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  • TechnoHippy 30 Jun 2020 14:27:54 17,316 posts
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    I thought this was a Daily Mash article at first - https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnson-says-britain-should-22276672
  • JamboWayOh 30 Jun 2020 14:47:00 19,356 posts
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    DJCopa wrote:
    Theresa May laying into Gove and 'Experts'...

    https://twitter.com/johnestevens/status/1277932346797416448?s=20

    Let them eat each other - state of this government.
    She can fuck off. Actually all of these cunts who say all this after stuff after the fact and contributed to the misery during their tenure, they can all get to fuck.
  • TheSaint 30 Jun 2020 14:56:14 19,577 posts
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    Surely she is one of the few people actually qualified to comment on this.
  • JamboWayOh 30 Jun 2020 14:56:55 19,356 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    Surely she is one of the few people actually qualified to comment on this.
    True, but she should just fuck off in principle.
  • Dougs 30 Jun 2020 14:58:08 94,086 posts
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    Yeah, I mean I get the irritation. But her point was specifically about the NSA appointment, not appointments generally (of which I am sure she is guilty of getting her own people in).
  • JamboWayOh 30 Jun 2020 15:01:53 19,356 posts
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    Dougs wrote:
    Yeah, I mean I get the irritation. But her point was specifically about the NSA appointment, not appointments generally (of which I am sure she is guilty of getting her own people in).
    I know, it's the growth of a spine to criticise their own party when they feel they have nothing to lose really rankles me. I suppose I just hate the tories as a rule.
  • TheSaint 30 Jun 2020 15:12:43 19,577 posts
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    You are not alone. That's why it is entertaining watching them fighting amongst themselves.
  • elstoof 30 Jun 2020 15:15:07 25,682 posts
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    They’ll fight each other now, with 4.5 years left on the clock
  • Dougs 30 Jun 2020 15:35:25 94,086 posts
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    Just under 4 years imo. Next election will likely be May 2024.
  • creepiest-lizard 30 Jun 2020 16:13:04 1,340 posts
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    Sigh..I don't know if I sustain my feelings of rage and hatred for that long...
    Oh, who am I kidding. It's the cunting tories. Of course, I can.
  • beastmaster 30 Jun 2020 21:20:08 20,704 posts
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    Just passed the bill ending free movement.

    Home Secretary Priti Patel: "Last year the British people sent a clear message that they wanted to end free movement and our landmark Immigration Bill delivers exactly that."
  • Dougs 30 Jun 2020 21:25:35 94,086 posts
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    It's only just completed the Commons stages. Still needs to go to the Lords for more scrutiny. Doubt they will amend significantly,but may be able sneak a few important amendments in.
  • captbirdseye 3 Jul 2020 17:26:19 9,629 posts
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    Who the fuck is going to tune in and watch daily press conferences delivered by Richard Madeley lol. I wonder what other Z list celebrity they can dig up.
  • Jono62 3 Jul 2020 20:05:40 25,062 posts
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    Joe Pasquale next please.
  • Armoured_Bear 3 Jul 2020 21:26:14 28,823 posts
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    I can't for a second, understand how anyone with the slightest bit of intelligence can think that giving up the right to study, work, live, retire to, whatever in 27 other fucking countries is a good thing.
    Anyone can say "fuck it" and go and live in the Artic circle in Sweden or learn to be a chef in Bordeaux or work in a fucking beer garden in Munich or be a beach bum in Portugal or a ski instructor in Switzerland or whatever the fuck you want in a million awesome places, It's such a fucking amazing privilege.
    WTF is wrong with people that they would think that hugely limiting their freedom and possibilities is something to celebrate.
  • glo 3 Jul 2020 21:32:12 3,685 posts
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    Armoured_Bear wrote:
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    WTF is wrong with people that they would think that hugely limiting their freedom and possibilities is something to celebrate.
    If I'm being charitable and forgiving a few of them are probably just slightly thick idiots who believe what they see on the front page of the mail/sun/other shitrag.

    However, I would imagine the majority of them are xenophobic little Englanders and far too many are just deeply unpleasant racists.
  • elstoof 3 Jul 2020 22:24:17 25,682 posts
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    No one said anything about giving up those rights, not until after the vote at least
  • grey_matters 3 Jul 2020 23:15:04 5,265 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    No one said anything about giving up those rights, not until after the vote at least
    Sure they did, mostly small bits in the Guardian and Independent but they were also mentioned on the BBC panel shows where it was allowed to become equivalent with some mid-level racist horseshit claims from UKIP.
  • Nexus_6 3 Jul 2020 23:41:27 4,946 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    No one said anything about giving up those rights, not until after the vote at least
    But how could leaving the mechanism that grants those rights make for anything other than losing them?
  • elstoof 4 Jul 2020 10:25:29 25,682 posts
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    https://twitter.com/iandunt/status/799282286185222145?s=21

    No one campaigning for brexit did, at least. The warnings at what is now happening was labelled project fear

    Edited by elstoof at 10:26:15 04-07-2020
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