suddenly becomes their entire focus. Most of the pro-trans activists I follow have more diverse timelines, than the GCs do
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@refitman

It’s like the thrill of the chase isn’t it? They sense they’re winning (for now) and stop asking themselves what the poor fox has done to deserve being hunted in the first place.
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Hello all.

Sorry for suddenly crashing in yesterday with a grumpy comment and then disappearing again but the whole culture wars thing is just so depressing. I don't think it's going to save the Tories this time, though, it's just going to make the next election very ugly.

Meanwhile, in the real world, policy decisions, or more precisely, lack of policy decisions, are having devastating consequences on a daily basis. The need for social care reform was an urgent issue at the 2015 GE yet here we are 7 years later and the wholly inadequate NI rise has been cancelled with no alternative funding secured and we're being faced with news stories like this. It's utterly heartbreaking.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... h-councils
Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils
Exclusive: Leonard Cheshire says it can no longer afford to subsidise care services inadequately funded by councils
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Good morning.

Interesting to see the number of young-ish Tories simply getting fed up and doing a runner before they get hammered next time.

Meanwhile, how to criticise Government policy while not being overtly critical.

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Oh, and Moylan is being a dick over Turkey "joining" the EU which everyone apart from him knows full well won't happen until Cyprus is sorted, which I doubt will be in my lifetime.
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RogerOThornhill wrote: Sat 26 Nov, 2022 11:03 am Oh, and Moylan is being a dick
Could have stopped there really :)
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Adenoid rinser crazily suggests Partygate probe is invalid (6,7).
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Helen Joyce’s views are some of the least pleasant I’ve heard this year. Among strong competition!
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Joyce at least doesn't care because he agrees with her on the only thing she seems bothered about.
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Another young-ish Tory throwing in the towel.

Although his constituency is disappearing, I'm pretty sure that Chris Skidmore would get another. But he's off too.
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One of the Brittannia Unchained authors, let's not forget.
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Well hello there, glad somebody is here.

A few shocks in the football today, I see (though I'm still not properly watching it)
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Its an old interview from several months ago - not sure why it is being rehashed on Twitter now.

(indeed, a quick Google shows it was in February)

And of course "looking at" is meaningless politico weasel words anyway - as you could easily claim if Starmer was floating something you might approve of.
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I watch Novara on Mon/Wed/Fri while having my supper . It CAN be very good, even excellent, other times I go Grrr , but there's usually some POV to challenge me or some clips of politicians making idiots of themselves to enliven .

This is MOST informative

1 629 vues Diffusée comme Première il y a 80 minutes

If you had millions of of ill gotten pounds, dollars or rubles you would need to find a way of hiding where it came from and the very fact that it's yours in the first place. It turns out that the place in the world best suited to provide this service is the UK. Oligarchs from all over the world use British financial services, overseas territories and even tube stations to hide their wealth.

To discuss this, Ash Sarkar meet Oliver Bullough, author of "Butler to the World: The book the oligarchs don’t want you to read - how Britain became the servant of tycoons, tax dodgers, kleptocrats and criminals"




Global Britain, Pimps To The World

doesn't sound quite so glorious ?
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"Global Britain" really is meaningless even as far as buzz phrases go.
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