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You can just taste the Golden Double Eric!
It's there for the taking. I can feel it in the air.
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It's there for the taking. I can feel it in the air.
So can I, I'm feeling a little sick.
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Originally Posted by DaveLovesDee View Post
Corbyn is 70
May was 59 when she became PM
Johnson is 55.





And therein lies another issue. This election will be fought on Brexit, with little thought as to what else the country needs for the next 5 years. A more sensible option in my opinion would have been to revoke A50, fight an election and then involve all parties, and the public, in moving forward with a clear understanding of the impact of EU rules on the UK. And if the public still wants Brexit, let everyone do so in the full knowledge of what it means for those who'll be most affected.
Wow at last i agree with you 100% I would like this to happen.I am not sure i will vote yet, but i would definitely vote for the above
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Wow at last i agree with you 100% I would like this to happen.I am not sure i will vote yet, but i would definitely vote for the above
Please vote, whatever it is that you vote for. The country is stuck and we need a clear majority for something. As you know, I think leaving the EU is a miserable idea and that a Johnson government would be a new low for the country in the EU or out of it. All those people who voted out because, mistakenly or not, they though that by doing so they would get a better life will not be getting it under Boris. Anyone who thinks that he and Smogg et al will not direct market forces and policy to give them just enough bread to prevent them from actually rioting, but no more, is ignoring both history and the evidence of their eyes. But if we stay stuck as we are we will have a stalemate that won't even allow us to get rid of the buggers and the gen pop become even more disengaged than they are. Go and vote for something.
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Old Nov 1st 2019, 11:11 am
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Wow at last i agree with you 100% I would like this to happen.I am not sure i will vote yet, but i would definitely vote for the above
Thanks.

The above isn't going to happen under a Tory or Brexit Party government, and Labour's position is as close as you're get to the above right now. But I'd also suggest that you vote for the party whose other policies are important to you, because Brexit is not the only game in town.
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Thanks.

The above isn't going to happen under a Tory or Brexit Party government, and Labour's position is as close as you're get to the above right now. But I'd also suggest that you vote for the party whose other policies are important to you, because Brexit is not the only game in town.
This. There are very good reasons why Johnson wants to focus the electorate only on brexit.
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Massive surge in voter registrations, overwhelmingly younger generation.

People signing up in their droves to vote for a new and better government. Good news for Labour

Also, no sitting government has ever won a December election, ever, in history. Can't be done, apparently.

I wouldn’t presume that younger voters will automatically vote Labour. Boris’ personal ratings are now higher than Corbyn’s across every age group, including 18-24. If I was a young Remainer I’d be signing up to vote Lib Dem, not Labour. The assumption that all young people are pro-Remain is also false as last night’s Question Time aptly demonstrated.

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The assumption that all young people are pro-Remain is also false as last night’s Question Time aptly demonstrated.
Well yes, of course.

I don't need to watch the video to know that would be a remarkably daft assumption.

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Well yes, of course.

I don't need to watch the video to know that would be a remarkably daft assumption.
You don't have to, it's just a Tory activist having a go. QT is full of them nowadays.
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You don't have to, it's just a Tory activist having a go. QT is full of them nowadays.
I'm a bit surprised a the choice of youtube uploader. Usually it's just Paulry posting Turning Point videos.
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You don't have to, it's just a Tory activist having a go. QT is full of them nowadays.
As it is with Labour ones.

Alternatively, people just have opinions.
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Before I open that can you reassure me that it's not a Dianne Abbott glamour shoot?
It's not, it is an excellent article by Jack Monroe, who is known as 'The Bootstrap Cook' and has written several books aimed at people with little aspare money ar even getting hand out from Food Banks, It does portray he as a mother, educated woman etc. all in all an excellent article
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Unfortunately this has the right idea to be nicer and not just take the piss all the time, but justifies the idea terribly in this case.
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Before I open that can you reassure me that it's not a Dianne Abbott glamour shoot?

It is simply a short column pointing out that a) Diane Abbott has been working for others for decades - which her critics have not b) She is obviously a highly-intelligent person - which of her critics have accomplished even half of what she has, that they should laugh at her? c) The vast majority of the criticism aimed at her is tabloid-driven garbage about her weight, or her illness that ignores a) and b); d)She has carried on working to help others, consistent with her beliefs, despite 30 years of racist trolling.

Whether you agree with her policy positions or not, the kinds of attack to which she has been subjected by people who haven't done one hundredth of what she has reflects very poorly on the critics in a number of ways.

