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Discussion in 'Southampton' started by ChilcoSaint, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. StJabbo1

    StJabbo1 Well-Known Member

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    Nicola sturgeon on question time, I fear for some on this site. Meds and tissues to hand. She does speak well.
     
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  2. MIsaints

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    I think you are correct. Because the Democrats are so incensed they will end up choosing someone unelectable to most of the voters. He will squeak by again just like last time. I don’t even want to imagine what 2024 looks like with him in office.
     
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  3. ChilcoSaint

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    I thought Jezza did very well. I just wonder why he was on first though. Bozo will have a free hand to try and rubbish everything everyone else says.

    And I agree, Nicola is a very compelling speaker, and I can see Scotland going almost completely to the SNP. They will most probably hold the balance of power after the election, and they will definitely not be helping the Spaffer. Corbyn will almost certainly have to promise Indyref2 next year to get into no.10. I actually think Labour’s stance on a second Scottish referendum has been deliberately vague, in order to allow a shift as part of a Confidence and Supply agreement with the SNP.
     
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  4. shoot_spiderman

    shoot_spiderman Power to the People

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    Jezza was very good too
    I’d have them as a coalition tomorrow and Progressive policies would take some of the wind out of the Nationalist sails. Major reason Some Scots want independence is **** Tory governments

    BBC QT much more grown up than ITV Slugfest

    Jo Swinson has 2 tough acts to follow

    BoJo is a clown and will turn this into CBBC when he comes on
     
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  5. TheSecondStain

    TheSecondStain Needs an early night

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    I haven't watched this video myself yet, but I thought I'd share it anyway. I'm expecting a zero BS analysis from Professor Micheal Dougan:

     
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    But similar can be said about the provinces of Karelia in Finland, of parts of all three Baltic states, of the whole of Belarus, of most of Ukraine...hell, half of Poland has been controlled by Russia as often as not dating back to the collapse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. If you set as acceptable "it was once ours, and we're going to take it by force", you're setting yourself up for all manner of problems.
     
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  7. TheSecondStain

    TheSecondStain Needs an early night

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    It wouldn't anyone any harm to subscribe to the YT channel with Prof Dougan.
     
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  8. ChilcoSaint

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    Agreed. I posted one of his on here a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve enjoyed the others of his you have put up over the years. Absolutely first class in terms of clarity and scope, and complete absence of bullshit.
     
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  9. ChilcoSaint

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    Spaffer de Pfeffel is dying on his feet.
     
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  10. St Godders

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    Can you trust a PM who can't hold more than one question in his head at a time? He was the only one who needed to write down the questions and even then he didn't answer them.

    He was applauded off by a small section of the audience but as they say you can fool some of the people all of the time.
     
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    St Godders Well-Known Member

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    A Tory Brexiteer calling radio 5 tonight referred to Jeremy Corbyn as Granddad Corbyn in an insulting way.

    Is ageism rife in the Tory party?

    As a granddad with an IQ of 125 I found this insulting in the extreme.
     
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    Godders, are you sure that 125 isn't your age not your IQ?
     
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  13. St Godders

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    :cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy::cheesy:
     
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  14. TheSecondStain

    TheSecondStain Needs an early night

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    He certainly helped me to separate the clarity from the fog.
     
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    TheSecondStain Needs an early night

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    As I expected. An excellent dissection of the BS that is the latest Brexit deal.
     
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  16. Archers Road

    Archers Road Urban Spaceman

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    Watching QT now. Corbyn I thought did well, the Swinson woman had a rough ride from the audience but stood her ground and made her points. Boris is now floundering like a floundery thing.

    I'm calling it now; Boris has been found out. No way is he getting a majority.
     
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    And Fiona Bruce is really struggling.
     
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  18. ChilcoSaint

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    Yes, losing your temper with the audience is a huge mistake in a presenter.
     
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    Exactly what my US son in law said a few hours ago to me....
     
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    You really believe that our people won’t swallow the rhetoric? I wonder what the viewing figures were for last night.
     
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