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ajb007/lol

Barbel wrote:

That's true, I think we can all agree on that. Especially his grandson.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Gymkata wrote:
Bond44 wrote:

How the hell did we get from that to a laughing stock on the world stage?

The USA says 'hold my beer.'

I think Britains's situation is bad and Boris Johnson is a bad PM, but I think the US is far worse off politically.

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I have the odd feeling that everything is running to plan for Johnson.

He streamlines the Tories to a Brexit Party and is knocking out the parliament.
His goal is to win the upcoming elections (whenever that will be) with a populist and national agenda ( sounds familiar?) after he has sharply divided the political landscape into two blocks and by fishing then in Labour territory for people (and there are many , including myself) who don‘t like Corbyn and are (unlike me) Pro-Bexit.

Presently I think, he‘s very happy how things go and it‘s a shame that Labour does not have a good candidate because Johnson‘s plan is founded on Corbyn‘s weaknesses.
And it‘s a huge gamble.

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We need more referendums ... they're fun ajb007/biggrin

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Ssshh.... (I'm in Scotland, Nicola might hear you)

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ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

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(Whispers) Maybe you should have referendum about more fun issues?
- Legalisation of canabis during Christmas hollidays?
- Rebuild Hadrian's Wall - and Scottland will pay for it!
- Get rid of Trident and replace it with a new Tuning Fork. (suggestion from The Monster Raving Loony Party)

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Ens007 wrote:

We need more referendums ... they're fun ajb007/biggrin

ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Barbel wrote:

Ssshh.... (I'm in Scotland, Nicola might hear you)

Oh I'm quite confident you'll get another "once in a lifetime" referendum quite soon, it's de rigueur  to completely ignore a referendum result of it doesn't suit your own personal political ambitions. At least Sturgeon is consistent in wanting an independent Scotland free from being part of any union! Oh hang on ajb007/lol

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Imo another scottish independence referendum is legitimate.

The last one was based on the fact that the UK are member of the EU and that was a central consideration.
If that changes, I don‘t think that ‚ignore the result because it doesn‘t suit your ambitions‘ really hits it.

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We‘ll soon have a „Hard Brexit or Jeremy Corbyn‘ campain very soon by Johnson

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My expectation is Boris calls an election and loses, there no clear majority in government so a coalition is created as there is no other viable leader (mediocrity rules for another 5 years) and the EU lose patience and boots us out on the 31 Oct 19.

Thank god normal order will be restored and we can all get on with cleaning up the mess.

EU do us all a favour and boot us out and stop this circus!

Cheers  ajb007/bond

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I don't think the eu would boot us out, especially as leaders on the continent are answerable to their own voting citizens, but moreover while the mps in Parliament are doing such a good job of stopping Brexit happening at all. With mps prepared to ignore the voters who put them in the house and play party politics, an opposition who chop and change their direction on whether they want a brexit or not, a dithering Corbyn who has now completed 2 u turns (be is on film urging for a referendum to Leave the EU) and a Speaker of the house who is prepared to go to any lengths (including extreme double standards and ignoring his own past precedence) any Government would struggle to make progress. Let's not forget these same Mps voted to trigger article 50 and by doing so entrenched into legitimate law that the UK would leave the EU with or without a deal, they also voted down a withdrawal agreement 3 times that allowed us to leave with a deal (all 3 times Labour leadership threatened to remove the whop from any who didn't tow the party line) the opposition did this purely to defeat the government, so now we have this utter debacle of an unrepresentative house of commons dictating what happens.
The facts are clear, more voters voted Conservative at the last General election (and they are still the biggest party in the house) which gives them a mandate to govern, more people also voted to leave the EU which gives the governing party a mandate to deliver the referendum result.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Higgins wrote:

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Nearly as funny as "this coffee smells like sh1t" "it is sh1t Austin!"  ajb007/lol

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRt2_OLY3Ho

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It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Chriscoop wrote:

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They might as well. It's already turned into a farce.  ajb007/mad

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Silhouette Man wrote:
Chriscoop wrote:

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They might as well. It's already turned into a farce.  ajb007/mad

Very true, I was listening to one of the uks top political academics and experts this morning, amongst other things he was saying what a terrible piece of legislation the fixed term bill is, and that perogation was completely legitimate for a new session. Most interesting was his opinion that parliamentary rules need to be overhauled and rewritten if its ever to function properly again. His take on the current situation is that even though he supports remaining, it's completely unacceptable to have this situation where a government is essentially straight jacketed.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Bond44 wrote:

My expectation is Boris calls an election and loses, there no clear majority in government so a coalition is created as there is no other viable leader…

There is a better than fair chance the Brexit Party will run and win enough seats to prop the Tories up… but who leads…?…Johnson or Farage?  ajb007/amazed

Old Boris has done a sterling job since taking over though…he’s already wiped out his majority in a matter of a fortnight - and buggerd up his family ajb007/lol Oh, and the Tories are going to borrow billions to bail themselves out…exactly what they complained about when Labour were in power  ajb007/lol  ajb007/amazed

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Sir James visits Parliament- https://www.ajb007.co.uk/post/957983/#p957983

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"Please leave my town"

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First there was Diane Abbott, now there is Emily Thornberry ... if you want to see the ultimate in embarrassing car crash TV, I would suggest watching the clips that are all over social media from BBC Question Time last night.

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Be careful what you wish for - as Brexiteers constantly put the BBC under fire.

The alternatives to public news tv are awful - everywhere where tv news has been put into private hands. Public news organisations may not be perfect but very worth fighting for ( and paying for).

Having said that, I agree, that woman came over quite embarrassing.
Not sure if more embarrassing than Bojo fabulating about alternative solutions for the backstop that don‘t exist and that Macron and Merkel are considering opening the agreement.

And the path in wonderland continues if anyone expects the EU to substantially open the deal, particularly if there are new elections 14/15 October within 3 days time - that if the Brexiteers will really win new elections.

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Here is what Churchill‘s grandson has to say about BOJO:

Soames rejected comparisons between his grandfather and Johnson, saying the prime minister has never been regarded as “a diplomat or statesman” and his life experience amounts to “telling a lot of porkies about the European Union in Brussels and then becoming prime minister”.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 … -rees-mogg

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