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>> No. 83382 Anonymous
27th August 2017
Sunday 9:19 am
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Beleagured Theresa May 'to quit as Prime Minister on August 30, 2019 in a bid to stop a leadership challenge' - as she tries to calm rivals with a prosecco party at Chequers

Theresa May is said to have revealed the date she will quit as Prime Minister - giving herself two years to see Brexit through first.

She has chosen Friday August 30th 2019 as the day she will step down from 10 Downing Street, it has been reported.

It comes amid a major charm offensive by Mrs May in a bid to win the support of her MPs and avoid an awkward leadership challenge.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4826482/Theresa-sets-date-quit-Prime-Minister.html

This man is going to become Prime Minister on 1st September 2019 and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 84531 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 12:43 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T72TopWbXJg
>> No. 84532 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 6:09 pm
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Who the fuck is Steve Barclay?
>> No. 84533 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 6:11 pm
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>>84532
He runs a bank.
>> No. 84534 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 6:52 pm
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>>84533
I thought it was the Barclay Brothers who ran that.
>> No. 84535 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 6:56 pm
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>>84534

It is. They're known as the Super Barclay Brothers. Barclay Barclay and Steve Barclay.

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>> No. 84342 Anonymous
14th July 2018
Saturday 11:29 pm
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In a string of texts Griffiths called himself “Daddy”, promised money if he received racy images and described perverted and rough sex he claimed to have had with other women.

The shamed Tory wrote:

• “I’m going to need something filthy to put a smile on my face. I want to see you both naked.”

• “Take off the bra and panties… you’ve got Daddy in such a frenzy.”

• “I’m going to bring you to London and do whatever I want to you.”

• “I’m thinking maybe we need a flat for Daddy’s girls. I’m taken by you both. You girls are spectacular.”

Many more messages go into shocking detail about his liking for certain sexual acts and are too disgusting to print in full.


https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/married-tory-minister-andrew-griffiths-12919581
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>> No. 84374 Anonymous
15th July 2018
Sunday 5:54 pm
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>>84373
I'm really not drunk enough to find your shitposting funny, lad. I'm sure you're a strong, independent privileged westerner who don't need no capitalism.
>> No. 84376 Anonymous
15th July 2018
Sunday 6:35 pm
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>>84374
You'll recall that you were the one suggesting the gays ought to criticise the USSR on its treatment of gays rather than its failed economic system.
>> No. 84380 Anonymous
16th July 2018
Monday 2:22 pm
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>>84376
>failed economic system
Fuck off.
>> No. 84381 Anonymous
16th July 2018
Monday 2:35 pm
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>>84380
n1 m8
>> No. 84522 Anonymous
6th November 2018
Tuesday 5:05 pm
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Now, nearly four months on, the former minister is trying to work out how he went from being a respected figure at the dispatch box to lying sedated in a hospital bed after a mental breakdown.

“I have re-read the messages I sent and they reduced me to tears,” he whispered on Friday. “I am ashamed of those texts, but more ashamed that my wife had to read them. Many of them I do not even remember sending.”

The first Kate knew of the messages was when he warned her in the 48 hours before the tabloid published the story. When we meet in a private office in Westminster, Griffiths is almost unrecognisable. He has lost more than two stones and the clothes hang from his frame. His eyes have the appearance of recent tears and his hands are shaking.

Until now he has been banned from discussing his resignation. But after last week’s meeting of the disciplinary panel, which is expected to rule shortly on whether he will be kicked out of the Conservative Party, Griffiths is free to speak.

His voice cracks as he explains why he feels he must tell his side of the story. When he was growing up in Dudley in the 1970s, his father was the only Tory councillor. He remembers the playground taunts and is determined his daughter will not suffer the same fate.

“I don’t for one second try to excuse what I did,” he asserts. “The texts were horrible and I apologise hugely for them, and to everyone I have hurt. I am ashamed and embarrassed. But I need to put into context why it happened, so that in 15 years, when my daughter reads this interview, she’ll understand exactly why I found myself in this terrible situation. The worst thing about the scandal is its effect on Kate and eventually Alice, he says. “I have embarrassed and humiliated the people I love most. But it’s only through hours and hours of talking with therapists and psychotherapists that I now understand the drivers that made me act the way I did.”

Although the immediate cause of his breakdown was recent, he says the origin of his depression and mental illness is in childhood, when he was eight years old and was sexually abused by an older boy.

