UK Politics: Brexit, Tories, Labour, Scotties, IRA, etc.

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  1. JonathanCoachman

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    All the jargon and graphs that economists use as a smokescreen to bore the general public from financial related things is genius. You don’t want the poors to figure out that the only thing keeping money “real” is their belief that it’s real.
     
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  2. JGator1

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    When you let the big lies go unpunished we've seen the result

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  3. JonathanCoachman

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    That 1.05 Billion pounds the NHS would have in reserve funding would have really come in handy.

    But when you don’t have enough medical professionals because you cut off the pipeline of immigrants who were qualified there’s no point in giving the NHS adequate funding.
     
  4. WhiskeyDelta

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    Then they make moves to privatize the NHS and offer the NHS workers an insulting 1% pay raise after working themselves into PSTD in a pandemic. Never trust a Tory.
     
  5. Jay Jay Okocha

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    This is a lovely bit of irony from the chief cheerleaders of Brexit
     
  6. JGator1

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    fucking Daily Mail

     
  7. Jay Jay Okocha

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    He’s a weird fella

     
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  9. WhiskeyDelta

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    Brexit/Covid shortages are apparently about to get bad, and I'm sure Scotland will feel them harder than London. Between that, the National Insurance tax hike, and just Boris being Boris, I suspect Scoxit picks up 5-10 points in the next year
     
  10. Jay Jay Okocha

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    The polls have swung back to “no” over the summer, after being “yes” for ages. I don’t really get why, possibly it’s because England opened up a little earlier than Scotland after Covid and there were some people annoyed about prolonged restrictions. Possibly the fact that the U.K. got some earlier vaccines through luck. Overall though the EU and U.K. finished vaccinating at the same time and the acute issues you point to should take hold again. Boris will have to go before any vote, he is toxic.
     
  11. JGator1

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    I'm here for the Loyalist paramilitaries who got kicked out of Northern Ireland and now live in Scotland (Johnny Adair) seeing their new homeland leave the UK.
     
  12. Jay Jay Okocha

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    Sure they’re only back in their real homes….

    Some cracking books on Loyalism, the feuds between them post the Peace Process were mad. I recall every weekend as a child hearing about a new sub group formed that had assassinated another sub group’s leader.
     
  13. JGator1

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    Reading/watching stuff about the Loyalist feuds and it's funny (as long as no innocents get hurt) how these guys are just total clowns. They're basically all just drug dealers and extortionists. Guys being referred to as the "Bacardi Brigadier" because they're a drunk and the "Burger King Brigadier" because they're fat is hilarious.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loyalist_feud
     
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  14. Jay Jay Okocha

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    They’re feral

     
  15. WhiskeyDelta

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    This whole channel is a pretty good resource of “England doesn’t really have a government but everyone pretends it does”
     
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  17. Z

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    Nothing too major, other than Raab gone as Foreign Secretary.

    Liz Truss. :roll:

    This is the new foreign secretary for those unaware.

     
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  18. WhiskeyDelta

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    Well that was painful, thank you.
     
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  19. WhiskeyDelta

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    Latest episode of Tories Are the Stupidest Fucking People Ever

     
  20. JGator1

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    They'll be part of a united Ireland soon enough

    rebel songs >>>>>>>>>>>> loyalist songs

     
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  21. Jay Jay Okocha

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    Wins votes sadly.
     
  22. WhiskeyDelta

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    How's the petrol shortage treating everyone? Most of the stations around me are empty and I had to axe a day trip to make sure I had fuel to get to work next week. Good times. Gooooood brexit times
     
  23. BWC

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    All good here in the East
     
  24. MORBO!

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    Just plugged in my car so I think I’ll be good to go. :e-smug:
     
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  25. Taffy

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    It's a pain in the arse for me, being in the motor trade
     
  26. Jay Jay Okocha

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    Blue passports and the crown on pint glasses tho
     
  27. Taffy

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    Strawberries by the lb
     
  28. Andy Reocho

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    Something something stupid games stupid prizes.
     
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  29. JGator1

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    I'm sure Johnny Adair and some of his loyalist buddies could help out
     
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  30. VaxRule

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    Did the DUP stop existing?

    /British political humor
     
  31. Jay Jay Okocha

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    For anyone interested in the Blair/Brown New Labour era in the UK. 5 part series from the BBC. I’ve watched the first two, part I is about Blair and Brown growing up, entering politics and ultimately Blair taking the leadership over Brown. Episode II is about their first 2.5 years in power, primarily about the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland.







    It’s the first election I remember, I thought the excitement of it all would be normal but Blair was a different animal. Whatever your opinion of him now for Iraq, he was a series politician. The BBC do great political docs.
     
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    They’re a great bunch
     
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  33. Z

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    Really good stuff. Seems like a distant memory at this time. Love BBC political documentaries.
     
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    The Russians must not pay well



     
  35. JGator1

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    And now the queen goes to the hospital instead of Northern Ireland, clearly frightened of the RA after Farage's pep talk

     
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  37. JonathanCoachman

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    This dude is fucking brave. You don’t want to get on Scousers bad side.
     
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  38. Andy Reocho

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    So the politicians/Boris threw a big Christmas party last year? Classic
     
  39. WhiskeyDelta

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    The fact that after 150,000 COVID deaths, gutting the NHS over decades and then giving them a below-rate-of-inflation raise after a year of pandemic, destroying their own economy doing a Brexit, making protesting illegal, suggesting that women being raped and murdered by cops should just get on a bus, and having a policy of letting refugees drown in the English Channel, a fucking Christmas Party may be what brings the government down is the most England thing ever.
     
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  40. JGator1

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  41. Fat Drunk & Stupid

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    I don't understand anything in this thread, but I really like the hostility.
     
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  42. Truman

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    get a load of this fookin wanker!!
     
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  43. JonathanCoachman

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    Andy Murray seems like a standup guy from everything I’m aware of. I don’t know how you pronounce Novaxx Djokovic’s brothers name, but it appears he is from Newcastle.
     
  44. JGator1

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