The politics of Her Majesty's United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

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Post #953 by AD » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:43 am

Not in tongue but in deed.

Thats my motto.
It's from John 3:18
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Post #954 by AD » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:51 am

Exactly. Using your words to express love isn't enough, children. You have to express love with,.. you know... action.
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Post #955 by shredz » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:58 am

I expressed love with action figures. I exhumed many emotions as I ruled the city, flushing the thick plastic Turtles down the parents' toilet.

I was never seen again.
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Post #957 by senate » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:33 pm

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Post #958 by AD » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:38 pm

Should have I said "appalled" instead of "shocked"?
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I watched the commons while jet lagged. These fools aren’t going to revote
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Post #962 by PredsFan77 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:04 am

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PredsFan77 wrote:I watched the commons


You do that, don’t you? Why do you do that?

Well when you are jet lagged and trying to find an English speaking channel you basically watch whatever cnn has on

Plus look at this comedy

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Post #963 by PredsFan77 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:08 am

I have no doubt Speaker John Bercow could get this shit resolved. He’s a pros pro. Retiring from service once this brexit shit is done.
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Post #964 by senate » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:13 pm

A Tory grandee recently sidled up to me to express grave reservations about the Brexit process.

"We simply cannot allow the Irish to treat us like this," the former minister said about the negotiating tactics of the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar.

The Conservative MP was exasperated that the Republic of Ireland (population: 4.8m) has been able to shape the EU negotiating stance that has put such pressure on the UK (population: 66m).

"This simply cannot stand," the one-time moderniser told me. "The Irish really should know their place."

The remarks explained why Conservatives from both sides of the Brexit divide are so troubled by the negotiations. They also explain why Theresa May might find that any concessions from the EU over the Northern Ireland backstop may fall short of the demands of Tory MPs.

Over the last few months Tory MPs have asked in private how the Irish Republic can believe its relationship with the EU trumps its relationship with the UK.


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Post #965 by PredsFan77 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:40 pm

Send them a famine
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Post #967 by PredsFan77 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:57 pm

Chaps when they gonna announce corbyn as the new pope it’s 3am I need to decide if I need more beer
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Post #968 by PredsFan77 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:51 pm

the nations second largest airport has been shutdown due to drones over the airport
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Post #969 by PredsFan77 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:24 pm

http://news.met.police.uk/news/met-rele ... rdy-342080


The Met has today released seven genuine audio tapes of 999 calls where the incident was not an emergency and police time was wasted, potentially putting other lives in danger in what could have been a life or death situation.
The calls that the Met has released are:
- On New Year's Day, a woman called police to wish them a Happy New Year.
- On 10 March, a female called police to demand that a female taxi driver come and pick her up.
- On 21 March, a member of the public phoned up because a fast-food restaurant had run out of chicken.
- On 6 July, a male caller phoned to tell the call handler that a bus driver had shut the door in his face, when in fact the bus had broken down and no one was allowed on board.
- On 19 September, a man called 999 to report that his breakfast had not been served quick enough at a central London pub.
- On 19 November, a male driver called police to tell them that he had been having an argument with a female driver about who had the right of way.
- On 25 November, a female member of the public called police to report that her bus driver had been whistling throughout her journey.
Chief Superintendent David Jackson, who is in charge of call handling for the Met, said: “Whilst some people will find these calls funny, they take away police resources at a time that police numbers and funding are stretched, and we must continue to make savings across the service.
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Post #971 by PredsFan77 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:27 pm

over/under brexit vote loses by 150 votes
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Post #972 by senate » Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:56 pm

PredsFan77 wrote:over/under brexit vote loses by 150 votes


I'm going to go out on a limb and say over.
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Post #973 by PredsFan77 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:18 pm

you win!
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Post #974 by PredsFan77 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:50 pm

Only Lord Buckethead can save them
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Post #976 by jester » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:06 pm

I find this funny. I fully expect Brexit to be a disaster if it goes through, but are we really thinking it's going to be an evacuation level crisis?
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Post #977 by mayoradamwest » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:05 pm

I dont think it can actually happen... you're talking reversing entrenched changes since the European coal commission and before.
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Post #978 by chicpea » Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:17 am

Dog wrote:To Brussels?


I can say with a fair level of certainty that it will be Gatineau.
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Post #979 by PredsFan77 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:21 am

The May government might be as incompetent as the Trump admin:

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Post #980 by Germz » Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:31 am

The British Left's response to Brexit has been to continue tearing itself to pieces.
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Post #981 by PredsFan77 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:40 pm

The John Oliver story is gold
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Post #982 by Germz » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:46 pm

Labour has an anti-semitism problem. But British politics has a "the left is a fucking sideshow" problem.
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Post #983 by mayoradamwest » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:01 pm

the entirety of british politics is a sideshow, but it does produce Mock the Week so it evens out.
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Post #984 by AD » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:55 am

Germz wrote:Labour has an anti-semitism problem


Does it? Or is it BDS type "anti-Semitism"?

Because I think the British right has a bigger anti-Semitism problem.
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Post #985 by Germz » Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:49 am

Very interested to see where this goes. Probably nowhere, but good on any Tory MPs willing to concede the havoc unleashed by the Brexiteers on their country and their party. Important to see they are still apologists for Cameron though, who will likely be remembered as one of the worst PMs in British history.