“When my own daughter was born, I became obsessed by my childhood and not wanting her to suffer in the way that I had,” he says. “I worried about Alice having to cope alone.” Griffiths’s father was 48 when he was born and spent much of his childhood in and out of hospital before he died when the MP was 25. He recalls an incident when he was 18 and his father wet himself as he tried to get off a hospital trolley.
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>> No. 51150 Anonymous
8th October 2013
Tuesday 9:23 pm
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Young adults in England have scored among the lowest results in the industrialised world in international literacy and numeracy tests.

A major study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows how England's 16 to 24-year-olds are falling behind their Asian and European counterparts. England is 22nd for literacy and 21st for numeracy out of 24 countries.

Unlike other developed countries, the study also showed that young people in England are no better at these tests than older people, in the 55 to 65 age range. When this is weighted with other factors, such as the socio-economic background of people taking the test, it shows that England is the only country in the survey where results are going backwards - with the older cohort better than the younger.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24433320

Cue lots of finger pointing and nothing changing.
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>> No. 84440 Anonymous
11th September 2018
Tuesday 10:29 pm
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One in four graduates in England and Northern Ireland are working in jobs for which they are overqualified and do not require a degree, according to a major international education report.

The study by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development found that while graduate unemployment rates in the UK are among the lowest in the world, students are more likely to end up in non-graduate jobs associated with lower incomes.

Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s director of education and skills, said too many young people emerging from university were ending up in low-paid, non-graduate jobs in the UK because they lacked the basic numeracy and literacy skills that should be expected from a university education.

Schleicher said: “What we see is that a lot of people in the UK get a university degree but end up in a job that does not require that degree. When you test the skills of those people you actually see that those people don’t have the kind of skills that would be associated with a university degree.”


https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/sep/11/quarter-of-england-and-n-ireland-graduates-in-school-leaver-jobs
>> No. 84441 Anonymous
12th September 2018
Wednesday 4:31 am
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Totally unsurprising to anyone who has worked in academia or recruitment. Blair's goal of 50% participation in higher education led to a drastic lowering of standards in the lower recesses of the university league tables. A polytechnic or an FE college doesn't suddenly become an institute of higher education just because you call it that. A kid who got two Ds at A-level just isn't going to benefit from another three years of education, but there are plenty of "universities" who will happily take £27k in fees from them. It's cargo cult education for a cargo cult society.
>> No. 84442 Anonymous
12th September 2018
Wednesday 6:00 am
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Well if our graduate employment rates are among the highest in the world, is it really a surprise that many of them are in positions where they are overqualifed? I've met graduates before who would rather live off the dole for half a year than get a lousy job because they feel it's beneath them. If these people are swallowing their pride then that's fine with me. Also I'd agree with >>84441 since there are clearly a lot of graduates who not only didn't require their education but didn't get a very good one in the first place.
>> No. 84443 Anonymous
12th September 2018
Wednesday 10:05 am
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WE'VE GONE ON HOLIDAY BY MISTAKE
>> No. 84518 Anonymous
26th October 2018
Friday 6:26 am
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Thousands of children with special educational needs and disabilities are waiting for a school place or are being educated at home, and many more are excluded, prompting fears that schools in England are becoming less inclusive.

According to Guardian analysis of Department for Education statistics, just under 4,500 pupils with statutory rights to special needs support were awaiting suitable provision or being home-schooled at the start of the year.

Campaigners say the real figure is far higher because the DfE data does not include Send pupils who don’t have a special needs statement or an education health and care plan, documents that guaranteetheir statutory rights to additional support. More than 1.2 million children, or about 15% or all students in England have some kind of special educational need, but only about 253,000 have special educational needs statements or education health and care plans.

There is also growing concern that children with special needs are particularly vulnerable to being taken off the rolls by schools that are under pressure, both financially because of budget cuts and academically to improve their exam results.

“We are not sure to what degree off-rolling takes place, but the target-driven education system we have means teachers and headteachers don’t want difficult children on their rolls,” said one local government analyst. Pupils get excluded on tenuous grounds, or teachers will tell parents at open days, ‘you shouldn’t send your child here – they will get a better education at a school down the road.’ It’s subtle, but we know it happens.”


https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/oct/23/send-special-educational-needs-children-excluded-from-schools

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>> No. 80531 Anonymous
27th November 2016
Sunday 11:01 am
80531 Corbyn Mk III: Electric Boogaloo
I think it's time for a new Corbyn thread.

