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Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2015, 6:00 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,635
Posted By shiraz1

Re: Corbyn & Nuclear

He's used to talking in a little bubble to the small group of far left extremists who are an echo chamber.People forget he's basically an old amateur, a bit thick, who has been elevated way beyond...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 1st 2015, 5:42 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,635
Posted By shiraz1

Re: Corbyn & Nuclear

It's about 6%

On the topic Corbyn is playing a dangerous game here given the voters, MPs, his Shadow Cabinet and the big unions all disagree with him on nuclear weapons.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 13th 2015, 9:51 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Given their support for the side dropping the bombs it's a little odd.
Although Dacres father was a draft dodger, he's always a bit overkeen when it comes to WWII
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 13th 2015, 9:03 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

I wasn't aware that the largely unarmed British people were being attacked by their own heavily armed government.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 13th 2015, 6:09 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Cameron has already ignored that polling and said UK will take more, so not really sure what your point is.
You can't really argue he's obeying the polls can you.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 13th 2015, 5:43 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

It's a one way bet for Germany too, they need the labour as they are facing the same demographic profile that is killing Japan.Immigration is the only route out.Japan chose to oppose immigration and...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 13th 2015, 5:26 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

The polling on Syrian refugees is fairly split, and Cameron has said he will take more anyway, it's a question of degree.
As for governing by opinion poll well I suppose the govt will be reversing...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 10th 2015, 8:09 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By shiraz1

Re: 22 Emirati soldiers die in Yemen from missile hit

There were 2500 marines on the SS Canberra in the Falklands that's roughly the scale.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2015, 12:30 pm
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Scandinavian countries have had higher birth rates than Spain,Italy, Germany, UK etc for most of the last 40 years.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 11:44 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

For people like Norm it's the old BNP line that non white English footballers aren't really English, hence his idea that London is majority foreigner
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 11:41 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Nope.
Your theory on the polls is unlikely to be true,you think they poll people who aren't on the electoral register?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 9:57 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

White English family going back to 1700s, so buzz off,that's got two z's in it.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 8:32 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

OK, but the data clearly shows London traffic peaked in the eighties in the centre, the 90's in the suburbs, and has been falling everywhere since 2000
...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 8:18 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

http://urbs.london/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Traffic-flow-trend.png
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 8:11 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 7:47 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Not sure that's true either

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-TFgeP80-Q0g/USFa2c0EV7I/AAAAAAAAAes/qgm0YK1sRak/s1600/Central+London+traffic+trend.png
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 7:42 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

"Interesting. I take the schools one with a pinch of salt"

The transformation of Londons schools is remarkable.
...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 7:28 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

"Shiraz is a city in Iran, no?"

And a grape variety.
In the same way DOH is an airport and the exclamation of an idiot.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 7:23 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

https://www.cfbt.com/en-GB/Research/Research-library/2015/r-london-global-school-2015


http://legacy.london.gov.uk/images/news/totalcrime-1999-2007-graph.gif

Murder rate hits 42-year-low in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 7:15 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

In the 70's and 80's London was a run down depopulating city with crap schools and high crime.
I prefer it now.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 6:58 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

What a ludicrous statement.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 6:56 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

It's certainly wealthier, better educated , with better schools and with a much lower crime rate than it had a few decades ago.
Not sure what measure you want to use.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 6:46 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Melbourne and Sydney are world cities, almost no indigenous Australians, similar percentages born abroad to London.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 6:40 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

What about it, size of Stoke on Trent with a Parliament.
Almost no indigenous Australians.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2015, 6:32 am
Replies: 299
Views: 16,021
Posted By shiraz1

Re: EU migrant crisis

Which world cities are the same as they were a few decades ago, should London be different?
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