For those who have trouble opening the link here are some excerpts:

"Diane was first elected as an MP in 1987, the year before I was born. She has been dedicated to serving the British public for longer than I have even been alive. Hold that thought. Understand it.
Diane was the first black woman to have a seat in the House of Commons. She MADE HISTORY. Her father was a welder, her mother a nurse. How many working class kids do we have in politics these days? **** all, really.Diane went to Cambridge University to study history. IN THE SEVENTIES.
In 2017 [sic] only 15 black kids went to Cambridge. Sit down and listen.
Diane worked for the Home Office in 1976. She was so smart they put her on a course to fast-track her career. (I’m just getting started.)
Diane was Race Relations Officer at the National Council for Civil Liberties from 1978 to 1980. (Big ****ing job. Bet you couldn’t do it.)
Diane was a TV researcher and reporter from 1978 to 1985. I know a lot of those. They’re fast thinkers, avid fact hounds, brilliant minds.
Diane’s political career began in 1982, on Westminster City Council. Then in 1987, I’ll say it again, she became the first black female MP.
In 2008, her speech on civil liberties in the counterterrorism debate won Parliamentary Speech Of The Year in the Spectator awards
She founded the Black Child initiative, to raise educational achievements among black kids. She shared her damn platform.
She’s been the Shadow Minister for Public health, working tirelessly to tackle Tory cuts to children’s services, maternity care, all of it.
In September 2011, the Telegraph called her ‘one of Labours best frontbench performers’. The same Telegraph now monsters her for clicks.
Diane was one of 16 MPs to write to Miliband in 2015 asking him to commit to opposing further austerity measures. She did that for all of us. Diane was one of a tiny handful of MPs to defy the Labour whip and vote AGAINST Tory austerity cuts. Those cuts are KILLING people.
Diane has consistently voted against a reduction in spending on benefits. She has consistently voted for and campaigned for higher benefits over longer periods for people unable to work due to illness/disability.
In March she raised the issue of cuts to domestic violence services, in the House of Commons: “women and children are turned away daily”.
Diane has campaigned to help unaccompanied migrant children travelling from Greece and Italy.
Diane is a skilled orator, a quick thinker, a glorious debater, a genuine public servant and a thoroughly decent woman. I mean reading through Hansard right now is a delight, some of her points and comebacks are glorious. And brilliant. And strong.
31st Jan 2017 – demanding to know why ESOL funding was being cut while the immigration debate focused on the importance of integration…
She has spoken on Leveson, terrorism, education, poverty, welfare, illness, disability, refugees, child sexual abuse, pro-choice abortion. Her campaigns include legal aid, civil liberties, fighting crime, sickle cell thallasemia, public transport, improving education. She has given speeches at Harvard University, for Christ’s sake. Have you? She has travelled to Kenya, China, Uganda, all over the world, representing the Government. Representing Britain. HAVE YOU?
And how, how has this brilliant, bright, dedicated, little black girl been thanked for 30 years of daily service to our country?
Like this. This is how you repay her. She gets this EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. FOR. THIRTY. YEARS



Imagine 30 years of getting up every day and putting your suit on and going back to work to make life better for your abusers despite them.
Imagine being tough enough to withstand people hurling metaphorical rocks at you every day and to still work to improve their lives.
Imagine the dedication required to give 30 years in service to people who regularly tell you to die.
Diane Abbott is tougher than any one of you sitting here making your lame memes from behind anonymous screens. She is a titan. A pioneer.
Diane Abbott is here for women, children, food bank users, nurses, students, mothers, disabled people, refugees, every single one of us.
Diane is one of the very best members of Parliament you could EVER hope to have to stand up for you, and you have her, & you better hold her. Because if the Tories get back in tomorrow my god we are going to need Diane more than ever to stand up to their callous, brutal austerity.

Or consider this:

https://graziadaily.co.uk/life/real-...e-politicians/

Or this:

https://www.thecanary.co/uk/analysis...by-brexiteers/


Criticize her politics or policy if you like, but joining in with this sort of crap pretty low.
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You guys kill me where does it all come from.But i like you all, how long does it take to type all this.By the way i find it all interesting although i do not agree with it all
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You guys kill me where does it all come from.But i like you all, how long does it take to type all this.By the way i find it all interesting although i do not agree with it all

I didn't type it, I copied and pasted it

You don't have to agree with it all. The point is the same.
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