The previous thread (>>73072) is reaching critical mass. In combination with the original thread (>>64990) we've had over 4,700 posts on Dear Leader since August last year. That's a lot of shitposting. Keep up the good work, lads.
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>> No. 84516 Anonymous
25th October 2018
Thursday 8:29 am
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>>84515
I mean Gladstone got to be 84 and he was living in the age of cholera and pre-anesthetic surgery.
>> No. 84517 Anonymous
25th October 2018
Thursday 8:40 am
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>>84515
Three terms could be easy if you force enough general elections.
>> No. 84519 Anonymous
30th October 2018
Tuesday 6:21 pm
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>>84516
It's a shame most British people can probably name more 19th Century American presidents than they can prime ministers.
>> No. 84520 Anonymous
30th October 2018
Tuesday 8:26 pm
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>>84519
I could probably name Peel, Gladstone, Disraeli, Palmerston and Pitt the Younger off the top of my head. The rest, as far as I can recall, are Duke's, Earl's and Viscount's and are largely remembered by their title.
>> No. 84521 Anonymous
30th October 2018
Tuesday 11:37 pm
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>>84520
Could you learn how plurals work in English?

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>> No. 84498 Anonymous
17th October 2018
Wednesday 6:56 am
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Why is politics so much less fun these days?

It feels like the time of spectacular gaffes, John Prescott walloping someone for throwing an egg at him, Gordon Brown's live reaction to finding out he'd been recorded calling someone a bigot, Ed Miliband and his EdStone, are over. It seems as though we're now instead in the time of conspiracy theorists and the tinfoil hatters have taken over the mainstream or that perhaps social media storms are sucking the fun out of everything.
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>> No. 84503 Anonymous
17th October 2018
Wednesday 11:03 pm
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>>84502
Is that the woman who accused Clarence Thomas? He fascinates me. Apparently he went something like 20 years without saying a word on the bench because he feels judges should be listening, not talking.
>> No. 84504 Anonymous
18th October 2018
Thursday 12:05 am
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>>84503
Judging, surely, is the prime adjective of the judge?
>> No. 84505 Anonymous
18th October 2018
Thursday 10:22 am
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>>84498
A lower calibre of politician. Even in 1997, The Times was calling Theresa May out on being a Robo-Politician.
Blair, Brown and Prescott were equally a step down from men like Callaghan, Healey and Benn who'd fought in the war, and even they were the B-team to Attlee and Churchill.

The other problems are economics and time. You've already got weaker raw material (political personalities), now you've got to satirise them on a shoestring budget, and you need to have the whole thing written, filmed, edited and on telly by next week because we want it to be topical and even on this timescale, by next week your satire is going to seem dated. Under these circumstances, is it surprising you get so many out-of-touch, received wisdom, this-isn't-very-funny takes on Trump, May and Corbyn from people in the same social circle?

>>84499
I think even apart from alternative news, it's partially the collapse of mass media. Even if you stick to a single news site, the non-linear way you can explore it means we could both come out of a visit to the BBC News site with a completely different impression of the world. Compare with television where you'd got 4 broadly similar channels and you had to pick one of them even if it meant sitting through a documentary about flower arranging.

>>84501
On Trump, I like the line a friend gave me from the Simpsons: The pie gag only works when the sap's got dignity!
The Clinton campaign shooting itself in the foot was quite funny, if you're a bit of a political wonk type of a certain persuasion, but Trump clowning around wasn't funny because he was just an undignified clown. He couldn't lower himself, and Bush had already lowered the office.
>> No. 84506 Anonymous
18th October 2018
Thursday 11:15 am
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>>84505
>You've already got weaker raw material (political personalities), now you've got to satirise them on a shoestring budget, and you need to have the whole thing written, filmed, edited and on telly by next week because we want it to be topical and even on this timescale, by next week your satire is going to seem dated.

HIGNFY gave up long ago and is now largely "here's some things we hastily found on Twitter."
>> No. 84508 Anonymous
18th October 2018
Thursday 4:47 pm
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>>84505
> Even in 1997, The Times was calling Theresa May out on being a Robo-Politician. Blair, Brown and Prescott were equally a step down from men like Callaghan, Healey and Benn who'd fought in the war, and even they were the B-team to Attlee and Churchill.

