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by bindeweede
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: "a political crisis in July, or October, or both."
Replies: 0
Views: 1

"a political crisis in July, or October, or both."

A not-very-cheerful scenario described by Jonathan Lis. Johnson and Hunt, however, have established their own parallel bottom line: that we must leave without a deal rather than revoke Article 50. Johnson told the BBC on Monday that both Labour and the Conservatives would face “mortal retribution” i...
by bindeweede
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: In The News.
Topic: "Holy Water" to get rid of The Devil.
Replies: 0
Views: 3

"Holy Water" to get rid of The Devil.

A Catholic bishop is planning to use a helicopter to spray holy water over an entire city that he claims is being plagued by demons. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya – bishop for the Colombian seaport city of Buenaventura – is borrowing the chopper from the navy in a bid to cleanse the stree...
by bindeweede
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Art And Photography.
Topic: Great pics...great captions?
Replies: 16
Views: 7390

Re: Great pics...great captions?

Police released photo of neighbour who called police to Boris Johnson's flat ...

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by bindeweede
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On the PM.
Replies: 43
Views: 1207

Re: On the PM.

So Rory Stewart eliminated. So a great big BJ looking more and more likely as PM.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... tends-lead
by bindeweede
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 339
Views: 54108

Re: New cartoon thread.

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by bindeweede
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: On B. Johnson.
Replies: 0
Views: 129

On B. Johnson.

"All Tory MPs think Boris is an arse, except for Chris Grayling, who thinks he's an elbow."

Richard Osman. (Allegedly, via Twitter.)
by bindeweede
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: All Change at "Change UK".
Replies: 7
Views: 265

Re: All Change at "Change UK".

Yet more change for "Change UK", or whatever its latest name is, (currently called "Independent Group for Change"), as Chuka joins the Lib Dems. The former Labour MP Chuka Umunna has said there is no room for two centre-ground parties in British politics after joining the Liberal Democrats 10 days a...
by bindeweede
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Humour.
Topic: New cartoon thread.
Replies: 339
Views: 54108

Re: New cartoon thread.

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by bindeweede
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Art And Photography.
Topic: Great pics...great captions?
Replies: 16
Views: 7390

Re: Great pics...great captions?

"Your snorter for ten. Hands on buzzers, teams."



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by bindeweede
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Skepticism and Critical Thinking.
Topic: Bertrand Russell’s Decalogue of Critical Thinking
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Bertrand Russell’s Decalogue of Critical Thinking

Perhaps the essence of the Liberal outlook could be summed up in a new decalogue, not intended to replace the old one but only to supplement it. The Ten Commandments that, as a teacher, I should wish to promulgate, might be set forth as follows: Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not th...
by bindeweede
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Music And Literature.
Topic: Topical limerics.
Replies: 34
Views: 8456

Re: Topical limerics.

Though Gove snorted coke, so he said,
When youthful and badly misled,
It may be the case
To run in this race
It helps to be out of your head.
by bindeweede
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: Boris Johnson.
Replies: 22
Views: 4061

Re: Boris Johnson.

Anyone following the case will be aware of the recent Court decision. High court judges have thrown out the misconduct case against Boris Johnson over 'misleading' Leave campaign slogans, after his barristers argued that false statements "must be as old as political campaigning itself". "Speaking ou...
by bindeweede
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: In The News.
Topic: D-Day Landing Pictures -
Replies: 0
Views: 104

D-Day Landing Pictures -

Then and Now. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/d-day-landing-beaches_uk_5cf8b333e4b0e63eda958bb3?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly90LmNvL1lNdHBzdmdJU3I&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAJtBMCoWZxVBN6AJInq5i_iKMSKmd-qsQhVm3FklvMGX2MoDCo3RLx2tpu-bLTUUEI4V23Hbxjjwv0fSGeFpztRJ5-mNmMw-VZV-5qofY-vCVw_0yQP...
by bindeweede
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Politics, Economics and Law.
Topic: All Change at "Change UK".
Replies: 7
Views: 265

All Change at "Change UK".

"Six MPs Split From Change UK After Just Four Months." "Six MPs have split from Change UK just four months after the party was founded. Among those to quit were interim leader Heidi Allen and party spokesperson Chuka Umunna. They were joined by Luciana Berger, Sarah Wollaston, Gavin Shuker and Ange...
by bindeweede
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Great Quotes.
Topic: "Hitler's rise to power."
Replies: 0
Views: 153

"Hitler's rise to power."

A little known fact about Hitler's rise to power is that the real turning point came when he was given his own weekly talk show on LBC. Historians now accept that it made all the difference.
S. Ubsdell/Twitter.