I'm still shaking my head at the sheer chaos Cameron unleashed out for short-term electoral gain.

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Germz wrote:Labour has an anti-semitism problem

I think the British right has a bigger anti-Semitism problem.


No argument here.
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Post #986 by AD » Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:16 am

Dog wrote:Pro-Israel anti-semites.

:crossarms:


That's most of the American right.
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AD wrote:
Dog wrote:Pro-Israel anti-semites.

:crossarms:


That's most of the American right.


Only way to really eradicate the jews (that killed our lord and saviour) is to get them all in one spot, get the antichrist born, and Jesus will come back to battle him and avenge his death.
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Post #988 by PredsFan77 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:03 pm

I would like to announcer to everyone on hockeybroads dot com's political forum that I have officially resigned from the Conservative party. I ask for privacy for myself and my family in this difficult time. I also have a baton that was passed to me.
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Post #989 by Boring Choice #2 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:07 pm

So you want some privacy so you can hold your baton?
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I am now holding it out to other “one-hockeybroads Conservatives” to join me

The right wing, the hardline, anti-harper awkward squad that have destroyed every leader for the last 40 years are now running the Conservative party from top to tail – they are the Conservative party.


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Post #992 by PredsFan77 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:55 pm

shitbag corbyn now wants 2nd vote, fuckin clown
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Post #993 by PredsFan77 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:19 pm

well they have to get the EU to agree to the extension which apparently they would want a long extension due to european parliament elections coming soon
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Ok John Oliver
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Post #996 by PredsFan77 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:23 pm

Dog wrote:Also, May now wants to put her deal to a third vote and Corbyn reaffirmed supporting a second referendum right after ordering labour MPs to vote against a motion for a second referendum.

Predo was so right about these people.

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Point of order

Corbyn told his peeps to abstain because it wasn't appropriate at this time to vote. He's playing the long con, letting the Tory's own this disaster and getting to a general election where they can get a majority.
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Post #997 by Craig » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:50 pm

Willing to bankrupt the continent to do it too, huh?
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Post #998 by PredsFan77 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:03 pm

just accelerating the inevitable
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Post #999 by PredsFan77 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:00 pm

oh lets all laugh at the UK some more

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... rskine-may

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If I am honest, all this just reminds me of the Muppets. It is that moment when Gonzo, I think it was, sings “The Windmills of Your Mind.” As he sings and runs faster and faster, with his legs wheeling like the Isle of Man’s coat of arms, he becomes wilder and wilder and goes out of control. We are

“like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel,

never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel”.

It is just going on and on and on, and every two weeks we come around on the merry-go-round and we make the same speeches all over again, and we still ride our own hobby horses. Frankly, it is not doing us or the nation any good medically or emotionally.

My amendment is a simple one, and it tries to put a stop to all this gyratory nonsense, as the right hon. Member for Clwyd West (Mr Jones) rightly mentioned. My amendment is the embodiment of a very old principle of this House. When James I became King in 1603—do not worry, I am not going to do every year—he summoned Parliament, and that Parliament became so fed up with MPs constantly bringing back issues on which it had already decided that the House expressly decided on 4 April 1604:

“That a question being once made, and carried in the affirmative or negative, cannot be questioned again, but must stand as a judgement of the House.”

That has been our rule.

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No, I will not give way. I am terribly sorry, but there is not much time and I am sure we have already decided the matter anyway, so it stands as a judgment of the House.

This ruling has been repeated many, many times. On 30 June 1864, Sir John Pakington wanted to give more money to nursery schools—hoorah! On 17 May 1870, Mr Torrens wanted to relieve poverty by enabling the poor to emigrate to the colonies. On 9 May 1882, Henry Labouchère wanted to allow MPs to declare, rather than swear, an oath so as to take their seats. On 27 January 1891, Mr Leng wanted to limit railway workers’ very long hours. On 21 May 1912—this one would probably have the support of every Member—George Lansbury wanted to allow women to vote.

On every single occasion, the Speaker—Speaker Brand, Speaker Peel, Speaker Denison and Speaker Lowther—said, “No, you can’t, because we’ve already decided that in this Session of Parliament”. That is why I believe the Government should not have the right to bring back exactly the same, or substantially the same, measure again and again as they are doing. It is not as if the Government do not have enough power. They decide ​every element of the timetable in the House. They decide what we can table and when. They decide when we sit. They can prorogue Parliament if they want. They have plenty of powers. The only limit is that they cannot bring back the same issue time and again in the same Session because it has already been decided.

What do the Government not understand about losing a vote by more than 200 and losing it a second time by 149? For me, the biggest irony of all is that the Government repeatedly say, “The people can’t have a second vote”, but the House of Commons? “Oh, we’ll keep them voting until they come up with the right answer”. We should stand by tradition—Conservatives should be a bit more conservative about the traditions of the House—and stop this ludicrous, gyratory motion.
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Post #1000 by Shawnathan Horcoff » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:57 pm

Also, let's keep this thread about Galchenyuk's on-ice performance, development and value and NOT bring in his personal life or race.

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