Hear, hear.

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>> No. 84456 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 8:38 pm
84456 Ban anonymous accounts, Angela Rayner tells social media firms
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/sep/23/ban-anonymous-accounts-angela-rayner-tells-social-media-firms

>The shadow education secretary, speaking at a Labour party conference event, said social media firms should take greater responsibility for their users and noted in particular that Facebook seemed to have indicated that politicians should accept a higher level of abuse.

>Rayner, at a fringe event organised by the Guardian, conceded that insisting on real names wouldn’t stop abuse, but “it would certainly help a little bit. I think they should do more – they do have a responsibility for online.”

I... kind of like Angela Rayner, but this is a truly awful idea that seems to have had absolutely no thought put into its implementation or wider affects on freedom of expression. Technically almost every single account commenting on The Guardian is an "anonymous" social media account because why would you use a real name for such a thing.

I really hope this doesn't gain any kind of traction.
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>> No. 84483 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 7:32 pm
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>>84481
What, select against dim birds with massive tits? They're their greatest hope. Until, of course, it all gets out of hand, as with Diane Abbott, and even thick voters start worrying.
>> No. 84484 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 8:01 pm
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>>84476

GILF.
>> No. 84485 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 8:04 pm
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>>84483

Corbyn has traded her in for a newer model.
>> No. 84489 Anonymous
27th September 2018
Thursday 3:22 pm
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>>84478

>a bit council

Snide anti-working class prejudice in action.
>> No. 84490 Anonymous
27th September 2018
Thursday 4:37 pm
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>>84489
>council
>working

Good one, ladmate.

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>> No. 84431 Anonymous
31st August 2018
Friday 12:01 am
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This man is going to be the next Prime Minister and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 84432 Anonymous
31st August 2018
Friday 12:22 am
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>>84431
You really know how to hurt a guy.
>> No. 84433 Anonymous
31st August 2018
Friday 4:01 pm
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Can Labour just stop being twats? It's beyond tiresome.
>> No. 84434 Anonymous
2nd September 2018
Sunday 1:37 am
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>>84433

Everything will be free in the utopia
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2nd September 2018
Sunday 7:30 pm
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>> No. 84402 Anonymous
15th August 2018
Wednesday 2:37 am
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Orwellian hells life IRL.
Talking of gaslighting techs performed on exussr grounds.
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>> No. 84425 Anonymous
16th August 2018
Thursday 6:00 pm
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>>84423
A name transplant.
>> No. 84426 Anonymous
16th August 2018
Thursday 9:32 pm
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>>84425

By all results of such existence, too much of disappointments and of troubles that i have earnt already, no name transplant in help for such, i know no ways without wonders tbh.

Where's lots of love there's lots of fails, where is no love there's fail in all.
>> No. 84427 Anonymous
19th August 2018
Sunday 6:33 am
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A sound mind is in a sound body. All you need is recourses enough to sound nutrition
>> No. 84429 Anonymous
23rd August 2018
Thursday 11:22 am
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>>84422
Sorry but I hate and fear people like your mother.
>> No. 84430 Anonymous
23rd August 2018
Thursday 6:33 pm
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>>84429

I don't think you are wrong to, it is a wonder that I am as reasoned person as I am really, but I have ended up with a handful of psychological disorders. My father is just as much of an arsehole but in different ways, he has at least admitted he has a problem, (that he now gets therapy for) but in an 'I can't help it' way that absolves him of his own guilt and is an insult to me.

I think I would have probably turned out better if I went into foster care.

I primary keep contact with either of them is because I want inheritance. Which as fucked up as it sounds and makes me, is the best solution I've come up with for my situation. Keep them at a distance, don't let her in my head, appear for major events.

I can imagine my mother as a final insult and act of narcissism giving all the money to the church though. If that happens I guess she will have out played me to the end.

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>> No. 84368 Anonymous
15th July 2018
Sunday 3:20 pm
84368 Fuckin' Trumpet
Why did he bow to the Rothchilds but not ARE Madge? Fucking bumder.
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>> No. 84382 Anonymous
16th July 2018
Monday 6:03 pm
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>>84378

I was aware of his visit just wasn't aware he bowed to the Rothschilds or whatever. Assuming the bloke in the pic is some sort of Rothschild, doesn't look like he's bowing though?

