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ratherbeintobago
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Re: UK Politics

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You mean like a second appendix?

In other news, today I have learned that a young Kier Starmer was a tester.
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Migration, voter fraud and climate change – Farage's claims fact-checked :-
https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c2998klx2y0o
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ratherbeintobago wrote: 15 Jun 2024, 10:38am You mean like a second appendix?

In other news, today I have learned that a young Kier Starmer was a tester.
I'm wondering who this post is in reply to or what it means,would you care to enlighten me?
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Re: UK Politics

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Sorry - it was in response to a post mentioning Brexit, but due to being in the middle of something else and not paying attention, I’d not clocked there were a load of other posts between the two.

Keith Starmer doing the evening 10 is an interesting factoid though.
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I'm no wiser on the first point,but now understand the second.
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So Farage was broadly correct then....

Wait until after the election when Momentum get going on their mission to oust Starmer & Co. Battle Royal....

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I doubt Farage was broadly correct about anything.
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al_yrpal wrote: 16 Jun 2024, 10:15am So Farage was broadly correct then....

Wait until after the election when Momentum get going on their mission to oust Starmer & Co. Battle Royal....

Al
The views expressed in your posts would be merely laughable if it weren't for the fact that Farage actually poses a real threat to UK society and economy. I presume you haven't read the excellent analysis of several posters above, or is it you choose to wilfully ignore them?

You see yourself as shouting into the echo chamber here, but you're merely parroting the views of the majority right-wing press almost verbatim.
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You mean the hard left wing echo chamber consensus? Luckily the majority are immune... :lol: Torys Labour and Liberal parties all say the level of current immigration is too high and polls indicate that that is a widespread feeling throughout the population.

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Re: UK Politics

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Apologies no matter how I try I can't seem to get the post out of quotes!!! :?
al_yrpal wrote: 16 Jun 2024, 10:15am So Farage was broadly correct then....[/ quote]

About what?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c2998klx2y0o

And :-
reohn2 wrote: 14 Jun 2024, 10:24pm Femi seems to have got it just right about the Reform party(30second video):- https://youtube.com/shorts/rVhUpue308M? ... 0oXoiDkmNl


Wait until after the election when Momentum get going on their mission to oust Starmer & Co. Battle Royal....

Al
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al_yrpal wrote: 16 Jun 2024, 11:05am You mean the hard left wing echo chamber consensus? Luckily the majority are immune... :lol:

Al
Which majority?
The polls,the only thing we have to go off,are putting Reform and Tories at about 18% each max,Labour @ 37% last time I looked.
Unless there's been a big swing overnight.
If there is perhaps you have a link to share?
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toontra wrote: 16 Jun 2024, 10:45am
al_yrpal wrote: 16 Jun 2024, 10:15am So Farage was broadly correct then....

Wait until after the election when Momentum get going on their mission to oust Starmer & Co. Battle Royal....

Al
The views expressed in your posts would be merely laughable if it weren't for the fact that Farage actually poses a real threat to UK society and economy. I presume you haven't read the excellent analysis of several posters above, or is it you choose to wilfully ignore them?

You see yourself as shouting into the echo chamber here, but you're merely parroting the views of the majority right-wing press almost verbatim.
Careful! You are coming close to identifying the major characteristic of many a Pal-post, but the succinct word describing his chunks of chum and rather rancid bait is forbidden by the mods, who will allow such Pal-posts but not the naming of the class of post-types that they fall in to.

Every now and then our Pal makes a more considered post and can even have meaningful conversations. But then the newspaper boy comes and .....

I am learning to just enjoy those larfs his drollery provides. :-)
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Interesting summary of the effect of Brexit on the Tory party here. Important to notice that is in the ft...
https://www.ft.com/content/820de7fe-3ec ... 50261b3794
We see the first green shoots of the discussion of our relationship with Europe reappearing. First to try are of course centrist journo.s such as Hutton but the topic is getting air time here and there - see too actor Brian Cox this morning on LK's Sunday show. (We recall with wry amusement that Cox recently portrayed hard right composite mogul Logan Roy!)
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I think that's paywalled. Is it "Behold the final casualties of Brexit" by Shrimsley, R?

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Yes it is. Sorry - I only linked it 'cos I was able to read it although I'm not an ft subscriber.
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