Is there some other pics/footage or something?
>> No. 84384 Anonymous
16th July 2018
Monday 8:21 pm
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>>84378

You just can't comprehend his twelve-dimensional chess level swamp draining master plan.
>> No. 84398 Anonymous
12th August 2018
Sunday 1:28 am
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>>84384

I can because autism

We are legion
>> No. 84399 Anonymous
12th August 2018
Sunday 2:37 am
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>>84398
I spent way to long looking for a smokester in this image, only to come to the realisation you're a clown with less wit than an Ed Miliband after-dinner speech.
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12th August 2018
Sunday 3:09 am
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DERP

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>> No. 84227 Anonymous
3rd May 2018
Thursday 7:47 pm
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Why did are Theresa pick this muppet to be home secretary?
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>> No. 84278 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 1:47 pm
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Isn’t that a lamb though?
>> No. 84279 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 2:31 pm
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>>84278
Yes. Time to self-flagellate in Siberia for 5 years as penance.
>> No. 84280 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 3:11 pm
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>>84278
Tories out of touch with reality as usual.
>> No. 84281 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 3:20 pm
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>>84277
> given a state-issued goat to do with as they please

I'd make a two banging curries and two racks of ribs, myself.
>> No. 84282 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 3:43 pm
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Only two curries? Are you cooking for the whole street?

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>> No. 84272 Anonymous
8th May 2018
Tuesday 5:07 pm
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Tax on pensioners proposed to heal inter-generational divide

A £10,000 payment should be given to the young and pensioners taxed more, a new report into inter-generational fairness in the UK suggests.

The research and policy organisation, the Resolution Foundation, says these radical moves are needed to better fund the NHS and maintain social cohesion.

The Resolution Foundation says its goal is to improve outcomes for people on low and modest incomes.

Recommendations include:-

• Give £10,000 to all young adults at the age of 25, funded by a new "lifetime receipts tax" that would replace inheritance tax.

• Scrap council tax and replace it with a new property tax targeting wealthier homeowners.

• Use the proceeds from property tax reform to halve stamp duty for first-time buyers and increase public funding for social care.
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>> No. 84273 Anonymous
8th May 2018
Tuesday 5:49 pm
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Why the FUCK did no one tell me I could talk shit for a living at a thonk tank when I was in school? My whole life's a series of half-baked nonsense.
>> No. 84274 Anonymous
8th May 2018
Tuesday 6:31 pm
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>>84273
You've got to wear the right kind of tie to get into a thonk tank.
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8th May 2018
Tuesday 6:44 pm
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The resolution foundation sometimes comes up with good stuff, but even by the most pessimistic opinions of them this seems like something a work experience kid wrote in 2 weeks.

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>> No. 84217 Anonymous
1st May 2018
Tuesday 5:24 pm
84217 Local Elections 2018
A vote for Labour is a vote for hepatitis.
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>> No. 84261 Anonymous
5th May 2018
Saturday 6:17 pm
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How's it a meme? Corbyn's made it quite clear he won't compromise slightly on his ideological principles and that he has no interest whatsoever in trying to court so-called centrists as he believes non-voters are an untapped mine full of Trots. You've even got young Trots like Laura Pidcock saying she could never be friends with a Tory.
>> No. 84263 Anonymous
5th May 2018
Saturday 8:10 pm
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That's not the same as viewing Tory voters as some kind of political untermensch, he just believes he's correct and that compromising would endanger the policies he feels are too beneficial for the country to lose. Laura Piddock made those comments about Tory MPs, not Tory voters, which is fair enough given the distain for the people of this nation that runs through every Conservatve policy like a great, stinky, skid-mark. Also you've started saying "Trots" which means I remember you from when you were throwing embarrassing fits and calling him "Dear Leader", like it was the only non-thinning joke in existence, as such I'm going stop before you give me a headache.
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5th May 2018
Saturday 8:57 pm
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>he just believes he's correct and that compromising would endanger the policies he feels are too beneficial for the country to lose

I suppose it's a moot point really as he's never going to be in power. It's less the policies people take umbrage with and more Corbyn himself that too many people find off-putting.
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5th May 2018
Saturday 10:27 pm
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>It's less the policies people take umbrage with and more Corbyn himself that too many people find off-putting.
They said the same about Thatcher.
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5th May 2018
Saturday 11:17 pm
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Thatcher had vote-splitting in the opposition to keep her in.

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>> No. 51753 Anonymous
11th November 2013
Monday 11:24 pm
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Switzerland will hold a vote on whether to introduce a basic income for all adults, in a further sign of growing public activism over pay inequality since the financial crisis. A grassroots committee is calling for all adults in Switzerland to receive an unconditional income of 2,500 Swiss francs ($2,800) per month from the state, with the aim of providing a financial safety net for the population.

Under Swiss law, citizens can organize popular initiatives that allow the channeling of public anger into direct political action. The country usually holds several referenda a year. In March, Swiss voters backed some of the world's strictest controls on executive pay, forcing public companies to give shareholders a binding vote on compensation. A separate proposal to limit monthly executive pay to no more than what the company's lowest-paid staff earn in a year, the so-called 1:12 initiative, faces a popular vote on November 24.


http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/04/us-swiss-pay-idUSBRE9930O620131004

http://www.businessinsider.com/behind-the-swiss-unconditional-income-iniative-2013-10

I'm not entirely sure what to make of these. I reckong that if they tried the 1:12 thing over here then the lowest paid members of staff in some large organisations would end up being made redundant and replaced with contractors.
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24th April 2018
Tuesday 8:05 pm
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I think this was on top of their other state benefits, although I've no idea what they're like in Finland.
>> No. 84210 Anonymous
25th April 2018
Wednesday 10:34 am
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I love the idea behind things like this. I love telling people about how it would actually be better for unemployment and pull out all the arguments a good socialist does about how we would actually end up dividing labour more equitably and all end up better off.

But deep down I know that if we ever got it here, I'd quit my job the same fucking day. I fancy it'd allow me to become one of those wankers with a YouTube channel or the kind of person who buys Warhammer to paint and then put on eBay, but without worrying about actually being successful because in reality I'd spend 6 days a week without even getting dressed.

My reasons for wanting a universal basic income are entirely selfish.
>> No. 84211 Anonymous
25th April 2018
Wednesday 10:51 am
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>>84210
Don't feel too bad. Apparently a good number of those in the trial went on to start businesses, knowing they could afford to take the risk.
>> No. 84212 Anonymous
25th April 2018
Wednesday 11:34 am
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You know how trust fund kids often turn out to be unreasonably successful despite a lack of apparent talent? That's half the idea behind UBI. By reducing the consequences of failure, you empower people to take chances.

The early 80s were a boom period for creativity, despite record levels of unemployment. A lot of young people thought "I'm stuck on the dole, I can't get a job, I might as well start a band". Nobody really checked that you were actively seeking work, because there were so few vacancies. Countless magazines, record labels, film studios and game development companies were started off the back of Enterprise Allowance. The student grant also functioned as a kind of basic income - you could sign up for a course at a polytechnic, do the bare minimum of coursework and get paid to spend three years figuring out what you wanted to do with your life. Today we have record low unemployment, but that's not necessarily a good thing in the long term - the harsh sanctions regime has forced a lot of people into dead-end jobs or marginal "self employment" of the Uber/Deliveroo variety.
>> No. 84214 Anonymous
30th April 2018
Monday 5:47 am
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>A lot of young people thought "I'm stuck on the dole, I can't get a job, I might as well start a band". Nobody
There's a wonderful NME article on this. Has one of my favourite quotes of all time on it: "The dole used to be called the 'John Major Musical Scholarship.'"
https://wingsoverscotland.com/a-little-bit-of-history/
(Yeah, I know, Scottish Nationalist website. It's just scans of an old magazine article, I'm not rehosting it just to look good.)

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>> No. 84192 Anonymous
22nd April 2018
Sunday 3:10 am
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>> No. 84202 Anonymous
22nd April 2018
Sunday 5:07 pm
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Cretinous inchworm.
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22nd April 2018
Sunday 5:31 pm
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>>84202
Gelatinous pustule.
>> No. 84204 Anonymous
23rd April 2018
Monday 10:28 pm
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>>84192
Without Saville UKIP is dead. Officially so within a couple of years unless Brexit gets cancelled.
>> No. 84205 Anonymous
24th April 2018
Tuesday 12:17 am
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>>84204
They died the moment Bolton no longer meant Bolton.
>> No. 84206 Anonymous
24th April 2018
Tuesday 11:20 am
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>>84204
Has this word filter always misspelled Savile or did it get changed?

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